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Obama promises veto on Iran sanctions plan

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama promised Friday to veto a plan by members of Congress to issue additional sanctions on Iran while diplomatic negotiations regarding Iran's nuclear plan are under way.<p>"I will veto a bill that comes to my desk and I will make this argument to the American …

5 Memorable Moments from the 2015 Critics' Choice Movie Awards

The 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards left an impression with moments that ranged from the silly (host Michael Strahan's elaborate costumes) …

Indonesia to execute 6 for drug offenses

<b>(CNN) —</b> Six people, including five foreigners, face execution by firing squad in coming days in Indonesia, as the country's new president upholds a hard line on drug offenders.<p>The executions were announced Thursday by Indonesia's recently appointed Attorney General HM Prasetyo, who said in a …

Vice-president says more than 176 people are dead and at least 200,000 displaced, with southern areas worst affected<p>Flooding in Malawi has killed more than 176 people, displaced at least 200,000 others, left homes and schools submerged in water and roads washed away by the deluge, according to the …

Floods

Judge rules no bond for Ohio man accused in plot to attack US Capitol

A 20-year-old Ohio man charged with plotting an attack at the US Capitol was ordered held without bond Friday after a federal magistrate concluded he was a danger to the community.<p>Christopher Lee Cornell appeared before magistrate judge Stephanie Bowman in a brief detention hearing Friday afternoon.<p>…

Crime

By Making A Game Out Of Rejection, A Man Conquers Fear

<i>Fear is one of the strongest and most basic of human emotions, and it's the focus of Fearless, the second episode of</i> Invisibilia<i>, NPR's new show on the invisible forces that shape human behavior.</i><p><i>This segment of the show explores how a man decided to conquer his fear of rejection by getting rejected</i> …

The Creator Of Linux Has An Attitude And A Foul Mouth, And People Are Angry At Him (Again)

But he regularly inflicts it on others.<p>Imposter Syndrome is the nagging fear that everyone is really better than you, and it drives many a programmer crazy.<p>The combination of his offbeat sense of humor, his confrontational style, and his major potty mouth has made a lot of people angry at him.<p>He'll …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

World Cup<p>The least red-white-and-blue (if you don’t count Russia!) major sporting event in our time will be the most chaotic, entertaining, and …

Lifestyle

The Camera In Apple's Next iPhone Might Get A Major Upgrade

Though Apple has improved the cameras on the iPhone each year, this would be the first time the actual image sensor gets a boost in megapixels since 2011, when Apple upgraded the rear-facing camera's 5-megapixel camera to 8 megapixels.<p>The same TechNews Taiwan report mentions a second source that …

These Movies That Will Remind You What It Truly Means To Be Cold

The Weeknd can't feel his face. You can't feel your face, your toes, or your fingers, and you're fairly certain that your ears now resemble two …

Bill Murray

'Come home,' begs mother of teen on the run with his girlfriend

<b>(CNN) —</b> As police across the South search for a teenage couple on the run, a mother in Kentucky has a message for her son.<p>"We know they've done wrong but you need to step up and take the consequences of what you done and come home before someone is really, really hurt," Tammy Martin, mother of …

Supreme Court Will Take Up Gay Marriage

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court may rule once and for all this year whether the constitutional guarantee of equal protection under the law gives gay and lesbian Americans the right to marry.<p>Meeting behind closed doors on Friday, the nine justices decided to review a 2-1 decision by the U.S. …

Supreme Court sets stage for historic gay rights ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is getting back in the marriage business.<p>The justices agreed Friday to decide a major civil rights question: …

Best-selling Christian novel about journey to heaven pulled

A best-selling account of a 6-year-old boy's journey to heaven and back has been pulled after the boy retracted his story.<p>Spokesman Todd Starowitz of Tyndale House, a leading Christian publisher, confirmed Friday that Alex Malarkey's "The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven: A Remarkable Account of …

Designers Envision Concepts for Apple Watch Apps Like Uber and Instagram

Digital agency Huge yesterday released a set of renderings showing off their concepts for how existing popular apps like Fandango, Foursquare, Chase Bank, and others could take advantage of the Apple Watch when the smartwatch launches in the coming months.<p>Breaking down the major new features of the …

Tech Companies Want You To Buy Your Music All Over Again At Higher Prices

Apple, Sony, and Pono, a music-player project spearheaded by Neil Young, are planning to release new products that play music in high-end formats that will likely command premium prices. Pono was finally released on Monday.<p>The prism-shaped device can play music in higher resolutions than iPhones or …

US Supreme Court to settle question of gay marriage once and for all

America's high court is expected to decide by June whether gays and lesbians should be allowed to get married<p>The <b>US</b> Supreme Court has announced it will decide one of the most bitterly divisive questions in American society: whether gays and lesbians should be allowed to get married.<p>If the court says …

Mobile recap: Tizen Z1 phone; NFC wrist-wallet; new Sony Walkman

Image copyright Kevin C. Tofel/Gigaom.Samsung has long talked about its Tizen phone and now it has one to show off. The company launched the Samsung …

After Sony attack, hackers obliterate Kim Jong Un game

SEOUL, South Korea — Last month's Sony hack was a national debacle, nearly canceling <i>The Interview</i> and denying moviegoers a fruitful two hours of sophomoric jokes.<p>The pandemonium has subsided, but hackers have now managed to decimate a lesser-known piece of satire: a video game starring Kim Jong Un …

North Korea