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Living Well

  • Aviva says will compensate customers sold wrong annuities
    LONDON (Reuters) - British insurer Aviva plc said on Saturday it would compensate around 250 annuity customers who had been short-changed because of an error in its sales process. The Telegraph newspaper reported on Saturday that Aviva had discovere…
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  • Sanofi touts new drugs but diabetes outlook disappoints
    By Natalie Huet PARIS (Reuters) - Sanofi , which sacked its chief executive three weeks ago, gave a weak sales outlook for its diabetes drugs on Thursday, overshadowing plans to reap more than 30 billion euros (23.97 billion pounds) from new medicin…
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  • Nearly 30% of world population is overweight
    More than 2.1 billion people globally -- or nearly 30 percent of the world's population -- are now overweight or obese, with the figure set to rise further by 2030, according to a study published Thursday.
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  • Report: Global obesity costs hits $2 trillion
    LONDON (AP) — The global cost of obesity has risen to $2 trillion annually — nearly as much as smoking or the combined impact of armed violence, war and terrorism, according to a new report released Thursday.
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  • U.S. court denies Ranbaxy's bid to block launch of rival generics
    (Reuters) - A U.S. court has denied a request by Indian drugmaker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd to stop competitors from launching copies of AstraZeneca Plc's heartburn pill Nexium and Roche's antiviral , a court filing showed. Ranbaxy had filed a lawsuit…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 3:09pm -
  • Without CEO, Sanofi touts new drugs in its pipeline
    PARIS (Reuters) - Sanofi set out its strategy for bringing several new drugs to the market on Thursday, in a bid to win over investors alarmed by the sudden ouster of its chief executive and problems in the field of diabetes. Sanofi said it could la…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 6:28am -
  • Early statin use may give long-term heart benefits
    CHICAGO (AP) — Taking a cholesterol-lowering drug for five years in middle age can lower heart and death risks for decades afterward, and the benefits seem to grow over time, a landmark study finds. Doctors say it's the first evidence that early u…
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  • UN warns over threat of AIDS rebound
    South African actress Charlize Theron threw her weight Tuesday behind an urgent new UN campaign to end AIDS as a global health threat by 2030.
    - 5 days ago 19 Nov 14, 12:56am -
  • U.S.-born rabbis slain in Israel praised; protesters at U.N. Palestinian mission
    By Sascha Brodsky NEW YORK (Reuters) - Family and friends remembered three U.S.-born rabbis slain in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday, praising one as the scion of his Boston family's rabbinical dynasty and another as "one of the kindest souls" in hi…
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  • Britain confirms bird flu on northern England farm is H5N8 strain
    By Costas Pitas LONDON (Reuters) - Bird flu on a duck farm in northern England is the highly contagious H5N8 strain, the same form of the virus already discovered in Germany and the Netherlands, Britain's farm ministry confirmed on Tuesday. The Depa…
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  • Bats may hold henipavirus threat for W Africa: study
    A family of lethal viruses that has leapt from bats to humans in Australia and Asia may also pose a threat in West Africa, where bats are butchered for meat, scientists reported Tuesday.
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 4:10pm -
  • Study lifts cloud over heart drugs Zetia, Vytorin
    CHICAGO (AP) — A major study lifts a cloud around Zetia and Vytorin, blockbuster drugs for lowering cholesterol. The study found that these pills modestly lower the risk of heart attacks and other problems in people at high risk for them — evide…
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  • FDA approves Lemtrada for multiple sclerosis
    NEW YORK (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved Lemtrada, a treatment for relapsing multiple sclerosis made by the drugmaker Genzyme.
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  • Fast food targeting black kids in US
    Fast-food restaurants in the United States are "disproportionately" targeting black children and kids in middle-income and rural areas, according to a newly published study.
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  • UN, aid groups step up pressure on G20 over Ebola
    The United Nations Saturday called on G20 leaders to intensify their response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in west Africa, warning of a major food crisis if they fail to act.
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  • Obesity costs more than $8 bn in lost US productivity
    Obesity among workers in the United States is costing the nation $8.65 billion a year in lost productivity, according to a study released Friday.
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  • Gene study boosts interest in heart drug Zetia
    Scientists have discovered gene mutations that give people naturally lower cholesterol levels and cut their risk of heart disease in half.
    - 12 days ago 12 Nov 14, 10:31pm -
  • Algae virus may affect mental abilities
    People with an algae virus in their throats had more difficulty completing a mental exercise than healthy people, and more research is needed to understand why, US scientists say.
    - 13 days ago 11 Nov 14, 11:02pm -
  • Minimalist running shoes tread lightly, more naturally, experts say
    By Dorene Intenicola NEW YORK (Reuters) - Enthusiasm for minimalist running shoes may have waned since the barefoot running craze that sparked them but fitness experts say the idea of minimalism has left a lighter, flatter, more natural footprint on…
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  • The slow decline of fast food in America
    The hospitals of the Truman Medical Centers in Kansas City, Missouri no longer serve fast food in their cafeterias, after ending a contract with McDonald's in 2012 -- two years ahead of schedule.
    - 15 days ago 9 Nov 14, 6:33am -


Education & Learning


BBC Earth Videos

Vsauce - This Is Your Life On Earth
Vsauce - This Is Your Life On EarthClick here for YOUR life on Earth: http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20141016-your-life-on-earth Our planet has been around for 4.5 billion years. But how has i...From:BBC EarthViews:12155349rati…
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Deadly Killer Bee Attack - Ultimate Killers - BBC
Deadly Killer Bee Attack - Ultimate Killers - BBCSteve joins the Texas Vector Control Unit on a killer bee search and destroy mission. Subscribe to BBC Earth: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_...From:BBC EarthViews:573…
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Unusual Grizzly Bear Hunting Technique - Nature's Great Events w/ David Attenborough - BBC
Unusual Grizzly Bear Hunting Technique - Nature's Great Events w/ David Attenborough - BBCDead salmon are easy pickings for hungry bears, but how can they reach them without getting their ears wet? Subscribe to BBC Earth: http://www.youtube.…
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Scary Man-eating Lions - Ultimate Killers - BBC
Scary Man-eating Lions - Ultimate Killers - BBCSteve faces off with a known maneating lion. Subscribe to BBC Earth: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=BBCEarth BBC Earth YouTube Channel: ...From:BBC EarthViews:9989…
- 16 hours ago 23 Nov 14, 8:22pm -

Astrology.com Daily Horoscope

  • Libra Daily Horoscope for November 23, 2014
    Get out there this morning and look into some new places or prospects -- exploration is sure to be rewarded. It's a really good time for you to advance your career -- or romantic life.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Cou…
    - 2 days ago 23 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Aquarius Daily Horoscope for November 23, 2014
    A friend sends you a request late in the day that could also be an introduction to a whole new world. It's a good idea to dive in but if you feel overwhelmed, you may need to let this one pass.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes,…
    - 2 days ago 23 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Taurus Daily Horoscope for November 23, 2014
    It's a great day for playing it safe -- risky behavior just doesn't pay off for you now. That's not the worst thing in the world, and if you work hard, you can build up a stronger position.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Dail…
    - 2 days ago 23 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Sagittarius Daily Horoscope for November 23, 2014
    Your ebullience just can't be denied -- or suppressed. Almost anything can happen, yet you maintain your good mood and cheerful good vibe. You may need to give someone a boost later on.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Co…
    - 2 days ago 23 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Gemini Daily Horoscope for November 23, 2014
    Take things to a deeper level today -- you need to be sure that you're taking life seriously enough. (But not too seriously, of course!) It may be romance or your job, but something has to move.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes,…
    - 2 days ago 23 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Aries Daily Horoscope for November 23, 2014
    Your amazing energy helps you to plot new courses and take off on wild new adventures. It's a great time to surprise people and make them see how wonderful life can be if you dare to be yourself.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes…
    - 2 days ago 23 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Cancer Daily Horoscope for November 23, 2014
    You may find yourself besieged with requests for assistance, but you need to push back. Your own needs have to come first, even if it makes you feel like a jerk. It's only temporary!More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Coupl…
    - 2 days ago 23 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Scorpio Daily Horoscope for November 23, 2014
    You're more mentally malleable today -- which could mean you're a wee bit gullible! Outsource your skepticism to a smart friend or close confidant and you should make it through the day just fine.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScope…
    - 2 days ago 23 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Leo Daily Horoscope for November 23, 2014
    Your terrific personal energy is pushing you to take risks and try new things -- you may end up pretty far outside your comfort zone, and that feels just right! You're sure to meet cool new people.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScop…
    - 2 days ago 23 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Capricorn Daily Horoscope for November 23, 2014
    Try to focus yourself on the next big thing -- this project may make a real difference in your life! Things are sure to get a little weird, but your discipline is all you need to win.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Coup…
    - 2 days ago 23 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Virgo Daily Horoscope for November 23, 2014
    You've got to deal with a family situation that just isn't going anywhere. The good news is that you're in exactly the right frame of mind to handle everyone's weird demands and outbursts.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily…
    - 2 days ago 23 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Pisces Daily Horoscope for November 23, 2014
    Keep those eyes open today -- you're surrounded by clues, but you need to spot them to have any chance of putting them all together. You should figure this puzzle out by tonight.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Couple's…
    - 2 days ago 23 Nov 14, 12:00am -

