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It turns out many ISIS recruits don’t know much about Islam

A recent trove of documents linked to the Islamic State reveals an increasingly pronounced phenomenon: Many of the young recruits to the extremist organization don't know much about Islam.<p>In a report published this week, the Associated Press analyzed the entry form documents of some 4,030 foreign …

Islamic Fundamentalism

Egypt’s grand mufti says harming gays is unacceptable even as LGBT crackdown continues

Egypt's grand mufti recently said that hurting gays and lesbians is unacceptable despite the fact that homosexuality is not allowed in Islam.<p>In an interview with Germany's Süddeutsche Zeitung newspaper late last month, Shawki Allam said that he condemned the Orlando massacre in which 49 people were …

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China

France to recognise Palestine if talks fail

France intends to make another push at trying to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and has warned that if its efforts failed, it would recognise a Palestinian State.<p>"France will engage in the coming weeks in the preparation of an international conference bringing together the parties and …

Associated Press News

Samsung may spend $7.47 billion to be an even bigger part of iPhone 7

The iPhone 7 will be big business for Apple, but you know who else will be benefitting from it? That’s right: Apple’s long-time frenemy, Samsung.<p>Despite its own smartphone business running into problems, Samsung will reportedly play a massive part in iPhone 7 manufacturing. As well as the storage …

Twitter Is Very Unhappy With George R.R. Martin Today

The Winds of Winter is nowhere near finished and people are...disappointed.

George R.R. Martin

Obama and Modi agree to limit US liability in case of nuclear disaster

US industrial interests took centre-stage at the start of Barack Obama’s visit to India as he and the prime minister, Narendra Modi, outlined a deal to limit the legal liability of US suppliers in the event of a nuclear power plant catastrophe.<p>Thirty years after an infamous chemical leak killed …

India

25 years, 36,000 postcards: How one doctor’s gesture helped India’s rural poor stay healthy

While in his teenage years, a poor village boy in the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh wanted to join the postal service. With no money for higher education, a job with the government agency could have made his life secure.<p>But a relative supported him financially and sent him to medical school. …

India

Celebrity Sightings of the Week: Pictures

Amazon is building an army of 'cowboys' and 'Jeff bots' in India

It hit $1 billion in sales there faster than it has in any other geography, but continues to face huge hurdles and growing competition.<p>Amit Agarwal, who leads Amazon's India efforts, told Jay Greene at The Seattle Times that the company has had to completely rethink its international-expansion …

Merciless gunman shot woman in a wheelchair, Oregon survivor says

<b>(CNN) —</b> He showed no mercy. He ordered his victims to the ground and shot them even if they did what he asked.<p>He asked them their religion but shot them no matter the answer. He even shot a woman in a wheelchair.<p>The description of the savagery that killed nine people at Umpqua Community College in …

Watch Tom Hiddleston Re-enact a Famous Al Pacino-Robert De Niro Movie Scene . . . for De Niro

“This is so meta . . . I feel like I’ve gone into a parallel universe.”<p>Last month, we saw <b>Tom Hiddleston</b> eerily channel Hank Williams in the first trailer for the country singer’s biopic <i>I Saw the Light</i>. And on a recent episode of <i>The Graham Norton Show</i>, the charming Marvel villain and one of our …

A Bar Was Fined $155,000 for Serving a Woman a Shot of Liquid Nitrogen

Gaby Scanlon had to have her stomach removed to save her life.<p>A wine bar in Lancaster, England, has been fined 100,000 British pounds ($155,000) after serving a liquid nitrogen shot that nearly left a customer dead. As <i>The Guardian</i> reports, Oscar's Wine Bar and Bistro plead guilty for failing to …

Alcohol

These Majestic Photos Will Give You A Spacegasm

The winners of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 competition have been announced and they'll make you want to leave planet Earth.

President Obama Just Commented On A Picture Of An Iranian Boy Featured On "Humans Of New York"

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Finland's Toroidion electrifies the street with 1,341-hp 1MW concept car

Toroidion was founded in 2011 with the mission of designing a fully electric powertrain capable of competing in the world-famous 24 Hours of Le Mans …

Mark Ruffalo Is ‘Completely Interested’ In Doing ‘Planet Hulk’, May Have Dropped An ‘Avengers’ Spoiler

After seeing the Hulk do a Marshall Faulk spin past Tony Stark’s weaponry last night, we’re down for seeing a lot more Hulk. Thankfully, those rumors about a <i>Planet Hulk</i> spin-off are getting more attention from Ruffalo himself, who tells IGN he’s “completely interested” in it.<p>IGN’s interview with …

The Saudi Princess and the Multi-Million Dollar Shopping Spree

Saudi princess Maha bint Mohammed bin Ahmad al-Sudairi reportedly tried to stiff some of Paris’s most exclusive boutiques for $20 million and skip out on a $7 million dollar hotel bill. James Reginato follows her trail.<p>It’s an old gambit—slipping out of a hotel in the dead of night to dodge the …

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Marilyn Monroe’s final photo-shoot images to be auctioned

Iconic ‘Last Sitting’ photographs taken by Bert Stern for Vogue among the lots expected to sell for around £4000 a print<p>A series of rare prints, including images from Marilyn Monroe’s final photo-shoot, are expected to collectively raise nearly £50,000 at auction in Texas next week.<p>Prints of photos …

Marilyn Monroe

Apple May Include USB 3.0 Ports on Upcoming 12.9-Inch 'iPad Pro'

Following up on a report from earlier today claiming Apple has pushed back its plans for the so-called "iPad Pro", asking suppliers to begin production in September rather than this quarter, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> weighs in with its own claim that Apple is indeed now targeting the second half of …

Google Glass May Be On Shaky Ground, But Sony’s Showing Off Its New Smart Eyeware

Sony’s SmartEyeglass Attach! is something it debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show this year, offering up a smart display module that adds connected intelligence to any kind of existing eyeware, be they optical frames, protective goggles or sunglasses. The concept design is very similar in …

ICYMI: $700 billion and counting! Apple is world’s biggest company ever

Rob takes a look at the historic milestone Apple reached this past week when it closed it’s earnings at a record market capitalization: $700 billion, Buster lays on you twelve nuggets of business wisdom that Tim Cook revealed during the Apple CEO’s Goldman Sachs tech conference appearance, Alex …