Chris Ciuraj

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New PM Trudeau to Obama: Canada's Islamic State combat mission to end

MONTREAL/OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau, who came from behind to trounce his Conservative rivals and snatch a majority mandate, now has to deliver on pledges from tackling climate change to legalizing marijuana.<p>Trudeau, who had also promised to withdraw Canada …

Cliff Pennington, Jays infielder, pitches way into MLB history

Such was the state of the Toronto Blue Jays' mound corps in Tuesday's 14-2 loss to Kansas City that infielder Cliff Pennington was enlisted to pitch …

Magic Leap Shows A Glimpse Of Its Augmented Reality Tech

Magic Leap, the augmented reality startup that is backed by Google, has mostly kept quiet about its technology that lets people see fantasy creatures and other massless objects overlaid on reality.<p>But executives on Tuesday offered a glimpse of the company's still-unreleased technology, showing a …

Augmented Reality

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of October 12, 2015)

This dramatic week included President Barack Obama‘s decision to delay withdrawing troops from Afghanistan and the first Democratic presidential debate. Read more about these events and our other top picks from this week’s Daily Edition.<p><b>1.</b> Obama’s decision to delay withdrawing troops from …

IBM has a secret weapon in the cloud wars with Amazon

Just this week, the 104-year-old company announced a miss on its quarterly earnings— the fourteenth quarter in a row that IBM posted lower revenues than a year ago. Wall Street analysts remain wary, and IBM stock is getting pounded.<p>But IBM insists there's a bright spot: Its cloud computing …

Hackers sweet-talked their way into the CIA director's email account

The hackers who found their way into CIA Director John Brennan's personal email account didn't use sophisticated coding skills. They just wheedled their way past his service providers' customer service agents to take command of all his accounts.<p>It's a striking reminder that even high-ranking …

A Microbiologist Recreated 'Starry Night' With Bacteria In A Petri Dish

And it's not too shabby.<p>If only Vincent van Gogh could have lived to see this strikingly accurate reproduction of his iconic "Starry Night" -- especially since, instead of oil on canvas, the work is a bacteria on petri. Because even with these most minute of materials, the night sky still swirls …

China investigates senior military logistics officer

BEIJING (Reuters) - A senior Chinese army logistics officer is being investigated for corruption, state media said on Wednesday, the latest military official to be probed in an ongoing anti-graft campaign.<p>China’s President Xi Jinping has made weeding out corruption in the military a top goal, with …

Putin uses Assad visit to talk up Kremlin role as Syria broker

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Vladimir Putin used a rare visit to Moscow by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to talk up the Kremlin’s potential to help broker a political settlement to the crisis as he tried to show the West Russia has become a major player in the Middle East.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin …

These 20 Music Festival Photos Chronicle a Half-Century of Style

From Woodstock to Coachella, they offer a revealing look at the evolution of men's fashion.<p>A common refrain in fashion is that men's style is more evolution than revolution. Lapel widths widen and narrow, trouser hems flare and contract, and pocket squares come and go—but the fundamentals of …