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#SaltBae Votes in Turkish Referendum in His Signature Style

Well-known Turkish chef Nurset Gokce — affectionately nicknamed “SaltBae” after a video went viral of his slicing and salting technique — cast his …

SABC News Online

Pres Zuma takes the stage, watch him celebrate his birthday #ZumaBirthday

Paris meeting marks end to Obama's failed Mideast diplomacy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration's eight years of unsuccessful Israeli-Palestinian diplomacy will come to a crashing end this weekend, with chances for a Mideast peace deal at perhaps their lowest ebb in a generation. A Paris peace conference attended by Secretary of State John Kerry …

Israel

Egypt releases remains of Paris flight crew

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Forensics Authority says it has released the remains of ten crew members of the EgyptAir Paris flight that crashed in May, killing all 66 passengers on board.<p>Authority spokesman Hisham Abdel Hamid told the Associated Press Saturday that the remains of the passengers will be …

Saudi Arabia

As Gambians lose fear, President Jammeh's isolation grows | Reuters

BANJUL (Reuters) - Lawyers, trade unions, teachers and journalists have joined a growing chorus of demands for Gambian President Yahya Jammeh to accept his defeat in a Dec. 1 election, as people lose their fear of the man who has ruled them for the past 22 years.<p>Gambian President Yahya Jammeh meets …

Africa

Militants linked to Isis claim they confiscated US weapons in Afghanistan

US military denies any suggestion a soldier has been captured Photos show American portable rocket launcher, radio, grenades and other gear<p>Militants linked to Islamic State have released photos that purport to show weapons and equipment that belonged to US soldiers and were captured by the group in …

Afghanistan

Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston go 'Instagram official' as canoodling pictures uploaded

A new picture of lovebirds Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston has emerged on social media after Swift's Fourth of July party.<p>Hiddleston appeared to join Swift's 'crew' as the two were joined on a waterslide by two supermodels.<p>The two haveremained rather quiet on social media about their blossoming …

Social Media

Business pessimism 'doubles after Brexit vote'

<b>UK business confidence has fallen sharply in the aftermath of the vote to leave the EU, research suggests.</b><p>The share of businesses that reported feeling pessimistic about the UK economy doubled in the week after the Brexit vote.<p>The figure jumped from 25% the week before the referendum to 49%, …

Goldman Sachs

This Ingenious Dinner Plate, Invented by an Ad Agency, Can Lighten a Meal by 30 Calories

Some of the best food on Earth is pretty greasy, so one agency in Thailand has come up with a simple way to lighten things up.<p>BBDO Bangkok partnered …

Advertising Industry

Storm over weather presenter told to cover up on air

<b>When TV weather presenter Liberte Chan was handed a cardigan and told to cover up during her broadcast it wasn't because there was a chill in the air.</b><p>The US meteorologist was in the middle of her California weekend forecast when she was given a grey cardigan to put on. Chan asked why she was being …

Social Media

Republic Wireless snags more phones for cheap Wi-Fi calling

The startup says it will soon give customers more handset choices as well as a second wireless service to act as a backup to Wi-Fi calls.<p>Wireless customers looking to save a buck with a mobile service based on Wi-Fi won't be restricted to one or two budget phones any longer.<p>Republic Wireless said …

Wi-Fi

Here’s the amazingly simple path to incredible homemade bagels

Let’s be frank. Most of us do not live in New York. Most of us probably wouldn’t want to live in New York, save for one reason: the bagels.<p>Pretty much the rest of America is woefully underserved when it comes to bagels. Our neighborhood sources tend to be grocery stores or chains — or downright …

Baking

IoT Research Report & Ecosystem on Internet of Things

Business Insider<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) Revolution is picking up speed and it will change how we live, work, and entertain ourselves in a million ways big and small.<p>From agriculture to defense, retail to healthcare, everything is going to be impacted by the growing ability of businesses, …

