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  1. Trump baffles Sweden with crime comment, says it was based on TV reportSun, 19 Feb 2017 19:44:42 -0500
    STOCKHOLM/WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - A day after falsely suggesting there was an immigration-related security incident in Sweden, President Donald Trump said on Sunday his comment was based on a television report he had seen. More...
  2. Iraq launches offensive on last Islamic State stronghold in MosulSun, 19 Feb 2017 12:41:20 -0500
    BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi forces on Sunday launched a ground offensive to dislodge Islamic State militants from the western part of the city of Mosul, and put an end to their ambitions for territorial rule in Iraq. More...
  3. Early Ecuador election tally suggests runoff between leftist, ex-bankerSun, 19 Feb 2017 21:14:45 -0500
    QUITO (Reuters) - Leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno was winning Ecuador's presidential election on Sunday, first results showed, though he was just short of the margin needed to avoid a runoff against conservative ex-banker Guillermo Lasso. More...
  4. Malaysia summons North Korean ambassador, recalls envoy from PyongyangSun, 19 Feb 2017 21:50:30 -0500
    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's foreign ministry summoned North Korea's ambassador on Monday over allegations he had made over the Southeast Asian country's handling of the investigation into the murder in Kuala Lumpur of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half-brother. More...
  5. Syrian government forces press attack on Damascus outskirts: monitors, medicSun, 19 Feb 2017 17:49:50 -0500
    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces fired rockets at a rebel-held area on Damascus's outskirts on Sunday, pressing an attack that began the day before and has killed up to 16 people, a medical worker and war monitors said. More...
  6. Washington prepares to bring North Koreans to U.S. for talks: reportSun, 19 Feb 2017 20:54:03 -0500
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Preparations are under way to bring senior North Korean officials to the United States for talks with former U.S. officials, the first such meeting in more than five years, The Washington Post reported on Sunday. More...
  7. Afghan training goes back to basics as Trump faces U.S. troop decisionSun, 19 Feb 2017 18:10:49 -0500
    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - At a recent, at times chaotic live-fire exercise near NATO's military base in Kandahar, Romanian army Master Sergeant Liviv Sandulache's advice to the assembled Afghan officers was simple: "I don't want anybody to do any job without your command." More...
  8. Suicide bomb in market in Somalia capital kills 39Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:56:32 -0500
    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A car bomb ripped through a market in Mogadishu on Sunday, killing 39 people and injuring around 50, a local official said, days after Somalia elected a new president. More...
  9. Murder in Malaysia shows North Korea reckless, bolder: South Korea PMSun, 19 Feb 2017 20:49:07 -0500
    SEOUL (Reuters) - The killing of North Korea leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half- brother in Malaysia last week shows the brutality of isolated North Korea and its "terrorism tactics are getting bolder", South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn said on Monday. More...
  10. Scuffles at Thai temple as police hunt for monkSun, 19 Feb 2017 22:21:31 -0500
    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Monks and police scuffled on Monday at a Buddhist temple in Thailand where security forces are trying to arrest an influential former abbot on money-laundering charges. More...
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World Press
  1. The Top 5 Places to Work in U.S. Oil and Gas Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:01:00 GMT
    Anadarko Petroleum, Chevron, Plains All American, Occidental Petroleum and Noble Energy have emerged as the top five "Best Places to Work" in the U.S. oil and gas industry. More...
  2. Trump World: Coming to America on January 20Thu, 05 Jan 2017 14:27:00 GMT
    The enormity of Trump becoming president is just beginning to sink in for the leaders and citizens of the world. More...
  3. Top 10 Stories of 2016 Fri, 23 Dec 2016 16:34:00 GMT
    The No. 1 story in 2016? No big surprise here: The ascension of Donald John Trump. More...
  4. World Viewpoints: Trump and the Taiwan Call Sun, 04 Dec 2016 17:35:00 GMT
    Trump's call to Tsai and his utterance of four words- More...
  5. Child Brides in ZimbabweTue, 15 Nov 2016 10:20:00 GMT
    Legal frameworks play a powerful role in transforming norms and protecting girls' rights. Although many African countries have established 18 as the minimum marriage age for girls, weak enforcement has meant these laws have had little impact. More...
  6. Taiwan Seeks to Join Fight Against Global WarmingTue, 25 Oct 2016 13:13:00 GMT
    The Paris Agreement on climate change, was signed in New York on April 22 by world leaders of 175 countries at the largest, single-day signing ceremony in history. What once seemed unthinkable, is now unstoppable. Every nation has been encouraged to join the chorus of voices combating climate change. So why has Taiwan, who is ready and willing, with vast experience to share, been left on the sidelines? More...
  7. How the Rest of the World Sees Donald TrumpTue, 18 Oct 2016 16:58:00 GMT
    The international press reaction to Trump's rise has been largely negative, taking a humorous, and critical, look at his candidacy, from his outrageous Trumpisms to his outlandish hair. More...
  8. ISIS, Turkey and Oil: Interview with Pelicourt Wed, 02 Dec 2015 22:21:00 GMT
    Robert Bensh discusses the myriad ways that ISIS and the Paris attack impact global energy security and geopolitics in the Middle East. More...
  9. Viewpoints: Violence Between Israel and PalestineThu, 22 Oct 2015 22:26:00 GMT
    Since Israel restricted Muslim access to a holy site in Jerusalem, Israelis and Palestinians have plunged into a new battle in their eternal war. More...
