An large sunspot (AR2192) emitted a X1-class solar flare on October 19th, 2014. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured the fireworks. The blast site was not Earth-directed.
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Police officers in the US state of Indiana are being sued after they smashed the window of a car and used a stun gun on a man inside, in what lawyers say was an unjustified attack. Jamal Jones was a passenger in the car driven by Lisa Mahone who had been pulled over for not wearing a seatbelt. Jones's 14-year-old son recorded the September inci....(more)
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An Indiana couple has sued the Hammond Police Department, alleging traffic police used excessive force in breaking a passenger window and dragging a man out of a car after shooting him with a Taser gun, according to their lawsuit.
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It looks like Google's testing out a new program that could change that. The new service, currently being tested with a limited number of users, connects people searching for health conditions with doctors over video chat. The feature was first revealed by a Reddit user who posted a screenshot of the serv....(more)
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MPs back the government plans to join air strikes against Islamic State (Isis) targets in Iraq. The motion was passed by 524 votes to 43, a majority of 481. Downing Street said the Commons had also sanctioned the sending of UK military advisers to Iraq to train the country's army and act as target setters for the RAF Continue reading...
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Newly released video by Texas Presbyterian Hospital shows Nina Pham, one of two nurses who contracted Ebola after treating a patient in Dallas, speaking from her bed before being transferred to Maryland for further treatment. (Oct. 16)
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