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Solar Impulse plane lands in Phoenix

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Stuart Hall put home in wife's name 'to avoid payouts to victims'

The disgraced broadcaster Stuart Hall is facing accusations that he recently transferred ownership of his home to his wife in a deliberate attempt to …

PepsiCo ending ties with rapper Lil Wayne

NEW YORK (AP) — PepsiCo is cutting its ties with Lil Wayne after the rapper made a crude reference to civil rights martyr Emmett Till in a song.<p>Lil Wayne, one of the biggest stars in pop music, had a deal to promote the company's Mountain Dew soda.<p>Earlier this week, PepsiCo also pulled an online ad …

Reports: Bombing Suspect Died Of Gunshot Wounds, Blunt Trauma

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, whom the government says was the mastermind behind the twin bombings at the Boston Marathon that killed three people and wounded more than 250, died of gunshot wounds and blunt trauma.<p>That's according to the <i>Boston Herald</i>, <i>The Boston Globe</i> and the AP, who report that Peter Stefan, …

Obama foresees no US troops in Syria

<b>US President Barack Obama says he does not foresee a scenario that would require sending US troops to Syria.</b><p>He reaffirmed that clear evidence that the Syrian government had used chemical weapons would be a "game changer", but that any response would not be rushed.<p>Earlier Defence Secretary Chuck …

In Houston, an NRA Victory Lap

In Houston, Ted Cruz, Sarah Palin, and others celebrated background checks’ demise. By Michael Ames.<p>The National Rifle Association is not known as a …

Bad weather postpones Europe's Vega rocket launch

Engineers have written new flight software for the rocket<p><b>The latest outing for Europe's new small satellite launcher, Vega, has been postponed until an unspecified date because of bad weather conditions.</b><p>The lift-off from the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana was originally scheduled for 23:06 local …

10 things summer camps won’t say

<b>1. “You think getting your kids into college will be hard? Try getting them into camp.”</b><p>Registration for this summer at Camp Al-Gon-Quian opened at 6 …

Bangladesh Trade Was Under U.S. Review Prior to Factory Collapse

Months before a garment-factory collapse in Bangladesh killed more than 500 people, the U.S. government said it was considering revoking the nation’s …

Chinese Police Arrest Suspects in Rat-for-Mutton Crime Ring

Chinese authorities busted a criminal operation that sold rat, fox and mink meat as mutton in Shanghai and neighboring Jiangsu province for more than …

Orb Completes Come from Behind Kentucky Derby Win

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A horse named Orb just won the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby, becoming the latest horse to …

On the streets of Mogadishu: Somalia strives for 'peace and stability'

Mogadishu, capital of one of the world's most dangerous countries, is attempting to move on from years of conflict. The Telegraph visited Somalia to speak to the president, the ambassador and the hotel owner striving to bring Somalia back from the brink.<p>President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud will arrive …

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John Baird clarifies Canada's position against military campaign in Syria

After comments that left some with the impression that Canada was open to discussing a military campaign against the Syrian regime, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird clarified the government's position.<p>"Canada is not contemplating a military mission in Syria," Mr. Baird's press secretary, Rick …

Saturday at the Kentucky Derby

A look at the start of the 2013 Kentucky Derby won by Orb Brian Spurlock, USA TODAY Sports<p>Joel Rosario aboard Orb is led to the winner's circle Brian Spurlock, USA TODAY Sports<p>Joel Rosario aboard Orb (16) celebrates after winning the 2013 Kentucky Derby Jamie Rhodes, USA TODAY Sports<p>Joel Rosario …

Deadly blast hits government convoy in Mogadishu

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Saudi Arabia to allow girls to play sport at private schools

Saudi Arabian girls will be allowed to play sport in private schools for the first time in the latest in a series of incremental changes aimed at …

Springs Fire May Be Fully Contained Monday, Officials Say

Firefighting officials in California are optimistic that they can get more of the Springs Fire under control Sunday, as for the second day cooler temperatures and higher humidity are expected to help their cause. The fire could be entirely contained by Monday, they say.<p>"Firefighters made progress …

Articles about 7 rooms view on Dwell.com - Dwell

Many of us are guilty of thinking of laundry rooms as unremarkable or unattractive parts of our home that don't require much...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>Thanks to Los Angeles’s Small Lot Subdivision …

The Week in Review: When We Made Beautiful Music

Inside Flipboard / May 3, 2013<p>Something about the time of year—the crispness of the air, perhaps, or maybe the stirring sight of the world …

This Is The World's First Entirely 3D-Printed Gun

Eight months ago, Cody Wilson set out to create the world’s first entirely 3D-printable handgun.<p>Now he has.<p>Early next week, Wilson, a 25-year-old University of Texas law student and founder of the non-profit group Defense Distributed, plans to release the 3D-printable CAD files for a gun he calls …

Articles about blue facade on Dwell.com - Dwell

Canada's Magdalen Islands offer a seaside retreat to landlocked Quebecers, two of whom have turned the local vernacular on its...<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>A 450-square-foot apartment in the Upper West Side needed to accommodate the resident’s working, entertaining, and resting needs,...<p>An …

Replica of 'Dead Space' Plasma Cutter wreaks havoc with laser beams

Wood doesn't stand a chance<p>Laser aficionado Patrick Priebe has created a scarily realistic working replica of the Plasma Cutter featured in the game <i>Dead Space</i>. According to <i>Gizmag</i>, Priebe spent about 200 hours building the weapon, which shoots a total of five laser beams — three green lasers for …

Meet The Guy Who Helped Google Beat Apple's Siri

For all the attention lavished on Siri, the often-clever voice-driven virtual assistant on Apple’s iPhone, Google’s mobile search app lately has impressed a lot more people. That’s partly thanks to Google Now, its own virtual assistant that’s part of that app, which some observers think is more …

New Poster for ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT Season 4

There's A New Generation Of Young People Hopping America's Trains

"Two weeks later I was gone — this was it, I was riding my very first freight train."<p>From 2004 to 2009 Brodie rode more than 50,000 miles through 46 states, documenting who and what he encountered along the way with a Polaroid camera before switching to 35mm film in 2006.<p>The Polaroid Kid showcased …

On the frontline of the fight against cybercrime

Inside the tightly controlled security area of Symantec's Dublin headquarters, a screen on the wall flashes up hacking hotspots as they are detected …