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Austria challenges atomic power assumptions in Europe

Austria’s announcement Monday that it would challenge state aid for a new nuclear plant in Britain marks the latest step in the country’s solo campaign to roll back atomic energy in Europe. Since the late 1970s, Austria has been fiercely anti-nuclear, starting with an unprecedented vote by its population that ...

Top Vietnamese Communist Party leader visits Oval Office

Jul 7, 2015

Top Vietnamese Communist Party leader visits Oval Office

President Barack Obama will receive the head of Vietnam’s Communist Party on Tuesday in the Oval Office, in an extraordinary meeting for an unelected leader in the single-party country that has alarmed some American lawmakers. Just after the 40-year anniversary of the fall of ...

Signs of aging appear in mid-20s, study finds

Jul 7, 2015

Signs of aging appear in mid-20s, study finds

Aging is typically studied in the elderly, but a study released Monday said different rates of aging can be detected as early as the mid-20s. The findings in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences’ July 6 issue are based on a group ...

Jul 7, 2015

Florida man gets 2.5 years for having sex on the beach

A man convicted of having sex on a Florida beach in front of families was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison on Monday. Jose Caballero, 40, and Elissa Alvarez, 21, were convicted in May on two counts of lewd and lascivious behavior in a ...

Boko Haram's nonstop Nigeria carnage puts pressure on Buhari

Jul 7, 2015

Boko Haram's nonstop Nigeria carnage puts pressure on Buhari

At least 44 people were killed in twin bomb blasts in the central Nigerian city of Jos, the emergency services said on Monday, after a wave of mass casualty attacks blamed on Boko Haram militants. Sunday’s bombings took the death toll from raids, explosions ...