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Amazon e-book offer riles independent bookshop owners

<b>Bookshop owners have hit back at an initiative by Amazon to sell its Kindle e-book reader in independent shops.</b><p>The Amazon Source programme, launching first in the US, would let bookshops sell the devices and receive a small cut of e-book sales thereafter.<p>But reaction has been hostile - one US …

Books

Isles of Scilly rat eradication to 'save seabirds' begins

<b>A project aimed at protecting internationally important seabird populations on two of the Isles of Scilly by killing more than 3,000 brown rats, is under way.</b><p>The islands, which are located off Cornwall, are home to breeding populations of 14 seabird species and approximately 20,000 …

Birds

Mood of 'realism' about future deal at climate talks

<b>Negotiators from around 190 countries are meeting in Warsaw to try to advance steps towards a global climate agreement.</b><p>Participants say there is a growing sense of realism about the scale of what can be achieved in any new deal.<p>But there are concerns that the process could become bogged down in …

Climate

Instagram blocks some drugs advert tags after BBC probe

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1026000/1026633_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532760127_59953bbc750651f9b3c747bfa9d277e9<p><b>Instagram has blocked searches for certain terms associated with the suspected illegal sale of drugs via its service.</b><p>The photo-themed social …

Social Media

National Geographic's pioneering female photographers reveal all

An elderly man stares forlornly at his feet, surrounded by twisted reindeer carcasses, their matted blood stark against a field of endless snow.<p>He clutches a knife, and at first glance you'd be forgiven for thinking he caused the carnage himself.<p>Instead, the two reindeer locked antlers in battle, …

With a gunman on the loose, Paris police seek witnesses - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Paris police on Tuesday continued to search for the man who shot a photographer twice near the heart with a shotgun in the lobby of the French daily newspaper Liberation on Monday. The victim was in intensive care, Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said.<p>The gunman fled after the attack, and …

Princeton weighing whether to offer meningitis vaccines

As alumni and friends of Princeton University descended on the Ivy League institution to celebrate homecoming, the school's board of trustees met over the weekend to consider whether to offer students emergency shots of a vaccine against meningitis after seven cases of the potentially fatal disease …

Cheney sisters spar over same-sex marriage, parents weigh in

<b>(CNN) –</b> One day after their daughters' quarrel over same-sex marriage burst into the political spotlight, former Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife, Lynne, defended their daughter Liz Cheney, saying she loves and respects her sister Mary, who's married to a woman.<p>"This is an issue we have …

5 Things to Know for Your New Day – Monday, November 18

<i>Brutal storms cut a deadly path through the Midwest, The Toronto City Council tries to neuter the mayor, and a North Carolina sheriff finds a boy handcuffed to a porch with a dead chicken around his neck.</i><p>It's Monday, and here are the “5 Things to Know for Your New Day."<br>Every weekday morning around …