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Israel faced mounting pressure Sunday to crack down on Jewish extremists after a firebombing that killed a Palestinian child and the stabbing of six Gay Pride marchers drew widespread outrage.
Afghanistan's Haqqani network militant group posted a statement Sunday backing the appointment of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour whose legitimacy has been challenged internally.
A police officer was shot dead during a traffic stop in Memphis and a manhunt launched for the killer, Tennessee police said Sunday.
US Secretary of State John Kerry sought to assure Middle East allies that the Iran nuclear deal would make them safer, as he began a regional tour in the Egyptian capital on Sunday.
Scientists have created an approach for fitting medical devices in a better way with biological systems. For this the researchers were inspired by the way bone interfaces with tissues in the human body.
The process by which a poppy encodes enzymes to make morphine has been discovered. This relates to a specific gene. This could lead to alternative ways to produce the drug.
The data coming in from the New Horizons spacecraft's mission to Pluto proves that the Universe is, if nothing else, full of surprises.
Technologists have developed a carbon nanotube transducer with a special property: the device makes sounds, and plays music, with heat. The device is also light weight and portable.
With most of the major fantasy football sites now up and running, owners will start their research and look for those diamond in the rough type players.
August is finally here and for fantasy football owners it's time to get started on preparations for the upcoming season.
Rio de Janeiro hosts South America's first Olympic Games a year from this week and the iconic, contradictory city of sweeping beaches, street crime and joyful music says it's ready to roll.
Filipino bantamweight challenger Berrnabe Concepcion opted for an early knockout win against Juma Fundi of Tanzania on Friday at the Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay City Philippines to bag the vacant WBO Oriental super bantamweight title.
The huge furor over Hulk Hogan’s allegedly racist remarks created by Gawker is looking like it’s on shaky ground. Seems Hogan does have a few defences, but they’ve taken a while to surface.
World Wrestling Entertainment, WWE, legend 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper has passed away at the age of 61. The WWE confirmed the news.
Canadian pop group Lola Dutronic have served up another pop gem with their new album "lost In Translation" and the rhythmic single "I believe." The new album features 14 infectious, toe tapping tracks and wonderful, captivating dream-like vocals.
The terms "Katy Perry" and "convent" are not the first to spring to mind when playing a word association game. The pop star wants to buy an ex-convent, and the former nuns who lived there are not having any of it.
There have been numerous debates about the actual effectiveness of social media in regards to consumer purchases, but the reality is that Internet users are more likely than ever before to become influenced by things they see on Facebook and Twitter.
Senior EU-IMF auditors held their first meetings with Greek ministers to finalise a new three-year bailout as the Athens stock market prepares to reopen after being shut down for over a month by the debt crisis.
A lawsuit filed Thursday in a California federal court claims CVS is overcharging customers who have insurance by "fraudulently" jacking up prices on prescription drugs, while those with cash are paying much less.
Anthony Caliendo has produced a book that is geared toward the reader that, as he puts it, wants to become "the ultimate master of sales passion and discipline - or a Sales Assassin Master (aka as a SAM)."
A new smartphone-based device that can examine laboratory samples in the field, to a high level of accuracy, has been developed. The aim of the device is to scan for infectious diseases.
Microsoft's worldwide rollout of Windows 10 is now well under way but it hasn't gone through without its fair share of issues. Users have been reporting a wide range of early bugs including install failures, broken Start menus and crashing, unstable apps.
The Millennial Generation, which is also referred to as Generation Y, is broadly characterized as taking a more liberal approach to society.
Sony is continuing to show signs of a strong recovery from financial issues after announcing a year-on-year trebling of profits. The growth has been fuelled primarily by sales of the PlayStation 4 games console.
NYC's largest outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in three years has claimed its fourth victim, health officials said on Saturday. The number of cases has increased to 65, up from 57 on Friday.
Kick back, open a can of Coca Cola (or equivalent caramel colored carbonated soft drink) and take a sip. Ever wondered what is happening as you ingest the sugary fluid? If so, read on...
Simple and inexpensive ultraviolet light technology can kill food-borne pathogens on the surface of certain fruits such as apples and pears, scientists have found.
Instead of getting their morning hit of caffeine by sipping a cup of coffee, some people are now inhaling it. Caffeine vaporizers deliver a puff of the popular stimulant on the go.
In a controversial move, Kansas will continue to implement a $25 limit on ATM withdrawals by welfare recipients, even though this restriction may violate federal law.
Special envoy to Libya of the UN, Bernardino Leon, is meeting with representatives of the General National Congress(GNC) parliament. The GNC government is based in Tripoli. The talks are in Algiers, Algeria.
Judge Thomas D. Schroeder was an active participant in closing arguments Friday as the lawsuit seeking to overturn North Carolina's controversial Voter Information Verification Act (VIVA) reached its final day.
A new document leaked on Wikileaks indicates that State-owned enterprises (SOEs) would be severely restricted under the Trans-Pacific Partnership(TPP) regulations.
