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Snapchat tells everyone to chill out over its new privacy policy

A few days ago, Snapchat updated its terms of use and privacy policy with some broadly-worded clauses that sent the internet into a tailspin. If you read it one way, you'd think that the firm would begin stockpiling your genital selfies, share them with the world and not even delete the pic on …

Vladimir Putin the peacemaker? Russia's President hints at pivot in Syria

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you believe the latest polls, Vladimir Putin's ratings just hit the stratosphere, almost 90% approval. His image, driven home by non-stop video of Russian fighter bombers streaking through Syrian skies and hourly counts of how many "terrorist" nests have been blown to smithereens, is …

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US air force fires two more nuclear commanders amid leadership crisis

Third officer disciplined as repercussions continue over failures of discipline and morale in squadrons responsible for arsenal<p>The US air force has fired two more nuclear commanders and disciplined a third, fresh evidence of leadership lapses in a nuclear missile corps that has suffered several …

How To Check A Bag For Free

These days, it seems like airlines are doing everything in their power to add more fees onto a simple plane ticket. In 2013 alone, U.S. airlines earned an estimated <b>$3.35 billion</b> in checked baggage fees. Luckily, we've found a few ways to get around them.<p>Fliers with a ton of mileage, points or …

British banker charged over bloody killings at luxury Hong Kong apartment

A British investment banker has been charged with murder in Hong Kong over the killings of two young Indonesian women at a high-rise apartment in the heart of the densely populated city.<p>One of the victims was discovered stuffed inside a suitcase on the balcony of the 31st-floor apartment. The other …

Mystery Of Kim Jong Un's Disappearance May Be Solved

Iraq security forces on alert as Shi'ites gather for Ashoura

KERBALA Iraq (Reuters) - A gathering of millions of Shi’ite Muslims at shrines and mosques across Iraq for the Ashoura religious commemoration passed without any major attacks on Tuesday, under tight security imposed for fear of Islamic State bombers.<p>Crowds of hundreds of thousands of people in the …

Russia statue dismantled after Apple CEO comes out

MOSCOW (AP) — A two-meter (six-foot) statue of an iPhone on a university campus in St. Petersburg has been taken down in response to last week's …

Updated: Descent rudders deployed early before Virgin Galactic space plane’s crash

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Mark Greenberg/Virgin Galactic/Getty Images<p>Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo crashed Friday after special tail “feathers” …

Hong Kong protests promise political game change

HONG KONG (AP) — Like thousands of young people from all over Hong Kong, secondary school teacher Li Hiu Fung had come out to the streets of this anxious city every night to demand that his government give him a real voice in choosing his leaders. He helped build a sprawling protest camp on one of …

'Maleficent' Review: 10 Things You Should Know About the New 'Sleeping Beauty' Story

Something wicked this way comes... And that something wicked is Angelina Jolie, essaying the title role in "Maleficent."<p>If your animation history is spotty (or if you don't have a very young child in your life), Maleficent was the iconic sorceress from Walt Disney's very amazing 1959 animated …