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Living Well

  • newSanofi 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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  • newNearly 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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  • newReport: 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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  • newU.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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  • newWithout CEO, Sanofi touts new drugs in its pipeline
    PARIS (Reuters) - Sanofi set out its strategy for bringing several new drugs to the market on Thursday, in a bid to win over investors alarmed by the sudden ouster of its chief executive and problems in the field of diabetes. Sanofi said it could la…
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  • Early statin use may give long-term heart benefits
    CHICAGO (AP) — Taking a cholesterol-lowering drug for five years in middle age can lower heart and death risks for decades afterward, and the benefits seem to grow over time, a landmark study finds. Doctors say it's the first evidence that early u…
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  • UN warns over threat of AIDS rebound
    South African actress Charlize Theron threw her weight Tuesday behind an urgent new UN campaign to end AIDS as a global health threat by 2030.
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  • U.S.-born rabbis slain in Israel praised; protesters at U.N. Palestinian mission
    By Sascha Brodsky NEW YORK (Reuters) - Family and friends remembered three U.S.-born rabbis slain in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday, praising one as the scion of his Boston family's rabbinical dynasty and another as "one of the kindest souls" in hi…
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  • Britain confirms bird flu on northern England farm is H5N8 strain
    By Costas Pitas LONDON (Reuters) - Bird flu on a duck farm in northern England is the highly contagious H5N8 strain, the same form of the virus already discovered in Germany and the Netherlands, Britain's farm ministry confirmed on Tuesday. The Depa…
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  • Bats may hold henipavirus threat for W Africa: study
    A family of lethal viruses that has leapt from bats to humans in Australia and Asia may also pose a threat in West Africa, where bats are butchered for meat, scientists reported Tuesday.
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  • Study lifts cloud over heart drugs Zetia, Vytorin
    CHICAGO (AP) — A major study lifts a cloud around Zetia and Vytorin, blockbuster drugs for lowering cholesterol. The study found that these pills modestly lower the risk of heart attacks and other problems in people at high risk for them — evide…
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  • FDA approves Lemtrada for multiple sclerosis
    NEW YORK (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved Lemtrada, a treatment for relapsing multiple sclerosis made by the drugmaker Genzyme.
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  • Fast food targeting black kids in US
    Fast-food restaurants in the United States are "disproportionately" targeting black children and kids in middle-income and rural areas, according to a newly published study.
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  • UN, aid groups step up pressure on G20 over Ebola
    The United Nations Saturday called on G20 leaders to intensify their response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in west Africa, warning of a major food crisis if they fail to act.
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  • Obesity costs more than $8 bn in lost US productivity
    Obesity among workers in the United States is costing the nation $8.65 billion a year in lost productivity, according to a study released Friday.
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  • Gene study boosts interest in heart drug Zetia
    Scientists have discovered gene mutations that give people naturally lower cholesterol levels and cut their risk of heart disease in half.
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  • Algae virus may affect mental abilities
    People with an algae virus in their throats had more difficulty completing a mental exercise than healthy people, and more research is needed to understand why, US scientists say.
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  • Minimalist running shoes tread lightly, more naturally, experts say
    By Dorene Intenicola NEW YORK (Reuters) - Enthusiasm for minimalist running shoes may have waned since the barefoot running craze that sparked them but fitness experts say the idea of minimalism has left a lighter, flatter, more natural footprint on…
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  • The slow decline of fast food in America
    The hospitals of the Truman Medical Centers in Kansas City, Missouri no longer serve fast food in their cafeterias, after ending a contract with McDonald's in 2012 -- two years ahead of schedule.
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  • Wal-Mart to focus on food safety in China - Asia chief
    By Matthew Miller BEIJING (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is focusing on food safety as the world's largest retailer aims to boost profitability of its more than 400 stores in China, Wal-Mart Asia chief executive Scott Price told Reuters. Food safety…
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Education & Learning

  • new'Poorest of poor' test talking tech
    A charity is to give away 2,000 Talking Book audio computers to some of Ghana's poorest communities after securing funds from Unicef and ARM.
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  • newSchool textbooks renaissance urged
    Textbooks should be upgraded and returned to their rightful place in the English classroom, says education minister Nick Gibb.
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  • newUniversity pension dispute on hold
    The threat of industrial action by lecturers over changes to university staff pensions is suspended.
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  • newHunt attacks 'confusing' exam change
    The changes to A-levels and AS-levels in England are so confusing that the government should write to every school to explain them, says Labour's Tristram Hunt.
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  • Church school fails on Islamic group
    A Church of England school in east London is expected to be put into special measures, following concerns about a sixth-form Islamic Society.
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BBC Earth Videos

Life and Death with David Attenborough - Life Story - BBC
Life and Death with David Attenborough - Life Story - BBCWatch the full episode now on Google Play: http://goo.gl/GZlMA5 Sir David Attenborough comments on the extraordinary events some baby animals need to go through in order to survive. Su…
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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_user=BBCEarth BBC Earth You…
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Lions Battle to Survive - David Attenborough - Nature's Great Events - BBC
Lions Battle to Survive - David Attenborough - Nature's Great Events - BBCA pride of lions is off in search of fresh hunting grounds, but the undernourished cubs are struggling to keep up, and its not long till one of them falls behind. Subs…
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Scary Man-eating Lions - Ultimate Killers - BBC
Scary Man-eating Lions - Ultimate Killers - BBCSteve faces off with a known maneating lion. Subscribe to BBC Earth: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=BBCEarth BBC Earth YouTube Channel: ...From:BBC EarthViews:9169…
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Astrology.com Daily Horoscope

  • Libra Daily Horoscope for November 20, 2014
    A big change is going on today -- right under your nose! The good part is that you need to make an adjustment anyway, and this is just the excuse you need. Things should start to click shortly.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes,…
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  • Aquarius Daily Horoscope for November 20, 2014
    You want to get ahead -- but you're not sure you want to do it the traditional way. Now is a good time to think outside the box and get yourself on track with something that's better suited to you.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScop…
    - 1 day ago 20 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Taurus Daily Horoscope for November 20, 2014
    Your renewed passion is making life a lot more interesting -- so get to it! Today is perfect for jumping back into a project or relationship that you were iffy on until you woke up this morning.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes,…
    - 1 day ago 20 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Sagittarius Daily Horoscope for November 20, 2014
    You've got to figure out what's really going on today -- so get down to business and make sure that you're keeping your eyes open. Things are likely to feel calmer by this time tomorrow.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily C…
    - 1 day ago 20 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Gemini Daily Horoscope for November 20, 2014
    A wave of emotion passes over you and may lead to something new and weird -- but let it! Things don't have to get scary, and you should enjoy the results tremendously. It takes time!More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Coupl…
    - 1 day ago 20 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Aries Daily Horoscope for November 20, 2014
    Life is slow for you today -- which may get frustrating or even frightening after a while! Don't despair, though. Things are sure to pick up after this short phase is over and you'll forget it ever happened.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single'…
    - 1 day ago 20 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Cancer Daily Horoscope for November 20, 2014
    You need to take greater care with details and legal agreements -- anything that requires heightened scrutiny. You may find that your energy isn't quite up for it, so enlist some support.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily…
    - 1 day ago 20 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Scorpio Daily Horoscope for November 20, 2014
    People are drawn close to you today -- so make the most of this great energy and show them what needs to be done. Your leadership qualities are definitely highlighted. Shake things up!More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Cou…
    - 1 day ago 20 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Leo Daily Horoscope for November 20, 2014
    If you're not careful, folks might get the best of you today -- but only if you're daydreaming. If you don't have to worry about competition then you're golden, but if you do, watch your back!More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, D…
    - 1 day ago 20 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Capricorn Daily Horoscope for November 20, 2014
    Now is a great time to cut through all the opinions and try to get to the core of truth. It's pretty hard, but it's definitely worthwhile -- and your mind is more than up to the task.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Coup…
    - 1 day ago 20 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Virgo Daily Horoscope for November 20, 2014
    It's hard for others to convince you of much today -- but that doesn't mean they're wrong! Try to keep an open mind, but don't expect that things are going to go smoothly today.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Daily Couple's L…
    - 1 day ago 20 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Pisces Daily Horoscope for November 20, 2014
    It feels as if you're in over your head -- but those around you are in even worse shape than you are! It's a good time for you to show them what's what, or even to make up reassuring words.More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes, Dail…
    - 1 day ago 20 Nov 14, 12:00am -

Flying Cars

  • Aeromobil's Flying Car Is a Sci-fi Dream Getting Closer to Reality - Singularity Hub
    Customs Today NewspaperAeromobil's Flying Car Is a Sci-fi Dream Getting Closer to RealitySingularity HubSince the invention of the automobile and powered flight in the early 1900s, the idea of a flying car has inspired dreams in tech enthusiasts…
    - 2 days ago 18 Nov 14, 9:29pm -
  • Slovakia's AeroMobil Introduces the Flying Car - Inforocked
    Slovakia's AeroMobil Introduces the Flying CarInforockedOver a century after the Wright brothers completed their first successful flight and Henry Ford introduced the world's first mass market automobile, the two technologies have come together…
    - 5 days ago 15 Nov 14, 9:46pm -
  • 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…
    - 11 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…
    - 14 days ago 6 Nov 14, 6:28pm -
  • This Flying Car Is Making the Future a Reality - Mic
    MicThis Flying Car Is Making the Future a RealityMicEver since The Jetsons teased us with flying cars, we've been awaiting their arrival. Finally, a Slovakian firm has answered our childhood fantasies with a plane-car hybrid that could revolutio…
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Music

