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'Dating' vs. 'Married': How Text Messages Change Over Time

A lot evolves between the first year of coupledom and the ones that follow—including references to "home," "dinner," and "love."<p>So many loves start with a "hey." A tentative "hey." A hopeful "hey." And more often than ever that "hey" is not spoken, but sent through a text message.<p>That first "hey," …

Islamic State video threatens to target White House and US troops

Video purports to be trailer for film entitled Flames of War with strapline 'fighting has just begun'<p>Islamic State militants have threatened to target the White House and kill US troops in a new slickly made video response to Barack Obama's campaign to "degrade and destroy" the organisation.<p>The …

Obama Administration Says U.S. Is 'At War' With ISIS

The Obama administration said for the first time Friday that the United States is “at war” with ISIS militants.<p>Josh Earnest, the White House press secretary, used the language at least three times during his daily briefing with reporters. “The U.S. is at war with ISIL in the same way the U.S. is at …

Middle East

Apple Retires the iPod Classic and Iconic Click Wheel

The day has finally arrived. We all knew it was coming. Apple is retiring the iPod Classic.<p>The company’s faithful music player has disappeared from Apple’s website, all but confirming the device is no longer in production. The move also signals the end of the click wheel, an intuitive and hugely …

Apple Shares Spike On Mobile Wallet, Slide On Disappointing Watch

Apple shares went on a wild ride on Tuesday as the company announced new products.<p>The computing giant rose from $98.35 to just over $100 per share before its demonstration began at 1pm EDT. But the new, bigger iPhone 6 (and even bigger iPhone 6 Plus) introduction caused shares to sink again. What …

When and where to buy the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Everything you need to know about buying Apple's new iPhones.<p>There are two new iPhone models that will be available for purchase soon. The iPhone 6 is equipped with a 4.7-inch Retina display, while the larger iPhone 6 Plus has a 5.5-inch Retina display. In addition to being slimmer and lighter, …

Mobile Technology

U.S. military carries out airstrikes, aid drops to Iraqi town surrounded by ISIS

The United States says it has carried out airstrikes and dropped humanitarian aid in the Iraqi town of Amerli to protect an ethnic minority that one official says faces the threat of an "imminent massacre."<p>The town of Amerli, which has been besieged by ISIS fighters, is home to many of Iraq's …

US planes drop aid and strike IS positions near Iraq's Amerli

<b>US planes have made humanitarian aid drops to the besieged Iraqi town of Amerli, the Pentagon has said.</b><p>Some 15,000 minority Shia Turkmen in Amerli have been surrounded by Islamic State (IS) militants for two months.<p>The US also carried out air strikes on IS positions. The Iraqi army, Shia militias …

Middle East

Iraqi forces launch offensive to break Islamic State's siege of Amerli

Iraqi forces launched a ground operation Saturday to break a nearly three-month siege of a town encircled by Islamic State extremists and in urgent need of supplies, residents said.<p>Iraqi army soldiers, Kurdish forces and pro-government Shiite Muslim militiamen pushed toward the town of Amerli from …

Middle East

US airstrikes, humanitarian aid for Iraqi city under ISIS siege

U.S. warplanes carried out airstrikes and dropped humanitarian aid Saturday to Shia Turkmen who have been trapped and besieged by Islamic State militants for two months in the town of Amirli, a U.S. senior defense official confirmed to Fox News.<p>Aircraft from Australia, France and Britain joined the …

John Kerry says 'airstrikes alone' will not defeat 'genocidal' Isis militants

Secretary of state will use Nato summit to seek ‘world coalition’ Saudi king: terror ‘in Europe in a month and US a month after’ US operations in Iraq costing $7.5m a day UK PM will seek new powers to tackle Isis<p>US Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday called for “a world coalition” to defeat …

Tripoli residents face dilemma after Libya Dawn take control of capital

Locals say their homes could be robbed if they leave, and if they stay they risk being rounded up by Islamist militias<p>Every night is a night of fear in the house of the date palms, a luxurious villa in the western suburbs of Tripoli. Its occupants are among thousands of city residents scared of …

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10 Types of Bosses You Don't Want to Work With

Everyone has a boss, in one way or another — even those of us who are bosses. (If you are a boss without a boss, please look away.)<p>Like snowflakes, …

3 Ways to Be a Lion in Business and in Life | Inc.com

In our last management meeting for Alumnify, one of the team bonding exercises we did was to each say what animal we would be and why. My response was a lion, and when asked to explain, I argued that many entrepreneurs share similarities with these giant cats. Lions stay focused when hunting, use …

Time Management

5 Tips for Writing Faster and Better

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being an entrepreneur doesn’t absolve you from having to write. Most small-business owners have a lot of writing to do. Whether it’s composing great content for social media, blog posts, books or client presentations, writing comes into …

Creative Writing

The Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Starting a Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 50 percent of all small businesses fail within the first five years. About 30 percent survive only two years.<p>If you want to be on the positive side of those numbers, there’s a lot of hard work …

Small Business

The 6 Most Surprisingly Unhealthy Beverages

Think what you're eating is what matters most in your diet? Maybe it's what you're washing it all down with that's really the problem. According to …

Nutrition

OK, The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Worked. Now Where Will The Dollars Go?

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge—or as many social media users know it, the #ALSIceBucketChallenge—is everywhere. It’s annoying.<p>But it’s working.<p>Bill Gates dunked himself in ice water to raise awareness and donations for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis research; Mark Zuckerberg did too. LeBron James …

Bill Gates Has The Best Ice Bucket Challenge By Far

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Obama authorises air strikes on Isis to help Iraqis besieged on mountain

‘We need to act, and act now’ says US president, as military carries out aid drops to Iraqis forced to flee by Islamist group<p>Barack Obama has authorised targeted air strikes against Islamic militants in Iraq, as the US military began an airborne operation to bring relief to thousands of minority …

Deputy was texting while driving before fatally colliding with ex-Napster exec riding bike

Former Napster executive Milton Olin Jr. was riding his bike on Mulholland Highway when he was hit and killed<p>Six text messages were sent by a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy moments before the deputy fatally struck Milton Olin Jr., according to the Los Angeles Times. On December 8, 2013 Olin, …

Ofcom: six-year-olds understand digital technology better than adults

Children, growing up with YouTube, Netflix and Spotify, learning to use smartphones or tablets before they are able to talk<p>They may not know who Steve Jobs was or even how to tie their own shoelaces, but the average six-year-old child understands more about digital technology than a 45-year-old …

Airport security devices vulnerable to hackers, researcher says

Airport security has become far more advanced in the last decade, but according to the findings of one security researcher, the technology being used to protect travelers is still dangerously vulnerable to hackers.<p>On his own time, Billy Rios of Qualys Security said he purchased some of the hardware …