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U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is "spiraling out of control" and exhorted the global community to move faster and contribute more help to contain the spread of the deadly disease. After meeting with top U.S. public health officials President Obama said, "Here's the hard truth.
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Cleveland Browns superstar Josh Gordon plead guilty to driving while impaired in North Carolina this morning ... and if he stays out of trouble for 12 months, he'll stay out of jail. As TMZ previously reported, the Wide Receiver was pulled over on July 5th in Raleigh after cops say he was speeding -- and during the stop, officers noticed he was boozed up and blew a .09.
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President Barack Obama's top military adviser said Tuesday that the campaign against ISIS "won't look like 'shock and awe'" but will be "persistent and sustainable as the U.S. and its allies work to degrade the terror group's capabilities. Martin Dempsey also suggested that American military advisers could accompany Iraqi troops on raids against ISIS, despite promises from the White House of no American 'boots on the ground.
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A defense official told AFP that two Americans were among those killed in a Taliban suicide bombing Tuesday, that targeted a NATO convoy in Kabul near the US embassy. The US official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, did not specify if the American victims were soldiers or civilians.
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Market researcher Gartner predicts that 75 percent of mobile apps will fail the most basic of security tests next year. The market researcher said Sunday that in 2015, the majority of mobile applications -- whether in the Android, iOS or Windows Phone ecosystems -- will not have basic business-acceptable security protocols in place.
As Apple continues to come under some attack for how it handles iCloud security, the company's CEO Tim Cook is holding firm on the company's priorities when it comes to data protection. In part 2 of an interview with Charlie Rose, airing on PBS tonight, Cook is adamant that Apple is not in the business of collecting data, but selling hardware, and as such, it puts data privacy as a priority.
In what amounts to a "welcome" turned sputtering softball aimed at Apple's broad side, the CEO of Guess Watches Cindy Livingston wrote an open letter to Apple while, at the same time, proclaiming her own interest in the smartwatch world. Guess, a fashion brand founded in the 1980s, is best known for dress watches known as "department store styles": the kind of pieces available at jewelry counters in major department stores.
Qualcomm says that its Snapdragon processors could be used to power up more secure, final ways of rendering smartphones useless if stolen. The chipmaker says its Snapdragon processors are an important element to creating secure methods of rendering mobile devices bricks if stolen.
Microsoft announced today that Mojang and Minecraft will join its ranks, but it'll continue to make the game available across iOS, Android and PlayStation as well as on Xbox and PC. Microsoft says that they started their conversation around bringing the title to the Xbox console, and from there witnessed their tremendous success and decided to make the acquisition to help "diversify [its] game portfolio."
The rare virus that was first reported in the Midwest and has been suspected of infecting children across the country with severe respiratory illness is now migrating to the Northeast. Experts say the respiratory virus, known as Enterovirus D68, typically pops up around back-to-school time and has spread to both New York and Connecticut.
An executive working on Google 's efforts to deliver Internet service via satellite has jumped to a similar role at Facebook , underscoring the social network's efforts in the area and the competition between the two Internet giants. Michael Tseytlin joined Facebook earlier this month to work on satellite technology for the company's Connectivity Lab, according to people familiar with the matter.
After Robert Griffin III was hurt yet again, Kirk Cousins couldn't miss. The Washington Redskins lost both Griffin and DeSean Jackson in the first quarter Sunday with injuries that by no means appeared minor.
A top White House aide on Sunday defended President Barack Obama's plan to fight Islamic State militants, as the administration sought to persuade the U.S. Congress to back an escalation of the effort. The Obama administration has been making the case to Congress for wider operations against the Sunni militants, including U.S. air strikes in Syria for the first time, more strikes in Iraq and more military advisers in Iraq.
The NFL's Carolina Panthers deactivated defensive end Greg Hardy for Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions, according to the team's website, in a reversal of an earlier decision to let him play while he appeals a domestic violence conviction. The move comes after a week of fierce criticism over the National Football League's handling of a domestic violence case involving three-time Pro Bowler Ray Rice.
The CIA estimates there are now as many as 31,000 ISIS fighters in Syria and Iraq murdering and e... More>> The CIA estimates there are now as many as 31,000 ISIS fighters in Syria and Iraq murdering and enslaving anyone who opposes them - a death cult obsessed with publishing its own brutality online, such as the latest beheading video of British aid worker David Cawthorne Haines. News analysis But the White House is vowing to fight, declaring the United States is now at war with ISIS and will build an international coalition to crush the group.
Iraq's Shi'ite Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Saturday that he had ordered his air force ... More>> Iraq's Shi'ite Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Saturday that he had ordered his air force to halt strikes on civilians, following attacks by both Iraqi and U.S. jets in large areas of the country held by Islamic State fighters. The announcement may be aimed at winning Sunni Muslim support for Abadi's new Shi'ite-led government as it battles the group which controls one third of Iraqi territory.
For a financial sector posting a double-digit rise in earnings and boasting large cash piles, reinsurers sure see a lot of storm clouds on the horizon. That's because they are facing what many see as an unprecedented problem: an abundance of reinsurance supply coupled with a lack of demand from insurance company clients that is driving up competition among reinsurers and driving down prices for all of them.
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