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Wake Held For Slain NYPD Officer

3 hours 3 min ago

The ceremony for officer Rafael Ramos comes nearly a week after he and partner Wenjian Liu were shot and killed in their patrol car by 28-year-old Ismaaiyl Brinsley.

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Saudi Women Reportedly Referred To Terrorism Court For Driving

4 hours 29 min ago

The two women were arrested as they tried to cross the border from UAE, where they had legally obtained driver's licenses. The two also are said to have been active online against the ban.

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Turkey Frees Teenager Who 'Insulted' The President

6 hours 58 min ago

The most recent crackdown on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's critics is proof for many that Turkey is veering toward authoritarianism.

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Turkey Frees Teenager Who 'Insulted' The President

6 hours 58 min ago

The most recent crackdown on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's critics is proof for many that Turkey is veering toward authoritarianism.

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Ukrainian Peace Talks Put On Hold

7 hours 51 sec ago

The talks that began on Wednesday were expected to be continued today in Minsk. Belarus, which is hosting the dialogue, declined to comment on the reason.

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Ukrainian Peace Talks Put On Hold

7 hours 51 sec ago

The talks that began on Wednesday were expected to be continued today in Minsk. Belarus, which is hosting the dialogue, declined to comment on the reason.

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Hollywood's Acceptance Of White Privilege Revealed By Sony Hack

8 hours 21 min ago

While some leaked Sony emails seemed racist, NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says they hint at a wider issue: an acceptance of practices, habits and perceptions that limit diversity in Hollywood.

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Hollywood's Acceptance Of White Privilege Revealed By Sony Hack

8 hours 21 min ago

While some leaked Sony emails seemed racist, NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says they hint at a wider issue: an acceptance of practices, habits and perceptions that limit diversity in Hollywood.

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Possible Hack Of Sony, Microsoft Game Console Sites

8 hours 33 min ago

A group calling itself Lizard Squad has claimed responsibility for a possible denial-of-service attack against the tech companies' online game sites.

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Possible Hack Of Sony, Microsoft Game Console Sites

8 hours 33 min ago

A group calling itself Lizard Squad has claimed responsibility for a possible denial-of-service attack against the tech companies' online game sites.

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Irish Court OKs Turning Off Life Support For Brain-Dead Pregnant Woman

9 hours 16 min ago

Doctors told the High Court the 18-week fetus' prospects of survival were low. There have been two similar cases in Ireland since 2001; both fetuses died in the womb. The decision won't be appealed.

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Irish Court OKs Turning Off Life Support For Brain-Dead Pregnant Woman

9 hours 16 min ago

Doctors told the High Court the 18-week fetus' prospects of survival were low. There have been two similar cases in Ireland since 2001; both fetuses died in the womb. The decision won't be appealed.

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How To Make An Unboring Documentary About Polio

10 hours 21 min ago

Filmmaker Tom Roberts was definitely not interested when he was first asked to make a movie about the disease. Then he began to do some research. "Every Last Child" is the result.

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Nutmeg Spice Has A Secret Story That Isn't So Nice

10 hours 51 min ago

Nutmeg is a feel-good holiday spice. But it once caused serious bloodshed and may have even been a reason the Dutch were willing to part with Manhattan in the 1600s.

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Sony Hack Highlights The Global Underground Market For Malware

13 hours 48 min ago

The software used in the Sony data breach is available on the underground market. This makes it easier for criminals to execute an attack but harder to identify the perpetrators.

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Sony Hack Highlights The Global Underground Market For Malware

13 hours 48 min ago

The software used in the Sony data breach is available on the underground market. This makes it easier for criminals to execute an attack but harder to identify the perpetrators.

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The Grocery Delivery Man Who Brings Joy To A Housing Complex

13 hours 49 min ago

A San Francisco man talks about why he volunteers to deliver groceries to his elderly and disabled neighbors.

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The Grocery Delivery Man Who Brings Joy To A Housing Complex

13 hours 49 min ago

A San Francisco man talks about why he volunteers to deliver groceries to his elderly and disabled neighbors.

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The Grocery Delivery Man Who Brings Joy To A Housing Complex

13 hours 49 min ago

A San Francisco man talks about why he volunteers to deliver groceries to his elderly and disabled neighbors.

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Getting High Safely: Aspen Launches Marijuana Education Campaign

13 hours 51 min ago

Authorities in the Colorado city have dispersed information brochures on the do's and don'ts of marijuana use. It lists facts such as where pot is legal and how long the high takes to set in.

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