Flying Cars

  • Aeromobil's Flying Car Is a Sci-fi Dream Getting Closer to Reality - Singularity Hub
    Customs Today NewspaperAeromobil's Flying Car Is a Sci-fi Dream Getting Closer to RealitySingularity HubSince the invention of the automobile and powered flight in the early 1900s, the idea of a flying car has inspired dreams in tech enthusiasts…
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 9:29pm -
  • The race is on for flying car start ups - CNN
    CNNThe race is on for flying car start upsCNN(CNN) -- Not since the Wright brothers flew the first powered aircraft near Kitty Hawk in 1903 has the competition been so intense. The technology that can give us the world's first affordable and eas…
    - 10 days ago 14 Nov 14, 2:18pm -
  • Inhabitat's Week in Green: flying cars, solar paint and a needle-free vaccine - Engadget
    Inhabitat's Week in Green: flying cars, solar paint and a needle-free vaccineEngadgetFlying cars have long been a staple of science fiction movies and books, but are they finally getting closer to becoming a reality? AeroMobil recently unveiled…
    - 15 days ago 9 Nov 14, 5:06pm -
  • Meet the AeroMobil 3.0, a crazy beautiful flying car - CNET
    CNETMeet the AeroMobil 3.0, a crazy beautiful flying carCNETThe flying car, which was built in only ten months, made its world debut at the Pioneers Festival in Vienna on October 29. The company that produced it, AeroMobil, is based in Slovakia…
    - 18 days ago 6 Nov 14, 6:28pm -
  • This Flying Car Is Making the Future a Reality - Mic
    MicThis Flying Car Is Making the Future a RealityMicEver since The Jetsons teased us with flying cars, we've been awaiting their arrival. Finally, a Slovakian firm has answered our childhood fantasies with a plane-car hybrid that could revolutio…
    - 20 days ago 4 Nov 14, 3:02pm -
  • Enough with the flying cars already - The Verge
    Enough with the flying cars alreadyThe VergeI might even call the AeroMobil beautiful, in its own strange way. But the problem is that these aircraft don't solve any problems for normal human beings, nor do they even gesture toward a meaningful…
    - 21 days ago 3 Nov 14, 6:16pm -
  • Another flying car prototype is ready to take off - The Verge
    Another flying car prototype is ready to take offThe VergeSince the 20s, inventors have been promising flying cars as part of humanity's glorious future, only to back off once they start grappling with issues like fuel efficiency and safety stan…
    - 21 days ago 3 Nov 14, 4:36pm -
  • Flying car prototype unveiled in Vienna - CityMetric
    CityMetricFlying car prototype unveiled in ViennaCityMetricSelf-driving cars are all very well and good, if you ignore the fact that they can't spot potholes or drive in the rain. Today, though, an even more satisfyingly futuristic prototype was…
    - 26 days ago 29 Oct 14, 12:35pm -
  • Flying car prototype unveiled at Vienna technology show – video - The Guardian
    The GuardianFlying car prototype unveiled at Vienna technology show – videoThe GuardianA prototype of a fully-functional flying car is shown for the first time at a technology festival in Vienna on Wednesday. The six-metre-long AeroMobil 3.0 i…
    - 26 days ago 29 Oct 14, 11:20am -
  • Flying car approaches liftoff as most advanced prototype yet is unveiled - The Guardian
    The GuardianFlying car approaches liftoff as most advanced prototype yet is unveiledThe GuardianSpeaking at Pioneers festival, a two-day entrepreneurship and digital technology conference in Vienna, AeroMobil's chief designer, Stefan Klein, and…
    - 26 days ago 29 Oct 14, 10:06am -

