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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

U.S. extends comment period on Keystone XL through the end of May

By Patrick Rucker WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department announced on Friday it is…

Chelsea Trutherism: Critic says pregnancy timed to help Hillary Clinton’s campaign

You’ve heard of shoe truthers? Less than a week later, there’s another Hillary Clinton-related conspiracy…

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…

Police: FL man admits suffocating 1-year-old son to continue playing video games, watch TV

Authorities said a central Florida man suffocated his crying toddler son so he could continue…

World

Obama signs ‘terrorist activity’ law aimed at barring Iranian U.N. envoy

President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law a bill barring U.S. visas for U.N. envoys seen as a threat…

North Korea complains about U.N. meeting over ‘fabricated’ human rights abuses

North Korea hit out early Saturday at an informal meeting of the United Nations Security Council in which the body…

Turkish PM appeals to top court over ‘privacy breach’ via Twitter and YouTube

Turkey’s embattled premier made a formal complaint to the country’s top court on Friday, saying secret recordings spread on the…

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…

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