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"There is divine beauty in learning, just as there is human beauty in tolerance. To learn means to accept the postulate that life did not begin at my birth. Others have been here before me, and I walk in their footsteps. The books I have read were composed by generations of fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, teachers and disciples. I am the sum total of their experiences, their quests. And so are you."

—Elie(zer) Wiesel (b. 1928) Romanian-born writer, lecturer, survivor Nazi camps, Nobel

 

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Buffett 'wouldn't raise US rates' 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:59:58 GMT 
    The billionaire investor, Warren Buffett, says if he ran the US Federal Reserve, he wouldn't raise interest rates significantly.


Amazon launches home ordering kit 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:38:46 GMT 
    In an attempt to attract more household shoppers, Amazon unveils a button for replenish items such as washing powder and razors.


Evidence links China to GitHub attack 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:03:32 GMT 
    Security researchers say "innocent" internet users are unwittingly carrying out the attack, most likely hijacked by the Chinese government.


Clarkson live tour set to go ahead 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:09:02 GMT 
    Jeremy Clarkson is to appear on planned live dates with his former Top Gear co-stars Richard Hammond and James May, BBC Worldwide announces.


Zayn Malik solo song taken down 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:47:28 GMT 
    A solo track from Zayn Malik minus the rest of One Direction is taken down less than a day after it was posted online.


US makes climate pledge to UN 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:27:37 GMT 
    The US has pledged to tackle climate change by cutting its carbon emissions 26-28% by 2025.


LHC fixes glitch, prepares for beams 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:05:13 GMT 
    The short circuit delaying the restart of the Large Hadron Collider has been fixed, after a blast of high current melted the metal particle responsible.


Guinea declares Ebola 'emergency' 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:00:41 GMT 
    Guinean President Alpha Conde has declared a 45-day "health emergency" in five regions in the west and southwest of the Ebola-hit nation.


MS drug 'may already be out there' 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:00:41 GMT 
    Depression and heart disease drugs are to be tested in a new trial to find treatments for Multiple Sclerosis (MS).


Italy 1-1 England 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:20:03 GMT 
    Andros Townsend's second-half equaliser earns England a 1-1 draw against Italy in a friendly in Turin.


Murray reaches 500 career wins 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:13:28 GMT 
    Andy Murray reaches 500 career wins with a 6-4 3-6 6-3 victory over Kevin Anderson at the Miami Open.


America's most generous con artist 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:53:47 GMT 
    Mark Landis spent 30 years donating works of art to respected museums and galleries - but the pictures were fakes that he had created himself.


I nearly drowned in chocolate 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:55:30 GMT 
    A Syrian refugee tells how he nearly drowned in a lorry of melted chocolate as he tried to enter the UK.


Ants in space grapple with zero-g 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:09:26 GMT 
    A study finds that ants on board the International Space Station still use teamwork to search new areas, despite falling off the walls of their containers for up to eight seconds.


Porpoises use 'sound searchlights' 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:12:58 GMT 
    Porpoises finely adjust the size of the beams of sound they use to hunt - using sound like a searchlight to trap their prey, a study finds.
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