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UK says Chagos islanders evicted for US base may not go home

LONDON (AP) — Indian Ocean islanders who were forced from their homes decades ago to make way for a U.S. military base have been told by the British …

How Adidas Uses Plastics Found in the Ocean for New Gear

German sportswear maker Adidas is finding a home for wasteful ocean plastic: in your running shoes and soccer jerseys.<p>On Friday, Adidas unveiled the …

Researchers Clear 'Patient Zero' From AIDS Origin Story

It's one of the biggest medical mysteries of our time: How did HIV come to the U.S.?<p>By genetically sequencing samples from people infected early on, scientists say they have figured out when and where the virus that took hold here first arrived. In the process, they have exonerated the man accused …

San Francisco

Which? files supercomplaint against banks over transfer fraud

Banks may face formal inquiry into whether they can refuse to reimburse victims conned into transferring money into fraudsters’ accounts<p>UK banks should do more to protect customers tricked into transferring money to fraudsters, according to a consumer body that has lodged a “supercomplaint” with …

Healthy Things to Eat for Breakfast For Quick Weight Loss

You might cling to exercise, diet and food supplements when faced with the problem of losing weight. But, did you know that there are fruits that …

Seahawks vs. Panthers: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NFL Playoffs

The Carolina Panthers weren't at all intimidated by the Seattle Seahawks in Sunday's NFC Divisional Round game at Bank of America Stadium, fending off a furious comeback bid to notch a 31-24 victory at home.<p>From the first play of scrimmage, it was clear Carolina was going to take the fight to its …

Israel: 4 charged in 'lynching' of Eritrean migrant mistaken for terrorist

<b>Jerusalem (CNN) —</b> Four Israelis, including an Israel Defense Forces soldier, have been charged in connection with the lynching of an Eritrean migrant who was mistaken for a terrorist during an attack in October.<p>Haftom Zarhum, a 29-year-old Eritrean who worked at the Beersheva central bus station, …

Emergency Medicine

Ahmed Obafemi recalls 1983 meeting with Rev. Al Sharpton and his bugged briefcase

Ahmed Obafemi is having flashbacks — about a briefcase.<p>Last week, when stunning new details emerged about the Rev. Al Sharpton's role as an FBI …

David Miranda: Theresa May backs police action

The Home Secretary Theresa May has defended use of anti-terror laws to detain the partner of a Guardian journalist at Heathrow Airport.<p>David Miranda was held at Heathrow airport for nine hours on Sunday while in transit from Germany to Brazil.<p>It came after the Guardian published details about …

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Russia's Putin tells Snowden to stop US secrets leak

<b>Russian President Vladimir Putin has told fugitive former CIA-analyst Edward Snowden to stop leaking US secrets if he wants to remain in the country.</b><p>He said Moscow had never extradited anyone before and "has no intention to do so", adding Mr Snowden was free to go if granted asylum elsewhere.<p>Edward …

Italy's war time hero 'was Nazi collaborator'

Giovanni Palatucci has been honoured by Yad Vashem, Israel's memorial to the Holocaust<p><b>An Italian police official long credited with helping to save 5,000 Jews during WWII was actually a Nazi collaborator, researchers believe.</b><p>Evidence has emerged to show Giovanni Palatucci in fact helped deport Jews …

South African new party Agang to challenge ANC

<b>A new political party has been launched in South Africa to challenge President Jacob Zuma's African National Congress.</b><p>Agang, which means "Build", has made tackling corruption and improving education two of its main goals.<p>Its leader, Mamphela Ramphele, told supporters in Pretoria the ANC could not …

Monks Reprimanded for Expensive Taste in Bags

<b>A group of Buddhist monks</b> are coming under fire after a video surfaced online showing them living a lavish life more in line with that of Dolly Parton than, say, the Dali Lama. In it, a trio of monks on what appears to be a private jet are seen wearing flashy aviator sunglasses and carrying bags …

BLT Chopped Salad with Corn, Feta + Avocado

BLT Chopped Salad with Corn, Feta + Avocado. (Video!)<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> May 20, 2013 337<p>The times when I’m stoked about a salad are few and far …

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China's ambitious plans for its huge reserves

<b>Is it possible to have too much of a good thing?</b><p>I ask, because while so many Western governments spend sleepless nights worrying about the size of their trade deficits, China has the opposite problem.<p>Thanks to its export success, China is the world's largest holder of foreign exchange reserves. …

Do white people have a future in South Africa?

<b>Apartheid South Africa looked after white people and nobody else. Now some of its white communities face a level of deprivation, or of violence, which threatens their future in the country.</b><p>Everyone here, regardless of colour, tells you that white people are still riding high.<p>They run the economy. …

Bitcoin’s creator is Japanese mathematician Shinichi Mochizuki, says hypertext inventor

Kyoto University<p>Ted Nelson, the American academic who in 1963 coined the term hypertext, and is therefore viewed as one of the World Wide Web’s founding fathers, just released a 12-minute video with a big reveal at the end: The inventor of bitcoin, says Nelson, is probably Japanese mathematician …

Movies in the Parks: best of the 2013 schedule

<i>Jurassic Park</i> in Wicker Park; <i>The Birds</i> at Belmont Harbor; <i>The Wiz</i> at Oz Park; <i>In the Heat of the Night</i> in the warmth of an August evening in Calumet …

Film Festivals

US spy-row diplomat Ryan Fogle 'leaves Russia'

<b>US diplomat Ryan Fogle, who was accused by Russia of being a spy, has left the country, Russian television reported.</b><p>NTV broadcast footage said to show Mr Fogle passing through security at Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow.<p>Mr Fogle was ordered to leave Russia five days ago after being accused of trying …