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Focus Stacking Made Simple: Get Pin-Sharp Photos in 90 Seconds

The popularity and widespread use of focus stacking in landscape photography have dramatically increased over the last few years. The concept …

Landscape Photography

UAE Calls On United States And Europe To Unite Against Iran

One of the West’s key allies in the Middle East has called on the U.S. and Europe to resolve their differences over Iran.<p>Speaking at the Policy Exchange think-tank in London last week, the UAE’s minister of state for foreign affairs Anwar Gargash voiced concern about the split between the U.S. and …

How Cincinnati and Xavier made southern Ohio the center of the college basketball universe

For the first time ever, Cincinnati’s two college basketball powerhouses are both ranked in the top five.<p>Known primarily for its love of professional sports and unusual chili, a funny thing has happened to the city of Cincinnati this winter: It has found itself existing as one of the focal points …

The Jim Jefferies Show - September 26, 2017 - Trump's Anti-NFL Freakout

Jim examines President Trump's beef with protesting athletes, highlights the scourge of traumatic brain injuries among NFL players and discusses …

Charlotte board split over police chief's finding in killing of black man

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Reuters) - A civilian review board in Charlotte, North Carolina, handed down a split decision on Thursday over a finding by the city’s police chief that an officer acted properly in killing a black man in 2016.<p>It was the first time in the board’s 20-year history that a majority on …

The sort-of Rum Diaries, 2017: Post-Castro Cuba is a crumbling gem with touches of modernity | Salon.com

The sort-of Rum Diaries, 2017: Post-Castro Cuba is a crumbling gem with touches of modernity<p>Post-Castro Cuba is exhausting, crumbling, and lovely; as American tourism boom begins, infrastructure pushes limit<p>Alli Joseph<p>January 15, 2017 1:00pm (UTC)<p>There are no seat belts, and the speed limit is 70 …

Cuba

UN complains of lack of response over Haiti cholera outbreak

The United Nations is seeking $400 million to address the outbreak of cholera in Haiti, but the world body denied that the request is an …

The Latest: Trump lawyers demand Times retract story

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race (all times EDT):<p>12:40 a.m.<p>Lawyers representing Donald Trump are demanding The New York …

Made in Germany: The Best of German Brands

Although car-makers such as Mercedes-Benz and Porsche are often the first to spring to mind when people think of German brands, there are scores of …

Associated Press News

Paris Hilton to Launch Luxury Hotel Chain in Dubai, New York and Las Vegas

Don’t let this young woman with the designer couture dresses and light-hearted, socialite personality fool you. At the age of 35, Paris Hilton is continuing to build on a huge empire, and will soon launch a new line of luxury hotels bearing her name in Dubai, New York and Las Vegas.<p>Paris has …

Las Vegas

Tour de France 2016, stage ten: Michael Matthews ends tactical battle to sprint to stage victory in Revel

Australian team Orica-BikeExchange had their <b>first stage win in three years at the Tour de France</b>. Michael Matthews outsprinted Tinkoff’s world champion, Peter Sagan, into Revel at the end of a fascinating tactical battle which featured three Orica riders in the day’s six-man breakaway repeatedly …