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Apple pulls iOS 8 update after iPhone users complain of major software glitch

Apple "actively investigating" after iPhone users claim they lost phone signal and features after downloading iOS 8 update<p><b>Apple</b> has pulled its latest update for its new <b>iOS 8 operating system</b> just an hour after its release, following customer complaints.<p>The technology giant released the first patch …

You Can Create The Perfect Password. Here's How

Are you one of those people who's still using "baseball" or your home address for all your passwords? We shouldn't have to tell you this, but having super simple login information is one of the easiest ways for hackers to get access to everything from your Netflix account to your bank account.<p>We …

How "Khorasan" Went From Nowhere To The Biggest Threat To The U.S.

The Islamist group targeted in airstrikes in Syria was almost unknown to the American public until recently. Now the Obama administration says they present a direct threat to the U.S.<p>WASHINGTON — An Al-Qaeda-connected group that the Obama administration has targeted with airstrikes alongside ISIS …

Middle East

Photo prompts speculation Nigeria's Boko Haram leader killed in battle

A grainy and gruesome photo has fueled speculation that the infamous leader of the Nigerian terror group Boko Haram is dead, even as the African nation's army presses fighters in the northern territory and the fate of hundreds of hostages hangs in the balance.<p>The military in neighboring Cameroon …

Thousands protest in Moscow over Russia's involvement in Ukraine

Thousands of people gathered in central Moscow on Sundayto protest against their country's involvement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine at an All-Russian March for Peace, the first large anti-Kremlin rally since the conflict started in April.<p>The march for an "end to the Russian regime's …

4Chan Managed To Troll iPhone Users Once Again With The Introduction Of ‘Wave’

The fine folks over at 4Chan had a great time trolling iPhone users upon the release of IOS 7, convincing people that the new update would make their phone waterproof. It worked so well that folks thought they’d try it again with the release of IOS 8, only raising stakes a bit this time …

As World’s Population Booms, Will Its Resources Be Enough for Us?

New projections of escalating growth increase the tension between humanity’s expanding needs and what the planet can provide.<p><b>There are more than 7 billion people on Earth now, and roughly one in eight of us doesn't have enough to eat. The question of how many people the Earth can support is a</b> …

Photographer Captures Tens of Thousands Fleeing ISIS

Learning of a refugee flood, John Stanmeyer went to Turkey's border.<p>At least 66,000 Syrian Kurds streamed into Turkey on Saturday, fleeing the latest advances of the Islamic State—the violent Sunni group that has declared a caliphate in parts of Syria and Iraq—as it moved further north in a bid to …

New Reports Offer Clearest Picture Yet of Rising Greenhouse Gas Emissions

As the UN prepares to convene its climate summit, disturbing new numbers.<p><b>Two days before the UN Climate Summit in New York, three new studies paint the clearest picture yet of rising greenhouse gas emissions and the dwindling opportunity for staving off the worst impacts—and also of at least one</b> …

I on Beauty: Chapter 7 - The Loss of Joan Rivers Highlights End-of-Life Care Issues

Photo Credit: Andrea Collins<p>Recently the world mourned the loss of comedic legend Joan Rivers. I must admit, the sudden passing of this truly wonderful woman personally saddened me. At the age of 81, her work schedule was more demanding than that of people half her age. In fact the night before she …

Medicine

Hinting at 2016, Hillary Clinton focuses on humanizing her image

With<p>Hillary Rodham Clinton's 2016 presidential run looking like a foregone conclusion, the question now is whether she has a message.<p>Fresh off a visit to Iowa and two events last week in Washington where she sought to reconnect with female voters, Clinton has sounded increasingly like a candidate. …

Greens: Climate march breaks record

NEW YORK — Al Gore, Leonardo DiCaprio and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon joined a larger-than-expected throng of activists, scientists, students and elected officials who took to New York City’s streets Sunday for a massive march meant to sound the alarm about climate change.<p>Organizers …

Senate Democrats Reveal Not-So-Secret Weapon In Campaign To Stay In Control

WASHINGTON -- By all rights, Democrats in the U.S. Senate should be measuring drapes for smaller offices as they head home for an election season that many analysts predict will hand control of the upper chamber to Republicans.<p>But the man most directly in charge of salvaging a grim year for …

Tony Blair: Isis fight could evolve to use 'combat force' as air strikes continue

Former UK prime minister said Obama ‘right to take on Isis’ US carries out more air strikes in Iraq, bringing total to 186<p>Kurds call on ‘all Middle East’ to fight Isis Trevor Timm: Is Obama really going back to war?<p>Former prime minister Tony Blair on Sunday said it was possible the fight against …

GOP at an anxious crossroads: Who are the Republicans of the future?

Democrats have their problems: a lame-duck president whose popularity has slumped, just about zero chance of winning back the House, and a better-than-fair shot at losing the Senate as well. But<p>Republicanswere facing multiple sources of tension, in California and nationally, as they met this …

Power Says Other Nations Will Join The U.S. In Airstrikes In Syria

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, said Sunday that other nations would likely join the U.S. in airstrikes to target Islamic State, the militant group also known as ISIL, in Syria.<p>ABC's "This Week" host George Stephanopoulos pointed out that not even the British government …

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>Sir Ken Dodd - master of tickling sticks, Diddy Men and tattifilarious comedy - …

Lamar Hawkins' 11-year-old friend Jordan Gonzalez pens suicide note after also being bullied

Just six days after 14-year-old Lamar Hawkins III committed suicide in his middle school bathroom after being a constant victim of bullying, his …

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Thousands of Syrian Kurds flee ISIL

Tens of thousands of Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey over the past two days, fleeing an advance by fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), who have seized dozens of villages close to the border, the UN's refugee agency says.<p>By Sunday, more than 70,000 refugees had crossed …

Ukraine clashes continue despite truce

Fighting in Ukraine is continuing and a ceasefire signed on September 5 to end fighting between the army and pro-Russia separates is "in name only", NATO's top military commander said.<p>"The situation in Ukraine is not good right now," US Air Force General Philip Breedlove told reporters in …

A Global Coalition of Inaction on Ebola

In a speech to the United Nations member states at the beginning of September, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International …

Disease

Observant NYPD Cop Notices Woman Choking In Her Car, Saves Her Life

Getting pulled over by the cops doesn't have to be a bad thing. Sometimes it can be lifesaving -- like when you're choking on a cough drop, for instance, and an observant officer follows your car, performs the Heimlich maneuver when you stop in the middle of the lane and then directs traffic around …