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Living Well

  • newShire considering bid for NPS Pharmaceuticals - Bloomberg
    (Reuters) - Dublin-based Shire Plc , whose proposed sale to AbbVie Inc fell apart in October, is considering an offer for U.S-based drug developer NPS Pharmaceuticals Inc , Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. NPS's shares ros…
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  • newAlcohol calorie counts to be on menus by next year
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't want to be confronted with the number of calories in that margarita or craft beer? Then avoid the menu and order at the bar.
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  • newU.N. warns 1 million people could be hungry by March due to Ebola
    By Chris Arsenault ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Half a million people in three West African nations rocked by Ebola are going hungry and that number could double by March if food supplies do not improve, two United Nations agencies warned on W…
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  • Japan confirms bird flu case, culls 4,000 chickens
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Agricultural Ministry on Tuesday confirmed a case of a highly pathogenic H5 strain of avian influenza at a poultry farm in Miyazaki prefecture in southwestern Japan. Three chickens tested positive at the farm and all of the…
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  • Ex-Google employees launch app to make you smarter about health, fitness
    By Christina Farr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A group of former Google employees are betting they can boost the world's medical knowledge with a mobile IQ test. Hi.Q, a free app for the Apple Inc iPhone and iPad launching on Monday, includes 10,000 que…
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  • EU food labels to help allergy sufferers
    New EU labelling rules taking effect Saturday require restaurants and other businesses to tell customers if their food could trigger allergies or raise other health concerns.
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  • No more drunken sailors: Canadian Navy bans drinking at sea
    By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Royal Canadian Navy on Friday imposed an almost total ban on sailors drinking at sea, after a warship had to be recalled from an international exercise because inebriated crew members got into trouble. Sailor…
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  • 'Creeping humanitarian crisis' in drought-hit Central America: UN
    A drawn-out drought in Central America has pushed some 2.5 million people in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador into food insecurity, the UN warned Friday.
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  • Teen girl still hooked to machines 1 year later
    A year ago, 13-year-old Jahi McMath underwent a tonsillectomy and tissue removal at Children's Hospital in Oakland, California, to treat sleep apnea. The girl suffered massive bleeding, had a heart attack and was declared brain-dead Dec. 12.
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  • Award-winning Washington Post photographer dies of heart attack in Liberia
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post photographer Michel du Cille died of an apparent heart attack on Thursday in Liberia where he was on assignment covering the Ebola outbreak, the newspaper said. The Post said du Cille, 58…
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  • Food insecurity rising despite record cereal output
    World cereal output is expected to hit record highs this year but food insecurity is worsening across the globe thanks to Ebola and civil conflicts, the UN's food agency said Thursday.
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  • Avian flu spreading in southwest British Columbia
    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The avian influenza outbreak in southwest British Columbia has spread to seven farms, and 155,000 birds have died of the virus or will be euthanized, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency said.
    - 6 days ago 11 Dec 14, 9:35pm -
  • Danone's medical nutrition unit on board agenda Thursday - source
    PARIS (Reuters) - French food group Danone will hold a board meeting on Thursday to discuss whether to keep or sell its medical nutrition business, a person familiar with the matter said. Bloomberg earlier on Wednesday said that Danone's board would…
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  • Canada's Telus says wants in on 'Internet of things' growth
    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Telus Corp launched a package of technologies that connect and control machines via the Internet on Wednesday as the Canadian telecom company bids to generate sales from the so-called "Internet of things". Among…
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  • N.Z. dairy giant Fonterra slammed over botulism scare response
    New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra bungled its response to a food contamination scare because it was more concerned with market share than public safety, an official inquiry found Tuesday.
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  • Dutch ship set for new mission to Ebola-hit countries
    Dutch navy transport ship Karel Doorman will on Friday return to West Africa to deliver dozens of vehicles, food and medical kit in the fight against Ebola, officials said Monday.
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  • Church of England warns over hunger
    The Church of England launched a parliamentary report Monday urging Britain's government to do more to eliminate hunger, pointing to a sharp rise in the number of people turning to food banks.
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  • Up to 50,000 displaced Iraqi families left without aid despite access - MSF
    By Magdalena Mis LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Up to 50,000 displaced Iraqi families in the Kirkuk area are being neglected by international aid groups despite sheltering in areas accessible to humanitarian organisations, medical charity Mede…
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  • Obesity clips up to 8 years off your life, says study
    Obesity and extreme obesity can reduce life expectancy by up to eight years and deprive people of as much as 19 years of good health, according to a study published on Friday.
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  • Gene company 23andme launches in UK after U.S. regulatory hurdle
    By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - A controversial personal DNA testing kit from Google-backed genetics business 23andme was launched in Britain on Tuesday. It offers users a chance to see if they are at risk from certain diseases and has a green li…
    - 16 days ago 2 Dec 14, 8:55am -


Education & Learning


BBC Earth Videos

Ten breathtaking moments from Life Story DVD - Life Story - BBC
Ten breathtaking moments from Life Story DVD - Life Story - BBCFrom pack-hunting hyena's to skydiving goslings and artistic puffer fish, Life Story was jam packed with amazing moments. Now you can own them all on DVD. Click to buy the DVD -…
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Torpedo Gannet Diving! - Nature's Great Events w/ David Attenborough - BBC
Torpedo Gannet Diving! - Nature's Great Events w/ David Attenborough - BBCIn summer, the gannet's main food source of sardines live far out to sea. This means the birds must dive for their food, but even one small miscalculation co...Fro…
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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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Elephants Fight Over Water - Nature's Great Events - BBC
Elephants Fight Over Water - Nature's Great Events - BBCComing across a rare pool of water, the elephant heard knows that its stagnant. Luckily, they know a trick which will still allow them to take a well needed ...From:BBC EarthVie…
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Astrology.com Daily Horoscope

  • newLibra Daily Horoscope for December 17, 2014
    You may not understand quite why you're doing what you're doing, but it's hard to argue with your results. Things may start to feel really sweet by the time you've made it through the day.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily…
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  • newAquarius Daily Horoscope for December 17, 2014
    Your big brain is making life sweeter, so get ready for a real ride today! Great ideas come your way all day long, and you are surrounded by the right sorts of people to help you bring them to life.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveSco…
    - 23 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • newTaurus Daily Horoscope for December 17, 2014
    You and a friend or colleague need to goad each other on toward something positive. Maybe you can be gym buddies, or maybe you can encourage each other to drop a bad habit you don't like.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily…
    - 23 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • newSagittarius Daily Horoscope for December 17, 2014
    Legal issues may baffle you today -- more so than usual, if that's possible. Things need to be settled soon, or you may find that you're on the wrong side of someone in authority.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Couple's…
    - 23 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • newGemini Daily Horoscope for December 17, 2014
    All this great brainy energy has to be put to good use -- so make sure that you're dealing with things as they really are, not as you wish they would be. Your ability to see clearly is heightened.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScope…
    - 23 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • newAries Daily Horoscope for December 17, 2014
    If you can just pay a little extra attention to that one person, all should go well for both of you. If it's too much trouble, expect for life to get a lot weirder as the day progresses.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily C…
    - 23 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • newCancer Daily Horoscope for December 17, 2014
    You need to be wary of new offers or prospects -- -not that they are toxic necessarily, just a bit riskier than you may think. Try to get your people to recognize that life can be trickier than it appears.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's…
    - 23 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • newScorpio Daily Horoscope for December 17, 2014
    Life gets a little easier for you -- and you should be able to coast through any obstacles that still remain. Things should be a lot simpler for you when you realize your true position.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Co…
    - 23 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • newLeo Daily Horoscope for December 17, 2014
    It's almost impossible for you to meet all your own needs today -- but you've got others you can count on. Even the stuff that feels intensely personal can still come to pass if you just ask.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Da…
    - 23 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • newCapricorn Daily Horoscope for December 17, 2014
    A simple task could be a career move -- if you treat it with the respect it deserves. Do everything as if it were the most important thing in the world and the right people are sure to notice.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, D…
    - 23 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • newVirgo Daily Horoscope for December 17, 2014
    You and a friend or colleague -- or maybe a family member -- need to go in together on a big decision or purchase. It's a type of partnership, but you both have the right kind of energy for it.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes,…
    - 23 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • newPisces Daily Horoscope for December 17, 2014
    It's time to make a decision -- but you may be the only one ready to move forward. If you have to go it alone for a bit, that's okay. Others are sure to catch up once you take the lead.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Co…
    - 23 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 12:00am -

