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Saudi Arabia Burns Through Foreign Reserves As Oil Prices Slide

You have to hand it to Saudi Arabia. The Kingdom ruled global oil markets for nearly 40 years, increasing or decreasing production as it willed, playing the role of global oil markets swing producer. The OPEC de facto leader, and the second largest global oil producer now after Russia, has simply …

Oil

Road rage man PUNCHED woman at traffic lights for driving slowly as his family watched

A family man punched a lone woman in the face for driving too slowly in a shocking road rage incident witnessed by his wife and children.<p>The thug was …

These are the Chromebooks getting Android app support

Chromebooks are about to get far more capable with the addition of Android apps, but unfortunately, not all Chromebooks are going to get that capability. After announcing plans to roll out Android app support last week, Google released a list detailing which Chromebooks will be getting support for …

University of Bath lecturer quits in disgrace after slapping policewoman on Ryanair plane

Court hears mother-of-three Leah Wild, 44, and friend Reuben Crowe, 23, got angry when they were kicked off a Ryanair flight for being drunk<p>A lecturer at a top university has quit in disgrace after slapping a policewoman in the face as she was kicked off a plane for being drunk.<p>Mother-of-three Leah …

Judiciary

Palestinians halt security cooperation with Israel after minister's death

A senior Palestinian Authority official died Wednesday after a confrontation with Israeli troops, prompting President Mahmoud Abbas to halt security coordination with Israel, according to Palestinian officials.<p>Ziyad Abu Ein died after clashes with Israeli soldiers midday Wednesday in the …

Surge the rescue robot is RoboSimian's more evolved sibling

It looks like the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory team responsible for RoboSimian's existence has been busy this year, creating its possible substitute for the DARPA Robotics Challenge finale. The result? A robot that stands upright at 4.5 feet and weighs in at 200 pounds called Surrogate, or Surge …

World reacts to U.S. torture report

Global fallout over torture report<p><b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>Senate Intelligence Committee torture report mostly condemned around the globe<br>• Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani condemns "inhumane actions"<br>• British Prime Minster David Cameron: "Torture is wrong. Torture is always wrong"<br>• German Foreign Minister …

Abbas says Israeli troops killed minister

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has accused Israeli soldiers of killing one of his ministers, calling him a victim of a "clear crime" and a "barbaric act".<p>Ziad Abu Ein, a Palestinian Cabinet member, died on Wednesday shortly after an Israeli border policeman shoved and grabbed him by the throat …