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Science

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…

Federal prosecutors unseal indictments against members of smartphone ‘piracy groups’

San Francisco (AFP) – US prosecutors on Monday unsealed indictments against six people suspected of…

Media

Failed sale of 1869 Karl Marx letter disappoints Chinese capitalists who set the price too high

A letter by the late Karl Marx, the German philosopher who offered an alternative to…

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…

U.S. News

After 13 years, Americans are tired of the ‘war on terror’: 9/11 Commission

After 13 years of struggle, Americans are showing a growing public fatigue and waning sense…

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…

FL midwife sues clinic that won’t hire her because she won’t prescribe birth control pills

A Tampa, Florida woman is suing a local reproductive health clinic for not hiring her…

Senate panel set to debate wave of corporate inversion deals

By Kevin Drawbaugh WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As more U.S. corporations do deals to cut taxes…

Florida stay on marriage equality upheld after judge’s ruling

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

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…

Australian senator Jacqui Lambie’s ideal man: rich and ‘well-hung’ (AUDIO)

An Australian senator who told breakfast radio she would only date men who were rich and “well-hung” apologised Tuesday, saying…

700 million women were married as children, with one-in-three before their 15th birthday

Girl Summit tackles female genital mutilation and child marriage, as UNICEF warns 280 million girls could be brides before 18…

South Korean police confirm death of downed ferry’s fugitive owner

South Korean police said Tuesday they had found the body of the fugitive business tycoon who headed the family operating…

Ukrainian rebels hand over MH17 black boxes and call for cease-fire near crash site

Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday handed over two black boxes recovered from the crash…

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…

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