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Daily Archives: Apr 20, 2012

In the fifth day of his trial, Anders Behring Breivik has described how he shot people during Utoeya island rampage

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In the fifth day of his trial, Anders Behring Breivik has described how he shot people who were "begging for their lives" during Utoeya...
YouTube could face a huge bill for royalties after it lost the court battle over video clips in Germany

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A German court in Hamburg ruled that YouTube is responsible for the content that users post to the video sharing site and it could...
A tsunami recorded by the ancient historian Herodotus did indeed protect a Greek village from Persian invaders, say geologists

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German geologists from Aachen University found evidence that a tsunami recorded by the ancient historian Herodotus did indeed protect a Greek village from Persian...

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San Mateo, Calif.– Marketo announced on April 18, 2012 that it has redefined marketing automation with the acquisition of Crowd Factory, Inc., a leading...
Rihanna has revealed she has not been offered the role of Whitney Houston in a planned biopic of the late singer

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Rihanna has revealed she has not been offered the role of Whitney Houston in a planned biopic of the late singer. However, Rihanna, 24, admits...

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Kelley Lynch, Leonard Cohen's former manager and partner, has been jailed for 18 months for harassing the singer-songwriter. Kelley Lynch, 55, was found guilty by a...

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On The Brink discusses the past, present and future of connectivity with a mix of people including David Rowan, chief editor of Wired UK;...
Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa of Bahrain says the weekend's Formula 1 Grand Prix will go ahead despite protests

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Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa of Bahrain says the weekend's Formula 1 Grand Prix will go ahead despite protests. "Cancelling the race just...
The Bhoja Air plane, believed to be a Boeing 737 carrying 118 passengers and 9 crew members, was making its final approach to the airport when the crash happened

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A Bhoja Air jet carrying up to 127 people has crashed in a residential area near Islamabad international airport in Pakistan. Aviation officials said the...
From the moment Nicolas Sarkozy took office in 2007, no French president in modern times has been the object of such blatant dislike

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From the moment Nicolas Sarkozy took office in 2007, no French president in modern times has been the object of such blatant dislike. It is...
Heidi Klum has tweeted one of her earliest modeling snaps and she looks completely different to her appearance now

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Supermodel Heidi Klum has tweeted one of her earliest modeling snaps and she looks completely different to her appearance now. In the picture, taken in...
Nestle, the world's biggest food group has reported rising sales but says it is having a "challenging year"

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Nestle, the world's biggest food group, has reported rising sales but says it is having a "challenging year". The Swiss company said its sales in...
Researchers have succeeded in mimicking the chemistry of life in synthetic versions of DNA and RNA molecules

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Researchers from UK Medical Research Council's Laboratory of Molecular Biology have succeeded in mimicking the chemistry of life in synthetic versions of DNA and...
Mary's Mosaic: The CIA Conspiracy to Murder John F. Kennedy. Mary Pinchot Meyer, and Their Vision of World Peace by Peter Janney

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The suspicious death of Mary Pinchot Meyer, one of President John F. Kennedy's mistresses, just months after his death, has sparked numerous conspiracy theories. A...
Chinese police panicked when they realized Neil Heywood case could be linked to top politician Bo Xilai

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According to a senior Chinese journalist, police knew British businessman Neil Heywood had been murdered in Chongqing last November and that a cover-up began...
Princess Cruises says it deeply regrets that Star Princess ship failed to stop to help a fishing boat adrift in the Pacific Ocean

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American company Princess Cruises says it deeply regrets that one of its ships failed to stop to help a fishing boat adrift in the...
Scientists have mapped in detail the amount and potential yield of this groundwater resource across Africa

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The notoriously dry continent of Africa is sitting on a vast reservoir of groundwater, say scientists who have mapped in detail the amount and...