Music

  • newOne Direction, Katy Perry triunfan en los AMA
    A las chicas estadounidenses les encantan los chicos británicos: el grupo One Direction ganó el domingo el Premio a Artista del Año en los American Music Awards, llevándose a casa tres galardones como gran vencedor de la noche, al igual que Katy…
    - 6 hours ago 24 Nov 14, 6:21am -
  • newBoy bands top American Music Awards, ladies lead performances
    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Boy bands bested pop's leading women in the top award categories at the American Music Awards on Sunday, but the ladies delivered the most high-octane performances including a derriere-flaunting number by Je…
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  • newFactbox - List of winners at the American Music Awards
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The American Music Awards were given out on Sunday in Los Angeles, with One Direction and 5 Seconds of Summer taking the top accolades. Following is a list of winners grouped by musical genre. ...
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  • new1D, Katy Perry win big at American Music Awards
    American girls love British boys: One Direction won artist of the year at the American Music Awards, taking home three honors and was the night's big winner next to Katy Perry, who didn't attend the show.
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  • newList of winners of the American Music Awards
    Winners of the 2014 American Music Awards, presented Sunday at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles:
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  • Taylor Swift makes US chart history
    Taylor Swift has made US chart history after becoming the first female singer to succeed herself at the top of the Billboard Hot 100.
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 1:44pm -
  • Stars join Unicef's Imagine project
    Idris Elba, Katy Perry, Craig David, Hugh Jackman and Suki Waterhouse are among the stars who have joined Unicef’s Imagine campaign.
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 10:37am -
  • U.S. politics takes centre stage at Latin Grammys
    By Mike Blake LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Enrique Iglesias and Uruguayan singer Jorge Drexler were the big winners at the annual Latin Grammys on Thursday in a ceremony where U.S. immigration politics played a prominent role. Iglesias won three Latin Gram…
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 5:41am -
  • Motown Singer Jimmy Ruffin Dies Aged 78
    Jimmy Ruffin, the Motown singer whose hits included What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted, has died.
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 12:10pm -
  • Motown singer Jimmy Ruffin dies at age 78
    NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Ruffin, the Motown singer whose hits include "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" and "Hold on to My Love," died Monday in a Las Vegas hospital. He was 78.
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 6:37am -
  • Billboard to include music streams, digital sales in chart
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Billboard's weekly compilation of the 200 top-selling albums in the United States will incorporate streaming music and digital sales, the publication and music tracker said on Wednesday, in a move to reflect modern music consu…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 2:43am -
  • Apple to offer Beats music service in iPhone, iPad - FT
    (Reuters) - Apple Inc will bundle the subscription music service it bought from Beats into its iOS operating system early next year, the Financial Times reported. The inclusion of the paid-for Beats service in an iOS software update, which would ins…
    - 5 days ago 19 Nov 14, 8:12pm -
  • Artists Must Be Delusional
    The story told in Gruff Rhys’s American Interior—a vast, interdisciplinary epic by the lead singer of acclaimed rock band Super Furry Animals—sounds outlandish, but is as true as life. The project chronicles the travels of John Evans, an 18th-c…
    - 5 days ago 19 Nov 14, 7:56pm -
  • Producer moves to dismiss part of Kesha lawsuit
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A hit-making music producer has asked a judge to dismiss allegations that he sexually abused pop singer Kesha from a civil lawsuit, court filings show.
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 12:54pm -
  • Take That to record first show without Jason Orange
    Take That are recording an intimate BBC gig, their first since saying goodbye to Jason Orange.
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 9:22am -
  • Kesha mentor tries to bar sex claim
    A hit-making music producer has asked a judge to drop claims that he sexually abused pop singer Kesha from a civil lawsuit.
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 2:33am -
  • Wendy Williams 'proud' of 'Aaliyah' TV movie
    NEW YORK (AP) — Though the Lifetime movie "Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B" drew criticism from fans upset with casting and the way it depicts Aaliyah's life, executive producer Wendy Williams says she wouldn't do anything differently if she had it t…
    - 7 days ago 17 Nov 14, 11:11pm -
  • Intimate BBC show for Take That
    Take That are to perform an intimate gig for the BBC, thought to be their first since Jason Orange quit the group.
    - 7 days ago 17 Nov 14, 9:39pm -
  • Band Aid 30 Ebola Charity Single Goes On Sale
    A reworked version of the Band Aid charity single featuring stars including One Direction, U2's Bono and Ellie Goulding is now on sale.
    - 7 days ago 17 Nov 14, 6:40pm -
  • Tempah: Hope my music helps fans
    Tinie Tempah has said how proud he feels when fans tell him his music has helped them through difficult times.
    - 7 days ago 17 Nov 14, 10:33am -
  • Pop idol's funeral draws biggest crowds in Iran since 2009 unrest
    DUBAI (Reuters) - The funeral of Iranian pop idol Morteza Pashaie on Sunday drew the biggest crowds seen in Iran since mass protests in 2009 rocked the Islamic Republic. Pashaie, who died on Friday of pancreatic cancer at the age of 30, was a singer-…
    - 8 days ago 16 Nov 14, 3:45pm -
  • Lyrics Changed As Band Aid 30 Song Recorded
    One Direction, U2's Bono, Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sande, Paloma Faith and Ellie Goulding are among the music stars who have been recording the Band Aid 30 single today.
    - 9 days ago 15 Nov 14, 4:18pm -
  • British stars gather to record Band Aid single for Ebola
    LONDON (Reuters) - Boy band One Direction and U2 lead singer Bono joined some of the biggest names in British pop and rock music on Saturday to record a new version of the Band Aid charity song to raise money to combat Ebola in Africa. The single, "…
    - 9 days ago 15 Nov 14, 12:53pm -
  • Rihanna teases new music at Virginia military base
    WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Rihanna won't say when she plans to release new music but she is confident about what it sounds like.
    - 11 days ago 13 Nov 14, 4:41pm -
  • Bono's Plane Loses Hatch Before Berlin Landing
    U2 frontman Bono has been involved in a mid-flight drama after his private plane lost a hatch as it came in to land at Berlin airport.
    - 11 days ago 13 Nov 14, 11:55am -
  • China's Tencent, Warner Music partner for music streaming
    BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese fans of Linkin Park and Jason Mraz will be able to stream licensed music from Tencent Holding Ltd after the internet firm said on Thursday it had signed a distribution deal with Warner Music Group (WMG). In a statement, t…
    - 11 days ago 13 Nov 14, 9:01am -
  • YouTube adds subscription service to music mix
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is remixing the music on its YouTube video site with the addition of ad-free subscription service "Music Key" and a new format designed to make it easier to find millions of songs that can still be played for free.
    - 12 days ago 13 Nov 14, 12:18am -
  • "Rebel Music" de MTV presenta a indígenas de EEUU
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cuando "Rebel Music" de MTV se estrenó el año pasado, la serie documental presentaba a jóvenes artistas buscando el cambio en países en ebullición como Egipto y Afganistán.
    - 12 days ago 12 Nov 14, 11:45pm -
  • MTV's 'Rebel Music' highlights Native Americans
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — When MTV's "Rebel Music" debuted last year, the globe-trotting documentary series searched out passionate young artists driving change in hotspots including Egypt and Afghanistan.
    - 12 days ago 12 Nov 14, 8:15pm -
  • Live Nation, Vice to launch digital platform for live music
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Concert promoter Live Nation Entertainment and youth media company Vice have formed a joint venture to launch a digital platform that delivers live music to online and mobile audiences, the companies said on Wednesday. The pla…
    - 12 days ago 12 Nov 14, 7:23pm -
  • YouTube launches paid music subscription service
    (Reuters) - Google Inc's YouTube is rolling out the long-awaited paid monthly subscription service called YouTube Music Key. The subscription for the ad-free service will start at $7.99 per month and will allow users to watch videos offline and list…
    - 12 days ago 12 Nov 14, 6:46pm -
  • Me Against the Music: How Should Fans Behave in the Digital Age?
    Earlier this year, the fans at Hopscotch Music Festival in Raleigh, North Carolina started getting drunk and chatty—as fans at music festivals tend to do. Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek didn't take it lightly. Instead, the indie-folk act frontman ref…
    - 12 days ago 12 Nov 14, 5:20pm -
  • A Minute With: Gugu Mbatha-Raw on women in music, facade of fame
    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - After playing a mixed-race slave in this year's period film "Belle," British actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw found herself stepping outside of her comfort zone entering the glitz and glamour of the contemporary pop…
    - 12 days ago 12 Nov 14, 4:06pm -
  • Sam Smith: Talk about my music, not my sexuality
    Sam Smith said he wants people to talk about his music, not his sexuality, as he posed for OUT magazine.
    - 12 days ago 12 Nov 14, 2:59pm -
  • Sam Smith: Talk about my music
    Sam Smith has said he doesn't want his sexuality to be a talking point.
    - 12 days ago 12 Nov 14, 12:30pm -

