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Scientists hope to root out disease in your dog via genetic sequencing

Molly is a 16-month-old black labrador retriever and like so many dogs of her breed,…

Game-changing heart failure prevention drug to hit US market in 2015

An experimental drug from Swiss pharma giant Novartis (Xetra: 904278 – news) reduced deaths from…

Researchers suggest marching in unison may make men more prone to aggression

Ever wonder if there was something other than tradition that caused men to move in…

Scientists discover mite species living, eating, sleeping and fornicating on human faces

There are mites crawling all over your face right now, and it doesn’t matter what…

Tech News

Are emojis the world’s first universal language?

I sent one this morning. My pal texted to say that she was in that…

US extends offensive against Islamic State militants and Al-Qaeda using Twitter, Facebook

The United States has launched a social media offensive against the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda,…

Media

Al Pacino on performing with cats in Venice

Al Pacino may be one of the greatest actors of all time, but he confessed…

Porn king Larry Flynt still fighting for free speech, on Hustler’s 40th birthday

Porn veteran Larry Flynt is celebrating the 40th birthday of his X-rated magazine Hustler —…

U.S. News

Professional fighter ‘War Machine’ sent to Nevada to face charges for brutally assaulting girlfriend

The professional fighter known as “War Machine” was in custody in a Las Vegas jail…

Campaign manager for Mitch McConnell resigns over Ron Paul bribery allegations

(Reuters) – The campaign manager for U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican…

With airline seating space decreasing, ‘legroom wars’ are increasing

To recline or not to recline? Airplane “legroom wars” are prompting growing rage in the…

As vinyl record sales boom, Nashville leads the way

“This is the mother, the metal mother,” says Jay Millar, examining a brilliant silver disc…

Car linked to suspect who threatened Obama discovered in Connecticut

HAMDEN Conn. (Reuters) – A car sought in connection with a suspected threat against President…

World

300 people injured, 1 dead in Pakistan protests

Anti-government protesters forced their way into the grounds of Pakistan’s parliament on Saturday amid violent clashes that saw police fire…

China struggles with children ‘left behind’ by government’s one-child policy

Yes, it is just a simple stuffed toy. But put it into a child’s arms and watch as he pretends…

Ukrainian rebels prepare for renewed offensive as EU threatens Russia with sanctions

Pro-Russian separatists were preparing a fresh offensive on a key coastal location in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, as EU leaders…

Liberia bans sailors from disembarking from ships at seaports due to Ebola fears

Liberia on Saturday said it would deny permission for any crew to disembark from ships at the country’s four seaports…

Kidnapped child with brain tumor found in Spain with his parents

Ashya King, the five-year-old British boy with a brain tumour who was taken from hospital without medical consent, has been…

Ultra-Orthodox Jews expelled from Guatemalan village after conflict with locals

A group of ultra-orthodox Jews who moved from Canada to a remote part of Guatemala a few months ago to…

Dozens of Yazidi women ‘sold into marriage’ by ISIS: NGO

Several dozen Yazidi women kidnapped by Islamic State jihadists in Iraq have been taken to Syria, forced to convert and…

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