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Living Well

  • newDire needs of southern African flood survivors unmet two weeks on
    By Liisa Tuhkanen LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two weeks after floods first swept across southern Africa, tens of thousands of people urgently need clean water, food, shelter and medical care, aid agencies said on Friday, as more rain was fo…
    - 18 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 4:34pm -
  • Australian boy, 4, gets 'world first' artificial pancreas

    Australian boy, 4, gets 'world first' artificial pancreas

    A four-year-old Australian boy has been fitted with an artificial pancreas in what researchers said was a world first treatment for managing type 1 diabetes.
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 8:01am -
  • Bisphenol A 'poses no health risk' says EU

    Bisphenol A 'poses no health risk' says EU

    The EU food safety watchdog said Wednesday that bisphenol A, a chemical used in food can linings and other products, poses no health risk to consumers.
    - 3 days ago 21 Jan 15, 3:44pm -
  • Obama calls for major new personalised medicine initiative
    President Barack Obama said in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday that his administration wants to launch a new push to use personalized genetic information to help treat diseases like cancer and diabetes. Obama urged Congress in his address to…
    - 3 days ago 21 Jan 15, 3:05am -
  • Pneumonia raises risk of heart disease, stroke

    Pneumonia raises risk of heart disease, stroke

    People who are hospitalized for pneumonia face a higher risk of heart attack or stroke in the following weeks and months, Canadian researchers reported on Tuesday.
    - 3 days ago 20 Jan 15, 11:23pm -
  • EU health chief says no clear majority yet for U.S. trade deal

    EU health chief says no clear majority yet for U.S. trade deal

    No clear majority has so far emerged among EU states for a free-trade agreement between the European Union and the United States and both sides need to explain the benefits of such a deal, the EU's health chief said. Chancellor Angela Merkel has urg…
    - 5 days ago 19 Jan 15, 10:46am -
  • 'Lifestyle' diseases kill 16 mn prematurely

    'Lifestyle' diseases kill 16 mn prematurely

    Diseases linked to lifestyle choices, including diabetes and some cancers, kill 16 million people prematurely each year, the World Health Organization said Monday, urging action to stop the "slow-moving public health disaster".
    - 5 days ago 19 Jan 15, 10:23am -
  • Labour pledges ban on unhealthy children's food

    Labour pledges ban on unhealthy children's food

    The opposition Labour party said on Thursday it would ban unhealthy children's food if they win a national election in May, setting out a hands-on approach to improving public health and reducing the burden on the stretched healthcare system. Ahead…
    - 9 days ago 15 Jan 15, 9:18am -
  • US approves new weight-loss device for obese people

    US approves new weight-loss device for obese people

    US regulators on Wednesday approved a new kind of pacemaker-like device that aims to help people lose weight by stimulating a nerve that runs from the brain to the stomach.
    - 10 days ago 14 Jan 15, 8:32pm -
  • AstraZeneca heart drug boosted by major clinical trial success

    AstraZeneca heart drug boosted by major clinical trial success

    By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca's blood-thinning drug Brilinta cut the risk of death or heart attack in patients with a history of previous attacks, according to a major clinical trial that will boost hopes for the closely watched pr…
    - 10 days ago 14 Jan 15, 10:15am -
  • Hi-tech trackers will play big role in fitness in 2015 - experts
    By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK (Reuters) - Americans will continue to flock to indoor cycling, interval training, group fitness classes and other calorie-burning activities in 2015, but now hi-tech devices will monitor their every waking - and sleepi…
    - 12 days ago 12 Jan 15, 2:04pm -
  • Obese preschoolers may slim down with Head Start, study says

    Obese preschoolers may slim down with Head Start, study says

    CHICAGO (AP) — Head Start programs have been shown to help poor children do better in school, but they may also help them fight obesity, a study suggests.
    - 12 days ago 12 Jan 15, 5:48am -
  • China arrests over 110 people for selling contaminated pork
    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has arrested more than 110 people, suspected of selling pork from pigs that died from disease, and confiscated more than 1,000 tonnes of contaminated pork in its latest crackdown on food safety violations. The Ministry of P…
    - 12 days ago 12 Jan 15, 12:50am -
  • 'Belty' offers tech solution to weighty problem

    'Belty' offers tech solution to weighty problem

    Wearable tech can sometimes cut right to the chase: that's the case with "Belty," a smart belt unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show which aims to help people lose weight.
    - 15 days ago 8 Jan 15, 11:30pm -
  • Court orders Nevada to say what's in prison food
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A convicted pedophile's complaint about Nevada prison food has the state Supreme Court ordering an accounting of what's in unnamed sack lunches and "chef's choice" dinners given to inmates, and whether the meals are healthful.
    - 16 days ago 8 Jan 15, 10:38pm -
  • 5 things to look for as govt writes new dietary advice

    5 things to look for as govt writes new dietary advice

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, the government has told Americans to eat their vegetables. A rewrite of the government's dietary guidelines could include some new advice, too, on sugar, salt, meat and caffeine.
    - 16 days ago 8 Jan 15, 6:35pm -
  • Ruling puts foie gras back on California menus

    Ruling puts foie gras back on California menus

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — California restaurants can once again feature foie gras after a federal judge cut loose the ban on the fatty goose liver's sale in the state.
    - 16 days ago 8 Jan 15, 7:11am -
  • Post-traumatic stress doubles diabetes risk in women

    Post-traumatic stress doubles diabetes risk in women

    Women who suffer from post-traumatic stress are almost twice as likely to develop type 2 diabetes as women not affected by the disorder known as PTSD, a US study said Wednesday.
    - 17 days ago 7 Jan 15, 7:50pm -
  • 'Healthy obesity' does not last, says study

    'Healthy obesity' does not last, says study

    People who are obese may appear healthy for a while but their condition declines over time, said a study out Monday that followed more than 2,500 people for 20 years.
    - 19 days ago 5 Jan 15, 8:49pm -
  • Not all obese people prone to poor health: study

    Not all obese people prone to poor health: study

    US scientists encouraged 20 obese people to eat extra fast food for several months, and found that about a quarter stayed in good health despite the additional pounds they gained.
    - 21 days ago 3 Jan 15, 6:46am -


Education & Learning

  • newVIDEO: Should spelling be simplified?

    VIDEO: Should spelling be simplified?

    The English Spelling Society is drawing up a list of proposals to make it easier for children to learn to spell, including removing silent letters.
    - 2 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 8:30am -
  • newOfsted to inspect academy chains

    Ofsted to inspect academy chains

    Ofsted is to be allowed to inspect but not judge academy chains, Education Nicky Morgan has said.
    - 17 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 5:33pm -
  • newSchools to test-run new maths GCSEs

    Schools to test-run new maths GCSEs

    Schools in England are being asked to put pupils through extra mock maths exams after concerns were raised over the new maths GCSE.
    - 19 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 4:13pm -
  • newOfsted defends free school inspectors

    Ofsted defends free school inspectors

    Ofsted says it has found no evidence its inspectors acted inappropriately during visits to two free schools which were subsequently placed in special measures.
    - 20 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 2:52pm -
  • new'Poor boys fare worse in rich areas'

    'Poor boys fare worse in rich areas'

    The behaviour of boys from poor families is worse when they grow up alongside wealthier neighbours, suggests research.
    - 22 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 12:58pm -

BBC Earth Videos

Crocodiles Feast on Dead Hippo - The Great Rift: Africa's Wild Heart - BBC
Crocodiles Feast on Dead Hippo - The Great Rift: Africa's Wild Heart - BBCA dead hippo draws in hundreds of hungry crocodiles. Subscribe to BBC Earth: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=BBCEarth BBC Earth YouTube Channel: ..…
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Ten breathtaking moments from Life Story DVD - Life Story - BBC
Ten breathtaking moments from Life Story DVD - Life Story - BBCFrom pack-hunting wild dogs to skydiving goslings and artistic puffer fish, Life Story was jam packed with amazing moments. Now you can own them all on DVD. ...From:BBC Eart…
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Baby Gorilla Bamboo Feast - Mountain Gorilla - BBC
Baby Gorilla Bamboo Feast - Mountain Gorilla - BBCThe family is on the move and stop to feast on fresh bamboo shoots, but they are also straying dangerously close to the edge of the reserve. Subscribe to BBC...From:BBC EarthViews:54…
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Infrared Footage of Baboon Cave - The Great Rift: Africa's Wild Heart - BBC
Infrared Footage of Baboon Cave - The Great Rift: Africa's Wild Heart - BBCUnderlying some of the volcanic lava slopes in Ethiopia's Afar Depression are mysterious caves where many extraordinary creatures live, including a troupe of...Fr…
- 15 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 8:01pm -

2015 International CES, January 6-9

  • Best and Worst of CES 2015! - PhoneDog

    Best and Worst of CES 2015! - PhoneDog

    PhoneDogBest and Worst of CES 2015!PhoneDogMarco Hanna and Beau HD teamed up during CES 2015 to bring you their personal best and worst from CES 2015. We've seen a few phones, lots of TVs, and some personal interest tech including wearables, tra…
    - 3 days ago 21 Jan 15, 4:51am -
  • CES 2015: Intel's Spider Dress Keeps People Out Of Your Personal Space [Video] - Popular Science
    CES 2015: Intel's Spider Dress Keeps People Out Of Your Personal Space [Video]Popular ScienceIntel wants to ensure that your personal space stays just that--personal--so designer Anouk Wipprecht created the Spider Dress for them. The 3-D printed…
    - 4 days ago 20 Jan 15, 3:56am -
  • CES 2015: This Jaguar F-Type Can Tell If You're Too Tired To Drive [Video] - Popular Science
    CES 2015: This Jaguar F-Type Can Tell If You're Too Tired To Drive [Video]Popular ScienceSoon, your car will know when you're not fit to drive it. An Australian startup called Seeing Machines has created an in-dashboard camera that uses facial r…
    - 4 days ago 20 Jan 15, 1:39am -
  • CES 2015: Curved screens in LG's G Flex 2 and Samsung SUHD TVs are just ... - Inquirer

    CES 2015: Curved screens in LG's G Flex 2 and Samsung SUHD TVs are just ... - Inquirer

    InquirerCES 2015: Curved screens in LG's G Flex 2 and Samsung SUHD TVs are just ...InquirerCURVED SCREENS seem to be a 'thing' at the moment. CES 2015 was brimming with them, popping up on the likes of the LG G Flex 2 smartphone and Samsung and…
    - 5 days ago 19 Jan 15, 11:09am -
  • CES 2015: live - Telegraph.co.uk

    CES 2015: live - Telegraph.co.uk

    Telegraph.co.ukCES 2015: liveTelegraph.co.ukWe are expecting to hear news on 4K TVs, connected cars, grooming devices, smart homes and audio devices. Expect to hear more about "quantum dots", which could become one of the phrases of CES 2015. 18…
    - 18 days ago 6 Jan 15, 5:55am -

