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4 hrs ago | KEPR CBS 19

Islamic State militants behead American, threaten another

In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley - and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Facebook, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen

8 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Elizabeth Vargas, Marc Cohn divorcing: report

Elizabeth Vargas and Marc Cohn attend the premiere of 'Promised Land' in happier times in December 2012 in New York.


Related Topix: 20/20, Entertainment, Television, Publishing, Media, News, IGN Entertainment, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network

12 hrs ago |

Faster Netflix streaming coming to Time Warner Cable

Netflix is opening up its wallet once again to improve streaming speeds on one of the country's largest Internet providers.


Related Topix: Netflix, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Internet Service Providers, Opinion

12 hrs ago | KIMA

B&N, Samsung unveil reading-focused Nook tablet

Barnes & Noble and Samsung unveiled a new reading-focused tablet that will replace the bookseller's own Nook tablets.


Related Topix: Barnes & Noble, Retail, Barnes and Noble, Cameras, Google

13 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Social media deals with James Foley beheading

ISIS militants claim to have executed American journalist James Foley in retaliation for U.S. air strikes in Iraq.


Related Topix: Journalism, Publishing, Media, News, IGN Entertainment, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, FOX News Network

15 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Apple's stock soars to new high amid rising hopes for bigger-screen iPhone, other ...

Apple's stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory built by the late Steve Jobs.


Related Topix: iPad App, Twitter, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone, Steve Jobs, Apple, Cupertino, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Computers

18 hrs ago |

Aniston, Hamm, Hudson set to Stand Up to Cancer

They are among the stars slated to appear on "Stand Up to Cancer," the hour-long telethon set to air Sept.


Related Topix: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Facebook

20 hrs ago | Brush News-Tribune

111-year-old from Japan recognized as oldest man

Sakari Momoi, a 111-year-old Japanese retired educator, poses for a photo after receiving a certificate from a Guinness World Records official, left, in Tokyo Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, News, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bethany: Last day at high-kill shelter for beautiful mama cat and her 7 kittens

According to Facebook: Greenville County Pet Rescue , this family is running out of time at the high-kill upstate shelter.


Related Topix: Greenville County, SC, Facebook

The Fresno Bee

Designer sues Barnes & Noble over backpack profits

The Daily News reports the school had assigned Rubio to enter Barnes & Noble's "Back to Campus" contest.


Related Topix: Barnes & Noble, Retail, Barnes and Noble, Publishing, Media, News, IGN Entertainment, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network

Ballmer ends long relationship with Microsoft

Ballmer, the company's former chief executive, resigned Tuesday as a member of Microsoft's board, his main affiliation with the company after leaving the top job in February.


Related Topix: Microsoft


Support grows for officer who shot teen

While the nation is watching and hearing the angry protests in support of black shooting victim Michael Brown, a different kind of support is being voiced for the white police officer who fatally shot the unarmed teenager.


Related Topix: Facebook, Social Software

Bellingham Herald

No photos: Parents opt to keep babies off Facebook

In this Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 photo provided by Wasim Ahmad, Ahmad, left, and his wife, Lakshmi Ramsoondar-Ahmad, pose with their newborn son in Merrick, N.Y. Two days after his son was born, Ahmad bought the website domain with his son's name.


Related Topix: Facebook, Social Software, Merrick, NY, Parenting

HTC makes Windows version of flagship One phone

HTC said it developed the new model at the request of Microsoft, which has been trying to boost its Windows Phone system.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Google

KDIF AM 1440 La Preciosa

Why Birds Are Igniting in Midair Over Cali...

A cutting-edge solar technology in California's Mojave Desert may have a bit too much cut.


Related Topix: BrightSource Energy

Magic 96.5

Lady Gaga Gets Artistic With ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Lady Gaga is putting her spin on the fast-spreading ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The eccentric pop star posted her video on Monday, after being challenged by gossip blogger Jared Eng of


Related Topix: Facebook, Taylor Kinney

Western Michigan medical school starts year

TV reports the Homer Stryker School of Medicine Class of 2018 kicked off the year on Monday.


Related Topix: Medicine, Stryker, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Concentric Medical, Stryker Endoscopy, Oakland University

News Observer

Apple gives beta users a peek at Os X Yosemite

Breaking with its notorious code of secrecy, Apple is letting users test-drive its new operating system for the Mac before it is officially launched later this fall.


Related Topix: Apple, Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA, Google

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Microsoft co-founder gives $500K to gun initiative

His Aug. 11 donation to Initiative 594 was made public when it posted on the state's Public Disclosure Commission website Monday afternoon.


Related Topix: Microsoft

CBS Local

A Closer Look: Do more with companion devices

Apple has ways of encouraging you to buy more of its products: It offers bonus features on devices like the iPhone and iPad that work only when paired with other Apple gadgets.


Related Topix: Apple, ABC Family, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Kindle, Facebook, Netflix, Ipad, Science / Technology


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