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Pakistan election: Sharif 'would end' war on terror role

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/976000/976716_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524650360_49f1afd2eea1a3c751efa54211f5d772<p><b>The man tipped to be Pakistan's next prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, has said he would end the country's involvement in the US-led war on terror if</b> …

An Epic Of India Gets A Canvas Its Own Size

In the 1970s, Salman Rushdie was an unknown writer living in London. He decided to return to the country of his birth and rough it across India on what he describes as "extraordinarily long 15-hour bus rides with chickens vomiting on our feet."<p>That trip inspired <i>Midnight's Children,</i> the Booker …

Firms eye TSA background-check job

Private security firms are jostling for position on a potentially high-dollar government contract: a chance to conduct background checks on thousands of frequent fliers.<p>Industry sources say at least two well-known firms in the security field have raised their hands so far: The Chertoff Group, led …

Victory Day: Vladimir Putin says Russia is 'guarantor of world security'

President Vladimir Putin says Russia will "do everything to enforce safety on this earth" as the country celebrates Victory Day with fanfare and a military display in Moscow's Red Square.<p>Speaking at the annual military parade, <b>President Vladimir Putin</b> claimed that <b>Russia</b> was the guarantor of world …

Did a Female North Korean Traffic Cop Save Kim Jong-un from Assassination?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>When you win North Korea's "Hero of the Republic" award, you've probably helped the entire state …

California's Bay Bridge Hits Trouble Ahead Of Opening Day

Faced with lingering safety concerns over the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge's new eastern span, California transportation officials say it will take more work — and up to $10 million — to get the bridge ready for its planned grand opening on Labor Day.<p>They discovered the problem after massive …

The Biggest Hacks Of This Year Weren't Hacks — They Were Tricks

The modern hack isn't a "hack" at all: It's a lie, another lie, and some simple web design.<p>Yesterday, <i>The Onion</i>'s tech team penned a blog post explaining Monday's social media hack in elaborate detail. It lays out in plain language exactly out how employees were duped by the Syrian Electronic Army — …

Obama Signs Open Data Executive Order: U.S. Government Data To Be Made Freely Available

Interesting news out of The White House this this morning announcing an Open Data Executive Order signed by President Obama. Along with the order is an accompanying Open Data Policy released by the Office of Management and Budget and Office of Science and Technology Policy. The order states that …

Big test for immigration bill brings hope to backers

The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on the amendments over the course of several hearings.<p>WASHINGTON — Senators who back a sweeping immigration law said Thursday they were heartened by the first big test of the proposal in which members of both parties were allowed to make changes to the …

Can John McCain Break Up the Cable Bundle Forever? (No, Probably Not)

A la carte television sounds wonderful. But it's not happening. And it could be a big headache if it did.<p>Reuters<p>If you love television, you probably hate the television bundle. And if you hate the television bundle, your favorite person in Washington today is Sen. John McCain. His new legislation, …

Immigration reform debate marred by angry clashes in US Senate

Angry scenes marred the first serious debate on immigration reform on Thursday as Senate Republicans and Democrats clashed over proposals to grant …

Why Adobe’s move to the cloud is a future victory for Apple

Adobe yesterday said it would no longer sell its software, including Photoshop and other elements of its wildly popular Creative Suite, the old-fashioned way. Instead, you’ll have to buy a subscription.<p>It’s a validation of a long-term strategy Adobe has been refining for years, to move people from …

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