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Australia’s territorial claim to Antarctica is weakening, scientists warn

Australia's territorial claim to Antarctica is being weakened by a decline in its scientific research, scientists warn.<p>Australia claims 43% of the southernmost continent based on geographic proximity, history of exploration and discovery and activity in Antarctica.<p>But its participation as a key …

In pictures: The sensitive task of curating 9/11

Jan Seidler Ramirez has to balance various memories and interpretations of the iconic attack, weighing stories and horrific memories

Unidentified drone crashed on South Korean border island: military

SEOUL (Reuters) - An unmanned drone crashed on a South Korean island near a disputed maritime border with North Korea, a South Korean defense ministry official said on Tuesday, triggering an investigation into whether the aircraft was from the North.<p>An crashed unmanned drone is seen on Baengnyeong, …

Malaysia releases transcript of last words from missing plane

KUALA LUMPUR/PERTH (Reuters) - The last words from the cockpit of a missing Malaysian jet were a standard “Good night Malaysian three seven zero”, Malaysian authorities said, changing their account of the critical last communication from a more casual “All right, good night”.<p>Malaysia on Tuesday …

MH370: Malaysia releases cockpit transcript

Tuesday's search has drawn another blank, according to a update from the Australian Maritime Safety Authority.<p>AMSA News (@AMSA_News)All aircraft assisting in the #MH370 search have returned to Perth. No significant developments to report.April 1, 2014<p>On that note, it is probably best to pause the …

Shooter in Loud Music Killing Felt Victimized, Tapes Reveal

JACKSONVILLE, Florida — A Florida man convicted at the weekend of attempted murder in a dispute over loud rap music felt he was victimized by four teenagers he shot at, according to tapes of jailhouse telephone calls released by prosecutors on Tuesday.<p>Michael Dunn, 47, is facing a minimum sentence …

Spy Chief: We Should’ve Told You We Track Your Calls

The government still considers its call data to be a state secret, but the Director of National Intelligence says Washington should have acknowledged …

CBO: Minimum Wage Hike Could Boost Paychecks – And Cut Jobs

Whatever you already believed about raising the federal minimum wage, you now have more ammo for your argument, thanks to a report released Tuesday by the Congressional Budget Office, titled "The Effects of a Minimum-Wage Increase on Employment and Family Income."<p>Yes, you're right: Raising the wage …

That's Cold: Snow Challenges Records in Some Cities

The winter of our discontent isn't over. The Northeast will enjoy a brief warm-up this week, but meteorologists are warning residents across a wide swath of the country to brace for at least another month of bone-chilling temperatures, ice and snow.<p>Is this the worst winter ever? Well ... the …