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One month to launch: A closer look at Apple's Watch

I was never a watch guy. Actually, let me rephrase -- I was never a watch guy until I bought a Tissot online for giggles (and about $350). That day sort of changed the way I looked at these seemingly archaic wrist appliances. They become a statement about you. They can make you feel awesome. And, …

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Bulgarian bones could be John the Baptist's, scientists say

Science and archaeology offer insights into ancient artifacts that could be linked to Jesus Christ. "Finding Jesus: Fact. Faith. Forgery," premieres Sunday Night, March 1 at 9pm ET/PT on CNN.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> When the tools of modern science are applied to religious relics, the results are almost always the …

Apple just released iOS 8.2 – download it now!

Well what do you know? After holding off on iOS 8.2’s release a touch longer than initially expected, Apple has pushed iOS 8.2 out to the public. As …

iPad Mini

My Latest: Cookie Boxes and Egg Blowing

a round-up of crafts to make from Girl Scout cookie boxes<p>and a tutorial for blowing out eggs so that you can decorate them and keep them forever!<p>The …

Distant planet has four suns

Were it possible to see the skies from this world, the four parent stars would look like one small sun and two very bright stars visible in the …

Horseshoe Falls

4 in custody over links to attacks that terrorized Paris

PARIS (AP) — Four people including a policewoman have been taken into custody over suspected links to the attacks that terrorized Paris in January, …

Art for Kids: 60 Creative Ways to Paint

Art for Kids: 60 Creative Ways to Paint<p>Are you in a rut? Here are 60+ fun and creative ways for kids of all ages to paint! These make a great indoor …

Homeschooling

The massacre of the Assyrian Christians Is On The Way. ISIS Kidnaps 117 Christians In Syria While Christian Fighters Tried To Defend Them Ran Out Of Ammunition Because They Had No Help From Western Powers

By onFebruary 24, 2015 in Featured, General<p><b>By Walid Shoebat (Shoebat Exclusive)</b><p>Shoebat.com reported yesterday before it became news, that ISIS …

What ISIS Really Wants

What is the Is­lam­ic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what are its in­ten­tions? The sim­pli­city of these ques­tions can be de­ceiv­ing, and few …

Libya's War on Christians | Middle East Forum

<i>Originally published under the title, "Christian Slaughter in Libya."</i><p><b>Egyptian copts mourn the slaughter of their coreligionists in Libya.</b><p>The disputed …

Spain breaks up online network recruiting young women for Islamic State

The arrest of an online network accused of recruiting young women to join Isil comes as Europe tries tro halt a surge in young people travelling to the Middle East<p><b>Spain</b> has said it broke up an online network accused of <b>recruiting young women</b> to join <b>Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant</b>(Isil) …

‘ISIL abducts’ at least 90 Christians in Syria

ISIL militants have seized at least 90 Assyrian Christians from villages in north-eastern Syria, activists report.<p>According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the men, women and children were abducted at dawn on Tuesday (February 24) near the town of Tal Tamr in Hassakeh Province. Around …

GOP senators demand answers over disclosure of mission to oust ISIS from Mosul

Top Republican senators Friday demanded answers after a military official revealed “detailed operational information” about a looming Iraqi mission to retake Mosul from the Islamic State, saying the disclosure has put the mission at risk.<p>“Never in our memory can we recall an instance in which our …

U.S. defense chief: Mosul assault should be launched at right time to succeed

<b>Irbil, Iraq (CNN) —</b> New U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Saturday that success is more important than timing in any attempt to retake Iraq's second most populous city, Mosul, from ISIS militants.<p>Carter spoke on his way to Afghanistan, where he is meeting Afghan leaders and U.S. troops in his …

Middle East

ISIS seizes U.S.-made weapons

A video recently released by ISIS shows U.S.-made weapons that were seized after ISIS attacked a military post in Iraq's Anbar province.

