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Pictures of the Week 11.5.15

Jammu and Kashmir

Facebook Reactions are here, and they're worse than we feared

I can see why Mark Zuckerberg thought Facebook Reactions were a good idea. Worn down by years of users asking him why there was no to "dislike" …

Blair Told Gaddafi To Leave Libya As Uprising Reached 'Point Of No Return,' According To Clinton Emails

NEW YORK -- Tony Blair privately told Colonel Gaddafi to leave Libya before the 2011 rebellion reached the “point of no return,” according to the …

Great Britain

Tories eye 'wage floor' and raising fees for foreign-worker program

The Conservative government is putting employers on notice that it could force them to pay more for temporary foreign workers, a move that would likely make the program too costly for low-wage sectors like restaurants that have been accused of abusing it.<p>The government has been under intense …

Taller people at greater risk of cancer

Every four inches in height increases the risk of cancer by 20 per cent, researchers found in the largest study of its kind<p>Tall people are more likely to get cancer, with the risk of some types of the disease increasing by as much as 30 per cent for every four inches of height, a major new study …

Sonos unveils redesigned Play:5 and dead-simple audio calibration

In audio, the quality of sound is not only defined by the quality of your speakers. Location and environment count. You do your best to position your …

The USA’s top historical sights

A lot of people think of the United States as a young country with little in the way of history. Sure, the country’s only been a country since 1776, but before that there was the colonial period and before <i>that</i> there were centuries of Native American cultures. And, of course, there's its more modern …

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