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Christiane Amanpour: This Might Be 'The End of Iraq as We Know It' | The Takeaway | WNYC

The world is facing a nightmare scenario in Iraq and across the Middle East, according to veteran journalist Christiane Amanpour, chief international …

Middle East

Why ISIS' Social Media Campaign is 'Even More Brutal' Than Most

Terrorist groups now routinely use social media as a way to trumpet their atrocities -- but experts say the insurgent group sweeping Iraq is posting bloody images and videos in a manner that's extreme even for the most brutal militants.<p>The most recent horror came this weekend, when the Islamic …

Social Media

Understanding Iraq's sectarian divide - CNN Video

Obama Deploys Troops to Protect Embassy in Iraq, as American and Iranian Officials Meet

President Barack Obama ordered the deployment of up to 275 military personnel “equipped for combat” into Iraq to protect the U.S. embassy in Baghdad …

U.S. considers air strikes on Iraq, holds talks with Iran | Reuters

MOSUL Iraq/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama considered options for military action to support Iraq’s besieged government on Monday, and U.S. and Iranian officials held talks to stabilize the region, which has been roiled by the advance of Sunni rebels toward Baghdad.<p>Obama, who was …

Iraq conflict: US deploys 275 'military personnel'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1085000/1085193_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1527380138_57d678385a43a1a6a816eb8dd81abc68<p><b>Up to 275 US "military personnel" are being sent to Iraq to provide security for the US embassy in Baghdad and other personnel, the White House …

Middle East

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Apple unveils move towards health and home in new iPhone software

Blood pressure a little high? Need the lights turned off in your home? There's an app for that. Or there soon could be after Apple unveiled the latest plans for its iPhone software on Monday at its developers' conference in San Francisco.<p>Chief executive Tim Cook heralded the new software, which …

Apple expands into health, home with new software

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is expanding into home and health management as the company tries to turn its iPhones, iPads and Mac computers into an …

Did Apple just iTune-ize your personal health data?

Apple announced a new health app (called “Health”) today. And, far more interestingly, it also rolled out a new health data repository called “HealthKit.”<p>We may have just witnessed the birth of a new Apple ecosystem that follows a similar model to that of iTunes.<p>“They definitely planted some seeds …

Shinseki resigns, but will that improve things at VA hospitals?

Eric Shinseki resigned Friday as the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs, leaving behind the daunting task of repairing a broken health care system that has left thousands of veterans at risk as they wait for medical care.<p>Shinseki's resignation concluded a firestorm of criticism and growing …