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world Express Scripts offers $1 alternative to $750 pill

After drug company's owner announced a 5,000-percent price hike earlier this year, a less expensive option will soon be available

16 minutes ago // The Guardian

world The Guardian view on Labours European campaign: vital message at a vital time Editorial

Europe, rather than Syria, may ultimately do more to shape Britains future. Labours new pro-EU campaign is a much needed change of political toneFor British party politics, the all-consuming story of the day will be of parliamentary divisions over Syria. Yet, without seeking to minimise that argument in any way, Syria is emphatically not the only defining issue facing Bri

16 minutes ago // Time

world Support for ISIS Is Growing in the U.S., Report Finds

But the extent of radicalization is still "significantly smaller, more decentralized, and less professional than that of most European countries"

18 minutes ago // UPI

world North Korea steps up Kim Jong Il idolization ahead of anniversary

Elizabeth ShimSEOUL, Dec. 1 UPI -- North Korea is preparing to pay a grand tribute to deceased leader Kim Jong Il, but the country appears to be stepping up the deployment of its citizens abroad.

18 minutes ago // NPR

world Puerto Rico Makes A Bond Payment, Avoiding Default, For Now

But the commonwealth says it's running out of cash and that its fiscal situation is tenuous.

18 minutes ago // UPI

world U.N.: More than 2,000 Iraqis killed and injured in November 2015

Fred LambertBAGHDAD, Dec. 1 UPI -- The United Nations Mission in Iraq said 2,125 Iraqis were killed and injured in terrorist attacks and armed conflict across the country in November 2015.

20 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Syrias al-Qaida branch releases captive Lebanese soldiers

Al-Qaidas affiliate in Syria released more than a dozen Lebanese soldiers and police it has held for more than a year on Tuesday as part of a Qatar-brokered deal in which Lebanon freed at least 11 prisoners, including a former wife of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

20 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Israel to begin enlisting HIV-positive soldiers

Israels military says it will begin enlisting soldiers who are HIV-positive.

20 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Pipe bomb explodes in Istanbul, wounding 5 at rush hour

A pipe bomb left on a highway overpass near an Istanbul subway station exploded Tuesday, wounding five people, a local official said. The blast caused some panic in the city, which is on edge following a spate of deadly bombings in Turkey.

20 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world In Cuba, it turns out, security forces really are everywhere

A rare demonstration in Cuba sheds light on the country's pervasive security system.

23 minutes ago // Reuters

world Violence, drugs dash Mexico Triqui people's dream of new start far from home

San Quintin, BAJA CALIFORNIA Thomson Reuters Foundation - In Baja California, Gabino Bautista yearns for his homeland thousands of miles south of the northern Mexican state, but the bullet wounds in his body remind him he can never go back.

24 minutes ago // CBS

world Rita Moreno sings West Side Story's "Somewhere" in Spanish

The Kennedy Center Honors recipient discusses how she came to make her recent album, "Una Vez Mas," with Grammy-winning producer Emilio Estefan

24 minutes ago // VOA

world Adele Dusts Bieber, One Direction on Billboard Chart

Adele beat all comers on the U.S. Billboard 200 album charts on Monday with a record-breaking debut for "25," leaving other top acts like Justin Bieber and British boy band One Direction looking like also-rans. The British songstress sold 3.48 million copies in the first week of release for "25," making it the biggest-selling album of 2015 and the only album to surpass 3 million sales in one week since Nielsen began tracking sales in 1991, Nielsen Music said. Adele's success pushed Bieber's

24 minutes ago // The Guardian

world The Guardian view on political partners: special advisers Editorial

Frances employment minister invites his wife to attend departmental meetings to improve the decision-making. Should that raise eyebrows?News that Frances young economy minister, Emmanuel Macron, likes to have his wife, Brigitte Trogneux, present at departmental meetings with his advisers because he makes better decisions if she is around has been greeted, presumably by real men who never li

28 minutes ago // USA Today

world China's smog closes schools and highways

China dealing with fifth consecutive day of extreme air pollution.

28 minutes ago // New York Times

world Feature: A Dream of Secular Utopia in ISIS Backyard

At a college in Kurdish Syria, Rojava tries to train its future leaders.

28 minutes ago // The Guardian

world We bailed out the banks. Now lets bail out the planet Letters

Your editorial rightly highlights the serious problem of finding adequate funding to allow developing countries to tackle and cope with climate change Last chance salon in Paris: there is no planet B, 30 November. It has been estimated that this could cost

30 minutes ago // BBC

world Baby becomes UK's youngest organ donor

A baby that died 74 minutes after birth becomes the UK's youngest organ donor.

30 minutes ago // USA Today

world Photos show gigantic crocodile whipping and devouring fellow croc

Queensland National Parks posted incredible photos of a large crocodile engaging in violent cannibalism. Gillian Pensavalle GillianWithaG has the story.

34 minutes ago // Reuters

world Suspected Islamists in Paris court in first trial since attacks

PARIS Reuters - The trial began in Paris on Tuesday of seven suspected Islamists, including an alleged Islamic State 'executioner' in Syria -- the first such case to go to court since the group killed 130 people in the French capital last month.

36 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world European Space Agency delays launch of gravity probe

The European Space Agency is postponing the launch of probe that will test technology for a future mission to measure gravitational waves.

