On April 1, 1957, the BBC TV show "Panorama" ran a segment about the Swiss spaghetti harvest,
enjoying a "bumper year" thanks to mild weather and the elimination of the spaghetti weevil.
How should white settlement be characterized
in the wording of the Australian constitution?
Guided by ancient Norse sagas and modern satellite images, searchers discover what may be North America's second Viking site.
Turkey's Foreign Ministry summoned Germany's ambassador last week over a satirical broadcast by German television station NDR, Spiegel magazine's online edition reported on Monday.
There is no such thing as "title too long" in Dailyfail.
By Alastair Crooke, former MI-6 agent; Author, ‘Resistance: The Essence of Islamic Revolution’
Syrian troops backed by Russian air support fought their way into the Islamic State-held city of Palmyra on Thursday, their biggest offensive yet against the jihadist caliphate, as Moscow and Washington hailed cooperation to help end the civil war.
The Saudi-formed High Negotiations Committee (HNC) of the Syrian opposition has reported two militia units from North Korea are fighting for government forces.
Key presidential primaries results by state.
They stripped away many of the cells on 73 donor hearts that were deemed unfit for transplantation. Then the researchers took adult skin cells and used a new technique with messenger RNA to turn them into pluripotent stem cells, the cells that can become specialized to any type of cell in the human body, and then induced them to become two different types of cardiac cells.
With country at risk of becoming a failed state, Kiev must recognise that economic survival depends on Moscow not the west
The State Department believes it has mastered the art of articulating two (or more) completely contradictory positions at the same time, but as you can read above, the resulting dog's breakfast is a horror to read and probably a hazard to thinking person.
Sen. John McCain believes Russia’s decision to withdraw its troops from Syria is not a step towards peace, but instead a sign of President Barack Obama’s failed policies in the region.
From superbug to… bug. Newly discovered chemical compounds can make MRSA bacteria vulnerable to the antibiotics they normally resist, restoring the old drug’s former powers.
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureaus, commonly known as MRSA, is a major cause of hospital-acquired infections, and the second biggest cause of death by drug-resistant bacteria in the US. These bacteria are resistant to the most widely used class of antibiotics, called beta-lactams, which include penicillin, methicillin and carbapenems.
Historians at the University of Oregon conducted a "feminist glaciology" study to examine the connection between "feminist postcolonial science studies and feminist political ecology." What exactly the hell that could possibly mean is not clear. However, it was funded through a grant from the National Science Foundation... so the fact that taxpayers paid for it is.
The trial’s central question will be whether Mr. Pugh went to Istanbul as a hopeful Islamic State recruit or as a weary job seeker in search of some relaxation. But by the end of the first day of testimony, a broader but less clearly defined question hovered over the trial: What should the jury make of all of Mr. Pugh’s inflammatory statements and his online interest in terrorist groups and Islamic militancy?
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Sunday stood behind U.S. action in Libya, saying if the country hadn’t participated in the bombing campaign that led to the ouster of Moammar Gadhafi, Libya would look like Syria.
“It’s not good. I’m not saying it is. [But] it’s sure better than Syria.”
A student mentioned Zeman's (Czech president) positive attitude toward alcohol and smoking and asked Zeman if he wasn't setting a bad example for younger generations. Zeman started listing successful politicians who used to drink and smoke and lived a long life anyway. Then he mentioned: "Whereas Adolf Hitler was a vegetarian non-smoker who didn't drink alcohol".
Nidal Hasan, the Army psychiatrist convicted in the November 2009 shooting rampage that left 13 dead and 31 wounded, was sentenced to death Wednesday by a military jury.
Prosecutors had sought the death penalty, saying Hasan's murderous rampage at the sprawling military base here left tragic and devastating loss for victims and loved ones.
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“Russia is serious in fighting terrorism and wants to finish the war as soon as possible, unlike the U.S.,” Faisal al-Asafi, a Sunni sheikh in Iraq’s Anbar province who opposes ISIS, told The Daily Beast. “Russia has already started bombing the transmission lines of ISIS while the U.S. is watching ISIS fighters moving freely from Syria to Anbar.”
We live by the preferences of the least tolerant. That's why it's so important to fight for free speech.
Yemeni militiamen clashed with soldiers guarding the presidential palace in the southern Yemeni city of Aden on Sunday, a local official and residents said, in a rare confrontation between the previously allied forces.
Mick Taylor said his 15-year-old son was asked by police whether he was a UKIP activist, and has described police action as inappropriate. The procedure left him feeling "like a terrorist", Mr Taylor added.