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So You Got a New iPad. Here's Some Free Stuff to Read.

If, like me, you took advantage of the rare deals offered on a new iPad yesterday, then you’re probably playing around with the new device today, and …

Prosecutors can use evidence found in Aurora shooting suspect's home

Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shootings can use evidence that police found in defendant James Holmes' apartment, which includes homemade bombs and a calendar with the day of the shootings highlighted, the judge in the case ruled.<p>In a ruling dated Friday, Arapahoe County district judge Carlos …

George Zimmerman Charged With Assault And Battery After Domestic Dispute

Zimmerman has been taken to jail and booked, according to a press release from the Seminole County sheriff's office. He's being held without bail, police said at a press conference.<p>Police have charged Zimmerman with aggravated assault, battery, and domestic violence.<p>The Orlando Sentinel reports …

Afghanistan-US security deal at impasse ahead of jirga

<b>The Afghan government has rejected a key proposal of a security agreement with the US, putting the entire deal in doubt days before Afghan tribal leaders gather in Kabul to consider the matter.</b><p>The government in Kabul is refusing to allow US forces to enter Afghan homes after combat operations end …

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Google reaches privacy settlement with 37 states

NEW YORK -- Google reached a $17 million settlement with 37 states and the District of Columbia over a privacy case involving the use of third party "cookies" in Apple's Safari Web browsers. Cookies are the small files used by advertisers to collect certain data about Web surfers.<p>Attorney generals …

Ford vows 'war' after Toronto council votes to reduce mayor's powers

Toronto city council has overwhelmingly voted to curb Mayor Rob Ford's power and chop his budget by more than half, the latest in a string of drastic measures designed to rein in the city's controversial leader.<p>Monday's vote followed a tumultuous debate that saw Mr. Ford bolt across the council …

The Gettysburg Address at 150–and Lincoln's Impromptu Words the Night Before

The day's other speaker told him: "I should be glad if I could flatter myself that I came as near the central idea of the occasion in two hours as you did in two minutes."<p>One-hundred and fifty years ago today, Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address. It has been celebrated by successive …

The "Monty Python" Gang Are Getting Back Together!

They are no longer an ex-comedy collective.<p>We're getting together and putting on a show - it's real. I'm quite excited about it. I hope it makes us a lot of money. I hope to be able to pay off my mortgage!

Japan wants to sell its super-fast levitating trains to the US

Former US politicians have visited Japan for a ride on a train that uses magnetic levitation to travel at 315 mph. As cities around the world consider the introduction of maglev trains, the Japanese government hopes the American group's experience of the journey — a test ahead of Japan's planned …

Massachusetts high school's football season canceled after racial harassment

Officials in a Massachusetts town have called off the remainder of a high school football team's season after racially charged graffiti was allegedly spray-painted on the house of the team's only black player.<p>Lunenburg, Mass., School Superintendent Loxi Jo Calmes announced Monday that the …

Israel says 'bad' Iran deal will bring war

Israel lobbying negotiators to reject any deal that would let Iran keep its ability to make nuclear weapon fuel.<p>Talks to rein in Iran's nuclear program were to resume Wednesday in Geneva as Israel prevailed upon negotiators to harden the deal to avert war.<p>Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu …

South Africa mall roof collapse traps dozens

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1029000/1029605_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534413281_ae12d33a39548dbd8a5ad3b17dba10ab<p><b>One person has died and about 50 are feared trapped after a roof collapsed at the construction site of a South African shopping mall, officials …

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Missouri executes serial killer Franklin after court overturns stay

White supremacist serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin was put to death Wednesday following a federal appeals court ruling that overturned two stays granted Tuesday evening by district court judges in Missouri.<p>Franklin, 63, was executed at the state prison in Bonne Terre for killing Gerald Gordon in …

China expecting a modest baby boom under revised one-child policy

BEIJING — At soon as Luo Yuannan heard about the change in China's one-child law, she began to calculate when it would be best for her 2 1/2-year-old son to get a baby sister, because, like many modern Chinese women, Luo is pining for a girl.<p>"I was amazed," said Luo, 31, who lives in the southern …

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Attack on Iranian embassy in Beirut expands Syrian civil war

A devastating attack by a pair of suicide bombers in Beirut on Tuesday blew off the front of Iran's embassy, killing at least 23 people and moving the front lines of the deadly civil war in Syria to the centre of Lebanon.<p>The Abdullah Azzam Brigades, a Lebanon-based al-Qaeda-linked group, claimed …

Iran minister optimistic over nuclear deal

David Cameron has become the first British prime minister in more than a decade to telephone an Iranian leader, boosting hopes for a successful nuclear deal on the eve of talks due to be held in Geneva.<p>During their conversation on Tuesday, Cameron and President Hassan Rouhani agreed "it was …

From Iran to Syria: diplomacy, not war, can bear fruit

As the world anticipates the resumption of talks in Geneva over Iran's nuclear programme, the commentariat jury is out on how to assess progress so far. A deal seemed imminent between Iran, the permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany - the so-called P5+1. But at the last minute a …

US and Afghanistan wrangle with deal to keep troops in place after 2014

The US and Afghanistan are close to reaching a draft security agreement that would allow American forces to stay in the country past 2014, Afghan officials have claimed. The deal is critical to Afghanistan's hopes of stability after western combat troops leave next year.<p>However any deal would need …

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26Jul/18<p>There are multiple departments within a retail organization, so which are most important? If we’re equating worth to cost — i.e., the annual …

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Apple Preparing 12.9-Inch iPad For 2014 Release [Rumor]

Bigger is always better, right? That’s been Samsung’s philosophy when it comes to smartphone screens, but the latest bits of gossip from the rumor mill suggest Apple might be looking to embrace that matra with its iPad displays.<p>A new report claims that Apple is preparing to build a 12.9-inch iPad …

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