Michael Elrod

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Obama: US must support partners against ISIS

The U.S. is not returning combat troops to Iraq, President Barack Obama insisted again Wednesday, despite the suggestion by his top general that option is something the Pentagon could consider.<p>Speaking at U.S. Central Command in Florida, Obama said again that U.S. troops "do not and will not have a …

Using your Apple Watch while driving could land you a ticket

Motoring experts in the UK have warned that individuals using their Apple Watch while driving will face the same penalties as those caught using a mobile phone.<p>The words of caution come from road safety charity the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), reportedly backed up by the country’s …

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NRA hopes to influence three key Senate races

The National Rifle Association will weigh in on three of this year's key Senate races with a multimillion dollar ad buy beginning Wednesday.<p>The NRA effort is aimed at boosting Republican Senate challengers in Arkansas, Colorado and North Carolina - the outcomes of which could likely determine which …

Destiny sales hit $325m in five days, says Activision

Epic space shooter Destiny has grossed more than $325m in five days, claims publisher Activision. The figure, which includes Chart-Track stats, retail customer sell-through information and Activision Blizzard internal estimates, puts it among some of the most successful video game launches in …

Diane Von Furstenberg's designer Google Glass frames come to the UK

When Google Glass went on sale in the UK in June, deep-pocketed early adopters could choose between the basic frame or one of the more stylish options from Google's Titanium collection for some extra cash. Well-heeled fashionistas that weren't exactly enamoured with Google's range have some new …

Jewish group condemns Biden’s 'offensive’ reference to ‘Shylocks’

Vice President Biden acknowledged using a "poor choice of words" after referring to bankers that exploit U.S. troops as "Shylocks."<p>The vice president used the term during a talk Tuesday to a nonprofit that provides legal aid to those in need. But the term is considered by some to be an anti-Semitic …