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'Invisible Girlfriend' Startup Provides Fake Love For A Price

Invisible Girlfriend, a new company recently created at Startup Weekend St. Louis, has emerged as the solution for those without a significant other — providing potential subscribers with options such as text messaging, "emergency interaction," gifts, and a relationship status change on …

Text Messaging

Rockstar reveals new GTA Online details prior to next week's roll out

Ahead of next week's <i>GTA Online</i> launch, developer Rockstar Games took to its blog to outline what to expect come October 1st. The post goes to great lengths to establish that the entire experience is free -- unless you want to buy in-game currency with real money -- and incredibly you-centric. …

Israelis and Palestinians aim to negotiate a 'final' peace deal after positive talks

Israelis and Palestinians have agreed to intensify peace talks aimed at reaching a final agreement, not an interim accord, US Secretary of State John Kerry has announced.<p>The two sides met on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York at a conference of donors looking for ways …

Israel

Li Tianyi: China court jails army singers' son for rape

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1013000/1013886_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518105314_e049bd58c02a3e03fec4cc670304484d<p><b>A court in China has convicted the son of two high-profile army singers of rape and sentenced him to 10 years in jail, state media say.</b><p>The court said …

China

What Bo Xilai's Rise and Fall Says About China

A sensational political scandal comes to an end with the politician's life sentence. But this may not be the last we hear of him.<p><b>So when did things go wrong for Bo?</b><p>Bo's problems stem from the November 2011 death of Neil Heywood, a British businessman who suffered an apparent alcohol overdose in …

Bush Doesn't Fault Obama For Playing Golf

President Obama seems to enjoy playing golf, but he's been criticized for spending too much time on the golf course.<p>Obama has played more than 140 rounds of golf since he first took office, according to CBS News. He's even played with Tiger Woods.<p>Obama's not alone — 15 of the past 18 presidents …

The Met Opera Protest Was Loud, Not Entirely Effective

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>On Monday night, the Metropolitan Opera went along with its protested Russian-themed opening night …

Chinese police chief suspended after online storm over teenager's detention

Web users incensed by arrest of Yang Hui as crackdown on internet freedom digs up court documents accusing police chief of giving bribes<p>Authorities in north-west China have suspended a county police chief who oversaw the detention of a teenage boy last week for posting "online rumours", in an …

U.S. experts: N. Korea can likely build key nuke parts

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean scientists are able to build crucial equipment for uranium-based nuclear bombs on their own, cutting the need for imports that had been one of the few ways outsiders could monitor the country's secretive atomic work, according to evidence gathered by two …

The American Dream — Under Threat

It’s a tough time to be a kid in Amer­ica. Or a par­ent.<p>In the latest All­state/<i>Na­tion­al Journ­al</i> Heart­land Mon­it­or Poll, an over­whelm­ing …

Demographics

5 great features in iOS 7 you’ll want to try right away

Advertisement<p>54 Comments<p>As promised, Apple(s aapl) released iOS 7 on Wednesday for multiple iOS devices. The software represents a radical departure …

A Few Tricks All The New iOS 7 Users Should Know

At long last, iOS 7 has arrived. That is, it arrived for everyone who didn’t say “Developer? Oh, yeah, I’m totally a developer. Cough” and wiggle into the Beta months ago.<p>iOS 7 is a strange new land, especially on day one. Out with the gradients, in with the trippy fluorescents. Your favorite app? …

Should You Upgrade to iOS 7? A Guide

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>For those of you opting out of buying one of the two new iPhones coming out this week, there's still …

A New Touch for iPhone

Apple brings out a new top-of-the-line iPhone model every year, but a redesign only every other year. In the intervening cycles, the company tends to …

Mobile Technology

8 Major World Figures And Their Smartphones

It’s the weekend, and we’re rounding out this week chock full of new smartphone announcements with a roundup of world leaders and their smartphones of course. Inspired by a Chinese media report, here are a couple of dignitaries across the world and their favorite gadgets.<p>US President Barack Obama<p>US …

Are Pundits Asking the Wrong Question About Christine Quinn's Loss?

The most interesting question isn't whether she was hurt by being an out lesbian and a woman, but why it is that lesbians can do well in big-city politics.<p>As I observed in July, when Anthony Weiner was the momentum candidate most closely competing with Quinn in the polls:<p>The mayoral race is of …

Video: Mooncake Guide from Off the Great Wall

The Mid-Autumn Festival is coming up soon on September 19, and you know what that means: IT'S MOONCAKE TIME. Yes, time for this traditional Chinese delicacy of thick pucks of sweet, dense seed or nut paste with cores of salted egg yolk, wrapped in thin pastry skins imprinted with Chinese characters …

Dassara Serving Ramen Burgers for One Month Only

Carroll Gardens ramen-ya Dassara continues its chef collaboration series with none other than ramen-burger creator Keizo Shimamoto, who’s adding some …

How to Get the Best Service from Your Butcher

There's more to ordering meat than asking for a 2-inch rib eye. Learn how to talk to a butcher, and you'll get treated to the best cuts, special items—maybe even invited to a barbecue

BBQ

El Torito's New Menu Includes Ceviche Tacos and Jalapeño Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp

The argument against <b>Casual Dining-Mexican Restaurants</b> as being the least innovative of all types of Mexican Restaurants, including Food Trucks, Fast Food, QSR, Casual Dining and Fine Dining categories, starts to make a lot of sense when you consider the innovation that's taken place over the last 5 …

Pizzeria: Students Get 35-Cent Slices for Doing Homework

A New Hampshire pizzeria is getting props for welcoming (and rewarding) the studious-minded: Greenville, NH's <b>Greenville House of Pizza</b> turns its afternoons into an all-are-welcome "Study Hall," dishing out 35-cent slices of pizza for kids <b>who complete their homework assignments</b> in the shop. …

South Korea greenlights 'invisible' skyscraper for construction

The South Korean government has cleared The Korean Land and Housing Corporation, which it owns, to build the world's first "invisible" skyscraper — near Seoul's Incheon International Airport. Erecting a completely invisible high-rise is obviously not literally possible — if it were, putting it near …

India Delhi gang rape four to be sentenced

<b>Four men found guilty of raping and murdering a student in the Indian capital Delhi are due to be sentenced.</b><p>Mukesh Singh, Vinay Sharma, Akshay Thakur and Pawan Gupta were found guilty on all counts on Tuesday.<p>Prosecutors say they deserve the death penalty because of the brutality of the crime. …

Crime

China Gives Taiwan Rare Concession On International Space

Taiwan is flying high on love from its old foe China today.<p>The island government that has been isolated diplomatically since the 1970s by rising-star rival China said Friday a United Nations aviation agency would give it a special-guest pass to an annual assembly session this month.<p>Officials in …