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©Reuters Apple iPhone 'threat to national security': Chinese media Chinese state broadcaster CCTV has accused US technology giant Apple of threatening national security through its iPhone's ability to track and time-stamp a user's location.
12 июля 2014
©Reuters/Pichi Chuang US govt lab reveals series of dangerous mix-ups The United States' top public health agency revealed Friday a series of alarming incidents in which dangerous biological agents including anthrax, influenza and botulism were mishandled over the past decade.
12 июля 2014
©Reuters/ Yuya Shino Softbank in deal to merge Sprint, T-Mobile: report Japan's SoftBank and Deutsche Telekom of Germany have reached a basic agreement for a merger between their US affiliates Sprint and T-Mobile US, the business daily Nikkei reported.
12 июля 2014
©Reuters/Max Whittaker Ride-share operator Lyft's New York launch hit snag Ride-share operator Lyft was forced to postpone its planned launch in New York after a court intervened over demands that it satisfy local safety and licensing requirements.
12 июля 2014
Eileen Ford, founder of top model agency, dies at 92 Eileen Ford, whose Ford Models agency grew into an international powerhouse and fostered the careers of a plethora of super models including Naomi Campbell, has died. She was 92.
12 июля 2014
©Reuters/Eduardo Munoz New York creates ID card for all, even illegal immigrants New York Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a new law creating an ID card for anyone who wants it, including illegal immigrants, amid a wider debate about immigrant rights.
12 июля 2014
Photo courtesy of informationng.com 'Game of Thrones' crowned top Emmy nominee Hit fantasy show "Game of Thrones" topped nominations Thursday for the Primetime Emmy awards, while streaming service Netflix upped its challenge to traditional networks for TV's version of the Oscars.
12 июля 2014
©Reuters/Yorgos Karahalis WHO urges all gay men to use preventive drugs The World Health Organization urged all men who have gay sex to take antiretroviral drugs, warning that HIV infections are rising among homosexual men in many parts of the world.
12 июля 2014
Kerry in Kabul on key mission to calm election turmoil US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Afghanistan on a key mission to try to quell tensions over disputed presidential polls which have triggered fears of violence and ethnic unrest.
11 июля 2014
©Reuters/Ina Fassbender Germany kicks out top US intelligence officer in spy row Germany expelled the CIA station chief in Berlin over alleged spying by the United States which has refused to break its silence over the escalating row between the Western allies.
11 июля 2014
Jose Rodrigo Arechiga-Gamboa. Photo courtesy of mediaanarchist.wordpress.com Suspected Mexican drug cartel leader extradited to US An alleged leader of Mexico's Sinaloa cartel arrived in San Diego after being extradited to the United States from the Netherlands.
11 июля 2014
Holocaust hero Wallenberg gets US Congressional medal Sweden's Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg, who saved tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews before mysteriously dying in a Soviet prison, was honored with the Congressional Gold Medal at the US Capitol.
10 июля 2014
©Reuters/Andrew Kelly Texas gunman kills at least six, including children: police A lone gunman killed at least six people, most of them children, during a domestic dispute in Texas that triggered a tense ongoing standoff with armed police.
10 июля 2014
©Reuters/Yuya Shino Chinese court rules against Apple in patent case US technology giant Apple has lost a lawsuit against a Chinese state regulator over patent rights to voice recognition software such as the iPhone's "Siri", a Beijing court said.
09 июля 2014
©Reuters/Jason Reed Vials of smallpox discovered in US govt storage room Federal investigators are probing how vials of smallpox made their way into a storage room at a Food and Drug Administration lab near the US capital, health authorities said.
09 июля 2014
'Transformers 4' dominates N. America box office "Transformers: Age of Extinction" extended its North American box office dominance into a second straight week, industry figures showed Monday, earning $37.1 million over the Independence Day weekend.
08 июля 2014
©Reuters/Jason Redmond New York is 23rd US state to allow medical marijuana Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed a bill making New York the 23rd US state to legalize marijuana for medical use, in a growing momentum.
08 июля 2014
©Reuters/Jason Lee Nine dead in weekend surge of shootings in Chicago At least nine people were murdered in Chicago over the Independence Day weekend in an explosion of gun violence branded "simply unacceptable" by its mayor.
08 июля 2014
GM to invest $740 mn in new Argentina factory General Motors will invest $740 million in Argentina through 2016 on its first South American factory turning out aluminum motors, Buenos Aires announced.
08 июля 2014
Obama, Hollande call on Putin to pressure Ukraine rebels on talks France and the United States on Monday urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to pressure pro-Moscow rebels in eastern Ukraine to agree a dialogue on reaching a ceasefire with Kiev.
08 июля 2014

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