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Living Well

  • newOverweight linked to 500,000 cancer cases per year
    Overweight and obesity is now causing nearly half a million new cancer cases in adults every year, roughly 3.6 percent of the world's total, a study said Wednesday.
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  • newUS orders calorie labeling for chain restaurants
    The United States on Tuesday announced sweeping new rules forcing chain restaurants and pizza parlors to publish calorie counts on menus in an attempt to combat the nation's obesity epidemic.
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  • newElderly should take cholesterol-lowering statins: US study
    Nearly everyone aged 66 to 75 should consider taking cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins to reduce their risk of heart attack and stroke, new guidelines say.
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  • Bayer explores possible sale of diabetes device unit - Bloomberg
    (Reuters) - Germany-based drugmaker Bayer AG is considering the sale of its diabetes device business, Bloomberg reported, citing sources. The unit, thought to be worth 1 billion to 2 billion euros (790 million to 1.6 billion pounds), might attract b…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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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Education & Learning

  • newTax relief threat to private schools
    A future Labour government would require private schools to "earn" business rate relief by helping out state schools - or lose it, the party will warn.
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  • newWilshaw says schools not 'too white'
    Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw has said it is "nonsense" to claim that schools would be criticised by inspectors for being "too white".
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  • newAUDIO: Student 'hacks' £100,000 microscope
    A PhD student from Brunel University London has saved himself £100,000 by 'hacking' his own kit. Adam Lynch created his own inverted microscope by adapting a cheap instrument he bought online.
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  • Review into school sex ed rape case
    A council review is launched after a 13-year-old boy raped a classmate following a sex education lesson at school in Gwynedd.
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  • Teacher 'taped pupil to chair'
    A teacher and a classroom assistant taped a seven-year-old pupil to a chair during a five-month campaign of bullying, a court hears.
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BBC Earth Videos

Lucky Escape from a Black Rhino - Ultimate Killers - BBC
Lucky Escape from a Black Rhino - Ultimate Killers - BBCSteve gets a little more than he bargained for when he goes out with rhino expert Tim. Subscribe to BBC Earth: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add...From:BBC EarthVie…
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Life and Death with David Attenborough - Life Story - BBC
Life and Death with David Attenborough - Life Story - BBCWatch the full episode now on Google Play: http://goo.gl/GZlMA5 Sir David Attenborough comments on the extraordinary events some baby animals need to go thro...From:BBC EarthVi…
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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:40…
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Falcon Vs Skydiver - Ultimate Killers - BBC
Falcon Vs Skydiver - Ultimate Killers - BBCSteve Leonard discovers just how fast a peregrine falcon can dive - by jumping off a hot air balloon. Subscribe to BBC Earth: http://www.youtube.com/subscrip...From:BBC EarthViews:113476…
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Astrology.com Daily Horoscope

  • Libra Daily Horoscope for November 25, 2014
    A new limit pops up and takes you by surprise -- so do your best to accept it and move on. Sometimes constraints can boost creativity, and this may very well be one of those times.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Couple'…
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  • Aquarius Daily Horoscope for November 25, 2014
    It's one of those days that requires an open mind -- and fortunately, you're in possession of one of the best! It's still hard to handle all the weirdness as it goes down, but you should manage.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes,…
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  • Taurus Daily Horoscope for November 25, 2014
    Your energy is terrific -- but not excessive. If you can just engage in low-key fun with friends and family, that's all you really need. If you have to work hard, try to keep it brief.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Cou…
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  • Sagittarius Daily Horoscope for November 25, 2014
    Artistic matters are quite appealing, and you should find that things start to make more sense as you read the world like a poem or start swaying to your own internal beat. Enjoy!More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Couple's…
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  • Gemini Daily Horoscope for November 25, 2014
    You may get taken by surprise when a friend or family member suddenly starts bossing you around. There may not be much you can do about it for now, but try to regain your position soon.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Co…
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  • Aries Daily Horoscope for November 25, 2014
    You're using people to your advantage today -- but you're not hurting them, so your karmic debt stays the same. If anything, you may be able to use this energy to help others!More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Couple's Lov…
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  • Cancer Daily Horoscope for November 25, 2014
    Your energy is definitely at one pole or another -- so expect a day full of extremes! That may start to feel exhausting after a bit, so try to get some down time later in the day or maybe tomorrow.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScop…
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  • Scorpio Daily Horoscope for November 25, 2014
    You need to make some smart financial deals today -- and you've got the right kind of mental energy to do just that. Things may start to get a little sweeter as you pass through this phase.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Dail…
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  • Leo Daily Horoscope for November 25, 2014
    You know what you need -- and while it may not be all that easy to get, you should still be able to make some progress if you get going today. Let your ambition guide the way to success.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily C…
    - 1 day ago 25 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Capricorn Daily Horoscope for November 25, 2014
    Good news pops into your inbox today -- possibly rather late. Your great energy helps you capitalize on this and make a big push toward something new and wonderful. Enjoy the vibe!More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Couple'…
    - 1 day ago 25 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Virgo Daily Horoscope for November 25, 2014
    Your day is more fun than usual, thanks to an influx of positive energy that starts to really flow by midafternoon. You may be surprised by someone who makes a romantic gesture later on.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily C…
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  • Pisces Daily Horoscope for November 25, 2014
    You've got to help out around the house, the workplace or anywhere else you find yourself -- but it adds to your energy instead of wearing you down. Keep at it until everything is in its place.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes,…
    - 1 day ago 25 Nov 14, 12:00am -

Flying Cars

  • newFuturistic flying cars with a vintage classic twist - Creative Boom
    Creative BoomFuturistic flying cars with a vintage classic twistCreative BoomThe future has arrived, and it comes in the form of nine visionary images of 'flying' cars from the series Air Drive by French photographer Renaud Marion. Taking cues f…
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  • Flying-car dream a reality as S$363000 vehicle takes off - TODAYonline
    TODAYonlineFlying-car dream a reality as S$363000 vehicle takes offTODAYonlineWOBURN (Massachusetts) — The first time Mr Carl Dietrich took his flying-car concept to the Experimental Aircraft Association's annual AirVenture gathering in Oshkos…
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  • The Era Of The Flying Car Has Finally Arrived - Business Insider
    Business InsiderThe Era Of The Flying Car Has Finally ArrivedBusiness InsiderPeter Thiel is wrong. His famous comment on the failed promise of the internet — "We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters" — is about to be upended as…
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  • Flying car nears liftoff - Thanh Nien Daily
    Thanh Nien DailyFlying car nears liftoffThanh Nien DailyThe first time Carl Dietrich brought his flying-car concept to the Experimental Aircraft Association's annual AirVenture gathering in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, he had only a video to show the avi…
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  • The race is on for flying car start-ups - KPRC Houston
    KPRC HoustonThe race is on for flying car start-upsKPRC HoustonNot 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 affordabl…
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Music

  • newAuthorised documentary on Nirvana's Kurt Cobain to air on HBO
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The first documentary made with the cooperation of Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain's family will be released in 2015, U.S. premium cable network HBO said on Tuesday. "Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck" will be directed by Brett Morgen,…
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  • new1D Win Top Award At American Music Awards
    One Direction have won three honours at the American Music Awards, including the coveted artist of the year prize.
