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NEW YORK (AP) - You'd think Twitter would be able to milk its status as President Donald Trump's megaphone. But the company still faces stagnant user growth, has never made a profit and even reported a quarterly revenue decline Wednesday, a first since going public.
Liberian health authorities are taking rapid precautionary steps after eight people died of a mystery illness, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, 10 months after the end of a catastrophic two-year Ebola virus outbreak. "Yesterday WHO received a report from Liberia health authorities about a cluster of unexplained illness and deaths in the southern part of the country - Sinoe County," WHO spokesman Tarik Jasarevic said in emailed comments. Samples were also being taken from water sources to test for chemicals and bacteria.
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir discussed Syria's future with his Russian counterpart in Moscow on Wednesday after which he said Riyadh still believed there was no political future for President Bashar al-Assad. Al-Jubeir, after talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, also told a news conference that Riyadh wanted to end what he called Iran's meddling in the Middle East.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration sharply criticized Turkey on Tuesday for attacking Kurdish militants in Syria and Iraq, accusing the U.S. NATO ally of failing to coordinate the airstrikes with the American-led coalition against Islamic State militants.
VARNER, Ark. (AP) - After going nearly 12 years without executing an inmate, Arkansas now has executed three in a few days - including two in one night.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - South Korea's military said Tuesday that North Korea held major live-fire drills in an area around its eastern coastal town of Wonsan as it marked the anniversary of the founding of its military.
The southern US state of Arkansas, rushing to execute several inmates before a lethal drug expires at the end of the month, has carried out the first of two executions scheduled for Monday, the attorney general said. Jack Jones was executed after the US Supreme Court rejected an 11th-hour request from his attorneys asking the justices to reconsider a procedural issue from his trial. Arkansas had planned to put eight convicted murderers to death in 11 days -- a record, had it been carried out -- but four have won reprieves.
Aerobic exercise, resistance training (such as weight lifting), and tai chi can all boost brain function in people older than 50, concludes a review published today in the British Journal of Spor...
Tesla will be adding more chargers to its Supercharger network by the end of 2017.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration issued sanctions Monday on 271 people linked to the Syrian agency responsible for producing non-conventional weapons, part of an ongoing U.S. crackdown on Syrian President Bashar Assad's alleged use of chemical weapons.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - Aaron Hernandez's family turned out Monday for a private funeral to say their farewells to the former NFL star, and a judge ordered that three suicide notes he left be turned over by the time he is buried.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States could strike North Korea if it attacks a U.S. military base or tests an intercontinental ballistic missile, President Donald Trump's U.N. ambassador said Monday.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Two suspects were killed by security agencies after the shooting of Italian-born author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann, Kenya's Internal Security Minister Joseph Nkaissery said Monday.
Dutch electronics giant Philips on Monday posted a sevenfold leap in first quarter profits after spinning off its lighting business last year. The year-earlier figure had been down some 63 percent, due mainly to taxes linked to its efforts to divest the lighting business. Growth was mostly due to sales of specialised medical equipment, up some three percent.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California has long been what one expert calls a "symbolic death penalty state," one of 12 that has capital punishment on the books but has not executed anyone in more than a decade.
Donald Trump entered the White House as one of the most scandal-tarred presidents in American history-what his imbroglios may have lacked in depth, they made up in variety, encompassing legal, ethical, and sexual controversies. (In a twist, one of Trump's few competitors for the crown was his rival, Hillary Clinton.) They ranged from race discrimination to mafia connections, from petty hypocrisies to multimillion-dollar alleged frauds.
Regardless of how this latest move plays out, the international community will ultimately have to accept and learn to manage a nuclear North Korea.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Another major highway through Atlanta was partially shut down on Monday, this one after underground utility work caused the pavement to rise up, break apart and send a passing motorcyclist flying through the air.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple is joining the fiercely competitive race to design self-driving cars, raising the possibility that a company that has already re-shaped culture with its iPhone may try to transform transportation, too.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - An Oklahoma City woman accused of terrorizing her 7-year-old granddaughter while dressed as a witch has been sentenced to life in prison.
Built at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the water harvester could pull almost three liters of water in 12 hours with humidity at 20-30 percent.
The Syrian government's suspected chemical weapons attack on civilians last week amounts to a "war crime," the US State Department said Thursday. It also ridiculed comments by President Bashar al-Assad in an interview with AFP to the effect that the alleged attack was fabricated by the United States to justify an American military strike. It is an attempt by him to throw up false flags, create confusion," said department spokesman Mark Toner, alluding to what Assad said in the interview Wednesday.
A former Donald Trump advisor at the eye of a firestorm over alleged ties to Russia by the billionaire businessman's presidential campaign on Wednesday denied any wrongdoing. Former aide Carter Page, an oil industry consultant, spoke out amid reports that the FBI investigated him last year for ties to Russian intelligence. The Washington Post reported that federal investigators obtained a rare warrant from the top secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to monitor Page's communications -- the first concrete confirmation of government surveillance of Trump's team.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - The Latest on Iran's upcoming presidential election after former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad defied the advice of the supreme leader and registered to run (all times local):
It wasn't easy to follow up yesterday's post covering the best paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free, and there are even still a few freebies in there to enjoy. We think we might have pulled it off though, and we've got nine fresh apps for you to check out on Wednesday. These are paid iPhone and iPad apps that have been made available for free for a limited time by their developers. There is no way to tell how long they will be free. These sales could end an hour from now or a week from now - obviously, the only thing we can guarantee is that they were free at the time this post was written. If you click on a link and see a price listed next to an app instead of the word "get," it is...
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Out of 27.6 million Twitter accounts following President Donald Trump, 28 percent of them are eggs, report says.