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Missing Chibok girls' parents react to new Boko Haram video

World - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 17:32
Boko Haram's Abubakar Shekau seems to be the proverbial cat with the nine lives, given the number of times the Nigerian army has claimed to have killed or "fatally wounded" him.

Drake releases action-packed short film

Entertainment - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 17:08
Drake just reminded his fans that he's a renaissance man -- not just a musician, but an actor as well.

Go inside Syria's parallel universe

World - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 16:38
A recent video from Syria's state news agency boasts about Aleppo's thriving nightlife, but it's a far cry from what life is really like in the war-torn city.

Calais 'Jungle' to be dismantled

World - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 16:25
French President Francois Hollande says the controversial makeshift camp known as "The Jungle" in Calais will be completely dismantled.

FIFA scraps anti-racism task force

World - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 16:07
FIFA has come under criticism for disbanded its anti-racism task force after soccer's world governing body said the body had "completely fulfilled its temporary mission."

JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers might marry on TV

Entertainment - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 15:59
JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers fell in love on TV -- and they're open to getting married there, too.

Lawmaker wants hijab banned from passport photos

World - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 15:18
A Swiss politician, who's spoken out against burqas and the construction of minarets, now wants hijabs banned from passport photographs.

Assad critic's passport confiscated in Britain

World - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 14:21
An award-winning Syrian journalist and prominent critic of President Bashar al-Assad says Britain's Border Agency confiscated one of her passports at the request of the embattled Syrian regime.

Erin Andrews to miss 'Dancing With the Stars'

Entertainment - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 13:40
Tom Bergeron will be performing solo Monday night.

SpaceX 'Mars' rocket engine tested

Science & Nature - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 12:44
Private company SpaceX has carried out its first test of the Raptor rocket engine designed to send humans to Mars.

Matt LeBlanc will be back on 'Top Gear'

Entertainment - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 12:15
Gear up for more Matt LeBlanc.

'Colossal' wasp nest found in Corby attic

Science & Nature - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 11:46
A "colossal" wasp nest the size of a "barrel" with a 1.4m tunnel attached is found in an attic.

Why nearly half of Africans don't trust elections

World - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 10:52
Threats, bribes and stuffed ballot boxes may sound like a political drama, but these are all real issues that Africans face during national elections, a public opinion study has revealed.

China's Geely auto group backs Bloodhound

Science & Nature - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 10:11
China’s Geely auto group has become the main sponsor behind the British Bloodhound supersonic car project, enabling an assault on the land speed record.

Galaxy 7 relaunch delayed

World - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 09:27
Samsung's relaunch of its Galaxy Note 7 isn't going to plan: it has delayed resuming sales in its home market because owners aren't returning fire-prone versions of the device fast enough.

What if North Korea's missiles come from underwater?

World - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 08:25
The US and South Korean navies took to the seas Monday with a message for North Korea: Think twice before you threaten us.

Syria: UN Security Council to meet as government assault on Aleppo rages

World - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 04:33
The United Nations Security Council is to meet Sunday to discuss the devastating Syrian government offensive that has raged since a shaky ceasefire deal fell apart last week.

Thriving sector

Science & Nature - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 04:26
Monday's successful launch of eight satellites into space proves India's commercial space programme is booming, writes Yogita Limaye.

Ai Weiwei: Verdict exposes the unfairness of China's legal system

World - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 01:47
Xia Lin and I met in 2010.
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