First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 15 mins ago - 35 reports

Casual marijuana use linked to brain abnormalities

Young adults who use marijuana only recreationally show significant abnormalities in two key brain regions that are important in emotion and motivation, scientists have found.The study is the first to show that casual use of marijuana is related to major ... [Published Business Standard India - 15 mins ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 15 mins ago - 43 reports

Rivals show force in eastern Ukraine before talks

Government troops drove seven armoured personnel carriers flying the Ukrainian flag into the town of Kramatorsk after securing control of a nearby airfield from the rebels on Tuesday, prompting Russian President Vladimir Putin to warn of the risk of civil ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 28 mins ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 30 mins ago - 38 reports

Census survey changes mask law’s effects

WASHINGTON — The Census Bureau, the authoritative source of health insurance data for more than three decades, is changing its annual survey so thoroughly that it will be difficult to measure the effects of President Barack Obama’s health care law in ... [Published News-Journal - 30 mins ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 39 mins ago - 46 reports

‘UN to study Iran’s complaint against US’

Stephane Dujarric, the spokesman for UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon, has said that UN will study Tehran’s complaint over the refusal of Washington’s officials to issue visa for Iran’s representative to UN. According to IRIB World Service, citing IRNA, ... [Published IRIB World Service - 39 mins ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 17 mins ago - 21 reports

Google Applies For Patent On Smart Contact Lenses With Embedded Camera

a one-day sale to the general public following a?test period, the company has plans for eyewear technology that could make the Glass device obsolete. Google has a patent application for smart ... ... [Published Big News Network - 17 mins ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 17 mins ago - 18 reports

Bill signed allowing surprise inspections of Arizona abortion clinics

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer makes a statement saying she vetoed the controversial Senate Bill 1062 bill, at Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix February 26, ... ... [Published Big News Network - 17 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 20 mins ago - 30 reports

FDA approves GSK's Tanzeum for type 2 diabetes

Singapore: U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved GSK's Tanzeum (albiglutide) subcutaneous injection to improve glycemic control, along with diet and exercise, in adults with type 2 diabetes.Type 2 diabetes affects approximately 24 million people ... [Published Bio Spectrum Asia - 20 mins ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 29 mins ago - 21 reports

Morocco - Climate change strategy notes

acidification, agricultural production, approach, assessments of climate change, availability, biophysical impacts of climate change, carbon, carbon footprint, changes ...See More + in prices, Climate, Climate Change, climate change adaptation, climate ... [Published World Bank - 29 mins ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 15 mins ago - 98 reports

Twitter shares soar in wake of Gnip acquisition

Twitter's market shares went up by more than11 percent after the social network announced that it was acquiring Gnip for an undisclosed price.The role of Gnip is limited to providing other firms with access to social media information ... ... [Published Business Standard India - 15 mins ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 21 mins ago - 30 reports

Apple, Samsung and Microsoft commit to anti-theft smartphone kill switch

TECHNOLOGY GIANTS Apple, Samsung and Microsoft, among others, have committed to introducing anti-thief kill switches on smartphone devices, enabling users to easily lock and wipe a handset if it gets stolen.Starting in July 2015, all smartphones made ... [Published TheInquirer.net - 21 mins ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 29 mins ago - 41 reports

Amazon smartphone prototype leaked

Images of the prototype for Amazon’s first smartphone have made their way onto the internet.Leaked by BGR, the photos show the handset in a protective shell, which the publication says is intended to prevent people without authorisation from seeing the ... [Published PCRetail - 29 mins ago]
Entities: Smartphone, Rumours, Android
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 38 mins ago - 67 reports

Yahoo reports stronger-than-expected first-quarter profit

NEW YORK (AFP) - Yahoo reported a stronger-than-expected first-quarter profit Tuesday, results hailed by chief executive Marissa Mayer as showing growth in the Web giant's core business.The California Internet company said it earned $312 million on revenues ... [Published Dunya News - 1 hour ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 15 mins ago - 30 reports

UN envoy blasts British 'boys' club' sexist culture

UN special rapporteur on violence against women Rashida Manjoo has denounced a 'boys' club sexist culture' in Britain .The comments from Manjoo come after examining the issue and said that it leads to the 'over-sexualisation' of young women and the 'marketisation ... [Published Business Standard India - 15 mins ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 15 mins ago - 17 reports

