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Obama: Won't wait for legislation to advance 2014 priorities

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Tuesday he would not wait for Congress to pass legislation to advance his policy priorities this year and said he was “getting close” to finishing a review of U.S. surveillance practices - to be unveiled on Friday.<p>Obama, speaking to reporters …

3.2L-Swapped: Porsche 914 6-Cylinder Conversion

This Porsche 914 has been built into an impressive 914/6 GT clone by the marque specialists at Fordahl Motorsports. The seller claims over $70k in …

Dawn of a New Flagship

Mercedes-Benz pulled out all the stops to reveal its all-new flagship at the Airbus factory in Hamburg, Germany. Daimler chairman Dieter Zetsche, shown here presenting the 2014 S-Class, was visibly excited as the car drove on stage after an impressive show of pyrotechnics.<p>Image: Matthew de …

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GMC introduces 2015 Canyon, along with a new engine line-up

GMC goes big on small trucks with the 2015 Canyon.<p>General Motors continues to bet big on the midsize truck segment in the North American market, and it's a strategy that will include a new GMC Canyon. The The Canyon will represent a more upmarket alternative to the recently unveiled Chevrolet …

Blaze destroys ancient Tibetan town dubbed 'Shangri-La'

Inferno rips through 1,300-year-old Tibetan community, which had been pin-pointed as the location of the mythical Shangri-La in James Hilton's novel The Lost Horizon<p>A ten-hour inferno has destroyed the ancient Tibetan town which, according to the Chinese government, was the earthly incarnation of …

5 Things To Know This AM — Jan 13 2014

Trussardi goes full-on <i>doge</i> for its latest campaign. Wow. Much fashion. So greyhound. What pose. (Glamour)<p>Google Glass found a way to help users stick …

What Games Are: Local Stream Gaming

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tadhg Kelly is a veteran game designer and creator of leading game design blog What Games Are. He has recently moved into managing developer relations at OUYA. You can follow him on Twitter here.</i><p>Along with all of the furore over wearables and their lack of oomph at CES, there were …

Neymar, Messi, Bale and Ronaldo Watch: Superstars Fail to Shine

Arguably the four biggest stars of world football at the moment, Neymar, Lionel Messi, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo, all endured a relatively underwhelming weekend in terms of their own contributions, but the latter two will be happier at having taken home three competition points.<p>Neymar and …

Samir Nasri's Bizarre Facial Expression, Leather Tabard Gets Twitter Talking

Poor Samir Nasri.<p>He was the victim of a horror challenge from Newcastle's Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa at the weekend in Manchester City 2-0 win on the road (watch it here). He now looks set to miss the rest of the season and the 2014 World Cup beyond that.<p>Set to find out the severity of his injury on Monday …

No Reserve 2.7L-Swapped 1975 Porsche 914

This 1975 Porsche 914 has a serious 2.7L 6-cylinder swap and a 901 transmission. It looks black, but is actually dark blue, and we like the 5-lig …

Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge portends seriously powerful future sports sedan

"If we built this car I would expect it to feature over 500 horsepower and 600 pound-feet of torque."<p>Eau Rouge is a notoriously difficult turn at Belgium's Spa-Francorchamps Circuit that is capable of striking fear into the hearts of the most hardened driver. Naming a car after something so …

Michael Douglas Is ANT MAN!

After a month in beta, here's where Wasteland 2 is headed

InXile Entertainment CEO Brian Fargo took to the game's Kickstarter blog recently to outline a development roadmap for the crowdfunded role-playing game <i>Wasteland 2</i>.<p>Fargo revealed that InXile has received about 8,000 bug reports, comments and suggestions from players. He was encouraged to discover …

5 things you need to know about the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

Your road-legal C7.R is ready.<p>Forget the ZR1. When GM's engineers put the first 2015 Z06 mule on the Milford RoadCourse, the car promptly set a new lap record. More insane? It did it using engine and suspension calibrations that were nothing but good guesses by engineers. Tadge Juechter, chief …

Golden Globes 2014: this year's awards ceremony – as it happened

Well, that was fun.<p>Thanks for joining us tonight, for sending your tweets and sharing your comments. It was a whirl of chiffon, stilettos, red carpet sewage and slosh from Emma Thompson's martini glass. The rested morning team will have more Golden Globes coming your way soon.<p><b>The full list of</b> …

The Origins Of Fettuccine Alfredo

<i>by Kimberly Kohatsu, Managing Editor for the Menuism Restaurant Blog</i><p><i>Photos by Rizka Budiati and Wim Fournier</i><p>When your stomach aches, your mom may have offered you saltines or plain toast -- something light that wouldn't aggravate your tummy. In Italy, this same principle applies, but with pasta.<p>In …

Filmmaker Creatively Documents Incredible Journey Around World

Filmmaker Nicolò Balini, aka Human Safari, has just finished a whirlwind trip to almost all parts of the globe in 2013... and he brought his camera along for the ride.<p>So what does a creative filmmaker do when they have an incredible amount of great footage? Create the epic travel video above titled …