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Children walk past a piece of wreckage from the Malaysia Airlines jet downed over Ukraine, in Petropavlivka village, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine Wednesday, July 23, 2014. TIndependent military analysts said Wednesday that the size, spread, shape and number of shrapnel impacts visible in an AP photograph of a piece of the wreckage all point to a missile system like the SA-11 Buk. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)This major admission raises questions of Russia's possible involvement.


7/23/2014 10:59:10 AM

Military officers walk past the remains of a car after an explosion on July 23, 2014 in Kaduna, NigeriaABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Police say at least 25 people were killed Wednesday by two bombings in the northern city of Kaduna.


7/23/2014 10:46:22 AM

TransAsia Airways flight GE222ATR turboprop plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside airport on small Taiwanese island, said transport minister.


7/23/2014 11:05:12 AM

the main gate of the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz I in PolandPHILADELPHIA (AP) — An 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect has died, his lawyer said Wednesday, a day after a judge issued an order granting a request for him to be extradited to Germany to face trial.


7/23/2014 11:04:11 AM

FILE - In this April 25, 2014, file photo, Theodore Wafer listens during a motion hearing in Judge Timothy Kenny's courtroom at the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice in Detroit. Jury selection starts Monday, July 21, 2014, in a trial that will put Wafer's self-defense claim to a tough test. The 19-year-old woman, Renisha McBride, was drunk but unarmed when she climbed the steps of his Dearborn Heights porch, 3 ½ hours after crashing her car a few blocks away. Roused from sleep by the sound of pounding in the wee hours, he grabbed his shotgun, opened the front door and blasted her in the face. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Eric Seals, File) DETROIT NEWS OUT; NO SALESDETROIT (AP) — A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch was rocked out of sleep by a series of "boom, boom, boom" pounding sounds outside his home, causing him to grab a shotgun, open the front door and fire, a defense lawyer told jurors during opening statements Wednesday.


7/23/2014 10:36:56 AM

Khan, head doctor fighting the deadly tropical virus Ebola in Sierra Leone, poses in FreetownBy Umaru Fofana FREETOWN (Reuters) - The head doctor fighting the deadly tropical virus Ebola in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, the president's office said. The 39-year-old Sheik Umar Khan, hailed as a "national hero" by the health ministry, was leading the fight to control an outbreak that has killed 206 people in the West African country. Across Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, 632 people have died from the illness, according to the latest World Health Organisation (WHO) data, putting great strain on the health systems of some of Africa's poorest countries. Khan, a Sierra Leonean virologist credited with treating more than 100 Ebola victims, has been transferred to a treatment ward run by medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres, according to a statement released late on Tuesday by the president's office.


7/23/2014 8:08:25 AM

Why Obamacare As We Know It May Not SurviveWASHINGTON (AP) — Undercover investigators using fake identities were able to secure taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law, congressional investigators said Wednesday.


7/23/2014 9:41:38 AM

Ready for Warren? Well, Even if You Are, the Democratic Senator Says She's NotSen. Elizabeth Warren insists she 'is not' running for president in 2016, but could she still?


7/23/2014 6:43:26 AM

At least 20 killed in Nigeria bomb blastBy Garba Muhammed KADUNA Nigeria (Reuters) - At least 82 people were killed on Wednesday in two bombings in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna targeting opposition leader and former president Muhammadu Buhari at a busy market and a moderate Muslim cleric about to lead a crowd in prayer. The attacks bore the hallmarks of Islamist group Boko Haram but may also have been linked to politics ahead of 2015's elections. The deadlier blast targeted Buhari's convoy at the crowded Kawo market, his son told Reuters on the scene. Buhari was the main opposition party contender against President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2011 election and remains a key figure in the opposition alliance.


7/23/2014 10:53:50 AM

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 victims' bodies en route to the NetherlandsBy Harro Ten Wolde EINDHOVEN Netherlands (Reuters) - The bodies of the first victims from a Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine last week arrived back in the Netherlands on Wednesday amid dignified grief tinged with anger. Bells pealed and flags flew at half mast in memory of the 298 people killed when flight MH17 crashed in an area of eastern Ukraine held by Russian-backed separatists, in the first national day of mourning since wartime Queen Wilhelmina died in 1962. King Willem-Alexander and Prime Minister Mark Rutte led dignitaries on the tarmac as two military aircraft carrying 40 plain wooden coffins landed at Eindhoven Airport in the southern Netherlands. A military honor guard stood to attention as a lone trumpeter played The Last Post, the military funeral call for people killed in war.


7/23/2014 10:25:45 AM

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Investors are pouring millions into Urban Compass, a New York City-based startup that offers an antidote to Craigslist chaos.






7/23/2014 10:04:32 AM

Today, Little Bits has announced a bit leap forward that will make hardware hackers drool.






7/23/2014 10:04:32 AM

The file-syncing service is rolling out several Office-related features for businesses, including full-text search of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents, among other file types, and the ability for multiple users to simultaneously edit Office documents via Dropbox.






7/23/2014 9:48:57 AM

Developers have been toying with the beta of OS X Yosemite since Apple announced the operating system at WWDC in June. Now you can join in too by signing up for Apple's public OS X Yosemite beta program.






7/23/2014 7:13:20 AM

This was my greatest lecture. Yes, everyone has looked at springs before. But has anyone done all of this in one single lecture? Have they? Yes, they probably have. Here is my version. Stretching a Spring Here is a spring hanging vertically with a mass on the end – a 100 gram mass. The mass […]






7/23/2014 6:42:15 AM

You could call Tracksmith the anti-Nike. The silhouettes more varsity track team than intergalactic sprinter.






7/23/2014 6:11:20 AM

The sensors translate air data into volts, and an Arduino algorithmically translates those volts into shapes and colors.






7/23/2014 4:38:37 AM

It’s hot out there in these streets. That’s why we’re hooking you up with a good excuse to lay low in your living room: mainlining The Wire.






7/23/2014 4:38:36 AM

With the doors almost ready to open for Comic-Con International in San Diego, Marvel Comics is opening the floodgates to their massive online comics archive, Marvel Unlimited—for only 99 cents. For the next week, a dollar will buy you a month of total access to Marvel's online cache of over 15,000 comics.






7/23/2014 4:38:35 AM

Comic-Con International. Four(ish) days of non-stop pop cultural onslaught. Comics, movies, TV shows, cosplay—there's a lot to take in. And making sure you catch everything you want to see (and, frankly, probably a few things you wish you could unsee) means setting priorities. With that in mind, here's everything we're taking an oath not to miss at this year's con.






7/23/2014 4:38:34 AM