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Culture

  • newBoy bands top American Music Awards, ladies lead performances
    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Boy bands bested pop's leading women in the top award categories at the American Music Awards on Sunday, but the ladies delivered the most high-octane performances including a derriere-flaunting number by Je…
    - 8 hours ago 24 Nov 14, 4:40am -
  • new1D, Katy Perry win big at American Music Awards
    American girls love British boys: One Direction won artist of the year at the American Music Awards, taking home three honors and was the night's big winner next to Katy Perry, who didn't attend the show.
    - 8 hours ago 24 Nov 14, 4:19am -
  • newOne Direction wins artist of the year at AMAs
    One Direction has won the American Music Award for artist of the year.
    - 8 hours ago 24 Nov 14, 3:58am -
  • Adams, Sellars bring 'Passion' into present in opera's first full staging
    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - American composer John Adams likes nothing better than to see well-known stories in a new light, and his version of the Passion of Christ is told through the eyes of the women who were with Jesus in his final hours…
    - 2 days ago 22 Nov 14, 5:43pm -
  • John Stamos lights up Elvis Presley's Graceland
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Sporting Elvis Presley-like sideburns, actor John Stamos helped flip the switch Friday on the colorful display of holiday lights adorning Graceland, Presley's home-turned-museum in Memphis.
    - 2 days ago 22 Nov 14, 2:27am -
  • Mexicans turning to humor in mansion scandal
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Brad Pitt and George Clooney are intercepted by Mexico's border patrol. Carlos Slim, the world's richest man, is ready to audition for a soap opera.
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 11:08pm -
  • Billy Joel to set Madison Square Garden record
    NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Joel will set a record for the most performances by any artist at Madison Square Garden with his upcoming 65th show scheduled for this summer.
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 11:07pm -
  • Presentan ópera en español en Los Angeles
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — El mundo hispano de la ópera está de manteles largos. El sábado, una obra del fallecido compositor mexicano Daniel Catán se presentará por segunda vez en Los Angeles, con cinco estrellas iberoamericanas cantando en su idiom…
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 9:06pm -
  • Why Is the Smithsonian Standing Behind Bill Cosby?
    Bill Cosby did not want to talk about rape with the Associated Press. That much he made clear in an interview with AP arts reporter Brett Zongker, who interviewed Cosby and his wife, Camille, upon the opening of an exhibit of their collection of Afr…
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 4:29pm -
  • German art collector's cousin claims inheritance
    BERLIN (AP) — A cousin of the late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt is laying claim to his priceless art trove, raising the possibility of a legal battle as a Swiss museum that Gurlitt named as his heir prepares to announce whether it will accept…
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 3:14pm -
  • Hitler's art: Painting by future Fuehrer for sale
    BERLIN (AP) — A 100-year-old watercolor of Munich's old city hall is expected to fetch at least 50,000 euros ($60,000) at auction this weekend, not so much for its artistic value as for the signature in the bottom left corner: A. Hitler.
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 9:14am -
  • Met Opera ends season with $22 million deficit
    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's Metropolitan Opera says it has ended its 2014 fiscal year with a $22 million shortfall in its budget.
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 3:16am -
  • Swiss museum to decide future of Gurlitt art trove
    BERLIN (AP) — A Swiss museum and German officials plan to announce Monday what will happen to a priceless collection of long-hidden art bequeathed to the museum by German collector Cornelius Gurlitt.
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 7:45pm -
  • Modern, surrealist art auction aims to fetch $100M
    LONDON (AP) — Two dozen modern and surrealist art works amassed by a private collector, including important paintings by Joan Miro and Rene Magritte, are expected to fetch at least 64 million pounds ($100 million) when they go on auction in London…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 7:10pm -
  • Director Peter Sellars - shocking again in new Adams opera
    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - Peter Sellars's new opera opens with a drug addict banging her head against the bars of a prison cell in what the American director says conceptualises a woman's version of the Passion. To be seen at the first ful…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 6:45pm -
  • Cosby: Reporters Asking About Assault Allegations Lack 'Integrity'
    On November 6, the Associated Press interviewed Bill Cosby and his wife Camille. The occasion was a show at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art, which (currently) features an exhibition displaying Cosby's collection of African American a…
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  • O'Keeffe painting sells for record $44.4M in NYC
    NEW YORK (AP) — A Georgia O'Keeffe painting of a simple white flower has sold for $44.4 million, more than triple the previous auction record for a work by a female artist.
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 4:31pm -
  • Irish abstract artist Scully paints for big walls in China
    By Michael Roddy LONDON xx (Reuters) - Irish-American abstract artist Sean Scully counts Irish rocker Bono among his pals and collectors. He wouldn't be unhappy if some of China's 1.4 billion people also took a shine to his art being displayed at a…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 4:26pm -
  • Minecraft video game to get Tate art 'worlds'
    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - Fans of the hugely successful Minecraft video game will be able to play inside worlds envisioned in art from the collection of the Tate museums in Britain with free-download releases of two 3-D "Tate Worlds" start…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 2:41pm -
  • 'Tom of Finland' gay images set for bedroom and bath
    HELSINKI (Reuters) - A Finnish textile company hopes to cash in on the popularity of artist Touko Laaksonen's homoerotic images among the gay community with a "Tom of Finland" branded range of towels, bed linens and other products. Tom of Finland is…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 11:04am -
  • Teen found competent for trial in artist's death
    DETROIT (AP) — A teenager accused of helping rob and kill a French street artist outside an abandoned Detroit housing project has been found competent to stand trial on first-degree murder and other charges.
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 2:08am -
  • Adrien Brody fashion forward for Pirelli calendar
    MILAN (AP) — Adrien Brody has long had a flair for fashion, but don't mistake the beard the actor is currently sporting as a bow to trend. It's for his latest movie role as Holy Roman Emperor Charles V in "Emperor."
    - 5 days ago 19 Nov 14, 2:09pm -
  • German auction house says putting Hitler watercolour on market
    By Frank Simons NUREMBERG, Germany, Nov 18 (Reuters) - A 1914 watercolour by Adolf Hitler to be auctioned on Saturday could fetch up to 50,000 euros (40,051 pounds) given strong global interest, a German auction house chief said on Tuesday. Auctione…
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  • Queen star 'nicked Freddie Mercury statue' from theatre
    Ben Elton has claimed Roger Taylor “nicked” a Freddie Mercury statue from the We Will Rock You theatre, annoying bandmate Brian May.
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  • Fashion chains chase faster supplies to counter volatile weather
    By Emma Thomasson BERLIN (Reuters) - Increasingly erratic weather is driving European clothing retailers to buy goods more often and closer to home, rather than relying on seasonal collections sourced months in advance. Global fashion chains such as…
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 8:19am -
  • Man who damaged Banksy art in Utah gets probation
    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — A California man who pleaded guilty to defacing two murals believed to have been created by the mysterious British graffiti artist Banksy was sentenced to five years' probation Monday.
    - 7 days ago 17 Nov 14, 11:12pm -
  • Departing Smithsonian head says museums more vital
    WASHINGTON (AP) — As Wayne Clough prepares to leave the Smithsonian Institution after six years at the helm, the retiring engineer wanted to know a few more things about the 138 million objects at the world's largest museum complex.
    - 7 days ago 17 Nov 14, 10:42pm -
  • Shop top finalists for the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund
    NEW YORK (AP) — Luxury shoe designer Paul Andrew walked away the winner Nov. 4 for the Council of Fashion Designers of America/Vogue Fashion Fund Award, but there were 10 top finalists spanning many areas of the industry.
    - 7 days ago 17 Nov 14, 10:07pm -
  • Soap opera actor charged with DUI after Ohio crash
    JEFFERSON, Ohio (AP) — Soap opera actor Freddie Smith has been charged with felony vehicular assault and misdemeanor driving under the influence after a single-vehicle crash that injured his girlfriend in northeast Ohio.
    - 7 days ago 17 Nov 14, 8:41pm -
  • NYC show focuses on portraits of Madame Cezanne
    NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art is opening an exhibition that focuses on the portraits Paul Cezanne made of his most frequent model — his wife.
    - 7 days ago 17 Nov 14, 7:30pm -
  • Hugh Jackman makes triumphant return to Broadway in 'The River'
    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hugh Jackman made a stunning return to Broadway with a mesmerizing performance in award-winning playwright Jez Butterworth's new drama 'The River.' Set in a remote cabin, the three-person play that opened at t…
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  • TV anchor's fashion sense gets attention, finally
    SYDNEY (AP) — The male co-host of an Australian TV program is finally getting some attention for his fashion sense. And that's his point.
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  • Media mogul, fashion designer to fund NY pier park
    NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City riverfront park and open-air performance space is being planned with funding from media mogul Barry Diller and his wife, fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg.
    - 7 days ago 17 Nov 14, 3:54pm -
  • Pink Floyd top British album charts for first time since 1995
    LONDON (Reuters) - British progressive rock group Pink Floyd topped the album charts for the first time in nearly 20 years on Sunday with "The Endless River", the Official Charts Company said. The newly-released album, which the band says will be th…
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  • newYoung and workers at risk of poverty
    The elderly and the unemployed used to be most at risk of poverty, but a new report claims it is now the young and those in work who are most vulnerable.
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  • newBT and Telefonica in talks over O2
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  • newPetrofac warning weighs on FTSE
    Shares in oil and gas services firm Petrofac sink by more than a quarter after it warns net profits will be about $500m next year, well below expectations.
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  • newAviva shares hit by merger talks
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Top News

  • new'Time is right' for new terror powers
    The "time is right" for police, security and intelligence agencies to be given more powers to defend the UK, Home Secretary Theresa May says.
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  • newWedding ceremony held underwater
    Bride and groom hold a wedding ceremony in a 1.5 million litre seawater divers' training tank at Fort William.
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  • newGoogle case over web abuse settled
    The case of a businessman who wants to stop malicious web postings about him appearing in Google searches is settled at the High Court.
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  • new'Sophisticated' Regin spyware found
    An "extremely complex" and "stealthy" spying program has been stealing data from ISPs, energy companies, airlines and research-and-development labs, a security company says.
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  • newLabour attacks 'rogue' job agencies
    The Labour Party says it would introduce a system of licensing to clamp down on "rogue" recruitment agencies, saying some workers' wages are being undercut.
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Industry News

