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Living Well

  • US to lift lifetime ban on blood donations from gay men
    The US Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it will move to ease a lifetime ban on blood donations from homosexual men, allowing them to give after a year of abstaining from sexual activity.
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  • FDA going after sellers of pure caffeine powder
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is building a legal case against companies that sell pure powdered caffeine, which can be fatal even in small doses.
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  • Do heart patients fare better when doctors away?
    CHICAGO (AP) — Doctors joke that if you're going to have a heart attack, the safest place would be at a big national gathering of heart specialists. But a new study suggests some older hospitalized heart patients may fare better when these doctors…
    - 4 days ago 22 Dec 14, 11:08pm -
  • Activity trackers get smarter at measuring fitness
    By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fitness activity trackers have come a long way since Leonardo da Vinci sketched a rudimentary gear-and-pendulum pedometer to track the treks of 15th century Roman soldiers. Today’s devices count calories,…
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  • South Africa's Zuma says in 'perfect' health after post-election fatigue
    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma said he was in "perfect" condition after recovering from a bout of fatigue that left him hospitalised in June, playing down reports of health problems. Zuma, 72, has noticeably lost weight…
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  • Britain lifts bird flu restrictions on duck farm
    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain on Sunday lifted restrictions on the movement of poultry in a six-mile (9.7-km) zone around a duck farm in northern England where the highly contagious H5N8 bird flu strain was found last month. The Department for Environm…
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  • Unilever drops mayonnaise suit against Just Mayo maker
    (Reuters) - Unilever Plc's U.S. division said it has withdrawn its lawsuit against food startup Hampton Creek over false advertising and unfair competition related to its Just Mayo product. Unilever, famous for its mayonnaise brand Hellmann's, had fi…
    - 8 days ago 19 Dec 14, 1:37am -
  • European court rules obesity can be a disability
    LONDON (AP) — Obesity can be a disability, the European Court of Justice ruled Thursday — a decision that could have widespread consequences across the 28-nation bloc for the way in which employers deal with severely overweight staff.
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  • EU court says obesity can be disability
    The European Union's highest court ruled Thursday that obesity can be considered a "disability" if it hinders an overweight person's performance at work.
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  • Armed groups recruit 10,000 child soldiers in Central African Republic – NGO
    DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Up to 10,000 children have been recruited by armed groups during the conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) despite a U.N.-backed peacekeeping presence, the number rising sharply in the past two years, Sa…
    - 8 days ago 18 Dec 14, 2:53pm -
  • Instant noodles recalled as Taiwan food scare widens
    Taiwanese authorities on Thursday ordered a leading food company to recall two flavours of instant noodles over fears they contain a banned dye as the island's latest food scandal deepened.
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  • Shire considering bid for NPS Pharmaceuticals - Bloomberg
    (Reuters) - Dublin-based Shire Plc , whose proposed sale to AbbVie Inc fell apart in October, is considering an offer for U.S-based drug developer NPS Pharmaceuticals Inc , Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. NPS's shares ros…
    - 9 days ago 17 Dec 14, 5:10pm -
  • Alcohol calorie counts to be on menus by next year
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't want to be confronted with the number of calories in that margarita or craft beer? Then avoid the menu and order at the bar.
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  • U.N. warns 1 million people could be hungry by March due to Ebola
    By Chris Arsenault ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Half a million people in three West African nations rocked by Ebola are going hungry and that number could double by March if food supplies do not improve, two United Nations agencies warned on W…
    - 9 days ago 17 Dec 14, 3:49pm -
  • Japan confirms bird flu case, culls 4,000 chickens
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Agricultural Ministry on Tuesday confirmed a case of a highly pathogenic H5 strain of avian influenza at a poultry farm in Miyazaki prefecture in southwestern Japan. Three chickens tested positive at the farm and all of the…
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  • Ex-Google employees launch app to make you smarter about health, fitness
    By Christina Farr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A group of former Google employees are betting they can boost the world's medical knowledge with a mobile IQ test. Hi.Q, a free app for the Apple Inc iPhone and iPad launching on Monday, includes 10,000 que…
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  • EU food labels to help allergy sufferers
    New EU labelling rules taking effect Saturday require restaurants and other businesses to tell customers if their food could trigger allergies or raise other health concerns.
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  • No more drunken sailors: Canadian Navy bans drinking at sea
    By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Royal Canadian Navy on Friday imposed an almost total ban on sailors drinking at sea, after a warship had to be recalled from an international exercise because inebriated crew members got into trouble. Sailor…
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  • 'Creeping humanitarian crisis' in drought-hit Central America: UN
    A drawn-out drought in Central America has pushed some 2.5 million people in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador into food insecurity, the UN warned Friday.
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  • Teen girl still hooked to machines 1 year later
    A year ago, 13-year-old Jahi McMath underwent a tonsillectomy and tissue removal at Children's Hospital in Oakland, California, to treat sleep apnea. The girl suffered massive bleeding, had a heart attack and was declared brain-dead Dec. 12.
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Education & Learning


BBC Earth Videos

Orcas Attack Sea lion - Nature's Great Events - BBC
Orcas Attack Sea lion - Nature's Great Events - BBCA single sea lion doesn't stand a chance against a pod of killer whales. Subscribe to BBC Earth: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=BBCEarth BBC Earth YouTube Channel: ...…
- 8 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 12:20pm -
Nuts About Nuts - Tiny Giants 3D
Nuts About Nuts - Tiny Giants 3DHow does our heroic chipmunk survive the brutally harsh winters in North America? Michael Gunton, writer and producer of Tiny Giants 3D, explains how awesome this tiny giant is at survival....From:BBC Ear…
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Netgunning Black Wildebeest From Helicopter - Vet Safari - BBC
Netgunning Black Wildebeest From Helicopter - Vet Safari - BBCShaun and Emma have been tasked with removing black buffalo from a farm, and unfortunately the only way to do it is with a netgun. Subscribe to BBC Earth: http://www.youtube.com/s…
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Wildebeest Calf Born - Nature's Great Events - BBC
Wildebeest Calf Born - Nature's Great Events - BBCAs part of their great migration, the wildebeest have come to a fertile plane in the shadow of a volcano in order to give birth. But the young calves prove t...From:BBC EarthViews:74…
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Astrology.com Daily Horoscope

  • Libra Daily Horoscope for December 25, 2014
    You should find a deeper understanding of someone close today -- and you can make some changes that improve both of your lives as a result. Things should feel a lot smoother soon!More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Couple's…
    - 2 days ago 25 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • Aquarius Daily Horoscope for December 25, 2014
    People are talking about you behind your back -- and they are saying the sweetest things! Your great energy is highlighting your brilliance, and they just can't help but take notice.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Coupl…
    - 2 days ago 25 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • Taurus Daily Horoscope for December 25, 2014
    You may have to police the workplace or your home for folks who are going out of their way to act like kooks. It's not easy and it's not fun, but sometimes that's just how it's got to be.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily…
    - 2 days ago 25 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • Sagittarius Daily Horoscope for December 25, 2014
    It's time to make a real connection between you and that new person in your life. It may be a good time to ask them out on a date, or if that's not in the cards, then just bring them a coffee.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, D…
    - 2 days ago 25 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • Gemini Daily Horoscope for December 25, 2014
    An old opinion of yours that once felt hardcore and immutable turns out to be pretty fluid -- much to your relief! You may find that things start to get crazy tonight as a result.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Couple's…
    - 2 days ago 25 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • Aries Daily Horoscope for December 25, 2014
    Something new comes your way and excites you beyond all reason. It may be a person, actually, but no matter what, your energy and your reaction set the tone for your interactions.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Couple's…
    - 2 days ago 25 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • Cancer Daily Horoscope for December 25, 2014
    It's tempting to turn an argument into an emotional mess early today -- but you can appeal to the intellect and get an amicable result. Take a deep breath before speaking!More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Couple's LoveSco…
    - 2 days ago 25 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • Scorpio Daily Horoscope for December 25, 2014
    You are overcome with the desire to change things at home -- but that might not be easy to act upon. If you live alone, then things are great; but if not, you may have a long road ahead.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily C…
    - 2 days ago 25 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • Leo Daily Horoscope for December 25, 2014
    It's time for you to adapt your behavior to your new circumstances. Things are really important to you that might not matter to others, so see if you can power up your charisma.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Couple's L…
    - 2 days ago 25 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • Capricorn Daily Horoscope for December 25, 2014
    Money matters more than usual right now -- and you need to make sure that you're paying careful attention to it as an issue. Things are actually pretty stable, but you can improve them dramatically.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveSco…
    - 2 days ago 25 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • Virgo Daily Horoscope for December 25, 2014
    You need to poke around the edges of today's weirdness -- you are sure to learn something if you do. Experiment a little to see how things work, then exploit it to your advantage.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Couple's…
    - 2 days ago 25 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • Pisces Daily Horoscope for December 25, 2014
    You've got to let your mind wander -- things are looking up, but your need for distraction is affecting your judgment. A little fantasy walk should help you to get back to where you need to be.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes,…
    - 2 days ago 25 Dec 14, 12:00am -

