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ISIS X-Factor Show? Quran Competition Tests Islamic State Extremists' Religious Knowledge

The Islamic State group's latest mission? Launching a game show to test its members' grasp of the Quran. 
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Following an emergency decision to move to Amazon Web Services, Iceland’s Wow Air has wholeheartedly bought into the cloud
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has some choice words for terrorists. Duterte, who is known for his strict rule and for carrying out draconian punishments against drug suspects and affiliates, a
HipChat, a popular communications platform for businesses, warned users Monday it experienced a database breach, which may have compromised the names, email addresses and passwords of its users. In
It’s inevitable for Samsung’s Galaxy S8 to face tough competition with Apple’s iPhone 8 come September. Tim Cook’s company is working hard to launch an iOS phone that could rival the South Korean gia
The Samsung Galaxy S8 has been on the market for only three days and there are already murmurs about what kind of components Samsung’s 2018 flagship may contain. The manufacturer is reportedly alread
Apple rival Samsung is doing pretty with its new smartphone lineup this year after the debacle with the Galaxy Note 7 last year, the company said in a statement to Venture Beat. The Galaxy S8 and S8
Harnessing storytelling as a vital business competency in the early days of any new senior role, with an eye toward creating a steady cadence of interaction with key publics, is vital.
Scientists at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia are looking to answer some tough questions—namely, what is dolphin sex like? Postdoctoral fellow Dana Orbach presented 3D scans of the reproductive s
Languages are constantly evolving, and many have come and gone during the course of human history. Is Icelandic about to head into obscurity? The Associated Press reported it could be in danger of dy
Researchers at Valparaiso University are testing amino acids under extreme conditions to mimic environments on other planets to see what types could lead to extraterrestrial life.
The San Antonio Spurs probably didn't expect to be even with the Memphis Grizzlies ahead of Game 5. Both teams have held home court in the first round of the best-of-seven series, with a pivotal matc
Most people on Earth have already felt extreme and record heat, drought or downpours propelled by man-made global warming, new research finds.
The leadership team in the newly formed Yahoo-AOL creation is not expected to include many Yahoo executives.        
A U.S. federal court ruled Adobe could not be gagged indefinitely by the government about search warrants issued for contents of its customer’s accounts.
Technion researchers have a developed safe and efficient way to produce hydrogen on board a plane in flight. Using aluminum particles and (fresh or waste), the technology could one day help meet in-fl
Nearly half of an airline's revenue derives from those flying first-and business-class – and firms are searching for futuristic designs to ensure the one percent travels in style and comfort.
A gender-swapped Shredder and gothic Hatsune Miku were some of the coslay stars of the Silicon Valley Comic Con.
Chelsea Clinton was honored at a the ‘Variety’ Power of Women Luncheon in New York City Friday for her work with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, which works to fight childhood obesity. Follo
PCs are about power, customisation, and the genius control method that is the humble mouse and keyboard...
One of the most dramatic medical success stories in recent years has been the introduction of new drugs that eradicate hepatitis C virus (HCV). But it's a different story among HCV patients with subst
New insight into how forests globally will respond to long-term climate change has been gained by recent research. The new work suggests that climate-change driven increases in rainfall in warm, wet f
When reminded of death, humans become more likely to support the killing of animals, no matter how they feel about animal rights, researchers have found. Psychology's terror management theory may expl
Synthetic rubber and plastics -- used for manufacturing tires, toys and myriad other products -- are produced from butadiene, a molecule traditionally made from petroleum or natural gas. But those hum
Spotify is on platforms ranging to your desktop to your speakers, but could it head to your wristwatch next? According to three recent job postings spotted by technologist Dave Zatz, Spotify may be l
It’s clear that Intel Optane Memory helps PC games load much faster, but that entirely depends on the game.
For the first time, researchers have analyzed terrestrial gamma-ray flashes produced by tropical storms.
Video surfaced Friday of a tearful mother allegedly distraught after her baby was nearly hit with a double-wide stroller by a male American Airlines flight attendant on a Dallas-bound flight from San
Your fridge magnets are about to level up.        
After an unusually intense heat wave, flood or drought, questions inevitably arise about whether human-caused climate change played a role.        
After more than a decade of rapid growth, LinkedIn now has 500 million members. How does that compare with other giant communities? An admittedly eccentric list ranks the site at No. 8.
Twitch just launched its new affiliate program this week, allowing new streamers to make money before becoming verified partners. This is good news for the thousands of streamers who have yet to cat
Thousands of scientists and their allies marched around the world in defense of scientific research on Saturday, but the right-wing crackpot media didn’t see fit to interview any of them. Rather
The system is amazingly accurate at being able to transcribe my handwriting into editable text.
The appeal of Tesla vehicles is that they're all electric, but the means they also need to be charged which can be a concern for some. Many owners charge their vehicles over night at home. But there

