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No ‘smoking gun’ in pilot’s home   - 3/28/2015
Police searching a home of the German co-pilot who officials say appears to have deliberately crashed a plane into the French Alps said on Friday they had seized evidence but no "smoking gun". Officers
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Former NASA man says he saw alien (The West Australian)   - 3/29/2015
A former NASA engineer has pleaded with people to take him seriously after claiming he saw a 2.7m-tall alien while monitoring a space mission.

Carter rejoices with gift of giving (The West Australian)   - 3/29/2015
Rapt: Carter Mitchell gives a backpack to Dave Basell. Picture: Steve Ferrier/The West Australian While most 11-year-olds would be looking forward to celebrating their birthday with a party, cake and
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Too Ill to Fly? Shifting Ideas of Pilot Fitness   - 3/29/2015
Aviation experts say that most screening programs in Europe and the United States are based on an honor system that relies on pilots volunteering information about their mental health.

Meet the White House’s new open source-happy IT director   - 3/24/2015
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IDG Contributor Network: The 9 best distros for KDE’s Plasma desktop   - 3/27/2015
I am clubbing these two projects together as they have an interesting history. Mandriva Free was the very first Linux distro that I installed on my system, ever. Back in 2005, when Ubuntu was still cutting

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Daughter bests father in feud at Japan shareholder's meeting (Reuters)   - 3/27/2015
Daughter bests father in feud at Japan shareholder s meeting - The West Australian TOKYO (Reuters) - A rare family feud erupted in a Japanese shareholders meeting on Friday, when the chief executive

Clarkson Fired, Malik Quits: Internet Reaction Is Hilarious [Video]   - 3/26/2015
Zayn Malik quit One Direction and the BBC sacked Jeremy Clarkson from hit TV show Top Gear . Wednesday, March 25 proved to be quite a day in the world of celebrity culture. BBC News reported that it would

Elephants rescue 18-wheeler stranded on Louisiana road   - 3/26/2015
NEW ORLEANS: When an 18-wheeler truck became stranded by the side of a Louisiana road, two elephants inside came to the rescue. Sheriff's deputies in Natchitoches Parish on Tuesday morning received
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2 camels stolen from Missouri farm   - 3/26/2015
Las Vegas Review Journal Wednesday 25th March, 2015 The hunt is on for two missing Bactrian camels apparently taken from a central Missouri farm along with a pair of steers, authorities said on Wednesday.The
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Perth set to attempt the sandcastle world record (The West Australian)   - 3/26/2015
While many carry the distant dream of exploring the globe with a job they enjoy, Jennifer Rossen has achieved such a lifestyle - by building sandcastles.
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Dogs being considered to tackle goose nuisance in Washington   - 3/26/2015
WASHINGTON - The US Park Service is weighing using dogs to drive off Canada geese that each foul the US capital's National Mall with up to three pounds (1.4 kg) of droppings a day, the agency said. The
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IDG Contributor Network: Watch out Microsoft Office, Google Docs, LibreOffice Online   - 3/26/2015
LibreOffice is undeniably one of the most popular open source applications that is available on Mac OS X and Windows, along with Linux. What makes LibreOffice (LO) even more important is that it uses

Hospital beds, nurses and IV drips on India's fashion catwalk (Reuters)   - 3/25/2015
By Tony Tharakan NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Nine hospital beds in a row and imaginary patients hooked up to intravenous drips. Not the usual setting for a fashion catwalk. But...

IDG Contributor Network: Create a home server with Raspberry Pi 2   - 3/25/2015
Gone are the days when we used to have one, shared 'family' PC. Also gone are the days when we used to carry USB drives to move data between devices. Now each of us works on multiple devices -- desktops,

North Korea's well-to-do feast on French baguettes (Reuters)   - 3/25/2015
By Sohee Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - French-trained chefs are cooking up a storm in Pyongyang where North Korea's privileged classes are devouring their baguettes, a pro-North newspaper reported on Wednesday,

Sleepy pup completely unfazed by falling off couch during nap   - 3/24/2015
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IDG Contributor Network: Gnome 3.16 sneak peek: A preview from the eyes of a KDE   - 3/24/2015
I installed Gnome 3.16 on Arch Linux enabling the unstable repo of Gnome and testing repos of Arch Linux . The version I have on Arch is version 3.15.x series. The pattern Gnome follows is even release

Conman lived it up at the casino (The West Australian)   - 3/24/2015
Anthony George Collie burning up tens of thousands of dollars a day at Crown casino.

Mystery substance 'that smells like flammable liquid' shuts down Toronto subway   - 3/24/2015
Line 1, formerly known as the Yonge line, in Toronto was shuttered overnight from Bloor Street to Union Station after the discovery of what was described as an “environmental spill” at track level. Thousands
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Out of the Ordinary: Lack of orange juice leads Louisiana man to shoot son in buttocks   - 3/24/2015
March 24, 2015 at 9:02 AM A Louisiana man was in custody on Monday after shooting his 18-year-old son in the buttocks during a fight about orange juice, police said. Continue reading
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British police hunt thieves who stole 38 pythons   - 3/24/2015
The snakes grow to an average length of 4-5 feet (1.2-1.5 meters) and make great pets. (Reuters) - British police said on Monday they were hunting for thieves who broke into an apartment in northwest
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British police hunt thieves who stole 38 pythons (Reuters)   - 3/23/2015
LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Monday they were hunting for thieves who broke into an apartment in northwest England and stole 38 Royal Python snakes. The non-venomous snakes...

Pop Song ‘Shake It Off’ Is Helping Kids Smile Through Their Pain   - 3/23/2015
Every hospital wants to help children find hope while they are fighting for their lives. Most recently, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, or CHOP as it’s called, came up with a fun and creative
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David Crosby collides with Jogger   - 3/24/2015
Rock legend David Crosby slammed into a jogger while driving through California wine country, sending the guy to the hospital with multiple fractures and lacerations.According to the police report, Cr
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