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7 Reasons Why You Should Buy An Android Phone Over An iPhone

Android Phones

Yahoo Starts Prompting Chrome Users To “Upgrade” To Firefox

If you’re visiting any Yahoo property today, chances are you’ll see an “Upgrade to the new Firefox” link in the top-right corner of your browser window. The prompt also appears if you’re using Internet Explorer, Opera and even the new Yandex browser. However, the prompt is missing from Safari, …

New Windows 7 Patch Is Effectively Malware, Disables Graphics Driver Updates And Windows Defender

*<i>Due to some valid complaints regarding my usage of the term “Malware,” I’ve updated the headline with a more accurate description of the Windows Update: “Badware,” which is unintentionally harmful software.</i><p>If you have Windows 7 set to automatically update every Tuesday, it may be time to …

Inside the CIA Torture Report

video.episode<p>http://www.wnyc.org/story/takeaway-weekender-inside-cia-torture-report/<p>WNYC<p>Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender!

A Beginners' Guide for How to Lose Weight

• <b>Calories per day:</b> Losing weight is all about creating a calorie deficit. One pound equals 3,500 calories, which breaks down to 500 calories a day. Do a combo of exercise and cutting calories to reach 500, and you'll lose a pound a week. You can meet with a nutritionist or your doctor to find a more …

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The 25 Absolute Best Money-Saving Travel Tips Ever

Want the best prices on flights, hotel rooms, cruises, and rental cars? Free upgrades? The fastest way through airport security? The smartest way to …

Senate Passes Government Funding Bill

WASHINGTON -- The Senate passed the $1.1 trillion government funding bill Saturday night that will keep Uncle Sam in business through next September, while handing lucrative Christmas presents to Wall Street and political parties.<p>The bill, which funds most of the government for the rest of the …

Britain to open new military base in Bahrain in fight against Isil

Britain seal a deal to expand and reinforce its naval presence in Bahrain that would allow it to operate more and bigger ships in the Gulf on a long-term basis<p>Britain will open a new military base in Bahrain in a deal to increase cooperation in tackling security threats in the region.<p>Gulf states …

GCC summit looks to tackle Iran and ISIL

Gulf Arab leaders have gathered in the Qatari capital for a summit expected to push forward plans for a unified military command and an Interpol-like agency to counter regional foe Iran and armed jihadist groups.<p>Tuesday’s meeting of the heads of states from the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council …

Ukraine welcomes prospect of US military aid

Russia responded has angrily to news that US senators had passed a bill calling for fresh sanctions against Moscow and the supply of lethal military aid to Ukraine.<p>"Undoubtedly, we will not be able to leave this without a response," deputy foreign minister Sergey Ryabkov told Interfax news agency …

Iraq, Kurds agree on oil deal, uniting to fight Islamic State

Iraq's central government and leaders of the nation's semiautonomous Kurdish region unveiled an oil and budget deal Tuesday aimed at resolving a months-long dispute and presenting a united front against<p>Islamic Statemilitants.<p>The accord provides an interim resolution to a divisive issue at a time …

Iraqi military helicopter shot down by Islamic State near Samarra

An Iraqi military helicopter has been shot down by Islamic State militants near the Sunni-dominated city of Samarra, killing the two pilots. The Sunni extremists also were reported on the verge of taking a western Iraq town from poorly equipped government forces.<p>Iraqi news reports said Saturday …

Everyone knows what Christmas is about; presents, right?! But seriously, it's a time of year when the less fortunate are in our thoughts, gestures of …