Flying Cars

Music

  • Tributes are raining in following the death of Joe Cocker
    Ringo Starr, Bette Midler, Steven Tyler and Boy George are among the many musicians paying tribute to the Sheffield singer.
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  • Dolly Parton at Glastonbury named best music moment of 2014
    Dolly Parton’s set at Glastonbury has been voted the best music moment of the year.
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  • McCartney tribute to Joe Cocker
    Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney has led tributes to rock and blues singer Joe Cocker, who has died at the age of 70.
    - 4 days ago 23 Dec 14, 7:45am -
  • Joe Cocker, raspy-voiced singer, dies at 70
    By Eric Kelsey (Reuters) - Joe Cocker, whose distinctive raspy voice and soulful musical renditions made him a favourite of his peers with hits like Beatles' cover "With a Little Help from My Friends" and "You Are So Beautiful," died on Monday. He w…
    - 4 days ago 23 Dec 14, 12:39am -
  • British singer Joe Cocker dies of lung cancer
    NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Cocker, the raspy-voiced British singer known for his frenzied cover of "With a Little Help From My Friends," the teary ballad "You Are So Beautiful" and a contorted performing style uncannily parodied by John Belushi on "Satur…
    - 4 days ago 22 Dec 14, 10:37pm -
  • Soul singer Joe Cocker dies at 70
    (Reuters) - Joe Cocker, the raspy-voiced, Grammy-winning singer best known for his cover of the Beatles' "With a Little Help from My Friends" and "You Are So Beautiful," died on Monday, his agent said. He was 70. The death was confirmed by Marshall…
    - 4 days ago 22 Dec 14, 10:06pm -
  • Madonna defends music leak comments
    Madonna has defended the extreme language she used in hitting out at the hackers who leaked her music online.
    - 4 days ago 22 Dec 14, 3:36pm -
  • Dolly named 2014 best music moment
    Dolly Parton's performance at Glastonbury festival has been named the best pop music moment of 2014.
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  • Lady Gaga makes music with Nile Rodgers
    Lady Gaga and Nile Rodgers have been pictured working in the studio together.
    - 4 days ago 22 Dec 14, 10:36am -
  • Elton John marries partner under new law
    LONDON (Reuters) - British musician Elton John on Sunday married his long-term partner David Furnish, converting their civil partnership after laws allowing gay marriage in Britain came into force this year. John, one of Britain's most prominent mus…
    - 5 days ago 21 Dec 14, 6:06pm -
  • Rihanna is mobbed by fans in France
    Rihanna gave her French supporters a day to remember when she spent some time with them in Paris.
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  • Rihanna mobbed by fans in France
    Rihanna found herself surrounded by fans as she had a shoot in Paris.
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  • Beyonce And Jay Z Outbid On Beverly Hills Pad
    The billionaire creator of the computer game Minecraft has reportedly won a bidding war for a Beverly Hills mansion which Beyonce and Jay Z had their eyes on.
    - 7 days ago 19 Dec 14, 11:24am -
  • NYC event marks winter solstice with music parades
    NEW YORK (AP) — Walking? Check. In a winter wonderland? Well, it marks the beginning of the season. Bells ringing? Sure, along with trumpets and some fiddles.
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  • Madonna hits out at music leak
    Madonna has hit out at the leak of some of her new music - calling it a "form of terrorism".
    - 8 days ago 18 Dec 14, 10:00am -
  • How Bad Music Became a British Christmas Tradition
    In 1993, when I was 10 years old, one of the biggest stars in my native Britain was a Pepto Bismol-pink leviathan with yellow spots, a jaunty bow tie, and manic green eyes that shook from side to side like Cookie Monster on a HFCS binge. The creatur…
    - 9 days ago 17 Dec 14, 1:22pm -
  • Green Day, Reed, Starr into rock hall
    NEW YORK (AP) — The punk trio Green Day, poet of the New York underground Lou Reed and "Lean on Me" singer Bill Withers will lead a new class of inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year.
    - 10 days ago 16 Dec 14, 8:54pm -
  • Starr, Reed among 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr, the late rocker Lou Reed, punk group Green Day and singer Bill Withers are among the 2015 inductees named on Tuesday to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, rockers…
    - 10 days ago 16 Dec 14, 7:55pm -
  • Ex-Eurythmics' singer wants video at gothic jail
    DERIDDER, La. (AP) — Local officials in west Louisiana say former Eurythmics singer and guitarist Dave Stewart plans to film a new music video early next year in their century-old Gothic Revival jail.
    - 10 days ago 16 Dec 14, 7:20pm -
  • Apple wins digital music U.S. antitrust trial
    By Dan Levine OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - Apple Inc won an antitrust trial on Tuesday when a U.S. jury decided the company did not act improperly when it restricted music purchases for iPod users to Apple's iTunes digital store. The verdict was read…
    - 10 days ago 16 Dec 14, 7:11pm -
  • Buku 2015 music fest lineup released
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Urban radio hit-maker A$AP Rocky and national electronic music stars Passion Pit, Bassnectar and Porter Robinson are scheduled to take the stage in New Orleans for the fourth annual Buku music festival in March.
    - 10 days ago 16 Dec 14, 4:58pm -
  • Songwriter Van Etten digs herself out of the dark with music
    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Even when things don't go her way -- from on-stage technical glitches to complicated relationships -- American singer Sharon Van Etten remains cheerful. You might not guess that by listening to "I Love You But I'm L…
    - 10 days ago 16 Dec 14, 12:30pm -
  • Tencent, Sony strike China music distribution deal
    By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd has struck the latest in a string of music distribution deals, this time with Sony Music Entertainment, as it teams up with labels to try to develop China's paid-for mus…
    - 10 days ago 16 Dec 14, 9:04am -
  • Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars grab top spot in British music charts
    LONDON (Reuters) - English DJ Mark Ronson grabbed the top spot in the British singles chart on Sunday with his new track "Uptown Funk" featuring U.S. singer Bruno Mars, the Official Charts Company said. The track was made for Ronson's fourth studio a…
    - 12 days ago 14 Dec 14, 7:41pm -
  • J. Cole: Still a Classic Album Away From Greatness
    While an impressive rapper and storyteller, J. Cole doesn’t quite fit the labels given to other hip-hop artists—the poignant and introspective, R&B-influenced Drake; the confident and aggressive street persona of Jay Z. In a genre littered with…
    - 12 days ago 14 Dec 14, 5:40pm -
  • Ciao! Stand-in mentor Tulisa can't stop Andrea Faustini getting the X Factor final chop
    With Mel B missing through illness, the Italian singer lost the first public vote of the two-day series finale.
    - 13 days ago 13 Dec 14, 11:46pm -
  • Elton John opens stand in his honour at Watford
    LONDON (Reuters) - Pop music great Elton John opened a new stand named after him at English Championship club Watford's Vicarage Road ground on Saturday, describing it as "one of the greatest days of my life". The 67-year-old singer-songwriter, who…
    - 13 days ago 13 Dec 14, 5:17pm -
  • Soccer-Elton John opens stand in his honour at Watford
    LONDON, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Pop music great Elton John opened a new stand named after him at English Championship club Watford's Vicarage Road ground on Saturday, describing it as "one of the greatest days of my life". The 67-year-old singer-songwrite…
    - 13 days ago 13 Dec 14, 5:11pm -
  • New Ailey dance pays tribute to civil rights icon
    NEW YORK (AP) — It would seem the timing could hardly be more apt for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's new civil rights-themed piece, "Odetta," a tribute to the late folk singer often referred to as the voice of the civil rights movement.
    - 14 days ago 12 Dec 14, 11:41pm -
  • 4m watch inaugural BBC Music Awards
    Nearly four million people watched the inaugural BBC Music Awards last night to see Ed Sheeran and Pharrell Williams take the top honours.
    - 14 days ago 12 Dec 14, 3:16pm -
  • Who won what at the BBC Music Awards?
    Pharrell, Ed Sheeran and Catfish and the Bottlemen all walked away with golden gongs.
    - 14 days ago 12 Dec 14, 2:59pm -
  • A Vibrant American Musical Career, far From America's Cultural Capitals
    In the early 1970s, a young singer-songwriter named Larry Groce was launching his career in the music business. He had grown up in Texas, moved to Los Angeles, started recording albums, and in 1976 had a Top Ten hit with the novelty song "Junk Food…
    - 14 days ago 12 Dec 14, 2:15pm -
  • Music producer Dupri's mansion in foreclosure
    ATLANTA (AP) — According to foreclosure documents, music producer Jermaine Dupri is losing his multimillion dollar Atlanta mansion.
    - 15 days ago 11 Dec 14, 9:35pm -
  • Guilty plea in NY music festival drug death
    NEW YORK (AP) — A Buffalo man pleaded guilty Thursday to a narcotics charge in a prosecution that arose after an overdose death at a New York City music festival.
    - 15 days ago 11 Dec 14, 9:18pm -
  • See the celebs that scrubbed up well at the BBC Music Awards
    They really were dressed to impress.
    - 15 days ago 11 Dec 14, 9:02pm -