The Daily Mash

Famous astronomers and physicists

Galileo Galilei | Isaac Newton | James Clerk Maxwell | James Watt | Johannes Kepler | Max Planck

World News

  • newObama, world leaders head to Saudi Arabia to offer condolences
    U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to meet its new King Salman after the death of his predecessor Abdullah on Friday, testimony to Riyadh's important role in energy markets and the fight against Islamist militancy. Russia…
    - 17 mins ago 24 Jan 15, 10:29am -
  • newTen Dead As Rebels Fire On Ukraine Market
    Rebels have pounded a residential area in a government-held port in the south-east of Ukraine - killing ten people, police have said. The city council said the shelling had hit a multi-storey building causing several fires. The city of Mariupol is s…
    - 29 mins ago 24 Jan 15, 10:17am -
  • newAt least 10 killed in rocket attack on Ukraine's Mariupol: police
    At least 10 people died Saturday when heavy rockets fell on residential districts of Ukraine's strategic government-held port of Mariupol in the wake of Russian-backed rebels' rejection of peace talks.
    - 38 mins ago 24 Jan 15, 10:08am -
  • newIndonesian rescuers trying to lift fuselage of AirAsia plane
    PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian rescuers have managed to lift the fuselage of the crashed AirAsia jetliner near the surface before it sank to the ocean floor again when the lifting balloons deflated.
    - 1 hour ago 24 Jan 15, 9:36am -
  • newEbola experts say 16 other bat viruses could infect man
    By Emma Batha LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Scientists looking for Ebola in bats have identified 16 other viruses in the animal which could jump to humans and potentially cause a disease outbreak on a similar scale to the West African crisis…
    - 1 hour ago 24 Jan 15, 9:35am -
  • newExclusive: Some counter-terrorism efforts in Yemen frozen for now - U.S. officials
    By Mark Hosenball and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has halted some counter-terrorism operations against al Qaeda militants in Yemen following a takeover of the country by Iran-backed Houthi rebels, U.S. officials said on Fri…
    - 1 hour ago 24 Jan 15, 9:26am -
  • newGreek Poll: PM Warns Of Election 'Catastrophe'
    The Greek prime minister has urged voters not to take the country to the "brink of catastrophe" in this weekend's general election. Antonis Samaras told the final campaign rally of his centre-right New Democracy party that he had little choice to en…
    - 1 hour ago 24 Jan 15, 9:23am -
  • newFatal Shooting Captured On Policeman's Bodycam
    Dramatic footage has been released which shows an armed suspect being fatally shot by a policeman in Oklahoma. In the video, recorded on Officer Chansey McMillin's body camera, Terence D. Walker is seen being patted down before running away from the…
    - 1 hour ago 24 Jan 15, 9:18am -
  • newObama to cut short India visit, fly to Saudi Arabia - sources
    U.S. President Barack Obama will cut short his visit to India on Tuesday to fly to Saudi Arabia following the death of King Abdullah, sources in the Indian capital familiar with the matter said on Saturday. The White House could not immediately be r…
    - 2 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 8:52am -
  • new40 dead in DR Congo protests: Human Rights Watch
    Forty people have died in protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo against President Joseph Kabila, Human Rights Watch said on Saturday, accusing security forces of using excessive force and then trying to remove evidence.
    - 2 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 8:51am -
  • newUber emails alleged rape victim promoting Delhi return
    Uber sent an email promoting its return to New Delhi to a woman allegedly raped by one of its drivers, her lawyer has revealed, saying he had "no confidence" in the company's new safety measures.
    - 2 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 8:44am -
  • newAustralia orders waste dumping ban on Great Barrier Reef
    Australia has ordered a ban on dumping dredge waste on most of the Great Barrier Reef, the environment minister said Saturday, as part of a push to stop the UN declaring the site in danger.
    - 2 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 8:30am -
  • newThousands rally against Shiite militia in Yemen capital
    Thousands of Yemenis took to the streets of Sanaa on Saturday in the largest demonstration against Huthis since the Shiite militiamen overran the capital in September.
    - 2 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 8:23am -
  • newObama seeks to leverage ties with India's Modi during visit
    President Barack Obama will seek to leverage his burgeoning bond with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi into progress on climate change, defense and economic ties as he opens a three-day visit to New ...
    - 2 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 8:21am -
  • newAnger, mistrust in Guinea villages hinders battle to beat Ebola
    By Saliou Samb CONAKRY (Reuters) - Angry residents are blocking access for health workers to dozens of remote villages in Guinea, in a sign of persistent mistrust that could threaten President Alpha Conde's aim to eradicate Ebola from the country by…
    - 2 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 8:19am -
  • new5 things to know: Why crisis in Yemen matters to Americans
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Yemen's U.S.-backed president stepped down this week after Houthi rebels seized the capital of Sanaa, further destabilizing the region and hampering America's ability to fight al-Qaida and other extremists targeting the West. The…
    - 2 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 8:17am -
  • newViews of the ECB stimulus from those who must make it work
    The fate of the European Central Bank's aggressive plan to stimulate the economy out of stagnation lies with the 340 million people in the 19-country euro alliance. The critical question: Will enough of ...
    - 3 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 8:10am -
  • newGOP's Christie brings New Jersey candor to Iowa evangelicals
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Chris Christie is no stranger to Iowa. Republican audiences have cheered the New Jersey governor's famously frank talk as he's campaigned in the state — officially for others, not himself — during the past five years.
    - 3 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 8:07am -
  • newDarfur offers Islamists "fertile ground" as violence persists: UN
    By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations experts warned that Sudan's remote western territories could become a breeding ground for radical Islamists as violence in the country's conflict-torn Darfur region rages at an alarming…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 7:55am -
  • newMali Tuareg rebels threaten to pull out of peace talks, suspend UN coordination
    Tuareg separatist rebels on Friday threatened to pull out of peace talks and suspended coordination with the United Nations mission in northern Mali after seven of its fighters were killed in an attack by U.N. forces. Dutch helicopters carried out a…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 7:54am -
  • newPolice Hunt Schoolgirl Over £2.8m Diamond Heist
    Police in Hong Kong say they are hunting a girl aged between 12 and 14 years old over the theft of a diamond necklace worth £2.8m from a jewellery shop. Police said the child helped carry out the audacious robbery with two women and a man, all aged…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 7:49am -
  • newHong Kong Occupy protest leaders arrested
    The original founders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Occupy movement were arrested and released Saturday as the city's police chief defended the investigation into mass protests, saying it was not "a show".
    - 3 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 7:46am -
  • newE-Cigarettes May Be Fire Hazard On Planes
    E-cigarettes which are checked into luggage on aeroplanes may cause a fire hazard, according to a warning issued by the US Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA has recommended the nicotine replacement devices should be carried in the aircraft ca…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 7:39am -
  • newJust five Ebola cases left in Liberia, government says
    Liberia, once the epicentre of West Africa's deadly Ebola epidemic, has just five remaining confirmed cases of the disease, a senior health official said on Friday, highlighting the country's success in halting new infections. The worst Ebola outbre…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 7:37am -
  • newSecurity Council delegation visits Haiti
    United Nations Security Council members arrived in Haiti for a three-day visit to urge the government to hold long-delayed elections in order to stem a mounting political crisis.
    - 4 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 7:03am -
  • newPotential 2016 Republican presidential candidates gather in Iowa
    By Steve Holland DES MOINES (Reuters) - For Republicans, the long road to the 2016 presidential election begins in earnest on Saturday in Iowa when a group of potential candidates compete for support among conservatives in the state that will hold t…
    - 5 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 6:08am -
  • newParaguay tries to stop execution of woman in China
    BEIJING (AP) — Rosalia Amarilla stepped into the international terminal of Beijing's cavernous main airport on the afternoon of July 24, 2012, wearing more than 7 pounds (3 kilograms) of cocaine stuffed into her underwear and bra.
    - 5 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 6:02am -
  • newIndonesia search team to float AirAsia fuselage
    Indonesian salvage teams launched an operation to raise the fuselage of AirAsia Flight 8501 from the sea bed on Saturday as they recovered four more bodies from the wreckage of the crashed jet.
    - 5 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 6:00am -
  • newIraqi Forces Retake Less Than 2% Of IS Areas
    Iraqi forces have regained just 270 of the 21,000 square miles controlled by Islamic State in six months, the Pentagon has said. Efforts to train Iraqi troops and moderate Syrian rebels are moving forward, the US claimed - but so far less than 2% of…
    - 5 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 5:29am -
  • newBusinesses plan to reopen as Hawaii lava flow stalls
    By Karin Stanton KAILUA-KONA, HAWAII (Reuters) - The leading edge of a lava flow from a volcano that threatened a commercial center on Hawaii's Big Island appeared on Friday to have stalled again, prompting several businesses to make plans to reopen…
    - 6 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 5:05am -
  • newIndonesian police release deputy head of anti-graft agency
    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Police released a deputy head of Indonesia's top anti-corruption body early Saturday following his arrest and interrogation that posed a serious challenge for President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's efforts to battle graft.
    - 6 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 4:55am -
  • newHong Kong police hunt young girl over diamond heist
    Local media reported that the theft was from an Emperor Jewellery store in the Tsim Sha Tsui shopping district
    - 6 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 4:41am -
  • newPolice fire rubber bullets at Sao Paulo fare protest
    Sao Paulo riot police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse thousands of people demonstrating against a rise in public transport fares.
    - 6 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 4:17am -
  • new5 things to know about political crisis in Yemen
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Yemen's U.S.-backed president stepped down this week after Houthi rebels seized the capital of Sanaa, further destabilizing the region and hampering America's ability to fight al-Qaida and other extremists targeting the West. The…
    - 7 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 4:01am -
  • newMosul strikes are start of new effort against Islamic State
    WASHINGTON (AP) — An uptick in airstrikes in northern Iraq this past week marks the beginning of a broader effort to disrupt Islamic State supply lines ahead of an expected operation later this year to take back the city from militants, U.S. milit…
    - 7 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 3:42am -
  • newEyeing 2016, Jeb Bush signals focus on middle class
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In his first public event since taking steps toward a presidential run, Jeb Bush on Friday called on political leaders to overhaul the country's immigration and education systems, increase job training programs and ease energy…
    - 7 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 3:42am -
  • newJail for US teen who wanted to fight in Syria
    A US court jailed a "radicalized" Colorado teenager intercepted by the FBI when she attempted to join her fiance in the Islamic State (IS) group to fight in Syria.
    - 7 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 3:18am -
  • newHaiti picks election council to get back on democratic path
    By Amelie Baron PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti on Friday installed a Provisional Electoral Council in a key step toward averting a constitutional crisis after weeks of protests and political uncertainty. The swearing in of the nine-member council…
    - 8 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 3:04am -
  • newUkraine headache grows for IMF
    A Ukrainian serviceman rides on an APC at the frontline near the eastern city of Donetsk, on January 23, 2015
    - 8 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 2:55am -
  • newBrent closes up, U.S. crude down after Saudi king dies
    Brent crude was buoyed on Friday by market uncertainty over the future of Saudi oil output, while U.S. crude fell on more signs of oversupply. Saudi Arabia's new king, Salman, who took the throne on Friday morning after the death of his brother Abdu…
    - 8 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 2:23am -

