Congress has introduced a bill to end bulk NSA surveillance.

Iranian forces fired at a cargo ship exercising the right of innocent passage through the Strait of Hormuz, and the US Navy responded with a destroyer and aircraft.

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The Supreme Court was scheduled to hear arguments for two-and-a-half hours Tuesday morning about whether same-sex marriage is protected by the U.S. Constitution.

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Verdic Lifecare Health Centre, Nigeria, has urged the public to shun some lifestyles in order to reduce the rate of 3.2 million deaths of diabetes recorded annually worldwide.

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More looting was reported Tuesday morning in Baltimore, after a night of chaos and rioting that prompted the National Guard to be called in to restore order.

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SendGrid has confirmed that it was hacked and has issued a mass password reset.

The biggest Art Auction 2015 set to hold on Friday May 1 at the Terrakulture Art Gallery, Vitoria Island, Lagos-Nigeria with participating artists from West Africa.

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At least 52 people are missing and feared dead following a landslide in the remote province of Badakhshan in northeastern Afghanistan

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LG has launched its G4 phone.

Tyson Foods Inc, the largest U.S. poultry producer, plans to eliminate the use of human antibiotics in its chicken flocks by September 2017

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America faces an epidemic of distracted driving, with texting the greatest danger. It's worse than driving drunk.

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The Supreme Court was scheduled to hear arguments for two-and-a-half hours Tuesday morning about whether same-sex marriage is protected by the U.S. Constitution.

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A city in Idaho threatened to jail pastors who refuse to perform same-sex "marriage" ceremonies.

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On Tuesday, Ohio's Supreme Court will hear oral arguments about the state's 2004 gay marriage ban.

Pope Francis has turned away the nominated French ambassador to the Vatican in person.

Apple sold 61.2 million iPhones in Q2 and made $13.6 billion in profit.

Congress has introduced a bill to end bulk NSA surveillance.

Best Buy will accept Apple Pay.

German car manufacturer Audi says it has created the "fuel of the future" made solely from water, carbon dioxide and renewable sources.

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Steam has ended its controversial Skyrim paid mods feature after severe backlash from gamers.

Google Maps now supports batch uploads.

Starting in 2018 EU cars will autodial emergency services in the event of a crash.

Facebook has added Messenger video calling.

LG has launched its $349 smartwatch.

SendGrid has confirmed that it was hacked and has issued a mass password reset.

The biggest Art Auction 2015 set to hold on Friday May 1 at the Terrakulture Art Gallery, Vitoria Island, Lagos-Nigeria with participating artists from West Africa.

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Two self-portraits by Francis Bacon are going on public display for the first time after being rediscovered in a private collection, before being sold.

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The Consulate General of Germany, Lagos, Michael Derus, on Sunday, commended Nigeria for her rich and vast cultural heritage during his visit to the Nike Art Cultural Day held in Lekki-Lagos.

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A report which placed "responsibility" on Israel for attacks on UN schools in Gaza also found that three UN facilities were used by militants to store weapons, and shoot rockets and mortar shells.

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At least 52 people are missing and feared dead following a landslide in the remote province of Badakhshan in northeastern Afghanistan

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Iranian forces fired at a cargo ship exercising the right of innocent passage through the Strait of Hormuz, and the US Navy responded with a destroyer and aircraft.

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An inquiry ordered by UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has concluded Israel is responsible for Gaza strikes on UN schools and shelters.

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Polish border guards have stopped members of a Russian biker gang loyal to President Vladimir Putin from entering the country as part of a ride through Europe to mark the end of the Second World War.

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UPDATE: The death toll has risen above 4,000 following Saturday's massive earthquake in Nepal, as the desperate search for survivors continued into Monday.

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will meet U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at a U.N. anti-nuclear weapons conference to discuss the Iranian nuclear deal.

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Turkey has reacted to the U.S., Russia, Germany and France over the wording their leaders picked in remarks on the killing of Armenians in the hands of the Ottoman Empire in 1915.

(Update) The death toll in Nepal from Saturday's catastrophic earthquake has jumped to at least 2,263.

UPDATE: Defying international condemnation and rejecting 11th-hour pleas for clemency, the Indonesian government moved ahead with plans to execute nine death row drug convicts early Wednesday

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Verdic Lifecare Health Centre, Nigeria, has urged the public to shun some lifestyles in order to reduce the rate of 3.2 million deaths of diabetes recorded annually worldwide.

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A new study suggests that administering stem cells into the eye through injection can delay or prevent the effects of early-stage macular degeneration associated with aging.

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Reducing Sugar and Carb intake, not exercise, is the key to weight loss, says a study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

The recent Great Recession was accompanied by a significant and sustained increase in major depression in U.S. adults, according to a Loyola study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.

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More looting was reported Tuesday morning in Baltimore, after a night of chaos and rioting that prompted the National Guard to be called in to restore order.

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Tyson Foods Inc, the largest U.S. poultry producer, plans to eliminate the use of human antibiotics in its chicken flocks by September 2017

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The Baltimore protests have turned violent: Seven police officers have been injured.

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Japan Prime Minister Shinzō Abe begins US tour with visit to Boston.

