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Manchester United 3 Newcastle United 1, match report: Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie fire hosts to victory

Manchester United vs Newcastle United - Premier League: Wayne Rooney, the outstanding player of United's best performance of the season, scores home side’s first two goals and makes the third for Robin van Persie<p>It is fortunate for <b>Manchester United</b> that Wayne Rooney’s performances on the pitch are …

How will life be in Kabul after Nato withdrawal?

Nato forces will complete their pullout from Afghanistan after 13 years of conflict in days.<p>A spate of recent attacks targeting westerners has now added to the general sense of insecurity in the country.<p>Some overseas companies are scaling back on overseas staff.<p>Sanjoy Majumder reports from Kabul.

''A new chapter in Afghan-NATO ties'' - Op

As we complete the international combat mission at the end of 2014, we open a new chapter in the relationship between NATO and Afghanistan.<p>The …

American Military Nearing Milestone in Afghanistan

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Military

Grimm pleads guilty but won't resign

After pleading guilty to a judge Tuesday on a felony tax evasion charge, New York Rep. Michael Grimm, a Republican, pledged to reporters he would also stay in Congress.<p>Grimm pled guilty in court to one count of tax evasion and was set to submit to a "statement of facts" that admits to all the …

Jeb Bush Quits Business Jobs as 2016 Looms

Getty Images<p>Cynthia Johnson—Getty Images<p>Rolls Press/Popperfoto/Getty Images<p>MPI/Getty Images<p>Brooks Kraft—Corbis<p>FilmMagic/Getty Images<p>Ed Reinke—AP<p>Alex …

Government

Obama: U.S. less racially divided than in 2009

Despite police shootings and demonstrations in New York City and Ferguson, Mo., President Obama says the United States is less divided by race now than it was when he took office in early 2009.<p>"I actually think that it's probably -- in its day-to-day interactions -- less racially divided," Obama …

Robot fish launched by U.S. navy

It looks like a fish and swims like a fish — but it's a robot, fresh from the labs of the U.S. military.<p>Navy officials in Virginia say they have …

Military

Department Of Defense Tests A Bullet That Can Steer

Precision on the smallest scale<p>Since the first gun appeared on a battlefield, bullets have dealt death in straight lines. As the shortest distance between two points, lines are great, but they mean enemies can hide behind walls or buildings and not get hit, a clearly undesirable prospect for anyone …

Airline Industry Bemoans Current State of Air Traffic Control in U.S.

Airline passengers fret about the lack of free Wi-Fi on planes or the nuisance of reclining seats, an air traffic control issue looms much more …

MH370 will 'NEVER be found' as 'there's no sensible theory to where it is'

EPA/GETTYMalaysia Airlines flight MH370 will never be found, according to an author<p>The Boeing 777 disappeared in March this year with 239 passengers …

Airplanes

Does the Sony Hack Signal a New Form of Conflict? | VICE News

This holiday season has stood out a bit from others, being the first time, at least as far as I can recall, that cyber warfare and the fictional assassination of North Korea's Supreme Leader have featured so very prominently in news and personal discussions. The Sony Pictures release of <i>The</i> …

Can Pedal-Powered Farming Reduce Costs & Help The Farmer? The Culticycle Might Do It

The Culticycle is a novel idea over at Farm Hack, a website dedicated to the small entrepreneurs looking at innovation in farming. While just a proof …

NASA Envisions A Cloud City Above Hellish Surface Of Venus

Now if only we can get Lando Calrissian to spearhead the project<p>The planet Venus, named for the Roman goddess of Love, certainly wouldn’t be a very loving place to live. On the surface, Venus hosts scorching temperatures of more than 800 degrees Fahrenheit, a heat capable of melting lead, as well …

Dale Jr. lets us in on a little secret about peeing in NASCAR

NASCAR’s most popular driver answers some of his fans’ most pressing questions.<p>Flying to visit the family of girlfriend Amy Reimann, Dale Earnhardt Jr. decided to conduct an impromptu Twitter question and answer session mid-flight Friday. The biggest takeaway? When a driver has to go to the …

Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' Comic Will Help Explain The Movie Better

There are a handful of things that are left unexplained and mysterious in Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar," but now the filmmaker is attempting to clarify things a bit with a new comic.<p><i>(Spoilers follow for the plot of "Interstellar.")</i><p>The filmmaker, who is known for hardly ever releasing deleted …

