WHO: 'Alarming' number of obese kids

by -NO AUTHOR- -- LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At least 41 million children under the age of five are obese or overweight across the globe, with numbers rising most rapidly in more…

Top execs leave Twitter amid reshuffle

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) Twitter Inc. fell after the company lost four members of its executive leadership team, including its product and engineering chiefs, signaling any attempts to boost growth at more…

CIA declassifies UFO documents

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2872754" align="aligncenter" width="601"] The skies over Sheffield, England, in 1962. (Credit: CIA files via Twitter)[/caption] The Central Intelligence Agency has declassified hundreds of documents about unidentified flying more…

ISIS to Paris: More attacks are coming

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2872364" align="aligncenter" width="601"] A victim of the November terror attacks in Paris is escorted by a police officer.[/caption] A new video believed to have come from ISIS more…

Refugees in U.K. forced to wear red wristbands

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.YAHOO) — Authorities have issued refugees in the city of Cardiff, the capital of Wales, mandatory red wristbands that "they must wear at all times," reports the Guardian. more…

Criticize Muslim rapes? 'You're a b----'

by Paul Bremmer --   [caption id="attachment_2871384" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Dr. Gina Loudon[/caption] New Year's Eve was a horrifying night for scores of women in the German city of Cologne, as large crowds more…

Norway's biggest bank: Stop using cash

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (International Business Times) The largest bank in Norway has called for the country to stop using cash, the Local reported Friday. This comes as the latest move in more…

Yemen: Saudi Arabia's manifest destiny

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- [caption id="attachment_2839724" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Nizwa, the ancient capital of Oman, beckons the interloper with a plethora of authentic Arab charms (Photo by Anthony C. LoBaido)[/caption] (Editor's note: Journalist more…