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Yemen government-in-exile says base once used for U.S. drones retaken

Clashes persisted around Yemen's largest air base Tuesday, a day after its declared capture by forces loyal to the country's exiled President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi, military officials said.<p>The seizure of Al Anad military base, once the hub of a U.S. drone war against Al Qaeda's potent Yemen …

Middle East

Okay, Um, So, Uh, What Exactly Is All This Fuss Over GMOs?

There's a lot of talk about genetically-modified food. Here's a primer if you're not quite sure what the heck is going on.<p>The subject of genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, has the ability to whip pleasant dinner conversation into an ugly froth. It’s a complicated issue, produced with …

Agriculture

Fall Fashion Trend: How to Style Classic Penny Loafers

Whether you're gearing up for a semester spent in lecture halls or have long bid adieu to the student lifestyle, penny loafers—a back-to-school classic—should be high up on your fall shopping list.<p>Style them with pencil skirts for a more classic look or boyfriend jeans for a quirky casual outfit. …

The #ILookLikeAnEngineer Hashtag Challenges Stereotypes On Twitter

A picture is worth 1,000 words<p>It all started with a recruiting ad for a tech company, OneLogic, seen in transit stations in the San Fransisco area. It featured a woman in a black t-shirt and glasses against a white background, with a positive quote about the team she works with. Innocuous enough. …

Social Media

With 11 strikeouts, David Price makes record-setting debut with the Jays

The saviour arrived on the field of play at sun-drenched Rogers Centre on Monday afternoon about an hour before first pitch against the Minnesota Twins.<p>Although David Price was only making his way out to the leftfield bullpen to begin warming up, the sight of him nevertheless created a stir among …

Netflix Is Not Legally Responsible For Your Embarrassing Viewing History

Binge-watching Touched by an Angel? Ventured into the adults-only section? It's official: Netflix isn't to blame for your "Recently Watched" queue.<p>A federal appeals court has ruled that Netflix is not to blame if you choose to share your log-in with family and friends — only to end up embarrassed …

Class Action

35 Beautiful Beaches You’d LOVE to Be On

Whether you're booking a getaway or just window-shopping, a warm beach sounds perfect right about now, doesn't it? Here, some of your favorite …

Beaches

This guy visited every country in the world before turning 40 — here are the highlights from his journey

It was then that he decided to make it his mission to travel to every single country in the world — 198, to be exact.<p>He accomplished his goal on May 8, 2013, earning him the title of the youngest person to travel to every country. He was 37 years old.<p>He has since written a book called "198: How I …

Iowa Taco Bell Also Served As a Meth Lab

It appears as if employees of a Taco Bell in Iowa were cooking up something illegal while also churning out chalupas and Cap'n Crunch doughnuts. According to KCRG, a Taco Bell employee and another man were arrested this morning after a meth lab was found within a Cedar Rapids location of the fast …

8 Peak-Summer Salsas

We’ve become a nation of 365-day-a-year salsa eaters, and that’s just fine with us. But: When the season turns warm, salsas of all kinds really come …

Tomatoes

Goliath Gate: Archaeologists Uncover Entrance to Biblical City of Gath

A massive gate unearthed in Israel may have marked the entrance to a biblical city that, at its heyday, was the biggest metropolis in the region.<p>The town, called Gath, was occupied until the ninth century B.C. In biblical accounts, the Philistines — the mortal enemies of the Israelites — ruled the …

Archaeology

NFL Players Association releases Tom Brady, Ted Wells testimony

NEW YORK -- Tom Brady denied under oath to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell that he tampered with footballs before the AFC title game, and investigator …

New Xbox dashboard and backwards compatibility come in November

At E3, Microsoft unveiled a revamped dashboard for the Xbox One that put an emphasis on speed and community. It's now here at Gamescom when the company has revealed when exactly this revamped user interface will be filtering down onto your console: this November. The biggest additional feature is …

Intel ups referral bonus to achieve more diversity in its workforce

The company will now pay as much as $4,000 to employees who refer women, minorities, and veterans who are ultimately hired by Intel as it works to improve diversity in its workforce.<p>Intel will offer thousands of dollars in cash bonuses to employees who refer women, minorities, and veterans to its …

The Workplace

Major League Baseball’s streaming video unit is taking over hockey, too

MANHATTAN—The success of MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM, or BAM for short) is one of the coolest stories in sports media and technology. The company, jointly owned by the 30 Major League Baseball franchise owners, started in the 1990s as a way to manage team websites. From there, it ballooned into a …

New Jersey

Jay Fishman Stepping Down As CEO Of Travelers

Jay Fishman announced on Tuesday that he will be stepping down as chief executive officer of Travelers in December, ending a remarkable run at the only insurance company that is part of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.<p>Fishman has been battling a neuromuscular illness that he believes to be a …

Wall Street

Irwin Lipkin Gets 6 Months in Prison, Ending Bernie Madoff Case

NEW YORK - Irwin Lipkin, one of Bernard Madoff's longest-serving employees, was sentenced to six months in prison on Wednesday for falsifying records that helped the imprisoned fraudster carry out his multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme.<p>The sentencing of the 77-year-old Lipkin before U.S. District …

Corruption

Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus files for IPO valued at $100M

NEW YORK (AP) — Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus has filed for an initial public offering for the second time in a little more than two years.<p>For the …

IPOs

Daniel and Larry Lennox-Choate, First Gay Couple Married at West Point, Attacked in NYC

The first gay couple to be married at West Point was attacked in New York City over the weekend by a man shouting homophobic slurs, police said Tuesday.<p>The assailant, described as a man in his 40s, got into an physical altercation with Larry Lennox-Choate and Daniel Lennox-Choate after yelling gay …

United States

Typhoon takes aim at Taiwan, China

Food, water, cots, generators and other federal emergency supplies were rushed Tuesday from Hawaii and Guam to help Saipan after Typhoon Soudelor blasted through the tiny U.S. island in the Western Pacific.<p>After hitting the island, the typhoon strengthened into the Earth’s most powerful storm of …

Natural Disasters

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