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Get ready for a historic week in US politics

Get ready for a historic week in US politics

Everyone overuses the word “historic,” but this week it might be really be apt. America is nearly 250 years old, but there have been only three previous attempts to impeach a President. Now it’s Donald Trump’s turn; the Democratic bid to eject him from office hits high gear on Wednesday with the first public hearings…MORE

13-year-old Mormon boy who walked for hours after Mexico ambush speaks out

13-year-old Mormon boy who walked for hours after Mexico ambush speaks out

The 13-year-old Mormon boy who walked for hours to get help after his family was ambushed near the US-Mexico border last week spoke out publicly about his harrowing journey for the first time. In an interview that aired Monday on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” Devin Langford said the attack began when gunmen shot up the…MORE

Google Doodle celebrates basketball’s legendary Edmonton Grads

Google Doodle celebrates basketball’s legendary Edmonton Grads

Google scored a winner on Saturday when it celebrated the Edmonton Grads in a doodle to honor the Canadian basketball legends. The Grads, also known as The Edmonton Commercial Graduates Basketball Club, began as a high school girls basketball team before becoming a “sports dynasty,” according to Google. While the team disbanded over 70 years…MORE

Scientists create fake rhino horn from horsehair in a bid to save the species

Scientists create fake rhino horn from horsehair in a bid to save the species

Scientists have developed a fake rhino horn using horsehair, in a bid to create “credible fakes” to flood the market and reduce demand for the material. Researchers from the University of Oxford created the synthetic horn by bundling horse hairs, gluing them together with a matrix of regenerated silk to mimic the collagenous properties of…MORE

This could be the end of the post-Cold War era

This could be the end of the post-Cold War era

This may be the dawn of the post-post-Cold War era. The fall of the Berlin Wall 30 years ago this weekend was a triumph of Western ideology purchased by American power. Freedom’s torch was borne throughout the Cold War by US Presidents from Harry S Truman to George H.W. Bush, and their mission delivered when…MORE

The new Iran nuclear crisis is unfolding just as Trump’s critics predicted

The new Iran nuclear crisis is unfolding just as Trump’s critics predicted

The new Iran nuclear crisis is unfolding exactly how Donald Trump’s critics predicted it would. After the US President walked away from Barack Obama’s international nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic, Iran started walking too. On Wednesday, it began escalating its uranium enrichment activities, injecting gas into centrifuges at its infamous underground Fordow plant. The…MORE

The Mormon massacre in Mexico hits home

The Mormon massacre in Mexico hits home

It all happened so suddenly that I didn’t have time to react. It was a loud bang, followed by screams and commotion. Then panic. Mothers yelled for their children and children cried out for their mothers. And there I was in the middle of the chaos: scared, confused and unable to move. What else could…MORE