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Image released by Hampshire Constabulary on August 29, 2014 shows five-year-old boy Ashya KingAshya King, the five-year-old British boy with a brain tumour who was taken from hospital without medical consent, has been found in Spain with his parents, who have been arrested, Spanish police said. "Ashya King was found in a hotel 3 km from de Velez Malaga (southern Spain) and was admitted to a hospital," the National Police force wrote on its Twitter page. British police also confirmed the missing family had been found. "Ashya has been found," said an update on the website of the Hampshire Constabulary.


8/30/2014 6:31:31 PM

FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2014, file photo, Taney Dragons' Mo'ne Davis smiles as her team is greeted by fans and city officials during their return to Philadelphia after the Little League World Series. The Little League sensation is heading to the WNBA conference finals in Minnesota on Sunday, Aug. 31. She'll sit with WNBA president Laurel J. Richie and meet both teams, including former UConn stars Diana Taurasi and Maya Moore before the game starts.(AP Photo/Joseph Kaczmarek, File)Little League World Series sensation Mo'Ne Davis is heading to the conference finals in Minnesota on Sunday.


8/30/2014 6:31:28 PM

By Adrian Croft and Jan Strupczewski BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said he was "delighted" with a promise from Polish premier Donald Tusk, newly elected to a top European Union post, to address his demands for reforming the EU to keep Britain in the bloc. Two months after suffering a severe and very public setback when he failed to block the appointment of another EU leader whom he judged hostile to his reform drive, Cameron was upbeat about the choice of the Polish center-right leader as head of the European Council, the body representing the 28 EU governments. ...

8/30/2014 6:35:13 PM

Alabama quarterback Blake Sims (6) throws under pressure from West Virginia safety Karl Joseph (8) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/ Brynn Anderson)ATLANTA (AP) — Blake Sims was good enough in his first start at quarterback for Alabama, getting plenty of help from Amari Cooper, T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry, and the second-ranked Crimson Tide held off West Virginia 33-23 Saturday.


8/30/2014 6:27:26 PM

Supporters of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and populist cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri climb a container used to block the entrance of the Prime Minister's house in Islamabad on August 30, 2014At least 300 people were wounded in clashes between police and protesters in Pakistan's capital Islamabad, hospital officials said Sunday, as a fortnight-long political impasse took a violent turn. The violence, which began late Saturday and continued early Sunday, erupted after around 25,000 people marched from parliament to the prime minister's house, where some attempted to remove barricades around it with cranes, an AFP reporter at the scene said. Police responded with tear gas and rubber bullets. Islamabad police chief Khalid Khattak told AFP police exercised restraint but the protesters were armed with axes, wire cutters and hammers.


8/30/2014 6:26:03 PM

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say the owner of bikini coffee stands in Washington state banked more than $2 million in just three years because her baristas were also selling sex acts.

8/30/2014 6:26:03 PM

John Isner, of the United States, follows through on a shot against Philipp Kohlschreiber, of Germany, during the third round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)NEW YORK (AP) — Once again, John Isner's trip to Flushing Meadows ended in the third round. Once again, it happened with a loss to Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber at that stage.


8/30/2014 6:25:17 PM

BRUSSELS (AP) — Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia's increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away.

8/30/2014 6:25:01 PM

European Union leaders are set to hold an emergency summit on promoting growth and jobs in October at the suggestion of Italy, highlighting their concerns over the fragile economic recovery in the 28-country bloc. The emergency summit will focus on "employment, especially youth employment", which remains a big thorn in Europe's side as it seeks to revive a stagnating economy. Italy has been at the forefront of calls for greater flexibility from strict EU rules on budget deficits, alongside countries such as France, arguing that an excessive focus on German-style austerity has hampered Europe's recovery. "Europe must be more than the (bond) spread, rules and economic budgets," Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi told reporters after the meeting in Brussels.

8/30/2014 6:24:48 PM

FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2014 file photo, the Hilltop Women's Reproductive clinic is photographed in El Paso, Texas. A federal judge Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state. U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel sided with clinics that sued over one of the most disputed measures of a sweeping anti-abortion bill signed by Republican Gov. Rick Perry in 2013. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca, File)AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional.


8/30/2014 6:24:38 PM

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Ukraine Blames Rebels For Shelling CiviliansMoscow is told to scale back on its Ukraine intervention or face more sanctions.


8/30/2014 6:25:01 PM

US Air Force members walk to their aircraft for an in-air refueling mission over Iraq on August 11, 2014The attacks near Iraq's Mosul Dam significantly damage an ISIL building, Pentagon says.


8/30/2014 3:26:25 PM

In this photo taken on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, a health worker measures a patient's temperature at the Connaught Hospital, which has suffered the loss of medical workers in the past from the Ebola virus, in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan was one of those on the front lines of the Ebola outbreak. The tireless Khan was jovial but forceful, doling out praise and criticism to junior doctors at his hospital. But Khan became infected and died, and so have at least 120 other medical workers in Sierra Leone and in three other countries, creating immediate and long-term impacts in a region that already had an understaffed and under equipped health care system. (AP Photo/ Michael Duff)FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — When the dreaded Ebola virus began infecting people in the Sierra Leone town of Kenema, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan and his team were on the front lines. After stepping out of his protective suit following hours on a sweltering ward, he would jump on the phone to coordinate with the Ministry of Health, to deal with personnel issues and tend to hospital business.


