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in an interactive version) in which the location of individual tweets (indicated by red dots) are overlaid on color coded states. Yellow shading indicates states that have a relatively lower amount of post-election hate tweets (compared to their overall tweeting patterns) and all states shaded in green have a higher amount.
Outlook.com reels in over 1 million users mere hours after launch
That was fast: in the scant few hours since Microsoft unveiled its Metro-style take on email, one million people have signed up for an account with Outlook.com. The service (which will ultimately replace Hotmail) features a revamped user interface that borrows heavily Windows 8, direct integration with Facebook and Twitter and Skype conferencing -delivering a clear shot across the bow for Google and Gmail.
Bradley Wiggins' lycra kit stolen
Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins has had his Olympic training kit stolen from a Surrey hotel being used as a base for the Team GB cycling team. In a message on Twitter on Sunday, he said: "Watch your kit at the Foxhills spa... there is a tea leaf about."
Iran Seeks Sustained Dialogue | The Back Channel
As Iran and world powers agreed to continue talking, Iranian officials put forward a detailed explanation of their point of view including a proposal for high-level negotiations every three months.
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Mass, metaphor and Margaret Thatcher
The boson in simple terms Photo by Christian Payne This is an abridged version of the winning entry to a 1993 competition by the journal Nature, to explain the Higgs boson in the simplest possible terms, after a challenge by William Waldegrave, science minister.
Libor rate fixing: see each bank's submissions
Which banks wanted to go high and which low? Libor is set by comparing each bank's submissions to Thomson Reuters - and we have the data from 2005 to 2008, the key period of the Libor rate fixing scandal.
Egypt's next government remains anyone's guess - Politics - Egypt - Ahram Online
Egypt's next government remains anyone's guess Identity of Egypt's next premier remains uncertain - as does his ability to draw up new government; Opposition leader ElBaradei as well as central bank head El-Oqda have both been suggested as possibilities Ahram Online, Tuesday 3 Jul 2012 Following the election of the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi as Egypt's first freely-elected president, the identity of Egypt's incoming prime minister remains open to question - as does his ability to freely appoint a new government.
Russia to hold talks with Syrian opposition, Annan
MOSCOW (AP) - Russia says it will hold talks with two Syrian opposition groups, officials from President Bashar Assad's government, and with UN envoy Kofi Annan later in July.Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov was quoted by the RIA Novosti agency as saying Monday that the first group headed by opposition
POLITICS - Turkish Army denies WSJ report on jet downed by Syria
ANKARA - Hürriyet Daily News Turkey's military has denied a Wall Street Journal report that claimed a Turkish jet was shot down in Syrian airspace, arguing instead that the incident occurred over international waters while posting a map to corroborate its position.
Iran summons Afghan charge d'affaires
Iran has summoned Afghanistan's charge d'affaires to protest the recent Afghan media hype against the Islamic Republic's treatment of illegal Afghan refugees residing in the country. The Afghan official, Shah Mardanqol, was summoned to the Iranian Foreign Ministry to receive Iran's official protest on the media hype as well as the murder of a young Iranian girl by an Afghan refugee in the central province of Yazd.
Tunisian Minister Mohamed Abbou Resigns : Tunisia Live
Tunisian Deputy Prime Minister for Administrative Reform Mohamed Abbou announced his resignation from his position today during a press conference held at the office of the Congress for the Republic (CPR) party. Abbou explained his resignation by claiming that he was not given "enough" prerogatives in order to reform Tunisia's administrative system.
Purge of Tunisia's judiciary draws fire - The National
TUNIS // Judges angry at the suspension of 82 of their colleagues are criticising the government for botching its attempt to reform a body widely perceived as being hopelessly corrupt. The suspensions have provoked an uproar, including strikes by a new judges' union and a media campaign calling for a process that reflects Tunisia's commitment to democracy.