Famous actors, models and celebrities

Culture

  • Actress Billie Whitelaw, 82, dies
    LONDON (AP) — British actress Billie Whitelaw, who collaborated closely with Irish playwright Samuel Beckett and appeared on stage and screen for decades, has died in a London nursing home at age 82.
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  • Why So Many Art Forgers Want to Get Caught
    If you were a criminal, enjoying the lucrative fruits of your illicit labors and wishing to continue them, in secret, for as long as possible, I would recommend against buying an enormous submarine, showcasing it at a public marina and in a New York…
    - 4 days ago 22 Dec 14, 3:51pm -
  • The top films at the North American box office
    LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Following are the top 10 movies at North American box offices for the three days starting Dec. 19, led by "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters. 1 (*) The Hobbi…
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  • Auschwitz victim suitcases get high-tech storage
    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Auschwitz museum says some of the victims' 3,800 suitcases have been put into a state-of-the-art protective storage room partly funded by the European Union.
    - 7 days ago 19 Dec 14, 3:36pm -
  • Rebel Wilson: I channelled Matt Lucas's accent
    Rebel Wilson took inspiration from Little Britain’s Matt Lucas for her accent in Night At The Museum: The Secret of the Tomb.
    - 7 days ago 19 Dec 14, 2:11pm -
  • Rebel: I channelled Lucas' accent
    Rebel Wilson has revealed how Matt Lucas inspired her British accent in Night Of The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb.
    - 7 days ago 19 Dec 14, 10:08am -
  • New York Fashion Week booted out of Lincoln Center
    NEW YORK (AP) — C'est la vie, fashionistas. The city of New York and Lincoln Center are evicting the invitation-only, twice-yearly Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in a court spat over destroyed trees and displaced park benches.
    - 8 days ago 18 Dec 14, 11:04pm -
  • The Innovative Art of the Book-Preserving Underground
    Finely produced limited-edition books have long attracted niche followings among those who savor the look and feel of volumes in slipcases, but few are more devoted than the devotees of The Folio Society. For the estimated 100,000 members of the pub…
    - 8 days ago 18 Dec 14, 4:00pm -
  • Freud's goal: Keep Chicago's Lyric Opera relevant
    CHICAGO (AP) — When Anthony Freud was 14, his favorite pastime was going to the opera in London and then, on the train ride home to Wimbledon where he lived with his parents, "dreaming about how I could do it better when I ran a company of my own…
    - 8 days ago 18 Dec 14, 3:36pm -
  • Katniss Everdeen has arrived... at Madame Tussauds in London
    New waxwork figure of the Hunger Games character has been unveiled at the museum.
    - 8 days ago 18 Dec 14, 12:52pm -
  • $10 million in stolen Los Angeles art recovered
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities have recovered $10 million worth of art — including paintings by Chagall and Diego Rivera — that were stolen in one of Los Angeles' largest art heists.
    - 9 days ago 18 Dec 14, 1:53am -
  • Singer J. Cole ousts Taylor Swift from top of Billboard 200
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - American hip hop artist J. Cole bumped pop singer Taylor Swift from the top of the U.S. Billboard 200 on Wednesday, pushing her into second place. Cole's "2014 Forest Hill Drive" album sold 354,000 full copies, 109,000 songs and…
    - 9 days ago 17 Dec 14, 11:51pm -
  • Third 'Night at the Museum' film marks Robin Williams' final appearance
    By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - For the third installment of the lucrative "Night at the Museum" series, the filmmakers wanted to make a film about saying goodbye. As fate would have it, the sequel, entitled "Night at the Museum: Secret of the…
    - 9 days ago 17 Dec 14, 11:38pm -
  • Verona's Arena to get $17.5 million restoration
    MILAN (AP) — Verona's famed Roman amphitheater, home to one of the world's premier opera festivals, will be the first large beneficiary of a new Italian government initiative to encourage private donations to protect cultural treasures.
    - 9 days ago 17 Dec 14, 7:59pm -
  • 'Shimmering' Cezanne to heat up art auction, Christie's says
    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - A "shimmering" Paul Cezanne painting of the Mediterranean with a castle in the background is expected to attract the big-money buyers at a February auction that includes works by Modigliani, Giacometti and Picasso…
    - 9 days ago 17 Dec 14, 6:52pm -
  • Arena de Verona será restaurada
    MILAN (AP) — La famosa Arena de Verona, un anfiteatro de los tiempos de los romanos y sede de uno de los festivales de ópera más famosos del mundo, recibirá el apoyo de una nueva iniciativa del gobierno italiano que da incentivos a los donadore…
    - 9 days ago 17 Dec 14, 4:45pm -
  • U.S. judge OKs Seattle artist's 'Angry Birds' lawsuit
    By Eric M. Johnson SEATTLE (Reuters) - A U.S. judge has allowed a Seattle artist's intellectual property lawsuit to go forward over her claims she was cheated out of possibly millions of dollars from the sale of "Angry Birds" pet toys she designed,…
    - 10 days ago 17 Dec 14, 2:28am -
  • Sweet 'Night at the Museum' bids farewell to Robin Williams
    Take heed: There are at least two acutely sad moments involving Robin Williams' Teddy Roosevelt in the latest "Night at the Museum." The movie, subtitled "Secret of the Tomb," is imbued with the unshakable inevitability that even though we're still…
    - 10 days ago 16 Dec 14, 8:38pm -
  • Artist's 'Angry Birds' lawsuit goes forward
    SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit by a Seattle artist who says she was cheated out of millions of dollars when the company that sold her line of plush pet toys called "Angry Birds" reached a deal with the Finnish company…
    - 10 days ago 16 Dec 14, 7:36pm -
  • Seven Critics' Circle nods for Turner biopic
    Mike Leigh’s biopic about British artist JMW Turner is up for seven gongs at the London Critics’ Circle Awards.
    - 10 days ago 16 Dec 14, 6:06pm -
  • German foundation seeks ruling on Jewish art claim
    BERLIN (AP) — A German foundation has asked an expert panel to rule whether its painting by Spanish artist Juan Gris was looted by the Nazis.
    - 10 days ago 16 Dec 14, 5:03pm -
  • Night At The Museum stars salute Robin Williams
    The stars of Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb, paid tribute to their late co-star Robin Williams.
    - 10 days ago 16 Dec 14, 2:19pm -
  • Night At The Museum Pays Tribute To Williams
    Stars of the latest film in the Night At The Museum series have paid tribute to "kind and warm" Robin Williams, who makes one of his final appearances in the film.
    - 10 days ago 16 Dec 14, 8:58am -
  • Museum stars salute Robin Williams
    The stars of Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb, including Owen Wilson, Dan Stevens and Sir Ben Kingsley, paid tribute to their late co-star Robin Williams at the film's European premiere.
    - 11 days ago 15 Dec 14, 9:09pm -
  • Dan Stevens felt weighed down by his Night At The Museum role
    Dan Stevens got a bad back playing Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb.
    - 11 days ago 15 Dec 14, 6:59pm -
  • Pre-Fall: Fashion's Lucrative, Imaginary Season
    This time of year, the old song, “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas,” plays in my head, but I’ve changed the word “Christmas” to “pre-fall.” It’s the only way I can remember what season designers are showing now. It’s o…
    - 11 days ago 15 Dec 14, 6:32pm -
  • Heavyweight role for actor Stevens
    Dan Stevens has revealed the biggest challenge of filming his role as Lancelot in Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb - the heavy armour gave him a bad back.
    - 11 days ago 15 Dec 14, 5:19pm -
  • Damon Albarn has postponed his Sydney concert
    Damon Albarn has postponed a gig at the Sydney Opera House in Australia over security fears.
    - 11 days ago 15 Dec 14, 2:03pm -
  • Museum displays rare portrait by Winslow Homer
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. (AP) — A rare oil painting by the American artist Winslow Homer has been given as a gift to a Massachusetts museum.
    - 14 days ago 12 Dec 14, 8:10pm -
  • "Visitantes" explora el terror de lo conocido
    MEXICO (AP) — "Visitantes", la ópera prima del director mexicano Acán Coen, retrata el terror que puede producir lo que aparentemente es más familiar.
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Industry News

