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With Limited Gains, U.S. Bombing Campaign Faces Growing Criticism  |   

U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State began nearly three months ago, yet there have been relatively few changes on the battlefield. Many analysts say the U.S. effort may not be sufficient.

Keep On Drillin'? Santa Barbara Prepares To Vote On Oil Future  |   

Measure P in California's Santa Barbara County asks voters to ban controversial oil and gas drilling methods such as hydraulic fracturing. To date, the oil industry has spent $7 million to defeat it.

Moving Past The Password, But At What Cost?  |   

Apps working with a new Twitter service would simply ask for your phone number instead of a password. In exchange, the company would get some of the most valuable information about you.

In EU, Google Faces Next Chapter With New Competition Chief  |   

A new commissioner takes over the case on Nov. 1 and that has many wondering what that means for Google and its long-running antitrust case.

Angry Mob Sets Fire To Parliament In Burkina Faso  |   

Angered at an impending vote to allow President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year-old rule, protesters also reportedly set fire to the ruling party's headquarters in the capital, Ouagadougou.

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