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Scientists work toward storing digital information in DNA

Scientists work toward storing digital information in DNAHer computer, Karin Strauss says, contains her "digital attic" — a place where she stores that published math paper she wrote in high school, and computer science schoolwork from college. She'd …

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 6:27 pm

Sir Philip Green’s Knighthood Under Review

Sir Philip Green's Knighthood Under ReviewSir Philip Green's knighthood is being reviewed in the wake of the collapse of BHS, it has emerged. A Cabinet Office official disclosed in a letter to Labour MP Jim McMahon that the case of the former department store chain boss is under consideration. Mr McMahon was among a group of MPs who wrote to the Honours Forfeiture Committee calling for Sir Philip to be stripped of his knighthood, which was awarded for his services to retail in 2006.

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 6:25 pm

US: What did Muslims at the RNC think of Donald Trump?

US: What did Muslims at the RNC think of Donald Trump?Al Jazeera speaks to Muslim supporters of the Republican party to gauge their views on Trump and his rhetoric on Islam.

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 6:17 pm

Pokemon GO blamed for illegal border crossing from Canada to U.S.

File photo of a virtual map of Bryant Park displayed on the screen as a man plays the augmented reality mobile game "Pokemon Go" by Nintendo in New York CityThe two, who were not identified, were found by U.S. Border Patrol agents on Thursday, with their attention affixed to their phones as they were trying to hunt down cartoon characters on a journey that took them over the border. "Both juveniles were so captivated by their Pokemon GO games that they lost track of where they were," said Michael Rappold, a spokesman for the agency. The two were reunited with their mothers at a nearby border patrol station, the agency said.

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 6:15 pm

Hacked emails show Democratic party hostility to Sanders

FILE - In this June 24, 2016, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks in Albany, N.Y. Sanders plans to meet with 1,900 of his delegates right before the start of the Democratic National Convention on Monday, part of a series of meetings aimed at providing direction to his undecided supporters after he endorsed Hillary Clinton. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A cache of more than 19,000 emails from Democratic party officials, leaked in advance of Hillary Clinton's nomination at the party's convention next week in Philadelphia, details the acrimonious split between the Democratic National Committee and Clinton's former rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 6:15 pm

Peru’s Fujimori asks for pardon ahead of presidential transition

Peru's former President Alberto Fujimori sits in court during the sentencing in his trial on charges of embezzling state funds to manipulate the media during his tenure as president, in LimaPeru's imprisoned former authoritarian leader Alberto Fujimori has filed a new request for a presidential pardon, the prime minister said on Saturday, five days before President-elect Pedro Pablo Kuczynski takes office. It is unclear if the pardon would be decided by outgoing President Ollanta Humala, who rebuffed Fujimori's first pardon appeal in 2013, or by Kuczynski, who must govern alongside a Congress controlled by the populist party Fujimori founded. Prime Minister Pedro Cateriano said Fujimori sent the pardon request to the justice ministry.

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 6:14 pm

Police: Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings

A girl puts down flowers in front of the Olympia shopping center were a shooting took place leaving nine people dead the day before on Saturday, July 23, 2016 in Munich, Germany. (AP Photo/Sebastian Widmann)MUNICH (AP) — The gunman whose rampage at a Munich mall left nine people dead was a depression-plagued teenager who avidly read books and articles about mass killings and apparently tried to lure young victims to their deaths through a faked Facebook posting, authorities said Saturday.

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 6:12 pm

Clinton and Kaine debut as Democratic ticket in Florida

Clinton and Kaine debut as Democratic ticket in FloridaHillary Clinton introduced running mate Tim Kaine as "a progressive who likes to get things done," joining the Virginia senator in the crucial battleground state of Florida to help kick off next …

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 6:08 pm

Greece urges Turkey to show restraint on death penalty

Leaders attend the opening session of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit in UlaanbaatarBy George Georgiopoulos ATHENS (Reuters) – Turkey should exercise restraint and avoid restoring the death penalty after last week's failed military coup, Greece's foreign minister said in remarks published on Saturday. Turkey abolished capital punishment in 2004, bolstering its long-running bid for European Union membership. "The winners of the internal conflict in Turkey must show magnanimity towards the defeated, (show) self-restraint and not reinstate the death penalty," Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias told Realnews newspaper in an interview released ahead of Sunday's publication.