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Insanity defense in James Holmes trial in going to put burden of proof on prosecutors, as the trial of the 2012 Colorado movie theatre massacre suspect goes on trial.

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The Clinton Foundation's chief executive, Maura Pally, said the nonprofit was working quickly to fix mistakes in how it disclosed donors, acknowledging the foundation had made some errors.

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Police arrested an Indiana man on preliminary murder charges after a college student was found dead of blunt force trauma to the head in rural Indiana, Friday.

Corinthian Colleges (operator of Corinthian, Everest, Heald colleges and WyoTech) announced it will close all of its campuses effective today

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More than 1,000 demonstrators have taken to the streets of Baltimore in one of the biggest protests the city of 620,000 has seen over the death of a black man in police custody.

At the annual dinner of the White House Correspondents Association, Saturday, President Obama took good-natured stabs at the 2016 presidential candidates.

Oil prices fell as audi Arabia pledged to provide more oil to China on Tuesday.

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Apple release quarterly results with profit surging by 33% and EPS $2.33 above analyst estimates.

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Applied Materials (AMAT) announced that it is canceling its planned purchase of Tokyo electron because US regulators would not permit the merger due to a loss of competition in semiconductor tools.

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US stock market ended slightly lower for the day with S&P index losing 8 points (0.4%) in slight pause to latest rally.

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Chipotle says no more GMOs.

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Ferdinand Piech, a towering figure at Volkswagen for more than two decades, resigned as its chairman on Saturday.

Lt.-Gen. Jonathan Vance appointed next Canadian Chief of Defence Staff.

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The billionaire co-founder of Tim Hortons, Ron Joyce, is on the receiving end of a civil suit alleging he sexually assaulted his sometime lover four years ago.

Police in Winnipeg, Canada are searching for a “person of interest” in the brutal murders of two street people on the weekend.

Retired Toronto, Canada Police chief Bill Blair wants to run for federal Liberal Party in Scarborough Southwest.

Substantial oil reserves found near Gatwick Airport.

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Fast & Furious's "Furious 7" has recently topped $1.32 billion in global earnings this weekend, pushing it ahead of Frozen’s $1.27 billion total.

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' opens to massive $201.2 million at Global box offices around the world, and is expected to earn north of $200 million in the US opening next week.

In the NBA, LeBron James scored 27 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers overcame a shoulder injury to Kevin Love to complete a first-round sweep of the Boston Celtics with a 101-93 victory Sunday.

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Major League Baseball suspended Yordano Ventura and five others after Thursday's Royals-White Sox brawl.

Click here to watch a video of LeBron James effortlessly hitting a full court shot.

Sunderland player Adam Johnson has been charged with child sex claims. The 27-year-old forward was charged with the offences, allegedly committed between 30 December 2014 and 26 February 2015.

Real Madrid paved their way into EuroLeague Final Four. The Spanish powerhouse upset Anadolu Efes in Istanbul tonight to win the playoff series 3-1.

Olympiacos survived a tough test against FC Barcelona in Piraeus tonight clinching a vital third victory in the EuroLeague playoff series. The victory propelled the Reds into EuroLeague Final Four.

Second Update: A 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday, causing 1400 fatalities, chaos in the streets, damage to historic temples and homes, and avalanches atop Mount Everest.

Voting for 91 civic bodies in West Bengal has began on Saturday morning amid tight security, yet it has become violent right from the beginning.

Family members of Gajendra Singh - the farmer who hanged himself from a tree during the AAP rally - while Delhi CM Kejriwal was speaking, are sure that it was AAP which provoked him into doing this.

Expressing concern over India's action against Ford Foundation and Greenpeace India, the US sought a clarification from New Delhi for limiting "a necessary and critical debate within Indian society."

India has added Ford Foundation to a list of groups that cannot fund Indian organisations without permission. Earlier Gujarat government alleged misuse of their funds to Teesta Setalwad's Trust.

A strong earthquake struck in New Zealand.The 5.9-magnitude quake hit at 3:36 pm (4.36am UK time) with its epicentre about 41 miles from the South Island town of Kaikoura.

The Iraqi army is fighting back to recover its lost territories. A senior commander in the Iraqi army has told Sky News they are taking back crucial territory from Islamic State militants.

American spokesperson for Al Qaeda killed. The White House announced Thursday that Adam Gadahn, 36, was killed in January in a U.S. government counterterrorism operation.

The fall in global crude oil prices may result in a revenue decline of about $10bn (about N2.2tn) to the Nigerian economy this year, international and local oil producers have said.

A 29-year-old man from California was rushed to the emergency room after tearing his own thumb tendon while playing the Candy Crush game non-stop for 6-8 weeks using his left hand.

Alfred Taubman, a real estate developer who changed the face of suburban life by popularizing indoor shopping malls, died Friday at the age of 91.

Police in Australia say they have foiled an Islamic State-inspired plot to carry out an attack at a World War One centenary event.

A Reactionless AC Synchronous Generator (RLG) has been invented by Paramahamsa Tewari, electrical engineer and former Executive Director of Nuclear Power Corporation of India.

Ukraine ceasefire broken again after the deaths of six Ukrainian soldiers were killed in two separate engagements.

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