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Iraq, U.S. Are Divided on What’s Next in Battle Against Islamic State

After retaking Tikrit, Americans look to Mosul while Iraqis want to reclaim province of Salahudeen<p>Iraqi security forces and their U.S. partners are divided about where to next confront Islamic State after their victory over the extremist group in Tikrit last week.<p>Both hope to capitalize on the …

Islamic State (ISIS)

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History Shows How 2 Million Workers Lost Rights

Over the last year, the nation has seen a tumultuous wave of low-wage workers contesting terms of employment that perpetually leave them impoverished …

Great Depression

Poisonous home brew kills 69 in Mozambique

<b>(CNN) —</b> A homemade alcoholic drink has reportedly killed 71 people and sickened nearly 200 others in a village in Mozambique.<p>The fatal victims ranged in ages from 18 to 60, state-run Mozambique Radio said. More than three dozen people remained hospitalized Tuesday, the outlet said.<p>A group of people …

Homebrewing

The Best Moments from the 2015 Golden Globes in GIFs

From**Emma Stone’**s eye-roll to <b>Louis C.K.</b> freaking out over <b>Prince,</b> here are the best moments in GIFs from last night’s Golden Globe Awards.<p>Emma Stone and her big eyes get a dig from hosts <b>Tina Fey</b> and <b>Amy Poehler.</b> Her reaction is very apropos.<p>Golden Globes Emma Stone<p><b>Steve Carell</b> does in fact look …

How One Olympian's Failure Helped Her Land a Job at Google

Nine years ago, Emily Hughes was at the 2006 Olympic games in Turin, Italy, skating before millions of TV viewers. Today, Hughes is in the trenches …

Google Fiber

OPEC Members Feeling The Pain Of Falling Oil Prices

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is trying to persuade his fellow OPEC leaders to reduce oil production as the price of crude continues to slide and hurt the Venezuelan economy, which depends on oil for 95 percent of its export revenue.<p>Maduro was in Qatar this week, seeking billions to shore up …

Fast Food Is Going to War Over These Three Menu Items

Chicken nugget deals are incredibly cheap at fast food restaurants right now, and coffee promotions are cheaper still. Competition over breakfast …

Fast Food

Man freed by DNA evidence after 20 years dies a year later

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> When Sharrif Wilson was released after being wrongfully imprisoned for more than 20 years, he couldn't wait to have a hot slice of New York pizza.<p>"I feel free. I feel great right now. I'll able to do things that I [couldn't] do for the last 21 years," Wilson told CNN the day after …

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Why does food taste different on planes?

When your taste buds are way above the clouds, your normal sense of taste goes right out of the aeroplane’s window. Katia Moskvitch investigates why this happens, and how airlines are trying to find ways to get our appetites back on track.<p>If you think the food airline companies serve up is bland or …

Singapore Airlines

5 Kinds of Businesses Still Tacking On a Fuel Surcharge

Fuel prices are plummeting, but some businesses are still passing the cost of gas on to the customer.<p>Fuel prices are currently at a six-year low and …

20 apps and games to download for the new year

APPS<p><b>HERE BETA</b><p><b>Android - FREE</b><p>Looking for an alternative to Google Maps on your Android device? Nokia has made its maps and satnav app available in beta form for free. It’s impressive, whether navigating on foot or by car, particularly offline when reception is low or non-existent.<p><b>PAUSE - CURATED</b> …

Apps

Probability That Stocks Will Rise This Year: 90%

After a furious rally on Thursday, stocks are now up after the first five trading days of January—a time-tested signal the market could be in store …

Stock Markets

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

<b>1. Facebook has acquired video startup QuickFire Networks.</b> It reduces the amount of bandwidth needed to watch online video.<p><b>2. Uber has been banned in China.</b> The government has ruled that private cars can't use apps to offer cab services.<p><b>3. Google is donating $300,000 to Charlie Hebdo.</b> The French …

CES 2015: 25 new products and technologies worth talking about

From battery-swapping scooters and people-sensing drones to action cams, virtual reality headsets and smart beds for kids<p>In many ways, this year’s CES technology show in Las Vegas is business as usual. Devices are getting thinner, a new acronym is spawned every minute, and every company is …

CES

Want Your Marriage To Last? Start With A Huge, Cheap Wedding

Before and after, there's the bachelor/bachelorette party, the rehearsal dinner and the day-after brunch. There's the photo booth, which is a definite necessity these days. And what couple doesn't have a website designed to share with the world the first time they laid eyes on each other?<p>"The whole …

Engagement Rings

Australia says missing plane hunt will take months

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean is progressing well but will …

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Ferguson on edge as doubts raised over Darren Wilson indictment

There is never a day where at least one person isn't outside the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department sitting or standing near an anemic tree, the only place for a bit of shade.<p>At night, the crowd tends to swell, and the protest grows more intense.<p>There are almost always two or three people …

Ebola cremation ruling prompts secret burials in Liberia

Even as Liberians fall ill and die of Ebola, many beds in treatment centres are empty because of the government’s order that the bodies of all suspected Ebola victims in the capital be cremated.<p>Cremation violates values and cultural practices in the western African country. The order has so …

FBI searches Chinatown restaurants, at least 3 owned by famed chef Tony Hu

FBI agents executed search warrants at several restaurants in the Chinatown neighborhood Friday as part of an ongoing investigation, including at least three owned by prominent chef Tony Hu, officials said.<p>FBI spokeswoman Joan Hyde said the search warrants were part of an ongoing operation and that …

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Poll: 2 of 3 Americans say IS threat is important

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important, and nearly …

Canadian PM hid in store cupboard while gun battle was fought nearby

Canada’s prime minister, Stephen Harper, hid in a cupboard used to store electrical boxes and a ladder while a gun battle ensued in a nearby hallway of the parliament building in Ottawa this week, it emerged on Friday.<p>Members of parliament and party leaders including Harper were meeting in the …

The Beauty Spoon Helps You Get More Beautiful Bang for Your Buck

I know I'm not the only one who gets frustrated at the little bit of serum left in my beauty bottles. The pump doesn't quite reach it, and fingers …

Skin Care

Wall Street Betting To Cash In On Mobile Payments With Apple Pay

The Wall Street banks partnering with Apple Inc. on its new mobile payment system, including JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) and Bank of America …

Asia consumers shun McDonald's after food scare

A collapse in McDonald's sales in Asia sparked by a food scare will take a bite out of company profits this quarter.<p>Sales at existing McDonald's locations across Asia, Africa and the Middle East plummeted by 14.5% in August, driven by the concerns over tainted meat at a supplier for the chain's …

The Best Second-Screen Apps for Watching TV

If you’re watching live television without the aid of a smartphone or tablet, you’re missing out. There’s an entire world of apps out there designed …

Apps