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US man accused of mailing cyanide faces new charges

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A U.S. man accused of mailing cyanide to a British man who used it to kill himself has been indicted on new charges, including witness tampering…

Clinton vows to defeat Islamic State if elected president

TULSA, Oklahoma (AP) — Hillary Clinton said Friday her opponents are all talk when it comes to defeating the Islamic State group yet that she's the only presidential candidate with…

China factory output strengthens, investment up in sign of stabilising economy

BEIJING (Reuters) – China's activity data was stronger than expected in November, with factory output growth picking up to a five-month high, signalling that a flurry of stimulus measures from…

High court to consider Army Corps' decision on wetlands

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will consider the rights of businesses & landowners that the Army Corps of Engineers has determined are subject to the federal Clean Water Act….

Vladimir Putin asks Britain to send experts to examine warplane's black box data

Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked Britain to send experts to examine data from the black box belonging to the Russian warplane downed over the Turkish-Syria border last month, the…

No explosives found on German plane grounded in Budapest

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Police said they found no explosives on a German passenger plane after it diverted to Budapest on Monday following a bomb threat. The jet operated by Condor…

Mark Cavendish to start 2016 season in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — British cycling star Mark Cavendish will start his 2016 season at the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race in Victoria state next month, moreover making his…

Human cases of 'rabbit fever' have jumped up this year

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are seeing an increase of a rare illness called rabbit fever that was beaten back decades ago. In the last two decades, health officials…

Pamela Anderson bares all for last Playboy nude issue

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Pamela Anderson is the last person to pose nude for Playboy magazine, closing a more than 60-year tradition that has seen women ranging from Madonna to…

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Rings and pacifiers: Health gadgets get sophisticated

HELSINKI (AP) — After the smartphone & fitness bracelet, here comes the smart ring. And the smart pacifier, & smart rollator. "Wellness" computers that monitor your pulse, temperature & other…