Five dead after police officer's son 'stabbed them to death' in frenzied attack during house party

Matthew de Grood, 22, has been charged with five counts of first degree murder following the deaths of four men and a womanFive people have been stabbed to death at a house party after a police officer's son allegedly went on a rampage.Matthew de Grood, ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 15 mins ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 17 mins ago - 32 reports

Voices of gratitude defiance at Boston bombing memorial

Boston Fire Department honour guards (R) relieve Cambridge Police honour guards at the site of one of the two bomb blasts on the one-year anniversary of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings in Boston, ... ... [Published Big News Network - 17 mins ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 17 mins ago - 29 reports

Boston Marathon bombing America pays tribute to victims one year on

Boston will on Tuesday mark the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, which killed three people, injured hundreds and cast a cloud of violence over one of the country's most ... ... [Published Big News Network - 17 mins ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 22 mins ago - 17 reports

Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner gets hacked

Hackers have managed to bypass the fingerprint scanner which is found on the new Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone.Researchers from Security Research Labs (SRL) in Germany have demonstrated how it is possible to easily trick the Samsung Galaxy S5's fingerprint ... [Published PC Advisor - 22 mins ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 24 mins ago - 23 reports

Ukraine militants, army in tense standoff

(CNN) -Helicopters and a fighter jet circled the skies above the tense eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk Wednesday, while on the streets below a column of tanks rolled through the city -- one with a Russian flag affixed.A similar convoy of armored ... [Published News4Jax.com - 24 mins ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 22 reports

'I was not silent on Gujarat riots,' says Modi(Exclusive I'view with Modi)

Gandhinagar, Apr.16 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 general elections, Narendra Modi, on Wednesday, rejected the view that he had remained silent on the February 2002 communal riots in Gujarat, which ... [Published Ani News - 36 mins ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 43 mins ago - 23 reports

Saudi Arabia replaces intelligence chief

Saudi Arabia has replaced influential intelligence chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan “at his own request”. Replaced by his deputy Yousef Al Idrissi, Prince Bandar was the Kingdom’s pointman on the Syrian conflict, and was a former ambassador to the USA.(Al ... [Published Arabian Business - 43 mins ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 58 mins ago - 40 reports

Kansas Murder Suspect a White Supremacist

The Missouri-born suspect charged in a pre-Passover shooting spree that left three dead outside two Kansas Jewish centers is a known white supremacist, media report.Frazier Glenn Cross (aka Frazier Glenn Miller), 73, was charged with one count of first ... [Published Jewish Press - 58 mins ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 32 reports

Jordan: Fact sheet: CARE Jordan – Urban Syrian refugees and vulnerable host communities, Survey results in brief | April 2014

Source: CARECountry: Jordan, Syrian Arab Republic Lives unseen: Urban Syrian refugees and Jordanian host communities three years into the Syria crisis ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Syria, Jordan, Refugees
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 44 reports

Nigeria: Boko Haram Seizes 200 Female Students

Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram militants on Monday night abducted about 200 teenage girls from the Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok, Borno State.The gunmen arrived in many vehicles, and packed the students in a bus and pick-up trucks. Hundreds ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 95 reports

Jordan ambassador to Libya kidnapped by gunmen

Xinhua,TRIPOLI, April 15 (Xinhua) -- Unknown gunmen kidnapped the Jordanian ambassador to Libya on Tuesday morning in the capital Tripoli, said a spokesman for the Foreign Ministry. Unidentified masked gunmen, driving two cars without plates, attacke ... [Published India Everyday - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Libya, Kidnapping, Jordan
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On May Day in 2013, neo-Nazis demosntrated carrying shields. Photo: Peter Olsson/Swedish Radio Police in Jönköping have been accused of breaking the law after giving neo-Nazis permit to march on May Day and telling locals to stay away. The person ...
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Apartheid Israeli terrorists have shot and wounded at least 30 Palestinians inside the al-Aqsa Mosque in East al-Quds (aka Jerusalem). Orwellian UK BANNED Press TV: Local sources said that clashes erupted between the Israeli forces and Palestinian ...
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