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Scientists Find Another Possible Explanation for Why Hair Goes Gray

Scientists think they’ve stumbled upon a newly discovered mechanism that could explain why some people’s hair turns gray and others become afflicted …

Harper Lee: A Life in Pictures

Volvo is going all-in on a new station wagon with the V90

On Thursday, Volvo unveiled in Stockholm the newest addition to its 90-series: the V90 wagon.<p>The V90 will join the XC90 SUV and the new S90 sedan as part of Swedish car maker's five-year-long effort to revamp its entire range.<p>In the accompanying press release Volvo was happy to acknowledge its long …

Fox wants to bring The X-Files miniseries back for a second season

But will it happen?<p>Both Fox and <i>X-Files</i> creator Chris Carter knew that if the revamped miniseries took off with audiences, an order for a second season was more than likely.<p>With the finale just around the corner, it looks like Fox may be about to enter negotiations with Carter, David Duchovny and …

Hideo Kojima on his future and breaking up with Konami, Metal Gear and Silent Hill

"I'd be the kind of person everyone hates in Hollywood"<p>There is much Hideo Kojima can't say about the past year of his life: how an apparently strong 30-year relationship with Konami crumbled to dust seemingly overnight, why an ambitious reboot of Silent Hill was publicly killed amid overwhelming …

'World's Fastest Stoner' Finishes Last In Olympic Marathon Trials

The self-proclaimed "world's fastest stoner" finished in last place at the trials for the 2016 Rio Olympics in Los Angeles on Saturday, with a time of 3:45:34.<p>For casual runners, any time under four hours is considered respectable, but for the Olympic Trials — where the winning time was 2:11:12 — …

FC Augsburg 0 Liverpool 0 match report: No goals and little joy on Klopp's German return

Europa League: Big improvements needed if Jurgen Klopp's aim to win competition is to be realised<p>The only manager delighted after Liverpool’s tame draw in Augsburg is Manuel Pellegrini.<p>Any hope Jürgen Klopp’s German homecoming would yield the kind of convincing win to make next week’s Anfield …

The Magic used the trade deadline to enter the 2016 free agent derby, but is that wise?

Orlando cleared cap space at the trade deadline in order to chase big names this summer, but was that really the right decision?<p>Heading into this year's trade deadline, the Orlando Magic front office was reportedly under pressure to make a push toward making the playoffs. They were expected to …

A cash shortage has forced ISIS to do away with some of the biggest perks it used to gain loyalty

The extremists who once bragged about minting their own currency are having a hard time meeting expenses, thanks to coalition airstrikes and other measures that have eroded millions from their finances since last fall. Having built up loyalty among militants with good salaries and honeymoon and …

Middle East

2016 Election Is ‘Unpredictable’ and ‘Bizarre,’ Says Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza

<i>This unusual election season rolls into South Carolina and Nevada over the next week and a half, where the campaigns of two Democrats and six Republicans face their next tests on the road to the White House. The upcoming contests come on the heels of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death,</i> …

Government

As oil prices slide, Venezuela raises fuel prices by up to 6,000%, devalues currency

With his country mired in an economic crisis because of ultra low oil prices Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro has devalued the currency and massively raised heavily subsidised fuel prices.<p>Venezuela has some of the cheapest fuel in the world. It has not gone up in almost 20 years. But even after …

'Gift from God': The NYPD says criminals love Apple encryption

NEW YORK (AP) — Police and prosecutors in New York City said Thursday that the top-notch encryption technology on Apple mobile phones is now routinely hindering criminal investigations. And they predicted the problem could grow worse as more criminals figure out how well the devices keep …

Privacy

The best way to see thousands of temples in central Burma: Hot-air balloon

By Molly Sinclair McCartney<p>As I rise from the ground in the basket of a hot-air balloon, dawn is breaking and the first of hundreds of ancient temples comes into view. Through the early morning fog, I make out a red-brick temple nestled in a grove of palm trees. Soon I am passing over a traditional …

Burma

British schoolboy, 15, arrested over FBI computer hack

A 15-year-old British schoolboy has been arrested in Glasgow for allegedly trying to hack into the US Federal Investigation Bureau’s (FBI) computer system.<p>He could face extradition and imprisonment after being accused of attempting to access the high-security computer network. US officials from the …

2015 Monaco Grand Prix FP3 and Qualifying Report

<b>"A nice little stepping stone for the future"</b><p><b>Circuit de Monaco, Saturday May 23</b><p>Despite getting both cars into Q2, this was a disappointing day for …

Grosjean set for five place grid penalty

MONACO (Reuters) - Lotus driver Romain Grosjean faces a five-place penalty on the Monaco Grand Prix starting grid for an unscheduled gearbox change.<p>Lotus Formula One driver Romain Grosjean of France drives his car during the first free practice session at the Monaco F1 Grand Prix May 21, 2015. …

Motor Racing

Lewis Hamilton claims first pole at Monaco Grand Prix as Mercedes lock out front row again

In the most pivotal qualifying session of the year, Briton never missed a trick while Rosberg looked ragged throughout, unable to repeat his exploits of the previous two seasons<p>As the clouds filled the cool skies above Monte Carlo, Lewis Hamilton served up his revenge. Not only had Nico Rosberg …

Vettel fastest in final Monaco practice

MONACO (Reuters) - Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel broke the Mercedes stranglehold on the Monaco timesheets with the fastest lap in Saturday’s final practice for the showcase race.<p>Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari during practice before qualifying. Formula One - F1 - Monaco Grand Prix 2015 - Circuit de …

Motor Racing

Distraught Alonso says sixth was possible

An unhappy Fernando Alonso believes sixth place on the grid for the Monaco Grand Prix would have been possible had his McLaren not been hit by …

Vettel admits Ferrari needs to improve in cooler conditions

Sebastian Vettel admitted Ferrari needs to improve its performance in cooler conditions after being unable to challenge the Mercedes drivers in …

Verstappen massively disappointed with 10th

Max Verstappen was disappointed to qualify only 10th for the Monaco Grand Prix after showing so well on his first visit to the track on …

Sainz to start from pitlane after penalty

Carlos Sainz will start the Monaco Grand Prix from the pitlane after being hit with a post-qualifying penalty.<p>The Spanish driver was under …

McLaren confident current mistakes will not be repeated in F1 2014

McLaren is confident that the mistakes it made with its current car will not be repeated with its 2014 challenger, after electing to switch its …

Motorsport

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