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Russian trawler sinks in Sea of Okhotsk, 8 feared dead

Published time: April 01, 2015 22:15 At least eight people are feared dead after the fishing freezer trawler “Dalniy Vostok” sank in the Sea of…

Stupid Patent of the Month: GPS Tracking, or Something

GPS technology has been around for a while. Wikipedia puts the start of development at 1973. But it wasn’t until the 1990s that it became…

Storm Niklas rages through Europe, killing at least 4 (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Published time: April 01, 2015 03:28 Firefighters remove parts of a tree from a street at Wedding district as Storm Niklas strikes in Berlin March…

Saudi Arabia prepares for possible ground offensive in Yemen, Iran calls for ‘dialogue’

Published time: March 31, 2015 21:12 Shi’ite Muslim rebels hold up their weapons during a rally against air strikes in Sanaa March 26, 2015 (Reuters…

Mega downer: Kim Dotcom loses $67mn of assets to US govt

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Air Canada flight crashes on runway in Halifax

Published time: March 29, 2015 04:03Edited time: March 29, 2015 06:22 Air Canada Airbus A320…

Pandas get lonely? Cuddly creatures enjoy social interaction, GPS research finds

Published time: March 28, 2015 18:37 Reuters / David Moir A team of Michigan State…

Arab nations move closer to unified military force as Yemen conflict escalates

Published time: March 28, 2015 14:10 Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attends the opening meeting…

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EFF: Obama’s new cybersecurity proposal recycles ideas that should be left on the shelf

EFF: Obama’s new cybersecurity proposal recycles ideas that should be left on the shelf

More needs to be done to protect cyberspace and enhance computer security. But President Obama’s cybersecurity legislative proposal recycles old ideas that should remain where they’ve been since May 2011:…

Hackers hijack Pentagon social media accounts to post pro-Islamic State messages

Hackers hijack Pentagon social media accounts to post pro-Islamic State messages

By End the Lie Major Pentagon social media accounts were hacked Monday by a group that posted pro-Islamic State messages and threatened American troops. Read more: “Reports: woman hunted by…

Reports: woman hunted by police over Paris attacks left country last week

Reports: woman hunted by police over Paris attacks left country last week

By End the Lie Hayat Boumeddiene, the 26-year-old female suspect in the attacks on the Charlie Hebdo offices and a Jewish supermarket, reportedly left France for Syria several days before…