The British population’s love affair with plastic bags shows no sign of abating. Unlike most countries around the world, the U.K. continues to use more and more plastic shopping bags.
The new U.K. Conservative Government has covertly and overtly dropped a number of pro-environmental policies. Many of these were policies the party appeared to support when in coalition.
Fertiliser use is creating a situation whereby native plant species are battling more exotic plants, according to a new study.
Scientists in the U.S. are calling for a ban on the import of live salamanders to save their wild brethren from a deadly fungus that has wiped out their populations in the Netherlands and caused a rapid decline in salamander populations across Europe.
NYC's largest outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in three years has claimed its fourth victim, health officials said on Saturday. The number of cases has increased to 65, up from 57 on Friday.
The number of Salmonella illnesses in several Washington state counties has now jumped to 90 cases, prompting the Washington State Department of Health to call in The CDC. The USDA/FSIS has also issued a public health alert.
In August a piece of automotive history is being put up for auction - the first production Bugatti Veyron ever made, no. 001.
A man bicycling across America to raise money for affordable housing died after being hit by a car in western Oklahoma Thursday morning.
One out of every five children in the United States lives in poverty, and more children are poor today than during the Great Recession, according to a newly-released report.
Everyone loves having extra money in the bank, but when it comes to the practical aspect of building up a savings account many Americans are still struggling to meet their financial goals.
New research has highlighted a lack of consumer awareness is negatively impacting the insurance industry. As a result, thousands of UK inhabitants go without cover that will ultimately give them financial protection should anything go wrong.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti signed a law on Saturday raising the city's minimum wage from $9 per hour to $15 by 2020, a historic move that will affect hundreds of thousands of workers.
The number of Salmonella illnesses in several Washington state counties has now jumped to 90 cases, prompting the Washington State Department of Health to call in The CDC. The USDA/FSIS has also issued a public health alert.
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has fined six companies based in Los Angeles and San Mateo counties for ignoring warnings and repeatedly selling imported fruits and vegetables grown with illegal pesticides.
Kroger Company, the nation's second-largest supermarket chain, has recalled four different spices, packaged under the Kroger brand name. The recalled products include garlic, black pepper, cinnamon, and even bacon bits.
Human feces and scraps of toilet paper found in fields growing cilantro in Puebla, Mexico is believed to be the likely cause of this year's outbreak of cyclosporiasis in Texas, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday.
Plane debris found in the western Indian Ocean appears to be from a Malaysia Airlines airliner that disappeared with 239 passengers and crew last year.
Fake palm trees and high winds fueled a poolside fire on a rooftop at The Cosmopolitan hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip over the weekend, fire officials said Monday.
The US Senate Appropriations Committee approved a slate of amendments that open to the door to restoring open travel to Cuba, as well shipping and agricultural financing.
A flight from Denver to Los Angeles was diverted to Grand Junction, Colorado, on Wednesday after a number of passengers reported feeling ill. Some on board took pictures of themselves using oxygen masks.
In August a piece of automotive history is being put up for auction - the first production Bugatti Veyron ever made, no. 001.
A man bicycling across America to raise money for affordable housing died after being hit by a car in western Oklahoma Thursday morning.
Cars on U.S. roads are older than ever, according to an auto industry report. Drivers are benefitting from increased reliability of modern vehicles and are keeping them on the road longer.
There has been some big news for Ferrari fans — earlier in the week details were leaked of a Speciale F12 — and now Ferrari confirmed it will release a new Spider droptop version of the 488.
Britain's interior minister ordered officials Friday to grant Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei a six-month visa, reversing a decision to restrict him to a short trip that had prompted condemnation from rights groups.
May 6 of this year marked the hundredth anniversary of Orson Welles' birth. But despite the name recognition and the wide film-school reverence for “Citizen Kane”, it sometimes seems as if Welles is still being neglected, even posthumously.
A brand-new production of Richard Wagner's opera "Tristan and Isolde" by the composer's great-granddaughter was warmly received at its premiere on Saturday, marking the start of this year's legendary Bayreuth Festival.
The number one book for children at primary school (aged five to 11 in the U.K.) to read has been named by teachers. It is 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,' a novel by Roald Dahl.
Selfies, baby pictures and family vacations all make their way to Facebook for all the world to see. But when an amateur botanist posted a picture of a plant he didn't recognize on his Facebook page, it led to the discovery of a new species.
James Woods, filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles' superior court alleging that an unknown user named "Abe List" made negative statements on Twitter about the Hollywood actor — namely calling him a "cocaine addict."
A privacy watchdog in Germany ordered Facebook to allow users to join the site using pseudonyms. The order challenges Facebook's authentic name policy.
Is the Internet of Things here to stay or a futuristic scenario that won’t truly come to fruition? Earlier this year, The Motley Fool stated, “buzzwords may come and go, but this one refers to a real megatrend in technology.”