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1 hr ago | Cybercast News Service

Oil depot catches fire amid clashes in Tripoli

The Libyan government on Monday appealed for international help after a huge oil depot caught fire amid clashes over the country's international airport in the capital, Tripoli.


Related Topix: Fire, World News, Africa, Libya, Travel, Tripoli, Libya Travel, Libya Travel, Africa Travel

2 hrs ago | The Times of India

Pakistan mob kills woman, girls, over 'blasphemous' Facebook post

Accusations of blasphemy are rocketing in Pakistan, from one in 2011 to at least 68 last year, according to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan.


Related Topix: Pakistan, Asia, World News,

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Sarah Palin launches online subscription channel

The Sarah Palin Channel, which went live on Sunday, bills itself as a "direct connection" between the former Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential candidate and her supporters, with "no need to please the powers-that-be," Palin says in a video mission statement on her channel's home page.


Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, Portsmouth, NH


One Direction's Liam Payne Naked On A Boat

One Direction's Liam Payne has sent the internet into a craze after posting a blurred out nude pic to his Instagram account.


Finextra Research news

Facebook Security for Parents and Teens - community blog from Robert Siciliano

Social authentication. A hacker will have a harder time hacking into your Facebook account if he or she must identify your friends via photos.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Science / Technology, Computer Security, Scanners

The Times-Tribune

Police arrest Scranton rape suspect

A rape suspect wanted by Scranton police was apprehended in Dunmore late Saturday night, members of the District Attorney's staff say.


Related Topix: Scranton, PA, Dunmore, PA, Startups, Facebook


Facebook leaked tape guy bailed; girl not dead, apologizes

There is a new development from the infamous Kumasi-duo explicit tape that spread on social media like wildfire last week.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Manchester Journal

Marvel announces 'Guardians of the Galaxy' sequel

"Guardians of the Galaxy" follows a motley team of otherworldly misfits, including a talking raccoon, led by Pratt's character.


Related Topix: Galaxy, Portsmouth, NH

Sat Jul 26, 2014

News Observer

Democratic House bios for Michigan's 8th District

SOCIAL MEDIA:;; TOP ISSUE AND PLAN TO ADDRESS IT: My top priority is bringing factories back to America.


Related Topix: Michigan State University, University of Illinois Chicago, Albion College, Ingham County, MI

Pasadena Star-News

Cypress man allegedly posed as young surfer to lure underage girls

WESTMINSTER >> Authorities are asking for the public's help tracking down more information about a 45-year-old Cypress man accused of victimizing at least 17 girls as he posed as a young surfer boy on social networking sites, some of whom he met in person and allegedly molested.


Related Topix: Cypress, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Startups, Facebook

Hillingdon Times

Tributes paid to Mali crash victim

David Morgan, reportedly from Liverpool, was among the 116 people who died when the plane came down in a remote part of northern Mali.


Related Topix: Angola,

KCCI-TV Des Moines

This won't be the AIDS-free generation

He was just 18 years old when he got the news. It was the summer before his senior year in high school.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Human Sexuality, Australia, World News,

Lowell Sun

Newport Folk Festival celebrates 55th anniversary

The festival began Friday with a lineup that includes Ryan Adams, Jimmy Cliff and Band of Horses, along with some lesser-known acts including Rhode Island-based Death Vessel.


Related Topix: Newport Folk Festival, Country, Pete Seeger, Folk, Myrtle Creek, OR

The Bennington Banner

New 'Game of Thrones' actors revealed at Comic-Con

They traveled a long way from the continent of Westeros to get there, but cast members of HBO's "Game of Thrones" at Friday's Comic-Con panel remained tight-lipped on spoilers.


Related Topix: Myrtle Creek, OR

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Hawk Eye

2 Texas football players charged with sex assault

2. Comments containing words in Facebook's blacklist will be held for moderation.


Related Topix: Burlington, IA

USA Today

Wanted man taunts police on Facebook, gets arrested

'Can't catch me.' Wanted man arrested after taunting police on Facebook Police in Maryland arrested a 28-year-old man one day after cops say he taunted them on Facebook.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Anne Arundel County, MD


New guide aims to remove the drama of reporting software flaws

Handling a software flaw can be messy, both for a security researcher who found it and for the company it affects.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Widevine Technologies, Search Engines

Berkshire Eagle

Lifetime drops reality TV show on Texas mortuary

The Lifetime TV network says it dropped a reality show about a Texas mortuary after eight decaying bodies were found at the facility and the co-owners were charged with corpse abuse.


The Indian Express

Facebook goes express to mega-cap status, now valued more than Coca-Cola

Facebook has only been public for a little more than two years, and only joined the S&P 500 seven months ago.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Beverages, CocaCola

Convicted sex offender, former Kenner Police officer arrested, accused of logging onto social networking website

Robert Longo, 54, was arrested and booked with violating a state law that bars sex offenders convicted of possession of juvenile pornography from using social networking websites.


Related Topix: Kenner, LA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Online Dating


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