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Cristina Kirchner and Vladimir Putin cuddle up over oil – and bitter feelings for Britain

Argentina and Russia signed a a “strategic partnership” that included oil and gas deals, after Ms Kirchner visited Moscow and the Kremlin<p>Russia and Argentina nurtured a flourishing relationship on Thursday as their presidents met in the Kremlin.<p><b>Vladimir Putin</b> and <b>Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner</b> …

Russia

First impressions: Kindle Unlimited is nice, but won’t replace a well-stocked bookshelf

I’m a big fan of subscription services for media. While there are certain items that I get a ton of value out of owning, I’m perfectly fine paying a …

The Return Of The Desktop Productivity App

Sunrise. Evernote. Feedly. Wunderlist. Mailbox.*<p>Those apps are all an integral part of my personal productivity suite, the tools that I use on a day-to-day basis. Without a desktop version, those mobile clients are useful but not transformative. But with multi-device access, they have become …

In Largest-Ever Outbreak, Ebola Spreads To Nigeria

The deadly disease has spread to at least three major West African urban centers. The World Health Organization reports at least 660 have died from the disease since February.<p>Nigeria's national health minister confirmed that a Liberian man who died in a Nigerian megacity on Friday tested positive …

Apple Stores to soon open up iPhone sales via AT&T Next, T-Mobile JUMP, & Verizon Edge

Apple is preparing a significant expansion of its iPhone sales capabilities in its official retail stores, according to sources. Late in August, many Apple Stores in the United States will kick off a pilot program for customers to be able to purchase a new iPhone via the latest carrier upgrade …

Next-generation lithium cells will double your phone's battery life

The lithium ion batteries in your mobile devices are inherently limited by the "ion" part of their name; they can safely use lithium only in the part of the cell that supplies ions, wasting a lot of potential energy. It's good news, then, that researchers at Stanford have developed a new lithium …

With One Revealing Word, the Leader of Hamas Shows Why Peace Is So Elusive

In an interview conducted with translators, a one-word response stood out for needing no translation.<p>Khaled Meshaal, the leader of Hamas, sat down with CBS News’ Charlie Rose on Saturday for an interview that aired, in part, on Sunday morning’s “Face the Nation.”<p>“We are not fanatics,” Meshaal …

U.S. releases images showing Russia firing into Ukraine

The United States released a series of satellite images Sunday that appear to support its claims that Russian forces have fired across the border into Ukraine to support rebels there, suggesting a new level of direct Russian involvement in the conflict.<p>The images show artillery and rocket-blast …

Hackers stealing more sexual photos for extortion

The e-mail terrified the young mother. "What if I told you I had pics of you?" the writer asked. "Like a lot. Would you send me more?"<p>"They were pretty X-rated," he added.<p>To prove he wasn't bluffing, the mysterious e-mailer sent four naked or suggestive photographs of the woman, which had been …

Crime

Comic-Con's dark side: Harassment amid the fantasy

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very …

Ebola outbreak: Sierra Leone escaped patient dies

<b>A Sierra Leone woman who fled hospital after testing positive for the Ebola virus has died after turning herself in, health officials have told the BBC.</b><p>Her family had forcibly removed her from a public hospital on Thursday.<p>Saudatu Koroma's is the first case of Ebola to be confirmed in the country's …

Disease

The Latest From Subaru Is The Only Dash Cam Ad You’ll Ever Need

Dash cams have served a lot of purposes in recent years, from capturing footage of a meteor to capturing Reese Witherspoon having a moment. These car cameras are especially popular in Russia, however, due to a high-rate of insurance scams. Leave it to Russia, in that case, to produce a commercial …

Meet Jeane: A far-fetched but brilliant idea to begin networking our cars

We’re starting to see a lot of car gadgets and apps designed to make us better drivers. Automatic, Zubie, Dash, Mojio and Zendrive all have built …

Google: Driverless cars are mastering city streets

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Google says that cars it is programming to drive themselves have started to master the navigation of city streets and the …

To make a car, Audi had to blow one up