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Rare And ‘Horrific': Frilled Shark Startles Fishermen In Australia

Rare And ‘Horrific': Frilled Shark Startles Fishermen In AustraliaThe frilled shark has been scaring the bejeezus out of humans who pull it out of the water to find an animal with rows of needle-like teeth in a gaping mouth at the front of its head.

Google Is Said To Be Preparing Its Own Mobile Wireless Service

Google Is Said To Be Preparing Its Own Mobile Wireless ServiceGoogle plans to launch a new mobile phone service that it will sell directly to U.S. consumers, according to technology site The Information and other news outlets.

GOP-Led House Drops 20-Week Abortion Limit, Will Advance Funding Ban

GOP-Led House Drops 20-Week Abortion Limit, Will Advance Funding BanCritics took issue with a provision in the bill that would exempt rape victims from the abortion restrictions, but only if they report the attack to police.

New Tools Let Police See Inside Peoples’ Homes

New Tools Let Police See Inside Peoples’ HomesFederal agencies and local police are using a new device to look inside homes and buildings, reports USA Today.

Shouts Of Protest At Supreme Court On ‘Citizens United’ Anniversary

Shouts Of Protest At Supreme Court On ‘Citizens United’ AnniversaryOverturned chairs and shouts of protest briefly shattered the formality and calm of the U.S. Supreme Court this morning.

Justice Dept. Will Reportedly Clear Ferguson Police Officer In Brown Case

Justice Dept. Will Reportedly Clear Ferguson Police Officer In Brown CaseThe Justice Department is poised to declare that former police officer Darren Wilson should not face civil rights charges over the death of Michael Brown, law enforcement sources tell NPR.

Scientists Say The NFL’s ‘Deflate-Gate’ Isn’t All Hot Air

Scientists Say The NFL’s ‘Deflate-Gate’ Isn’t All Hot AirBut there is a flat, squishy cloud over the Patriots' 45-7 victory against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday: The NFL is looking into allegations that the Patriots deflated the football to give themselves an advantage.

Republicans’ Responses Take Shots At Obamacare, Push Keystone XL

Republicans’ Responses Take Shots At Obamacare, Push Keystone XLJoni Ernst, who in 2014 became the first woman elected to the Senate from Iowa, offered the Republican response to the State of the Union last night and introduced herself to the nation.

Google’s Stake In SpaceX Puts It Closer To Goal Of Internet Access For All

Google’s Stake In SpaceX Puts It Closer To Goal Of Internet Access For AllGoogle's massive investment in SpaceX gives the tech giant another avenue for its goal of proving Internet access to remote parts of the Earth, and it gives Elon Musk's company money to continue its research on space transport, re-usability and satellite manufacturing.

Albuquerque Selects Independent Monitor To Oversee Police Reforms

Albuquerque Selects Independent Monitor To Oversee Police ReformsThe city of Albuquerque and the U.S. Justice Department have selected an independent monitor, Dr. James R. Ginger, to oversee police reforms.