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Russia is testing US, Pentagon officials say

18 Feb 2017 - Some Pentagon officials believe Russia is testing President Donald Trump with aggressive moves across the globe.

Pence: US will hold Russia accountable

18 Feb 2017 - Seeking to assuage European fears about refreshed Washington-Moscow ties, Vice President Mike Pence told leaders here Saturday that the United States would hold Russia accountable for its actions even as it works to locate new areas for cooperation.

McCain's speech targets Trump

18 Feb 2017 - CNN's Fareed Zakaria says Sen. John McCain's speech at a security conference was "directly about Donald Trump."

Anxiety fills vacuum at National Security Council

19 Feb 2017 - The vacant spot atop the National Security Council is triggering anxiety that the White House is ill-prepared to face a sudden foreign policy crisis amid fresh concern about politics at play in the Situation Room.

1 killed in Belgium train derailment

18 Feb 2017 - One person has died and at least 19 people are injured after a passenger train in Belgium derailed Saturday east of Brussels, police in the town of Leuven said.

1993 World Trade Center bombing plotter dies

18 Feb 2017 - Omar Abdel-Rahman, an Egyptian-born cleric serving a life sentence for plotting the 1993 bombing at the World Trade Center and other terror attacks in New York, has died, a prison spokesman said Saturday.

North Korean man arrested in Kim Jong Nam's death

19 Feb 2017 - Authorities have arrested a fourth suspect in the mysterious death of the half brother of North Korea's leader.

Bana Alabed visits Syrian boy who lost legs in bombing

18 Feb 2017 - Two days after losing his legs in the bombing of a Syrian village, a 10-year-old boy received a special visitor Saturday at his hospital bedside.

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Lessons from meditating with the Dalai Lama

17 Feb 2017 - For the past two months, I have been a changed man. It is hard to fully describe, except to say my mood is mostly sunny and more patient than usual.

The 'Donald Trump' Mexicans love to hate

18 Feb 2017 - In the Lucha Libre wrestling world in Mexico, there's a new villain for the crowds to boo.

Why Asia's biggest bands are splitting up

18 Feb 2017 - Is K-pop past its prime? Or just having growing pains?

The precious jewels of Iran's 'sad-eyed' princess

17 Feb 2017 - Soraya Esfandiary Bakhtiari never imagined that one day she would marry Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, and that she would reign over her country, Iran. She was queen for seven years, from 1951 to 1958.

Palmyra treasures restored after ISIS hammer attack

17 Feb 2017 - Two sculptures from the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, disfigured by ISIS fighters armed with hammers, have been painstakingly repaired by Italian restoration experts.

The evolution of Nollywood in pictures

17 Feb 2017 - Nollywood has come in leaps and bounds from the low tech productions it once produced, to big budget high quality features tackling a wider range of topics, from Kemi Adetiba's lavish rom-com, 'The Wedding Party', to Izu Ojukwu's politically charged '76'.

64-year-old woman gives birth to twins

17 Feb 2017 - No, this isn't ripped from the headlines of the National Enquirer. According to a hospital in Spain, a woman really did give birth to twins at the age of 64.

Meet Zealandia: Earth's latest continent

17 Feb 2017 - New Zealand might be Australia's smaller neighbor but it's sitting on a massive new continent scientists have named "Zealandia," according to a publication released by The Geological Society of America.

Antarctic sea ice reaches record low

16 Feb 2017 - There is currently less sea ice surrounding the Antarctic continent than at any point since reliable records began in 1979.

The oceans are losing oxygen

16 Feb 2017 - Climate change is extending far beyond the threat of melting polar ice caps -- it's putting a dangerous stranglehold on life in oceans, too.

George Takei: I hear terrible echoes of the past

19 Feb 2017 - On the 75th anniversary of the order that led to the internment of 120,000 Japanese-Americans, George Takei warns that Trump policies targeting Muslims and immigrants risk ignoring a painful lesson from America's past.

Combat troops to Syria? Not so fast

17 Feb 2017 - Throughout the 2016 election campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump repeatedly promised a new approach to battlefield victory over ISIS, saying he would ask "the generals" to provide a new plan within 30 days of his inauguration.

Trump's Russia crisis is just beginning

17 Feb 2017 - If President Donald Trump's administration thinks that Mike Flynn's departure from his post as national security adviser will bring an end to the scandal that ended his tenure, it is about find out that just the opposite is true. This crisis is not over; it's only beginning.

How Samsung dominates S. Korea's economy

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Ferrari to reveal its fastest production car

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UK households begin to feel pain of Brexit

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China: We'll be on Mars by end of 2020

05 Jan 2017 - China is aiming to own the race for space in the next decade.

'Hidden Figures' explores space race's unsung heroes

23 Dec 2016 - Some movies rely on a single character to make a compelling experience. "Hidden Figures" has three key characters who could make any other movie on their own. So despite an overly calculated feel, the numbers add up in favor of this uplifting film, which celebrates America's pioneer spirit during the space race while delving into that era's shameful aspects vis-à-vis race and gender.

Vera Rubin, dark matter pioneer, dies

27 Dec 2016 - Vera Rubin, a pioneering astrophysicist who proved the existence of dark matter, had a gift for overcoming daunting challenges.

Laughter to be 3D printed and launched into space

23 Dec 2016 - Space travel remains a distant reality for most of the world's population. But, next year, the sound and shape of your laughter could make it aboard the International Space Station.

Closing in on Saturn's mysterious hexagon

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