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we can't keep you safe, Pyongyang tells foreign embassies
2 hours ago
Written by
Malcolm Moore
The foreign ministry on Friday gave ambassadors in Pyongyang until Wednesday to say if they needed help with closing their missions and evacuating staff.
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NASA plans to tow asteroid into Earth's orbit

New York Daily News - ‎10 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - NASA has an idea straight out of “Star Trek” - and President Obama is proposing to spend an initial $100 million to make it happen.
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Warming temperatures melt 1600 years worth of ice in 25 years

SlashGear - ‎4 hours ago‎
In what is a profound visual display of the earth's increasingly warmer temperatures, glacial ice in the Andes that took a minimum of 1600 years to form have melted drastically in a mere 25 years, leaving behind a large pool of water framed by exposed rock ...
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Sweeping anti-abortion bill goes to Kansas gov.

USA TODAY - ‎3 hours ago‎
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas legislators gave final passage to a sweeping anti-abortion measure Friday night, sending Gov. Sam Brownback a bill that declares life begins "at fertilization" while blocking tax breaks for abortion providers and banning ...
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Musharraf returned to Pakistan on his own: APML

GlobalPost - ‎2 hours ago‎
All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) Central Information Secretary Aasia Ishaque said that General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf returned to Pakistan on his own while the court did not ask him to come back and appear in the court.
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At least 60 killed in southern Nigeria road accident

Xinhua - ‎10 hours ago‎
... • At least 60 people lost their lives on Friday in a road accident in southern Nigeria. • A truck, luxury bus and fuel-laden tanker went aflame after a collision on the busy road.
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7.1-magnitude quake causes panic in Indonesia's Papua

Times of India - ‎2 hours ago‎
JAYAPURA, Indonesia: A major 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, sending panicked crowds running into the streets.
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Cyprus rescue hurts banks, says Putin

Financial Times - ‎15 hours ago‎
Vladimir Putin has accused European leaders of undermining confidence in their banks by scalping uninsured depositors in Cypriot lenders, including many Russians.
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Fidel Castro asks North Korea to avoid war

The Hindu - ‎3 hours ago‎
Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro called Friday for long-time ally North Korea and the United States to avoid hostilities on the Korean Peninsula.
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Texas Police Seeking Clues to How Killer Got in Home

New York Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
KAUFMAN, Tex. - Investigators looking for clues in the killing of the local district attorney and his wife are trying to answer a key question about the crime: did the couple know the person or people who shot them?
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Bullock criticizes lawmakers over referendums

Seattle Post Intelligencer - ‎17 hours ago‎
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Montana Legislature erupted Friday over Republicans' attempts to pass a series of referendums, which would allow them to bring their legislative priorities straight to the people and bypass the governor's desk - and his veto pen.
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US economy creates 88000 jobs in March

MarketWatch - ‎57 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - The economy generated just 88,000 jobs in March - the smallest gain in nine months - and more people dropped out of the labor force, adding to a fresh pile of evidence that the pace of hiring in the United States has slowed.
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Is Google Fiber coming to Austin?

CNET - ‎13 hours ago‎
Google and the city of Austin, Texas, are hosting a press conference on Tuesday, and they aren't saying what it's about. Some speculate it has to do with the 1Gbps broadband service coming to the city.
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Google Opens Access to Compute Engine Cloud Service, Prices Down by 4%

Pentagon Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
Thursday, Google opened access to its Compute Engine cloud computing environment and has reduced Computer Engine prices by 4%. Google Compute Engine is an IaaS product that offers a RESTful API for managing resources such as disk, images and ...
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Remembering Roger Ebert – The Late Critic Who Made Reviewing Films His Art - ‎40 minutes ago‎
It's not often actors and film directors combine to praise a film critic. But - such was his influence to cinema - it's hard to find a bad word for Roger Ebert, who passed away on Thursday following an announcement that he was re-battling cancer.
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Mad men, mad dos: What the late '60s really looked like

CNN International - ‎20 hours ago‎
(CNN) -- As "Mad Men" returns for its sixth season on Sunday, April 7, many viewers will tune in to see what happens next for Don, Peggy, Pete and the other characters of the hit AMC show.
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Calvin Smith Jr. Wins 400 at Australian IAAF Meet

ABC News - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Share. 0. Calvin Smith Jr. won the 400-meter race at the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge on Saturday to add to some family racing history in Australia.
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Zack Greinke looks worthy for Dodgers

Los Angeles Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
It cost them $147 million, but the Dodgers might have a right-handed complement to staff ace Clayton Kershaw. Zack Greinke pitched his firstgame for the Dodgers on Friday night and delivered the kind of shut-down performance in a 3-0 victory over the ...
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Amazin's can't let bottom-feeders off hook

New York Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
Compared to the Miami Marlins, the Mets can seem eternally stable and reasonable, decent and generous. An organization with a plan and a conscience.
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Rangers' new lineup battles for point vs. Penguins

New York Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
With a revamped lineup, the Blueshirts took to the ice last night at Consol Energy Center with an attitude a lot closer to that of last season, a puck-dominating and in-your-face style that grinds teams down more than flies around them.
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Future of organs? Synthetic tissue built with 3-D printer

Los Angeles Times
Apr 4, 2013
Written by
Amina Khan
Scientists have built a 3-D printer that creates material resembling human tissues. The novel substance, a deceptively simple network of water droplets coated in lipids, could one day be used to deliver drugs to the body -- or perhaps even to replace damaged ...
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Curiosity Rover Goes Solo on Mars for 1st Time Today
Apr 4, 2013
Written by
Michael Wall
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity will be on its own for the first time over the next four weeks, thanks to an unfavorable alignment of the Red Planet, Earth and the sun.
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China closes live poultry markets on bird flu fear

Reuters - ‎34 minutes ago‎
By Adam Jourdan. SHANGHAI | Sat Apr 6, 2013 5:59am EDT. SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese officials have found traces of the new bird flu virus in more areas in Shanghai and in the nearby city of Hangzhou, news reports said on Saturday, as authorities ...
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