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Major company says employee has gone missing with $100M

World - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 10:37
A major European conglomerate says one of its employees in South Korea has gone missing -- along with $100 million.

Most wood energy schemes are a 'disaster' for climate change

Science & Nature - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 09:47
A new report says that using wood pellets to generate low-carbon electricity is a highly flawed policy.

Katy Perry mocks Trump at the 2017 Brit Awards

Entertainment - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 08:48
The 2017 Brit Awards did not disappoint.

7 Earth-sized planets found orbiting nearby star

World - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 04:51
Astronomers have found at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the same star 40 light-years away, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature. The findings were also announced at a news conference at NASA Headquarters in Washington.

Jimmy Kimmel hopes Matt Damon won't win an Oscar

Entertainment - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 01:58
After hosting a late night, post-Oscars special for the past 11 years, Jimmy Kimmel is taking his emcee skills to primetime on the Academy Awards. And he'll be the first to admit he's a little nervous about it.

Life expectancy is expected to soar -- except in the US

World - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 01:57
Average life expectancy will increase globally by 2030, both at birth and at the age of 65, according to a new study.

Is this finally Isabelle Huppert's year?

Entertainment - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 01:56
She was considered the greatest living actress to have never been acknowledged by the Academy. Now Huppert has a Best Actress nomination. But can she win it?

Why the Oscars can afford to get political

Entertainment - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 01:44
For years, conservatives have railed against Hollywood's liberal political leanings, gleefully citing declining award-show ratings as proof that people were turned off by civics lectures from privileged stars.

'Magical thinking' on Heathrow expansion

Science & Nature - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 00:15
A third runway at Heathrow can only be justified if it does not breach climate change laws, MPs say.

Marine Le Pen's bodyguard and chief of staff questioned

World - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 21:48
Marine Le Pen's bid to become French president has become embroiled in a police investigation after her bodyguard and chief of staff were questioned and placed in custody Wednesday.

Kellyanne Conway sidelined from TV after Flynn debacle

Entertainment - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 21:05
Kellyanne Conway, once the most visible spokesperson for the Trump White House, has been sidelined from television appearances.

The sad tale of Kate Middleton's engagement dress

Entertainment - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 18:48
Kate Middleton's engagement dress put designer Daniella Helayel's label in demand.

The roots of Beyonce's 'Lemonade'

World - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 18:19
When Beyoncé dropped her album "Lemonade" in April last year, it blew up the Internet and went platinum around the world. But for Somali poets across the diaspora it symbolized the rise of their art into the mainstream.

Russia calls coup allegations damaging

World - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 18:18
Russia hit back Wednesday over allegations it was involved in a failed coup in Montenegro and an attempt to assassinate the country's former Prime Minister, describing the claims as damaging to relations between the two nations.

Seven Earth-sized planets found orbiting single star

Science & Nature - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 18:16
Seven planets orbiting a single star have been discovered in a solar system 40 light-years from Earth.

500-lb unexploded German WWII bomb found

World - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 18:13
Crews working on an English harbor found an unexploded World War II-era German bomb containing 290 pounds of explosives.

Star's seven Earth-sized worlds set record

Science & Nature - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 18:00
Astronomers have discovered seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a single star - a record number.
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