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Politics Dec 09UK petition to ban Donald Trump gets more than 300,000 signatures
A petition to ban Donald Trump from the UK has gotten over 300,000 signatures.
World Dec 03Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian has spent 500 days in Iranian prison
On July 22, 2014, Rezaian was arrested in Tehran and accused of spying, which the Washington Post maintains is groundless.
World Nov 25Surviving Russian pilot claims he was not in Turkish airspace
The Russian pilot who survived the downing of his aircraft yesterday has said Turkey gave no warning they were about to shoot the plane down. He added that the jet could not have violated Turkish airspace, even though Turkey claims…
Health Nov 194 innovative toilet designs to talk about on World Toilet Day
In honor of World Toilet Day, we have compiled a list of a few innovative toilet designs that show promise in helping to solve sanitation and ecological problems.
World Nov 17After security threat, Germany vs. Netherlands match called off
A friendly soccer match between Germany and the Netherlands was called off shortly before its start due to a credible threat of attack.
Nation Nov 13Utah judge reverses order to take baby from lesbian couple
Judge Scott Johansen had issued an order this week to take the 9-month-old baby from the custody of April Hoagland and Beckie Peirce and said that the child would do better with a heterosexual family.
Science Nov 11Human relationship with honeybees dates back 9,000 years
A new study in the journal Nature suggests that the relationship between humans and honeybees may have begun over 9,000 years ago.
World Nov 10Slovenia begins building razor-wire fence along border with Croatia
Slovenia has said that it will be building ‘temporary technical obstacles,’ possibly including fences, along its border with Croatia.
Nation Nov 09SeaWorld San Diego to phase out killer whale shows
SeaWorld will be phasing out its killer whale show at its San Diego park next year, reports the San Diego Union-Tribune. According to documents placed online by the company, the park will be replacing the shows with a new orca…
World Nov 06What you should know about Indonesia’s devastating fires
For the past two months, enormous forest fires have been raging across large swaths of Indonesia. So far, 120,000 active fires have been detected in the country. Here is a guide to the basic facts you should know about the…