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Media attacks Obama's 'Soviet-style' publicity policy

Major media organisations protest against being shut out of president's events in favour of official photographer<p>Barack Obama's White House has been accused of producing Soviet-style propaganda by press photographers who are furious at being denied access to the US president.<p>Mr Obama's aides …

Obama: Millennials can contribute to climate change fix

<b>(Reuters/Larry Downing)</b><p>The generation likely to be most affected needs to step up, according to the president<p>Melia Ungson<p>December 1, 2013 6:00pm (UTC)<p>This originally appeared on Next New Deal.<p>Over the past several months, climate change has finally inched toward the spotlight. President Obama …

Forget LED bulbs—the future of interior lighting is lasers

Steven DenBaars, a research scientist at UC Santa Barbara, has been working on LED lights for 20 years. He has been instrumental in pushing them to the point that they are the true heir to Edison’s electric bulb. But in his own head, and in his lab, DenBaars is already onto the next big thing: …

Lehman's collapse: 'These were very dangerous times'

<b>The failure of investment bank Lehman Brothers five years ago brought UK and US banks to "within hours" of collapse, says former UK Chancellor Alistair Darling.</b><p>Its failure saw the start of a global crisis, with governments across the world scrambling to avert a possible financial meltdown, and five …

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Chromecast: Google's second attempt to take over your TV

Contributors:<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> Chromecast: Google's second attempt to take over your TV<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>Announced July 24th 2013, the Google Chromecast is a tiny streaming device that lets you push content from your smartphone, tablet, or laptop straight to your TV. …

Philippines and MILF rebels in wealth-sharing deal

<b>The Philippines has reached a deal with the country's largest Muslim rebel group to share wealth generated from Mindanao's natural resources.</b><p>The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) will receive 75% of the gold, copper and other resources mined from the southern island.<p>It follows lengthy …

Law and Justice and George Zimmerman

The exoneration of Travyon Martin's killer is a stark reminder of the limitations of our judicial systems and the choices we make about the laws under which we live.<p>In the next few hours and days you'll likely be inundated with analysis and commentary and solemn expressions of outrage or joy about …

Outraged NAACP Wants Feds to Prosecute George Zimmerman

The NAACP was "outraged" over the not-guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman murder trial and called on the Department of Justice to prosecute …