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Obama Deploys Troops to Protect Embassy in Iraq, as American and Iranian Officials Meet

President Barack Obama ordered the deployment of up to 275 military personnel “equipped for combat” into Iraq to protect the U.S. embassy in Baghdad …

U.S. considers air strikes on Iraq, holds talks with Iran | Reuters

MOSUL Iraq/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama considered options for military action to support Iraq’s besieged government on Monday, and U.S. and Iranian officials held talks to stabilize the region, which has been roiled by the advance of Sunni rebels toward Baghdad.<p>Obama, who was …

Iraq conflict: US deploys 275 'military personnel'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1085000/1085193_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1529476560_5796469f5689d4205e3fc59b4332af71<p><b>Up to 275 US "military personnel" are being sent to Iraq to provide security for the US embassy in Baghdad and other personnel, the White House …

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Obama ordering 275 military personnel to Iraq; may send special ops

In a sign of the growing danger in Iraq, President<p>ObamanotifiedCongresson Monday that he was sending up to 275U.S. militarypersonnel “to provide support and security for U.S. personnel andthe U.S. Embassyin Baghdad.”<p>Obama also is considering sending 100 or fewer special operations troops to Iraq to …

Medicine's Big Problem with Big Data: Information Hoarding

Information that may offer medical insights has been locked away in the filing cabinets of doctors' offices.<p>Researchers at IBM, Berg Pharma, Memorial Sloan Kettering, UC Berkeley and other institutions are exploring how artificial intelligence and big data can be used to develop better treatments …

Google is building 180 satellites to spread internet access worldwide

Google's plans for satellite-based internet access just got a <i>little</i> more concrete. The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> hears that the search firm is preparing to build 180 "small, high capacity" satellites (not pictured here) that will go into low orbit and provide internet connections to underserved areas. …

Tech Week: Apple In Homes, Snowden Anniversary, Sexism Flare-Ups

It's time for your quick rundown of the week that was in technology and culture.<p><b>ICYMI</b><p><b>Tech's Gender Gap</b>: Getting women to join and stay in technology company ranks is a well-documented issue; a few incidents this week probably didn't do much to help the problem. Chicago's Techweek apologized for …

3-D Printed Food That Melts In Your Mouth

It looks like a sausage. It is a sausage. But what’s that? It’s really a pureed sausage goo, printed back into a sausage-like shape. Now the more important question: Why on earth?<p>A food company in Germany is working on a way of 3-D printing almost any food. In a few years time, you’ll be able to …

US and Iran to hold direct talks in Geneva over nuclear programme

The US announced on Saturday that it is sending two top negotiators to Geneva for direct talks with Iranian officials over Tehran's nuclear programme.<p>The discussions involving deputy secretary of state William Burns and undersecretary of state for political affairs Wendy Sherman are set for Monday …

The call for a third Spanish republic | Spain

The announcement of the abdication of King Juan Carlos led immediately to a fierce debate in Spain about the benefits of the monarchy and the need to change the political system. Tens of thousands of mostly young people descended on the streets with the red, yellow and purple flags of "La …