Twitter rolls back changes after 'confusion'

One India | 2016-12-09

Twitter timelines were full of complaints against the experimental change where the names mentioned would be stripped from the start of replies in the notification tab and would not be counted towards the character count in replies. ......

The NSA has been listening to in-flight cell phone calls for years

Engadget | 2016-12-08

By now, we're all well aware of how good the NSA is at spying on people's communications. But it's still a little surprising to learn that the NSA and the British Government Communication Headquarters (GCHQ) were able to listen in on people's in-flig... ......


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Chinese tourists to Cambodia up 14% in 10 months

China Daily | 2016-12-10

PHNOM PENH - About 653,144 Chinese holidaymakers had visited Cambodia in the first ten months of 2016, up 14 percent over the same period last year, the latest data of Tourism Ministry showed Saturday. The...

U.S. Stocks Make Broad Gains To Extend Record-Breaking Streak Into Sixth Day | 2016-12-09

U.S. stocks rose for the sixth day in a row Friday as major indexes continued to set records, The Associated Press reported. The biggest gains went to companies that have been mostly left out of the post-election rally, including health care companies and makers of household goods. Stocks were...


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Smallpox Was A Newly Emerging Disease When It Swept The World

IFL Science | 2016-12-08

The belief that smallpox, the disease that killed hundreds of millions of people prior to its eradication in 1977, was stalking humanity for thousands of years has been called into question. A child mummy buried in the 17th century has provided scientists with the oldest known DNA from...

This tiny digestive tracker can tell what food gives you gas

Engadget | 2016-12-08

One of my favorite things to eat is cheese and egg on a bagel. But while it's delicious, let's just say that afterward we don't get along so well. Is it the egg? The cheese? I could go to the doctor and find out which and why, but the testing process... ......


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Horses travel far and wide to arrive at Sha Tin for Hong Kong International Races

The National | 2016-12-10

There are 24 Group 1 winners from around the world competing for Dh39.2 million in prize money across the four Hong Kong International Races at Sha Tin on Sunday. Horses from nine countries have amassed in the Special Administrative Region but rarely, if ever, can a race have attracted horses with...

Mkhitaryan sparkles as Manchester United reach Europa last 32

Deccan Chronicle | 2016-12-09

Odessa: Manchester United are warming to the task in the Europa League as they booked a spot in the last 32 with a 2-0 win over Zorya Luhansk on a freezing night in Ukraine on Thursday. Goals from Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who made a mockery of his two-month exile from the starting lineup with a superb...

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Asahi News | 2016-12-10

At least 45,000 homeless after Aceh quake in Indonesia

JAKARTA--At least 45,000 people have been displaced by the powerful earthquake that hit Indonesia's Aceh province, authorities said Saturday, as the government...

The Times of India | 2016-12-10

IS suicide bomber kills 35 Yemen soldiers

ADEN: A suicide bomber killed 35 soldiers and wounded around 50 on Saturday at a military camp in Yemen's southern city of Aden, military and medical sources...

USA Today | 2016-12-10

1,100-Pound Woman to Leave Home for 1st Time in 25 Years

Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty's family says the 36-year-old Egyptian woman hasn't left her home in 25 years, the BBC reports. ...... | 2016-12-09

UK Accepts More Than 750 Children From Calais Migrant Camp

More than 750 children have been brought to the United Kingdom from the Calais migrant camp, the government has said, BBC News reports. A scheme to move... | 2016-12-09

Retired Indian Air Force Chief Held For Italian Chopper Deal

A former air force chief has been arrested for allegedly influencing a $750 million deal with AgustaWestland for the purchase of 12 luxury helicopters to ferry...

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Alternet | 2016-12-11

5 Nightmarish Things Trump Did This Week

Science, reason, the First Amendment, and decency are all under threat. The mind reels with the...

Alternet | 2016-12-11

America’s First White President

What's that, you say? There were 43 other white guys before him? Yeah, OK—but not like this. For the...