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Navy Seal who shot Osama bin Laden revealed as Rob O'Neill

Rob O'Neill identified as the highly decorated Navy Seal who shot Al-Qaeda leader dead during 2011 secret raid in Pakistan<p>The Navy Seal <b>responsible for killing the world’s most wanted terrorist</b> - Osama bin Laden - has been identified, breaking the crack team's code of silence.<p>It was the special …

Revealed: The man who killed Osama bin Laden

The man who killed Osama bin Laden has been named after waiving his anonymity.<p>Rob O’Neill, 38, has taken the brave decision to say he was a member of …

First on CNN: Army says word 'Negro' OK to use

A newly published U.S. Army regulation said until Friday that a service member could be referred to as a "Negro" when describing "black or African American" personnel.<p>The Army confirmed Wednesday the language was contained in the October 22 "Army Command Policy," known as regulation AR 600-20. The …

ZOM1BEE is a '99 Chevy designed to exterminate the undead

More 1999 Chevy trucks should have multiple gatling guns.<p><i>Editor's note: Photographer Doug Sonders, whose shots of TV and movie-car replicas will blow your mind, got up close and personal with Scott Nance's ZOMB1EE pickup, built for a new online video series. We'll let Doug take it from here, but be</i> …

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare exo zombies mode confirmed by leak | PC Invasion

Everyone and their <i>Call of Duty</i>-playing mother has probably heard about this by now, but a leaked video from <i>Advanced Warfare</i> has confirmed a zombie …

5 ways to get 400 hp or better for $20,000

Big power, econocar bucks.<p>We live in a world where 200 horsepower is economy-car fare, 300 horsepower is mildly interesting, and 400 horsepower is the minimum needed to command many enthusiasts' attention.<p>Big horsepower is affordable, too, if you know where to look. In the past decade, the world …

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Nike Blazer Mid Vintage Premium QS "Patchwork Blue"

Appropriately deemed “Patchwork Blue,” the latest Nike Blazer Mid Vintage Premium QS serves as an<p>Appropriately deemed “Patchwork Blue,” the latest …

Top 100 European Football Prospects Aged Under 21

Welcome to B/R's index of the top youth prospects based in Europe aged 17-20.<p>We're seeing a lot of talented 21-year-olds make a serious impact at high levels—think Paul Pogba, Raphael Varane and Romelu Lukaku—and the year between 19 and 20 appears to be the period in which young players now make …

Unmanned NASA-contracted rocket explodes over eastern Virginia

<b>(CNN) —</b> An unmanned NASA-contracted rocket exploded in midair early Tuesday evening, producing huge flames and loud booms along the eastern Virginia coast but no injuries or deaths.<p>Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft had been set to launch at 6:22 p.m. ET from the …

The 15 Coolest Watches For Under £100

Nixon - Time Teller [£85]<p>Despite sounding like something uttered by Harry Potter on one of his boring adventures, a classic stainless steel strap and …

Report: Michael Brown's blood found on Officer Darren Wilson's gun, car door

Forensic tests have found the blood of Michael Brown on the gun, uniform and police cruiser belonging to Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot the unarmed teen two months ago in Ferguson, Missouri, The New York Times reported.<p>The revelation, provided by unnamed government officials familiar with …

10 best free music apps for Android

Finding free music is a lot easier than it used to be. No longer is piracy the easiest way. These days, you can find pretty much any song you want using just a few apps. Streaming services pop up and go down every year, but there are a few that have managed to stand out above the rest. Let’s take a …

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Moto G (2014) Review

The Bottom Line<p>The best budget smartphone you can buy<p>Pros<p>Price<br>Front-facing speakers<br>Bright display<br>Compact size<p>Cons<p>Lacks LTE connectivity<br>Questionable build quality<p>Bottom Line<p>The Moto G (2014) offers everything that we loved about the original, this time packing a larger display and an updated camera …

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How she went from a schoolteacher to an ISIS member

The petite 25-year-old tentatively opens the door to the hotel room where we've agreed to meet. Her face is covered, but her body language betrays her anxiety.<p>She slowly lifts her niqab, revealing her young, heart-shaped face. Her large brown eyes, filled with guilt and turmoil, are delicately made …

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Unboxing and First Impressions!

15 best action games for Android!

Action games are among the most popular on any platform. They get the blood pumping, the fingers moving, and it’s a great way to test your reflexes and wits. There are a variety of action games out there, including shooters, fighting games, adventure games, platformers, and more which makes …

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15 best Android games of 2018!

Gaming on mobile has been improving at a far greater rate than any technology that came before it. Android games seems to hit new heights every year. With the release of Android Nougat and Vulkan API, it only stands to get better and better over time. It won’t be long before mobile sees some even …

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Happy ending: Woman tracks down couple whose wedding photo she found in 9/11 rubble after 13-year search

A woman who spent 13 years trying to find a couple whose wedding photo she found in the rubble of 9/11 spoke of her joy when she finally got to speak …

What Parents Need To Know About 'Destiny'

As Destiny is released on Xbox and PlayStation here’s everything parents need to know about the game. What’s all the excitement about and what to watch out for.<p>Of course it will be some time before we really know what Destiny is. Sure, we know about its nuts and bolts along with the heavily …

Is London such a terrible place to live?

<i>According to the Economist Intelligence Unit's</i> <i>annual index</i><i>, London is among Europe's least "livable" cities. The index looks at a number of factors, including stability, healthcare, environment, education and social unrest.</i><p><b>Sam Jordison is co-editor of the Crap Towns books. He lives in Norwich</b><p>London …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Otterbox Roundup

June 2014

Scarlett Johansson: a star with politics under her skin

It is usually the case that studios, agents and distributors will co-ordinate release dates to capitalise on a star's popularity, but it is rare that an A-list actress will be headlining two remarkable new films and an international political controversy all at the same time. That's not your …

Saturday analysis: No horsing around from Hazard or Chelsea as Arsenal have mare

Liverpool 5-1 Arsenal<p>Another ‘big test’ for Arsenal and another depressing failure, as the second best defence in the Premier League was left with …

The best phablets money can buy

The first handheld phone was released by Motorola in the early 80s, called the MicroTAC 9800X. The phone took around 10 hours to charge, which allowed for 30 minutes of talk time. It also weighed a massive 790 grams and was 10-inches tall, not including the flexible antenna. The following couple of …

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HTC One Gold Unboxing

Paul Pogba – Fergie’s biggest mistake in 26 years?

There is not a single mention of Paul Pogba in 350 pages of Sir Alex Ferguson’s autobiography. This is revealing, because it likely means one of two …

Report: Sony Near To Profit On PS4 Hardware

Amidst the debate over the relative pricing of Sony’s (NYSE:SNE) PlayStation 4 and Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) Xbox One, one element of interest is the cost of producing the consoles themselves, and what that means for the two console giants. A teardown by IHS iSuppli has estimated the cost of the …

In 'Fire And Forget,' Vets Turned Writers Tell Their War Stories

This Veterans Day, considers these lines from the preface to <i>Fire And Forget,</i> a collection of short stories by veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan:<p>On the one hand, we want to remind you ... of what happened ... and insist you recollect those men and women who fought, bled, and died in …