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Swiss nervous after vote to limit EU migrants

<b>The Swiss vote to reintroduce immigration quotas and abandon free movement of people has attracted worldwide attention, not least from Switzerland's EU neighbours, where there is also heated debate about free movement of people.</b><p>In Switzerland itself, one day after the vote, there is a feeling of …

Roadshow

<b>The Renault KWID is a concept multi-purpose vehicle that comes with its very own drone for scouting terrain and traffic conditions.</b><p>Renault has …

China scrambles jets after US and Japan enter air zone

China sends fighters to identify and follow flights by US and Japan in its newly established maritime air defence zone over the East China Sea<p>China said it launched two fighter planes on Friday to investigate flights by a dozen US and Japanese reconnaissance and military planes in its new …

Thailand protests: PM Yingluck invokes security powers

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Israel Renews Warnings of Military Action After Iran Nuclear Deal

Israel reacted with vehement skepticism at the signing of an interim agreement that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had vociferously described as …

15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

10 amazing role-playing games from this past console generation

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>As another era in gaming winds down, I thought it might be fun to take a look at 10 amazing role-playing games (and five honorable mentions) that graced the …

A look inside the Xbox One and PlayStation 4

Southwest to Be First With Gate-to-Gate Wi-Fi Service

Frequent fliers have been quick to note which airlines are allowing passengers to use their electronics during takeoff and landing, but Southwest …

MediaTek launches world's first true octa-core processor

In a brazen attempt to look better than its competition, MediaTek has unveiled the MT6592, a processor which it is claiming is the world’s first true octa-core mobile platform. Ignoring all the fluff in the release information like “premium gaming performance” and “perfect balance of performance …

Exclusive: US May Have Let 'Dozens' of Terrorists Into Country As Refugees

Several dozen suspected terrorist bombmakers, including some believed to have targeted American troops, may have mistakenly been allowed to move to …

Madonna named highest-earning musician in 2013

Madonna has been named the highest-earning musician of the past year by finance magazine Forbes, making $125m. Her MDNA album may not have been quite the zeitgeist-surfing hit she might have hoped (Superbowl controversy notwithstanding) but the world tour of the same name was staggeringly …

How The New York Times Gets Around Censors In China

NEW YORK -- On Tuesday morning, readers in mainland China could click on New York Times stories about basketball player Jeremy Lin and rapper Eminem, or an obituary for the novelist Doris Lessing -- all of which recently appeared in the U.S. print edition and online. Readers could also peruse a …

US veteran of Korean war has been held in North Korea since last month

An 85-year-old US veteran of the Korean war has been detained in North Korea since last month, his family has said.<p>Merrill Newman's son Jeffrey told the San Jose Mercury News on Wednesday that his father had been taken off a plane set to leave North Korea on 26 October without explanation.<p>Newman, …

LRA leader Joseph Kony 'in surrender talks' with CAR

<b>The government of the Central African Republic (CAR) has said it is in talks with Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony with the aim of his surrender.</b><p>A CAR government spokesman told the BBC that Kony was in the country but wanted his security to be guaranteed before giving himself up.<p>Kony, leader of the …

Suspected US drone 'kills five' in Pakistan

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Is Charles Manson Getting Married?

Charles Manson, perhaps the most infamous convicted killer of all time, is 79 years old and still locked up in California’s Corcoran State Prison, …

Charles Manson

How Somebody Forced the World’s Internet Traffic Through Belarus and Iceland

This is a deeply technical but potentially very troubling story. Imagine one day you’re using the Internet the same way you do every day. Reading the …

Afghans in Pakistan for Taliban peace talks

Senior Afghan officials have arrived in Pakistan to initiate peace talks with the Afghan Taliban, officials from both countries have said.<p>A spokesman for Afghanistan's High Peace Council, Mohammed Anwar Eshaaqzai, said on Wednesday that a delegation travelled to Pakistan to meet the former Afghan …

Associated Press News

Lebanon suicide blasts hit Iran's embassy in Beirut

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Vietnam Sentences Two Corrupt Bankers To Death

State media organizations said that the two were among 11 defendants in a trial looking at the falsification of legal documents from April 2008-March 2009. From Al Jazeera:<p>Vu Quoc Hao, 58, the one-time chief of a finance subsidiary of the state-owned Vietnam Agribank and building firm boss Dang Van …

Deadly storms spawn more than 80 reports of tornadoes in Midwest

The scale of Sunday's deadly storms became clearer today: Six people dead in Illinois, hundreds of homes flattened and splintered, more than 80 tornadoes reported through the Midwest, 358 reports of damaging winds, 40 reports of large hail.<p>Since 1986, there have been 194 tornado warnings issued in …

DayZ video offers eight and a half minutes of raw footage

New gameplay footage from the standalone version of zombie-filled open-world title, <i>DayZ,</i> gives players a look at the game's pre-alpha state.<p>The video, which you can watch above, features close-up combat with zombies and some of the game's exploration elements. It was posted by creator Dean Hall, …

Sony sells over 1 million PlayStation 4 consoles in just 24 hours

Sony’s next-gen PlayStation 4 console is off to a good start. The company announced today that it has sold over 1 million consoles in just 24 hours. Sony’s PlayStation 4 only launched on Friday in the US and Canada, so it's an impressive start for just two regions. "We are thrilled that consumer …

Sony Sells A Million PS4s Within 24 Hours Of North American Launch

We’re now getting our first look at how quickly the PS4 has sold since launch with some actual quantitative data. Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida took to Twitter to excitedly announce that a million PS4s have been sold within 24 hours of the North American launch of the system on November 15th.<p>President and …

50 killed in Russian Boeing-737 plane crash

Boeing-737 plane crashes at Kazan airport in Russia, killing 44 passengers and six crew<p>Fifty people have been killed after a passenger jet crashed in the <b>Russian</b> city of Kazan, the worst such tragedy in the country in more than two years.<p>Tartarstan Airlines flight 363 from Moscow to Kazan crashed as …

Leonid meteor shower will peak this weekend

The peak viewing time should be about 5 a.m. EST on Sunday.<p>Skywatchers, rejoice! The Leonid meteor shower, an annual mid-November treat, will be coming to a sky near you this weekend.<p>The peak of the shower will be visible both Saturday and Sunday nights, according to <i>EarthSky</i> magazine. …