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  • newHow the Internet (and Volkswagen) Made a Dead Folksinger Into a Star
    In the summer of 1970, a young American musician named Brian Cullman was invited to play at Les Cousins, a legendary folk club in London’s Soho district. His own performance was forgettable, he later admitted. But he never forgot the strange set N…
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  • Artists weigh in on music streaming services
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — While music fans largely embrace free streaming music services such as Spotify, musicians and artists from pop to country have expressed reservations about the impact on the financial and creative value of music. Here are so…
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  • In wake of Spotify pullout, music industry debates streaming
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — From board rooms in Japan to songwriter's rooms in Nashville, a debate is brewing in music industry circles about the financial and creative value of streaming music, even as its popularity and impact skyrocket.
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  • Iglesias triunfa en los American Music Awards
    Apenas tres días después de haber arrasado en los Latin Grammy, Enrique Iglesias triunfó también en los American Music Awards.
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  • One Direction, Iggy Azalea shine at 2014 AMAs
    One Direction won three honors at the American Music Awards, including artist of the year over powerhouse acts like Beyonce and Luke Bryan, while breakthrough newcomer Iggy Azalea beat out heavyweights Eminem and Drake in the rap categories.
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  • One Direction win artist of the year at American Music Awards
    The boy band took a trio of awards at the AMAs.
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  • Selena Gomez had Taylor Swift in tears at the American Music Awards
    No, they haven’t had a bust up.
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  • Jennifer Lopez proves she's still got it at the American Music Awards
    If you missed her explosive performance, then look no further – we’ve rounded up the best of the best pics from the closing show.
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  • Boy 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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  • Factbox - 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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  • 1D, 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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  • List 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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…
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  • Motown Singer Jimmy Ruffin Dies Aged 78
    Jimmy Ruffin, the Motown singer whose hits included What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted, has died.
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  • 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.
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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…
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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-…
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  • 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.
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  • 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, "…
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
    - 13 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…
    - 13 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.
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  • "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.
    - 13 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.
    - 13 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…
    - 13 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…
    - 13 days ago 12 Nov 14, 6:46pm -

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Culture

  • newJD Sports to sell loss-making fashion business
    LONDON (Reuters) - Retailer JD Sports plans to dispose of its loss-making fashion division to restructuring specialist Hilco Capital, the company said on Tuesday. The group gave no indication on a price for its Bank division, which posted an 8.2 mill…
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  • newArt vs politics at London auctions of Russian paintings
    By Anastasia Gorelova LONDON (Reuters) - Paintings vied with politics in London this week as two of the biggest auction houses, Christie's and Sotheby's, competed with each other to cater to the hard-to-predict market for Russian art masterpieces. Ar…
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  • Kerouac letter discovery shows poet didn't toss it
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a letter credited with inspiring Jack Kerouac to create a new literary genre suddenly surfaced, no one was happier than an 86-year-old poet and playwright from New Jersey.
    - 1 day ago 25 Nov 14, 1:07am -
  • Swiss museum to accept part of Nazi loot art trove
    By Erik Kirschbaum and Michael Nienaber BERLIN (Reuters) - A Swiss museum has reluctantly agreed to accept part of a billion-euro art bequest from the late Cornelius Gurlitt, a German recluse whose secret collection included masterpieces looted from…
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  • Swiss museum gets huge, priceless art trove
    BERLIN (AP) — A Swiss museum accepted a massive, priceless trove of long-hidden art from the late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt on Monday, promising to work with Germany to make sure that any Nazi-looted pieces in it are returned to Jewish he…
    - 1 day ago 24 Nov 14, 5:35pm -
  • Unseen Arthur Miller drama to premiere in Britain
    LONDON (AP) — A previously unstaged Arthur Miller drama set in the brutal world of the Brooklyn docks will have its world premiere at a British theater next year, the centenary of the playwright's birth.
    - 1 day ago 24 Nov 14, 4:29pm -
  • One Direction, Iggy Azalea shine at 2014 AMAs
    One Direction won three honors at the American Music Awards, including artist of the year over powerhouse acts like Beyonce and Luke Bryan, while breakthrough newcomer Iggy Azalea beat out heavyweights Eminem and Drake in the rap categories.