Flying Cars

  • This Flying Car Is Real And It Can Fly 430 Miles On A Full Tank - Business Insider
    This Flying Car Is Real And It Can Fly 430 Miles On A Full TankBusiness InsiderAeroMobil 3.0, the flying car, is the core product of the Slovakia-based company AeroMobil. It has been in development since 1989. In flight, it can reach 124 mph and…
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  • The Next 60: Where Are My Flying Cars? - The Texas Observer
    The Texas ObserverThe Next 60: Where Are My Flying Cars?The Texas ObserverPredicting the future has its problems. We all try to do it, even if just to plan for the following day, but when you really get right down to it, life and people mess thi…
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  • Renaud Marion's Flying Cars At MADGallery, Genève - BLOUIN ARTINFO
    BLOUIN ARTINFORenaud Marion's Flying Cars At MADGallery, GenèveBLOUIN ARTINFOIt is the year 2014 and we still don't have flying cars. So French photographer Renaud Marion has taken cues from his childhood imaginings and science fiction films to…
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  • New Version of Aeromobil Flying Car Debuts - Flying Magazine
    New Version of Aeromobil Flying Car DebutsFlying MagazineIn comparing the video of the new version with the previous flying prototype of the Aeromobil, the 3.0 appears to exhibit more stability in flight. The following video shows the flying car…
    - 13 days ago 4 Dec 14, 8:55pm -
  • In pictures: Retro-futuristic flying cars - The Globe and Mail
    Scottish Daily RecordIn pictures: Retro-futuristic flying carsThe Globe and MailFrench photographer Renaud Marion, 39, depicts his childhood dreams of futuristic flying cars without wheels. The nine images are currently on display at the MB&F M.…
    - 15 days ago 3 Dec 14, 10:00am -
  • Whatever, Tesla, this guy just invented a real flying car - Grist
    GristWhatever, Tesla, this guy just invented a real flying carGristMark this day in your calendar, for today is the day that you learned that the flying car — humanity's second noblest pursuit* — is coming soon! Possibly! Again! Bloomberg re…
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  • Will 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…
    - 20 days ago 28 Nov 14, 9:38am -
  • 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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  • 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…
    - 23 days ago 24 Nov 14, 5:25pm -
  • The Era Of The Flying Car Has Finally Arrived - Business Insider
    Business InsiderThe Era Of The Flying Car Has Finally ArrivedBusiness InsiderPeter Thiel is wrong. His famous comment on the failed promise of the internet — "We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters" — is about to be upended as…
    - 23 days ago 24 Nov 14, 4:28pm -

Music

  • newHow Bad Music Became a British Christmas Tradition
    In 1993, when I was 10 years old, one of the biggest stars in my native Britain was a Pepto Bismol-pink leviathan with yellow spots, a jaunty bow tie, and manic green eyes that shook from side to side like Cookie Monster on a HFCS binge. The creatur…
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  • Green Day, Reed, Starr into rock hall
    NEW YORK (AP) — The punk trio Green Day, poet of the New York underground Lou Reed and "Lean on Me" singer Bill Withers will lead a new class of inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year.
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  • Starr, Reed among 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr, the late rocker Lou Reed, punk group Green Day and singer Bill Withers are among the 2015 inductees named on Tuesday to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, rockers…
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  • Ex-Eurythmics' singer wants video at gothic jail
    DERIDDER, La. (AP) — Local officials in west Louisiana say former Eurythmics singer and guitarist Dave Stewart plans to film a new music video early next year in their century-old Gothic Revival jail.
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  • Apple wins digital music U.S. antitrust trial
    By Dan Levine OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - Apple Inc won an antitrust trial on Tuesday when a U.S. jury decided the company did not act improperly when it restricted music purchases for iPod users to Apple's iTunes digital store. The verdict was read…
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  • Buku 2015 music fest lineup released
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Urban radio hit-maker A$AP Rocky and national electronic music stars Passion Pit, Bassnectar and Porter Robinson are scheduled to take the stage in New Orleans for the fourth annual Buku music festival in March.
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  • Songwriter Van Etten digs herself out of the dark with music
    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Even when things don't go her way -- from on-stage technical glitches to complicated relationships -- American singer Sharon Van Etten remains cheerful. You might not guess that by listening to "I Love You But I'm L…
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  • Tencent, Sony strike China music distribution deal
    By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd has struck the latest in a string of music distribution deals, this time with Sony Music Entertainment, as it teams up with labels to try to develop China's paid-for mus…
    - 2 days ago 16 Dec 14, 9:04am -
  • Celeb birthdays for the week of Dec. 21-27
    Dec. 21: Country singer Freddie Hart is 88. Talk-show host Phil Donahue is 79. Actress Jane Fonda is 77. Singer Carla Thomas is 72. Guitarist Albert Lee is 71. Actor Samuel L. Jackson is 66. Singer Betty Wright is 61. Actress Jane Kaczmarek ("Malcolm…
    - 2 days ago 15 Dec 14, 4:25pm -
  • Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars grab top spot in British music charts
    LONDON (Reuters) - English DJ Mark Ronson grabbed the top spot in the British singles chart on Sunday with his new track "Uptown Funk" featuring U.S. singer Bruno Mars, the Official Charts Company said. The track was made for Ronson's fourth studio a…
    - 3 days ago 14 Dec 14, 7:41pm -
  • J. Cole: Still a Classic Album Away From Greatness
    While an impressive rapper and storyteller, J. Cole doesn’t quite fit the labels given to other hip-hop artists—the poignant and introspective, R&B-influenced Drake; the confident and aggressive street persona of Jay Z. In a genre littered with…
    - 3 days ago 14 Dec 14, 5:40pm -
  • Ciao! Stand-in mentor Tulisa can't stop Andrea Faustini getting the X Factor final chop
    With Mel B missing through illness, the Italian singer lost the first public vote of the two-day series finale.
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  • Elton John opens stand in his honour at Watford
    LONDON (Reuters) - Pop music great Elton John opened a new stand named after him at English Championship club Watford's Vicarage Road ground on Saturday, describing it as "one of the greatest days of my life". The 67-year-old singer-songwriter, who…
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  • Soccer-Elton John opens stand in his honour at Watford
    LONDON, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Pop music great Elton John opened a new stand named after him at English Championship club Watford's Vicarage Road ground on Saturday, describing it as "one of the greatest days of my life". The 67-year-old singer-songwrite…
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  • New Ailey dance pays tribute to civil rights icon
    NEW YORK (AP) — It would seem the timing could hardly be more apt for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's new civil rights-themed piece, "Odetta," a tribute to the late folk singer often referred to as the voice of the civil rights movement.
    - 5 days ago 12 Dec 14, 11:41pm -
  • 4m watch inaugural BBC Music Awards
    Nearly four million people watched the inaugural BBC Music Awards last night to see Ed Sheeran and Pharrell Williams take the top honours.
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  • Who won what at the BBC Music Awards?
    Pharrell, Ed Sheeran and Catfish and the Bottlemen all walked away with golden gongs.
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  • A Vibrant American Musical Career, far From America's Cultural Capitals
    In the early 1970s, a young singer-songwriter named Larry Groce was launching his career in the music business. He had grown up in Texas, moved to Los Angeles, started recording albums, and in 1976 had a Top Ten hit with the novelty song "Junk Food…
    - 5 days ago 12 Dec 14, 2:15pm -
  • Music producer Dupri's mansion in foreclosure
    ATLANTA (AP) — According to foreclosure documents, music producer Jermaine Dupri is losing his multimillion dollar Atlanta mansion.
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  • Guilty plea in NY music festival drug death
    NEW YORK (AP) — A Buffalo man pleaded guilty Thursday to a narcotics charge in a prosecution that arose after an overdose death at a New York City music festival.
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  • See the celebs that scrubbed up well at the BBC Music Awards
    They really were dressed to impress.
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  • Hozier's 'Take Me to Church' is Spotify's most viral 2014 single
    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - The breakout hit "Take Me to Church" by the young Irish singer Hozier, which has been adopted as a protest song against anti-gay discrimination in Russia, was the most viral single on Spotify in 2014, the online mu…
    - 6 days ago 11 Dec 14, 6:05pm -
  • It's Too Hard to Manage Music Now: Why It's Okay to Miss the Old iPod
    Recently I had a fairly pedestrian thought, a thought I've been having on and off for 10 years: "I want to put some music onto my portable music listening device." This used to be a relative cinch: I'd put the music on iTunes, plug in my iPod, and d…
    - 6 days ago 11 Dec 14, 12:31pm -
  • Dr Dre Revealed As World's Top Earning Musician
    US rap producer and Beats headphones co-founder Dr Dre was the highest earning musician of 2014, according to Forbes.
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  • Sam Smith tops MTV's 2014 best artist list
    NEW YORK (AP) — This year's breakthrough new singer, Sam Smith, went from an artist to watch to MTV's best artist of 2014 and beat out megastars like Beyonce and Taylor Swift.
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  • Hozier's 'Take Me to Church' is top Spotify 2014 single
    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - The breakout hit "Take Me to Church" by the young Irish singer Hozier that has been adopted as a protest song against gay discrimination in Russia was the most streamed single on Spotify in 2014, the online music s…
    - 7 days ago 10 Dec 14, 12:21pm -
  • Cowell not biased, says Haenow
    X Factor hunk Ben Haenow has insisted Simon Cowell does not have a "favourite" on the show as they visited the singer's home town to drum up support ahead of this weekend's eagerly anticipated final.
    - 8 days ago 10 Dec 14, 9:12am -
  • 10 reasons we all love Katy Perry's Dark Horse video
    The singer’s music video has emerged the most popular YouTube video of 2014 and here’s why…
    - 8 days ago 9 Dec 14, 10:01pm -
  • Katy Perry, spider-dog top popular online videos
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katy Perry and a dog dressed like a spider are among 2014's top online video subjects.
    - 8 days ago 9 Dec 14, 6:02pm -
  • Is Lindsay Lohan looking to get her music career back on track?
    Lindsay Lohan and her sister Aliana has been in the recording studio with English rockers Duran Duran.
    - 8 days ago 9 Dec 14, 2:50pm -
  • Robbie Williams wants a new job
    Rock DJ singer Robbie Williams has hinted he could give up music and is looking for a career change.
    - 8 days ago 9 Dec 14, 2:12pm -
  • Will.i.am and Sir Tom Jones join Music Awards bill
    The Voice coaches will perform at the event at London’s Earls Court.
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  • Jay Z, Beyonce meet Kate and Wills
    Jay Z and Beyonce have rubbed shoulders with royalty when they met t he Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at a New York basketball match.
    - 9 days ago 9 Dec 14, 10:18am -
  • Voice coaches on Music Awards bill
    The Voice stars Will.i.am and Sir Tom Jones have both been added to the bill of pop spectacular the BBC Music Awards later this week.
    - 9 days ago 9 Dec 14, 10:18am -
  • Tulisa: I'm in control of my career now
    Singer and former X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos said she has bounced back from her court ordeal.
    - 9 days ago 8 Dec 14, 2:19pm -
  • Ryan Tedder: Madonna's new music is the 'best'
    Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic has been working with Madonna on tracks for her upcoming 13th album.
    - 9 days ago 8 Dec 14, 1:11pm -
  • Tom Hanks, Sting among 5 Kennedy Center honorees
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Tom Hanks and Sting joined Lily Tomlin, singer Al Green and ballerina Patricia McBride in being awarded this year's Kennedy Center Honors for influencing American culture through the arts.
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  • Guess who's the music king of iTunes in 2014?
    Chart-topping singer Ed Sheeran has topped the best-selling album list for iTunes in the UK and Ireland.
    - 9 days ago 8 Dec 14, 12:00pm -
  • Tom Hanks, Sting and Lily Tomlin bask at Kennedy Center Honors
    By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hollywood stars, ballet dancers, and soul singers on Sunday celebrated Kennedy Center Honors winners actor Tom Hanks, singer-songwriter Sting and comedienne Lily Tomlin during Washington's high-profile tribute to…
    - 10 days ago 8 Dec 14, 4:40am -
  • Ed Sheeran's 'Thinking Out Loud' returns to top spot in UK singles chart
    LONDON (Reuters) - British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran's track "Thinking Out Loud" returned to the top of the British music singles chart on Sunday, five weeks after it last held the spot, the Official Charts Company said. The song, which last mont…
    - 10 days ago 7 Dec 14, 7:03pm -

