US makes Fifa extradition request
The US has asked Switzerland to extradite seven Fifa officials arrested on corruption charges in May, Swiss authorities say.
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:17:23 GMT
Greece talks 'ruled out' before vote
Eurozone chiefs rule out any further bailout talks with Greece until after the country's referendum on Sunday, despite a new approach from Athens.
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:18:23 GMT
Afghan court spares mob killers
An Afghan appeals court quashes death sentences imposed on four men for their part in the mob killing of a young woman in Kabul in March.
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:14:52 GMT
Tunisia arrests over Sousse attack
Twelve suspects have been arrested in connection with Friday's deadly attack on a Tunisian resort by Islamic State, an official says.
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:45:47 GMT
TransAsia pilot shut 'wrong engine'
Data from Taiwan's aviation regulator shows a pilot flying a crashed TransAsia plane switched off the working engine after the other lost power.
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 04:41:48 GMT
Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement: Karen Parker
Photo: Newstories Project
Chapel Hill, N.C. - March 18, 2013
In celebration of Women’s History Month, we here at University Archives can think of many women from the Carolina community to celebrate. There’s Cornelia Phillips Spencer, for example, who ran …
Thu, 2 Jul 2015 05:42:10 +0000
Cruz: Cuba embassy a 'slap in the face' to Israel
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) slammed Obama's decision to reopen the U.S. embassy in Cuba, suggesting that it was a "slap in the face" to Israel.
The administration announced on Wednesday that it has told lawmakers that a deal has been reached to re-establish diplomatic ties with Cuba …
Wed, 1 Jul 2015 23:41:34 +0000
Scientists have figured out what makes Indian food so delicious
Curries, rice, naan bread, samosas and pakora. (iStock)
Researchers have data crunched 2,500 recipes and found the secret to their success.
Indian food, with its hodgepodge of ingredients and intoxicating aromas, is coveted around the world. The labor-intensive cuisine a …
Thu, 2 Jul 2015 07:03:38 +0000
Bernie Sanders draws crowd of 10K
Bernie Sanders has been running for president for two months, but Wednesday night in Madison, Wisconsin, his long-shot campaign got real.
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 02:56:27 EDT
U.S. wants 7 FIFA officials extradited
U.S. officials have requested the extradition of seven high-ranking FIFA officials arrested in Switzerland in May. They are suspected of taking bribes worth over $100 million in connection with soccer tournaments.
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 05:10:07 EDT
Japan-U.S. soccer final set
Defending champion Japan advanced to the Women's World Cup soccer final with a 2-1 victory Wednesday over England in a semifinal at Edmonton, Alberta.
California Bans Texting by Operators of Trains
After investigators said an engineer in last week’s collision had been texting on the job, regulators temporarily banned the use of all cellular devices by anyone at the controls of a moving train.
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 05:45:36 EDT
"The most likely way for the world to be destroyed, most experts agree, is by accident. That's where we come in; we're computer professionals. We cause accidents."
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT
"Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining."
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT
"I became a feminist as an alternative to becoming a masochist."
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT