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5,000 Years Old: Ancient Yew Tree Identified In Wales

5,000 Years Old: Ancient Yew Tree Identified In WalesIt might be the oldest tree in Britain. A yew tree that sprawls over a churchyard in Wales is more than 5,000 years old, according to experts.

Washington State To Start Recreational Pot Sales On Tuesday

Washington State To Start Recreational Pot Sales On TuesdayLegal marijuana sales are set to begin in Washington state as early as Tuesday after authorities began issuing retail licenses to stores.

Ukraine And Militants Continue A Standoff In Donetsk

Ukraine And Militants Continue A Standoff In DonetskComing off of two victories this weekend, Ukraine is calling for pro-Russian separatists to lay down their arms in Donetsk before taking part in peace talks. Rebels in the city are reportedly preparing to resist Ukraine's forces.

Report: Most NSA-Intercepted Data From ‘Ordinary Internet Users’

Report: Most NSA-Intercepted Data From ‘Ordinary Internet Users’A Washington Post analysis revealed that nine out of 10 communications intercepted by the NSA were from ordinary Internet users, not legally targeted foreigners.

Dozens Of Women Reportedly Escape Boko Haram; Hundreds Still Held

Dozens Of Women Reportedly Escape Boko Haram; Hundreds Still HeldMore than 60 women and girls who had been abducted by Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram have reportedly escaped to freedom, after their captors left for a raid.

Pentagon Grounds All F-35s Amid Fire Investigation

Pentagon Grounds All F-35s Amid Fire InvestigationThe Pentagon has grounded all of its F-35s while it investigates the cause of a fire last month involving one of the jets.

Facebook’s Sandberg Apologizes For Newsfeed Experiment

Facebook’s Sandberg Apologizes For Newsfeed ExperimentFacebook's No. 2 executive apologized on Wednesday over an experiment that manipulated the news feeds of more than 600,000 users.

Saudi Arabia Reportedly Moves 30,000 Troops To Iraqi Border

Saudi Arabia Reportedly Moves 30,000 Troops To Iraqi BorderAmid reports that Saudi Arabia has deployed some 30,000 troops to its border with Iraq, President Obama has called King Abdullah to discuss the developments in the region.

Navy Promotes Its First Female 4-Star Admiral

Navy Promotes Its First Female 4-Star AdmiralAfter 238 years, the U.S. Navy has its first female four-star admiral. Michelle Howard attained that rank Tuesday, in a ceremony presided over by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery.

Thousands Rally In Hong Kong To Call For Democratic Vote

Thousands Rally In Hong Kong To Call For Democratic VoteThe annual July 1 march for greater autonomy in Hong Kong has brought a large turnout, as tens of thousands of demonstrators demand democratic elections.