India launches its heaviest rocket
bbc.co.uk - 12 hours ago
India successfully launches its largest rocket yet and an unmanned capsule capable of sending astronauts into space.
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Man finds woman with same name as ex to join him on round-the-world trip
guardian.co.uk - 7 hours ago
Jordan Axani offered free tickets that could only be used by someone called Elizabeth Gallagher after he split from girlfriendA Toronto man who made headlines last month by offering a free
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'The Hackers Won': Stars Slam Decision to Pull 'The Interview'
msnbc.msn.com - 12 hours ago
Actors and directors take to Twitter to express their disappointment and anger over Sony's decision to cancel the release of 'The Interview'.
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Obesity 'is a disability' - courts
bbc.co.uk - 8 hours ago
Obesity can be constitute a disability, the European Court of Justice has ruled.
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Putin's 2014 Q&A marathon
rt.com - 8 hours ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin is holding his annual marathon Q&A. He is expected to touch on a variety of themes during a year of great economic and geopolitical turbulence.Read Full Article at
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Jon Stewart and ‘Daily Show’ tear into Hannity and Fox for calling ex-NBA owner Jay-Z a ‘former crack dealer’
rawstory.com - 12 hours ago
Jon Stewart and his Daily Show colleague Jessica Williams ripped Fox News host Sean Hannity on Wednesday by harping on rapper and entrepreneur Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter’s past as a drug dealer
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Pat Robertson Says Gays 'Will Die Out'
huffingtonpost.com - 11 hours ago
Televangelist Pat Robertson predicts that gays will die out because they don't reproduce. Robertson was responding to a viewer who belongs to a church in which congregants aren't allowed to date
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Google Is Now Worth More Than the Entire Russian Stock Market
time.com - 4 hours ago
Google joins an elite list of companies, including Exxon Mobile, Microsoft and Apple
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Texas theater refuses to let terrorist hackers win, so it’ll give out free toy guns and screen ‘Team America’
washingtonpost.com - 3 hours ago
When hackers give you lemons, you’ve got to make lemonade. One Dallas-area movie theater refuses to take the fallout from Sony’s epic data breach sitting down. In true Texas form, it’s dialed
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San Diego Highwayman now in need of help himself
10news.com - 11 hours ago
Thomas Weller's passion to help folks when they need it most has hit a road bump.
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She gets a trip for having right name
cnn.com - 11 hours ago
Jordan Axani planned to travel around the world with his girlfriend Elizabeth Gallagher, until they broke up. Now, he'll embark on Sunday on the circumnavigation with Elizabeth Gallagher.
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Does Your Mind Wander? Here’s Why That Can Be Your Greatest Asset
time.com - 12 hours ago
Wandering minds are associated with creativity. Popular wisdom tells you to live in the moment. Huh? So is it better to be unfocused or focused? Let’s look at the research. The Upside of Mind
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New domestic abuse law revealed
bbc.co.uk - 6 hours ago
A new domestic abuse offence for coercive and controlling behaviour within relationships in England and Wales is announced by the home secretary.
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'American Horror Story: Freak Show' Reveals How The Seasons Are Connected
huffingtonpost.com - 4 hours ago
Ryan Murphy shocked "American Horror Story" fans in October when he revealed that all the seasons of the anthology series are connected. On Wednesday night, the first links were made onscreen.When it
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Amputee simultaneously controls two prosthetic arms with his mind
cnet.com - 7 hours ago
In a world first, a double amputee has been fitted with two prosthetic limbs -- which he can control simultaneously just by thinking.
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What A Fired Qdoba Worker Tells Us About The Fast Food Strikes
huffingtonpost.com - 5 hours ago
WASHINGTON -- On Dec. 4, Rosa Velasquez went on strike to protest low wages in the fast food industry. The following day, the 52-year-old grandmother lost her job at a Qdoba restaurant inside the
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Sony Pictures proves Hollywood is a land of cowards
nypost.com - 12 hours ago
Freedom, you were a nice idea, but anonymous hackers with a strange fondness for North Korea don’t like you. So I guess you’ll have to go. After a single random...
