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Apple's got a mess on its hands in Mesa, Arizona

OK, I’ve read the court papers filed last week by GT Advanced Technologies in a New Hampshire bankruptcy court.<p>Not much was revealed about where …

ISIS Oil Refineries in Syria Targeted by U.S., Coalition Strikes

U.S. military forces and Arab partner nations targeted 12 ISIS-controlled modular oil refineries in eastern Syria on Wednesday, officials said. Coalition forces also took out one vehicle linked to ISIS in the strikes, which involved Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.<p>In a release, the U.S. …

Michael Brown shooting: Is new video a 'game changer'?

It's a view of the Michael Brown shooting we hadn't seen before, but could it be enough to shape the way a grand jury handles the controversial case?<p>An exclusive video first broadcast Wednesday on CNN shows two construction workers' reactions just after a police officer shot the unarmed …

Brides Says “I Do” to a Flipboard Edition

The institution of marriage may be heading toward the same fate as the dodo. Millennials in the U.S. are on track to have the lowest marriage rates, …

Republicans urge airstrikes in Syria to defeat ISIS

Republicans in Congress have begun their most forceful push yet in urging President Barack Obama to begin a military campaign into Syria to defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.<p>"One of the key decisions the President is going to have to make is air power in Syria. We cannot give (ISIS) a base …

China bans iPads and MacBooks from government use in clampdown on US companies

Microsoft, Symantec, and Qualcomm also targeted as China reduces reliance on foreign companies<p>China’s hostility towards US technology companies is escalating this week with a ban on government use of Apple’s iPads and MacBooks. <i>Bloomberg</i> reports that up to 10 Apple products have been removed from a …

Husband of Sudanese Christian on death row says appeals court is deliberating

A Sudanese appeals court has started deliberating the case of a woman sentenced to death for refusing to renounce her Christian faith, her husband said.<p>Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, 27, was condemned to die by hanging last month after she declined to profess she is a Muslim, the religion of her …

The US Is Sending Its #2 Diplomat To Break The Iran Nuclear Talk Logjam

Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns, who led secret U.S.-Iranian negotiations that helped bring about a Nov. 24 interim nuclear agreement between Iran and the major powers, will head a U.S. delegation. Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman, the primary U.S. negotiator with Iran, will accompany …

This Is A Taco. Made Of Placenta.

This smoothie might be of dubious health benefit and culturally taboo, but at least it tastes metallic and bloody.<p>Nick Baines asked to keep the placenta after his wife gave birth. He then ate it cooked in taco form, and raw in smoothie form. Then he blogged about it. It's actually rather …

Get Your Buzz on With Your Butt Out at the Naked Beer Festival

Fancy a beer in the buff? Let's be honest, who doesn't enjoy knocking back a brew while bare-assed? Well, Saturday, June 28th at Pennsylvania's Sunny Rest Resort you'll get the opportunity to get buzzed while going commando (<i>sorry, that sounded funnier in my head</i>).<p>Admission to the "Bare Beach Beer …

Animal rights group seeks Utah roadside memorial for dead turkeys | Reuters

(Reuters) - Animal rights activists want to erect a roadside memorial placard to honor hundreds of “terrified turkeys” killed in a tractor-trailer accident on a Utah highway last week, transportation officials said on Friday.<p>The sign, which an official said was not likely to be approved, would be …

Teens Taking Cabbages On Leashes For Walks (UPDATED)

This is the pet for you if you want to get a head.<p>Photo agency Europics claimed last week that teenagers photographed at Beijing's Midi Music Festival "walking" cabbages on leashes were doing so as a means to cope with loneliness and depression. However, according to That's Mag, the cabbage-walking …

McLaren Special Operations 650S Coupe Concept

Posted in Rides<p>The supercar market has exploded in recent years, causing supercar makers to hit the drawing boards for even more powerful, more …

From Q with Love: The 10 Best Bond Cars

Picking the greatest Bond cars is far from easy. Since 1962 — through 23 movies and seven actors — 007 has been behind the wheel of some of the …

PayPal Strategy Exec ‘No Longer With The Company’ After Sending Inappropriate Tweets

PayPal’s new director of strategy Rakesh “Rocky” Agrawal is interviewing. The company publicly confirmed that the relatively new hire is “no longer with the company” after sending a series of bizarre and insulting tweets last night.<p>Agrawal joined PayPal in March, after working for many years as a …

Condoleezza Rice withdraws as Rutgers speaker after protests

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has withdrawn as commencement speaker for Rutgers University, following fierce protests from faculty and …

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Theranos CEO faces criminal charges<p>Fed raises key interest rate again<p>What the Time Warner, AT&T deal means for consumers<p>Starbucks says it will raise …

Economy

Bill Gates no longer Microsoft's largest individual shareholder

For the first time in Microsoft's history, Bill Gates is no longer the company's largest individual shareholder, and in four years his ownership stake will likely vanish.<p>A stock sale by the software giant's former chief executive, revealed in a regulatory filing last week, reduced his holdings in …

Capture 360-Degree HD Video With This Tiny UFO-Style Camera

Tools like Google Street View and even Apple's iPhone allow you to view the world as captured in panoramic photos, but a new camera called Centr …

Syrian rebels divided three years into war

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