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  • newCapacity crowds pack screenings of 'The Interview'
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  • Streaming release of 'Interview' test for industry
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  • Sony tries to save face with 'Interview' flip-flop
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  • Top bankers need to take cyber threat seriously - BoE
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  • AP Interview: Coelho says Sony hack threatens all
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  • Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response
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  • Will artists skip studio support after Sony scandal?
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  • Canada unveils major wireless spectrum plan
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  • A look at North Korea's cyberwar capabilities
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  • SpaceX postpones launch after rocket 'issues'
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  • Sony cyberattack may be costliest ever
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Technology

  • newIran expands 'smart' Internet censorship
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  • newMicrosoft Xbox Live back up, Sony PlayStation Network still down
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  • newToshiba CEO says will consider overseas locations for chip plant
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  • newCapacity crowds pack screenings of 'The Interview'
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  • Sony's 'Interview' draws U.S. moviegoers who trumpet free speech
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  • Streaming release of 'Interview' test for industry
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    - 1 day ago 25 Dec 14, 6:12pm -
  • Russia offers support to North Korea amid Sony hack
    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Thursday offered sympathy to North Korea amid the Sony hacking scandal, saying the movie that sparked the dispute was so scandalous that Pyongyang's anger was "quite understandable."
    - 1 day ago 25 Dec 14, 4:29pm -
  • Correction: NKorea-Mystery Outage story
    LONDON (AP) — In a story Dec. 24 about North Korea's Internet outages, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Falkland Islands are located in the North Atlantic. The Falkland Islands are in the South Atlantic.
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  • Sony's Tokyo Headquarters taking greater role in Hollywood studio after furore
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    - 1 day ago 25 Dec 14, 10:07am -
  • Sony broadly releases 'The Interview' in reversal of plans
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amid a swell of controversy, backlash, confusion and threats, Sony Pictures broadly released "The Interview" online Wednesday — an unprecedented counterstroke against the hackers who spoiled the Christmas opening of the comedy…
    - 2 days ago 25 Dec 14, 3:20am -
  • Sony statement on the on-demand release of 'The Interview'
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    - 2 days ago 25 Dec 14, 2:35am -
  • YouTube's release of 'The Interview' a chance to show off paid video chops
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    - 2 days ago 25 Dec 14, 1:18am -
  • YouTube, Web channels show Sony's 'The Interview' a day before theatres
    By Eric Kelsey and Mary Milliken LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sony Pictures made "The Interview" available online on Wednesday, a day before its theatrical release, after reversing a decision made a week ago to cancel the movie's release following a mass…
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  • Who hacked Sony becomes Internet's new mystery
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Everyone has a theory about who really hacked Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.
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  • Where to watch 'The Interview' online
    You don't need to leave your house to watch "The Interview." Sony Pictures released the comedy on digital platforms Wednesday.
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  • Facebook must face lawsuit over scanning of users' messages - judge
    By Nate Raymond (Reuters) - Facebook Inc must face a class action lawsuit accusing it of violating its users' privacy by scanning the content of messages they send to other users for advertising purposes, a U.S. judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge…
    - 2 days ago 24 Dec 14, 5:36pm -
  • Feline fame in cyberspace gives species a boost
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  • Japan, wary of N Korea, works to secure infrastructure after Sony attack
    By Tim Kelly and Nobuhiro Kubo TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan, fearing it could be a soft target for possible North Korean cyber attacks in the escalating row over the Sony Pictures hack, has begun working to ensure basic infrastructure is safe and to form…
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  • Greek telecoms firm OTE agrees new labour deal that secures jobs
    ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's largest telecoms operator Hellenic Telecoms (OTE) has signed a new three-year contract with its main labour union, securing 7,000 jobs for the next three years. OTE, 40 percent-owned and managed by Germany's Deutsche Tele…
    - 2 days ago 24 Dec 14, 11:28am -
  • Sony tries to save face with 'Interview' flip-flop
    ATLANTA (AP) — Sony's flip-flop on releasing "The Interview" shows the studio is working furiously to try to chart the right course through political and public-opinion minefields.
    - 2 days ago 24 Dec 14, 9:30am -
  • Sony considering sale of unit that owns Beatles songs - WSJ
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  • Drones become popular holiday gifts
    NEW YORK (AP) — Santa's sleigh isn't the only thing flying this holiday season.
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  • Sony re-gifts 'The Interview' in limited Christmas release
    NEW YORK (AP) — "The Interview" was put back into theaters Tuesday when Sony Pictures Entertainment announced a limited Christmas Day theatrical release for the comedy that provoked an international incident with North Korea and outrage over its c…
    - 3 days ago 24 Dec 14, 12:48am -
  • Too late: Cops' deaths highlight outdated systems
    NEW YORK (AP) — After Ismaaiyl Brinsley shot his ex-girlfriend and posted an online death threat against police, investigators in Maryland used modern cellphone tracking technology to follow his journey to New York City in real time.
    - 3 days ago 23 Dec 14, 11:57pm -
  • Sony Pictures moves to release 'The Interview' in about-face
    By Eric Kelsey and David Brunnstrom LOS ANGELES/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sony Pictures will allow "The Interview" to play in some U.S. theatres on Christmas Day, reversing its decision to pull the film, after coming under criticism from President Bara…
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Reviews

