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German officials launch manhunt for suspects in planned suicide bombings

German authorities Friday launched a manhunt for several suspects who officials believe planned suicide bombings at rail stations, as full rail transportation service in Munich resumed after being temporarily shut down as a safety precaution on New Year’s Eve.<p>Bavaria state Interior Minister Joachim …

Extremism

Obama pledges to act unilaterally on US gun control

United States President Barack Obama has indicated he may bypass Congress in his bid to increase gun control in the final year of his presidency.<p>In his weekly radio address on Friday, Obama said he will meet Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Monday to discuss what options he can take, saying his …

Steven Gerrard eyes Liverpool coaching role this year

<b>Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is planning a return to the club in a coaching role when his playing career ends, which could be this year.</b><p>The 35-year-old, who won 10 trophies at Liverpool, left at the end of last season to join Los Angeles Galaxy.<p>"I'm not 100% sure but I think it will …

13 Social Media Resolutions to Try in 2016

New year, new posting regimen.<p><b>1) Refresh your friends and followings.</b> Give your newsfeeds a fresh start by letting go of your unnecessary or unhealthy online connections, and only follow the people you really care to get updates from.<p><b>2) Limit your Snapchat stories to 1 minute or less.</b> Just because …

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MLG Assets Sold to Activision for $46 Million - Report

Major League Gaming has sold "substantially all" of its assets to Activision Blizzard for the price of $46 million, effectively bringing about an end to the esports company as it was once known. That's according to a report from esportsobserver.com, which says MLG called a special meeting on …

Major League Gaming

Remember 3D TV? Why 2016 Will Not Be The Year of Virtual Reality

The year 2015 was filled with headlines proclaiming virtual reality as the next big thing that will completely revolutionize how we exist. Even the normally staid New York Times jumped on the VR bandwagon with the release of the NYT VR mobile app. A year earlier Facebook purchased startup Oculus VR …

Japan switches off last nuclear reactor

Japan has started the process of switching off its last working nuclear reactor for a scheduled inspection with no restart in sight due to public hostility towards atomic power.<p>The move on Sunday leaves the world's third largest economy without atomic energy for the second time since the Fukushima …

World's oldest man dies at age 112 in NY

The world's oldest man, a 112-year-old self-taught musician, coal miner and gin rummy aficionado from western New York, has died. He was 112.<p>Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez died Friday at a nursing home in Grand Island, according to Robert Young, senior gerontology consultant with Guinness World …

UN Study Looks at High Rate of Rape

An author of the study explains why rape is so prevalent.<p><b>One in four men surveyed for a United Nations study in Asia and the Pacific admitted raping at least one woman.</b><p>The UN Multi-country Study on Men and Violence in Asia and the Pacific surveyed over 10,000 men at nine sites in six countries: …