Indian Express Google mapping Waze takeover, says reportCNETGoogle is considering a bid for the mobile mapping and navigation company, Bloomberg reports. Could this be a play to keep Facebook out of its domain? Jennifer Van Grove. by Jennifer Van Grove. May 23, 2013 6:06 PM PDT Follow @jbruin. Waze for …Google Said to Consider Buying Waze Presaging Bidding WarBloombergReport: Google… Read more →
Times of India Google Said to Face New Antitrust Probe Over Display AdsBloombergGoogle Inc. (GOOG) is facing a new antitrust probe by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission into whether the company is using its leadership in the online display-advertising market to illegally curb competition, people familiar with the matter said. The fresh …FTC Investigating Google (GOOG) Over Display Ads, Anti-Trust… Read more →
An Interstate 5 bridge over a river collapsed Thursday evening, dumping two vehicles into the water and sparking a rescue effort by boats and divers who searched the chilly waterway north of Seattle.
China Daily China says hopes visit of North Korean envoy can ease tensionReutersBEIJING | Fri May 24, 2013 3:51am EDT. BEIJING (Reuters) – China hopes that a visit by a senior North Korean envoy can ease tension in the region and help spur efforts to rid the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman …China media: Li… Read more →
By Guy Faulconbridge and Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) – Police investigating the murder of a soldier hacked to death on a busy London street were looking on Friday into whether the two suspected killers, British men of Nigerian descent, were part of a wider conspiracy. The two suspects, aged 22 and 28, are under guard in hospitals after being shot… Read more →
Telegraph.co.uk Woolwich attack: live – TelegraphTelegraph.co.ukWoolwich attack: why was he free to kill? ‘Woolwich angels’ who cradled dead soldier deny being brave · Second suspect named by The Times as Michael Adebowale · Baroness Warsi: do not give hate preachers airtime · Police appeal for calm following ‘ …Woolwich attack ‘incredibly hard’ to stop BBC NewsEric Pickles: Law ‘couldn’t have… Read more →
LONDON (Reuters) – Dramatic video footage showing the moment when police shot the two men suspected of hacking to death a soldier in London was published on a British newspaper’s website on Friday. The shaky, 10-second clip shows one of the men sprinting towards a police car with a knife in his hand before he is shot and tumbles to… Read more →
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s oldest human rights group went to court on Friday to try to stop state prosecutors forcing it to register as a “foreign agent” under a law it says is intended by President Vladimir Putin to silence dissent. Memorial, which has fought political repression since Soviet times, refuses to comply with the law which critics describe as… Read more →
A strong earthquake strikes off the Kamchatka peninsula in Russia’s far east, but an initial tsunami warning issued by the authorities is lifted.
RT Powerful earthquake strikes eastern RussiaUSA TODAYMOSCOW (AP) — A powerful earthquake on Friday hit Russia’s Far East with tremors felt as far away as Moscow, about 7,000 kilometers (4,400 miles) west of the epicenter. Marina Kolomiyets, spokeswoman for Obninsk’s seismic station of the Russian …Powerful earthquake off east coast of Russia BBC NewsGreat earthquake jolts Sea of Okhotsk Xinhua8.2… Read more →