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The Rockets are now actively trying to trade Dwight Howard, according to report

The Rockets seem ready to move on from Howard, but there might not be many takers if the price is steep.<p>Dwight Howard's time in Houston might come to an end sooner than expected. The Rockets are contacting teams about trading the 30-year-old center, according to Yahoo! Sports' Adrian …

Google reportedly building a completely stand-alone virtual reality headset

No smartphone or PC required<p>On Sunday, it was reported that Google is working on a new VR headset that's far more advanced than Cardboard and closer to Samsung's Gear VR. But Google's upcoming virtual reality plans are in fact even bigger than that, according to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. The company …

Virtual Reality

Stocks Tumble as Investors Flee to Safety

Blue chips fall to two-year low; drops in oil, bank shares send investors to bonds and gold<p>Major stock indexes hit multiyear lows and investors sought safety in government bonds and gold as the global market rout intensified Thursday.<p>A resumption of the slide in bank shares and a further fall in …

Stock Markets

FBI tightens grip on final occupiers at Oregon wildlife refuge

BURNS, Ore. (Reuters) - The four holdouts in the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon surrendered on Thursday, with the last protester repeatedly threatening suicide in a dramatic final phone call with mediators before he gave up, ending the 41-day standoff.<p>A sign thanking the …

Oregon