Islamic State besieged a town in Egypt’s northern Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday in a coordinated assault that turned the area into war zone.

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The predominantly black Mount Zion A.M.E. Church has burned in Greeleyville, north of Charleston, South Carolina—the latest in a string of six church fires that has put congregations on edge.

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Turkey told Beijing on June 30 that it was worried over reports Uighur people had been banned from fasting during the Ramadan in China’s far western region of Xinjiang, the foreign ministry said.

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Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned that the outlook for Britain's financial stability has "worsened" because of the crisis in Greece.

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Microsoft is releasing a lower priced Core i7 Surface Pro 3.

Sony has launched a crowdfunding site.

Apple has updated iOS to 8.4 and OS X to 10.10.4.

The addition of the leap second on Wednesday crashed some servers, but most quickly recovered.

Two years since the removal of ousted President Mohamed Morsi from power, Egypt has swung from "mass protest to mass incarceration", according to a new Amnesty International report.

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Apple has released iTunes 12.2 which supports Apple Music.

Islamic State besieged a town in Egypt’s northern Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday in a coordinated assault that turned the area into war zone.

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Turkey told Beijing on June 30 that it was worried over reports Uighur people had been banned from fasting during the Ramadan in China’s far western region of Xinjiang, the foreign ministry said.

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Japanese Toyota top female executive earlier arrested on drug charges has resigned.

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Islamic State militants launched a wide-scale co-ordinated assault on several military checkpoints in Egypt’s North Sinai on Wednesday in which 50 people were killed, security sources said.

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Two years since the removal of ousted President Mohamed Morsi from power, Egypt has swung from "mass protest to mass incarceration", according to a new Amnesty International report.

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An Egyptian court has sentenced leading activist Alaa Abdel Fattah to 15 years in jail for violating a protest law and on other charges, his lawyer said.

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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras requested a new two-year bailout program from the euro region just hours away from Greece's payment deadline with the IMF

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Journalist Mehmet Baransu has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Twitter during the latter’s time as prime minister.

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More than 100 people were feared dead after a military transport plane crashed into a residential area shortly after take-off in northern Indonesia

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Greek banks are closed and withdrawal limits are in place as the country is 24 hours from it's next IMF payment without a bailout deal in place.

Sony has launched a crowdfunding site.

Cisco is buying OpenDNS for $635m to bulk up its DNS security portfolio

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The addition of the leap second on Wednesday crashed some servers, but most quickly recovered.

Facebook Mike Zuckerberg explains his $1 salary, fitness plan and other issues in an hour-long Q&A on Facebook

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Microsoft is releasing a lower priced Core i7 Surface Pro 3.

Man shoots down drone flying over neighbor's property.

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Robots are on the rise --- Once again.

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Apple has updated iOS to 8.4 and OS X to 10.10.4.

Apple has released iTunes 12.2 which supports Apple Music.

Bill Gates has announced he will invest $2bn (£1.3bn) in renewable technologies initiatives.

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned that the outlook for Britain's financial stability has "worsened" because of the crisis in Greece.

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The predominantly black Mount Zion A.M.E. Church has burned in Greeleyville, north of Charleston, South Carolina—the latest in a string of six church fires that has put congregations on edge.

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Twelve correctional officers and prison executives, including the superintendent, have been placed on leave from the New York prison where two convicted murderers escaped, authorities said Tuesday.

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Captured convict David Sweat — who is portraying himself as the "mastermind" behind the elaborate 2-man escape from prison — did a "dry run" practice session the night before actually breaking free.

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A survey found there is enough support among South Carolina legislators to take down the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds: 33 senators and 83 House members would vote to remove it.

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The Ku Klux Klan plans to hold a pro-Confederate flag rally at South Carolina's capitol, where a statue of a former state governor who championed white supremacy was vandalized.

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Three people were killed Sunday after their small plane crashed into a home in Plainville, Massachusetts.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is running for president, his campaign announced in an e-mail to supporters today—becoming the 14th Republican candidate to enter the 2016 presidential race.

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The Supreme Court has ruled that Arizona does not violate the Constitution by having an Independent Redistricting Commission.

The Supreme Court ruled on Monday against three death row inmates who had sought to bar the use of an execution drug they said risked causing excruciating pain.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled (5-4) that the Environmental Protection Agency may not start new rules designed to reduce the amount of dangerous mercury and other toxins that pollute the nation's air.

A video has emerged on YouTube, allegedly from a NASA live feed from the International Space Station, showing three blurred UFOs — in the form of white dots — blasting out of Earth’s atmosphere

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A diamond in the rough was discovered in Arkansas by a lady. It was half the size of a coin and the site of the finding was the Crater of Diamonds State Park.

Schuyler Bailar, a transgender man, will be swimming on the Harvard swimming team—the first "openly transgender swimmer in the NCAA," says the AP.

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Ten abortion clinics in Texas would have closed Tuesday, but the U.S. Supreme Court said the clinics can remain open while lawyers ask for a full review of a strict law.

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The Girl Scouts of Western Washington recently rejected a $100,000 pledge—as long the funds "will not be used to support transgender girls."

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Wal-Mart apologized after a store in Louisiana rejected a customer’s request for a cake decorated with a Confederate battle flag, but gladly baked him a cake with an Islamic State flag on it.

