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The countries that don’t exist

There really is a secret world of hidden independent nations, with their own populations, governments – and football leagues. In fact, you’ve almost certainly visited one without realising.<p>When I first see Nick Middleton, he is surrounded by globes and atlases showing the most exotic places on the …

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Berkshire's $6.4B Duracell Buy Another Smart Deal For Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett is once-again showing his investing savvy in Berkshire Hathaway's $4.7 billion* purchase of Duracell from Procter & Gamble.<p>Thursday’s deal may be a bullish bet on the consumer battery market and areas where Duracell has expanded such as smartphone batteries, jump-starters and even …

Amazon and Hachette resolve bitter dispute over price

<b>Internet retailing giant Amazon and book publisher Hachette announced they have resolved a bitter dispute over print and e-book pricing.</b><p>The two have been feuding for several months over a new contract, leading Amazon to delay the shipment of several high-profile Hachette titles.<p>Neither firm …

Russia flexes muscles with long-range bomber flights near U.S. shores

<b>(CNN) —</b> Russia plans to send long-range bombers to the Gulf of Mexico in what appears to be Moscow's latest provocative maneuver in its increasingly frosty relations with the West.<p>Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said Wednesday that "we have to maintain (Russia's) military presence in the western …

Pres. Obama's reported 10-part immigration plan draws both fire and praise

Indications that the Obama administration is planning to unveil a 10-part immigration reform plan that would be carried out via executive action is drawing praise from groups that want more leniency for undocumented immigrants, and condemnation from others that say the president is circumventing …

Authorities: Suspect in Calif. shooting spree deported - CNN.com

<b>Los Angeles (CNN)</b> -- One of the suspects in a California shooting spree that left two sheriff's deputies dead was deported to Mexico twice, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.<p>Authorities say Marcelo Marquez, 34, of Salt Lake City, Utah, was arrested Friday after police found him …

Academic fraud or not, UNC students likely will keep degrees

What happens to the 3,100 students who enrolled in fake classes and now have a degree stamped with the seal of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill -- an institution consistently ranked among the nation's top public schools?<p>Likely nothing.<p>The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools is …

CVS Stores Reportedly Shut Down Apple Pay Support

While the new way to pay using your iPhone 6 is easy to use, recent reports indicate that CVS stores have already removed Apple Pay support, according to MacRumors.<p>Earlier this week, Rite Aid pharmacy shut down its unofficial Apple Pay support, asking customers trying to pay with the new system to …

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EW's Horror Quintessentials: The 5 best zombie movies

<i>With Halloween fast approaching,</i> EW <i>is picking the five best films in a variety of different horror movie categories. Each day, we’ll post our top</i> …

I'm Never Going To Upgrade My First-Generation iPad — Here's Why

You'd think it'd be pretty embarrassing to be a tech journalist and still rock a first-generation iPad.<p>I got the original iPad when it was first released, back in 2010. I didn't really need one then (does anyone really <i>need</i> an iPad?), but it looked cool. And I thought I would use it.<p>Now that the new …

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CONFIRMED: The DEA Struck A Deal With Mexico's Most Notorious Drug Cartel

"El Vicentillo" being presented to the media in Mexico City on March 19, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar An investigation by El Universal found that between the years 2000 and 2012, the U.S. government had an arrangement with Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel that allowed the organization to smuggle …

Mississippi Ending Conjugal Visits for Prisoners

There’s a story Richard Bennett likes to tell about the first time he learned of his state’s conjugal visit program.<p>Several years ago, a local …

What makes B.C.’s Grouse Grind one of the world’s most dangerous hikes

When Outside Magazine included the Grouse Grind as one of the "10 Most Dangerous Hikes" in the world this week, many in the Lower Mainland rolled their eyes. Although the extremely steep trail can be deadly – the magazine attributed three deaths to the trail since 1999 – can we really consider it …

$1,000 Pill For Hepatitis C Spurs Debate Over Drug Prices

Federal regulators this month opened a new era in the treatment of a deadly liver virus that infects three to five times more people than HIV. Now the question is: Who will get access to the new drug for hepatitis C, and when?<p>The drug Sovaldi will cost $1,000 per pill. A typical course of treatment …

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Should All Cell Phones Come With “Kill Switches”?

A majority of Americans now own smartphones, and while that might be great news for app-makers, it’s becoming an increasing headache for law …

10 money-making ideas for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014?<p>If the Federal Reserve’s …

Report: Half of all supermarket chicken harbors drug-resistant bacteria

A Consumer Reports investigation found potentially dangerous pathogens in nearly all of the chicken it tested<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>December 19, 2013 2:08pm (UTC)<p>Dangerous bacteria, including antibiotic-resistant "superbugs," lurk in nearly all supermarket chicken, an investigation by Consumer Reports …

Judge orders life support for 13-year-old girl declared brain dead

A judge has ordered an Oakland hospital to keep a girl declared brain dead on life support following what was supposed to be a routine tonsillectomy.<p>At a hearing Friday, both sides in the case agreed to get together and choose a neurologist to further examine 13-year-old Jahi McMath and determine …

'Tips for Jesus' mystery man strikes again — for $5,000

Business News<p>The $111.05 New York restaurant receipt includes a $1,000 tip and the words "god bless!" scrawled across it.<p>The handle @tipsforjesus is stamped next to an illegible signature.<p>In recent weeks, similar tabs have popped up in restaurants from coast to coast and even in Mexico, with tips …

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5,000-year-old cat fossils discovered in China help explain domestication

Though the modern human–cat relationship is well documented on YouTube, researchers are still puzzling over how our initial domestication of cats developed. But now a new discovery in China is helping to shed some light on it: in a paper published today, researchers describe finding multiple cats' …

Okay, Google, you officially beat Siri

<i>Marcio Cyrillo is the director of marketing at CI&T.</i><p>Over a year and a half ago I was beyond excited with Siri and the possibilities Apple could explore with it. I wrote this article and argued that Siri took a more personal approach to digital personal assistants and thus could engage and learn …