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Apple Reportedly Shuts Down its eBay Refurb Store

It looks like Apple’s eBay refurbished products store is closed for business. All of the items in the store were taken offline Saturday morning, and …

London's Most Literate Pubs

The 2000-year-old city that is London is a living, breathing history book. While Samuel Johnson was right, "There is in London all that life can afford," often what we locals like doing most is to haul up in a pub. Luckily, we need not choose between comfort and culture when looking for a watering …

America's war on drugs is a charade, and a failure

Today, with very little effort, anyone can land in virtually any city in this country, and within a day or two, procure their drug of choice. Since …

Israel set to jail teenage conscientious objector for eighth time

It is a routine Nathan Blanc knows well. At 9am on Tuesday morning, the 19-year-old will report, as instructed in his draft papers, to a military …

Caroline Kennedy to be US ambassador to Japan - reports

<b>President Barack Obama has asked the daughter of former President John F Kennedy to be America's ambassador to Japan, US media report.</b><p>Caroline Kennedy was a key Obama supporter in 2008 and 2012, but has largely shunned political life.<p>She considered running for a New York senate seat when Hillary …

Japan

Aurora suspect James Holmes should be executed, say prosecutors

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/966000/966730_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518402321_9dec3cb22d05da5cb4c101548176dbef<p><b>Prosecutors have said they will seek the death penalty for the man accused of killing 12 people last July at a cinema in the US state of Colorado.</b><p>On …

Crime

High alert amid inquiry into Texas prosecutor's killing

<b>Law enforcement officials in Texas are on high alert two days after a county prosecutor and his wife were found slain in their home.</b><p>Mike McLelland, 63, was the third US justice official killed this year.<p>Police escorted employees into the courthouse on Monday and a prosecutor in one of the largest …

Crime