  • newDoes bad behavior really hurt business?
    NEW YORK (AP) — Silicon Valley seems to have more than its share of companies behaving badly. Among up-and-comers in the tech world, privacy abuses and executive gaffes have become viral sensations. But is all that bad behavior actually bad for bu…
    - 17 hours ago 23 Nov 14, 7:04pm -
  • After nuclear phase-out, Germany debates scrapping coal
    After deciding to scrap nuclear power, Germany is pondering saying goodbye to coal, its biggest energy source but also its top polluter and main threat to ambitious climate goals.
    - 1 day ago 23 Nov 14, 6:16am -
  • New Mexico spaceport sets sights on new customers
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The scramble to get everything ready for the launch of the world's first commercial flights from Spaceport America came to a screeching halt nearly a month ago when Virgin Galactic's spaceship broke up over the California…
    - 1 day ago 23 Nov 14, 5:42am -
  • Seychelles poachers go nutty for erotic shaped seed
    Under cover of darkness in the steamy jungles of the Seychelles thieves creep out to harvest the sizeable and valuable nuts of the famous coco de mer palm, and their activities are threatening its long-term survival.
    - 1 day ago 23 Nov 14, 5:17am -
  • Hackers Target Medical Records as Electronic Data Becomes Less Lucrative
    Cyber security has recently become a major concern for large companies, governments and individuals in line with the rising number of hacking attacks and the leakage of large amounts of data.
    - 2 days ago 22 Nov 14, 8:04am -
  • Report: Grouse needs 3-mile buffer from drilling
    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A government report with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says a struggling bird species needs a 3-mile buffer between its breeding grounds and oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects.
    - 2 days ago 22 Nov 14, 12:29am -
  • European Parliament may propose Google break-up in draft resolution
    By Alexei Oreskovic, Julia Fioretti and Alastair Macdonald (Reuters) - The European Parliament is preparing a non-binding resolution that proposes splitting Google Inc's search engine operations in Europe from the rest of its business as one possibl…
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 11:06pm -
  • European Parliament proposing Internet search-service unbundling
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The European Parliament is preparing to call for the separation of search engines from other commercial services to ensure a level playing field for the Internet industry, according to a draft motion seen by Reuters on Frida…
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 8:12pm -
  • European space plane set for February launch: firm
    Europe's first-ever "space plane" will be launched on February 11 next year, rocket firm Arianespace said Friday after a three-month delay to fine-tune the mission flight plan.
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 6:46pm -
  • Soitec, a back-up bet if Moore's Law progression takes a detour
    By Eric Auchard BARCELONA (Reuters) - A little known French company says it may have an alternative if, as some fear, the technology industry's most important engine of progress - the capacity to multiply computer power while shrinking costs - has be…
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 4:30pm -
  • Airlines eye tech partners to tap customer data
    By Victoria Bryan ANTWERP Belgium (Reuters) - Airlines are seeking to work more closely with travel technology companies to mine customer data for ways to generate more revenue beyond ticket sales, emulating other industries already using such method…
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 1:57pm -
  • U.S. Congress urged to consider sanctions on Chinese cyber-spies
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers should look into options for punishing cyber-spying and the theft of trade secrets from U.S. companies, a congressional advisory committee on China said on Thursday. Congress should ask U.S. trade officials to r…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 10:37pm -
  • Asteroid Impact Threat: Experts Report on Early-Warning Strategies
    The danger of an asteroid smacking into Earth is a clear and present hazard, underscored by the huge fireball and shattering explosion that occurred over Chelyabinsk, Russia, in February 2013. That event served as a global wake-up call — for both…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 10:29pm -
  • Ineos in $1bn bid to become UK's biggest fracking firm
    Swiss-based petrochemical firm Ineos launched plans Thursday to become the biggest player in Britain's fracking sector with a $1.0-billion investment in the nation's shale gas industry.
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 4:31pm -
  • Car Ownership Ditched as Flexible Travel Tech Upstarts like Uber and Blacklane Reshape the Industry
    Jens Wohltorf is co-Founder and CEO of
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  • Britain begins review to speed access to new drugs
    LONDON (Reuters) - The British government has launched a review to speed the path to market for new drugs and medical devices in an attempt to improve patient care and make the country a more attractive place for investment in life sciences. British…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 12:29pm -
  • RBS vows no repeat of system meltdown after 56 million pound fine
    By Matt Scuffham LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland vowed there would be no repeat of a system crash two years ago that left millions of customers unable to make or receive payments, after it was fined 56 million pounds ($88 million) by Briti…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 12:04pm -
  • Hon Hai, Innolux to invest $2.8 billion in Taiwan flat-panel plant
    By Michael Gold TAIPEI (Reuters) - Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, will partner with flat-panel maker Innolux Corp in investing T$86.8 billion (2 billion pounds) in a panel-producing plant in…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 10:48am -
  • Jack Ma says Alibaba will set up international version of Taobao marketplace
    WUZHEN China (Reuters) - Jack Ma, the founder of China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, said on Thursday the firm will set up an international version of its e-commerce marketplace Taobao to serve shoppers worldwide in multiple languages, including Engl…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 10:37am -
  • Banking culture breeds dishonesty, scientific study finds
    LONDON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - A banking culture that implicitly puts financial gain above all else fuels greed and dishonesty and makes bankers more likely to cheat, according to the findings of a scientific study. Researchers in Switzerland studied ba…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 9:09am -
  • Billboard ranking to include streams, track sales
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billboard's chart is getting a makeover.
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 2:44am -
  • Utah lawmaker questions city water going to NSA
    A Utah lawmaker concerned about government spying on its citizens is questioning whether city water service should be cut off to a massive National Security Agency data storage facility outside Salt Lake ...
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 1:50am -
  • Yahoo CEO says Firefox deal will boost search market share
    Yahoo Inc struck a deal with Firefox maker Mozilla Corp to replace Google Inc as the default search engine on the Firefox Web browser
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 12:21am -
  • Uber investigating if exec broke 'God' app rules
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber Technologies confirmed Wednesday that it is investigating whether one of its general managers violated the popular car-booking service's privacy policies by snooping on a reporter's ride.
    - 5 days ago 19 Nov 14, 11:14pm -
  • Brazil carbon emissions rise for first time in decade
    Brazil's carbon dioxide emissions have risen for the first time in a decade, mainly due to increased deforestation, the Climate Observatory said Wednesday.
    - 5 days ago 19 Nov 14, 11:09pm -
  • City OKs plan for gas-pump climate change labels
    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Some of the country's first gas-pump warning labels about climate change are coming to Berkeley, a city with a long history of green and clean policies.
    - 5 days ago 19 Nov 14, 6:54pm -
  • Royal Bank of Scotland set to be fined by regulator for 2012 system crash
    LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland is expected to be fined by Britain's financial regulator on Thursday for a system crash in 2012 that left millions of customers unable to make or receive payments, according to industry sources. The penalty…
    - 5 days ago 19 Nov 14, 5:27pm -
  • Hackers to probe cyber crime defences at British banks
    By Steve Slater and Matt Scuffham LONDON (Reuters) - In the next few months hackers will try to penetrate the cyber defences of Britain's major banks and steal information about millions of customers. But for once they'll be welcome. Banks are on re…
    - 5 days ago 19 Nov 14, 2:59pm -
  • California cities consider gas-pump warning labels
    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Known for its liberal politics, Berkeley has racked up a long line of firsts over the years, from taxing sugary drinks to ditching Styrofoam takeout containers.
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 10:37pm -
  • 'Greenest Automaker' Gets $100 Million Federal Fine (Op-Ed)
    Seth Shulman is a senior staff writer at the Union of Concerned Scientists, a veteran science journalist and author of six books. Columns, can be found on the UCS website. Hyundai and Kia, it turns out, submitted data to the U.S. Environmental Protec…
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 9:04pm -
  • Top German spy says Berlin under cyber attack from other states
    BERLIN (Reuters) - German government and business computers are coming under increasing cyber attack every day from other states' spy agencies, especially those of Russia and China, Germany's domestic intelligence (BfV) chief said on Tuesday. Addres…
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 6:58pm -
  • 'Vape' Is Oxford Dictionaries' Word of 2014
    Vape was added to Oxford's online dictionary in August 2014, and the word is now being considered for admission into the more prestigious Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford Dictionaries pointed out that an article called "Why Do People Smoke?" that w…
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 6:45pm -
  • EU leans towards broader net neutrality rules
    By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union governments are considering less stringent rules on how internet service providers manage traffic on their networks, according to a draft seen by Reuters, a move that could be welcomed by Europe'…
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 6:39pm -
  • Repsol starts search for oil in Spain's Canary Islands
    Spanish energy firm Repsol began searching for oil Tuesday in the waters off the Canary Islands, a top holiday destination, despite objections from environmentalists and the local government.
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 6:10pm -
  • Jack Ma, social media firm Tencent raise stakes in Huayi Bros
    HONG KONG (Reuters) - A firm controlled by Alibaba founder Jack Ma and social media firm Tencent are set to invest a combined 2.8 billion yuan (0.29 billion pounds) to raise their stakes in Huayi Brothers Media Corp, as China's tech giants push into…
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 3:13pm -
  • AstraZeneca trumpets solo strength in cancer drugs, snubbing Pfizer
    By Ben Hirschler and Simon Jessop LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca touted an "industry-leading" line-up of hot new cancer drugs on Tuesday, aiming to show investors it has a strong independent future just days before takeover rules would allow Pfizer…
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 2:41pm -
  • China blocks websites ahead of high-profile Internet forum-group
    By Gerry Shih BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese government has blocked access to a swathe of websites in what an internet monitoring group said on Tuesday was a blunt censorship campaign days before the country plays host to a major internet industry c…
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 7:51am -
  • Japan cuts Antarctic whale quota after UN court ruling
    Japan said on Tuesday it has cut its Antarctic whale-catch quota by two-thirds in a move it hopes will convince international opponents it is conducting real science, not hiding a commercial hunt behind a veneer of research.
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 7:30am -
  • US military looks for the elusive mothership
    It's a Hollywood sci-fi fantasy that has long eluded the Pentagon: a flying "mothership" that launches smaller aircraft.
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 3:48am -
  • Uber, Nevada taxi legal battle gets complicated
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A legal battle between Nevada's highly regulated taxi industry and ride-sharing company Uber has gotten complicated as two state judges laid claim to hearing the same case.
    - 7 days ago 17 Nov 14, 11:43pm -

