Jeremiah Campoverde

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Obama To Delay Immigration Actions Until After Midterms

President Barack Obama has decided to delay taking controversial executive actions on immigration reform until after the November midterm elections, …

Newswire: Deadmau5 is ready to fight Disney over the rights to his head

In news that surprisingly hasn’t happened already, Disney is preparing to take electronic musician Deadmau5 to court over the use of his big mouse …

Canada mocks Russia on Twitter with helpful map and geography lesson offer

Some helpful advice from Canada to Russian troops who "keep getting lost" in Ukraine<p>Canadian officials have risked upsetting Russia by offering their soldiers geography lessons.<p>The Great White North's delegation to Nato gently mocked Russia’s recent claims its troops had crossed the Ukraine border …

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Pope Francis urges young not to waste time on Internet and smartphones

Pope Francis tells young people 'chatting on the Internet or with smartphones (and) watching TV soap operas' are futile and a waste of time<p>Pope Francis has urged 50,000 German altar servers not to waste time on the Internet, smartphones and television, but to spend their time on more productive …

Temple University Scraps SAT Requirement For New Students

July 29 (Reuters) - Philadelphia's Temple University said on Tuesday it will no longer require prospective students to submit a standardized test score when they apply, joining a small but growing group of schools that believe there are other ways to gauge talent.<p>Temple said it is the first public …

Google Wants To Improve Its Translations Through Crowdsourcing

Over the years, Google Translate has gotten significantly better at giving its users (relatively) legible translations for most commonly used languages. It’s still far off from being perfect, though, and today Google announced a new initiative that aims to get more input from its users to improve …

Kerry heads to Mideast in bid for cease-fire

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is heading back to the Middle East as the Obama administration attempts to bolster regional efforts …

Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs

REDMOND, Wash. — Microsoft is cutting up to 18,000 jobs, about 14 percent of its staff, over the next year as it works on integrating the Nokia devices business it bought in April and cut down on management layers.<p>The news sent shares up 3 percent in premarket trading.<p>It’s the boldest move by CEO …

Putin visits Cuba, forgives debt

HAVANA — Russian President Vladimir Putin began a six-day Latin American tour aimed at boosting trade and ties in the region with a stop Friday in Cuba, a key Soviet ally during the Cold War that has backed Moscow in its dispute with the West over Ukraine.<p>The two countries signed about a dozen …

Hagel: US aware of Russian, Iranian roles in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. knows Russia and Iran are providing fighter aircraft to help Iraq combat Islamic extremists, but Washington is not …

Clinton's Potential 2016 Rival: We Can't 'Send Children Back to Death'

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley broke publicly with President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Friday, calling for a more …

Children of Same-Sex Parents Are Healthier: Study

Kids' Health<p>Children of same-sex parents have above average health and well-being, research by the University of Melbourne shows.<p>The research was based on data from the Australian Study of Child Health in Same-Sex Families, which involved input from 315 same-sex parents and a total of 500 children. …

Mental Health

Report: Poland's Foreign Minister Blasts 'Worthless' U.S. Relationship

Polish magazine <i>Wprost</i> claims to have obtained recordings of a conversation in which Poland’s Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski says that “the …

US cuts aid to Uganda over anti-gay law

The United states has cut aid to Uganda and cancelled a military exercise in response to a law that imposes harsh penalties on homosexuality.<p>A White House statement on Thursday said the move was intended to "reinforce" support for human rights for Ugandans regardless of sexual orientation.<p>Uganda's …

NATO unlikely to grant Georgia step to membership: diplomats

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO countries, wary of antagonizing Russia, are unlikely to grant former Soviet republic Georgia a formal step towards membership of the alliance at a summit in September, NATO diplomats say.<p>NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen addresses a news conference during a NATO …

Unofficial Hong Kong vote rattles China

More than 200,000 people have voted in an unofficial referendum on democratic reform in Hong Kong within the first few hours of a civil campaign that has sparked warnings from China's Communist Party leaders.<p>Organisers of the Occupy Central with Love and Peace movement said on Friday that in the …

US boosts aid to Central America to cope with migrants

<b>The United States is boosting aid and speeding up deportations to cope with the growing number of migrants from Central America.</b><p>Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras will all receive millions of dollars to combat gang violence.<p>The money will also be used to help citizens repatriated from the US<p>The …

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Obama: We Will 'Do Our Part' in Iraq, But Won't Send Troops

White House<p>The U.S. will not send troops to Iraq amid the deteriorating situation there, President Obama reiterated Friday, but America will "do our part" to help the troubled nation.<p>Obama spoke as radical Sunni fighters continued their rapid advance across Iraq, raising fears of a sectarian civil …

National Security

Obama says no combat troops to Iraq; U.S. weighs airstrikes

No troops to Iraq, but other options are being considered.<p>That was President Barack Obama's message Friday in response to the lightning advance by Sunni militant fighters in Iraq that could threaten the government of Shiite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki.<p>In a statement delivered from the White House …

Cancer Type May Be Linked With Socioeconomic Status

Cancer can strike anyone, no matter your education or income level. But according to a new study, there may be an association between <i>type</i> of cancer and socioeconomic status.<p>The findings, published in the journal CANCER, show that certain types of cancers seem to be more common among people living …

China media criticise US and Japan leaders

<b>Papers criticise the US and Japan for taking an "anti-China stand" at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore.</b><p>On Sunday, Chinese army general Wang Guanzhong denounced Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US defence secretary Chuck Hagel for making "provocative" speeches against China.<p>Mr Hagel had …

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Cameron warned UK might quit EU over president - Spiegel

<b>German magazine Der Spiegel says British PM David Cameron warned that the UK could leave the EU if Luxembourg ex-PM Jean-Claude Juncker became president of the European Commission.</b><p>It reported Mr Cameron as saying that the appointment could destabilise the UK government and bring forward referendum …

David LaChapelle's best shot: Naomi Campbell and the rape of Africa

In 2009, I read an exposé about the gold trade in National Geographic magazine. Then, later that year, I found myself looking at Botticelli's Venus and Mars in London's National Gallery. I was struck by its power. It's a postcoital scene: Mars, god of war, is sleeping on all his spoils, while …

As Asia frets over China, warmer welcome likely for Japan PM's push

SINGAPORE/TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s message of a bigger global security role for Japan when he speaks at a regional forum this week is likely to find a receptive audience as concerns grow in Asia about China - although some will refrain from clapping too loud for fear of …