NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. authorities charged a former president of the United Nations General Assembly, a billionaire Macau real estate developer and four others on Tuesday for engaging in a wide-ranging corruption scheme.
SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday its July-September operating profit likely leapt 79.8 percent from a year earlier, beating expectations and pushing the South Korean tech giant's share price sharply higher.
BRUSSELS/BEIRUT (Reuters) - NATO on Tuesday rejected Moscow's explanation that its warplanes had violated alliance member Turkey's air space by mistake and said Russia was sending more ground troops to Syria and building up its naval presence.
Shiite lawmakers and militia leaders in Iraq are urging Russia to launch airstrikes on Islamic State militants in their country, a sharp reproach to the U.S.-led air campaign targeting the extremist group.
The top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan said the president’s plan for drastic troop reductions there should be dropped in face of tougher challenges, and said U.S. ‘mistakenly’ bombed hospital in Kunduz.
Thansk to Edward Snowden, the EU may provide better privacy for citizens---and create new headaches for tech companies. The post Tech Companies Can Blame Snowden for Data Privacy Decision appeared first on WIRED.
At an international meeting in Washington, the bigwigs of Crispr/Cas9 try to sort out the ethics of editing DNA. The post Science Would Like Some Rules for Genome Editing, Please appeared first on WIRED.
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A new study shows that iron-bearing rocks that formed at the ocean floor 3.2 billion years ago carry unmistakable evidence of oxygen. The only logical source for that oxygen is the earliest known example of photosynthesis by living organisms, say geoscientists.