  • newBest 10 smartphones at the close of 2014
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  • new'The Interview' basks in attention -- both good and bad
    The comedy about bumbling journalists trying to assassinate North Korea's dictator enjoys its day in the sun as online streaming and a small but closely watched theatrical release subvert the ban that hackers demanded.>
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  • How to troubleshoot Chrome at Home
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  • Animal research at NIH lab challenged by members of Congress
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    - 2 days ago 25 Dec 14, 12:01am -
  • The very best of Verge Video in 2014
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    - 2 days ago 24 Dec 14, 7:17pm -
  • Boeing Passes 2nd Key Test for NASA Space Taxi Flights in 2017
    The private spaceflight company Boeing is on its way toward launching astronauts to space for NASA by 2017. NASA took three weeks to examine the company's work at the former space shuttle processing facility at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in F…
    - 2 days ago 24 Dec 14, 1:27pm -
  • Chromebook: Three things Google must do in 2015
    The Chromebook has evolved nicely, resulting in acceptance by schools and some enterprises. Even so, there are three things Google must do next year to make it a better solution.
    - 2 days ago 24 Dec 14, 1:25pm -
  • A Gamer’s Look Back On 2014 And The Top 10 Games It Had To Offer
    2014 is winding down, and so it’s that time of year again to do those retrospective looks at the last twelve months of gaming. It’s been a year when a new generation of consoles (PS4 and Xbox One) began to come into their own, even as remasters…
    - 2 days ago 24 Dec 14, 10:59am -
  • Photogene 4 review
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  • Bitdefender Virus Scanner for Mac review
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  • Wunderlist for Mac review
    Manage and share your daily to-do lists
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  • Yosemite Cache Cleaner for Mac review
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  • Adblock for Chrome review
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  • Mezzmo review
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  • The media's Sony cyberwar rhetoric means the terrorists win
    ​The Sony Pictures Entertainment hack is certainly a custard duck of fabulous proportions, but it ain't no cyberwar -- and the media should know this by now.
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  • Accident insurer ACC faces huge change challenge
    New Zealand's state-owned accident insurer is embarking on a transformation, but its capability to manage change is being questioned.
    - 3 days ago 23 Dec 14, 9:43pm -
  • America’s Most Popular Podcast Exposed The Ugliest Parts Of Our Justice System
    AP Photo/Patrick SemanskyShamim Syed, left, whose son Adnan was convicted for the 1999 murder of his ex-girlfriend and whose case is being revived in a wildly popular podcast, poses for a photograph alongside her son Yusef in her home, Wednesday, De…
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  • FDA recommends lifting ban on blood donations from gay men, but only if they don't sleep with men for a year
    The FDA announced today that it plans to recommend shortening the ban period on blood donations by gay and bisexual men. The move would allow gay men to become blood donors if they haven't had sex with another man for over a year, reports CNBC.
    - 3 days ago 23 Dec 14, 6:18pm -
  • Get a LuguLake portable Bluetooth speaker for $19.99
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  • 8 Most Important Spaceflight Stories of 2014
    Humanity soft-landed a probe on the face of a comet for the first time, while Virgin Galactic experienced a tragedy making it a bittersweet 12 months for people involved with space. NASA successfully launched an uncrewed test of its Orion spacecraft…
    - 3 days ago 23 Dec 14, 4:56pm -
  • Blackberry Classic hands-on review
    The BlackBerry Classic is a throwback to a bygone age, when keyboards ruled the smartphone world
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  • BlackBerry Classic review
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  • Cloud year in review 2014: Price wars, renewable energy, legal concerns, outages
    2014 has been the year of price wars among cloud vendors and new innovations in cloud technology, amid strife with litigation threatening the security of cloud vendors and their users.
    - 3 days ago 23 Dec 14, 1:16pm -
  • Here’s How To Get A Job At Facebook
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  • Readers' reaction: Why BlackBerry is well-positioned to rebound
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  • Arizona to change drugs it uses in executions
    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona officials said Monday they have been cleared of any wrongdoing in an execution this year that lasted nearly two hours, but they are nevertheless changing the drugs they use to put inmates to death.
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  • Sony threatens Twitter with legal action if it doesn't ban users linking to leaks
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  • newNew Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat
    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia identified NATO as the nation's No. 1 military threat and raised the possibility of a broader use of precision conventional weapons to deter foreign aggression under a new military doctrine signed by President Vladimir Putin o…
    - 19 mins ago 26 Dec 14, 8:01pm -
  • newThird priest killed in dangerous southern Mexico
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A priest was found dead of a gunshot wound to the head, his diocese said Friday, marking the latest in series of abductions, attacks and highway robberies against Roman Catholic clerics in an area of southern Guerrero state domi…
    - 26 mins ago 26 Dec 14, 7:54pm -
  • newFamily's despair for Pakistan's Aafia Siddiqui
    From Algeria to Iraq to Yemen, one name crops up again and again in the demands of Islamist hostage-takers: Aafia Siddiqui, the Pakistani scientist jailed in the United States for attacking American soldiers in Afghanistan.
    - 29 mins ago 26 Dec 14, 7:51pm -
  • newRussia forecasts economic slump as bailed-out bank gets more funds
    By Darya Korsunskaya and Vladimir Abramov MOSCOW (Reuters) - Slumping oil prices have put Russia's economy on course for a sharp recession and double-digit inflation next year, government ministers said ...
    - 32 mins ago 26 Dec 14, 7:48pm -
  • newOil declines amid stronger dollar, crude oversupply in U.S
    By Jessica Resnick-Ault NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices fell Friday, tumbling as the dollar strengthened and a supply glut in top consumer the United States trumped worries about falling production from ...
    - 34 mins ago 26 Dec 14, 7:46pm -
  • newPortugal breaks TAP airline strike
    Pilots for Portugal's TAP airline walk under the company's logo during a strike at Lisbon's Airport on August 9, 2014
    - 36 mins ago 26 Dec 14, 7:44pm -
  • newPregnant woman taken off life support in Ireland
    DUBLIN (AP) — A brain-dead pregnant woman was taken off life support Friday after a court ruled that her 18-week-old fetus was doomed to die — a case that exposed fear and confusion among doctors over how to apply Ireland's strict ban on abortio…
    - 41 mins ago 26 Dec 14, 7:39pm -
  • newRussia says N.Korea comedy 'scandalous', slams US
    Russia has slammed the United States over a raunchy comedy featuring a fictional plot to kill North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un, saying Pyongyang's anger was understandable.
    - 44 mins ago 26 Dec 14, 7:36pm -
  • newIsraeli court orders outpost to be demolished
    Supreme court orders authorities to demolish Amona, one of the oldest Jewish settlement outposts in West Bank.
    - 45 mins ago 26 Dec 14, 7:35pm -
  • newSpain PM promises economy will 'take off' in 2015
    Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy speaks at a press conference in Madrid on December 26, 2014, following the final council of ministers for the year
    - 50 mins ago 26 Dec 14, 7:30pm -
  • newUS city sues Brazil's Petrobras and its chief
    People walk past Petrobras' building in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on December 12, 2014
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  • newTaxi app Uber defies ban in Spain
    The Uber app is seen on a smartphone as taxis drive on the Paseo de Gracia in Barcelona, Spain, on December 9, 2014
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  • newSwedish protesters denounce mosque arson attack
    Several hundred marchers turned out in Sweden on Friday to denounce an arson attack on a mosque that injured five people Thursday, as the traditionally tolerant country confronts the rising influence of the extreme right.
    - 57 mins ago 26 Dec 14, 7:23pm -
  • newFrench Christmas market attacker was drunk
    A man who rammed his car into a French Christmas market, killing one person and injuring nine others, had nearly four times the legal limit of alcohol in his blood, a police source said Friday.
    - 58 mins ago 26 Dec 14, 7:22pm -
  • newIvory Coast's ex 'Iron Lady', Simone Gbagbo, on trial
    Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo went on trial Friday for "attempting to undermine the security of the state" in events leading to a bloody 2010-2011 crisis that left thousands dead.
    - 1 hour ago 26 Dec 14, 7:17pm -
  • newSchaeuble says he is ready to tackle tax 'bracket creep' in Germany
    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said he would be ready to cut income taxes by adjusting thresholds for inflation if the upper house of parliament agrees to scrap a practice that generates billions of euros in annual rev…
    - 1 hour ago 26 Dec 14, 7:06pm -
  • newIS claims Iraq suicide bombing that killed 38
