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Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova found murdered

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A Bulgarian television journalist who had presented a program about fraud and corruption in her country was found raped and murdered on Saturday, police said.

Bolsonaro leads as Brazil's presidential election heads to runoff

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The first round of Brazil's presidential election concluded Sunday with right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro in the lead with about 46 percent of the vote.

Gale Anne Hurd would love to lure Andrew Lincoln to 'Lore'

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Producer Gale Anne Hurd says she would love to see outgoing "The Walking Dead" star Andrew Lincoln appear in her horror anthology series, "Lore."

British man convicted for posing as woman to trick men into sex

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A British man was convicted of manipulating other men into having sex with him by posing as a woman, London police said.

'On the Basis of Sex' actress Cailee Spaeny eager to meet Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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"Bad Times at the El Royale" and "Vice" actress Cailee Spaeny says she is eager to meet Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Major Climate Report Describes a Strong Risk of Crisis as Early as 2040

1 week ago from NY Times Science

A landmark United Nations report paints a far more dire picture of the immediate consequences of climate change than previously thought and says that avoiding damage requires quickly transforming the...

Interpol president resigns after being detained in China

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The president of Interpol resigned after being detained by a Chinese anticorruption watchdog, the organization announced Sunday.

Gene which decreases risk of social network-related stress, increases finance-related stress risk

1 week ago from Science Daily

Researchers have discovered that the same gene which increases your risk of depression following financial stress as you grow older also reduces your chance of depression associated with friendship and...

Le'Veon Bell wants to remain with Steelers, not be traded

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Embattled Pittsburgh running back Le'Veon Bell has no interest in being traded from the Steelers.

Jair Bolsonaro leads polls as Brazilians vote in presidential election

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Brazilians took to the polls Sunday on Sunday as a far-right populist holds a lead over the handpicked successor of jailed former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

How Bad Is Bacon for You, Really?

1 week ago from Live Science

It's a debate that plays out in everyone's head during a weekend brunch: Should I be eating this much bacon?

Top Vatican cardinal described papal accuser as 'blasphemous' attack

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A top Vatican cardinal described archbishop who accused Pope Francis of covering up sexual misconduct of a cardinal as "blasphemous" and political "frame job."

In photos: 'Charmed' turns 20: The cast through the years

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The teen drama "Charmed" first aired 20 years ago on October 7, 1998. Here's a look back at the cast through the years.

Interpol asks China for status of its missing president

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Interpol said Saturday that it has requested notification from China of the status of its missing president.

Tina Turner says her husband gave her a kidney

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Music legend Tina Turner writes in her new memoir that underwent a kidney transplant operation and her husband, Erwin Bach, was the donor.

Pope Francis authorizes further study of McCarrick

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After coming under fire from critics, Pope Francis authorized further study Saturday of former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, accused of sex abuse in the 1970s.

Astros' Cole brings playoff experience into Game 2 vs. Indians

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HOUSTON -- Much has been made about the opportunity at hand for Houston Astros right-hander Gerrit Cole, whose offseason acquisition bolstered an already strong pitching staff, one that helped the...

Niners may be without starting corners vs. Cardinals

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The San Francisco 49ers could be without key players on both sides of the ball for Sunday's game against the visiting Arizona Cardinals.

Disney Play's Star Wars Show is 'The Mandalorian'

2 weeks ago from Space.com

Jon Favreau returns to his Star Wars roots.

domains: Who Is Neri Oxman?

2 weeks ago from NY Times Science

A star of M.I.T.’s Media Lab working in “material ecology,” she has intrigued Björk, Brad Pitt and the Cooper Hewitt.

Increasingly human-like robots spark fascination and fear

2 weeks ago from Physorg

Sporting a trendy brown bob, a humanoid robot named Erica chats to a man in front of stunned audience members in Madrid.

MLB Postseason Roundup: Astros down Indians in ALDS Game 1

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The Houston Astros picked up right where they left off, defeating the Cleveland Indians 7-2 on Friday in Game 1 of the AL Division Series.

Harvard celebrates Bacow inauguration with giant party in the Yard

2 weeks ago from Harvard Science

Harvard has had only 29 presidents since its founding in 1636, 140 years before there even was a United States of America. So the inauguration of a new leader in Cambridge is...

Harvard inaugurates Larry Bacow as its 29th president

2 weeks ago from Harvard Science

Harvard University inaugurated Larry Bacow as its 29th president on Friday afternoon in a celebration that was by turns solemn, thoughtful, and festive, and which drew together the Harvard community with friends and...

Lies, damned lies, and GWAS

2 weeks ago from Science Blog

Well, I provoked another kerfuffle in the pages of Nature. And it’s a troubling one, because it suggests a widening culture gap between the sciences and humanities—a gap I’ve spent...

Child among three Palestinians killed in Gaza protests

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Three Palestinians died Friday during regular weekly protests at the Gaza-Israel border, the Gaza Ministry of Health said.

Study identifies genetic mutations among children of soldiers exposed to radiation

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Scientists have identified a pattern of genetic mutation among the children of soldiers exposed to radar.

Jason Van Dyke guilty of second-degree murder in Laquan McDonald shooting

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A jury found Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke guilty of a downgraded second-degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014.