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  • 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...

  • Ukraine in bloody battle to oust pro-Russian gunmen

    Ukraine in bloody battle to oust pro-Russian gunmen

    Kiev said on Sunday that several had been left "dead and wounded" in fighting to oust pro-Russian gunmen holed up in a police station in the restive east, as Washington warned Moscow to de-escalate the crisis or face the consequences.

  • Squirrel causes damages worth $300,000 to building

    Squirrel causes damages worth $300,000 to building

    An errant squirrel has caused about $300,000 worth of damage to a community centre in the US after tampering with the electrical equipment of the building.

  • Barack Obama lets NSA keep some internet security flaws secret

    Barack Obama lets NSA keep some internet security flaws secret

    Stepping into a heated debate within the nation's intelligence agencies, President Barack Obama has decided that when the National Security Agency discovers major flaws in Internet security, it should - in most circumstances - reveal them to assure t...

  • US warns Russia of 'additional consequences' over Ukraine

    US warns Russia of 'additional consequences' over Ukraine

    US Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Ukraine later this month, officials said Saturday, as Washington warned Moscow of "additional consequences" if it fails to reduce tensions with Ukraine.

  • Risk of 'gas war' grows as Ukraine halts payments to Russia

    Risk of 'gas war' grows as Ukraine halts payments to Russia

    Ukraine said on Saturday it was suspending payments to Russia for deliveries of gas, ratcheting up the tension in a standoff that has the potential to leave European Union states cut off from the Russian gas supplies on which they depend.

  • Journalists who broke news on NSA surveillance return to US

    Journalists who broke news on NSA surveillance return to US

    The journalists had been threatened, cajoled and condemned by the British and U.S. governments. But they had never met - until Friday.

  • US blocks Iran's envoy to UN in rare rebuke

    US blocks Iran's envoy to UN in rare rebuke

    The United States has blocked Iran's pick for envoy to the United Nations, a rare diplomatic rebuke that could stir fresh animosity at a time when Washington and Tehran have been seeking a thaw in relations.

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

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

    The White House and US intelligence agencies said on Friday neither the National Security Agency nor any other part of the government were aware before this month of the "Heartbleed" bug.