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Supreme Court denies Teva stay in Copaxone patent fight | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday denied a request by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd to stay a lower-court ruling in a patent case that favored the developers of generic versions of Teva’s top-selling multiple sclerosis drug.<p>U.S. Supreme Court Chief …

LinkedIn Will No Longer Let You to Run Polls From May 15

There’s bad news if you use LinkedIn to run polls, as the professional-focused social network is removing the ability for you to do so from next month. The company says its LinkedIn Polls in Groups feature will be retired on May 15, and all data related to polls will be removed.<p>Polls were …

This May Be Rogue Parishioners' Last Easter In Closed Church

Nearly a decade has passed since the doors of the Saint Frances Cabrini Catholic Church were shut and its holy water dried up.<p>With the Archdiocese of Boston strapped for cash, it was one of dozens of churches in the area to be closed and sold off. At the time, the archdiocese was in the throes of …

China zoo faces uproar after 'African lion' revealed to be a dog

Barking bad<p>A zoo in China is facing an uproar of criticism this week, after it was revealed that its African lion is in fact a dog. The zoo, located in the People's Park of Luohe in the province of Henan, reportedly tried to disguise a Tibetan mastiff as a big cat, putting it on display in a cage …

The Government Now Admits There's an 'Area 51'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Newly declassified documents, obtained by George Washington University's National Security Archive, …

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Americans Are Eating Rice Containing 'Harmful Levels Of Lead'

Commercially available rice imported into the U.S. contains levels of lead far higher than what's considered safe, according to a study by the American Chemical Society and reported by Jason Palmer of the BBC.<p>The U.S. imports 7 percent of its rice. The team sampled packages from Bhutan, Italy, …

Wow-- Mugshots Used to Be Shot Like Fashion Editorials

<i>Photo from Australia's Historic Houses Trust and The Sydney Justice & Police Museum</i><p>Nowadays we use cameras, of both the cell phone and surveillance …

The ugliest uniforms in recent memory

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Is Tilda Swinton's Nap Bad for Art?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Another day, another nap for Tilda Swinton at the Museum of Modern Art. Yes, the actress/cultural …

T-Mobile's iPhone 5 is AT&T's iPhone 5, But It's Not

T-Mobile’s new iPhone 5 – which is launching on the “uncarrier’s” network on April 12th – is the same model of the iPhone 5 that AT&T customers currently enjoy, except that it will be newer and feature AWS (or Advanced Wireless Services), a newer set of frequencies that T-Mobile is using for its …

Shanghai Firm Says 'Siri' Tech Belongs To Them

Apple (AAPL) faces another patent dispute in China, this time from Shanghai Zhi Zhen Internet Technology Co.<p>In this one, Zhi Zhen claims they created Siri and Apple use of it infringes on their patent rights, the <i>Shanghai Daily</i> reported on Wednesday. They’re dragging Apple into a Shanghai …

North Korea stops 3G data service one month after rollout

Last month's revelation that North Korea would start offering a tourist-only 3G data service was hailed as a sign that the isolated nation may be loosening its grip on the internet, and even more so when it turned out that the access would be uncensored. Unfortunately, though, it appears that the …

Food Fraud Database Lets Us All Play Detective

By now we know that not every food is what it seems.<p>Beef might be horse meat, and tuna might be much cheaper escolar. Extra virgin olive oil is often nothing of the kind.<p>But if you really want to get paranoid, peek into the USP Food Fraud Database. It's a searchable trove of humankind's ceaseless …

Secret Drawer: Bookshelf Hides Magnetically-Locked Storage

Picture the process of thieves rummaging through your home. Would they find your stash of valuables taped to the bottom of a drawer or under a …

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