    - 2 days ago 24 Nov 14, 1:17pm -
  • Hieronymus Bosch, the Trendiest Apocalyptic Medieval Painter of 2014
    The paintings of fanatical late medieval artist Hieronymus Bosch were popular for their little nightmare details: a man playing a flute made out of his own nose, or a bird-monster devouring sinners and pooping them into the gaping maw of a pit. King…
    - 2 days ago 24 Nov 14, 12:43pm -
  • Swiss museum says it will accept trove of priceless art bequeathed to it by German collector
    BERLIN (AP) — Swiss museum says it will accept trove of priceless art bequeathed to it by German collector.
    - 2 days ago 24 Nov 14, 10:16am -
  • Boy 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…
    - 2 days ago 24 Nov 14, 4:40am -
  • 1D, 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.
    - 2 days ago 24 Nov 14, 4:19am -
  • One Direction wins artist of the year at AMAs
    One Direction has won the American Music Award for artist of the year.
    - 2 days 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…
    - 3 days ago 22 Nov 14, 5:43pm -
  • John Stamos lights up Elvis Presley's Graceland
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Presentan ópera en español en Los Angeles
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  • German art collector's cousin claims inheritance
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  • 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.
    - 5 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.
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  • 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.
    - 5 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…
    - 5 days ago 20 Nov 14, 7:10pm -
  • Director Peter Sellars - shocking again in new Adams opera
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  • Cosby: Reporters Asking About Assault Allegations Lack 'Integrity'
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    - 5 days ago 20 Nov 14, 5:59pm -
  • 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.
    - 5 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…
    - 5 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…
    - 5 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…
    - 6 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.
    - 6 days ago 20 Nov 14, 2:08am -
  • Adrien Brody fashion forward for Pirelli calendar
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    - 6 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
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  • Fashion chains chase faster supplies to counter volatile weather
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  • newU.N. committee spotlights 'highly intrusive' digital spying
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  • newHP earnings show continued struggle
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    - 2 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 11:41pm -
  • newUS top court to review power plant emissions rules
    The US Supreme Court said on Tuesday it will review national environmental standards requiring power plants to reduce emissions of mercury and other toxic pollutants.
    - 2 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 11:08pm -
  • newConservationists sue over federal coal program
    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Conservation groups sued the government Tuesday to force officials to undertake their first broad review of the federal coal-leasing program in decades and consider how burning the fuel contributes to climate change.
    - 3 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 10:05pm -
  • newIn first, Ontario may regulate bee-killing pesticides
    Canada's Ontario province announced Tuesday plans to restrict the use of controversial pesticides believed to be responsible for mass deaths of bees, in order to safeguard crops.
    - 5 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 8:44pm -
  • newHow much do you know about how the Internet works?
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Most people can recognize Microsoft founder Bill Gates and know that hashtags belong in tweets, but are confused about whether having a privacy policy means that a company actually keeps consumer information confidential, accordi…
    - 6 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 7:57pm -
  • newAt China online coming-out party, Beijing spells out Internet control ambition
    By Paul Carsten WUZHEN, China (Reuters) - China showed governments and the planet's biggest tech firms last week its vision for global Internet governance - clean, controlled and choreographed. Public officials and firms worth $2.5 trillion (1.6 tri…
    - 15 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 10:04am -
  • Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance.
    - 1 day ago 24 Nov 14, 7:12pm -
  • ASML sees sales at 10 billion euros in 2020 if Moore's Law slows
    By Thomas Escritt and Eric Auchard AMSTERDAM/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - ASML, the world's second largest maker of semiconductor production equipment, said on Monday it could nearly double annual sales to 10 billion euros (7.92 billion pounds) by 2018 -- o…
    - 1 day ago 24 Nov 14, 6:28pm -
  • BT lines up O2 and EE in quest for British telecoms supremacy
    By Paul Sandle and Julien Toyer LONDON/MADRID (Reuters) - Britain's BT Group has been approached by O2 owner Telefonica and the parents of O2's bigger rival EE to discuss competing multibillion-pound deals to create a powerhouse in fixed-line broadb…
    - 1 day ago 24 Nov 14, 4:38pm -
  • Electric Vehicle Fleet Gives California Green Energy Boost
    The crowded highways of Los Angeles just got a little greener, thanks to a new electric-vehicle program sponsored by the U.S. Air Force. The fleet of 42 electrically powered sedans, trucks and vans was recently unveiled at Los Angeles Air Force Base…
    - 1 day ago 24 Nov 14, 2:05pm -
  • Does 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…
    - 2 days 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.
    - 3 days 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…
    - 3 days 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.
    - 3 days 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.
    - 4 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.
    - 4 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…
    - 4 days ago 21 Nov 14, 11:06pm -
  • European Parliament proposing Internet search-service unbundling
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    - 4 days ago 21 Nov 14, 8:12pm -
  • European space plane set for February launch: firm
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    - 4 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…
    - 4 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…
    - 4 days ago 21 Nov 14, 1:57pm -
  • U.S. Congress urged to consider sanctions on Chinese cyber-spies
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  • Ineos in $1bn bid to become UK's biggest fracking firm
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  • Car Ownership Ditched as Flexible Travel Tech Upstarts like Uber and Blacklane Reshape the Industry
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  • RBS vows no repeat of system meltdown after 56 million pound fine
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    - 6 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
    - 6 days ago 20 Nov 14, 9:09am -
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    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billboard's chart is getting a makeover.
    - 6 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 ...
    - 6 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
    - 6 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.
    - 6 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.
    - 6 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.
    - 6 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…
    - 6 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…
    - 6 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.
    - 7 days ago 18 Nov 14, 10:37pm -

Technology

  • newU.N. committee spotlights 'highly intrusive' digital spying
    By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A United Nations General Assembly committee on Tuesday expressed concern at digital spying and said unlawful or arbitrary mass surveillance, interception and collection of online data are "highly intrus…
    - 50 mins ago 26 Nov 14, 12:38am -
  • newHP earnings show continued struggle
    Hewlett-Packard Co.'s latest earnings report shows that despite three years of efforts to turn its business around, the venerable tech giant still has a lot more work ahead. CEO Meg Whitman has decided ...