36 minutes ago // VOA

world Russia Marks AIDS Day With Grim News

Russian students, some wearing matching shirts and hats, gathered with a few celebrities in central Moscow Tuesday for what could have been mistaken for a commercial promotion. But they each slowly approached a nurse and had a needle jabbed into them to get tested for HIV. The event was organized by Russia's Ministry of Health for World AIDS Day as part of efforts to encourage HIV testing and create awareness. Unlike many other European countries, where HIV infection rates have steadied or eve

39 minutes ago // ABC

world Syria's Al-Qaida Branch Releases Captive Lebanese Soldiers

Syria's al-Qaida branch frees Lebanese soldiers held captive since 2014 as part of swap

43 minutes ago // VOA

world Tiny Bosnia-Herzegovina Experiences Effects of Climate Change

Bosnia-Herzegovina has one of the lowest per capita levels of greenhouse gas emissions in Europe. But in spite of that, the negative effects of climate change are visible in the country. That is why the experts warn it is essential to follow 1997 the Kyto Agreements regulations , to which Bosnia was a signatory. Dragan Stegic:has more from from Banja Luka his report is narrated by Robert Raffaele.

44 minutes ago // VOA

world Israeli Troops Kill 2 Palestinians After Reported Stabbing Attempts

The Israeli military on Tuesday said it shot and killed two Palestinians who had tried to carry out separate stabbing attacks in the West Bank. The attacks were the latest in a wave of violence that erupted in mid-September and has shown no signs of ending. Early Tuesday, the military said a Palestinian tried to stab a pedestrian at a busy junction outside Jerusalem when Israeli troops shot and killed him. An Israeli who was nearby was lightly wounded in the shooting. Several hours later,

44 minutes ago // ABC

world Pipe Bomb Explodes in Istanbul, Wounding 5 at Rush Hour

Pipe bomb explodes in Istanbul on overpass near subway station, wounding 5 at rush hour

45 minutes ago // UPI

world Cuba will impose travel restrictions on doctors to combat 'brain drain' to U.S.

Andrew V. PestanoHAVANA, Dec. 1 UPI -- The Cuban government will reinstate a travel permit requirement on doctors in an effort to fight the brain drain to the United States.

46 minutes ago // VOA

world Rights Group Wants Bush-era Officials Tied to US Interrogations Program Investigated

An international human rights advocacy group says former U.S. president George W. Bush and other key former government officials should be criminally investigated for their role in the interrogation of suspected terrorists captured after the 2001 terrorist attacks on the country. Human Rights Watch dismissed claims by the current administration of President Barack Obama that there are legal obstacles to prosecuting the officials. Obama's Justice Department ended a criminal inquiry into the "

46 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Der Spiegel publisher to cut 20% of staff and launch paywall

German weekly news magazine to start charging for some articles online to fight decline advertising and circulationThe publisher of the influential German newsweekly Der Spiegel is to cut about 20% of its staff and start charging for some articles online as it tries to fight a decline in advertising and circulation. One of Europes largest news magazines, it has a circulation of about 870,000. Known for its investigative reporting, it is seen as required reading for the German

48 minutes ago // Fox News

world Ex-Cambridge academic boycotts teen's horse questions because girl is Israeli

A former Cambridge academic told an Israeli teenager she would answer her questions about horses when there is peace and justice for Palestinians in Palestine and later doubled down on her comments, telling the Jewish Chronicle that Jews have become the Nazis.

50 minutes ago // Reuters

world French trust in Hollande grows after Paris attacks

PARIS Reuters - French President Francois Hollande's popularity has risen to its highest level in three years with voters backing his robust handling of the Nov. 13 militant attacks that killed 130 people in Paris, two polls showed on Tuesday.

51 minutes ago // The Guardian

world New York governor calls for former Aids 'epicenter' to lead effort to end disease

Andrew Cuomo marked World Aids Day in the city that has endured more than three decades as the epicenter of the disease with a passionate call to action New Yorks governor, Andrew Cuomo, made a passionate call on Tuesday morning for the final push to end HIV and Aids as he marked World Aids Day in the city that has endured more than three decades as the epicenter of the disease.Cuomo said that New York state was still determined to wipe out Aids by 2020, and

51 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Andrew Cuomo sets goal to wipe out Aids in New York state by 2020

The governor marked World Aids Day in the city that has endured more than three decades as the epicenter of the disease with a passionate call to action New Yorks governor, Andrew Cuomo, made a passionate call on Tuesday morning for the final push to end HIV and Aids as he marked World Aids Day in the city that has endured more than three decades as the epicenter of the disease.Cuomo said that New York state was determined to wipe out Aids by 2020, and would

51 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Iraqi forces surround Ramadi, but it could be a long siege

After months of sluggish progress, stalled advances and outright failures, Iraqi troops and militias backed by U.S.-led airstrikes have surrounded the key city of Ramadi and appear poised to launch a new attempt to wrest it from the Islamic State group.

51 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Gunmen abduct Tunisian Red Cross worker in Yemens capital

The International Committee of the Red Cross says unidentified gunmen in Yemens capital kidnapped a Tunisian woman working for the group.

51 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world US, NATO allies concerned by Russia, but need its help

The United States and its NATO allies struggled Tuesday to come up with a clear message to send Russia at a time of conflicting concerns in Europe and the Middle East.