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Living Well

  • newChina drafts policy on emergency Ebola diagnosis, approves products
    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has drafted a policy on the emergency use of diagnostic products for the Ebola virus disease and clinical trials, the country's drug regulator said on Friday, as the number of people affected globally by the epidemic nears…
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  • newNepal devotees sacrifice thousands of animals in Hindu ritual
    By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Sword-wielding Hindu devotees in Nepal began slaughtering thousands of animals and birds in a ritual sacrifice on Friday, ignoring calls by animal rights activists to halt what they described as the world's larg…
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  • newMost chickens sold in UK stores have traces of food bug - watchdog
    LONDON (Reuters) - Almost three-quarters of fresh chickens sold by British retailers were found to have traces of a potentially fatal food-poisoning bug, a food watchdog warned on Thursday and said major grocers were not doing enough to tackle the pr…
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  • Overweight linked to 500,000 cancer cases per year
    Overweight and obesity is now causing nearly half a million new cancer cases in adults every year, roughly 3.6 percent of the world's total, a study said Wednesday.
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  • US orders calorie labeling for chain restaurants
    The United States on Tuesday announced sweeping new rules forcing chain restaurants and pizza parlors to publish calorie counts on menus in an attempt to combat the nation's obesity epidemic.
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  • Elderly should take cholesterol-lowering statins: US study
    Nearly everyone aged 66 to 75 should consider taking cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins to reduce their risk of heart attack and stroke, new guidelines say.
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  • Bayer explores possible sale of diabetes device unit - Bloomberg
    (Reuters) - Germany-based drugmaker Bayer AG is considering the sale of its diabetes device business, Bloomberg reported, citing sources. The unit, thought to be worth 1 billion to 2 billion euros (790 million to 1.6 billion pounds), might attract b…
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  • Aviva says will compensate customers sold wrong annuities
    LONDON (Reuters) - British insurer Aviva plc said on Saturday it would compensate around 250 annuity customers who had been short-changed because of an error in its sales process. The Telegraph newspaper reported on Saturday that Aviva had discovere…
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  • Sanofi touts new drugs but diabetes outlook disappoints
    By Natalie Huet PARIS (Reuters) - Sanofi , which sacked its chief executive three weeks ago, gave a weak sales outlook for its diabetes drugs on Thursday, overshadowing plans to reap more than 30 billion euros (23.97 billion pounds) from new medicin…
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  • Nearly 30% of world population is overweight
    More than 2.1 billion people globally -- or nearly 30 percent of the world's population -- are now overweight or obese, with the figure set to rise further by 2030, according to a study published Thursday.
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  • Report: Global obesity costs hits $2 trillion
    LONDON (AP) — The global cost of obesity has risen to $2 trillion annually — nearly as much as smoking or the combined impact of armed violence, war and terrorism, according to a new report released Thursday.
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  • U.S. court denies Ranbaxy's bid to block launch of rival generics
    (Reuters) - A U.S. court has denied a request by Indian drugmaker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd to stop competitors from launching copies of AstraZeneca Plc's heartburn pill Nexium and Roche's antiviral , a court filing showed. Ranbaxy had filed a lawsuit…
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  • Without CEO, Sanofi touts new drugs in its pipeline
    PARIS (Reuters) - Sanofi set out its strategy for bringing several new drugs to the market on Thursday, in a bid to win over investors alarmed by the sudden ouster of its chief executive and problems in the field of diabetes. Sanofi said it could la…
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  • Early statin use may give long-term heart benefits
    CHICAGO (AP) — Taking a cholesterol-lowering drug for five years in middle age can lower heart and death risks for decades afterward, and the benefits seem to grow over time, a landmark study finds. Doctors say it's the first evidence that early u…
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  • UN warns over threat of AIDS rebound
    South African actress Charlize Theron threw her weight Tuesday behind an urgent new UN campaign to end AIDS as a global health threat by 2030.
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  • U.S.-born rabbis slain in Israel praised; protesters at U.N. Palestinian mission
    By Sascha Brodsky NEW YORK (Reuters) - Family and friends remembered three U.S.-born rabbis slain in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday, praising one as the scion of his Boston family's rabbinical dynasty and another as "one of the kindest souls" in hi…
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  • Britain confirms bird flu on northern England farm is H5N8 strain
    By Costas Pitas LONDON (Reuters) - Bird flu on a duck farm in northern England is the highly contagious H5N8 strain, the same form of the virus already discovered in Germany and the Netherlands, Britain's farm ministry confirmed on Tuesday. The Depa…
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  • Bats may hold henipavirus threat for W Africa: study
    A family of lethal viruses that has leapt from bats to humans in Australia and Asia may also pose a threat in West Africa, where bats are butchered for meat, scientists reported Tuesday.
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  • Study lifts cloud over heart drugs Zetia, Vytorin
    CHICAGO (AP) — A major study lifts a cloud around Zetia and Vytorin, blockbuster drugs for lowering cholesterol. The study found that these pills modestly lower the risk of heart attacks and other problems in people at high risk for them — evide…
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  • FDA approves Lemtrada for multiple sclerosis
    NEW YORK (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved Lemtrada, a treatment for relapsing multiple sclerosis made by the drugmaker Genzyme.
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Education & Learning

  • newGovernment publishes British Values
    Schools in England must ensure pupils have respect and tolerance for all faiths, races and cultures, says new government guidance on British values.
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  • newSchool criticised for poor diversity
    A Lincolnshire school is told it cannot be rated as 'outstanding' by Ofsted because pupils need more awareness of other British cultures.
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  • newFree school breakfasts 'must change'
    A third of Welsh children are not receiving free breakfasts in school and changes are needed, the Conservatives say.
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  • newAdoption row council 'was biased'
    A couple say a local authority set out to adopt their grandson despite the fact they wanted to care for him and his elder brother.
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  • newCofE schools chief's terror law fear
    Plans that require schools to help prevent pupils becoming radicalised place too much of a burden on education regulator Ofsted, the chief Church of England education officer says.
    - 11 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 3:07am -

BBC Earth Videos

Baby Meets Wild Desert Elephant - Vet Safari - BBC
Baby Meets Wild Desert Elephant - Vet Safari - BBCThe team have tranquilized a wild desert elephant in order to put a tracking collar on him, and they're taking the opportunity to take all the readings and measurements they can. Subscribe...…
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Tiny Giants Trailer - BBC
Tiny Giants Trailer - BBCComing to a museum near you, go to http://www.bbcearth.com/tinygiants to find out more. In an adventure of giant proportions, Tiny Giants 3D reveals the astonishing lives of the smallest of...From:BBC EarthVi…
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Great White Shark Encounter - Ultimate Killers - BBC
Great White Shark Encounter - Ultimate Killers - BBCSteve believes that great white sharks have been given an unfairly bad rap, and that the real man-eaters are in fact the bull sharks. So he goes off in search of one. Subscribe to BBC Earth…
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Lucky Escape from a Black Rhino - Ultimate Killers - BBC
Lucky Escape from a Black Rhino - Ultimate Killers - BBCSteve gets a little more than he bargained for when he goes out with rhino expert Tim. Subscribe to BBC Earth: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add...From:BBC EarthVie…
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Astrology.com Daily Horoscope

  • Libra Daily Horoscope for November 27, 2014
    Your great mental energy is provoking you to try new things -- so get out there and mix it up! You should be able to get moving in the right direction without trying very hard.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Couple's Lo…
    - 2 days ago 27 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Aquarius Daily Horoscope for November 27, 2014
    You feel quite excited over something that others might not even recognize as worthy of their attention. You can use some of your great energy to promote and explain it to the world.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Coupl…
    - 2 days ago 27 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Taurus Daily Horoscope for November 27, 2014
    Someone is teasing you -- but it's all empty words. You may still feel a bit stung, but you know deep down that they're just tearing into you because they're feeling insecure themselves. Let it go.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScop…
    - 2 days ago 27 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Sagittarius Daily Horoscope for November 27, 2014
    It's easier than ever for you to make a great impression today -- so go out of your way to meet someone new or to get noticed by the right people. You may end up in a great new place tomorrow!More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, D…
    - 2 days ago 27 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Gemini Daily Horoscope for November 27, 2014
    A big, important change comes down early in the day -- and you couldn't be happier! It may not be your decision, but it is something that should affect you in some good ways through the next few years.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's Love…
    - 2 days ago 27 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Aries Daily Horoscope for November 27, 2014
    Group efforts are more rewarding than anything you could do on your own -- so make sure that you're reaching out and getting others to do the same. Teamwork can move mountains!More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Couple's Lo…
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  • Cancer Daily Horoscope for November 27, 2014
    When you've got weirdness going on, you've got to make sure that you're able to reply rationally. Stay on top of that today -- you're bound to find a few stray issues that need your immediate attention.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's Lov…
    - 2 days ago 27 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Scorpio Daily Horoscope for November 27, 2014
    Family time is vital today -- so make sure that you're at least checking in with those closest to you. If you can spend the day in their company, so much the better, but just do what you can.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Da…
    - 2 days ago 27 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Leo Daily Horoscope for November 27, 2014
    Your relationship with power needs some adjustment. Try not to make too big a deal out of it, but you should take a look at how you handle colleagues or family members. Something's got to give!More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes,…
    - 2 days ago 27 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Capricorn Daily Horoscope for November 27, 2014
    You may be thinking ahead a few steps, but that's okay -- in fact, you may even want to extend your planning by a few months or years just to show off a little. You can wrap it all up quickly.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, D…
    - 2 days ago 27 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Virgo Daily Horoscope for November 27, 2014
    New plans and thoughts are coming your way from all directions today -- so get ready for some winners and losers. Open your mind, though, because some of the best stuff looks pretty rough at first.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScop…
    - 2 days ago 27 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Pisces Daily Horoscope for November 27, 2014
    This isn't a great day for solo wanderings -- you need to be in the middle of things, socially. It's a great day for teamwork, brainstorming or just for quiet, hard work, side by side.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Cou…
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Flying Cars

