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Ohio Cop Refuses to Resort to Deadly Force: 'I Wanted to Be Absolutely Sure'

A rookie Ohio cop is being praised for "great restraint and maturity" after he held off using deadly force against a double murder suspect who charged at him, his police chief said.<p>In a confrontation Thursday with a man accused of killing his fiancee and his best friend, New Richmond Police Officer …

Law Enforcement

A view from the crease: readers' cricket pictures from across the world

Ahead of the Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, we asked our readers to share their cricket experiences from around the world. Here is a selection of our favourites


Seahawks Win in a Miracle

FX Reveals 'Fargo' Season Two Details, 'Louie' Premiere Date

FX CEO announces that Ronald Reagan will be a character on the upcoming season of the Coen Brothers-inspired mini-series<p>Just a week after FX's <i>Fargo</i> …


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MLK’s Effect on Today’s Politics

Dr. Martin Luther King will be remembered in many different ways on Monday – civil rights giant, religious leader – but from a more basic political perspective Dr. King might be thought of as an important father of the modern American political map.<p>The civil rights movement Dr. King led was …

Black History

New Snowden documents show how the GCHQ tracked iPhone users

Snowden documents published today by <i>Der Spiegel</i> give new insight into the British GCHQ's efforts to track targets through their iPhones. Previous leaks have revealed specific NSA exploits used to compromise the famously malware-resistant iPhone software controls, but the new documents show that …

'Designer babies' debate should start, scientists say

<b>Rapid progress in genetics is making "designer babies" more likely and society needs to be prepared, leading scientists have told the BBC.</b><p>Dr Tony Perry, a pioneer in cloning, has announced precise DNA editing at the moment of conception in mice.<p>He said huge advances in the past two years meant …


US tapped N Korean networks years ago, providing proof of Sony hack – reports

The US National Security Agency began tapping into North Korean computer networks in 2010, an effort that ultimately helped provide evidence that Pyongyang was behind the cyber attack on Sony Pictures, the New York Times reported on Sunday.<p>Citing former US and foreign officials and an NSA document, …

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Battle of the Misfits: Z/28 vs Viper TA vs GT-R vs V12 Vantage S

It can be bad, being too good.<p>In his postmodern novel <i>The French Lieutenant's Woman</i>, John Fowles tells us that the heroine, Sarah Woodruff, was "the perfect victim of a caste society. Her father had forced her out of her own class but could not raise her to the next. To the men of the one she had …

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