Tina Arora

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Special Report - Russian soldiers quit over Ukraine

MOSCOW/DONETSK (Reuters) - Some Russian soldiers are quitting the army because of the conflict in Ukraine, several soldiers and human rights activists have told Reuters. Their accounts call into question the Kremlin’s continued assertions that no Russian soldiers have been sent to Ukraine, and that …

Russia

Instagram Spotlight: Celebrating One Billion Likes

Last week, the @NatGeo Instagram feed surpassed one billion total “likes.” To celebrate, we sought out some of the most liked pictures contributed by our photographers since the account’s debut on March 23, 2012. Some patterns emerged: You love dramatic landscapes and making eye contact with exotic …

Why You Should Be Making Broth in Your French Press

Step away from the stock pot—all you need to make a flavorful, aromatic homemade broth is…a French press.<p>If we've said it once, we've said it a million times: Nothing makes a soup or sauce better than homemade broth and stock. But who has time for all that simmering, skimming, straining, and …

Linda Evangelista: the ultimate supermodel

It was a dramatic chop by hairdresser Julien d’ys in 1989 that propelled Canadian model Linda Evangelista from plain old success to the dizzying heights of supermodel stardom, transforming her into an icon of the decade to come. Famed for constantly changing her look (and her hair colour) as well …

Muse’s Matt Bellamy: ‘I always perceived Obama as a likeable guy, but he makes kill decisions’

The frontman explains the inspiration behind new album 'Drones'<p>Muse frontman <b>Matt Bellamy</b> has explained the inspiration behind his band’s upcoming …

Al-Qaeda

500-Million-Year-Old Brains of 'Sea Monsters' Hint at How Heads Evolved

The shiny, fossilized brains of two ancient sea-monsterlike creatures are helping researchers understand how the ancestors of modern-day arthropods, such as scorpions and lobsters, evolved, as shown in a new study.<p>The research focuses on an oval structure, called the anterior sclerite, found in the …

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Boxing loss could be Pacquiao's political win

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Manny Pacquiao lost his biggest fight in the ring, but that won't stop him from plotting a bigger comeback — in the political arena that is.<p>In a country where elections are also entertainment and political programs secondary, candidates often win because of star power and …

You can now pre-register for apps in Google Play

Next time you read about a great new Android app, you might be able to easily set up an alert so that you don't miss it when it hits Google Play. There's now an option to "pre-register" for apps and games on Google Play before they come out, and your device will get pinged with a notification when …

China cuts rates for 3rd time in 6 months to boost economy

BEIJING (AP) — China cut interest rates Sunday for the third time in six months to boost sluggish economic growth and announced that it is giving banks more flexibility in setting rates paid to depositors in a new step to make its financial system more market-oriented.<p>The central bank's rate cut …

FYR Macedonia mourns 6 police officers killed in gun battle

The government of the Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia declared two days of national mourning after six special police officers were killed and 30 others wounded during a gun battle in the northern town of Kumanovo.<p>Six special policemen were reported dead and 20 injured in clashes with men …