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Libyan Red Crescent calls for Benghazi ceasefire as fighting rages

BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Libya’s Red Crescent called on Thursday for a ceasefire in the eastern city of Benghazi to allow the evacuation of families trapped by street fighting between Islamist militants and pro-government forces supported by local youths.<p>Banks, government offices, supermarkets …

Details on Apple’s iOS health tracking app hint at advanced iWatch features

The iWatch could be a far more advanced health tracker than previously thought.<p>We’ve been hearing that Apple was developing a health tracking app, dubbed Healthbook, and making health a big focus of its rumored iWatch for months now. But new details on Healthbook published this morning by 9to5Mac …

Biden arrives in Kiev as Russia blames U.S. for Ukraine crisis

KIEV, Ukraine -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Kiev on Monday for talks with Ukraine's embattled interim leaders as Russia's top diplomat blamed Washington for instigating the crisis that threatens to escalate into armed conflict between the two former Soviet republics.<p>In eastern …

Russia

California runaway teen's plane escapade prompts security review

Airport authorities in San Jose, California were attempting to determine Monday how a runaway teenager made his way onto an airport tarmac before slipping into the wheel well of a Maui-bound plane.<p>The 16-year-old boy survived temperatures estimated to be around 80 degrees below zero at 38,000 feet, …

The Makings Of A Snapchat Star

The internet has democratized our ability to become celebrities. Justin Bieber was discovered on YouTube, as were countless others. Instagram has its own set of super photographers, as does Vine, and Twitter is responsible for some of the greatest memes in internet history. But what about …

Oppo PM-1 Headphone Review: Are These $1,000 Headphones A Bargain?

The first thing you need to know about the Oppo PM-1 is that they’re not like most other headphones. They’re planar magnetic, which means they don’t create sound with the traditional dynamic driver. I’ve reviewed three other planar magnetic headphones here at Forbes, all were excellent, and if …

Cannibalization of iPad Mini by iPhone 6 Unlikely to Negatively Affect Apple's Overall Sales

Apple is expected to introduce a large-screened iPhone 6 with a 4.7-inch model arriving this fall and a 5.5-inch version debuting early next year. Though this large iPhone may cannibalize iPad mini sales, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster does not believe this shift in sales will have a net effect …

The Three Ways Forward For Microsoft And The Xbox One

My colleague Mark Rogowsky recently published a piece that contained a rather worrying chart, which showed the growing disparity between PS4 and Xbox One sales. Though the gap was a million consoles a few months ago in favor of Sony, now the gulf has widened, with Microsoft more or less refusing to …

Apple Is Beating Google When It Comes To iOS Game Exclusives

One more way that Apple is challenging Google is by pushing for exclusive games on iOS, claims a new report.<p>The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reports that as Android’s influence has grown, Apple has been offering games developers promotional perks — such as premium placement on their app store home pages — in …

Apple TV adds new apps for Lifetime, The History Channel, and A&E

Apple added three new channels today to expand its Apple TV offerings. Courtesy of A&E Networks, cable subscribers can now download apps for Lifetime, A&E, and The History Channel. The only catch is that the providers supported in today's rollout are limited to DirecTV, Verizon FiOS, and …

Congresswoman aims to crack down on campuses' sex assault 'epidemic'

A California congresswoman has announced plans to introduce federal legislation to toughen laws against what she called an epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses.<p>In an appearance at UC Berkeley last week, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Hillsborough) said she would press for more aggressive action …

UC Berkeley

South Korea ferry 'steered by inexperienced third mate'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1070000/1070298_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524708588_a7e443bb082cf214a41ae197ee987f56<p><b>The South Korean ferry that sank on Wednesday was steered by an inexperienced third mate who had never navigated the challenging waters where the</b> …

New militant group claims responsibility for bomb in Egyptian capital

Ajnad Misr claim to have been monitoring police checkpoint before detonating bomb in Cairo's Lebanon Square that killed a police officer and wounded another<p>The Egyptian militant group, Ajnad Misr, claimed responsibility on Saturday for a bomb blast that killed a police officer in Cairo.<p>The bomb …

Civilian Militia Remains at Bundy Ranch After Standoff Ends

A group of armed militia and protesters, some sporting nametags reading "domestic terrorist," remain camped out on a cattle ranch in Nevada, where …

Pompeii "Exposed and Vulnerable" to Neglect and the Elements

A conversation with the author of From Pompeii: The Afterlife of a Roman Town.<p>Pompeii has been many things over the centuries. It's been "a vineyard, a treasure trove, a den of bandits and today it remains an archaeological gem 'exposed and vulnerable,'" according to the new book <i>From Pompeii: The</i> …

Malaysian minister discusses financial aid with relatives of MH370 victims

A Malaysian official has met relatives of passengers who were aboard the missing flight MH370 to discuss ways of providing them with financial assistance.<p>Hamzah Zainuddin, the deputy foreign affairs minister, said a fund could possibly be set up by the government or by Malaysia Airlines. Family …

Heat Win Second Straight NBA Championship

Jeff Teague destroys Evan Turner with stepback three

At least he didn't fall.<p>Jeff Teague is turning in a dominant Game 1 performance against the Indiana Pacers and Evan Turner caught the fury. Want to see a stepback, crossover three? Well I've got the GIF for you:<p>Cross, gather, boom.

These new mobile wallet apps will make it easier, not harder, for hackers to hijack your payment card

As a payment security expert, I get a lot of questions from people about new payment technologies. Are merchants likely to accept them? How secure are they? A couple of recent startups in this space, Loop and Coin, have been generating quite a few of those questions, and my review of them shows …

Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie Recipe: After Workout Smoothie

Smoothies are an excellent go-to food to replenish the body after a tough workout. This is especially true of this particular blend.<p>High in protein …

Strawberry Banana Coconut Milk Smoothie

This is ridiculously easy and is a popular breakfast and often dessert choice for me when I am either on the run or want something sweet to end the …

Chocolate Cherry Breakfast Smoothie Recipe - Genius Kitchen

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.<p>“I found this recipe in The Biggest Loser Cookbook. I have not tried …

Breakfast

Banana Coconut Cream Smoothie

• ‹ previous<br>• 31 of 106<br>• next ›<p>Ingredients:<p>1 banana<p>1 cup coconut milk<p>1/2 cup orange juice<p>1 cup ice cubes<p>Optional: 2 oz white rum<p>Instructions:<p>Add all …

4th of July Smoothie - Red, White, and Blueberry

It’s that time of year again… time to bust out the bug spray, don our tank tops and shorts, and fire off a rapid succession of explosives. In part to …

Red, White & Blue Smoothie {Vegan}

Since I started this blog my mind has just been bursting with recipe ideas, especially when I’m getting ready to fall asleep at night and I’m in that …

Recipes

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Oh heavenly orange squash that marks the first day of Fall, how I’ve missed your versatility.<p>Pumpkins are filled with <b>complex carbohydrates</b>, <b>fiber</b>,</b> …

Chromecast officially available across Europe and in Canada starting today

Sure, a few eager Amazon shoppers might have been enjoying the Chromecast on the other side of the pond, more or less straight after it launched in the US. However, those Europeans (update: and Canadians) waiting for an official retail channel, (as suspected) your time has finally come. Google just …

How in-app review mechanics pushed Flappy Bird to the top of the charts

<i>Michael Silverwood is an Operating Associate at Tandem Capital.</i><p>If you’ve ever released a mobile app or game yourself, you’ve probably been asking yourself this same question through the whole Flappy Bird saga: how the hell did this game get to #1 in the App Store in the first place?<p>Sure, lots of …