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71 Dead Refugees Found in Truck on Austria Highway: Officials

The death toll after a truck "full of bodies" was found abandoned on the side of a highway has reached 71, Austrian officials said Friday.<p>Authorities also confirmed that three suspects believed to be involved in people smuggling have been arrested in connection with the case. At least one other …

Truck 'Full of Bodies' Found in Eastern Austria: Official

An abandoned truck "full of bodies" was found on the side of a highway in eastern Austria on Thursday.<p>Police said the dead were thought to be refugees.<p>Gerald Pangl, a police spokesman in the Austrian state of Burgenland, told NBC News that the death toll was unclear.<p>Hans Peter Doskozil, the head of …

How to change default apps in Android

It’s a problem that you might run into on a regular base. You tap a file that you <i>really</i> want to open with a particular program, but for some reason, Android keeps opening it with some application you couldn’t care less about. Well, that’s because you’ve got the wrong default app selected for that …

The US government is working on a system to knock commercial drones out of the sky

Although the research aimed at tracking and disabling drones is at an early stage, there has been at least one field test.<p>Last New Year's Eve, New York police used a microwave-based system to try to track a commercially available drone at a packed Times Square and send it back to its operator, …

This Is America's Most Lethal Animal

Animal attacks have been in the news a lot. Late last year, a 22-year-old student in New Jersey was killed by a black bear he had been photographing. …

Swirling mystery of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

The Great Red Spot has been swirling wildly over Jupiter for the past 150 years, but scientists still aren’t sure what causes the gigantic storm’s …

Tiny metal 'pillars' survive 1,100 degrees Celsius - Futurity

Researchers used a metal alloy film—just 3 micrometers thick—to form "micropillars" that survive high temperatures and extreme pressures without …

Newborn baby pulled alive from toilet in Beijing

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> Police are searching for the mother of a newborn baby girl found wedged face-down in a Beijing toilet on Sunday.<p>Residents heard cries from a public toilet block and notified police, according to the Beijing Times.<p>"Her head was upside down and her body was falling into the drain. We …

Cecil the Lion: Hunter's Guide Theo Bronkhorst Says He's Done Nothing Wrong

The guide accused of helping an American hunter kill Cecil the lion told NBC News on Tuesday that he felt he did nothing wrong.<p>Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer allegedly paid Theo Bronkhorst $50,000 to lure the lion out of a wildlife reserve so he could shoot it with a bow.<p>The animal was a tourist …

A new firmware worm can infect Macs without a data connection

Apple computers have always been touted as more secure than other PCs because their firmware couldn’t be penetrated. Unfortunately, that’s no longer true, as a newly created self-replicating worm has shown.<p>Wired reports that security researchers Xeno Kovah and Trammell Hudson demonstrated a …

Ex-con accused of killing police officer turns self in

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An ex-con accused of fatally shooting a police officer who interrupted a drug deal turned himself in Monday, ending an …

This Is How Many Animals Were Killed in Zimbabwe in the Last 20 Years

The death of Cecil the lion at the hands of pilloried dentist Walter Palmer has sparked worldwide outrage, with virtual mobs tanking Palmer’s Yelp …

University of Cincinnati Cop Indicted in Killing of Unarmed Black Man

University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing has been indicted on murder charges for the shooting of Samuel DuBose, an unarmed black man, …

Ohio campus cop indicted on murder charge in traffic stop shooting

A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate was indicted Wednesday on a murder charge, with a prosecutor saying the officer "purposely killed him" and "should never have been a police officer."<p>Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters …

Minnesota dentist rarely discussed hunting with patients

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota dentist who has become the target of worldwide outrage for hunting and killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe …

Ex-prison worker Joyce Mitchell's confession: Sex, a painting and a plan

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former prison worker Joyce Mitchell pleaded guilty this week in relation to her role in the sensational June escape of two inmates in upstate New York. As part of her plea, she submitted detailed statements of her involvement with the convicted murderers David Sweat and Richard …

Despite the lack of flourish and giant ads, a lot rides on the success of the new Windows version for Microsoft and its chief executive<p>Twenty years ago the launch of a new version of Windows merited midnight store openings and a seven-figure payment to use a Rolling Stones song in ads celebrating …

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