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A US woman who was abducted last month by masked gunmen in central Nigeria is now free, officials say. [...]
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Newsnight's David Grossman meets "father of encryption" Phil Zimmerman to discuss matters of intimate privacy when using technology. [...]
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The BBC's Aleem Maqbool has been retracing the path of the Selma to Montgomery civil rights march to find out what has and has not changed in the past half century. [...]
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US authorities charge three men for their roles in what they claim is one of the biggest data breaches in American history. [...]
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Questions about Hillary Clinton's reliance on a private email account when she was Secretary of State continue to dog the likely Democratic presidential hopeful — and the White House.» E-Mail This [...]
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By the numbers, February was a good month for job creation. But while there is plenty of hiring, there are still many part-timers who want more work and struggle to balance the jobs they do have.» E-Mail This [...]
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The NSA leaker, living in exile in Russia, made the remark while speaking via video link to an audience in Geneva.» E-Mail This [...]
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Boxing's hold on American sports fans has waned over the years, but there's a movement to recapture mass interest. Hoping to capitalize on buzz from the upcoming super bout between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather on May 2, NBC is launching bouts to be broadcast on Saturdays.» E-Mail This [...]
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VAIL — Slopestyle snowboarder Jamie Anderson topped the podium again this year at the Burton US Open. But that's just one of the things she's excited about right now.“The course was awesome this year,” she said after the win on Friday. “When I saw Spencer stomp her back 9 I got really excited, and then Anna tried the cab 9 and pretty much stomped it, just bounced a little, it was so inspiring.”That podium — [...]
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VAIL — It's a blindingly sunny and clear day in Vail, and the roads are still thawing out after a frigid night and 7 inches of recent snow — it's a good day to go motoring, as the Mini Cooper folks would say.Specifically, I am test-driving the brand new Mini Cooper S Four-Door with pro snowboarder Kelly Clark, who found some time between her semi-final and final runs to take a spin. Clark is already [...]
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VAIL — It's been just over five years since former professional snowboarder, Kevin Pearce crashed during a half-pipe training session in Park City, Utah. Just two months before the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, it was his head that took the full force of the near-fatal fall, tearing him away from a gold medal dream and dropping him into the depths of a nightmare. Kevin's story is captured in “The Crash Reel,” a 2013 documentary [...]
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Brooklyn trio Moon Hooch has performed in some unlikely spots, including a cow pasture in rural Virginia and in the middle of a freeway bridge in South Carolina. Perhaps they'll take their first Vail performance as an opportunity to film a song slopeside. The members of Moon Hooch got their start busking on subway platforms in New York City to help pay the rent nearly five years ago. But this wasn't some dejected, subpar group [...]
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