  • newWill flying cars like the AeroMobil ever take off in Europe, or hit a wall of ... - Deutsche Welle
    Deutsche WelleWill flying cars like the AeroMobil ever take off in Europe, or hit a wall of ...Deutsche WelleThe idea of a flying car isn't new. People have been working on flying cars for almost a century. "The first flying car was produced in…
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  • Futuristic flying cars with a vintage classic twist - Creative Boom
    Creative BoomFuturistic flying cars with a vintage classic twistCreative BoomThe future has arrived, and it comes in the form of nine visionary images of 'flying' cars from the series Air Drive by French photographer Renaud Marion. Taking cues f…
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  • Flying car on sale before 2018 - Drive
    DriveFlying car on sale before 2018DriveThe first time Carl Dietrich brought his flying-car concept to the Experimental Aircraft Association's annual AirVenture gathering in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, he had only a video to show the aviation geeks who…
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  • Will flying cars ever take off? - Deutsche Welle
    Will flying cars ever take off?Deutsche WelleSlovakian company, AeroMobil, says it's brought a future of flying cars one step closer with its AeroMobil 3.0. But skeptics warn we'd be wise to keep our expectations low - they don't see flying cars…
    - 4 days ago 24 Nov 14, 5:25pm -
  • The Era Of The Flying Car Has Finally Arrived - Business Insider
    BloombergThe Era Of The Flying Car Has Finally ArrivedBusiness InsiderPeter Thiel is wrong. His famous comment on the failed promise of the internet — "We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters" — is about to be upended as the fir…
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  • The race is on for flying car start-ups - KPRC Houston
    KPRC HoustonThe race is on for flying car start-upsKPRC HoustonNot since the Wright brothers flew the first powered aircraft near Kitty Hawk in 1903 has the competition been so intense. The technology that can give us the world's first affordabl…
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  • Inhabitat's Week in Green: flying cars, solar paint and a needle-free vaccine - Engadget
    Inhabitat's Week in Green: flying cars, solar paint and a needle-free vaccineEngadgetFlying cars have long been a staple of science fiction movies and books, but are they finally getting closer to becoming a reality? AeroMobil recently unveiled…
    - 19 days ago 9 Nov 14, 5:06pm -
  • Meet the AeroMobil 3.0, a crazy beautiful flying car - CNET
    CNETMeet the AeroMobil 3.0, a crazy beautiful flying carCNETThe flying car, which was built in only ten months, made its world debut at the Pioneers Festival in Vienna on October 29. The company that produced it, AeroMobil, is based in Slovakia…
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  • Enough with the flying cars already - The Verge
    Enough with the flying cars alreadyThe VergeI might even call the AeroMobil beautiful, in its own strange way. But the problem is that these aircraft don't solve any problems for normal human beings, nor do they even gesture toward a meaningful…
    - 25 days ago 3 Nov 14, 6:16pm -
  • Prototype flying car unveiled with groundspeed of 124mph and flight range of ... - Daily Mail
    Daily MailPrototype flying car unveiled with groundspeed of 124mph and flight range of ...Daily MailIn 1928 motoring pioneer Henry Ford said: 'Mark my word. A combination airplane and motor car is coming. You may smile. But it will come.' Now an…
    - 29 days ago 30 Oct 14, 7:42am -

Music

  • Garth Brooks cancels TV appearances amid Ferguson unrest
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Country music star Garth Brooks cancelled scheduled media appearances this week, saying it would be in poor taste to promote his comeback album during national protests after a grand jury did not indict a white policeman in t…
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  • Children's' music star Laurie Berkner new plan
    NEW YORK (AP) — This fall, Laurie Berkner has been on a mission that likely will make children and parents happy: making more Laurie Berkners.
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  • Sia lights up Australian music industry awards
    SYDNEY (AP) — Sia and her "Chandelier" lit up Australia's Aria music awards, even without appearing on stage.
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  • Prince vanishes from social media
    Purple Rain singer Prince has deleted his social media accounts, leaving fans confused.
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  • Hamilton hails Scherzinger support
    Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has said it was "special" to have his pop star girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger cheering him on to victory.
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  • Music streamer Spotify says sales and losses grew in 2013
    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Online music streaming service Spotify's revenues rose 74 percent but operating loss widened last year due to expansion costs, its holding company reported. Stockholm-based Spotify, which provides free on-demand music or ad-fre…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 7:51am -
  • 1D Win Top Award At American Music Awards
    One Direction have won three honours at the American Music Awards, including the coveted artist of the year prize.
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  • Authorised documentary on Nirvana's Kurt Cobain to air on HBO
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The first documentary made with the cooperation of Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain's family will be released in 2015, U.S. premium cable network HBO said on Tuesday. "Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck" will be directed by Brett Morgen,…
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  • How the Internet (and Volkswagen) Made a Dead Folksinger Into a Star
    In the summer of 1970, a young American musician named Brian Cullman was invited to play at Les Cousins, a legendary folk club in London’s Soho district. His own performance was forgettable, he later admitted. But he never forgot the strange set N…
    - 3 days ago 25 Nov 14, 1:01pm -
  • Artists weigh in on music streaming services
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — While music fans largely embrace free streaming music services such as Spotify, musicians and artists from pop to country have expressed reservations about the impact on the financial and creative value of music. Here are so…
    - 4 days ago 24 Nov 14, 5:48pm -
  • In wake of Spotify pullout, music industry debates streaming
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — From board rooms in Japan to songwriter's rooms in Nashville, a debate is brewing in music industry circles about the financial and creative value of streaming music, even as its popularity and impact skyrocket.
    - 4 days ago 24 Nov 14, 5:28pm -
  • Iglesias triunfa en los American Music Awards
    Apenas tres días después de haber arrasado en los Latin Grammy, Enrique Iglesias triunfó también en los American Music Awards.
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  • One Direction, Iggy Azalea shine at 2014 AMAs
    One Direction won three honors at the American Music Awards, including artist of the year over powerhouse acts like Beyonce and Luke Bryan, while breakthrough newcomer Iggy Azalea beat out heavyweights Eminem and Drake in the rap categories.
    - 4 days ago 24 Nov 14, 1:17pm -
  • One Direction win artist of the year at American Music Awards
    The boy band took a trio of awards at the AMAs.
    - 4 days ago 24 Nov 14, 12:52pm -
  • Selena Gomez had Taylor Swift in tears at the American Music Awards
    No, they haven’t had a bust up.
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  • Jennifer Lopez proves she's still got it at the American Music Awards
    If you missed her explosive performance, then look no further – we’ve rounded up the best of the best pics from the closing show.
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  • Boy bands top American Music Awards, ladies lead performances
    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Boy bands bested pop's leading women in the top award categories at the American Music Awards on Sunday, but the ladies delivered the most high-octane performances including a derriere-flaunting number by Je…
    - 4 days ago 24 Nov 14, 4:40am -
  • Factbox - List of winners at the American Music Awards
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The American Music Awards were given out on Sunday in Los Angeles, with One Direction and 5 Seconds of Summer taking the top accolades. Following is a list of winners grouped by musical genre. ...
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  • 1D, Katy Perry win big at American Music Awards
    American girls love British boys: One Direction won artist of the year at the American Music Awards, taking home three honors and was the night's big winner next to Katy Perry, who didn't attend the show.
    - 4 days ago 24 Nov 14, 4:19am -
  • List of winners of the American Music Awards
    Winners of the 2014 American Music Awards, presented Sunday at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles:
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  • Taylor Swift makes US chart history
    Taylor Swift has made US chart history after becoming the first female singer to succeed herself at the top of the Billboard Hot 100.
    - 7 days ago 21 Nov 14, 1:44pm -
  • Stars join Unicef's Imagine project
    Idris Elba, Katy Perry, Craig David, Hugh Jackman and Suki Waterhouse are among the stars who have joined Unicef’s Imagine campaign.
    - 7 days ago 21 Nov 14, 10:37am -
  • U.S. politics takes centre stage at Latin Grammys
    By Mike Blake LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Enrique Iglesias and Uruguayan singer Jorge Drexler were the big winners at the annual Latin Grammys on Thursday in a ceremony where U.S. immigration politics played a prominent role. Iglesias won three Latin Gram…
    - 7 days ago 21 Nov 14, 5:41am -
  • Motown Singer Jimmy Ruffin Dies Aged 78
    Jimmy Ruffin, the Motown singer whose hits included What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted, has died.
    - 8 days ago 20 Nov 14, 12:10pm -
  • Motown singer Jimmy Ruffin dies at age 78
    NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Ruffin, the Motown singer whose hits include "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" and "Hold on to My Love," died Monday in a Las Vegas hospital. He was 78.
    - 8 days ago 20 Nov 14, 6:37am -
  • Billboard to include music streams, digital sales in chart
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Billboard's weekly compilation of the 200 top-selling albums in the United States will incorporate streaming music and digital sales, the publication and music tracker said on Wednesday, in a move to reflect modern music consu…
    - 8 days ago 20 Nov 14, 2:43am -
  • Apple to offer Beats music service in iPhone, iPad - FT
    (Reuters) - Apple Inc will bundle the subscription music service it bought from Beats into its iOS operating system early next year, the Financial Times reported. The inclusion of the paid-for Beats service in an iOS software update, which would ins…
    - 9 days ago 19 Nov 14, 8:12pm -
  • Artists Must Be Delusional
    The story told in Gruff Rhys’s American Interior—a vast, interdisciplinary epic by the lead singer of acclaimed rock band Super Furry Animals—sounds outlandish, but is as true as life. The project chronicles the travels of John Evans, an 18th-c…
    - 9 days ago 19 Nov 14, 7:56pm -
  • Producer moves to dismiss part of Kesha lawsuit
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A hit-making music producer has asked a judge to dismiss allegations that he sexually abused pop singer Kesha from a civil lawsuit, court filings show.
    - 10 days ago 18 Nov 14, 12:54pm -
  • Take That to record first show without Jason Orange
    Take That are recording an intimate BBC gig, their first since saying goodbye to Jason Orange.
    - 10 days ago 18 Nov 14, 9:22am -
  • Kesha mentor tries to bar sex claim
    A hit-making music producer has asked a judge to drop claims that he sexually abused pop singer Kesha from a civil lawsuit.
    - 10 days ago 18 Nov 14, 2:33am -
  • Wendy Williams 'proud' of 'Aaliyah' TV movie
    NEW YORK (AP) — Though the Lifetime movie "Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B" drew criticism from fans upset with casting and the way it depicts Aaliyah's life, executive producer Wendy Williams says she wouldn't do anything differently if she had it t…
    - 11 days ago 17 Nov 14, 11:11pm -
  • Intimate BBC show for Take That
    Take That are to perform an intimate gig for the BBC, thought to be their first since Jason Orange quit the group.
    - 11 days ago 17 Nov 14, 9:39pm -
  • Band Aid 30 Ebola Charity Single Goes On Sale
    A reworked version of the Band Aid charity single featuring stars including One Direction, U2's Bono and Ellie Goulding is now on sale.
    - 11 days ago 17 Nov 14, 6:40pm -
  • Tempah: Hope my music helps fans
    Tinie Tempah has said how proud he feels when fans tell him his music has helped them through difficult times.
    - 11 days ago 17 Nov 14, 10:33am -

