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The Week in Review: Waco, Wackos and Wallpaper

Inside Flipboard / April 20, 2013<p>The horrific bombing attack on the Boston Marathon and subsequent mayhem riveted the nation. The series of events, …

SF Restaurant Calls For Yelp Boycott: 'Stop the Bully'

San Francisco-area restaurant <b>Bai Thong Thai</b> has posted the above sign on its door, encouraging its diners to boycott online review site Yelp. "<b>Stop the bully!</b>" it reads. "Our customers repeatedly tell us they have submitted very good reviews...We asked Yelp, we were told, '<b>Perhaps if you paid to do</b> …

San Francisco Bay Area

Mosque Says Tamerlan Tsarnaev Had Two Outbursts In The Last Year

Mosque says 1 marathon bombing suspect twice had outbursts during services<p>CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — When preachers told congregants at a mosque in November that it was appropriate for Muslims to celebrate U.S. holidays such as the Fourth of July and Thanksgiving, a man who would later be a suspect in …

Justice

Protect biotech crops from zealots

President Barack Obama signed a six-month funding bill on March 27 to little fanfare, with the exception of one attention-grabbing provision listed as Section 735. This language is vital for American farmers and should be celebrated in the countryside. This new law will give growers the assurance …

Will Boston bombings thwart Gang of 8's plan for immigration reform?

As Republicans like Congressman Paul Ryan push forward with immigration reform work, warnings from Senators, like Rand Paul of Kentucky, are beginning to spread. Immigration rights activist Gaby Pacheco, who testified at Monday’s Senate hearing, joins Chris Hayes after her moving testimony about …

Twitter #Music Catches Emerging Artist Frances Cone By Surprise, Calls It A “Meet And Greet” For Bands And Fans

When Twitter #Music launched last week, it wasn’t a surprise at all to those following tech stories, since rumors had been kicking up about its existence for months. However, it was a surprise to the Christina Frances Cone Band, which is popping up in the “emerging artists” section of the app.<p>In a …

India's Rape Nightmare: Second Man Arrested In Connection With 5-Year-Old's Abduction, Prompts More National Soul Searching

A second man is being sought in connection with the kidnap, torture and rape of a 5-year-old girl, nicknamed “Gubiya,” in New Delhi, India, Reuters …

US 'child porn' teacher Eric Toth arrested

The FBI said Mr Toth may have sought work as a nanny<p><b>A former Washington DC primary school teacher accused of producing child pornography has been arrested in Nicaragua, the FBI has said.</b><p>Eric Justin Toth, 31, replaced Osama Bin Laden on the FBI's top 10 most wanted list in April 2012.<p>He had been on …

Osama Bin Laden

Half Of Guantanamo Detainees Now On Hunger Strike

We told you last week about an increase in the number of prisoners on hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay. This week, that number has risen further – to cover half of all inmates at the U.S. detention facility; also, 1 in 10 inmates is now being force fed.<p>Eighty-four of the 166 prisoners at the camp …

Gunmen abduct two bishops in northern Syria

<b>Militants in a rebel-held area of northern Syria have abducted two bishops travelling from the Turkish border back to the city of Aleppo.</b><p>The kidnapping was reported by Syrian state media and confirmed by a member of the official opposition leadership.<p>Yohanna Ibrahim is head of the Syriac Orthodox …

Middle East

Deadly flooding swamps Midwestern states - Photos

A road is submerged during flooding along the Mississippi River north of Clarksville, Mo., on April 21.<p>Sgt. First Class Nathan Jeffries of the Missouri National Guard 3175th MP Company from Warrenton, Mo., places sandbags on a trouble spot in a temporary levee on April 22, in Clarksville, Mo. The …

The Exploding Fertilizer Plant in Texas Hadn't Had a Full Inspection in Three Decades

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>While the country's remained fixated on the aftermath of the Boston bombing, a deeply disconcerting …

DEAR AMERICA: Here's Why Everyone Thinks You Have A Problem With Guns

It's not because of our education system, our economy or our scientific establishment.<p>No, America is really only exceptional when it comes to the number of guns, the frequency of gun murders, and the shockingly high number of annual gun deaths.<p>Other countries don't have the problems that the United …

Guns

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Thousands want to take one-way trip to Mars, but will you pay their way? - Cosmic Log

Mars One's founders and would-be astronauts discuss plans to go a one-way trip to the Red Planet in 2023.<p>Organizers of the Dutch-based Mars One project opened up their website on Monday to take applications for a one-way trip to Mars in 2022.<p>That's right: These astronauts won't be coming back. The …

Netflix Has Almost Already Paid for 'House of Cards' in New Subscribers

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>By adding more than 2 million U.S. subscribers this quarter and another 1 million elsewhere in the …