U.S. President Barack Obama and European leaders are threatening new sanctions on Russia after pro-Russian rebels launched a deadly rocket attack on the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol.

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Exit polls show Greece's leftwing Syriza set for a comfortable victory over the ruling conservatives.

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Mike Krzyzewski becomes the first Division I NCAA coach to earn 1,000 wins, as Duke tops St. John’s 77-68.

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30 police commandos were killed after entering the Filipino village of Tukanalipao looking for a top terror suspect, when they had a "misencounter" with members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front.

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At least 15 people were killed at pro-democracy protests in Egypt on Sunday, on the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak.

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President Obama and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke a deadlock on a long-stalled nuclear pact Sunday, with both leaders noting their "friendship" as the catalyst for closer diplomatic ties.

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Republican presidential candidates and their supporters met in Des Moines, Iowa Saturday, "implicitly rejecting the more moderate wing favored by big donors" (New York Times).

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Initiated my a non-profit group called Oxfam, a petition was signed by 77,000 individuals supporting India's patent laws vs American patent protections.

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New England and New York are bracing for a "major, possibly historic winter storm" Monday and Tuesday, named Winter Storm Juno by the Weather Channel.

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The latest attempt to raise the fuselage of the Air Asia Flight QZ8501 has failed as a rope attached to the lifting balloons broke.

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Mike Krzyzewski becomes the first Division I NCAA coach to earn 1,000 wins, as Duke tops St. John’s 77-68.

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Danish archer Lars Andersen is showing how expert bow fighters used to shoot much faster and more accurately than we normally imagine today.

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"I'm not a scientist. I'm not an expert in footballs. I'm not an expert in football measurements. I'm just telling you what I know." —Bill Belichick

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Nineteen-year-old American Madison Keys shocked No. 4 seed and two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova on Saturday night at the Australian Open.

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NFL Raven's player Terrence Cody was released due to investigation into dog cruelty yet he has not yet been charged with a crime.

Ernie Banks, known as the ever optimistic Mr. Cub, died at 83.

Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors sets a NBA record by scoring thirty-seven points in one quarter.

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U.S. President Barack Obama and European leaders are threatening new sanctions on Russia after pro-Russian rebels launched a deadly rocket attack on the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol.

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Exit polls show Greece's leftwing Syriza set for a comfortable victory over the ruling conservatives.

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At least 15 people were killed at pro-democracy protests in Egypt on Sunday, on the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak.

9 hours ago

30 police commandos were killed after entering the Filipino village of Tukanalipao looking for a top terror suspect, when they had a "misencounter" with members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front.

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Islamist militant group Boko Haram have launched an attack on the city of Maiduguri in north-eastern Nigeria.

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Diplomatic tensions escalate as Russia blocks a UN Security Council statement condemning pro-Russian Ukrainian rebel attacks that killed dozens on Saturday in the eastern Ukrainian port of Mariupol.

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The latest attempt to raise the fuselage of the Air Asia Flight QZ8501 has failed as a rope attached to the lifting balloons broke.

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More than 140 million people, up to 80% of the Pakistani population, lost electricity after militants attacked a transmission tower and caused one of the worst blackouts in the country's history.

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Stories of Nigerian soldiers, who are fleeing from the terrorist and islamist movement of Boko Haram because of the scarce military resources.

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Syrian government airstrike hit a suburb of Damascus, the capital, destroying diverse buildings and killing several dozen people including small children.

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President Obama and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke a deadlock on a long-stalled nuclear pact Sunday, with both leaders noting their "friendship" as the catalyst for closer diplomatic ties.

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Initiated my a non-profit group called Oxfam, a petition was signed by 77,000 individuals supporting India's patent laws vs American patent protections.

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An Indian liability law holding suppliers liable in case of a nuclear accident remains a hurdle to the India-US civilian nuclear deal that Indian PM Modi called the "centrepiece of our relationship."

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US President Barack Obama landed in New Delhi on Sunday for the start of a three-day visit to India. He received a warm hug from Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he disembarked from Air Force One.

President Obama on embarked on a three-day landmark trip to India during which the two countries will strive to make progress on climate change, defense, and economic cooperation.

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NASA has released the largest most comprehensive and highly defined image of space in the history of the space agency.

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The invasive coconut rhinoceros beetle, suspected to have arrived in air cargo about a year ago, could devastate Hawaii's palm trees and other food crops.

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Santa Monica High School students and parents were alerted Friday night that a freshman baseball coach had been diagnosed with measles, as the California-centered outbreak continues to spread.

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Scientists brought up more signs showing that climate change and global warming are killers, and their victims, are also trees.

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The flu killed 11 children this week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.

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A strange, flickering white blotch found on the dwarf planet Ceres by a NASA spacecraft has scientists puzzled.