  • newMotown Singer Jimmy Ruffin Dies Aged 78
    Jimmy Ruffin, the Motown singer whose hits included What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted, has died.
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  • newMotown singer Jimmy Ruffin dies at age 78
    NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Ruffin, the Motown singer whose hits include "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" and "Hold on to My Love," died Monday in a Las Vegas hospital. He was 78.
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  • newBillboard to include music streams, digital sales in chart
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Billboard's weekly compilation of the 200 top-selling albums in the United States will incorporate streaming music and digital sales, the publication and music tracker said on Wednesday, in a move to reflect modern music consu…
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  • Apple to offer Beats music service in iPhone, iPad - FT
    (Reuters) - Apple Inc will bundle the subscription music service it bought from Beats into its iOS operating system early next year, the Financial Times reported. The inclusion of the paid-for Beats service in an iOS software update, which would ins…
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  • Artists Must Be Delusional
    The story told in Gruff Rhys’s American Interior—a vast, interdisciplinary epic by the lead singer of acclaimed rock band Super Furry Animals—sounds outlandish, but is as true as life. The project chronicles the travels of John Evans, an 18th-c…
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  • Producer moves to dismiss part of Kesha lawsuit
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A hit-making music producer has asked a judge to dismiss allegations that he sexually abused pop singer Kesha from a civil lawsuit, court filings show.
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  • Take That to record first show without Jason Orange
    Take That are recording an intimate BBC gig, their first since saying goodbye to Jason Orange.
    - 3 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.
    - 3 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…
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  • Intimate BBC show for Take That
    Take That are to perform an intimate gig for the BBC, thought to be their first since Jason Orange quit the group.
    - 3 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.
    - 3 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.
    - 4 days ago 17 Nov 14, 10:33am -
  • Pop idol's funeral draws biggest crowds in Iran since 2009 unrest
    DUBAI (Reuters) - The funeral of Iranian pop idol Morteza Pashaie on Sunday drew the biggest crowds seen in Iran since mass protests in 2009 rocked the Islamic Republic. Pashaie, who died on Friday of pancreatic cancer at the age of 30, was a singer-…
    - 4 days ago 16 Nov 14, 3:45pm -
  • Lyrics Changed As Band Aid 30 Song Recorded
    One Direction, U2's Bono, Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sande, Paloma Faith and Ellie Goulding are among the music stars who have been recording the Band Aid 30 single today.
    - 5 days ago 15 Nov 14, 4:18pm -
  • British stars gather to record Band Aid single for Ebola
    LONDON (Reuters) - Boy band One Direction and U2 lead singer Bono joined some of the biggest names in British pop and rock music on Saturday to record a new version of the Band Aid charity song to raise money to combat Ebola in Africa. The single, "…
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  • Rihanna teases new music at Virginia military base
    WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Rihanna won't say when she plans to release new music but she is confident about what it sounds like.
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  • Bono's Plane Loses Hatch Before Berlin Landing
    U2 frontman Bono has been involved in a mid-flight drama after his private plane lost a hatch as it came in to land at Berlin airport.
    - 8 days ago 13 Nov 14, 11:55am -
  • China's Tencent, Warner Music partner for music streaming
    BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese fans of Linkin Park and Jason Mraz will be able to stream licensed music from Tencent Holding Ltd after the internet firm said on Thursday it had signed a distribution deal with Warner Music Group (WMG). In a statement, t…
    - 8 days ago 13 Nov 14, 9:01am -
  • YouTube adds subscription service to music mix
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is remixing the music on its YouTube video site with the addition of ad-free subscription service "Music Key" and a new format designed to make it easier to find millions of songs that can still be played for free.
    - 8 days ago 13 Nov 14, 12:18am -
  • "Rebel Music" de MTV presenta a indígenas de EEUU
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cuando "Rebel Music" de MTV se estrenó el año pasado, la serie documental presentaba a jóvenes artistas buscando el cambio en países en ebullición como Egipto y Afganistán.
    - 8 days ago 12 Nov 14, 11:45pm -
  • MTV's 'Rebel Music' highlights Native Americans
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — When MTV's "Rebel Music" debuted last year, the globe-trotting documentary series searched out passionate young artists driving change in hotspots including Egypt and Afghanistan.
    - 8 days ago 12 Nov 14, 8:15pm -
  • Live Nation, Vice to launch digital platform for live music
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Concert promoter Live Nation Entertainment and youth media company Vice have formed a joint venture to launch a digital platform that delivers live music to online and mobile audiences, the companies said on Wednesday. The pla…
    - 8 days ago 12 Nov 14, 7:23pm -
  • YouTube launches paid music subscription service
    (Reuters) - Google Inc's YouTube is rolling out the long-awaited paid monthly subscription service called YouTube Music Key. The subscription for the ad-free service will start at $7.99 per month and will allow users to watch videos offline and list…
    - 8 days ago 12 Nov 14, 6:46pm -
  • Me Against the Music: How Should Fans Behave in the Digital Age?
    Earlier this year, the fans at Hopscotch Music Festival in Raleigh, North Carolina started getting drunk and chatty—as fans at music festivals tend to do. Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek didn't take it lightly. Instead, the indie-folk act frontman ref…
    - 8 days ago 12 Nov 14, 5:20pm -
  • A Minute With: Gugu Mbatha-Raw on women in music, facade of fame
    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - After playing a mixed-race slave in this year's period film "Belle," British actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw found herself stepping outside of her comfort zone entering the glitz and glamour of the contemporary pop…
    - 8 days ago 12 Nov 14, 4:06pm -
  • Sam Smith: Talk about my music, not my sexuality
    Sam Smith said he wants people to talk about his music, not his sexuality, as he posed for OUT magazine.
    - 8 days ago 12 Nov 14, 2:59pm -
  • Sam Smith: Talk about my music
    Sam Smith has said he doesn't want his sexuality to be a talking point.
    - 9 days ago 12 Nov 14, 12:30pm -
  • Rihanna Shares White House Tour Photos
    Pop star Rihanna may not be in line for the role of Barack Obama's spokesperson, but she looks quite at home behind the briefing room podium.
    - 9 days ago 12 Nov 14, 11:54am -
  • Jennifer Lopez shows off her abs
    Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez has showed off her shape in a campaign for women’s health and fitness brand BodyLab.
    - 9 days ago 12 Nov 14, 11:53am -
  • Veterans, soldiers enjoy massive DC concert
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Military veterans and active-duty service members were among the swarm of music fans who packed the National Mall on Tuesday for a free Veterans Day concert, bouncing to Rihanna, head-banging to Metallica and cheering protest ant…
    - 9 days ago 12 Nov 14, 5:46am -
  • Ceremonies, concerts mark Veterans Day in U.S. capital
    By Ian Simpson ARLINGTON Va. (Reuters) - The U.S. capital marked Veterans Day on Tuesday with ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery where Vice President Joe Biden said the 23 million U.S. veterans were the backbone of the nation. The commemorati…
    - 9 days ago 11 Nov 14, 8:12pm -
  • Made in America music fest may cost public $170K
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles taxpayers may be on the hook for $170,000 in expenses from the Made in America music festival, which expanded to the West Coast for the first time this summer.
    - 9 days ago 11 Nov 14, 7:07pm -
  • Spotify says fights piracy, has paid $2 billion to artists, industry
    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - The music streaming portal Spotify made an impassioned defence of its business model on Monday, saying it fights music piracy and had paid out $2 billion (1.26 billion pounds) to the industry and artists since its…
    - 9 days ago 11 Nov 14, 6:43pm -
  • Review: Foo Fighters latest is a worthwhile trip
    Foo Fighters, "Sonic Highways" (Roswell/RCA Records)
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  • Music Review: Lost Dylan lyrics brought to life
    Various Artists, "Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes" (Electromagnetic Recordings/Harvest Records)
    - 10 days ago 10 Nov 14, 5:08pm -
  • Music Review: Garth Brooks returns after 13 years
    Garth Brooks, "Man Against Machine" (RCA Nashville)
    - 10 days ago 10 Nov 14, 4:04pm -
  • See Ariana Grande flying high at the MTV EMAs
    The 21-year-old singer-songer scooped two awards at the MTV Europe Music Awards.
    - 11 days ago 10 Nov 14, 7:38am -
  • Radio 1 video channel on iPlayer
    Singer Taylor Swift and a host of YouTube stars will help BBC Radio 1 capture youngsters' eyes as well as their ears as it launches its own on-demand video channel on the broadcaster's iPlayer.
    - 11 days ago 10 Nov 14, 6:55am -
  • One Direction don't show despite big win at MTV's top European awards
    GLASGOW Scotland (Reuters) - Boy-band sensation One Direction were among the big winners that failed to turn up to collect their prizes at one of Europe's top music events on Sunday, after they scooped three MTV Europe Music Awards in Glasgow. Justi…
    - 11 days ago 9 Nov 14, 11:36pm -
  • U2 rock the MTV EMAs
    It seems not everyone hates U2.
    - 11 days ago 9 Nov 14, 10:21pm -

