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Jordan Demands Proof of Life of IS-Held Pilot

NDTV - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Jordanian pilot Maaz al-Kassasbeh (L), who was captured by Islamic State (IS) jihadist group on December 24 in Syria, and Sajida al-Rishawi (R), a would-be suicide bomber on death row since 2006.
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Apple Oct-Dec profit hits record $18 bn on iPhone sales

Hindustan Times - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple event announcing the iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch at the Flint Center in Cupertino, California.

Namwandi Cleared of Corruption

AllAfrica.com - ‎9 hours ago‎
THE Anti-Corruption Commission of Namibia on Monday cleared Minister of Education David Namwandi of corruption. Media reports last year insinuated that Namwandi had used his ministerial position to influence the appropriation of loans to students at the ...

No rest for the wickedly clever at St Boniface

Namibian - ‎13 hours ago‎
THE institutional culture at St Boniface embodies relentless hard work. It appears as if resting does not enjoy a high priority at this top-notch school.
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Boko Haram crisis: Nigeria army 'warned about Baga attack'

BBC News - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Nigeria's army failed to protect Baga's civilians despite warnings that militants were going to attack, rights group Amnesty International has said.
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Selebi was a great leader of our movement: Mantashe

Times LIVE - ‎2 hours ago‎
Just because former police commissioner Jackie Selebi fell from grace does not mean he should not be remembered for the good he did, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe said on Wednesday.
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Pillay remains suspended: Sars

Times LIVE - ‎1 hour ago‎
'Sars can confirm that a second notice of suspension was served on Mr Ivan Pillay on Wednesday [January 21],' it said at the time.
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EU calls for expanded Russian sanctions

Deutsche Welle - ‎55 minutes ago‎
EU sanctions against Russia are to remain in place until December and expand in scope, according to a draft statement from EU foreign ministers obtained by reporters.
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Malaysia will release MH370 report a day before the anniversary of its ...

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia will release an interim report on its investigation into Flight MH370 on March 7, a day before the first anniversary of the jet's mysterious disappearance.
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Zuma in Ethiopia for AU summit

Times LIVE - ‎1 hour ago‎
Later Zuma would attend the African Peer Review Mechanism Summit and a meeting of the AU Peace and Security Council. File photo. Image by: Sunday Times.
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Glencore May Slash South African Coal Production

Wall Street Journal - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Commodities company Glencore PLC may shut some of its South African coal operations as commodity prices continue to slump in a weakening global economy.
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YPF signs oil, gas deal with China's Sinopec

Fox News Latino - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Argentine state-controlled energy company YPF said it signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday with China's Sinopec pertaining to the eventual development of conventional and non-conventional oil and gas projects in the South American nation ...
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Goldman Puts a Timeframe on Commodities Downturn

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎22 minutes ago‎
The light at the end of the tunnel for commodities may be but one year away. Goldman Sachs GS -2.18% is skeptical that there will be any gains for commodities over the next three months, but is much more optimistic there will be gains over the next 12 ...
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Sony-Spotify deal kills Music Unlimited and could pre-empt Spotify for Xbox One

PCWorld - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Sony is sticking a fork in its Music Unlimited service as part of a new partnership with Spotify. The arrangement will bring Spotify to Sony's Playstation 4 and Playstation 3 game consoles, where it'll be part of a new service called Playstation Music.
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Xiaomi brings new smartphone Mi 4 at ₹19999

Hindu Business Line - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Chinese smartphone-maker Xiaomi, which has been caught in patent infringement allegations recently, launched its new flagship device Mi 4 for ₹19,999 on Wednesday.
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Twitter Adding Video Sharing, Group Messaging Features

CBS Local - ‎7 minutes ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (CBS) - In the face of new social media competitors such as WhatsApp and Snapchat, venerable Twitter is rolling out two new features.
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The Internet of Things Is Getting a Rule Book

Slate Magazine (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Internet of Things definitely has data privacy and security issues. With so many devices communicating all the time, it's more likely that there will be a weak spot somewhere.
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Taylor Swift's Twitter and Instagram accounts hacked

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Pop star Taylor Swift said her Twitter and Instagram accounts were hacked on Tuesday, but the rogue posts were quickly removed from the social media services.
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Kim Kardashian Has "Really Been Trying" for Baby No. 2, North West Flushes ...

E! Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have been busy...getting busy! "We've really been trying for another kid," the 34-year-old star of E!'s Keeping Up With the Kardashians reveals in People's Feb. 9 issue, on newsstands Friday.
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Football: Ivanovic sinks Liverpool as Chelsea reach League Cup final

The Straits Times - ‎19 hours ago‎
Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic scoring the 1-0 in extra time during the English Capital One Cup semi-final football match return leg between Chelsea FC and Liverpool FC at Stamford Bridge in London, Britain, on Jan 27, 2015.
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Scientists find ancient Earth-like planets around an ancient star

CBC.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
This artist's rendering made available by Tiago Campante and Peter Devine shows the Kepler-444 star system, surrounded by at least five earth-sized planets.
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The Big Asteroid That Just Buzzed Earth Has Its Own Little Moon

Huffington Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
Well, that's a surprise. The big asteroid that just gave Earth a close shave has its own little moon. The moon measures only about 230 feet across but is plainly visible in new radar images of asteroid 2004 BL86 taken during its flyby (see video above).
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#BellLetsTalk trends as users amplify mental health movement

CTV News - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Add to story or collection; Share on Twitter; Share on Facebook; Share on Google+; Share on Linkedin; Share by email. People in Canada and across the world joined the movement to support Bell Let's Talk Day, a campaign designed to raise awareness and ...
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Sugary Drinks Linked to Girls' Earlier Periods

TIME - ‎2 hours ago‎
Girls who consume a lot of sugary drinks, like sodas, often get their periods earlier than girls who do not, according to a new study.
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Fatal peanut allergies could be cured by probiotic bacteria, say Australian doctors

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎55 minutes ago‎
A strain of probiotic bacteria could offer a cure for potentially fatal peanut allergies, according to scientists in Australia. The breakthrough followed a trial in which a group of children were given increasing amounts of peanut flour, along with a probiotic called ...
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