Internet of Things

Muslims for Trump, though few, see past rhetoric, bluster

DETROIT (AP) — As a Donald Trump supporter, Nedal Tamer feels he's in the minority among Muslim-Americans, comfortable with his choice yet somewhat confounded that he doesn't have more company.<p>Small numbers of Muslims find comfort, not concern, in Trump's strong stance on immigrants. They see it as …

Hillary Clinton

This Tool Hanger Is the Perfect Way to Keep Your Garage Organized

Finally, a better way to find your tools.<p>Anybody who's ever struggled with using crummy pegboard or those lousy little wire hangers to organize their workshop can appreciate this robust snap-together tool organizer. Called The Tool Hanger ($40), it consists of two polypropylene panels that fit …

Woodworking

Four ways to share your exact location with family (and why)

Do you know where your family is? You do now with these handy apps designed to share or track locations using your phone. Peace of mind is priceless.<p>Checking in on a family member in 2016 is much easier than ever, and perhaps less invasive, too. We don't have to call or text to see that Sally …

Apps

Borderless world inevitable, says Labour's John McDonnell

<b>Borders between countries will become "irrelevant" by the end of the century and the UK should prepare for that, John McDonnell has said.</b><p>The shadow chancellor said a borderless world was inevitable and people were already "ignoring" existing borders.<p>He also said the UK should be doing more to help …

United Kingdom

The Hidden Government Group Linking JFK, Watergate, Iran-Contra and 9/11

Captains America Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld, rigged to self-destruct. By Mr. Fish<p><i>Peter Dale Scott is considered the father of “Deep Politics”—</i> …

Gaza militants launch big rocket salvo at Israel

Hamas leader: No ceasefire with Israel

GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Hamas leader and member of parliament Mushir al-Masri said on Friday that the group had not agreed on a ceasefire with Israel, …

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Kurdish region to increase oil sales to global markets

<b>IRBIL, Iraq</b><p>Our goal is to export half a million barrels of oil every day to the global markets by the end of the year, Nechirvan Barzani, head of the …

Arbitrary Definition of Osteoporosis: Aging Transformed Into a Disease

Osteoporosis Myth: The Dangers of High Bone Mineral Density<p><b>The present-day definitions of Osteopenia and Osteoporosis were arbitrarily conceived by</b> …

Responsive Website Builder Webflow Raises $1.5 Million From Khosla, Tim Draper & Others

Webflow, the Y Combinator-backed startup aimed at making it easier for creative professionals to visually design and host their own responsive websites, has raised $1.5 million in seed funding. The round, which comes at a time when the company has grown its user base from 10,000 last summer to now …

This is the thinnest LED that anyone can make

Companies have been racing to slim down LED backlights as devices get ever thinner, but the University of Washington may have just beaten everyone to the finish line. Its scientists have developed an LED that, at three atoms thick, is easily the thinnest LED to date -- in fact, it's <i>impossible</i> to …

Online storage service Box is courting Hollywood, music industry

SAN FRANCISCO — Aaron Levie, the 29-year-old chief executive of Box Inc., walked the red carpet at the<p>Oscarsthis year in a dark suit and tie, pressed white shirt and his trademark neon blue sneakers.<p>"I asked about the sneaker dress code," said Levie, who like many Silicon Valley entrepreneurs …

Search

FORTUNE — A big challenge for investors is piercing management’s feel-good, “it’s all great if you leave out the bad stuff” earnings metrics to measure a company’s true profitability. Even the official GAAP accounting numbers frequently need plenty of scrubbing to reveal the real picture. For …

Machu Picchu streakers at rock bottom as authorities enforce cover-up

Guards ordered to increase surveillance at Peruvian tourist site after a spate of stripping<p>It has survived five centuries of conquest, earthquakes, landslides and mass tourism. But Peruvian authorities fear that Machu Picchu is facing a new threat: streakers.<p>Guards at the vast Inca citadel have …