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Culture

  • newSwiss museum to decide future of Gurlitt art trove
    BERLIN (AP) — A Swiss museum and German officials plan to announce Monday what will happen to a priceless collection of long-hidden art bequeathed to the museum by German collector Cornelius Gurlitt.
    - 5 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 7:45pm -
  • newModern, surrealist art auction aims to fetch $100M
    LONDON (AP) — Two dozen modern and surrealist art works amassed by a private collector, including important paintings by Joan Miro and Rene Magritte, are expected to fetch at least 64 million pounds ($100 million) when they go on auction in London…
    - 6 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 7:10pm -
  • newDirector Peter Sellars - shocking again in new Adams opera
    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - Peter Sellars's new opera opens with a drug addict banging her head against the bars of a prison cell in what the American director says conceptualises a woman's version of the Passion. To be seen at the first ful…
    - 6 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 6:45pm -
  • newCosby: Reporters Asking About Assault Allegations Lack 'Integrity'
    On November 6, the Associated Press interviewed Bill Cosby and his wife Camille. The occasion was a show at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art, which (currently) features an exhibition displaying Cosby's collection of African American a…
    - 7 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 5:59pm -
  • newO'Keeffe painting sells for record $44.4M in NYC
    NEW YORK (AP) — A Georgia O'Keeffe painting of a simple white flower has sold for $44.4 million, more than triple the previous auction record for a work by a female artist.
    - 9 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 4:31pm -
  • newIrish abstract artist Scully paints for big walls in China
    By Michael Roddy LONDON xx (Reuters) - Irish-American abstract artist Sean Scully counts Irish rocker Bono among his pals and collectors. He wouldn't be unhappy if some of China's 1.4 billion people also took a shine to his art being displayed at a…
    - 9 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 4:26pm -
  • newMinecraft video game to get Tate art 'worlds'
    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - Fans of the hugely successful Minecraft video game will be able to play inside worlds envisioned in art from the collection of the Tate museums in Britain with free-download releases of two 3-D "Tate Worlds" start…
    - 10 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 2:41pm -
  • new'Tom of Finland' gay images set for bedroom and bath
    HELSINKI (Reuters) - A Finnish textile company hopes to cash in on the popularity of artist Touko Laaksonen's homoerotic images among the gay community with a "Tom of Finland" branded range of towels, bed linens and other products. Tom of Finland is…
    - 14 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 11:04am -
  • newTeen found competent for trial in artist's death
    DETROIT (AP) — A teenager accused of helping rob and kill a French street artist outside an abandoned Detroit housing project has been found competent to stand trial on first-degree murder and other charges.
    - 23 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 2:08am -
  • Adrien Brody fashion forward for Pirelli calendar
    MILAN (AP) — Adrien Brody has long had a flair for fashion, but don't mistake the beard the actor is currently sporting as a bow to trend. It's for his latest movie role as Holy Roman Emperor Charles V in "Emperor."
    - 1 day ago 19 Nov 14, 2:09pm -
  • German auction house says putting Hitler watercolour on market
    By Frank Simons NUREMBERG, Germany, Nov 18 (Reuters) - A 1914 watercolour by Adolf Hitler to be auctioned on Saturday could fetch up to 50,000 euros (40,051 pounds) given strong global interest, a German auction house chief said on Tuesday. Auctione…
    - 2 days ago 18 Nov 14, 5:36pm -
  • Queen star 'nicked Freddie Mercury statue' from theatre
    Ben Elton has claimed Roger Taylor “nicked” a Freddie Mercury statue from the We Will Rock You theatre, annoying bandmate Brian May.
    - 3 days ago 18 Nov 14, 8:44am -
  • Fashion chains chase faster supplies to counter volatile weather
    By Emma Thomasson BERLIN (Reuters) - Increasingly erratic weather is driving European clothing retailers to buy goods more often and closer to home, rather than relying on seasonal collections sourced months in advance. Global fashion chains such as…
    - 3 days ago 18 Nov 14, 8:19am -
  • Man who damaged Banksy art in Utah gets probation
    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — A California man who pleaded guilty to defacing two murals believed to have been created by the mysterious British graffiti artist Banksy was sentenced to five years' probation Monday.
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 11:12pm -
  • Departing Smithsonian head says museums more vital
    WASHINGTON (AP) — As Wayne Clough prepares to leave the Smithsonian Institution after six years at the helm, the retiring engineer wanted to know a few more things about the 138 million objects at the world's largest museum complex.
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 10:42pm -
  • Shop top finalists for the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund
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    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 10:07pm -
  • Soap opera actor charged with DUI after Ohio crash
    JEFFERSON, Ohio (AP) — Soap opera actor Freddie Smith has been charged with felony vehicular assault and misdemeanor driving under the influence after a single-vehicle crash that injured his girlfriend in northeast Ohio.
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 8:41pm -
  • NYC show focuses on portraits of Madame Cezanne
    NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art is opening an exhibition that focuses on the portraits Paul Cezanne made of his most frequent model — his wife.
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 7:30pm -
  • Hugh Jackman makes triumphant return to Broadway in 'The River'
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    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 5:30pm -
  • TV anchor's fashion sense gets attention, finally
    SYDNEY (AP) — The male co-host of an Australian TV program is finally getting some attention for his fashion sense. And that's his point.
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 5:10pm -
  • Media mogul, fashion designer to fund NY pier park
    NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City riverfront park and open-air performance space is being planned with funding from media mogul Barry Diller and his wife, fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg.
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 3:54pm -
  • Pink Floyd top British album charts for first time since 1995
    LONDON (Reuters) - British progressive rock group Pink Floyd topped the album charts for the first time in nearly 20 years on Sunday with "The Endless River", the Official Charts Company said. The newly-released album, which the band says will be th…
    - 4 days ago 16 Nov 14, 7:02pm -
  • Lawsuit fights George Lucas' lakefront museum plan
    CHICAGO (AP) — Opponents of George Lucas' plan to build a museum along Chicago's lakefront filed a lawsuit Thursday to try to kill the project, calling it an "assault on the shores of Lake Michigan" and urging the "Star Wars" creator to pick a dif…
    - 7 days ago 13 Nov 14, 9:04pm -
  • Patrol: Soap star drank alcohol before Ohio crash
    ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a soap opera actor's blood-alcohol level was over the legal limit when he crashed his vehicle in northeast Ohio last month.
    - 7 days ago 13 Nov 14, 7:04pm -
  • ITV confident on profits as it sees full-year ad revenue up 5 pct
    LONDON (Reuters) - British broadcaster ITV said it was confident of delivering double-digit profit growth this year, reflecting a 5 percent rise in ad revenue, significantly ahead of the market. The maker of soap opera Coronation Street said its exte…
    - 8 days ago 13 Nov 14, 7:30am -
  • Warhol, de Kooning highlight New York art auction
    NEW YORK (AP) — Extremely rare portraits by Andy Warhol of Hollywood superstars Elvis Presley and Marlon Brando were among the highlights at a record-breaking auction of postwar and contemporary art on Wednesday.
    - 8 days ago 13 Nov 14, 5:03am -
  • Brazil football star Pele to leave hospital soon, aide says
    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian football legend Pele is doing "fine" and will be discharged from a Sao Paulo hospital early on Thursday after he was admitted for stomach pains, one of his aides told Reuters. The 74-year-old football great had to canc…
    - 8 days ago 13 Nov 14, 2:07am -
  • UPDATE 1-Brazil soccer star Pele to leave hospital soon, aide says
    (Updates with comments from Pele's aide) BRASILIA, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Brazilian soccer legend Pele is doing "fine" and will be discharged from a Sao Paulo hospital early on Thursday after he was admitted for stomach pains, one of his aides told Reute…
    - 8 days ago 13 Nov 14, 1:42am -
  • Rothko, Jasper Johns star at NYC art auction
    NEW YORK (AP) — A radiant painting by Mark Rothko and one of Jasper Johns' iconic flag paintings were among the stars at the second day of New York's dazzling post-war and contemporary art auctions.
    - 9 days ago 12 Nov 14, 5:06am -
  • Jon Stewart sorprende con "Rosewater"
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  • Cara Delevingne launches art campaign to raise awareness of animal cruelty
    Supermodel joins forces with animal charity to encourage responsible pet ownership.
    - 9 days ago 11 Nov 14, 6:47pm -
  • UK fashion firm New Look stays cautious despite sales rise
    LONDON (Reuters) - British fashion retailer New Look posted a rise in first-half sales and profits on Tuesday but stayed cautious on its full-year outlook, saying the warm autumn weather had made the market trickier. The privately owned chain, which…
    - 10 days ago 11 Nov 14, 8:00am -
  • NY Deaf Theatre brings duality of "Jekyll and Hyde" to stage
    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Instead of applauding, a sea of waving hands rose up from the audience to show their approval as the cast returned to the stage to bow at the end of "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," the newest pro…
    - 10 days ago 10 Nov 14, 8:01pm -
  • Iranians scream into pots at new contemporary art centre
    By Michelle Moghtader DUBAI (Reuters) - A contemporary art gallery in central Tehran is giving Iranians a chance to let out their frustrations by screaming into clay pots sculpted by a Vancouver-based artist, exhibiting in the country of his ancesto…
    - 10 days ago 10 Nov 14, 5:40pm -
  • Cheryl reaches singles landmark
    The song title may imply a certain nonchalance but Cheryl Fernandez-Versini will be cracking open the champagne after becoming the first British female solo artist to have five number one singles.
    - 11 days ago 9 Nov 14, 7:15pm -
  • Cheryl claims record-breaking fifth UK chart number one
    LONDON (Reuters) - British singer Cheryl claimed number one spot in the singles chart on Sunday, setting a record for the number of chart-topping songs by a solo female artist, the Official Charts Company said. "I don't care" became Cheryl's fifth n…
    - 11 days ago 9 Nov 14, 7:14pm -
  • After 12 years, damaged statue restored to view
    NEW YORK (AP) — A 15th-century statue that shattered into pieces when it fell from its pedestal at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is going back on display after a 12-year repair job that museum officials said broke new ground in how such conservati…
    - 11 days ago 9 Nov 14, 5:07pm -
  • Page Eight : A Brilliant Bill Nighy Spy Movie You've Probably Never Seen
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  • Cosby's art paired with African art at Smithsonian
