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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…

Creationist Ken Ham: Victory was mine as soon as Bill Nye agreed to debate

Creationist Ken Ham offered a point-by-point rebuttal to a column published Monday by Bill Nye,…

In weird Brazilian cave insects, male-female sex organs reversed

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – This may be the role reversal to end all…

Tech News

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…

Mt. Gox investors seek creditor support to save bitcoin exchange

(Reuters) – A group of investors, which is seeking to buy Mt. Gox, has launched…

Media

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…

Courtney Love slams Bruce Springsteen: ‘Saxophones don’t belong in rock ‘n’ roll’

Courtney Love slams Bruce Springsteen: ‘Saxophones don’t belong in rock ‘n’ roll’ (via NJ.com) In…

U.S. News

Texas seizes ranch of imprisoned polygamist leader Warren Jeffs

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Reuters) – The sprawling Yearning for Zion Ranch in…

Judge to decide if AL newspaper must ID anonymous commenter in murder case

A circuit court judge in Alabama will rule today on whether the district attorney for…

New Jersey deems woman’s ’8THEIST’ license plate too ‘objectionable’ to buy

A New Jersey woman claims that the state discriminated against her when it refused to…

Fourth officer charged in US Navy bribery scandal

A fourth US Navy officer has been charged with leaking information to a foreign defense…

Residents demand compensation from BP as oil continues washing up on Louisiana beaches

By Jemima Kelly (Reuters) – Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still…

World

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…

Pakistan to hold fresh talks with Taliban negotiators

The Pakistani government is planning a fresh round of talks with Taliban negotiators at the weekend, officials said Friday, despite…

Kandi kids and their kids: London’s ex-clubbers fuel new ‘family rave’ scene

The bass is pumping, the lights are low and the dance floor of the club is heaving. It’s the weekend…

Anger spreads as rescue efforts for South Korean ferry stall

South Korean divers renewed efforts Friday to access a capsized ferry in which hundreds of schoolchildren are feared trapped, as…

Chuck Hagel: U.S. will send ‘non-lethal’ military aid to Ukraine

The United States will send helmets, medical supplies and other non-lethal military aid to Ukraine amid fears of another Russian…

Britain’s Labour Party hires Obama election strategist David Axelrod

David Axelrod, the mastermind behind US President Barack Obama’s 2008 and 2012 election victories, is to advise Britain’s Labour Party…

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