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#GiveAShift: The 7 Best Manual Transmissions You Can Drive

Every single day, a sportscar gets overlooked. Abandoned. Rejected.<p>It’s fast, it’s beautiful…but it has a stick shift.<p>Automatics, CVTs, …

All of the Hell Yes: Jaguar's Wicked F-type Project 7 Confirmed

This will be Jag's fastest street car ever.<p>Compare<p>There are few driving experiences as rewarding as a jaunt in a 718 Cayman, a repeat winner of our 10Best Cars award.<p>Compare<p>Forget the bow tie—the Corvette’s performance puts it on a level with some of the best sports cars around.<p>Compare<p>The Boxster …

Dozens killed after Islamists strike Kenya town close to tourist resort of Lamu

Attackers flying flags of Somalia's al-Shabaab carry out deadliest attack on Kenyan soil since Westgate mall, targeting hotels and businesses near resort island<p>Gunmen flying the flag of Somalia’s al-Qaeda affiliate roared into a Kenyan coastal town and opened fire indiscriminately on pedestrians, …

Boko Haram blamed for Nigeria village attacks; 15 killed, chief kidnapped

Nearly 20 suspected Boko Haram gunmen opened fire on market vendors in Nigeria, killing 15 people in Borno state, witnesses say.<p>They also burned a local traders market, several homes and a church, said residents who survived the Sunday attack on the remote Christian village of Daku in the district …

US and Iran hold talks over Iraq crisis but rule out military alliance

US and Iranian officials held talks over the advance of Islamist insurgents in Iraq on Monday, the first time the two nations have collaborated over a common security interest in more than a decade.<p>The discussions in Vienna took place on the sidelines of separate negotiations about Iran’s nuclear …

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Bali Hijacking Scare: Australian Passenger Claims He Thought Virgin Plane Cockpit Door Was Toilet

The Australian man who sparked a hijacking scare, claims he thought he was banging on the plane's toilet door – not the cockpit.<p>The man is accused of …

Syria's bloodshed spills into Iraq as al-Qaeda bombs Shia militant rally

Al-Qaeda has attacked a Shia militant group in Iraq that has sent fighters to support Syria's President Bashar al-Assad<p>Syria's sectarian war came to the capital of neighbouring Iraq as al-Qaeda bombed a rally for a Shia militant group that has sent fighters to defend the regime in Damascus.<p>A team …

Divorce Watch: Couples of All Ages Are Less Stable Than Ever

According to a bummer of a new study out of the Minnesota Population Center, the divorce rate—the frequency of “conscious uncoupling” in some …

A 'Highly Unusual' Triple Threat of Storms Over North America

Report: N. Korea fires on South during North's military drills; South responds

North and South Korean artillery batteries exchanged hundreds of shells across their western sea border Monday, a day after North Korea warned it was preparing to test another nuclear device.<p>About 100 of the 500 shells North Korea fired into the Yellow Sea strayed across the line separating the two …