Maureen Akolo

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Death of al-Shabab Boss Godane Could See Jihadis Returning to U.S.

The death of a brutal terror leader in a U.S. airstrike in Somalia could see a dangerous splintering of his organization and potentially worrying consequences for the United States, according to experts.<p>Ahmed Godane was the ruthless "emir" of al-Shabab — Somalia’s al-Qaeda-linked terrorist …

A Healthy Chicken Teriyaki Recipe

When I fall in love with a dish, I always want to reach for my thinking cap and create a healthy version of it. This may sound to you like culinary madness but this week my mission in the kitchen has been to create a simple Japanese chicken teriyaki recipe, filled with nutritious ingredients yet …

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Tag Heuer Introduces World's First Self-Charging Phone

What happens when one of the world’s leading watchmakers sets its sights on mobile? You get a $12,000 “infinite-power” phone that runs on light.<p>Why, you might be asking, would Tag Heuer—known for its opulent chronographs, Brad Pitt ads, and general bling—suddenly venture into the mobile world with …

Former Female Boxer Holly Holm and UFC Finally Agree to Contract

Adding to an already hectic day of UFC news, Dana White gave fans even more to talk about as he announced that the UFC had finally signed hotshot striker Holly Holm to its women's bantamweight division. The UFC president announced the news on Twitter:<p>Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLM …

16-Year-Old's Alleged Rape Goes Viral And Now She's Speaking Out

A 16-year-old teenager living in Houston is speaking out against her alleged rapists after images of her sexual assault went viral on social media.<p>In an interview with a local news station KHOU 11, the girl, who requested to be identified as Jada, says she was invited to a party last month where …

Apple Placing Unprecedented Amount of iPhone 6 Orders, First Batch Estimated at 68 Million Units

Taiwan's <i>Business Weekly</i> (Google Translate, via <i>GforGames</i>) reports that Apple has placed an extraordinary amount of orders for the iPhone 6 ahead of its launch this fall, which is said to be twice as large when compared to orders for the iPhone 5 in 2012.<p>The paper also states that Apple's first …

Georgia case reopened after alleged prostitute accused in yacht death

<b>(CNN) —</b> The death of a Google executive on a yacht is raising new questions about the death of a nightclub owner on the other side of the country -- because of the possible role an alleged prostitute played in each case.<p>Alix Catherine Tichelman, 26, appeared in court Wednesday in Santa Cruz, …

Sex worker trade booming in Silicon Valley

<i>Correction and clarification: A previous version of this story had the wrong name for Preferred411.com.</i><p>SAN FRANCISCO — For years, sex workers have been the entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley that no one talks about.<p>But with money flowing from the technology industry, the sex trade is booming.<p>"I …

Carmelo Anthony having second thoughts about re-signing with the Knicks

Could New York's star free agent be reconsidering staying in New York? A report suggests that he's regained interest in signing with the Bulls.<p>Carmelo Anthony is considering leaving the New York Knicks and heading to the Chicago Bulls, according to a report from ESPN's Stephen A. Smith. On ESPN …

LG Display unveils flexible TV panel that can be rolled up to 3cm

LG Display has come up with a new flexible TV panel that people can roll up just like a newspaper.<p>The South Korean company on Thursday unveiled two 18-inch OLED panels -- one that's rollable and another that's transparent. This means televisions using this type of technology can be easily hidden on …

Obama on impeachment: 'Really?'

Go ahead, President Barack Obama told House Republicans Thursday. Impeach him.<p>“You hear some of them: ‘Sue him! Impeach him!’” Obama said in a relaxed, sniping campaign-style speech in Austin, Texas, recounting the resistance he’s run into for signing executive actions. “Really? For what, doing my …