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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 10/26

    The Emir of Qatar, Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, accompanied by Prince Philip, inspects a guard of honour during a welcoming ceremony at Windsor Castle, England. The Sheikh is on a two-day state visit to Britain, the first since 1985, which is seen as important in strengthening already strongly established business links with one of the Gulf States most financially powerful nations.

  • After computer security breaches, Google tightens privacy leash on employees

    After computer security breaches, Google tightens privacy leash on employees

    After several computer security breached that allowed Google employees to capitalize on their administrative access rights to users personal data Google is taking steps to reduce user risk.

  • Why 13 percent of Germans would welcome a 'Führer'

    A new survey signals that Germany, where the term 'Führer,' or leader, is explicitly linked to Adolf Hitler, is not immune from the far-right sentiments that are spreading across Europe.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 10/08

    An East European steppe eagle named Steppi starts from the hand of keeper Didi Wechselberger in Mayrhofen, Austria, on Friday. The eagle is training to star in a daily bird show where he will be able to demonstrate his unique natural behaviors and physical features.

  • Quantum entanglement could lead to superfast computers

    Quantum entanglement could lead to superfast computers

    Quantum entanglement – a bizarre instantaneous link between particles – has been proven to occur.

  • Moscow ex-mayor starting movement to promote more democracy

    Moscow ex-mayor starting movement to promote more democracy

    Moscow ex-mayor Yury Luzhkov, dismissed last week by President Medvedev, says he is going to launch a political movement to counter an antidemocratic drift. Many activists are skeptical of Luzhkov's pro-democracy credentials.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 10/01

    Judges make their way to the Houses of Parliament in central London on Friday after attending the annual service at Westminster Abbey to mark the beginning of the legal year in England and Wales.

  • Top Picks: 'Beauty and the Beast,' Farm Aid, 'Ondine,' and more recommendations

    Top Picks: 'Beauty and the Beast,' Farm Aid, 'Ondine,' and more recommendations

    Newly restored 'Beauty and the Beast' on the big screen, Farm Aid music festival at 25, 'Ondine' fairy tale out on DVD, and more top picks.

  • Why many environmentalists will fight Germany's green energy plan

    Why many environmentalists will fight Germany's green energy plan

    The German cabinet approved on Tuesday an overhaul to the country's energy production, but upset antinuclear activists by extending the life of the nuclear power plants.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 09/21

    Jacobite Highlander reenactors charge towards photographers during a media event for the forthcoming Battle of Prestonpans reenactment, in Prestonpans, Scotland, on Tuesday. The battle took place in 1745 where Bonnie Prince Charlie (Prince Charles Edward Stuart) and his army of Jacobite Highlanders defeated the British government troops led by Sir John Cope.