Technology

  • Telecom Italia seals $1 billion masts deal, to examine tie up with Oi
    By Silvia Aloisi and Danilo Masoni MILAN/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Telecom Italia will examine a possible tie-up between its Brazilian unit Tim Participacoes and local group Oi, it said as it announced the sale of mobile phone masts for more than 900 mi…
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 11:21pm -
  • The Scary Merry Mistletoe Drone
    According to legend, Alan Stillman had one goal in mind when he founded T.G.I. Friday's, the neighborhood casual franchise that now boasts nearly a thousand outposts. "It seemed to me that the best way to meet girls was to open up a bar," Stillman s…
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 10:53pm -
  • Apple $450 million e-book settlement gets final court approval
    By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday gave final approval to Apple Inc's agreement to pay $450 million (287.54 million pounds) to resolve claims it harmed consumers by conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices. Dur…
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 9:22pm -
  • Video streaming service Aereo files for bankruptcy
    By Tanya Agrawal and Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - Aereo Inc, the online video streaming company backed by media mogul Barry Diller, has filed for bankruptcy protection. The Chapter 11 filing on Thursday night came five months after the U.S.…
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 7:28pm -
  • Thales to name dual successors to CEO Levy - source
    By Cyril Altmeyer PARIS (Reuters) - Departing Thales Chief Executive Jean-Bernard Levy will be replaced by a non-executive chairman from outside Europe's largest defence electronics company and a CEO chosen from within the group, a source close to t…
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 7:04pm -
  • TV-over-Internet service Aereo seeks Chapter 11
    NEW YORK (AP) — Aereo, an online startup that tried to offer a cheaper alternative to cable TV, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection less than five months after an unfavorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court.
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 6:05pm -
  • Aereo files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
    NEW YORK (AP) — Online streaming service Aereo says that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, saying an unfavorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court was too difficult to overcome.
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 5:33pm -
  • Amazon plans ad-supported video streaming service - New York Post
    (Reuters) - Online retailer Amazon.com Inc will release a new ad-supported video streaming service early next year, the New York Post reported, citing sources. The service will be separate from the company's $99-a-year Prime membership, which includ…
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 3:53pm -
  • Square's point-of-sale service goes global
    LONDON (AP) — Financial services startup Square is taking aim at cash registers across the globe, making its point-of-sale software available internationally in English, Spanish, French and Japanese.
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 3:19pm -
  • Gift Guide: 3 ways to watch streaming video on TV
    NEW YORK (AP) — Even casual viewers of online video will appreciate the ability to watch it on a big-screen TV.
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 8:07am -
  • Next Year, One Billion Works Will Be Free to Use Online
    Sometime in 2015, the number of works licensed under Creative Commons agreements will surpass the 1-billion mark, the organization which stewards the licenses announced Thursday.The prediction came in a “State of the Commons” report, the first i…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 11:52pm -
  • U.S. Congress urged to consider sanctions on Chinese cyber-spies
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers should look into options for punishing cyber-spying and the theft of trade secrets from U.S. companies, a congressional advisory committee on China said on Thursday. Congress should ask U.S. trade officials to r…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 10:37pm -
  • Telecom Italia boss to push for Oi tie-up - sources
    By Sophie Sassard and Danilo Masoni LONDON/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Telecom Italia Chief Executive Marco Patuano is expected to propose at a Friday board meeting that the best option for the company's Brazilian mobile business is to pursue an acquisiti…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 8:48pm -
  • Gift Guide: Help your selfie with some add-on gear
    Not all selfies are created equal. Some are blurry, are poorly framed or miss the action entirely because you might be scrubbing your thumb fishing for a virtual shutter button as the moment passes you ...
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 7:47pm -
  • Obama plugs science, math education at ceremony
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Thursday that 19 scientists, researchers and innovators who received the country's highest honor for their life-changing work embody the spirit of the nation and its "sense that we push against limits…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 6:55pm -
  • Intel gives upbeat outlook for 2015 revenue, stock gains
    By Noel Randewich SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Intel, helped by a stabilizing personal computer market, gave a revenue outlook for 2015 that was above Wall Street's expectations and also raised its dividend, sending its shares higher. In a press releas…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 6:25pm -
  • Swisscom is "happy owner" of Italy's Fastweb - CEO
    BARCELONA Spain (Reuters) - Swisscom Chief Executive Urs Schaeppi said the group was a happy owner of its Italian broadband unit Fastweb and would continue to invest in the company which sources have said might be up for sale. "It's a constant facto…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 6:10pm -
  • GoDaddy aims to list next year, seeks $4.5 billion valuation - New York Post
    (Reuters) - GoDaddy Inc is planning an initial public offering early next year that would value the world's biggest provider of web addresses at roughly $4.5 billion (3 billion pounds), the New York Post said. GoDaddy, backed by KKR & Co and Silver…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 5:21pm -
  • AP Exclusive: Some in NSA warned of a backlash
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Dissenters within the National Security Agency, led by a senior agency executive, warned in 2009 that the program to secretly collect American phone records wasn't providing enough intelligence to justify the backlash it would ca…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 4:26pm -
  • Car Ownership Ditched as Flexible Travel Tech Upstarts like Uber and Blacklane Reshape the Industry
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  • newIran atom talks set to resume next month after missing deadline
    By Louis Charbonneau and Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran and six world powers are expected to break off negotiations on Monday and meet again next month after missing a deadline to clinch a final deal to resolve their 12-year standoff over Tehr…
    - 18 mins ago 24 Nov 14, 12:01pm -
  • newBoy's Death Spurs Push For Coloured Fake Guns
    The shooting death of a 12-year-old who was brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun has prompted calls for such items to be brightly coloured.
    - 22 mins ago 24 Nov 14, 11:57am -
  • newRupee weakens as state-run banks buy dlrs; euro fall weighs
    By Swati Bhat The rupee weakened on Monday on sustained buying of dollars by state-run banks and importers even as most other Asian currencies rallied on hopes of more foreign flows after monetary stimulus ...
    - 24 mins ago 24 Nov 14, 11:55am -
  • newDiplomats speak of progress, next round December
    VIENNA (AP) — The U.S. and Iran are making last-minute progress at nuclear talks but will need to extend negotiations to next month, Western diplomats said Monday.
    - 25 mins ago 24 Nov 14, 11:54am -
  • newItalian Ebola patient due to be flown home: health ministry
    ROME (Reuters) - An Italian doctor who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone is being flown to Italy, the Health Ministry in Rome said on Monday. The ministry said the doctor, who had been working for the humanitarian group Emergency, was i…
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  • newRussian Soyuz Delivers Crew of 3 to International Space Station
    NASA astronaut Terry Virts, European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti and cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov blasted off atop a Russian Soyuz rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 4:01 p.m. EST (2101 GMT, 3:01 a.m. local time in…
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  • newMulti-national crew reaches space station
    By Irene Klotz (Reuters) - A Russian Soyuz rocket blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazahkstan on Sunday to deliver three new crew members to the International Space Station, including Italy's first female astronaut. A Soyuz capsule carryi…
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  • newItaly's first female astronaut arrives at space station: NASA
    A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying Italy's first female astronaut has safely docked with the International Space Station, NASA said.
    - 8 hours ago 24 Nov 14, 3:51am -
  • newCrew docks at International Space Station
    BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, the United States and Italy docked Monday with the International Space Station, less than six hours after launching from Russia's manned space facility in Kazakhsta…
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  • newMulti-national crew blasts off for space station
    By Irene Klotz A Russian Soyuz rocket blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazahkstan on Sunday to deliver three new crew members to the International Space Station, including Italy’s first female astronaut. A Soyuz capsule holding incoming…
    - 15 hours ago 23 Nov 14, 9:42pm -
  • newNew Space Station Crew Launches Today: Watch Live
    A new three-person crew is launching to the International Space Station atop a Russian rocket today (Nov. 23), and you can watch the liftoff live online. NASA astronaut Terry Virts, European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti and cosmonau…
    - 23 hours ago 23 Nov 14, 1:33pm -
  • Gemini Spacecraft Lands at Auction, Escapes Parking Ticket
    The 9.5-foot-tall (3-meter) Gemini spacecraft, which was part of RR Auction's week-long space sale that ended on Thursday (Nov. 20), narrowly escaped officers giving it a ticket when it was parked in a loading zone outside the Boston auction house's…
    - 2 days ago 22 Nov 14, 2:51pm -
  • Planet Hunting to Sky Surveys, Astronomy and Statistics Realign (Op-Ed)
    G. Jogesh Babu is director of the Center for Astrostatistics at Penn State, and Eric Feigelson is the center's associate director and professor of astronomy and astrophysics at Penn State. After a century hiatus, astronomy and statistics recently re…
