World’s 1st baby born to woman with womb transplant

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The parents of the world’s first womb-transplant baby spoke on Monday of their joy and said they hoped the birth…

Islamic State wages assault on Syrian border town

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Islamic State fighters backed by tanks and artillery pushed into an embattled Syrian town on the border with Turkey on Monday…

Madrid to kill dog of nursing aide who got Ebola

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Health officials scrambled Tuesday to figure out how West Africa’s Ebola outbreak got past Europe’s defenses…

LED there be light: 3 share Nobel for blue diode

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Two Japanese scientists and a Japanese-born American won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for inventing blue light-emitting diodes…

Nobel Prize for work on brain’s navigation system

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US-British scientist John O’Keefe and Norwegian scientists May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser won the Nobel Prize for medicine…

At least 32 die in stampede during Indian festival

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At least 32 people were killed Friday in a stampede in eastern India during a religious festival…

Video: Islamic State group beheads British hostage

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An Internet video released Friday purports to show an IS group fighter beheading British hostage Alan Henning…

Thai police: 2 men admit killing British tourists

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Two workers from Myanmar confessed on Thursday that they killed two British tourists in Thailand…

Surfer loses arm in shark attack in Australia

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A man had part of his arm torn off by a suspected great white shark while surfing off the coast of Western Australia…

Syria blasts at school kill 22, including 10 kids

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Twin car bombings near a school in Syria killed 22 people on Wednesday, including at least ten children…

Kurds claim advances in Iraq as Britain joins fray

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Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq captured a border crossing with Syria on Tuesday, expelling Islamic State militants in heavy fighting…

Wildlife populations plummet for 3,000 species

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About 3,000 species of wildlife around the world have seen their numbers plummet far worse than previously thought…

Obama: US ‘underestimated’ Islamic State threat

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President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants…

Thai man gets death penalty for train rape, murder

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A former railway worker in Thailand was sentenced to death for raping a 13-year-old girl on a train…

More bodies found at Japan volcano; toll now 36

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Rescuers found five more bodies near the summit of the volcano, bringing the death toll to 36…

Kim Jong Un not seen in weeks

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hasn’t been seen at a public event for three weeks, including a prominent state meeting…

Britain joins fight against Islamic State group

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Britain, Belgium and Denmark joined the U.S.-led coalition of nations that are launching airstrikes on IS group militants in Iraq…

Iraqi PM: Plot to attack US, Paris subways

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Iraq’s prime minister said intelligence operation has uncovered a plot for an imminent attack on subway systems in United States and Paris…

More women joining ISIS

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More women joining ISIS…

Tiger kills man who climbed into moat at zoo

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A white tiger killed a young man who climbed over a fence at the New Delhi zoo and jumped into the animal’s…

Mission accomplished: India joins Mars explorers

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India triumphed in its first interplanetary mission, placing a satellite into orbit around Mars on Wednesday…

US says airstrikes may have ‘disrupted’ plotting

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Airstrikes in Syria may have temporarily disrupted attack planning against U.S. or Western targets…

Qatar forfeits game in protest over hijab ruling

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Qatari basketballers forfeited a women’s match against Mongolia on Wednesday and are considering withdrawing…

Algerian extremists behead French hostage

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Algerian extremists allied with the Islamic State group have decapitated a French hostage…

Ebola outbreak has killed more that 2,800

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The Ebola outbreak sweeping West Africa is believed to have killed more than 2,800…

Man stabs 5 people in Spanish city

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A man stabbed five people in broad daylight in the Spanish city of Lleida…

Some 130,000 Syrians fleeing ISIS cross Turkish border

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Some 130,000 Syrian refugees fleeing the advance of Islamic State militants have crossed the border into Turkey…

Burger King in Japan serves all black burger

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Burger King added black cheese and darkened the other ingredients in the special burger duo added to menus Friday…

Columbian female cycling team uniform causes controversy

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A Colombian women’s cycling team’s flesh-coloured uniforms earned criticism from the International Cycling Union president…

Congress backs Obama on aid to Syrian rebels

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Legislation requested by President Barack Obama authorizing the military to train Syrian rebels fighting IS militants is passed by Senate…