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Twitter’s new security measure ditches texts for in-app alerts

The new verification system will use in-app requests instead of SMS, or text messaging.<p>Twitter has added a layer of security to its mobile app, giving users another tool with which to protect against account hijacking. The new two-factor authentication uses the Twitter app itself to authorize …

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Stranded in Kabul | Asia

Despite the billions of dollars being poured into Afghanistan to rebuild the country and boost its economy, more than 30,000 Afghans applied for political asylum worldwide last year.<p>Zekria is willing to pay $25,000 to an agent to make a visa application to a European country on his behalf.<p>If this …

Food chain? Bah! Giant water bug stalks and devours fish

This image shows the larva of a giant water bug feeding on a small fish.<p>Insects are pretty low on the food chain, but there are some bugs that turn the tables, making meals out of other animals such as fish and amphibians.<p>Scientists have captured video footage of a ferocious water bug ambushing a …

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6 Signs You're Running for President in 2016

The 2012 election just concluded about nine months ago. But the 2016 presidential campaign season is already gearing up. This might be welcome news …

72 Hours Inside Mississippi's Lone Abortion Clinic

Anti-abortion protestors show up outside of the last surviving abortion clinic in Mississippi, praying and pleading with women not to go inside. They …

Cannes Police Getting Reinforcements After Second Jewelry Heist

Cannes police will get reinforcements from other cities after a fourth jewelry heist in recent months hit the Riviera city today.<p>The latest robbery …

Golfer Hunter Mahan Discusses Leaving $1 Million Prize for Premature Baby

Newborn Zoe Olivia Mahan truly is a million dollar baby. And now her proud parents, pro golfer Hunter Mahan and wife Kandi Mahan, are expecting quite …

After Outcry, Twitter Expands Abuse Button

When a female social activist recently successfully campaigned to get Jane Austen placed on the 10 pound note, most people here celebrated. Austen …

Self-taught Mechanic Creates “Transformers” Truck From Scratch

1981 Chevrolet pickup truck. Red, white and blue exterior. 46,259 miles. Asking price on Ebay: $250,000.<p>Sound crazy?<p>That’s the starting bid for …

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Pittsburgh Doctor Pleads Not Guilty in Wife's Cyanide Poisoning Death

A University of Pittsburgh researcher who allegedly laced his wife's creatine drink with a lethal dose of cyanide pleaded not guilty today to …

Dad Dies After Drinking Poison in Assisted Living

George McAfee, a former running back for the Chicago Bears who developed dementia in his twilight years, died an excruciating and humiliating death …

Friends Remember Slain Medical Student as a 'Person Who Would Have Cured Cancer'

The death of a 25-year-old University of Michigan medical student is being investigated as a homicide while his friends remember him as an aspiring …

Camper Dies After Allergic Reaction to Treat Made With Peanut Butter

A California teen has died from a severe allergic reaction after accidentally biting into a camp treat made with peanut butter.<p>Natalie Giorgi, 13, …

Arizona Officials Weigh 'Stupid Motorist Law' for Tour Bus Driver in Flood

Authorities are investigating whether a tour-bus driver can be held liable under Arizona's "Stupid Motorist Law" after he drove into a flash flood …

Starbucks Rolling Out Wireless Charging Stations

Sick of looking for an outlet to charge your phone while you sip on your venti latte? It may be a thing of the past, if Starbucks has anything to say …

Inflationistas and the global supply shock

2013-07-30T16:24:10.000Z<p>By: Izabella Kaminska<p>Here’s a funny thing.<p>There was an amusing altercation between self-declared Austrian Peter Schiff (of “I …

Facebook Ends The Day Just Barely Missing Its Original IPO Stock Price

Facebook's stock hasn't closed above $38 since its first day of trading last year. But in the last week, its stock has been on a tear. Today, the stock got as high as at least $37.95.<p>Part of Facebook's recent stock jump is due to its better-than-expected earnings report last week.<p>The numbers in its …

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Why Mega-Projects Always End Up Costing More Than Expected

Coach's Q4 profit drops 12%

NEW YORK (AP) — Coach Inc. reported a 12% drop in fourth-quarter profit as the upscale handbag maker's North American business remained weak.<p>The company also announced on Tuesday that two more executives were leaving the company.<p>Shares of Coach dropped nearly 9% on the news.<p>It also said it made a …

Tech Analyst Latest To Face Insider Trading Charges Tied To SAC Capital

Another person was ensnared in the government’s probe of Steve Cohen‘s hedge fund SAC Capital Tuesday, with criminal and civil charges filed against Sandeep Aggarwal.<p>Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, alleges that Aggarwal shared inside information with at least …

It took less than two months for Dunkin Donuts to mass-produce the cronut

In case you needed more proof of the quickening pace of globalization, look no further than the “cronut.” Within two months, the hybrid pastry created in New York City as a cross between a croissant and a donut has spread around the world.<p>Bakers and pastry shops are offering imitations and …

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