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Actor Daniel Craig reportedly hit his head when the Aston Martin he was driving during filming the 24th James Bond thriller encountered a loose sanpietrino, as the cobblestones in Rome are known.
The FCC approved the policy known as net neutrality by a 3-2 vote, with FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler saying the agency will ensure that no entity “should control free open access to the Internet.”
Bearded men wielding sledgehammers are seen shattering ancient statues and friezes in the Iraqi city of Mosul. One of the militants says God commanded them to remove the idols and statues.
The 56-year-old singer fell off the steps next to the stage while performing her song “Living for Love.” But she picked herself up and continued her performance.
Scientists are puzzled by a new image taken by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft, which found two bright spots on the dwarf planet Ceres. The spots are noticeably brighter than other parts of the surface.
The win in Dunedin, New Zealand, is a first for Afghanistan at the World Cup. The victory spurred Afghans to celebrate on the streets of Kabul.
Ukraine’s military says the withdrawal of 100-millimeter guns “is the first step” in a process that will be monitored by the Organization for Security and Cooperation.
Intelligence sources say the militant known as “Jihadi John” has been identified as Mohammed Emwazi and that he is a college-educated, British citizen of Kuwaiti descent.
The Federal Communications Commission is set to vote on whether to reclassify the Internet as a utility. If it votes yes, the commission will not allow Internet service providers to throttle traffic.
Speaking in Miami, Obama said his executive actions on immigration will ultimately be upheld by the court system. Still, Obama said, the only way to solve this permanently is through legislation.