    - 2 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 11:41pm -
  • newHP fourth-quarter revenue drops on weak enterprise demand
    By Sarah McBride (Reuters) - Hewlett-Packard Co said its quarterly revenue fell in almost every business segment over the year, highlighting weaknesses ahead of the company's planned 2015 separation of its enterprise services from its traditional co…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 11:31pm -
  • newTwitter in talks to buy Bieber-backed selfie app Shots - CNBC
    (Reuters) - Twitter Inc is in talks to buy Shots, a selfie photo-sharing app, CNBC reported, citing a source close to the Justin Bieber-backed company. The microblogging website is particularly interested in the app's more than 3 million users, near…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 10:48pm -
  • newHow much do you know about how the Internet works?
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Most people can recognize Microsoft founder Bill Gates and know that hashtags belong in tweets, but are confused about whether having a privacy policy means that a company actually keeps consumer information confidential, accordi…
    - 6 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 7:57pm -
  • newThanksgiving travel woes? There's an app for that
    Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make it a throbbing migraine. Technology provides some pain relief in the form of apps to let you know which roads are clogged, what gate your flight leaves from a…
    - 6 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 7:30pm -
  • newTelecom Italia buy of Metroweb would face conditions - AGCM
    ROME (Reuters) - Telecom Italia's planned acquisition of fibre-optic network operator Metroweb would be possible under very stringent conditions, Italy's competition watchdog AGCM said on Tuesday. The former phone monopoly, which owns Italy's larges…
    - 7 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 6:28pm -
  • newSony Pictures computer system down after reported hack
    (Reuters) - Sony Pictures Entertainment said its computer system was down for a second day on Tuesday, following media reports of a major hacking attack aimed at the film and television studio. Before Sony Pictures' computers went dark on Monday, th…
    - 8 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 5:57pm -
  • newGoogle's latest: A spoon that steadies tremors
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon.
    - 9 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 4:49pm -
  • newGift Guide: Lots of tablet choices, oh my!
    Time for a tablet? People tend to hold onto tablets longer than smartphones, so take time to weigh your options. A major consideration is what phone you or your gift recipient already has. Although it's ...
    - 10 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 3:17pm -
  • newFacebook video draws Thanksgiving ads from Macy's, others
    By Jennifer Saba NEW YORK (Reuters) - Macy's Inc, which traditionally kicks off the U.S. holiday shopping season with a nationally televised parade in Manhattan, also will join a handful of other companies this year parading their ads on Facebook's…
    - 11 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 2:04pm -
  • newAt China online coming-out party, Beijing spells out Internet control ambition
    By Paul Carsten WUZHEN, China (Reuters) - China showed governments and the planet's biggest tech firms last week its vision for global Internet governance - clean, controlled and choreographed. Public officials and firms worth $2.5 trillion (1.6 tri…
    - 15 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 10:04am -
  • newTencent drives profit increase at South Africa's Naspers
    By Helen Nyambura-Mwaura JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Naspers, Africa's largest company by market value, on Tuesday reported a 22 percent increase in first-half earnings, helped by a strong contribution from Hong Kong-based Internet business Tencent. Na…
    - 16 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 9:13am -
  • The Sound of a Cosmic Touchdown
    If a spacecraft lands on a comet 330 million miles away, and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?
    - 1 day ago 25 Nov 14, 12:03am -
  • Do you need to break the bank to get a good phone?
    NEW YORK (AP) — It might seem as though everyone has an iPhone or Galaxy smartphone. But many customers are eschewing the best cameras and screens — and their top-end price tags — and choosing models that can get the job done at less than a th…
    - 1 day ago 24 Nov 14, 10:10pm -
  • UK police spied on reporters for years, docs show
    LONDON (AP) — Freelance video journalist Jason Parkinson returned home from vacation this year to find a brown paper envelope in his mailbox. He opened it to find nine years of his life laid out in shocking detail.
    - 1 day ago 24 Nov 14, 8:04pm -
  • Telekom Austria wraps up cap hike raising 997 million euros
    VIENNA (Reuters) - Telekom Austria has finalised its cash call, reaching 99.7 percent of its target of 1 billion euros (791.95 million pounds) with top shareholders Carlos Slim and Austria's state holding company OIAG making full use of their allotm…
    - 1 day ago 24 Nov 14, 8:01pm -
  • Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance.
    - 1 day ago 24 Nov 14, 7:12pm -
  • Digital tsar urges Europe not to weaken net neutrality rules
    By Julia Fioretti and Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's new digital tsar voiced alarm on Monday at the efforts of some EU governments to water down equal Internet access, just as EU plans for "net neutrality" were being ec…
    - 1 day ago 24 Nov 14, 6:36pm -
  • Google reaches out-of-court settlement in UK defamation case
    LONDON (Reuters) - Google Inc said on Monday it had reached a settlement with a British businessman over defamatory postings in its search results describing him as a pedophile, a murderer and a money-launderer. Former Morgan Stanley banker Daniel H…
    - 1 day ago 24 Nov 14, 4:35pm -
  • Black Friday: Walmart is Most Dangerous Place for Violence
    Walmart is the most dangerous place to shop on Black Friday, according to new figures that reveal two-thirds of all Black Friday-related injuries take place in the aisles of America's largest retail chain.
    - 1 day ago 24 Nov 14, 4:07pm -
  • Recharge your phone in 30 seconds? Israeli firm says it can
    By Ori Lewis and Rinat Harash TEL AVIV (Reuters) - An Israeli company says it has developed technology that can charge a mobile phone in a few seconds and an electric car in minutes, advances that could transform two of the world's most dynamic cons…
    - 1 day ago 24 Nov 14, 1:32pm -
  • Spying Virus May Be Work Of A 'Nation State'
    A bug that spies on computer users may have been developed by a "nation state", according to the internet security company that uncovered it.
