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Frankfurt – German Carmakers Buy Nokia Maps To Fend Off Digital Rivals

Frankfurt – German Carmakers Buy Nokia Maps To Fend Off Digital Rivals

  Frankfurt – German carmakers BMW, Audiand Mercedes, will pay around 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 billion) to buy Nokia’s maps business, beating out high-tech rivals… Read More ›

Lancaster, NH – 2 Dead, 22 Hurt In New Hampshire Tent Collapse

Lancaster, NH – 2 Dead, 22 Hurt In New Hampshire Tent Collapse

  Lancaster, NH –  A man and a girl were killed and at least 22 people were injured Monday when a severe storm blew down… Read More ›

London – Star Trek-Style Home Elevator Could Replace Stairlifts

London – Star Trek-Style Home Elevator Could Replace Stairlifts

  London – For people living in a house with more than one storey, stairlifts or home elevators are often a necessity of life as… Read More ›

Is China’s 2022 Winter Olympics song too much like ‘Frozen’s’ ‘Let It Go’?

Is China’s 2022 Winter Olympics song too much like ‘Frozen’s’ ‘Let It Go’?

  Beijing – Did Disney’s fictional snow queen of Arendelle help Beijing win its bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics? Some Chinese Internet users seem… Read More ›

Death row prisoner: ‘I have been told I am going to be executed seven times’

Death row prisoner: ‘I have been told I am going to be executed seven times’

  Editor’s note : Shafqat Hussain says he was tortured into making a false confession; campaigners say he was a juvenile when convicted. The following… Read More ›

Newborn baby pulled alive from toilet in Beijing

Newborn baby pulled alive from toilet in Beijing

  Police are searching for the mother of a newborn baby girl found wedged face-down in a Beijing toilet on Sunday. Residents heard cries from… Read More ›

Americans growing more skeptical of Iran deal — poll

Americans growing more skeptical of Iran deal — poll

33 percent oppose agreement, up from 17% last month; over one-third support it, a large majority of them Democrats   Americans who were undecided about… Read More ›

US jets to begin striking Syrian forces if they target pro-US rebels

US jets to begin striking Syrian forces if they target pro-US rebels

US officials have long played down the idea that Assad’s forces would turn their sights on the US-backed Syrian rebels, but they cannot rule out… Read More ›

Wall Street is waiting for Twitter’s stock to hit the level where it becomes a takeover target

Wall Street is waiting for Twitter’s stock to hit the level where it becomes a takeover target

  Twitter’s stock plunged by more than 15% last week after leadership gave Wall Street an ugly report on the state of the company. The sell-off… Read More ›

Thomas Piketty has a new book coming out and Paul Krugman isn’t sure why

Thomas Piketty has a new book coming out and Paul Krugman isn’t sure why

  Thomas Piketty — the French economist who took the economics world by storm last year with his landmark tome “Capital in the Twenty-First Century”… Read More ›

Abercrombie stopped offending its most important customers — and that could spell trouble for the brand

Abercrombie stopped offending its most important customers — and that could spell trouble for the brand

  Being nice isn’t always a good thing. As teen customers continue to flee the brand, Abercrombie has taken several steps to change its image… Read More ›

Washington – Trump Campaign Fires Staffer Over Controversial Facebook Posts

Washington – Trump Campaign Fires Staffer Over Controversial Facebook Posts

Washington – Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has fired a staffer after racially charged and insulting Facebook posts under his name came to light, a person… Read More ›

Washington – Proof Of Trump’s Charity Giving Elusive

Washington – Proof Of Trump’s Charity Giving Elusive

  Washington – Donald Trump, widely believed to be the wealthiest American ever to run for president, is nowhere among the ranks of the country’s… Read More ›

Memphis police officer killed; suspect identified

Memphis police officer killed; suspect identified

Memphis police identified 29-year-old Tremaine Wilbourn as the suspect in a weekend shooting of an officer. Wilbourn is at large and considered armed and dangerous,… Read More ›

Thousands evacuated as largest of California wildfires spreads

Thousands evacuated as largest of California wildfires spreads

California’s largest wildfire is spreading quickly, consuming 54,000 acres in three counties and staying active throughout the night — a time when firefighters typically make… Read More ›

Debris found on island is from same type of aircraft as MH370, Malaysia says

Debris found on island is from same type of aircraft as MH370, Malaysia says

A piece of wreckage that washed up on an island in the Indian Ocean is from a Boeing 777 — the same type of aircraft… Read More ›

People are starting to walk differently because of texting

People are starting to walk differently because of texting

  Texting – or checking social media or watching a video – while walking causes people to walk in a special movement pattern that protects them… Read More ›

Subway calls the latest report on Jared Fogle ‘appalling’

Subway calls the latest report on Jared Fogle ‘appalling’

  In a tweet sent Saturday, Subway called the latest “allegation” about spokesperson Jared Fogle “appalling” if true. Subway was tweeting in response to a story we broke… Read More ›

Trade ministers failed to reach a deal on the jewel of Obama’s trade agenda

Trade ministers failed to reach a deal on the jewel of Obama’s trade agenda

  Trade ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations failed to reach a deal on a new trade agreement that would cover nearly 40% of… Read More ›

New York – Donald Trump’s Companies Have Sought Visas To Import At Least 1,100 Workers

New York – Donald Trump’s Companies Have Sought Visas To Import At Least 1,100 Workers

  New York – Donald Trump is staking his run for U.S. president in part on a vow to protect American jobs. But this month,… Read More ›