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 9:07pm -
  • International Ebola fight helping but more work needed - U.N. chief
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - International efforts to fight Ebola are helping to slow the rate of new infections in some areas but increased infections in others and fears of further contagion in Mali indicate much work is still to be done, United Nations…
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 8:09pm -
  • Space station rarity: 2 women on long-term crew
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For the 21st-century spacewoman, gender is a subject often best ignored.
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 7:50pm -
  • European space plane set for February launch: firm
    Europe's first-ever "space plane" will be launched on February 11 next year, rocket firm Arianespace said Friday after a three-month delay to fine-tune the mission flight plan.
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 6:46pm -
  • Antarctica's Mysterious Mountains Preserved By Ice
    Earth's best-kept secret to looking young is buried under Antarctica's deep, old ice. The planet's fountain of youth is frozen water mantling Antarctica's mighty Gamburtsev Mountains, a new study reports. Instead, the Gamburtsevs are as rugged as th…
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 1:28pm -
  • Small Volcanic Eruptions Slow Global Warming
    Small volcanic eruptions account for part of the global warming slowdown since 2000, a new study suggests. Until now, the climate impacts of small volcanic blasts were overlooked because their planet-cooling particles cluster below the reach of sate…
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 1:24pm -
  • Milky Way's Monster Black Hole Ignores Its 'Snack,' and Debate Swirls
    Earlier this year, astronomers watched eagerly as a cloud of gas moved dangerously close to the colossal black hole at the heart of our Milky Way galaxy — like a wildebeest wandering toward a lion. The destruction of the gas cloud G2 by the Milky…
    - 3 days ago 21 Nov 14, 12:31pm -
  • Curiosity Rover Recons Rocky Base of Mars Mountain (Photos)
    NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is taking a good, long look at the first rocks it encountered at the base of a huge Martian mountain. The car-size Curiosity rover continues to investigate an outcrop at the foot of Mount Sharp that is dubbed Pahrump Hill…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 10:29pm -
  • Unlocking the Secrets of an Alien World's Magnetic Field
    The strength of an alien world's magnetic field may have been deduced for the first time, by analyzing extraordinarily fast winds slamming against it from the planet's star, researchers say. This research could help gauge the strength of other exopl…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 7:15pm -
  • Andromeda Galaxy Glitters in Spectacular Photo by Astrophotographer
    André van der Hoeven, a photographer based in the Netherlands, captured the image. It took van der Hoeven about 9.6 hours to complete the new photo of Andromeda, which was reprocessed since it was initially taken in September. Andromeda is located…
    - 4 days ago 20 Nov 14, 6:13pm -
  • Philae Lander Sniffed Out Organics in Comet's Atmosphere
    Europe's Philae lander found organic molecules in the comet's atmosphere and discovered that the frigid object's surface is as hard as ice. On Nov. 12, the European Space Agency's Philae became the first probe to softly land on the face of a comet.…
    - 5 days ago 19 Nov 14, 11:06pm -
  • Mystery Object in Space: A Rogue Black Hole or Strange Supernova?
    An object previously thought to be a supernova may actually be a black hole ejected from its home galaxy. Further observation should provide a definitive answer, but whatever the outcome, the object is unique: If it is a supernova, it's a new breed t…
    - 5 days ago 19 Nov 14, 11:06pm -
  • Satellite Photo Shows Frigid Arctic Air Over Eastern US
    A new satellite photo shows the eastern United States locked in a cold front's icy grip. The region appears to be covered by a gray-white blanket in the image, which was captured in infrared light Tuesday morning (Nov. 18) by the National Oceanic an…
    - 5 days ago 19 Nov 14, 10:02pm -
  • Mission Moon: Millions may help lunar landing
    LONDON (AP) — It's the moon mission for the masses.
    - 5 days ago 19 Nov 14, 7:19pm -
  • Private Moon Mission Aims to Drill Into Lunar South Pole by 2024
    If all goes according to plan, the newly announced Lunar Mission One will drill at least 65 feet (20 meters) — and perhaps as much as 330 feet (100 m) — underground at the moon's south pole in 2024, collecting samples that should shed light on t…
    - 5 days ago 19 Nov 14, 4:19pm -
  • Is Russian Mystery Object a Space Weapon?
    The orbital maneuvers of a mysterious object Russia launched earlier this year have raised concerns that the satellite may be a space weapon of some sort. The speculation centers on "Object 2014-28E," which Russia lofted along with three military co…
    - 5 days ago 19 Nov 14, 3:54pm -
  • Spooky Galaxy Web Reveals the Largest Structures in the Universe (Video)
    A spooky new image shows a web of bright galaxies aligned in the largest structures ever discovered in the universe. Scientists working with a telescope in Chile discovered the alignment by studying 93 quasars — objects that shine very brightly an…
    - 5 days ago 19 Nov 14, 3:04pm -
  • This Map of the Huge Asteroid Vesta Is the Best Geologic Look Ever
    High-resolution new maps show the cratered, rocky surface of the huge asteroid Vesta in unprecedented detail, researchers say. Images captured by NASA's Dawn spacecraft were woven together to create geologic maps of the giant asteroid Vesta. The map…
    - 5 days ago 19 Nov 14, 3:03pm -
  • Neuroscience of Taste: Chef's Creations Delight the Senses
    Whether it's a smell that reminds you of your mother's holiday apple pie, or the taste of an oyster that evokes the sights and sounds of the ocean, when chef Bryan Voltaggio cooks for his guests, he aims to transport them to a much-loved place or evo…
    - 5 days ago 19 Nov 14, 12:32pm -
  • Fly us to the moon, UK space mission asks public
    By Sarah Young LONDON (Reuters) - A British space venture is giving ordinary citizens the chance to leave their mark on the moon in a decade's time while helping scientists scout a possible location for a permanent base there. Lunar Mission One laun…
    - 5 days ago 19 Nov 14, 12:01pm -
  • Boeing aims to make missile defence more like space programs
    By Andrea Shalal EL SEGUNDO Calif. (Reuters) - Boeing Co is working with the U.S. Missile Defense Agency to address quality and reliability issues with the sharply criticized $41 billion homeland missile defence system by adopting controls from spac…
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 9:15pm -
  • The Art of Space, Envisioning the Universe (Op-Ed)
    Ron Miller is an award-winning artist and best-selling author who has written more than 50 books, including the recently published "The Art of Space: The History of Space Art, from the Earliest Visions to the Graphics of the Modern Era." (Zenith Pres…
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 9:08pm -
  • Israeli XPrize Mission Science Twist: Map Lunar Magnetism (Op-Ed)
    With the goal of landing the first Israeli spacecraft on the moon, nonprofit SpaceIL is competing for the Google Lunar XPrize: a modern race to the moon. First, instead of developing a rover to drive 500 m like most other teams, SpaceIL engineers a…
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 9:06pm -
  • Small Asteroid Impacts Spark Fireballs in Earth's Sky Every Other Week
    Fireballs caused by disintregrating asteroids streak through Earth's skies at least twice per month on average, scientists say. A new map created by NASA researchers documents 556 fireball events — produced when small asteroids explode in Earth's…
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 4:35pm -
  • NASA Pluto Probe to Wake From Hibernation Next Month
    NASA's New Horizons probe is about to wake up from a long slumber and get ready for its highly anticipated Pluto flyby next summer. New Horizons is scheduled to emerge from a 99-day hibernation on Dec. 6, then gear up for a six-month Pluto encounter…
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 4:35pm -
  • Dark Matter Murder Mystery: Is Weird Substance Destroying Neutron Stars?
    The mysterious substance that makes up most of the matter in the universe may be destroying neutron stars by turning them into black holes in the center of the Milky Way, new research suggests. If astronomers successfully detect a neutron star dying…
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 4:35pm -
  • Pew, Pew, Pew! NASA Space Lasers to Map Earth's Forests in 3D
    A new laser instrument developed for the International Space Station is expected to generate incredible 3D maps of Earth's forests. The instrument called Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) uses lidar, a special kind of laser technology,…
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 4:35pm -
  • Have Spacecraft, Will Travel? (Op-Ed)
    Christopher Phillips is a professional science communicator, astronomer, author and educator based in the Hawaiian Islands. This is not a new idea —  the concept of space habitats has proven very popular with science fiction authors and academics…
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 2:17pm -
  • World's First Zero-Gravity 3D Printer Installed on Space Station
    It may not be a "Star Trek" replicator, but the first zero-gravity 3D printer is set up and ready for action on the International Space Station. Station commander Barry "Butch" Wilmore of NASA installed the space 3D printer inside the orbiting lab'…
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 11:20am -
  • China researchers plan Mars mission 'around 2020'
    Chinese scientists are planning to launch a Mars rover "around 2020", state media reported on Tuesday, as the country pours billions into its space programme and works to catch up with the US and Europe.
    - 6 days ago 18 Nov 14, 7:14am -
  • Adventures of European comet lander may not be over
    By Irene Klotz (Reuters) - Gas jets from inside a comet hosting Europe's Philae lander may launch the hibernating probe out of its ditch and back into sunlight for a battery recharge, a former mission manager said on Monday. The European Space Agenc…
    - 7 days ago 17 Nov 14, 11:18pm -
  • Big Bang's Echo May Reveal Skeleton of the Universe
    Scientists may soon get a look at the universe's skeleton by taking a close look at light left over from the Big Bang, which can be used to reveal the presence of matter like stars, galaxies, black holes and even larger structures in the otherwise e…
    - 7 days ago 17 Nov 14, 9:40pm -
  • Why We Love Hubble: Astronauts Discuss Iconic Space Telescope
    Over the last quarter-century, the Hubble Space Telescope's breathtaking images of galaxies, gas clouds and nebulas have captured the public's collective imagination, and vastly increased scientists' understanding of the universe. In April 2015, the…
    - 7 days ago 17 Nov 14, 9:40pm -

