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Syrian General Defends Delays In Chemical Weapons Turnover

TARTUS, Syria — A top general in Syria’s army on Saturday rejected criticism of his government’s efforts to hand over its chemical weapons stockpiles, saying that the unstable security situation had made delays inevitable.<p>“The Syrian government has spent a great deal of money to move these weapons …

To secure your data you have to secure the device

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Tatiana Popova<p>Security is a big issue when it comes to the internet of things. This isn’t privacy, …

A Study Claims Global Warming Could Cause 180,000 More Rapes by 2099

Movement to End Solitary Confinement Gains Force

In the small, dark world of solitary confinement, an inmate's basic needs can go neglected for months — and many are starting to wonder for what purpose.<p>For Jan Green, 52, who spent eight months sleeping on a thin mat on the floor of a New Mexico jail cell about 7 feet wide and 7 feet long, being …

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Professors Peeved to Learn They Don’t Own What They Teach Online

It took a year for Christopher Nelson to create a course for a new online degree program in philosophy at South Texas College, where he had to …

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Hill assailed over NSA oversight

Splashing America’s surveillance secrets on the front pages of newspapers for nearly nine months has created an array of scapegoats, from Edward Snowden to the NSA and President Barack Obama.<p>Now the blame is also spreading to Congress.<p>Cries of lax Capitol Hill oversight are piling up as …

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Mt. Gox Lost More than Just Bitcoins

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Following the bankruptcy of Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox on Friday, the company has released a full …

Venezuela opposition musters thousands for march despite Carnival holiday | Reuters

CARACAS (Reuters) - While many Venezuelans went to the beach to enjoy the Carnival holiday, thousands of anti-government demonstrators marched in the capital on Sunday, trying to keep up the momentum from weeks of protests demanding President Nicolas Maduro resign.<p>There are no signs that Maduro, …

Paul Ryan Critiques War on Poverty In New Report

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan released Monday a Republican critique of the War on Poverty begun by President Lyndon B. Johnson 50 years …

Scientists Find Unprecedented Black Hole

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Scientists have discovered a "fast and furious" super-powered small black hole, the first that …

Climate change threatens to bring eradicated viruses back from the dead

Scientists revive a frozen 30,000-year-old giant Siberian virus<p>All it took was a single sample of frozen Siberian soil for an international collaboration of researchers to discover, and revive, a new type of "giant virus" — a virus whose unusually large size means scientists can spot it through a …

Supreme Court Refuses To Revisit Case On Anti-Immigrant Laws

A long-running case with great symbolism for the immigration debate in the country has likely come to an end today: The Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal from a Dallas suburb over its stringent laws against illegal immigrants.<p>As we've reported, taking Arizona's lead back in 2006, Farmers …

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Facing 'threat of war,' Ukraine's UN ambassador vows: 'We will succeed'

Ukraine Ambassador to the United Nations Yuriy Sergeyev, in an interview with Fox News, warned that "there is a threat of war" and demanded the Russian occupation of Crimea end immediately.<p>But despite Russian forces streaming into Ukraine's Crimea Peninsula, Sergeyev vowed: "We will succeed." …

Invisible Standoff Continues as Russia Bloodlessly Extends Control in Crimea

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>While many of us in the U.S. spent last night watching a star-studded selfie break Twitter, Russia …

Verizon tweaks its prepaid plans with rollover data

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Verizon<p>Verizon Wireless(s vz) is overhauling its prepaid data plans for smartphones. Instead of offering different …

Bitcoin Is On A Gigantic Tear

Well, so much for the Mt. Gox crash being the end of Bitcoin.<p>The digital currency is on a gigantic tear, as it's zooming toward $700.<p>After Mt. Gox crashed, a lot of folks in the media were talking about how this was the end of Bitcoin, but almost nobody in the Bitcoin community freaked out, and …

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Android tablets outsell the iPad in 2013

It's been a long time coming, but Android tablets finally overtook the iPad in market share in 2013, according to new research from Gartner. More than 121 million Android tablets were sold last year, Gartner reports, giving it 61.9 percent of the market. Meanwhile Apple's iPad sold an estimated 70 …

Here’s WTF happened to Mt. Gox last week — the Cliffs Notes version

It’s been quite a week for major Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox.<p>The leading Bitcoin exchange shut down, filed for bankruptcy, and gave a hint of just how much control it’s lost. Bitcoin owners are freaking out, and they have their reasons.<p>Don’t worry if you haven’t kept on top of all the news. We’ve gone …