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LaGuardia close call raises winter safety questions

Delta Flight 1086 skidded off runway that had just been plowed during heavy snow

Israeli police: 5 hurt in Jerusalem "terror attack"

Palestinian man allegedly rammed car into crowd near police station before being shot and wounded

4 in 10 say race relations worse with Obama

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4 in 10 say race relations worse with Obama
Four in 10 Americans say race relations in the United States have gotten worse under the nation's first black president, according to a new CNN/ORC poll. And 50 years after the Bloody Sunday march marked a turning point in the civil rights movement, many still see discrimination in the nation's voting practices and criminal justice system.

Woman accused of kidnapping newborn freed on bail

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Woman accused of kidnapping newborn freed on bail
A South African woman is free on bail after she allegedly stole a newborn girl 17 years ago -- and raised her as her own.


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Rauner budget cuts target older Illinois foster youth

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Rauner budget cuts target older Illinois foster youth
The state became Annie Audenas' substitute parent in the mid-1990s after Illinois child welfare officials said they found evidence of neglect in her family and ... more

Sri Lanka suspends work on China-backed resort

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BEIJING (AP) — Sri Lanka has informed Beijing it is suspending work on a $1.5 billion Chinese-backed resort as part of a reevaluation of recent ... more

Roach slams reports of 'armed guards' at Pacquiao gym

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Roach slams reports of 'armed guards' at Pacquiao gym
Freddie Roach denied media reports published Friday that he had ordered armed guards to protect Manny Pacquiao at his Hollywood gym. The UK's Daily Mail ... more

Taiwan subway slasher sentenced to death for killing 4

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TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A Taiwan court sentenced a university student to death Friday for killing four passengers on a Taipei commuter train last year.

Tajik opposition leader shot dead in Istanbul: reports

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Tajik opposition leader shot dead in Istanbul: reports
An opposition leader from the Central Asian nation of Tajikistan was shot dead by an unknown gunman on a street in Istanbul late Thursday, Turkish ... more

€2.7m in grants for seafood processors

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€2.7m in grants for seafood processors
Seafood processing companies are to receive €2.7 million in grants, Marine Minister Simon Coveney announced.

'Blurred Lines' team cites inspiration, not infringement on Gaye song

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'Blurred Lines' team cites inspiration, not infringement on Gaye song
The weeklong trial has featured pop singer Robin Thicke sidling up to a piano to play songs by U2, the Beatles and Michael Jackson. Superstar ... more

Tips for Dealing with Employees Whose Social Media Posts Reflect Badly on Your Company

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In early February 2015, a Texas pizzeria owner “terminated” an employee before she’d even had her first day of work after she tweeted vulgarities about ... more

Three Rock-And-Roll Watches At Baselworld 2015 By MCT, Sarpaneva, And ArtyA

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Three Rock-And-Roll Watches At Baselworld 2015 By MCT, Sarpaneva, And ArtyA
MCT, Stepan Sarpaneva, and ArtyA are set to launch three rock-and-roll timepieces at Baselworld 2015.

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

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After a record-breaking start to the week for markets, it's been reasonably quiet. Friday could see more fireworks as the U.S. Labor Department publishes its ... more

DoD, Yahoo and Lizard Squad Hacker Suspects Arrested By UK Cops

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DoD, Yahoo and Lizard Squad Hacker Suspects Arrested By UK Cops
The UK's National Crime Agency makes more than 50 arrests in one week as part of a crackdown on a range of cybercrime, including attacks ... more

How AT&T Showcases Innovation At Mobile World Congress And Uses Own Technology For Marketing

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How AT&T Showcases Innovation At Mobile World Congress And Uses Own Technology For Marketing
This week in Barcelona, the Mobile World Congress was in full session. The event has become the CES of the mobile industry and several companies, including ... more

How Hackers Could Use A Nest Thermostat As An Entry Point Into Your Home

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Security researcher TrapX Security is showing off how hacking an internet-connected thermostat made by Google-owned Nest can be the jumping off point to gaining control ... more

How many girls mask autism spectrum disorder, like me?

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ASD is affecting more females than people realise – we're just better at compensating for it, like I did with Asperger's syndrome, says Hannah Belcher

Silicon Valley debate on self-driving cars: do you need a map?

