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Brigadier General Jeffrey Sinclair Fined $20,000, Won't Go to Prison or Lose Military Benefits (Update)

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>As Brigadier General Jeffrey Sinclair's sentencing for adultery looms, a witness for the prosecution …

The Pentagon Spent $2.7 Billion on an Intelligence System That Doesn't Work

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Here's another item for the (long) list of spectacular waste in the Pentagon's budget: a …

Sightings of Missing Malaysian Airlines Jet over Maldives 'Not True'

Investigators hunting for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have discounted reports the plane may have been spotted over the Maldives, an official said Wednesday.<p>Malaysia's Acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said the sightings had been investigated by police in the Maldives and were …

Airplanes

Malaysia’s Sinister Timeline for Flight 370 Unravels

Government officials now admit the data system and transponder quit communicating after the pilots said things were OK. That means they didn’t …

FBI Examining Malaysia Airlines Pilot's Flight Simulator

The FBI is examining the home made flight simulator that belonged to the captain of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight and a key question will be …

Pro-Russian Forces Seize Ukrainian Naval Base

Hundreds of Crimean forces stormed a Ukrainian naval base in the port of Sevastopol on Wednesday, one day after the fatal shooting of a Ukrainian …

Israel retaliates in Syria after roadside bomb attack against Israeli troops

Israel has warned Syria's government that any aggression against Israeli citizens will be met with force, as a roadside bomb attack which injured Israeli troops prompted airstrikes on Syrian targets.<p>Addressing a Cabinet meeting Wednesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the Israeli strikes …

Crimea Tells Ukrainian Leaders That They Are 'Unwelcome'

Ukrainian leaders dispatched on an emergency diplomatic mission to Crimea on Wednesday were told by the peninsula's leader that they would be turned back, Russias's Interfax news agency reported.<p>Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk ordered his deputy, Vitaly Yarema, and acting Defense Minister …

Russia

Distraught Relatives Storm Malaysia Minister's Press Conference

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Relatives of missing passengers from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 stormed the press conference of …

WhatsApp Rival WeChat Passes 355M Monthly Active Users

With 450 million active users each month and 1 million new sign-ups per day, WhatsApp is indeed the world’s most popular messaging app.<p>However, figures revealed today show that WeChat is catching up. WeChat’s parent company, Tencent, released its earnings report today revealing that the combined …

Meet the Find 7, the First Smartphone to Snap 50-Megapixel Photos

Move over, Nokia Lumia 1020: There's a new smartphone super-camera in town. Chinese manufacturer Oppo just unveiled its Find 7, which will be the first device of its kind to snap photos at a stunning 50 megapixels.<p>The smartphone will launch in two forms, with the more affordable 7a arriving in …

Mobile Technology

Microsoft is winning on Mac as Office for iPad looms

Nearly two years after the launch of Microsoft's Surface tablets, we're still waiting for a fully touch-optimized version of arguably the company's most important product: Office.<p>For iPad users, though, the wait is about to end.<p>While it might seem odd for Microsoft to launch an iPad version of …

Huawei Scraps Plan That Would Have Shipped Windows Phone And Android On A Single Handset

Huawei this morning announced that it has changed its mind and will not release a dual-OS handset with both Android and Windows Phone in “the near future.” This is a reversal of its previous strategy to build and sell such a device, with the company indicating that it would go on sale in the second …

Samsung reportedly working on a SIM-equipped watchphone

The Gear 2 isn't even out, but we're already seeing rumors about something else that's lurking in Samsung's R&D labs. The <i>Korea Herald</i> is reporting that the company is working on a SIM-enabled watchphone that'll make calls without the aid of a smartphone, just like LG's old Watch Phone and Samsung's …

Kobe Bryant Says He Could Play Right Now If Lakers Were Contending

The Los Angeles Lakers' season may be busted beyond repair, but Kobe Bryant's tough-guy persona is still intact.<p>Because, priorities.<p>Appearing on <i>The Dan Patrick</i> Show, the Black Mamba indicated he wouldn't be sitting out right now if the Lakers had something to play for, per producer Paul Pabst:<p>For …

Basketball

San Jose Sharks sign 17-year-old with life-threatening heart condition

The San Jose Sharks helped make one 17-year-old’s dreams come true — even for just a night — when they signed him to an honorary contract with the team.<p>Sam Tagenson, who was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, picked up a hockey stick when he was six, according to the Mercury News, and …

Fifa chief investigator to interview members over Qatar World Cup vote

• Twelve of original 24 remain on executive committee • FBI looking into alleged payments, according to reports • Is there no end to damaging paper trail?<p>Fifa's chief investigator Michael Garcia is expected to interview all the remaining members of the executive committee who took part in the …

President Obama picks Spartans

President Barack Obama, the nation's first basketball fan, again took marker to bracket with ESPN at the White House and selected Michigan State to …

Report: 'Multiple teams' interested in trade for Titans RB Chris Johnson

According to a report, 'multiple teams' are interested in trading for Titans running back Chris Johnson and his market is 'heating up.'<p><b>More NFL</b> …

Fantasy Football

Michael Vick visiting the Jets, could shake up their QB situation

Should Vick become the newest member of Gang Green, things could get interesting under center.<p>Michael Vick is scheduled to meet with the New York Jets this weekend, according to Eliot Shorr-Parks of NJ.com.<p>Our latest mock draft Free agency is altering how teams will attack the draft. For some, free …