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The Easy Profit Game Ends In Smartphones, So Apple Plays A New One

It seems Samsung and Apple at last have something in common. As the Korean giant forecast its profits would be massive, but slightly below expectations, its stock price took a tumble. It appears the industry has crossed through a level some call “peak smartphone” — the point of maximum profit. This …

SF plane crash: Crew tried to abort landing

The doomed Asiana Airlines jetliner had its throttles set to idle and was moving so slowly that it nearly stalled before it smashed into a seawall bordering a San Francisco International Airport runway, federal investigators said Sunday.<p>The crew tried to abort the landing and avert the disaster, …

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Asiana Airlines Says Pilot Of Crashed Plane Was On First Training Flight With Boeing 777

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP<p>SEOUL (Reuters) - Asiana Airlines Inc said the pilot in charge of landing the Boeing 777 that crash-landed at San Francisco's airport on Saturday was training for the long-range plane and that it was his first flight to the airport with the jet.<p>"It was Lee Kang-kook's …

With New Improvements, Facebook Brings Graph Search Function to All U.S. Users

Get ready for your Facebook search bar to start looking a little different.<p>Starting Monday, Facebook will begin rolling out the advanced search …

“Why did you shoot me? I was reading a book”: The new warrior cop is out of control

<b>(Public Affairs Books/Jenna Pope)</b><p>SWAT teams raiding poker games and trying to stop underage drinking? Overwhelming paramilitary force is on the rise<p>Radley Balko<p>July 7, 2013 11:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces”<p>Sal Culosi is dead because …

What the First Arrest Captured on Google Glass Really Means

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>On July 4th, documentary filmmaker named Chris Barrett took his newly acquired pair of Google …

Baby born using new IVF screening technique

<b>A baby has been born in the US using a new method for screening embryos during IVF which could dramatically reduce costs, researchers report.</b><p>Connor Levy was born in May after the test, devised at Oxford University, helped doctors pick an embryo with the best chance of success.<p>Only one in three …

IMF Chief Christine Lagarde Calls U.S. Budget Cuts 'Inappropriate'

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (Reuters) - The U.S. federal budget cuts are an inappropriate measure that will weigh on potential growth, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Sunday, urging Washington to present "credible" fiscal plans.<p>Washington enacted across-the-board federal government spending cuts, …

Raul Castro Scolds Cuban People For Corruption And Other 'Bad Behavior'

Speaking before legislators at one of parliament's twice-annual sessions, the Cuban president railed against decaying morals, a deteriorating sense of civic responsibility and vanishing values like honor, decency and decorum.<p>Castro aired a laundry list of complaints about illegal activities that he …

Ultra-Orthodox Jews To Serve In Israeli Military; Law Approved By Israeli Cabinet

By Jeffrey Heller<p>JERUSALEM, July 7 (Reuters) - Israel's cabinet approved a draft law on Sunday to abolish wholesale exemptions from military duty granted to Jewish seminary students, stoking ultra-Orthodox anger over the break with tradition.<p>Many Israelis have long bridled over state priveleges …

Pair accused in Canada Day bomb plot remain a mystery

Much of the story of John Nuttall and Amanda Korody remains a mystery. In Victoria, they lived a volatile life of drug addiction and heavy metal shows. In Surrey, they played friendly games of paintball but developed an increasingly extreme devotion to Islam.<p>How all this led to their arrest on …

Facebook begins rolling out Graph Search to U.S. users

Brace yourself for another Facebook search bar change.<p>The social-networking giant will begin rolling out an advanced search feature on Monday designed to tap its massive base of 1 billion users to answers users' questions about people, photos, places, and interests. Graph Search, which was …

China ex-rail minister given suspended death sentence

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/992000/992968_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524706360_3815afb9b7641e1f217674f2ab9a55e1<p><b>A Chinese court has given former Railways Minister Liu Zhijun a suspended death sentence for corruption and abuse of power, state media report.</b><p>Liu was …

Asiana Airlines Crash: Pilot Had 43 Hours Flying Boeing 777

The pilot in charge of the Asiana Airlines jet that crashed on landing at San Francisco International Airport had just 43 hours on the Boeing 777, …