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What's Next for Baltimore

A citywide curfew that went into effect late Tuesday until early Wednesday brought calm to Baltimore in the wake of riots that spotlighted deep …

How do you dismantle a nuclear submarine?

When nuclear-powered submarines reach the end of their lives, dismantling them is a complicated and laborious process. Paul Marks investigates.<p>Nuclear submarines have long been a favourite in popular fiction. From movies such as The Hunt for Red October to long-running TV series like Voyage to the …

Average Soldiers Don’t Trust Their Generals and They Have a Point

Through a decade-plus of war, America’s military men and women, and the families that support them, have experienced their share of hardships. …

Military

Jordan Executes Two Prisoners After Militants Kill Pilot

Sajida al-Rishawi, Whose Release Islamic State Had Demanded, Was Among Those Executed<p>AMMAN, Jordan—Jordan executed two convicted terrorists early Wednesday, hours after Islamic State jihadists released a video purporting to show them burning alive a captured Jordanian air-force pilot.<p>The death of …

Military

Halloween 2014: The best pumpkins and costumes of the spooky season - Telegraph

How I quit my job to travel: The social media addict

Social media strategist Shivya Nath dreamed of world travel. After she entered a contest and won a return ticket to Paris, she took it as a sign – and took off.<p>I never planned to quit my job to travel. When I decided to break away from my cubicle-bound life, I was 23 years old, the daughter of a …

What hotels won’t tell you

How clean and safe is your hotel room? Quora respondents gave us the inside scoop on some of the industry’s most enlightening – and sometimes scary – secrets.<p>A hotel may serve as your home away from home while travelling – but even the most luxurious accommodations are rarely as hygienic, private …

You don’t “have nothing to hide”: How privacy breaches are quietly controlling you

<b>(Denys Prykhodov, Twin Design via Shutterstock//magnez2 via iStock/Salon)</b><p>Government data collection is scary for many reasons. But least understood: what it does to our personal creativity<p>Falguni A. Sheth<p>September 28, 2014 2:00pm (UTC)<p>Edward Snowden’s leaks reminded us about the extent to which the …

India’s last surviving headhunters

The remote village of Longwa is home to the fierce Konyak Naga tribe, India’s last generation of tribesmen with striking facial tattoos.

VMware Fusion 7 Launches with Virtualization Support for OS X Yosemite and Windows 8.1

Following the launch of Parallels Desktop 10 last month, VMware has launched its new VMWare Fusion 7 virtualization software, bringing support for OS X Yosemite and improving compatibility with Windows 8.1. The release also adds a number of new features, including a new look, improved performance, …

Brain-Destroying Amoeba Rattles Louisiana Parish: What You Should Know

Health news<p>The announcement early Thursday that a rare but potentially deadly brain-destroying amoeba was found in a parish water supply in Louisiana has put a community on edge and stoked fears straight out of zombie fiction.<p>The microscopic menace, <i>Naegleria fowleri</i>, craves warm freshwater and …

Putin: You better not come after a nuclear-armed Russia

Don't mess with Russia.<p>That was President Vladimir Putin's message on Friday, the same day a British government source claimed that Russian troops had significantly ratcheted up their military incursion into Ukraine.<p>Moscow doesn't want or intend to wade into any "large-scale conflicts," Putin …

9 Beautiful Desserts That Are Dangerously Easy To Make

Without the use of a microwave OR mug. (No offense mug cakes.)<p>It's a common misconception that desserts are difficult to make. Along with baking -- which can at times be stressful -- people assume that desserts should be left in the hands of professional pastry chefs. This is not true, folks. Some …

Where Cash Buys Are Hitting the Housing Market Hardest

In cities across the nation, cash-and-carry buyers are still gobbling up houses at foreclosure—and luxury—prices.<p>Here's the good news for the housing market: The forces driving up prices in metro areas all across the nation may be easing up ever so slightly. Here's the bad news: The middle class …

8 Scientifically Proven Ways to Maximize Your Mid-Day Break

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog and has been republished with permission.</i><p>I’ve noticed that the way I spend my lunch break affects how productive I am for the rest of the day: how quickly I get started once I get back to my desk, how effective I am in the first hour after lunch, and …

Google tells NSA to step off, announces it is encrypting Gmail

<b>The campus-network room at a data center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. With the cooperation of foreign allies, the NSA is potentially gaining access to every email sent or received abroad, or between people abroad, from Google and Yahoo'­s email services, as well as anything in Google Docs, Maps or</b> …

Who was the real St Patrick?