Monarchs of Great Britain

Edward VI of England | Edward V of England | Edward the Confessor | Elizabeth II

Astrology Daily Horoscope

  • Libra Daily Horoscope for January 23, 2015
    Try not to worry too much if things move too slowly today -- you've just got to keep plugging along and hope for the best. Your energy should spring back to normal pretty soon!More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Couple's Lo…
    - 1 day ago 23 Jan 15, 12:00am -
  • Aquarius Daily Horoscope for January 23, 2015
    You've got to rethink a few things today -- starting with at least one core value. That doesn't mean you're going off the deep end, just that you can tell that you need to adapt to modern life.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes,…
    - 1 day ago 23 Jan 15, 12:00am -
  • Taurus Daily Horoscope for January 23, 2015
    This is not the right time to go it alone -- things are better suited to group action today. You need to make it clear to your people that they are essential to your plans. All should go well next time.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's Lov…
    - 1 day ago 23 Jan 15, 12:00am -
  • Sagittarius Daily Horoscope for January 23, 2015
    Look to the future -- and see if you can open a few new doors while you're at it. Things are sure to look a little brighter by the time you're done assessing the situation. Act later, though!More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Da…
    - 1 day ago 23 Jan 15, 12:00am -
  • Gemini Daily Horoscope for January 23, 2015
    Blow off any communication until a few days have passed -- you may need to cool down, or you may need to get more information. If you can go it alone for a bit, so much the better.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Couple'…
    - 1 day ago 23 Jan 15, 12:00am -
  • Aries Daily Horoscope for January 23, 2015
    Someone needs help -- are you willing to stand up and take care of them? It may be a tricky social situation, but you are surely able to find the kindness within you to make it so.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Couple'…
    - 1 day ago 23 Jan 15, 12:00am -
  • Cancer Daily Horoscope for January 23, 2015
    You've got to look into some new territory today -- maybe it's time to explore, or maybe it's just time to ask the big question you've been afraid of for so long. What you learn should delight you!More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScop…
    - 1 day ago 23 Jan 15, 12:00am -
  • Scorpio Daily Horoscope for January 23, 2015
    Your creative juices are flowing, and it may be a good time to investigate your artistic side. That could just mean heading out to a gallery, but it could also mean taking a drawing class.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily…
    - 1 day ago 23 Jan 15, 12:00am -
  • Leo Daily Horoscope for January 23, 2015
    You need to be more skeptical of what someone is trying to sell you today -- literally or figuratively. Ask harsh questions and force them to disclose what they're trying to conceal.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Coupl…
    - 1 day ago 23 Jan 15, 12:00am -
  • Capricorn Daily Horoscope for January 23, 2015
    It's a great day for socializing -- though that doesn't necessarily mean partying or networking. You can just as easily get what you need by writing a long letter or taking a walk with your sweetie.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveSco…
    - 1 day ago 23 Jan 15, 12:00am -
  • Virgo Daily Horoscope for January 23, 2015
    Listen carefully -- at least one new person needs to be heard. That could mean that you need to take them out for a one-on-one, or it could just mean you'll need to stand up for them soon.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily…
    - 1 day ago 23 Jan 15, 12:00am -
  • Pisces Daily Horoscope for January 23, 2015
    This is the perfect time to try new things -- you feel safer than ever, and yet you still need to branch out and keep growing. Your amazing personal energy helps you to see new ways of doing things.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveSco…
    - 1 day ago 23 Jan 15, 12:00am -

Business & Finance

Famous mathematicians

Blaise Pascal | Carl Friedrich Gauss | David Hilbert | Georg Cantor | Gottfried Leibniz | Isaac Newton

Top News

  • newMurphy pledges to block fracking
    Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy says he would use new powers to block onshore fracking if he was to be elected first minister.
    - 20 mins ago 24 Jan 15, 10:26am -
  • newWorld leaders in Saudi tribute visit
    World leaders are due to arrive in Saudi Arabia to pay their respects in person after the death on Friday of King Abdullah.
    - 32 mins ago 24 Jan 15, 10:14am -
  • newMan charged over email threat
    A 33-year-old man charged in connection with threats made to a primary school in east Belfast, is due to appear in court later.
    - 46 mins ago 24 Jan 15, 10:00am -
  • new'Machete' attack prompts murder probe
    A murder inquiry is launched after a man died in a machete attack outside a Gloucester pub.
    - 52 mins ago 24 Jan 15, 9:54am -
  • newSenior army roles likely to be cut
    The number of senior British army officers is likely to be cut as part of an overhaul of its command structure.
    - 1 hour ago 24 Jan 15, 9:46am -

Space Exploration

  • newSurprise! Fish Lurk in Antarctica's Dark Underworld
    In a cold and dark underwater world, where a never-ending rain of rocks keeps the seafloor barren, researchers were startled to find fish, crustaceans and jellyfish investigating a submersible camera after drilling through nearly 2,500 feet (740 met…
    - 21 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 1:23pm -
  • newHuge Milky Way Gas Bubbles Clocked at 2 Million Mph
    Scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have clocked the speed of gas bubbles, known as Fermi bubbles, at a whopping 2 million mph (3.2 million km/h). "A few million years ago, there was a very energetic event at the galactic center, and we'r…
    - 22 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 12:21pm -
  • newChina and Europe Will Team Up for Robotic Space Mission
    China and Europe aim to launch a joint space-science mission by 2021. On Monday (Jan. 19), the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the European Space Agency (ESA) issued a call for proposals for a robotic space mission that the two organizations w…
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  • newSee 3 Moons of Jupiter Perform Rare Triple Transit Friday Night
    On Friday night (Jan. 23), observers all across North America will witness a rare event when three of Jupiter's moons, and their shadows, pass across the face of the giant planet. As Galileo found early in the 17th century, Jupiter has four large, br…
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  • Saudi King Abdullah dies, new ruler is Salman
    By Angus McDowall RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah died early on Friday and his brother Salman became king, the royal court in the world's top oil exporter and birthplace of Islam said in an official statement. King Salman has named h…
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  • Strange Comet Discoveries Revealed by Rosetta Spacecraft
    Scientists are now getting an up-close-and-personal view of a comet flying through deep space, thanks to Europe's Rosetta spacecraft. The European Space Agency's Rosetta mission has now found that Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko's is even stranger…
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  • Gamma-Ray Signals from Beyond Our Galaxy Pinpointed for 1st Time
    Scientists have detected the origins of three bright gamma-ray signals from objects beyond our own Milky Way galaxy for the first time, including one signal from a strange "superbubble" of gas. The gamma-ray signals from three very different astrono…
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  • 100 Million Sun Photos! NASA Spacecraft Hits Shutterbug Milestone
    A telescope aboard a prolific sun-watching NASA spacecraft has captured its 100 millionth image of Earth's parent star. The Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA), one of three instruments flying on the sun-studying Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), cap…
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  • NASA's New Curiosity Rover Science Chief Takes Charge On Mars
    Ashwin Vasavada knows he has some pretty big shoes to fill. Vasavada is the newly appointed project scientist for NASA's Mars rover Curiosity, in charge of a team of nearly 500 researchers spread around the globe. He succeeds John Grotzinger, who st…
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  • Mysterious Signal Points to Monster Black Hole Merger
    A mysterious light signal from a faraway galaxy could point to two supermassive black holes finishing up a merger in the galaxy's core, new research reveals. Scientists saw repeating pulses from a quasar — a bright galactic core powered by at leas…
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  • Cosmic Impacts May Have Seeded Early Earth with Ingredients for Life
    Bullets of ice shot at high speeds can deposit organic compounds on surfaces they strike. Craters on the moon are evidence that the Inner Solar System was prone to giant impacts from asteroids and comets during a tumultuous era, known as the Late He…
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  • Virgin Galactic's Next SpaceShipTwo May Be Ready Soon (Video)
    The private spaceflight company Virgin Galactic's second SpaceShipTwo is really starting to come together, just a few months after the first one broke apart during a tragic test flight accident. In a new video showing the next SpaceShipTwo, Virgin G…
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  • Asteroid 1,800 feet across to whip past Earth on Monday
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  • Obama Hails NASA Astronaut Set for 1-Year Space Voyage in State of the Union
    President Barack Obama recognized the first American astronaut who will spend a year in space during the State of Union address Tuesday night (Jan. 20). NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, scheduled to launch to the International Space Station for a 12-mont…
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  • How Did Life Become Complex, and Could It Happen Beyond Earth?
    Instead of there being some kind of multicellular organism on, say, Jupiter's moon Europa, scientists instead aim to find something more like a microbe. Frank Rosenzweig, an evolutionary geneticist at the University of Montana, is looking into such…
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  • Japan says jets scrambling at record pace to counter Chinese, Russian intrusions
    TOKYO (Reuters) - (This version of the story was corrected to say three quarters from three months in paragraph six.) Japanese air force jets are scrambling at a record pace to counter Chinese fighters intruding into its air space along its southern…
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  • SpaceX raises $1 billion in funding from Google, Fidelity
    (Reuters) - Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), founded by Elon Musk, said it has raised about $1 billion (0.65 billion pounds) in a financing round with two new investors, Google Inc and Fidelity. Google and Fidelity will collectively own just…
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  • NASA Probe Snaps Amazing New Views of Dwarf Planet Ceres (Photos, Video)
    A spacecraft closing in on the dwarf planet Ceres in the solar system's asteroid belt has captured tantalizing new views of the huge space rock, revealing hints of craters and other structures on the surface of this mysterious body. NASA's Dawn spac…
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  • Milky Way 'Bones' Could Reveal Secrets About Our Galaxy
    Scientists are finding more evidence of a galactic "skeleton" lurking inside the appendages of the Milky Way, and studying these massive "bones" could help researchers get a better idea of what our galaxy looks like from the outside. At the time, on…
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  • Satellite startup Planet Labs raises $95 million
    Planet Labs, a San Francisco-based private satellite operator founded by former NASA scientists, said on Tuesday it had raised $95 million (62.67 million pounds) to help build its business of selling satellite images and data to customers. Data Colle…
    - 4 days ago 20 Jan 15, 12:33pm -
  • New Telescope in Chile Now Searching for Alien Planets
    A new alien-planet–hunting telescope has just come online in Chile, and it could help scientists peer into the atmospheres of relatively small planets circling nearby stars. The Next-Generation Transit Survey (NGTS for short) — located at the Eu…
    - 5 days ago 19 Jan 15, 3:11pm -
  • 1-Year Space Station Mission May Pave NASA's Way to Mars
    The first crew to embark on a yearlong International Space Station mission could help NASA get to Mars. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will launch to the space station in March with cosmonaut Gennady Padalka. Korn…
    - 6 days ago 18 Jan 15, 2:53pm -
  • Mysterious Planet X May Really Lurk Undiscovered in Our Solar System
    Researchers studied 13 ETNOs — frigid bodies such as the dwarf planet Sedna that cruise around the sun at great distances in elliptical paths. Follow Mike Wall on Twitter @michaeldwall and Google+. Follow us @Spacedotcom, Facebook or Google+.…
    - 7 days ago 17 Jan 15, 1:28pm -
  • UFO hunter believes Nasa cut off live feed when mysterious ship approached space station
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  • Record-breaking 2014 was hottest in modern history: US
    Record-breaking temperatures scorched the planet last year, making 2014 the hottest in more than a century and raising new concerns about global warming, US government scientists said Friday.
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  • 2014 Was Earth's Hottest Year On Record
    Global temperatures in 2014 shattered earlier records, making 2014 the hottest year since record-keeping began in 1880, U.S. scientists reported today (Jan. 16). Every continent set heat records last year, and the Pacific Ocean was unusually warm de…
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  • Digging for Space History in Surplus Sale of NASA-Flown Gold
    A government surplus auction is selling a NASA space artifact that may be worth its weight in gold. As of Thursday (Jan. 15), the gold plates had attracted seven bids totaling almost $160,000. They are currently the only lot listed under the website…
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  • Asteroids May Not Be Planet Building Blocks After All
    Asteroids have long been regarded as planetary building blocks. Asteroid fragments that fall to Earth as meteorites often contain tiny, round pellets called chondrules that formed when molten droplets quickly cooled in space in the solar system's…
    - 8 days ago 16 Jan 15, 8:02pm -
  • See SpaceX's Rocket Landing Crash Up Close with These Photos & Video
    An incredible video and series of photos show the fiery fate of a rocket stage during a reusable rocket test earlier this month. Elon Musk — founder of the private spaceflight company SpaceX — has released a series of amazing images detailing th…
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  • Barren Deserts Can Host Complex Ecosystems
    Life forms including bacteria, algae, fungi and lichens, as well as plants such as mosses and liverworts, can band together to create biological soil crusts in dry, nutrient-starved environments. "These are incredibly diverse microbial communities w…
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  • Dealing with Space Junk: The Rocky Road Ahead
    Following 50 years of space exploration and utilization, more than 22,000 pieces of space junk at least 4 inches (10 centimeters) wide are now being tracked in Earth’s orbit. In October, for example, the International Space Station had to be maneu…
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  • National Geographic: First Glimpse of the Hidden Cosmos
    These images appeared in the January 2015 issue of National Geographic magazine. In conjunction with the release of National Geographic's January 2015 issue of its magazine, Timothy Ferris discusses the hunt for dark matter and dark energy in this Q+…
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  • Painting Our Way to the Moon (Op-Ed)
    Edward Belbruno is a mathematician and an artist. His paintings are in major collections and exhibited throughout the United States, and he regularly consults with NASA from his position as a cosmology researcher at Princeton University. He is also…
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  • Can Crowdfunded Astronomy Work? (Op-Ed)
    The U.S. budget crises over the last decade have been particularly harsh to physics and astronomy. In 2004, the Hubble Space Telescope was nearly defunded until public outcry ensured its continuing operation. In 2011, the U.S. House Appropriations C…
    - 8 days ago 16 Jan 15, 6:52pm -
  • Beagle 2 Found 'Partially Deployed' On Mars
    The Beagle 2 was presumed to have been destroyed because it had not been seen or heard from since December 2003. But UK Space Agency chief executive David Parker has confirmed that photos taken by a Nasa orbiter spacecraft show it successfully lan…
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Bestsellers in Books