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Police antagonized crowds gathered to protest in Ferguson, violated free-speech rights and made it difficult to hold officers accountable, according to a U.S. Department of Justice report summary.

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On the same day as the same-sex marriage Obergefell ruling, Politico kicked off a new debate, declaring, "It's time to legalize polygamy."

The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it would again consider affirmative action at public universities, the third time since 2003 the issue of race-based admissions has come before the justices.

A new book, "Faith vs. Fact" by evolutionary biologist Jerry Coyne, argues that religion and science are incompatible—entering Coyne in the ranks of "new atheists" like Richard Dawkins.

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While Oregon legalizes marijuana on July 1, there's still nowhere convenient to buy it—so free samples will be given away at legalization celebrations.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday sent a letter demanding the New York State Education Department take immediate action to protect transgender students from discrimination.

A proposed new rule governing overtime pay will mean bigger paychecks for up to 5 million workers, Obama administration officials said Tuesday.

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Apollo Education Group shares are falling 5.08% to $14.75 in after-hours trading on Monday following the release of the company's third quarter 2015 earnings results.

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More than a month after being declared free of Ebola, Liberia has experienced a new case of the disease

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Scientists are asking people across the globe to lay off sugary drinks, linking the consumption to an estimated 184,000 adult deaths each year.

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An unmanned rocket by Elon Musk's SpaceX on a resupply mission to the International Space Station exploded Sunday just minutes after launch.

Results from an extensive new study suggest that early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease appear up to 18 years before the disease is officially diagnosed.

NBC has dropped Donald Trump over his "recent derogatory statements ... regarding immigrants".

29 Jun

Comic-Con is put on by a publicity-shy nonprofit organization, Comic-Con International, and its contract with its San Diego convention space expires next year.

Folk singer Joni Mitchell, a staple of the California music scene in the 60s and 70s, was hospitalized and cannot speak after a brain aneurysm.

Turkish women unexpectedly dominate Poland to earn European Games volleyball gold.

One of Sri Lanka’s finest cricketers (and former skipper), Kumar Sangakkara, on Saturday announced that he will no longer play for Sri Lanka and the second Test match against India will be his last.

Embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter now says he has not yet decided to resign.

Teenager Satnam Singh Bhamara has made history as the first India-born selection in the NBA draft.

The Minnesota Timberwolves selected 6-foot-11 freshman Karl-Anthony Towns from Kentucky with the number 1 pick in the NBA draft.

10 Americans ran the 100 meters in less than 10 seconds at the USA Track and Field Championships.

Sean Conroy became the first openly gay professional baseball player after pitching for the Sonoma Stompers minor-league team.

LGB eSports have revealed that they will be giving up their position in ESWC 2015 for unknown reasons.

Paolo Guerrero scored a hat-trick as Peru beat Bolivia 3-1 to reach the semi-finals of the Copa America where they will face hosts Chile.

Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech transfer to Arsenal following a medical exam.

The government of neighboring state Punjab has dispatched a high-level rescue team to evacuate the pilgrims stranded in Uttarakhand, due to heavy rains and reported damage to bridges and roads.

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad Board chairman A M Naik called the IIM Draft Bill, put up by the ministry for public consultation, as “detrimental to the interest of management studies”

As fears mounted that the incessant rain could trigger landslips, the pilgrimage to the Kedarnath shrine in the Himalayas has been postponed till Saturday.

Launching 3 urban initiatives- 'Smart City', AMRUT and 'Housing for All', PM Narendra Modi called upon the representatives of 500 cities across India to decide the pace and direction of development.

Russian President Vladimir Putin called U.S. President Barack Obama to discuss continued tensions in eastern Ukraine and various areas of concern in the Middle East.

Second U.S. Agent Agrees to Plead Guilty to Bitcoin Theft

24 Jun

Silk Road operator Ross Ulbricht sentenced to life in prison

24 Jun

Google's recent progress on image recognition software has produced startling, original images that resembles nothing so much as sophisticated, contemporary art.

Two girls blew themselves up on Monday near a crowded mosque in northeast Nigeria's biggest city, killing about 30 people, witnesses said.

23 Jun

E3: Ubisoft Summary: New South Park, The Division, Rainbow Six Siege, and more.

E3: Star Wars Battlefront: Gameplay footage revealed. Expected Release - 11/17/2015

Xbox One Backward Compatibility is now in Beta. You can play a growing number of your Xbox 360 games on Xbox One at no additional cost starting today.

E3: Need for Speed: EA Reboots the series with all new customization, cars, and tracks. Expected Release - 11/3/2015

E3: Fallout 4: Gameplay footage revealed. Expected Release - 11/10/2015

E3: Dishonored 2: Trailer revealed. Expected Release - 11/10/2015

E3: Halo 5 Warzone: Trailer revealed. Expected Release - 10/27/2015

E3: Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5: Trailer revealed. Expect Release - 2015

E3: Mass Effect: Andromeda Trailer. Expected Release - Q4 2016

Steam MONSTER spans from June 11-21 with different sales each every day. Now is the time to get PC games for 50%-90% off!

Jacques Parizeau, the former Quebec premier who nearly led the French-speaking province to independence, has died at the age of 84.

Snapchat is planning to IPO according to CEO and founder and CEO Evan Spiegel, but no date or timeline was mentioned.

Baby spiders reportedly rained down on an Australian town.