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Roman Polanski 'very happy' US extradition rejected

Polish court rules US breached human rights convention with application over director’s conviction for having sex with 13-year-old<p>The film-maker Roman Polanski has won the latest round of his battle to avoid extradition to the United States over a 1977 child sex abuse conviction, after a Polish …

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Shaker Aamer, last UK resident held at Guantanamo Bay prison, returns home

<b>(CNN) —</b> For Shaker Aamer, the last British resident held in the American prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, it has been a long haul.<p>Bounty hunters captured Aamer in Afghanistan in 2001 and turned him over to the United States. He was cleared for release from Guantanamo in 2007. And on Friday, …


Ignore the headlines, autonomous cars are still safer than humans

A preliminary study on the safety of self-driving vehicles conducted by The Univeristy of Michigan Transportation Research Institute revealed autonomous cars are responsible for more accidents than their human-driven coutnerparts.<p>But, the numbers <i>might</i> not be telling the whole story.<p>“75% of European …

Snapchat has new terms, but they're not scary

Snapchat updated its terms of service for its app this week with a number of significant changes, but you probably just clicked ‘accept’ to keep using it, right?<p>The new terms of service have a number of interesting new sections, but one part <i>could</i> be worrisome in the future:<p>You grant Snapchat a …

Knife-wielding Palestinians strike in West Bank, Jerusalem; two dead

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Knife-wielding Palestinians attacked Israelis in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank on Friday and police said they had shot dead two assailants, in a further wave of violence spurred partly by tensions over a Jerusalem holy site.<p>Four people, including another Palestinian …