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Sinosphere Blog: Women Go Topless for Equal Rights

By By DIDI KIRSTEN TATLOW A group of young Chinese feminists staged a protest calling for an end to gender discrimination in employment. They highlighted the issue by going topless and holding up banners.

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Police swarm Long Island home after vengeful ‘Call of Duty’ gamer calls cops on kid who beat him

Long Island police scrambled helicopters, emergency vehicles and an army of cops to a home where someone called in a bloody rampage on Tuesday.

Police swarm Long Island home after vengeful ‘Call of Duty’ gamer calls cops on kid who beat him

Long Island police scrambled helicopters, emergency vehicles and an army of cops to a home where someone called in a bloody rampage on Tuesday.

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The NFL Playoffs Are Coming to Cable TV, Finally

By Sam Laird Broncs Feed-fb

When ESPN airs an NFL Wild Card matchup in January 2015, you’ll hardly notice the big distinction: It’ll be the first NFL playoff game to ever air on cable, period.

It’s a huge moment for cable TV, though, which has spent decades building up this kind of clout: ESPN’s Monday Night Footballbroadcast team of Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden and sideline reporter Lisa Salters will work the…

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Microsoft Hotline Helps Entrepreneurs in India Build Tech Startups

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Microsoft has offered tech support by phone for decades, from guiding business customers through a tricky Windows installation to making sure grandmas successfully locate Solitaire on the Start menu. But this month, the company launched a new kind of hotline in India to help entrepreneurs navigate the minefield of starting their own business.

In a novel move, Microsoft Ventures,…

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Lazy mailman sentenced to six months jail for stashing 45,000 letters in his dead mother’s basement to ‘speed up his route’

William Morse, 34, a former United States Postal Service Employee from Dawson Springs, Kentucky, has been sentenced to six months in prison followed by six months of home incarceration for destroying,

Lazy mailman sentenced to six months jail for stashing 45,000 letters in his dead mother’s basement to ‘speed up his route’

William Morse, 34, a former United States Postal Service Employee from Dawson Springs, Kentucky, has been sentenced to six months in prison followed by six months of home incarceration for destroying,

Hawaii stowaway boy’s friends speak out after his ‘miracle’ flight as it emerges that he spent six hours undetected by security cameras and guards at San Jose airport

The 15-year-old remained hospitalized Tuesday, two days after his harrowing jaunt over the Pacific Ocean from California to Hawaii.

Hawaii stowaway boy’s friends speak out after his ‘miracle’ flight as it emerges that he spent six hours undetected by security cameras and guards at San Jose airport

The 15-year-old remained hospitalized Tuesday, two days after his harrowing jaunt over the Pacific Ocean from California to Hawaii.

‘I don’t want to wait any longer’: Mother turns to Facebook in hopes she’ll finally locate her biological family

Tana Inskeep was born in a Houston hospital in 1978 and has been wondering about her biological family ever since.

‘I don’t want to wait any longer’: Mother turns to Facebook in hopes she’ll finally locate her biological family

Tana Inskeep was born in a Houston hospital in 1978 and has been wondering about her biological family ever since.

Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying

BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — Missouri executed an inmate early Wednesday who was convicted of killing a farming couple in 1993.

Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying

BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — Missouri executed an inmate early Wednesday who was convicted of killing a farming couple in 1993.

Mac on… the sacking of David Moyes

Mac on… the sacking of David Moyes

Mac on… the sacking of David Moyes

Mac on… the sacking of David Moyes

BREAKING NEWS: Person arrested after bodies of three children found at a south London house

Officers have arrested a person in New Malden, south London, the Metropolitan Police said today.

BREAKING NEWS: Person arrested after bodies of three children found at a south London house

Officers have arrested a person in New Malden, south London, the Metropolitan Police said today.

A gentleman is always on time and makes love on his elbows… but doesn’t tweet or own a cat: Country Life reveal the ten dos and don’ts of the ‘Gentlemanly Commandments’

The compilation also offers advice on the dubious habits of drinking Malibu and writing with a Biro, or wearing coloured trousers, and pre-tied bow ties.

A gentleman is always on time and makes love on his elbows… but doesn’t tweet or own a cat: Country Life reveal the ten dos and don’ts of the ‘Gentlemanly Commandments’

The compilation also offers advice on the dubious habits of drinking Malibu and writing with a Biro, or wearing coloured trousers, and pre-tied bow ties.

Stephen Colbert visits Late Show for first time since it was announced he would take over for David Letterman

Stephen Colbert said during his first visit to the Late Show since it was announced that he was going to be the successor to David Letterman that he’s obviously ‘thrilled’ to be succeeding the CBS funnyman

Stephen Colbert visits Late Show for first time since it was announced he would take over for David Letterman

Stephen Colbert said during his first visit to the Late Show since it was announced that he was going to be the successor to David Letterman that he’s obviously ‘thrilled’ to be succeeding the CBS funnyman

Sherpas leave Everest; some expeditions nix climbs

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Sherpa guides were leaving Mount Everest’s base camp on Wednesday as part of a walkout following the mountain’s deadliest disaster, as some expedition companies announced that t

Sherpas leave Everest; some expeditions nix climbs

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Sherpa guides were leaving Mount Everest’s base camp on Wednesday as part of a walkout following the mountain’s deadliest disaster, as some expedition companies announced that t

Australia signals deeper search for Malaysian jet

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia may use more powerful sonar equipment that can delve deeper beneath the Indian Ocean in the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet as the prime minister said W

Australia signals deeper search for Malaysian jet

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia may use more powerful sonar equipment that can delve deeper beneath the Indian Ocean in the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet as the prime minister said W

SKorea ferry toll hits 146 as search gets tougher

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — The grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged South Korea ferry proceeded rapidly Wednesday, with the official death toll reaching 146, though a government official s

SKorea ferry toll hits 146 as search gets tougher

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — The grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged South Korea ferry proceeded rapidly Wednesday, with the official death toll reaching 146, though a government official s