Wall Street falls 1% as European shares hit 16-month low – business live
Worries over the world economy have wiped another 2% off European stock markets this morning

DOW Down 390.53

Taiwan earthquake: Toppled highrise built with tin cans

Wall St. in selloff mode as techs extend rout, oil falls

The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI fell 379.37 points, or 2.34 percent, to 15,825.6, the S&P 500 .SPX lost 45.32 points, or 2.41 percent, to 1,834.73 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 130.44 points, or 2.99 percent, to 4,232.71.

More: 4 deaths in Taiwan earthquake were from collapsed 17-story building in Tainan, where many are still unaccounted for; 1 woman died in Tainan’s Gueiren District after being hit by falling water tower - NBC News

Two dead after magnitude-6.4 earthquake shocks Taiwan. 17-story building collapses

BlackBerry cutting 200 employees in Ontario and Florida

Wikileak's Assange

WikiLeaks’ Assange ‘arbitrarily detained’ in Ecuador’s London embassy, U.N. panel to say.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s three–and–a–half&@8211;year stay in the Ecuadorian embassy in London to avoid rape investigation in Sweden amounts to ‘arbitrary detention’, a United Nations panel will rule on Friday.

Huge cargo ship that went adrift for days towed to Spain


Indian Point nuclear plant leak causes radioactivity in groundwater: CNN

Border agent: We might as well abolish our immigation laws altogether

Sanders Leads Clinton by 20 Points in New Hampshire

Rand Paul Suspends Republican Presidential Campaign

BREAKING: Rick Santorum withdraws from presidential race, endorses Marco Rubio. The former Pennsylvania Senator is ending his second presidential bid after a disappointing outcome in the Iowa caucuses on Monday

US general: Why US shouldn't carpet bomb ISIS targets

Hillary Clinton wins Iowa Democratic presidential caucuses

Suicide fears, if not actual suicides, rise in wake of Mormon same–sex policy

Exclusive: The Truth Behind Trump’ Debate Snub

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At Closing: Growth Worrieds, Financials, Push Wall Street Lower

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The Tipping Point. A group of restaurant owners and worker advocates say the time has come to end tipping as we (don’t) know it.

Mark Zuckerberg Deposes Amazon CEO as World’s Fifth Richest Person

BP reports biggest ever annual loss

Canadian bank stocks not as safe as you were told: Fidelity fund manager

Australian stocks close down 2.3%, its worst one–day fall since September last year, on oil routs – The Australian:  Read more on

Yahoo to say it is exploring ‘strategic alternatives’
(Reuters) – Yahoo Inc is expected to announce on Tuesday that it is exploring "strategic alternatives" for its struggling Internet business, a person familiar with the matter said.

An industrial recession may be engulfing America

Wall St. extends selloff as falling oil weighs

Here’s Who Inspires Top Tech Execs Like Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates

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Why Attacking ISIS Won’t Make Americans Safer

Iowa, Ted Cruz, and the Evangelical Identity Crisis As long as evangelicals proclaim faith in Jesus as their Lord, but continue to believe in violence as the way to peace, they will suffer from an identity crisis.

US playing a messy game by escalating provocations

The world is suffering from lack of aggregate demand, and central bank policies aren’t helping


A Man of Many Talents Falls Short on Leadership


This Super Bowl was not one for the ages, and after the game Cam Newton, the Carolina Panthers quarterback, appeared petulant.

Bleacher Report

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Dave Mirra, BMX Legend, Dead At 41. The iconic extreme sports athlete is survived by a wife and two children

Murray wins five–set thriller to reach Australian Open final


2.5 million men ‘have no close friends’ – Telegraph : Stark new research shows chances of friendlessness trebles by late middle age

For adults, less than six hours of sleep a night or more than nine to 10 hours a night may be linked to negative health outcomes, so the sweet spot is somewhere in between, according to the statement published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. (Ingram Publishing/Getty Images/Ingram Publishing)
Tired of being tired? Turns out we’re not as sleep–deprived as we think

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First US Zika virus transmission reported, attributed to sex

First US Zika virus transmission reported, attributed to sex

The virus, linked to severe birth defects in thousands of babies in Brazil, is spreading rapidly in the Americas, and WHO officials on Tuesday express...

Class–action lawsuit reveals company sat on 2004 study indicating Cold–FX does nothing to fight colds

Fermented Foods: How to ‘Culture’ Your Way to Optimal Health

NEVER Do This in the Bathroom

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Global Health Watch


Harvard neurosurgeon confirms that afterlife exists

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Organic eating is pricey but is it really that healthful?


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Canada to triple military trainers in Iraq, give $1.1B aid

Canada to cease ISIS airstrikes by Feb. 22, Justin Trudeau says
Alberta bears brunt of January job losses as oil rout cuts across economy. Canada’s unemployment rate hit a two-year high in January as the economy shed 5,700 jobs, according to Statistics Canada.

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Native Humor: What Did the Native American Say to the Big Hollywood Film Director?

Murder By Poverty: Honor Student Dies From Dilapidated Housing. Alysa Landry – A 17–year–old Navajo girl has died of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, a serious respiratory disease likely caused by contact with infected rodent droppings.


S.Africa Farmers Devastated by El Nino Drought

Daallo Airlines plane
Explosion on flight from Somalia was caused by bomb, sources say. Blast on board Daallo Airlines plane killed one man and tore hole in plane’s fuselage


Tech stocks extend losses, valuations dented

(Reuters) - Technology shares with lofty valuations, including those of midcap data analytics company Tableau Software Inc and Internet giant Facebook Inc, extended their losses on Monday following a gutting selloff in the previous session.



Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife announce daughter’s Chinese name

iPhone6 error 53 scares users into avoiding service repairs done outside Apple Stores

How to troubleshoot common PC issues? How to get back deleted files in Windows for free

What’s behind LinkedIn’s dramatic fall?

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(Reuters) - LinkedIn Corp, the operator of the world's biggest networking site for professionals, posted a quarterly loss, compared with year-earlier profit, hurt by higher costs.

Facebook’s WhatsApp hits 1B users

Google is Teaching a Free Online Course

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The Two Creations in Genesis


BREAKING: Judge rules criminal case against Bill Cosby can move forward. The actor is charged with sexually assaulting a woman in 2004.

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Italian court clears groping boss because of immature sense of humor

U.S. groundhog Punxsutawney Phil predicts early spring

Italy prosecutor interrupts cull of blighted olive trees


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Our Scientific Data is Getting Too Extinct. Why Our Scientific and Historical Records Are Incomplete Photo credit: Espen Faugstad. Eighty percent of scientific data are lost within two decades, disappearing into old email addresses and obsolete storage devices, a

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Paris climate deal could ‘displace millions of forest dwellers’

World's happiest man, 59 year old monk
A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the ‘world’s happiest man’ says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes per day

The Return of the Direct Green Power. Was Edison Right?

CERN scientists 'break the speed of light'. Scientists said on Thursday they recorded particles travelling faster than light - a finding that could overturn one of Einstein's fundamental laws of the universe.

Researchers cast doubt on evidence of ninth planet. Scientists' claim of a giant undiscovered planet on the fringes of the solar system met with scepticism.

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