    - 2 days ago 24 Nov 14, 1:23pm -
  • Does 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…
    - 2 days ago 23 Nov 14, 7:04pm -
  • UK police: up to 5 terror plots foiled this year
    LONDON (AP) — The head of London's police force said Sunday that as many as five terror plots were foiled this year, as he warned of increasing pressure on resources amid the rising threat.
    - 2 days ago 23 Nov 14, 1:59pm -

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  • newObama takes on hecklers over immigration policy
    CHICAGO (AP) — Taking on the hecklers who've been interrupting his speeches lately, President Barack Obama argued back Tuesday with a point-by-point rebuttal of their arguments and suggested they "get the facts."
    - 14 mins ago 26 Nov 14, 1:14am -
  • newMore U.S. troops deployed in Ferguson to guard against fresh riots
    By Ellen Wulfhorst, Daniel Wallis and Edward McAllister FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Missouri's governor ordered hundreds more National Guard troops on Tuesday to a St. Louis suburb rocked by rioting and looting after a grand jury declined to indict a…
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  • newGoldman, BASF, HSBC accused of metals price fixing - U.S. lawsuit
    By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc, Germany's BASF SE and two other big platinum and palladium dealers have been sued in the United States in what the plaintiff's law firm ...
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  • newObama heckled over immigration policies in Chicago appearance
    By Steve Holland CHICAGO (Reuters) - President Barack Obama was interrupted several times by hecklers during a speech on his immigration policy on Tuesday, and their complaint was that his plan did not go far enough in protecting illegal immigrants…
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  • newAsia shares climb on U.S. optimism, oil pressured before OPEC
    By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged up on Wednesday after data showing the U.S. economy growing at a relatively solid pace calmed investor anxiety over slowing global growth, while ...
    - 36 mins ago 26 Nov 14, 12:52am -
  • newObama deeply worried and 'disappointed' by Ferguson violence
    By Steve Holland CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday anyone who destroys property in rioting against a Missouri grand jury's decision should be prosecuted, urging Americans upset by the court to work together to improve r…
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  • newCoal mine fire kills 24 in China: Xinhua
    A fire at a coal mine in northeast China killed 24 workers early Wednesday, state media reported.
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  • newMost US HIV cases not under control: study
    As many as 70 percent of people infected with HIV in the United States do not have the virus under control, boosting the risk of transmission, according to a study Tuesday.
    - 46 mins ago 26 Nov 14, 12:42am -
  • newAP sources: Top candidate for defense job bows out
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Michele Flournoy, a main contender to replace Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, has taken herself out of consideration for the Pentagon's top job, people familiar with the process said Tuesday.
    - 47 mins ago 26 Nov 14, 12:41am -
  • newGovernor Sends More Troops Into Ferguson
    Missouri's governor has increased the National Guard presence in Ferguson to 2,200 troops amid fears of fresh violent protests.
    - 49 mins ago 26 Nov 14, 12:39am -
  • newExclusive: U.S. to leave more troops in Afghanistan than first planned - sources
    By Jessica Donati KABUL (Reuters) - The United States is preparing to increase the number of troops it keeps in Afghanistan in 2015 to fill a gap left in the NATO mission by other contributing nations, according to three sources with direct knowledg…
    - 51 mins ago 26 Nov 14, 12:37am -
  • newAsia shares climb on US optimism, oil pressured before OPEC
    By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged up on Wednesday after data showing the U.S. economy growing at a relatively solid pace calmed investor anxiety over slowing global growth, while ...
    - 51 mins ago 26 Nov 14, 12:37am -
  • newUtah to scrap parts of immigration law under deal
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In the latest sign that the anti-immigrant sentiment has faded in conservative Utah, state officials agreed Tuesday to scrap three key provisions in its controversial 2011 immigration law and limit another in a settlement wit…
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  • newSpace station's 3-D printer pops out 1st creation
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first 3-D printer in space has popped out its first creation.
    - 57 mins ago 26 Nov 14, 12:31am -
  • newTroop force tripled in Ferguson as Obama condemns violence
    More than 2,000 soldiers were ordered into the riot-torn US town of Ferguson on Tuesday, as President Barack Obama condemned violence which erupted after a grand jury chose not to charge a white police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teen.
    - 60 mins ago 26 Nov 14, 12:28am -
  • newShoes Stolen From Former Nazi Death Camp
    Eight shoes belonging to prisoners have been stolen from the museum at a former Nazi concentration camp.
    - 1 hour ago 26 Nov 14, 12:24am -
  • newSpain urges Cuba to grant free travel to dissidents
    By Nelson Acosta and Daniel Trotta HAVANA (Reuters) - Spain's foreign minister called on Cuba on Tuesday to grant free travel rights to dissidents arrested in the "black spring" of 2003 and released years later under strict conditions. Spain mediated…
    - 1 hour ago 26 Nov 14, 12:13am -
  • newIn Seattle, tofu turkeys get Thanksgiving pardons
    SEATTLE (AP) — As Thanksgiving approaches, Tofurkys in Seattle can breathe easy, even if real turkeys can't.
    - 1 hour ago 26 Nov 14, 12:10am -
  • newTop Democrat says Obama focus on healthcare in 2009 was mistake
    By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top U.S. Senate Democrat said on Tuesday that President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats made a major political blunder in 2009 when they chose to focus on healthcare reform instead of concentrating…
    - 1 hour ago 26 Nov 14, 12:09am -
  • newThousands of Haiti protesters demand president to step down
    Thousands of anti-government protesters in Haiti called Tuesday for the resignation of President Michel Martelly, whom they accused of trying to reinstall a dictatorship.
