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March 18, 2015 1:12 PM Deadly Filipino anti-terror raid bittersweet for US forces

American involvement in a recent Philippine assault that is believed to have killed a top Southeast Asian terror suspect but left scores of Filipino commandos dead is a bittersweet finale to a decade-long U.S. battle against terrorism in the country's south. The U.S.-backed Philippine police commando raid on Jan. 25 reportedly killed long-wanted Malaysian 21

March 18, 2015 1:01 PM Deadly Philippine anti-terror raid bittersweet for departing US forces in the south

FILE - In this Sunday March 8, 2015, file photo, family and supporters march as they hold some of the pictures of the 44 police commandos killed during a recent operation against Southeast Asia's top terrorist suspect Malaysian Zulkifli bin Hir, also known as Marwan, as they join a "Sympathy Walk" in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines 27

March 18, 2015 12:06 PM Robert Murray: The Last Man Betting on U.S. Coal

The king of American coal is 75 years old, has had four strokes and broken his neck three times, but Robert Murray is still gobbling up mines. This week, he said his closely held Murray Energy Corp., based in St. Clairsville, Ohio, would pay $1.4 billion for a controlling stake in Foresight Energy LP, which has extensive coal operations in the Illinois 19 14

March 18, 2015 12:04 PM Google boss wants self-drive cars 'for son'

The director of Google's self-drive car project has revealed his motivation for ensuring that the technology is standard on roads within five years. Chris Urmson told delegates at the Ted (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conference that his eldest son was 11-years-old and due to take his driving test in "four and a half years". Some automotive 13

March 18, 2015 12:01 PM Smashed Your HTC One? No Problem, They'll Replace

Cracked your screen or dropped your phone in the toilet? No problem, if you buy HTC's new One smartphone. Starting next month when new phones go on sale, HTC will replace damaged phones free of charge during its normal 12-month warranty period — no questions asked. The offer expands on HTC Corp.'s current pledge to replace cracked screens for the first 16

March 18, 2015 11:32 AM Rape, nude photos, racist behavior: Do fraternities make boys behave badly?

(CNN)Despite roots in community service and brotherhood, inappropriate behavior at fraternities can be so common that often, no one blinks an eye. But a spate of recent disgraces -- from racist lyrics to nude photos of incapacitated women -- have prompted suspensions, expulsions and a much more serious look at what some fraternities really stand for. "I happen 21

March 18, 2015 11:15 AM Why Elon Musk is Wrong About the Future of Driverless Cars

Tesla CEO Elon Musk enjoys saying things; even when those things are, in all likelihood, partially or entirely BS. Recently, he made the news for saying things about autonomous cars—chiefly, that in the future, all new cars will eventually be manufactured with self-driving capabilities (probably true), and that because of this technological breakthrough 21

March 18, 2015 8:29 AM Rape, misogyny, hazing: Why fraternities make boys behave badly

(CNN)Despite roots in community service and brotherhood, inappropriate behavior at fraternities are so common that often, no one blinks an eye. But a spate of recent disgraces -- from racist lyrics to nude photos of incapacitated women -- have prompted suspensions, expulsions and a much more serious look at what some fraternities really stand for. "I happen 18

March 18, 2015 8:11 AM Moscovici says EU won't keep Greece in eurozone at any price

The European Union is not prepared to keep Greece in the eurozone at any price, its financial affairs chief said in a newspaper interview on Wednesday, although he said that a Greek exit would inflict great damage on the currency union. "The Eurogroup has an overwhelming will to keep Greece in the eurozone. Financial accidents can happen. Our task, however 18

March 18, 2015 5:09 AM Indonesia to end search for AirAsia crash victims

Jakarta: Indonesia will on Sunday end a search for the bodies of 56 people missing from an AirAsia jet that crashed in the Java Sea in December, a national rescue agency official said. AirAsia flight QZ8501 lost contact with air traffic control during bad weather less than halfway into a two-hour flight from Surabaya in Indonesia to Singapore on December 28