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Yahoo Gives Bidders Another Week, Moving Deadline to April 18

May the odds be forever in someone's favor. Anyone!?!<p>Yahoo has moved the deadline for its bids out another week to April 18, according to sources close to the situation and the blabby bankers they talk to.<p>The process to sell Yahoo has been churning on as a variety of potential acquirers and just …

Sun reporting on Wood Green shooting 'inappropriate', says David Lammy

Labour MP for Tottenham says newspaper’s decision to describe man fatally shot by police as a ‘gangster’ is stoking community tension<p>Labour MP David Lammy has accused the Sun of exacerbating community anger over a fatal police shooting in Wood Green by describing the victim as a “gangster” after …

1 person rescued from blast zone in China's Tianjin port

TIANJIN, China (AP) — Rescuers have pulled a survivor from an industrial zone about 32 hours after it was devastated by huge blasts in China's …

Scientists Can Now Read Your Memories

Researchers have mapped rats’ memories, and humans could be next.<p>Scientists may have cracked the code of memories by successfully tracing how they …

What the history of the wristwatch can teach us about the Apple Watch

Counting down to a love-hate relationship<p>The renaissance of the wrist is upon us, or so the technology industry would have you believe. After a two-decade decline in which the mobile phone usurped the watch as our ubiquitous personal timekeeper, every gadget maker is convinced they can recapture …

Handshake sets stage for historic Obama-Castro meeting

PANAMA CITY (AP) — With a cordial evening handshake, President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro moved Friday toward a groundbreaking meeting on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas in what would be a remarkable display of reconciliation between two nations.<p>The powerful symbolism …

First female western fighter dies fighting Islamic State

A 19-year-old woman has reportedly become the first female western fighter to die in battle against Islamic State (Isis) in northern Syria.<p>Ivana Hoffmann, who was known by the nom de guerre Avaşin Tekoşin Güneş, was killed on Saturday morning while fighting alongside Kurdish fighters in the Syrian …

Circular thinking: Stonehenge's origin is subject to new theory

Wiltshire monument may have been equivalent of ‘an ancient Mecca on stilts’ according to an idea put forward by former museum director Julian Spalding<p>Whether it was a Druid temple, an astronomical calendar or a centre for healing, the mystery of Stonehenge has long been a source of speculation and …