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Everybody knows Bill Cosby's humor, but the comedian has kept his artistic tastes close at home. Now the extensive art collection of Bill and Camille Cosby is opening to the public for the first time Sunday at the Smithsonian Ins…
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  • newHon Hai, Innolux to invest $2.8 billion in Taiwan flat-panel plant
    By Michael Gold TAIPEI (Reuters) - Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, will partner with flat-panel maker Innolux Corp in investing T$86.8 billion (2 billion pounds) in a panel-producing plant in…
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  • newJack 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…
    - 14 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 10:37am -
  • newBanking culture breeds dishonesty, scientific study finds
    LONDON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - A banking culture that implicitly puts financial gain above all else fuels greed and dishonesty and makes bankers more likely to cheat, according to the findings of a scientific study. Researchers in Switzerland studied ba…
    - 16 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 9:09am -
  • newBillboard ranking to include streams, track sales
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billboard's chart is getting a makeover.
    - 22 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 2:44am -
  • newUtah lawmaker questions city water going to NSA
    A Utah lawmaker concerned about government spying on its citizens is questioning whether city water service should be cut off to a massive National Security Agency data storage facility outside Salt Lake ...
    - 23 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 1:50am -
  • Yahoo CEO says Firefox deal will boost search market share
    Yahoo Inc struck a deal with Firefox maker Mozilla Corp to replace Google Inc as the default search engine on the Firefox Web browser
    - 1 day ago 20 Nov 14, 12:21am -
  • Uber investigating if exec broke 'God' app rules
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber Technologies confirmed Wednesday that it is investigating whether one of its general managers violated the popular car-booking service's privacy policies by snooping on a reporter's ride.
    - 1 day ago 19 Nov 14, 11:14pm -
  • Brazil carbon emissions rise for first time in decade
    Brazil's carbon dioxide emissions have risen for the first time in a decade, mainly due to increased deforestation, the Climate Observatory said Wednesday.
    - 1 day ago 19 Nov 14, 11:09pm -
  • City OKs plan for gas-pump climate change labels
    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Some of the country's first gas-pump warning labels about climate change are coming to Berkeley, a city with a long history of green and clean policies.
    - 1 day ago 19 Nov 14, 6:54pm -
  • Royal Bank of Scotland set to be fined by regulator for 2012 system crash
    LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland is expected to be fined by Britain's financial regulator on Thursday for a system crash in 2012 that left millions of customers unable to make or receive payments, according to industry sources. The penalty…
    - 1 day ago 19 Nov 14, 5:27pm -
  • Hackers to probe cyber crime defences at British banks
    By Steve Slater and Matt Scuffham LONDON (Reuters) - In the next few months hackers will try to penetrate the cyber defences of Britain's major banks and steal information about millions of customers. But for once they'll be welcome. Banks are on re…
    - 1 day ago 19 Nov 14, 2:59pm -
  • California cities consider gas-pump warning labels
    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Known for its liberal politics, Berkeley has racked up a long line of firsts over the years, from taxing sugary drinks to ditching Styrofoam takeout containers.
    - 2 days ago 18 Nov 14, 10:37pm -
  • 'Greenest Automaker' Gets $100 Million Federal Fine (Op-Ed)
    Seth Shulman is a senior staff writer at the Union of Concerned Scientists, a veteran science journalist and author of six books. Columns, can be found on the UCS website. Hyundai and Kia, it turns out, submitted data to the U.S. Environmental Protec…
    - 2 days ago 18 Nov 14, 9:04pm -
  • Top German spy says Berlin under cyber attack from other states
    BERLIN (Reuters) - German government and business computers are coming under increasing cyber attack every day from other states' spy agencies, especially those of Russia and China, Germany's domestic intelligence (BfV) chief said on Tuesday. Addres…
    - 2 days ago 18 Nov 14, 6:58pm -
  • 'Vape' Is Oxford Dictionaries' Word of 2014
    Vape was added to Oxford's online dictionary in August 2014, and the word is now being considered for admission into the more prestigious Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford Dictionaries pointed out that an article called "Why Do People Smoke?" that w…
    - 2 days ago 18 Nov 14, 6:45pm -
  • EU leans towards broader net neutrality rules
    By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union governments are considering less stringent rules on how internet service providers manage traffic on their networks, according to a draft seen by Reuters, a move that could be welcomed by Europe'…
    - 2 days ago 18 Nov 14, 6:39pm -
  • Repsol starts search for oil in Spain's Canary Islands
    Spanish energy firm Repsol began searching for oil Tuesday in the waters off the Canary Islands, a top holiday destination, despite objections from environmentalists and the local government.
    - 2 days ago 18 Nov 14, 6:10pm -
  • Jack Ma, social media firm Tencent raise stakes in Huayi Bros
    HONG KONG (Reuters) - A firm controlled by Alibaba founder Jack Ma and social media firm Tencent are set to invest a combined 2.8 billion yuan (0.29 billion pounds) to raise their stakes in Huayi Brothers Media Corp, as China's tech giants push into…
    - 2 days ago 18 Nov 14, 3:13pm -
  • AstraZeneca trumpets solo strength in cancer drugs, snubbing Pfizer
    By Ben Hirschler and Simon Jessop LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca touted an "industry-leading" line-up of hot new cancer drugs on Tuesday, aiming to show investors it has a strong independent future just days before takeover rules would allow Pfizer…
    - 2 days ago 18 Nov 14, 2:41pm -
  • China blocks websites ahead of high-profile Internet forum-group
    By Gerry Shih BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese government has blocked access to a swathe of websites in what an internet monitoring group said on Tuesday was a blunt censorship campaign days before the country plays host to a major internet industry c…
    - 3 days ago 18 Nov 14, 7:51am -
  • Japan cuts Antarctic whale quota after UN court ruling
    Japan said on Tuesday it has cut its Antarctic whale-catch quota by two-thirds in a move it hopes will convince international opponents it is conducting real science, not hiding a commercial hunt behind a veneer of research.
    - 3 days ago 18 Nov 14, 7:30am -
  • US military looks for the elusive mothership
    It's a Hollywood sci-fi fantasy that has long eluded the Pentagon: a flying "mothership" that launches smaller aircraft.
    - 3 days ago 18 Nov 14, 3:48am -
  • Uber, Nevada taxi legal battle gets complicated
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A legal battle between Nevada's highly regulated taxi industry and ride-sharing company Uber has gotten complicated as two state judges laid claim to hearing the same case.
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 11:43pm -
  • Starbucks says wrongly accused of fighting Vermont GMO labelling law
    By Lisa Baertlein (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp said on Monday it has been wrongly accused in online petitions of supporting a Grocery Manufacturers Association lawsuit to block Vermont's GMO labelling law. Petitions posted to websites such as Sumofus.…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 10:47pm -
  • Early tests don't find tainted water from oil boom
    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Random testing of shallow groundwater in the Northern Plains oil patch found no early evidence of contamination from an energy boom that's already seen more than 8,500 wells drilled, federal scientists said Monday.
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 10:17pm -
  • Indian retailers hobble online as e-commerce firms race ahead
    By Nivedita Bhattacharjee MUMBAI (Reuters) - The head of Future Group, one of India's largest and most established retailers, admits he can't keep up with web sites like Snapdeal and Flipkart when it comes to spending money to entice shoppers to buy…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 9:55pm -
  • China's internet TV sites in $1 billion battle for foreign shows
    By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) - China's big internet-TV companies are spending hundreds of millions of dollars on foreign TV shows and films in a battle to attract users and advertisers, but risk bumping up against regulators protecting the domes…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 9:09pm -
  • Steven Cohen's ex-wife can ask him about insider trading - judge
    By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire Steven A. Cohen can face questions about insider trading at his hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors from lawyers representing his ex-wife in a civil lawsuit against him, a U.S. judge said on Monday. U.S. Dis…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 7:06pm -
  • World's top drugmaker Novartis takes aim at tech
    By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - Talent spotters from Novartis AG, charged with bringing new ideas into the organisation, are casting their net beyond biotech into the wider pool of wearable, or even edible, technology. It's not that the world's…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 7:01pm -
  • Activist investor Elliott takes stake in Swiss firm BB Biotech
    ZURICH (Reuters) - Activist investor Elliott Management Corp has become the second largest shareholder in Switzerland's BB Biotech , an investment firm with holdings in about 30 biotech companies. A Luxembourg-based subsidiary of the U.S. hedge fund,…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 2:29pm -
  • Japan CO2 emissions hit record yearly high: official
    Japan's carbon dioxide emissions hit a record high in the year to March due to the nation's reliance on fossil fuels following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, an official said Monday.
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 1:05pm -
  • Innovative 'Starshade' Tech Could Illuminate Rocky Alien Planets
    A starshade, also dubbed an external occulter, is a precisely shaped screen that flies in far-away formation with a space telescope. "What we're trying to do here is look at a lighthouse from a mile away and spot a firefly that's just a half inch aw…
    - 4 days ago 17 Nov 14, 12:43pm -
  • Mediterranean Diet Better Than Counting Calories to Lose Weight
    Doctors have recommended the Mediterranean diet, rather than counting calories, for sustainable weight loss and therefore tackling the obesity epidemic.
    - 4 days ago 17 Nov 14, 8:32am -
  • Little-known Taiwanese chip designer spawns low-priced smartphone boom
    By Michael Gold TAIPEI (Reuters) - Chips from Taiwan's MediaTek Inc were mostly passed over by the big phone brands a decade ago, with the likes of Nokia and Motorola commanding legions of in-house engineers who could advise on electronics and circui…
    - 4 days ago 16 Nov 14, 9:02pm -
  • Chinese policymakers eye e-commerce as linchpin of growth
    By Gerry Shih BEIJING (Reuters) - China should support its e-commerce industry with preferential policies, given the role it plays in stimulating domestic consumption and economic growth, China's State Council said in a paper released on Sunday. The…
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Technology