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Culture

  • newSwiss museum publishes list of Nazi loot art trove
    ZURICH (Reuters) - A Swiss museum published a list on Thursday of all the art found in the possession of Cornelius Gurlitt, a German recluse whose secret collection included masterpieces looted from their Jewish owners by the Nazis. The Bern Art Mus…
    - 20 hours ago 27 Nov 14, 5:47pm -
  • newFrida Kahlo's garden to be reimagined in New York
    NEW YORK (AP) — Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's native garden and studio will be reimagined at the New York Botanical Garden in the spring.
    - 22 hours ago 27 Nov 14, 3:52pm -
  • newSwiss museum publishes list of Gurlitt works
    BERLIN (AP) — The Swiss museum that inherited a trove of long-hidden art from late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt has published a preliminary list of his collection.
    - 23 hours ago 27 Nov 14, 3:23pm -
  • A Brief History of Catholic Claims to Shakespeare
    On Tuesday, word spread about the discovery of a "first folio" of the works of William Shakespeare, an artifact that news outlet placed somewhere between the holy grail and a black rhinoceros on the scale of metaphorical rarity. It was uncovered by…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 9:35pm -
  • Latin American art auctions set record-high sales for 31 artists
    By Walker Simon NEW YORK (Reuters) - Blistering sales this week of Latin American art set auction records for 31 artists spanning three centuries, ranging from creators in the Spanish colonial period to living artists like Colombia's Fernando Botero…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 5:26pm -
  • Lebanese singer Sabah dies at 87
    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese singer Sabah, one of the leading Arab performers of her generation, has died at the age of 87, her family said on Wednesday. Born Jeanette Feghali and known to her fans as the "singing bird", Sabah recorded at least 4,000…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 10:29am -
  • Turner film, exhibition reveal British master to a new generation
    By Sarah Young LONDON (Reuters) - With an epic sweep worthy of a J.M.W. Turner masterpiece, a new portrayal of one of Britain's greatest painters is winning the Romantic artist a new generation of admirers. Joseph Mallord William Turner overturned 1…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 10:02am -
  • 1D Win Top Award At American Music Awards
    One Direction have won three honours at the American Music Awards, including the coveted artist of the year prize.
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 6:49am -
  • Met Museum gets major gift of African-American art
    NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Museum of Art has received a major gift of works by contemporary African-American artists from the South.
    - 3 days ago 25 Nov 14, 10:27pm -
  • France's Pompidou opens Jeff Koons retrospective
    PARIS (AP) — Paris' Pompidou Center inaugurated a major retrospective Tuesday of U.S. artist Jeff Koons, the polemical 59-year-old master of kitsch, whose huge, stainless-steel balloon dog broke records last year, selling at auction for $58.4 mill…
    - 3 days ago 25 Nov 14, 7:47pm -
  • Latin American art auctions set artist records
    NEW YORK (AP) — A bronze sculpture by Fernando Botero has set a new auction record for the Colombian artist.
    - 3 days ago 25 Nov 14, 7:07pm -
  • British art festival head to lead NYC art center
    NEW YORK (AP) — The head of a British art festival has been named to lead The Culture Shed, a performing arts center planned for Manhattan's Far West Side.
    - 3 days ago 25 Nov 14, 1:37pm -
  • JD Sports to sell loss-making fashion business
    LONDON (Reuters) - Retailer JD Sports plans to dispose of its loss-making fashion division to restructuring specialist Hilco Capital, the company said on Tuesday. The group gave no indication on a price for its Bank division, which posted an 8.2 mill…
    - 3 days ago 25 Nov 14, 11:51am -
  • Art vs politics at London auctions of Russian paintings
    By Anastasia Gorelova LONDON (Reuters) - Paintings vied with politics in London this week as two of the biggest auction houses, Christie's and Sotheby's, competed with each other to cater to the hard-to-predict market for Russian art masterpieces. Ar…
    - 3 days ago 25 Nov 14, 11:26am -
  • Kerouac letter discovery shows poet didn't toss it
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    By Matt Scuffham LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland vowed there would be no repeat of a system crash two years ago that left millions of customers unable to make or receive payments, after it was fined 56 million pounds ($88 million) by Briti…
    - 8 days ago 20 Nov 14, 12:04pm -
  • Hon Hai, Innolux to invest $2.8 billion in Taiwan flat-panel plant
    By Michael Gold TAIPEI (Reuters) - Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, will partner with flat-panel maker Innolux Corp in investing T$86.8 billion (2 billion pounds) in a panel-producing plant in…
    - 8 days ago 20 Nov 14, 10:48am -
  • Jack Ma says Alibaba will set up international version of Taobao marketplace
    WUZHEN China (Reuters) - Jack Ma, the founder of China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, said on Thursday the firm will set up an international version of its e-commerce marketplace Taobao to serve shoppers worldwide in multiple languages, including Engl…
    - 8 days ago 20 Nov 14, 10:37am -

