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California officials warn fire season could be worst in 100 years

Southern California fire officials warned Monday that the state should take caution during a brutal fire season that projections suggest could be the worst to hit the region in a century.<p>“We’re going to have a very volatile fire season,” Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby said at a Monday …

Try It Now

Great class @ycombinator yesterday. Every single company up and to the right! http://t.co/jvn2Z9mA5j

Manning gets 35 years in prison for massive leak of US secrets

FORT MEADE, Md. — Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier who leaked hundreds of thousands of secret government documents, was sentenced by a military judge Wednesday to 35 years in prison and a dishonorable discharge.<p>Because of credit for time served and military parole rules, Manning could be out of …

US states banned from exporting their trash to China are drowning in plastic

Being green is getting a lot harder for eco-friendly states in the US, thanks to the country’s dependency on overrun Chinese recycling facilities. Recycling centers in Oregon recently stopped accepting clear plastic “clamshell” containers used for berries, plastic hospital gowns and plastic bags, …

Pollution

School Clerk In Georgia Persuaded Gunman To Lay Down Weapons

Tuesday's terrifying incident at an elementary school near Atlanta — in which a gunman with an assault rifle and other weapons entered the building — ended with no one being hurt after a school clerk apparently spent about an hour talking to the young man. She says she persuaded him to put down his …

Marijuana Not High Obama Priority

President Obama says recreational users of marijuana in states that have legalized the substance should not be a "top priority" of federal law …

Thai Police Seize 16 ‘Illegal’ Elephants From Tourist Areas | Jakarta Globe

A further planned raid on Friday is expected to seize 10 more elephants from Kanchanaburi in the west, central Chonburi and the northeastern …

Best Buy Launching Two-Day iPad Trade-In Promo Starting Friday

If you’re looking to offload an old iPad and want to make some money in the process, this weekend might be a good time to do it.<p>Friday and Saturday, …

Saying goodbye to PCWorld in print

Harry McCracken is calling it: the era of the PC magazine is over. <i>PCWorld</i> announced Wednesday that after 30 years in print the issue on stands now will be its last. McCracken, who worked at <i>PCWorld</i> from 1994 to 2008 as both an editor and a writer, has written what is essentially an obituary for the …

Chairman Eric Schmidt: Google's Relationship With Apple Has Improved

He praised Apple alongside Google saying, "These are two proud, well-run, different companies."<p>He was talking at the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, where the tech elite gather annually.<p>Google and Apple used to be much closer. Schmidt and Apple's late CEO Steve Jobs knew …

Silicon Valley

Derek Jeter returns to Yankees, gets injured

NEW YORK -- In his first game at Yankee Stadium since breaking his ankle in the 2012 playoffs, Derek Jeter singled in his first at-bat. He also didn't hit the ball out of the infield and ultimately needed a pinch-hitter after he suffered a thigh muscle injury.<p>The New York Yankees captain's season …

Metta World Peace Officially Amnestied By Los Angeles Lakers

After four seasons on the Los Angeles Lakers, controversial small forward Metta World Peace is officially on the open market, as the Lakers bought him out through the NBA's amnesty provision, according to Kevin Ding of the <i>OC Register</i>:<p>Lakers have officially waived @MettaWorldPeace via the NBA …

Basketball

T-Mobile Unveils New Jump Phone Upgrade Program, Expands LTE Network

T-Mobile announced a new phone upgrade plan it calls Jump that enables customers to switch out their devices at least two times a year, contrary to what most other US phone carriers currently offer.<p>Other news the company shared involves the expansion of its LTE Network, will begin selling three new …

Real Madrid Reportedly Set to Make Cristiano Ronaldo World's Highest-Paid Player

Real Madrid are reportedly set to make Cristiano Ronaldo the highest-paid player in the world as they try to wrap up a new contract with the 28-year-old.<p>Ronaldo—who is currently making £215,000 per week according to <i>The Sun</i>—confirmed earlier this week that his immediate future remains with Real …

Soccer

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

What's New About the Twinkie and Other Hostess Brands Favorites

Hostess Brands LLC is preparing for the return of the Twinkie in a week, without unionized workers, company stores or the pile of debt the …

Girls' Education

GOLDMAN: The Dollar Is Telling Us A Lot Of Companies Will Report Worse-Than Expected Revenues

One metric that everyone will follow closely is revenue, which tells us everything we need to know about the state of demand for stuff.<p>"A closer look at the revenues estimates shows that analysts are expecting relatively anemic growth of 2.3% this year and 4.3% next year," noted Ed Yardeni, a …

Markets

How the world’s most important financial benchmark makes money

The British Bankers’ Association (BBA) voted unanimously to sell Libor—the London Interbank Offered Rate—to NYSE Euronext, the US-based stock exchange company. Libor, calculated based on rates at which the world’s largest financial institutions say they can lend to each other on a daily basis, is …

Investing

Aaron Hernandez asks Patriots to 'trust him' in pre-Draft letter

The former Patriots tight end promised "absolutely nothing to worry about" in a letter before the 2010 NFL Draft.<p>There were concerns regarding Aaron Hernandez's activities off the football field before the 2010 NFL Draft. Teams had concerns about his alleged use of marijuana during his time at …

A Botswana Safari Camp Is The New Best Hotel In The World

It received a score of 96.60 out of 100.<p>Located in the Moremi Game Reserve, the hotel, which is made up of two camps, offers unparalleled luxury in the thick of the wild.<p>The hotel is designed to take advantage of its natural surroundings: There are outdoor plunge pools, al fresco dining areas, and …

Wildlife

Reaching New Heights: SHOUHARDO Report

SHOUHARDO: Measuring Success<p>Reaching New Heights – Literally!<p>When the results of an innovative program in Bangladesh to fight child malnutrition came …

The Pirate Bay founder is raising money for spy-proof messaging app

Advertisement<p>38 Comments<p>Private messages really <i>aren’t</i> so private, and Peter Sunde, co-founder and former spokesperson for BitTorrent search engine …

Rockets fined $150,000 for Dwight Howard comments during free agent moratorium

The Houston Rockets broke NBA moratorium rules by speaking publicly about center Dwight Howard.<p>The NBA has fined the Houston Rockets $150,000 for "team personnel" speaking publicly about free agent center Dwight Howard during the restricted, nine-day moratorium, according to ESPN's Marc Stein.<p>That …