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Even other atheists suspect non-believers are more likely to be immoral, study finds

Americans reflexively assume the worst about atheists, according to new research – and even other…

Sky-watchers see ‘blood moon’ in total lunar eclipse

Parts of the world saw a rare celestial event on Tuesday when the Earth’s shadow…

Researchers: ‘Thunder god’ herb better for rheumatoid arthritis than widely-prescribed drugs

A Chinese herb called thunder god vine works better than a widely-prescribed pharmaceutical drug at…

SpaceX cancels space station cargo run after discovering helium leak

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – Privately owned Space Exploration Technologies canceled its…

Tech News

‘Tax evaders’: Turkish officials take a veiled shot at Twitter over lack of office presence

Social media firms operating in Turkey should open offices there and pay taxes, authorities said…

Futuristic walking, ‘talking’ drilling rigs aim to modernize fracking

By Ernest Scheyder WEST CHESTER, Pennsylvania (Reuters) – The backbreaking life of a roughneck, the…

Media

French court dismisses hate ‘incitement’ charges against Bob Dylan

A Paris court on Tuesday dismissed a case against singer Bob Dylan on charges of…

MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell flown to U.S. after being injured in car accident

MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell and his brother Michael were injured in a taxi accident on…

U.S. News

Credit Suisse hit with more subpoenas as federal tax-evasion probe expands

A New York regulator probing Credit Suisse’s role in enabling tax evasion has demanded a…

Paying taxes today? Bank of America, Morgan Stanley, and others got a refund last year

Six of the most profitable companies in the U.S. were due a tax refund last…

West, Texas considers building another fertilizer plant despite deadly 2013 explosion

By Lisa Maria Garza WEST, Texas (Reuters) – Not far from an enormous crater where…

U.S. appeals court upholds EPA’s hazardous air pollution rule

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In a victory for the Obama administration, a U.S.…

Sen. Feinstein asks DOJ to investigate leak of torture report to McClatchy News Service

Dianne Feinstein Asks DOJ To Investigate Leak Of Torture Report Summary To McClatchy News Service…

World

Ukraine pushes tanks toward flashpoint separatist city of Slavyansk

Ukraine sent a large armoured column and special forces towards the flashpoint city of Slavyansk on Tuesday as Kiev’s fledgeling…

European Parliament approves banking reforms to prevent taxpayer-funded bailouts

The European Parliament approved on Tuesday the last elements of a new set of rules to prevent failing banks from…

Only 1 in 7 Japanese scientists are women

Just a seventh of scientists in Japan are female, government figures show — a record high rate for the country,…

Second Pakistani man arrested for allegedly eating newborn baby

Pakistani police Tuesday arrested a second man suspected along with his brother of eating a newborn baby whose head was…

Palestinian woman dies after inhaling tear gas, medics say

A Palestinian woman died in hospital after inhaling tear gas used by the Israeli army to disperse protesters near the…

Owner of collapsed Bangladesh factory faces murder charges

Bangladesh police said Tuesday they will press murder charges against the owner of a nine-storey building that collapsed and killed…

French conservative leader praises European Union for providing ‘porn without borders’

Improved access to porn movies across Europe’s many borders is one of the merits of the European Union, conservative party…

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