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  • Final Glance: Gold companies

    Shares of some top gold companies were mixed at the close of trading: Barrick Gold Corp. fell $.11 or .6 percent, to $18.72. Gold Fields rose $.12 or 2.9 percent, to $4.23. GoldCorp. fell $.02 or .1 percent, ...

  • US warns travelers of canceled Venezuela flights
    US warns travelers of canceled Venezuela flights

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Come to Venezuela and you might get a longer trip than you bargained for.

  • Consumers winning as Sprint wages price cutting war
    Consumers winning as Sprint wages price cutting war

    Sprint is the latest mobile carrier to slash prices and analysts say more cuts are on the way.

  • Police seek mystery pair in selfies after burglary
    Police seek mystery pair in selfies after burglary

    SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Would burglars be dumb enough to post selfies on their victim's cloud account?

  • Rick Perry's mug shot inspires meme
    Rick Perry's mug shot inspires meme

    The Texas governor turned himself in for booking at a courthouse in Austin on Tuesday, less than a week after his indictment on two felony counts of abuse of power. And his mug shot, released by the Austin Police Department, quickly inspired a meme.

  • Islamic State video shows conversion of Yazidis to Islam

    By Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State, a militant group that witnesses and officials say has executed hundreds of members of Iraq's Yazidis, has released a video that seeks to show it enlightened hundreds of members of the religious minority by converting them to Islam. The production was issued not long after the group on Tuesday released a video showing one of its black-clad fighters beheading American journalist James Foley, sparking international outrage. The Yazidis, followers of an ancient religion derived from Zoroastrianism who are part of the country's Kurdish minority, have paid the highest price for Islamic State's dramatic advance through northern Iraq. Islamic State militants, widely seen as more hardline than al Qaeda, storm into villages armed with machine guns and give Yazidis a simple choice: convert to Islam or die.

  • British couple walled into French home by 'neighbours from hell'
    British couple walled into French home by 'neighbours from hell'

    A British couple's dream of a quiet retirement in the sun of southern France turned into a nightmare when their neighbours walled them into their home. Locals in the village of Brugairolles in the foothills of the Pyrenees were so appalled by the immurement, they rose up to rescue the elderly couple, tearing down a wall from the front of the house and ripping open windows and doors that had been nailed shut. "We could not accept that they should continue to live under such terror," declared retired Republican Guard Jeannot Gach, who helped lead the operation to free Faith and John Dyson, both in their 70s, from their home. The Dysons' tormentors were not jealous locals resentful of outsiders pushing up property prices, but another British couple furious that they had apparently trespassed on a shared lane they claimed to own.

  • New schematic leak reveals one more detail about the iPhone 6
    New schematic leak reveals one more detail about the iPhone 6

    With just a few weeks to go until the iPhone 6 finally becomes official, the leaks are in full bloom, as more details about the handset hit the web each day. Apple.club.tw, a site that posted several iPhone 6 leaks recently, is back with an alleged schematic for the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 that suggests the phone’s main camera may have a slightly protruding camera ring. FROM EARLIER: Hidden iOS 8 code may reveal a key iPhone 6 specification Previous reports have danced around this particular camera feature and have disagreed on whether the iPhone 6 will have a protruding camera or not, and this schematic says the 4.7-inch camera ring will measure less than 1mm, or between 0.67mm and 0.77mm.

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