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Teachers protest against education cuts in Hungary

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Demonstrators gather on the Kossuth Square in front of the Hungarian Parliament building during an anti-government demonstration, called Day of Public Outcry in Budapest, Hungary, November. 17, 2014. Thousands of Hungarian teachers have staged an anti-government protest in the capital Budapest to call for dialogue on education reforms and a halt to funding cuts. Some 2,000 teachers said on Saturday... 

Tiny Doo may face 25 years in prison over No Safety album

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Brandon Duncan has no criminal record, but could face a life sentence of 25 years in prison as prosecutors say his latest album lent artistic motivation for a recent string of gang-related shootings. San Diego County prosecutors have charged Duncan, 33, with nine felonies connected to a wave of gang-related shootings in the California city. Although the musician has not been charged with discharging... 

Spaniards hold anti-abortion protest in Madrid

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Anti-abortion supporters try to display a banner with air balloons reading “Every life matters” during a march in Madrid. Tens of thousands of people have held a rally in the Spanish capital city of Madrid, calling on the government to revive a plan to limit women’s access to abortion. The protesters from across the country marched through the city on Saturday and waved white flags... 

Police pepper sprays protest in Germany as activists storm new EU central bank HQ

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German police used pepper spray and clashed with anti-EU protesters, who stormed and vandalized the new European Central Bank building, which is under construction now in central Frankfurt. Calling themselves Blockupy, thousands of activists gathered in the city center on Saturday and marched to the goal of their protest, the new ECB office, which is to be inaugurated next March. The cost of the new... 

Democratic Congressman Proposes Moat Around White House

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“Would a moat, water, six feet around, be kind of attractive and effective?” Democratic Congressman Steve Cohen suggested building a moat around the White House Wednesday during a House Judiciary Committee meeting with the U.S. Secret Service. Speaking with acting U.S. Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy on the agency’s recent scandals, Cohen suggested that a large body of water surrounding... 

1 in 3 women victim of domestic abuse – WHO

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The World Health Organization (WHO) reveals a third of all women globally are victims of domestic violence. The World Health Organization (WHO) says current efforts to stop domestic violence are inadequate, as a third of all women across the globe are victims of domestic violence, mostly in the Muslim world. The WHO released on Friday a series of studies, saying one in three women have experienced... 

Half of UK councils face financial collapse

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Half the UK’s local councils are at risk of collapse, the government’s official auditor has said, warning that one in six may be unable to provide basic services this year. The warning comes after severe cuts in national government funding. In a report produced by the government’s official auditor, the National Audit Office (NAO) on Wednesday, 52 percent of councils were said to be at risk of... 

New biomarker detects & treats cancer tumors at same time

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Scientists at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University have created a new biological marker for cancer patients that lights up tumor cells and treats disease with drugs at the same time. The breakthrough biomarker is a nanophosphor particle ten thousand times smaller than a grain of sand, which lights up when it detects tumor cells to allow scientists to take a better look. “This is the first... 

Iranian scientists produce crocin from saffron

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Iran produces crocin from saffron Iranian scientists have developed a novel method that could provide extraction of crocin from saffron for the first time. The researchers produced crocin by cell culture method at the laboratory level at Iran’s National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute (NNFTRI). Crocin, which is a natural carotenoid chemical compound, is responsible for the color... 

NYC Woman on Ebola Watchlist Dies Bleeding From Mouth, Authorities Say “Heart Attack”

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FDNY activated the Special Operations and Hazmat units after the woman, who had recently traveled from Guinea, dropped dead in Brooklyn on Tuesday, raising the alert of a suspected new Ebola case. A woman who returned from Guinea 18 days ago and was on an Ebola monitoring list dropped dead in a Brooklyn hair salon yesterday after eyewitnesses said she began bleeding from the mouth and nose, but authorities... 

Spain to sue Catalan leader, officials over independence vote

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Artur Mas, the president of Catalonia is seen casting his ballot to vote in a symbolic referendum in Barcelona on Catalonia’s independence from Spain, November 9, 2014. Spain’s chief prosecutor is set to launch a lawsuit against Catalonia’s President Artur Mas as well as other local officials over the autonomous region’s recent symbolic referendum on independence from Spain. Eduardo Torres-Dulce... 

Students detained in Thailand for ‘Hunger Games’ salute at PM

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“Who else wants to protest?” PM Prayuth said after 5 students were arrested for showing Hunger Games salute. Five Thai students were held by the police after using a three-finger salute from the Hollywood blockbuster ‘The Hunger Games’, widespread among protesters, in front of Thailand’s new army-backed prime minister. Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha was making a speech at... 

Industrial pollution turning Canadian lakes into jelly

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The Canadian lakes are slowly but steadily turning into jelly since the industrial pollution has given jelly-clad organisms an edge over their calcium-protected competitors, researchers say, warning about potential impact on drinking water systems. A battle between competing planktons in the delicate Ontario Lakes ecosystems is being won by “jelly-clad organism” called Holopedium that’s got... 

ESA releases high resolution photos of Philae’s bumpy landing

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This mosaic is made of pictures taken by OSIRIS, a camera on the Rosetta spacecraft, during a 30-minute period spanning Philae’s touchdown. The European Space Agency (ESA) has released high-resolution pictures of the Philae probe landing on Comet 67P. The pictures were taken with the Narrow Angle Camera on the Rosetta satellite, which dropped the probe towards the surface of 67P. The images which... 

New Artificial Intelligence Software Capable of ‘Near Human-Level’ Image-Recognition

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Stanford software analyzing individual items Scientists with Stanford University and Google have developed two new artificially intelligent software programs capable of describing images with near human-level accuracy. Stanford’s research paper, entitled “Deep Visual-Semantic Alignments for Generating Image Descriptions,” explains how specific details found in photographs and videos can be translated... 
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