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NASA spacecraft vaporized after crashing into the moon at 3,600 mph — as planned

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – A robotic U.S. spacecraft ended a pioneering…

Study: Global warming is due to carbon dioxide emissions, not chlorofluorocarbon

A paper published in the International Journal of Modern Physics B by the University of Waterloo’s Qing-Bin Lu…

Life-giving vitamin B3 may have come from space on meteorites, NASA researchers say

Earth may have received vitamin B3 supplied by carbon-rich meteorites, according to NASA-funded researchers, supporting…

Kepler-186f: NASA discovers first Earth-sized planet orbiting in life-friendly zone

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – For the first time, scientists have found…

Tech News

Dutch man arrested for driving Amanda Todd to suicide with webcam blackmail

A 35-year-old Dutch man has been arrested in connection with the suicide of a Canadian…

Edward Snowden: Putin lying about the lack of mass surveillance in Russia

Snowden Calls BS On Putin’s Answer: Says He Was Playing The Role Of Ron Wyden…

Media

‘X-men’ filmmaker Bryan Singer slams ‘fabricated’ sex attack claims

A lawyer for “X-Men” director Bryan Singer dismissed as “fabricated” and absurd claims Thursday that…

Literary icon Gabriel Garcia Marquez dead at 87

Colombia’s Nobel-winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez died Thursday in Mexico City at the age of…

U.S. News

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Lululemon over defective yoga pants

By Nate Raymond and Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. judge has issued…

Texas seizes ranch of imprisoned polygamist leader Warren Jeffs

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Reuters) – The sprawling Yearning for Zion Ranch in…

Judge to decide if AL newspaper must ID anonymous commenter in murder case

A circuit court judge in Alabama will rule today on whether the district attorney for…

New Jersey deems woman’s ’8THEIST’ license plate too ‘objectionable’ to buy

A New Jersey woman claims that the state discriminated against her when it refused to…

Dashcam: Drunk jiu jitsu expert takes break from car chase to grapple with New Mexico cop

New Mexico State Police have released dashcam video showing a high speed car chase interspersed…

World

Captain of sunken South Korean ferry arrested after joint investigation

The captain of a South Korean ferry that capsized three days ago, leaving 28 people confirmed dead and 268 missing,…

Egypt foils attempt to smuggle Jewish antiquities out of the country

Egypt has foiled an attempt to smuggle out of the country Jewish antiquities used during religious ceremonies, the antiquities ministry…

Crack-smoking Toronto mayor Rob Ford launches re-election bid

Toronto’s scandal-plagued mayor Rob Ford, who has admitted to binge drinking and smoking crack, has launched his bid for re-election.…

President Rouhani says Iran has no desire to attack other countries, only confront aggressors

Iran has no intention of committing acts of aggression but retains the right to defend itself militarily, President Hassan Rouhani…

Pakistan to hold fresh talks with Taliban negotiators

The Pakistani government is planning a fresh round of talks with Taliban negotiators at the weekend, officials said Friday, despite…

Kandi kids and their kids: London’s ex-clubbers fuel new ‘family rave’ scene

The bass is pumping, the lights are low and the dance floor of the club is heaving. It’s the weekend…

Anger spreads as rescue efforts for South Korean ferry stall

South Korean divers renewed efforts Friday to access a capsized ferry in which hundreds of schoolchildren are feared trapped, as…

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