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Dried-Up Grass Reveals the Secret of Stonehenge's Circle

An exceptionally dry summer — and a watering hose that was too short — helped archaeologists clear up a centuries-old mystery surrounding Britain's Stonehenge monument: Did the ancient stones make a complete circle in ancient times?<p>The dried-up grass around Stonehenge suggests that they did. A …

Archaeology

Home Depot Probing 'Unusual Activity' After Reports of Data Breach

Home Depot may be the latest retailer to have suffered a massive credit card breach, the company confirmed on Tuesday, after Krebs on Security reported that a large cache of stolen data had appeared on black market sites. Home Depot is working with investigators to flesh out the origin of "unusual …

Big names among 29 suspended players heading into NFL season

Wes Welker. Robert Mathis. Aldon Smith. Josh Gordon.<p>A solid quartet to put on any NFL field. Except that they are among 29 players suspended by the league heading into the 2014 season.<p>Among those big names, Cleveland's Gordon got the longest ban, sidelined for the entire season for violating the …

FOX Sports will stream 101 NFL games online this season

NFL fans without access to a TV will have a chance to stream games this season thanks to Fox Sports.<p>The broadcast giant announced today that it will …

Finns on Russian border wary of Nato ties

<b>Finland is to sign a pact strengthening its ties with Nato on Thursday as the conflict in Ukraine re-awakens old fears about its neighbour Russia. The two countries share a 1,300km (800 mile) border, but while the Finnish prime minister wants to join Nato, a majority of Finns do not appear keen.</b><p>On …

Iraqi Kurds, buoyed by U.S. airstrikes, eye more Sunni Arab towns

Jubilant boys flashed victory signs and unfurled a Kurdish flag at the entrance to this abandoned village, signaling the latest advance of fighters known as <i>peshmerga</i> against militants in northern Iraq.<p>On a nearby wall, "<i>Peshmerga</i>," spray-painted in gold scrawl, blotted out the black-and-white …

Middle East

Yelp can manipulate ratings, court rules

Yelp has long faced accusations that it manipulates its business-review ratings to sell advertising - five stars for a big ad buy, say, and two stars for a turndown.<p>The verdict from a federal appeals court: There's nothing illegal about that.<p>Yelp adamantly denies giving its paying clients more …

Sony unveils new Z3 smartphone and tablet lineup, with better cameras and battery life

Sony has revealed its latest top-end Xperia mobile lineup: the 5.2-inch Z3 smartphone, the smaller but similar 4.6-inch Z3 Compact smartphone, and …

Obama, Cameron Take Hard Line on Russia Ahead of NATO Summit

Ahead of what could be a critical NATO summit meeting this week in Wales, U.S. President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron accused Russia on Thursday of having stolen Crimea and of threatening the sovereignty of Ukraine.<p>In an article under both leaders' names in The Times of …

NFL, 49er's Show True Colors When Dealing With Felons

It doesn't take much effort to look for, and find instance after instance of NFL players who get away with everything short of murder. And when it comes to who leads the league, the San Francisco 49er's are now all time leaders in teams having the most players with arrest records. Aldon Smith tops …

Samsung has twins: Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge with side display arrive

Samsung expanded its line of pen-enabled smartphones with a pair of new devices on Wednesday, announcing both the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge …

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