    - 1 hour ago 26 Nov 14, 12:01am -
  • newSyrian government air strikes kill 63 in Raqqa - monitoring group
    BEIRUT (Reuters) - At least 63 people, half of them civilians, were killed when Syrian war planes struck the northeastern city of Raqqa on Tuesday, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the war in Syria. Syrian governm…
    - 1 hour ago 26 Nov 14, 12:01am -
  • newCanada Parliament to merge security forces after gunman attack
    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's two houses of Parliament will merge their security forces after an attack by a gunman last month, officials said on Tuesday, a move aimed at addressing long-standing communications problems. Four different services share…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 11:57pm -
  • newSpain urges Cuba to up pace of economic reforms
    HAVANA (AP) — Spain's foreign minister urged Cuba on Tuesday to accelerate economic reforms designed to expand private enterprise and attract foreign investment to the communist-run island.
    - 2 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 11:54pm -
  • newOverweight linked to 500,000 cancer cases per year
    Overweight and obesity is now causing nearly half a million new cancer cases in adults every year, roughly 3.6 percent of the world's total, a study said Wednesday.
    - 2 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 11:53pm -
  • newUN seeks more cross-border aid deliveries to Syria
    The UN Security Council will move to allow cross-border deliveries of relief supplies to Syria for another year, the president of the council said Tuesday, as new figures showed more Syrians were in need of aid.
    - 2 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 11:51pm -
  • newFlournoy withdraws from consideration as U.S. defense secretary - sources
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Michele Flournoy, a former top U.S. Department of Defense official widely tipped as a possible replacement for Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, has taken herself out of consideration for the job, according to multiple sources fam…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 11:50pm -
  • newArmed Militia Vows To Protect Ferguson
    About 10 armed members of the Oath Keepers, an anti-government militia, have travelled to Ferguson to help board up and guard local businesses.
    - 2 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 11:43pm -
  • newHP earnings show continued struggle
    Hewlett-Packard Co.'s latest earnings report shows that despite three years of efforts to turn its business around, the venerable tech giant still has a lot more work ahead. CEO Meg Whitman has decided ...
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  • newFat to blame for half a million cancers a year, WHO agency says
    By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Some half a million cases of cancer a year are due to people being overweight or obese, and the problem is particularly acute in North America, the World Health Organization's cancer research agency said on Wednesd…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 11:41pm -
  • newFlournoy withdraws from consideration as U.S. defence secretary - sources
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Michele Flournoy, a former top U.S. Department of Defense official widely tipped as a possible replacement for Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, has taken herself out of consideration for the job, according to multiple sources fa…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 11:36pm -
  • newDoctor behind 'free radical' aging theory dies
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dr. Denham Harman, a renowned scientist who developed a prominent theory on aging that's now used to study cancer, Alzheimer's disease and other illnesses, has died in Nebraska at age 98.
    - 2 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 11:34pm -
  • newWarrant briefly issued for AC/DC drummer over court no-show
    A warrant was briefly issued for the arrest of AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd Wednesday when he failed to arrive on time at a New Zealand court to face a threatening to kill charge.
    - 2 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 11:31pm -
  • newHP fourth-quarter revenue drops on weak enterprise demand
    By Sarah McBride REUTERS - Hewlett-Packard Co said its quarterly revenue fell in almost every business segment over the year, highlighting weaknesses ahead of the company's planned 2015 separation of its ...
    - 2 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 11:29pm -
  • newTsarnaev lawyers lose bid for info in '11 slayings
    BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday rejected a request from lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to order prosecutors to turn over evidence about his older brother's possible participation in a 2011 triple killing.
    - 2 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 11:25pm -
  • newUS top court to review power plant emissions rules
    The US Supreme Court said on Tuesday it will review national environmental standards requiring power plants to reduce emissions of mercury and other toxic pollutants.
    - 2 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 11:08pm -
  • newTough to make a case against police in shootings
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a policeman for the killing of Michael Brown illustrates the difficulty of making a case against officers in fatal shootings and points to the likelihood of a similar outcome for a f…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 11:07pm -
  • newSizing up what Apple's $700B market cap could buy
    Apple's market value surpassed $700 billion in Tuesday trading, an unprecedented milestone among U.S. companies. Shares backtracked in the afternoon, closing down $1.03 at $117.60 — leaving Apple up 47 ...
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  • newHolder: 'Disappointed' by violence in Ferguson
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday he was "disappointed" by the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, that followed a grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown.
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  • newHezbollah fighter freed in prisoner swap
    Lebanon-based group says Imad Ayyad was freed in exchange for two fighters, believed to be from al-Nusra Front.
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  • newArgentina president returns after illness
    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's president has made her first public appearance since being hospitalized more than three weeks ago for a bacterial infection of the colon.
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  • newSpace station's 3-D printer pops out 1st creation
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first 3-D printer in space has popped out its first creation.
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  • newHow 3D Printing Could Aid Space Exploration
    A new era in human spaceflight and exploration has begun, advocates of 3D printing say. The 3D printer aboard the International Space Station produced its first part Monday (Nov. 24), manufacturing a piece of itself called an extruder plate. The h…
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  • newSpace Station's 3D Printer Makes 1st Part
    The International Space Station's 3D printer has produced its first part, ushering in what proponents hope will be a new age of off-Earth manufacturing.
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  • new90,000 Messages Will Be Beamed to Mars Friday
    Radio telescopes will beam tens of thousands of messages to Mars this Friday (Nov. 28) to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of Red Planet exploration.