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Western nations want chain 'the Russian bear' - Putin
rt.com - 7 hours ago
Western nations want to chain “the Russian bear,” pull out its teeth and ultimately put its pelt on the wall, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned. He said anti-Russian sanctions are the cost
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Health Canada anti-pot ad cites lower IQ, despite contrary evidence
cbc.ca - 12 hours ago
Health Canada's focus-group testing of anti-marijuana ads found parents reacted most strongly to claims that smoking too many joints can lower IQ in young people. The IQ effect has been challenged by
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Lindt cafe hostages, like the rest of us, denied the practical right to self-defence
smh.com.au - 8 hours ago
Australia is in danger of creating a society of victims, if average people aren't allowed to carry non-lethal means of self-defence.
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Man spends $150K to look like Kim Kardashian
nypost.com - 3 hours ago
A self-confessed Kim Kardashian fan has spent more than $156,000 on plastic surgery to look like his idol. Jordan James Parke is a British makeup artist who fell in love...
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Madonna new music leak is 'form of terrorism' says singer
guardian.co.uk - 9 hours ago
After hackers trade what they describe as the singer’s 13th studio album, Madonna responds by claiming unreleased tracks are instead ‘unfinished demos stolen long ago’Ariel Pink says Madonna
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#illridewithyou: do Australia's rightwingers hate it because they don't know their own readers?
guardian.co.uk - 12 hours ago
News Corp spear carriers like to bang on about radical Islam, but they’ve been left looking isolated by Abbott’s response to the Sydney Siege. Does anyone actually agree with them? Continue
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Crooks steal from 5-year-old with brain cancer
usatoday.com - 10 hours ago
Mom comes home to find door bashed in.        
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Boko Haram kills dozens in northeast Nigeria
aljazeera.com - 8 hours ago
Fighters kill 32 and abduct scores of others in village of Gumsuri in restive Borno state, officials say.
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Putin: Russian economy will inevitably bounce back, 2 years in worst case scenario
rt.com - 8 hours ago
The Russian economy is to start growing again in 2 years in the worst case scenario, President Vladimir Putin said at his annual press conference. Russia, which is facing recession, is ready to fight
1960
White Christmas! Will It Snow Where You Are?
sky.com - 6 hours ago
A chill is on the way and it will snow on Christmas Day - find out if it will be deep and crisp and even where you are.
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Stars react to film cancellation
bbc.co.uk - 9 hours ago
Hollywood stars react to Sony's decision to cancel The Interview, a film about a fictional plot to kill North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, after major cinemas decide not to screen it.
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Chelsea's Stamford Bridge – then and now
guardian.co.uk - 7 hours ago
Explore the history of Stamford Bridge stadium, home of Chelsea Football Club, as part of our new series of football Then & Nows. Each archival photograph has been juxtaposed with a present-day
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Baby Has 'Worst Disease You've Never Heard Of'
msnbc.msn.com - 12 hours ago
The infant has a rare genetic condition that makes her skin blister and rupture from friction.
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Nations hail US-Cuba breakthrough
bbc.co.uk - 9 hours ago
World leaders welcome an agreement between the US and Cuba to end more than 50 years of hostility and move towards restoring diplomatic ties.
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Nigerian militants 'kidnap dozens'
bbc.co.uk - 8 hours ago
Militants storm a remote village in north-eastern Nigeria, killing at least 33 people and kidnapping dozens, a survivor tells the BBC.
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Peshawar Survivors and Bereaved Tell of the Massacre’s Horror
time.com - 9 hours ago
"There were seven- and eight-year-olds who had been shot in the chest, face and head"
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Gogglebox drops family over UKIP bid
bbc.co.uk - 6 hours ago
The Michael family is dropped from Gogglebox because the dad is standing as UKIP candidate.
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Putin to speak amid economic crisis
bbc.co.uk - 10 hours ago
President Vladimir Putin is set to hold his annual end-of-year news conference, amid a growing economic crisis in Russia.
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Homeless Man Offers Student All His Money To Get Her A Taxi. Now She's Thanking Him In A Big Way.
huffingtonpost.com - 2 hours ago
After a homeless man offered a college student in England all the money he had so she'd be able to get home safely, the woman is paying it forward -- in a massive way. Throughout the past few days
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Scissr dating app: the new Tinder for lesbians
guardian.co.uk - 7 hours ago
It’s the latest dating app for women seeking women, but what’s the app, named after a lesbian sex position, all about?It’s being tipped as the lesbian equivalent of Grindr, but “classier”
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Witness 40 in Michael Brown case raises questions about grand jury proceedings
stltoday.com - 12 hours ago
Woman's identity revealed this week, but she stands by her story.
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Pakistan bails Mumbai attack suspect
bbc.co.uk - 5 hours ago
A man accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, which left 165 people dead. is granted bail by a court in Pakistan.
