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Four Reasons to Go to Brazil Now

Brazil, the country best known for soccer stars and the world’s most over-the-top Carnival is ready to prove that it’s more than just samba and …

Amsterdam Style

European Travel

Alex Ovechkin finally gets his All-Star car, donates it to charity

Alex Ovechkin wanted a car at the NHL All-Star game so he could donate it. He finally got that car on Monday.<p>Washington Capitals forward Alex …

Gregg Popovich gets 1,000th win as Spurs edge Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS — The San Antonio Spurs gave coach Gregg Popovich quite the gift on Monday night, and the Indiana Pacers were unwilling party favors.<p>In a thrilling fourth-quarter comeback, San Antonio defeated Indiana 95-93 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse and secured Popovich's 1,000th career win, all …

Apple Reveals iOS 8.3, Ignores Ongoing Problems

Apple shows no sign of slowing down the update steamroller that is iOS, with the next version of Cupertino’s mobile operating system being seeded to developers. New features are on show in iOS 8.3, but the long-standing issues around WiFi, BlueTooth, and battery consumption remain …

US launching a new cyberwarfare agency in wake of Sony attacks

We already have the NSA, FBI, DHS and NCTC, but the White House feels that we're still an acronym short on the cyber warfare front. That's why, later today, the president's counterterrorism chief will announce the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center -- a new department designed to protect …

Cyberwarfare

Apple Pay and JetBlue strike first airline deal

Apple Pay is coming to select JetBlue Airways flights starting next week, according to a report in <i>USA Today</i>. Passengers with an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus can purchase food and onboard amenities without fishing out their credit cards starting on transcontinental flights between New York’s JFK and San …

Bitcoin trader MyCoin shutters, taking $387M in investor funds

No one seems to know who is behind this.<p>MyCoin investor

Investing

Greek Stocks Rebound on Hopes of Deal With International Creditors

Analysts Expect Investors to Remain Nervous Ahead of Deadline to Extend Bailout<p>Greek stocks rebounded sharply on Tuesday, carrying broader European markets in their wake, amid growing hopes that the government can reach a financing deal with its international creditors.<p>Athens’s main stock index …

A Warning From the Heart of Malaria Research

A Veteran Doctor Fears the Rise of a Drug-Resistant Strain Will Help the Disease Spread<p>Bangkok<p>Despite a sharp drop in malaria-related deaths over the past decade, a veteran doctor here, in the heart of the world’s malaria belt, says now is the time to wage a large-scale battle with the …

Public Health

After 54 years, mountaineers find wreckage of plane crash that killed soccer stars

The discovery of twisted pieces of aircraft fuselage high in the Chilean Andes has apparently ended a 54-year aviation and sporting mystery.<p>Mountaineers say that they have found the wreckage of a plane that crashed more than half a century ago, killing 24 people, including eight members of the …