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Floating Tables: Legless Furniture Defies Gravity by Design

Freeing your feet from the worry of bumping into sub-surface supports, these clever round and rectangular tables look dizzyingly legless at first …

Furniture

The first GIFs? Prehistoric rock carvings become 'animated' under sunlight

Prehistoric human artwork is simple but breathtaking, as anyone who has seen some up close or in movies such as Werner Herzog's 2011 documentary <i>Cave of Forgotten Dreams</i> can attest. But now archaeologists say that there is more to it than meets the eye: a group of rock carvings in the Italian Alps …

White House aides learned of IRS details in April, but didn't tell Obama

The White House first learned of a draft report detailing abuses by IRS officials in targeting conservative groups in late April, though the top administration spokesman maintained on Monday that President Barack Obama was not notified of the emerging controversy at that time.<p>White House press …

Senate committee votes in favor of fingerprinting foreign travelers at US airports

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted today in favor of an amendment to an immigration reform bill that would require officials at US airports to collect fingerprints or hand prints of all foreign travelers leaving the country. The amendment, which was proposed by Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), …

Barack Obama hails Burma's Thein Sein on US visit

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/979000/979972_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524863643_09505e5a348a93803c4734b826df58a5<p><b>President Barack Obama has praised Burmese President Thein Sein for his leadership in moving his country towards political and economic reform.</b><p>He was …

Senate debates farm bill

The Senate’s farm bill debate opened Monday with the White House pledging its support but signaling that President Barack Obama still wants Congress to find more savings from the crop insurance program before the five-year package reaches his desk.<p>Indeed, the crop insurance title was the immediate …

India’s domestic woes dwarf Pakistani overtures for peace

Pakistan's prime minister-elect Nawaz Sharif has been at pains to reach out to India since his election nine days ago, inviting its leaders to visit and assuring the citizens of his country's historic enemy that peace is a top priority.<p>But India, while politely appreciative, has too much going on …

Associated Press News

At least 51 killed, including 20 children, as tornado tears through Oklahoma

At least 51 people, including 20 children, were among the victims of an enormous tornado that roared through the suburbs of Oklahoma City Monday, pulverizing entire city blocks and leaving behind miles of mangled cars and splintered wood.<p>Officials warned the death toll was likely to climb, making …

Oklahoma tornado: multiple people killed as mile-wide storm hits Moore

A devastating mile-wide tornado hit the US state of Oklahoma on Monday, flattening neigbourhoods, causing widespread fires and landing a direct hit …