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  • Passengers queue up at the Malaysia Airlines ticketing booth at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang
    Malaysia Airlines plane returns safely … Reuters

    A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane with 166 people on board landed safely at Kuala Lumpur airport early on Monday after being forced to abandon a flight to Bangalore … More »Malaysia Airlines plane returns safely …

    Passengers queue up at the Malaysia Airlines ticketing booth at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang

    A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane with 166 people on board landed safely at Kuala Lumpur airport early on Monday after being forced to abandon a flight to Bangalore because of problems with its landing gear, the airline said. Defence Minister and Acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said in a tweet: 'All landed …

  • A local resident shows bullet at a checkpoint that was the scene of an overnight gunfight near the city of Slaviansk
    Deadly gun attack in eastern Ukraine … Reuters

    By Aleksandar Vasovic and Alissa de Carbonnel SLAVIANSK/YENAKIEVO, Ukraine (Reuters) - At least three people were killed in a gunfight in the early hours of Sunday near … More »Deadly gun attack in eastern Ukraine …

    A local resident shows bullet at a checkpoint that was the scene of an overnight gunfight near the city of Slaviansk

    By Aleksandar Vasovic and Alissa de Carbonnel SLAVIANSK/YENAKIEVO, Ukraine (Reuters) - At least three people were killed in a gunfight in the early hours of Sunday near a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russian separatists, shaking an already fragile international accord that was designed to avert a wider conflict. The …

  • Licensed providers of medical marijuana are looking at a booming business in Canada as new laws restricting the distribution of the drug come into effect.
    Anti-prohibition pot protesters hit … The Canadian Press

    OTTAWA - Frisbees, hula hoops, reggae and the slightly skunky aroma of burning bud masked a serious policy dispute Sunday afternoon on Parliament Hill. The annual day … More »Anti-prohibition pot protesters hit …

    Licensed providers of medical marijuana are looking at a booming business in Canada as new laws restricting the distribution of the drug come into effect.

    OTTAWA - Frisbees, hula hoops, reggae and the slightly skunky aroma of burning bud masked a serious policy dispute Sunday afternoon on Parliament Hill. The annual day of celebrating cannabis culture has ramped up into mainstream political activism as the pot-smoking 4/20 movement took on marijuana prohibition with rallies …

  • File photo of Rubin Carter posing with Washington and Holyfield at premiere of The Hurricane in Los Angeles
    Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dead … CBC

    Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, the former professional boxer who became an advocate for the wrongly convicted after spending 19 years in prison for a triple murder … More »Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dead …

    File photo of Rubin Carter posing with Washington and Holyfield at premiere of The Hurricane in Los Angeles

    Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, the former professional boxer who became an advocate for the wrongly convicted after spending 19 years in prison for a triple murder he didn't commit, died Sunday. He was 76.

  • Doctor expecting the arrival of the victims of a Mount Everest avalanche standbys near the helipad at Grandi International Hospital in Kathmandu
    Search ends for missing on Everest, … Reuters

    By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Rescuers have given up searching for three sherpa guides missing two days after the deadliest ever accident on Nepal's Mount Everest … More »Search ends for missing on Everest, …

    Doctor expecting the arrival of the victims of a Mount Everest avalanche standbys near the helipad at Grandi International Hospital in Kathmandu

    By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Rescuers have given up searching for three sherpa guides missing two days after the deadliest ever accident on Nepal's Mount Everest killed at least 13 and shocked the mountaineering world. It not possible to find the three missing persons, dead or alive," said Lakpa Sherpa, of the …

  • Mafiaboy: A Portrait of the Hacker as a Young Man
    MafiaBoy hacker turned security consultant … Maclean's

    Michael Calce, ‘MafiaBoy’ turned security consultant, on the Heartbleed bug, and why the cloud and fingerprint scans will be hacked More »MafiaBoy hacker turned security consultant …

    Mafiaboy: A Portrait of the Hacker as a Young Man

    Michael Calce, ‘MafiaBoy’ turned security consultant, on the Heartbleed bug, and why the cloud and fingerprint scans will be hacked

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