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Officials: Boko Haram kidnaps 185
cnn.com - 6 hours ago
Boko Haram insurgents kidnapped at least 185 women and children, and killed 32 people in a raid in northeastern Nigeria this week, local officials and residents said.
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VIDEO: 'Ice pancakes' form on River Dee
bbc.co.uk - 10 hours ago
Ice pancake formations, more commonly seen in the Antarctic, have been photographed on the River Dee in Aberdeenshire.
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Oprah: 'I Can't Breathe' Movement Needs 'Leadership'
msnbc.msn.com - 12 hours ago
The upcoming release of "Selma," against the backdrop of ongoing protests and outrage over the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, is no coincidence, Oprah says.
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Ruble continues recovery as Putin starts Q&A
rt.com - 10 hours ago
The Russian currency has opened higher Thursday, continuing its recovery from the biggest intraday drop since 1998 default on so-called ‘Black Tuesday’.Read Full Article at RT.com
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Actors Slam Film Cancellation Of The Interview
sky.com - 9 hours ago
A host of stars slam the decision not to show The Interview, calling it "disgraceful" and an "un-American act of cowardice".
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Castro urges US to lift embargo on Cuba
aljazeera.com - 9 hours ago
Cuban leader says Obama's decision to renew ties deserves respect, but urges US to dissolve embargo against his country.
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Things that annoy North Korea
cnn.com - 8 hours ago
North Korea's fury over the movie comedy "The Interview" appears to have taken the secretive state's oversensitivity to new extremes.
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Myanmar trial over 'Buddha insult'
bbc.co.uk - 10 hours ago
A New Zealander and two Burmese men go on trial in Myanmar on charges of insulting Buddhism with a flyer for a bar event.
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'Ice pancakes' found on River Dee
bbc.co.uk - 8 hours ago
Dozens of "ice pancakes" the size of dinner plates are found floating on a stretch of the River Dee in Scotland.
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2014 Q&A marathon: Public awaits Putin’s take on watershed year for Russia
rt.com - 12 hours ago
The much-anticipated Q&A marathon by Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to be heavy on economics and politics following major geopolitical shifts this year. RT is broadcasting it live for
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Putin says US and key oil producers may be equally interested in lower oil
rt.com - 5 hours ago
The sharp drop in the oil price, which has lost more than 40 percent since its peak in the summer, may be because the US and some of other huge oil exporters are interested in that happening
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Washington sheriff backs deputy who said cops need military hardware to fight right-wing extremists
rawstory.com - 2 hours ago
Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich tried to grapple with the fallout after one of his deputies said something in a video that was picked up and became a viral hit at InfoWars, the website of
1116
Police Investigate Reports Of Shots Near School
sky.com - 4 hours ago
Police are searching the area near a school in Christchurch, Dorset, after an air gun was reportedly fired at workmen nearby.
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The US embargo is disappearing; so, too, must Cuba’s dictatorship
guardian.co.uk - 6 hours ago
Supporters of the Castros have long argued that a transition to democracy is made impossible by US hostility. That excuse may no longer holdThe US embargo against Cuba is nothing less than an act of
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Black pastor slams Hasselbeck’s willful race ignorance: ‘Someone white would make that argument’
rawstory.com - 3 hours ago
A black pastor explained to Fox News host Elisabeth Hasselbeck on Thursday that she was wrong to assert that President Barack Obama had made the lives of black people worse, and that “someone white
1023
Palestinian peace plan put before UN
bbc.co.uk - 12 hours ago
A draft resolution setting out a Palestinian timetable for a peace deal with Israel is submitted to the UN Security Council by Jordan.
996
Alison Lundergan Grimes: Rand Paul Can't Run For Senate And President In 2016
huffingtonpost.com - 2 hours ago
Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes said she'd challenge Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) if he attempted to run for both Senate and president in 2016. "The law is clear," Grimes told WHAS
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First-and-10: Look at that, Urban Meyer builds an SEC team in Big Ten
sportingnews.com - 3 hours ago
It only took him three seasons, but Ohio State coach Urban Meyer has created an SEC-like team in the Big Ten and we get to see how it fares when the Buckeyes meet Alabama in the playoff semifinals.
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Tycoon Freed Hours Before Putin Address: Report
msnbc.msn.com - 12 hours ago
A Russian tycoon under house arrest since September was released Thursday, hours before President Vladimir Putin's annual televised news conference.