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  • newSaudi, Russia pre-OPEC talks yield no oil output cut
    By Alex Lawler and Rania El Gamal VIENNA (Reuters) - Impromptu talks between Saudi Arabia, fellow OPEC member Venezuela and oil powers Russia and Mexico yielded no agreement on Tuesday on how to address a growing oil glut, ending without any plan to…
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  • newSpot Mars Shining Near Crescent Moon Tonight
    This evening, look low near the west-southwest horizon about an hour after sunset for a slender (14 percent illuminated) crescent moon. The Red Planet is now setting about 3.5 hours after sundown. The Red Planet is still bright enough to stand out p…
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  • new'Ferrari of space' yields best ever map of ocean currents
    A satellite dubbed the "Ferrari of space" has yielded the most accurate model of ocean circulation yet, boosting understanding of the seas and a key impact of global warming, scientists said Tuesday.
    - 9 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 4:11pm -
  • new'Interstellar' Science: Is Wormhole Travel Possible?
    Wormholes are theoretical tunnels through the fabric of space-time that could potentially allow rapid travel between widely separated points — from one galaxy to another, for example, as depicted in Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar," which opened…
    - 11 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 2:46pm -
  • newCosmic Case of Missing Stars Baffles Scientists
    A massive population of stars is missing, and scientists are stumped as to where it could be. New observations from the Hubble Space Telescope challenge a previous theory for the apparent disappearance of a massive number of stars. Because some star…
    - 13 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 12:14pm -
  • NASA Unveils Most Amazing View of Jupiter's Moon Europa Ever (Video)
    An incredible, reprocessed picture of Jupiter's moon Europa shows the mysterious natural satellite's amazing colors as they have never been seen before. The original photos of Europa were collected by the Galileo spacecraft, which explored Jupiter a…
    - 1 day ago 24 Nov 14, 10:25pm -
  • Life in an 8-Month Mars Sim: A Q+A With the Hi-SEAS Team
    With support from NASA, the Hawai'i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation(HI-SEAS) program launched in 2013 to study how astronauts might interact during long deployments in isolation from the rest of Earth, such as those required for a manned tri…
    - 1 day ago 24 Nov 14, 9:55pm -
  • Philae Lander, Like Philae Obelisk, Is a Window to the Past
    Benjamin Altshuler is on the classics faculty at the University of Oxford and is the current Classics Conclave fellow at the Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents. Separated by two millennia, the Philae lander and the Philae obelisk illuminate t…
    - 1 day ago 24 Nov 14, 9:53pm -
  • Cassini Spacecraft Sees Swirling Clouds on Saturn (Photo)
    NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this intimate snapshot of Saturn on Aug. 23 while flying about 1.1 million miles (1.7 million kilometers) from the ringed planet, though the space agency unveiled the image on Monday (Nov. 17) as an image feature.…
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  • Russian 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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  • Multi-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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  • Italy'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.
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  • Crew 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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  • Multi-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…
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  • New 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…
    - 2 days 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…
    - 3 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…
    - 4 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…
    - 4 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.
    - 4 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.
    - 4 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…
    - 4 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…
    - 5 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…
    - 5 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…
    - 5 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…
    - 5 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…
    - 5 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.…
    - 6 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…
    - 6 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…
    - 6 days ago 19 Nov 14, 10:02pm -
  • Mission Moon: Millions may help lunar landing
    LONDON (AP) — It's the moon mission for the masses.
    - 6 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…
    - 6 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…
    - 6 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…
    - 6 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…
    - 6 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…
    - 7 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…
    - 7 days ago 19 Nov 14, 12:01pm -

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  • newMessi treble sets Champions League goals record
    NICOSIA (Reuters) - Barcelona forward Lionel Messi set a Champions League scoring record of 74 goals when he netted a hat-trick in Tuesday's 4-0 Group F win at APOEL Nicosia. The Barca and Argentina captain surpassed the record of 71 he jointly held…
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  • newHughes was wearing older model helmet, says manufacturer
    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes was wearing an older model helmet when he suffered a serious head injury on Tuesday and the latest version released about a year ago might have offered better protection, the equipment manufact…
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  • newAnother ugly Jets loss in already ugly season
    NEW YORK (AP) — Pick an adjective, and it's likely the New York Jets used it to describe the lowest point in what had already become a lost season.
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  • newRed Sox bring in Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez
    BOSTON (AP) — Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez spent the last two seasons as NL West rivals. Now they're teammates in Boston, the result of a $183 million spending spree the Red Sox are hoping will lift them out of the AL East cellar.
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  • newBama, FSU, Oregon, Miss St keep playoff rankings
    The top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings are unchanged — Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State — heading into a weekend when just about all the contenders are facing challenging rivals.
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  • newNFL-National Football League roundup
    Nov 25 (The Sports Xchange) - The Buffalo Bills will be able to play host to the Cleveland Browns on Sunday in Ralph Wilson Stadium after last week's massive snowstorm in western New York buried the facility. Bills president Russ Brandon announced Tu…
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  • newMessi gains Champions League record with hat trick
    Lionel Messi added the Champions League career scoring record to the La Liga mark he set last weekend, getting his 28th Barcelona hat trick in a 4-0 win Tuesday night at APOEL Nicosia.
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  • newSherman, Baldwin dig at NFL in press conference
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  • newBaseball-Major League Baseball roundup
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  • newMessi the "greatest player of all time", says Barca coach
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  • newSoccer-Messi the "greatest player of all time", says Barca coach
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  • newWallaby Beale's fine goes to 'Stronga Sistas'
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  • newAustralian Hughes to undergo scans after surgery
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  • newBatsman Hughes Still Critical
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  • newHat-trick hero Aguero is special player, says City captain
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  • newMore to come from Cavani and Ibrahimovic, says Blanc
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  • newCricket-Australian Hughes to undergo scans after surgery
    SYDNEY, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes remains in critical condition and will have more scans on Wednesday after undergoing emergency surgery at a Sydney hospital. Batsman Hughes suffered a severe head injury when he was struck…
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  • newShakhtar lose to Bilbao having already qualified
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  • newRugby-Wallaby Beale's fine goes to 'Stronga Sistas'
    SYDNEY, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Wallaby back Kurtley Beale's A$45,000 (38,362.5 US dollar) fine for his involvement in a text message scandal will be used to fund a programme for young indigenous Australian women, the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) said on…
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  • newQualification still in our hands, says Roma coach Garcia
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  • newMourinho delight as five-goal Chelsea match awayday best
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  • newSoccer-Qualification still in our hands, says Roma coach Garcia
    By Dmitriy Rogovitskiy MOSCOW, Nov 26 (Reuters) - AS Roma coach Rudi Garcia said he thought his side had done enough for victory against CSKA Moscow, who scored in the third minute of stoppage time to grab a crucial Champions League point on Tuesday.…
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  • newChiefs' Berry has support from all corners
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Wide receiver Jason Avant arrived in Kansas City a few days ago, a mid-season signing by the Chiefs. He was leaving his hotel Tuesday when a woman mustered up the courage to approach him.
