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Pentagon chief promises to resolve cases for National Guard soldiers ordered to repay bonuses

PARIS — Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter promised Tuesday to resolve the cases of thousands of Army National Guard soldiers who were ordered by the Defense Department to repay bonuses they received to enlist in the military.<p>“We are going to look into and resolve it,” he said, adding that Deputy …

Filippo Inzaghi Needs Time to Make AC Milan Great Again

It seems that nearly every loss or draw from Milan, Filippo Inzaghi has had to take to the microphones and say that this squad needs patience to grow.<p>As any coach knows, success comes from patience, and patience is given through time. Inzaghi needs plenty of time to truly mold his image in the …

You have one day to get a deal at one of these luxury hotels

The success of Cyber Monday has provided a springboard for another type of one-day flash sale, this one for luxury hoteliers: the Cyber Summer …

Hospitality

Rafael Benítez can't afford to bench Marek Hamšík again

Rafael Benítez left Napoli's best player out of his starting 11 on the weekend, and paid a heavy price.<p>There can be few genuinely world class players around that are as consistently underrated as Marek Hamšík. Save for a few tenuous rumours linking him with a move to Manchester United in January, …

Godzilla - Official Teaser Trailer | Video

Author:<p>Freshness<p>Publish date:<p>At one time mistook for Guillermo del Toro's <i>Pacific Rim</i> during pre-production, studio Legendary Pictures and distributor …

Japan wants to sell its super-fast levitating trains to the US

Former US politicians have visited Japan for a ride on a train that uses magnetic levitation to travel at 315 mph. As cities around the world consider the introduction of maglev trains, the Japanese government hopes the American group's experience of the journey — a test ahead of Japan's planned …

Scientists find black hole spewing iron, nickel in powerful jets

Has a black hole mystery just been solved?<p>Writing in the journal Nature, a team of scientists said it found traces of nickel and iron in the powerful jets shooting out of black hole candidate 4U 1630-47, a small black hole just a few times the mass of our sun. It may help solve a scientific puzzle …

At least 8.8 billion Earth-size, just-right planets found, study says

Space is vast, but it may not be so lonely after all: A study finds the Milky Way is teeming with billions of planets that are about the size of Earth, orbit stars just like our sun, and exist in the Goldilocks zone -- not too hot and not too cold for life.<p>Astronomers using NASA data have …

Have scientists really invented a Star Wars-style lightsaber?

Good news and bad news for hard-core <i>Stars Wars</i> fans.<p>The good news: Scientists say they have finally taken the next step of turning science fiction into fact with the invention of a real-life lightsaber.<p>The bad news: The creation of the lightsaber was an accident and the result is nowhere near as …

Italy’s government is on the brink of collapse—so what else is new?

In Italy, the government is teetering. A credit ratings downgrade looms. Two of the country’s three largest banks are in turmoil, as is the main telecoms operator. Given the headlines, it’s surprising how subdued the market reaction has been; bond yields have barely budged and stocks are down by …

Economy

Tactical Guide to Napoli Striker Gonzalo Higuain

Free-scoring Napoli and Argentina star Gonzalo Higuain is one of football's most underrated hit men. While Edinson Cavani and Radamel Falcao take most of the spotlight and were the subject of fierce speculation during the summer transfer window, Pipita by comparison stayed in the shadows as he …

Xbox One Kinect sensor can understand two people talking at the same time

Microsoft has revealed that the Kinect sensor will ship with the Xbox One can detect two people talking at the same time. Speaking at the Eurogamer Expo in London, Microsoft's Phil Harrison revealed further details about the new Kinect. Coupled with the Xbox One, Kinect will now be able to hear and …

Don’t fancy a smartwatch? ION's sub-$100 smartglasses might be for you

Wearable tech is becoming increasingly popular, whether that’s high-profile yet to be released items like Google Glass or the plethora of smartwatches currently being funded by crowdsourcing. Either way, we haven’t seen too many smartglasses take off yet.<p>ION Glasses is looking set to change that by …

Dwyane Wade and Kevin Durant Engage in Heated Exchange Through Social Media

Dwyane Wade clearly felt disrespected by Kevin Durant's claim that James Harden should replace him in <i>Sports Illustrated</i>'s Top 10 players list, and he's using it for motivation this coming season:<p>Durant responded to the post a few minutes later by implying that Wade needs to back it up on the …