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Iran foiled attempt to sabotage nuclear heavy-water tanks

Iran has foiled an attempt to sabotage tanks used for transporting heavy water, which is needed to run some nuclear reactors, and blames a “foreign country” for the incident, a senior official was quoted by local media as saying. The...Show More Summary

Why Russia and China See Eye-To-Eye on Cybersecurity

This article first appeared in Kommersant and was translated into English by Worldcrunch. By Elena Chernenko, Vladislav Novyii and Ivan Safronov MOSCOW -- During President Vladimir Putin's visit to Beijing next month, he is expectedShow More Summary

Massive Tiger Shark Caught And Released Off South Carolina

A giant tiger shark, measuring over 13 feet in length, was caught and then released off the coast of South Carolina this week, and speculation has centered around the idea that the predator may have been of world record size. According...Show More Summary

“This Week with George Stephanopoulos” Outperforms NBC’s “Meet the Press” in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54

Beats NBC Program by its Largest News Demo Advantage This Season    ”This Week with George Stephanopoulos” averaged 2.474 million Total Viewers and 701,000 Adults 25-54 for October 26, 2014, based on Live +Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research.  “This Week” beat NBC’s “Meet...

For-profit colleges face ‘gainful employment’ rule

The Education Department will announce a “gainful employment” rule, targeting for-profit schools that produce grads who can’t find jobs to pay off loans. Photo by Joshua Lott/Bloomberg WASHINGTON — For-profit colleges that don’t produce...Show More Summary

Utah Family Found Dead In September Was Apparently Poisoned [Video]

The Utah family found dead in their home in September apparently died of poisoning, according to police. As reported in The Inquisitr, five members of the Strack family were found dead in their Springville, Utah home. The deceased were Benjamin Strack, his wife Kristi Strack, and three of their children. Show More Summary

Thomas Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71: spokesman

BOSTON (Reuters) - Thomas Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, has died at age 71 from cancer, a former spokesman said on Thursday. Menino ran New England's largest city...Show More Summary

D.C.’s most horrifying event: Beltway insiders channel junior high students at “spy prom”

Welcome to a mix of the Oscars and the junior high prom -- where DC insiders and spies come to celebrate themselves

Feds: New York City cop plotted with woman to molest her baby — and they recorded it all on Skype

1 hour agoNews : The Raw Story

A New York City police officer and a woman from Colorado were indicted this week for conspiring online to molest her 1-year-old child. Sgt. Alberto Randazzo was arrested last year on charges of using a child in a sexual performance, promoting sexual performance by a child and possessing a sexual...

Mass graves of hundreds of anti I.S. Iraqi tribesmen found

The bodies of 150 members of an Iraqi Sunni tribe which fought Islamic State have been found in a mass grave, security officials said on Thursday. Islamic State militants took the men from their villages to the city of Ramadi and killed...Show More Summary

The Missing Women of Afghanistan

1 hour agoNews : Truthdig

By Ann Jones, TomDispatch On September 29th Ashraf Ghani was sworn in as president of Afghanistan. What he had to say in his inaugural speech about his wife, Rula Ghani, sent progressive Afghan women over the moon.

Funny or Die Presents 10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Man

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

As a follow-up to the woman who was harassed more than 100 times in 10 hours while walking the streets of New York City, Funny or Die decided to find out what would happen if they sent a white man out on the same mission. Instead of being told how sexy he was all day long, this guy just fielding job offers and high-fives.

Small plane reported crashed into Wichita airport building

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Emergency crews were headed to Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport after huge plumes of black smoke were seen rising into the sky.

Ralph Nader Declares Hillary Clinton A Menace To America [Video]

Ralph Nader probably won’t be on Hillary Clinton’s Christmas card list. Nader claims that the likely 2016 Democrat presidential candidate Clinton is a “menace” to the U.S. even though both are on the left-liberal end of the political spectrum. Show More Summary

Conservative feminist: ‘GamerGate is a voice for moderation in sex and gender debates’

1 hour agoNews : The Raw Story

On her “Factual Feminist” podcast, the American Enterprise Institute’s Christina Hoff Sommers claims that those affiliated with GamerGate are “a voice for moderation in today’s fevered debates over sex and gender.” According to Sommers, GamerGate is merely a...

Oops: Bumgarner’s MVP Chevy Truck Was Recalled Earlier This Month

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado, with all of its "technology and stuff," is also a death machine that could kill America's greatest pitcher.

Longtime Boston Mayor Thomas Menino Has Died [Breaking]

Longtime Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has died. Just one week after announcing that he was going to suspend his cancer treatments to spend time with his family, the 71-year-old passed away. According to CBS Local, Menino was at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston where he was visited by Cardinal Sean O’Malley on Wednesday night. Show More Summary

In the Arab World, Social Media Makes a Societal Impact

The Technology industry has been growing by leaps and bounds in the past few years, and it does not simply involve mobiles, tablets, laptops and other devices. Equally important, and perhaps less expected, is that social media networks...Show More Summary

Boston’s Longest-Serving Mayor Thomas Menino Dead at 71

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

Former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino died Thursday at the age of 71, after a long battle with cancer.

Apparently Abstinence From Sex Is Good For Longevity, At Least Among Reptiles, Claims Research

Concerned parents have always cautioned their teenage kids with raging hormones to abstain from sex. They felt saying no is beneficial to the kid. A new research seems to suggest that in the reptile world, refraining from having sex during the early years can extend your life-span. Show More Summary

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