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Organizer of Mohammed cartoon contest no stranger to controversy

About an hour before two gunmen – believed to be Islamist extremists – pulled up to the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas, on Sunday and opened fire, Pamela Geller took to the podium to explain why she had decided to hold a contest for the best caricature of the Muslim prophet, Mohammed.<p>"We …

Nepal: We will need huge foreign support for reconstruction

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's government will need immense international support as the Himalayan nation begins turning its attention toward …

The Secret to Hubble's Success

Space Shuttle <i>Discovery</i><p>Shuttle Mission STS-31<p>April 24-29, 1990<p>Hubble launched in 1990 with five primary instruments designed to capture images from space and transmit them back to Earth.<p>1. Wide Field and Planetary Camera (WFPC)<p>This instrument was composed of two cameras: the wide field camera, which …

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Bruce Jenner Takes His Motorcycle Out for a Spin One Week After Bombshell Interview

<i>After revealing he is transitioning from male to female, Bruce Jenner now focuses on creating a new existence as a woman. Subscribe now for instant</i> …

A $349 Apple Watch Only Costs $83.70 To Make: IHS

(Reuters) - Apple Inc's Watch has the lowest ratio of hardware costs to retail price across any Apple phone, according to a preliminary estimate by research firm IHS after a teardown study.<p>The hardware cost of an Apple Watch Sport model was about 24 percent of the suggested retail price compared …

Protests highlight troubles of Ethiopian Jews in Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — When Israel secretly airlifted waves of Ethiopian Jews in the 1980s and 1990s, saving them from war and famine in the Horn of …