Video: One of the world’s best gadget reviewers hands out awards for 2014’s best smartphones


Marques Brownlee has earned a lot of well deserved praise for his terrific gadget video reviews and now he’s put out another one that takes us back through the year that was in smartphones. At the end of the day, Brownlee lists the HTC One (M8) as the year’s best overall phone, followed by the 2014 Moto X, the iPhone 6 and the LG G3.  RELATED: The sleekest Android phone of the year is getting a ... Gadget - Yahoo News Search Results Read more [...]

Egypt condemned after court hands down 683 death sentences


The United Nations and Washington have condemned death sentences handed to 683 alleged exremist Islamists, including Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie, in an Egyptian court Monday after a brief hearing. The court in the southern province of Minya sparked an international outcry with its initial sentencing last month, amid an extensive crackdown on supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. The crackdown has extended to secular-leaning dissidents who supported Morsi's overthrow Read more [...]

Is Running Dying at the Hands of Its Sanctioning Body?


When runners boycott a race, sponsors can slash their pay. But in a new attempt to gain leverage over USA Track and Field in an ongoing dispute, the Track & Field Athletes Association has this morning reached out to corporate sponsors to prevent that from happening in the future. If the TFAA gets its way, sponsors will agree to amend existing contracts so athletes won’t be penalized for skipping events. That would better position the TFAA to ask athletes to skip USA Track and Field events Read more [...]

Cameron Diaz Has her Hands Full at LAX


Lugging her own bags on her way through the busy terminal, Cameron Diaz arrived at LAX airport in Los Angeles on Friday (March 7). The "Bad Teacher" star looked cute in a white top, denim jacket, and red skinnies as she hid her face from the prying paparazzi. Though it's unclear where she's heading this time, it will be difficult to top last week's trip with her girlfriends. Along with Drew Barrymore and Reese Witherspoon, the gals headed to the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley to share Read more [...]

Economy ‘safe in Cameron and Osborne’s hands’


Blow for Labour as a new poll shows one in three now believe the Tory leadership is the best option for the country's fortunesDavid Cameron and George Osborne are increasingly regarded by the public as the best team to handle the British economy, a new poll suggests.One in three believe the Tory leadership provides the best option for the country as it emerges out its economic downturn. This compares to just 18% who believe Ed Miliband and his shadow chancellor Ed Balls would be the best custodians Read more [...]