The government called for an emergency meeting with U.N. officials.
Those hunting for bargains at Minnesota retailers Friday morning found that Black Friday's steady slide back into Thanksgiving Day made for smoother shopping. By sunrise Friday, it was clear that the post-Thanksgiving ...
Ray Rice has won his appeal of the NFL's disciplinary decision.
A pregnant St. Louis woman lost her left eye during a violent run-in with cops earlier this week.
Shoppers compete to purchase retail items on "Black Friday" at an Asda superstore in Wembley, north London November 28, 2014. Britain's high streets, malls and online sites were awash with discounts on Friday as more retailers than ever embraced U.S.-style "Black Friday" promotions, seeking to kickstart trading in the key Christmas period. In the United States the Friday following the Thanksgiving Day holiday is called Black Friday because spending usually surges and indicates the point at which American retailers begin to turn a profit for the year, or go "into the black". REUTERS/Luke MacGregor (BRITAIN - Tags: BUSINESS ANNIVERSARY)
Protesters interrupted holiday shopping at major retailers around the St. Louis area Friday to speak out about a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.
NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday seemed a little less crazy this year.
By Joe Brock JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Barack Obama last year told a cheering crowd in Cape Town that a $7 billion plan to "Power Africa" would double electricity output on the world's poorest continent and bring "light where currently there is darkness". A year later, the U.S. president's flagship project for Africa has already achieved 25 percent of its goal to deliver 10,000 megawatts of electricity and bring light to 20 million households and businesses, according to its annual report. But the five-year plan has not yet delivered the power. ...
PARIS (AP) — France's government is pushing to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, amid growing pressure across Europe for recognition of a Palestinian state after decades of Mideast stalemate.
PHOENIX (AP) — If Christian Avila lived a few hundred miles to the west, he would have a driver's license and qualify for in-state college tuition and a host of other opportunities available to young people granted legal status by President Barack Obama two years ago.
One thing you can always rely on technology to do is speed things up. Everything, from processors to phones to networks gets faster. Heck, there are actual laws that define this phenomenon. So when at a recent Akamai analyst event a speaker made the offhand comment that the Web is getting slower, it pretty much […]
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In the early 2000s, when the dot-com boom was going bust, there was a corny joke doing the rounds: The new definitions of B2B and B2C were “Back to Banking” and “Back to Consulting.” Thousands of young professionals who had fled the safe confines of Wall Street and the Big 6 in pursuit of Silicon […]
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It's not much—in fact, it might feel like the shortest 88 seconds of your life—but the first trailer for director J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens is finally here, and they weren't kidding when they called it a "teaser."
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Need some ideas for a physics-based gift? Here are some suggestions.
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We get it. It's the day after Thanksgiving and there is very little you're capable of right now. You're in a food coma and it'll be a while before you're out of that sedentary state. But that doesn't mean you still can't take in some of this week's best TV. Check it all out right here.
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Much of mathematician Alan Turing's life was shrouded in secrecy for years. The Imitation Game attempts to decode it. Here are the facts and fiction at the heart of the film.
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Everything I know about women, I learned from women's wearables.
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The Mooney M10 is a diesel-powered plane that could make private flying in China easier and more affordable.
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I can’t help you with that post-Thanksgiving lethargy, or the hangover for that matter, or with that thing you shouldn’t have said to your grandmother, but I can assure you that you’re not alone. I’m not talking your fellow Americans, I mean your fellow creatures of Earth. All around us, you see, there are animals […]
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So you ate your weight in stuffing. No big deal.
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