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Culture

  • newVerona's Arena to get $17.5 million restoration
    MILAN (AP) — Verona's famed Roman amphitheater, home to one of the world's premier opera festivals, will be the first large beneficiary of a new Italian government initiative to encourage private donations to protect cultural treasures.
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  • new'Shimmering' Cezanne to heat up art auction, Christie's says
    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - A "shimmering" Paul Cezanne painting of the Mediterranean with a castle in the background is expected to attract the big-money buyers at a February auction that includes works by Modigliani, Giacometti and Picasso…
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  • newArena de Verona será restaurada
    MILAN (AP) — La famosa Arena de Verona, un anfiteatro de los tiempos de los romanos y sede de uno de los festivales de ópera más famosos del mundo, recibirá el apoyo de una nueva iniciativa del gobierno italiano que da incentivos a los donadores…
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  • newU.S. judge OKs Seattle artist's 'Angry Birds' lawsuit
    By Eric M. Johnson SEATTLE (Reuters) - A U.S. judge has allowed a Seattle artist's intellectual property lawsuit to go forward over her claims she was cheated out of possibly millions of dollars from the sale of "Angry Birds" pet toys she designed,…
    - 20 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 2:28am -
  • Sweet 'Night at the Museum' bids farewell to Robin Williams
    Take heed: There are at least two acutely sad moments involving Robin Williams' Teddy Roosevelt in the latest "Night at the Museum." The movie, subtitled "Secret of the Tomb," is imbued with the unshakable inevitability that even though we're still…
    - 1 day ago 16 Dec 14, 8:38pm -
  • Artist's 'Angry Birds' lawsuit goes forward
    SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit by a Seattle artist who says she was cheated out of millions of dollars when the company that sold her line of plush pet toys called "Angry Birds" reached a deal with the Finnish company…
    - 1 day ago 16 Dec 14, 7:36pm -
  • Seven Critics' Circle nods for Turner biopic
    Mike Leigh’s biopic about British artist JMW Turner is up for seven gongs at the London Critics’ Circle Awards.
    - 1 day ago 16 Dec 14, 6:06pm -
  • German foundation seeks ruling on Jewish art claim
    BERLIN (AP) — A German foundation has asked an expert panel to rule whether its painting by Spanish artist Juan Gris was looted by the Nazis.
    - 1 day ago 16 Dec 14, 5:03pm -
  • Night At The Museum stars salute Robin Williams
    The stars of Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb, paid tribute to their late co-star Robin Williams.
    - 1 day ago 16 Dec 14, 2:19pm -
  • Night At The Museum Pays Tribute To Williams
    Stars of the latest film in the Night At The Museum series have paid tribute to "kind and warm" Robin Williams, who makes one of his final appearances in the film.
    - 2 days ago 16 Dec 14, 8:58am -
  • Museum stars salute Robin Williams
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  • newNew York bans fracking due to risk
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  • newSpaceX to try to 'precision-land' rocket in ocean
    SpaceX said Wednesday it will for the first time try to land its Falcon 9 rocket on a floating platform in the ocean after launching cargo to the International Space Station.
    - 58 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 9:47pm -
  • newIBM says cloud business enjoying "breakthrough year"
    By Eric Auchard LONDON (Reuters) - IBM aims to expand the number of data centres it offers clients around the world by 25 percent to meet fast-rising demand for internet-based services, after what a company executive said has been a "breakthrough ye…
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  • newLeaked Sony emails show Loeb influence on studio execs
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  • newSprint accused of billing for unwanted services
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are accusing Sprint Corp. of illegally billing its wireless customers hundreds of millions of dollars in charges for text message alerts and other services that they didn't order.
    - 3 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 8:13pm -
  • newAmazon workers in Germany extend strike
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  • newUphill battle to tackle Indonesian shark fishing
    Sharks are hauled ashore every day at a busy market on the central Indonesian island of Lombok, the hub of a booming trade that provides a livelihood for local fishermen but is increasingly alarming environmentalists.
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  • newU.S. judge OKs Seattle artist's 'Angry Birds' lawsuit
    By Eric M. Johnson SEATTLE (Reuters) - A U.S. judge has allowed a Seattle artist's intellectual property lawsuit to go forward over her claims she was cheated out of possibly millions of dollars from the sale of "Angry Birds" pet toys she designed,…
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  • newObama bars oil, gas drilling in Alaska haven
    President Barack Obama declared Alaska's ecologically rich Bristol Bay off-limits for oil and gas exploration on Tuesday, saying the move was necessary to safeguard the region's fishing and tourism industries.
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  • new3D printing points way to smarter cancer treatment
    By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - British scientists have developed a new use for 3D printing, putting it to work to create personalised replica models of cancerous parts of the body to allow doctors to target tumours more precisely. The initiative…
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  • Vintage videogame found in New Mexico landfill sent to Smithsonian
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    - 1 day ago 16 Dec 14, 8:17pm -
  • T-Mobile to let customers carry over unused data
    NEW YORK (AP) — T-Mobile will now let customers carry over their unused cellular-data allotments.
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  • China's Xiaomi booked $56 million profit in 2013 - filing
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    By Eric Auchard LONDON (Reuters) - German ecommerce investor Rocket Internet is backing online apartment rental firm Nestpick as the start-up expands into four European countries, aiming to connect landlords with tenants and put real estate agents ou…
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    By Bernardo Vizcaino (Reuters) - From travel guides to shopping portals, new Internet ventures aim to capitalise on the growing "Muslim lifestyle" market, which is expanding beyond food to include areas such as tourism, fashion and credit cards. Excl…
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  • Sony studio chiefs aim to reassure employees after damaging hack
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    WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer representing Sony Pictures Entertainment is warning news organizations not to publish details of company files leaked by hackers in one of the largest digital breaches ever against an American company.
    - 2 days ago 15 Dec 14, 10:42pm -
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  • Amazon workers strike in Germany as Christmas orders peak
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  • Can Amy Pascal's career survive Sony cyberattack?
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    By Jim Finkle BOSTON (Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation has warned U.S. businesses to be on the alert for a sophisticated Iranian hacking operation whose targets include defence contractors, energy firms and educational institutions, ac…
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  • Facebook dumps Microsoft Web search results
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    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar-winning producer Scott Rudin apologized Thursday for calling Angelina Jolie a "spoiled brat" and making racially offensive jokes about President Obama's presumed taste in movies.
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  • newSony cancels Dec. 25 release of 'Interview' after theatres bail
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sony Pictures said on Wednesday it canceled the Dec. 25 theatrical release of its North Korea comedy "The Interview," after major U.S. theatre chains pulled out of showing the film following threats from hackers. "In light of…
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  • newBlackBerry launches Classic in last-ditch effort
    NEW YORK (AP) — BlackBerry is returning to its roots with a new phone that features a traditional keyboard at a time when rival Apple and Android phones — and most smartphone customers — have embraced touch screens.
    - 59 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 9:46pm -
  • newIBM says cloud business enjoying "breakthrough year"
    By Eric Auchard LONDON (Reuters) - IBM aims to expand the number of data centres it offers clients around the world by 25 percent to meet fast-rising demand for internet-based services, after what a company executive said has been a "breakthrough ye…
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  • newNYC premiere of Rogen film canceled as threats fly
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    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 9:08pm -
  • newU.S. startup sues France's Orange over social calling app
    (Reuters) - French telecom group Orange SA confirmed on Wednesday that it has been sued in California by San Francisco-based startup Telesocial in an intellectual property case, but said that the startup's claims were unfounded. Orange said Telesoci…
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  • newLeaked Sony emails show Loeb influence on studio execs
    By Ritsuko Ando and Svea Herbst-Bayliss TOKYO/BOSTON (Reuters) - Sony Corp movie executives kept up a dialogue with hedge fund titan Daniel Loeb, even after rebuffing the billionaire investor's proposal to sell up to one-fifth of the studio's entert…
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  • newU.S. fears Sony hackers may never be caught - law enforcement official
    By Mark Hosenball and Jim Finkle WASHINGTON/BOSTON (Reuters) - Government investigators fear the hackers behind the unprecedented attack on Sony's Hollywood studio may never be caught if they are under the protection of North Korea, a U.S. official…
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  • newBlackBerry woos keyboard loyalists with launch of Classic
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    - 4 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 6:55pm -
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    By Randall Palmer OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Federal Court of Canada agreed on Wednesday to order Apple Inc's Canadian subsidiary to turn over documents to the Competition Bureau to help investigate whether Apple unfairly used its market power to promot…
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  • newUber turns to Brussels in battle to gain ground in Europe
    By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Uber has taken its battle for acceptance in Europe to Brussels with a complaint against a French law, the first of what could become a series of challenges to EU member states reluctant to open their markets…
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  • newAmazon workers in Germany extend strike
