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Shots fired in Virginia hospital, possibly during escape by prisoner: CBS News

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(Reuters) - Shots were fired in a Washington D.C.-area hospital early on Tuesday morning, possibly during an escape by a prisoner, CBS News reported.

Nigeria opposition's Buhari ahead as vote count resumes

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ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's opposition contender Muhammadu Buhari held a sizeable lead as counting in the country's election resumed on Tuesday, raising the prospect of a stunning ballot box victory for a man who first came to power three decades ago via a military coup.

Taiwan to Join China-Led Regional Bank, Japan Says Not Now

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Taiwan to Join China-Led Regional Bank, Japan Says Not Now
Japan has no plan as of now to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, while Taiwan will apply for membership
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US Admiral sounds the alarm of China's intentions in South China Sea

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A powerful American general has fired a sizzling warning at China for rapidly building “a Great Wall” of artificial islands across hotly-contested waters.

U.S., Kuwait pledge over $1 billion towards Syria crisis

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U.S., Kuwait pledge over $1 billion towards Syria crisis
The United States pledged $507 million and Kuwait promised $500 million towards easing Syria's humanitarian crisis at an international summit in the Kuwaiti capital on ... more

French eye cockpit entry, psychological screening rules

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French eye cockpit entry, psychological screening rules
PARIS (AP) — France's air accident investigation agency says it is examining cockpit entry and psychological screening procedures following the crash of a Germanwings plane ... more

Pakistan officials arrive in Saudi to assess Yemen mission

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ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani state TV says a high-level delegation has left for Saudi Arabia to assess whether to take part in Riyadh's coalition battling ... more

Poland says its plans to train Ukrainian army instructors

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's Defense Ministry says it plans train about 50 Ukrainian army instructors this year, joining a NATO effort to improve Ukraine's ... more

Black-market criminals 'laughing in our face' says retail group

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Black-market criminals 'laughing in our face' says retail group
Organised crime and the black economy are costing the retail sector millions of euro a week, a retail group has warned.

'Highest ever' volume of hotel sales achieved in Q1 this year

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'Highest ever' volume of hotel sales achieved in Q1 this year
The first three months of this year saw the highest quarterly volume of hotel sales ever achieved in Ireland, according to figures released today.

Google Glass app can help socially awkward penguins speak in public

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Fear of public speaking is quite common, and chances are you either know someone who has it or you suffer from the phobia yourself. This ... more

Shots fired in Virginia hospital, possibly during escape by prisoner: CBS News

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(Reuters) - Shots were fired in a Washington D.C.-area hospital early on Tuesday morning, possibly during an escape by a prisoner, CBS News reported.

Nigeria opposition's Buhari ahead as vote count resumes

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ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's opposition contender Muhammadu Buhari held a sizeable lead as counting in the country's election resumed on Tuesday, raising the prospect of ... more

Science Has Found Out What Music Your Cat Should Be Chilling to While Being Neutered

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Science Has Found Out What Music Your Cat Should Be Chilling to While Being Neutered
Unsurprisingly, AC/DC is not it
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Anti-censorship group: China behind cyberattacks on US sites

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BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have taken over computers both inside and outside the country to launch cyberattacks against the website of an anti-online censorship ... more

Instagrammers provide the first look inside Facebook's new HQ

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Instagrammers provide the first look inside Facebook's new HQ
The latest example comes from Facebook, with Mark Zuckerberg announcing this week that the company has officially moved into its new digs: a 430,000-square foot warehouse designed ... more

​Apple begins iPhone trade-in program for old Galaxy, Nexus handsets

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​Apple begins iPhone trade-in program for old Galaxy, Nexus handsets
Got last year's Samsung Galaxy S5, Nexus 5, or Sony's Xperia Z3? Hand it over to Apple and the company will give you up to ... more

David Squires on ... the life of Harry Kane

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David Squires on ... the life of Harry Kane
In the latest from his series of cartoons, David Squires examines the rise of England’s latest talisman Continue reading...

Muhammad Ali ‘rooting for Manny Pacquiao’ in Floyd Mayweather fight

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Muhammad Ali ‘rooting for Manny Pacquiao’ in Floyd Mayweather fight
• Daughter Rasheda says: ‘He’s a huge fan of Manny’• ‘It’s about what he does outside the ring’• Fight announced amid glitz of Los Angeles• ... more

England v Italy - 82 years of football rivalry in pictures

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England v Italy - 82 years of football rivalry in pictures
From a draw in front of Mussolini to Balotelli’s header in last summer’s World Cup, England and Italy have had some memorable encounters. We take ... more

Amir Khan ‘would love’ to fight Kell Brook but tells him to get in line

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Amir Khan ‘would love’ to fight Kell Brook but tells him to get in line
• Khan: ‘if I’ve got a different route … Kell Brook will have to wait’• Brook retains his IBF welterweight title in style against Jo ... more

Football transfer rumours: Wolfsburg's Kevin De Bruyne to Manchester City?