  • newNext Year, One Billion Works Will Be Free to Use Online
    Sometime in 2015, the number of works licensed under Creative Commons agreements will surpass the one-billion mark, the organization which stewards the licenses announced Thursday.The prediction came in a “State of the Commons” report, the first…
    - 1 hour ago 20 Nov 14, 11:52pm -
  • newU.S. Congress urged to consider sanctions on Chinese cyber-spies
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers should look into options for punishing cyber-spying and the theft of trade secrets from U.S. companies, a congressional advisory committee on China said on Thursday. Congress should ask U.S. trade officials to r…
    - 2 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 10:37pm -
  • newTelecom Italia boss to push for Oi tie-up - sources
    By Sophie Sassard and Danilo Masoni LONDON/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Telecom Italia Chief Executive Marco Patuano is expected to propose at a Friday board meeting that the best option for the company's Brazilian mobile business is to pursue an acquisiti…
    - 4 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 8:48pm -
  • newGift Guide: Help your selfie with some add-on gear
    Not all selfies are created equal. Some are blurry, are poorly framed or miss the action entirely because you might be scrubbing your thumb fishing for a virtual shutter button as the moment passes you ...
    - 5 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 7:47pm -
  • newObama plugs science, math education at ceremony
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Thursday that 19 scientists, researchers and innovators who received the country's highest honor for their life-changing work embody the spirit of the nation and its "sense that we push against limits…
    - 6 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 6:55pm -
  • newIntel gives upbeat outlook for 2015 revenue, stock gains
    By Noel Randewich SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Intel, helped by a stabilizing personal computer market, gave a revenue outlook for 2015 that was above Wall Street's expectations and also raised its dividend, sending its shares higher. In a press releas…
    - 7 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 6:25pm -
  • newSwisscom is "happy owner" of Italy's Fastweb - CEO
    BARCELONA Spain (Reuters) - Swisscom Chief Executive Urs Schaeppi said the group was a happy owner of its Italian broadband unit Fastweb and would continue to invest in the company which sources have said might be up for sale. "It's a constant facto…
    - 7 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 6:10pm -
  • newGoDaddy aims to list next year, seeks $4.5 billion valuation - New York Post
    (Reuters) - GoDaddy Inc is planning an initial public offering early next year that would value the world's biggest provider of web addresses at roughly $4.5 billion (3 billion pounds), the New York Post said. GoDaddy, backed by KKR & Co and Silver…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 5:21pm -
  • newAP Exclusive: Some in NSA warned of a backlash
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Dissenters within the National Security Agency, led by a senior agency executive, warned in 2009 that the program to secretly collect American phone records wasn't providing enough intelligence to justify the backlash it would ca…
    - 9 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 4:26pm -
  • newCar Ownership Ditched as Flexible Travel Tech Upstarts like Uber and Blacklane Reshape the Industry
    Jens Wohltorf is co-Founder and CEO of
    - 9 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 4:21pm -
  • newMinecraft video game to get Tate art 'worlds'
    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - Fans of the hugely successful Minecraft video game will be able to play inside worlds envisioned in art from the collection of the Tate museums in Britain with free-download releases of two 3-D "Tate Worlds" start…
    - 10 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 2:41pm -
  • newChina Premier says Qualcomm's 'opportunities greater than challenges'
    By Paul Carsten HANGZHOU China (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc's opportunities in China will be far greater than its challenges, Premier Li Keqiang said Thursday as the U.S. mobile chipmaker prepares to face a possible record fine for antitrust violations…
    - 12 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 12:34pm -
  • newJack 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…
    - 14 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 10:37am -
  • newTaiwan set for record 2014 export orders on smartphone demand
    By J.R. Wu and Jeanny Kao TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's export orders are set to reach new heights this year, after October orders doubled market expectations as global retailers rushed to meet year-end sales for smartphones. The strong figures come o…
    - 16 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 9:27am -
  • newBillboard ranking to include streams, track sales
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billboard's chart is getting a makeover.
    - 22 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 2:44am -
  • newEBay retools local delivery push in renewed bet on retail
    By Deepa Seetharaman SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - EBay Inc is retooling its local delivery programme and extending more logistics options to smaller merchants that make up the bulk of the e-commerce giant's sprawling base of marketplace sellers, an exe…
    - 23 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 2:30am -
  • newUtah lawmaker questions city water going to NSA
    A Utah lawmaker concerned about government spying on its citizens is questioning whether city water service should be cut off to a massive National Security Agency data storage facility outside Salt Lake ...
    - 23 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 1:50am -
  • The Proton and Neutron Just Got Two New Subatomic Cousins
    Using the same massive particle accelerator that found the elusive Higgs Boson in 2012, physicists at CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) announced that they discovered two new "heavy-weight" subatomic particles on Wednesday.
    - 1 day ago 19 Nov 14, 11:37pm -
  • Google to launch its app store in China - The Information
    (Reuters) - Google Inc plans to launch Google Play app store in China, The Information news website said, citing several people familiar with the matter. The launch in China will give the company access to about half the users of its Android operati…
    - 1 day ago 19 Nov 14, 10:19pm -
  • U.S. entrepreneur considered suing Uber over tracking activities
    By Sarah McBride and Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A San Francisco Bay Area entrepreneur and author whose location in an Uber vehicle was allegedly broadcast to a roomful of party-goers without his permission considered legal action against t…
    - 1 day ago 19 Nov 14, 8:27pm -
  • 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…
    - 1 day ago 19 Nov 14, 8:12pm -
  • SAP's CEO promises detailed plan for growth in January
    By Eric Auchard BARCELONA (Reuters) - German business software maker SAP will spell out in the new year how it plans to grow each of its major lines of business over the next few years, without making any further big acquisitions, its chief executiv…
    - 1 day ago 19 Nov 14, 7:09pm -
  • Qualcomm CEO more cautious on future revenue growth
    By Noel Randewich SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm Inc on Wednesday gave a more conservative five-year outlook than in the past as it faces an antitrust probe in China and consumers there and in other developing countries buy lowe…
    - 1 day ago 19 Nov 14, 6:40pm -
  • KPN may sell Telefonica Deutschland stake - CEO
    BARCELONA (Reuters) - Dutch telecoms group KPN may sell its 20.5 percent stake in German mobile operator Telefonica Deutschland, but it has not yet decided to do so, the group's chief executive told an investor conference on Wednesday. KPN, in which…
    - 1 day ago 19 Nov 14, 6:12pm -
  • Vodafone says open to more asset sales
    By Danilo Masoni and Leila Abboud BARCELONA (Reuters) - Vodafone would be open to selling off more non-core assets such as its interests in Australia, Hungary and the Czech Republic if it received the right offer, Chief Executive Vittorio Colao said…
    - 1 day ago 19 Nov 14, 6:06pm -

Reviews

  • newWith gene mutations, second breast cancer risk rises over time
    By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – Women who are genetically susceptible to breast cancer and develop it in one breast are at higher than average risk for a tumor in the other breast, and that risk may increase as time goes on, according to a new…
    - 1 hour ago 20 Nov 14, 11:41pm -
  • newU.S. Congress urged to consider sanctions on Chinese cyber-spies
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers should look into options for punishing cyber-spying and the theft of trade secrets from U.S. companies, a congressional advisory committee on China said on Thursday. Congress should ask U.S. trade officials to r…
    - 2 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 10:54pm -
  • newCIOs make progress, but still get no respect
    While chief information officers have made great strides to become more strategic and valuable, they're often still regarded as an "itinerant specialists” rather than long-term strategic partners to CEOs.
    - 3 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 9:37pm -
  • newSanofi 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…
    - 4 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 9:08pm -
  • newCinven, ABRY ready final bids for KKR's Northgate unit - sources
    By Pamela Barbaglia and Freya Berry LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. and European buyout funds are preparing final bids to acquire a division of KKR's software firm Northgate Information Solutions in a deal that could value the asset at up to 470 million poun…
    - 5 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 8:00pm -

