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Amanda Knox is free because she's rich and American, says Patrick Lumumba

Bar owner falsely implicated in Meredith Kercher murder says decision to quash convictions of Knox and Raffaele Sollecito was politically motivated<p>The Congolese bar owner falsely accused of killing Meredith Kercher has said the decision to quash the conviction of Amanda Knox was a triumph for being …

Crime

Young Jupiter wiped out solar system's early inner planets, study says

Before Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars occupied the inner solar system, there may have been a previous generation of planets that were bigger and more numerous – but were ultimately doomed by Jupiter, according to a new study.<p>If indeed the early solar system was crowded with so-called super-Earths, …

Facebook plans to let users read popular news sites without leaving Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg has often described Facebook as a newspaper for its users. A place where the stories that are interesting to them — the births, the birthdays, the parties, the gossip — are laid out every morning. Now, however, this comparison is becoming less metaphorical, with Facebook reportedly …

Friday’s eclipse is the best in the UK since 1999, with first contact being recorded in Madrid and Newquay

Solar Eclipse

7 Life Rules That Will Position You for Greater Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Finding success in business isn’t about luck. It requires a great deal of courage and big thinking, as well as the motivation to overcome those fears that can keep you stuck in accepting smaller parcels of reward.<p>To exponentially elevate …

Benjamin Netanyahu and Barack Obama on collision course over Palestinian two-state solution

Israel and America set for new confrontation after US president bluntly restates belief in Palestinian state to solve Middle East problem<p>A triumphant Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to be on a new collision course with Barack Obama on Wednesday night after the US president bluntly restated his belief …

Australian Isis recruit Suhan Rahman reportedly killed fighting in Syria

Melbourne man Suhan Rahman, dubbed Abu Jihad Al-Australi after joining Islamic State fighters in Syria, has been killed in the conflict, according to social media reports.<p>Images have emerged of Rahman lying on the ground soaked in blood, with a firearm lying on his chest. His death was confirmed in …

Counterterrorism

Tunisia Museum Attack Death Toll Climbs, PM Says Gunman Known to Intelligence

TUNIS, Tunisia — The death toll from the siege at Tunisia's Bardo Museum climbed to 23 people on Thursday, as the North African nation's leaders met to craft a national response to the terror attack.<p>The Tunisian Ministry of Health told NBC News that the gunmen who attacked the museum had killed 20 …

THE SHOT: Window Washing in Dubai

I have a history of climbing things with a camera. Urban things. Structures. Buildings. Bridges. But, to be clear, I’m not a climber per se. I’m not an outdoorsy person, or, at this point in my life, even particularly athletic. I don’t take my weekends and go off and climb a big rock.<p>But, I’ve …

Tunisian PM says 17 of those killed in ‘cowardly attack’ were foreigners after two gunmen stormed Bardo museum and kept hostages for three hours<p>At least 20 people have been killed in Tunisia after two gunmen stormed the Bardo National Museum – one of the country’s leading tourist attractions in the …

Terrorism

Premium genes: Meet 9 celeb scions fashion brands are banking on

Images from spring runway shows and ad campaigns are so flush with celebrity sons and daughters they look as if they could have been ripped from the pages of a Malibu High yearbook. The luxury-brand love affair with second- (and in some cases third-) generation headliner royalty was clear when<p>Tommy …

10 of the Most Striking Spots in Hawaii

Discover our favorite activities in the Aloha State.<p>There are iconic spots in Hawaii that first-time visitors need to see to believe, but there are also the lesser known gems that the locals know are just as worthy of your time–especially on that second or third return trip. For a mix of both, add …

National Parks

The Power of 'Good Enough'

How settling can make people happier and more satisfied than gunning for "the best"<p>Over a decade ago, psychologist Barry Schwartz published what might be the ultimate psychological life-hacking tome, <i>The</i> <i>Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less</i>.​ In it, Schwartz argues that the modern world's smorgasbord …

Happiness

Baking

11 Sweet Scone Recipes You'll Want to Bake Immediately<p>Wherever you stand on the age-old debate of which comes first, jam or cream, one thing is …

Here's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, On The Set Of 'Downton Abbey'

Welcome to Downton, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.<p>Self-professed "Downton Abbey" fan Duchess Kate visited the set of the hit series at Ealing Studios in London on March 12 to meet the cast and crew and watch a scene from Season 6. The show's creator, Julian Fellowes, showed her around while some …

In 'Cinderella,' no sly asides. Goodness and romance rule

As pure of heart as its heroine, "Cinderella" floats across the screen like a gossamer confection, full of elegant beauty and quiet grace.<p>No sly asides, no double entendres and nary a hint of modern-day gender politics dilute this poetically, if not prophetically, imagined storybook fable embraced …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Apple CEO Tim Cook called into CNBC's Mad Money last night.</b> He told Jim Cramer that 11,000 people have signed up to a heart disease study using ResearchKit.<p><b>2. We got hold of some numbers from Microsoft's cloud business Azure.</b> It has generated $1 billion in revenue since 2011.<p><b>3. Intel has cut its</b> …

Get a 2TB portable hard drive and Adobe software for $109

I'll never buy another PC that doesn't have a solid-state drive, because SSDs are awesome. Of course, unless I'm willing to pony up seriously big bucks, I'll have to live with a modest amount of storage -- probably no more than 256GB.<p>That's a problem if I want to do any serious photo or video work, …

Photoshop

Highlights from the Japan Camping Car Show 2015

The Japanese Camping Car market has developed into some very different forms to those in Europe and the USA and also Australia, the three other major …