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António Guterres to be next UN secretary general

António Guterres, the former Portuguese prime minister, will be the next UN secretary general, after the security council agreed he should replace Ban Ki-moon at the beginning of next year.<p>In a rare show of unity, all 15 ambassadors from the security council emerged from the sixth in a series of …

UN Security Council

Amazon wants to help bring voice activation to non-Echo gadgets

Say "Alexa," and the Amazon Echo smart speaker perks up and listens for your command. Now, Amazon wants you to control more devices in the same way.<p>To do so, the online retail giant is collaborating with Sensory, a Silicon Valley company that specializes in voice recognition technology. Its goal: …

Smart Homes

2016 Nobel Peace Prize Top Contenders, From the White Helmets to Snowden

Cutting down the shortlist for the Nobel Peace Prize may just be just as difficult as determining who ultimately deserves the prestigious honor.<p>That's because this year's finalist will be picked from a record 376 nominees — the highest number ever submitted in a single year, according to the …

Obama approval hits new high

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama's approval rating stands at 55% in a new CNN/ORC poll, the highest mark of his second term, and matching his best at any time since his first year in office.<p>The new rating outpaces his previous second-term high -- reached just after a Democratic convention that …

LinkedIn now lets you look for work without your boss finding out

LinkedIn has removed an obstacle preventing some members from using the professional social network to find their next job: The possibility of their current boss finding out. On Thursday, the company released its Open Candidates feature, which lets members privately notify recruiters that they’re …

Employment

LinkedIn will now let you discreetly signal when you’re looking for a job

One of the hallmarks of any social network is how it pushes people to share their experiences with others, but increasingly we’ve seen a lot of moves by social platforms to give people the option to remain very private, if they choose.<p>One of the latest moves on this front comes from LinkedIn, the …

Globalisation: Where on the elephant are you?

<b>There is, to use the great cliche, an elephant in the room.</b><p>The room is globalisation, the increasing international economic integration we have lived through over the last few decades.<p>The elephant is what that development has arguably done to the distribution of income.<p>Why an elephant?<p>Because …

32 Must-See '90s-to-Now Celebrity Style Transformations

And the early 2000s because aren't they really the same thing?<p>With great fame comes a seriously upgraded look. It's no secret that celeb style gets better every year, but, unlike the rest of us, they don't have the luxury of hiding away the evidence of the '90s trends we pray never return. Here, a …

Celebrity Style

17 arrested in global sex trafficking ring targeting Thai women

<b>(CNN) —</b> Seventeen alleged members of a global trafficking ring have been charged with transporting hundreds of women from Thailand to the United States for commercial sex purposes.<p>An indictment unsealed this week accuses the 12 Thai nationals and five Americans of recruiting the women in a …

Los Angeles

Hurricane Matthew: Weather service issues dire warning

<b>(CNN) —</b> The National Weather Service is not mincing words about powerful Hurricane Matthew.<p>The agency's Melbourne, Florida, office warned Thursday night that homes and buildings in central Florida "may be uninhabitable for weeks or months."<p>The dire warning is similar to one sent just before …

Rainfall