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London’s real Olympic legacy: paying to build the stadium twice

The full cost of the 2012 Olympic Games is still far from clear<p>In 2006, on the day that the government’s estimated cost for the 2012 Olympics was jacked up from £2.75 billion to £4.25 billion, I promised to eat my hat on the steps of the Olympic stadium if the bill came to less than £10 billion. …

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Filipino UN peacekeepers escape from Syrian rebels, military chief says

Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers who were surrounded and came under fire by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights made a daring escape, a Philippine military chief said on Sunday.<p>At the same time, 44 Fijian soldiers remained in the hands of the insurgents.<p>After coming under rebel …

Israel vows to continue bombing Gaza

Israeli aircraft have killed three top Hamas commanders in southern Gaza, inflicting a heavy blow on the movement's armed wing after failing to kill its top military chief.<p>Thursday's attack, on a day when a total of 26 people were reported killed in Gaza, came a day after the Israeli prime …

Gazans bury family of Hamas military chief

Several thousand mourners have joined the funeral procession for the wife and baby son of Hamas' military commander Mohammed Deif.<p>Addressing the mourners, a young man passed on the condolences of the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, and prayers were read for two other men who died …

Israeli soldier thought captured is declared dead

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said Sunday that an Israeli soldier it previously believed had been captured by Hamas fighters in a Gaza ambush …

Israel pounds Gaza as it searches for soldier

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel launched dozens of airstrikes early Saturday in the southern Gaza Strip as part of a large-scale search for a …

If You Think 5G Is All About Faster Network Speeds, You're Wrong

You can already reach for your phone, ask Google a question, and receive the answer within seconds.<p>The forthcoming generation of wireless technology will be even faster, but it's not just about sheer speed.<p>The next major network upgrade will solve one of the most aggravating problems we experience …

Hamas calls Israel truce terms 'unacceptable'

Hamas has said an Israeli offer to extend a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza is unacceptable because it does not include provision for the withdrawal of Israeli troops and for residents in the enclave to return to their homes.<p>Israel's security cabinet had earlier approved extending the ceasefire, …