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 5:51 pm

The Latest: Kaine details life story to Democratic faithful

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., arrive at a rally at Florida International University Panther Arena in Miami, Saturday, July 23, 2016. Clinton has chosen Kaine to be her running mate. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT):

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 5:50 pm

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Journalist who died in Ukraine car bombing buried in Belarus – Morganton News Herald


Morganton News Herald

Journalist who died in Ukraine car bombing buried in Belarus
Morganton News Herald
A portrait is displayed as colleagues and people gather at the coffin of Pavel Sheremet to pay their respects at his memorial ceremony in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, July 22, 2016. Hundreds of local residents and journalists have come to pay their respects
Journalist killed in Kiev car bombing buried in BelarusYahoo News UK
Funeral Held For Slain Journalist Sheremet In MinskRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Journalist killed in Kyiv car bombing buried in BelarusDeutsche Welle
NBCNews.com –Ukraine Today –Newsweek –TASS
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Posted on 23 July 2016 | 5:09 pm

Turkey failed coup: Nephew of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen held – BBC News


BBC News

Turkey failed coup: Nephew of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen held
BBC News
Turkey has detained the nephew of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, in connection with the failed coup attempt, state media report. Muhammet Sait Gulen will be taken to the capital, Ankara, from Erzurum, the eastern region where his uncle was born, the …
Turkey's Erdogan shuts schools, charities in first state of emergency decreeReuters
Turkey's Erdogan Shuts Thousands Of Schools And Charities Using Emergency DecreeHuffington Post
Turkey increases time suspects can be jailed without chargesCNN
Washington Post –The Atlantic –Wall Street Journal –Bloomberg
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Posted on 23 July 2016 | 4:58 pm

Centred on ‘probable crash zone’, search operation for AN-32 intensifies – Times of India


Times of India

Centred on 'probable crash zone', search operation for AN-32 intensifies
Times of India
NEW DELHI: The search for the. BACKGROUND X. The AN-32, and its history of accidents. AN-32s in formation. NEW DELHI: An Antonov(AN)-32 plane belonging to the Indian Air Force (IAF). went missing. on Friday en route from Tambaram, near Chennai, …
Indian Air Force Plane With 29 Aboard DisappearsNew York Times
India searches for missing air force plane, no wreckage foundReuters
Indian Air Force AN-32 Missing Plane Update: Massive Search Underway For AircraftInternational Business Times
Yahoo News –Voice of America –NDTV –Zee News
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Posted on 23 July 2016 | 4:09 pm

South Sudan Deputy Leader Riek Machar Replaced by Taban Deng After Fleeing Capital – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

South Sudan Deputy Leader Riek Machar Replaced by Taban Deng After Fleeing Capital
Wall Street Journal
JUBA, South Sudan—A faction of South Sudan's armed opposition on Saturday said it had replaced its leader, who is also the country's first vice president, a move that could lead to further turmoil following deadly clashes in the capital earlier this
South Sudan armed opposition claims to remove vice presidentThe Daily Progress
South Sudan opposition replaces missing leader MacharAljazeera.com
Tensions surge among South Sudan former rebelsDaily Mail
AllAfrica.com –Newsweek –gurtong –Reuters
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Posted on 23 July 2016 | 3:53 pm

