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Ceres gets bigger in the viewfinder

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 09:34
The American space agency's (Nasa) Dawn satellite returns its latest images of Ceres as it approaches orbit insertion on 6 March.

Harvard Bans Sexual Relationships Between Professors And Students

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-05 09:29

Last year, Harvard was among dozens of schools the Department of Education said it's investigating for how they handle sexual abuse allegations.

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A Brief, Weird History Of Squashed Asian-American TV Shows

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-05 09:17

With Fresh Off The Boat making waves, we look back at a colorful crop of shows with Asian-American leads that most of us have forgotten.

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Drunk student died of hypothermia

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 09:14
A student died from hypothermia and alcohol intoxication after walking home from a night out in Cheltenham in winter in shirtsleeves, an inquest hears.

Europe resists Greece's charm offensive

Marketplace - American Public Media - Thu, 2015-02-05 09:12

This may not rank as one of the world’s most successful charm offensives.

Earlier this week Yannis Varoufakis, Greek's finance minister, embarked on a tour of European capitals in an attempt to win support for his government’s anti-austerity policies. He also wants Greece to be allowed to renegotiate the terms of its multibillion-dollar bailout and cut its crippling debt.

The trip has not gone as smoothly as Varoufakis might have hoped. His meeting in Berlin with the German finance minister ended without agreement; they even disagreed over whether they had agreed to disagree. And after Varoufakis met the head of the European Central Bank, the bank announced that it was cutting off cheap funding to Greece’s commercial banks.

Sony boss quits after email hack

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 09:10
Sony Pictures' Amy Pascal steps down as co-chair of Sony's movie studio following a debilitating cyber attack last year revealed her private emails.

Harris 'quizzed over sex offences'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 09:04
Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris is interviewed under caution by police investigating historical sex offences, the BBC understands.

VIDEO: How do rental stores still survive?

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 08:42
The VHS and DVD rental store still going strong

Amy Pascal Out As Sony Pictures Chairman

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-05 08:40

The studio said she will launch a new production venture within Sony. Her departure comes shortly after the studio was hit by a cyberattack — one that exposed employee data and Pascal's emails.

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