UPDATE 5-Libyan suspected in Benghazi attack now in U.S. federal custody

(Updates with U.S. attorney confirmation of 3:30 p.m. hearing) By Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) – The Libyan militia leader suspected in the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi that killed four Americans arrived in Washington on Saturday and will appear at a federal court hearing, the U.S. attorney’s office said. Ahmed Abu Khatallah was transferred into…

Planetside 2’s Huge World Expands With a New Continent in Today’s Update

Sony Online Entertainment today released a huge update for its free-to-play MMO shooter, Planetside 2, the most significant aspect of which is a whole new continent for players to explore and fight over. Known as Hossin, the new “swamp continent” will present new obstacles for players to deal with as they navigate the environment. SOE says Hossin is home to “unforgiving…

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Play resumes on outside courts at Wimbledon

LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) – Play resumed at Wimbledon on all courts following a four-hour rain delay on Saturday. With light rain falling over the All England Club, it meant only those holding Centre Court tickets could watch any live action as organisers closed the retractable roof. Among those left frustrated was world number one Serena Williams, whose match against Alize…

Windows Phone 8.1 update launching soon; step-by-step instructions

After the developer preview released earlier, Microsoft has promised to roll out its newest Windows Phone 8.1 update. Exactly when is not yet clear, however, although the update has already been piloted in Finland and Argentina. Adding many important features such as notification center, personalization of the Start Screen, inclusion of the digital assistant Cortana, integration of Skype and a keyboard which…

Quick Twitter Beta App Update Adds Support For Android L And Heads-Up Notifications

Let’s be clear about this: developers don’t have any kind of obligation to update their apps for the Android L preview release. It’s a preview – by definition, it’s not ready for prime time, and developers shouldn’t have to immediately treat it like consumer software. That said, it’s nice to see that some have already begun to prepare for the…

Lionfish Flare Their Fins to Hunt Together

A common lionfish swims along a reef at Jardines de la Reina National Park in Cuba. Photograph by Pete Oxford, Minden Pictures/Corbis For the first time, scientists have documented how lionfish use their pointed, venomous fins to hunt prey together. “Cooperation requires high cognition, but fish have traditionally been perceived as being at the bottom” of the cognition scale, said the study‘s lead…

After reading this, you’ll never look at a banana in the same way again

This is interesting. After reading this, you’ll never look at a banana in the same way again. Bananas contain three natural sugars – sucrose, fructose and glucose combined with fiber. A banana gives an instant, sustained and substantial boost of energy. Research has proven that just two bananas provide enough energy for a strenuous 90-minute workout. No wonder the banana…

With ISIS surging in Iraq, Europe fears rise in ‘jihadi-tourists’

BERLIN — After being injured fighting the Syrian government, 31-year-old Mohannad reached his home in Frankfurt, Germany, with a simple plan: rest, recuperate, then rejoin the fight with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. As related in German newspaper accounts, which by law couldn’t identify him by his full name, Mohannad even transferred the equivalent of $6,800 to a Syrian…

‘Gullu’ app: Are we becoming the Butt of all jokes?

Games like these makes us insensitive and enforces the wrong concept. Smash it and thrash it, and who knows, you could be the next famous person with your face plastered on every television screen in Pakistan. The Model Town incident in Lahore not only brought with it a lot of bloodshed but also helped surface a notorious character, Gullu Butt. Since…

Assassination That Started World War I like ‘Game of Thrones’ Script

By DRAGANA JOVANOVIC via WORLD NEWS This April 4, 2014 photo shows a reproduction of a London newspaper front page from 1914, which writes about the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, on display at the National World War I Museum in Kansas City, Mo. Charlie Riedel/AP Photo The shot that killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand 100 years ago today – which started…

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