Technology

  • Telekom Austria eyes 400 million euro Internet infrastructure spending
    VIENNA (Reuters) - Telekom Austria will invest up to 400 million euros (317 million pounds) in broadband Internet infrastructure in Austria over the next three years should the state go through with a plan to match such investment with public spendi…
    - 1 day ago 27 Nov 14, 12:25pm -
  • Ridesharing firm Uber suspends operations in Nevada
    (Reuters) - Ridesharing company Uber suspended its operations in the U.S. state of Nevada late on Wednesday in a setback that it said would cost nearly 1,000 jobs. Companies such as Uber allow passengers to summon cars using apps on their smartphone…
    - 1 day ago 27 Nov 14, 12:05pm -
  • Internet-connected device sector deals accelerating, report finds
    By Eric Auchard FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Investment in the fast-growing market for Internet-connected devices gathered pace this year and is set to attract more top U.S. technology and telecoms buyers of firms active in the market, a report from a merg…
    - 1 day ago 27 Nov 14, 11:21am -
  • Samsung Electronics shares up sharply on $2 billion share buyback plan
    SEOUL (Reuters) - Shares of South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd opened sharply higher on Thursday on the news that it will buy back $2 billion (1.27 billion pounds) of its own stock. Samsung shares were up 5.8 percent as of 0002 GMT a…
    - 2 days ago 27 Nov 14, 12:12am -
  • US tightens smog limits in bid to protect health
    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a fresh confrontation with Republicans, the Obama administration on Wednesday proposed stricter emissions limits on smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and respiratory illness. The move fulfilled a long-delayed campaign pr…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 10:27pm -
  • U.S. court rejects Motorola Mobility price-fixing appeal
    By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - A federal appeals court rejected Motorola Mobility LLC's bid to sue several Asian suppliers under U.S. antitrust law for fixing prices of mobile phone displays sold to its foreign units. Wednesday's decision by the 7t…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 9:55pm -
  • Reading Harry Potter gives clues to brain activity
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Reading about Harry Potter's adventures learning to fly his broomstick activates some of the same regions in the brain we use to perceive real people's actions and intentions.
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 9:42pm -
  • Online grocers come up trumps in India's e-commerce boom
    By Nivedita Bhattacharjee MUMBAI (Reuters) - Put off by snarled city traffic and a shortage of parking, more Indians are shopping for groceries online, helping e-tailers like Bigbasket.com and Localbanya.com turn in profits while supermarkets are st…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 9:13pm -
  • Uber CEO must turn over emails in gratuity lawsuit, U.S. judge rules
    By Dan Levine OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick must disclose some of his emails to plaintiff lawyers in a lawsuit accusing the car service of misleading customers about how it shares gratuities with drivers, a U.S. ju…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 8:06pm -
  • AT&T says fiber spending pause affects only new commitments
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc sought to clarify to U.S. regulators its plans to pause investments in high-speed Internet connections until "net neutrality" rules are settled, saying in a letter on Wednesday that the plans related to new and not ex…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 5:32pm -
  • Review: 4 shopping apps that will save you money
    Want to save some cash while holiday shopping? The best tool can be a smartphone packed with the right apps. Some apps give you coupons you can hand to the cashier to scan, while others let you flip through ...
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 2:12pm -
  • Baghdad red tape puts Iraq Internet under Kurdish control
    By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - Iraq's reliance on Kurdistan for Internet connectivity due to Baghdad bureaucracy has put the northern autonomous region in control of three-quarters of Iraqi networks. This runs contrary to what Baghdad had sought fr…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 12:35pm -
  • Bitcoin exchange Kraken to help in Mt. Gox bankruptcy
    By Teppei Kasai TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. bitcoin exchange operator Payward Inc said on Wednesday it will work on retrieving some millions of dollars lost by Tokyo-based Mt. Gox, once the world's largest bitcoin exchange before it collapsed in bankrupt…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 9:56am -
  • AP sources: Gov't to set a stricter smog standard
    The stricter smog standard proposed by the Obama administration joins a string of historic — and controversial — moves by the administration to improve air quality. People familiar with the proposal tell ...
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 8:14am -
  • U.N. committee spotlights 'highly intrusive' digital spying
    By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A United Nations General Assembly committee on Tuesday expressed concern at digital spying and said unlawful or arbitrary mass surveillance, interception and collection of online data are "highly intrus…
    - 3 days ago 26 Nov 14, 12:38am -
  • HP earnings show continued struggle
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hewlett-Packard Co.'s latest earnings report shows that despite three years of efforts to turn its business around, the venerable tech giant still has a lot more work ahead.
    - 3 days ago 25 Nov 14, 11:41pm -
  • HP fourth-quarter revenue drops on weak enterprise demand
    By Sarah McBride (Reuters) - Hewlett-Packard Co said its quarterly revenue fell in almost every business segment over the year, highlighting weaknesses ahead of the company's planned 2015 separation of its enterprise services from its traditional co…
    - 3 days ago 25 Nov 14, 11:31pm -
  • Twitter in talks to buy Bieber-backed selfie app Shots - CNBC
    (Reuters) - Twitter Inc is in talks to buy Shots, a selfie photo-sharing app, CNBC reported, citing a source close to the Justin Bieber-backed company. The microblogging website is particularly interested in the app's more than 3 million users, near…
    - 3 days ago 25 Nov 14, 10:48pm -
  • How much do you know about how the Internet works?
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Most people can recognize Microsoft founder Bill Gates and know that hashtags belong in tweets, but are confused about whether having a privacy policy means that a company actually keeps consumer information confidential, accordi…
    - 3 days ago 25 Nov 14, 7:57pm -
  • Thanksgiving travel woes? There's an app for that
    Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make it a throbbing migraine. Technology provides some pain relief in the form of apps to let you know which roads are clogged, what gate your flight leaves from a…
    - 3 days ago 25 Nov 14, 7:30pm -

