Tim Konyehi

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'Required reading': As textbook prices soar, students try to cope

Hitting the books can be a serious hit in the wallet these days.<p>Already grappling with skyrocketing tuition and fees, college students also must contend with triple-digit inflation on the price of textbooks. With the average student shelling out $1,200 a year just on books, students, professors and …

Washington Navy Yard Shooting: 13 People Confirmed Dead, Including Shooter (LIVE UPDATES)

One shooter is dead after opening fire Monday morning at the Washington Navy Yard, and Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier announced Monday night that authorities believe he was the sole person responsible for the shooting.<p>Thirteen people were killed, including the shooter, Mayor Vincent Gray …

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to finish his career at Real Madrid after signing new five-year contract

Cristiano Ronaldo signalled an ambition to finish his career at Real Madrid after signing a new five-year deal.<p>Cristiano Ronaldo: Says Real Madrid is …

Soccer

Syria Conflict Indicates Armageddon, Say One Third Of Americans (SURVEY)

Most things aren't really the end of the world, but one-third of Americans who were surveyed believe that the Syria conflict is an indication that our days are numbered. A biblical passage which prophesies the destruction of Damascus and links it to the coming of Armageddon is leading many people …

Kenya water discovery brings hope for drought relief in rural north

Two vast underground aquifers, storing billions of litres of water, have been discovered in the poorest and least developed area of Kenya.<p>The finds, in Turkana county in the north west, were uncovered using new technology to interpret ground-penetrating radar from satellites. Professor Judy …

World's oldest man dies at age 112 in NY

The world's oldest man, a 112-year-old self-taught musician, coal miner and gin rummy aficionado from western New York, has died. He was 112.<p>Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez died Friday at a nursing home in Grand Island, according to Robert Young, senior gerontology consultant with Guinness World …

Ray Dolby

Ray Dolby, who has died aged 80, introduced the noise-reducing and surround-sound technology that revolutionised cinema acoustics and ushered in the modern era of high-quality, realistic film sound.<p>His system of using multiple loudspeakers and multichannel technology — first through his Dolby …

San Francisco

Palin PAC sued over Sept. 11 photo

NEW YORK — A New Jersey-based newspaper publisher is suing Sarah Palin and her political action committee for copyright infringement over the use of an iconic Sept. 11 photograph.<p>A lawsuit filed Friday in Manhattan federal court by North Jersey Media Group Inc. says Palin's SarahPAC posted a copy …

Adelaide creates world’s first solar-powered public transport system

Many local communities are looking at ways that they can incorporate green technology into their city’s municipal infrastructure. One impressive …