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Scientists hope to root out disease in your dog via genetic sequencing

Molly is a 16-month-old black labrador retriever and like so many dogs of her breed,…

Game-changing heart failure prevention drug to hit US market in 2015

An experimental drug from Swiss pharma giant Novartis (Xetra: 904278 – news) reduced deaths from…

Researchers suggest marching in unison may make men more prone to aggression

Ever wonder if there was something other than tradition that caused men to move in…

Scientists discover mite species living, eating, sleeping and fornicating on human faces

There are mites crawling all over your face right now, and it doesn’t matter what…

Tech News

Are emojis the world’s first universal language?

I sent one this morning. My pal texted to say that she was in that…

US extends offensive against Islamic State militants and Al-Qaeda using Twitter, Facebook

The United States has launched a social media offensive against the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda,…

Media

Al Pacino on performing with cats in Venice

Al Pacino may be one of the greatest actors of all time, but he confessed…

Porn king Larry Flynt still fighting for free speech, on Hustler’s 40th birthday

Porn veteran Larry Flynt is celebrating the 40th birthday of his X-rated magazine Hustler —…

U.S. News

Rep. Mike Rogers: Hundreds of US foreign fighters in Syria pose ‘very serious threat’ to US

Hundreds of U.S., British and Canadian citizens who have trained with Islamic State fighters trying…

Aftershocks still shake California’s Napa Valley a week after 6.0 magnitude quake

California’s Napa Valley, the site of a strong and damaging earthquake a week ago, was…

Professional fighter ‘War Machine’ sent to Nevada to face charges for brutally assaulting girlfriend

The professional fighter known as “War Machine” was in custody in a Las Vegas jail…

Campaign manager for Mitch McConnell resigns over Ron Paul bribery allegations

(Reuters) – The campaign manager for U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican…

With airline seating space decreasing, ‘legroom wars’ are increasing

To recline or not to recline? Airplane “legroom wars” are prompting growing rage in the…

World

Libyan Islamist militiamen take possession of evacuated US embassy

Islamist militiamen have moved in to the American embassy compound in the Libyan capital after it was evacuated last month,…

Number of dead health workers climbs as Ebola epidemic continues to spread

Nigeria on Sunday confirmed a fresh case of Ebola in a doctor whose husband died from the virus, adding to…

Iceland issues red alert after new eruption on island’s largest volcano

Iceland on Sunday raised the aviation alert at its largest volcano, Bardarbunga, to maximum level red following a new eruption…

Protest at controversial dolphin hunt leads to arrest of animal rights activists

Fourteen animal rights activists have been detained on the Faroe island of Sandoy in the North Atlantic while trying to…

300 people injured, 1 dead in Pakistan protests

Anti-government protesters forced their way into the grounds of Pakistan’s parliament on Saturday amid violent clashes that saw police fire…

China struggles with children ‘left behind’ by government’s one-child policy

Yes, it is just a simple stuffed toy. But put it into a child’s arms and watch as he pretends…

Parents of British brain tumor boy to go before Spanish judge

The arrested parents of a five-year-old British boy with a brain tumour who was taken from hospital without medical consent…

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