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US to propose 'fast lane' net rules

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New net neutrality rules will be published next month with some saying FCC will end principle of equal traffic for all.

  • 24 April 2014
  • From the section: Technology

FDA seeks e-cigarette regulations

The US Food and Drug Administration is seeking minimum age restrictions and warnings on e-cigarettes because of uncertainties over their impact on health.

  • 24 April 2014
  • From the section: Business

Executions upheld in 'secrecy' row

Oklahoma's high court rules two on death row have no right to learn the source of the lethal injection drugs, clearing the way for their execution.

  • 24 April 2014

Warhol works found on Amiga disks

A dozen previously unknown works created by Andy Warhol have been recovered from 30-year-old Amiga disks.

  • 24 April 2014
  • From the section: Technology

Chelsea Manning granted name change

The soldier who leaked US government documents to Wikileaks is granted the right to legally change her name from Bradley to Chelsea.

  • 23 April 2014

Oldest baseball player dies aged 102

The oldest former player with Major League Baseball, Cuba's Conrado "Connie" Marrero, has died at home in Havana aged 102.

  • 24 April 2014
  • From the section: Latin America & Caribbean

Canada to drop 'flawed' rail tankers

Canada says it will phase out the type of rail tankers involved in the deadly train derailment in Lac-Megantic last July.

  • 24 April 2014

Tarantino Gawker case dismissed

A judge dismisses Quentin Tarantino's attempt to sue gossip website Gawker for $1m for helping to leak his The Hateful Eight screenplay.

  • 24 April 2014
  • From the section: Entertainment & Arts

Lupita Nyong'o named most beautiful

Kenyan Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o, 31, is named the world's most beautiful person for 2014 by the US People magazine.

  • 24 April 2014
  • From the section: Africa

Justin Bieber's Miami trial delayed

A judge in Miami-Dade County grants a request from Bieber's lawyers to postpone the case until July.

  • 24 April 2014
  • From the section: Entertainment

Jodie Foster marries girlfriend

US actress Jodie Foster marries her girlfriend Alexandra Hedison, the actress's representative confirms.

  • 24 April 2014
  • From the section: Entertainment & Arts