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Do You Really Know What Bitcoin Is?

<i>What to know about the crypto-craze before it implodes.</i><p>Maybe it was those stories you heard — Lamborghinis and second mortgages, fortunes made and …

Bitcoin

Chibok Girls, 3 Years Later: Anguished Parents Still Wait

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — For three grueling years Pogu and Yana Galang have waited, desperate for their daughters to return home.<p>The three girls were among nearly 300 female students kidnapped on April 15, 2014, when members of Boko Haram stormed their boarding school in the village of Chibok in …

Africa

Why it's totally possible this group of hackers is the CIA

To folks at the cybersecurity firm Symantec, the hacking group they call "Longhorn" has always seemed like a state actor.<p>The group has hacked 40 …

A new report paints some striking differences between Obama and John Kerry on foreign policy

Throughout his article, Goldberg reported of several instances in which Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry have been at odds.<p>For one, Kerry was not at the August 30, 2013, meeting in which Obama opted not to order a military strike on the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad.<p>That came in …

Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnap at least 185 in Nigeria, witnesses say

Suspected Islamic militants -- believed to be Boko Haram -- stormed a village in Nigeria and captured at least 185 young men, women and children, witnesses revealed Thursday.<p>The attack occurred in Gumburi on Sunday, but details of it emerged Thursday after survivors reached the city of Maiduguri, …

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Due to popular demand, we're publishing the best of our ongoing "Tip of the Day" series as a Flipboard magazine to help you take advantage of all the hidden features of iOS 8. Follow our <i>Top iOS 8 Tips</i> magazine on Flipboard and get regular updates with time-saving tips on everything from Apple Pay …

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Boko Haram Kano attack: Loss of life on staggering scale

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1127000/1127905_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524787814_21cdcdb769cea7fa45daf793a811b879<p><b>The tension is palpable in Kano, after bombers and gunmen struck killing more than 100 people at the central mosque.</b><p>No-one here is in any doubt that …

Africa

Help Hands4Others Help Uganda

Six years ago, inspired by an eye-opening trip to Belize, three Santa Barbara teenagers decided to start helping less privileged parts of the world …

Nicholas Kristof Keynotes UCSB Conference

Nicholas Kristof writes a biweekly op-ed column for the <i>New York Times</i>. He has won two Pulitzer Prizes, and in 2011 he was a finalist for columns that …

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To promote awareness of the importance of bees and support organic garden pollination, Westmont senior and Beekeeping Club president Daniel Erickson …

The Horizon

Edee Schulze was installed Friday as the new Vice President of Student Life and Dean of Students in a convocation ceremony during chapel.<p>The ceremony …

The Horizon

IN THE KNOW: What is an eating disorder?<p>Santa Barbara is a very athletic, health-centered place. And there is nothing wrong with exercise and food in …

The Horizon

Recent graduate Taylor Jashinsky, ’14, will be working at a Christian non-profit organization called World Concern for two years in Southeast …

Sri Lanka

Boko Haram takes Nigerian town where girls were kidnapped, residents say

Boko Haram fighters late Thursday took over at least three towns in northeast Nigeria, including Chibok, the scene of the April kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls by the militant group, residents and a lawmaker said Friday.<p>"Boko Haram has taken over Chibok and we have all fled," said Enoch …

Islamic extremists seize Nigerian town of kidnapped girls

Nigerian terror group Boko Haram took control of Chibok, the town where the militants kidnapped nearly 300 schoolgirls earlier this year, officials said Friday.<p>"Nobody can tell you what is happening there today because everybody is just trying to escape with their lives," local government Chairman …

Boko Haram denies truce, kidnapped girls married

ABUJA, Nigeria — The leader of Nigeria's Islamist extremist group dashed hopes for the release of 200 kidnapped girls Saturday, denying reports of a truce with the government.<p>In a new video message, Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau says the schoolgirls have converted to Islam and married off. "The …

Disney Has Figured Out A Way To Get More Girls To Play Console Video Games

There's been a lot of chatter lately about female video gamers.<p>A game industry critic was forced out of her home after receiving rape threats on Twitter. At the E3 press conference in June, severed heads outnumbered women presenters.<p>The game industry has long been considered a boys club, although …

Walt Disney Company

How to Bring Back the Nigerian Schoolgirls, Three Months On

On Monday, it will be exactly three months since Boko Haram kidnapped over two hundred schoolgirls from the town of Chibok, in Nigeria. Briefly a cause célèbre, the girls have now been mostly forgotten by the citizens, celebrities, and politicians in other countries who once passionately pled for …

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Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

Wall Street

ESPN: The Worldwide Leader in Sports

Subscribe Now<p>Favorites<p>Customize ESPN<p>Sign UpLog In<p>ESPN Apps<p>Rozier shines as Celtics take Game 1<p>Rozier shows off handles on alley-oop to Morris<p>Rozier …

Basketball

<b>Trump rallies in Michigan, touting economy, diplomacy and blasting media... <br>Threatens to 'close down the country' over funding for border wall... <br>THE</b> …

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