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Flying Cars

  • Flying car to be 'introduced to buyers'
    One person has been shot dead and a number of foreign-owned shops looted and torched in overnight violence in Soweto. The holidays have come and gone and so has your cash. We have some handy tips to help get you through the New Year's cash crunch...
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    The legendary Glamorous Solicitor showcases the style, the beauty and the sophistication for which the legal profession is so rightly known. A man has failed in his attempt to sue Disney for refusing to let him build a flying car shaped like a Star W…
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    The AeroMobil 3.0, a "flying car" that transforms into a two-seater light sport plane, is set to go on show to the public this spring at Top Marques Monaco. The Slovakian invention, created by CTO Stefan Klein and CEO Juraj Vaculik, runs on regular f…
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  • Car flies off overpass after low-speed crash
    Troopers are investigating a crash that sent a car flying off an overpass near Woodinvile. It happened on State route 9 where it runs over 522 early Monday. Troopers said a driver was going about 15 mph when they tried to pull him over. The driver sw…
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    Ambulances flying over traffic in the future? Quite recently, a long-standing ambition of developing the aeromobile was realised. A flying car prototype was unveiled at a technology show in Vienna, Austria. Its body is steel and carbon-based with a l…
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Music

Culture

  • newArt embraces science in new British play 'Oppenheimer'
    LONDON (AP) — Suddenly, science is sexy. With Benedict Cumberbatch nominated for multiple trophies as Alan Turing and Eddie Redmayne turning heads as Stephen Hawking, young British actors playing scientists are all the rage this awards season.
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  • 4 accused of stealing Chihuly art from botanical gardens
    DENVER (AP) — Four people have been charged with stealing blown-glass pieces by world-famous artist Dale Chihuly (Cha-HOOL'-ee) that were on display at the Denver Botanic Gardens in August.
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  • Björk's Vulnicura Is the Definition of Devastating
    Björk has broken down crying a couple times while giving interviews about her new album, Vulnicura. After a few close listens to Vulnicura, it's easy to understand, for once, where the famously inscrutable 49-year-old Icelandic songwriter is coming…
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  • Supreme Court won't take up looted art at Norton Simon
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A New York woman who has been fighting for years over ownership of two Renaissance masterpieces seized by the Nazis during World War II won a legal round this week when the U.S. Supreme Court refused to grant a hearing on a Sout…
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  • After terror attacks, the show must go on for Paris fashion
    PARIS (AP) — There was a subdued atmosphere at the first day of Paris Fashion Week menswear shows — which began in earnest following the French capital's worst terror attacks in decades. The mantra was: "The show must go on."
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  • How Fashion Helped Defeat 18th-Century Anti-Vaxxers
    I'm not talking about last month at Disneyland—the epicenter of a measles outbreak that's infected more than 50 people in four states and two countries to date—but the Château de Versailles in April 1774, where smallpox struck more than 50 peop…
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  • Famed Austrian tenor Waldemar Kmentt dead at 85
    VIENNA (AP) — The Vienna State Opera says that famed Austrian tenor Waldemar Kmentt has died at age 85.
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  • Tenor austriaco Waldemar Kmentt muere a los 85 años
    VIENA (AP) — El tenor austriaco Waldemar Kmentt falleció el miércoles a los 85 años, informó la Ópera Estatal de Viena.
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  • Chiwetel Ejiofor to return to the National Theatre
    He will stay in the centuries-old stage classic Everyman.
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  • Kaufmann's 'Chenier' opera has added relevance after France events
    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - German tenor Jonas Kaufmann gave his legions of fans what they pay for in a revival of Umberto Giordano's French Revolution opera "Andrea Chenier" at Covent Garden on Tuesday that took on unanticipated relevance du…
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  • Correction: Christo-Over the River story
    CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) — In a story Jan. 3 about a planned exhibition by the artist Christo, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Christo said the project could proceed as soon as August 2018 if he wins a state court lawsuit. Christo has…
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  • Bulgarian soprano makes big impact as Met stand-in
    NEW YORK (AP) — Looking for a lyric soprano who can parachute into your production at the last minute, sing melodiously and then die movingly? At the Metropolitan Opera these days, they send out for Sonya Yoncheva.
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  • 'Coronation Street' star Anne Kirkbride dies at 60
    LONDON (AP) — Actress Anne Kirkbride, a star of British soap opera "Coronation Street" for more than 40 years, has died at the age of 60.
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  • Milan Fashion designers celebrate normality
    MILAN (AP) — Tactile fashion is setting the trend on Sunday, the second day of Milan Fashion Week previews for next autumn and winter menswear.
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  • Inarritu's 'Birdman' explores ego and art, on screen and off
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Alejandro Inarritu says the only way to communicate the struggle between a celebrity and his ego in "Birdman" was through long, uninterrupted shots that move at the pace of life.
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  • Connecticut art dealer sentenced to 4 years for fraud
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut art dealer convicted in the sale of fraudulent artwork was sentenced Friday to four years and nine months in prison.
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  • David Beckham's oldest son models for Polish fashion brand
    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A clothing spokeswoman says Brooklyn Beckham, the oldest son of British soccer star David Beckham and designer Victoria Beckham, will be promoting youth fashion for a Polish clothing brand.
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  • Top tenor Kaufmann says ready for Otello, no Siegfried yet
    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - Jonas Kaufmann, regarded as the world's best tenor, says he is ready to reward fans waiting for him to sing Verdi's highly demanding "Otello" by making his debut in the role at London's Royal Opera House in 2017.…
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  • New 'Phantom' lead's past offenses draw criticism
    NEW YORK (AP) — The casting of a new lead actor who's admitted to misdemeanor sex offenses involving a teenage girl 14 years ago has brought some social media criticism to "The Phantom of the Opera."
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  • Brightman's Countdown To Space Station Trip
    British singer Sarah Brightman is set to blast off for 10-day stay on the International Space Station later this year, NASA has announced. The soprano, who starred in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom Of The Opera, will pay $52m (£34m) for a trip on bo…
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  • Singer Sarah Brightman preparing for space station visit
    By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - British singer Sarah Brightman is expected to blast off in October for a 10-day stay on the International Space Station, NASA said on Thursday. The famed soprano, who starred in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s…
    - 8 days ago 16 Jan 15, 12:17am -
  • Smithsonian offers close look at Spirit of St. Louis plane
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Charles Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis, one of the most treasured aircraft at the National Air and Space Museum, has been lowered to the floor for its first conservation treatment in 22 years.
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  • Peter Jackson helping to open WWI museum after 'Hobbit' wrap
    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Director Peter Jackson said Wednesday he's putting his energy into helping launch a museum to commemorate World War I after finishing his "Hobbit" movie trilogy.
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  • Jake Gyllenhaal gives stellar turn in Broadway's 'Constellations'
    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Romance is intertwined with string theory, quantum mechanics and the idea of parallel universes in "Constellations," a two-character play starring Jake Gyllenhaal and British actress Ruth Wilson in their Broad…
    - 10 days ago 14 Jan 15, 9:00pm -
  • Musical comedy star finding success in opera
    Meet Kelli O'Hara, that rare singer who has managed to find a home performing in Broadway musicals, concerts, cabaret — and now at the Metropolitan Opera.
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  • Stunning Orfeo has 'breakneck' role for Hungarian tenor
    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - It was a new kind of career high for Hungarian-Romanian tenor Gyula Orendt, singing while suspended in a sling some 20 feet (6 m) above the stage as he reached down for his beloved Euridice in a knockout new versio…
    - 10 days ago 14 Jan 15, 1:18pm -
  • Garth Brooks Tops Elvis For Solo Album Sales
    Country star Garth Brooks has sailed past Elvis Presley to become the solo artist to sell the most albums in the US.
    - 10 days ago 14 Jan 15, 9:44am -
  • 19 outfits that prove Michelle Dockery is a rising fashion icon
    The Downton Abbey actress can actually do no wrong.
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  • John Galliano Makes His Fashion Comeback
    Four years after he was caught on camera making anti-Semitic remarks, designer John Galliano has made what some have called a "sensational" return to the fashion world.
    - 11 days ago 13 Jan 15, 10:24am -
  • R&B artist The Weeknd accused of hitting officer in Vegas
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Canadian R&B artist known as The Weeknd was arrested in Las Vegas after police say he hit an officer in the head.
    - 11 days ago 13 Jan 15, 3:12am -
  • Film series brings major art exhibitions to U.S. theatres
    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Filmmakers are bringing major art exhibitions featuring the works of Henri Matisse, Vincent van Gogh and Rembrandt from museums around the globe to U.S. theatres with a series of movies that will take audience…
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  • Russian opera diva Obraztsova dies at 75
    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's famed mezzo-soprano Elena Obraztsova, who has performed at the world's top opera houses, died Monday at age 75.
    - 12 days ago 12 Jan 15, 5:14pm -
  • 400-year-old Orpheus opera to 'rock' London venue where Hendrix played
    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - One of the world's first operas is coming to a London venue made famous by Jimi Hendrix and Jim Morrison: Monteverdi's 400-year-old "Orfeo" opens at the Roundhouse on Tuesday. Theatre director Michael Boyd, a veter…
    - 12 days ago 12 Jan 15, 4:53pm -
  • Highs and lows in fashion from the Golden Globes
    NEW YORK (AP) — With lots of easy breezy makeup, minimal jewelry and loose hair, the Golden Globes opened the awards season with a red carpet chock-full of sparkly metallics, bright whites and dramatic reds.
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  • The ultimate Golden Globes fashion accessory: Amal Clooney
    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Amid a wave of nominees and stars wearing red and white, all eyes were on the new Mrs. George Clooney as she made her red carpet debut in a striking black Christian Dior gown at the Golden Globe Awards on Su…
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  • Art Is Free: Responses to Charlie Hebdo
    On January 7, 12 people were brutally murdered in Paris, including journalists, editors, and illustrators. Along with the brave staff of Charlie Hebdo, freedom of expression itself was attacked that day, and, in France and elsewhere, it remains unde…
    - 15 days ago 9 Jan 15, 4:52pm -
  • Britain's fashion pack targets tech-savvy men to lift sales
    By Li-mei Hoang LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's leading fashion brands are hoping to give menswear sales a lift by targeting younger, digitally savvy male shoppers with live streaming and social media to promote the twice-yearly mens fashion week that…
    - 15 days ago 9 Jan 15, 3:36pm -
  • The Met's Costume Institute celebrates China in spring show
    NEW YORK (AP) — Combining fashion and film, the spring exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute will be "China: Through the Looking Glass," the museum said Thursday during a preview in Beijing.
    - 15 days ago 9 Jan 15, 12:07am -
  • Director of Detroit Institute of Arts to retire in June
    DETROIT (AP) — The director of the Detroit Institute of Arts, who helped to protect the museum's collection from possible sale during the city's bankruptcy and spearheaded a $158 million overhaul of the cultural attraction, on Thursday announced h…
    - 16 days ago 8 Jan 15, 4:28pm -
  • Winter Wonderland 2013 review: Festive fun for all the family
    A perfect way to enjoy a Christmas evening.
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Industry News