    The Islamic State group on Friday claimed it carried out a suicide bombing south of Baghdad that targeted Sunni fighters who oppose the jihadists, in which 38 people were killed.
    - 1 hour ago 26 Dec 14, 7:04pm -
  • newTurkey has 'world's freest press', Erdogan claims
    Turkey has the freest press in the world, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday, brushing off accusations that media freedoms were being eroded under his rule.
    - 1 hour ago 26 Dec 14, 7:03pm -
  • newCandles, prayers and tears as Asia mourns tsunami dead 10 years on
    Tearful mourners lit candles on Friday to remember the 220,000 people who died a decade ago when tsunami waves devastated coastal areas along the Indian Ocean, in one of the worst natural disasters in human history.
    - 1 hour ago 26 Dec 14, 7:02pm -
  • newVatican arrests activist who bared chest in square
    VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has arrested the Femen activist who on Christmas Day bared her chest and snatched the statue of Baby Jesus in the life-size Nativity scene in the center of St. Peter's Square, a spokesman said Friday, emphasizing th…
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  • newUkraine, pro-Russia rebels swap war prisoners
    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian authorities and pro-Russia rebels exchanged nearly 370 prisoners Friday, a major step toward easing hostilities in eastern Ukraine.
    - 2 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 6:36pm -
  • newFlying high: Airstream can't keep up with demand
    Bob Wheeler still gets the question sometimes when people find out he runs the company that builds those shiny aluminum campers: "Airstreams? They still make those?" Not only are the retro-looking ...
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  • newUkraine Trades Prisoners With Separatists
    Ukraine has begun exchanging hundreds of prisoners with pro-Russian rebels as part of a 12-point peace plan.
    - 2 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 6:25pm -
  • new10th anniversary of tsunami is marked with tears
    PERELIYA, Sri Lanka (AP) — A packed train in Sri Lanka that was swept off its tracks by waves as big as elephants. A boat patrolling off Thailand's shore hurled more than a mile inland. Streets in Indonesia turned into roaring rivers that carried…
    - 2 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 6:24pm -
  • newImmigrants get warning on driver's licenses
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — While tens of thousands of immigrants living in the United States illegally are preparing to apply for a long-sought driver's license in California starting Jan. 2, others are being urged to think twice.
    - 2 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 6:13pm -
  • newConservationists, loggers team up on forest health
    Logs are piled high in the yard of the Malheur Lumber Co. mill in this small town in northeastern Oregon, ready to be sawed into lumber. Steam pours out of the stacks. Trucks loaded with logs roll in. ...
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  • newKiev and rebels swap hundreds of captives in peace push
    Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels swapped hundreds of prisoners on Friday as part of a new push for peace in one of Europe's bloodiest conflicts in decades.
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  • newIrish court allows abortion row pregnant brain-dead woman to die
    Ireland's high court ruled doctors can withdraw life support for a clinically dead pregnant woman on Friday, in the latest case to trigger heated debate on the country's stringent abortion laws.
    - 2 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 5:56pm -
  • newJordan pilot ejected over Syria after 'technical failure'
    Technical failure caused a Jordanian pilot captured by Islamic State group jihadists in Syria to eject after flying at low altitude, activists and a monitoring group told AFP on Friday.
    - 2 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 5:52pm -
  • newWall St hits records in broad rally, volume light
    By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Friday, with major indexes hitting records and on track for a second straight weekly advance, though trading was light with many traders still ...
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  • newJapan first nation to approve Novartis psoriasis drug
    Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis said Friday it has won approval to market its Cosentyx psoriasis treatment in Japan, making it the first country to authorise commercialisation of the drug.
    - 3 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 5:44pm -
  • newUS stocks rise; Dow up for 7th straight session
    Wall Street stocks rise in early trade on December 26, 2014 as the positive momentum from this week's US economic growth report lifts the market higher
    - 3 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 5:35pm -
  • newKiev and rebels in mass prisoner exchange
    Ukraine begins exchanging 225 separatists for 150 soldiers hours after peace talks fail to achieve main objectives.
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  • new'Facilitator' of Taliban school attack killed in Pakistan
    Pakistani security forces have killed a Taliban commander who allegedly facilitated the Peshawar school massacre, which left 150 people dead in the country's worst ever terror attack, officials said Friday.
    - 3 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 5:25pm -
  • newRegime strikes kill 52 civilians in Syria: monitor
    Syrian regime air strikes killed at least 52 civilians, including seven children, in strongholds of the Islamic State jihadist group, a monitoring group said Friday in a new toll.
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  • newPM under fire as 118,000 flee worst Malaysia floods in decades
    Malaysia's worst flooding in decades forced some 118,000 people to flee as premier Najib Razak came under fire after photos showed him golfing with US President Barack Obama during the storms.
    - 3 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 5:20pm -
  • newTurkish teen accused of insulting Erdogan freed from custody
    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A high school student who was jailed for allegedly insulting Turkey's leader was released from custody on Friday after his arrest caused uproar and intensified fears that Turkey under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is lurchin…
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  • newUS stocks move slightly higher in quiet trading
    U.S. stocks are edging higher in relatively quiet trading the day after Christmas. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 47 points, or 0.2 percent, to 18,078 as of 11:45 a.m. Friday. The Standard & Poor's ...
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  • newHamas warns of unpaid staff taking to streets
    Pressure is mounting in the Gaza Strip for 42,000 employees who have not received salaries from unity government.
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  • newEbola death toll rises to 7,693: WHO
    The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in west Africa has risen to 7,693 out of 19,695 cases recorded, the World Health Organization said Friday.
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  • newThe Stellar Origins of Your Toothpaste
    Astronomers already knew that most elements have a stellar origin, but multiple theories speculate on the birth of cosmic fluorine.The new study suggests that red giant stars may be the main creators of fluorine, and the element likely originated i…
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  • Birthplace of Winter Holiday Traditions Seen from Space (Photo)
    That's the message a newly released photograph from the International Space Station (ISS) seems to suggest. The photo was captured by an astronaut aboard the ISS as the station orbited over Turkey. The ancient city of Babylon was located in Mesopota…
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  • Astronauts Celebrate Christmas in Space
    While many of us here on Earth are opening presents and feasting on Christmas Day (Dec. 25), astronauts aboard the International Space Station will be having their own celebration high above the planet's surface. The two Americans among the six-pers…
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  • Astronauts Deck the Zero-G Halls for Space Station Christmas
    Astronauts in space have decked the halls of the International Space Station in honor of the holiday season. The international crewmembers on the station have hung stockings, pulled out the orbiting outpost's Christmas tree, and they generally seem…
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  • The First Christmas in Space: An Apollo 8 Holiday History
    Astronauts have celebrated Christmas in space since the first manned mission to the moon, Apollo 8, in 1968. Nowadays, astronauts on board the International Space Station can record video messages, talk with their family and friends on the ground an…
    - 2 days ago 24 Dec 14, 1:27pm -
  • Dissecting a Supernova: A Star Explosion Post-mortem (Videos)
    In February 1987, astronomers saw a new point of light appear in the sky: a supernova explosion, roughly 150,000 light-years from Earth. Since then, scientists have studied the corpse of Supernova 1987A extensively, including visualizing the supern…
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  • Boeing Passes 2nd Key Test for NASA Space Taxi Flights in 2017
    The private spaceflight company Boeing is on its way toward launching astronauts to space for NASA by 2017. NASA took three weeks to examine the company's work at the former space shuttle processing facility at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in F…
    - 2 days ago 24 Dec 14, 1:27pm -
  • 'Interstellar' Visions: Space Epic's Amazing Special Effects Explained
    As the movie's visual effects supervisor, Franklin oversaw the creation of the lavish and impressive visual effects of "Interstellar," which was released last month. The duo worked with a multitude of other dedicated folks to get the science and vis…
