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Italians stage protests in violence-marred election campaign

Italians demonstrated Saturday against racism, revivals of fascism, labor reforms, mandatory vaccines and other hotly-debated issues, at some points clashing with police, as antagonism flared between far-left and far-right activists in a violence-marred election campaign.

U.S. to open Jerusalem embassy in May

The United States said Friday it will open its embassy to Israel in occupied Jerusalem in May, coinciding with the 70th anniversary of Israel’s creation, a move the Palestinian leadership slammed as “a provocation to Arabs.”

Abraaj’s Naqvi cedes control of funds division

Abraaj Group’s founder Arif Naqvi will cede control of the fund management business in a sweeping restructuring of the Middle East’s largest private equity firm following reports of misused funds.

Curry scores 44, Warriors hold off late rally by Clippers

Stephen Curry swished a beautiful buzzer-beater from way back early and hit another timely 3-pointer late on the way to scoring 44, and the Golden State Warriors returned from the All-Star break and had to hold off the Los Angeles Clippers 134-127 on Thursday night.

‘Oops’ shot snaps Canada hold, wins gold for U.S.

She’s practiced the “Oops, I did it again” thousands of times in training, and Thursday her signature trick was worth its weight in Olympic gold as American Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson’s shootout winner broke a 16-year Canadian stranglehold on the women’s ice hockey title.

Steve Jobs’ error-filled CV up for auction

A job application filled out by Steve Jobs more than four decades ago that reflects the Apple founder’s aspirations to work in technology and design will go up for auction next month.

Steve Jobs’ error-filled CV up for auction

A job application filled out by Steve Jobs more than four decades ago that reflects the Apple founder’s aspirations to work in technology and design will go up for auction next month.

Cancer therapy works in 75 pct of patients: study

A precision cancer treatment that targets rare genetic mutations that exist in about 5,000 people in the U.S. instead of the tumor’s location in the body has shown success in three-quarters of patients, researchers said Wednesday.

Lebanese designer juggles chaos, order in Paris 

Showcasing at Paris Fashion Week for the fourth time, Lebanese-Italian designer Tony Ward is well accustomed to what he described as the “buzz and excitement” of the bi-annual fashion fest.

Japanese researchers invent ‘firefly’ light

Japanese engineering researchers say they have created a tiny electronic light the size of a firefly that rides waves of ultrasound and could eventually figure in applications ranging from moving displays to projection mapping.

McLaren show true colors as new car unveiled

Former champions McLaren showed their true colors Friday with a new papaya orange and blue Formula One car they hope will take them back up the starting grid after three nightmare years with Honda.

Scientists recreate virtual Mexican underwater cave

Scientists from all over the world will soon be able to dive into a virtual 3-D replica of a vast underwater cave off Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, where the oldest skeleton in the Americas was found seven years ago.

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