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Thieves who deface heritage sites face tougher sentences

First time offences involving historic objects being stolen have been specifically recognised as "more serious"<p>Thieves who deface war memorials and other important parts of the nation's heritage face tougher sentences under new rules.<p>It is the first time that offences involving historic objects …

Identity Theft

Mazda still has a team working on rotary engines

The flame still burns within Mazda to stage a rotary engine revival. Before you start getting excited, it's way too soon to start saving money for the fabled, next-gen RX-7 or RX-8. Still, company boss Masamichi Kogai confirmed to <i>Autocar</i> that the Japanese automaker has an engineering team dedicated …

Nextgen

Man Crashed Car Into Airport to Steal Jet, Police Say

A man with a history of mental illness crashed a car into a security gate in Waco, Tx. in an attempt to steal a jet, police say.<p>The Waco Police …

US stocks move higher in early trading; Oracle slumps as strong dollar crimps earnings

U.S. stocks moved higher in early trading Thursday, extending gains a day after the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged from historically low levels. Health care stocks were among the biggest gainers.<p>KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 156 points, or 0.9 percent, to …

Stock Markets

YouTube now supports 360-degree videos

Flat videos are so 2014<p>It may be a tad later than originally anticipated, but YouTube has just added support for 360-degree videos, making the massive video sharing site more useful to owners of VR headsets. Google said it would have the feature ready in "the coming weeks" back in January, and now …

Death sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev brings relief to many in Boston

Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev must pay with his life for the suffering he unleashed at the race finish line two years ago, a federal jury decided Friday, delivering a major victory to the government in the biggest U.S. terrorism prosecution of the post-Sept. 11 era.<p>After 16 …

Justice

Spotlight: Storyteller/Reporter Ken Yeung

<b>My name is</b> Ken Yeung and I’m a Strategy and Research Content Lead at Orange Silicon Valley, a subsidiary of the global telecommunications firm. My role focuses on generating content to help promote our mission of working with the startup ecosystem, investors and our corporate partners and better …

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Extreme Sports

Lightning Seed? Next-Generation Ford F-150 Performance Pickup Rendered!

During the sport-truck mania of the 1990s and early aughts, Ford’s SVT unit graced us with two versions of the Lightning, which has been out of production since 2004. That hole in Ford’s lineup ostensibly has been filled by the flatbill-ready, improbably lovable Raptor. And while FoMoCo wasted no …

Sports Cars

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Gear & Gadgets

Judge approves NFL's $765 million concussion settlement

The NFL has received final court approval to pay $765 million to settle concussion-related lawsuits first raised almost two years ago. More than 4,500 ex-players sued the league in 2013, claiming that it failed to protect them adequately against concussions and head injuries. The league had reached …

Sports Law

Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao: American says 'no disrespect to Muhammad Ali but I'm greater'

Floyd Mayweather claims to be the greatest boxer ever as he prepares for fight with Manny Pacquiao<p><b>Floyd Mayweather Jnr</b> claimed he will go on to be viewed as the greatest boxer in history as he prepares for his record-shattering $400 million <b>mega-fight with Filipino congressman Manny Pacquiao</b> in Las …

Watch 180 supercars speed off in epic video

Well, lots of them were supercars. It's a hell of a collection, with nothing but engine sounds and visuals.<p>I was too busy enjoying the luxury of comparing the way nearly 200 different cars sound filmed with the same camera from the same spot to actually verify 19Bozzy92's list of cars he filmed …

Ed Davis opting out of contract, but hoping for return to Lakers

Forward/center<p>Ed Daviswill opt out of the second year of his deal with theLakersbefore July, foregoing $1.1 million for a shot at a bigger contract.<p>"I'm going to test free agency," Davis told The Times in a telephone interview. "Hopefully I'm back with the Lakers, as long as everything is equal …

Basketball

Many still displaced months after Malaysia floods

Floods that devastated northeast Malaysia in December last year were the worst in decades. Thousands of homes were destroyed by the torrential monsoon rains in Kelantan.<p>Nearly four months after the deluge, many people still do not have a place they can call their home.<p>Al Jazeera's Sohail Rahman …

Asia

Jameis Winston's Sex Assault Accuser Files Lawsuit

The woman who accused former Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston of sexual assault in December 2012 has filed a lawsuit against Winston, …

Cure for thinning hair? Scientists find plucking stimulates huge growth

Pulling out hair follicles sends a 'help' signal to the scalp which triggers a huge surge of regrowth, scientists have found<p>For people with thinning hair the idea of plucking out the few strands that remain may fill them with horror.<p>However, a new study suggests that pulling out the lingering …

Two Air India pilots grounded following cockpit row

Heated exchange on board plane, but airline denies reports they came to blows<p>Two Air India pilots have been grounded following a row on board an Airbus shortly before it was due to take off.<p>The airline has ordered an inquiry into the incident which took place on Sunday as the crew prepared the …

U.S. promises to beef up defense aid to Persian Gulf allies

Obama administration officials are promising a major strengthening of U.S. defense commitments to Saudi Arabia and other Persian Gulf allies, possibly including a nuclear commitment to their security, in an intensifying effort to win their support for the proposed nuclear deal with Iran.<p>Officials …

South Asia

Uber's co-founder just launched a new app to make your commute cheaper, easier and better for the environment

Salazar was Uber's founding CTO and third cofounder alongside Garrett Camp and Travis Kalanick. Salazar and Camp attended business school together; the pair built Uber's first prototype with another school friend, Conrad Whelan. Salazar departed the company amicably soon after it launched.<p>Ride, …

Transportation

Cancer makes body grow weaker by 'imitating diabetes', scientists discover

Around a fifth of cancer deaths happen when patients become too weak to withstand chemotherapy and radiotherapy<p>Cancer cells cause the body to waste away by simulating diabetes, research has found, meaning new treatment could help sufferers stay strong for longer.<p>The research, conducted on fruit …

Netanyahu: 'I'm Not Trying To Kill Any Deal' With Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the U.S. to seek a better agreement with Iran over its nuclear weapons program, insisting that he's not trying to kill any deal, just "a bad deal."<p>Netanyahu, speaking on NBC's <i>Meet the Press,</i> argued that the current plan "leaves the preeminent …

South Asia

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NYC's Easter Parade brings out creative hats

NEW YORK (AP) — The bonnets appeared on Fifth Avenue for the annual Easter Parade — outlandish 21st century headpieces that were hardly bonnets, featuring everything from bunnies and butterflies to grassy, egg-dotted lawns and even a tall ship on the high seas.<p>And the parade is hardly a parade. …

New York Style

Large Hadron Collider restarted in hunt for dark matter

Scientists send beams of particles racing through underground tunnels in hunt for invisible material that makes up 84 per cent of universe's matter and binds galaxies<p>The world's largest and most powerful atom smasher has been restarted after an upgrade that could see it making scientific history …