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Bangladesh central bank chief resigns after $101 million heist

The chief of Bangladesh's central bank has resigned after losing $101 million in a bank heist that spanned at least four countries and raised questions over the international banking system's vulnerability to cyberattack.<p>A spokesman for Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the resignation of …

Central Banks

Why You've Never Heard of the Vaccine for Heroin Addiction

Every week, the chemist Kim Janda at the Scripps Research Institute gets at least one email—from an heroin addict or a person who loves a heroin …

Drug Addiction

CIA 'tracked Boston bomb suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev'

<b>One of the Boston bomb suspects was added to a terrorism database 18 months ago at the request of the CIA, officials have told US media.</b><p>The FBI has already said it investigated Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, but had found no evidence of a threat.<p>Tsarnaev was killed during a police chase last week. His …

Boston Marathon Bombing

Pirelli resist Red Bull pressure to make tyres more durable

<b>Tyre supplier Pirelli has resisted pressure from world champions Red Bull to make its tyres more durable for the rest of the season.</b><p>The company has instead made one small tweak to its range following the first four races by making the 'hard' tyre slightly harder and lowering its operating …

Auto Racing

Documents Unlimited Free for iPad app review

Documents Unlimited Free for iPad<p>Price: Free<p>Documents Unlimited Free for iPad by Appsverse Inc. is a business app that makes it possible to create …

Airport City HD for iPad app review

Airport City HD<p>Price: FREE<p>Airport City HD by Game Insight, LLC is a game that involves constructing a large international airport, as well as …

Punchlines: Colbert, Letterman and Leno on Bush presidential library

What can you expect to see at the new George W. Bush Presidential Center? The late-night comedians are ready for it to open. Stephen Colbert is looking forward to the museum, where you'll be able to relive key moments in Bush's presidency. And Jay Leno is curious about its "think tank."<p>Check out …

Jon Bon Jovi's son joining Notre Dame's football program as a walk-on

Ageless rocker Jon Bon Jovi’s son, Jesse Bongiovi, will join Notre Dame’s football program this fall as a walk-on, according to <i>Irish Sports Daily</i>.<p>Bongiovi, a football and lacrosse standout at Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn, N.Y., would like to start his career at cornerback. “I’d like to …

Chiefs fielding offers for Branden Albert, No. 1 draft pick

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — On the eve of the NFL draft, the Kansas City Chiefs are negotiating with the Miami Dolphins to potentially trade franchise-tagged left tackle Branden Albert while also taking calls from teams inquiring about dealing for the No. 1 overall pick.<p>"I got a few calls this morning and …

Did 'Misha' influence Tsarnaevs? In Watertown, doubts

Two relatives of Tamerlan Tsarnaev say he was influenced by an Armenian convert to Islam named Misha. Armenian Americans say it is very unlikely an Armenian would become a Muslim.<p>WATERTOWN, Mass. — People in this heavily Armenian community are casting doubt on claims by relatives of the Boston …

Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg pumped for 'Pain & Gain'

Wahlberg got huge.The Rock got huger for their body-building roles in 'Pain & Gain.'<p>LOS ANGELES — You don't earn the nickname "The Rock" unless you're pretty ripped. But even Dwayne Johnson admits he was impressed on the first day of filming <i>Pain & Gain</i> last year to see the bulked-up version of …

Boston bombing suspects planned Times Square attack, Bloomberg says

Days after allegedly causing death and devastation at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, two brothers "spontaneously" decided to head to a new place to unleash terror -- New York City -- that city's mayor said.<p>Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the Boston bombings, told investigators …