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Teens expelled in keylogging of school computers

Eleven high school students are paying the price for allegedly keylogging their teachers' computers and changing grades at will.

By January 31, 2014

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Expelled girl's 'bomb': Toilet cleaner and foil

As the scientific community rallies around Kiera Wilmot, the 16-year-old expelled for a scientific experiment gone slightly awry, court papers reveal hers was an ordinary experiment. The school, meanwhile, insists it did the right thing.

By May 3, 2013

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When your high school gets you arrested for a science project

Last year Kiera Wilmot was busted for simulating a volcano with toilet cleaner and foil. Her record still lists felony arrest.

By May 31, 2014

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Apple snuffs out popular pot-dealing app

After smoking the top of the charts on iTunes this week, Weed Firm has been kicked out of Apple's App Store.

By May 21, 2014

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Apple-approved drug-dealing game tops iTunes chart

Weed Firm is a game for thoughtful people, those who know how to plant, plan, and sell -- and it's rocketed to the top of iTunes.

By May 19, 2014

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Teacher, 79, quits after refusing to unfriend pupils on Facebook

After another teacher at a New Hampshire school is arrested for the alleged sexual assault of a student, the school reinforces strict social media rules. Carol Thebarge refuses to comply.

By April 8, 2014

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Aussie principal threatens to expel underage Facebookers

After a British school principal threatened to report parents of underage Facebookers to child protection services, an Australian principal reportedly makes an even more direct threat: expulsion. But can she do it?

By May 17, 2012

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Astronauts take Christmas Eve spacewalk, make critical repair

But now they're home for the holidays -- home at the International Space Station, that is, after a high-stakes repair job clearing the way for reactivation of a critical coolant system.

By December 24, 2013

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Gravity's undies are unrealistic, Cmdr Hadfield complains

The blockbuster's depiction of astronauts' underwear is far too glamorous, according to the world's favourite astronaut, Commander Chris Hadfield.

By November 12, 2013

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High school expels student for tweeting f-word

An Indiana high school expels a student for a silly, profane tweet, even though it seems to have been sent at 2:30 a.m. The school suggests that it may track all of its students' tweets, regardless of what time or where they were sent.

By March 26, 2012