Reviews

  • newHow to make the most of bringing the iPad to work
    Whether a company supplied iPad or you're bringing your own to work, here's how to do it right.
    - 2 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 12:10pm -
  • newEU wants to divide and conquer Google
    The European Parliament on Thursday voted to break up Google, Reuters reports. The motion against Google, which already has its fair share of legal troubles in the EU, was “overwhelmingly backed” — 384 votes for and 174 against — although it…
    - 2 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 11:50am -
  • newSteve Jobs Has Won 141 Patents Since His Death
    Sean Gallup/Getty Images Steve Jobs has continued to … Continued The post Steve Jobs Has Won 141 Patents Since His Death appeared first on Business Insider.
    - 3 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 11:18am -
  • newLG G Watch discounted for Black Friday/Cyber Monday via Google Play
    As the holiday shopping season moves into full swing, the tech giant offers a sweet deal on a premium Android Wear device, along with incentives on many more.>
    - 4 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 9:50am -
  • new[Review] Lumia 830 And The Low-Down On Windows Phones
    Touted as the the world’s first “affordable flagship” phone, the Lumia 830 appears to be looking for the sweet spot in the mid-range market, Since its release in September, has it lived up to that claim? The Vulcan Post team were kindly supp…
    - 10 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 4:00am -
  • newWe should be able to see George Brandis' metadata
    There is a major difference between law-enforcement agencies and media accessing metadata, but arguably that changes when it comes to politicians using taxpayer-funded phones.
    - 13 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 1:13am -
  • newUbisoft is working hard to take EA’s crown as the world’s most hated gaming publisher
    For a long time, we didn’t think any company could ever rouse the gaming community’s ire as much as EA does on a regular basis. That said, Ubisoft has made a number of blunders recently that show it has definite ambitions for taking EA’s crown…
    - 15 hours ago 27 Nov 14, 11:00pm -
  • newEU lawmakers urge regulators to break up Google
    By Foo Yun Chee and Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union lawmakers overwhelmingly backed a motion on Thursday urging anti-trust regulators to break up Google, the latest setback for the world's most popular Internet search engine. G…
    - 18 hours ago 27 Nov 14, 8:07pm -
  • newRANKED: The Best Tablets In The World
    AP If you’re shopping for a new tablet, … Continued The post RANKED: The Best Tablets In The World appeared first on Business Insider.
    - 21 hours ago 27 Nov 14, 4:32pm -
  • newGoogle Only Has Itself To Blame If Europe Succeeds In Breaking Up The Company
    Getty Images/Justin Sullivan Google founder Larry Page. If … Continued The post Google Only Has Itself To Blame If Europe Succeeds In Breaking Up The Company appeared first on Business Insider.
    - 22 hours ago 27 Nov 14, 3:39pm -
  • newThe 6 best movies to see in theaters Thanksgiving weekend
    There's a good chance you're headed to the movies this weekend. Thanksgiving and the days following it are supposed to be among the busiest each year for theaters, with plenty of families heading out to spend some time together. The good news this y…
    - 24 hours ago 27 Nov 14, 2:00pm -
  • How and why to move your media to Google Drive
    Did you know that moving videos and images to Google Drive not only improves access to the files but also reduces your on-site storage needs? Andy Wolber explains.
    - 1 day ago 27 Nov 14, 1:03pm -
  • Ridesharing firm Uber suspends operations in Nevada
    (Reuters) - Ridesharing company Uber suspended its operations in the U.S. state of Nevada late on Wednesday in a setback that it said would cost nearly 1,000 jobs. Companies such as Uber allow passengers to summon cars using apps on their smartphone…
    - 1 day ago 27 Nov 14, 12:07pm -
  • AT&T's fiber Internet rollout will continue, kinda
    The company tells the FCC that it will go forward with its current GigaPower fiber network plans but that it's still waiting to hear what happens with Net neutrality in Washington.>
    - 1 day ago 27 Nov 14, 9:41am -
  • Prime Minister Tony Abbott announces cyber security review, the first of its kind in six years
    Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced a review into cyber security to better protect the Government and businesses from online attacks.
    - 1 day ago 27 Nov 14, 4:26am -
  • Uber CEO must turn over emails in gratuity lawsuit, U.S. judge rules
    By Dan Levine OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick must disclose some of his emails to plaintiff lawyers in a lawsuit accusing the car service of misleading customers about how it shares gratuities with drivers, a U.S. jud…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 8:37pm -
  • WinZip 19 review
    Zip and unzip files, protect them by encryption, connect to cloud services, and back up your data
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 8:36pm -
  • US proposes stricter ozone limits
    The US Environmental Protection Agency announced plans Wednesday to strengthen emission regulations for ozone, a smog-causing pollutant blamed for respiratory ailments affecting millions of Americans.
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 8:27pm -
  • Amazon sale offers unlocked Fire Phone for $199
    As part of its holiday promotions, Amazon knocks $250 off the price of the unlocked version of its Fire Phone.>
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 7:35pm -
  • Give thanks they haven't forced net neutrality yet
    Worse than a solution looking for a problem, the campaign to regulate ISPs aggressively is based on lies. Netflix and one transit ISP were the source of performance problems earlier this year.
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 6:16pm -
  • 5 awesome Android Lollipop features you’ve probably never heard of
    By now we’re all very familiar with the big features Google added to Android with its Lollipop release, highlighted by the addition of its gorgeous Material Design user interface. Droid Life, however, has dug below the surface and has unearthed so…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 5:30pm -
  • Highly leveraged Tibco loan succumbs to investor demands
    By Jonathan Schwarzberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - A high-profile $2.02 billion (1.27 billion pound) leveraged loan for Tibco Software is the latest US buyout deal that has been forced to add expensive perks to attract buyers as risk-averse investors hold…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 5:25pm -
  • Colligo Engage challenges the mobile collaboration market
    Colligo builds on their mobile collaboration app experience with the launch of Colligo Engage.
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 4:40pm -
  • The Supreme Court is about to tackle online threats for the first time
    On December 1st, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Elonis v. United States, the first case about online threats to reach the highest level of judicial review. It’s a timely case, coinciding with increased attention around the online ha…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 3:53pm -
  • How Gay Hook-Up App Grindr Is Selling Itself To Major Brand Advertisers
    Grindr Grindr CEO Joel Simkhai. Unless they have used it themselves, many advertisers may not know that gay geo-social networking app Grindr has a burgeoning advertising business and a potentially lucrative future data business. Grindr claims to be…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 2:40pm -
  • CuBox is a Tiny XBMC Set-Top Box in a 2-inch Cube
    If Roku, Chromecast, Fire TV and the Nexus Player are all simply too dumbed-down/user-friendly for your taste, you could always try the $100 CuBox TV instead. This tiny (2 x 2 x 2 inch) streaming box uses Kodi and XBMC software platforms to give har…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 2:34pm -
  • Review: 4 shopping apps that will save you money
    Want to save some cash while holiday shopping? The best tool can be a smartphone packed with the right apps. Some apps give you coupons you can hand to the cashier to scan, while others let you flip through ...
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 2:12pm -
  • Here’s Everything We Know About Facebook’s Links To Lee Rigby’s Murder
    PA A report released by the government yesterday accused an unnamed US-based technology company of failing to inform police of a conversation between two extremists that took place in December 2012. The report was into the death of British soldier L…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 2:11pm -
  • Senator Tom Coburn agrees that Bitcoin is not legal currency
    Senator Tom Coburn's office finally got around to answering my letter concerning the illegality of Bitcoin. I'm happy to report that he agrees with me that Bitcoin is illegal in the United States.
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 2:00pm -
  • Review: Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro
    It's hard to fit this giant Android tablet into a conventional slot. The pico projector is a first for an Android tablet and very cool, if a bit difficult to use.
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 12:42pm -
  • Xiaomi slows expansion to focus on India and Indonesia
    The Chinese smartphone maker is scaling back its launch ambitions to focus "a ton of effort in India and Indonesia," where growth is robust.>
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 12:40pm -
  • NASA Clears Orion Spacecraft for 1st Test Flight Next Week
    NASA's newest deep space capsule Orion, is getting ready for its first uncrewed test flight, launching next week. The space agency and Lockheed Martin — the company that manufactured Orion for NASA — have given the "go" to proceed with the capsu…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 12:21pm -
  • EE owners confirm takeover talks with BT
    LONDON (Reuters) - EE's German and French owners confirmed on Wednesday they were in talks to sell Britain's biggest mobile network operator to BT as part of a wider review of its options. Fixed-line operator BT said on Monday it was in talks with b…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 9:42am -
  • Problem gamblers share similar characteristics to people with personality disorders
    Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): A new research has revealed that problem gambling and personality disorders often go hand in hand.
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 9:42am -
  • Australia's data-retention plans look increasingly out of touch
    The tide is turning against mass digital surveillance, both politically and commercially, but is Attorney-General Brandis capable of even noticing, let alone changing, course?
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 6:07am -
  • Micromax Partners with Cyanogen To Bring “Yu” To India
    There’s a new Cyanogen smartphone that is coming to you. Only for the enthusiasts you ask us? Yes, that’s sort of true, but the landscape is about to change quite rapidly. Cyanogen and the resultant MOD (or modification) it develops for the Andr…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 6:00am -
  • AP sources: EPA to propose stricter smog standard
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Coming full circle on a campaign promise, the Obama administration will propose Wednesday to reduce the amount of smog-forming pollution allowed in the air, which has been linked to asthma, lung damage and other health problems.
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 2:40am -
  • Despite the iPhone 6 Plus, Samsung is still America’s phablet king
    Although 2014 has been a pretty bad year for Samsung overall, the company can still take solace in the fact that people still seem to love its gigantic phones more than any other models — including the iPhone 6 Plus. Chitika has done some analysi…
    - 3 days ago 26 Nov 14, 12:30am -
  • Why Apple’s sapphire iPhone display plan may have been doomed from the start
    It’s pretty clear that something went very wrong between Apple and its bankrupt sapphire supplier GT Advanced Technologies over the past year. That said, Technology Review points out that there are good reasons to believe that Apple’s sapphire d…
    - 3 days ago 25 Nov 14, 11:20pm -
  • US top court to review power plant emissions rules
    The US Supreme Court said on Tuesday it will review national environmental standards requiring power plants to reduce emissions of mercury and other toxic pollutants.
    - 3 days ago 25 Nov 14, 11:08pm -