    - 2 days ago 24 Dec 14, 1:26pm -
  • 'Interstellar': A Sci-Fi Film with Plenty of 'Ifs'
    Kelen Tuttle, writer and editor for The Kavli Foundation, contributed this article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.
    - 3 days ago 23 Dec 14, 8:34pm -
  • 8 Most Important Spaceflight Stories of 2014
    Humanity soft-landed a probe on the face of a comet for the first time, while Virgin Galactic experienced a tragedy making it a bittersweet 12 months for people involved with space. NASA successfully launched an uncrewed test of its Orion spacecraft…
    - 3 days ago 23 Dec 14, 4:56pm -
  • ISS crew send Christmas greetings from space
    American astronauts on the International Space Station send video message home to wish everyone on Earth a very merry Christmas
    - 3 days ago 23 Dec 14, 3:15pm -
  • Could the Dwarf Planet Ceres Support Life?
    A NASA probe is about to get the first up-close look at a potentially habitable alien world. In March 2015, NASA's Dawn spacecraft will arrive in orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres, the largest object in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupi…
    - 3 days ago 23 Dec 14, 11:09am -
  • NASA Black Hole Telescope Snaps Dazzling View of the Sun
    A NASA space telescope designed to peer at faraway black holes has snapped a stunning image of the sun, showing that its sensitive X-ray eyes can investigate mysteries in Earth's own neighborhood. The new image, which was taken by NASA's NuSTAR spac…
    - 3 days ago 23 Dec 14, 11:09am -
  • Meteor Radar? Solar Wind Could Help Predict Impacts
    Space rocks barreling toward Earth could potentially be discovered by detecting changes in streams of plasma and particles known as solar wind, new research suggests. The findings could help identify smaller near-Earth objects — like the Chelyabins…
    - 4 days ago 22 Dec 14, 12:16pm -
  • ISS crew gets new ratchet -- over email
    There may be no corner hardware store at the International Space Station, but that doesn't mean the astronauts can't get what they need.
    - 6 days ago 20 Dec 14, 6:41pm -
  • Active Sun Unleashes Massive Solar Flare
    The huge solar flare registered as an X1.8-class event, one of the most powerful types of flares possible, and was captured on camera by NASA's powerful Solar Dynamics Observatory. The flare triggered a strong radio blackout for parts of Earth as it…
    - 6 days ago 20 Dec 14, 5:04pm -
  • World View Captures Spectacular Sunrise with High-Altitude Balloon (Video)
    World View Enterprises wants to send space tourists into the stratosphere — not with the jolt of a rocket, but, gently, with a balloon. World View launched its first unmanned test flight in June, using a scaled down version of its high-altitude b…
    - 6 days ago 20 Dec 14, 3:57pm -
  • SpaceX's Next Launch to Space Station Delayed Until New Year
    The private spaceflight company SpaceX won't be flying its next delivery mission to the International Space Station until early 2015. SpaceX was originally expected to launch its Falcon 9 rocket carrying an uncrewed Dragon cargo ship to the station…
    - 6 days ago 20 Dec 14, 3:56pm -
  • Welcome Home, Orion! NASA Space Capsule Back in Florida After Test Flight
    NASA's first Orion space capsule — which made its spaceflight debut at the beginning of this month — has returned to Florida after more than a week in transit. The capsule, designed to bring humans farther into space than ever before, flew to sp…
    - 6 days ago 20 Dec 14, 3:56pm -
  • NASA Satellite's 1st CO2 Maps of Earth Revealed
    This past summer, NASA launched its first satellite devoted to measuring atmospheric carbon dioxide, a heat-trapping gas that is driving global warming. Today (Dec. 18), scientists with the space agency unveiled the first carbon maps obtained by the…
    - 7 days ago 19 Dec 14, 8:33pm -
  • Private Moon-Drilling Mission Raises Over $1 Million via Crowdfunding
    An ambitious private space exploration project that aims to land a moon-drilling probe on the lunar surface by 2024 now has the money it needs, thanks to a crowdfunding effort that raised more than $1 million for the mission. The novel Lunar Mission…
    - 7 days ago 19 Dec 14, 7:18pm -
  • Curiosity Rover's Critics are Missing the Point (Op-Ed)
    Marc Kaufman has written about science and international affairs for more than three decades, primarily for The Washington Postand The Philadelphia Inquirer.Kaufman's latest book is "Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission" (National Geographic,…
    - 7 days ago 19 Dec 14, 5:22pm -
  • Space Tourism Needs a Reality Check (Op-Ed)
    His latest book, just released, is "New Space Frontiers: Venturing into Earth Orbit and Beyond" (Zenith Press, 2014). In October 2004, Burt Rutan's SpaceShipOne rocket plane won the $10 million X Prize by becoming the first privately funded human-ca…
    - 7 days ago 19 Dec 14, 5:21pm -
  • America's First One-Year Space Voyage Has Astronaut Excited
    A NASA astronaut is getting ready to be the first American to spend a continuous year in space, and he is excited. NASA's Scott Kelly will perform experiments to help the space agency learn more about how space changes the human body after he launch…
    - 7 days ago 19 Dec 14, 12:52pm -
  • We would only get three days warning of where a big asteroid would hit
    European Space Agency tests predict the effects of an asteroid 120 feet across with the explosive power of a hydrogen bomb.
    - 8 days ago 19 Dec 14, 5:31am -
  • Politics no problem, say US and Russian spacefarers
    US-Russian ties may have returned to Cold War levels, but an astronaut and a cosmonaut gearing up for the longest flight on the International Space Station said Thursday politics would not disrupt their work of helping a future trip to Mars.
    - 8 days ago 18 Dec 14, 10:48pm -
  • Rosetta comet-landing is Science's 2014 breakthrough
    The top scientific breakthrough of 2014 was the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft's rendez-vous with a comet, the US journal Science said Thursday.
    - 8 days ago 18 Dec 14, 9:45pm -
  • Daring Philae Comet Landing Named Top Breakthrough of 2014
    The first-ever soft landing of a robotic probe the surface of a comet has just been named the top scientific breakthrough of 2014 by the journal Science. The European Space Agency's comet-studying Rosetta mission is telling scientists more about the…
    - 8 days ago 18 Dec 14, 8:35pm -
  • NASA's Orion spacecraft back in Florida after test flight
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's experimental Orion spacecraft left Florida by rocket and returned by truck.
    - 8 days ago 18 Dec 14, 8:18pm -
  • 2 astronauts will expand envelope with 1-year spaceflight
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The two men assigned to a one-year spaceflight said Thursday that their upcoming mission will allow the world to push deeper into space.
    - 8 days ago 18 Dec 14, 5:48pm -
  • NASA's Kepler Spacecraft Finds 1st Alien Planet of New Mission
    NASA's Kepler space telescope is discovering alien planets again. "Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, Kepler has been reborn and is continuing to make discoveries," study lead author Andrew Vanderburg, of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrop…
    - 8 days ago 18 Dec 14, 4:58pm -
  • SpaceX delays space station delivery until Jan.
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The space station astronauts will have to wait until next month for their Christmas delivery.
    - 8 days ago 18 Dec 14, 2:57pm -
  • Highlights - Putin says economy to rebound, wants end to Ukraine crisis
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin held his annual end-of-year news conference on Thursday. Below are some of his comments. UKRAINE "We think the crisis should be solved, the sooner the better." "It should be solved through political…
    - 8 days ago 18 Dec 14, 1:57pm -
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    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin held his annual end-of-year news conference on Thursday. Below are extracts of the news conference: UKRAINE "We assume the crisis should be solved, the sooner the better." "It should be solved throu…
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  • Arctic Is Heating Up Twice as Quickly as Rest of World
    Bad news for polar bears: The Arctic is still warming at twice the pace of the rest of the planet, according to a new federal report.
    - 8 days ago 18 Dec 14, 11:52am -
  • German named next head of European Space Agency
    Johann-Dietrich Woerner, head of German aerospace giant DLR, is to succeed Frenchman Jean-Jacques Dordain as next director-general of the European Space Agency, ESA announced on Thursday.
    - 8 days ago 18 Dec 14, 11:32am -
  • India launches biggest ever rocket into space
    India successfully launched its biggest ever rocket on Thursday, including an unmanned capsule which could one day send astronauts into space, as the country ramps up its ambitious space programme.
    - 9 days ago 18 Dec 14, 7:47am -
  • NASA Holds Off on Asteroid-Capture Mission Decision Until Early 2015
    What will NASA's bold plan to capture an asteroid and bring it into orbit around the moon look like? Space agency officials should decide on the final mission plan by early 2015, according to NASA Associate Administrator Robert Lightfoot. Space agen…
    - 9 days ago 17 Dec 14, 11:26pm -
  • European Comet Lander May Wake Up from Space Slumber
    Philae, part of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission, went into hibernation in mid-November, a few days after executing a dramatic and historic touchdown on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko — the first-ever soft landing on one…
    - 9 days ago 17 Dec 14, 11:25pm -
  • Eight-year Venus probe ends after it runs out of fuel
    The space probe that spent eight years carrying out a detailed analysis of Venus is out of fuel and will float to a fiery demise in the planet's toxic atmosphere, the European Space Agency has announced.
    - 9 days ago 17 Dec 14, 11:00pm -

