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How hackers hacked Sony

As data continues to pour out from the massive data heist suffered by Sony recently, much of the recent media coverage has included speculation …

Sony hackers’ real crime: Why it’s not an assault on speech — but something worse

<b>Seth Rogen and James Franco in "The Interview" (CTMG, Inc.)</b><p>“The Interview” could still be released online. What’s really under attack is not speech, but property. Here’s why<p>Marcy Wheeler<p>December 19, 2014 11:59am (UTC)<p>Yesterday, Sony Pictures pulled its movie "The Interview" from release on …

Predicting A Future Free Of Dollar Bills

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Simon Black is CEO at London-based</i> <i>Sage Pay.</i><p>Picture the scene. It’s 2020. You’re at the checkout in a convenience store with a carton of milk. But you’ve got no cash and you’ve left your cards at home. No problem. You scan your right index finger; the green light flashes. Purchase …

Your Body Can Kill Cancer. It Just Needs Better Instructions.

Researchers have been programming peoples' immune systems to recognize and destory cancer.<p>Part of what makes cancers so insidious is that they’re not invaders: They’re our own cells turned against us. That means the body usually doesn’t see them as a threat. But over the last few years, teams at …

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

With Germany’s win Microsoft perfectly predicted the World Cup’s knockout round

<i>Update 5:40pm ET: With Germany’s 1-0 win over Argentina in the final, Microsoft’s prediction engine had a perfect record in predicting the knockout stages of the World Cup.</i><p>The most accurate predictor of the knockout stages, Microsoft’s predictions, have been perfect for every match of the final …

Pamplona bull runner wanted by police for 'taking selfie'

Police in Pamplona are searching for a bull runner who they believe snapped a selfie as he ran just inches ahead of several charging bulls weighing more than a half a tonne each.<p>As the young man slowed to take a photo in one of the final stretches of the fifth bull run of the San Fermín festival on …

Russia's new tram is a Batmobile on the outside, tech hub on the inside

Many trams are memorable, but they tend to evoke nostalgia rather than embrace the future. You can't accuse UralVagonZavod (UVZ) of being behind the times with its new Russia One, though. To begin with, it looks like the Batmobile on a closed track -- and for good reason. The forward-tilted …

As small tablets fade, iPhone 6 may come just in time

Research is pointing to a growing preference for large smartphones over small tablets. That means the rumored iPhone 6 can't arrive too soon.<p>Market researcher NPD DisplaySearch said this week that for the first time global tablet shipments declined year to year in the first quarter of 2014. One of …

Remains could be those of American missing in Mexico

Harry Devert left a job as a trader in finance to take a transcontinental motorcycle journey from the United States to Latin America.<p>Six months ago, he vanished after sending his girlfriend in New York an ominous text message from a troubled region in Mexico, about being escorted from "an area too …

Head of Church of England hopeful vote will back women bishops

LONDON (Reuters) - The Archbishop of Canterbury said he was hopeful that the Church of England’s governing body would approve women bishops when it votes on the issue this week.<p>The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby speaks during a news conference at Lambeth Palace in London February 20, 2014. …

Libyan militias battle for Tripoli airport

Rival Libyan militias battled for Tripoli International Airport on Sunday, leaving nine people dead and 25 others wounded, the government said.<p>Shelling was threatening civilians as violence stretched along the airport road, which is dotted with residential neighborhoods. All flights in and out of …

Israel warns north Gaza civilians to evacuate ahead of strikes

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Rousseff in spotlight post-World Cup | Financial Times

Print this page<p><b>By Joe Leahy in Rio de Janeiro</b><p>For Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff, the World Cup ended the same<br>way as it began – with boos and …

Afghanistan political rivals agree to audit of recent presidential election

Afghanistan's two rival candidates reached a breakthrough agreement Saturday to a complete audit of their contested presidential election and, whoever the victor, a national unity government.<p>The deal, brokered by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, offers a path out of what threatened to be a …

Ukraine's shelling could have irreversible consequences, says Russia

Russia's foreign ministry says the Ukrainian army is responsible for the shelling that killed a man inside Russian territory, warning that the incident could have "irreversible consequences".<p>Russian investigators say a man was killed and a woman injured when a shell fired from Ukrainian territory …

Israeli strike kills 18, stirs debate over targets

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The target was the Gaza police chief. He survived the Israeli airstrike on a cousin's home with critical injuries, but …

World Cup final 2014: Mario Gotze scores only goal as Germany beat Argentina at the Maracana

Germany vs Argentina World Cup final 2014 match report: Score 1-0 after extra-time - Joachim Löw's side are World Cup winners as Lionel Messi rues second-half miss<p><b>Germany</b> deservedly lifted the <b>World Cup</b> because of a moment of brilliance from Mario Götze – Mario de Janeiro – because of the team’s …

Michelle Knight weary of public eye after Castro kidnapping glare

One of the three Cleveland women held captive by Ariel Castro for about a decade has changed her name in an effort to avoid the unwelcome notoriety of the kidnapping.<p>In an interview with the Associated Press published Sunday, Michelle Knight, 33, said she was tired of strangers snapping her photo …

Former U.S. congressman Ken Gray of Illinois dies at 89

(Reuters) - Former U.S. Representative Ken Gray of Illinois, once known as the “Prince of Pork” for his ability to win federal support for his district, has died at age 89.<p>Gray, a Democrat, died on Saturday at a hospital in Herrin, Illinois, according to the Parker-Reedy Funeral Home in West …

Welby 'can't force' women bishops on Church

General Synod finally expected to give blessing to admitting women to episcopate - but if they vote no Archbishop of Canterbury insists he cannot impose change on Church of England<p>The Archbishop of Canterbury has insisted he cannot impose women bishops on the Church of England if it is not passed …

GOP leader calls for migrant children 'warehouses' in Central America

A senior Republican has proposed that the US government should build “warehouses” in Central America where thousands of unaccompanied children who have attempted to seek asylum in the US could be deported and processed on their return to their countries of origin.<p>Michael McCaul, a Republican member …

Dead Body Slips Out Of Coroner's Van And Into Traffic

A mechanical malfunction with a coroner van's rear door likely was the cause of a bit of a macabre sight when a corpse strapped to a gurney fell from the car and onto a road in Feasterville, Penn. on Friday.<p>The coroner's office employee realized fairly quickly that the door had opened and the …

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Taliban survivor Malala Yousafzai pledges to help free abducted Nigerian school girls

Firefighters gain ground on massive Washington blaze

Firefighters made progress Sunday battling a large wildfire that has burned thousands of acres of mountain wilderness in Washington state.<p>The wildfire — the largest of numerous ones burning in the West — started July 8 in Mills Canyon in Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, which encompasses more …