Female suicide bombers kill 78 at Nigerian market


(CNN) — Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up at a bustling market in northern Nigeria this week, killing 78 people and leaving dozens injured, medical officials said. The blast in Maiduguri More...

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GovBeat: Tough Texas gets results by going softer on crime


AUSTIN — When it comes to crime, Texas has a reputation. Since the Supreme Court reinstated capital punishment in 1976, Texas has executed more convicts than the next six states More...

Lawmaker says investigators suppressed concerns about a BP offshore oil platform


A Democratic lawmaker this month accused federal investigators of suppressing concerns about the structural safety of BP’s Atlantis offshore oil platform, a facility similar More...

Connecticut will issue special driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants


CONNECTICUT Licenses to be issued for illegal immigrants Connecticut said Wednesday that it will provide special driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants starting next More...


UK net migration rises to 260,000

Net migration to the UK rose to 260,000 in the year to June – an increase of 78,000 on the previous year. The figure is calculated by taking away the number of people leaving More...

Tory MP Karl McCartney favourites NSFW bondage image of naked woman, denies all knowledge

Someone cruising Lincoln MP Karl McCartney’s Twitter favourites (as you do) this morning, discovered among tweets about positive goings-on in his constituency, an image More...

Picture this: life so imperfectly rich that Instagram’s pedlars hold no allure | Bella Mackie


These polished amateur marketers present something aspirational, but it’s not really their life. And it won’t be yoursOn More...

Do the Instagram stars show we’re now all living in scripted reality? | Bella Mackie


These polished amateur marketers present something aspirational, but it’s not really their life. And it won’t More...

For 700 migrants, harrowing sail ends in Greece

IERAPETRA, Greece (AP) — More than 700 people, most fleeing Syria, were disembarking Thursday on the...

Ship with 700 migrants safely towed to Greek coast

IERAPETRA, Greece (AP) — More than 700 people, mostly refugees from Syria, began disembarking Thursday on...

globe_default British brothers jailed for attending militant training camp in Syria

LONDON (Reuters) - Two brothers from London on Wednesday became the first Britons to be convicted...

Stocks edge up, oil drops as OPEC eyed

  TOKYO (AP) — Share prices drifted higher on Thursday, with trading subdued due to the Thanksgiving More...

Image of Asia: A confetti shower greets Pacquiao

In this photo by Aaron Favila, Manny Pacquiao waves at thousands of fans amid a shower of confetti during a hero's..

Greece tows migrant-packed ship to safety off Crete

ATHENS (Reuters) - A Greek frigate has towed a disabled cargo ship packed with 700 migrants to safety just off the..

Angola: Isabel dos Santos’ bid price for Portugal Telecom remains unchanged


A takeover offer of 1.35 euros a share for Portugal Telecom by Angolan entrepreneur Isabel dos Santos will More...

Energy: Glencore invests in DRC hydropower

Glencore and its partner in Congo are ploughing $360 million into refurbishing the African nation’s main hydroelectric plant as mining companies..

Nigeria: Lawmakers want Shell to pay $4bn for 2011 oil spill

Nigeria’s National Assembly said on Wednesday oil major Shell should pay $3.96 billion for a 2011 spill at its offshore Bonga..

Drones snapping superyachts

drones-snapping-superyachts Follow us at @WorldSportCNN and like us on Facebook (CNN) — “It takes a special person not to barf in the..

James Cameron raves about ‘Avatar’ sequels

james-cameron-raves-about-avatar-sequels (CNN) — James Cameron has one word to describe the “Avatar” sequels: “Bitchin’.” In fact, he has more words than that..

Think you know the Web? Let’s find out

(CNN) — Sure, everyone reading this uses the Internet. But how much do you really know about it? The Pew Research..

Breast cancer drug price cut urged

Campaigners are urging pharmaceutical giant Roche to lower the cost of a pioneering new breast cancer treatment as the NHS drugs..

Messi breaks “brutal” La Liga record

(CNN) — Lionel Messi broke the Spanish league’s all-time scoring record after hitting a hat trick in Barcelona’s 5-1 victory over..