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Biloxi won't fly state flag

A city that relies heavily on tourism is joining several other local governments in abandoning the flag.              
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In drive-thru, Mel Pearson gets call to Michigan hockey dream job

Former longtime assistant to Berenson, Pearson brings experience at Michigan Tech as new leader in Ann Arbor        
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Michigan football could have two night games, including Michigan State

New Big Ten TV deal gives control to the networks and conference, not schools.        
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Magnitude 7.1 quake hits the Chile

A preliminary magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck off the coast of Valparaiso, Chile
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Russian Foreign Minister, OSCE Secretary General to hold talks on wide range of issues

Apart from the talks with Minister Sergei Lavrov, Lamberto Zannier will also have a meeting with top officials of the CIS Collective Security Treaty Organization
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'Alarmingly high' risk of death for people with opioid use disorder in general medical care

Almost one-fifth of patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) in a large healthcare system died during a four-year follow-up period, reports a new study.
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HEART score to risk stratify patients with chest pain is safe but underutilized in the ED

It is safe for physicians to use the HEART (History, ECG, Age, Risk factors, and initial Troponin) score to make decisions about admission, observation, or discharge in patients presenting to the emer
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HipChat Hacked: Usernames, Passwords And Messages Stolen From Popular Communications App

HipChat, a popular communications platform for businesses, warned users Monday it experienced a database breach, which may have compromised the names, email addresses and passwords of its users. In
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Global financial news: Investors react to news in France

Here is your round-up of he financial news from around the world. Video provided by TheStreet        
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KitchenAid KRFC704FBS/PS Counter Depth Refrigerator Review

We're in love with this modern, wood-trimmed refrigerator        
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Stocks surge, Nasdaq hits record after French vote

Stocks soared after the first round of the French presidential election sent a pro-business candidate into next month's final contest.        
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A Simple Formula For Growing Young

Betty Finney, founder of the Growing Young campaign, says you should follow these nine steps to find the fountain of youth that bubbles inside you.
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ALEX BRUMMER: Rothschild's sweet return

It is hard to imagine any banker winning high office in Britain or the US, where public opinion is still dead set against the financiers. But a hard-nosed banker in Paris may be just what France nee
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Newsom, Villaraigosa and Garcetti all appear at L.A.'s Armenian march

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Does Kobe Bryant miss playing basketball? No. He explains why

It’s almost hard to imagine that it’s only been a year since the last time we saw Kobe Bryant don the purple and gold Lakers uniform. Of course who could forget the 60-point performance in Bryant’
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Investors cheer French election results as U.S. and global stocks rally

Vive le rally. U.S. stocks joined a worldwide surge higher Monday after the first round of France's presidential election raised expectations that the European Union will hold together. A candidat
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Supreme Court rejects appeal from GM on faulty ignition switches

The Supreme Court on Monday turned away an appeal from General Motors Co. seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches that one plaintiffs' attorney said could expose the comp
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