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Scientists Pin down Historic Sea Level Rise

The collapse of an ice sheet in Antarctica up to 14,650 years ago might have caused sea levels to rise between 14 and 18 meters (46-60 feet), a study showed on Wednesday, data which could help make more accurate climate change predictions.

Twitter Coverage of Court Gets Struck Down

A lawyer discovered how far the U.S. Supreme Court will go to close itself off from the public when it hears a case, no matter how many people on Twitter may be interested.

Twitter coverage of court gets struck down

A lawyer discovered how far the U.S. Supreme Court will go to close itself off from the public when it hears a case, no matter how many people on Twitter may be interested.

China's Huawei Down but Not out in Australia

China's Huawei Technologies still hopes to win contracts to build Australia's $38 billion National Broadband Network, despite being blocked from bidding on cyber security concerns, and is ready to make concessions to do so.

Asian Shares Up, Dollar Down On Bernanke Statement

Asian stocks rebounded Tuesday and the dollar eased after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said ultra-loose monetary policy was still needed to reduce unemployment even though the U.S. economy has shown signs of improvement.

February business volume up in year, down in month

U.S. companies borrowed more to buy equipment in February than a year ago, though less than in January, and spent mostly for new technology and aging goods replacement, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association said on Monday.

US Pending Home Sales Fall 0.5% In Feb, Missing Forecasts

U.S. pending home sales fell 0.5 percent in February compared to January, the National Association of Realtors said Monday, missing expectations and heightening concerns the real estate market's recovery may not be as robust as thought by economists.

Wall Street's face in Washington to step down

The chief lobbyist for the largest U.S. financial institutions will step down at the end of 2012, after more than a decade of waging regulatory battles, a trade group said on Thursday.

Biggest Freighters Hit Hardest In Global Shipping Storm

While shipping costs have been recovering over the past month from historical lows earlier this year, rates for the biggest vessels keep falling. Mistrust in the market, bad luck for iron exporters and a slowdown in world steel consumption are to blame.

RBS to close down some Asian businesses: memo

Royal Bank of Scotland is closing its equity capital market and corporate finance units in South Korea and cash equities businesses in Indonesia, Singapore and Korea, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Tuesday.

Sprint shares down, analyst cites bankruptcy risk

Shares in Sprint Nextel fell more than 4 percent after an analyst report said there is an increasing risk that the No. 3 U.S. mobile provider could end up filing for bankruptcy as the debt-laden company faces steep costs due to factors such as its iPhone deal with Apple Inc .

Megavideo, Megaupload Founder Kim Dotcom: 'I'm A Fighter' [VIDEO INTERVIEW]

For the first time since his arrest on Jan 20, Megaupload creator Kim Doctom sat down to be interviewed for New Zealand's Channel 3 News. During the 20-minute interview, Dotcom explains how he created the website, why he never broke a single law, and passionately exclaims that he will take on the entertainment industry because he knows he is innocent.

Wall Street edges down with eyes on Fed, China

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq slipped on Monday as China's economic data and a Federal Reserve monetary policy statement due later this week gave traders reason to pause after a three-day rally.

Nokia ramps down mobile money services

Nokia said on Monday it has decided to close down Nokia Money, a financial service targeted for emerging markets, as it focuses on the phone business and location-based services.

Cute Penguins Walk Down Aisle Of In-Flight Airplane [VIDEO]

During a flight from San Francisco to San Diego, one of SeaWorld's rising stars walked down the aisle of a Southwest flight--a Magellanic penguin named Pete. Seaworld brought some of the Magellanic penguins to a National Science Convention in San Francisco and thought it would be a good idea to let them walk around on the plane during the short flight. They even let the penguins out of their cage at the airport gate prior to departure.

Facebook goes down in parts of Europe

Facebook Inc, the world's biggest social networking site, said its service was unavailable in some European countries on Wednesday morning because of technical problems.

Greece and Growth Fears Send Shares, Euro Down

European shares fell sharply and the euro hit a near three-week low on Tuesday on worries that Greece will not be able to complete a major debt restructuring deal and on growing concern that global economic growth is weakening.

Greece and growth fears send shares, euro down

European shares fell sharply and the euro hit a near three-week low on Tuesday on worries that Greece will not be able to complete a major debt restructuring deal and on growing concern that global economic growth is weakening.

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