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Xbox One and Surface sales push Microsoft to record revenue – Inquirer

InquirerSOFTWARE HOUSE Microsoft exceeded analyst expectations on Thursday, reporting record second fiscal quarter revenue that the firm claimed was due to strong Xbox One and Surface sales. The firm posted $24.52bn in revenue and $6.56bn profit, which …Microsoft’s second-quarter profit, sales top estimatesArab NewsMicrosoft and the rose colored glassesLiveSideMicrosoft Reports Better-Than-Expected ResultsWall Street JournalRegister –BBC […]

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Israel foils Al Qaeda’s plan to blow up US Embassy in Tel Aviv – Business Standard

Business StandardIsrael has reportedly said that it has foiled an ‘advanced’ Al Qaeda plan to carry out suicide bombing on the US Embassy in Tel Aviv and other targets. Analysts have pointed that it is the first time the global terror network’s leadership has been directly involved …World Digest: Jan. 22, 2014Washington PostIsrael arrests three-man […]

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Rafael Nadal v Grigor Dimitrov: Australian Open 2014 – live! – The Guardian

The GuardianRafael Nadal will inflict extreme pain on this ball very shortly. Photograph: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images. Live. Sort by: Latest first; Oldest first. Auto update: On; Off. Updates: 2.37pm AEST. Geoff will be here shortly, in the meantime here’s a quick note on …Wawrinka dethrones Djokovic in Melbourne Park thrillerDAWN.comAustralian Open 2014: Stanislas Wawrinka dumps […]

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Photo Archive Is Said to Show Widespread Torture in Syria – New York Times

New York TimesPhotographs released by lawyers commissioned by the Qatari government, an opponent of Syria’s government, are being portrayed as part of an archive of torture under President Bashar al-Assad. The abuses are said to include “tramline injuries,” linear …Alleged Syrian detainee torture photos called a ‘smoking gun’ (+video)Christian Science MonitorUS and UN express horror […]

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Rosetta comet-chaser phones home – BBC News

BBC NewsA signal confirming its alert status was received by controllers in Darmstadt, Germany, at 18:17 GMT. Rosetta has spent the past 31 months in hibernation to conserve power as it arced beyond the orbit of Jupiter on a path that should take it to Comet …Comet-chasing probe wakes up, calls homeCNNComet-chasing Rosetta probe wakes […]

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Kim Kardashian Goes Shopping in Paris in a Sexy Leather Outfit—See the Pic! – E! Online

E! OnlineKim Kardashian is painting the town black in her latest chic Parisian ensemble. The 33-year-old was seen shopping at Tom Ford before heading to lunch with a few of her close friends in the City of Light. Dressed in a leather ruffled skirt, black T-shirt, leather …Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Visit Possible Wedding […]

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Houston, we have ants: Mimicking how ants adjust to microgravity in space could … – Phys.Org

Phys.OrgBy analyzing how ants explored these arenas in microgravity, scientists could develop software that allows autonomous robots to coordinate searches when their radio systems are being disrupted. Professor Deborah Gordon recently sent hundreds of ants to …Houston … we have ants in space! Colony of 800 arrives on International Space …Irish IndependentNASA has sent ants […]

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Shia LaBeouf caught on camera headbutting man in south London bar after he … – Irish Independent

Irish IndependentGoth’s mother apparently lives near to the Hobgoblin pub in South London. Followers of Shia-related news might be wondering why LaBeouf hasn’t made the decision to change his watering hole of choice after he was embroiled in a separate scuffle in the …Shia LaBeouf makes a rambling apology after headbutting a drinker in London […]

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Sunanda Pushkar and Shashi Tharoor had a bitter spat on Jan 15 – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Sunanda Pushkar and Shashi Tharoor had a bitter spat all the way on the flight from Tiruvananthapuram to Delhi on January 15 that drew the attention of fellow passengers and the flaming row continued at Delhi airport. As police probe …Sunanda death was sudden, unnatural, she had injuries: AIIMSIndian ExpressMehr Tarar […]

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Shia LaBeouf involved in London pub showdown – Express.co.uk

Express.co.ukVideo footage of the scrap at the Hobgoblin in south London on Thursday night (16Jan14), obtained by TMZ.com, suggests the Transformers star lost his cool over something that was said about his girlfriend’s mother. The actor was previously involved in …Shia LaBeouf apologises after headbutting man in bar fight in LondonNEWS.com.auShia LaBeouf caught on camera […]