The Daily Mash

World News

  • newObama says his immigration plan is lawful
    By Roberta Rampton and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama planned on Thursday to impose the most sweeping immigration reform in a generation, easing the threat of deportation for about 4.7 million undocumented immigrants an…
    - 11 mins ago 21 Nov 14, 12:52am -
  • newAsia shares take comfort from U.S. data, yen nurses losses
    By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares took solace from data showing broad U.S. economic strength even as signs of spreading weakness in China and Europe checked risk appetite, while the yen ...
    - 18 mins ago 21 Nov 14, 12:45am -
  • newHandover of kidnapped Colombian general begins
    The highly anticipated handover of a general and four other hostages captured by FARC guerrillas got underway Thursday, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said, paving the way for the resumption of peace talks.
    - 19 mins ago 21 Nov 14, 12:44am -
  • newThousands march in Mexico over students
    Protesters angered by the presumed massacre of 43 students take to the streets for another day of demonstrations.
    - 20 mins ago 21 Nov 14, 12:43am -
  • newMexicans march again for 43 missing students
    Tens of thousands of people angry at the presumed massacre of 43 students marched in Mexico City on Thursday, many chanting for President Enrique Pena Nieto's resignation in another day of nationwide protests.
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  • newAustralia tackles Obama on his Great Barrier Reef fears
    Australia has sent US President Barack Obama the "facts" about the Great Barrier Reef after he voiced fears it would not be there for future generations, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Friday.
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  • newDutch teen in court after mum 'rescues' her from IS
    A Dutch teenager who allegedly travelled to Syria to marry an Islamic State fighter but was later rescued by her mother will appear in court Friday on terror charges, Dutch prosecutors said.
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  • newA third of women globally victims of domestic violence: WHO
    Current efforts to prevent domestic violence are insufficient as a third of women worldwide are physically abused, according to a series of studies by the World Health Organization published on Friday.
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  • newEbola-infected Cuban doctor arrives in Geneva
    A Cuban doctor infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone arrived late Thursday in Geneva, where he will be treated for the deadly virus.
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  • newMigrants playing Russian roulette with Med weather
    Italy has taken in a new batch of nearly 2,400 people rescued off its shores, the coastguard and navy said Thursday amid signs would-be immigrants are taking increasingly high risks to reach Europe.
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  • newToll rises to 10 in killer northeast US snowstorm
    The death toll from a rare pre-winter snowstorm rose to 10 in the northeastern United States on Thursday, paralyzing communities for days and dumping more than six feet of snow near Buffalo.
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  • newObama lifts deportation threat hanging over 5 mn migrants
    US President Barack Obama will offer five million undocumented migrants protection from deportation Thursday, allowing families to come out of the shadows and seek work permits.
    - 1 hour ago 20 Nov 14, 11:56pm -
  • newWall Street inches up to new Dow, S&P records
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended slightly higher on Thursday, pushing the Dow and S&P 500 to fresh record closing highs, as data showed further strength in the U.S. economy and Intel gave an upbeat ...
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  • newWorld's ultra-rich getting much richer: UBS study
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  • newUS sends five Guantanamo inmates to Georgia, Slovakia
    The United States has transferred five Guantanamo Bay prisoners to Europe as part of efforts to empty and close the controversial US military detention center in Cuba, officials said Thursday.
    - 1 hour ago 20 Nov 14, 11:48pm -
  • newU.S. releases five Guantanamo detainees to Georgia, Slovakia
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has released five detainees from its detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, including the first Yemeni detainee to be resettled since 2010, officials said on Thursday. Three of the detainees were sent to t…
    - 1 hour ago 20 Nov 14, 11:46pm -
  • newExclusive - Boeing says it has no plans for long-range 737 MAX
    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Boeing Co has no plans to extend the range of its forthcoming 737 MAX 9 jetliner in response to Airbus Group's move to offer a long-range version of its competing A321 aircraft, a senior ...
    - 1 hour ago 20 Nov 14, 11:44pm -
  • new'Bleak' outlook for ex-dictator Noriega
    The health of Panama's imprisoned former dictator Manuel Noriega is deteriorating and his outlook is "bleak," his physician said Thursday.
    - 1 hour ago 20 Nov 14, 11:41pm -
  • newProtesters, police clash in Mexico before marches
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Protesters marched in the capital Thursday to demand authorities find 43 missing college students, seeking to pressure the government on a day traditionally reserved for the celebration of Mexico's 1910-17 Revolution.
    - 2 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 11:29pm -
  • newNo helicopter flights for Ebola patients: US military
    US forces in Liberia are under orders not to ferry Ebola patients or blood samples by helicopter because it would pose a potential danger to the health of the troops, the Pentagon said Thursday.
    - 2 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 11:13pm -
  • newTakata executive warns about ability to fix deadly air bag flaw
    By Eric Beech and Ben Klayman WASHINGTON/DETROIT (Reuters) - An executive from Japan's Takata Corp told U.S. senators on Thursday that the supplier is urgently trying to ramp up replacement parts for millions ...
    - 2 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 11:06pm -
  • newAssassin's Creed Unity delay hurts GameStop's revenue
    (Reuters) - GameStop Corp (GME.N) reported quarterly revenue and profit well below analysts' estimates as the delayed release of Assassin's Creed Unity and flagging videogame software sales more than offset ...
    - 2 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 11:05pm -
  • newAnger over Israel mayor's ban on Arab workers
    Ashkelon mayor's decision to bar Israeli-Arab construction workers decried as racist and unacceptable.
    - 2 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 11:05pm -
  • newObama to defy Congress and unveil immigration plan
    US President Barack Obama will declare Thursday his intention to give temporary residency to millions of undocumented migrants, setting up a clash with an angry Congress.
    - 2 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 10:56pm -
  • newPressured Fed reviews of 'cozy' relations with banks
    A Federal Reserve review will look at whether its inspectors and the board receive all the information they need to supervise banks
    - 2 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 10:55pm -
  • newU.S. Congress urged to consider sanctions on Chinese cyber-spies
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers should look into options for punishing cyber-spying and the theft of trade secrets from U.S. companies, a congressional advisory committee on China said on Thursday. ...
    - 2 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 10:54pm -
  • newPressured Fed launches review of 'cozy' relations with banks
    A Federal Reserve review will look at whether its inspectors and the board receive all the information they need to supervise banks
    - 2 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 10:48pm -
  • newHamas plan to kill Israel's Lieberman foiled: Shin Bet
    Israel's Shin Bet domestic security service said Thursday that security forces had caught a Hamas group in the West Bank planning to assassinate hawkish Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman.
    - 2 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 10:47pm -
  • newIsrael to keep Jerusalem prayers age bar lifted despite unrest
    Israeli police said they do not plan to bar young Muslim worshippers from Friday prayers at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, despite a week of spiralling violence in the city.
    - 2 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 10:45pm -
  • newSoaring generic drug prices draw Senate scrutiny
    Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 percent, prompting a backlash from patients, pharmacists and now Washington ...
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  • newCritics storm Poland's electoral body over delays
    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Dozens of protesters stormed Poland's main voting commission and occupied the building Thursday night, angry over the delay in the vote count for recent local elections.
    - 2 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 10:41pm -
  • newAlumnus shot dead after wounding three at Florida State University
    By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Brandishing a semi-automatic handgun and carrying extra ammunition in his pockets, a Florida State University graduate opened fire early on Thursday at his alma mater's main library, wounding two studen…
    - 3 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 10:29pm -
  • newIsraeli mayor's ban on Arab workers ignites uproar
    JERUSALEM (AP) — The mayor of a southern Israeli city sparked a national uproar Thursday by barring Israeli Arab construction workers from jobs in local preschools, citing security concerns after a rash of attacks by Palestinian assailants elsewhe…
    - 3 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 10:29pm -
  • newSlain beauty queen, sister buried in Honduras
    GUALJOCO, Honduras (AP) — Grieving family members laid to rest a beauty queen and her sister amid drenching rains Thursday, pleading for divine justice after the women were shot to death in what police say was a jealous rage by the sister's boyfri…
    - 3 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 10:27pm -
  • newMali Ebola crisis deepens with doctor's death
    BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali's emerging Ebola crisis deepened Thursday as the government announced that a doctor had died from the disease, becoming the second health worker fatality linked to a single patient initially thought to have kidney disease.…
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  • newAnalysis: Next, the selling of a contentious plan
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Announcing his executive actions, after all the delays and handwringing, might be the easy part.
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  • newExclusive - U.S. increasing non-lethal military aid to Ukraine
    By Warren Strobel and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to increase non-lethal military assistance to Ukraine, including deliveries of the first Humvee vehicles, having decided for now not to provide weapons, U.S. offi…
    - 3 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 10:14pm -
  • newEgypt arrests Brotherhood leader as crackdown intensifies
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian police on Thursday detained Mohamed Ali Bishr, one of the few Muslim Brotherhood leaders to escape jail after last year's overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Mursi, extending a sweeping crackdown on political dissent.…
    - 3 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 10:10pm -
  • newTakata Shuns Wider Recall Of Shrapnel Airbags
    A Takata Corp executive has told a Senate hearing there is no need for a nationwide recall of its potentially deadly airbags. The driver-side devices - which can inflate with too much force, shooting out ...
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  • newIran nuclear talks stuck, deadline may be extended: officials
    By Louis Charbonneau and Parisa Hafezi VIENNA (Reuters) - A deadline for resolving a 12-year-old dispute over Iran's nuclear program may be extended from Monday until March because of sharp disagreements between Tehran and world powers, officials cl…
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  • newCuriosity Rover Recons Rocky Base of Mars Mountain (Photos)
    NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is taking a good, long look at the first rocks it encountered at the base of a huge Martian mountain. The car-size Curiosity rover continues to investigate an outcrop at the foot of Mount Sharp that is dubbed Pahrump Hill…
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  • newUnlocking the Secrets of an Alien World's Magnetic Field
    The strength of an alien world's magnetic field may have been deduced for the first time, by analyzing extraordinarily fast winds slamming against it from the planet's star, researchers say. This research could help gauge the strength of other exopl…
