Being gay is greatest gift: Apple boss
Being gay is greatest gift: Apple boss

The chief executive of Apple has spoken of his pride in being gay, calling it "among the greatest gifts God has given me"…

Secret plan for psychopaths to rule in post N-holocaust Britain
Secret plan for psychopaths to rule in post N-holocaust Britain

Secret plans for Britain to cope with the aftermath of a nuclear holocaust included recruiting psychopaths to run the country…

Cyber attacks will get much worse, experts believe
Cyber attacks will get much worse, experts believe

Cyber attacks might be taking a toll now, but a survey of experts says things are likely to get even worse over the next…

Paper: Isis offered to pay teen $32,000
Paper: Isis offered to pay teen $32,000

A 14-year-old boy suspected of planning a series of bombings in Vienna was reported yesterday to have been offered US$25,000…

World

A blast in Egypt's Sinai injuries 7 soldiers

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) Egyptian security officials say a roadside bomb explosion struck an army vehicle, injuring seven soldiers…

Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index rally to record highs

NEW YORK (AP) Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index rally to record highs.

Painted faces at US parks need painstaking removal

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) A series of graffiti-like paintings on rocks in U.S. National Parks across the West set off a furor…

US man held in North Korea hoped to aid church

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) An American who is back home after being detained for nearly six months in North Korea said Friday that…

Ashes from US Ebola victim's apartment in limbo

It took a crew 38 hours to clear out the Dallas apartment where a Liberian man was staying before he was diagnosed Sept…

Pentagon gives defense civilians options on Ebola

WASHINGTON (AP) The Pentagon says its civilian employees who return from Ebola response missions in West Africa will not…

Witness: Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo exploded in flight after ignition, crashed in desert

MOJAVE, California (AP) Witness: Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo exploded in flight after ignition, crashed in desert.

California authorities: 1 fatality, 1 major injury after Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo accident

MOJAVE, California (AP) California authorities: 1 fatality, 1 major injury after Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo accident.

UN moves ahead in sweeping peacekeeping review

UNITED NATIONS (AP) The United Nations secretary-general has moved toward a sweeping review of the world body's peacekeeping…

Virgin Galactic says SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket has been lost; status of pilots unclear

MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) Virgin Galactic says SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket has been lost; status of pilots unclear.

Israel cartoon highlights troubled ties with US

JERUSALEM (AP) An Israeli political cartoon depicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu piloting an airplane heading for…

Greek Church: No funerals for cremated members

ATHENS, Greece (AP) Greece's Orthodox Church has instructed its priests not to conduct funeral services for members of…

Virgin Galactic says space tourism rocket lost

MOJAVE, California (AP) A witness says Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo exploded during a test flight over California's Mojave…

Recent moves by central banks, at a glance

It's been a busy week for some of the world's major central banks. On Friday, the Bank of Japan surprised financial markets…

Gentiloni named new foreign minister of Italy

ROME (AP) Italy's premier has named Paolo Gentiloni as his new foreign minister, tapping a longtime center-left lawmaker…

Head of UK sex-abuse inquiry quits

LONDON (AP) The head of an inquiry into alleged sex abuse by powerful figures in British society resigned Friday after…

Cyprus president scolds Central Bank chief

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) Cyprus' president has strongly criticized the bailed-out country's Central Bank chief for not disclosing…

Canadian gets life sentence in Mounties shootings

MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) A man convicted of fatally shooting three Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers and wounding…

All Blacks in Chicago for exhibition vs. USA Rugby

CHICAGO (AP) America's history on rugby's world stage can be summed up in two sentences. Team USA took home the gold from…

Colombians jailed in Venezuela for $15 grocery run

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) A $15 grocery run has cost two single mothers from Colombia 48 days in jail and the threat of a…

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Space

Nasa rocket explodes on lift-off
Nasa rocket explodes on lift-off

Rocket taking cargo to ISS as part of US$1.9bn project exploded after lift-off – and the whole frightening scene was captured…

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Boy, 14, details terror plans to police
Boy, 14, details terror plans to police

A 14-year-old boy in Austria was remanded in custody after telling police he planned to plant a bomb in a public area and…

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