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Blast hits Iraqi city as deadly toll of 2013 is revealed

At least four people were killed and 14 more injured when a car bomb exploded outside a popular restaurant in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Wednesday, police officials there said.<p>Meanwhile, the scene in Iraq's restive Anbar province was chaotic Wednesday after Sunni tribes took over at least …

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Snowden Plans to be More Active in 2014

You’re likely to see and hear more from Edward Snowden, the man who blew the whistle on the NSA’s controversial spying techniques, next year, according to one of his advisers.<p>Benjamin Wizner of the American Civil Liberties Union, an attorney working with Snowden, says we “can expect to see him …

Cisco “deeply concerned” over NSA backdoor claims

Cisco(s csco) is investigating a claim by Germany’s <i>Der Spiegel</i> that the company is among many whose devices have been backdoored by the NSA to assist …

The NSA's elite hackers can hijack your Wi-Fi from 8 miles away

Attendees at the Chaos Communications Congress in Hamburg this weekend got a surprising rundown of the NSA's surveillance capabilities, courtesy of security researcher Jacob Appelbaum. Appelbaum, who co-wrote the <i>Der Spiegel</i> article that first revealed the NSA catalog, went into further detail …

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Japan's homeless are being recruited to clean up the radioactive debris at Fukushima

Cleaning up radioactive waste in Fukushima may be one of the worst jobs in Japan. Clean-up of the site has fallen behind schedule and finding workers has been a challenge. Now it turns out, the homeless are among those being recruited for the job.<p>Antoni Slodkowski, one of the reporters who …

Edmonton council votes in favour of proceeding with new Oilers arena

Even though the money is not all in place, Edmonton city council has given final approval to a deal that would see a new downtown arena built for the NHL's Edmonton Oilers.<p>Councillors voted 10-3 in favour of the master agreement with Oilers owner Darryl Katz.<p>The rink will cost $480 million but $107 …

Plex website relaunches as Plex.tv, one-stop home for all of its media streaming abilities

Plex has grown rapidly over the last few years and its increased focus as a cloud service for your pictures, videos and music has resulted in a relaunching of the main website. Now hosted at Plex.tv, it ropes in the four disparate sections of the previous website, bringing features like Plex Pass …

Vatican: Assad Sent Private Message to Pope

Syrian President Bashar al Assad has sent a letter to Pope Francis, Vatican sources confirmed Saturday.<p>The contents of the message were not revealed …

U.S. military personnel freed after brief detention in Libya

SABRATHA, Libya/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four American military personnel were briefly detained in western Libya on Friday after part of their convoy failed to stop at a checkpoint and was found to be carrying weapons, Libyan officials said.<p>The Americans were released several hours later and brought …

UN: Syria chemical weapons deadline ‘unlikely’ to be met - Video on NBCNews.com

>>> killed since assault began, the latest in that country's long and brutal civil war . we get more across the border in lebanon.>> reporter: daytime who are error in the city of aleppo. carnage, destruction, chaos. survivors struggling to carry the wounded to help after a syrian air assault on a …

Egypt: student killed as Islamists battle with police at Cairo university

One student was killed, several injured and at least 60 arrested on Saturday as students at the Cairo campus of al-Azhar University battled with security forces. At least two buildings were set ablaze.<p>The day was the first of end-of-term examinations at the university, the epicentre of recent …

John Kerry Continues His Quest for Middle East Peace Next Week

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Secretary of State returns to the Middle East shortly after the holidays end to continue …