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  • newAndromeda Galaxy Glitters in Spectacular Photo by Astrophotographer
    André van der Hoeven, a photographer based in the Netherlands, captured the image. It took van der Hoeven about 9.6 hours to complete the new photo of Andromeda, which was reprocessed since it was initially taken in September. Andromeda is located…
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  • Philae Lander Sniffed Out Organics in Comet's Atmosphere
    Europe's Philae lander found organic molecules in the comet's atmosphere and discovered that the frigid object's surface is as hard as ice. On Nov. 12, the European Space Agency's Philae became the first probe to softly land on the face of a comet.…
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  • Mystery Object in Space: A Rogue Black Hole or Strange Supernova?
    An object previously thought to be a supernova may actually be a black hole ejected from its home galaxy. Further observation should provide a definitive answer, but whatever the outcome, the object is unique: If it is a supernova, it's a new breed t…
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  • Satellite Photo Shows Frigid Arctic Air Over Eastern US
    A new satellite photo shows the eastern United States locked in a cold front's icy grip. The region appears to be covered by a gray-white blanket in the image, which was captured in infrared light Tuesday morning (Nov. 18) by the National Oceanic an…
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  • Mission Moon: Millions may help lunar landing
    LONDON (AP) — It's the moon mission for the masses.
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  • Private Moon Mission Aims to Drill Into Lunar South Pole by 2024
    If all goes according to plan, the newly announced Lunar Mission One will drill at least 65 feet (20 meters) — and perhaps as much as 330 feet (100 m) — underground at the moon's south pole in 2024, collecting samples that should shed light on t…
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  • Is Russian Mystery Object a Space Weapon?
    The orbital maneuvers of a mysterious object Russia launched earlier this year have raised concerns that the satellite may be a space weapon of some sort. The speculation centers on "Object 2014-28E," which Russia lofted along with three military co…
    - 1 day ago 19 Nov 14, 3:54pm -
  • Spooky Galaxy Web Reveals the Largest Structures in the Universe (Video)
    A spooky new image shows a web of bright galaxies aligned in the largest structures ever discovered in the universe. Scientists working with a telescope in Chile discovered the alignment by studying 93 quasars — objects that shine very brightly an…
    - 1 day ago 19 Nov 14, 3:04pm -
  • This Map of the Huge Asteroid Vesta Is the Best Geologic Look Ever
    High-resolution new maps show the cratered, rocky surface of the huge asteroid Vesta in unprecedented detail, researchers say. Images captured by NASA's Dawn spacecraft were woven together to create geologic maps of the giant asteroid Vesta. The map…
    - 1 day ago 19 Nov 14, 3:03pm -
  • Neuroscience of Taste: Chef's Creations Delight the Senses
    Whether it's a smell that reminds you of your mother's holiday apple pie, or the taste of an oyster that evokes the sights and sounds of the ocean, when chef Bryan Voltaggio cooks for his guests, he aims to transport them to a much-loved place or evo…
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  • Fly us to the moon, UK space mission asks public
    By Sarah Young LONDON (Reuters) - A British space venture is giving ordinary citizens the chance to leave their mark on the moon in a decade's time while helping scientists scout a possible location for a permanent base there. Lunar Mission One laun…
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  • Boeing aims to make missile defence more like space programs
    By Andrea Shalal EL SEGUNDO Calif. (Reuters) - Boeing Co is working with the U.S. Missile Defense Agency to address quality and reliability issues with the sharply criticized $41 billion homeland missile defence system by adopting controls from spac…
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  • The Art of Space, Envisioning the Universe (Op-Ed)
    Ron Miller is an award-winning artist and best-selling author who has written more than 50 books, including the recently published "The Art of Space: The History of Space Art, from the Earliest Visions to the Graphics of the Modern Era." (Zenith Pres…
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  • Israeli XPrize Mission Science Twist: Map Lunar Magnetism (Op-Ed)
    With the goal of landing the first Israeli spacecraft on the moon, nonprofit SpaceIL is competing for the Google Lunar XPrize: a modern race to the moon. First, instead of developing a rover to drive 500 m like most other teams, SpaceIL engineers a…
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  • Small Asteroid Impacts Spark Fireballs in Earth's Sky Every Other Week
    Fireballs caused by disintregrating asteroids streak through Earth's skies at least twice per month on average, scientists say. A new map created by NASA researchers documents 556 fireball events — produced when small asteroids explode in Earth's…
    - 2 days ago 18 Nov 14, 4:35pm -
  • NASA Pluto Probe to Wake From Hibernation Next Month
    NASA's New Horizons probe is about to wake up from a long slumber and get ready for its highly anticipated Pluto flyby next summer. New Horizons is scheduled to emerge from a 99-day hibernation on Dec. 6, then gear up for a six-month Pluto encounter…
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  • Dark Matter Murder Mystery: Is Weird Substance Destroying Neutron Stars?
    The mysterious substance that makes up most of the matter in the universe may be destroying neutron stars by turning them into black holes in the center of the Milky Way, new research suggests. If astronomers successfully detect a neutron star dying…
    - 2 days ago 18 Nov 14, 4:35pm -
  • Pew, Pew, Pew! NASA Space Lasers to Map Earth's Forests in 3D
    A new laser instrument developed for the International Space Station is expected to generate incredible 3D maps of Earth's forests. The instrument called Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) uses lidar, a special kind of laser technology,…
    - 2 days ago 18 Nov 14, 4:35pm -
  • Have Spacecraft, Will Travel? (Op-Ed)
    Christopher Phillips is a professional science communicator, astronomer, author and educator based in the Hawaiian Islands. This is not a new idea —  the concept of space habitats has proven very popular with science fiction authors and academics…
    - 2 days ago 18 Nov 14, 2:17pm -
  • World's First Zero-Gravity 3D Printer Installed on Space Station
    It may not be a "Star Trek" replicator, but the first zero-gravity 3D printer is set up and ready for action on the International Space Station. Station commander Barry "Butch" Wilmore of NASA installed the space 3D printer inside the orbiting lab'…
    - 3 days ago 18 Nov 14, 11:20am -
  • China researchers plan Mars mission 'around 2020'
    Chinese scientists are planning to launch a Mars rover "around 2020", state media reported on Tuesday, as the country pours billions into its space programme and works to catch up with the US and Europe.
    - 3 days ago 18 Nov 14, 7:14am -
  • Adventures of European comet lander may not be over
    By Irene Klotz (Reuters) - Gas jets from inside a comet hosting Europe's Philae lander may launch the hibernating probe out of its ditch and back into sunlight for a battery recharge, a former mission manager said on Monday. The European Space Agenc…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 11:18pm -
  • Big Bang's Echo May Reveal Skeleton of the Universe
    Scientists may soon get a look at the universe's skeleton by taking a close look at light left over from the Big Bang, which can be used to reveal the presence of matter like stars, galaxies, black holes and even larger structures in the otherwise e…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 9:40pm -
  • Why We Love Hubble: Astronauts Discuss Iconic Space Telescope
    Over the last quarter-century, the Hubble Space Telescope's breathtaking images of galaxies, gas clouds and nebulas have captured the public's collective imagination, and vastly increased scientists' understanding of the universe. In April 2015, the…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 9:40pm -
  • Historic Comet Landing Lands on British Postmark
    The first space probe to land on a comet has earned a stamp of approval in the United Kingdom. Since Friday (Nov. 14), letters delivered by the Royal Mail in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland have been stamped with a special ink postmar…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 9:40pm -
  • Savvy media use turned comet mission into space saga
    When Rosetta was launched more than a decade ago, it was a dry-as-dust science story -- an unmanned spacecraft and its research payload were being launched to investigate a comet.
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 8:20pm -
  • Philae Comet Lander's Big Bounce Captured in Amazing Photos
    The Philae lander's big bounce off a comet last week was captured by its orbiting mothership in a series of stunning photos. Philae separated from the European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft last Wednesday (Nov. 12) and spiraled down to the…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 7:54pm -
  • Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight: Watch It Live
    The annual Leonid meteor shower peaks tonight and you can watch it live online. The Leonid meteor shower has dazzled skywatchers in the past, but even if your view is hampered by bad weather or light pollution, you can still catch the show online vi…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 5:59pm -
  • Indonesia hikes fuel prices, saving government 5 billion pounds next year
    By Michael Taylor and Kanupriya Kapoor JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's new president raised subsidised fuel prices by more than 30 percent on Monday, a move that is expected to save the government of Southeast Asia's biggest economy more than $8 bil…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 5:26pm -
  • Airbus wins contract for U.S. space capsule Orion
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Airbus Group will develop and build a service module for the future American human space capsule, Orion, marking the first time a European firm will provide system-critical elements for a U.S. space project, it said on Monday. Eur…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 14, 3:07pm -
  • Innovative 'Starshade' Tech Could Illuminate Rocky Alien Planets
    A starshade, also dubbed an external occulter, is a precisely shaped screen that flies in far-away formation with a space telescope. "What we're trying to do here is look at a lighthouse from a mile away and spot a firefly that's just a half inch aw…
    - 4 days ago 17 Nov 14, 12:43pm -
  • Comet scientists take break after 4 straight days
    BERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency says that its scientists are taking a bit of a break after working for four days around the clock since the pioneering lander Philae touched down on a comet.
    - 4 days ago 16 Nov 14, 5:23pm -
  • Alien Life Could Thrive on 'Supercritical' CO2 Instead of Water
    Alien life might flourish on an exotic kind of carbon dioxide, researchers say. This "supercritical" carbon dioxide, which has features of both liquids and gases, could be key to extraterrestrial organisms much as water is to biology on Earth. Most…
    - 4 days ago 16 Nov 14, 3:00pm -
  • Comet lander shuts down as batteries die after sending data
    By Irene Klotz (Reuters) - A pioneering robotic spacecraft shut down on Saturday after radioing results of its first and probably last batch of scientific experiments from the surface of a comet, scientists said. Batteries aboard the European Space…
    - 5 days ago 16 Nov 14, 6:08am -
  • Space agency: Now-silent lander does main tasks
    BERLIN (AP) — The pioneering lander Philae completed its primary mission of exploring the comet's surface and returned plenty of data before depleted batteries forced it to go silent, the European Space Agency said Saturday.
    - 5 days ago 15 Nov 14, 7:15pm -
  • Jupiter and the Moon Share Weekend Rendezvous
    Your clenched fist held out at arm's length covers about 10 degrees of the night sky, so the moon and Jupiter will be separated by roughly one fist. Meanwhile, Jupiter is 483 million miles (776 million km) away — over 1,900 times farther out in sp…
    - 5 days ago 15 Nov 14, 4:18pm -
  • Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Monday: How to See It
    This year, the Leonid meteor shower should treat skywatchers to beween 10 and 15 meteors per hour, NASA meteor expert Bill Cook, head of the Meteoroid Environment Office at the agency's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, told Space…
    - 5 days ago 15 Nov 14, 4:17pm -
  • Comet lander shuts down as batteries go flat after sending data
    By Irene Klotz (Reuters) - A pioneering robotic spacecraft shut down on Saturday after radioing results of its first and probably last batch of scientific experiments from the surface of a comet, scientists said. Batteries aboard the European Space…
    - 5 days ago 15 Nov 14, 3:24pm -

