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5 Reasons Why Image Noise is Your Friend

Amazing low light capabilities, or so the marketing screams. It seems the mantra of every camera manufacturer these days – the total elimination of …

Why a deadly virus in the Middle East has the entire world on alert

A recent spike in MERS cases could be the beginning of a global outbreak<p>A deadly new virus for which there is no cure and about which little is understood could present a global threat, officials say. It's called Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus -- or MERS-CoV -- and a recent upswing …

Recovery Of Bodies From Sunken Ferry Growing More Difficult

The news Friday from the site of South Korea's ferry disaster includes word that:<p>— "At least 185 passengers had been confirmed dead, with 117 others still missing." (Yonhap News)<p>— Prosecutors have "officially attributed the sinking ... to an improper stowage of cargo and a loss of stability caused …

Miami case puts law enforcement use of cellphone tower data in focus

• Quartavious Davis convicted for 2010 robberies • ACLU: too easy for law officials to access cell tower records<p>In the latest challenge over digital-age technology and privacy rights, a federal appeals court wrestled on Friday with the authority of law enforcement to obtain and use records from …

FDA approves genetic screening test for cervical cancer

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. government health regulators have cleared a genetic test from Roche as a first-choice screening option for cervical cancer. It was a role previously reserved for the Pap smear, the decades-old mainstay of women's health.<p>The Food and Drug Administration approved Roche's cobas …

British and Australian navies seize largest ever heroin haul at sea

The drugs had an estimated British street value of more than £140 million<p>A joint operation by the British and Australian navies seized the largest ever haul of heroin at sea, weighing 1,032 kilogrammes, the Ministry of Defence announced last night.<p>The drugs, with an estimated British street value …

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Divers find 48 bodies in S Korea ferry cabin

Divers have pulled 48 bodies from a single room of the sunken South Korean ferry, search officials have said.<p>They said on Friday that only 35 of the ferry's 111 rooms have been searched so far, Yonhap news agency reported.<p>The room where they had found the bodies was designed to accommodate only 38 …

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Two systems are moving through the eastern U.S. over the next few days.<p>Two systems are moving through the eastern U.S. over the next few days.<p>San …

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South Korean prime minister resigns over ferry disaster response

South Korea's prime minister announced his resignation Sunday morning, taking responsibility for the slow initial response to a ferry's sinking that has left nearly 200 dead with scores more still missing.<p>Prime Minister Chung Hong-won outlined his decision, and apologized to victims' families, in …