|Pentagon official: 4 Americans killed in attack at U.S. base in Afghanistan|
(CNN)-- Four Americans were killed during a rocket attack at Bagram Air Base, outside of Kabul, a Pentagon official said Tuesday on the condition of anonymity. The U.S.-led International Security Assistance Force confirmed that four NATO ...
Grapevine: End of an era for the telegram
Scary moments Thursday night at the Capitol Hill Club. The National Review reports Texas Republican Congressman Ted Poe was unable to breathe after getting a piece of popcorn lodged in his throat. Onlookers -- including fellow Congressman Matt ...
N.Y.U. Gives Its Stars Loans for Summer Homes
The loan is now due in 2015, two years sooner. The second time, the rate was changed to ?the current short-term applicable federal rate.? The university declined to elaborate on what that meant, but the Internal Revenue Service?s short ...
Badminton Singapore Open hit by late pull-outs
Du Pengyu of China plays a shot during an Indonesia Open match in Jakarta, on June 13, 2013. Du is the men's top seed at this year's Singapore Open, while Olympic champion Li Xuerui leads the women's seedings.AFP/File SINGAPORE (AFP) ? A large ...
N.S.A. Leaker Denies Giving Secrets to China
WASHINGTON ? Edward J. Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who has confessed to disclosing troves of highly classified documents detailing American surveillance at home and abroad, said Monday that he had not given any ...
Battles beyond the Great Firewall: India shuts out Chinese tech companies
Late last week, news broke that India?s Intelligence Bureau had fingered Chinese chat app WeChat as a potential threat and that the app was under investigation; some reports even say that the Intelligence Bureau wants the app banned outright. Chinese telecom equipment companies ZTE and Huawei are similarly under investigation for posing potential national security threats. It makes you wonder ...
Groupon India expands team
Groupon India, which has daily deals on its Web site, has expanded the roles of its team to take on the mandate for key emerging markets in the Asia-Pacific region, comprising India, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines.
India leaves rates unchanged, warns of inflation risks as rupee sags
By Suvashree Dey Choudhury and Tony Munroe MUMBAI (Reuters) - The Reserve Bank of India kept interest rates unchanged on Monday as expected after cutting them in each of its previous three policy reviews, warning of upward risks to inflation as its currency is among the hardest hit amid a global emerging markets sell-off. The Indian rupee touched an all-time low of 58.98 to the dollar last week ...
Chinese Tech Companies Are Getting Shut Out of India
Late last week, news broke that India's Intelligence Bureau had fingered Chinese chat app WeChat as a potential threat and that the app was under investigation; some reports even say that the Intelligence ...