Eleven former public school employees in Atlanta were found guilty of racketeering in what is thought to be the biggest cheating scandal in American education.

5 hours ago

RCMP arrest six people in the greater Montreal and Toronto areas for running a Canada-wide human-smuggling / prostitution ring.

2 hours ago

Storm “Niklas”, one of the strongest of recent years, caused the death of at least three people, while trains and several flights have been cancelled across Germany as the storm rages.

11 hours ago

McDonald's, which has been struggling with workers' protests and sagging sales, plans to increase pay for some 90,000 workers starting in July.

2 hours ago

BBC summarized some of top pranks from around the world, from trampoline-aisles in supermarkets, Simon Cowell's face on the British five pound notes, to CERN discovering The Force.

2 hours ago

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has vowed that the government will not tolerate demonstrations in the street “whoever they are and whatever their intent is.”

8 hours ago

California Governor Brown, acting in the face of a devastating drought, ordered the first statewide mandatory water restrictions on, directing cities and communities to reduce usage by 25 percent.

3 hours ago

US Senator Bob Menendez, a democrat from New Jersey has been charged with corruption.

5 hours ago

Apple announces the April 1 release of its $1 million Apple Elitist Apple Watch.

Astronomers have found hundreds of baby galaxy clusters and they have the photos to prove it.

3 hours ago

Apple announces the April 1 release of its $1 million Apple Elitist Apple Watch.

Google has identified and disabled 192 Chrome extensions that violate its policy on injecting ads.

9 hours ago

Flickr has added public domain and Creative Commons 0 tags.

9 hours ago

The data of RadioShack customers is safe (for now) and Sprint is working on the details of its co-branding.

9 hours ago

Acer has developed an all-in-one PC that runs Google Chrome.

The Apple and IBM partnership has released eight new enterprise and healthcare apps for iOS.

The United States has declared that cybercrime is a national emergency.

9 hours ago

In a push to make videos stickier on the social network, Facebook on Wednesday launched Riff, a new video-recording app that lets users make videos with their friends.

1 hour ago

Malware, known as Reconnaissance, has been hitting the energy sector and is aimed at stealing trade secrets.

1 day ago

Google introduces Chromebit, a Chrome computer that connects to any HDMI display, cost less than $100, and is about the size of a mobile broadband stick.

After her 700th career win, Serena Williams moves onto the Miami Opens semifinals.

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McDonald's, which has been struggling with workers' protests and sagging sales, plans to increase pay for some 90,000 workers starting in July.

2 hours ago

Go Daddy went public and rose 31% on first day of trading and raised $460M.

12 hours ago

Concerns on the possibility of an Iranian aggrandizment of the extant oil glut contributes to an already bearish market.

20 hours ago

Etsy the crafts and handmade goods website will IPO with target price between $14-16 per share.

1 day ago

Ford's big Lincoln Continental is coming back; it will go on sale next year, according to Ford.

Oil falls in anticipation of the lifting of sanctions on Tehran.

Several music megastars team up to launch a streaming service called 'Tidal.'

CEO Elon Musk announced Monday that Tesla would unveil a new product that's "not a car"—and there's a strong case that it will be a large battery that can power homes or businesses.

If sanctions are lifted on Tehran, Iranian oil will add to the oil glut, displacing Iraqi oil in the Asia Oil Market.

1 day ago

Scientists have discovered the details of migration of the blackpoll warbler bird from Canada during the winter, and found that it it embarks on one of the most amazing migrations in the world.

13 hours ago

A group of researchers say polar bears forced off melting sea ice will not find enough food to replace their current diet of fat-laden marine mammals such as seals.

2 hours ago

Astronomers have found hundreds of baby galaxy clusters and they have the photos to prove it.

3 hours ago

Guinea closed its border with Sierra Leone on Monday as part of new efforts to stamp out Ebola, an official said.

A one-thousand-year-old medieval garlic and bile potion kills the MRSA superbug.

1 day ago

CERN engineers have resolved a problem that had delayed the relaunch of the Large Hadron Collider after a two-year refit.

1 day ago

American Pharmacists Association votes to oppose participation in executions.

1 day ago

A new study has found that children's cognitive skills are linked to family income.

30 Mar

A major 7.5 earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea, but a tsunami warning was canceled and no damage is known to have been done so far.

BBC summarized some of top pranks from around the world, from trampoline-aisles in supermarkets, Simon Cowell's face on the British five pound notes, to CERN discovering The Force.

2 hours ago

Betting odds on UK election: 2 to 1 (Favourite) for Labour to lead a minority administration; 3 to 1 for Conservatives to do the same; 9 to 2 for an overall Conservative majority win.

1 day ago

On the first day of the U.K.'s election season, a Labour Party ad has come under fire from the companies it quotes in the ad.

Headteachers are threatening to report parents who allow their children to play computer games rated 18+

RCMP arrest six people in the greater Montreal and Toronto areas for running a Canada-wide human-smuggling / prostitution ring.

2 hours ago

Bill C-51 heads back to the Canadian Parliament as committee review finishes, but while the Conservatives agree to minor changes to the contentious bill they have rejected all opposition proposals.

13 hours ago

Canada voted 142-129 to extend its Anti-ISIS mission for up to a full year, and also authorized bombing runs in Syria against targets belonging to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

Passengers and crew of a Canadian Tallship called "Liana's Ransom", out of halifax, NS, were forced to abandon ship when her engines failed off the coast of Gloucester, Massachusetts.

