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  • Researchers use Twitter to predict crime

    Researchers use Twitter to predict crime

    Hidden in the Twittersphere are nuggets of information that could prove useful to crime fighters -- even before a crime has been committed.

  • US condemns attack on Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir

    US condemns attack on Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir

    The United States has condemned attack on Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir in Karachi and urged Islamabad to bring those responsible for the attacks on the media to justice.

  • US ground forces to be sent to Poland: report

    US ground forces to be sent to Poland: report

    Poland's defense minister has said US ground forces will be sent to his country to expand NATO's presence there as events unfold in neighboring Ukraine, The Washington Post reported.

  • Ukraine in 'pivotal period' as deal stalls, US warns Russia

    Ukraine in 'pivotal period' as deal stalls, US warns Russia

    Russia was under intense US pressure on Saturday to convince pro-Moscow rebels in Ukraine to give up eastern towns they are occupying, after Washington said the situation in the former Soviet republic was in a "pivotal period".

  • White House names Indian-American 'Solar Champion of Change'

    White House names Indian-American 'Solar Champion of Change'

    White House has named Indian-American professor Rajendra Singh as one of ten "Solar Champions of Change" who are taking the initiative to spur solar deployment across America.

  • Two earthquakes strike near zinc mine in Alaska: USGS

    Two earthquakes strike near zinc mine in Alaska: USGS

    Two earthquakes, a magnitude 5.5 and a magnitude 5.4, struck near the Red Dog Operations zinc-lead mine in remote northwest Alaska, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

  • Russia warns US against further sanctions as Ukraine deal stalls

    Russia warns US against further sanctions as Ukraine deal stalls

    Russia said its military is massed on Ukraine's doorstep and warned against further US sanctions as a deal struck with Washington appeared to stall because of intransigence by Moscow-backed rebels in the former Soviet republic.

  • Russia warns US, declares military near Ukraine as deal stalls

    Russia warns US, declares military near Ukraine as deal stalls

    Russia declared on Friday that its military is massed on Ukraine's doorstep and warned against further US sanctions as a deal it had struck with Washington appeared to stall because of intransigence by rebels it backs in the former Soviet republic.

  • World to face acute food shortage by 2050: report

    World to face acute food shortage by 2050: report

    In a shocking report, a top scientist from the US Agency for International Development has warned that the world is less than 40 years away from a food shortage.

  • World to face acute food shortage by 2050: US expert

    World to face acute food shortage by 2050: US expert

    In a shocking report, a top scientist from the US Agency for International Development has warned that the world is less than 40 years away from a food shortage that would have serious implications for people and governments."For the first time in human history, food production would be limited on a...

  • Over one-third of temporary workers in US from India: report

    Over one-third of temporary workers in US from India: report

    More than one-third of the temporary workers in the US in 2012 were from India, which also accounted for the largest number of non-immigrants residing in the US that year, according to an official report.

  • 'Heartbleed' fix may slow Web performance

    'Heartbleed' fix may slow Web performance

    The heartache from the Heartbleed Internet flaw is not over, and some experts say the fix may lead to online disruption and confusion.

  • Fire aboard US missile cruiser, no one hurt

    Fire aboard US missile cruiser, no one hurt

    A fire broke out aboard a US Navy guided missile destroyer as it was crossing the Atlantic, but no one was injured in the blaze, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.

  • New technique fights heartbleed bug

    New technique fights heartbleed bug

    US cybersecurity researchers have developed a technique that fights the 'Heartbleed' virus, and detects and entraps hackers who might be using it to steal sensitive data.

  • US Airways tweets graphic sexual image

    US Airways tweets graphic sexual image

    US Airways rushed out an apology on Monday after a graphic sexual image was tweeted from its official Twitter account in response to a disgruntled customer.

  • Guardian, Washington Post win Pulitzers for US spying coverage

    Guardian, Washington Post win Pulitzers for US spying coverage

    The Guardian US and Washington Post were awarded the most prestigious Pulitzer prize on Monday for coverage of secret surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency that sparked wide debate over government spying.

  • Washington Post, Guardian win Pulitzers for NSA revelations

    Washington Post, Guardian win Pulitzers for NSA revelations

    The Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for revealing the US government's sweeping surveillance efforts in stories based on thousands of secret documents handed over by National Security Agency leaker Edw...

  • Police in US classify Jewish shooting as hate crime

    Police in US classify Jewish shooting as hate crime

    An alleged anti-Semite who fatally shot three people at a Jewish center and retirement home in Kansas will be prosecuted for hate crimes, police said on Monday.

  • US signs $1 billion loan guarantee for Ukraine

    US signs $1 billion loan guarantee for Ukraine

    The United States on Monday signed a $1 billion loan guarantee for Ukraine, part of an aid package to support the country's economic recovery after weeks of political upheaval and the loss of Crimea to Russia.

  • White House, spy agencies deny NSA exploited 'Heartbleed' bug

    White House, spy agencies deny NSA exploited 'Heartbleed' bug

    The White House and U.S. intelligence agencies said that neither the NSA nor any other part of the government were aware of the "Heartbleed" bug, denying a report that the spy agency exploited the glitch used in Web encryption technology to gather in...

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