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FBI: Bowe Bergdahl's parents have received threats - CNN.com

<b>Hailey, Idaho (CNN)</b> -- The FBI is investigating threats against the parents of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the latest development in a case that has put the spotlight on the circumstances surrounding his capture in Afghanistan and release by the Taliban.<p>"We are working jointly with our state and local …

Associated Press News

Obama to take executive steps on student loans

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is prepping new executive steps to help Americans struggling to pay off their student debt, and throwing his …

Patent troll on the verge of winning 1 percent of iPhone revenue

Patent office rejects last ditch effort to stop a $368 million verdict.<p>In 2012, Apple won the year's biggest patent verdict—more than $1 billion …

Sweden To Experiment With Six-Hour Workday

A few lucky workers in Gothenburg, Sweden, will scale back to a six-hour workday this summer as part of an unusual government experiment.<p>The test group of government workers will work a six-hour day beginning July 1, while a second control group will continue to work an eight-hour day, according to …

Texas Republicans vote to adopt gay conversion policy

The Texas Republican Party has endorsed so-called "reparative therapy" for gays, under a new policy statement given final approval at its annual convention on Saturday.<p>The new anti-gay language was pushed through without debate at the Fort Worth conference as roughly 7,000 delegates ratified a …

No more cracked smartphone screens, claims maker of transparent electrode

Polymer scientists at the University of Akron have developed a layer of transparent electrodes that is flexible, durable and, although unconfirmed, more efficient than modern touchscreen technology. If all you want are the CliffsNotes: this technology could eliminate the shattering of screens on …

Engineering

Holy sites 'may offer clues to antibiotic resistance'

<b>The Hindu holy sites in the Indian cities of Rishikesh and Haridwar attract millions of pilgrims each year - but they are now the destination for another group of devotees.</b><p>Scientists trying to understand the rise of antibiotic resistance, considered by some to be the great health threat of our …

Newcastle University

MH370 families in drive to raise $5m to entice 'whistleblower' to solve mystery

Several families of those aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 launched a drive on Sunday to raise $5m for any insider who can resolve the mystery of the plane's disappearance three months ago.<p>The “Reward MH370” campaign launches on the fundraising website Indiegogo and aims to “to encourage a …

Government 'names and shames' minimum wage underpayers

<b>A list of 25 employers who failed to pay workers the minimum wage has been released by the government.</b><p>They are the latest offenders to be "named and shamed" under rules that came into effect last October.<p>Between them they owe more than £43,000 to staff and have been ordered to pay fines totalling …

Employment

Stories from an occupation: the Israelis who broke silence

The young soldier stopped to listen to the man reading on the stage in Tel Aviv's Habima Square, outside the tall façade of Charles Bronfman Auditorium. The reader was Yossi Sarid, a former education and environment minister. His text is the testimony of a soldier in the Israel Defence Forces, one …