Yasir Khan

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Everything Apple Announced at Its September 2014 Event

After months of anticipation, the iPhone 6 is finally official… along with a bunch of other stuff! Here’s a recap of the highlights from Apple’s event today in Cupertino in case you were having some technical problems with the livestream. For full details, check out the link(s) below each highlight.<p>…

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus vs the best of Android: has Apple caught up?

September isn’t even half-way through and it’s already been an awesome month for mobile technology. Last week saw the announcement of the Xperia Z3, Note 4 and new Moto X and now Apple has unveiled the latest members of the iPhone family. While Android and iOS are two very different animals …

Phones

Palestine-US teen speaks after Israeli police beating

A Palestine-American teenager had his hands tied behind his back while being beaten and knocked unconscious by Israeli police, says the boy's aunt.<p>Tariq Khdair, 15, from Florida, is a cousin of Mohammed Abu Khdair, the Palestinian 16-year-old whose abduction and murder has triggered riots.<p>The …

Protest

10 Grooming Products Every Guy Needs to Look Great

Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) force fed under standard Guantánamo Bay procedure – video

As Ramadan begins, more than 100 hunger-strikers in Guantánamo Bay continue their protest. More than 40 of them are being force-fed. A leaked document sets out the military instructions, or standard operating procedure, for force-feeding detainees. In this four-minute film made by Human Rights …

Pakistan May Surprise Maradona at World Cup in Brazil

Whatever soccer legend Diego Maradona says, Pakistan will be a big presence at this year’s World Cup in Brazil -- although not because of its playing …

Join Us! Become a Brazil 2014 Curator

Hello fans!<p>The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil begins on June 12, 2014, and you’re invited to help curate a very special Flipboard magazine about your favorite team.<p>When the matches begin, Flipboard will publish a dedicated magazine for each of the 32 participating World Cup nations — from Team Algeria …

Rio Ferdinand: Defender to leave Manchester United in summer

Soccer

Solange Physically Attacks Jay Z in Elevator, Video Allegedly Shows

<i>Solange photo by Chris Tuite</i><p>After last week's Met Gala in NYC, Jay Z, Beyoncé, and her sister Solange were at an after-party at the Standard Hotel. According to TMZ, Solange allegedly physically lashed out at Jay inside of an elevator, and the action was caught on a surveillance camera. The report …

Which restaurant chains have gone halal – and why?

Despite recent reports to the contrary, many fast-food and restaurant chains in Britain have been using halal – in Arabic "permissible" or "lawful" – meat for years. Nearly 100 KFC outlets around the country serve halal-approved chicken, as do around 75 – a fifth – of Nando's. The sandwiches served …

Ultimate Warrior dies, aged 54 – WWE superstars including Hulk Hogan and The Rock pay tribute

Wrestling legend The Ultimate Warrior has died just days after being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.<p>The 54-year-old made his emotional comeback …

Hottest Celebrity Photos at the Oscars

Oscars 2014 red carpet fashion – rated

The standout looks from the red carpet – rated and reviewed by the Guardian fashion team<p>• Oscars 2014 red carpet fashion – in pictures • Five Oscars 2014 style scene stealers

Oscars 2014 Results: Complete Winners' List

Tinsel town's night of nights ended with some well-deserved wins across the board, culminating in the award for Best Picture.<p>An array of brilliants …

Facebook to buy WhatsApp for $19 billion in deal shocker | Reuters

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc will buy fast-growing mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp for $19 billion (11 billion pounds) in cash and stock in a landmark deal that places the world’s largest social network closer to the heart of mobile communications and may bring younger users into the …

McCullum first NZ player to score test triple century | Reuters

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Brendon McCullum became the first New Zealand batsmen to score a test match triple century on Tuesday during the fifth day of the second test against India at the Basin Reserve.<p>New Zealand's Brendon McCullum leaves the field on 281 not out against India during the second …

Salaam Namaste

Mangalore Crab<p><i>StyleNest sample a very different kind of curry house, London’s Salaam Namaste restaurant.</i><p>The back streets of Russell Square aren’t …

South India

The 5 Secrets to a Perfect Workout

Whenever I explain this concept, there's always one guy who asks why I don't separate the push into a vertical press and a horizontal press, and the pull into a vertical pull and a horizontal pull. The answer is easy: If I added them to the list, most guys I know would do workouts consisting of …

The 30 young boxers on the rise in 2014

Floyd Mayweather sits alone atop boxing, its best and richest fighter, his crown refurbished after a brief flirtation with the threat of dethronement posed by age. New life has been breathed into the career of Manny Pacquiao. Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko glowers at the horizon, …

Samsung Electric to unveil latest Galaxy smartphone in late February | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co will unveil a new version of its flagship Galaxy S smartphone this month, but expectations are low that features such as a bigger screen will lead to a sharp jump in sales given intensifying competition.<p>A man using his mobile phone walks past a Samsung …

Kevin Pietersen: Batsman's England career over

<b>Kevin Pietersen's England career is over after he was told he is no longer part of the national team's plans.</b><p>The 33-year-old batsman, England's all-time leading run-scorer across all formats, was given the news by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).<p>ECB managing director Paul Downton said: …

West Indies

Google and Samsung agree to license each other's patents for 10 years

It's no secret that Google and Samsung need each other given that Samsung dominates Android device sales. It only makes sense, then, that the two companies have just struck a deal to license each other's patents for the next 10 years. In addition to accelerating product research, the agreement …

Justin Bieber arrested in Miami for drag racing - video

Amateur video shows Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber being pulled over by Miami Beach police on Thursday. The 19-year-old was arrested after he was caught drag racing a yellow Lamborghini and has been charged with driving under the influence and resisting arrest. Khalil Sharieff, Bieber's friend …

Awards TIME: The Golden Globe’s Real Winners and Losers

While a slew of Golden Globes were just bestowed upon the darlings of the Hollywood Foreign Press for their film and television work throughout the …

Amir Khan is a leading contender for Floyd Mayweather's next fight, head of Showtime confirms

Exclusive: Showtime Executive Vice President Stephen Espinoza reveals Amir Khan and Marcos Maidana are leading candidates to fight Floyd Mayweather on May 3<p>Amir Khan is a “leading contender” to challenge Floyd Mayweather Jnr on May 3, but the decision on the opponent is still “wide open”, the head …

Anderson Silva recovering after surgery on broken leg

LAS VEGAS – Anderson Silva remained in a Las Vegas hospital Sunday morning following successful surgery to repair a broken leg he suffered trying to regain the UFC's middleweight title.<p>During Saturday night's fight, Silva (33-6 MMA, 16-2 UFC) threw a kick that was checked by champion Chris Weidman …