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Why Google doesn’t care about college degrees, in 5 quotes

Google isn’t big on college degrees, although the search giant is inundated with applicants touting perfect GPAs from Ivy League schools.<p>Google’s chairman and head of hiring, Laszlo Bock, has given a few insights in the <i>New York Times</i> on how he sorts through a multitude of bright applicants.<p>The …

Australia plane searchers investigate debris

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1062000/1062234_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524686717_faaffacbfbb7944e5929debbd4a1494c<p><b>Australia is investigating two objects seen on satellite images that could potentially be linked to the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, officials say.</b><p>…

Pro-Russians storm Ukrainian navy base in Crimea - CNN.com

<b>Simferopol, Crimea (CNN)</b> -- A deadline Ukraine's acting President gave Crimea's separatist leaders to release hostages came and went without apparent incident Wednesday, after pro-Russian activists stormed the former Soviet state's navy headquarters in the region.<p>Amid signs the uneasy standoff …

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 search grows as pilots face increased scrutiny

Where do you even begin to look, when the search area covers vast swaths of land and water, stretching thousands of miles, from Kazakhstan to the Indian Ocean?<p>That's the question for Malaysian officials and authorities from 24 other nations as people search for a ninth day, trying to find Malaysia …

Mysterious underground caves discovered in Chile

A group of researchers in Chile discover 20 underground caves which could help unlock mysteries about how continents are formed<p><b>Chilean</b> and <b>French</b> scientists have discovered a network of underground caves on a remote island in Patagonia that could provide valuable clues as to how continents were …

Edward Snowden Addresses SXSW 2014 Audience via Virtual Hangout

Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor whose leaks have forever changed the international security world, addressed a packed auditorium at SXSW from Russia via a virtual Google hangout.<p>AUSTIN, TEXAS—Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor whose leaks have forever changed the international …

Videos Show Bin Laden Kin Warning of 'Storm' of Plane Attacks

NEW YORK — Jurors in the trial of alleged al Qaeda operative Suleiman Abu Ghaith on Monday watched videos of the defendant warning of a "storm" of airplane attacks a month after September 11, 2001.<p>Abu Ghaith, 48, is on trial in Manhattan federal court for conspiring to kill Americans, among other …

Ancient "Giant Virus" Revived From Siberian Permafrost

Climate change could release more ancient viruses. Is there a risk to humans?<p>Buried deep in the Siberian permafrost and untouched for over 30,000 years, researchers have discovered what is thought to be the newest representative of what are loosely known as "giant viruses."<p>A team led by Jean-Michel …

OBAMA TO PUTIN: WITHDRAW YOUR TROOPS

President Barack Obama spoke by telephone with Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday afternoon, hours after the Russian parliament's approval of military force in the Ukrainian region of Crimea.<p>The White House said that the call lasted for approximately 90 minutes, with Obama calling Russia's …

Russia makes latest high-risk move to keep pieces of its 'near abroad' in check

Vladimir Putin's post-facto request on Saturday to the upper house of the Russian parliament to approve the use of military forces in Ukraine should not really have come as much of a surprise.<p>There were few who had any doubts that the uniformed men who seized airports on the Crimean peninsula on …

Ukraine Puts Forces On Combat Alert, Says Intervention Would Lead To War

After a more than three-hour meeting with security and defense chiefs, Acting President Oleksander Turchinov said there was no justification for what he called Russian aggression against his country.<p>Standing beside Turchinov, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said he had urged Russia to return its …

Exclusive: Russian ‘Blackwater’ Takes Over Ukraine Airport

Troops who've taken over two airports in Crimea are not Russian military, but they could be security contractors working for the Russian military, …