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Several Alaska gay couples apply for marriage licenses

Several Alaska gay couples apply for marriage licenses

ANCHORAGE (Alaska): Several gay couples lined up early in Alaska to apply for marriage licenses…

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Tina Fontaine ‘drifted away’ after her father’s death, court hears

Tina Fontaine ‘drifted away’ after her father’s death, court hears

WINNIPEG — Tina Fontaine — the Manitoba teenager whose death has prompted renewed calls for a national inquiry into missing…

Magnotta murder trial hears how homicide detectives tracked down victim’s head

Magnotta murder trial hears how homicide detectives tracked down victim’s head

MONTREAL — A cryptic fax from a Toronto lawyer helped homicide detectives find Jun Lin’s head a month after he…

Deadline passes, but tents remain at Vancouver homeless camp

Deadline passes, but tents remain at Vancouver homeless camp

VANCOUVER — Tents remained up in a homeless camp on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside early , following an emotional…

Murder charge withdrawn in N.S. case of missing woman in wake of ‘Mr. Big’ ruling

Murder charge withdrawn in N.S. case of missing woman in wake of ‘Mr. Big’ ruling

KENTVILLE, N.S. – The prosecution service in Nova Scotia withdrew a first-degree murder charge in the case of…

Tech

Google uncovers vulnerability in SSL web encryption technology

Washington: Three Google researchers have reportedly discovered a security bug in widely used web encryption…

Earth-observing instrument activated on space station

Washington: In a bid to monitor Earth better, NASA has successfully installed and activated its…

ESA, Rosetta Mission partners invite names for landing site

Washington: Rosetta Mission partners and ESA have decided to invite entries for names for the…

Happy Indians take to Facebook, Twitter to hail ISRO

New Delhi: Indians were elated for becoming the first country in the world to enter…

US-Russian crew safely reaches space station despite glitch

Almaty: A Russian Soyuz rocket safely delivered a US-Russian trio to the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, despite a…

Upto half of Earth’s water is older than Sun: Study

Washington: Upto half the water on Earth is likely older than the solar system, raising the likelihood…

Health
Simple test to predict post-surgery complications

Simple test to predict post-surgery complications

New York: A simple test may be able to identify which patients are most likely to…

Omega-6 fatty acids help you get rid of ‘bad’ cholesterol

Omega-6 fatty acids help you get rid of ‘bad’ cholesterol

Washington: A new research has revealed that “bad” LDL cholesterol can be lowered by supplementing the…

Business
Global solar sector sees $9.8 billion funding in Q3 of 2014

Global solar sector sees $9.8 billion funding in Q3 of 2014

CHENNAI: Corporate funding into the solar sector globally increased to $9.8 billion during the July-September quarter…

McDonald’s invites icky questions about its food

McDonald’s invites icky questions about its food

The world’s biggest hamburger chain is confronting unappetizing questions as part of a US campaign to…

Editorial

Confucian Constitution or convenient confusion?

China’s intellectuals and their sympathisers have begun to peddle a bold new argument. They have started…

How to turn the tide

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh recently took over the finance port-folio. One of his first announcements was…

World
North Korea leader makes first appearance in 40 days

North Korea leader makes first appearance in 40 days

SEOUL: North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance in five weeks,…

What led to a midair flood on a Qantas flight

What led to a midair flood on a Qantas flight

SYDNEY: A torrent of water which gushed into the cabin of a Qantas superjumbo, raining down…