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  • newTwo-platoon system thriving for No. 1 Kentucky
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Whether top-ranked Kentucky could beat the NBA's winless Philadelphia 76ers isn't the point for a squad looking strong enough to beat everybody else in college basketball.
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  • newNBA-National Basketball Association roundup
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  • newBaseball-Major League Baseball roundup
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  • newAP source: Bermuda to host 2017 America's Cup
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  • newSoccer-Brazilian championship results and standings
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  • newSoccer-Argentine championship results and standings
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  • newWhelan Apologises As Wigan Row Rumbles On
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    - 2 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 11:05pm -
  • newIvy title at stake for Harvard, Yale in The Game
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  • newWigan boss Whelan sorry for 'anti-Semitic' remarks
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    - 2 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 11:04pm -
  • newLewis in range of big prize at Tour Championship
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  • newSoccer-Peruvian championship results and standings
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  • newKick It Out say FA must act after Dave Whelan’s comments about jewish people
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    - 3 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 10:24pm -
  • newManfred given 5-year term as baseball commissioner
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    - 3 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 10:23pm -
  • newUnion appeals Adrian Peterson's suspension
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  • newBasketball - Barca, Olympiakos, CSKA reach Euroleague Top 16
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    - 3 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 10:21pm -
  • newFive-star Oman, UAE qualify for Gulf Cup semi-finals
    By Osama Khairy Riyadh (Reuters) - Substitute Said Al-Ruzaiqi grabbed a 16-minute hat-trick as Oman reached the semi-finals of the Gulf Cup with a 5-0 thrashing of Kuwait on Thursday, while holders the United Arab of Emirates also reached the last fo…
    - 3 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 10:18pm -
  • newSoccer-Five-star Oman, UAE qualify for Gulf Cup semi-finals
    By Osama Khairy Riyadh, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Substitute Said Al-Ruzaiqi grabbed a 16-minute hat-trick as Oman reached the semi-finals of the Gulf Cup with a 5-0 thrashing of Kuwait on Thursday, while holders the United Arab of Emirates also reached the…
    - 3 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 10:16pm -
  • newUPDATE 1-NFL-Bills-Jets game will not be held in snowy Buffalo
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  • newNASCAR: Johnson says Harvick was correct winner
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson believes NASCAR's new championship format produced the correct champion and a Ryan Newman victory would have been "tough to swallow for the sport."
    - 3 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 10:06pm -
  • newSan Francisco to submit bid for 2024 Olympics
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    - 3 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 10:03pm -
  • newNFL-Bills-Jets game will not be held in snowy Buffalo
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    - 3 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 9:58pm -
  • newAt least six dead as militias fight U.N. in Central African Republic
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    - 3 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 9:44pm -
  • newNike nixes tribute shoe plan after Iverson protest
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nike is pulling back on plans for a shoe that sneakily honors Allen Iverson after the former NBA superstar questioned whether the company could use his old number and team colors while he's endorsed by rival Reebok.
    - 4 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 9:32pm -
  • newSoccer-Wigan owner Whelan accused of anti-Semitism
    LONDON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Dave Whelan, owner of Championship club Wigan Athletic, has been accused of anti-Semitism and condoning racism after referring to Chinese as "chinks" and saying Jewish people "chase money". He was quoted on the website of T…
    - 4 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 9:30pm -
  • newApparently Toulon might play the Waratahs in a clash of the champions in February
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    - 4 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 9:29pm -
  • newBanned FIFA official charged with fraud, money-laundering
    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - A member of the financial watchdog committee at soccer's ruling body FIFA has been charged with fraud, money-laundering and breach of trust by police in the Cayman Islands. Canover Watson, a vice-president of the Cari…
    - 4 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 9:11pm -
  • newSoccer-Banned FIFA official charged with fraud, money-laundering
    By Simon Evans MIAMI, Nov 20 (Reuters) - A member of the financial watchdog committee at soccer's ruling body FIFA has been charged with fraud, money-laundering and breach of trust by police in the Cayman Islands. Canover Watson, a vice-president of…
    - 4 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 9:09pm -
  • newBlades Reverse Evans Decision
    Sheffield United have retracted the decision to allow Ched Evans to train with the club following his recent release from prison.
    - 4 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 9:04pm -
  • newWigan Chief Whelan In Fresh Anti-Semitism Row
    Wigan owner Dave Whelan has been accused of anti-Semitism after defending the decision to appoint Malky Mackay as manager of the Championship club.
    - 4 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 9:00pm -
  • newNHL-Rangers-Sabres game postponed due to Buffalo snow
    NEW YORK, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Friday's National Hockey League game between the Buffalo Sabres and the visiting New York Rangers has been postponed due to heavy snow in the Buffalo area, the league said on Thursday. A makeup date has yet to be set. The…
    - 4 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 8:41pm -
  • newFIFA to review World Cup corruption report
    GENEVA (AP) — FIFA will further review the 2018 and 2022 World Cup corruption investigation, putting the status of hosts Russia and Qatar back in question.
    - 4 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 8:40pm -
  • newFIFA ethics chiefs agree next step for 2018/2022 report
    By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA ethics judge Hans-Joachim Eckert and investigator Michael Garcia have met for the first time since their public disagreement and agreed a report into the 2018/2022 World Cups bid process should be further re…
    - 5 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 8:22pm -
  • newUPDATE 2-Soccer-FIFA ethics chiefs agree next step for 2018/2022 report
    * Pair agree World Cup bid report should be further reviewed * Garcia report to be sent to audit and compliance chairman * Ethics chiefs confirm formal cases opened against individuals (Adds background) By Brian Homewood ZURICH, Nov 20 (Reuters) - FI…
    - 5 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 8:20pm -
  • newBlind and Falcao injury blows for Man United
    LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United suffered a double blow on Thursday with Daley Blind ruled out for a "long" spell due to a knee problem and Radamel Falcao receiving a "new injury" that will keep him out for at least two more weeks. "Blind is not…
    - 5 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 8:05pm -
  • newRio merchandise sales aim to reach $400 million
    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The head of licensing for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro says merchandise sales could reach 1 billion reals ($400 million).
    - 5 hours ago 20 Nov 14, 7:38pm -

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