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10 sobering facts about violence against women On the 15th annual International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, these 10 facts demonstrate that such violence is far from uncommon. | Nov 25, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Laquan McDonald death: Protests continue after video released of Chicago teen's shooting The white officer who shot a black Chicago teen 16 times has been charged with murder and jailed. The video of the slaying has been release. And after the release, protesters seemed to honour pleas for restraint. But now what? | Nov 25, 2015 2:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. soldiers who bombed Afghan hospital suspended and face disciplinary action U.S. soldiers and airmen who killed and wounded dozens of civilians in a strike on an Afghanistan hospital violated the rules of engagement and have been suspended as they await disciplinary action, U.S. military officials say. | Nov 25, 2015 12:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
COP21 must address the trade cost of carbon pricing: Don Pittis Adding the price of carbon to everything a country produces is disruptive and expensive. That means countries taking the lead to save the world from climate change could face a serious trade disadvantage. | Nov 25, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Adorable' Shopkins could be this year's must-have toy of the season Shopkins are among the most popular types of toys flying off store shelves in Canada these days. The first question that many parents have is what exactly Shopkins are. | Nov 25, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Downing of Russian jet part of Turkey's 'strange game' in Syria By shooting down a Russian fighter jet that flew only briefly through its airspace, Turkey is sending a message to Vladimir Putin over Syria, strategists say. The two countries are not enemies, but they are on opposite sides in the fight to unseat Syria's | Nov 25, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
5 awesome things Einstein's general theory of relativity gave us What would science fiction be without wormholes and warp speed? As Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity turns 100, here are five ways it has made the universe in reality and in science fiction a more interesting place. | Nov 25, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Brussels schools, metro reopen as Belgium remains on high alert Students in Brussels have begun returning to class after a two-day shutdown over fears that a series of simultaneous attacks could be launched around the Belgian capital. | Nov 25, 2015 08:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Russia says Syrian army rescued a bomber pilot, another killed by 'jihadists' Russia's ambassador to France says a Russian military pilot shot down over Turkey is in the hands of the Syrian army. | Nov 25, 2015 08:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Stedman Bailey, Rams receiver, in critical condition after shooting Suspended St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey is in critical but stable condition after being shot Tuesday night, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. | Nov 25, 2015 07:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend