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Apple, Samsung battle over millions in court again

The latest round in Apple and Samsung's bitter global battle for supremacy in the more than $300 billion smartphone market started Tuesday in a courtroom a few miles from Apple's Silicon Valley headquarters.<p>In courts, government tribunals and regulatory agencies around the world, Apple Inc. has …

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Depression may accelerate the aging process of our cells, study finds

Depression harms more than just the mind: research has linked the ailment with a host of physical conditions, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Now, fascinating new research suggests that depression might also accelerate the aging process at a cellular level.<p>In a study published …

Steady stream of abortion cases headed toward high court

Justices won't reconsider decisions striking down Oklahoma laws on mandatory ultrasound and abortion-inducing drugs, but more states are seeking to defend their laws.<p>WASHINGTON — A steady stream of abortion cases are heading toward the Supreme Court, making it only a matter of time before the …

Depression Linked With Shorter Telomeres, A Sign Of Cell Aging

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer<p>Published: 11/12/2013 08:18 AM EST on LiveScience<p>People suffering from depression may be aging faster than other people, according to a new study from the Netherlands.<p>In the study of about 1,900 people who had major depressive disorders at some point during their …

The First World Trade Center Tower At Ground Zero Since 9/11 Opens Today

Sheathed in glass, 4 World Trade Center is the smallest of the four main towers on the site where 2,700 people died when hijacked airplanes crashed into the towers.<p>It stands 977 feet tall - a shorter, simpler version of One World Trade Center, which will not be completed until early 2014.<p>The …

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'Calvin and Hobbes' ebooks now available for the first time

Almost 30 years after Bill Watterson introduced the world to <i>Calvin and Hobbes</i>, one of the most beloved daily comic strips is finally available as a collection of ebooks. It's not quite the full series, which is available as a giant multi-volume book, but the ebooks on offer cover a fairly large …

More Immigration Activists Deported

Another three activists belonging to the Dream 30 group were deported over the weekend, La Opinión reported Monday.<p>With the return of Edgar Torres, Karen Hernandez and César Ortiz to Mexico, the total number Dream 30 activists deported comes to five, with another four remaining in detention in El …

WikiLeaks publishes secret draft of Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty

WikiLeaks has published a leaked draft of a secret international trade agreement that could create stricter laws governing digital copyright and freedom of speech. The leaked chapter focuses on intellectual property rights, and is part of a broader agreement called the Trans-Pacific Partnership …

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Indian police chief's rape analogy causes outrage across country

One of India's most senior policemen has been forced to apologise after comparing rape to unlicensed betting which, because it cannot be prevented, should be enjoyed.<p>Ranjit Sinha, who leads the Central Bureau of Investigation in India, made the remarks during a discussion at a conference on Tuesday …

Paying women to breastfeed won’t work

After cutting its breastfeeding awareness program in 2011, the UK now has one of the worst breastfeeding rates in the world. The government is hoping to lure new mothers to breastfeed their babies for a full six months with offers of £200 ($319) in shopping vouchers. The declining rates are even …

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Palestinian Peace Team Resigns

The Messy, Messy Relationship Between Income (and Race) and Obesity

Snapchat turned down more than $3B from Facebook

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook has dangled more than $3 billion in cash to woo Snapchat, the popular photo-messaging used by younger audiences, amid growing signs of waning interest among teens in the world's largest social network.<p>The Los Angeles-based company, founded by 23-year-old Evan Spiegel, …

"Pink Star" diamond sells for world record $83 million at auction

The "Pink Star," a huge flawless pink diamond, sold for a world record $83 million at auction in Geneva, Switzerland on Wednesday, the auction house Sotheby's said.<p>"Ladies and gentlemen, 68 million (Swiss francs) is the world record bid for a diamond ever bid and it's right here," Sotheby's David …

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Maltese parliament approves selling citizenship to non-EU applicants

Malta’s parliament has approved a scheme to sell citizenship of the Mediterranean island to applicants from outside the EU. The cost will be 650,000 euros with estimates the scheme could earn the government around 30 million euros in its first year.<p>The opposition is against the move which the …

Europe to allow gate-to-gate electronics use by the end of November

Certain air travelers in Europe will soon be free to use smartphones, tablets, e-readers and music players during all phases of flight. An announcement today from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) states that the organization will extend new guidelines by the end of this month, enabling …

Americans Might Soon Get To Buy Mexican Beachfront, Border Land

For the first time in nearly a century, Mexico is considering letting foreigners own land outright along the coast and near international borders. Right now, only Mexicans can hold the title to land in the so-called restricted zone. The president and many lawmakers want to relax the ownership laws …

Big milestone: U.S. producing more oil than it imports

The United States still imports 35% of the petroleum it uses, but its oil production is on the rise while its consumption is falling.<p>The United States tiptoed closer to energy independence last month when — for the first time in nearly two decades — it produced more crude oil than it imported, …

Antarctic iceberg the size of Singapore heads out to sea

After lingering in its birthing bay for nearly six months, an Antarctic iceberg the size of Singapore is finally heading out to sea.<p>Strong winds blowing off the continent are pushing the giant floe away from its parent, the giant Pine Island Glacier, and the warming Southern Hemisphere's has melted …

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Air Force Officer Acquitted Of Groping Woman At Bar

Lt. Col. Jeffrey Krusinski, who once oversaw the Air Force's sexual assault response team, was found not guilty of groping a 23-year-old woman at a bar in Virginia earlier this year.<p>The jury of five men and two women in Arlington, Va., deliberated for an hour and 15 minutes before deciding to …

Diabetes: Asia's 'silent killer'

<b>Asia is in the grip of a diabetes epidemic.</b><p>In human and financial terms, the burden is huge and it is hitting the poor especially hard.<p>Often thought of as a disease of the rich, experts say the unabating rise may be fuelled as much by food scarcity and insecurity as it is by excess.<p>Changing …