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Video: The third ‘Interstellar’ trailer will make you wish it was November already

It’s pretty much accepted that when a Christopher Nolan film comes out, it’s an event. Leading up to that event, Nolan just teases moviegoers to the …

Apple's New Payments Platform May Arrive Oct. 20

Apple's new payment platform, Apple Pay, might launch with the rollout of iOS 8.1 on Oct. 20, according to Bank Innovation's Ian Kar.<p>Sources close to Apple told Kar the exact timetable isn't set yet, but Apple Pay will be available for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users once they download iOS 8.1, …

21 famous song lyrics that are shockingly scientific

<b>Bob Dylan (AP)</b><p>Scientists in Sweden have secretly been placing Bob Dylan lyrics in their research for years. Now it’s our turn<p>Joanna Rothkopf<p>October 1, 2014 6:00pm (UTC)<p>For the past 17 years, a group of awesome Swedish scientists have been competing with each other over who could sneak the most Bob …

Agawa Canyon

TravelPlaces of a Lifetime<p>By late September, the hardwood forests surrounding the Agawa Canyon light up with the crimson and gold of autumn. These identical glowing vistas were among wilderness scenes captured in the early 20th century by what would become known as the Group of Seven, the legendary …

Lake Superior

You Have Questions About Ello. We Have Answers

You’ve heard about it—a lot. The seemingly overnight success of the social network Ello, has generated a lot of attention over the past week, …

Nude selfie celebs were 'dumb', EU commissioner says

<b>The EU's next digital head has refused to apologise for saying celebrities were "dumb" for taking intimate pictures that were later leaked.</b><p>Günther Oettinger was highly criticised for comments including: "Stupidity is something you can only partly save people from."<p>He will become the EU's digital …

Argentina central bank governor resigns amid economic woes

<b>Argentina's central bank governor Juan Carlos Fabrega has resigned after less than a year in office.</b><p>He will be replaced by Alejandro Vanoli, who analysts say is more in tune with the economic policies of President Cristina Fernandez.<p>Argentina is facing a raft of economic problems including high …

Anthony Horowitz to write new James Bond novel

<b>Anthony Horowitz, author of the Alex Rider teenage spy novels, has been invited to write a new James Bond adventure by the Ian Fleming estate.</b><p>Currently dubbed Project One, the book will be set in the 1950s and contain previously unseen Fleming material.<p>Horowitz said Fleming's hero had had "a …

Russia brain drain after Putin crackdown

<b>The increasingly harsh and reactionary political climate in Putin's Russia has sparked a wave of emigration among middle-class professionals, including several leading journalists.</b><p>Russia has seen this before - from the departure of left-wing revolutionaries in Tsarist times and the writers and …

Greenland votes to hold parliamentary election in November

(Reuters) - Greenland’s parliament voted on Wednesday to hold an election on Nov. 28 after Prime Minister Aleqa Hammond took a temporary leave of absence over a spending scandal and the opposition lured enough of her supporters to gain a majority.<p>The 31-seat assembly voted to hold the election, …

Turkey vows to fight Islamic State, coalition strikes near border

MURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkey signalled it may send troops into Syria or Iraq and let allies use Turkish bases to fight Islamic State, as coalition jets launched air strikes on Wednesday on insurgents besieging a town on its southern border with Syria.<p>The government sent a proposal …

US sharply criticises Israeli settlement plan

US President Barack Obama has told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Washington's deep concerns over an Israeli plan to build 2,600 new settler homes in East Jerusalem.<p>Obama raised the development in face-to-face talks in the Oval Office on Wednesday, White House spokesman Josh Earnest …

Obama meeting with Israel premier points up disagreements

After a summer of tension over the war in the Gaza Strip, President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu entered a new season of troubles in their often-fraught relationship with a meeting Wednesday that highlighted hard disagreements over Iran's nuclear aims and Israeli settlements …

Ebola case in Dallas signals health system lapse

A man infected with the<p>Ebola virusslipped through the cracks of a system designed to stop the disease from spreading, health officials conceded Wednesday as they isolated five schoolchildren who may have had contact with the ill man and rushed to identify others who spent time with him.<p>The patient, …

Hong Kong leader refuses to resign but offers talks with protesters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying defied pro-democracy protesters’ demands to step down by Friday, and repeated police warnings that the consequences would be serious if they sought to surround or occupy government buildings.<p>Leung, speaking to reporters just minutes before an …

Palestinians draft U.N. resolution on ending Israel occupation

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The Palestinians have drafted a U.N. Security Council resolution calling for an end to Israeli occupation by November 2016, which they have shared informally with Arab states and some council members, U.N. diplomats said on Wednesday.<p>Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas …

Netanyahu: U.S. Needs 'Facts' About New Housing Units

World<p>Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sat down with NBC News' Andrea Mitchell on Wednesday evening in New York where he pushed back against the White House's contention that planned new housing developments in east Jerusalem could "poison" the Middle East peace process.<p>"I think they (the …

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Enterovirus D68 found in 4 patients who have died, including 10-year-old girl

Samples collected from four patients who recently died have tested positive for enterovirus D68, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>It is unclear what role the virus played in their deaths. In fact, it's possible that enterovirus had nothing to do with them. The virus is …