A woman walks past a damaged building after a bomb attack in ...
Feb 23rd, 2012
(Reuters) - A woman walks past a damaged building after a bomb attack in Baghdad's Karrada district February 23, 2012. Simultaneous early morning attacks on mostly Shi'ite targets across Iraq killed at least 60 people and wounded dozens on Thursday. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani (IRAQ - Tags: CIVIL UNREST) -
Twitter's Board of Directors is no longer 100 percent men, after the company announced the appointment of former publishing CEO Marjorie Scardino to its ranks. The announcement, of course, was published to Twitter: We're pleased to welcome @marjscar to our board of directors. - Twitter (@twitter) December 5, 2013 As expected, that appo... [Full Article]
By Dominic Evans BEIRUT (Reuters) - Thirty years after the Lebanese capital gave birth to the modern suicide bomber, a killer has again driven his explosive-packed car towards an embassy in Beirut, hurling charred corpses through the street. Many Lebanese say they now believe their country is doomed to become the next battlefield for Sunni jihadist... [Full Article]
During World War II, a bomb fell on the museum's east wing, collapsing the basement where dinosaur fossils were stored. Many fossils were reduced to dust in the bombing, and the ones that survived were scattered and mixed up. One expedition, in Tanzania, ran from 1909 to 1913 and brought back 235 tons of fossils, labeled with letters based on ... [Full Article]
A suicide bomber drove a car packed with explosives into the gate of Yemen's Defense Ministry on Thursday causing a large number of casualties, a source at the ministry told Reuters. Violence is common in Yemen, where an interim government is grappling with southern secessionists, al Qaeda-linked militants and northern Houthi rebels, as well a... [Full Article]
By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A group of 13 defendants who had been charged in a cyber attack on PayPal's website pleaded guilty and admitted to the December 2010 attack over PayPal's suspension of WikiLeaks accounts. Following the release of a large amount of classified documents by WikiLeaks, PayPal suspended its accounts so t... [Full Article]