WORLD ON THE RUN II

AP News – Doctors treating the U.S. Embassy victims of mysterious, invisible attacks in Cuba have discovered brain abnormalities as they search for clues to explain...

ABC News – The IOC’s executive committee announced in a statement that it was barring Russia’s national Olympic committee from the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South...

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ReliefWeb – As the world focuses its attention on preventing irregular migration and protecting refugees coming out of Africa, the displacement that happens behind its own...

Phys.org – Imagine a bottle of laundry detergent that can sense when you’re running low on soap—and automatically connect to the internet to place an...

Voice of America – The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Deputy White House chief of staff Kirstjen Nielsen as President Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Department...

The Telegraph – It’s what parents have suspected all along. Children who have too many toys are more easily distracted, and do not enjoy quality playtime…...

Quartz – 2017 saw the release of one of the most novel games consoles in years, great new wireless headphones, a drone that anyone can fly,...

The Conversation/Canada – NGOs are increasingly taking on the responsibility of implementing the gender equality and women’s empowerment agendas of the global development sector…. More...

BBC – The Republican National Committee (RNC) has renewed its support for a Senate candidate who is embroiled in child sex abuse allegations. The move came hours...

New York Times – President Trump plans to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move the American Embassy there, upending nearly seven decades of...

The Diplomat – A top United Nations official will make a rare visit to North Korea this week at the invitation of the North Korean government....

Global News – A new report commissioned by the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada and conducted by the University of Montreal, has revealed that 48.3...

TreeHugger – I’ve always loved Sir David Attenborough’s nature documentaries. Yet while he has often spoken out personally against humanity’s impact on nature, his shows have...

Bloomberg – Orlando has moved way beyond Mickey Mouse pancakes. Here’s what you need to know to find the best new food around the Magic Kingdom…....

ABC News – Wind-driven fires tore through California communities Tuesday for the second time in two months, leaving hundreds of homes feared lost and uprooting tens...

AsiaTimes – As Bitcoin rallies past $11,000 (briefly, at least), central banks are under growing pressure to decide whether to embrace or shun digital currencies…. More...