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This Is Still the Best Way to Watch the Star Wars Movies

<i>Star Wars</i> fans love nothing more than a good argument: Who shot first? Why can’t stormtroopers aim worth a damn? And, perhaps most contentious of …

Russian hackers read Obama's emails: report

Russian hackers who penetrated sensitive parts of the White House computer system last year read President Barack Obama's unclassified emails, the New York Times has reported.<p>"There is no evidence that the president's email account itself was hacked, White House officials said. Still, the fact that …

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Shadow of Mordor's Nemesis system is simpler than you think, and should be stolen

Game developer Mike Bithell has talked about the hows and the whys of stealing from other games before, and he's discussed why the menus of <i>Destiny</i> are so effective in that game. He's since turned his Sauron-like gaze to <i>Shadow of Mordor</i>, describing why other games should steal the Nemesis System.<p>"I …

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Cornel West Has Reportedly Been Arrested In Ferguson, Missouri

Prominent activist Cornel West has been handcuffed during demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri, according to Fusion and reporters on Twitter.<p>West was also seen at protests Sunday night.<p>Los Angeles Times reporter Matt Pearce wrote on Twitter that West was joined by clergy in a march to the Ferguson …

Apple slaps suppliers with a $50 million fine for leaking secrets

Apple’s bankrupt sapphire supplier GT Advanced Technologies might have stayed quiet about its reasons for the bankruptcy, but a few details are nonetheless starting to emerge.<p>Two of the most intriguing tidbits concerning the case regard the cost of sapphire production for GT Advanced Technologies, …

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Second US Ebola diagnosis deeply concerning, health officials admit

CDC chief: other hospital staff could have been exposed Female confirmed as first US person-to-person transmission Obama updated about case, asks CDC to move quickly<p>Texas healthcare worker named second US Ebola case US airports start screening passengers for Ebola Ebola in Sierra Leone through the …

ISIS states its justification for the enslavement of women

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a new publication, ISIS justifies its kidnapping of women as sex slaves citing Islamic theology, an interpretation that is rejected by the Muslim world at large as a perversion of Islam.<p>"One should remember that enslaving the families of the kuffar -- the infidels -- and taking their …

Bishops push Vatican to embrace homosexuals

In a dramatic shift in tone, a Vatican document said that homosexuals had "gifts and qualities to offer" and asked if Catholicism could accept gays and recognise positive aspects of same-sex couples.<p>Roman Catholic gay rights groups around the world hailed Monday's paper as a breakthrough, but …

UN chief slams 'provocations' in Jerusalem

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has spoken out against "provocations" at Jerusalem's holy sites, hours after Israeli police clashed with Palestinian protesters near al-Aqsa mosque.<p>"I am... deeply concerned by repeated provocations at the holy sites in Jerusalem. These only inflame tensions and must stop," he …

China sentences 12 to death in Xinjiang

China has sentenced 12 people to death for involvement in an attack that left 96 people dead in July, as part of a "strike hard" campaign against violence in the mostly Muslim Xinjiang province.<p>State broadcaster, China Central Television said on Monday that 12 people had been condemned to death and …

China bans stars who have used drugs from national media

<b>China's media watchdog says that stars who have used drugs or visited prostitutes will be banned from state television and other media outlets.</b><p>The ban is meant to keep the industry healthy, reported China Daily.<p>The State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television said recent …

Five Afghans hanged for gang rape

Five Afghan men have been hanged for the gang rape of four women despite the United Nations and human rights groups criticising the trial and calling for new president Ashraf Ghani to stay the executions.<p>"Five men in connection to the Paghman incident and one other big criminal were executed this …

US court hears Guantanamo force-feeding case

Hunger-striking prisoners who are force-fed at Guantanamo Bay can choose from several flavours for the liquid meal they must ingest, and well-behaved inmates sometimes are force-fed communally, a US court has heard.<p>In a testimony outlining procedures at the US Naval base in southeastern Cuba, …

WHO says no signs spread of Ebola is slowing

The Ebola outbreak shows no signs of abating, has killed 3,879 people and threatens more Western African nations poorly equipped to deal with the disease, the World Health Organisation has said in a report.<p>The UN's health authority said on Wednesday that a total of 8,033 people had caught the …

Thousands march for missing Mexico students

Tens of thousands of people held protests across Mexico, joining tearful families of 43 missing students demanding their return, amid fears a police-backed gang executed them.<p>Parents of the victims travelled from Guerrero, where the students disappeared, to head a march of thousands of people in …

US drone strike 'kills fighters' in Pakistan

A US drone strike has killed at least four suspected fighters in a restive northwestern Pakistani tribal area on the Afghan border, officials have said, taking the death toll from a flurry of such strikes this week to 25.<p>The attack took place on Thursday at Laman village in North Waziristan where …

#BBCtrending: The man serving life for marijuana

<b>Campaigners in the US are calling for the release of a man in Missouri serving a life sentence without parole for a marijuana offence. They are crowdfunding and using the hashtag #FreeJeff.</b><p>Jeff Mizanskey has been in prison for almost 21 years. For 20 of those years, no-one outside his friends and …

Deaths in battle for Libya's main airport

At least three people have died as rival armed Libyan groups battle for control of Tripoli's international airport, according to a security official.<p>The week-long fight over the capital's airport is being waged by a powerful group from the western city of Zintan, which controls the facility, and …