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World News

  • newBlack Friday Hit By Protests But Frenzy Goes On
    Protesters have interrupted Black Friday shopping in Missouri amid continued anger over a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who fatally shot Michael Brown. The protests began on Thanksgiving ...
    - 27 mins ago 28 Nov 14, 1:27pm -
  • newFour dead in Egypt anti-government protest
    Thousands rally in Cairo heeding to call by Salafist Front, as two senior army officers are killed by unknown gunmen.
    - 27 mins ago 28 Nov 14, 1:27pm -
  • newOil collapses to four-year low on OPEC decision
    London Brent oil for January delivery sank in early deals Friday to $71.12 per barrel -- the lowest level since July 7, 2010. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for January had meanwhile slumped ...
    - 29 mins ago 28 Nov 14, 1:25pm -
  • newBoys Buried In Snow Bank For Hours Are Rescued
    Two boys who had gone out to build a snow fort got trapped in a snow bank for several hours before they were rescued.
    - 29 mins ago 28 Nov 14, 1:25pm -
  • newMalaysia Airlines apologizes for tweet, posts loss
    Malaysia Airlines on Friday said its loss widened last quarter and apologized for a promotional tweet slammed as insensitive after two deadly passenger jet disasters this year. In its last public financial ...
    - 30 mins ago 28 Nov 14, 1:24pm -
  • newPope Francis in Turkey for first visit
    Pope Francis on Friday arrived in Turkey for his first visit to the overwhelmingly Muslim but officially secular state, in a challenging trip aimed at building bridges with Islam and supporting the embattled Christian minorities of the Middle East.…
    - 35 mins ago 28 Nov 14, 1:19pm -
  • newIndia's economic growth slows to 5.3 percent in September quarter
    By Manoj Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Data released on Friday showing a slowdown in India's economy will put the central bank under renewed pressure to cut interest rates, while Prime Minister Narendra ...
    - 36 mins ago 28 Nov 14, 1:18pm -
  • newModi's reform agenda to revive economic growth in India
    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's economy lost momentum in the first three months of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, amplifying industry calls for faster and deeper economic reform. Following is ...
    - 36 mins ago 28 Nov 14, 1:18pm -
  • new1.2 million Australian Christmas lights set record
    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian lawyer has set a world record by stringing up almost 1.2 million Christmas lights in the center of the national capital.
    - 40 mins ago 28 Nov 14, 1:14pm -
  • newGerman support for sanctions on Russia rise, poll finds
    BERLIN (Reuters) - The number of Germans supporting European Union economic sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis has risen in the last month and a large majority supports Chancellor Angela Merkel's toughening stance, a poll on Friday fou…
    - 41 mins ago 28 Nov 14, 1:13pm -
  • newSyria activists mourn 'death' of revolution
    With regime troops and jihadists battling for control of Syria, sidelined activists who led a pro-democracy uprising in 2011 say their revolution has died along with their dreams of freedom.
    - 41 mins ago 28 Nov 14, 1:13pm -
  • newSecond act of shopping frenzy gets started
    Stores are welcoming a second wave of shoppers in what has become a two-day kickoff to the holiday shopping season. The big question: How much Thanksgiving shopping will hurt Black Friday, which is relinquishing ...
    - 41 mins ago 28 Nov 14, 1:13pm -
  • newFrench president to visit Ebola-stricken Guinea
    CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — French President Francois Hollande is about to arrive in Guinea, becoming the first Western leader to visit a country hit hard by Ebola.
    - 46 mins ago 28 Nov 14, 1:08pm -
  • newNamibians cast ballots in Africa's first e-vote
    Namibians voted on Friday in a general election billed as Africa's first e-vote, with the ruling party expected to retain power in the country it has run since independence.
    - 51 mins ago 28 Nov 14, 1:03pm -
  • newAfter record deal, more India bank takeovers on cards
    By Devidutta Tripathy and Sumeet Chatterjee MUMBAI (Reuters) - India is set for more banking acquisitions after a record $2.4 billion takeover last week ended four years of a deals drought, as lenders ...
    - 52 mins ago 28 Nov 14, 1:02pm -
  • newEast-West divisions define Moldova's elections
    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — A wealthy pro-Russian candidate who had hoped to be Moldova's next prime minister fled the country before dawn Friday, a dramatic development two days before elections in a country that is deeply torn over whether to move…
    - 56 mins ago 28 Nov 14, 12:58pm -
  • newBrazil posts third quarter growth, ending recession: govt
    A man works on the assembly line of the new 208 model at Peugeot's factory in Porto Real, 140kms south of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on January 30, 2013
    - 56 mins ago 28 Nov 14, 12:58pm -
  • newEconomic growth slows to 5.3 percent in Sept quarter
    By Manoj Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Data released on Friday showing a slowdown in India's economy will put the Reserve Bank under renewed pressure to cut interest rates, while Prime Minister Narendra ...
    - 1 hour ago 28 Nov 14, 12:50pm -
  • newJapan military chief urges early "crisis management" pact with China
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's highest-ranking military officer on Friday urged an early start to a "crisis management" mechanism with China amid conflicting claims to a group of tiny East China Sea islands. Relations between China and Japan, the world's…
    - 1 hour ago 28 Nov 14, 12:47pm -
  • newPele improving but still on dialysis - hospital
    Brazil football legend Pele's health is improving but he is still receiving an intensive treatment known as hemodialysis for a urinary infection, the hospital treating him said Friday.
    - 1 hour ago 28 Nov 14, 12:45pm -
  • newAustria arrests for recruiting Syria fighters
    Thirteen suspects arrested in raids on homes, prayer rooms and mosques for trying to recruit fighters.
    - 1 hour ago 28 Nov 14, 12:43pm -
  • newJail term of over four years sought for German Islamic State suspect
    By Jonathan Gould FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A state prosecutor on Friday demanded a prison term of over four years for a 20-year-old German man accused of fighting with Islamic State insurgents in Syria, in the first trial of its kind in Germany. The de…
    - 1 hour ago 28 Nov 14, 12:41pm -
  • newEuro zone inflation back at five-year low in November
    By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Annual inflation in the euro zone cooled to 0.3 percent in November as energy prices fell, suggesting deflation remains a real threat for the European Central Bank. ...
    - 1 hour ago 28 Nov 14, 12:39pm -
  • newImage of Asia: New officers join India's air force
    In this photo by Aijaz Rahi, an Indian air force graduate is tossed in the air by his colleagues after their passing out parade ceremony in Bangalore, India. A total of 121 officers, including 45 women, who completed their initial 74 weeks of traini…
    - 1 hour ago 28 Nov 14, 12:39pm -
  • newIndia's July-Sept growth rises 5.3% year-on-year
    India's second-quarter growth figures beat consensus market forecasts that the economy would expand by 5.1 percent in the second quarter, the government said
    - 1 hour ago 28 Nov 14, 12:37pm -
  • newErdogan: Turkey's king of controversy
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has raised eyebrows around the world with a series of apparently outlandish comments but while his remarks sometimes cause bafflement abroad they strike a chord with many conservative Turks at home.
    - 1 hour ago 28 Nov 14, 12:36pm -
  • newNamibia votes in election favoring ruling party
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The southern African nation of Namibia on Friday voted in parliamentary and presidential elections expected to deliver a comfortable win for the ruling party, which has been in power since independence in 1990.
    - 1 hour ago 28 Nov 14, 12:29pm -
  • newFrench Parliament debates recognizing Palestine
    PARIS (AP) — France's government is pushing to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, amid growing pressure across Europe for recognition of a Palestinian state after decades of Mideast stalemate.
    - 1 hour ago 28 Nov 14, 12:25pm -
  • newECB's Nouy says banks must show they can make profits
    By Huw Jones and Eva Taylor LONDON (Reuters) - Euro zone banks that failed or scrapped through this year's health checks will have to demonstrate they can make sustainable profits and may need to sell ...
    - 2 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 12:23pm -
  • newFrance to recognize Palestinian state if peace talks fail
    By John Irish PARIS (Reuters) - France warned on Friday it would recognize a Palestinian state if an international effort to overcome the impasse between Israelis and Palestinians failed, and proposed a two-year timeframe to end the conflict through…
    - 2 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 12:21pm -
  • newFrance to recognise Palestinian state if peace talks fail
    By John Irish PARIS (Reuters) - France warned on Friday it would recognise a Palestinian state if an international effort to overcome the impasse between Israelis and Palestinians failed, and proposed a two-year timeframe to end the conflict through…
    - 2 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 12:19pm -
  • newEU gives France, Italy extra time to fix bloated budgets
    European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Pierre Moscovici addresses a press conference at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, on November 28, 2014
    - 2 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 12:15pm -
  • newOffer Israeli Arabs money to move to Palestinian state - Lieberman
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman proposed on Friday that Arab citizens of Israel be offered financial incentives to leave the country and relocate to a future Palestinian state. Lieberman, whose ultra-nationalist part…
    - 2 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 12:14pm -
  • newFamilies of kidnapped Lebanese soldiers protest
    BEIRUT (AP) — Police used water cannons to break up a protest Friday by relatives of several kidnapped Lebanese soldiers, after the protesters blocked a main highway in the capital.
    - 2 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 12:14pm -
  • newUpdates: Black Friday from start to finish
    Black Friday was already well underway before many awoke this morning. The traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season has become a two-day affair, with more stores opening before people put down ...
    - 2 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 12:13pm -

