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People told to stay inside during blizzard

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People told to stay inside during blizzard
The storm roughing up the Northeast right now will have far-reaching consequences, but residents so far have taken heed of the dire warnings. | SIGHTS AND SOUNDS

On climate change, 'not a scientist' not enough for some U.S. Republicans

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rick Perry's farewell speech to the Texas legislature listed the accomplishments expected from an outgoing Republican governor of the country's largest oil-producing state. But his Jan. 15 speech also did something less predictable: touting his environmental record, from lowering Texas' carbon emissions to turning the state into a global leader in wind energy production.

Moscow and NATO Trade Barbs as Fighting Intensifies in Ukraine

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Moscow and NATO Trade Barbs as Fighting Intensifies in Ukraine
Putin continues to blame a "NATO foreign legion" for the war in Ukraine, while the alliance says Russia is responsible for the resumed fighting
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Fidel Castro says he distrusts U.S. politics

Despite a move to soften relations between the U.S. and Cuba, the former Cuban president wrote about his misgivings

Former entertainment exec Cindra Ladd accuses Bill Cosby of drugging, raping her

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Former entertainment exec Cindra Ladd accuses Bill Cosby of drugging, raping her
Kate StantonLOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Former Hollywood executive Cindra Ladd is the latest woman to accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault.

Facebook and Instagram suffer 40 minute outage affecting users in United States, Asia.

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Facebook suffered a widespread outage lasting roughly 40 minutes on Tuesday affecting users in the United States, Asia, the U.K. and Australia.

What happened at Auschwitz? - video

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Tuesday 27 January is the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and thus also the end of the deadliest act of mass murder in ... more

Lawyer for Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran says judges made 'serious mistakes'

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The Indonesian lawyer for the Bali Nine members on death row said he believed there had been "serious mistakes" made by the judges who conducted ... more

Central Bank finalises new mortgage rules

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Central Bank finalises new mortgage rules
The board of the Central Bank is expected to finalise plans for new mortgage lending rules at a meeting this morning.

In parting shot, Obama prods India on religious freedom

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama weighed in on one of India's most sensitive topics as he wound up a visit on Tuesday, ... more

Japan vows to work with Jordan to secure hostage release

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has vowed to work with Jordan to secure the release of a Japanese journalist held by Islamic State militants after the ... more

Aer Lingus board backs takeover bid

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Aer Lingus board backs takeover bid
The board of Aer Lingus will recommend its shareholders accept a takeover deal from International Airlines Group, the company said today.

On climate change, 'not a scientist' not enough for some U.S. Republicans

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rick Perry's farewell speech to the Texas legislature listed the accomplishments expected from an outgoing Republican governor of the country's largest oil-producing ... more

Anita Sarkeesian launching new video series focused on masculinity in games

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Tropes vs. Women in Video Games creator isn’t letting Gamergate harassment stymie her plans for Feminist Frequency expansion in 2015 Continue reading...

Major social networks down, including Facebook and Instagram

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Facebook, Tinder, Instagram and others were unavailable for 40 minutes after an apparent outage at Facebook’s HQ, cascading to other networks Continue reading...

After Roughly 40 Minute Outage, Facebook Again Accessible in US, Asia, Other Regions

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After roughly 40 minute outage, Facebook again accessible in US, Asia, other regions

Facebook's Oculus VR sets up Story Studio to make virtual reality films

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New division is staffed by Pixar veterans, with its first VR movie Lost debuting at the Sundance Film Festival Continue reading...

Facebook's Instagram Service Says It Is Aware of Outage and Is Working on a Fix

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Facebook's Instagram service says it is aware of outage and is working on a fix

Sharapova Romps Into Australian Open Semifinals

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Sharapova Romps Into Australian Open Semifinals
Maria Sharapova, the second seed, took little time in dispatching Eugenie Bouchard, who was seeded seventh.