  • newSettlements reached in so-called 'hot fuel' litigation
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Twenty-eight oil companies and retailers have agreed to settle litigation claiming customers were knowingly overcharged when gas station fuel temperatures rose, plaintiffs announced Friday.
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  • newCanada's Mobilicity out of one airwaves auction, needs cash for another
    Struggling Canadian wireless operator Mobilicity will not bid for more airwaves in one upcoming government auction and is trying to secure funding to participate in another, its court-appointed monitor said in a filing on the company's website. Mobil…
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  • newBrazil's Oi open to all options as telecom consolidation looms
    By Luciana Bruno, Guillermo Parra-Bernal and Danilo Masoni RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO/MILAN (Reuters) - Oi SA, Brazil's most indebted phone carrier, is open to all options in a potential process of industry consolidation as long as the transaction hel…
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  • newExpedia Inc acquires Travelocity in $280 million deal
    Expedia Inc has acquired online travel agency Travelocity from technology company Sabre Corp for $280 million (187 million pounds) in cash, the companies said in a statement on Friday, as consolidation in the online booking industry continues. The d…
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  • newHutchison to buy Telefonica UK unit for 10.25 billion pounds
    By Julien Toyer and Denny Thomas MADRID/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Li Ka-shing's Hutchison Whampoa Ltd has agreed to buy Telefonica's British mobile unit O2 for up to 10.25 billion pounds, hastening the consolidation of Britain's telecoms industry. Hutch…
    - 16 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 6:36pm -
  • newHuman 'Atlas' Reveals Where Proteins Reside in the Body
    A new, detailed map of the proteins found in human tissues reveals exactly which proteins are special to organs such as the liver or brain, and which ones are common across all tissues in the body. Understanding how protein production varies across…
    - 19 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 3:18pm -
  • newDavos bosses fret over threats to Internet free trade
    The issue is a hot topic at this year's World Economic Forum in Davos, and the forum is seeking to provide a platform for debate over ways to maintain an open, cross-border Web in the face of pressures for national regulation. Quite frankly, there i…
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  • newExclusive - Samsung talks to BlackBerry about $7.5 billion buyout: source
    By Jennifer Ablan and Liana B. Baker NEW YORK (Reuters) - (Story corrects In paragraph 3 of Jan. 14 story, changes to Representatives from the companies, from Executives) Samsung Electronics recently offered to buy BlackBerry Ltd for as much as $7.5…
    - 20 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 2:27pm -
  • newUber restarts service in Delhi; government says company still banned
    By Aditya Kalra and Sanjeev Miglani NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Uber, the U.S.-based online taxi-hailing company, has restarted services in India's capital after a ban following rape allegations against one of its drivers, but a government official said t…
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  • newThree Dials O2 To Become Biggest Mobile Firm
    A cash deal of more than £10bn could lead to the creation of the UK's largest mobile phone operator, with Three taking over O2. Three's parent, Hutchison Whampoa - owned by the richest man in Asia, Li Ka-Shing - said it was in "exclusive negotiat…
    - 21 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 1:18pm -
  • newAmazon, e-commerce rivals fuel commercial property boom in India
    By Aditi Shah NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Internet retailer Amazon and its fast-growing local rivals are driving a boom in commercial property leasing in India as their storage needs rise, with shoppers in the country going online to buy everything from t…
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  • newFilmmakers blur lines with virtual reality at Sundance
    By Piya Sinha-Roy PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - Whether putting moviegoers inside the yurt of a Mongolian tribe, in the studio with a musician or in the path of an oncoming train, filmmakers are blurring the lines of reality for viewers at this year's…
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  • Dealmakers in Davos see more M&A despite geopolitical risks
    Some U.S. firms could also seek to benefit from a loophole allowing them to redomicile in Europe and use their overseas cash without having to pay U.S. taxes. In Europe, meanwhile, there will be a division between struggling companies looking at dea…
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  • Box to make market debut after delayed IPO prices at $14
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Online storage provider Box has wrapped up its long-delayed IPO at $14 per share, setting up a test of investors' appetite for a rapidly growing technology company that hasn't proven it can make money.
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  • Winklevoss twins aim to take Bitcoin mainstream with a regulated exchange - NYT
    (Reuters) - Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are trying to firm up support by creating the first regulated Bitcoin exchange in the United States, dubbing it the "Nasdaq of Bitcoin", the New York Times reported. Representatives at Winklevoss Capital coul…
    - 1 day ago 23 Jan 15, 5:10am -
  • Analyst-turned-fund manager basks in Xiaomi glow
    By Denny Thomas HONG KONG (Reuters) - Richard Ji, whose little-known fund was the biggest investor in leading Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc's [XTC.UL] $1.1 billion (0.73 billion pound) fundraising last month, is a numbers man looking to spot '…
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  • Box wraps up IPO at $14 per share to raise $175 million
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Online storage provider Box has wrapped up its long-delayed IPO at $14 per share, setting up a test of investors' appetite for a rapidly growing technology company that hasn't proven it can make money.
    - 1 day ago 23 Jan 15, 1:12am -
  • T-Mobile to offer new phone deals to people with bad credit
    T-Mobile says it will offer deals on new smartphones to customers with bad or no credit, regardless of how they pay, and charge no interest. The nation's No. 4 wireless carrier said Thursday that such ...
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  • Weird Accident Damaged King Tut's Beard
    The beard on the burial mask of King Tutankhamun, the boy pharaoh who ruled Egypt from 1332 to 1323 B.C., was hastily glued back on with epoxy after being knocked off during cleaning, according to conservators at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Either…
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  • China air quality dire but 'improving'
    The skies of China's notoriously smog-filled cities saw a marginal improvement last year, according to figures released by Greenpeace Thursday, but pollution remained far above national and international standards.
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 2:59pm -
  • General Dynamics sees more demand for 'insider' cyber protection
    By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Dynamics Corp, a key provider of cyber services for the U.S. government, said recent high-profile cyberattacks were boosting demand from government agencies for better protections against breaches by so…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 2:44pm -
  • Aqua-Spark investments aim to stop plunder of sea life
    An investment fund aimed at prospering while preventing overfishing from wiping out ocean life announced on Thursday it is pumping $4 million into two companies focused on smart farming of seafood.
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 2:34pm -
  • Reports: Google planning to sell wireless phone service
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is planning to sell wireless phone service directly to consumers using the networks of Sprint and T-Mobile, according to reports published Wednesday.
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 3:51am -
  • Microsoft springs hologram surprise, but long way to reality
    By Bill Rigby SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp surprised the tech world on Wednesday with a prototype hologram visor that can bring the Minecraft video game, Skype calls and even the landscape of Mars to three-dimensional life. The ageing tech pio…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 2:31am -
  • Microsoft shows off Windows 10 and 'HoloLens'
    REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft on Wednesday took the wraps off a new version of Windows — and a new wearable 3D gadget it calls the HoloLens.
    - 2 days ago 21 Jan 15, 10:48pm -
  • Boy Entrepreneur Invents Lego Braille Printer
    A 13-year-old American boy is thought to be the youngest entrepreneur ever to receive venture capital after he invented a Braille printer using Lego. Proving that Silicon Valley wonder kids really are getting younger, Shubham Banerjee had his light-…
    - 3 days ago 21 Jan 15, 10:33pm -
  • Microsoft to show off more Windows 10 features
    Microsoft will use an event Wednesday to offer a wider glimpse of the next version of Windows. The company is planning to show off new features of its flagship operating system — and possibly an improved ...
    - 3 days ago 21 Jan 15, 6:35pm -
  • Microsoft to offer up peek behind curtain of new Windows
    Microsoft will use an event Wednesday to offer a wider glimpse of the next version of Windows. The company is planning to show off new features of its flagship operating system — and possibly an improved ...
    - 3 days ago 21 Jan 15, 3:32pm -
  • Israeli high-tech firms raise record $3.4 billion in 2014
    Israeli high-tech companies raised a record $3.4 billion in 2014 from venture capital and other private investors, led by the Internet sector, the Israel Venture Capital (IVC) Research Center said on Wednesday. Last year's total, in which 688 compani…
    - 3 days ago 21 Jan 15, 1:33pm -
  • Silicon Valley, new media get shoutouts in Obama's big speech
    President Barack Obama, whose team is famous for its social media prowess, pleased tech watchers on Tuesday with mentions of Facebook Inc's photo sharing site Instagram and other Silicon Valley companies in his State of the Union address. The White…
    - 3 days ago 21 Jan 15, 12:09pm -
  • In Gaza, an IT company has Google-sized aspirations
    By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - His company may not rival Google or German software maker SAP yet, but Gaza-based IT entrepreneur Saady Lozon has plans to change that. In nine years, Lozon and his partner Ahmed Abu Shaban have transformed thei…
    - 3 days ago 21 Jan 15, 12:07pm -
  • In Netflix China push, domestic tech giants, online habits block path to success
    By Paul Carsten and Lisa Richwine BEIJING/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As Netflix Inc tackles stalling U.S. growth, the online video pioneer known for hit political drama "House of Cards" plans a play for China that may see it lock horns with potent dome…
    - 3 days ago 21 Jan 15, 11:50am -
  • IBM profit forecast, fourth-quarter revenue below estimates
    (Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp posted a new 2015 profit target and quarterly revenue that both missed analysts' estimates, as the one-time world technology leader continues to grapple with its journey from low-margin hardware maker…
    - 3 days ago 20 Jan 15, 11:55pm -
  • Russia sounds alarm as Lake Baikal's water levels drop
    Russia sounded the alarm Tuesday as water levels in Lake Baikal, the world's largest freshwater lake, dropped to record lows, with environmentalists blaming dry weather and overuse by local industry.
    - 4 days ago 20 Jan 15, 8:59pm -
  • Norway updates Arctic ice map in boost to oil exploration
    Norway wants to redefine the contours of the Arctic ice edge, the government announced Tuesday in a controversial decision that would further open the Barents Sea to oil and gas exploration.
    - 4 days ago 20 Jan 15, 4:39pm -
  • Bye, Bye Baubles: New 3D Printers Could Build Implants, Electronics
    Several new 3D printers showcased at CES 2015 in Las Vegas earlier this month suggest that the 3D printing industry — best known for churning out brightly colored plastic doodads — could be turning over a new, more scientific leaf. Another print…
    - 4 days ago 20 Jan 15, 1:21pm -
  • SAP sees lower margins for years to come as cloud transition bites
    By Harro Ten Wolde WALLDORF, Germany (Reuters) - Europe's largest software group SAP SE has cut key profit forecasts and abandoned a target for higher margins, saying its stepped-up push to deliver products via the cloud would dampen profitability u…
    - 4 days ago 20 Jan 15, 12:39pm -
  • Satellite startup Planet Labs raises $95 million
    Planet Labs, a San Francisco-based private satellite operator founded by former NASA scientists, said on Tuesday it had raised $95 million (62.67 million pounds) to help build its business of selling satellite images and data to customers. Data Colle…
    - 4 days ago 20 Jan 15, 12:33pm -
  • Boy, 13, builds Braille printer with Legos, starts company
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — In Silicon Valley, it's never too early to become an entrepreneur. Just ask 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee.
    - 4 days ago 20 Jan 15, 8:11am -
  • Big data tops humans at picking 'significant' films: study
    By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the escalating battle of big data vs. human experts, score another win for numbers. The most accurate predictions of which movies the U.S. Library of Congress will deem "culturally, historically, or aesthetic…
    - 5 days ago 19 Jan 15, 8:07pm -

