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  • Apple's Upcoming iPhone Launch Will Be Its Biggest Ever, In More Ways Than Onenew
    21 July 2014, 8:47 pm - the worst kept secret in the technology industry right now is that the next iphones will be delivered with bigger screens this september, coming in 4.7 and 5.5-inch sizes. but if reports out of the far east are to be believed, the new iphone won't
  • Seven Lies That Can Sabotage Your Job Searchnew
    21 July 2014, 8:40 pm - on a job search you need all the power you can muster. it isn't easy out there pounding the pavement, or staying at home and filling out endless job application forms. it's hard to get through a job search without a moderate-to-severe mojo drop. you
  • How To Become A Top Business Thinkernew
    21 July 2014, 2:35 pm - the business world is changing fast, and companies need guidance to help them thrive. “managers are looking more widely for bright ideas – anything that will give them a competitive advantage,” says stuart crainer, co-founder (along
  • Why You Should Build Your Company On Salesforce.comnew
    21 July 2014, 11:37 am - last week i was at a conference for the force united consortium, which is focused on helping companies build their software on the salesforce1 platform. the founders include kenandy, servicemax and apttus (i recently wrote a profile on apttus).
  • Robert Downey Jr. Tops Forbes' List Of Top Earning Actors With $75m Takenew
    21 July 2014, 8:47 am - hollywood is increasingly in the business of making movies with disposable actors -- performers who are almost interchangeable and easily replaced. the special effects and bombastic action sequences required for the modern blockbuster cost many
  • 7 Secrets Of Building A Customer-Centric Company Culturenew
    20 July 2014, 8:11 pm - here's my list of seven steps for creating a customer-centric culture at your company. these figure in my work as a company culture consultant; i've found them to be central to creating a corporate customer service culture that's devoted from top to
  • Robert Kennedy's Dangerous Anti-Vaccine Activismnew
    20 July 2014, 2:41 pm - robert kennedy is obsessed with the notion that vaccines cause autism. he’s particularly obsessed with the discredited idea that thimerosal, a preservative used in some vaccines, causes autism. now kennedy is about to publish a new book on this
  • German NSA Inquiry Chief Proposes Ultimate Cybersecurity Move... Use A Typewriternew
    19 July 2014, 6:04 am - germany is considering ditching pcs and returning to the typewriter for sensitive documents in the wake of the nsa spying scandal, the head of the  government's inquiry into the situation has admitted.
  • How To Tell Dragon-Slaying Stories In Your Resumenew
    18 July 2014, 12:50 pm - once you realize that all of your power to capture a reader's attention - and i'm talking about your hiring manager here, a/k/a your boss - is in the story that you tell, you're going to view your resume differently. your resume has to tell a story.
  • The Latest Climate Change Denial Fact Twistingnew
    15 July 2014, 5:30 am - a new report from libertarian think tank heartland institute claims that new government data debunks the concept of global climate change. however, an examination of the full data and some critical consideration shows that the organization, whether

The Local (Sweden)

  • New rules threaten microbreweriesnew
    22 July 2014, 8:30 am - swedish microbreweries have reacted with concern to new distribution regulations being imposed by the state controlled alcohol monopoly systembolaget, which they fear may put them out of business.
  • ABB and Volvo in electric buses tie-upnew
    22 July 2014, 8:08 am - swiss-swedish engineering group abb and volvo buses of sweden have announced a joint project to develop a system for electric buses to recharge their batteries fast when at bus stops.
  • 'First ever' heat warning issued for Swedennew
    22 July 2014, 7:54 am - swedish weather agency smhi has issued its first ever warning for high temperatures with the many areas set to bask in plus 30c heat.
  • Top Brazilian football star signs for Malmö clubnew
    21 July 2014, 5:43 pm - brazilian superstar marta will be donning the colours of fc rosengård this season with the swedish club hoping the investment will keep them at the top of the women's game.
  • Swede feared kidnapped by Ukrainian separatistsnew
    21 July 2014, 4:39 pm - swedish police are investigating the suspected kidnapping of a swedish citizen by pro-russian separatists at a road block in eastern ukraine.
  • Saab pulls out of Denmark fighter biddingnew
    21 July 2014, 3:50 pm - swedish defence firm saab has declined to provide a bid for a 30 billion ($4.37 billion) danish fighter contract while reports indicate that us firm lockheed martin is set to land the deal.
  • Volvo Trucks mulls appeal over US finenew
    21 July 2014, 3:22 pm - swedish truck maker volvo group said monday that it is considering considering its legal options after a us appeals court upheld a multimillion fine on environmental infringements of its marine engines.
  • Swede wins Australia's 'ultimate intern' prizenew
    21 July 2014, 2:00 pm - a 26-year-old swedish woman has been named australia's best intern and is set to travel 3000km across the country to take part in a series of adventures as part of her prize.
  • Syrians face longer wait for Sweden reunionnew
    21 July 2014, 11:36 am - updated: syrian refugees seeking a better life in sweden are being made to wait up for a year to get an embassy interview as the number of asylum applications has increased dramatically in the past year.
  • Swedes soak up sun as beaches ban bathingnew
    21 July 2014, 10:28 am - sweden's long hot summer looks set to continue for a while yet with temperatures expected to stay around the 26c mark in places but some beaches have had to turn bathers away due to high levels of bacteria in the water.

