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Email Links Prisoner Transfer Of Lockerbie Bomber To $615 Million Libyan Arms Deal

The document, which shows that Sir Vincent Fean, the then British ambassador to Libya, wrote to Tony Blair in June 2008 saying that the prisoner transfer agreement was "ready for signature in London" as soon as Libya went ahead with the purchase of an air defence system, was obtained by the Sunday …

4 In 5 US Adults Face Near-Poverty, No Work For At Least Parts Of Their Lives

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American dream.<p>Survey data exclusive to The Associated Press points to an increasingly globalized …

See the ebb and flow of Citi Bikes in New York City

After two months on the street, New York's first bike-sharing program Citi Bike is starting to yield some interesting data about how riders are actually using the service. Citi Bike has made this kind of data surprisingly transparent — it's simple to see real-time information on where bikes are …

The Beauty of Barcelona (PHOTOS)

Here is something that is probably true: If you go to Barcelona, you're gonna party. The club scene is incredible and massive and it feels like the party never ends. Thus, siestas are a <i>necessity</i>.<p>But <i>don't</i> party and siesta your entire experience away. Barcelona is defined by its absolute …

The SoC in new Nexus 7 is essentially an underclocked Snapdragon 600

I am not a mobile hardware expert, but I consider Brian Klug of <i>AnandTech</i> one, and here’s what he has to say about the way Qualcomm names its processors:<p>Yup, even Brian is confused about what exactly qualifies a Qualcomm chip to be called a Snapdragon 600 or a Snapdragon S4 Pro. And don’t get me …

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Spain train crash: Driver Garzon provisionally charged

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/998000/998376_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524640058_0d7ddb54b4e3e717a1b4eb7748e23552<p><b>The driver of the train that crashed near the Spanish city of Santiago de Compostela, killing 79 people, has been provisionally charged with multiple</b> …

U.S. Seeks PNC, Wells Fargo, JP Morgan Records To Find Tax Cheats--From Norway

In the latest example of how the world’s wealthy nations have ramped up cooperation against offshore tax evasion, the U.S. Department of Justice is for the first time using “John Doe” summonses to ferret out suspected tax cheats from another country—specifically, the Kingdom of Norway. Since July …

Big Pic: A Technicolor Galactic Explosion

The new ALMA telescope snaps an amazing view of the Sculptor Galaxy.<p>The Atacama Large Millimeter-submillimeter Array (ALMA) only opened in March, but we've already got incredible images from the new telescope. Here's a recent look at the Sculptor Galaxy, a.k.a NGC 253, a spiral galaxy about 11.5 …