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Facebook tuning mobile search at social network

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

Facebook on Friday said it is dabbling with letting members using smartphones or tablets search for past posts of friends at the leading online social network. Facebook is testing using keywords to find old posts, the California-based company said in an email response to an AFP inquiry. Show More Summary

US military mission in Iraq costs $7.5 million a day

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

The US military's bombing raids and other operations in Iraq cost about $7.5 million a day, the Pentagon said Friday. Since Islamic State (IS) militants seized territory in northern and western Iraq in June, President Barack Obama has...Show More Summary

Joan Rivers’ Daughter Puts Out Statement on Her ‘Serious’ Condition

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

Joan Rivers is still in the hospital, after being rushed there yesterday when she reportedly stopped breathing. Earlier today her daughter Melissa Rivers issued a statement today on her mother's health, thanking all the friends and fans who have sent their prayers and wishes.

Tony Stewart Says Return to Racetrack Will Help Him Heal

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

NASCAR Racer Fatally Hit Another Driver In His Last Race 20 Days Ago

After deaths, NYC music festival tightens security

NEW YORK (AP) — Drug-sniffing dogs, peers watching for people feeling ill, a "cooling tunnel" and shorter days are greeting fans this weekend at an electronic music festival where two people died of drug overdoses last year, organizers said Friday.

Chinese High-Rise Worker Left Dangling After Annoyed Boy Cuts Rope

1 hour agoNews : The Two-Way

The 10-year-old watching cartoons, reportedly became annoyed at the construction racket outside his window. So, he took a knife and sliced through the worker's rappelling apparatus.

Coming Attractions: The father and son team of...

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

The father and son team of Rakesh and Rohan Aggarwal are set to open Baluchi's Fresh in Bryant Park on September 4, and more down the line. The fast casual spot sounds a lot like Chipotle by way of Mumbai....

Lights! Camera! Action! : Top 10 Photos of D.C.'s Utter Destruction in Disaster Movies

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

For some reason there's something so satisfying to directors of action and disaster movies about leaving the District of Columbia in complete ruins. Aliens and giant insects started laying siege upon D.C. as early as the 1950s (Earth vs....

American Football - Sam confident of making a team as final cuts loom

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

- Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by the National Football League, is confident he will play for a team this season, although maybe not the St. Louis Rams. Sam, a defensive end, led St. Louis with six tackles Thursday...Show More Summary

Fighting ISIS in Iraq Costs $7.5 Million a Day, Pentagon Says

The Pentagon released startling numbers on exactly how much the operations in Iraq to fight ISIS militants has cost the US. The Pentagon said Friday that the average cost for the operations is $7.5 million per day since they began in mid-June. NBC News reports, with those types of numbers that means the department would

One Year In: Rayme Rossello's Comida Turns One in Denver

Welcome to One Year In, a feature in which Eater sits down for a chat with the chefs and owners of restaurants celebrating their one-year anniversary. Rayme Rossello of Comida A year ago today, Rayme Rossello, a seasoned industry veteran...

Arrested Development: Perlbinder Realty has won an extension...

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

Perlbinder Realty has won an extension of a variance to a site at the Manhattan entrance of the Queens Midtown Tunnel. Perlbinder has been sitting on plans for a 34-story tower with 480 apartments and ground-floor retail spread over four...

Egg-throwing and road rage as Scotland campaign heats up

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

Insults, egg-throwing and rage: the campaign ahead of Scotland's independence referendum is heating up, even forcing an intervention by British Prime Minister David Cameron. The victim of the egg attack was Jim Murphy, an ex-Europe minister and formerly the Scotland secretary in the British government. Show More Summary

Expansion Wire: Ramen Shop Expanding Next Door, Adding Seats

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

Almost immediately after its December 2012 opening, Ramen Shop became one of Oakland's toughest tickets, with folks lining up for a slurp of Jerry Jaksich, Rayneil De Guzman, and Sam White's unconventional noodles (not to mention the delicious cocktails...

EU moves towards tougher sanctions on Russia

European Union foreign ministers on Friday cleared the way for tougher sanctions against Russia over what many of them described as its invasion of neighbour Ukraine. With Germany warning that the crisis was spiralling "out of control", the mood among ministers at talks in Milan was sombre, said Elmar Brok, the chair of the European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee.

Palestinian president: Hamas caused prolonged war

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

Palestine's president blames Hamas for extending fighting with Israel in Gaza.

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