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  • newBad weather delays Japan asteroid probe lift off
    Bad weather will delay the launch of a Japanese space probe on a six-year mission to mine a distant asteroid, just weeks after a European spacecraft's historic landing on a comet captivated the world.
    - 3 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 10:31am -
  • newSpace Rock Sheds Light on Mysterious Mineral on Earth
    A rock from space is giving scientists the first glimpse of a mineral long thought to be the most abundant mineral on Earth, but which researchers lacked a natural sample of until now. This discovery could shed light on the structure and dynamics of…
    - 19 hours ago 27 Nov 14, 7:15pm -
  • Sesame Street Muppets Counting Down to NASA Orion Launch
    Elmo, Cookie Monster and the other popular muppets from "Sesame Street" have joined forces with NASA to count down to the launch of the first Orion spacecraft, scheduled for Dec. 4. Beginning Tuesday (Nov. 25) and over the next ten days, NASA and "S…
    - 1 day ago 27 Nov 14, 12:09pm -
  • Astronauts Celebrate Thanksgiving in Space (Video)
    This Thursday (Nov. 27) will be full of feast, family and friends as people celebrate Thanksgiving — both on Earth and on the International Space Station (ISS). The orbiting lab's American astronauts — commander Barry "Butch" Wilmore and flight…
    - 1 day ago 27 Nov 14, 12:08pm -
  • DNA may survive trip to suborbital space and back
    DNA molecules attached to the outside of a rocket may be able survive a trip to suborbital space and back into the Earth's atmosphere at extremely high temperatures, according to a study.
    - 1 day ago 27 Nov 14, 2:13am -
  • Welcoming the Era of In-Space Manufacturing
    Mike Snyder, lead engineer for the company Made In Space, which designed and built the 3D printer currently aboard the International Space Station, contributed this article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. At this moment, if the space…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 10:01pm -
  • Thanksgiving Nor'easter Seen from Space (Photos, Video)
    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's weather satellites captured the beginning of the nor'easter that is expected to wreak havoc for Thanksgiving travelers today (Nov. 26) with rain and snow. The video shows another group of clouds…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 8:29pm -
  • Spaceflight Surprise! DNA Survives Short Trip on Outside of Rocket
    Samples of DNA squirted onto the exterior of a TEXUS-49 sounding rocket remained functional following a 13-minute low-orbit flight to space, the study's scientists report. "We were totally surprised…We never expected to recover so many intact and…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 7:06pm -
  • Supermassive Black Holes Even Heavier Than Thought
    The enormous black holes that lurk at the hearts of all galaxies are significantly bigger than astronomers had imagined, a new study suggests. Researchers have used a new method to measure the distance to the active spiral galaxy NGC 4151 — whose…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 6:09pm -
  • Find Uranus, Neptune in the Night Sky Now
    On clear nights, skywatchers should also be able to spot another distant planet, Neptune. If you want to see Uranus, study a good star map of where the planet is positioned first. Neptune is much too faint to be viewed with the unaided eye, and it i…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 5:48pm -
  • NASA Clears Orion Spacecraft for 1st Test Flight Next Week
    NASA's newest deep space capsule Orion, is getting ready for its first uncrewed test flight, launching next week. The space agency and Lockheed Martin — the company that manufactured Orion for NASA — have given the "go" to proceed with the capsu…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 12:21pm -
  • Monster Sunspot May Unleash Powerful Solar Flares (Video)
    The largest sunspot to appear on Earth's nearest star in more than two decades is once again pointed at the planet, and it will likely kick-start solar storms, NASA scientists say. The massive sunspot, previously known as Active Region 12192, was tur…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 12:21pm -
  • Thanksgiving in Zero-G: Space Station Astronauts Enjoy 'Traditional' Dishes
    Like most Americans back on the ground, astronauts aboard the International Space Station will celebrate Thanksgiving with a feast: NASA food scientists have created zero-g versions of classic Thanksgiving dishes for this week's celebration. The Ame…
    - 2 days ago 26 Nov 14, 12:19pm -
  • Space station's 3-D printer pops out 1st creation
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first 3-D printer in space has popped out its first creation.
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  • How 3D Printing Could Aid Space Exploration
    A new era in human spaceflight and exploration has begun, advocates of 3D printing say. The 3D printer aboard the International Space Station produced its first part Monday (Nov. 24), manufacturing a piece of itself called an extruder plate. The h…
    - 3 days ago 25 Nov 14, 8:53pm -
  • Space Station's 3D Printer Makes 1st Part
    The International Space Station's 3D printer has produced its first part, ushering in what proponents hope will be a new age of off-Earth manufacturing.
    - 3 days ago 25 Nov 14, 8:53pm -
  • 90,000 Messages Will Be Beamed to Mars Friday
    Radio telescopes will beam tens of thousands of messages to Mars this Friday (Nov. 28) to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of Red Planet exploration.
    - 3 days ago 25 Nov 14, 7:05pm -
  • Saudi, Russia pre-OPEC talks yield no oil output cut
    By Alex Lawler and Rania El Gamal VIENNA (Reuters) - Impromptu talks between Saudi Arabia, fellow OPEC member Venezuela and oil powers Russia and Mexico yielded no agreement on Tuesday on how to address a growing oil glut, ending without any plan to…
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  • Spot Mars Shining Near Crescent Moon Tonight
    This evening, look low near the west-southwest horizon about an hour after sunset for a slender (14 percent illuminated) crescent moon. The Red Planet is now setting about 3.5 hours after sundown. The Red Planet is still bright enough to stand out p…
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  • 'Ferrari of space' yields best ever map of ocean currents
    A satellite dubbed the "Ferrari of space" has yielded the most accurate model of ocean circulation yet, boosting understanding of the seas and a key impact of global warming, scientists said Tuesday.
    - 3 days ago 25 Nov 14, 4:11pm -
  • 'Interstellar' Science: Is Wormhole Travel Possible?
    Wormholes are theoretical tunnels through the fabric of space-time that could potentially allow rapid travel between widely separated points — from one galaxy to another, for example, as depicted in Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar," which opened…
    - 3 days ago 25 Nov 14, 2:46pm -
  • Cosmic Case of Missing Stars Baffles Scientists
    A massive population of stars is missing, and scientists are stumped as to where it could be. New observations from the Hubble Space Telescope challenge a previous theory for the apparent disappearance of a massive number of stars. Because some star…
    - 3 days ago 25 Nov 14, 12:14pm -
  • NASA Unveils Most Amazing View of Jupiter's Moon Europa Ever (Video)
    An incredible, reprocessed picture of Jupiter's moon Europa shows the mysterious natural satellite's amazing colors as they have never been seen before. The original photos of Europa were collected by the Galileo spacecraft, which explored Jupiter a…
    - 4 days ago 24 Nov 14, 10:25pm -
  • Life in an 8-Month Mars Sim: A Q+A With the Hi-SEAS Team
    With support from NASA, the Hawai'i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation(HI-SEAS) program launched in 2013 to study how astronauts might interact during long deployments in isolation from the rest of Earth, such as those required for a manned tri…
    - 4 days ago 24 Nov 14, 9:55pm -
  • Philae Lander, Like Philae Obelisk, Is a Window to the Past
    Benjamin Altshuler is on the classics faculty at the University of Oxford and is the current Classics Conclave fellow at the Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents. Separated by two millennia, the Philae lander and the Philae obelisk illuminate t…
    - 4 days ago 24 Nov 14, 9:53pm -
  • Cassini Spacecraft Sees Swirling Clouds on Saturn (Photo)
    NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this intimate snapshot of Saturn on Aug. 23 while flying about 1.1 million miles (1.7 million kilometers) from the ringed planet, though the space agency unveiled the image on Monday (Nov. 17) as an image feature.…
    - 4 days ago 24 Nov 14, 1:19pm -
  • Russian Soyuz Delivers Crew of 3 to International Space Station
    NASA astronaut Terry Virts, European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti and cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov blasted off atop a Russian Soyuz rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 4:01 p.m. EST (2101 GMT, 3:01 a.m. local time in…
    - 4 days ago 24 Nov 14, 5:42am -
  • Multi-national crew reaches space station
    By Irene Klotz (Reuters) - A Russian Soyuz rocket blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazahkstan on Sunday to deliver three new crew members to the International Space Station, including Italy's first female astronaut. A Soyuz capsule carryi…
    - 4 days ago 24 Nov 14, 4:28am -
  • Italy's first female astronaut arrives at space station: NASA
    A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying Italy's first female astronaut has safely docked with the International Space Station, NASA said.
    - 4 days ago 24 Nov 14, 3:51am -
  • Crew docks at International Space Station
    BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, the United States and Italy docked Monday with the International Space Station, less than six hours after launching from Russia's manned space facility in Kazakhsta…
    - 4 days ago 24 Nov 14, 3:38am -
  • Multi-national crew blasts off for space station
    By Irene Klotz A Russian Soyuz rocket blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazahkstan on Sunday to deliver three new crew members to the International Space Station, including Italy’s first female astronaut. A Soyuz capsule holding incoming…
    - 5 days ago 23 Nov 14, 9:42pm -
  • New Space Station Crew Launches Today: Watch Live
    A new three-person crew is launching to the International Space Station atop a Russian rocket today (Nov. 23), and you can watch the liftoff live online. NASA astronaut Terry Virts, European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti and cosmonau…
    - 5 days ago 23 Nov 14, 1:33pm -
  • Gemini Spacecraft Lands at Auction, Escapes Parking Ticket
    The 9.5-foot-tall (3-meter) Gemini spacecraft, which was part of RR Auction's week-long space sale that ended on Thursday (Nov. 20), narrowly escaped officers giving it a ticket when it was parked in a loading zone outside the Boston auction house's…
    - 6 days ago 22 Nov 14, 2:51pm -
  • Planet Hunting to Sky Surveys, Astronomy and Statistics Realign (Op-Ed)
    G. Jogesh Babu is director of the Center for Astrostatistics at Penn State, and Eric Feigelson is the center's associate director and professor of astronomy and astrophysics at Penn State. After a century hiatus, astronomy and statistics recently re…
    - 7 days ago 21 Nov 14, 9:07pm -
  • International Ebola fight helping but more work needed - U.N. chief
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - International efforts to fight Ebola are helping to slow the rate of new infections in some areas but increased infections in others and fears of further contagion in Mali indicate much work is still to be done, United Nations…
    - 7 days ago 21 Nov 14, 8:09pm -
  • Space station rarity: 2 women on long-term crew
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For the 21st-century spacewoman, gender is a subject often best ignored.
    - 7 days ago 21 Nov 14, 7:50pm -
  • European space plane set for February launch: firm
    Europe's first-ever "space plane" will be launched on February 11 next year, rocket firm Arianespace said Friday after a three-month delay to fine-tune the mission flight plan.
    - 7 days ago 21 Nov 14, 6:46pm -
  • Antarctica's Mysterious Mountains Preserved By Ice
    Earth's best-kept secret to looking young is buried under Antarctica's deep, old ice. The planet's fountain of youth is frozen water mantling Antarctica's mighty Gamburtsev Mountains, a new study reports. Instead, the Gamburtsevs are as rugged as th…
    - 7 days ago 21 Nov 14, 1:28pm -
  • Small Volcanic Eruptions Slow Global Warming
    Small volcanic eruptions account for part of the global warming slowdown since 2000, a new study suggests. Until now, the climate impacts of small volcanic blasts were overlooked because their planet-cooling particles cluster below the reach of sate…
    - 7 days ago 21 Nov 14, 1:24pm -
  • Milky Way's Monster Black Hole Ignores Its 'Snack,' and Debate Swirls
    Earlier this year, astronomers watched eagerly as a cloud of gas moved dangerously close to the colossal black hole at the heart of our Milky Way galaxy — like a wildebeest wandering toward a lion. The destruction of the gas cloud G2 by the Milky…
    - 7 days ago 21 Nov 14, 12:31pm -

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    Gone Girl Gillian Flynn (Author) 702 days in the top 100 (6089)Buy new: £8.99 £3.85 84 used & new from £0.01(Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative information on this product's current rank.)
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Entertainment

  • newStar Wars trailer set to be unveiled
    The first trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set to be unveiled later.
    - 1 hour ago 28 Nov 14, 12:44pm -
  • newVIDEO: Anti-gay Russian gangs film wins award
    As part of the Rory Peck Awards, the 2014 special Sony Impact Prize went to Ben Steele for his documentary which investigates the Russian vigilantes intimidating the country's gay community.
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  • newKahlo's home recreated in New York
    Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's native garden and studio is to be recreated at the New York Botanical Garden next year.
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  • newShakespeare Folio 'left behind'
    A rare book of Shakespeare plays found in a French town was "left behind" when a school now based in Lancashire was expelled from the area, it claims.
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  • newFilm studio boss Yablans dies at 79
    Frank Yablans, who ran Hollywood's Paramount film studio in the 1970s, dies at the age of 79.
    - 3 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 10:59am -

