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4 US reporters arrested in Bahrain on uprising's anniversary

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain has arrested four American journalists covering the anniversary of its 2011 uprising amid a long crackdown on dissent in the tiny Gulf nation, witnesses said Monday.<p>Police said they detained four Americans for providing "false information that they were …

Middle East

Despite Marriage Counselor Visit, There Is 'No Reconciliation' for Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner – But 'They Care About Each Other,' Sources Say

Despite a friendly-looking visit to a counseling center, Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck are moving forward with their decision to divorce, a source …

Tom Hardy Brings His Dog To 'Legend' Premiere, And The Red Carpet Has Never Been Cuter

Turns out the best red carpet companion is a dog.<p>Tom Hardy brought his dog Woody to Thursday's premiere of "Legend" at London's Leicester Square. The 37-year-old, whose pregnant wife Charlotte Riley was also in attendance, looked dapper in a three-piece suit with his pup by his side.<p>Needless to …

Hardy

Car companies are scrambling for AI talent as Google and Apple’s driverless cars loom

Before Silicon Valley can disrupt the car industry, the car industry wants to join forces with Silicon Valley. Today (Sept. 4), Toyota announced it’s investing $50 million into a partnership with MIT and Stanford University to accelerate research into artificial intelligence and robotics.<p>Toyota …

Artificial Intelligence

Facebook working with schools on a personalized learning app

In an unusual side project, Facebook has built an app that helps teachers create tailor-made student learning plans, and it may come a US school near you for free. The social network got involved in the project after it learned about an institution called Summit Public Schools, which is …

Spotify generously translates its privacy policy into plain English

Spotify updated its privacy policy on Thursday in an attempt to quell concern about the company's efforts to collect and share data about its …

Jessica Alba’s Honest Company Faces $5 Million Lawsuit Over “Unnatural Ingredients”

The company’s sunscreen is also under fire for allegedly failing to prevent sunburn.<p>After complaints on social media that claimed its sunscreen was ineffective at preventing sunburn, Jessica Alba’s The Honest Company is facing a $5 million class-action lawsuit.<p>Honest Co. is valued at $1 billion and …

Skin Care

Walmart To Reopen Stores Closed In Alleged Retaliation Against Workers

Union leaders claim Walmart temporarily shuttered five stores in retaliation against labor activism at one location. The company says it was merely to fix faulty plumbing.<p>Walmart will soon re-open five stores whose temporary closure in April was alleged by union organizers to be a form of …

Africa is minting millionaires but the poor aren’t getting any richer

Africans are getting richer.<p>In their latest look at Africa’s monied class, the research firm New World Wealth reveals that there are 163,000 millionaires across the continent, that is, people with assets worth at least $1 million. This millionaire class boasts a combined wealth of US$670 billion, …

Africa

Kraft’s recall of cheese Singles just got a lot bigger

The Kraft Singles recall of the popular cheese slices just became about 10 times larger.<p>What first included about 36,000 packages of the product …

Puerto Rico

Woman Finds Tiger Cub, Takes It to Shelter Like It's No Big Deal

A tiger cub found while it took a neighborhood jaunt in California on Thursday is now in the custody of an animal shelter after a woman turned in the …

Inland Empire

UAE soldiers killed in Yemen fighting

Troops were killed during operations against Houti rebels in Marib province, making it the deadliest day ever for Emirati military<p>Forty-five soldiers from the United Arab Emirates have been killed while taking part in Saudi-led operations in Yemen against Houthi rebels – the deadliest day ever for …

Middle East

Hillary Clinton Tells NBC News She Is ‘Sorry’ for Email Confusion

In an exclusive interview with NBC News/MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell on Friday, Hillary Clinton said she’s “sorry” there’s been so much controversy over her private email server, but declined to apologize for the decision to use it. She also suggested that GOP front-runner Donald Trump is unqualified to …

Government

Guatemala's ex-president tells court he's 'an honest person'

Guatemala's former president was back in front of a judge on fraud charges Friday morning after spending the night in a military jail.<p>Otto Perez Molina went from president to prisoner on Thursday after his resignation was accepted by the nation's Congress.<p>The 64-year-old former general stepped down …

10 things Canadians miss after leaving home

1. Caesars.<p>Go to any bar outside of Canada and order a Caesar and they’ll tell you they don’t have salads. You’ll long for the perfect …

Khloé Kardashian Had Her 'Tramp Stamp' Removed

Khloé Kardashian gave into the patriarchy today and had her "tramp stamp" removed. The tattoo, now a mere memory in the archives of thousands of paparazzi photos, was a cross and angel wings below the word "Daddy." She intended to memorialize her late father Robert with it. Recall that the single …

Ryan Seacrest

Google is heading back to China

Google<p>left China five years ago after disputes over censorship with the Chinese government, but according to a report Friday in The Information, the …

Android News

Misha Collins: Donald Trump needs to find a job, perhaps as a cat circus tour assistant

If Donald Trump doesn’t end up making it into the White House, he may not need to fall back on real estate.<p>As Misha Collins suggested on Twitter on …

Australian Model and Fitness Guru Sophie Guidolin Shows Off Body Just Two Days After Giving Birth to Twins

This is Sophie Guidolin’s reality.<p>The 26-year-old model and fitness guru shared a photo of her post-baby body on Instagram, just two days after …

8 Chicken Dinners That Are Anything but Boring

<b>1. Thai Minced Chicken Lettuce Cups</b><p>If you like Thai food, you'll love these minced chicken lettuce cups boldly flavored with fresh ginger, lime, chili pepper, fish sauce and brown sugar. The recipe is easy to make with ingredients found at your regular supermarket. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Middle Eastern</b> …

Cooking

Tim Tebow to Organize 45 Proms for People with Special Needs

Certain things come to mind when one thinks about a prom. Limo rides. Prom gowns. Corsages. Dancing. Tim Tebow.<p>Wait. Tim Tebow?<p>The former NFL …

When you wish upon a star: nuclear fusion and the promise of a brighter tomorrow

The countryside of Saint-Paul-lez-Durance in Provence is a serene terrain of thickly wooded hills. On chilly January mornings, the air becomes thick with mist and the sky glows red as the sun pokes up above the horizon at dawn. By mid-morning, that haze is usually gone, leaving behind a bright blue …

Nuclear Energy

Walmart quietly launches its low-cost streaming video stick

Do you like the idea of a streaming media stick for your TV, but find that even Google's Chromecast or Amazon's Fire TV Stick costs more than you're willing to pay? You'll want to visit your local Walmart, then. The big-box retailer tells <i>GigaOM</i> that its Vudu Spark dongle, teased at the FCC back in …

VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines - September 19, 2014