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Heartbleed, the latest internet security flaw, was only made possible because many big online businesses use OpenSSL

Teenager was allegedly involved in attack last Friday on Canadian tax records

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Kristine Kirk told dispatch officers her husband was ‘hallucinating’ before he retrieved gun from household safe

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Mitchell Casado’s company said he had ‘made Canadians look bad all over the world’

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Waitrose will be bringing in more manned tills
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Andre Johnson, AKA Christ Bearer, who has reportedly chopped of his penis and jumped from a building in LA, on 16 April 2014

The rapper was discovered by Wu-Tang Clan's RZA

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A three month old white Bengal female tiger cub looks around her enclosure at the Buenos Aires Zoo, Argentina, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Cleo, a captive Bengal white tiger at the zoo, gave birth to two females and one male white tiger cubs on Jan. 16, 2014.

This is the second set of cubs for the mother, Cleo, and father, Rhiano.

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Michael Bloomberg examines a gun confiscated by police in New York during his term as the city’s mayor in 2012

Former Mayor of New York to take on NRA

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Liam Fox was set to speak at a conference for the right-wing American Enterprise Institute in Washington

Former defence secretary says Snowden files ‘helped Russia to annex Crimea’

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Recent graduate of the University of Calgary Douglas de Grood charged with five counts of murder

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An ant sits on a leaf.

The two teenagers were set free after their families paid for motorbikes they had allegedly stolen

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David Beckham is planning to build a stadium in Miami’s port for a new football team he will own

An alliance of locals supports the former England captain's MLS franchise, but believes there are better sites for the proposed 25,000-seat venue

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A teenage girl's terror threat 'joke' to American Airlines went badly wrong when she was faced with the prospect of an FBI investigation

Girl tweeted @AmericanAir that she was going to 'do something really big'

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An image showing Mr Bauman's rescue after he was hit by one of the bombs was hailed as one of the strongest pictures of resilience in the face of tragedy

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A teenage girl's terror threat 'joke' to American Airlines went badly wrong when she was faced with the prospect of an FBI investigation

Teen who sent 'joke' threat has sparked a number of copycat bomb tweets

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Airline apologises and promises to investigate after extraordinary gaffe eclipses Pulitzer Prize in terms of discussion on social media

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Among the journalism categories, the Boston Globe was given a prize by the Columbia University-based panel for breaking news coverage

There had been some suggestion winners would be passed over as their reporting was based on documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden

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Intensive logging makes rainforest fires more likely as the Earth warms

Drying out of the rainforest threatens to ignite the tree-filled habitat – with its rich biodiversity – and convert it almost overnight into barren desert

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Megan Huntsman gave birth between 1996 and 2006

Woman who hid her pregnancies for 10 years stored infants’ bodies in boxes in garage

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Social media user who identified herself as Sarah ‘joked’ that she was a member of al-Qa’ida

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The ZaZZZ machine uses biometrics to make sure the customer is the right age and  is only for medical marijuana users

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Officers responded to a call on Saturday from Huntsman's estranged husband about a dead infant at the home. Officers then discovered the six other bodies

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Authorities respond to the Jewish community center after a shooting in Overland Park

Shooting spree comes on the eve of the start of Passover

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Jeb Bush, a former Governor of Florida whose father and brother have both served as president, is emerging as the most viable alternative to a hard-right Republican candidate

The son and brother of the previous presidents is a divisive figure for Republicans: he’s not welcome at the Tea Party but moderates think he’s their best chance to regain the White House

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The squirrel did not survive the incident

Officials said the rodent got into electrical equipment, causing a power surge

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Ken Loach (left) and Mike Leigh who will be going head to head for one of cinema's most coveted prizes at this year's Cannes Film Festival
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The academic, Annamaria Testa, has set out on her website a list of 300 English words that she says Italians ought to stop using
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Gareth Bale dribbled from inside his own half and finished calmly late in the final to hand Real a 2-1 win at the Mestalla in Valencia
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Youngsters around the country living it up in des-res two-storey garden mansions with a balcony
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Ian Anderson, the leader of British rock band Jethro Tull, (right) and British guitar player Martin Barre (left) perform on stage
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James Franco and Chris O'Dowd in Of Mice and Men on Broadway
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Going down: Google's ambition to build an elevator into space isn't likely to be fulfilled any time soon
techTechnology giant’s scientists say there is no material strong enough for a cable from Earth into orbit
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Ricky Gervais: 'People are waiting for me to fail. If you think it's awful, then just don't watch it'

Ricky Gervais: 'People are waiting for me to fail'

As the second series of his divisive sitcom 'Derek' hits screens, the comedian tells James Rampton why he'll never bow to the critics who habitually circle his work
Mad Men series 7, TV review: The suits are still sharp, but Don Draper has lost his edge

Mad Men returns for a final fling

The suits are still sharp, but Don Draper has lost his edge
Google finds a lift into space will never get off the ground as there is no material strong enough for a cable from Earth into orbit

Google finds a lift into space will never get off the ground

Technology giant’s scientists say there is no material strong enough for a cable from Earth into orbit
Westminster is awash with tales of young men being sexually harassed - but it's far from being just a problem in politics

Is sexual harassment a fact of gay life?

Westminster is awash with tales of young men being sexually harassed - but it's far from being just a problem in politics
Moshi Monster creator Michael Acton Smith: The man behind a British success story

Moshi Monster creator Michael Acton Smith

Acton Smith launched a world of virtual creatures who took the real world by storm
Kim Jong-un's haircut: The Independent heads to Ealing to try out the dictator's do

Our journalist tries out Kim Jong-un's haircut

The North Korean embassy in London complained when M&M Hair Academy used Kim Jong-un's image in the window. Curious, Guy Pewsey heads to the hair salon and surrenders to the clippers
A History of the First World War in 100 moments: A forgotten naval victory in which even Nature played a part

A History of the First World War in 100 moments

A forgotten naval victory in which even Nature played a part
Vespa rides on with launch of Primavera: Iconic Italian scooter still revving up millions of sales

Vespa rides on with launch of the Primavera

The Vespa has been a style icon since the 1950s and the release this month of its latest model confirms it has lost little of its lustre
Record Store Day: Independent music shops can offer a tempting alternative to downloads

Record Store Day celebrates independent music shops

This Saturday sees a host of events around the country to champion the sellers of well-grooved wax
Taunton's policy of putting philosophy at heart of its curriculum is one of secrets of its success

Education: Secret of Taunton's success

Taunton School, in Somerset, is one of the country's leading independent schools, says Richard Garner
10 best smartphones

10 best smartphones

With a number of new smartphones on the market, we round up the best around, including some more established models
Mickey Arthur: Aussie tells ECB to stick with Ashley Giles

Mickey Arthur: Aussie tells ECB to stick with Ashley Giles

The former Australia coach on why England must keep to Plan A, about his shock at their collapse Down Under, why he sent players home from India and the agonies of losing his job
Homelessness: Why is the supported lodgings lifeline under threat?

Why is the supported lodgings lifeline under threat?

Zubairi Sentongo swapped poverty in Uganda for homelessness in Britain. But a YMCA scheme connected him with a couple offering warmth and shelter
A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: When the world’s biggest shed took over Regent’s Park

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments

When the world’s biggest shed took over Regent’s Park
The pain of IVF

The pain of IVF

As an Italian woman vows to keep the babies from someone else’s eggs, Julian Baggini ponders how the reality of childbirth is often messier than the natural ideal