The details of St Patrick’s life remain murky – but tracking his legendary footsteps across Ireland is both peaceful and spectacular.<p>Those who wish to pay homage to St Patrick on 17 March could attend a parade, don an outlandish green costume or swig a pint (or several – twice as much Guinness …

House passes GOP-backed bill aimed at Obama's 'imperial presidency'

WASHINGTON -- The House passed the first of a pair of bills aimed at reining in what Republicans call a pattern of overreach by the executive branch under President Obama.<p>Democrats decried the base-pleasing measure as a political stunt. Immigration reform advocates said it threatens the …

NSA posed as Facebook to infect computers with malware, report says

The National Security Agency has reportedly used automated systems to infect user computers with malware since 2010, according to a Wednesday report. And at times the agency pretended to be Facebook to install its malware.<p>The NSA has been using a program codenamed TURBINE to contaminate computers …

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Obama Meets With Ukraine Prime Minister at White House

World<p>President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the West “will be forced to apply a cost” if Russia continues its aggression in Ukraine.<p>The president spoke from the Oval Office after meeting with Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Ukraine’s acting prime minister, who said his country was ready for talks with …

EU tells Russia: start Ukraine talks or face sanctions

The European Union is on course to impose travel bans and to freeze the assets of Russian officials and military officers involved in the occupation of Crimea by next Monday if Moscow declines to accept the formation of a "contact group" to establish a dialogue with Ukraine.<p>A meeting of EU foreign …

Cancer Will Be Leading Cause Of Death In U.S. By 2030, Report Says

Cancer will be the No. 1 cause of death in the U.S. by 2030, according to a new report from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.<p>According to the most recent data from 2010, the current leading cause of death in the U.S. is heart disease, followed by cancer and chronic lower respiratory …

Ousted Ukrainian leader warns of civil war; Russia adds to forces

MOSCOW -- Ukraine is on the verge of civil war, warned ousted President<p>Viktor Yanukovich, who reemerged in the Russian southern city of Rostov-on-the-Don to make a statement more than a week after his first news conference in Russia.<p>His statement came as Moscow reportedly reinforced its forces in …

Feinstein says CIA spied on Senate computers

The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee accused the CIA of secretly removing classified documents from her staff's computers in the middle of an oversight investigation, while another lawmaker said Congress should "declare war" on the spy agency if it's true.<p>Sen. Dianne Feinstein said CIA …

Russians enter town north of Crimea, say Ukrainians

Ukrainians in the Kherson province just north of Crimea say Russian operatives have moved into the territory, an incursion which, if true, could show Vladimir Putin has more than just the Black Sea peninsula in his sights.<p>Residents of the village of Chonhar, in the Kherson region of Ukraine, say …

The Crisis In Ukraine Has Much Deeper And Darker Roots Than Many Realize

My grandparents didn't talk about how they suffered during the Holodomor— a forced famine in Ukraine perpetuated by the Soviets in the 1930s. I have seen pictures though, of them waiting in line for bread at a relocation camp. They finally fled Ukraine in 1943. My uncle was born during the journey …

Illinois authorities overwhelmed by concealed carry applications

More than 1,000 requests for concealed carry gun permits are pouring in each day in the nation's last state to allow the practice, sparking concerns among Illinois law enforcement officials that they might fall behind on weeding out applicants with a history of violence.<p>The Cook County Sheriff's …

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