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This Spinning Disk Can Detect Salmonella In 30 Minutes

Much faster than previous tests<p>Researchers have created a spinning disk that can quickly tell--within 30 minutes--if food samples contain <i>Salmonella</i>. The most widely-used method to test for the pathogen involves growing out samples on petri dishes and can take days so this has potential to be much …

Salmonella

The Calls of Islam: Sufis, Islamists, and Mass Mediation in Urban Morocco

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Eu Foreign Policy, Transitional Justice and Mediation: Principle, Policy and Practice

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Iggy Azalea Is Aiming to Be Your Favorite Rapper

At 5’10”—with a, well, notably blessed “non-symmetrical” shape—Iggy Azalea is frankly hard to miss, but if you’re still unfamiliar, the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Exclusive: Key General Splits With Obama Over Ukraine

The commander of NATO is insisting that the West do more to protect Ukraine from a possible Russian invasion. But the Obama administration has other …

Iran's Culture Wars: Who's Winning These Days?

In Iran, hardline critics are waging a campaign against President Hassan Rouhani to limit his campaign pledge of opening Iran to more social and cultural freedoms.<p>The "culture wars" are as old as the Islamic revolution that swept conservative clerics to power more than three decades ago. The latest …

Lithium: A metal that floats on oil and powers our phones

<b>Lithium, a key ingredient in lightweight batteries, is already powering the modern world, and could be key to getting the world to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels.</b><p>Look at a satellite image of South America. Halfway down on the left-hand-side is a distinctive white splodge.<p>Close up, that splodge …

South America

Denver hires teachers who came to U.S. illegally as children | Reuters

DENVER (Reuters) - The Denver Public School system is allowing immigrants who have resided illegally in the United States since they were children to teach in its classrooms under a relaxed employment policy advanced by the Obama administration, district officials said this week.<p>Superintendent Tom …

JPMorgan on profit drop: Be relieved we aren't taking big risks | Reuters

(Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co executives had a clear message for shareholders after reporting declining first-quarter earnings: don’t worry, be happy that the bank isn’t chasing short-term gains by making irrational lending decisions.<p>The first quarter was a tough one for JPMorgan. Profit fell 19 …

Texas woman sentenced to life in stiletto-heel killing | Reuters

HOUSTON (Reuters) - A Texas jury sentenced a woman on Friday to life in prison for stabbing her boyfriend to death with the 5-1/2-inch stiletto heel of her shoe during an argument after an alcohol-fueled night out last year.<p>Ana Trujillo, 45, was convicted on Tuesday of killing University of Houston …

G20 gives U.S. year-end deadline for IMF reforms | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Finance chiefs from around the globe on Friday gave the United States until year-end to ratify long-delayed reforms to the International Monetary Fund and threatened to move forward without it if it fails to do so.<p>The inability to proceed with giving emerging markets a more …

Former U.S. Marine's family asks Iran to reconsider prison term | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The family of an Iranian-American former U.S. Marine held in Iran since 2011 called on Saturday for senior Iranian officials to review his conviction and 10-year prison sentence on charges of collaborating with the U.S. government and to free him.<p>Iranian-American Amir Mirza …

Australia avoids worst of Cyclone Ita but more wind, rain due | Reuters

PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - Australia’s northeast escaped the worst of a tropical cyclone that was expected to wreak havoc and bring dangerous storm tides after it weakened and was downgraded on Saturday.<p>There were no reports of injuries and while power was cut to some communities and buildings …

Fading signals add urgency to search for missing Malaysian jet | Reuters

PERTH (Reuters) - The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner resumed on Saturday, five weeks after the plane disappeared from radar screens, amid fears that batteries powering signals from the black box recorder on board may have died.<p>Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott warned on Friday …

Pakistani judge throws out attempted murder case against baby | Reuters

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - A Pakistani judge threw out charges of attempted murder against a nine-month-old baby on Saturday, lawyers said, in a case that cast a spotlight on Pakistan’s dysfunctional justice system.<p>Baby Musa Khan appeared in court in the city of Lahore, sitting on his …

Victorian strangeness: The man who was covered in bees

<b>A beekeeper in China made headlines this week by creating a living coat of bees. But as author Jeremy Clay writes, he was beaten to the stunt by more than a century - by a man who wasn't even trying.</b><p>If he'd stopped to count his blessings, the anxious man moving gingerly along the streets of central …

19th Century

Americans construct tiny houses – and new lives

<b>More and more Americans are building tiny houses, drawn to the prospect of financial freedom and a smaller ecological footprint. Gianna Palmer reports on the growing movement from Charlotte, North Carolina.</b><p>When Sicily Kolbeck first told people she was planning to build her own house, they often …

North Carolina

Breivik massacre: Backlash over Norway memorial plan

<b>A planned national memorial for the victims of Norwegian extreme-right mass killer Anders Behring Breivik could be postponed as locals and victims' relatives oppose the plan.</b><p>The terror attacks, against government buildings in Oslo and a Labour party youth summer camp on Utoeya island, left 77 …

Washington D.C.

Boscombe surf reef reopens after repairs

<b>Europe's first artificial surf reef has reopened three years after it was closed over safety fears.</b><p>The £3.2m structure in Boscombe, Dorset, had to be shut in 2011 after sandbags were damaged by a boat's propeller.<p>Surf reef timelineJanuary 2007 - Work begins to revamp Boscombe Pier alongside …

Snorkeling

Offshore tax evasion: Osborne sets out new penalties

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Corruption

North Pole marathon challenges runners

Runners who find the considerable challenge of competing a marathon distance too easy have competed with the extra tests of sub-zero temperatures, soft snow, and the risk from polar bears.<p>The North Pole marathon saw 47 competitors brave the conditions, as Alpa Patel reports.

Marathons

China's Lanzhou Warns Drinking Water Contains Dangerous Levels Of Benzene

BEIJING/PARIS, April 11 (Reuters) - Residents in the Chinese city of Lanzhou rushed to buy bottled drinks on Friday after authorities said benzene, a cancer-inducing chemical, had been found in tap water at 20 times above national safety levels.<p>The water supply was turned off in one district, and …

UNICEF and EU warn of humanitarian crises

The Central African Republic could become another Bosnia. That's what two of the world's leading humanitarian figures have told Al Jazeera.<p>UNICEF's director Anthony Lake, and the European Union's director of Humanitarian Aid, Kristalina Georgieva, sat down with Al Jazeera's Rosalind Jordan and …

Papua New Guinea Earthquake: 7.3-Magnitude Temblor Strikes 32 Miles From Panguna

A strong earthquake struck off the western coast of Papua New Guinea on Friday, the USGS reported.<p>The 7.3-magnitude temblor hit about 32 miles west of Panguna.<p>According to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center/NOAA/NWS, the quake is not likely to generate a "destructive widespread tsunami threat."<p>A …

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