Sunday, 26 Oct, 2014
 

‘The Fappening 4’: More Celeb Nudes Leak Online Including the First Man, Seems to Be Dying Down

25 October, 2014 Lifestyle, Lifestyle & Culture

The leaks of hacked personal photos keep on coming but seem to be on their last legs, as the latest collection is comprised of mostly models and people you haven’t heard of.

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The biggest victims seem to be The Vampire Diaries’ Nina Dobrev, with 147 personal images (all fully-clothed) of the actress leaking online

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25 October, 2014 Society

Creepy photographs taken by Anatoly Moskvin shows the bodies, including three-year-olds he exhumed after visting more than 700 cemeteries, sitting around his house in bizarre costumes.

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Billy Idol takes DIY approach for new album

25 October, 2014 Lifestyle & Culture

Billy Idol has released his first new album in a decade. To celebrate the release of ‘Kings & Queens of the Underground’ the White Wedding singer premieres the music video for his single ‘Can’t Break Me Down’.

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Florida man shoots 400-pound bear breaking into his house

25 October, 2014 Strange News

 A Florida man shot and killed a 400-pound (180-kg) black bear after it broke into his house two nights in a row to get to a bag of dog food, a state wildlife officer said on Friday.

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Victor Peters, 64, said he was forced to shoot at the 500-pound black bear when it got into his home. The bear broke in earlier that day and trashed Peters’ front porch.

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U.S. returns stolen artwork to Peru

25 October, 2014 Lifestyle & Culture

U.S. officials returned two stolen, colonial-era paintings to the government of Peru on Wednesday in a repatriation ceremony at the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Handout of Homeland Security agents preparing to pack a stolen colonial-era painting being returned to the government of Peru

Homeland Security agents prepare to pack a stolen colonial-era painting being returned to the government of Peru in this undated handout photo provided by Homeland Security in San Antonio Texas.
CREDIT: REUTERS/HOMELAND SECURITY/HANDOUT VIA REUTERS

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Putin accuses United States of damaging world order

25 October, 2014 World News

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Friday of endangering global security by imposing a “unilateral diktat” on the rest of the world and shifted blame for the Ukraine crisis onto the West.

Russia's President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting at the Valdai Discussion Club in Sochi

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting at the Valdai Discussion Club in Sochi, October 24, 2014.

CREDIT: REUTERS/MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/RIA NOVOSTI/KREMLIN

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U.S. general believes North Korea can build nuclear warhead

25 October, 2014 Asia, World News
 The commander of U.S. forces in South Korea said on Friday he believes Pyongyang has the capability to build a nuclear warhead that can be mounted on a ballistic missile, but added there were no tests or other evidence it has taken that step.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guides a takeoff and landing drill on a highway-airfield conducted by fighter pilots of Korean People's Army Air and Anti-Air Force Units

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guides a takeoff and landing drill on a highway-airfield conducted by fighter pilots of Korean People’s Army (KPA) Air and Anti-Air Force Units 1017 and 458 in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang October 19, 2014.

CREDIT: REUTERS/KCNAATTENTION EDITORS

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Ebola economics: vaccines and drugs

25 October, 2014 Economy

As researchers from Africa to China to America race to develop vaccines and treatments to fight Ebola, health experts are grappling with the economics of a disease that until this year had been off the drug industry’s radar.

Scientists at the National Microbiology Lab in Winnipeg prepare an experimental Ebola vaccine for shipment to the World Health Organization

Scientists at the National Microbiology Lab in Winnipeg, Manitoba, prepare an experimental Ebola vaccine for shipment to the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva in this undated handout picture released October 18, 2014.

CREDIT: REUTERS/PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCY OF CANADA/HANDOUT

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Easter Island’s ancient inhabitants weren’t so lonely after all

25 October, 2014 Lifestyle & Culture

They lived on a remote dot of land in the middle of the Pacific, 2,300 miles (3,700 km) west of South America and 1,100 miles (1,770 km) from the closest island, erecting huge stone figures that still stare enigmatically from the hillsides.