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  • newUAE secure Gulf Cup third place with win over Oman
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  • newSoccer-UAE secure Gulf Cup third place with win over Oman
    By Sameh Elbardissi RIYADH, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Deposed Gulf Cup champions United Arab Emirates claimed third place in this year's event with a 1-0 win over Oman on Tuesday thanks to tournament top scorer Ali Mabkhout's fifth goal. Mabkhout's low shot…
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  • newMaryland, Rutgers appear to be good fit in Big Ten
    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — When Maryland ended its 61-year association with the Atlantic Coast Conference and moved to the Big Ten, there was some question as to whether fans would welcome the switch.
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  • newNani's solo effort helps Sporting rise to second
    LISBON (Reuters) - Winger Nani scored a superb solo goal to help Sporting beat Maribor 3-1 on Tuesday as the Portuguese side gave a big boost to their chances of qualifying for the Champions League last 16. Carlos Mane and Islam Slimani were also on…
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  • newRecord-breaker Messi nets treble as Barca down APOEL
    By Peter Stevenson NICOSIA (Reuters) - Lionel Messi set a new Champions League scoring record with a hat-trick and Luis Suarez netted his first in Barcelona colours as the Spaniards comprehensively beat APOEL Nicosia 4-0 in the Champions League on T…
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  • newSoccer-Champions League summaries
    Nov 25 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the Champions League matches on Tuesday Tuesday, November 25Manchester City 3 Sergio Aguero 21pen,85,90+1 Bayern Munich 2 Xabi Alonso 40, Robert Lewandowski 45 Red Card: Mehdi Benatia 20Halftime: 1-2; Atten…
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  • newChelsea qualify in style with five-goal romp
    GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (Reuters) - Chelsea produced a footballing masterclass to romp to a 5-0 win at Schalke 04 on Tuesday to power into the last 16 of the Champions League and make it a miserable night for former coach Roberto Di Matteo. Captain J…
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  • newMessi Breaks European Record
    Lionel Messi became the record Champions League goalscorer and Luis Suarez opened his account for Barcelona as the Catalan giants cruised to a 4-0 win over APOEL Nicosia.
    - 3 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 10:32pm -
  • newAguero treble keeps Manchester City in contention
    MANCHESTER (Reuters) - Manchester City's Sergio Aguero struck a hat-trick, including two late goals, in a 3-2 victory against 10-man Bayern Munich on Tuesday to keep alive their hopes of reaching the Champions League knockout phase. Aguero raced thro…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 10:32pm -
  • newSoccer-Champions League group G results and standings
    Nov 25 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Champions League Group G matches on Tuesday Tuesday, November 25 Schalke 04 (Germany) 0 Chelsea (England) 5 Sporting (Portugal) 3 Maribor (Slovenia) 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Chelsea 5 3…
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  • newBlood, sweat and tears yield ultramarathon joy
    By Mark Lamport-Stokes LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Running 135 miles through the searing summer heat of Death Valley in California before ending the route with a cumulative gain of 17,000 feet to reach the slopes of Mount Whitney? Slogging across four d…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 10:18pm -
  • newChelsea Cruise Through In Germany
    Chelsea cruised into the knockout phase of the Champions League on Tuesday night with a convincing 5-0 win over Schalke at the Veltins-Arena in Gelsenkirchen, a victory that also saw the Blues top Group G.
    - 3 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 10:16pm -
  • newSoccer-Shakhtar lose at home to Bilbao having already qualified
    By Igor Nitzak LVIV, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Shakhtar Donetsk lost 1-0 at home to Athletic Bilbao in the Champions League on Tuesday but had already been handed a place in the last 16 thanks to Porto's earlier win at BATE Borisov. BATE's 3-0 defeat meant…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 10:15pm -
  • newFifty years later, American skating team claims Olympics bronze
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fifty years after Vivian Joseph and Ronald Joseph skated at the Innsbruck Olympics, the American pair on Tuesday officially claimed the bronze medal. Two years after the 1964 Games, the International Olympic Committee had award…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 10:14pm -
  • newIbrahimovic inspires PSG to 3-1 win against Ajax
    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Zlatan Ibrahimovic inspired Paris St Germain to a 3-1 home win against Ajax Amsterdam on Tuesday that leaves them needing a point from their final Champions League game at Barcelona to top Group F. The French champi…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 10:11pm -
  • newSoccer-Record-breaker Messi nets treble as Barca down APOEL
    By Peter Stevenson Lionel Messi set a new Champions League scoring record with a hat-trick and Luis Suarez netted his first in Barcelona colours as the Spaniards comprehensively beat APOEL Nicosia 4-0 in the Champions League on Tuesday. Suarez opened…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 10:00pm -
  • newAguero Treble Stuns Bayern Munich As City Triumph
    Sergio Aguero's last-gasp heroics earned Manchester City a thrilling 3-2 win over 10-man Bayern Munich to boost their hopes of reaching the last 16 of the Champions League.
    - 4 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 9:53pm -

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