Air Canada AC624 crash investigators recover cockpit recorders from the plane's wreckage to piece together what caused the crash landing at Halifax International Airport on Sunday.

A Toronto-based filmmaker, Mostafa Azizi, is being held in a notorious Iranian prison, after his family says he was arrested shortly after returning to his home country.

Trial begins for teenager in Charlottetown, PEI, who is accused of murdering local man David Gallant, 45, whose body was found on July 11th, 2014.

Eleven former public school employees in Atlanta were found guilty of racketeering in what is thought to be the biggest cheating scandal in American education.

5 hours ago

California Governor Brown, acting in the face of a devastating drought, ordered the first statewide mandatory water restrictions on, directing cities and communities to reduce usage by 25 percent.

3 hours ago

US Senator Bob Menendez, a democrat from New Jersey has been charged with corruption.

5 hours ago

Arkansas Governor Hutchinson asked the legislature to amend the religious freedom law so that it can be amended to reduce risk of discrimination.

10 hours ago

On the heels of Indiana's controversial religious freedom law, Arkansas lawmakers on Tuesday gave final approval to a similar measure — and the governor says he'll sign it.

1 day ago

Bet 44 USD on the Democrats to win the election for POTUS in 2016, and earn 55 USD on a win. Bet 44 USD on the GOP to win the election for POTUS in 2016 and earn 84 USD on a win. Includes stake.

17 hours ago

Andrew Getty, age 47, heir to J. Paul Getty oil fortune, was found dead in his Hollywood Hills estate and the death is being ruled as accidental.

22 hours ago

Indiana governor calls backlash against Indiana's "religious freedom" law "shameless and reckless".

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) vowed Tuesday morning that the state would alter a religious liberties bill that has drawn widespread criticism.

1 day ago

(Update) The Virginia prisoner who allegedly escaped from a hospital early Tuesday morning after he overpowered a security guard and stole his gun was captured.

1 day ago

Storm “Niklas”, one of the strongest of recent years, caused the death of at least three people, while trains and several flights have been cancelled across Germany as the storm rages.

11 hours ago

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has vowed that the government will not tolerate demonstrations in the street “whoever they are and whatever their intent is.”

8 hours ago

ISIS militants have entered a Damascus camp

5 hours ago

In Turkey, all 236 suspects in the Balyoz (Sledgehammer) coup plot case were acquitted after the prosecutor argued that digital data in the files submitted as evidence was fake.

8 hours ago

The Palestinian Authority became a member of the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, with a low-key ceremony at the court's headquarters marking the high-stakes move.

17 hours ago

Saudi-Arabian troops are continuing to clash with Yemeni forces, days after Saudi airstrikes on Yemeni targets.

Negotiators from the United States, Iran and five other nations extended their deadline until Wednesday as they struggled to agree on a preliminary accord to limit Tehran’s nuclear program.

1 day ago

With the prospect of a default looming in Greece, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is preparing to meet next week with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia.

Nigerian opposition presidential candidate Mr. Buhari set to defeat Mr. Jonathan, the first time in the nation's history when an incumbent did not win reelection.

1 day ago

In a cliffhanger of an election, early returns Monday night showed Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari almost even.

Artist Joni Mitchell is hospitalized in intensive care after being found unconscious.

10 hours ago

Robin Williams' wife and children from a previous marriage fight over his estate.

1 day ago

Comedian Trevor Noah has been selected to replace Jon Stewart on Comedy Central's satirical news program, "The Daily Show".

A photo of a 101-year-old great grandmother holding her great granddaughter in the hospital is going viral upon her death.

22 hours ago

The desk where Charles Dickens wrote "Great Expectations" is now on display at The Charles Dickens Museum in London, England, thanks to a £780,000 grant.

Two federal agents involved with the Silk Road investigation have been separately charged with stealing or extorting BitCoin from Silk Road.

1 day ago

The Centre has prorogued the 234th session of Rajya Sabha (upper house of Parliament) to make way for the re-promulgation of the land acquisition ordinance.

Veteran Parliamentarian and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, was on Friday conferred with Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, by President Pranab Mukherjee.

The ruling party of Delhi state, AAP's National Council meeting has begun amid secrecy, fueling speculations for a for a major split in the party.

Intel has demonstrated its next Xenon Phi processor, which it has named "Knights Landing."

Meerkat was banned at YC Demo Day.

More than 15,000 people attended the burning of a 21 meter (70') carved wooden tower called "Temple", in the city of Londonderry.

'World's happiest playlist' unveiled by UN for International Day of Happiness.

Steven Pifer (Brookings) suggests by observing Russia's actions in Mariupol, indications will emerge on how far Russia wants to go in Ukraine.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov appealed to Germany and France to ensure Kiev does not try to incite violence in east Ukraine to encourage the US to send Ukrainian forces lethal weapons.

US to train 750 Ukraine troops as Russian aggression in the area continues.

Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser dies at age of 84.

Cyclone Nathan is forecast to cross the coast just north of Cape Flattery, Queensland, Australia, near the towns of Hope Vale and Cooktown, around 4am on Friday 20 March 2015.

The number of websites blocked in Turkey is approaching 68,000 with the recent addition of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo’s official site.

A 75 year-old woman strangled a rabid raccoon at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens on Tuesday.