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Controversial multibillion-dollar health startup Theranos just got a huge seal of approval from the US government

Controversial multibillion-dollar health startup Theranos just got a huge seal of approval from the US government

  Theranos, the blood-testing company founded by Elizabeth Holmes and valued at $9 billion dollars, received FDA clearance today for its herpes test, the company announced.… Read More ›

Greece’s largest industry is suddenly in shambles

Greece’s largest industry is suddenly in shambles

  They’re all coming out of the woodwork, urging international audiences to come visit Greece. Today it was Greek Tourism Confederation President Andreas Andreadis who… Read More ›

Washington – US Drone Strike Kills Islamic State Leader

Washington – US Drone Strike Kills Islamic State Leader

Washington – A coalition airstrike in Syria has killed a senior Islamic State leader, who has been responsible for moving fighters and weapons from Libya… Read More ›

Ivanpah, CA – Fireworks-filled Van Explodes On California Freeway

Ivanpah, CA – Fireworks-filled Van Explodes On California Freeway

  Ivanpah, CA – Jay Rutherford and his bandmates were mesmerized by the billowing smoke and small “psychedelic explosions” emanating from the van on the… Read More ›

Russian rocket to carry gear to space station

Russian rocket to carry gear to space station

  An unmanned Russian rocket is scheduled to blast off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 12:55 a.m. ET Friday on a supply run… Read More ›

China criticized over Ramadan restrictions

China criticized over Ramadan restrictions

  Beijing – Some schools and local government agencies in China’s restive Xinjiang province have adopted policies that critics, including the Turkish government, say prevent… Read More ›

ISIS publicly smashes Syrian artifacts

ISIS publicly smashes Syrian artifacts

  ISIS militants reportedly smashed cultural treasures from the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, including an artifact dating back to the second century, according to… Read More ›

Analysis: Is Muslim Brotherhood going jihadist?

Analysis: Is Muslim Brotherhood going jihadist?

The famed Islamist organization, which formed the ideological roots for more radical jihadist groups such as al-Qaida and Islamic State, is being outshined by its… Read More ›

A missing comma got this woman out of a parking ticket

A missing comma got this woman out of a parking ticket

  Never underestimate the importance of proper punctuation. A village in Ohio is finding that out the hard way, having recently lost a case in… Read More ›

The ‘hot’ housing market is about to experience a serious cooldown

The ‘hot’ housing market is about to experience a serious cooldown

  “For more than 30 years, consistently falling mortgage interest rates have helped spur more home sales. But in about a year’s time, that decades-long… Read More ›

America’s ‘Plan B’ for Iran comes with one huge problem

America’s ‘Plan B’ for Iran comes with one huge problem

  The Iranian nuclear negotiations are currently in overtime as negotiators have agreed to work past the previous June 30 deadline. Should negotiations ultimately fail… Read More ›

Baltimore, MD – Man Suspected Of Starting Pharmacy Fire During Baltimore Riots Is Arrested

Baltimore, MD – Man Suspected Of Starting Pharmacy Fire During Baltimore Riots Is Arrested

  Baltimore, MD – A man suspected of torching a CVS Health Corp pharmacy in Baltimore that became a symbol of the April rioting in… Read More ›

Wimbledon 2015: Maria Sharapova wins amid record heat

Wimbledon 2015: Maria Sharapova wins amid record heat

  Wimbledon, England – Boyfriend and girlfriend, Grigor Dimitrov and Maria Sharapova posted back-to-back wins on the same court on yet another sizzling — indeed record-setting… Read More ›

In defense of a regime: North Koreans reject rights abuses

In defense of a regime: North Koreans reject rights abuses

Just weeks after getting rare access to arguably the world’s most reclusive state, a CNN crew led by Will Ripley returned to Pyongyang, where they… Read More ›

Women’s World Cup: Japan edges England, advances to final against U.S.

Women’s World Cup: Japan edges England, advances to final against U.S.

  Defending champion Japan advanced to the Women’s World Cup soccer final with a 2-1 victory Wednesday over England in a semifinal at Edmonton, Alberta.… Read More ›

Egypt cabinet passes anti-terror law, requests faster trials

Egypt cabinet passes anti-terror law, requests faster trials

Following assassination of chief prosecutor, Cairo moves to stem growing violence from Islamist opponents to Sissi rule   Egypt’s government adopted a controversial anti-terror law… Read More ›

Iran deadlines swept aside as negotiators settle on moment of truth

Iran deadlines swept aside as negotiators settle on moment of truth

“We have our own sense of deadline,” US Secretary of State John Kerry said outside the Palais Coburg on Wednesday afternoon.   VIENNA – Negotiators… Read More ›

Child labor on the rise among Syrian children as crisis spirals

Child labor on the rise among Syrian children as crisis spirals

UNICEF reports that most refugee children in host communities in Jordan work six or seven days a week earning between $4 and $7 daily.  … Read More ›

Analysis: Egypt still trying to find a fitting answer to a complex situation

Analysis: Egypt still trying to find a fitting answer to a complex situation

Obama, who has not severed his links with the Brotherhood, is apparently not giving enough weight to the decisive role played by Egypt in the… Read More ›

Here’s how much Jeb Bush pays in taxes

Here’s how much Jeb Bush pays in taxes

  Former Florida Gov. and Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush released more than three decades of tax returns Tuesday afternoon, seeking to present a contrast… Read More ›