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S.Sudan media switch off for 24-hours over journo's murder

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Media organizations in Sudan imposed a 24-hour news blackout on Friday to demand a full investigation into the killing of a newspaper reporter and assurances of safety for journalists working in the war-torn nation, officials from media associations said.<p>Peter Julius Moi …

Africa

Ex-bank president gets 2 years in prison in bailout fraud

NEW YORK (AP) — A one-time small community bank president who became the first person convicted of trying to rip off the federal bailout program was sentenced on Thursday to 2 1/2 years in prison by a judge who said time behind bars was necessary because his crimes were too serious for his …

Corruption

Dow plummets 358 points to close below 17,000 for first time since October

Fears of a China slowdown ripped through global markets and sent U.S. stocks to their lowest level of the year on Thursday.<p>All the major indexes were in the red. The Dow fell 358 points to close below 17,000, for the first time since last October. The index fell 2.06% -- the the worst loss since …

Stock Markets

#EpicFail: Twitter falls below $26 IPO price

It's hard to imagine things getting much worse for Twitter. But the stock is now trading below the price that Twitter sold shares for when it first went public.<p>#Ouch!<p>Twitter dipped under $26 for the first time ever onThursday. Twitter priced its initial public offering at $26 in November 2013.<p>The …

Sheryl Sandberg

The worldwide smartphone market is slowing down

There's a statistic floating around that says that nearly everyone on Earth has a smartphone, but just over half of them have access to proper sanitation. Between that stat and this report from Gartner, it looks as if a great many smartphone makers should think about starting their own …

Mobile

Samsung Is Really Really Really Keen To Convert iPhone Owners To Its Smartphones

Got an iPhone? Got a dollar? That’s all you need if you want to take one of Samsung’s newest smartphones for a thirty day, “no obligation” spin. (That’s assuming that you live in the U.S.)<p>The Korean phone maker, which continues to see its growth slip as Android smartphones themselves suffer a …

Mobile

"FIRST REPUBLICAN DEBATE HIGHLIGHTS: 2015" — A Bad Lip Reading of The Republican Debate

Ashley Madison: Britain's first divorce proceedings launched

Panicked spouses are checking to see if their partners' details form part of the data leak and many are contacting lawyers<p>The first British divorce to arise from the <b>leak of data from the Ashley Madison adultery website</b> has already been set in motion, it has emerged.<p>Nigel Shepherd, a partner at the …

Ashley Madison

How To Make A Slipcover For An Ottoman Or Coffee Table {Ikea Style}

What to hear a shocker? I want my living room to be more white. I know, I know. Right now, it just seems to be all the same creamy color. My walls …

Sewing

Small Space Decorating Ideas, How to Make Apartment Look Larger

Unfortunately, if you live in a small space, the only way to gain tangible, <i>measurable</i> square feet is to move. But you can fake a larger apartment with a simple trick: Add mirrors. There's a bit of an art to this decorating addition—for example, a single, small mirror won't do the trick. So for …

Living Room Ideas – The Ultimate Design Resource Guide

Once inside your front door, the first room your guests and family members are likely to encounter is your living room. You host gatherings in your …

Home Decorating

The Week in Review: Attention on Women in Sports

A string of achievements by women in sports has increased attention on their individual successes and the larger role they play in the world of athletics.<p>American mixed martial artist Ronda Rousey defeated Bethe Correia on Saturday to capture the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Women’s …

2016 on Tap: CNN Politics Debate Recap with Mark Preston

As part of 2016 Election Central, we will interview a key member of CNN’s political team after each debate. They’ll break down who was helped and hurt by the previous night’s jousting and give us a peek into what we should watch for in the week ahead. Today’s insight comes from CNN Politics …

5 Topics for…Republican Presidential Debate #1

The top 10 Republican presidential candidates will take the Fox News stage Thursday for the first debate of the 2016 election cycle. The two-hour event has the potential to help or hurt each candidate on the stage, all of whom are embroiled in a competitive race. Which candidates will take on …

5 Topics for…Jon Stewart’s Final Daily Show

For 16 years, Jon Stewart’s satirical brand of comedy was a cultural mainstay, a must-hit set for politicians and influencers, and the place from which 12 percent of Web-using adults and nearly 24 percent of young men received their news. On Thursday, Stewart will say goodbye to Comedy Central’s …

On the Red Couch with Comedian Eddie Izzard

<i>“A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing,” said the American philosopher William James. Getting a laugh poses risks: say the wrong thing and everyone thinks you’re tone deaf. Ironically, it’s a serious matter.</i><p><i>For comedian and actor Eddie Izzard, it’s also a career hazard. Fond of making</i> …

Man killed by St. Louis police was shot in the back, autopsy shows

<b>(CNN) —</b> A black man killed in a shooting by St. Louis police Wednesday died from a gunshot wound in the back, the city's police department said Friday, citing an autopsy.<p>Police have said that Mansur Ball-Bey, 18, pointed a gun at them before officers opened fire -- an account disputed by his …

Law Enforcement

Best Professionally Designed Kitchen: General Assembly

The winner of the Remodelista Considered Design Awards Best Professionally Designed Kitchen is Brooklyn design firm General Assembly and founder …

Web design: These sites and apps can help you decorate your home

What color couch should I get to go with my mint-green walls? Will this couch even fit in my 1,000-square-foot apartment? Why are all these couches …

Apps

Senators Urge Recall of All Vehicles With Takata Air Bags

WASHINGTON -- Two U.S. senators on Thursday called on Japanese auto supplier Takata Corp to immediately recall all vehicles containing the company's air bags.<p>Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Edward Markey of Massachusetts, both Democrats, serve on a Senate panel that has been …

Takata

Expert with new theory on Nefertiti's tomb invited to Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptologist who believes Queen Nefertiti's crypt may be hidden behind King Tutankhamun's 3,300-year-old tomb in the famed Valley of the Kings has been invited to Cairo to defend his theory, Egypt's Antiquities Ministry said Wednesday.<p>The theory by British Egyptologist Nicholas …

Ancient History

Arrival of the Tall Ships at Sail Amsterdam

Netherlands

How To Decorate With Fall's Hottest Colors

According to J.Crew's Head Stylist, Gayle Spannaus, cobalt blue and canary yellow are going to be huge in the season ahead.<p>According to J.Crew's Head Stylist, Gayle Spannaus, cobalt blue and canary yellow are going to be huge in the season ahead. And they look just as great incorporated into your …

You've been wearing a suit wrong this entire time

When it comes to dressing up in a suit, it doesn't have to be so difficult: Keep it simple, stupid.<p>With never-ending occasions for formalwear — …

How Google Could Rig the 2016 Election

Google has the ability to drive millions of votes to a candidate with no one the wiser.<p>America’s next president could be eased into office not just by TV ads or speeches, but by Google’s secret decisions, and no one—except for me and perhaps a few other obscure researchers—would know how this was …

Obama Administration