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Canadian charged in webcam attack found guilty

TORONTO (AP) — A man accused of attacking a Chinese student in her Toronto apartment as her ex-boyfriend watched via webcam from China was convicted of first-degree murder Monday after jurors deliberated for four hours.... Read more...

Texas woman arrested after telling police she was sold bad pot

By Lisa Bose McDermott TEXARKANA, Texas (Reuters) - A Texas woman who complained to police that a drug dealer sold her a bad batch of marijuana that did not pack much of a punch has been arrested, police said on Tuesday. Evelyn Hamilton, 37, was jailed on Friday after also telling police in Lufkin, Texas, that the dealer refused to give her a refund. She was later released on $500 bail for a drug paraphernalia charge. She had in her possession a... Read more...

Turkish ISPs make getting to YouTube a little easier, but haven't unblocked it yet

Turkish ISPs make getting to YouTube a little easier, but haven't unblocked it yetEven after the unbanning of Twitter and a court ruling in Google's favor, YouTube is still blocked in Turkey. Accessing the video streaming site did get a little easier today however, as the Wall Street Journal has confirmed residents can once again use DNS servers from Google, Level3 and OpenDNS that will route them around the block. More easily implemented than using a VPN, it finally reopens access via those servers after they were

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M&A pickup among U.S. conglomerates may be undercut by prices

M&A pickup among U.S. conglomerates may be undercut by pricesBy Lewis Krauskopf NEW YORK (Reuters) - When United Technologies Corp paid more than $16 billion to buy plane parts-maker Goodrich Corp about two years ago, the U.S. conglomerate's biggest-ever takeover raised some eyebrows for its rich valuation. But that is nothing compared to what a buyer would need to cough up today for Rockwell Collins Inc , a similar airplane components maker deemed by Morningstar to be one of the most likely takeout

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True or False? Test Your Email Marketing Knowledge

True or False? Test Your Email Marketing KnowledgeHave you been taught to avoid spam words? Probably. Do you only send emails on a specific day and at a particular time, as industry lore suggests? Likely. While these email marketing "best practices" may have been useful once, I question whether they are still valid today.

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Alt-week 3.22.14: Inner-selfies, new fashion for astronauts and the glory of Venus

Alt-week 3.22.14: Inner-selfies, new fashion for astronauts and the glory of VenusAlt-week takes a look at the best science and alternative tech stories from the last seven days.

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