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Foodies beware: The FDA is coming for your French cheese

America's food police are patrolling and arresting suspicious French dairy products, which are either delicious cheese or a bacteria-laden menace. You decide.<p>The Los Angeles Times reports that Food and Drug Administration rules could effectively ban age-old recipes for cheeses like Roquefort, St. …

​FBI says it located the Silk Road by exploiting an error with the server's login page

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation may have seized the Silk Road and sold off its horde of ill-gotten Bitcoin, but the case isn't over yet -- the dark web site's creator still has to face trial. The defense of Ross Ulbricht, the man allegedly behind the Silk Road, is doing its best to discredit …

Egypt ex-President Morsi charged over Qatar files leak

<b>Ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi is being charged with handing over national security documents to Qatar, the state prosecutor says.</b><p>Relations between Egypt and Qatar have been strained since the military ousted Mr Morsi in July 2013 after protests against his one-year rule.<p>Qatar supports …

Biden promotes economics for nation's middle class

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says the August jobs report, which underwhelmed many economists, is another step forward in the nation's …

Republicans Use ISIS for Campaign Fodder as Midterm Elections Loom

The Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) has come to the campaign trail.<p>With the Senate up for grabs in this fall’s midterm elections, …

Foreign Policy

Legal memos released on Bush-era justification for warrantless wiretapping

The Justice Department released two decade-old memos Friday night, offering the fullest public airing to date of the Bush administration’s legal justification for the warrantless wiretapping of Americans’ phone calls and e-mails — a program that began in secret after the 2001 terrorist attacks.<p>The …

GOP lawmaker says hundreds of server drives could still contain missing IRS emails

A Republican congressman said Friday that, despite IRS claims that lost emails from embattled ex-official Lois Lerner could not be recovered, hundreds of server drives “exist and could contain” the missing messages.<p>Lawmakers want to round up all of Lerner’s emails during the time period when she …

Roberts calls independent challenger a liberal

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Republican Sen. Pat Roberts used the first debate in his unexpectedly competitive re-election campaign Saturday to paint his …

'Brangelina' Wedding Town Sees 1,000-Percent Surge In Travel Inquiries

Not even a teensy town in France can escape the hurricane of buzz that is Brangelina.<p>The tiny village of Correns has experienced an astounding 1,161 percent surge in travel searches since Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie tied the knot there about two weeks ago, according to TripAdvisor data.<p>All of a …

20 Celeb Looks We Loved This Week

From LA to NYC, these celebs killed the fashion game the week.<p>From LA to NYC, these celebs killed the fashion game the week.

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How To Avoid Varicose Veins

In our new Monday afternoon column, we're tackling your burning beauty questions. Short skirt fans, listen up.<p><b>Question: Can crossing your legs cause varicose veins?</b><p><b>Answer:</b> It might, according to Dr. Heidi Waldorf, the director of laser and cosmetic dermatology at Mt. Sinai Medical Center. "Anything …

The Low-Carb Diet Is Officially The Best Diet

Science says: Step away from the bagels.<p>Most of us (and certainly everyone in the fashion world) have heard by now that processed carbohydrates, like white bread and rice, are the enemy of weight loss and overall heart health, but now a major new study by the National Institutes of Health confirms …

Elon Musk: Tesla Stock Price 'Kind Of High Right Now'

Elon Musk sure knows how to stir up investors.<p>On the day Tesla’s CEO announced that his car company’s $5 billion next generation battery “gigafactory” would be built in Nevada, Musk quipped, ”I think our stock price is kind of high right now to be totally honest.” Musk continued: ”If you care about …

Alibaba IPO to raise at least $21bn in biggest ever stock flotation

The Chinese internet giant Alibaba on Friday put the estimated share price for its imminent stock market debut at a level that values the company at between $147bn and $162bn, setting the stage for the biggest stock market flotation ever.<p>The company could raise as much as $24.3bn in its …

Jobs may be at risk as fate of Export-Import Bank is debated

Thousands of jobs in Southern California and across the nation could be in jeopardy as politicians wrangle over the fate of an obscure, 80-year-old federal agency that helps U.S. companies sell their products overseas.<p>The<p>Export-Import Bankhas come under attack by conservative critics, including new …

Garmin Vivosmart Activity Tracker review: An activity tracker with the heart of a smartwatch - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Vivosmart can accurately track your daily activities and display notifications from your smartphone. It can connect with third-party apps like MyFitnessPal and wireless heart-rate monitors. It's also waterproof and has personalized activity goals.<p><b>The Bad</b> Notifications can be difficult …

Tech Giants Appeal Rejection of $325 Million Hiring Settlement

Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe dispute a judge's ruling that the settlement is too low.<p>Four technology companies including Apple and Google blasted a U.S. judge for rejecting a proposed $324.5 million settlement over hiring practices in Silicon Valley and asked an appeals court to intervene, …

Intel’s New Core M Processors Will Bring Thin, Fanless Convertible Notebooks This Holiday

Intel has launched its Core M processor line at IFA 2014 this year, and is announcing a number of key launch partners that will be shipping Intel M-based convertible notebooks starting this holiday season. The new M chips allow users to build much thinner designs, since they’re incredibly …

Link About It: This Week's Picks

1. Joan Rivers' 10 Best Jokes<p>The world of comedy has lost yet another pioneer with this week's passing of the beloved (and often controversial) Joan Rivers. The Brooklyn-born stand-up artist's storied career spans over six decades and includes almost every title in the industry, from TV presenter …