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Ukrainian troops clash with pro-Russia militia in gun battles around Slavyansk

Ukrainian troops have fought pitched gun battles with a pro-Russia militia occupying an eastern city – an apparent escalation of their efforts to bring the region back under government control.<p>Associated Press reporters heard gunfire and multiple explosions in and around Slavyansk, a city of …

Apple Considering 'Full Health and Fitness Services Platform' Modeled on the App Store

Apple allegedly is looking beyond the iWatch wearable device and may be creating a new health and fitness ecosystem modeled on its successful iOS App Store, claims a mobile health executive who recently spoke to <i>Reuters</i>. Similar to the iOS App Store, this new platform may allow companies to develop …

Israel intercepts ship with weapons headed to Gaza

The Israel Defense Forces said Wednesday it intercepted an Iranian shipment of "advanced" weapons bound for "terrorist organizations" operating in Gaza.<p>The Israeli navy stopped a Panamanian-flagged civilian cargo ship and boarded the vessel, the IDF said.<p>The weapons found were identified as …

'Project Spark' Beta Expands To Xbox One

Alongside the March system update, the much anticipated game creator Project Spark beta program comes to the Xbox One.<p>Creative tools in video-games used to be a short hand for fiddling round the edges of what came in the box. You could, perhaps, redesign your character, change some colors or maybe, …

UN envoy to Crimea quits post after anger of pro-Moscow demonstrators

The UN's special envoy to the Crimea has been harassed by groups of pro-Russia militia and eventually forced to leave the region, as hopes fade for a swift resolution to the crisis.<p>Robert Serry was visiting a naval commander in Simferopol when his car was blocked by a group who asked him to follow …

Microsoft executive charged with insider trading

US authorities say Microsoft executive and his friend used confidential information on the tech giant's investment in bookseller Barnes & Noble to make money<p>US authorities have charged a Microsoft executive and his friend and business partner with insider trading, saying they used confidential …

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Microsoft's Xbox One May Be Losing The Console War Due To Kinect Alone

Working in this industry, I tend to make predictions quite a bit. Usually they pan out, like the bad feeling I had that the Wii U was going to bomb for Nintendo without new appeal to non-gamers, or that Micosoft would be forced to changes its DRM/used game policies because of public outcry.<p>But …

New discovery fills gap in ancient Jerusalem history

Archaeologists have discovered the first ruins of a building from the Hasmonean period in Jerusalem, filling a gap in the ancient city's history, the Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced.<p>The building's remains were uncovered during an extensive dig at the Givati Parking Lot, located in …

Pope Francis' latest cool confession: He was a bouncer

Pope Francis revealed that he once worked as a bouncer at a nightclub in Buenos Aires — and it's starting a big conversation on social media, calling Francis the coolest pope ever.<p>Jon Favreau (@jonfavs) tweeted a suggestion for an off-beat dramedy about the pope as a bouncer: "Heaven can wait, and …

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Washington State Growers Roll The Dice On New Pot Licenses

Washington residents thinking about jumping into the state's new legal marijuana industry need to act soon. The deadline to apply for a state license to sell recreational pot is Dec. 19, and the applications are flooding in.<p>Danielle Rosellison, a loan officer in Bellingham, Wash., applied for her …

On third attempt, SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: SpaceX<p>Private space company SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launched successfully and delivered a satellite to orbit above …

UPS researching delivery drones that could compete with Amazon's Prime Air

Flying parcel-carriers are the next logical frontier for delivery companies<p>Amazon made headlines Sunday night when it announced it was working on small drones that could someday deliver customers packages in half an hour or less. But the e-commerce giant isn’t the only company researching how to …