Melanie Epperson

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Google Will Be Better Off Minus Google+

Google+ as we know it appears to be finished. Vic Gundotra, the executive in charge, is leaving the company, and TechCrunch says big changes are afoot. The three-year-old social network is being redefined — demoted? — from a product to a platform, and Google will stop trying to infuse it into all …

This High-Tech Countertop Greenhouse Lets You Crowdsource Your Growing Decisions

The MEG gives you pinpoint control of how you’re growing your plants. And if it’s not working, other gardeners are there to help.<p>If you’ve ever struggled to grow houseplants and wondered how the green-fingered do it, take solace in this: In the future, you’ll be able to call on the network to make …

Activists defy Egypt's anti-protest law

Hundreds of Egyptian activists took to the streets against an anti-protest law, one month before a presidential election which former army chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is widely expected to win.<p>On Saturday, the protestors marched to the presidential palace in Cairo calling for the scrapping of the …

California mom arrested in baby's fatal stabbing

LIVERMORE, Calif. (AP) — A police official says a young mother has been arrested in California on suspicion of stabbing her infant to death after first attempting suicide at a popular park.<p>Officers responding to reports of a car collision Saturday at Del Valle Regional Park east of San Francisco …

Iraq ready to legalise childhood marriage

Children under nine years old could be legally married and wives forced to comply with sexual demands under newly tabled legislation described by critics as a setback for women's rights<p>Children in Iraq could be legally married before the age of nine under sweeping legislation tabled on Tuesday that …

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Syria weapons deadline looms

The Syrian government has until midnight on Sunday to hand over its entire chemical stockpile, if it is to meet the deadline agreed by Damascus and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).<p>The deadline comes as the United States has expressed concern over reports that Syrian …

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