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The U.S. Has Been Secretly Training Syrian Rebels for Months

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>President Obama has ignited a debate about if and how the U.S. should get involved in the Syria …

Court clerk: No arrest warrant issued for Aaron Hernandez

NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. -- As Aaron Hernandez settled into his home Friday after meeting all day with his attorneys, no arrest warrant had been issued for the New England Patriots tight end as a homicide investigation continues to swirl around him.<p>WBZ NewsRadio 1030, a CBS affiliate in Boston, …

US Department of Agriculture probes Oregon Monsanto GM wheat mystery

It is a mystery that could cost the American farmer billions: how rogue genetically modified wheat plants turned up on a farmer's field in Oregon.<p>The …

Liberal activists warm to Hillary Clinton for president

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Hillary Clinton was absent from Netroots Nation, the largest gathering of liberal activists in the country, but when talking about 2016, no one was more present on the lips of attendees here than the former secretary of state.<p>“A lot of people are looking to Hillary Clinton right …

Hundreds rally in Idaho in support of captive US soldier

Hundreds of people rallied Saturday in Idaho to call for the safe return of Bowe Bergdahl, the U.S. Army sergeant believed to be held captive by Taliban militants in northwestern Pakistan.<p>“We are feeling very optimistic this week," Bergdahl's mother, Jani Bergdahl, said Saturday at the event in …

SpaceX To Launch Turkmenistan's First Satellite

SpaceX announced today that it will be launching Turkmenistan’s first satellite, having been awarded a contract from Thales Alenia Space.<p>The satellite is for the country’s state run communications system. Thales Alenia Space was awarded the contract to build the satellite in November 2011. The …

New Mers-Coronavirus continues to smoulder

An electron microscope image of the Mers virus<p><b>Prof Jonathan Ball, a virologist at the University of Nottingham, UK, assesses the potential of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (Mers-CoV) to spread more rapidly through human populations.</b><p>"What's the truth about this new coronavirus - …

Paul Rudd and Seth Rogen Compete for Samsung’s Super Bowl Ad (Within An Ad)

Is this a Samsung ad or the new Judd Apatow movie? If there’s any confusion there, it’s 100% intentional, as the electronics manufacturer’s Super Bowl ad sports appearances from two longtime Apatovian leading men: Paul Rudd and Seth Rogen.<p>Created by agency 72andSunny and blockbuster director Jon …

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You Say You Want a Revolution?

Protests and riots are spreading around the world. Where do they come from, and what do they signify?<p>Not long before he went to the altar of Notre …

The NSA's metastasised intelligence-industrial complex is ripe for abuse

Let's be absolutely clear about the news that the NSA collects massive amounts of information on US citizens – from emails, to telephone calls, to …

Shootings leave 1 dead, 14 wounded across city

Attacks across Chicago left a man dead and at least 14 others wounded, according to authorities.<p>Three men were shot, one fatally, about 4:35 p.m. Saturday in the 8600 block of South Kingston Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood on the South Side, said Chicago Fire Department spokesman Juan …

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Federal Safety Officials To Investigate Ohio Air Show Crash

Federal air safety officials say they will investigate the fiery crash of a stunt plane at an Ohio air show that killed the pilot and a wing walker.<p>Thousands of spectators at the Vectren Air Show near Dayton, Ohio, watched on Saturday as the biplane, with wing walker Jane Law Wicker, 46, and pilot …

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As NSA Leaker Snowden Is Charged As A Spy, Petition To Pardon Him Hits Critical Mass

Thousands of supporters demanded Edward Snowden’s pardon before he was even charged with a crime. Now, just as the 29-year-old NSA whistleblower is indicted for violating the Espionage Act, a petition calling for his release has reached the critical mass at which the Obama Administration owes those …

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House Lawmakers Push Government To Stop Buying American Flags Made Outside Of The US

A bipartisan group of House legislators led by Iowa Democrat Rep. Bruce Braley introduced the "All-American Flag Act," which would require the government to only buy flags from domestic companies, this month.<p>It's believed that about $3.6 million dollars worth of American flags are imported every …

iPad survives flight from car roof, embedding in bumper and being hit by a hammer

If this <i>abc57</i> story is anything to go by, iPads are tough little beasts! Its owner accidentally drove off with the iPad on his car roof, it flew off while he was driving and embedded itself in the bumper of Georgia woman’s car.<p>As if that wasn’t enough, it was so firmly stuck that the woman used a …

A look at the 9/11 Museum's first exhibit, which will showcase recorded memories

Next year, the 9/11 Memorial Museum will open with its first exhibit: a multimedia collage meant to capture how people remember the event. When visitors walk in, they'll be greeted by recordings of people from around the world recounting where they were and what they felt seeing the attack. …

“Mobile” computing no longer exists

Anyone who has an interest in the future of computing and mobile should consider the following developments:<p><b>PC manufacturers, it is rumored, are collaborating with Google on notebook computers that will run the Android operating system.</b> Yet Android is the “mobile” OS that powers the majority of the …

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EA 'wins' its second Worst Company in America poll

Electronic Arts is officially the Worst Company In America once more, according to the voters of Consumerists' March-madness-style bracket. The …

Minecraft Xbox Edition title update 10 will address bugs, awaiting certification

The latest title update for the Xbox Live Arcade version of <i>Minecraft</i>, posted via the game's forums, will fix bugs causing the game to crash, slow down and more.<p>Title update 10 will address issues with Xbox Live Silver members who would previously receive an error message when loading a save, as …

District 9 director still interested in Halo movie

<i>District 9</i> director Neill Blomkamp is still interested in bringing Halo to the big screen. During a media event for his new film <i>Elysium</i>, Blomkamp explained to IGN that he remains enthralled by the world Bungie created, but would sign on to the film only if he were given creative control.<p>"I still …