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Fugitive Ukraine leader wanted for murder, Russia sounds alarm

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine’s fugitive president was indicted for “mass murder” on Monday over the shooting of demonstrators as new leaders in Kiev sought urgent Western aid to make up for a loss of funding from Russia, which is angry at the overthrow of its ally.<p>Moscow said it would not deal with …

HSBC warns of choppy markets as profits fall short

LONDON (Reuters) - HSBC missed market expectations with a 9 percent increase in annual profit and warned of greater volatility in emerging markets this year, sending shares in Europe’s biggest bank to a 15-month low.<p>HSBC, which is based in London but made two thirds of last year’s profit in Asia, …

Bionic plants

Plants have many valuable functions: They provide food and fuel, release the oxygen that we breathe, and add beauty to our surroundings. Now, a team …

Even If You Don't Have Symptoms, You May Still Have The Flu

Fever, muscle aches, nausea — these are what we usually associate with having the flu.<p>But just because you don't exhibit these symptoms, it doesn't mean you don't have the flu, researchers say. And you could be just as contagious. In fact, their study found that roughly three-quarters of people …

This is Healthbook, Apple’s major first step into health & fitness tracking

Seven years out from the original iPhone’s introduction, and four years past the iPad’s launch, Apple has found its next market ripe for reinvention: the mobile healthcare and fitness-tracking industry. Apple’s interest in healthcare and fitness tracking will be displayed in an iOS application …

FYI: Where Is The Center of the Universe?

First, it's important to know that the big bang wasn't an explosion of matter into empty space—it was the rapid expansion of space itself. This means that every single point in the universe appears to be at the center. Think of the universe as an empty balloon with dots on it. Those dots represent …

Fuji Bangladesh Reveals Another X-Series MILC Might Arrive ‘Very Soon’

It seems it was only yesterday that Fuji announced the release of the much-lauded X-T1 — heck, it only started shipping last month — but the company …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

Galway in colour, 1927 – a picture from the past

Parliamentarians from Cameron's party argue case for Britain in EU

LONDON (Reuters) - A group of parliamentarians from Prime Minister David Cameron’s governing Conservative party on Monday set out their case for Britain remaining a member of the European Union, emphasising benefits including jobs and trade.<p>British Prime Minister David Cameron gestures as he speaks …

U.S., EU set sanctions as Putin recognises Crimea 'sovereignty'

SIMFEROPOL/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The United States and European Union imposed personal sanctions on Monday on Russian and Crimean officials involved in the seizure of Crimea from Ukraine as Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree recognising the region as a sovereign state.<p>The moves …

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree recognising #Crimea "as a sovereign and independent state", presidential sources say http://bbc.in/1g3ip9i "This decree enters into force on the day on which it is signed," they add. The move follows Sunday's referendum in Crimea in which officials said 97% of voters backed breaking away from Ukraine and joining Russia.

New Mexico Teacher Who Disarmed School Shooter Hailed As Hero

Social studies teacher John Masterson went above and beyond his classroom duties Tuesday when he talked a 12-year-old boy into putting down his …

Meet TEO, the Bluetooth padlock you open with your phone

Admittedly, padlocks aren’t the sexiest products in the world. They’re still handy, however, and the TEO looks even handier. This Kickstarter project …

Airbus posts record orders, ponders higher production

TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) - Airbus stands ready to increase output after winning an industry peak of 1,619 new airplane orders in 2013, as it seeks to turn a record backlog of almost nine years of plane production into hard profit.<p>An Airbus A380, the world's largest passenger jet, flies during the …

Here's How to Mix Up Your Bean Routine

Think you've done everything you can with beans? Mix up your routine with this Mexified Pot o' Beans, cooked low and slow—no presoaking necessary<p>There are many ways to cook dried beans, but only one that lets you skip the overnight soak: the super low-and-slow method. No matter what type of beans I …

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DigitalRev Gives You 10 Things to Consider Before You Buy Your First Flash

There are a lot of tips and helpful articles out there about buying your first ‘nice’ camera, or even how to make sure everything is working well …

The Wolf Of Wall Street | Leonardo DiCaprio tells HELLO! "We knew we could turn audiences off..."

Wall Street

“You have to play the game; you have to be business-savvy," says The Wolf of Wall Street actress Margot Elise Robbie. Read more: http://ow.ly/sxvJs Photograph by Steven Pan, styled by Andreas Kokkino.