970
China village 'shuns' boy with HIV
bbc.co.uk - 8 hours ago
About 200 villagers in China's Sichuan province have petitioned authorities to "isolate" an HIV-positive eight-year-old, report local media.
951
Taylor Swift Says Other Artists Thanked Her For Pulling Her Music From Spotify
time.com - 6 hours ago
The 25-year-old pop star says she made the right decision
935
The Year in Space: Out of This World Moments
abcnews.com - 12 hours ago
The year 2014 has been filled with picture-perfect, out-of-this-world moments in space exploration and incredible firsts.
905
Swiss Central Bank to Adopt a Negative Interest Rate
nytimes.com - 12 hours ago
The Swiss National Bank acted as the crisis in Russia and plummeting oil prices caused a sharp correction of global currencies and financial assets.
898
Cary Elwes signs copies of new book "As You Wish" at Powell's; draws in nearly 2,000 people
oregonlive.com - 11 hours ago
A crowd of nearly 2,000 people came out to Powell's in Beaverton on Wednesday night to hear Cary Elwes talk about his new book, "As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of the Princess
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U.S. Plans to Sue New York Over Rikers Island Conditions
nytimes.com - 12 hours ago
Federal prosecutors are concerned about what they see as the slow pace of reforms at the jail complex, a court filing reveals.
875
Carter to quit All Blacks for Metro
bbc.co.uk - 10 hours ago
New Zealand's Dan Carter will end his international career to become rugby's highest-paid player by joining Racing Metro.
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India on path to delivering humans to space, tests heaviest launch vehicle
rt.com - 4 hours ago
India is celebrating the successful the atmospheric re-entry of its most powerful satellite launch vehicle, which could see it sending humans to space soon. With this “destiny-changing” launch
838
Cops Hope Cuba Thaw Will Lead to Fugitive's Capture
msnbc.msn.com - 12 hours ago
Joanne Chesimard is the woman on the FBI list of most wanted terrorists.
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Reus fined for no driving licence
bbc.co.uk - 4 hours ago
Borussia Dortmund and Germany winger Marco Reus is fined over half a million pounds for driving without a licence.
833
Abuse inquiry investigates murders
bbc.co.uk - 5 hours ago
Detectives are investigating three alleged murders as part of an inquiry into historical child abuse, the Met Police says.
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Watch Rob Gronkowski Make Dirty Jokes About Sausage on "Top Chef Boston'
boston.com - 4 hours ago
Rob loves wordplay almost as much as he loves big sausages.
808
28-day police bail limit proposed
bbc.co.uk - 6 hours ago
The time people can be put on police bail could be limited to 28 days, the Home Secretary Theresa May announces.
805
J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit: How to Speak Elvish Conlang
huffingtonpost.com - 4 hours ago
This week, "The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies" aims at taking viewers on a powerful journey in the final installment of the three-part film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit. With a
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Poll: Obama’s Approval Rating Up Among Latinos
time.com - 8 hours ago
Some 57% of Latinos now say they approve of the job that Obama is doing
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Obama: I had blunt discussion with Castro
usatoday.com - 10 hours ago
President Obama discusses his historic conversation with Raul Castro.        
767
Martin Place siege: acknowledge errors to prepare for the future
smh.com.au - 11 hours ago
John Howard used to say it and Tony Abbott does too: the first responsibility of government is national security, identifying potential threats and protecting to the maximum extent possible. Judged
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786 Abused Kids Died In Plain View Of Authorities: Report
huffingtonpost.com - 5 hours ago
BUTTE, Montana (AP) — At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities — many of them beaten, starved or left alone to
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Non-EU family members do not need visa to enter UK, says European court
guardian.co.uk - 4 hours ago
Judges’ decision in McCarthy case is another setback in campaign by British government to control immigration from EUBritain cannot impose a blanket visa requirement on family members originally
759
Same-sex marriage harms free speech, new Ontario judge wrote in 2012
theglobeandmail.com - 7 hours ago
Bradley Miller said the “new orthodoxy” about gay marriage in Canada means that those who object to it are treated as bigots and denied their rights as parents, workers, pamphleteers or religious
754
One female bishop is not enough – the church must behave more like Jesus
guardian.co.uk - 8 hours ago
As the incarnation of progressive politics, Christ would be taking a stand against every evil, from the arms trade to Ukip. The Church of England needs to do the sameThe Church of England has just
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‘VIP sex ring’ detectives investigate murder of three boys
guardian.co.uk - 4 hours ago
Metropolitan police on alleged Westminster paedophile ring case say they are following up claims it was linked to killingsScotland Yard is investigating the possible murder of three boys linked to an
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Non-EU relatives 'do not need visa'
bbc.co.uk - 7 hours ago
The UK cannot block family members from outside the EU coming to the county without a travel permit, European judges say.
