‘Game of Thrones’ author releases new chapter

George R.R. Martin has released a chapter from “The Winds of Winter,” but fans are going to have to wait for the book.

Martin recently announced the sample chapter on his “Not A Blog” site along with a taste of “High Stakes,” a book he has coming out in August.

“And… because

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Twitter cuts off intelligence agencies from data feed

Twitter has cut off U.S. intelligence agencies from a data feed that provides real-time information of events around the world produced by Twitter users, including Islamic extremists such as ISIS that are increasingly active on social media.

The service is provided by a company called Dataminr, which also has contracts to

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What is going on with Justin Bieber?

Justin Bieber is used to getting a lot of attention, but recently he appears to be attracting the kind Britney Spears got circa 2007.

That was the year that Spears volatile behavior led Spears’ father and lawyer to take personal and financial conservatorships to control her and her estate. Bieber, 22,

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Instagram drama proves just how much we don’t like change

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: A major brand changed its logo, and people can barely handle it.

Instagram gave its logo and interface a major rehaul Wednesday, flipping the iconic little camera to a cleaner-looking colorful gradient. “Our updated look reflects how vibrant and diverse your storytelling has

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Cavs starting to resemble a power fit to take on the West

Had his Cleveland Cavaliers been playing a more threatening opponent, LeBron James might have been more cautious or effusive with his response on Wednesday morning when the topic was broached of a potential Eastern Conference finals matchup against good buddy and former teammate Dwyane Wade. Though his team was one

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ISIS claims more Iraq attacks, killing 20 at coffee shop, checkpoint

  • 21st May 2016
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Three militants gunned down coffee shop patrons in central Iraq on Friday morning before later blowing themselves up and security personnel, killing at least 20 people, officials said, in the latest deadly attacks claimed by ISIS in the country.

Counting Friday’s carnage in Balad, a Shiite-majority city 80 kilometers (50 miles)

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U.S. must beware China’s ‘Guam killer’ missile

  • 17th May 2016
  • News

Capable of hitting targets 3,400 miles away, China’s “Guam killer” missile is raising new fears of a growing Chinese threat to major U.S. military installations and stability in the Pacific Rim.

A congressional panel has issued a report warning of the dangers of the missile, during a week in which U.S.-China

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Guiao: We will try to make balloons fall on Sunday

Friday the 13th had been a bad day for coach Yeng Guiao.

Rain or Shine blew its chance for a sweep, losing to Alaska, 111-99, in game 4 on Friday.

But Guiao believes that the Elastpainters, who are holding a superior 3-1 lead, could wrap it up some other time.

“We still feel

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‘Captain America: Civil War’: What the critics are saying

“Captain America: Civil War” is the latest Marvel film pitting its heroes against one another, starring Chris Evans leading Team Captain America and Robert Downey Jr. at the head of Team Iron Man.

The film, which opens May 6, also stars Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner,

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