Ira Samonte

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U.S. may have identified masked man in James Foley execution video

U.S. law enforcement officials believe they may have identified the masked man seen in the ISIS video of the killing of American journalist James Foley, two U.S. officials told CNN.<p>"They have a pretty good idea of who it may be," a U.S. official said. But the official cautioned that "it's not 100% …

ISIS flaunts captured jets and artillery - CNN Video

Rebels sold Steven Sotloff's location to ISIS for thousands, family rep says

The family of slain American hostage Steven Sotloff believes ISIS paid as much as $50,000 to rebels who alerted the militant group that the journalist had entered Syria, a spokesman told CNN.<p>The family had learned from "sources on the ground" that a member of a moderate rebel group reached out to …

Flooding death toll rises in South Asia - CNN Video

Book Trailer: DON'T TOUCH by Rachel M. Wilson

Publishers Bet Big on Two Picture Books

Each season, adorable, memorable picture book characters make their debuts, but only a few—such as Peter Rabbit, Curious George, Ian Falconer’s …

#flipshopping: Beach Reads

Inside Flipboard / July 3, 2014<p>Reading outside is one of the greatest parts of summer. Whether you intend to spend some time at the beach, a lake, a …

The Week in Review: Ferguson Aftermath

Unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer on August 9 in Ferguson, MO. His death transformed the small city into an …

The Week in Review: Value of Sleep

We blame it on laziness, too much socializing or a late bedtime, but there is also some science involved in why teens just can’t wake up in the …

Sleep

The Week in Review: Celebrity Images Hacked

Over 100 stars were exposed in the latest round of photo leaks to hit the Internet, this time revealing nude or nearly nude images of household …

iCloud

What the ISIS Flag Says About the Militant Group

The world is now becoming accustomed to seeing images of the stark black-and-white flag whose bearers are threatening to remake the Middle East and …

Month: The Calendar Widget – Indie app of the day

What is Month: The Calendar Widget<p>Month: The Calendar Widget is essentially the most glorious selection of calendar widgets available right now. The app comes with a single widget which is a month view style calendar widget. From there you can select over 70 themes which are available in theme …

Apps

Bathroom Break: India's Sanitation Crisis Is Trapping Women in a Cycle of Violence

Last week, the Thomson Reuters Foundation outlined how Bangladesh, India's much poorer and flood-prone neighbor, has had more success building bathrooms for its citizens.<p>In just over a decade, Bangladesh managed to decrease the percentage of people defecating in the open from 19 percent in 2000 to …

The Unlikely Alliance of Hackers Fighting the Islamic State

A motley crew of unlikely allies are taking on the Islamic State online, taunting them, taking down Twitter accounts and allegedly jamming the …