Vanessa Indelicato

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Professor seeks reinstatement after losing job over Gaza tweets

(Reuters) - A professor who lost a promised job over his tweets on the recent seven-week Israel-Palestine war demanded on Tuesday that the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) reinstate him, citing free speech and academic freedom.<p>But the university said it was standing by its decision …

California governor to sign mandatory sick leave bill

SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown said on Tuesday he would sign a bill requiring businesses to offer paid sick leave to employees, the latest of several moves by Democratic lawmakers to aid low-income workers in the most populous U.S. state.<p>California Governor Jerry …

Guinness World Records' Weirdest Records Of 2015

Some people get into the record books by a nose, but Nick Stoeberl got into Guinness World Records by a tongue.<p>Stoeberl, 22, an artist and comedian from Monterey, California, has been trying to get official recognition for his massive tongue for two years.<p>Guinness World Records finally measured him …

The U.S. Government Now Says Its Ebola Hospital Will Also Serve Liberians

The $22-million, 25-bed field hospital the Pentagon has pledged to build in Liberia to combat the Ebola epidemic is being set up "to treat health care workers," a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday.<p>Michael D. Lumpkin, the assistant secretary of defense for Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict, …

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Shark kills man in Australia despite rescue try

SYDNEY (AP) — A shark killed a 50-year-old swimmer Tuesday at eastern Australia's popular Byron Bay despite a beachgoer's brave rescue attempt, …

Cruz: Amendment threatens 'SNL'

Sen. Ted Cruz says the comedy of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” is at risk and creator Lorne Michaels could be thrown in jail if a proposed constitutional amendment on campaign finance is passed.<p>“Congress would have the power to make it a criminal offense; Lorne Michaels could be put in jail under …

Snap out of it, Mr. President

I wish the president would go golfing again. Really.<p>He skipped it on Sunday, a beautiful day, because he wanted to show the nation that he now finally understands the bad “optics” of golfing while frightening matters embroil the nation.<p>Actually, he has always understood optics. He just temporarily …

Don’t Do As the Romans Did…

It's not just the Islamic State. Obama must wage a two-front war for civilization, just like Ancient Rome.<p>For many years, the world’s greatest power faced two grave external threats: from irregular groups of non-state actors and from large, newly empowered, rising states that wanted to displace it. …

Fall TV preview: Like this? Watch that

With the cooler temperatures comes another eagerly awaited period: Fall TV season.<p>The new shows start premiering in September and continue debuting through the next few months. (OK, so some of them should be part of "winter TV season.")<p>Don't know what to watch? We take some of the guesswork out of …

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“Angry Birds” Comes To The Kennedy Space Center

The 4,485-square-foot, seven-exhibit attraction includes making your own digital Angry Bird, playing the Eggsteroid Slingshot, and traversing the …

Verizon calls on President to veto coming iPhone ban

As an import ban on Apple(s aapl) products gets set to take effect two weeks from now, a Verizon executive is asking the White House to take the …

BlackBerry Lays Off 250 Employees From Its New Product Testing And R&D Department

Layoffs at Waterloo-based smartphone industry pioneer BlackBerry cut deep last year, with around 5,000 employees being let go. Those cuts continue into 2013 as BlackBerry undergoes what CEO Thorsten Heins called a “complex transition” earlier this month, and the latest is that 250 employees of its …

Leaked photo shows Nokia's rumored 6-inch Lumia

Following a <i>Financial Times</i> report indicating Nokia was working on a large-screen smartphone, an image leaked by <i>ICTech</i> claims to depict the display glass of what looks to be a giant phone. The <i>FT</i> originally reported that Nokia was working on a Samsung Galaxy Note competitor based on Windows Phone 8 …

Facebook Is Making Enough Money Off Mobile Ads to Keep Wall Street Happy

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>While Google struggles with the transition to mobile, Facebook's making it look easy, reporting that …

Syria: UN child specialists warn of new 'lost generation' amid crisis

In Zaatari, the day that Britain welcomed a new future king, another 12 newborn babies joined the swollen population of the Zaatari camp in …

Iraqi Shias executed at fake roadblock

14 truck drivers shot dead after being stopped by gunmen on main road leading north of Baghdad.<p>Armed men shot dead 14 Shia men after checking their identity papers at a makeshift roadblock, police said.<p>The killings took place on the main road on Wednesday near Sulaiman Pek, 160km north of the …