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  • newSony under attack from hackers and ex-employees
    NEW YORK (AP) — Threats of violence against movie theaters. Cancelled showings of "The Interview." Leaks of thousands more private emails. Lawsuits by former employees that could cost tens of millions in damages.
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  • newXiaomi gets temporary go-ahead for phone sales in India
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  • newLA mayor plans 7,000 police body cameras in 2015
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  • newU.S. judge OKs Seattle artist's 'Angry Birds' lawsuit
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  • newSony facing 2 suits by ex-workers over data breach
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  • Apple wins class-action lawsuit over iPod prices
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  • newMelting Arctic ice, rising temps seen as planet warms
    Record high temperatures in Alaska, below average snow cover across the Arctic and excess summer ice melting in Greenland were observed this year by scientists, raising new concerns about global warming.
    - 39 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 10:07pm -
  • newUS 'no problem' with 'thoughtful' Palestinian bid: Kerry
    The United States has "no problem" with Palestinians putting a draft resolution to the UN aiming to boost their hopes for statehood, providing it doesn't heighten tensions, top US diplomat John Kerry said Wednesday.
    - 39 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 10:07pm -
  • newHaiti president meets with opposition amid unrest
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti President Michel Martelly met Wednesday with opposition leaders in a bid to stabilize the politically fractious country as pressure mounted on him to appoint an interim prime minister.
    - 46 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 10:00pm -
  • newHow will Pakistan deal with armed groups?
    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says there is now no difference between "good and bad Taliban".
    - 49 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 9:57pm -
  • newPope played crucial role in US-Cuba rapprochement
    VATICAN CITY (AP) — The crucial role played by Pope Francis in bringing Cuba and the United States together signals that history's first Latin American pope has no qualms about putting the Holy See on the front lines of diplomacy, especially for a…
    - 50 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 9:56pm -
  • newNew York state bans fracking
    Governor Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday he would ban hydraulic fracking in New York State, citing health concerns about the controversial oil and gas drilling technique.
    - 51 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 9:55pm -
  • newIraq Kurds, coalition jets in major push to retake Sinjar
    Iraqi Kurdish forces on Wednesday launched a broad offensive backed by mass bombing from US-led coalition warplanes to retake the northeastern Sinjar area from the Islamic State group.
    - 53 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 9:53pm -
  • newCubans cheer historic renewal of US relations
    HAVANA (AP) — Bells tolled in celebration and teachers halted lessons midday as President Raul Castro told his country Wednesday that Cuba was restoring relations with the United States after more than a half-century of hostility.
    - 54 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 9:52pm -
  • newUS to restore ties with Cuba after 50 years
    President Obama announces "new chapter" in relations with Havana after US aid worker jailed in Cuba was freed.
    - 54 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 9:52pm -
  • newWall Street rallies, dollar gains after Fed policy statement
    By Michael Connor NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock averages posted their best day this year and the dollar strengthened on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve signaled America's economy was strong enough ...
    - 56 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 9:50pm -
  • newDow gains nearly 300 points as Fed keeps rates low
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the afternoon of December 9, 2014
    - 57 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 9:49pm -
  • newAnger and grief as Pakistan buries students massacred at school
    By Mehreen Zahra-Malik PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan on Wednesday began burying 132 students killed in a grisly attack on their school by Taliban militants that has heaped pressure on the government to do more to tackle an increasingly agg…
    - 58 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 9:48pm -
  • newSpaceX to try to 'precision-land' rocket in ocean
    SpaceX said Wednesday it will for the first time try to land its Falcon 9 rocket on a floating platform in the ocean after launching cargo to the International Space Station.
    - 59 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 9:47pm -
  • newUkraine, pro-Russia rebels agree to resume peace talks
    Ukraine's pro-European leaders and Kremlin-backed rebels agreed Wednesday to hold long-delayed peace talks that were backed by Russia in the heat of its devastating currency crisis.
    - 1 hour ago 17 Dec 14, 9:44pm -
  • new14 charged in deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak
    Mold and bacteria were in the air and on workers' gloved fingertips. Pharmacists used expired ingredients, didn't properly sterilize them and failed to test drugs for purity before sending them to hospitals ...
    - 1 hour ago 17 Dec 14, 9:34pm -
  • newNew York move to ban fracking heartens critics
    New York plans to prohibit hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, citing unresolved health issues and dubious economic benefits of the widely used gas-drilling technique and delighting opponents who previously ...
    - 1 hour ago 17 Dec 14, 9:31pm -
  • newPope adds 2nd victim to sex abuse commission
    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has added a second survivor of priestly sex abuse to his commission of experts advising the Vatican on child protection policies, tapping a self-described "thorn in the side of the church" who has criticized the ch…
    - 1 hour ago 17 Dec 14, 9:29pm -
  • newYemeni premier suggests he could resign as Houthis tighten grip
    By Mohammed Ghobari SANAA (Reuters) - Yemeni Prime Minister Khaled Bahah on Wednesday suggested that his government could resign, expressing exasperation after Houthi rebels who control the capital Sanaa raided state institutions and sacked public o…
    - 1 hour ago 17 Dec 14, 9:28pm -
  • newBarclays' CEO: funds set aside to settle forex probe not enough - report
    (Reuters) - The 500 million pounds (US$783.70 million) Barclays PLC (BARC.L) set aside to settle allegations of rigging the foreign exchange market will not be enough, the bank's Chief Executive Antony ...
    - 1 hour ago 17 Dec 14, 9:27pm -
  • newEbola toll rises to more than 6,900: WHO
    More than 6,900 people have now died from the Ebola virus, almost all of them in west Africa, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.
    - 1 hour ago 17 Dec 14, 9:25pm -
  • newColombia's FARC rebels call indefinite truce
    Leftist rebels announce unilateral ceasefire as they pursue talks with Colombian government to end 50-year conflict.
    - 1 hour ago 17 Dec 14, 9:19pm -
  • newDeath toll in clash in western Mexico rises to 11
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican official says the death toll from a clash between two rural police groups has risen to 11.
    - 1 hour ago 17 Dec 14, 9:18pm -
  • newNow that Detroit museum has been saved, go see it
    DETROIT (AP) — In the end, what saved Detroit's art museum from being sold off painting by painting was a legal pad covered in doodles.
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 9:07pm -
  • newUS travel industry carefully eyeing Cuba tourism
    NEW YORK (AP) — Cuba was once a haven for sun-seeking American tourists. Beautiful beaches, lively casinos and late-night dancing made it the perfect getaway, only an hour's flight from Miami.
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 9:06pm -
  • newPrisoner Exchange Sparks US-Cuba Policy Shift
    The United States and Cuba have moved to end decades of hostilities following an exchange of prisoners, including US government contractor Alan Gross.
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 8:59pm -
  • newColombia's FARC rebels declare unilateral ceasefire
    Colombia's FARC guerrillas declared an indefinite, unilateral ceasefire Wednesday, saying they would only use weapons if they came under attack by the army.
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 8:58pm -
  • newOil rises on stabilizing ruble, US supply drop
    World oil prices rallied somewhat after the Russian ruble stabilized and the US reported lower crude inventories
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 8:57pm -
  • newCuba coup for pope with the popular touch
    Pope Francis's pivotal role in a landmark breakthrough in US-Cuba relations was the latest coup for a pontiff whose personality and popularity have made him an influential player on the global stage.
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 8:53pm -
  • newTurkey unveils new high speed train to Anatolia
    In July President Erdogan inaugurated the first high speed train line between Istanbul and Ankara that cut journey times in half to just 3.5 hours
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 8:47pm -
  • newUBS loses appeal against 1.1 bln euro guarantee for tax fraud
    UBS was ordered to pay the hefty guarantee after being charged with tax fraud in July
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 8:47pm -
  • newObama announces U.S. to restore diplomatic ties with Cuba
    By Daniel Trotta and Steve Holland HAVANA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama announced the United States would restore diplomatic relations it severed with Cuba more than 50 years ago, drawing resistance from lawmakers opposed to reconcil…
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 8:46pm -
  • newUS wins release of spy held for years in Cuba jail
    WASHINGTON (AP) — This much is known about the Cuban man who spied for the United States and was released Wednesday in a historic prisoner swap: He had access to closely held intelligence information at the highest levels of the Cuban government.…
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 8:42pm -
  • newOil surges in about-face as some bet sub-$60 Brent won't last
    By Barani Krishnan NEW YORK (Reuters) - World oil prices jumped as much as 6 percent on Wednesday before closing off their peaks as weeks of nearly non-stop selling abruptly halted, and traders said failure ...
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 8:41pm -
  • newVatican leveraged ties to Cuba, U.S. to help broker deal - officials
    By Philip Pullella and John Whitesides VATICAN CITY/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Vatican leveraged its good relations with Cuba and the United States to help broker their historic resumption of ties and the deal was spurred by letters from Pope Franci…
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 8:40pm -
  • newEffort to draft Warren into '16 race lands in Iowa
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Liberal activists eager to draft Sen. Elizabeth Warren into a run for president are bringing their effort to Iowa, the pivotal early-voting state where there's already well-established organizing effort in place — for Hil…
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 8:20pm -