Technology

  • newTechnology improves avalanche gear for backcountry skiers
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As outdoor recreation companies increasingly cater to skiers and snowboarders who like to venture beyond the groomed slopes at ski resorts and tackle backcountry terrain, they've put a special emphasis on gear and equipment t…
    - 12 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 10:35pm -
  • newChina blocks VPN services that skirt online censorship
    BEIJING (AP) — China is blocking VPN services that let users skirt online censorship of popular websites such as Google and Facebook amid a wider crackdown on online information, tech companies and specialists said Friday.
    - 19 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 3:41pm -
  • newDavos bosses fret over threats to Internet free trade
    The issue is a hot topic at this year's World Economic Forum in Davos, and the forum is seeking to provide a platform for debate over ways to maintain an open, cross-border Web in the face of pressures for national regulation. Quite frankly, there i…
    - 20 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 2:56pm -
  • newUber restarts service in Delhi; government says company still banned
    By Aditya Kalra and Sanjeev Miglani NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Uber, the U.S.-based online taxi-hailing company, has restarted services in India's capital after a ban following rape allegations against one of its drivers, but a government official said t…
    - 21 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 1:29pm -
  • newThree Dials O2 To Become Biggest Mobile Firm
    A cash deal of more than £10bn could lead to the creation of the UK's largest mobile phone operator, with Three taking over O2. Three's parent, Hutchison Whampoa - owned by the richest man in Asia, Li Ka-Shing - said it was in "exclusive negotiat…
    - 21 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 1:18pm -
  • newWho's afraid of China's economy slowing? Not Alibaba's Jack Ma
    By Nadia Damouni DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Jack Ma, executive chairman of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding, isn't worried about slowing Chinese economic growth, he told a meeting of business and political leaders in Davos, Switzer…
    - 23 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 11:58am -
  • newAmazon, e-commerce rivals fuel commercial property boom in India
    By Aditi Shah NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Internet retailer Amazon and its fast-growing local rivals are driving a boom in commercial property leasing in India as their storage needs rise, with shoppers in the country going online to buy everything from t…
    - 23 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 11:41am -
  • newFilmmakers blur lines with virtual reality at Sundance
    By Piya Sinha-Roy PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - Whether putting moviegoers inside the yurt of a Mongolian tribe, in the studio with a musician or in the path of an oncoming train, filmmakers are blurring the lines of reality for viewers at this year's…
    - 23 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 11:37am -
  • Hands-on with Microsoft's hologram device
    REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft didn't use skydivers or stunt cyclists to introduce what it hopes will be the next big leap in computing technology. Instead, with its new HoloLens headset, the company is offering real-world examples to show how yo…
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  • Apple says Mickey Drexler to retire from board of directors
    (Reuters) - Apple Inc said Millard "Mickey" Drexler, who has served on its board since 1999, will retire as a director at the end of his term in March. The company's board has not yet nominated anyone to take Drexler's position, Apple said in a fili…
    - 1 day ago 23 Jan 15, 3:10am -
  • Analyst-turned-fund manager basks in Xiaomi glow
    By Denny Thomas HONG KONG (Reuters) - Richard Ji, whose little-known fund was the biggest investor in leading Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc's [XTC.UL] $1.1 billion (0.73 billion pound) fundraising last month, is a numbers man looking to spot '…
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  • Obama seeks broader audience through YouTube personalities
    WASHINGTON (AP) — No cringe. No dazzle. No edge.
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  • Old phone unveiled 100 years after first coast-to-coast call
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In true San Francisco irony, smartphones were used Thursday to snap pictures of a historic phone that was used to make the first coast-to-coast phone call 100 years ago.
    - 1 day ago 22 Jan 15, 11:38pm -
  • Got Battery? Lots of low battery hacks but no quick fix
    NEW YORK (AP) — At a cozy watering hole in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, bartender Kathy Conway counted four different phone chargers behind the bar. Call it the scourge of the red zone, call it battery anxiety. Smartphone users are…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 10:38pm -
  • Atomic Scientists Say Humanity Is Closest to Destruction Since 1984
    The clock, introduced by members of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists in 1947, was designed to warn people about the implications of global nuclear armament. It has since expanded its doomscale to track other potential disasters for humanity—m…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 9:53pm -
  • Saudis on Twitter deny rumours King Abdullah dead
    A Saudi journalist and a member of the royal family denied rumours on Thursday that King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, in hospital since December suffering from pneumonia, had died, according to messages on social media. King Abdullah, who took power in 2…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 9:47pm -
  • Social networks must help stamp out promotion of violence - France
    By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - France appealed on Thursday for U.N. member states to work together on an international legal framework that would make social network providers share responsibility for the use of their platforms to s…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 9:15pm -
  • Amazon to buy Israeli start-up Annapurna Labs
    SAN FRANCISCO/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. tech giant Amazon confirmed on Thursday that it has agreed to buy Israeli chipmaker Annapurna Labs for its cloud computing unit, Amazon Web Services. An AWS spokeswoman declined to discuss the terms of the de…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 7:48pm -
  • German tableware brand sues Amazon over wavy cup and saucer design
    German luxury ceramics company Villeroy & Boch AG sued Amazon.com Inc for selling what it says is a copycat version of its popular New Wave cup and saucer. Villeroy & Boch said Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, is selling coffee and espre…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 7:44pm -
  • No quick fix for battery anxiety but plenty of workarounds
    At a cozy watering hole in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, bartender Kathy Conway counted four different phone chargers behind the bar. Call it the scourge of the red zone or battery anxiety. ...
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 6:51pm -
  • Verizon posts higher revenue; wireless margins narrow
    Verizon Communications Inc said on Thursday that quarterly revenue rose 6.8 percent as it added more customers during the competitive holiday season but profit margins narrowed in its wireless business due to pricing and promotions. Shares in Verizo…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 5:45pm -
  • Turkey proposes tighter internet law, pursues Twitter critic
    By Gulsen Solaker and Jonny Hogg ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey is pressing new legislation allowing ministers to temporarily ban websites and forcing Twitter to block an anonymous whistleblower as part of President Tayyip Erdogan's campaign to bring the…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 4:09pm -
  • EU unlikely to support ban on free unlimited Facebook, Spotify
    By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union member states are unlikely to support an EU-wide ban on telecoms companies offering online services such as Facebook and Spotify for free, according to a proposal by EU presidency Latvia. EU memb…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 2:37pm -
  • Kenya weighs Chinese request for extradition of 76 held for cyber crime
    Kenya is considering a request from Beijing to extradite 76 Chinese nationals charged with cyber crime for trial in their homeland, Kenya's attorney-general said on Thursday. Githu Muigai said he expected a decision soon on the request from a "frien…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 1:34pm -
  • WhatsApp Launches On Desktop Computers
    WhatsApp, which is used by 700 million users to communicate between smartphones and tablets, can now be used on desktop computers - but it still must be linked to the phone app. For the desktop service to work, the paired phone needs an internet con…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 9:50am -

