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MERS kills foreigner in Saudi Arabia

A foreigner has died from the deadly MERS coronavirus in Saudi Arabia, while Yemen has reported its first case of the disease.<p>The foreign man, whose nationality has not been disclosed, died from the coronavirus as eight others in the kingdom, including five health workers in the city of Jeddah, …

Gaddafi sons' war crimes trial begins in Libya amid security fears

The war crimes trial of two sons of Libya's former dictator, Muammar Gaddafi, begins amid tight security in Tripoli on Monday, in a case causing sensation at home and controversy among rights groups.<p>Saif al-Islam Gaddafi and his younger brother, Saadi, are accused of orchestrating a campaign of …

Venezuela: tear gas, rubber bullets fired at protesters

Troops in Venezuela’s capital Caracas fired tear gas and rubber bullets as hundreds of people protested.<p>The demonstration came days after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hosted opposition leaders for talks to put an end to months of political unrest.<p>The talks are viewed by some as a monumental …

Digitimes: iWatch circuit board samples being delivered to Apple in preparation for September reveal

On Tuesday we reported that Apple was planning to reveal its entry into the wearable market in August or September. Now a new <i>Digitimes</i> report corroborates that timeframe. According to the new report, three different firms have supplied Apple with samples of flexible circuit boards that will be …

Apple Looks to Renew FRAND Licensing Suit Versus Motorola

- Apr 9, 2014<p>Because Apple’s lawyers don’t have enough to do, Tuesday saw the company ask the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in …

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FORTUNE — Late on Monday afternoon, the details of one of the most serious security problems to ever affect the modern web were posted online. Dubbed Heartbleed, the vulnerability has major companies scrambling this week to patch their systems and could have been exploited to harvest data from …

Apple closes the gap on Samsung's advertising budget

The US smartphone market is a big competitive business, to keep yourself ahead of the pack you have to spend big bucks on making sure that consumers know about your products. Samsung is still the biggest spender on advertising in the US, but it’s rival, Apple, is quickly closing the gap.<p>Research …

Nokia Unveils Its Slimmest 'Internet Phone' Yet, The Nokia 225

Nokia has added another budget device to its lineup — the Nokia 225, what it calls its slimmest Internet phone to date.<p>The phone features a 2.8-inch display and is preloaded with Nokia’s cloud-powered Xpress Browser, which helps to optimize website data and speed up performance even over slower …

Rumor: Apple will launch 4.7-inch iPhone 6 in Sep, but 5.5-inch model later in the year

It seems to be the season for sketchy rumors, with Taiwan’s <i>Industrial & Commercial Times</i> (cited by <i>EMSOne</i>) claiming that the 4.7-inch version of the iPhone 6 will enter mass-production in July, suggesting the usual September/October launch date, while the 5.5-inch model will only do so in September, …

7 Million Afghans Just Dealt a Blow to the Taliban

The country's election was full of surprises. Will the euphoria last?<p>In a nation more associated with calamity than consensus, the initial results of Saturday's Afghan presidential election are startling.<p>Despite Taliban threats to attack polling stations nationwide, the same percentage of Afghans …

Dad: Son overcame physical hurdles to join Marines

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Marine shot this week at Camp Lejeune, N.C., had to overcome physical hurdles to join his twin brother and another sibling …

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Saudi Arabia reports 2 more deaths from MERS

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi health authorities said Wednesday that 11 people in the western city of Jiddah have contracted the Middle …

Major Smartphone Trial Disrupted by People Using Their Smartphones

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The judge presiding over a major lawsuit brought by Apple against Samsung is losing her patience …

SpaceX to launch robotic capsule to International Space Station next week

A private spaceflight company will launch its third robotic resupply mission to the International Space Station next week.<p>SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket carrying the company's unmanned Dragon vehicle loaded down with supplies is expected to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on April …

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As Many as 20 Students Stabbed at a Pennsylvania High School

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Several students were stabbed on Wednesday morning at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, …

New Pings Have Head Of Search Optimistic Jet Will Soon Be Found

"I'm now optimistic that we will find the aircraft, or what is left of the aircraft, in the not-too-distant future," the head of the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 told reporters on Wednesday after an Australian ship detected two more pings that may be signals from the plane's black …