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Jordan seeks proof that Isis captive is alive as tributes are paid to Kenji Goto

Islamic State (Isis),World news,Jordan,Middle East and North Africa,Japan,Asia Pacific<p>After apparent beheading of Japanese journalist, Jordan says it is still ready to hand over failed suicide bomber for pilot Muath Kasasbeh<p>Jordan said an exhaustive trawl for proof that its downed pilot was still …

At heart of new euro crisis: Germany’s obsession with debt

As the euro zone hurtles toward a fresh crisis, Germany is often portrayed as Europe's stern paymaster, strict and unyielding with countries that fall short of its standards.<p>But if you think Germany is tough with Greece, you should see how it behaves at home.<p>The current dilemma now facing Europe is …

Netflix hikes subscription price for 4K TV owners

Netflix is now charging a premium for access to 4K streaming. Access to 4K — also known as Ultra HD — now requires a "platinum" plan, which costs $11.99 per month. Previously, members on Netflix's typical HD streaming plan, which increased from $7.99 to $8.99 earlier this year, could access the …

Microsoft needs Minecraft to boost mobile ambitions

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft’s impending purchase of Mojang, the Swedish developer with 100 million players of its open world Minecraft game, is more aimed at pulling users onto the software company’s obscure mobile platform than its better known PC system or Xbox game console.<p>The software …

New York man dies after chokehold by police

<b>(CNN) —</b> Confronted by police trying to arrest him for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes, Eric Garner raised both hands in the air and, with passive defiance, told the officers not to touch him. Seconds later, a video shows the officer behind him grab the 350-pound man in a chokehold and pull him …

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Apple Launches New 16GB iPod Touch for $199, Drops 32/64GB Models to $249/$299

Following our report from earlier today, Apple has launched its new entry-level 16 GB fifth-generation iPod touch, while also cutting the price on the current 32/64 GB iPod touch, offering them for $249 and $299, respectively. The new iPod touch is available in six different colors with a rear …