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Flying fake cell towers target fugitives, but can ID your phone too

In the US, the Justice Department's Marshals Service office is putting fake cell towers on planes in an effort to catch criminals by tracking down their phones. The problem is, those fake towers don't discriminate and end up collecting data from tens of thousands of phones per flight, according to</i> …

Jesus: Married...with children? (Opinion) - CNN.com

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Ukrainian military will not abandon ceasefire: spokesman

MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - Moscow and Kiev accused each other on Thursday of violating a ceasefire and the United States warned Russia the West might punish it further for its “military escalation” of the Ukraine crisis.<p>Smoke rises near the traffic control tower of the Sergey Prokofiev International …

Mali races to contain new Ebola outbreak as deaths worldwide top 5,000

Authorities in Mali were scrambling Wednesday to contain a new outbreak of Ebola, just as they thought they had the deadly virus under control.<p>More than 90 people were placed in quarantine after a 25-year-old nurse working at the privately owned Pasteur Clinic in Bamako, the West African country's …

UN says LRA abductions on rise in C Africa

Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels have launched a string of attacks across central Africa with a "steady increase" in abductions, the United Nations said.<p>The elusive rebels, who raid villages and enslave residents, have abducted 432 people so far this year, a "steady increase" from last …

Drones patrol half of Mexico border

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. government now patrols nearly half the Mexican border by drones alone in a largely unheralded shift to control …

Why cats never became man's best friend

Dog lovers will find it baffling that cats are the world’s most popular pet. After all, they’re passive-aggressive, emotionally unavailable, and known for their chilly independence—traits that at most qualify felines for the role of “man’s best frenemy.”<p>It turns out, though, there’s an evolutionary …

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Surgeon tied to India sterilization deaths arrested

A surgeon has been arrested on charges of negligence and attempted culpable homicide in the deaths of a dozen women who had undergone sterilization operations at a mobile clinic in one of India's poorest states.<p>Dr. R. K. Gupta, assisted by a team of fellow medical professionals, operated on 83 …

Mexico protesters torch state assembly

Demonstrators have set fire to the local legislature building in the capital of the southwestern Mexican state of Guerrero in protests over the apparent killing of 43 students by corrupt police and thugs from drug gangs.<p>Violent demonstrations have rocked several other states, where protesters …

Lebanon's politics paralyzed by regional conflict

BEIRUT (Reuters) - With Lebanon’s most powerful political parties funded and often directed by regional powers, the country has for decades been affected by events in the Middle East.<p>Lebanon's Prime Minister Tammam Salam speaks during an interview with Reuters in his office in Beirut November 12, …

Window washers 'doing well' after scaffold mishap

Israel Rejects United Nations Gaza War Inquiry Led By William Schabas

TEL AVIV — Israel will refuse to cooperate with a United Nations investigation into this year's Gaza war, its foreign ministry said, accusing the inquiry of having "no concerns other than attacking Israel." The United Nations Human Rights Council was set to look at the conduct of Israel and Hamas …

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