Reviews

  • newThe Supreme Court steps in to review Oklahoma's lethal injection process
    Following a botched lethal injection in April, Oklahoma has recently been under scrutiny for its execution process. Now, the Supreme Court has said it will review the state's injection procedure to determine if it constitutes cruel and unusual pun…
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  • newUnivision Deportes Ftbol review
    Univision Ftbol is one of the most comprehensive soccer apps available
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  • newBattery Widget Reborn review
    Get detailed information about your battery on your Android device
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  • new5by review
    5by is a personalized, curated video application that sifts through the sea of online video and surfaces the best ones for you in a continuous,
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  • newParticulars for Mac review
    Displays system information, including computer model, serial number, CPU, RAM, OS version, current user, disk space, and more
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  • newEd Sheeran to get Tussauds waxwork
    Pop star Ed Sheeran is measured by Madame Tussauds ahead of the creation of his waxwork effigy.
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  • newMrs Doubtfire musical in the works
    Composer of Disney's Aladdin and Little Shop of Horrors reveals he's working on a musical based on the 1993 film.
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  • newSeven-party TV debate plan announced
    Broadcasters publish new plans for TV election debates including leaders of seven UK political parties, and say they will go ahead regardless of who takes part.
    - 17 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 5:29pm -
  • newBailey and Tempah for iPlayer shows
    Comedian Bill Bailey and rapper Tinie Tempah among big names fronting 16 new shows exclusively available on BBC iPlayer.
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  • newGlitter 'said assault was a secret'
    Former singer Gary Glitter sexually assaulted a teenage girl after she had been taken to meet him backstage after a show, a court hears.
    - 19 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 3:48pm -
  • newVIDEO: Corrie's Rita receives driving ban
    Coronation Street actor Barbara Knox is fined and banned from driving for 12 months, for driving over the legal alcohol limit.
    - 21 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 2:01pm -
  • newArtes Mundi winner shares prize cash
    Theaster Gates says he will share his £40,000 Artes Mundi winnings with the nine other shortlisted artists.
    - 22 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 12:17pm -
  • newCorrie star admits drink-driving
    Coronation Street actress Barbara Knox is banned from driving for a year after admitting a charge of drinking-driving.
    - 23 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 12:03pm -
  • newWindsor set for EastEnders reunion
    EastEnders veterans Barbara Windsor and Pam St Clement are to appear in a Gogglebox-style programme as part of the BBC soap's 30th anniversary.
    - 23 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 11:58am -
  • newSundance opens with Nina Simone film
    The Sundance Film Festival in park City, Utah launches its 2015 edition with a documentary about legendary jazz and blues singer Nina Simone.
    - 23 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 11:23am -
  • newVIDEO: How drummer inspired Charlatans
    The Charlatans say their new album was inspired by the memory of drummer Jon Brookes, who died from brain cancer almost two years ago.
    - 24 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 11:16am -
  • newKelly Hoppen quits Dragons' Den
    Designer Kelly Hoppen announces she is quitting BBC Two's Dragons' Den after two series.
    - 24 hours ago 23 Jan 15, 11:01am -
  • Cooper brings Elephant Man to London
    Three-time Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper is to play the Elephant Man in London following the critical acclaim he has received for the role on Broadway.
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  • Scorsese Bill Clinton film 'shelved'
    Martin Scorsese's planned HBO TV documentary film on former US President Bill Clinton is shelved indefinitely over control disagreements, according to reports.
    - 1 day ago 23 Jan 15, 9:07am -
  • Radio 1's Big Weekend in Norwich
    Taylor Swift will perform at Radio 1's Big Weekender taking place in Norwich in May.
    - 1 day ago 23 Jan 15, 7:51am -
  • Screech actor pleads not guilty in stabbing case
    Dustin Diamond, who played Screech in Saved by the Bell, has pleaded not guilty in a stabbing case in the US.
    - 1 day ago 23 Jan 15, 6:44am -
  • Chastain: Hollywood's diversity problem
    Jessica Chastain on the issue of diversity in the movies
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  • VIDEO: Can Artes Mundi top Turner Prize?
    The biggest art prize in the UK, 40,000 thousand pounds, has gone to the winner of Artes Mundi, the international contemporary art exhibition held in Wales every two years.
    - 1 day ago 22 Jan 15, 11:10pm -
  • Glitter 'plied girl with champagne'
    Singer Gary Glitter gave a 12-year-old girl champagne after a concert before inviting her into a hotel room and having sex with her, a jury hears.
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 6:57pm -
  • Mexican artist for Tate Turbine Hall
    Mexico's Abraham Cruzvillegas, known for making sculptures from found materials, will be the next artist to fill the Turbine Hall at London's Tate Modern.
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 5:14pm -
  • Payout for comedian killed in crash
    The family of a comedian killed in a car crash with a Wal-Mart lorry wins an out-of-court settlement with the US supermarket giant.
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 2:04pm -
  • Italy police recover 5,000 artefacts
    A record haul of rare antiquities is revealed by Italian police after a lengthy inquiry into a Swiss-based trafficking ring.
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 12:50pm -
  • Critics hail Wolf Hall's TV debut
    Critics call the BBC adaptation of Hilary Mantel's Booker-winning novels "close to perfect television".
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 12:36pm -
  • VIDEO: Chastain on gangsters and grandmas
    Actor Jessica Chastain tells BBC Breakfast that taking her grandmother to the Oscars ceremony was the best day of her life
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 11:20am -
  • Pop star Rihanna wins image battle
    Pop star Rihanna wins a legal battle against high street store Topshop over a T-shirt bearing her image.
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 10:49am -
  • VIDEO: Star guest awol at Kraftwerk course
    Kraftwerk's Wolfgang Flür is a notable absentee at the World's first academic conference on the German group
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 10:44am -
  • Simon Pegg to co-write Star Trek 3
    The actor and writer Simon Pegg confirms he is set co-write Star Trek 3 and will return to play Scotty in the film franchise.
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 10:16am -
  • VIDEO: A rare look inside Britain's memory
    David Sillito visits the British Library's high-tech Newspaper Storage Building in Boston Spa, where over 300 years of papers are archived.
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 8:05am -
  • Fans study Kraftwerk in Birmingham
    German pioneers Kraftwerk draw music academics to Birmingham
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 7:18am -
  • Man arrested over Madonna hack
    An Israeli man is arrested on suspicion of hacking into the computers of pop stars including Madonna and selling unreleased songs online.
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 4:06am -
  • Can a city sue a TV channel?
    Can a city sue a TV channel for defamation?
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  • Tribute to Kirkbride at TV awards
    Coronation Street star William Roache leads a special tribute at the National TV Awards to on-screen wife Anne Kirkbride, who died on Monday.
    - 3 days ago 21 Jan 15, 10:26pm -
  • American Sniper: An American hero?
    Was American sniper Chris Kyle really a hero?
    - 3 days ago 21 Jan 15, 10:24pm -
  • Film festival announces line-up
    The European premiere of the new Noah Baumbach film, While We're Young, will be the opening gala at the Glasgow Film Festival, it has been announced.
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  • Patterson writes self-destruct novel
    The world's first self-destructing novel, which will have a life-span of 24 hours before it explodes, is offered by author James Patterson.
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  • Gosling 'stalker' order rejected
    Actor Ryan Gosling fails is denied a permanent restraining order against alleged stalker after she fails to turn up at court.
    - 3 days ago 21 Jan 15, 3:48pm -
  • Staging Oppenheimer's nuclear story
    The RSC depicts the 'father of the nuclear bomb'
    - 3 days ago 21 Jan 15, 5:32am -