‘Star Trek 3’ Fast And Furiously Moves Forward With A Release Date

Now that Justin Lin, the most boring of the possible choices Paramount was considering, is safely ensconced in the director’s chair, Paramount can boldly go forward with its marketing plan. Like, for example, announcing a release date before they have a script.<p>So when will we see what happens when …

At Least It’s Not Baseball: Honest Trailers Takes On ‘FIFA 15’

I was not expecting the next video game Honest Trailer to focus on <i>FIFA 2015</i>, because come on, what’s there to say about an EA sports game? Well, thankfully the Honest Trailer guys get through by just making fun of soccer (yes, soccer) for 5-minutes, so get ready to chuckle along if you’re from …

Why 2014 In Video Games Was Just The Worst

We come to the end of another year in the video game industry, and what a year it was, as publishers struggled to figure out the new consoles, and the people making consoles struggled to have games on the shelves to play at all. So let’s sit down, crack open some healing potions, and open up some …

George Lucas Knows Exactly How He’d Destroy The ‘Star Wars Holiday Special’

Amazingly, <i>The Star Wars Holiday Special</i> has remained fresh in people’s minds thanks to the memory banks of old nerds, grainy uploads on the internet, and a passionate cult following. For years, people have clamored for an official re-release of the incredi-bad oddity, but despite the potential for …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Predictably Pissed Off People With His Christmas Tweets

Christmas wouldn’t be a major social media event without a few troll-inducing tweets from Neil deGrasse Tyson, your friendly neighborhood astrophysicist. According to the New York Daily News, Tyson published a few tweets to mark the end of the spend-happy holidays.<p>You’re reading this website, so …

Brazilian oil company Petrobras sued by US city

<b>The US city of Providence, Rhode Island is suing the Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras over investor losses due to a corruption scandal.</b><p>Unlike other class actions, some of the company's senior executives have also been named as defendants.<p>Providence alleges that Petrobras made false …

Whooping cough proteins evolving 'unusually' fast

<b>Whooping cough may be evolving to outsmart the currently used vaccine, say researchers.</b><p>Analysis of strains from 2012 shows the parts of the pertussis bacterium that the vaccine primes the immune system to recognise are changing.<p>It may have "serious consequences" in future outbreaks, UK researchers …

The most stunning space pictures of 2014

How did you help us change the way we report the news?

<b>Ten years ago, the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami was to change the way the BBC handled emails and photos taken by members of the public, who found themselves, often unintentionally, at the centre of big news stories.</b><p>While the BBC had always encouraged audience participation, from reading out …

2014 Was a Great Year to Be a Geek

A look back at the year's best comics, board games, webseries, and gadgets.<p>The nice thing about being a nerd is the sheer volume of stuff released to please you. If you're geeky, and you like geeky stuff, each year brings more fun, more games, and more diversions. This year offered a host of …

What the KHL's Economic Collapse Means for the NHL

The Russian economy is faltering, and one of the victims is the Kontinental Hockey League, which once aspired to compete with the NHL in terms of talent and in recent years has lured away a handful of high-profile stars, like Ilya Kovalchuk.<p>The league’s problems are symptomatic of larger financial …

NFL Playoff Picture 2014: Full Standings and Key Week 17 Storylines

The NFL is a like an organism—full of life and constantly evolving. While this is the final weekend of the year in which all 32 teams will be on the field, the sheer volume of storylines is like trying to walk into <i>The Wire</i> three seasons in with no knowledge of the show beforehand.<p>All that can be …

Reasons Why Alabama Will and Won't Beat Ohio State

Nobody is really giving Ohio State much of a chance against Alabama in the Sugar Bowl.<p>Bleacher Report has Alabama in a close one. All of ESPN’s SEC writers are picking Alabama. All but one of <i>Sports Illustrated</i>’s experts picked the Crimson Tide. Las Vegas oddsmakers have Alabama by nine points.<p>You …

NASA delays 'capture the asteroid' plan until next year

Now that the ESA has landed on a comet, NASA wants to do them one better: capture an entire asteroid (or a piece of one) and put it in orbit around the moon in 2019. But the space agency has now said that it's delaying a decision on exactly how the Asteroid Redirect Mission will do that until 2015. …