Mark Adrianne

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Polls: Plurality disapprove of Bergdahl swap for Taliban prisoners

<b>Washington (CNN) –</b> More Americans disapprove than approve of the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five Taliban prisoners, according to two new national polls.<p>And the surveys indicate a wide partisan divide over the controversial deal, with most Republicans giving the exchange a thumbs …

Apple patent hints at iWatch-enabled weightlifting tracker

Tuesday, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted Apple a patent for a “shoe wear-out sensor, body-bar sensing system, unitless activity assessment and associated methods” that could be used with the rumored iWatch.<p>The patent describes multiple embodiments of this new sensor. One is a sensor …

Facebook and Twitter launch hubs for tracking the World Cup

Twitter and Facebook know that hordes of soccer fans will head online to talk about the World Cup this week, and both social networks want to be home to the conversation. They're each rolling out hubs and features dedicated to the World Cup, giving fans easy ways to follow along and show that …

iOS 8 features split-screen apps support, developer says

iOS 8, the next iteration of Apple's mobile operating system, may come with side-by-side app support after all.<p>App developer Steve Troughton-Smith tweeted Monday that Apple's iOS 8 software development kit has code built into it that allows users to run multiple apps simultaneously on the display. …

After Revilla video, group releases own anti-corruption song

A day after Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. turned to singing on the Senate floor to express his feelings on his impending arrest, an anti-pork barrel …

Militants seize Iraq's second city of Mosul

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1083000/1083458_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532978567_a6f652c7c5bdc03ae8e947b973307a32<p><b>Iraq's prime minister has asked parliament to declare a state of emergency after Islamist militants effectively took control of Mosul and much of its</b> …

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Malian armed groups agree to talk peace

Three armed movements from northern Mali have signed a joint statement in Algiers, declaring that they are ready to work for peace with the Bamako government, Algeria's foreign ministry said.<p>The “Algiers Declaration” was signed on Monday by The National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA), …

'A very tragic day': Student, teen gunman dead at Ore. high school

Tragedy struck an Oregon high school Tuesday when a teen with a rifle killed another student and slightly wounded a teacher at the start of the second-to-last day of the year.<p>The gunman was found dead a short time later in a bathroom stall, where he apparently killed himself, said police in the …