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The map shows where the warheads are (in red), where the civilian nuclear power plants can be found (in green) and the location of labs and nuclear weapons plants (in blue)

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...weapons – but clearly progress has been painfully slow since then. The Cold War may have ended a generation ago, but a fascinating new map put together by Mother Jones magazine, shows exactly where highly radioactive nuclear material is situated on mainland America. The map was produced from data suppled by the Defense Department and nuclear watchdog groups. The map shows where the warheads...

The US Major League baseball player, Wilson Ramos, who was kidnapped by armed men, has been found alive

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...of violent crime has become a major source of public concern in Venezuela in recent years, with many accusing President Hugo Chavez’s government of not doing enough to combat the problem. Related search articles:keeping up appearances cast dead or alive lupita ramos kidnapping lisa ramos size nbc 4 news washington dc new sportscaster Lupita Ramos Story Lupita Ramos Kidnapping 2003 images...

At least 10 people have been killed and 46 have been injured in a suicide attack on a district in central Damascus, Syria

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...plan, but activists say a Syrian government crackdown has continued, with scores of people killed. At least 10 people have been killed and 46 have been injured in a suicide attack on a district in central Damascus, Syria A resident of Midan – the scene of reported anti-government protests in recent weeks – told Reuters news agency that ambulances were in the area. Most foreign corres...

Researchers found that up to 900 species of tropical land birds around the world could become extinct by 2100

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...ffected as they could lose up to 80% of their habitat; as many as 20% of the Cerrado manakin species are expected to go extinct. Cagan Sekercioglu says: “Manakins show the importance of having a wide tropical area of mid-elevation forests, and being able to move to higher elevation forests.” He says while overall “birds are one of the least threatened groups of animals” by...

A study in the journal Biology of Reproduction suggests that eating around two handfuls of walnuts a day improves sperm health in young men

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...e attending infertility clinics to determine if placing sub-fertile men, with poor semen quality, on a walnut diet results in better success conceiving. It is thought that infertility in men may be a result of too few sperm being made, or that the sperm have poor swimming ability, size or shape. This study involved 117 men between the ages of 21 and 35, who were divided into two groups. One group...

Syrian state TV showed Bashar al-Assad performing prayers in the capital's al-Hamad mosque at the start of the Eid al-Fitr festival marking the end of Ramadan

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...c since a bomb attack in Damascus last month killed several senior officials. State TV showed Bashar al-Assad performing prayers in the capital’s al-Hamad mosque at the start of the Eid al-Fitr festival marking the end of Ramadan. Across the country, many people marked the holiday with prayers and anti-government demonstrations. But opposition groups reported fierce bombardments of rebel-hel...

Teachers in Rio are demanding better working conditions and salaries and have the support of colleagues in other cities

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...arch by more than 5,000 people ended in Rio, a much smaller masked group attacked shops, set fire to a police car and threw petrol bombs. There were also clashes in Sao Paulo, where shops were ransacked. Police responded with tear and pepper gas and detained dozens of people. Four officers were injured and seven banks were vandalized during the unrest in Sao Paulo, according to Reuters news agency...

More Olympic tickets will go back on sale after the row over empty seats

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...ing” but not “a unique episode” with other previous Games facing similar problems. At some venues, seats in the accredited “Olympic family” areas – reserved for groups including officials, sports federations, athletes, journalists and sponsors – have remained empty. LOCOG communications director Jackie Brock-Doyle said organizers were doing everything they...

Australian lower house has approved laws allowing offshore processing camps for asylum seekers to be re-established in Papua New Guinea and Nauru

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Australian lower house has approved laws allowing offshore processing camps for asylum seekers to be re-established in Papua New Guinea and Nauru. The MPs passed a bill presented to parliament on Tuesday, following recommendations from an expert panel. The bill now goes to the Senate, where it is expected to pass in coming days because both the governing Labor Party and the opposition back it. La...

The Paris catacombs are a 200-mile network of old caves, tunnels and quarries and much of it is filled with the skulls and bones of the dead

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Below Paris’ 12million residents lay the remains of 6 million others – known as France’s Empire of the Dead, a world which is brought to life in a new documentary on CNN. The Paris catacombs are a 200-mile network of old caves, tunnels and quarries and much of it is filled with the skulls and bones of the dead. Much of the catacombs are out of bounds to the public, making it ill...

North Korea has requested immediate food aid after devastating floods last month

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...in South Phyongan Province, and Chonnae County in Kangwon Province, said the UN. Residents in these areas are in urgent need of food supplies, as well as clean water, as wells have been contaminated by sewerage during the floods. A UN spokesman in New York confirmed that the North Korean government has asked the UN to release emergency supplies such as food and fuel. Some international aid groups...

The Antiviral Drugs Advisory Committee recommended US regulators approve Truvada for use by people considered at high risk of contracting the AIDS virus

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...of health experts recommended US regulators approve daily pill Truvada for use by people considered at high risk of contracting the AIDS virus. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is not required to follow the panel’s advice, but it usually does. Some health workers and groups active in the HIV community have opposed the approval of the drug. However, the move could prove to be a new...