File photo of a view of "Moai" statues in Ahu Akivi, on Easter Island, 4,000 km (2486 miles) west of Santiago

 A view of “Moai” statues in Ahu Akivi, on Easter Island, 4,000 km (2486 miles) west of Santiago, in this photo taken October 31, 2003. 
CREDIT: REUTERS/STRINGER/FILES

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Greece’s anti-bailout party leads conservatives in latest poll

25 October, 2014 Politics

Greece’s radical leftist Syriza party would beat Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’s conservatives if an election were held now but its lead has slipped from last month, an opinion poll showed on Saturday.

Greece's main opposition Syriza party leader Tsipras addresses lawmakers before a confidence vote for the country's coalition government in Athens

Greece’s main opposition Syriza party leader Alexis Tsipras addresses lawmakers before a confidence vote for the country’s coalition government in Athens October 10, 2014.

 

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Euro rises on bank stress tests report, short-covering

25 October, 2014 Economy

 The euro rose on Friday ahead of an official report on the health of the euro zone’s main banks as investors continued a trend of covering their short-positions leading to buying of the currency against the U.S. dollar.

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A huge euro logo is pictured next to the headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) before the bank’s monthly news conference in Frankfurt
CREDIT: REUTERS/RALPH ORLOWSKI

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Woman hanged in Iran after killing alleged rapist

25 October, 2014 Middle East, World News

A 26-year-old Iranian woman convicted of murdering a man she accused of trying to rape her as a teenager was hanged on Saturday, the official news agency IRNA said, despite international pleas for her life to be spared.

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Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26, was sentenced to death for the 2007 killing of Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, a former employee of Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security.

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Protesters march against Renzi labor reforms in Rome

25 October, 2014 Society

Demonstrators from across Italy filled the streets of Rome on Saturday to protest against labor market reforms which the government of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has made a cornerstone of its policy.

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Workers march in front of the Colosseum during a protest in Rome .

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Canada vows tougher laws as citizens worry in face of attacks

25 October, 2014 Uncategorized

Canada vowed on Friday to toughen laws against terrorism in ways that critics say may curtail civil liberties as a country that prides itself on its openness mourned the second soldier this week killed by homegrown radicals.

Police officers search an area at the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa

police officers search an area at the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa October 23, 2014. 
CREDIT: REUTERS/BLAIR GABLE

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Medical worker quarantined in New Jersey under new Ebola safeguards

25 October, 2014 World News

 A medical worker quarantined in New Jersey on her return from treating Ebola victims in West Africa was being evaluated in a hospital isolation ward on Saturday after new contagion-control safeguards were imposed for America’s biggest urban center.

A woman reads alert on Ebola inside the Bellevue Hospital where Dr. Craig Spencer is being treated for Ebola symptoms in New York

A woman reads alert on Ebola inside the Bellevue Hospital where Dr. Craig Spencer is being treated for Ebola symptoms in New York October 23, 2014. 
CREDIT: REUTERS/EDUARDO MUNOZ

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Two deputies killed, two others hurt in California shooting spree

25 October, 2014 US and Canada, World News

Two California sheriff’s deputies were killed and two others were wounded in a shooting spree that started in a motel parking lot in Sacramento on Friday, authorities said.

Sacramento County Sheriff Lieutenant Palmer covers his face while gathered with fellow officers near a Motel 6 parking lot where Sheriff's Deputy Danny Oliver was killed in Sacramento

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Egypt: Car bomb kills at least 28 soldiers

24 October, 2014 World News

Two attacks in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula killed at least 28 security personnel on Friday, security sources said, in some of the worst violence against the state since Islamist President Mohamed Mursi was overthrown last year.

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PM Samaras: ‘Return to normality has already begun’

24 October, 2014 Politics

“The return to normality has already begun,” Prime Minister Antonis Samaras stated in Brussels on Friday, shortly after the end of a summit for the leaders of Eurozone countries.

He said that negotiations were continuing on all levels and that nothing was concluded yet.

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More measures to tackle possible Ebola cases

24 October, 2014 Politics

The Greek health ministry announced on Friday a more detailed plan to deal with a possible Ebola infection in Greece.

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Direct flights from Athens to Cairo by Aegean

24 October, 2014 Business, Economy

Aegean on Friday announced that direct flights from Athens to Cairo will be resumed after a three-year interruption next Sunday.

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