8/30/2014 9:19:13 AM

U.S. President Obama walks on the South Lawn towards Marine One at the White House in WashingtonBy Richard Weizel HAMDEN Conn. (Reuters) - A car sought in connection with a suspected threat against President Barack Obama has been located in Connecticut, authorities said on Saturday. Secret Service, which is responsible for presidential security, had asked state police for help in locating the car in connection with a possible threat to the president, State Police Lieutenant J. Paul Vance said. Both the state police and the Secret Service declined to specify the nature of the threat. The Secret Service, in a statement on Saturday, said that it had investigated information about a suspicious person and vehicle and was working to determine its validity.


8/30/2014 3:21:59 PM

(Reuters) - Two F-16 fighter jets were dispatched to check on a small plane that entered restricted airspace around Washington, D.C., on Saturday, and the fighter pilots observed the person at the controls to be unconscious before the plane ran out of fuel and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean, officials said. The pilot of the Cirrus SR22 propeller plane took off from Waukesha County Airport in Wisconsin and had been destined for Manassas Regional Airport in Virginia, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement. Coast Guard said in a statement. The pilot had stopped responding to radio calls.

8/30/2014 5:33:38 PM

(Reuters) - Hundreds of marchers took to the streets in Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday, local media reported, with protesters calling for justice three weeks after a white police officer shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager. Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson shot the 18-year-old Brown on Aug. 9. The shooting sparked violent protests in the St. Louis suburb and drew global attention to race relations in the United States. For days after the shooting, police and demonstrators in Ferguson clashed nightly, with authorities criticized for mass arrests and the use of military gear, which some observers described as heavy-handed tactics.

8/30/2014 6:04:03 PM

A pro-Russian rebel watches as Ukrainian troops evacuated from the rebel-held town of Starobesheve, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Ukrainian government forces have succumbed to a sequence of military failures and seen their holdings in the conflict-ridden east shrink in recent days as Russian-backed rebels continue their fast-paced offensive. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)STAROBESHEVE, Ukraine (AP) — As the survivor of a tank attack on a Ukrainian army truck was being carried into an ambulance, he was showered with verbal abuse by a rebel fighter.


8/30/2014 1:11:24 PM

Italy Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini smiles as she meets the media during an informal meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Ministers, in Milan, Italy, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. European Union foreign ministers on Friday were set to weigh adopting a tougher stance on the Ukraine crisis amid increasing calls to beef up economic sanctions against Russia. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders on Saturday picked Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini, to become the 28-nation bloc's top diplomat for the next five years.


8/30/2014 1:07:02 PM

A celebrator carries a rocket decoy, during a celebration by the Muslim Brotherhood movement to declare victory of Gaza and Hamas against Israel, in Amman, Jordan, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Thousands of followers and supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood movement in Jordan celebrate what they call " Hamas' Victory" against Israel. (AP Photo/Mohammad Hannon)JERUSALEM (AP) — An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years under current levels of restrictions to rebuild the Gaza Strip's battered and neglected housing stock following the war between Hamas and Israel.


8/30/2014 1:29:36 PM

A miner is moved on a stretcher after being rescued in an operation to reach a group of miners trapped in a gold mine in the community of El Comal, near Bonanza in northeastern Nicaragua, on August 29, 2014There had been 28 "guiriseros," or informal gold miners, working in the shaft when the mouth of the mine caved.


8/30/2014 5:08:38 PM

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In the latest episode of the Geek's Guide to the Galaxy podcast, author Steven Gould talks about the impact of his book Jumper.






8/30/2014 4:32:43 AM

In 1986, photographer Glen Friedman made a photo of Ice-T, his ball cap turned to the side, leaning on a chainlink fence in Hollywood. This was long before Ice-T was a big name, a TV star, a mogul married to CoCo Austin. The photo captures an innocence and vulnerability that’s now long gone. You see […]






8/30/2014 4:32:41 AM

This week, Mat and Mike talk about the latest leaks out of Cupertino, the ongoing fight between Uber and Lyft, and the hot gadget on everyone's holiday wish list, the Knee Defender.






8/29/2014 4:31:40 PM

Ok, this isn’t really math. Let’s instead call this a plain old model (you could argue it’s math if you like). Suppose I look at the historical progression of features on the previous iPhones. Could I use this to make a prediction about future iPhone models? In particular, what can I say about the rumored […]






8/29/2014 4:16:08 PM

Did Nintendo announce that, or was it a leak? Rumors become facts on this week's Game|Life podcast.






8/29/2014 2:13:02 PM

There’s little question that we live in an era that values time with an on-demand solution for nearly every need. While the desire for ultimate convenience isn’t entirely new in the food industry, it is just now becoming more seamless through the proliferation of digital consumer technology. In the US, we often associate food delivery […]






8/29/2014 1:57:31 PM

Despite their slow speeds, blimps are notoriously difficult to fly.






8/29/2014 1:57:30 PM

One of the most distinctive physical features of the human brain is the fact that the cortex is divided into two hemispheres. The main connection between the two halves is a thick bundle of fibers called the corpus callosum. This is no quiet lane, it’s a major freeway constituting around 200 million neural tracts. In […]






8/29/2014 1:11:15 PM

Like most people I spend much of the day digitally connected, gazing at screens that make my life and work more interesting and productive. Yet for all the positives that connectivity provides us there’s also a downside lurking in those glowing pixels. They’re just not real. So as we extend our Internet time, we risk […]






8/29/2014 12:25:04 PM

Most startups want to grow as fast as they can. For many in the tech game, including as Paul Graham, the founder Y Combinator, one of Silicon Valley’s hottest startup incubators, rapid growth is the very definition of a startup. So called “growth hackers” obsess over A/B testing and analytics, trying to maximize app downloads […]






8/29/2014 11:39:19 AM