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Google Glass driver ticket lawsuit dismissed – ZDNet

ZDNetSummary: A Californian woman ticketed for wearing Google Glass while driving is enjoying dismissal of the citation thanks to a decision in court that there wasn’t proof the headset was operating at the time. Charlie Osborne. By Charlie Osborne for Between …California court throws out traffic citation involving Google GlassThe Seattle TimesMore fights could follow […]

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Hollande and Julie Gayet ‘affair going for two years’ – BBC News

BBC NewsThe French gossip magazine Closer has published claims President Francois Hollande has been having a secret romance with actress Julie Gayet for two years. The magazine also printed more details of alleged affair. Ms Gayet has announced she is suing …French First Lady Valerie Trierweiler ‘hurt’ that President Hollande has snubbed …The IndependentFrance: Hollande […]

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Golden Globes 2014: Stars plagued with nerves as ‘Breaking Bad,’ ’12 Years a … – Fox News

Fox NewsFrom the dapper dudes to a very sexy Anna Gunn and a chic Betsey Brandt in black and white, the cast of “Breaking Bad” won both on stage and on the red carpet. (Reuters). ADVERTISEMENT. Some of Hollywood’s biggest stars stumbled over their speeches …‘American Hustle’ steals the showPhilly.com‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ clinch top […]

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Golden Globe Awards: Fey, Poehler set the right tone for ‘beautiful mess’ – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneFor a second year running, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted NBC’s Golden Globes telecast in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sunday, and Fey, droll as ever, laid out the brutal essence of their return engagement: “This is Hollywood,” she said, “and if something kind …Golden Globes 2014: The Real Winners And LosersMTV.comGolden Globes 2014: […]

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French president may sue magazine for saying he has secret lover – Toronto Star

Toronto StarVrai? Pas vrai? Pretend you’re French and give a Gallic shrug, because whether or not the story is true, tout Paris is talking about the “affair” between the actress and the president. If François Hollande, the straitlaced leader dubbed “Monsieur Normal” by the …Too many ‘first ladies’ land Hollande in hot water, as new […]

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Helicopter heard ‘misfiring’ before Norfolk crash which killed four – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukAn investigation has been launched into the US military helicopter crash which killed four crew members as witnesses claim they heard it “misfiring”. The USAF Pave-Hawk was flying low on a training mission on the north Norfolk coast when it plummeted into …4 US Air Force crew members killed after US military helicopter crashes in […]

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Pope stresses strength, courage, hope in new year – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis, laying out his hopes Wednesday for the just-begun year, urged people to work for a world where everyone accepts each other’s differences and where enemies recognize that they are brothers. “We are all children of one …Pope Francis urges tolerance to end violenceBBC NewsMad millionaires wary to help […]

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Michael Schumacher injured by ‘extreme bad luck, not speed’ – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukMichael Schumacher suffered life-threatening head injuries because of “extreme bad luck” and not because of recklessness, and had been helping a friend who had fallen shortly before his own catastrophic accident, an aide has claimed. The Formula 1 …Formula One’s Schumacher in critical conditionUSA TODAYMichael Schumacher spends third night in Grenoble hospitalSkySportsSlight improvement in Schumacher’s […]

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Justin Bieber’s film Believe bombs at US box office – The Independent

The IndependentBox office analysts have reportedly suggested that Bieber’s year of mishaps and controversies has tainted the squeaky-clean image presented in Never Say Never, leading to mother’s discouraging their children from attending screenings of Believe.Box Office: Bieber Doc ‘Believe’ Bombs, Most Fans a No ShowHollywood ReporterBieber doc bombs at box officeYahoo Movies UKJustin Bieber ‘Believe’ […]

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F1 legend Michael Schumacher ‘critical’ and in a coma after skiing accident – SkySports

SkySportsFormer F1 World Champion Michael Schumacher is in a ‘critical’ condition and has been placed in a coma following a skiing accident on Sunday morning. Although initial reports stated that Schumacher’s injuries were not life threatening, the Grenoble …Former F1 driver Schumacher in critical conditionHouston ChronicleMichael Schumacher: Live updates as Formula 1 legend fights for […]