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Head Of Google In Europe Grilled By UK Lawmakers

By Danica Kirka | Feb 13
A British parliamentary committee has grilled Google's president of European operations, questioning in blunt terms whether the Internet giant had paid its fair share of taxes

Facebook Nude-Painting Case Can Face Trial In France

By Philippe Sotto | Feb 13
If you post a 19th-century nude painting on Facebook, is it art or impermissible nudity? That question is now cleared for trial in France, after an appeals court there ruled that an aggrieved user can sue the social network over the issue.

Conan's Biggest Regret At Harvard? Skipping Economics

By Collin Binkley | Feb 13
Conan O'Brien was a prankster during his Harvard years, but he also credits his success to hard work in the classroom. The late-night TV host spoke to an audience of Harvard University students on Friday about the value of a liberal-arts education.

Obama Recites Love Poem To Wife On National Television

By Darlene Superville | Feb 13
President Barack Obama, who is spending another Valentine's Day apart from his wife, Michelle, did the next best thing short of celebrating the lovers' holiday with her: On Friday's "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," the president recited a love poem.

Mick Jagger On Grammy Nod For James Brown Doc, Amy Winehouse

By Mesfin Fekadu | Feb 13
Mick Jagger is getting Grammy love this year, but it's not for his music - it's for his film producing.

Amazon Debuts Series Based On New Yorker Magazine

By David Bauder | Feb 13
Makers of "The New Yorker Presents" achieved the small miracle of capturing the magazine's rhythm and pioneering a "60 Minutes"-style newsmagazine with the work done by documentarians instead of news reporters.

'Mapping the Magic of Love' :: The Top 10 Qualities of Gay Super-Couples

By Dr. Brian Rzepczynski | Feb 13
Our society certainly doesn't make it easy for us to date and mate, with all the homophobia and discrimination that exists. As a result, our community lacks relationship role models. But here's how to boost to odds for relationship success.

After a Messy Album Rollout, Kanye Takes Us to Church With 'The Life of Pablo'

By Jason St. Amand | Feb 13
With the strange and unique build up/release of his seventh album "The Life of Pablo," Kanye West gave fans a quasi-religious experience when he debuted the LP Thursday evening at Madison Square Garden.

Albert Einstein "Drops the Mic" on Physicists A Century Later

Feb 13
Scientists have confirmed that gravitational waves, a theory Albert Einstein proposed more than 100 years ago, exist.

Do Businesses Price Gouge on Valentine's Day?

Feb 13
People who celebrate Valentine's Day will spend an average of about $147 this weekend, adding up to nearly $20 billion.

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