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Facebook’s head of security wants Flash to die

Flash is the knotweed of the internet, an infestation crawling with bugs and full of unsightly holes.<p>But despite Apple’s best attempts to rip it out by the roots by denying it a home in iOS’ walled garden, and the flowering of HTML5, it’s still not going away.<p>Facebook’s newly appointed Chief …

Dow up 217 as Greece agrees to bailout deal

Investors woke up Monday to word of Greece agreeing to a bailout deal with creditors, news that sent stocks sharply higher on Wall Street, which had feared a Greek exit from the euro.<p>The Dow Jones industrial average ended up 217.27 points, or 1.2%, as the blue-chip index moved back into positive …

Europe

Greece May Have To Sell Islands And Ruins Under Its Bailout Deal

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Europe

Air Canada named in 'overpricing conspiracy' lawsuit

A proposed class-action launched in Vancouver says airlines allegedly conspired to keep airfares artificially high.<p>The lawsuit alleges that Air …

Class Action
Europe

Fabio Cannavaro: The street urchin who became a World Cup 'legend' - CNN.com

<i>CNN's Human to Hero series celebrates inspiration and achievement in sport. Click here for videos and features</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- "When you win the World Cup, you start to become a legend -- for the people around the world, you are different."<p>For Fabio Cannavaro, this legendary status was hard earned.<p>At just …

Modern homes burn 8 times faster than 50 years ago

Fires engulf rooms in 3 minutes and create poisonous cyanide from oil-based materials<p>Firefighters say today's homes, furnished with modern technology …

Sofa

Canadians pay more for wireless because they demand more: report

A report co-authored by a pair of University of Calgary associates for The School of Public Policy posits “there is no evidence that there is a …

Fall Movie Preview: 16 Oscar Contenders to Watch For

That time of year when studios bring out their most award-worthy films<p>If you're a filmmaker looking to attract smart, adult audiences and award-show buzz this fall, it seems your best bet may be to set your movie in one of the following settings: out at sea, out in space, or in any year before …

The World's 10 Most Mesmerizing Views

From the freedom of wide open spaces to glittering of big city lights, our world is filled with thousands of breathtaking panoramas just waiting to be enjoyed. With the variety of natural wonders and stunning cities throughout the world, finding the best views can be somewhat of a daunting task. …

Hong Kong

15 Movies You Need To See Before The End Of The Year

November and December will be two of the busiest months of the year with big releases out every weekend and the return of Jennifer Lawrence in two anticipated films.<p>From epics in space and sea to historical adaptations and buzzed-about sequels and comedies there's a little bit of something for …

Movies

Top 10 debuts at Frankfurt

Nissan

Breaking Down Vancouver Canucks' Prospects at Forward

After a disappointing first-round playoff exit at the hands of the San Jose Sharks, the Vancouver Canucks have emptied quite a few roster spots without filling them through acquisitions or free agency, leading us only to believe that the door is open for some prospects to become regulars.<p>The …