Sports

  • newHospital says Pele's condition is improving
    SAO PAULO (AP) — Pele's condition is improving as he undergoes temporary kidney treatment in an intensive care unit, a Brazilian hospital said Friday.
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  • newReal not distracted by record, Ancelotti says
    MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid are focussed on preparing for Saturday's La Liga game at Malaga and are not distracted by the chance of setting a club record for consecutive victories, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Friday. Real have won their last 15…
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  • newRobbie Henshaw ruled out – Here’s the Connacht team to face Scarlets
    Kieran Marmion and Rodney Ah You both return for Saturday evening’s game in the Sportsground.
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  • newSoccer-Real not distracted by record, Ancelotti says
    MADRID, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Real Madrid are focused on preparing for Saturday's La Liga game at Malaga and are not distracted by the chance of setting a club record for consecutive victories, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Friday. Real have won their l…
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  • newCameroon frees Central African rebel chief Miskine for hostages
    BANGUI (Reuters) - Cameroonian authorities have freed a rebel leader from Central African Republic two days after a group of 26 hostages including a Polish Catholic priest were released by his faction, a spokesman for rebel group FDPC said on Friday.…
    - 1 hour ago 28 Nov 14, 12:39pm -
  • newGerman DFB chief Niersbach to run for FIFA ExCo spot
    By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) - German FA (DFB) chief Wolfgang Niersbach will run for membership at world soccer governing body FIFA's executive committee next year to replace outgoing European Theo Zwanziger, he said on Friday. Niersbach, wh…
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  • newBrazil's Pele improving, still in intensive care - hospital
    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian soccer great Pele "is in better condition" though he remains in an intensive care unit being treated for a urinary tract infection, the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo said on Friday. Pele, 74, is receiving rena…
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  • newIreland’s Grand Slam winner Dr Jack Kyle dies aged 88
    The legendary out-half won 46 international caps and six for the Lions.
    - 2 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 12:22pm -
  • newMcIlroy to cut out 'bad stuff' after rollercoaster round
    By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY (Reuters) - World number one Rory McIlroy said all he needed to do was cut the "bad stuff" out of his game for a really low score at the Australian Open after managing to par only five holes in a rollercoaster second round o…
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  • new2015 European Games to succeed despite athletics gap
    By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) - Next year's inaugural European Games have generated unexpected media interest, Baku 2015 Chief Operating Officer Simon Clegg said on Friday, despite a complete lack of top track and field athletes from the $1 bi…
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  • newINTERVIEW-2015 European Games to succeed despite athletics gap
    By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Next year's inaugural European Games have generated unexpected media interest, Baku 2015 Chief Operating Officer Simon Clegg said on Friday, despite a complete lack of top track and field athletes from t…
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  • newOpinion: Roy Keane self-destructs when faced with contentment
    In his autobiography The Second Half, Keane acknowledges his dysfunctional habits.
    - 2 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 12:07pm -
  • newDarren Bent says he can’t speak highly enough of Roy Keane as Sky report training ground bust-up
    The Ireland assistant boss left the club this morning.
    - 2 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 11:54am -
  • newHull's Bruce 'due a result' against Manchester United
    LONDON (Reuters) - Hull City manager Steve Bruce thinks he is "due a result" against Manchester United and is desperate for his side's poor run of form will end when they travel to Old Trafford in the Premier League on Saturday. Bruce, who played fo…
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  • newSoccer-Hull's Bruce 'due a result' against Manchester United
    LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Hull City manager Steve Bruce thinks he is "due a result" against Manchester United and is desperate for his side's poor run of form will end when they travel to Old Trafford in the Premier League on Saturday. Bruce, who pl…
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  • newFrankel Foals Go Under The Hammer
    Four foals by the legendary Frankel will go under the hammer at Tattersalls in Newmarket on Friday.
    - 2 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 11:35am -
  • newLiverpool's Rodgers joint favourite for the sack
    By Toby Davis LONDON (Reuters) - You would have been hard pressed at the start of the season to find anyone to bet on Liverpool's Brendan Rodgers becoming the first Premier League manager to get the sack, but he is now the bookies' joint favourite.…
    - 2 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 11:34am -
  • newArsenal 'unlucky' with number of injuries, says Wenger
    LONDON (Reuters) - Arsenal have been unlucky with injuries but they will have to grin and bear it as they try to recover from their worst start to a Premier League season, manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday. Arsenal visit West Bromwich Albion on S…
    - 3 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 11:20am -
  • newSoccer-Arsenal 'unlucky' with number of injuries, says Wenger
    LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Arsenal have been unlucky with injuries but they will have to grin and bear it as they try to recover from their worst start to a Premier League season, manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday. Arsenal visit West Bromwich Albi…
    - 3 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 11:16am -
  • newSoccer-German DFB chief Niersbach to run for FIFA ExCo spot
    BERLIN, Nov 28 (Reuters) - German FA (DFB) chief Wolfgang Niersbach will run for membership at world soccer governing body FIFA's executive committee next year to replace outgoing European member Theo Zwanziger, he said on Friday. Niersbach, who has…
    - 3 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 11:13am -
  • newSoccer-River edge Boca to reach Copa Sudamericana final
    BUENOS AIRES, Nov 28 (Reuters) - River Plate will meet Atletico Nacional of Colombia in the Copa Sudamericana final after the Argentine side eked out a 1-0 home victory over arch-rivals Boca Juniors. Midfielder Leonardo Pisculichi scored the only goa…
    - 3 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 10:58am -
  • newFixtures Announced For 2015 Cricket Season
    County champions Yorkshire will begin the defence of their title at New Road against promoted Worcestershire on the opening day of the 2015 season.
    - 3 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 10:52am -
  • newKeane steps down as Villa assistant manager
    LONDON (Reuters) - Roy Keane has stepped down as assistant manager of Aston Villa after six months in the role to focus on his duties with the Ireland national team, the Premier League club said on Friday. Keane, who is assistant manager to Ireland…
    - 3 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 10:45am -
  • newSoccer-Australian championship results and standings
    Nov 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Australian championship matches on Friday Friday, November 28Melbourne Victory 3 Adelaide United 2 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Melbourne Victory 8 5 3 0 18 8 18 2 Perth Glory 7 6 0 1 12 8 18…
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  • newCricket-One Day International Bangladesh v Zimbabwe scoreboard
    Nov 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Scoreboard in the fourth One Day International between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe on Friday in Mirpur, Bangladesh Bangladesh Innings T. Iqbal c H. Masakadza b Mire 16 A. Haque lbw b Madziva 5 I. Kayes c Taylor b Madziva 5 M.…
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  • newCharges may be filed in Liga match-fixing case next week
    MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's anti-corruption prosecutor could be ready to file charges in a suspected case of match-fixing involving La Liga clubs Levante and Real Zaragoza early next week. A spokesman for the prosecutor's office said it was "possible…
    - 3 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 10:40am -
  • newHughes death brings old foes India and Australia closer
    By Sudipto Ganguly MUMBAI (Reuters) - India and Australia might be sworn enemies on the cricket field but the two nations have been united in mourning the shocking death of Phillip Hughes. The 25-year-old Australian batsman was struck on the head by…
    - 3 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 10:39am -
  • new‘The bottom of a collapsed scrum isn’t a nice place to be’ – Connacht’s Buckley
    Denis Buckley measures himself every day at Connacht training against three international props.
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  • newKeane Leaves Role At Aston Villa
    Aston Villa have announced that assistant manager Roy Keane has left the club with immediate effect.
    - 3 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 10:34am -
  • newThe bookies have their say on Keano’s next move
    Keane quits as Aston Villa assistant after just 151 days.
    - 3 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 10:26am -
  • newSoccer-Keane steps down as Villa assistant manager
    LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Roy Keane has stepped down as assistant manager of Aston Villa after six months in the role to focus on his duties with the Ireland national team, the Premier League club said on Friday. Keane, who is assistant manager to I…
    - 4 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 10:10am -
  • newSoccer-Charges may be filed in Liga match-fixing case next week
    MADRID, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Spain's anti-corruption prosecutor could be ready to file charges in a suspected case of match-fixing involving La Liga clubs Levante and Real Zaragoza early next week. A spokesman for the prosecutor's office said it was "p…
    - 4 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 10:08am -
  • newWilliams appoint Susie Wolff as test driver
    LONDON (Reuters) - Susie Wolff will take part in two grand prix practice sessions next season in a new role of official test driver for Williams, the Formula One team said on Friday. Wolff, the British wife of Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff, ha…
    - 4 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 9:59am -
  • newRoy Keane steps down as assistant at Aston Villa to focus on Ireland
    “It isn’t fair to either Villa or Ireland,” says Keane.
    - 4 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 9:53am -
  • newMotor racing-Williams appoint Susie Wolff as test driver
    LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Susie Wolff will take part in two grand prix practice sessions next season in a new role of official test driver for Williams, the Formula One team said on Friday. Wolff, the British wife of Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wo…
    - 4 hours ago 28 Nov 14, 9:43am -

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