Elian Gonzalez slams U.S. embargo against Cuba
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French Breast Implant Maker Jailed
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After nixing concert, Willie Nelson says: ‘SeaWorld is not OK’
Vancouver Canucks downed Colorado Avalanche 3-1 Sunday night in NHL action at Rogers Arena.
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2013 was half gone when little Prince George was born to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Nevertheless, he still made #1. He was Yahoo’s most popular search item He was more popular than the Wimbledon champion, Andy Murray, the prices for homes, Nelson Mandela, iPhone or Kindle. He also beat his mother, the Duchess [...]
Kremlin dissolves Russia’s news agency, creates a new one
2 Million Facebook, Gmail & Twitter Passwords Stolen
Microsoft account security beefed up. Summary: A log of recent account activity, an account recovery code and better control of notifications to be added in coming days. Microsoft accounts are used in Windows 8, Outlook.com and Skydrive.
ScriptRock GuardRail, First Take: Cloud–based server monitoring and diagnostics. Summary: As DevOps gets more agile, infrastructure needs unit tests too. Enterprise startup ScriptRock offers cloud– hosted testing configuration tools to get you started
Microsoft, Apple, Google, Facebook call for NSA muzzle. Summary: The Reform Government Surveillance group, an alliance between eight major technology firms, aims to persuade the U.S. government to stop undermining the privacy rights of the general public
Us Wrapped in Snowy Blanket.
Snow blankets U.S. East; Washington offices, many ...
Fox News Pays Ousted Executive Brian Lewis $8 Million in ‘Hush Money’ (Report)
Snow, ice cancel more than 1,650 flights
Russia to boost military presence in Arctic as Canada plots north pole claim. Vladimir Putin tells defence chiefs to build up infrastructure in region that he says is key to Russia's strategic interests
Mayor Rob Ford’s football club cut from league
Maduro survives Venezuela electoral test
Mexican drug cartels now make money exporting ore
Police block Mexico hospital, 6 may have radiation
Buildings in Lianyungang, China, are shrouded in smog on Dec. 8, 2013
By Robert Tait, Jerusalem
Israel claims ‘historic’ water agreement will save Dead Sea. Silvan Shalom, Israel’s energy and regional development minister, has hailed as "historic" a water agreement with Jordan and the Palestinian Authority that links the Dead and Red seas.
Police In Thailand Lay Down Vests and Barricades In Solidarity With Protestors
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Ethiopian Migrants Victimised in Saudi Arabia.
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Radioactive spill in Kakadu stirs rage. Published: December 9, 2013 - 3:00AM
- It began as a 10-centimetre tear in a leach tank at Ranger uranium mine, in Kakadu National Park. Within an hour it turned into what some are calling one of the worst radioactive accidents in Australia's history
Why is Dubai so appealing as a holiday destination?. Theodore Koumelis – 10 December 2013, 11:57 – By establishing a successful global airline, building a world–class hub airport, the world’s tallest tower, largest shopping mall and so on, Dubai has firmly claimed the crown for "the biggest and the best" in travel and leisure.
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