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Oklahoma governor: No executions without new rules

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — New procedures to improve Oklahoma's execution process must be implemented before the state resumes putting prisoners to death …

One suicide every 40 seconds: World Health Organization report

Every 40 seconds someone in the world takes their own life, a global tally of more than 800,000 suicides a year, according to a landmark United Nations report on the subject.<p>The research found that suicide killed more people each year than conflicts and natural catastrophes, accounting for more …

Exclusive: Belkin, Osram Sylvania ink deal for connected lighting

Until they’re no longer functioning, the light bulbs in your home are probably close to the last thing on your priority list. But the lowly bit of …

Fast-food workers protest across U.S.

Church death: Family, friends remember 'Sarah Smile'

Sarah Bean was just a few blocks from her South Loop home, walking to lunch with her boyfriend before starting a late shift at Lurie Children's Hospital. After spending years and raising two children together, the couple had decided to marry, her family said.<p>Several stories above, a piece of …

Táticas dos Comunistas

<b>Artigo no Alerta Total – www.alertatotal.net</b><p><b>Por Carlos I. S. Azambuja</b><p>Os comunistas, que sempre estão em minoria, trabalham para propagar sua …

Pictures of the Week 9.4.14

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DNA clears North Carolina inmates after 30 years in prison

North Carolina’s longest-serving death row inmate and his half-brother serving a life sentence have been exonerated and released from prison after spending more than 30 years behind bars for a rape and murder they did not commit.<p>Robeson County superior court acted with lightning speed to free the …

Beware! 8 sinister consequences of Google and Amazon drones

Last week, Google unveiled Project Wing, the company's take on delivery drones and its latest attempt to use tech and data to make the world a better place -- Google says it will initially use drones for disaster relief.<p>But I'd be remiss if I didn't point out a few of the possible unintended …

Wickedly Humorous Illustrations Add Clever Twists to Pop Culture

Illustrator Ben Chen's dark sense of humor and love of pop culture result in incredibly imaginative and clever illustrations. Chen, whose work we've previously shared, creates digital artworks that are filled with bold color schemes, cartoonish flair, playful twists, and an often morbid …

Two judges censured after admitting having sex with women in chambers

Two California judges — one in Orange County, the other in Kern County — avoided removal from the bench after they admitted to having sex with women inside their respective chambers and showed remorse, according to a judicial oversight panel decision published Tuesday.<p>Scott Steiner, an Orange …

No Apology From Mining Tycoon German Larrea For Worst Ecological Disaster In Mexico's History

Grupo Mexico, the mining giant owned by German Larrea Mota Velasco, Mexico’s second richest man, has been in the center of a political storm since one of its mines in northern Mexico caused the worst ecological disaster in Mexican history.<p>According to Mexico’s federal environmental protection …

Who is putting up 'interceptor' cell towers? The mystery deepens

Mysterious “interceptor” cell towers in the USA are grabbing phone calls — but they’re not part of the phone networks. And, two experts told VentureBeat today, the towers don’t appear to be projects of the National Security Agency (NSA).<p>The towers were revealed by Les Goldsmith to Popular Science …

Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

PHOENIX (AP) — An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday …

As fotografias surreais de Souichi Furusho

Utilizando de uma maneira extraordinária luz e sombra, o fotógrafo Souichi Furusho clica cenas simples, mas que ficam deslumbrantes a partir de seu …

Curiosidade: 17 imagens que provam que já estamos vivendo o futuro! | Techguru - Guru Media

<b>Clique em +1 e Curtir acima para nos ajudar a promover este artigo.</b><p>Quando era criança, assistíamos filmes de ficção que ilustravam como seria o …

Pictures of the Week 8.14.14

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Um guia por cinco vinícolas que recebem você como hóspede

Gosta de vinho e de viajar? Então confira a lista da GQ para você conhecer vinhas sem precisar sair delas<p>Entre uma taça e outra, você conhece …

5 acessórios portáteis que garantem carga extra ao seu smartphone

Cansado de ficar sem bateria no meio do dia? Indicamos cinco baterias externas que, além de recarregar seu smartphone, são discretas<p>Os smartphones …

EXAME

<b>1. Para todos os bolsos</b> <i>zoom_out_map</i><p><b>1</b>/14 (Stock.xchng/ Afonso Lima)<p>São Paulo – Hoje, mais de duas mil redes de <b>franquias</b> oferecem negócios a</b> …

The Best Mirrorless Cameras Used by the Pros

In 2010, we asked professional photographers which point and shoot cameras they were using. We followed that up a year and a half later to see how …

Photographer Discovers an Old Leica and 20K Slides in Late Grandfather’s Belongings

Photographer John Oliver of Film Foto Forever didn’t know his grandfather-in-law, Jackson McIntosh Holliday, was a photographer until it was too …

5 reasons not to retire in the U.S.

When it comes to retiring, more baby boomers are finding greener (and cheaper) pastures overseas.<p>More than half a million retirees receive their …

Walmart do Canadá oferece serviços jurídicos a baixo custo

Com receitas anuais de US$ 476 bilhões, a rede Walmart se tornou a maior corporação do mundo, graças a um modelo de negócios bem conhecido: oferecer …

Creative Father Puts His 3 Adorable Daughters Into Funny, Eclectic Photo Manipulations

John Wilhelm, a 44-year-old IT director and father of three girls has used his passion for photography and digital photo manipulation to create a …

Na Renner, agora a ordem é simplificar

Segundo o presidente, José Galló, agilidade deve ser a meta número um das empresas de moda atualmente<p>No ano passado, o presidente da Renner, José …

A Argentina tem apenas hoje para evitar a suspensão de pagamento

A Argentina esperou até o último dia do mês extra, com o qual contava, para evitar o calote. O ministro da Economia, Axel Kicillof, viajou na …