The Local (Germany)

  • Netflix to launch in Germany in Septembernew
    22 July 2014, 8:48 am - netflix revealed plans on monday to launch in germany in september this year, bringing the popular movie and tv streaming service to one of the world’s biggest markets.
  • Steinmeier: We'll raise pressure on Russianew
    22 July 2014, 8:31 am - germany's foreign minister said monday the eu will "raise the pressure" on russia over the ukraine crisis following the downing of malaysian flight mh17 with a suspected missile.
  • No foreigner road toll for German borders?new
    22 July 2014, 8:27 am - bavaria’s interior minister has called for german border regions to be exempt from a controversial project to charge foreigners to use the country’s roads, sparking a row within his own party.
  • German Jews condemn 'explosion of hate'new
    21 July 2014, 4:50 pm - the american jewish committee in berlin has filed a complaint with the city's police about anti-semitic slogans being chanted at pro-palestine rallies, while germany's jewish community on monday condemned an "explosion of evil and violent hatred of
  • Aldi founder Karl Albrecht dies aged 94new
    21 July 2014, 4:42 pm - karl albrecht, one of the co-founders of the german discount supermarket chain aldi and one of the country's richest men, has died aged 94, aldi announced on monday.
  • Typewriter manufacturers see boom in salesnew
    21 July 2014, 4:30 pm - german typewriter manufacturers are enjoying a boom in sales following the nsa spying scandal. a german defence manufacturer switched to typewriters last year, while last week a leading politician called for the government to use the old technology.
  • Tantric massage subject to sex tax - courtnew
    21 July 2014, 2:52 pm - tantric massages provide sexual pleasure and are subject to the same tax levied on brothels and swinger clubs in a german city, a court ruled on monday.
  • Germany lags rivals in innovation rankingsnew
    21 July 2014, 2:44 pm - germany lags its rivals when it comes to innovation, according to global rankings. but in other measures it leads europe in technological progress. how innovative is the country really?
  • Tributes paid to German victims of MH17new
    21 July 2014, 1:12 pm - four german citizens were among the 298 who died when malaysia airlines flight mh17 crashed in eastern ukraine on thursday. the women had all moved to different parts of the world to pursue their dreams.
  • Explosion at Munich surgery injures threenew
    21 July 2014, 11:03 am - three people were injured on monday morning in an explosion at a doctor’s surgery in central munich.


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Japan Today (Japan)