720
Vladimir Putin’s Annual Year-End News Conference
nytimes.com - 12 hours ago
During his annual news conference, President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia discussed the recent crisis in his nation’s currency.
711
Obama Libre
huffingtonpost.com - 4 hours ago
If President Barack Obama’s year ended in November, it would have been one of the worst of his presidency.
709
Putin: Russian Economy Will Recover
abcnews.com - 12 hours ago
Putin: Russia has sufficient reserves, ruble will recover
698
Royal Mail sale '£180m underpriced'
bbc.co.uk - 12 hours ago
The government made £180m less from the sale of Royal Mail than it could have, and the process of privatising state assets should be reformed, says new report.
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Georgia deputy’s girlfriend shot to death in bed during make-up sex after night of fighting and drinking
rawstory.com - 1 hour ago
Officials in Georgia are investigating the death of a woman who was shot in bed as she was being “intimate” with her boyfriend, who was a Walton County deputy, after the two had spent the evening
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Obesity can be a disability, EU court rules
guardian.co.uk - 6 hours ago
Decision at EU’s court of justice in Luxembourg establishes precedent that could affect employment rights across EuropeObesity can in severe cases constitute a disability, a European Union court
688
Madonna Calls New Album Leak ‘A Form of Terrorism’
time.com - 6 hours ago
The pop star took to social media to blast hackers
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European Court Rule That Obesity Could Be a Disability
time.com - 6 hours ago
The case was brought by a Danish man who weighs more than 350 pounds (160kg)
686
India SpiceJet resumes flights
bbc.co.uk - 11 hours ago
India's troubled airline SpiceJet resumes flights after it agreed to pay oil companies cash for fuel purchases.
683
Why you should go to Cuba now
news.com.au - 10 hours ago
IT HAS been frozen in time, a relic of another era opposed to modernisation but a historic move by the US could change Cuba forever. Here’s why you need to go now before it’s ‘Americanised’.
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Drunk drivers in Cottleville may get a ride home
stltoday.com - 5 hours ago
Chief Scott Lewis said the policy was in response to complaints about officers harassing residents, business owners and their patrons.
662
Could North Korea really pull off Sony hack?
cbsnews.com - 12 hours ago
Onetime Anonymous hacker, responsible for some notorious hacks, weighs in on Pyongyang's capabilities
661
Lens Blog: A Dance of Rivers
nytimes.com - 12 hours ago
After nearly 40 years as a staff photographer, Chester Higgins Jr. is retiring from The New York Times. His career has often led him to photograph Africa and its diaspora with grace and affection.
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Swiss interest rates turn negative
bbc.co.uk - 9 hours ago
Switzerland's National Bank has brought in a negative interest rate cutting the value of any money left on deposit in the country.
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Kenya protests halt parliament debate
bbc.co.uk - 7 hours ago
Kenya's parliament is forced to adjourn after angry opposition MPs disrupt government plans to push through a tough new security bill.
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12 Times Online Dating Made Us Question Humanity In 2014
huffingtonpost.com - 4 hours ago
Technology has made it easier than ever to be your truly worst self in the wild game of love. From outright trolls to completely oblivious weirdos, 2014 was a big year for online dating fails. Let's
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Alfred Hickling’s top 10 theatre of 2014
guardian.co.uk - 10 hours ago
Sea Breeze sent shivers down the spine in Morecambe, National Theatre Wales took us to Dylan Thomas’s village inspiration and Liverpool hosted a giant walkaboutThe industrious audio-visual
614
The Daily Show swipes at Cleveland police union's comments over Browns receiver's Tamir Rice T-shirt
cleveland.com - 3 hours ago
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart focused on Cleveland police after union president Jeffrey Follmer demanded Andrew Hawkins apologize for wearing a "Justice for Tamir Rice" T-shirt.
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Lego: can this most analogue of toys really be a modern urban planning tool?
guardian.co.uk - 8 hours ago
Lego wants to be taken serious by architects, urban planners, even MIT. Can these pricey kids’ toys teach us how to build better cities, or is it all just brand hype?One September day in 2005, the
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