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Shell to negotiate over Nigeria oil spill compensation

Royal Dutch Shell faces claims exceeding £100m from local communities in Nigeria, ahead of talks to begin next week over two oil spills dating back to 2008.<p>Much of the oil that leaked into waterways around Bodo in the Niger Delta has yet to be cleared, amid disagreement over how the clean-up …

Israeli police clash with Palestinians

Israeli police have fired stun grenades to disperse Palestinian worshippers who threw rocks at them after Friday prayers at the al-Aqsa mosque compound, Islam's third holiest site, police say.<p>Dozens of officers entered the politically sensitive area in Jerusalem's Old City on Friday to break up a …

Data Marketers Know What You Bought Last Summer

If you've ever wondered just how much marketing companies know about you, whether it's your education or income or purchase preferences, today you can see for yourself.<p>With the beta launch of AboutTheData.com, marketing technology company Acxiom is giving you a glimpse of the online profile your …

Fukushima failures threatening to derail Tokyo's 2020 Olympics bid

The team behind Tokyo's bid to host the 2020 Olympics Games is scrambling to save its long and expensive campaign from falling victim to the ongoing crisis at the Fukushima nuclear plant.<p>The International Olympic Committee will announce the winner of the three-way race to host the XXXII Olympiad at …

Epic fall(s)

Grab a chair: Congress is about to get as fascinating and powerful as it gets.<p>In the next two months, the most unpopular institution in America will decide the fates of a president’s power, a military strike, defense contracts, the budget, health-care implementation, the Federal Reserve …

'Titanfall' Could Be A Game Changer

<i>Respawn’s next-gen shooter looks incredible.</i><p>I have yet to get hands-on time with Respawn Entertainment’s upcoming shooter <i>Titanfall</i>.<p>But it’s the first competitive first-person shooter that I’ve been excited to play in a long time, and one of the few games being demoed at recent conventions that …

The US professionals quitting the rat race to become farmers

<b>Farming has always been a hard way to make a living.</b><p>Now, a small but - anecdotally - growing group of Americans are leaving the structure and security of an office job for the gruelling, yet rewarding work of earning money from the land.<p>Some want to be a part of improving the food supply for …

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NSA files: why the Guardian in London destroyed hard drives of leaked files

Guardian editors on Tuesday revealed why and how the newspaper destroyed computer hard drives containing copies of some of the secret files leaked by Edward Snowden.<p>The decision was taken after a threat of legal action by the government that could have stopped reporting on the extent of American …

Scotland Yard 'Assessing' New Information In Diana Death

Scotland Yard says it is "assessing [the] relevance and credibility" of new information relating to the 1997 death of Princess Diana and her boyfriend Dodi Al Fayed in a Paris car crash.<p>The Metropolitan Police would not say what the information entailed or where it came from, but that it was "not a …

Egypt set for more clashes as Muslim Brotherhood faces another ban

Egypt is braced for more demonstrations on Sunday, after the military-backed government signalled plans to outlaw the Muslim Brotherhood, while troops cleared a Cairo mosque of Brotherhood supporters who were protesting against the removal of President Mohamed Morsi in July.<p>Further violence fuelled …

Americans Are Too Broke To Buy New Clothes

So says Macy's CEO Terry Lundgren as the company reported earnings that disappointed Wall Street for the first time in four years today.<p>"Our performance in the period, in part, reflects consumers' continuing uncertainty about spending on discretionary items in the current economic environment," …

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