Craig Gaston

13 Flips | 4 Magazines | 1 Like | @CraigGaston | Keep up with Craig Gaston on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Craig Gaston”

Nato meets to discuss Turkey's Syria campaign

Ambassadors from all 28 Nato countries are meeting in Brussels to discuss Turkey’s campaign against Islamic State and Kurdish militants in Syria.<p>Turkey is likely to face questions over its decision to lump its campaigns against the Kurds and Isis together into a broad “war on terror”, even though …

Middle East

Messaging App Viber Buys Nextpeer To Add Social Features To Its Gaming Portal

Viber, the messaging app with 600 million+ users acquired last year by Japan’s Rakuten for $900 million, is today making its first acquisition, specifically aimed at building out its new games business. It is paying $9 million for Nextpeer, a social gaming startup based in Israel that offers games …

Social Gaming

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi sentenced to death in Libya

Son of former dictator Col Gaddafi and security chief Abdullah Senussi found guilty of war crimes<p>The British-educated son of Col Muammar Gaddafi has been sentenced to death by firing squad by a court in war-torn Libya.<p>Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the debonair friend of Lord Mandelson and other European …

Earth 2.0: NASA finds planet that matches our own

Astronomers hunting for another Earth have found the closest match yet, a potentially rocky planet circling its star at the same distance as the Earth orbits the Sun, NASA has said.<p>Named Kepler 452b, the planet is about 60 percent larger than Earth. It could have active volcanoes, oceans and …

Telescopes

Penny Dreadful: Season 2 Review

Poor unfortunate souls<p>Warning: Full <b>spoilers</b> for the episode follow...<p>Despite stumbling a bit out of the gate, Penny Dreadful's Season 2, perhaps due …

TV

Donald Trump Visits the US-Mexico Border in Laredo

The Future Of War: Soldier Enhancements

Grunts in the field will get a much-needed upgrade<p>Equipment upgrades will give soldiers an advantage on the battlefield of tomorrow.<p>Intelligence<p>Augmented reality combat goggles—such as those being developed by Israeli Defense Forces and for the U.S. Special Operations Command’s Tactical Assault …

Tiger Paw Traditions

Amazon 'Prime Day' Deal List Teases Released

It's the latest twist on "Christmas in July."<p>Amazon has released a tease of its list of "Prime Day" deals, a one-day online sales event with "Black Friday"-style discounts exclusively for members of its $99 per year Prime program. The sale kicks off Wednesday, July 15 at 3 a.m. ET.<p>For the best …

Will Prime Day be a boom or bust for Amazon?

You probably saw it coming the minute Amazon announced Prime Day. Once the online retailer’s marketing machine declared the event would be “filled …

Kyle Busch to hospital after wreck

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Kyle Busch will miss the Daytona 500 after suffering a broken right leg and left foot following a hard crash into an interior …

Motorsport