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  • Sharing photos is probably the most popular activity on Facebook. Yet with new features being added all the time, you may not know all the ways you can access and share your own pics – and those of others.

    Trick #1 – Download a photo from someone else’s page

    This one’s easy, and you probably know it already: Facebook has enabled the ability to download high-resolution images from other people's pages  - not just the low-res versions you get by right clicking. Click on a picture to make it full screen, then hit options,choose download and you should get the highest resolution of the photo that Facebook has stored.

    Trick #2 – Download a photo from someone else’s page via your smartphone

    ·     On iPhones (and other iOS devices) tap the photo in your news feed so it goes full screen, then hold your finger on the picture for a few seconds. An option to “save photo” will pop up. Once you choose that option, the picture will be saved in your camera roll.

    ·     On Android phones, it’s a little more

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  • Sooner or later, it’s going to happen to you: You’ll drop your phone. You’ll hear that awful crack at impact. And yep – the glass will be shattered. So after you’re done howling and cursing, what do you do? Try to fix it yourself? Use a mail-in service or a local shop? And which option is worth the cost?

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  • When my garden hose twists into a tangled mess, it doesn’t just make my hose more prone to cracking and leaking; it makes my patio look so messy. But to solve these dire problems, is the only answer to buy a $650 robotic hose?

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  • Thousands march in Moscow against Ukraine fighting
    Thousands march in Moscow against Ukraine fighting

    MOSCOW (AP) — Tens of thousands of people marched through central Moscow on Sunday to demonstrate against the fighting in Ukraine and Russia's alleged complicity in the conflict.

  • German families to sue Ukraine over MH17 crash

    BERLIN (AP) — German relatives of three people killed in the downing of Malaysia Airline Flight 17 plan to sue Ukraine for negligence, a lawyer for the families said Sunday.

  • Black prevails in Syria jihadist stronghold
    Black prevails in Syria jihadist stronghold

    Beirut (AFP) - In the Syrian stronghold of the Islamic State jihadist group, everything is black, activists say, from men's turbans to women's veils. Even the passports.

  • Keith Urban Supports Nicole Kidman As Her Father Is Laid To Rest In Sydney
    Keith Urban Supports Nicole Kidman As Her Father Is Laid To Rest In Sydney

    Nicole Kidman laid her father, Antony, to rest at a funeral at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sydney, Australia on Friday. The actress' husband, Keith Urban, was by her side as she said her goodbyes, and also acted as a pallbearer. Nicole delivered an emotional eulogy about her dad, a psychologist, who passed away on September 12 after falling during a trip to Singapore.

  • Huge Northern California wildfire keeps growing
    Huge Northern California wildfire keeps growing

    POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — As an expanding wildfire in Northern California kept nearly 3,000 people from their homes, teams sought to find out how many structures had already been lost to the huge blaze, authorities said.

  • Yahoo rakes in another jackpot from Alibaba's IPO
    Yahoo rakes in another jackpot from Alibaba's IPO

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo is making amends for years of blundering with one smart move: an early investment in Alibaba Group that has turned into a multibillion-dollar boon.

  • INDEPENDENT DAUGHTER WANTS LESS HELP FROM HER PARENTS

    DEAR ABBY: I graduated from college, and I'm starting my first full-time job and moving into my first apartment. I bought all the furniture for it, but needed help moving in. My parents decided to drive five hours to my new home to transport the furniture in a truck they rented -- without consulting me. While I appreciate their help because I would not have been able to lift some of the items on my own, I feel they have overstepped the normal boundaries of parenting an independent 27-year-old daughter. ...

  • Daughter calls Utah doctor a monster at sentencing
    Daughter calls Utah doctor a monster at sentencing

    A Utah doctor convicted of murdering his wife in a case that became a true-crime cable TV obsession was sentenced Friday to 17 years to life in prison at a hearing in which his daughter called him a monster.

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