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Family booted off Southwest flight because of Twitter post - Fox17

Google - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:16

Fox17

Family booted off Southwest flight because of Twitter post
Fox17
SAN FRANCISCO — A man and his two children were kept off a Southwest Airlines flight when they tweeted that a gate agent was rude, TV station KCBS reported. The incident took place Sunday, and the airline has apologized and given the trio each a $50 ...

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12 children, driver killed as train crashes into school bus at unmanned crossing ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Google - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:10

12 children, driver killed as train crashes into school bus at unmanned crossing ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
NEW DELHI — Twelve children were killed Thursday when a train crashed into their school bus at an unmanned railroad crossing in southern India, police said. The bus driver also died while another 16 children ages 7 to 14 were injured and hospitalized, ...

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Official denies missiles that downed Ukraine jets came from Russia: report - The Globe and Mail

Google - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:08

Official denies missiles that downed Ukraine jets came from Russia: report
The Globe and Mail
Russia's defence ministry denied on Thursday a Ukraine security council statement that missiles that brought down two of its fighter jets may have been fired from Russia, Interfax news agency reported, citing a defence ministry official. “In an attempt to mislead ...

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These Weird Meals Are Actually Clever Data Visualizations

Wired - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:43
Data visualizations and infographics are already a staple of our daily media diet. Maybe they be part of our actual diet, too.






5 Comics to Read Before Seeing Guardians of the Galaxy

Wired - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:43
As the latest superhero film looms large, some of you may be wondering if there are any comics you should read before seeing Guardians of the Galaxy. Admittedly, Marvel usually does a pretty good job of making films that anyone can enjoy, but if you really want to know what's up, here are five comics that can help you get started.






WTF Just Happened: My Photos Make Everyone Look Like a Demon

Wired - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:43
Everyone is familiar with the “red-eye” or “green-eye” effect. Here's why it happens and how to prevent it.






Facebook Finally Figured Out How to Make Money Off of Your Phone

Wired - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:43
Two years ago, you didn’t want to be Mark Zuckerberg. Sure, there’s the whole billionaire thing, but no personal fortune was going to buy the young CEO out of his first earnings call. The Wall Street skeptics were circling, and within little more than a month, the value of the Facebook shares on which that […]






Turn Any Image Into an iPhone Case With This Desktop Machine

Wired - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:43
The Case Maker Pro lets you change your iPhone case as easily as slapping another sticker on your laptop.






Volvo’s New SUV Stops You From Making Risky Left-Hand Turns

Wired - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:43
Volvo's new XC90 SUV automatically applies the brakes if the driver turns in front of an oncoming car.






Thrifty, Yet Nifty

Wired - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:43
The Nokia Lumia 635 is among the first wave of handsets to launch with the latest update of Windows Phone 8.1 software out of the box. At only $130 or less, it's one of the best options for low-priced 4G phones.






The Week’s Best Trailers: Giant Grizzly Bears and a Little Light BDSM

Wired - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:43
This week at the trailer house, we get so many random goodies it's like a care package from your most eccentric aunt.






Watch a Computer Send Messages by Blasting Smoke Rings at Lasers

Wired - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:43
It's the miracle of wireless telegraphy, as interpreted by that guy from college who could do cool tricks after bong rips.






How Hackers Hid a Money-Mining Botnet in Amazon’s Cloud

Wired - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:43
Hackers have long used malware to enslave armies of unwitting PCs, but security researchers Rob Ragan and Oscar Salazar had a different thought: Why steal computing power from innocent victims when there’s so much free processing power out there for the taking? At the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas next month Ragan and Salazar […]






Haris Suleman, teen attempting world flight record, killed in plane crash - Fox News

Google - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:24

Haris Suleman, teen attempting world flight record, killed in plane crash
Fox News
June 19, 2014: Babar Suleman and son Haris Suleman, 17, stand next to their plane at an airport in Greenwood, Ind. before taking off for an around-the-world flight.AP/The Indianapolis Star. INDIANAPOLIS – An Indiana teenager who was attempting to set a ...

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Air Algerie Jet Chartered by Spain's Swiftair Vanishes From Radar - NBCNews.com

Google - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:02

NBCNews.com

Air Algerie Jet Chartered by Spain's Swiftair Vanishes From Radar
NBCNews.com
A commercial jetliner carrying 116 people disappeared over west Africa after losing contact with air traffic controllers early Thursday, a Spanish charter company said. Air Algerie Flight AH5017 vanished from radar about 50 minutes after it took off from ...
Report: Air Algerie plane disappears from radarUSA TODAY
Air Algerie loses contact with plane over AfricaTimes of India
Algeria lost contact with Air Algerie aircraft - APS state news agencyReuters
Irish Times -Boston.com -Washington Post
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Sudan 'apostasy' woman Meriam Yahia Ibrahim flies to Italy - BBC News

Google - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:45

BBC News

Sudan 'apostasy' woman Meriam Yahia Ibrahim flies to Italy
BBC News
A Sudanese woman who was spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam has flown to Italy after more than a month in the US embassy in Khartoum. Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag and her family flew on an Italian government plane, accompanied by Italian ...
Mariam Yahya Ibrahim, Woman Sentenced To Death For Apostasy, Arrives In ItalyHuffington Post

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Islamist group may be planning attack in Norway, police say - The Globe and Mail

Google - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:37

Islamist group may be planning attack in Norway, police say
The Globe and Mail
An Islamist militant group with ties to Syria may be planning an attack in Norway, possibly within the coming days, Benedicte Bjoernland, the head of the Police Security Service, PST, said on Thursday. “The PST has received information that persons related to ...

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Norway: Terror Threat Against Norway - ABC News

Google - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:32

Aljazeera.com

Norway: Terror Threat Against Norway
ABC News
Norway's intelligence service said Thursday it has received information about an imminent "concrete threat" against Norway from people with links to Islamic fighters in Syria. Benedicte Bjoernland, the head of Norwegian security service PST, said the agency ...
Militant group may be planning attack in Norway: policeDaily Times
Norway on alert over feared 'terrorist' attackFocus News
Norway warns of 'concrete threat' linked to SyriaSTLtoday.com

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Shelter from the war? For Israel's Arabs, not so much - Haaretz

Google - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:13

Haaretz

Shelter from the war? For Israel's Arabs, not so much
Haaretz
Most Israeli civilian casualties from the Gaza conflict have been Bedouin, but the state isn't solely at fault: Arab local governments don't invest in civil defense. By Meirav Arlosoroff | Jul. 23, 2014 | 7:23 PM ...
Protests in India against Israel's offensive in GazaTimes of India
Hamas Sticks to Demand Embargo on Gaza Be LiftedBoston.com
'Boycott Israel': Thousands march in Paris in pro-Palestinian rallyRT
Economic Times -Philly.com -Daily News & Analysis
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Yankees slip by Rangers in five rainy innings - Reuters

Google - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 02:16

ABC News

Yankees slip by Rangers in five rainy innings
Reuters
Yankees slip by Rangers in five rainy innings. NEW YORK -- While inspecting the area around first base Wednesday after a heavy downpour, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi and Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington joked that if they combined ...
Recap: NY Yankees vs. TexasKansas City Star
Yankee Stadium Grounds Crew Battles Mother Nature, LosesABC News
Yankees top Rangers 2-1 in rain-shortened gameThe Southern
New York Times -Dallas Morning News
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