Reuters: The S&P hit a record high Wednesday lifted by earnings from companies like Apple and Microsoft although technical resistance and conflicts in Ukraine and Gaza kept gains in check. The S&P hit a record above 1,989 but 1,985-1,990 was developing into a technical resistance.
- Plane crashes in Taiwan killing at least 47 people
- Retail sales manufacturing point at firming economy
- BRICS set up bank to counter Western hold on global finances
- Supreme Court rules againts Aero
- US: China military hacked US companies
- Major US internet providers accused of deliberately slowing traffic
- Risk of asteroid hitting Earth greater than thought
- US: Hackers exploiting heartbleed
- US factory activity picks up
Reuters: The President demanded Russia stop supporting separatists in eastern Ukraine after the downing of a Malaysian airliner by a surface to air missle that was fired from rebel territory raising the prospect of more sanctions on Moscow...
- Kerry to visit Egypt for meetings on Gaza
- Iran warned of 'last chance' in nuclear talks
- Dueling protests over Gaza tie up Chicago traffic
- Pentagon orders USS George H.W. Bush to the Gulf
- China calls for punishment of US tech firms
- PM Netanyahu says Hamas is committing double war crimes
- Thousands march in Chicago in support of Palestinians
- Pro Palestinian protesters clash with French police
- Magnetic field weakening faster than thought
- Mistakes in Afghanistan
CNN: Two Ukrainian military jets were shot down Wednesday in the eastern part of the country where pro-Russian rebels have fought against government forces a Ukranian military office said. The pilots ejected...
- Reuters: Gaza bloodshed deepens as airlines shun Israel
- Huffington Post: Hundreds of Israelis and Palestinians break fasts together
- Islamic Scholars condemn expulsion of Christians
- Syrian jets bomb eastern rebel towns near Iraq
- Fighting strains Ukraine ceasefire Putin urges dialogue
- Russia cuts off gas to Ukraine
- Car bomb kill at least 89 people in Afghanistan
- Egypt jails Al Jazeera journalists
- Hawking et al.: Are we taking AI seriously enough?
Mens Journal Yahoo: "The night sky isn't what it used to be. The U.S. alone spends $11 billion each year on unnecessary outdoor lighting and in many regions throughout the world stars and other heavenly phenomena have faded from view..."
Reuters: The ESA launched three satellites it hopes will help understand why the magnetic field that makes human life possible on Earth appears to be weakening. Comprising the ESA's Swarm project, the satellites were launched from Russia ...
- Taleban start spring offensive
- Republicans weigh using debt limit as leverage on Obamacare
- 33 mutilated corpses found in Mexico drug lands
- Military tries to rein in vigilantes battling cartel
- Profiting from the demand for, and scarceness of, water
- Yahoo Reuters: Despite fears NSA revelations help US tech industry
Reuters: Shirley Temple Black who lifted America's spirits as a bright eyed dimpled child movie star during the Great Depression later becoming a US diplomat, died late Monday evening at the age of 85 her family said.
Dilbert is a big success for creator Scott Adams who started his corporate career as a bank teller in San Francisco, working his way up became a manager, got an MBA then moved on to Pacific Bell were he met the personalities who would inspire his famous comic strip...
Space: Three NASA space telescopes will give astronomers their best ever views of some of the most distant objects in the Universe. The Hubble, Spitzer, and Chandra space Telescopes will collectively observe six huge galaxy clusters over the next three years as a part of a project called The Frontier Fields...
AFP: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II joined her great grandson Prince George at his first birthday party as his parents thanked well wishers around the world for their warmth and generosity. Prince William and his wife Kate threw a private party at their refurbished apartmene in Kensington Palace to mark the occasion...
- Reuters: Reserchers hack Verizon femtocell, turn it into a mobile spy station
- Soccer match halted over racist abuse
- Gitmo Uighurs languish on Palau in China's shadow
- Marketwatch: 10 companies with the worst reputations
- Sea Shepherd wins Japan whalers losses
- Kissing your kids like you will never see them again
Physicists confirmed that the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, the particle physics laboratory in Geneva had indeed found a Higgs boson, marking a culmination of one of the longest and most expensive searches in science...
- Bullies are not just in middle school
- Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong
- Growing push to stop workplace bullying
- Mozilla boycotts Apple because of crazy restrictions
- Buffett implores CEOs: stop complaining about uncertainty
- Scientists find signs of life in Australia going back 3.48 billion years
Reuters/Freeland: "One of the most urgent questions in economics today is the connection between inequality and growth. That is because one of the big economic facts of our tie is the surge in income disparity..."
- Ariel Sharon, former Israeli Prime Minister dies at 85
- Israeli stage actors boycott play in West Bank Settlement
- Boko Haram says it has started kidnapping women and children
- Jewish leaders alarmed by far right anti Semitism in Hungary
- Cartel dominates, torches western Mexico state
- The Street: Google has kittens
CNN: The event was over in a fraction of a second and released a burst of energy that is not particularly impressive. But it is being hailed as a milestone in a decades long search to harness the power of nuclear fusion...
- Childhood bullying tied to Adolescent self-harm
- Cancer doctors protest astronomical drug costs
- Raytheon, Lockheed to get US secrets for cybersecurity
- Should science on brain injury inspire ban on boxing?
- Anti-migrant riots erupt in Moscow
- Scientists: CO2 causing oceans to acidify at an unprecedented rate
Yahoo Space: New photos released by the European Southern Observatory (ESO) show a distant active galaxy eating huge amounts of matter boosting its super energetic jets of material to extremely high levels...