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Va. election officials assigned 26 voters to the wrong district. It might’ve cost Democrats a pivotal race.

Last year’s race for state delegate in Newport News went down in Virginia history for its razor-thin margin. Republican David E. Yancey won on Election Day by 10 votes; Democrat Shelly Simonds beat him by a single vote in a recount. Then, a judicial panel declared a tie, so officials picked a name …

Government

Millions in Nepal vote for provincial, national assemblies

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Millions of people in southern Nepal voted Thursday in the final phase of mostly peaceful elections for members of national …

Bryony Gordon celebrates finishing London Marathon

The Telegraph's Bryony Gordon celebrates finishing the London Marathon with a quick sign-off.<p>Bryony was running in aid of 'Heads Together', a mental health charity championed by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry.<p>The Telegraph reporter raised more than £35,000 and surpassed her own …

Paddle the Parks: Grand Canyon National Park

River Ritual<p><b>Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona</b> <b><br>By Jeff Moag</b><p>The Grand Canyon is masterpiece of nature 277 miles long, more than 6,000 feet deep and …

National Parks

"The Temptation Game": Film Review

One of the most spectacular and riveting theatrical and film experiences of the 20th century was Edward Albee's "Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf," later directed for the screen by Mike Nichols starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.<p>In the 21st century people are living longer than ever before …

China just started unloading its biggest problem on the rest of the world, and the world is already freaking out

And the world is already starting to feel the pain.<p>The problem is that China's got too many companies producing things like coal and steel, and the state-owned enterprises (SOEs) doing this have racked up debt that's now eating up their profits.<p>The government is trying to shift the whole economy …

Smuggler of Stolen Artifacts From Palmyra Speaks Out About ISIS' Illicit Operation

A man with a long black scarf wrapped tightly around his face sat down in an apartment in southern Turkey and placed a plastic shopping bag on a table. He reached inside to reveal a 20-inch-tall relief.<p>The sculpture depicting a sun god, he said, was the last in a series of artifacts he had been …

Archaeology

Golden Shoe 2015-16: Latest Standings, Top Goalscorers in Europe on February 29

It was a quiet weekend in the European Golden Shoe stakes, with Robert Lewandowski and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang the only players to find the net near the top of the standings, meaning Luis Suarez retains his lead on 50 points.<p>Lewandowski celebrated Bayern Munich's 116th birthday in style as he …

Soccer

Figures likely to be even worse after energy firm factors in writedowns and one-off charges as slump in oil price takes its toll<p>BP is expected to announce a near 70% collapse in underlying profits on Tuesday as low oil prices continue to take their toll.<p>The headline figures will be even worse once …

Oil & Gas Industry

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$2 billion startup GitHub's next mission: Turn you into a programmer

To date, GitHub has racked up 11 million registered users, over 36 million unique visitors every month, $350 million in venture funding, and a $2 billion valuation.<p>With over 21.1 million code "repositories" at last count, GitHub hosts more software source code than any other single service in the …

Good news in Egypt

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Good news is not an export from the Middle East, but sometimes there’s a nugget of something not so bad for the patient. President …

China, Iran to put brakes on oil price recovery: poll | Reuters

(Reuters) - Global oversupply and more Iranian production are likely to keep a lid on oil prices next year, offsetting any slowdown in U.S. shale output, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday.<p>Gasoline drips off a nozzle during refueling at a gas station in Altadena, California March 24, 2012. …

Ohio State LB Jerome Baker wants to change how athletes talk about sexual violence

Spurred by an incident in Steubenville, the Ohio native used his local celebrity as a highly touted recruit to talk to other athletes about sexual assault.<p>In Aug. 2013, an explosive rape case involving two football players from Steubenville High School in Ohio made national news, pushing football …

Lost in space? Nasa under pressure

<b>The recent flyby of Pluto brought back memories of Nasa at its best. But is the space agency's effort to explore the Solar System with robotic spacecraft in trouble?</b><p>Among Nasa's greatest achievements was sending astronauts to the Moon and returning them safely. An American flag was planted on the …

7 lies investors tell themselves

After six years of rising U.S. stock prices, investors are no doubt richer. But they may be thinking a little less clearly.<p>“In a bull market, there’s …

Bet on Sports | Online Betting Site Betway

Online betting site Betway<p>From the first kick to the last stride. Every shot, every point, every race, every win – experience it like never before at …

Alex Salmond: No campaign is 'spiralling into self-destruction'

The First Minister insists George Osborne is bluffing over devolving more powers to Scotland as an opinion poll shows the separatists in front for the first time.<p>Alex Salmond today claimed the campaign to save the United Kingdom is “spiralling into self-destruction” after an opinion poll showed the …

Alex Salmond