A migrant boy holds a sign reading 'SOS help me' as he sits with other migrants in front of the Keleti (East) railway station in Budapest on September 2, 2015

Drowned toddler sparks fresh horror over Europe migrant crisis

AFP News Heart-rending pictures of a toddler's lifeless body washed ashore on a Turkish beach sparked horror on Wednesday as the cost of Europe's burgeoning refugee crisis hit home. The images of a tiny child lying face down in the surf at one of Turkey's main tourist resorts has once more put a human face on the dangers faced by tens of thousands of desperate people who risk life and limb to see…

  • Yemenis transport a severely injured man on a gurney as he arrives at a hospital in Sanaa after being injured when two suicide bombers hit a Shiite mosque in quick succession, September 2, 2015

    A suicide bomber hit a Shiite mosque in the Yemeni capital Wednesday, killing at least 28 people in the latest such attack to be claimed by the Islamic State group. The attack came hours after the Red Cross said a gunman killed two of its Yemeni employees in the war-torn country's rebel-held north in a "deliberate" attack. …

  • A migrant boy holds a sign reading 'SOS help me' as he sits with other migrants in front of the Keleti (East) railway station in Budapest on September 2, 2015

    Heart-rending pictures of a toddler's lifeless body washed ashore on a Turkish beach sparked horror on Wednesday as the cost of Europe's burgeoning refugee crisis hit home. The images of a tiny child lying face down in the surf at one of Turkey's main tourist resorts has once more put a human face on the dangers faced …

  • Shares of discount retailer Five Below skidded in aftermarket trading after the company reported disappointing second-quarter sales and offered a soft forecast for the current quarter. Five Below focuses ...

  • Lawyers for former Sony Pictures Entertainment employees whose data was breached last year say they have tentatively reached a settlement with the company. Wednesday's filing in a proposed class-action ...

  • An experimental cancer-killing therapy that may wipe out chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is made from patients' own immune cells, sometimes known as T-cells, which are collected by researchers and reprogrammed to better search for and kill cancer

    A cancer-killing therapy that engineers a patient's own immune cells to wipe out chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) has shown long-term success in a handful of people, a US study said Wednesday. Experts said the approach is on the cutting edge of a growing field known as immunotherapy, which coaxes the body to kill off …

  • Federal inspectors said Wednesday they're increasing their oversight of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in the wake of a shutdown during a winter storm. Officials from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission ...

  • US President Barack Obama waves as walks across the South Lawn of the White House to board Marine One on August 31, 2015, in Washington, DC

    US President Barack Obama on Wednesday earned sufficient congressional backing to ensure the Iran nuclear deal does not get blocked, when a veteran Democrat became the crucial 34th senator to back the controversial accord. Most US lawmakers are opposed to the deal, which would ease punishing economic sanctions on Tehran …

  • Several of the most popular Internet-connected baby monitors lack basic security features, making them vulnerable to even the most basic hacking attempts, according to a new report from a cybersecurity ...

  • An injured Syrian refugee walks along a railway line to try to cross from Serbia into Hungary near Horgos on September 1, 2015

    "However hard you try, you just can't imagine how hard this journey is for me," says Abu Fahed, 25, who lost both his legs in a bombing and is fleeing Syria's war through the Balkans in a wheelchair. - 'No choice' - Khaled, a 20-year-old Palestinian-Syrian who lost his left leg and suffered serious wounds to the right …

  • Continental Resources, EOG Resources and other U.S. shale companies that pump oil from areas of Texas and North Dakota dubbed "Cowboyistan" could be among the biggest beneficiaries of the nuclear ...

  • Two former shepherds from Peru are accusing key players in the sheep industry in the western U.S. of conspiring to keep wages low for foreign workers. The two men are represented by a Denver law firm called ...

  • Software Makers Go Up, Not Out To Grow Investor's Business Daily

    If the software industry is going to grow, it'll have to go up, not out. That's the consensus of executives and analysts who say that software tailored to specific industries is the next big thing, if ...

  • Members of different migrant groups fight in front of the Keleti (East) railway station in Budapest on September 2, 2015

    The UN Security Council is discussing a draft resolution to address the crisis arising from the wave of migrants crossing the Mediterranean into Europe, Russia's envoy said Wednesday. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin said the new measure "may well be" adopted this month during Russia's presidency of the 15-member council. The …

  • Discount gym operator Planet Fitness turned in a Q2 beat late Wednesday in its first financial report since its IPO last month, but its shares fell after hours. One of the largest and fastest-growing franchisers ...

  • Tesla currently only sells the Model S four-door sedan, but should begin releasing the long-awaited and heavily pre-sold Model X, a new gull-wing all-electric SUV, at the end of this month, Elon Musk says

    Tesla will begin producing the "lower cost" Model 3 in two years, Elon Musk, the founder of the luxury electric carmaker said Wednesday. The car will be unveiled in March 2016, and Tesla will begin taking preorders at that time. Tesla currently only sells the Model S four-door sedan, but should begin releasing the long-awaited …

 

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