The US government has settled its legal case against the iconic Gibson Guitar company over use of illegal timber from Madagascar in its instruments

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...e violated laws intended to limit overharvesting and conserve valuable wood species from Madagascar, a country which has been severely impacted by deforestation,” said Assistant Attorney General Moreno following the settlement. The ebony was mainly in the form of strips that would be fashioned into fretboards for guitars, mandolins and banjos. Following the raids, environment groups urged th...

About 200 people are reported to have been killed in the Syrian village of Tremseh

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...killing many more villagers and setting fire to houses. Others who tried to flee through fields were also gunned down, the activists said. State media said gunmen from what they termed armed terrorist groups had attacked the village in the morning, shooting dead dozens of people. The Revolution Leadership Council of Hama told the Reuters news agency that most of the dead in Tremseh were civilians....

Lonmin says just 13 percent of workers have reported for duty on Monday and says miners have been threatened

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...s third largest platinum producer, had hoped that the strike at the Marikana platinum mine would end and production would resume. “Employees are waiting for the environment to be safe. Groups of people are walking around intimidating people who come onto the property,” said Lonmin spokeswoman Sue Vey. Alfonso Mofokeng, a miner from Lesotho, told the AFP news agency: “We are aware...

People of South Asian, African or African Caribbean descent living in UK are significantly more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than their European counterparts

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...their European counterparts, British researchers have warned. Half had developed the disease by the age of 80 in a study of 4,200 people living in London – approximately twice the figure for Europeans. The researchers said the rates were “astonishingly high”. The findings were published in the journal Diabetes Care. People of South Asian, African or African Caribbean descent li...

General Ratko Mladic is charged with 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity

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...in Pasic is the first witness who has taken the stand in the war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic. Elvedin Pasic held back tears as he described surviving a mass killing in 1992 in the Bosnian village of Grabovica. He told the International Criminal Court at The Hague how Bosnia’s ethnic groups lived in peaceful coexistence until the outbreak of war in the 1990s. G...

Key Syrian defector General Manaf Tlas has hinted that French secret agents helped him flee Syria in early July

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...#8217;s sake, but for that of his family. On Monday, it emerged that Russia was proposing organizing a conference bringing together “all the players” of the deadly Syria conflict, including opposition groups, ordinary citizens and the ruling regime. In an interview scheduled to be published by leading French daily Le Figaro on Wednesday, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov...

In Yemen, demonstrators briefly stormed the grounds of the US embassy in Sanaa and burnt the US flag

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...Tuesday, US Ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, was killed in Benghazi. US officials say they are investigating whether the attack in Libya was planned, citing suspicions that a militant jihadist group may have co-ordinated the violence.   In Yemen, demonstrators briefly stormed the grounds of the US embassy in Sanaa and burnt the US flag Libya’s new Prime Minister Mustafa Abu S...

Mac users booking hotels on the Orbitz travel site could end up paying more for their holidays

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...holidays, reports the Wall Street Journal. Orbitz told the paper it was showing Mac users different, and in many cases more expensive, hotels to those shown to people browsing on a Windows PC. Orbitz said research suggested Mac users generally spent about 30% more per night on hotels than PC users. But it never showed the two user groups the same room for different prices. Mac users booking hotel...

Former leaders during Argentina's military rule Jorge Videla and Reynaldo Bignone have been found guilty of overseeing the systematic theft of babies from political prisoners

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...ies from political prisoners Jorge Videla was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2010 for the torture and deaths of 31 dissidents during his rule. Reynaldo Bignone was also given a life sentence in April 2011 for the torture and murder of political opponents. Victims’ groups nevertheless welcomed the latest verdicts as a confirmation of the defendants’ guilt for what many consider as th...

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...feel that the copy isn’t that readable. So just like in English class, each paragraph supports a single idea and no more. You need to maintain the flow and keep all the content relevant, because sometimes you tend to stray away. A good idea is to write the sales copy like you’re telling a story. A great story can do tremendous things for your copy, so just make it relevant and weave it...

Madonna's film, WE will be re-edited ahead of its December release

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Madonna’s film W.E. will be re-edited ahead of its December release following the poor critics received at the Venice and Toronto film festivals, according to reports. The W.E. (Wallis&Edward) drama is based on the controversial romance between King Edward VIII and his American divorcee wife Wallis Simpson. The story is brought to the present time by a 21st-century New Yorker who become...

9/11: 20 people were pulled from the rubble alive

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.... A fourth passenger plane allegedly heading straight for Capitol Hill or the White House crashed in a field in rural Pennsylvania, killing all onboard. 2,993 people were killed and thousands injured in the co-ordinated attacks. 9/11 (September 11, 2001) marked one of the biggest news events in modern history and almost everyone will remember where they were when the story broke. 9/11: 20 people...

Cetin Recep confessed the Izmir murders.

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Izmir murders updates. Shannon Graham at mother’s funeral.   Two women from Northern Ireland murdered near Izmir, Turkey.   Izmir murders. Turkish waiter, Recep Cetin appears in court.   Turkey murders latest news. Recep Cetin charged with stabbing to death his girlfriend’s mother.   [googlead tip="patrat_mediu" aliniat="stanga"]Raymond McGuinness, one of the Izmir murders victim’s ex-husband arr...