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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

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…

Stats don’t lie: Shakira most ‘liked’ pop star on Facebook

Colombian pop star Shakira has become the first person to reach more than 100 million…

U.S. News

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…

Florida stay on marriage equality upheld after judge’s ruling

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

Warden’s offer of Christian rehab suggests Black Panther’s 35 years in solitary was political

The warden of America’s largest prison said that he was considering letting a Louisiana inmate…

Friend of accused Boston bomber found guilty of obstructing justice

By Scott Malone and Daniel Lovering BOSTON (Reuters) – A U.S. jury on Monday found…

Texas Gov. Rick Perry to deploy 1,000 National Guard troops to the border: reports

By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) – Texas Governor Rick Perry was expected to announce…

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…

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…

India police beat back protesters of alleged child rape

Indian police beat back angry protesters who attempted to storm the premises of a top Bangalore school where a six-year-old…

Right-wing youth leader threatens his ‘gay’ dog on Facebook: ‘Don’t challenge my principles’

The youth leader of a far-right British political party threatened his dog on Facebook over the animal’s homosexual behavior. “I…

Mother of U.S. Marine jailed in Iran pleads for her son as nuclear talks are extended

The mother of a former US Marine imprisoned in Iran on espionage charges pleaded for President Barack Obama to seek…

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