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  • newThis is me, says grunting, cursing Azarenka
    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Two-time grand slam champion Victoria Azarenka will no longer bite her tongue or try to fit into any media-trained "image" as she makes her way on the tennis tour, the Belarusian said at the Australian Open on Sat…
    - 12 mins ago 24 Jan 15, 10:34am -
  • newSoccer-Australian championship results and standings
    Jan 24 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Australian championship matches on Saturday Saturday, January 24 Adelaide United 7 Newcastle Jets 0 Central Coast Mariners 1 Sydney FC 5 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Perth Glory 14 10 2 2 25…
    - 18 mins ago 24 Jan 15, 10:28am -
  • newEverything Was Against Us, Moans Van Gaal
    Louis van Gaal has complained that the state of the Abbey Stadium pitch, referee Chris Foy and his players were all reasons for Manchester United's 0-0 FA Cup fourth-round draw with Cambridge United. Despite being the lowest-ranked team left in the…
    - 21 mins ago 24 Jan 15, 10:25am -
  • newFormer coach backs Silva to shine at Real
    By Tim Hanlon BARCELONA (Reuters) - Joining Real Madrid is a dream that has come true for Brazilian Lucas Silva, his former coach Marcelo Oliveira has said, while describing the midfielder as a "diamond". The talented Silva, who played for Cruzeiro,…
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  • newSoccer-Former coach backs Silva to shine at Real
    By Tim Hanlon BARCELONA, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Joining Real Madrid is a dream that has come true for Brazilian Lucas Silva, his former coach Marcelo Oliveira has said, while describing the midfielder as a "diamond". The talented Silva, who played for Cr…
    - 55 mins ago 24 Jan 15, 9:51am -
  • newSerena, Venus Williams into 4th round at Australian Open
    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams saw that older sister Venus was progressing to the fourth round at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time since 2011 and it inspired her own comeback win Saturday at the Australian Open.
    - 58 mins ago 24 Jan 15, 9:48am -
  • newWilliams Sisters Make Next Round In Melbourne
    Venus Williams reached the last 16 of a Grand Slam for the first time since 2011 thanks to a brilliant fightback in the Australian Open on Saturday. Williams lost the first set of her third-round match with Italy's Camila Giorgi and trailed 4-2 and…
    - 1 hour ago 24 Jan 15, 9:45am -
  • newTennis-Australian Open order of play
    MELBOURNE, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Order of play on the main showcourts on day seven of the Australian Open on Sunday (prefix denotes seeding; play begins at 0000 GMT on all courts). ...
    - 1 hour ago 24 Jan 15, 9:32am -
  • newTennis-Australian Open men's singles round 3 results
    Jan 24 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Australian Open Men's Singles Round 3 matches on Saturday Gilles Muller (Luxembourg) beat 19-John Isner (U.S.) 7-6(4) 7-6(6) 6-4 5-Kei Nishikori (Japan) beat Steve Johnson (U.S.) 6-7(7) 6-1 6-2 6-3 Guille…
    - 1 hour ago 24 Jan 15, 9:30am -
  • newBrengle slops on sunscreen and slips into fourth round
    Madison Brengle could conceivably be the new face of advertising campaigns Down Under that urge people to 'slip, slop, slap' during the scorching summer months to help Australians and New Zealanders to lower the risk of skin cancers. The 24-year-old…
    - 1 hour ago 24 Jan 15, 9:29am -
  • newTennis-Brengle slops on sunscreen and slips into fourth round
    Madison Brengle could conceivably be the new face of advertising campaigns Down Under that urge people to 'slip, slop, slap' during the scorching summer months to help Australians and New Zealanders to lower the risk of skin cancers. The 24-year-old…
    - 1 hour ago 24 Jan 15, 9:21am -
  • newRyan Palmer misses chance for 59 in Humana Challenge
    LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Palmer shot the lowest round in his PGA Tour career. He matched the tour record for the longest eagle-birdie streak. He moved into contention in the Humana Challenge.
    - 2 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 8:57am -
  • newLopez apologises to injured ball-boy for low blow
    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Spaniard Feliciano Lopez showed a compassionate streak in addition to a dangerous serve by apologising to the ball-boy he struck in the groin at the Australian Open. Lopez, seeded 12th at Melbourne Park, unleashed…
    - 2 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 8:50am -
  • newTennis-Lopez apologises to injured ball-boy for low blow
    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Spaniard Feliciano Lopez showed a compassionate streak in addition to a dangerous serve by apologising to the ball-boy he struck in the groin at the Australian Open. Lopez, seeded 12th at Melbourne Park, un…
    - 2 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 8:36am -
  • newUnder radar Wawrinka happy to discuss the F-word
    By Greg Stutchbury MELBOURNE (Reuters) - For someone who is the defending champion at Melbourne Park, Stan Wawrinka is remarkably upbeat about the lack of focus falling upon him. The 29-year-old Swiss advanced to the fourth round of this year's Aust…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 8:06am -
  • newWawrinka Through To Last 16 In Australian Open
    Defending champion Stan Wawrinka has continued his unobtrusive progress in the Australian Open to book his place in the last 16. Wawrinka has yet to drop a set in Melbourne and enjoyed another straightforward victory in the third round, beating Finl…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 8:01am -
  • newThompson's record 3rd quarter leads Warriors past Kings
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The sellout crowd chanted Klay Thompson's name. Both benches stood, equally stunned at what was taking place. Thompson's teammates continued to get him the ball — and he just kept shooting.
    - 3 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 7:55am -
  • newTennis-Scratchy Azarenka overcomes Czech to reach fourth round
    MELBOURNE, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Two-time champion Victoria Azarenka won a battle of former girls' champions at the Australian Open by easing past Czech Barbora Zahlavova Strycova 6-4 6-4 on Saturday to advance to the fourth round at Melbourne Park. A d…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 7:50am -
  • newTennis-Australian Open women's singles round 3 results
    Jan 24 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Australian Open Women's Singles Round 3 matches on Saturday Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) beat 25-Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (Czech Republic) 6-4 6-4 Madison Brengle (U.S.) beat Coco Vandeweghe (U.S.) 6-3 6…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 7:49am -
  • newNBA-Warriors' Thompson sets record with 37 in third quarter
    Klay Thompson set an NBA record with 37 third-quarter points as he led the Golden State Warriors to a 126-101 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Friday. Thompson finished with a career-high 52 during his record-setting night. The NBA's previous rec…
    - 4 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 7:00am -
  • newAustralia not counting their chickens in Asian Cup semis
    Australia are determined not to get carried away with their chances of lifting the Asian Cup on home soil despite reigning champions Japan crashing out of the tournament in the quarter-finals. The Socceroos had been expecting to play the Samurai Blu…
    - 4 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 6:57am -
  • newMark Cuban: NBA should dump fan voting for All-Star game
    DALLAS (AP) — Mavericks owner Mark Cuban suggested the NBA should do away with fan balloting for the All-Star game, saying the leading total of 1.5 million votes for Golden State's Stephen Curry was so low it was "embarrassing."
    - 4 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 6:48am -
  • newSoccer-Australia not counting their chickens in Asian Cup semis
    Australia are determined not to get carried away with their chances of lifting the Asian Cup on home soil despite reigning champions Japan crashing out of the tournament in the quarter-finals. The Socceroos had been expecting to play the Samurai Blue…
    - 4 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 6:46am -
  • newChicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks dies at 83
    Even as the Chicago Cubs lost one game after another, Ernie Banks never lost hope.
    - 4 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 6:42am -
  • newNBA-Highlights of Friday's NBA games
    Jan 23 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Friday's National Basketball Association games: - - - Hawks 103, Thunder 93 Oklahoma City came in with a mini-streak but the Thunder could not stop the Atlanta Hawks from a team-record 15th straight victory…
    - 4 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 6:35am -
  • newSerena sets up clash with French Open nemesis
    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Serena Williams was a picture of torment for a set and a half on Saturday before finding her range to fend off Elina Svitolina 4-6 6-2 6-0 and set up a fourth round clash with French Open nemesis Garbine Muguruza.…
    - 4 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 6:33am -
  • newRose, Butler score 20 each as Bulls top Mavericks 102-98
    DALLAS (AP) — After Derrick Rose missed a potential clinching shot on a hard drive through the lane in the final seconds, he sealed Chicago's victory by winning a scramble for the loose ball.
    - 4 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 6:31am -
  • newTennis-Serena sets up clash with French Open nemesis
    (Writes through with quotes, adds byline) By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Serena Williams was a picture of torment for a set and a half on Saturday before finding her range to fend off Elina Svitolina 4-6 6-2 6-0 and set up a fourth round…
    - 4 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 6:27am -
  • newPacquiao Says Mayweather Fight May Be Next
    Manny Pacquiao has told Sky Sports News HQ he thinks his next fight will be against Floyd Mayweather Jr. But speaking to reporter Roger Clarke at London's Fitzroy Lodge boxing club, seven-weight world champion Pacquiao revealed he is expecting an imm…
    - 4 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 6:25am -
  • newWilliams sisters turn back clock in Melbourne
    By Greg Stutchbury MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Top seed Serena Williams and her older sister Venus sent a chilling warning to the rest of the women's draw at the Australian Open on Saturday by both advancing to the fourth round at Melbourne Park for the f…
    - 4 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 6:19am -
  • newNBA standings
    Jan 24 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the NBA on Friday EASTERN CONFERENCEATLANTIC DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. Toronto 28 15 .651 - 2. Brooklyn 18 25 .419 10 3. Boston 15 26 .366 12 4. Philadelphia 8 35 .186 20 5. NY Knicks 8 36 .182 20 1/2 CENTRAL…
    - 5 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 6:16am -
  • newTennis-Williams sisters turn back clock in Melbourne
    By Greg Stutchbury MELBOURNE, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Top seed Serena Williams and her older sister Venus sent a chilling warning to the rest of the women's draw at the Australian Open on Saturday by both advancing to the fourth round at Melbourne Park fo…
    - 5 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 6:16am -
  • newHarden's buzzer-beater lifts Rockets past Suns, 113-111
    PHOENIX (AP) — It was James Harden for the win, or overtime that seemed unimaginable halfway through the fourth quarter.
    - 5 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 6:11am -
  • newPogba Staying At Juventus - At Least For Now
    Paul Pogba's agent says the midfielder will be staying at Juventus this month - but has not ruled out a move in the summer for the France international. The 21-year-old left Manchester United for Juventus in the summer of 2012 after failing to estab…
    - 5 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 6:10am -
  • newUPDATE 4-NBA results
    Jan 24 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the NBA games on Friday (home team in CAPS) Toronto 91 PHILADELPHIA 86 ATLANTA 103 Oklahoma City 93 CLEVELAND 129 Charlotte 90 MIAMI 89 Indiana 87 NY KNICKS 113 Orlando 106 Chicago 102 DALLAS 98 New Orleans 9…
    - 5 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 5:58am -
  • newCambridge Earn FA Cup Replay With Man Utd
    Cambridge United – the lowest-ranked team left in the FA Cup - held Premier League Manchester United to a 0-0 draw at the Abbey Stadium. The Sky Bet League Two side had to survive a late second-half onslaught from Louis van Gaal's men as Radamel F…
    - 5 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 5:58am -
  • newTennis-Wawrinka safely through to fourth round
    MELBOURNE, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Defending champion Stan Wawrinka avoided the same fate that befell compatriot Roger Federer on Friday with a comfortable victory over Finland's Jarkko Nieminen to move into the Australian Open fourth round. The 29-year-o…
    - 5 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 5:57am -
  • newWarriors' Thompson scores NBA-record 37 points in quarter
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson has set an NBA record for the highest-scoring quarter in league history, getting 37 in the third against the Sacramento Kings.
    - 5 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 5:46am -
  • newSpurs roll past Kobe-less Lakers 99-85
    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs could empathize with the Los Angeles Lakers, who could be without superstar guard Kobe Bryant for the rest of the season.
    - 5 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 5:31am -
  • newSoccer-Mexican championship first stage results and standings
    Jan 24 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Mexican championship First Stage matches on Friday Friday, January 23Morelia 0 CD Leon 0 Santos Laguna 4 Monterrey 1 Veracruz 0 Cruz Azul 0 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Veracruz 3 2 1 0 5 2 7…
    - 5 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 5:27am -

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