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Boston Bomber Tsarnaev Faces Prison Hell if He Escapes Execution

If Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is spared the death penalty, he will likely spend the rest of his life at the most restrictive prison in America, a place so isolating that it has been called a clean version of hell.<p>The United States Penitentiary Administrative Maximum Facility — aka …

Isis leader incapacitated with suspected spinal injuries after air strike

The leader of the Islamic State (Isis), Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, remains incapacitated due to suspected spinal damage and is being treated by two doctors who travel to his hideout from the group’s stronghold of Mosul, the Guardian has learned.<p>More than two months after being injured in a US air strike …

Middle East

Ohio State to form task force after band scandal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University says a task force will be formed to help bring changes after the firing of its celebrated marching band's …

How To Buy A Lot Of Video Games With Very Little Money

Any good hobby requires investment, through time or money. Gaming requires both.<p>Games don’t have to be an expensive hobby if you don’t want them to …

Shiite cleric issues threat to US military advisers as Iraq militants take border post

A high-level Shiite cleric in Iraq issued a warning to American military advisers bound for Iraq Friday, hours before Sunni militants captured a crossing on Iraq's border with Syria and Shiite militia members paraded in Baghdad and other cities.<p>Sky News reports that Nassir al-Saedi, a cleric loyal …

Edward Snowden: I was a high-tech spy for the CIA and NSA

<b>Fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has described himself as a trained spy specialising in electronic surveillance, dismissing claims he was a mere low-level analyst.</b><p>In an interview with NBC, he reiterated that he had worked undercover overseas for the CIA and NSA.<p>He said the US got …

Surveillance

100-Year-Old Negatives Discovered in Block of Ice in Antarctica

For the past 100 years, a box of never-before-seen negatives has been preserved in a block of ice in Antarctica. Recently, Conservators of the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust came across the 22 exposed, but unprocessed, cellulose nitrate negatives during an attempt to restore an old …

Aaron Hernandez charged in 2012 double homicide

Ex-New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the July 2012 killings of two men in Boston, authorities said Thursday.<p>Hernandez, 24, could be arraigned as early as next week. He is currently in jail awaiting trial in a separate case: the …