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  • newSpaceX to try to 'precision-land' rocket in ocean
    SpaceX said Wednesday it will for the first time try to land its Falcon 9 rocket on a floating platform in the ocean after launching cargo to the International Space Station.
    - 59 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 9:47pm -
  • newBlue Stars Sparkle in Spectacular Deep Space Star Cluster (Video, Photos)
    The blue stars are younger and hotter, while the red stars are cooler. Examining the Messier 47 star cluster using spectroscopy reveals that the red stars have short lives and are further along in their lifespans than the blue stars, which aren't qu…
    - 5 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 5:19pm -
  • newCuriosity Rover Finds Life's Building Blocks on Mars
    NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has found organic chemicals — the carbon-containing building blocks of life — on the Red Planet. "This is really a great moment for the mission," Curiosity project scientist John Grotzinger, of the California Institu…
    - 5 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 5:18pm -
  • newEurope's Venus probe set for fiery demise
    BERLIN (AP) — An unmanned spacecraft that has been studying the planet Venus for the past eight years is set to come to a fiery end in the coming weeks.
    - 8 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 3:13pm -
  • newCuriosity Rover Drills Into Mars Rock, Finds Water
    NASA's Curiosity rover is continuing to help scientists piece together the mystery of how Mars lost its surface water over the course of billions of years.
    - 10 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 12:23pm -
  • newHow Space Station Tech Is Helping the Fight Against Cancer
    One of the tools used in the fight against cancer is, quite literally, out of this world. When the Soviet Union launched Salyut 1, the first space station, into orbit in the 1970s, humans began spending more and more time in extremely low-gravity en…
    - 13 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 9:39am -
  • newVoyager 1 Rides 'Tsunami Wave' in Interstellar Space
    It turns out that sailing through interstellar space isn't so peaceful. NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft — the only object made by humans to reach interstellar space — might still be caught what scientists have described as a cosmic "tsunami wave," a…
    - 13 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 9:39am -
  • Greenland's Ice-Melt Models May Be Too Sunny
    The vast ice sheet covering Greenland could melt more quickly in the future than existing models predict, new research suggests. Scientists looked at satellite data collected by NASA's ICESat spacecraft and Operation IceBridge and plotted the elevat…
    - 1 day ago 16 Dec 14, 10:30pm -
  • Want to Name a Crater on Mercury? Now's Your Chance
    A NASA team has invited the public to name five impact craters on the surface of Mercury, but you'll have to win a contest to nab the otherworldly naming rights. The contest, launched by the outreach arm of NASA's MESSENGER mission to Mercury, calls…
    - 1 day ago 16 Dec 14, 9:34pm -
  • California needs 11 trillion gallons of water: NASA
    California needs 11 trillion gallons of water to recover from its three-year drought, the US space agency said Tuesday after studying water resources by using satellite data.
    - 1 day ago 16 Dec 14, 9:08pm -
  • Curiosity Rover Finds Methane on Mars: What It Could Mean for Life
    NASA's Curiosity rover has recently made a surprising find on Mars that could help scientists get one step closer to figuring out if the Red Planet has ever supported life. The lack of methane measured earlier by Curiosity was disappointing for many…
    - 1 day ago 16 Dec 14, 8:34pm -
  • Curiosity rover detects spikes of methane at Mars
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's Mars rover, Curiosity, has detected spikes of methane in the planet's atmosphere. That suggests something is producing or venting the scientifically tantalizing gas, but no one knows what.
    - 1 day ago 16 Dec 14, 8:01pm -
  • NASA Probe Piecing Together How Mars' Atmosphere Escapes to Space
    A NASA spacecraft that recently arrived in orbit around Mars is already helping to solve a Martian mystery. Scientists are using the space agency's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft to gather more data about how Mars' atmosph…
    - 1 day ago 16 Dec 14, 4:27pm -
  • Saturn's Rings Caught Streaking in NASA Photos
    The streaky details of Saturn's rings have been captured in amazing detail in new images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The spacecraft is currently in an extended mission phase that runs through 2017.
    - 1 day ago 16 Dec 14, 12:54pm -
  • New Omega Skywalker X-33 Space Watch Features Astronaut's Invention
    French astronaut Jean-François Clervoy, who was a crew member onboard three U.S. space shuttle missions in the 1990s, was inspired by his time orbiting the Earth to come up with a better clockwork for the wristwatches he and his fellow astronauts w…
    - 1 day ago 16 Dec 14, 12:54pm -
  • Greenland ice loss may be worse than predicted
    A warming planet may lead to swifter ice loss on Greenland's ice sheet, and faster sea level rise for the rest of the world than previously predicted, scientists said Monday.
    - 2 days ago 15 Dec 14, 8:25pm -
  • Two Moons Cast Shadows on Jupiter Tonight: How to See It
    Skywatchers with telescopes on Earth will be able to witness a remarkable cosmic event tonight (Dec. 15): Two of Jupiter's moons will cast shadows on the face of the gas giant in the same night. As Jupiter's moons revolve around the gas giant, they…
    - 2 days ago 15 Dec 14, 7:40pm -
  • Geminid Meteor Shower Wows Skywatchers Around the World (Photos)
    The Geminid meteor shower amazed skywatchers willing to brave the cold to catch the annual display this weekend. Some intrepid observers managed to capture some incredible pictures of the streaking meteors in clear skies around the world, with NASA…
    - 2 days ago 15 Dec 14, 6:51pm -
  • Colliding Galaxies Spark a Stunning Holiday Light Show (Photo)
    Two colliding galaxies are lit up like a Christmas tree in a dazzling new NASA photo. The new image, which was released Thursday (Dec. 11), shows "ultra-luminous X-ray sources" (ULXs) studding the spiral galaxies NGC 2207 and IC 2163, which are graz…
    - 2 days ago 15 Dec 14, 6:51pm -
  • Mountains of Ice are Melting, But Don't Panic (Op-Ed)
    If the planet lost the entire West Antarctic ice sheet, global sea level would rise 11 feet, threatening nearly 13 million people worldwide and affecting more than $2 trillion worth of property. At Environmental Defense Fund, we spent a year talki…
    - 2 days ago 15 Dec 14, 5:41pm -