  10. Khalid al-Asaad Slaughtered by ISISSat, 22 Aug 2015 14:52:00 GMT
    Khalid al-Asaad, an 83-year-old caretaker of antiquities in Syria, was beheaded by ISIS, but did not receive the same attention as a slain lion. More...
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  1. Google Earth Reveals the Devastation in HaitiSat, 16 Jan 2010 08:46:47 +0000
    Google responded to the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti earlier this week by working with satellite imagery company GeoEye to quickly make images of the destruction available in Google Earth and Google Maps. The images were taken at approximately 10:27 a.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, and could prove to be a helpful tool for aid organizations attempting to survey and assess the damage to Haiti's infrastructure....Read Full Post More...
  2. Google Begins Replying to More Nexus One ComplaintsSat, 16 Jan 2010 08:45:33 +0000
    Google appears to be trying to boost its customer support for Nexus One customers, posting replies to many more queries on its online forum. Google has come under fire since the launch of the Nexus One after hundreds of messages were posted with complaints or questions about the phone. Many customers said that after calling T-Mobile they were referred to HTC, the phone's maker, or the reverse. Google does not have a customer-service phone line, and customers sending e-mails were being told to wait one or two days for a reply. Read more.... More...
  3. PC Shipments Jump in the Fourth Quarter, IDC SaysSat, 16 Jan 2010 08:44:11 +0000
    Worldwide PC shipments soared during the fourth quarter, driven by historically low PC prices and an increased demand for laptops and netbooks, analyst firm IDC said Wednesday. Shipments totaled 85.8 million units during the fourth quarter of 2009, growing 15.2 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2008. The unexpected growth signals a possible end to the struggles the PC industry has gone through during the recession, IDC said in a statement. Read more.... More...
  4. Wow, Did That Go on Sale? Famous Tech VaporwareSat, 16 Jan 2010 08:42:54 +0000
    Each year, the nation's largest geekfest, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), is full of hype, overhype, and beyond the valley of the hype. Remember the Internet Refrigerator? And each year the hype (and overhype, and b.t.v.o.t. hype) inevitably leads to disappointment: Vendors dangle many alluring prototypes and product rumors in front of the assembled tech journalists and geeks during the week in Las Vegas, but many of the products never appear or arrive far later than scheduled and in a competely different format. Evidently, much of what is dangled in Vegas stays in Vegas. ...Read Full Post More...
  5. Some Barnes & Noble Nook Buyers Get $100 VoucherTue, 22 Dec 2009 11:57:36 +0000
    Barnes & Noble is giving $100 gift certificates to Nook e-reader buyers who placed orders for the devices to be delivered before the holidays and now won't receive them until after the Christmas. The company had hoped that most preorders from November would be delivered by December 24, but says that some won't arrive on time. Unveiled in late October, the Barnes & Noble Nook has seen several delays and is already out of stock across the country. The $259 e-book reader is the main competitor to Amazon's Kindle device, and it has received mixed reviews due to several software slowdowns. Read more.... More...
  6. Ford Plans Wi-Fi On BoardTue, 22 Dec 2009 11:56:45 +0000
    Ford, one of the failing auto industry's big dogs, announced it will nerd-out and bring Wi-Fi to a line of its vehicles. Starting in 2010, SYNC-equipped Ford cars and trucks will use not only currently available communications technologies (such as hands-free calling, audible text messages, and real-time traffic), they will also be "rolling Wi-Fi hotspots." This is perfect for when your school-age offspring needs to hop on the Internet for last-minute research, or -- more likely -- for businesspeople hacking out e-mails without paying much attention to the road....Read Full Post More...
  7. GAO: FCC Needs to Better Monitor Mobile CarriersFri, 11 Dec 2009 17:00:09 +0000
    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission needs to improve its oversight of mobile telephone carriers, because the agency has no way to measure the outcomes of the tens of thousands of complaints it receives each year, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) said in a report released Thursday....Read Full Post More...
  8. IDC: 1 Billion Mobile Devices Will Go Online by 2013Fri, 11 Dec 2009 16:58:32 +0000
    The growing demand for online applications could push the number of mobile devices accessing the Internet past 1 billion by 2013, IDC said in a survey issued on Wednesday. The explosion in the number of Internet-capable mobile devices will grow with the number of mobile users seeking access to online services, which could top 900 million by 2013, IDC said. Some of the popular online activities through mobile devices today include accessing news and search engine Web sites, downloading multimedia files and exchanging e-mail and instant messages....Read Full Post More...
  9. Facebook Privacy Changes Draw Mixed ReviewsFri, 11 Dec 2009 16:57:01 +0000
    Facebook's revamped privacy settings will push more user data onto the Internet and, in some cases, make privacy protection harder for Facebook users, digital civil liberties experts said. While acknowledging that many of the changes unveiled Wednesday will be good for privacy, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) Attorney Kevin Bankston said the social-networking giant is also removing some important privacy controls that it should have kept. Read more.... More...
  10. Google Rules Search, Yahoo and Bing Lag BehindFri, 11 Dec 2009 16:55:44 +0000
    While Microsoft's Bing might be getting a lot of attention, Google is still king of all things search. Google's search rivals have been pulling out the stops over the last several months trying to take a chunk out of its market share, but so far it's not working, according to numbers released today from Experian Hitwise, an online market tracker....Read Full Post More...