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Gravity plays a key role in shaping the U.S. West’s sandstone arches

Every artist has their secret and it turns out Mother Nature is no different. …

Scientists hope radar technology will help them find 100 year-old Aboriginal burial ground

Scientists said Tuesday they hope that radar technology will help them find a century-old Aboriginal…

Middle East’s MERS-CoV virus found in air of camel barn

Researchers in Saudi Arabia said Tuesday they have found genetic traces of the dangerous Middle…

Encephalitis kills 60 in eastern India in fortnight

An outbreak of encephalitis has killed 60 people in two weeks in the eastern Indian…

Tech News

‘Fake’ Twitter users attacking Tibet and Dalai Lama are Chinese propagandists: rights group

Beijing has created at least 100 fake Twitter accounts to spread propaganda about Tibet and…

Canvas fingerprinting: Meet the online tracking device that is virtually impossible to block

by Julia Angwin ProPublica, July 21, 2014, 9 a.m. This story was co-published with Mashable.…

Media

Sky News apologizes after reporter rummages through luggage of flight MH17 victim on air

British broadcaster Sky News apologised after one of its presenters searched through luggage at the…

Stats don’t lie: Shakira most ‘liked’ pop star on Facebook

Colombian pop star Shakira has become the first person to reach more than 100 million…

U.S. News

Detroit workers, retirees vote in favor of city’s debt plan

Detroit’s city workers and retirees overwhelmingly agreed to accept the city’s debt adjustment plan, according…

Florida stay on marriage equality upheld after judge’s ruling

By David Adams MIAMI (Reuters) – A judge in the Florida Keys rejected an emergency…

Warden’s offer of Christian rehab suggests Black Panther’s 35 years in solitary was political

The warden of America’s largest prison said that he was considering letting a Louisiana inmate…

Friend of accused Boston bomber found guilty of obstructing justice

By Scott Malone and Daniel Lovering BOSTON (Reuters) – A U.S. jury on Monday found…

Texas Gov. Rick Perry to deploy 1,000 National Guard troops to the border: reports

By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) – Texas Governor Rick Perry was expected to announce…

World

President Daniel Ortega calls attack on supporters in Nicaragua a ‘massacre’

President Daniel Ortega on Monday slammed as a “massacre” an attack on his political supporters that killed five people and…

American anti-abortion activist tactics threaten to infiltrate Europe

US clinics now provide escorts for patients attending women’s centres to protect them from militant protesters, whose tactics now threaten…

More than 20 members of one family killed in Gaza strike

‘We don’t want to see any more civilians killed’ says Barack Obama as IDF attacks intensive care unit in day…

India police beat back protesters of alleged child rape

Indian police beat back angry protesters who attempted to storm the premises of a top Bangalore school where a six-year-old…

Mother of U.S. Marine jailed in Iran pleads for her son as nuclear talks are extended

The mother of a former US Marine imprisoned in Iran on espionage charges pleaded for President Barack Obama to seek…

Russia blacklists U.S. soldiers for Guantanamo ‘torture’

Russia on Saturday banned entry to 12 US soldiers and officials including the military commander at Guantanamo, accusing them of…

Iran complying with nuclear deal: UN watchdog

Iran has diluted its entire stock of medium-enriched uranium as required under a November deal with world powers, the UN…

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