The government is forcing one of Dr. Oz's favorite supplement peddlers to pay out $9 million to consumers after making deceptive and unsubstantiated claims about a weight loss product.

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The ratings agency S&P cut Russia's sovereign credit rating to below investment grade, or "junk" status, on Monday for the first time in a decade.

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The federal government's 2015 budget deficit will fall slightly this year to $468 billion, the lowest since Obama took office, according to the budget outlook released by a nonpartisan bureau.

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President Obama's approval rating rose to 50% for the first time since June 2013, according to the most recent Gallup poll.

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NATO's Secretary-Gen. Jens Stoltenberg said that foreign forces in Ukraine are Russian and that Putin's allegation of a NATO legion in Ukraine is "nonsense," according to a breaking Reuters report.

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Ten people died Monday after a Greek air force F-16 jet crashed at a base in Los Llanos in southeastern Spain.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took steps toward entering the Republican primary for the 2016 presidential race, forming a political action committee and hiring staff for a campaign.

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Greek PM Alexis Tsipras, sworn in Monday, agreed to form a coalition government with "far-left" Syriza and "right-wing" Independent Greeks, both opposing austere cuts mandated by the eurozone bailout.

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The National Weather Service is calling the coming northeastern U.S. snowstorm "life-threatening" and of "historic" proportions; "you may tell your grandchildren about the Blizzard of 2015" (CNN).

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IBM denied rumors of massive layoff rumored by tech bloggers.

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Sam Smith has to pay partial royalties to Tom Petty for ‘Stay With Me’. Smith's song sounds remarkably like Jeff Lynne/Tom Petty's 1989 song 'I Won't Back Down.'

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Akshay Kumar-starrer Baby has been banned in Pakistan. The film has been banned "because it portrays a negative image of Muslims, and the negative characters in the film also have Muslim names".

Warner Bros. condemns violent, anti-Muslim rhetoric attributed to viewers of the film "American Sniper", its spokesman Jack Horner said.

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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.

24 Jan

The ratings agency S&P cut Russia's sovereign credit rating to below investment grade, or "junk" status, on Monday for the first time in a decade.

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The federal government's 2015 budget deficit will fall slightly this year to $468 billion, the lowest since Obama took office, according to the budget outlook released by a nonpartisan bureau.

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IBM denied rumors of massive layoff rumored by tech bloggers.

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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.

President Obama's approval rating rose to 50% for the first time since June 2013, according to the most recent Gallup poll.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took steps toward entering the Republican primary for the 2016 presidential race, forming a political action committee and hiring staff for a campaign.

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The National Weather Service is calling the coming northeastern U.S. snowstorm "life-threatening" and of "historic" proportions; "you may tell your grandchildren about the Blizzard of 2015" (CNN).

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America's first offshore wind project has been dealt major setback after utilities pull out of commitments.

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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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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.

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

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

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Ten people died Monday after a Greek air force F-16 jet crashed at a base in Los Llanos in southeastern Spain.

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NATO's Secretary-Gen. Jens Stoltenberg said that foreign forces in Ukraine are Russian and that Putin's allegation of a NATO legion in Ukraine is "nonsense," according to a breaking Reuters report.

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Greek PM Alexis Tsipras, sworn in Monday, agreed to form a coalition government with "far-left" Syriza and "right-wing" Independent Greeks, both opposing austere cuts mandated by the eurozone bailout.

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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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China on Monday reacted sharply to an India-US joint statement referring to the disputes in the South China Sea, saying that only the involved countries should work together to resolve the problems.

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

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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.

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.

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

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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Coinbase will start the first licensed Bitcoin exchange in the United States.

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

AT&T plans to acquire Nextel Mexico for $1.88 billion.

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Intel is preparing its first Core i7 Broadwell based Next Unit of Computing PC.

Turkey has ordered Facebook to block material insulting to the Prophet Muhammad.

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Apple will continue to use Samsung chips in its iPhones and iPads in 2015.

Cablevision plans to introduce a Wi-Fi only mobile service.

IBM is about to undergo massive layoffs and could let to a quarter of it's workforce in the next month.

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Motorola has returned to China.

Adobe has released a critical Flash player update to address the latest zero-day vulnerability.

Intuit has partnered with Stripe to enhance its QuickBooks Self-Employed.

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

UN experts have published the first conceptual framework—a kind of ‘Rosetta Stone’—for biodiversity concepts that integrates diverse, culturally-informed as well as scientific and utilitarian views.

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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.

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

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

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

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.

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 New England Patriots are 1.5 point underdogs to win Superbowl 49 against the Seattle Seahawks

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

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

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

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

The India-US CEO Forum has been meeting since this afternoon; President Obama and PM Modi will now join them in discussions on bilateral trade and then both will address the India-US business summit.

Following the launch of the government's ambitious 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' (Save Girl, Teach Girl) campaign, India witnessed the first guard of honor in the country's history led by a woman officer.

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.

U.S.-India Joint Statement has been released, declaring "साँझा प्रयास - सबका विकास” – “Shared Effort; Progress for All”.

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.

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.

Miss Colombia is crowned Miss Universe in Florida.

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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.

Controversy as Australia's Prime Minister Abbott bestows Prince Philip with a knighthood

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

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

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.

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.

16 Jan

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.