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.

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With the deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran just hours away, negotiators from the U.S., Iran, and five other countries moved closer to a preliminary accord.

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The Saudi-led coalition used warships for the first time to bomb the rebel-held airport and eastern outskirts of the port city of Aden.

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

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

Android Auto will be deployed in Brazil in 2015.

Microsoft will be releasing a new Surface 3 in May. It is supposed to have an Atom processor and the base price is said to be $499.

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

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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.

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The United States set to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by up to 28% as part of a global treaty aimed at preventing the worst effects of climate change.

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Android Auto will be deployed in Brazil in 2015.

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

Microsoft will be releasing a new Surface 3 in May. It is supposed to have an Atom processor and the base price is said to be $499.

Oregon has revised its tax laws in the hopes of making the state more attractive to data-center businesses.

Korea's Daum Kakao has launched its taxi-booking app.

U.S. coding site GitHub said on Sunday that it was deflecting most of the traffic from a days-long cyber attack that had caused intermittent outages for the social coding site

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T-Mobile has started revising its coverage maps using real-time data from customers.

A new fossil find in Siberia might be a new species of giant dinosaur.

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LG intends to reduce its investment in Tri-Band LTE.

Withings claims that its Pop Watches will not spontaneously shatter anymore.

With the deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran just hours away, negotiators from the U.S., Iran, and five other countries moved closer to a preliminary accord.

1 hour ago

The Saudi-led coalition used warships for the first time to bomb the rebel-held airport and eastern outskirts of the port city of Aden.

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

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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.

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An air strike killed at least 40 people at a camp for displaced people in north Yemen on Monday, humanitarian workers said, in an attack which apparently targeted nearby Houthi fighters.

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In Turkey, a public prosecutor conducting Gezi victim Berkin Elvan's probe have been taken hostage by unknown assailant in Istanbul’s Çağlayan Justice Court.

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European Union has joined the chorus of criticism - echoing concerns of US lawmakers- against Turkey's controversial internal security law, citing the need to ensure universal human rights, freedoms.

Nuclear talks with Iran appear to be at a stalemate as the deadline approaches; A US official says there is a "50-50" chance of a deal as diplomats warn of "significant differences."

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The police confirmed that a teenage video blogger was arrested due to an obscenity-laced tirade posted on YouTube that celebrated the death of Singapore's founding father and disparaged Christians.

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Barack Obama will be visit Kenya in July for a meeting on global business development, the White House announced—his fourth trip to sub-Saharan Africa. The president's father was from Kenya.

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

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The United States set to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by up to 28% as part of a global treaty aimed at preventing the worst effects of climate change.

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An armed prisoner was on the run early on Tuesday after escaping from a hospital in a northern Virginia close to Washington where a shot was fired during a struggle with a guard, police said.

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

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A man has been shot dead by a security guard at the headquarters of the US NSA as two men tried to ram the gates. The other was seriously injured.

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Advisers to Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio said April 13th was a "likely" date for him to announce his presidential candidacy at a Florida location to be finalized early this week.

A University of California-Berkeley student, Eloi Vasquez, who had gone missing was killed running across an L.A. freeway at 2 a.m.

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The driver and seven passengers aboard a van died early Monday morning after the vehicle crashed on State Road 78 and US-27 in Glades County, Fla., according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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Last Thursday's NYC explosion resulted in deaths.

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Seattle mayor Ed Murray prohibited employees from traveling to Indiana on city funds in response to the state's Freedom Restoration Act.

The 'black box' reveals that the suicidal Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz urged the pilot of their plane to take a bathroom break.

1 day 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.

2 hours ago

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.

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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.

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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.

Ontario Special Investigations Unit is investigating the death of a 58-year-old man after a standoff in a parking lot that forced a lockdown at a Walmart in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.

Air Canada Flight 624 crash lands in Halifax, Canada, but with no critical injuries reported.

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.

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Anti-radicalization protest turns violent in Montreal, Quebec when a man was attacked with picket-sign sticks.

Canadians joined millions around the world Saturday night in turning off their lights to mark Earth Hour, but results show less Canadians are participating.

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.

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

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

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

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McDonald’s will test expanded breakfast hours throughout the day to boost business.

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

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.

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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.

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British police are investigating a death threat made to the head of the BBC after the broadcaster fired "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson over an assault on a colleague.

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

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

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

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

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

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Scientists have learned that a low amount of iron is behind Mercury's lack of glow, a phenomenon stemming from the planet constantly getting hit with comet dust.

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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.

Antarctica may have experienced its hottest day ever on March 24 after the continent hit 63.5 degrees Fahrenheit (17 degrees Celsius) for the first time.

Researchers have come across a shocking activity taking place off the coast of Cape Town in South Africa. They have discovered seals going after and consuming mid-sized to large sharks.

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Physicists from MIT and the University of Belgrade have developed a new technique that can successfully entangle 3,000 atoms using only a single photon.

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The history of the evolution of early humans has been challenged.

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Researchers have discovered 30 never-before-seen types of flies buzzing about in the city of Los Angeles.

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Fossil discovered in Canada's Kootenay National Park in British Columbia appears to be the ancestor of butterflies, spiders, and lobsters.

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.

Over half of middle-class kids do not earn bachelor's degrees.

Apple's Tim Cook, one of the most prominent openly gay American CEOs, joined fellow tech industry chiefs in decrying an Indiana law opponents say could allow companies to deny services to gay people.

The Winnipeg Art Gallery seeks to establish an Inuit Art Centre for its collection of Inuit art, which is known to be the largest public collection in the world.

Cyprus Turkish Football Association (CTFA) will apply for membership of the UEFA-recognised Cyprus Football Association (CFA) in the Greek Cypriot-controlled south.

Kentucky (38-0) held off Notre Dame, 68-66, Saturday, to reach the NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four.

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel stunned Formula One Mercedes' world champion Lewis Hamilton on Sunday with an audacious Malaysian Grand Prix victory.

Kentucky overpowered West Virginia University, 78-39, in the NCAA Mens Basketball Tournament, Thursday.

Michael Clarke retired from international one day cricket making Australia a 5-time World Cup champion, as Australia romped home to a seven wicket victory over New Zealand at the MCG, Melbourne.

No. 1 seed Wisconsin defeated No. 2 seed Arizona 85-78 in the NCAA West Region final Saturday.

No. 1 seed Duke defeated No. 5 seed Utah 63-57 in the NCAA South Region semifinals in men's basketball. Duke advanced to the Elite Eight.

Saina Nehwal becomes the first Indian woman to be the World No. 1 in Badminton.

Gonzaga defeated UCLA 74-62 in the NCAA South Region semifinal in men's basketball.

Athletics Canada said that one of the country’s top track runners, Daundre Barnaby, has died while training at the Caribbean island of St. Kitts.

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.