Holly Clark

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Does Obama Have the Right to Change His Mind on Syria?

“Whatever your views on the lar­ger is­sues, it’s hard not to con­clude that the ad­min­is­tra­tion’s hand­ling of Syr­ia over the last year has been …

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Syria crisis: three potential outcomes of key Congressional votes

Barack Obama began an uphill struggle on Monday, to persuade Congress of the need for US military action in Syria. The president began by reaching out to hawkish Republicans, such as senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham, in the hope of building a consensus before key votes take place next …

JOHN MCCAIN: It Would Be 'Catastrophic' If Congress Blocked Obama On Syria

McCain told reporters after the meeting that a vote that prevents military action in Syria would be "catastrophic." He said that U.S. credibility would be "shredded," since Obama said on Saturday that he has decided military action is appropriate.<p>And both McCain and Graham both expressed confidence …

John McCain: rejection of Syria strikes by Congress would be 'catastrophic'

John McCain, a leading hawk on the issue of American military intervention in Syria, has warned Congress that a "no-vote" next week against President Obama's plans for airstrikes would have "catastrophic" consequences that would weaken the US for years to come.<p>McCain delivered his comments at the …

The Internet’s next victim: Advertising

What the story of AdBlock Plus tells us: The online economy is broken, and won’t be easy to fix<p>"Everyone agrees that advertising on the Internet is broken," says Till Faida, CEO of Adblock Plus, creator of by far the most popular ad-blocking software on the Web.<p>The soft-spoken German, visiting the …

Smartwatches: what are Apple, Samsung, Google and Microsoft up to?

"The wrist is interesting," said Apple chief executive Tim Cook at the All Things Digital D11 conference in May 2013, when being quizzed about his company's potential plans for wearable technology in the years to come.<p>"For something to work here you have to convince people it's so incredible, that …

Yahoo shuts down its Chinese news & community site

Yahoo China appears to be shutting down, and visitors are currently being rerouted to a different site.<p>Yahoo China’s brand is managed and operated by Chinese e-commerce behemoth, the Alibaba Group.<p>The site offered news and community services, which used to be an extremely popular resource, …

After 25 years, 'Just Do It' remains iconic tagline

Dan Wieden was worried his advertising agency's proposed slogan for the burgeoning footwear giant was too unfocused.<p>Recalling killer Gary Gilmore's famous last words before he was executed by firing squad in 1977 in Utah – "Let's do it," Gilmore said – it was 11 years later when Wieden tweaked the …

Serena is No. 1 seed at U.S. Open

Serena Williams is seeded No. 1 at the U.S. Open and will attempt to do something she hasn't done: win a second consecutive title at Flushing Meadows, N.Y.<p>Williams is a four-time champion at the U.S. Open, including in 2012. Only Chris Evert, with six, and Steffi Graf, with five, have won the …

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Who’s profiting from Venezuela’s toilet paper shortage

Back in May, toilet paper became the latest staple to go missing from the aisles of grocery stores around Venezuela. It joined the ranks of toothpaste, butter, coffee, and other goods in short supply thanks to a combination of currency and price controls. The measures have stifled imports, by …

US Open 2013: Andy Murray confirmed as third seed behind Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal

Novak Djokovic has been named the top seed for the US Open with Rafael Nadal seeded second and defending champion Andy Murray third.<p>The top seedings for the tournament, which begins next week, have stayed faithful to the latest world rankings, with <b>Roger Federer</b> seeded seventh after dropping two …

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Djokovic sets up Nadal showdown

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal delivered crushing defeats on Friday to set up their 36th career clash in the semi-finals of the Montreal Masters.<p>Djokovic hammered France's Richard Gasquet 6-1, 6-2 as the top seed motored into final four. Nadal was equally ruthless with Australian qualifier Marinko …

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Novak Djokovic to face Rafael Nadal in Rogers Cup semi-final

<b>World number one Novak Djokovic secured a semi-final with Rafael Nadal at the Rogers Cup in Montreal with a 6-1 6-2 victory over Frenchman Richard Gasquet.</b><p>Djokovic required only 52 minutes to eliminate the world number nine and called his performance "as close to perfection as you can be …

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68% of CEOs still aren’t on any social networks whatsoever

When Warren Buffett burst onto the Twitter scene back in May, the social-media world went berserk. In less than 30 minutes, Buffett amassed over 30,000 followers; and despite having tweeted only twice since, he already has more than half a million. But Buffett’s willingness to interact with social …

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