  • Iranian Woman's Quest to Become an Astronaut Stars in Documentary
    But an Iranian woman named Sepideh Hooshyar is doing just that, and a documentary released earlier this year provides a window into her five-year struggle to keep her dream of becoming an astronaut alive. The documentary, called "Sepideh: Reaching f…
    - 2 days ago 15 Dec 14, 1:07pm -
  • Giant Sun Storm of 2012 Shown in Fiery Detail (Video)
    NASA released an amazing video that shows the awesome and potentially devastating force of the sun in action. But in 2012, the sun unleashed a CME much larger than the average, and it barreled through space at a staggering 6.7 million mph. NASA offi…
    - 2 days ago 15 Dec 14, 1:07pm -
  • 'Frozen' in Space! Olaf the Snowman Floats in Zero-G (Photos)
    It's one giant leap for snowman-kind: Olaf, the goofy snowman from Disney's hit film "Frozen," is floating aboard the International Space Station, and we have the photos to prove it. Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov brought the small, stuffed Ola…
    - 2 days ago 15 Dec 14, 1:07pm -
  • What now for the Paris accord?
    Four years ago, the world's nations vowed to forge a pact by the end of 2015 that would tame climate change and bequeath a safer planet to future generations.
    - 3 days ago 14 Dec 14, 7:14pm -
  • Photographer Salgado tells AFP 'planet near extinction'
    World renowned Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado has crisscrossed the globe to document the extremes of globalisation, migration and unchartered territories, but is most troubled by mankind's reckless plundering of the planet, which he says i…
    - 3 days ago 14 Dec 14, 11:52am -
  • 'Journey To Space' to Take Moviegoers on Giant-Screen Trip to Mars
    Having successfully splashed down after its first exploration flight test, NASA's Orion spacecraft is set to launch onto the big screen in a new large-format 3D movie premiering in February. "Journey To Space," from K2 Communications and Giant Scree…
    - 4 days ago 13 Dec 14, 12:48pm -
  • NASA Is 'All About That Space' in Hilarious Parody Music Video
    NASA is "all about that space, 'bout that space, space travel" in a new music video recently released by the space agency. The new music video shows a group of plucky young NASA interns dancing, lip synching and having fun at Johnson Space Center in…
    - 4 days ago 13 Dec 14, 12:41pm -
  • Geminid Meteor Shower Is Peaking Now: Watch It Live Online
    One of the most striking annual meteor showers of the year is set to peak tonight, and you can see it live online. NASA and the online Slooh Community Observatory will broadcast live views of the Geminid shower tonight, with the Slooh's webcast beg…
    - 4 days ago 13 Dec 14, 12:41pm -
  • Canadian Crowdfunding Project Aims to Build Mini Mars Rover
    A Canadian company wants to land a couple of robots on Mars in late 2018, but to do so, it might need your help. For the mission, called Northern Light, Thoth Technology plans to deliver a lander and a mini rover called "Beaver" to the Red Planet in…
    - 5 days ago 12 Dec 14, 5:31pm -
  • 'Super-Earth' Alien Planet Spotted by Ground-Based Telescope, a First
    Finding Earthlike planets beyond our solar system has largely been the work of space-based telescopes, but new observations from a remote island suggest that could change. The Nordic Optical Telescope on La Palma — one of the Canary Islands off th…
    - 5 days ago 12 Dec 14, 5:30pm -
  • NASA Reveals Best-Ever Maps of Saturn's Icy Moons (Photos)
    Saturn's big, icy moons dazzle in a series of new maps that show the frigid worlds in unprecedented detail. The new maps of Saturn's moons, which were created by Paul Schenk of the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston using data gathered by NASA…
    - 5 days ago 12 Dec 14, 5:30pm -
  • Rosetta Spacecraft's Comet Water Discovery: What It Means for Earth
    Where did Earth's water come from? The new finding is giving scientists a more nuanced view of the solar system and its plethora of cosmic bodies. An instrument called ROSINA on the European Space Agency's Rosetta has found that the molecular makeup…
    - 5 days ago 12 Dec 14, 5:30pm -
  • SpaceX Cargo Ship, Reusable Rocket Test Now Set to Launch on Dec. 19
    SpaceX's next robotic cargo mission to the International Space Station — which will apparently feature a highly anticipated reusable-rocket test as well — has been pushed back by three days, to Dec. 19. "The change of launch date allows SpaceX t…
    - 5 days ago 12 Dec 14, 5:30pm -
  • Cosmic Mystery Solved? Possible Dark Matter Signal Spotted
    Astronomers may finally have detected a signal of dark matter, the mysterious and elusive stuff thought to make up most of the material universe. While poring over data collected by the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton spacecraft, a team of resear…
    - 5 days ago 12 Dec 14, 12:40pm -
  • Tiny Sphere Satellite Will Test Future Space Surveillance Network
    Astronauts released a tiny satellite from the International Space Station last month that will be used as a test bed for a future "space surveillance network," according to the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory. The spherical machine, called SpinSat, m…
    - 5 days ago 12 Dec 14, 11:46am -
  • Private MoonMail Project Will Launch Your Stuff to the Lunar Frontier
    For a price, you could send a small object of your choosing on a one-way trip to the lunar surface. The private spaceflight company Astrobotic is offering people around the world the chance to fly their special item to the lunar surface with a new s…
    - 6 days ago 11 Dec 14, 9:39pm -
  • New Dates Tie Volcanic Flood to Dinosaur Extinction
    The youngest lava flows emerged 66.29 million years ago, about 250,000 years before the Chicxulub space rock crashed into eastern Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. The findings could revive the idea that the Deccan Traps caused the Cretaceous-Paleogene ex…
    - 6 days ago 11 Dec 14, 9:18pm -
  • Could Ancient Mars Have Supported Life? Water Isn't the Only Key
    Ancient Mars featured flowing rivers and sizable lakes — but that doesn't mean the Red Planet definitely could have supported life, one prominent researcher stresses. The presence of liquid water is just one of many factors that researchers need t…
    - 6 days ago 11 Dec 14, 7:30pm -
  • 'Whale Rock' on Mars Shows Signs of Ancient Lake (Photo)
    The motion of water on the bottom of an ancient Martian lake is frozen in time in a stunning new photo by NASA's Curiosity rover.
    - 6 days ago 11 Dec 14, 5:14pm -
  • Actor Seth Green Designs Mission Patch for Space Station Science
    Looking at the latest mission patch bound for the International Space Station, you would never know it was designed by actor Seth Green.
    - 6 days ago 11 Dec 14, 5:14pm -

