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CIA 'tortured al-Qaeda suspects close to the point of death by drowning them in water-filled baths'

Exclusive: As the US Senate prepares to release a report documenting US torture programme after 9/11, Telegraph reveals new details about the scope of CIA excesses<p>The CIA brought top al-Qaeda suspects close “to the point of death” by drowning them in water-filled baths during interrogation sessions …

U.S. official: Missile hit Malaysia Airlines plane - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crashed in a rebel-controlled part of eastern Ukraine on Thursday, spurring swift accusations from Ukrainian officials that "terrorists" shot down the aircraft.<p>The United States has concluded a missile shot down the plane, but hasn't pinpointed who was …

Chechen Leader Known As 'Russia's Bin Laden' Reported Dead

Chechen separatist leader Doku Umarov, whose attacks on Russian civilians earned him the nickname "Russia's Bin Laden," is dead, according to an insurgency website.<p>However, it's worth noting that this is not the first time Umarov's death has been announced.<p>The BBC reports via Kavkaz Center, the …

MH370: Missing plane could have kept flying four hours after disappearing, US investigators say – live

Latest developments<p>Before I hand over to Matthew Weaver in London, here are the latest developments in the ongoing search for flight MH370.<p>Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is <b>still missing</b>, some five days after it vanished in the air near Vietnam.<br>• The Wall Street Journal is reporting that U.S. …

Gang Rape Survivor In India Gang Raped Again While In Police Protection

The two police officers in charge of protecting the woman were eating dinner when it happened.<p>On Tuesday, March 4, a 22-year-old woman — who was gang raped in November 2013 — was kidnapped from her house and allegedly gang raped, strangled, and dumped in the fields of a district in the north Indian …

Samsung offers Note 3 wireless charging cover 50% off, Best Buy 20% off

Do you want your fancy new Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to have wireless charging? Are you tired of having to plug in that gargantuan USB 3.0 plug every …

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5 Things You Might Not Know About the Xbox One

We answer your questions about Microsoft's just launched console and hopefully educate you in the process about something you may not have known about the Xbox One.

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Get Battlefield 4 for $25 at GameStop on Black Friday

GameStop today officially announced its lineup of Black Friday deals, including Battlefield 4 for $25 and Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 bundles for $200, after the list leaked last month.<p>Unlike many retailers, GameStop will not open on Thanksgiving Day "out of respect for our store associates and …

TIME for Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / November 20, 2013<p>When the innovative publisher Henry Luce launched TIME Magazine 90 years ago, his big idea was that TIME would …

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President of the Philippines vows to remain in typhoon-ravaged area

The president of the Philippines has vowed to remain in the area ravaged by typhoon Haiyan until conditions have improved.<p>Benigno Aquino is expected to stay in Tacloban, the battered capital of Leyte province, where almost every building was destroyed or badly damaged by the storm. The decision …

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China shows off 14 giant panda cubs

China has shown 14 giant panda cubs to the public for the first time, born at the Chengdu Breeding and Research Centre in Sichuan.<p>The 14 panda cubs were born between July and September this year and are currently being raised in two delivery rooms in the <b>Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding</b> and Research …

U.S. experts: N. Korea can likely build key nuke parts

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean scientists are able to build crucial equipment for uranium-based nuclear bombs on their own, cutting the need for imports that had been one of the few ways outsiders could monitor the country's secretive atomic work, according to evidence gathered by two …

Fukushima Fallout Not Affecting U.S.-Caught Fish

<i>This article was originally published by the Center for American Progress.</i><p>In recent weeks, there has been a significant uptick in news from Fukushima, Japan. Officials from the Japanese government and the Tokyo Electric Power Company, or TEPCO, admitted that radioactive water is still leaking from …

N Korea agrees to restore hotline with South

North Korea has agreed to restore a cross-border military hotline with South Korea, in another sign of easing tensions between the rivals in recent weeks, the South Korean government has said.<p>On Thursday, the two Koreas agreed at a meeting in Kaesong to restart the hotline starting Friday, Seoul's …

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Hazy Skies in Hong Kong? Just Pose With a Fake Skyline

New York's Most Expensive Apartments Are Jail Cells

The city spent an average of $167,000 per inmate on its jail system in 2012, according to a new report from the city's Independent Budget Office. That's nearly three times the cost of New York State's prison system and five times as much as the national average, according to data from the Vera …

Aerial photographs from August 2012 of flooding around Manila, the Philippines - Telegraph

What to do before, during and after a flood

Whether you live in a flood-prone area or not, monsoon rains can cause flash flooding anywhere and at any time.<p>With Pagasa issuing a red rainfall …

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