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Winners of the Nobel Peace Prize 2017, representatives of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), Hiroshima Survivor Setsuko Thurlow and leader of ICAN Beatrice Fihn, right, stand with leader of the Nobel committee Berit Reiss-Andersen, left, after receiving their awards in the City Hall Oslo, Norway, Sunday Dec. 10, 2017.  (Berit Roald/ NTB scanpix via AP)
US Nobel laureate worries politics could undermine scienceAn American researcher who shared this year's Nobel Prize for medicine has bluntly criticized political developments at home in his address at the awards' gala banquet in Sweden
The Associated Press6 hours ago
North Korean Nuclear Test Moved Earth's CrustTwo minor tremors detected in northwest North Korea Saturday are likely linked to the very thing dominating recent headlines: the country’s nuclear program. Per the Guardian , the aftershocks recorded Saturday near the Punggye-ri nuclear test site were likely “relaxation events” from North Korea’s large scale nuclear test in early September....
Newser8 hours ago
Qatar buys 24 Typhoon fighters as part of $8 billion dealBAE Systems has agreed to sell 24 Typhoon fighter planes to Qatar as part of a 6 billion pound ($8 billion) deal with European defense contractors
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Manchester City's Eliaquim Mangala runs during warm up as snow falls before the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Manchester City at Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester, England, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)
Snow disrupts road, air travel in England and northern WalesHeavy snow is causing road and travel disruption across central England and northern Wales, grounding flights, shutting roads and triggering traffic accidents
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Riot policemen stand guard in front of the US embassy during a demonstration in Aukar, east of Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017.  A few hundred demonstrators, including Palestinians, pelted security outside the embassy with stones and burned an effigy of U.S. President Donald Trump in a protest to reject Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
The Latest: Israeli PM urges approval of Jerusalem decisionIsrael's prime minister says the Palestinians must "come to grips" with Jerusalem being Israel's capital
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, Hans-Georg Maassen, head of the German Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, arrives for a public hearing at the parliamentary control committee of the German federal parliament, Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany.  The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency, Maassen warned Sunday Dec. 10, 2017, that China is using computer social networks to target sources of information. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, FILE)
German intelligence warns of increased Chinese cyberspyingThe head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency is warning that China is using social networks to try to cultivate sources of information
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Northern League (Lega Nord) party leader Matteo Salvini attends a demonstration opposing easier Italian citizenship for foreigners, in Rome, Italy, Sunday, Dec. 10 2017. The leader of a right-wing party  used a rally opposing easier Italian citizenship for foreigners to push for national power in elections. (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP)
Anti-migrant leader pushes to win national power in ItalyAn Italian right-wing party leader has used a rally opposing easier citizenship for foreigners to seek more support in Italy's upcoming national election
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Kenya opposition group says protest mock inaugural postponedKenya's main opposition leader says his group is postponing a mock ceremony to inaugurate him as president until a later date
The Associated Press12 hours ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, is greeted by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, prior to a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May, met with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker early Friday morning following crucial overnight talks on the issue of the Irish border.(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Brexit secretary says a no-deal Brexit now less likelyThe man in charge of Britain's departure from the European Union says the chances the country will leave the 28-nation bloc with no trade deal "dropped dramatically" after the two sides reached a preliminary agreement on divorce terms last week
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Kuwait names ruler's son as defense minister in shakeupKuwait has announced new picks for Cabinet, with five out of 16 members hailing from the royal family, including the ruler's son who has been chosen to head the defense ministry
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi greets people during an Iraqi military parade in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017.  Al-Abadi formally announced the victory of hte military over IS forces, in an address to the nation aired on Iraqi state television Saturday evening.(Iraqi Prime Minister Press Office pool via AP)
World leaders congratulate Iraq on defeating ISWorld leaders are congratulating Iraq following the prime minister's declaration of victory over the Islamic State group
The Associated Press13 hours ago
UN calls for urgent evacuation of 137 sick Syrian childrenThe United Nations children's agency says 137 children stranded in a rebel-held suburb near the Syrian capital require immediate medical evacuation amid a crippling siege that reportedly killed five because of lack of medical care
The Associated Press13 hours ago
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