world

Russia: No Proof Syria Govt Behind Chemical Strike

MOSCOW — Western nations that are calling for military action against Syria have no proof the Syrian government is behind the alleged chemical weapons attack, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday. Connect With Us on Twitter Follow @nytimesworld for international breaking news and headlines. Twitter List: Reporters and Editors France, Britain, Israel and some U.S. congressmen have said military action against Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime should be an option if it has Read more […]


featured

Hiking with Your Dog This Summer May Be Harder Than You Think

These dogs have hiked off-leash to the top of Handies Peak in Colorado. Sharing the great outdoors with our pets is a favorite pastime—but as a result of conflicts between dogs and wildlife, leash laws and dog bans have become commonplace. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Oakley Originals. America is, as we’re told, the land of the free—and for tail-wagging, four-legged travelers that were born to run, road-tripping across our vast country of fields, mountains, forests and campgrounds might Read more […]


celebrity

Lady Gaga Steps Out in Bra-Baring Unitard

Continuing to show off her bizarre wardrobe choices, Lady Gaga stepped out in New York City on Monday night (August 26). Sticking with her always original fashion ensembles, the Mother Monster exited her luxe Big Apple hotel wearing a unitard that openly showed off her lacy black bra. In other news, Gaga is known for sticking up for equal rights and equality in general, and last night at the MTV Video Music Awards she stepped up to the plate for boy band One Direction. After getting booed when they Read more […]


tech

Gadget Catches Students Cheating At School

These days kids have it easy in school. Smart phones are making it a click away from being able to cheat on any kind of test. What’s worse is that teachers can’t control when a student uses his or her phone due to the pocket-like size of the new mobile devices. Now without visual evidence… Read more » Gadget Catches Students Cheating At School is a post from: The Inquisitr Gadget – Yahoo! News Search Results Read more […]


finance

George Osborne under pressure to speed up Royal Bank of Scotland split

MPs voice concerns that chancellor will row back on plan to break up RBS to avoid disrupting the bank’s recoveryAn influential group of MPs has stepped up its drive to have Royal Bank of Scotland split up, amid concerns that Whitehall officials could back away from the proposal.Members of the parliamentary commission on banking standards have demanded that plans go ahead to split the operations of the troubled institution, which is 81% owned by the taxpayer, into a so-called good bank and bad bank, Read more […]


business

Apple Reports Third Quarter Results

CUPERTINO, California—July 23, 2013—Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2013 third quarter ended June 29, 2013. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $ 35.3 billion and quarterly net profit of $ 6.9 billion, or $ 7.47 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $ 35 billion and net profit of $ 8.8 billion, or $ 9.32 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 36.9 percent compared to 42.8 percent in the year-ago quarter. International Read more […]