Matthew Ball

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Meet Five of the American Semifinalists for a One-Way Trip to Mars!

<i>Excited for their one-way trip to colonize Mars, five of the Mars One final candidates give PEOPLE all the details behind their decision to leave</i> …

British-Iranian woman sentenced to a year in prison in Tehran for wanting to watch volleyball

Ghoncheh Ghavami, a British woman with Iranian citizenship, has been sentenced to serve a year in prison for attending a men's volleyball game<p>A British-Iranian has been sentenced by a court in Tehran to spend a year in prison as punishment for trying to attend a men’s volleyball match.<p>Ghoncheh …

UK will not support rescue of Mediterranean migrants

Foreign office minister says that providing comprehensive rescue cover in the Mediterranean is encouraging more migrants to make the dangerous journey and risk their lives<p>Britain will not offer support for search and rescue operations for migrants making dangerous voyages across the Mediterranean …

Explaining Surprise Eruption of Japan Volcano Where Dozens Are Presumed Dead

Mount Ontake belongs to a class of unpredictable "stratovolcanoes."<p><b>The weekend tragedy on Japan's Mount Ontake, where more than 30 hikers are presumed dead after an eruption of toxic fumes and ash, is a deadly reminder that volcanoes—especially certain kinds—can be unpredictable.</b><p>Resting on a …

Whopper? Microsoft Skirts Billions In Taxes, Google, HP & Apple Have It Their Way Too

With all the talk about inversions and America’s Burger King Going Canadian, it’s easy to ignore even more prevalent tax savings by numerous American companies. Take Microsoft, which admits in its 2014 SEC filing that it avoids $30 billion in U.S. taxes. The trick? Keep about triple that amount, …

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