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Hubble at 25: the cosmos at its most breathtaking – in pictures

The Hubble telescope was launched in April 1990. Ever since, it has been providing astronomers with breathtaking images of the cosmos

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Beyond 'naughty or nice': defence research and responsible innovation | Georgina Voss

The defence sector’s work on clean energy raises policy questions, Georgina Voss argues, about how to support responsible innovation’s grand challenges<p>It is harder than it first appears to shoehorn a festive theme into a piece about the military industrial complex. The nearest thing I could …

North Korea warns U.S. : Worse is coming

North Korea is accusing the U.S. government of being behind the making of the movie "The Interview."<p>And, in a dispatch on state media, the totalitarian regime warned the United States that its "citadels" will be attacked, dwarfing the hacking attack on Sony that led to the cancellation of the …

The Peshawar school massacre united Pakistan – but cracks are already showing

Sadly, once the dust settles, it is likely the military will stick to the policies that ripped apart so many families<p>The Peshawar school massacre has given Pakistanis an unprecedented moment of unity. A country so deeply divided that even 40,000 deaths from terror attacks since 2001 could not …

Put the evil bastards on trial: The case for trying Bush, Cheney and more for war crimes

<b>(Reuters/AP/Jason Reed/Luis Alvarez/Kevin Lamarque/Filipe Frazao via Shutterstock/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>The evidence for the prosecution is clear. Human decency requires putting the Bush administration on trial<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>December 20, 2014 2:30pm (UTC)<p><i>“There is no longer any doubt as to whether</i> …

Mad about free speech and North Korea? Hack back, says group

<b>(CNN) —</b> Jo Jin-hye, who escaped North Korea, wanted to watch "The Interview."<p>The comedy lampoons North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, whose dynasty she loathes. Her father died in custody of North Korean security forces, who tied him by his wrist in a torturous position for 10 days without food. Her …

World reacts to U.S. torture report - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- The Senate Intelligence Committee report into the CIA's brutal interrogation tactics against detainees captured after the September 11, 2001, attacks is drawing mostly criticism from around the world.<p>While the initial overseas reaction from both United States' allies as well as its enemies …

Iraq: fight against ISIS entering new phase - CNN Video

Sony exec fires back at President Obama

Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton, denying that the studio had "caved" by scrapping next week's opening of "The Interview," fired back Friday after President Obama said the studio had "made a mistake."<p>In an interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Lynton also reopened the door to a future release …

Pictures of the Week 12.11.14

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Report on CIA details 'brutal' post-9/11 interrogations

<b>The CIA carried out "brutal" interrogations of al-Qaeda suspects in the years after the 9/11 attacks on the US, a US Senate report has said.</b><p>The summary of the report, compiled by Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said the CIA had misled Americans about what it was doing.<p>The …

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Audi Prologue Concept

Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>At this week’s L.A. Auto show, Audi unveiled its highly anticipated Prologue Concept, billed as the future of the …

India: Narendra Modi's face sells Diwali fireworks

<b>Fireworks bearing the face of the Indian prime minister have been flying off the shelves for Diwali celebrations, it's reported.</b><p>The Narendra Modi firework, sold in a packet adorned with an "imposing" image of the premier's face, has "relegated all others to the sidelines" in western Bihar state, …

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