Richard Baul

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Shareholders to vote on bitterly disputed Samsung merger

The proposed merger of two Samsung Group units would see the group's de facto holding company, Cheil Industries, take over construction firm Samsung C&T in an all-stock deal.<p>For Samsung's founding Lee family, the merger is a crucial step in its strategy to consolidate its control of the giant, …

South Korea

Pair accused of animal cruelty in cutting down tree that housed baby birds

Residents in a Newport Beach community had pleaded with two men not to cut down a ficus tree, arguing that it would destroy several nests with young snowy egrets and herons, authorities said.<p>But Stephen John Esser and David Roger Stanley are accused of cutting the tree down anyway, killing some of …

Space junk collision scare forced ISS crew to evacuate

The ISS crew sure had a rough morning yesterday: a piece of an old Russian satellite came hurtling towards them, and the team didn't have enough time to move the station out of the way. Since they only had an hour and a half to spare, the crew chose to seal off modules to contain possible damage …

Photos: The world’s most impressive outdoor mazes and labyrinths

Outdoor mazes and labyrinths have captured our imagination for centuries, harking back to King Minos of Crete’s elaborate, winding structure to corral the hulking Minotaur in Greek mythology.<p>AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez<p>Corn mazes, especially plentiful in the US, provide farmers an additional source …

Northern Ireland

When Design, Art, Tech and Business Collide: 5 NEW INC Collaborative Projects to Watch

The world's first museum-led incubator presents projects from the Inaugural Class<p><i>Artwork courtesy of Philip Sierzega. Sugar Crystal Graphics designed</i> …

Synthesizers

One month after a meltdown at the US Open that many thought would haunt him, Dustin Johnson is on fire at the British Open

Johnson leads the pack after Round One at seven-under. He had five birdies and one eagle without a single bogey.<p>It comes less than a month after a brutal meltdown on the 18th green at the US Open. Johnson missed a long putt that would have won the tournament, then missed his next putt to tie, …

Golf