ISIS claims Afghanistan explosion that kills dozens – CNN


CNN

ISIS claims Afghanistan explosion that kills dozens
CNN
(CNN) ISIS is claiming responsibility for killing dozens of people during a peaceful demonstration by a minority group in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday. "I saw tens of people laying down in blood around me and hundreds of people running away from the
Suicide Bombings at Kabul Demonstration Kill, Injure Over 300NBCNews.com
Blast kills at least 80 during peaceful protest in KabulWashington Post
ISIS Claims Deadly Blasts at Demonstration in Kabul, AfghanistanNew York Times
Washington Times –Wall Street Journal –Los Angeles Times –Huffington Post
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Posted on 23 July 2016 | 3:52 pm

Zimbabwe threatens "traitorous" war veterans after Mugabe attack – Reuters


Reuters

Zimbabwe threatens "traitorous" war veterans after Mugabe attack
Reuters
HARARE Zimbabwe's government denounced leading independence war veterans as traitors on Saturday for an unprecedented attack on ageing President Robert Mugabe and vowed to identify its unnamed authors and put them on trial. Veterans who fought …
Christian Pastor's '#ThisFlag' Movement Threatens Robert MugabeBreitbart News
Zimbabwe calls veterans' statement on Mugabe traitorousWashington Post
Zimbabwe's Powerful Veterans Withdraw Support For President MugabeNPR
Deutsche Welle –GlobalPost –Nation News –ZimEye – Zimbabwe News
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Posted on 23 July 2016 | 3:19 pm

Gunmen in Armenia release four remaining police hostages – Reuters


Reuters

Gunmen in Armenia release four remaining police hostages
Reuters
YEREVAN Armed men holding nine policemen hostage in Armenia's capital Yerevan for almost a week released all four remaining captives on Saturday, a mediator between the gunmen and the security service said. The gunmen seized a police station last …
Gunmen release police officers held as hostages in Armenian capitalUPI.com
Mediator: Yerevan police hostages releasedOmaha World-Herald
Armenia standoff: Last four police hostages releasedAljazeera.com
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty –GlobalPost –Hetq Online –PanARMENIAN.Net
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Posted on 23 July 2016 | 3:16 pm

The Teenager Behind The Munich Shootings Reportedly Had Ties To Norway Mass Shooter Anders Breivik – UPROXX


UPROXX

The Teenager Behind The Munich Shootings Reportedly Had Ties To Norway Mass Shooter Anders Breivik
UPROXX
The 18-year-old, who was born and raised locally, opened fire near a busy shopping mall on Friday, triggering a lockdown in the Bavarian capital in the third act of violence against civilians in Western Europe – and the second in southern Germany – in
Munich gunman had links to Norway's Breivikwww.worldbulletin.net

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Posted on 23 July 2016 | 2:48 pm

Munich shooting: Attacker researched rampage killings, police say – CNN


CNN

Munich shooting: Attacker researched rampage killings, police say
CNN
(CNN) The teen gunman who killed nine people in a shooting rampage in Munich on Friday was a mentally troubled individual who had extensively researched spree killings and had no apparent links to ISIS, police said. Speaking at a press conference in
Police: Munich Suspect Was Obsessed With Mass ShootingsNew York Times
The Latest: Author: Safety was focus of school shooting bookWashington Post
Munich Gunman Was German-Iranian Teenager With 'No Islamic Militant Ties'Huffington Post
Voice of America –USA TODAY –NBCNews.com –Wall Street Journal
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Posted on 23 July 2016 | 2:04 pm

ASEAN in discord ahead of meeting with top China, US diplomats – Reuters


Reuters

ASEAN in discord ahead of meeting with top China, US diplomats
Reuters
VIENTIANE Southeast Asian nations were thrown into disarray after Cambodia on Saturday blocked them from issuing a statement referring to an international court ruling against China's territorial claims in the South China Sea, diplomats said.
Consensus Principle Stymieing Unity at SE Asian MeetingsNew York Times
China's Big South China Sea DilemmaThe National Interest Online (blog)
China removed missiles from South China Sea islands ahead of UN verdictTimes of India
Firstpost –Telegraph.co.uk –Channel NewsAsia –Manila Bulletin
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Posted on 23 July 2016 | 12:37 pm