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    The Long Haul (Diary of a Wimpy Kid book 9) Jeff Kinney (Author) 123 days in the top 100 (116)Buy new: £12.99 £5.00 41 used & new from £2.76(Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative information on this product's current rank.)
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    Official Minecraft 2015 Wall Calendar (Calendars 2015) Danilo (Author) 43 days in the top 100 (22)Buy new: £8.99 £5.52 17 used & new from £3.48(Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative information on this product's current rank.)
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Entertainment

  • newHunger Games scores biggest debut
    The third instalment of The Hunger Games, Mockingjay - Part 1, scores the biggest debut of the year at both the UK and US box office.
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  • newSwiss museum to accept 'Nazi art'
    Switzerland's Bern Art Museum says it will accept hundreds of works of art bequeathed by German Nazi-era art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt.
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  • newVIDEO: Can live events save TV ratings?
    For programme makers it is becoming increasingly difficult to generate big ratings on TV but the solution may lie in live television, especially in America, as Tom Brook reports
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  • newMiller drama set for world premiere
    An unseen Arthur Miller drama about corruption in New York's docks in the 1950s will have its world premiere in Northampton next year.
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  • newVIDEO: Annie Leibovitz: Portraits of loss
    Annie Leibovitz opens an exhibit of landscapes and still lifes
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Sports

  • newDenmark's JBS looks to build on Ronaldo underwear range success
    COPENHAGEN, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Top soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo's pose in underwear has helped open up dozens of export markets for Danish manufacturer JBS Textile Group and the company is hoping to build on that success with a range of shirts, it…
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  • newMauger taking over as Leicester coach next season
    By Sam Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Former New Zealand centre Aaron Mauger will take over as Leicester Tigers coach next season, the Aviva Premiership club announced on Monday. The 33-year-old, who played for the Tigers for three years from 2007 and was…
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  • newChinese doping officials say no cover-up of Sun ban
    (Reuters) - Chinese doping officials say they were not trying to cover up Sun Yang's positive test and that they held back news of his three-month suspension because they did not want to make any mistakes with "the most famous athlete in China". Sun,…
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  • newHere’s TheScore.ie’s November Tests Team of the Week
    There is a healthy Irish representation after their win against Australia.
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  • newRugby-Mauger taking over as Leicester coach next season
    By Sam Holden LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Former New Zealand centre Aaron Mauger will take over as Leicester Tigers coach next season, the Aviva Premiership club announced on Monday. The 33-year-old, who played for the Tigers for three years from 2007…
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