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Football transfer rumours: Wolfsburg's Kevin De Bruyne to Manchester City?
Today’s fluff says: STOP IT! (How many players can do that?)We need to talk about Kevin De Bruyne. He is sick of currywurst. The fried ... more

This Cooper Hewitt Exhibit Shows Why The iPhone 6 Can't Outperform A Million-Year-Old Handaxe

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This Cooper Hewitt Exhibit Shows Why The iPhone 6 Can't Outperform A Million-Year-Old Handaxe
Elegance, candor, purity. With these three words, the American photographer Walker Evans summed up the timeless appeal of common tools such as tin snips, chain ... more

11 Ways To Save Water At Home

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11 Ways To Save Water At Home
Whether you live in a drought-stricken area or just want to help preserve a precious resource, here are things you can do to use less ... more

Nick Saban's Press Conference Sacks College Football For A Big Loss

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Nick Saban's Press Conference Sacks College Football For A Big Loss
I watched Nick Saban's press live conference on ESPN last night. It made me sick.

Books of The Times: Review: Charles Simic Displays a Poet’s Voice and His Passions

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Books of The Times: Review: Charles Simic Displays a Poet’s Voice and His Passions
Two new books by this Pulitzer winner, “The Lunatic,” a book of poems, and an essay collection, “The Life of Images,” are intense and intensely ... more
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Kevin Hart to Receive Comedic Genius Award at MTV Movie Awards

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Kevin Hart to Receive Comedic Genius Award at MTV Movie Awards
Kevin Hart will be honored with the Comedic Genius Awards at the MTV Movie Awards next month, MTV announced on Monday, not-so-coincidentally just a few ... more
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Interactive 'Hello Barbie' could invade child privacy, critics say

published Thu, Mar 19 2015 09:03 GMT
Interactive 'Hello Barbie' could invade child privacy, critics say
John Hopton for redOrbit.com - @Johnfinitum Using technology to make kids’ toys super cool - seems like a happy enough situation, no? Sadly things are ... more
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Study finds Millenials aren't news-less

published Tue, Mar 17 2015 15:16 GMT
Study finds Millenials aren't news-less
Shayne Jacopian for redOrbit.com - @ShayneJacopian According to a study on the information habits of people aged 18-34, the Millennial generation is anything but “news-less". ... more
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VIDEO: Two guys watch Netflix through an 8-bit Nintendo

published Wed, Mar 11 2015 03:22 GMT
VIDEO: Two guys watch Netflix through an 8-bit Nintendo
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck In a world that’s becoming increasingly obsessed with the latest and greatest gizmos and gadgets (see: the Apple Watch), ... more
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9-year-old explains Net Neutrality better than we did

published Tue, Mar 10 2015 06:26 GMT
9-year-old explains Net Neutrality better than we did
Christopher Pilny for redOrbit.com - @NotRealChainsaw Over the past year or so, we've tried to explain Net Neutrality with any number of articles. You can ... more
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Selfie sticks banned from Smithsonian museums

published Mon, Mar 09 2015 07:35 GMT
Selfie sticks banned from Smithsonian museums
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Bad news for museum goers who want to squeeze as many historic artifacts into their selfies as possible: The ... more
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Katie Price: Jordan only comes out at night now

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The ex-glamour model says her alter ego has not disappeared, but she rarely gets an outing these days.

Top Gear producer denies he is quitting after Clarkson exit

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Andy Wilman says he is not leaving the BBC motoring show.

More moolah-n: Disney planning live action Mulan remake

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The success of Cinderella has led the studio to develop a new version of their 1998 animated hit Continue reading...

Zayn Malik solo demo track is posted online

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Producer Naughty Boy has been showing off the former One Direction star’s new work.

Jay Z, Beyonce and star pals launch Tidal

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Some of music’s most famous faces are supporting the new streaming service owned by artists.

New study finds that walnuts have potential to benefit overall health

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Multiple new research abstracts suggest walnuts may have the potential to positively affect several important health factors. From their impact on colon cancer and certain ... more

Study reveals link between dietary magnesium intake and diabetes-related health outcomes

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A recent analysis published in the Journal of Human Nutrition & Food Science reveals a beneficial relationship between dietary magnesium intake and diabetes-related outcomes including ... more

Canada-US researchers to jointly study effectiveness of AIO treatment in patients with late stage cancer

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Canadian and American health-care professionals will work together to study the effectiveness of advanced integrative oncology (AIO) treatment for patients with late stage cancer. AIO ... more

Drug-resistant E. coli outbreak linked to contaminated endoscopes in Washington state hospital

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An outbreak of a novel Escherichia coli (E. coli) strain resistant to antibiotics has been linked to contaminated endoscopes in a Washington state hospital. The ... more

Researchers use fast-scanning PAM to see blood oxygenation, other functions inside living brain

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Researchers studying cancer and other invasive diseases rely on high-resolution imaging to see tumors and other activity deep within the body's tissues. Using a new ... more