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Bill Cosby Files Motion to Dismiss Defamation Lawsuit Against Him

Bill Cosby has filed a motion to dismiss the defamation case brought against him by three women accusing him of sexual offenses.<p>Cosby’s attorneys …

ISIL attacks on Christians part of 'silent genocide'

CAIRO — As the fate of more than 250 Christians abducted by the Islamic State in Syria remains unknown, frightened fellow Christians are fleeing in search of a safe haven in a region known for persecuting them.<p>"With all this hatred against Christians — I don't know, I'm so afraid," said Osama …

Human Rights

Congress OKs 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security open

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security …

Bangladeshis protest after atheist writer Avijit Roy hacked to death

Hundreds rally against fundamentalism in Dhaka as Islamists claim responsibility for murder of prominent US-Bangladeshi blogger<p>Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Dhaka in protest at the murder of a prominent secular American blogger of Bangladeshi origin who was hacked to death with …

Extremism

Where Is the Love?

Shanesha Taylor's case is one I understand all too well. When the media broadcasted her tearful mug shot last year, it was no surprise to see the judgment launched against her simply for being a homeless mother caught in a desperate situation. It's also not surprising to me to see how much her …

U.S. atheist blogger killed in stabbing attack in Bangladesh

Assailants hacked to death an American secular writer and blogger of Bangladeshi origin and seriously wounded his wife outside a book fair in Dhaka, the South Asian nation's capital, officials said Friday.<p>Avijit Roy, 42, a champion of liberalism and outspoken critic of Islamists, was repeatedly …

Congress passes one-week Homeland Security funding bill, Obama signs it

Congress approved a stopgap measure late Friday to keep the Department of Homeland Security funded for another week -- averting a crisis just before money was set to run out at midnight, but setting up a new standoff as conservatives press their fight over President Obama's immigration plan.<p>The …

Tim Cook says the upcoming Apple Watch will replace your car keys

With the final details about pricing and launch dates expected at Apple’s March 9 event, Apple CEO Tim Cook shared another feature being built into the watch; it could potentially replace your car keys.<p>Cook told The Telegraph that the watch was designed to replace your car keys and the key fobs …

Apple Watch will replace your car keys, says Tim Cook

Exclusive interview: The Apple chief executive reveals to Allister Heath how the revolutionary features in the company's smartwatch could forever alter our daily lives<p>Like millions of people, Tim Cook stopped wearing a watch a while back. The Apple boss no longer needed one: his iPhone told the …

Here’s What Your Voice Tells Others About You

People judge you by your voice in many ways.<p>Via Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior:<p>The result: speakers with higher-pitched …

Psychology

Stewart's exit is no joke at Comedy Central

With Jon Stewart leaving his post on "The Daily Show," the joke may be on Comedy Central.<p>The departure of Stewart — who announced on Tuesday that he will exit his signature mock-news program sometime later this year — presents the 24-year-old cable network with one of the biggest quandaries in its …

Comedy Central