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  • newSony cancels The Interview release
    Sony cancels the release of The Interview, a film about a fictional plot to kill North Korea's leader, after major cinemas decide not to screen it.
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    The names of the finalists for this year's series of The Apprentice are apparently revealed ahead of time due to a glitch on the show's website.
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  • newNo prosecution over ceiling collapse
    A theatre will not be prosecuted following the collapse of part of its ceiling which injured 88 people, Westminster City Council decides.
    - 8 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 2:42pm -

Sports

  • newRugby-Australia's Ashley-Cooper to join French club Bordeaux
    SYDNEY, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Australia utility back Adam Ashley-Cooper has started an expected post-World Cup exodus by announcing he will join French club Bordeaux-Begles after next year's global showpiece tournament. The 30-year-old Ashley-Cooper, wh…
    - 21 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 10:25pm -
  • newSoccer-De Jong hat-trick helps PSV win thriller against Feyenoord
    AMSTERDAM, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Luuk de Jong scored a hat-trick and Memphis Depay netted the winner in the third minute of stoppage time as PSV Eindhoven beat Feyenoord 4-3 in a thrilling clash that put them four points clear on Wednesday. De Jong equa…
    - 29 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 10:17pm -
  • newBolt against changes to athletics programme
    By Kayon Raynor KINGSTON (Reuters) - Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt said on Wednesday reports suggesting the 200 metres is among five athletics events at risk of being cut from the Olympic programme is "ridiculous" and must not happen. Bolt w…
    - 30 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 10:16pm -
  • newTottenham Thrash Newcastle
    Tottenham thrashed Newcastle United 4-0 at White Hart Lane to reach the Capital One Cup semi-finals.
    - 32 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 10:14pm -
  • newSoccer-San Lorenzo scrape past Auckland in extra-time
    By Brian Homewood MARRAKECH, Morocco, Dec 17 (Reuters) - South American champions San Lorenzo needed extra-time to see off the gallant challenge of Auckland City as they beat the New Zealand part-timers 2-1 in the Club World Cup semi-final on Wednesd…
    - 39 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 10:07pm -
  • newSterling Sets Up Chelsea Date
    Raheem Sterling netted a double as Liverpool earned a 3-1 win against a spirited Bournemouth at the Goldsands Stadium to earn a place in the Capital One Cup semi-finals against Chelsea.
    - 41 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 10:05pm -
  • newSoccer-English League Cup 5th round summaries
    Dec 17 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the English League Cup 5th Round matches on Wednesday Wednesday, December 17AFC Bournemouth (II) 1 Dan Gosling 57 Liverpool 3 Raheem Sterling 20,51, Lazar Markovic 27 Halftime: 0-2; Attendance: 11,347- - -T…
    - 44 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 10:02pm -
  • newWest Virginia athletic director Luck joining NCAA
    West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck is joining the NCAA as executive vice president of regulatory affairs.
    - 51 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 9:55pm -
  • newSpurs thump Newcastle, Sterling shines for Liverpool
    By Toby Davis LONDON (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur strolled into the League Cup semi-finals with a 4-0 rout of Premier League rivals Newcastle United on Wednesday and Liverpool's Raheem Sterling netted a sharply-taken double in a 3-1 win over Bourne…
    - 53 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 9:53pm -
  • newOlympics-Bolt against changes to athletics programme
    By Kayon Raynor KINGSTON, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt said on Wednesday reports suggesting the 200 metres is among five athletics events at risk of being cut from the Olympic programme is "ridiculous" and must not happen.…
    - 53 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 9:53pm -
  • newSoccer-Capital One Cup semi-final draw
    LONDON, Dec 17 (Reuters) - The draw was made on Wednesday for the semi-finals of England's Capital One (League) Cup. Liverpool v Chelsea Tottenham Hotspur v Sheffield United Two-legged ties to be played w/c Jan. 19 and 26 (Editing by Ed Osmond)
    - 55 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 9:51pm -
  • newSoccer-Spurs thump Newcastle, Sterling shines for Liverpool
    By Toby Davis LONDON, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur strolled into the League Cup semi-finals with a 4-0 rout of Premier League rivals Newcastle United on Wednesday and Liverpool's Raheem Sterling netted a sharply-taken double in a 3-1 win over…
    - 55 mins ago 17 Dec 14, 9:51pm -
  • newLate Naldo equaliser earns Wolfsburg draw at Dortmund
    BERLIN (Reuters) - An 85th-minute equaliser by Naldo gave VfL Wolfsburg a 2-2 draw at Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday, maintaining their hold on second place and leaving the hosts in the Bundesliga relegation zone. Brazilian Naldo drilled in a powerf…
    - 1 hour ago 17 Dec 14, 9:45pm -
  • newSoccer-English League Cup 5th round results
    Dec 17 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the English League Cup 5th Round matches on Wednesday 5th RoundWednesday, December 17AFC Bournemouth (II) - Liverpool 1-3 (halftime: 0-2) Tottenham Hotspur - Newcastle United 4-0 (halftime: 1-0) Tuesday, Dece…
    - 1 hour ago 17 Dec 14, 9:39pm -
  • newSoccer-Dutch championship results and standings
    Dec 17 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Dutch championship matches on Wednesday Wednesday, December 17PSV Eindhoven 4 Feyenoord 3 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 PSV Eindhoven 16 13 1 2 43 14 40 -------------------------2 Ajax Amsterd…
    - 1 hour ago 17 Dec 14, 9:37pm -
  • newSoccer-Dutch championship summaries
    Dec 17 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the Dutch championship matches on Wednesday PSV Eindhoven 4 Luuk de Jong 22,60,63, Memphis Depay 90+3 Feyenoord 3 Elvis Manu 13, Karim El Ahmadi 42, Colin Kazim-Richards 89 - - -Next Fixtures (GMT): Friday,…
    - 1 hour ago 17 Dec 14, 9:37pm -
  • newThaw in U.S.-Cuba relations won't affect baseball right away -experts
    By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON, Dec 17 (Reuters) - There will be no immediate flow of top Cuban players into Major League Baseball despite the major U.S. policy shift toward the communist-run island, experts on baseball in Cuba said on Wednesday. Any m…
    - 1 hour ago 17 Dec 14, 9:37pm -
  • newSoccer-Chilean championship final results
    Dec 17 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Chilean championship play-offs Final matches on Wednesday FinalWednesday, December 17, first legPalestino - Santiago Wanderers 3-1 (halftime: 2-0) Next Fixtures (GMT): FinalSunday, December 21, second leg…
    - 1 hour ago 17 Dec 14, 9:30pm -
  • newPanthers' Newton practices 8 days after crash