  • National › 6 dead, 3 missing in water-related accidents on Marine Daynew
    22 July 2014, 1:45 am - a series of water-related accidents across japan during marine day on monday has left six people dead, three missing and one in a critical condition, according to media and fire and disaster management agency reports. on monday afternoon, hiroko
  • Business › Stocks close 0.84% highernew
    22 July 2014, 1:13 am - tokyo stocks rose 0.84% on tuesday, boosted by a weaker yen as traders returned from a three-day holiday weekend. the benchmark nikkei 225 index climbed 127.57 points to 15,343.28, while the topix index of all first-section issues was up 0.79%, or
  • World › Taliban suicide attacker kills four foreigners in Kabul compoundnew
    22 July 2014, 1:00 am - a taliban suicide attacker riding a motorbike killed at least four foreigners in a compound in kabul on tuesday, police said, in the latest blast to rock the capital during a prolonged impasse over presidential election results. "our initial reports
  • National › Falling 30-kg wooden beam kills carpenter in Tokyonew
    22 July 2014, 12:50 am - a 61-year-old carpenter died at a construction site in tokyo on monday after a 30-kilogram wooden beam fell on him. according to police, the accident occurred at around 9 a.m. at the construction site of a new residential building in itabashi ward.
  • Crime › Man rams car into police station in Kitakyushunew
    22 July 2014, 12:49 am - police in kitakyushu said monday they have arrested a 54-year-old man after he drove his car through the entrance to a police station. according to police, the incident occurred at the police station in kokurakita ward at around 11:50 p.m. sunday.
  • Picture of the Day › Beauty tipsnew
    21 July 2014, 11:58 pm - japanese "talent" and model kiko mizuhara holds panasonic beauty's new nano care hair dryer at a press conference in tokyo on tuesday. mizuhara, 23, is the new image character for the brand. panasonic beauty unveiled four new products, including a
  • World › Ukraine rebels hand over MH17 black boxes, call ceasefirenew
    21 July 2014, 11:00 pm - a train carrying the remains of 280 people killed in the malaysian plane disaster was finally allowed to leave a rebel-held region in eastern ukraine as the militants declared a truce tuesday around the crash site. five days after malaysia airlines
  • World › Texas governor sending 1,000 National Guard troops to bordernew
    21 July 2014, 6:50 pm - texas gov rick perry is deploying up to 1,000 national guard troops to the texas-mexico border over the next month to combat what he said monday were criminals exploiting a surge of children pouring into the u.s. illegally. perry, a vocal critic of
  • Entertainment › Japanese NPO creates 'Let It Go' parody for serious causenew
    21 July 2014, 5:12 pm - we have more japanese “let it go” parody shenanigans for you, this time courtesy of a serious organization, the alliance for raising children. watch their governors throw themselves into recreating elsa’s soul-searching ballad while
  • Picture of the Day › Rise and shrinenew
    21 July 2014, 5:09 pm - a portable shrine is ferried across matsushima bay on monday as part of the 67th shiogama port festival in shiogama city, miyagi prefecture. two local shrines were paraded through the streets before being loaded aboard decorative boats and

The Don

  • Model Town vandalism: ATC rejects Gullu Butt's plea for bailnew
    22 July 2014, 1:51 am - lahore: an anti-terrorism court (atc) in lahore tuesday rejected the bail application of gullu butt, the main accused in the model town vandalism incident, dawnnews reported. during the hearing, butt’s counsel presented the stance that his
  • 30 people injured as bus falls into ravinenew
    22 July 2014, 1:32 am - mansehra: at least 30 people were injured on tuesday when a bus fell into a ravine near balakot, dawnnews reported. the accident took place in khyber pakhtunkhwa's mansehra district. the injured persons were immediately shifted to a hospital. six of
  • Blaze in Karachi garment factory fire controllednew
    21 July 2014, 11:53 pm - karachi: a fire that swept into a garment factory tuesday morning in karachi's new karachi industrial area was tended by fire fighters, dawnnews reported. the process of cooling was under way after the six fire brigades sent to the factory managed
  • Three foreign advisers killed in suicide bombing near Kabul airportnew
    21 July 2014, 11:48 pm - kabul: a taliban suicide bomber detonated himself on tuesday outside kabul international airport, killing three foreign advisers and an afghan interpreter, police said. the nationalities of the foreign advisers were not immediately clear. the
  • Israeli aircraft hit more than 70 targets in Gazanew
    21 July 2014, 11:15 pm - gaza city: a police spokesman says israeli aircraft have hit more than 70 targets in the gaza strip, including the home of the late leader of hamas' military wing, five mosques and a football stadium. ayman batniji says tank shells damaged several
  • Out of the country: Second tier minds the ‘store’ as top leaders meditatenew
    21 July 2014, 7:24 pm - islamabad: at a time when the country is virtually at war, the entire political leadership - both from the treasury and opposition camps - is out of the country, leaving the government and the political parties in the hands of second-tier
  • Tribunal serves final notice on Minhajnew
    21 July 2014, 7:24 pm - (image) lahore: the single-judge model town inquiry tribunal on monday issued a final notice to tehreek minhajul quran for its participation in proceedings about the june 17 incident. the tribunal comprising justice ali baqar najafi observed,
  • Three in race for office of NCHR chairpersonnew
    21 July 2014, 7:22 pm - islamabad: two retired judges and a woman civil rights activist are in the race for the office of the chairperson of the first national commission on human rights (nchr) to be set up in the country. prime minister nawaz sharif, after consultation
  • Laws to be amended to put all debt-related responsibilities at one placenew
    21 July 2014, 7:22 pm - islamabad: the government has given an undertaking to the international monetary fund to amend the anti-money-laundering law and at least six other legislations and put together all debt-related responsibilities at one place by september this
  • PTDC put under control of cabinet divisionnew
    21 July 2014, 7:22 pm - islamabad: the federal government has placed the pakistan tourism development corporation (ptdc) under the administrative control of the cabinet division and decided to reconstitute its board of directors. the new board, comprising 15 members, will


