Shawn Gates

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Why Obama won't call terror fight a war on radical Islam

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama once again refused to label the fight against terrorism as a war on radical Islam or any kind of "religious war," insisting that such labels hurt efforts to root out radical ideologies in Muslim communities.<p>Obama also cautioned against the risk of overplaying the …

India

Zombie apps are taking over the App Store

If you’re still thinking of trying to make your fortune on the App Store, it’s time to think again. While App Store developers made more than Hollywood studios did in combined box office revenue in 2014, a new report suggests it will be almost impossible for new developers to break into the App …

African Union calls for 7,500-strong force to fight Boko Haram

Commission chief said member states must help to defeat 'horrendous rise' of Islamist militants<p>The African Union called Friday for a regional five-nation force of 7,500 troops to defeat the "horrendous" rise of Nigeria's Boko Haram insurgents, AU Commission Chief Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said.<p>"Boko …

Africa

Physicists Have Built A Time Machine Simulator

This would create a paradox since you never would have been born if your grandparents never met. You've prevented your later birth, so you shouldn't exist anymore.<p>This is called the "Grandfather Paradox," and it's an infamous one among physicists.<p>Even though Einstein's famous theory of general …

German cattle ranchers killed by guerrillas in Paraguay

<b>A German couple who had been farming in Paraguay for 30 years have been found shot dead at their ranch in the north of the country.</b><p>Roberto Natto and Erika Reiser, both in their 60s, had been kidnapped and shot several miles from their ranch.<p>Government officials say they were killed by a left-wing …

Oil Prices Changing the Face Of Global Geopolitics

In a documentary that aired recently on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s popular The Fifth Estate program, an allegory of Vladimir Putin was …

The FCC has changed the definition of broadband

The minimum broadband download speeds now begin at 25Mbps, up from 4Mbps<p>As part of its 2015 Broadband Progress Report, the Federal Communications Commission has voted to change the definition of broadband by raising the minimum download speeds needed from 4Mbps to 25Mbps, and the minimum upload …

Russia Says It Would Consider Financial Help for Greece

Russia’s finance minister said his country would consider providing financial support to Greece, raising the stakes for the European Union as it …