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  • newEgypt bans 'inaccurate' Exodus film
    Egypt bans a Hollywood film based on the Biblical book of Exodus, citing what it calls "historical inaccuracies".
    - 5 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 3:08pm -
  • newQueen tops Christmas Day ratings
    The Queen's Christmas Day broadcast, shared by the BBC and ITV, tops the TV ratings, with comedy Mrs Brown's Boys the most-watched show on a single channel.
    - 7 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 1:11pm -
  • newVIDEO: How do you write a pantomime?
    Actor and writer Eric Potts speaks to the BBC about creating scripts for pantomime.
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  • newColeman staying with Doctor Who
    Jenna Coleman is to stay playing the role of Doctor Who's assistant Clara Oswald for another series of the show.
    - 24 hours ago 25 Dec 14, 8:24pm -
  • Smith wins another Strictly title
    Olympic gymnast Louis Smith wins his second Strictly Come Dancing title after triumphing in the 2014 Christmas special.
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Sports

  • newSlumping Devils fire coach Pete DeBoer
    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Pete DeBoer, who coached the New Jersey Devils to the Stanley Cup finals in his first season in 2011-12, was fired Friday, with his aging and diminished team in danger of missing the playoffs for a third straight season.
    - 21 mins ago 26 Dec 14, 7:59pm -
  • newSoccer-Turkish championship results and standings
    Dec 26 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Turkish championship matches on Friday Friday, December 26Genclerbirligi 1 Galatasaray 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Besiktas 14 10 2 2 23 12 32 -------------------------2 Galatasaray 15 10…
    - 28 mins ago 26 Dec 14, 7:52pm -
  • newTitle rivals Chelsea and Man City pass West test
    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea overpowered West Ham United 2-0 and Manchester City outclassed West Bromwich Albion 3-1 as the Premier League title rivals flexed their muscles at the start of a hectic holiday programme on Friday. With ni…
    - 42 mins ago 26 Dec 14, 7:38pm -
  • newNHL-Devils fire coach DeBoer
    Dec 26 (Reuters) - The slumping New Jersey Devils fired coach Peter DeBoer on Friday, the NHL team said. The Devils, with a 12-17-7 record, are seventh in the Metropolitan Division with 31 points after losing their last two games. DeBoer, 46, took ov…
    - 43 mins ago 26 Dec 14, 7:37pm -
  • newUPDATE 1-Rugby-Guinness PRO12 results and standings
    Dec 26 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Guinness PRO12 matches on Friday RESULTS Cardiff Blues 17 Newport Gwent Dragons 23 Munster 28 Leinster 13 STANDINGS P W D L F A B Pts 1. Munster 11 8 0 3 263 167 5 37 2. Ospreys 10 8 0 2 268…
    - 44 mins ago 26 Dec 14, 7:36pm -
  • newHe’s a machine! Faugheen nearly unbackable for Cheltenham after Kempton demolition
    Willie Mullins’ superstar wins Christmas Hurdle — but shock as stablemate Vautour is beaten at Leopardstown.
    - 51 mins ago 26 Dec 14, 7:29pm -
  • newDi Maria may miss United trip to Spurs
    LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United will await tests on winger Angel Di Maria to see if he has a chance of facing Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday after the Argentine suffered a pelvic injury in training. Record signing Di Maria was injured on Wednesday…
    - 56 mins ago 26 Dec 14, 7:24pm -
  • newSoccer-English premier league top scorers
    Dec 26 (Infostrada Sports) - Top scorers of the English premier league on Friday 14 Sergio Aguero (Manchester City) 13 Diego Costa (Chelsea) 12 Charlie Austin (Queens Park Rangers) 10 Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal) 8 Wayne Rooney (Manchester United) Robin…
    - 57 mins ago 26 Dec 14, 7:23pm -
  • newSoccer-English premier league results and standings
    Dec 26 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the English premier league matches on Friday Friday, December 26 Arsenal 2 Queens Park Rangers 1 Burnley 0 Liverpool 1 Chelsea 2 West Ham United 0 Crystal Palace 1 Southampton 3 Everton 0 Stoke…
    - 57 mins ago 26 Dec 14, 7:23pm -
  • newSoccer-English premier league summaries
    Dec 26 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the English premier league matches on Friday Arsenal 2 Alexis Sanchez 37, Tomas Rosicky 65 Red Card: Olivier Giroud 53Missed penalty: Alexis Sanchez 9Queens Park Rangers 1 Charlie Austin 79pen Halftime: 1-0…
    - 58 mins ago 26 Dec 14, 7:22pm -
  • newThe man in black! CJ Stander loses his jersey but still scores Munster’s opening try
    “It was good camouflage – I don’t think they saw me anyway.”
    - 1 hour ago 26 Dec 14, 7:08pm -
  • newAs it happened: Munster v Leinster, Guinness Pro12
    It was all a bit one-sided in Thomond Park. Relive the action in our minute-by-minute report.
    - 1 hour ago 26 Dec 14, 7:03pm -
  • newSoccer-Belgian championship results and standings
    Dec 26 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Belgian championship matches on Friday Friday, December 26Kortrijk 2 Ghent 3 Mechelen 1 Mouscron-Peruwelz 0 Lierse 0 Club Bruges 6 Zulte Waregem 1 Charleroi 3 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Clu…
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  • newChiefs QB Alex Smith out with lacerated spleen
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will miss Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers because of a lacerated spleen, he said Friday.
    - 1 hour ago 26 Dec 14, 6:50pm -
  • newVan Gaal rewarded for Christmas offering at United
    MANCHESTER (Reuters) - Louis van Gaal's carrot and stick approach worked wonders on Friday as his rapidly-improving Manchester United beat Newcastle United 3-1 to cement third spot in the Premier League. A double from Wayne Rooney before halftime an…
    - 2 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 6:43pm -
  • newSoccer-Van Gaal rewarded for Christmas offering at United
    MANCHESTER, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Louis van Gaal's carrot and stick approach worked wonders on Friday as his rapidly-improving Manchester United beat Newcastle United 3-1 to cement third spot in the Premier League. A double from Wayne Rooney before half…
    - 2 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 6:30pm -
  • newElgar composes another big score on favourite stage
    By Nick Said PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, Reuters - Dean Elgar continued his fairytale form at his favourite venue on Friday, taking advantage of two moments of good fortune to plunder 121 for South Africa. Elgar's third test century led his side t…
    - 2 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 6:25pm -
  • newCricket-Elgar composes another big score on favourite stage
    By Nick Said PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Dean Elgar continued his fairytale form at his favourite venue on Friday, taking advantage of two moments of good fortune to plunder 121 for South Africa. Elgar's third test century led hi…
    - 2 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 6:21pm -
  • newMy sporting wish for 2015: Ireland ‘show up’ in a World Cup quarter-final
    Bring it on.
    - 2 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 6:05pm -
  • newRooney At The Double For United
    Wayne Rooney produced a midfield masterclass as Manchester United cruised past Newcastle 3-1 at Old Trafford to maintain their hold on third place in the Premier League.
    - 2 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 5:57pm -
  • newMourinho appeases 'crying' Chelsea players
    By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - Jose Mourinho was purring like a cat that had devoured the leftovers from Christmas dinner but it did not stop him showing his professional claws after his Chelsea side eased past West Ham United 2-0 on Friday. Not…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 5:34pm -
  • newSoccer-Mourinho appeases 'crying' Chelsea players
    By Tony Jimenez LONDON, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Jose Mourinho was purring like a cat that had devoured the leftovers from Christmas dinner but it did not stop him showing his professional claws after his Chelsea side eased past West Ham United 2-0 on Frid…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 5:28pm -
  • newBoxing Day: Premier League Round-up
    A goal in each half from John Terry and Diego Costa earned Chelsea a comfortable 2-0 victory over West Ham United at Stamford Bridge.
    - 3 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 5:26pm -
  • newSuarez still upbeat despite lack of goals
    BARCELONA (Reuters) - Barcelona forward Luis Suarez is confident his scoring form will return and he can put a slow start to his debut season in Spain behind him. Suarez needed eight La Liga games to open his Barca account with a goal against Cordob…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 5:07pm -
  • newHigh-scoring offenses create longer college games
    Bear Bryant said offense sells tickets, and he was right. College football is enjoying immense popularity in an era of record scoring.
    - 3 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 5:05pm -
  • newSoccer-Suarez still upbeat despite lack of goals
    BARCELONA, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Barcelona forward Luis Suarez is confident his scoring form will return and he can put a slow start to his debut season in Spain behind him. Suarez needed eight La Liga games to open his Barca account with a goal against…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 5:03pm -
  • newRugby-Aviva Premiership results and standings
    Dec 26 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Aviva Premiership matches on Friday RESULTS London Irish 24 London Welsh 9 STANDINGS P W D L F A B Pts 1. Northampton 10 8 0 2 312 163 7 39 2. Bath Rugby 10 8 0 2 314 176 5 37 3. Exeter Chie…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • newAs it happened: Manchester United v Newcastle, Premier League
    We were at Old Trafford to see if the hosts unbeaten run could continue.
    - 3 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 4:58pm -
  • newCricket-Test Series South Africa v West Indies scoreboard
    Dec 26 (Infostrada Sports) - Scoreboard at stumps on the first day in the second Test between South Africa and West Indies on Friday in Port Elizabeth, South Africa South Africa 1st innings D. Elgar c Ramdin b Peters 121 A. Petersen c Johnson b Gabri…
    - 4 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 4:31pm -
  • newElgar battles to much-needed ton as Windies wilt
    By Nick Said PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (Reuters) - Opener Dean Elgar struck his third test century as South Africa rode their luck to finish the first day of the second test against West Indies on 270 for two on Friday. Elgar, who came into the ma…
    - 4 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 4:19pm -
  • newUPDATE 2-Cricket-Elgar battles to much-needed ton as Windies wilt
    (Adds details at close) * Elgar top scores with 121 * Du Plessis stranded on 99 not out overnight * Sloppy fielding costs West Indies By Nick Said PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Opener Dean Elgar struck his third test century as Sou…
    - 4 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 4:14pm -
  • newFormer Brazil striker Adriano set to join Le Havre
    PARIS (Reuters) - Former Inter Milan and Brazil striker Adriano is set to revive his troubled career at the oldest French professional club after second division Le Havre struck a deal to sign him. The 32-year-old Adriano, whose career has fallen ap…
    - 5 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 3:49pm -
  • newTsunami survivors celebrate 'second life'
    Survivors of Indian Ocean Tsunami mark 10th anniversary of a disaster that still leaves an indelible mark on region.
    - 5 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 3:47pm -
  • newSoccer-Former Brazil striker Adriano set to join Le Havre
    PARIS, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Former Inter Milan and Brazil striker Adriano is set to revive his troubled career at the oldest French professional club after second division Le Havre struck a deal to sign him. The 32-year-old Adriano, whose career has fa…
    - 5 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 3:45pm -
  • newRussia 2018 Organising Committee in budget deficit
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Local Organising committee for the 2018 World Cup in Russia will have a budget deficit for the next year, the country's minister for sport said on Friday. Mutko was speaking at a meeting held by the organisation's directorate…
    - 5 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 3:40pm -
  • newSilviniaco Conti Wins Second King George
    Noel Fehily kept it simple as Silviniaco Conti repeated his win of 12 months ago in the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton.
    - 5 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 3:37pm -
  • newSoccer-Russia 2018 Organising Committee in budget deficit
    MOSCOW, Dec 26 (Reuters) - The Local Organising committee for the 2018 World Cup in Russia will have a budget deficit for the next year, the country's minister for sport Vitaly Mutko said on Friday. Mutko was speaking at a meeting held by the organis…
    - 5 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 3:37pm -
  • newBoxing Day Cruise For Chelsea
    Chelsea moved six points clear at the top of the Premier League after easing to a 2-0 Boxing Day victory over West Ham at Stamford Bridge.
    - 5 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 2:56pm -
  • newSoccer-Di Maria ruled out for Manchester United
    LONDON, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Manchester United will be without Angel Di Maria for Friday's home Premier League game against Newcastle United after the Argentine was injured in training. United said on their website that their record signing was injured…
    - 5 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 2:51pm -
  • newSoccer-Chelsea stroll to victory over West Ham
    By Martyn Herman LONDON, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Leaders Chelsea kicked off a hectic holiday programme in the Premier League with a dominant 2-0 victory over high-flying London rivals West Ham United on Friday. A John Terry tap-in and Diego Costa's drille…
    - 6 hours ago 26 Dec 14, 2:39pm -

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