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According to a study pool, too much sitting time can shorten your life even if you exercise.

A mountain-size asteroid will zoom past Earth Monday (Jan. 26), marking the closest pass by such a large space rock until 2027.

The first batch of an experimental vaccine, produced by British company GlaxoSmithKline, against Ebola has been sent to one of the most hit countries by the virus: Liberia.

Number of measles cases rose to 59 and UCLA Dr. blames debate over vaccination and anti-vaccination movement for contributing to spread of disease.

The port city of Mariupol in Ukraine suffers rocket artillery attacks.

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Since 20 January, a truly European radio station is broadcasting in Ukraine, its main sponsor, Karl-Habsburg Lothringen told the media.

Russia is supplying a full assortment of military weapons to its regular and irregular troops in eastern Ukraine.

Russian troops use poison gas on Ukrainian troops defending the Donetsk airport.

University of Rochester researchers have developed a technique to make metals extremely water repellent.

A new report suggests that Apple Watch will offer 2.5 hours of continuous use for games, 3.5 hours for continuous use of standard apps and 4 hours of active fitness tracking in the background.

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AsteRide is endeavoring to present itself as a safe alternative in the ride-hailing business.

AT&T made the first transcontinental call 100 years ago.

Google will not fix a security flaw in the default browser for older versions of Android.

The state of North Carolina could be next to benefit from Google's fiber roll-out.

The California DMV has removed its requirement that ridesharing service providers register their vehicles as commercial vehicles.

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Apple has agreed to Chinese security audits of its products.

Twitter's app now supports translation of tweets on iOS, Android and Windows 8 phones.

Microsoft has acquired Revolution Analytics.

Republican presidential candidates and their supporters met in Des Moines, Iowa Saturday, "implicitly rejecting the more moderate wing favored by big donors" (New York Times).

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New England and New York are bracing for a "major, possibly historic winter storm" Monday and Tuesday, named Winter Storm Juno by the Weather Channel.

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) skipped the Iowa Freedom Summit to attend a controversial Louisiana prayer rally sponsored by the American Family Association.

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Donald Trump says he is "seriously thinking about running for president, because I can do the job."

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Trump said Romney should not be allowed to run a third time and criticized Bush as being weighed down by concerns over his immigration and education policies.

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Three people died and five people were wounded in a Omaha, Nebraska party.

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Police are searching two airliners at Atlanta's airport after "credible" bomb threats, US officials say.

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The Supreme Court will examine whether Oklahoma’s lethal-injection protocol violates the constitutional prohibition on cruel and unusual punishments.

Three people were killed and five people were injured in an early Saturday morning "gang-related" shooting at an unoccupied home in Omaha, Nebraska, police said.

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Millions of gallons of saltwater have leaked into a creek in North Dakota from a pipeline.

An Australian politician has given up the local politics fight to go and wage war against the Islamic State.

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Belgium confronts the jihadist danger posed by a well-developed underground jihadist pipeline that has made Belgium Europe’s biggest per capita contributor of fighters to Syria.

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Emma Watson gave an impassioned speech about HeforShe at Davos World Economic Forum.

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The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee said this week that threats against Muslims and Arabs have soared following the release of "American Sniper," a popular and controversial film.

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Sabre Corp. announced on Friday that it sold its online travel agency Travelocity to rival firm Expedia Inc. for $280 million in cash.

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SkyMall, whose in-flight catalogs have been a staple of airline travel, has filed for bankruptcy protection, blaming new consumer habits and the loss of contracts from Delta and Southwest.

Value-at-risk models have been extended to allow organizations to quantify their vulnerability to cyberattack.

The Winklevoss Twins, Cameron and Tyler, have enlisted the cooperation of a bank in an attempt to establish the first "regulated" bitcoin exchange.

There should be one copyright law that applies to all EU member states, fixing the legal “absurdities” of the current regime, according to German pirate MEP Julia Reda, reporter on copyright reform.

"Haight Street Rat" by graffiti artist Banksy will be displayed at non-commercial San Francisco art space 836M, the first time since 2010 when it was removed because of the city's anti-vandalism laws.

ZEROCALCARE "A Kobane dove batte il cuore"

Il fumettista ZEROCALCARE di ritorno da Kobane(Siria) disegna il suo reportage.

Venture capitalists invested $48.3 billion into start-ups in 2014, a 61 percent increase from 2013 and the biggest since the peak of the dot-com bubble in 2000.

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New Yorker music critic Sasha Frere-Jones said Monday he'll become executive editor of start-up Genius (aka Rap Genius) that allows anyone to annotate any text document anywhere on the internet.

An author says that a whole culture—not a single 'Homer'—wrote 'The Iliad' and the 'Odyssey.'

Metal detector enthusiasts find large hoard of ancient coins in Buckinghamshire, UK.