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'American Sniper' suspect told cop he took 'couple of souls'

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — A police officer told a Texas jury Thursday that a former Marine charged in the deaths of two men, including "American …

U.S. carriers must unlock cellphones, starting today

Some U.S. carriers have historically been more lenient about unlocking phones than others, but starting today they are all mandated to provide unlocking once a customer’s contract is up.<p>Legislation put in place by the Federal Communications Commission back in 2013 takes full effect today, and …

6 Incredible New Amusement Park Rides for 2015

<i>By Jaymie DeGaetano for ShermansTravel</i><p><i>Photo: Holiday World/Thunderbird</i><p>Along with April showers, May flowers, and non-bone-chilling temperatures, spring brings exciting new attractions to many amusement parks in the U.S. From a dizzying glow-in-the-dark funhouse roller coaster, to a beyond-vertical …

7 Most Romantic Caribbean Resorts

<i>By Dalia Colon for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Vacation is meant to be an escape -- from the kids, from errands, from that irritating guy at work who's really into gratuitous lunchtime meetings. So if you're thinking of booking a Valentine's Day getaway this year, a carefree, all-inclusive resort makes a …

Samsung needs to reinvent itself (again)

Another quarter, another set of disappointing results for Samsung. This time, net profit fell 27% from the previous year as intense competition continued to eat away at the company's smartphone business.<p>The fourth quarter results are troubling, but not unexpected. Samsung's profits have now …

Brad Pitt And Shia LaBeouf Got Into Fistfights To Prepare For ‘Fury’

<i>Fury</i>, a WWII Nazi Tank Epic scheduled to be released this Friday, isn’t exactly the most tender-loving of films. The movie, which features Brad Pratt, Shia LeBeouf, and a whole lot of A-list bro-grunters, documents the untold story of a ragtag group of American soldiers who band together to kill a …

Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 6: Making the Call on Fantasy Football Fringe Starters

Sometimes, fantasy football is the act of disregarding nostalgia.<p>That player who was producing for you last year but isn't doing squat this year? Time to sit him. That player you loved to hate last year because he generally stunk but has been lighting it up so far this year? It's time to start him, …

Fantasy Football

Almost Every Single Detail About Apple's Next iPad May Have Just Leaked

The report closely lines up with rumors we've heard about Apple's coming iPad, which is expected to debut on Oct. 16. Andrew didn't publish the pictures, but he did describe some of the design differences in as much detail as possible. Here's an overview of the changes outlined in his post:<p>The new …

Hulu makes peace with Apple’s 30 percent cut, enables in-app billing in latest iPhone update

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Vladislav Proshkin / Shutterstock.com<p>Hulu’s latest iPhone app update will cost the company dearly — but it may be worth …

Apple Reportedly Wants To Undercut Spotify By Making Beats Music Cheaper

Apple is in talks with record labels to lower the cost of music streaming, according to Recode's Peter Kafka.<p>Apple is reportedly looking to market a streaming service — likely an overhauled version of Beats Music — for less than $10 a month.<p>Kafka's report said the Apple talks, led by SVP Eddy Cue, …

Here's Why Warren Buffett Is Buying Car Dealerships

Buffett isn't done yet. He told CNBC that he may buy even more dealerships. Berkshire Hathaway already owns the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad and NetJets. He joked after the announcement that he now has automobiles covered, but of course he already owns almost 33 million shares of General …

Investing

Five ways to have a richer, fuller retirement

With a little effort, retirement could be a lot better for a large number of people, says certified financial planner Marc Freedman, the author of the new book <i>Retiring for the Genius</i> and CEO of Freedman Financial in Peabody, Mass.<p>What some retirees need to do is rethink their approach and create a …

Sony's Google Glass rival will go on sale by the end of March

The SmartEyeglass software development kit is released today, and the hardware will follow<p>With all the hype and interest in wearables these past few months, you'd think more companies would be looking to compete with Google's Glass headset, but up until now that hasn't really been the case. Sony …

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Use 20-Nanometer A8 Processor From TSMC

Apple's 20-nanometer A8 processor in the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus was fabricated by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), according to <i>Chipworks</i> (via <i>iFixit</i>). <i>Chipworks</i> has been analyzing the various parts in the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 plus following its release today.<p>While the iPhone …