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Silicon Valley debate on self-driving cars: do you need a map?
The company at the forefront of the race, Google Inc, is creating intricate maps that detail every tree and curb along the road - an ... more

Beloved in Kentucky, but Benched for the Wildcats

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Beloved in Kentucky, but Benched for the Wildcats
Dominique Hawkins, a sophomore guard, was a high school star in Kentucky and dreamed of being a Wildcat, but he doesn’t get to play much ... more

Arsenal’s Gabriel Paulista to be out for three weeks with hamstring injury

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Arsenal’s Gabriel Paulista to be out for three weeks with hamstring injury
• Gabriel injured hamstring during the midweek victory over QPR• Wojciech Szczesny may be fit to play against Manchester UnitedArsenal will be without Gabriel Paulista ... more

Blackburn out to ruffle Liverpool feathers after surviving fowl times | Paul Doyle

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Blackburn out to ruffle Liverpool feathers after surviving fowl times | Paul Doyle
With Wembley a game away, the FA Cup tie gives Gary Bowyer’s Championship side a chance to show how far they’ve come since the turmoil ... more

Neville Southall: 'Sepp Blatter? Del Boy in disguise' – video interview

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Neville Southall: 'Sepp Blatter? Del Boy in disguise' – video interview
Everton and Wales legend Neville Southall talks to Nat Coombs about his life and career. Southall speaks openly about; the great Everton team of the ... more

FA Cup quarter-finals: breaking down each of the last-eight ties

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FA Cup quarter-finals: breaking down each of the last-eight ties
How will Bradford handle being favourites now they’re on TV? Will Villa do the double over West Brom? Rodgers and the risk of resting Moreno ... more

Virgin voters: generation rent on the horrors of housing

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Young people are struggling with the cost of renting – and many see home ownership as a pipe dream Continue reading...

Samantha Bee Will Host a New TBS Comedy Series

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Samantha Bee Will Host a New TBS Comedy Series
Fresh off the announcement that TBS has ordered a scripted series from Samantha Bee and her husband, Jason Jones, the network announced Thursday that Bee—who, ... more
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Watch Cara Delevingne in New Amanda Knox Movie Trailer The Face of an Angel

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Watch Cara Delevingne in New Amanda Knox Movie Trailer The Face of an Angel
The film explores the public and media’s obsession with gruesome stories
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10 great beach resorts for a family getaway

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10 great beach resorts for a family getaway
Best family beach resorts, according to FamilyVacationCritic.com (tinyurl.com/cfoxj92

Take in Alaskan scenery, wildlife on 12-hour rail ride

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There's a curious mix of passengers aboard the Denali Star as the whistle blasts twice and the train pulls away from the Anchorage depot, beginning ... more

New glasses make you invisible to facial recognition technology

published Tue, Mar 03 2015 03:10 GMT
New glasses make you invisible to facial recognition technology
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Best known as a freeware Internet security and personal protection software developer, Czech Republic-based AVG has announced a new ... more
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We now have brain-controlled drones

published Thu, Feb 26 2015 03:06 GMT
We now have brain-controlled drones
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Researchers have successfully demonstrated a brain-to-computer interface that makes it possible to control an unmanned drone with your mind, ... more
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Olivia Colman spies a new role in The Night Manager

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The Broadchurch actress will reunite with Rev co-star Tom Hollander for BBC One’s new drama.

Noel Gallagher to play Live at The Marquee in Cork

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Noel Gallagher to play Live at The Marquee in Cork
We even have a sneak preview for you.

Kristen Bell's daughters haven't seen Frozen yet

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The actress is looking forward to watching the hit Disney film with her children when they are a little older.

Kat Slater is flogging Kim Kardashian's wardrobe in Walford market

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The Eastenders street stall trader was spotted bargaining off that 2014 VMA outfit.

Is this the most glamorous music festival of them all?

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You don’t have to be old or elitist to enjoy a picnic and an opera at Glyndebourne.

Adults only really catch flu about twice a decade, suggests study

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Adults over the age of 30 only catch flu about twice a decade, a new study suggests. Flu-like illness can be caused by many pathogens, ... more

Anthropology researchers find skeletal variation in pre-Columbian South America

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A team of anthropology researchers has found significant differences in facial features between all seven pre-Columbian peoples they evaluated from what is now Peru - ... more

Extended CE Mark brings new treatment option to patients in the United Kingdom, Germany and Switzerland

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Oraya Therapeutics announced today that the Oraya IRay® Radiotherapy system has received a CE Mark extension for the treatment of choroidal metastases, a cancer in ... more

Consuming popular dietary supplement ubiquinone unlikely to provide any benefit

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The popular dietary supplement ubiquinone, also known as Coenzyme Q10, is widely believed to function as an antioxidant, protecting cells against damage from free radicals. ... more

Researchers present new findings about 'key players' involved in brain inflammation

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Inflammatory processes occur in the brain in conjunction with stroke and neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. Researchers from Lund University and Karolinska ... more