Turner Broadcasting

Coptic Christian Bishop Angaelos Forgives ISIS For Libya Massacre

A Coptic bishop says he is willing to forgive the Islamic State affiliates who boasted of brutally killing 21 of his fellow Egyptian Christians in Libya.<p>Bishop Angaelos, leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, admits that offering forgiveness after such a horrific crime may …

Marks: Potential Mosul operation 'should not be public'

CNN Military Analyst Maj. Gen. James "Spider" Marks (Ret.) talks about a potential operation to retake the city of Mosul, Iraq, from ISIS.

Mosul

Norway's Muslims and Jews link up to denounce extremist violence

Norwegian Muslims organised a peace vigil in Oslo on Saturday in a show of solidarity with Jews a week after fatal shootings in Denmark targeted a synagogue and free-speech seminar.<p>As the mainly elderly Jewish congregation filed out of the synagogue after Shabbat prayers, a group of young Muslims, …

Italians laugh off Isil terror threat with travel tips

Jihadists' threat that they will conquer Rome sparks cheeky advice on how best to avoid the city's notorious traffic jams and invitations to enjoy the Chianti<p>The video is chilling, even by the warped standards of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil). <b>It shows the gruesome murders of 21</b> …

Pentagon reveals plan to retake ISIS stronghold

White House Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes spoke to CNN's Wolf Blitzer about the U.S.'s plans for war on ISIS.

National Security

New ISIS video shows Kurdish Peshmerga soldiers in cages in Iraq

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS has released a new propaganda video showing what appears to be Kurdish Peshmerga fighters paraded down Iraqi streets in cages.<p>The video features a man saying the Peshmerga soldiers were captured by ISIS.<p>CNN cannot independently verify the authenticity of the video. But it shows at …

Peshmerga

Iraq's defence minister criticises US about timing of battle against Isis

Iraq’s defence minister criticised the US on Sunday for declaring a timeframe for an offensive to recapture the Islamic State’s northern stronghold of Mosul, saying military commanders should not show their hand to the enemy.<p>Up to 25,000 Iraqi troops preparing for attack on Islamic State in …

Middle East

Iraqi Kurds: We're Ready To Fight For Mosul

<i>American military officials announced that they are planning an operation in April or May to free Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul, from the group that calls itself the Islamic State, or ISIS. The extremist group has controlled the city since June, and the Pentagon says up to 25,000 Iraqi troops</i> …

Peshmerga

Sen. Bob Corker: Paying Ransom Money Only Encourages ISIS

News<p>After the parents of Kayla Mueller criticized the U.S. policy of not paying ransom for hostages, one high-ranking Republican responded Sunday morning by saying negotiating with terrorists only encourages more violence.<p>“I can't imagine a greater thing for a parent than knowing that your child is …

Meet the Press

Child Soldiers, or 'Cubs,' Shown in Latest ISIS Video

World<p>A new video released by ISIS on Sunday purportedly shows the terror group training children, who can be seen standing in formation, chanting, praying and participating in physical exercises.<p>Alex Kassirer, of global security firm and NBC News consultant Flashpoint Intelligence, said the video …

French aircraft carrier begins Iraq operations: French sources

PARIS (Reuters) - France’s Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier has started military operations against Islamic State in Iraq, a French army source said on Monday.<p>France's flagship Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier makes it way through the Mediterranean Sea while on mission March 26, 2011. …

New U.S. defence chief gathers ‘Team America’ to talk Islamic State strategy

U.S. Defence Secretary Ash Carter convened an extraordinary war council Monday on Iraq's doorstep, six days after taking office, to discuss the nitty-gritty of the administration's oft-criticized strategy for countering the Islamic State militant group and probe for gaps and weaknesses.<p>The Army …

Barack Obama

Egypt's President: It's time for an Arab coalition against ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> As ISIS continues it murderous rampage in the Middle East, Egypt's President said it's time for more Arab countries to join forces against the terror group.<p>"The need for a unified Arab force is growing and becoming more pressing every day," Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said in a …

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