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Feb 16 2016

China urges United States, North Korea to hold direct talks

The report offers insight into the Pentagon's assessments of North Korea's military abilities, including the expected progress of its nuclear weapons and ballistic miss...

Feb 16 2016

Some suspect it's not the Zika virus that's causing microcephaly in Brazil

The virus was first isolated from a monkey in Uganda's Zika forest in 1947. By the end of January, they had a total of thirty confirmed cases. While it causes only ...

Feb 15 2016

North Korean satellite is in orbit, says South

SEOUL/WASHINGTON North Korea's weekend rocket launch repeated earlier success rather than breaking new ground, using a almost identical design from a 2012 launch, experts...

Feb 15 2016

Scalia's death means loss of key vote in divided cases

Terry Sharpe, assistant director for operations at El Paso International Airport, said a private plane carrying Scalia's body departed around 8 p.m. EST. It was hardly su...

Feb 15 2016

Oil extends rally on prospects OPEC could act to counter low prices

US oil prices are down almost 23% so far this year. The absence of US traders because of the Presidents Day holiday made it hard to take the day's prices as a true indi...