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Samsung urges consumers globally to stop using Galaxy Note 7

Seoul, September 11, 2016: Samsung Electronics is urging consumers worldwide to stop using Galaxy Note 7 smartphones immediately and exchange them as soon as...

Scientists use undersea drones to help predict hurricanes

Boston, September 8, 2016: As Hermine worked its way up the East Coast, scientists deployed several underwater drones they say will help them better...

Google’s ‘Duo’ app joins crowded field of video calling

August 17, 2016: Knock, knock, Google's video chatting app has arrived. The app, dubbed Duo, represents Google's response to other popular video calling options, including Apple's...

Nepalese man & his bride-to-be get handcuffs, not rings, at Austrian...

Vienna, August 10, 2016: A Nepalese man and his Romanian bride-to-be went to a marriage registrar in an Austrian town but instead of rings...

Bangladesh sentences ex-MP to death for war crimes in 1971

August 10, 2016: A special tribunal dealing with war crimes committed during Bangladesh's independence war against Pakistan in 1971 on Wednesday sentenced a former lawmaker...

A man was killed at a tourist attraction in San Francisco...

San Francisco, August 9, 2016: A 20-year-old man was shot to death while playing "Pokemon Go" at a tourist attraction along San Francisco's waterfront, authorities...

Rio 2016 Olympics kick off with opening ceremony

Rio de Janeiro, August 6, 2016: With fireworks forming the word "Rio" in the sky, performers decked in silver and sweet, sultry music, Rio...

Amazon unveils cargo plane as it expands delivery network

August 5, 2016: Seattle-based Amazon is unveiling its first branded cargo plane, one of 40 jetliners that will make up the e-commerce giant’s own air...

WikiLeaks, NSA leaker Edward Snowden clash on Twitter

Paris, July 31, 2016: National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden and transparency website WikiLeaks are clashing over how best to handle the publication of sensitive...

Bangladesh stops open defecation in just over a decade

Bormi (Bangladesh), July 22, 2016: Answering nature's call was once a nightmare for Rashida Begum, who had to creep around the jungle for a suitably...

Pakistani social media star killed by brother after scandal

Islamabad, July 17, 2016: Pakistani social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch, who recently stirred controversy by posting pictures of herself with a prominent Muslim cleric, was...

Theresa May becomes Britain’s new leader as Cameron exits

London, July 14, 2016: Theresa May entered No. 10 Downing St., on Wednesday as Britain's new prime minister, following a bittersweet exit by David Cameron...

Euro Cup 2016: Portugal Victorious With 1-0 Win Against France

Saint Denis (France), July 11, 2016: Portugal overcame the loss of injured captain Cristiano Ronaldo to beat France 1-0 in the European Championship final on...

Nepal Govt to investigate Indian couple’s Everest summit claim

Kathmandu, July 4, 2016: A Nepalese tourism official says the government is investigating a climbing claim by an Indian couple who are accused of altering...

France beats Iceland 5-2, setting up semifinal with Germany

In Picture: France's Olivier Giroud celebrates after scoring his side's fifth goal during the Euro 2016 quarterfinal soccer match between France and Iceland, at the...

Chile wins 2nd straight Copa America title as Messi misses

East Rutherford (N.J.), June 27, 2016: Lionel Messi still awaits his first title with Argentina's national team. Messi put his penalty kick over the crossbar, Francisco...

Apple makes Siri smarter, rolls out software improvements

San Francisco, June 14, 2016: Apple is working to make its iPhone and other gadgets smarter, responding to competitors' recent moves by building more artificial...

North Korea missile launch fails: South

Seoul (South Korea), May 31, 2016: A North Korean attempt to fire a missile from its east coast has failed, South Korean officials said, in...

Nigerian girl kidnapped 2 years ago is found alive

Nigeria, May 18, 2016: One of the teenagers kidnapped by Boko Haram extremists over two years ago from a boarding school in northeastern Nigeria has...

Solar plane’s next leg of global trip: Arizona to Oklahoma

Arizona, May 13, 2016:A solar-powered airplane that landed in Arizona last week is headed to Oklahoma on the latest leg of its around-the-world journey. The...

Obama honors Connecticut woman as Teacher of the Year

Washington, May 04, 2016: President Barack Obama on Tuesday bestowed the National Teacher of the Year honor on a Connecticut woman who has demonstrated through...

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