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  • Israel keeps up Gaza assaults, Kerry presses for trucenew
    22 July 2014, 1:52 am - gaza/jerusalem (reuters) - israeli forces killed 10 palestinians on tuesday, maintaining its huge offensive against the gaza strip as diplomatic pressure mounted to end the worst violence in five years between islamist hamas and israel.(image)
  • Bodies, black boxes handed over from Ukraine crash sitenew
    22 July 2014, 12:55 am - donetsk ukraine (reuters) - the remains of some of the nearly 300 victims of the malaysia airlines plane downed over ukraine were making their way to the netherlands on tuesday as a senior ukrainian separatist leader handed over the plane's black
  • Wave of migrant children threatens to swamp U.S. immigration courtsnew
    22 July 2014, 12:24 am - washington (reuters) - a deluge of central american children pouring into the united states threatens to burst the seams of already overstuffed immigration courts, and president barack obama's steps to ease the crisis are likely to make matters
  • A Fox-Time Warner deal would give Murdoch new heft in Chinanew
    21 July 2014, 10:04 pm - (reuters) - rupert murdoch's plan to buy time warner would help the twenty-first century fox chairman make larger inroads in china, a fast-growing market that media moguls are finding hard to crack.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Yum, McDonald's apologize as new China food scandal hitsnew
    21 July 2014, 7:59 pm - shanghai/los angeles (reuters) - yum brands inc and mcdonald's corp are facing a new food safety scare in china, denting the fast-food companies' efforts to shore up reputations and businesses that were hurt by a 2012 safety scandal in one of their
  • Bodies, black boxes handed over from Ukraine crash sitenew
    21 July 2014, 6:56 pm - donetsk ukraine (reuters) - the remains of some of the nearly 300 victims of the malaysia airlines plane downed over ukraine were making their way to the netherlands on tuesday as a senior ukrainian separatist leader handed over the plane's black
  • Gaza death toll tops 500 as U.S. steps up ceasefire effortsnew
    21 July 2014, 5:47 pm - gaza/jerusalem (reuters) - the united states, alarmed by escalating civilian bloodshed in an israeli offensive in the gaza strip, took a direct role in efforts to secure a ceasefire on monday, as the palestinian death toll jumped to more than
  • Yum, McDonald's apologize as new China food scandal hitsnew
    21 July 2014, 4:36 pm - shanghai/los angeles (reuters) - yum brands inc and mcdonald's corp are facing a new food safety scare in china, denting the fast-food companies' efforts to shore up reputations and businesses that were hurt by a 2012 safety scandal in one of their
  • Seven killed in clashes between army and militants in Libya's Benghazinew
    21 July 2014, 4:04 pm - benghazi libya (reuters) - islamist militants attacked an army base in the eastern libyan city of benghazi on monday, triggering fierce clashes involving helicopters and jets that killed at least seven people and wounded 40 others after days of
  • Ten killed in air strike north of Baghdadnew
    21 July 2014, 3:30 pm - baghdad (reuters) - ten people were killed, including a mother and three children, in a government air strike on a militant-controlled town north of baghdad on monday, hospital sources and witnesses said.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image)