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton returned to practice Wednesday eight days after a horrific-looking automobile accident left him with two fractures in his lower back.
    - 1 hour ago 17 Dec 14, 9:27pm -
  • newFIFA ethics investigator Garcia resigns in protest
    By Brian Homewood and Mark Hosenball MARRAKECH, Morocco (Reuters) - FIFA ethics investigator Michael Garcia resigned on Wednesday in protest at the way his report into allegations of corruption in awarding the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments to…
    - 1 hour ago 17 Dec 14, 9:26pm -
  • newUPDATE 3-Soccer-FIFA ethics investigator Garcia resigns in protest
    * Garcia loses confidence in FIFA ethics commission's independence * Investigator says soccer's governing body lacks leadership * UEFA chief Platini calls resignation another step backwards (Adds comment from former official whose allegations over Wo…
    - 1 hour ago 17 Dec 14, 9:25pm -
  • newCuba-US: thaw at last
    After 50 years of a US-imposed embargo, are we about to see a resumption of US-Cuban relations at long last?
    - 1 hour ago 17 Dec 14, 9:23pm -
  • newTyson Gay's former coach suspended eight years
    (Reuters) - American sprinter Tyson Gay's former coach has been suspended for eight years for doping violations, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said on Wednesday. An independent arbitration panel found that Jon Drummond possessed, trafficked, and admini…
    - 1 hour ago 17 Dec 14, 9:19pm -
  • newSoccer-Bundesliga top scorers
    Dec 17 (Infostrada Sports) - Top scorers of the Bundesliga on Wednesday 12 Alexander Meier (Eintracht Frankfurt) 9 Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich) Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting (Schalke 04) 8 Shinji Okazaki (Mainz) 7 Karim Bellarabi (Bayer Leverkusen) Mario…
    - 1 hour ago 17 Dec 14, 9:17pm -
  • newDr. Harty Cup and Corn Ui Mhuiri draws made tonight
    The draw was also made yesterday for the Leinster Colleges
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 9:15pm -
  • newDoping-Tyson Gay's former coach suspended eight years
    Dec 17 (Reuters) - American sprinter Tyson Gay's former coach has been suspended for eight years for doping violations, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said on Wednesday. An independent arbitration panel found that Jon Drummond possessed, trafficked, and…
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 9:10pm -
  • newSoccer-Late Naldo equaliser earns Wolfsburg draw at Dortmund
    BERLIN, Dec 17 (Reuters) - An 85th-minute equaliser by Naldo gave VfL Wolfsburg a 2-2 draw at Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday, maintaining their hold on second place and leaving the hosts in the Bundesliga relegation zone. Brazilian Naldo drilled in a…
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 9:04pm -
  • newPainkillers lawsuit against NFL dismissed
    NEW YORK (AP) — A judge dismissed a lawsuit against the NFL Wednesday, writing that the agreement between the league and the union should address the dangers involved when teams give painkillers to players.
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 9:01pm -
  • newSoccer-Bundesliga results and standings
    Dec 17 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Bundesliga matches on Wednesday Wednesday, December 17 Borussia Dortmund 2 VfL Wolfsburg 2 Borussia Moenchengladbach 4 Werder Bremen 1 Eintracht Frankfurt 4 Hertha Berlin 4 Hoffenheim 0 Baye…
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 8:55pm -
  • newSoccer-Bundesliga summaries
    Dec 17 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the Bundesliga matches on Wednesday Wednesday, December 17Borussia Dortmund 2 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 8, Ciro Immobile 76 VfL Wolfsburg 2 Kevin De Bruyne 29, Naldo 85 Halftime: 1-1; Attendance: 80,467- -…
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 8:54pm -
  • newSoccer-Spanish King's Cup last 32 results
    Dec 17 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Spanish King's Cup Last 32 second leg matches on Wednesday Last 32Wednesday, December 17, second legEibar - Getafe 1-2 (halftime: 0-2) First leg: Getafe - Eibar 3-0. Getafe win 5-1 on aggregate.Levante -…
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 8:53pm -
  • newCrosby returns to ice, 3 Penguins tested for mumps
    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby returned from a bout with mumps, while several teammates were tested for the virus as a precaution.
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 8:52pm -
  • newTrack coach Jon Drummond gets 8-year doping suspension
    DENVER (AP) — Track coach Jon Drummond received an eight-year doping ban after arbitrators found he possessed, trafficked, administered and assisted in the use and cover-up of banned substances.
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 8:52pm -
  • newSoccer-Bolivian championship results and standings
    Dec 17 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Bolivian championship matches on Wednesday Wednesday, December 17Sport Boys 2 San Jose 0 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Bolivar 21 13 4 4 49 23 43 -------------------------2 Oriente Petrolero 2…
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 8:50pm -
  • new49ers release McDonald amid further legal trouble
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Defensive lineman Ray McDonald has been released by the San Francisco 49ers amid an investigation by San Jose police into McDonald on suspicion of sexual assault.
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 8:49pm -
  • newAli's 'What's My Name?' opponent Terrell dies at 75
    (Reuters) - Former heavyweight boxing champion Ernie Terrell, best known for his punishing loss to Muhammad Ali in the famed "What's My Name?" fight in 1967, has died at the age of 75, the Chicago Sun-Times reported on Wednesday. Terrell, a towering…
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 8:46pm -
  • newBoxing-Ali's 'What's My Name?' opponent Terrell dies at 75
    Dec 17 (Reuters) - Former heavyweight boxing champion Ernie Terrell, best known for his punishing loss to Muhammad Ali in the famed "What's My Name?" fight in 1967, has died at the age of 75, the Chicago Sun-Times reported on Wednesday. Terrell, a to…
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 8:41pm -
  • newAPNewsBreak: Garcia resigns as FIFA prosecutor
    GENEVA (AP) — The American lawyer who led the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bid process resigned from the FIFA ethics committee on Wednesday in protest over the handling of his findings.
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 8:36pm -
  • newNHL-Crosby back on ice after mumps diagnosis, others tested
    Dec 17 (Reuters) - Sidney Crosby, one of the latest National Hockey League (NHL) players diagnosed with the mumps, returned to the ice on Wednesday but it was uncertain as to when the Pittsburgh Penguins captain will be cleared to play. The NHL's rei…
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 8:23pm -
  • newKurt Busch says he told ex-girlfriend to leave
    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Kurt Busch testified Wednesday that he repeatedly told his ex-girlfriend to leave his motorhome the night she claims the NASCAR driver assaulted her.
    - 2 hours ago 17 Dec 14, 8:19pm -

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