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Presidency defends Zuma's teen moms comments

Johannesburg - The presidency on Wednesday defended President Jacob Zuma's comments about teenage mothers, saying he did not single out only …

Best Tours in Asia 2014

From Traveler Magazine's 2014 Tours of a Lifetime<p><b>Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia: Caucasus Culture Club</b><p>This specialist in travel to post-Soviet states has plumbed the rich culture of the Caucasus to deliver an itinerary with uncommon access, from a recital by Armenia’s Luys Quintet to a private tour …

Elgar: Symphony No 1; Cockaigne, review: 'supple and distinctive'

Russian conductor Vasily Petrenko demonstrates that you don't have to be English to take on the English master, says Geoffrey Norris<p>Back in the late Seventies and early Eighties, Gennady Rozhdestvensky as chief conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra espoused Elgar with a distinction that surprised …

Sparrow Flies Away, As Google Finally Pulls iOS And Mac Email Apps From Apple’s Stores

As Google sharpens the focus on its new Inbox email app, the company has quietly made another move on the email front: it appears to have pulled the Sparrow iOS and Mac apps from their respective Apple App Stores. Google, as you may remember, acquired the French startup Sparrow, including its …

Apps

Osborne demands ‘Plan B’ as eurozone talks with Greece falter

The Chancellor has asked what EU preparations have been made for a Greek exit from the euro<p>George Osborne has demanded to know whether the eurozone has a “Plan B” after talks between Greece and its international creditors collapsed amid bitter recriminations on Monday night.<p>The Chancellor, …

Obama vows to abide by immigration court order

<b>(CNN) —</b> A federal judge in Texas has temporarily blocked President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, which has drawn opposition from 26 states across the nation.<p>United States District Judge Andrew Hanen ruled late Monday night to block executive actions Obama took late last year to …

LG Prepares To Battle The Apple Watch With Its First All-Metal Smartwatch

LG was among the first wave of smartphone makers to venture into smartwatches. The G Watch and G Watch R are probably among the best in the market right now — not that this statement says much — but LG just announced its latest addition, the LG Watch Urbane, as Apple prepares to enter the …

Wearable Tech

Case makers are already prepared for the 12-inch iPad Pro

Everyone might be tripping over themselves to talk about the possible Apple Car, but there’s a much-more imminent Apple device rumored to be on the way: the 12-inch+ “iPad Pro” tablet.<p>Over the weekend, French Apple-watching website Nowhereelse.fr shared a handful of new pictures of the mythical …

IPad Pro