Jamal Crawford keeps home fires burning as Clippers head out on road

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Jamal Crawford keeps home fires burning as Clippers head out on road
The Clippers had to grind through Monday's game against the Denver Nuggets, grind through their own sluggish play for a majority of the night.

Berdych Keeps His Nerve in Lopsided Victory Over Nadal

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Berdych Keeps His Nerve in Lopsided Victory Over Nadal
With the quarterfinal victory at the Australian Open on Tuesday, Tomas Berdych, a Czech, snapped a 17-match losing streak against Rafael Nadal.

Andy Murray v Nick Kyrgios: Australian Open 2015 – live!

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Andy Murray v Nick Kyrgios: Australian Open 2015 – live!
Australian Open quarter-final updates from Rod Laver ArenaTalented and colourful, Nick Kyrgios is on a steep learning curveAnd email jacob.steinberg@theguardian.com or tweet @JacobSteinberg 7.05am GMT ... more

Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez likes the changes made in off-season

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Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez likes the changes made in off-season
When Adrian Gonzalez led the major leagues in runs batted in last season, he was often hitting behind Hanley Ramirez and in front of Matt ... more

A third of headteachers say school buildings not fit for purpose

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Leaking roofs, rising damp … four years after Building Schools for the Future was scrapped, this is the reality for 35% of school leaders surveyed ... more

The Costa book of the year contender bringing poetry to class

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Poet and teacher Jonathan Edwards, up against Ali Smith for the top Costa prize, has no intention of leaving school. It’s where he gets his ... more

Schools need to be part of a community, not stand alone

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The breakdown in relations between government and local authorities, even in some Conservative areas, has caused a mess Continue reading...

Jamal Crawford keeps home fires burning as Clippers head out on road

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Jamal Crawford keeps home fires burning as Clippers head out on road
The Clippers had to grind through Monday's game against the Denver Nuggets, grind through their own sluggish play for a majority of the night.

Has the Research Excellence Framework been drowned out by its own noise?

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When 25 university departments can each prove that they came in the top three, rankings are over Continue reading...
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In parting shot, Obama prods India on religious freedom

published less than 1 hour ago
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama weighed in on one of India's most sensitive topics as he wound up a visit on Tuesday, ... more

Japan vows to work with Jordan to secure hostage release

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has vowed to work with Jordan to secure the release of a Japanese journalist held by Islamic State militants after the ... more

On climate change, 'not a scientist' not enough for some U.S. Republicans

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rick Perry's farewell speech to the Texas legislature listed the accomplishments expected from an outgoing Republican governor of the country's largest oil-producing ... more

'Sleepy Hollow' recap: 'Kali Yuga'

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Former entertainment exec Cindra Ladd accuses Bill Cosby of drugging, raping her

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Former entertainment exec Cindra Ladd accuses Bill Cosby of drugging, raping her
Kate StantonLOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Former Hollywood executive Cindra Ladd is the latest woman to accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault.

Jameis Winston rape accuser speaks in Sundance documentary

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Jameis Winston rape accuser speaks in Sundance documentary
Alex ButlerPARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- The film features Erica Kinsman, who claims she was raped by Winston.

Benedict Cumberbatch apologizes for describing black actors as 'colored'

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Benedict Cumberbatch apologizes for describing black actors as 'colored'
Kate StantonNEW YORK, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Benedict Cumberbatch said Monday that he's an "idiot" for using the antiquated word "colored" to refer to his ... more

Los Angeles Clippers rally past Denver Nuggets

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Los Angeles Clippers rally past Denver Nuggets
Jamal Crawford had 23 points off the bench and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied for a 102-98 win over the Denver Nuggets on Monday night.

Australia PM Tony Abbott under fire for knighting Prince Philip

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Australia PM Tony Abbott under fire for knighting Prince Philip
Kate StantonCANBERRA, Australia, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott sparked national outrage on Monday when he awarded Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth's 93-year-old ... more