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Skrillex’s Website gets Hacked!

Grammy winner <b>Skrillex’s</b> website recently just got hacked in an incredibly funny way. <b>Sonny Moore’s</b> website was hacked by a hacker named <b>Eboz,</b> leaving a …

Leaked report shows high civilian death toll from CIA drone strikes

The report describes 147 civilian deaths, much higher than the U.S. administration has admitted to<p>A secret document obtained by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism reveals for the first time the Pakistan government's internal assessment of dozens of drone strikes, and shows scores of civilian …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

At least 89 dead as earthquake strikes western China

At least 89 people were killed and almost 600 injured after a pair of earthquakes shook one of China's poorest regions.<p>The earthquakes, of magnitude 5.9 and 5.6, struck early on Monday morning near Dingxi, a city of around three million people spread over an area twice the size of Greater London in …

China

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Trayvon Martin resonates with black Oakland youth

Image 1of/6<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Far from the boarded windows of downtown Oakland and miles from the roar of activists protesting the acquittal of George …

Justice

Associated Press News

Gunmen Kill Eight In Graduation Party Massacre In Venezuela

The Attorney General's office said in a statement that several armed men opened fire repeatedly on the revelers on Saturday in Caicara del Orinoco, a town on the southern bank of the Orinoco River.<p>The South American country suffers one of the world's worst homicide rates and shootings are common. …

US jets dump bombs near Great Barrier Reef

<b>US fighter jets dropped four bombs on the Great Barrier Reef off Australia's coast during a training exercise that went wrong, it has emerged.</b><p>The two planes jettisoned four bombs - two inert and two unarmed - in more than 50m (165 ft) of water, away from coral, to minimise damage to the World …

After 'Justice for Trayvon' rallies, protesters defend Zimmerman

HOUSTON — Dueling marches here Sunday in support of and in opposition to the verdict in the<p>George Zimmermancase led to a massive police deployment, heated face-offs but no violence, police said.<p>For many, the protests showed that although the controversial court case may be over, the debates it …

Before Trayvon Martin, there was Oscar Grant

A new Williamsburg mural commemorates the Oakland native gunned down by BART police in 2009<p>A mural by street artist LNY, with some help from artists COST, ENX, and Ellis Gallagher, now dominates the very busy corner of Bedford Avenue and North 6th Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The work is a …

Innocence, After Serving 11 Years On A Wrongful Conviction

When I was waiting, even to go to the trial, I would pray, 'Please Lord, get me out of here. You know I don't belong here, I didn't do this.' And I knew in my heart that it was going to happen, that I would be released. Just every now and then, I would ask the Lord, 'Well, you can kind of hurry up …

China floods claim 337 lives so far this year

Flooding in China this year has left at least 337 people dead and 213 missing, due mainly to unusually wet summer weather, the government said.<p>Floods this year have struck across 30 provinces and municipalities and affected more than 47 million people, according to the Office of State Flood Control …

SIM Cards Have Finally Been Hacked, And The Flaw Could Affect Millions Of Phones

Smartphones are susceptible to malware and carriers have enabled NSA snooping, but the prevailing wisdom has it there’s still one part of your mobile phone that remains safe and un-hackable: your SIM card.<p>Yet after three years of research, German cryptographer Karsten Nohl claims to have finally …

Police Talk Down Woman Who Was Apparently Attempting Suicide Outside Of 'Kick-Ass' Comic-Con Event

Police rushed to the scene of an apparent suicide attempt in San Diego, Calif. after onlookers realized a woman hanging from a 14th floor balcony was not part of a Comic-Con marketing stunt.<p>The woman, who the Los Angeles Times reports was wearing green pants that suggested she was part of the …

Pakistan's New Big Threat Isn't Terrorism—It's Water

Shortages of the precious resource threaten to destabilize the region even further.<p>In a report released last week by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Pakistan was pinpointed as "one of the most water-stressed countries in the world, not far from being classified, 'water-scarce'." As water demand …

44 years after the Apollo 11 moon landing: ‘We all miss you, Neil’

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin salutes the American flag in a picture taken by mission commander Neil Armstrong on July 20, 1969.<p>Forty-four isn't exactly a milestone number for celebrations, but Saturday's 44th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing nevertheless struck a chord — in part …

Space Science

Associated Press News

'Glee' Co-Creator Ryan Murphy Reveals Plans for Cory Monteith Character

<i>Glee</i> co-creator Ryan Murphy opened up on Saturday about how the death of star Cory Monteith will affect the show next season.<p>"When you’re faced with …

Hollywood

National Geographic Magazine

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It's only rock'n'roll, but if you like it, how much are you prepared to pay?

As the music business struggles to reinvent itself for the digital world, the only topic more controversial than <i>what</i> a recording is worth is <i>who</i> …

Mainstream 2.0: How A New DJ Reality Show Could Corrupt EDM

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last couple of years, you have no doubt realized the huge, unexpected boom that EDM has imposed in …

Top 5 Live EDM Acts

Although most EDM artists choose to DJ during their performances, there are quite a few who integrate various different instruments and controllers …

Bingo Players Member Diagnosed With Cancer

We are sad to announce that Paul Baumer, half of the Bingo Players duo, has just been diagnosed with cancer. The group had recently informed their …

Trayvon Martin case, others test 'all life is precious'

Image 1of/5<p>Caption<p>Close<p>"All life is precious" goes the oft-repeated saying. But let's be honest with ourselves: In this society the value of a human …

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Trayvon Martin's parents speak amid day of post-verdict vigils

A week after a verdict of not guilty was delivered in the George Zimmerman trial, thousands of supporters of Trayvon Martin and his family gathered across the country to press for further federal investigation into the circumstances surrounding the teen's shooting death.<p>“I’d like the world to know …