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Diversions: UAE declares BlackBerrys a national security threat and more

By Sakina Rangwala

1. When ordinary borrowers miss payments, any number of unpleasant outcomes, including foreclosure, can ensue. But what about when a bailed-out bank skips a minimum scheduled payment to the U.S. Treasury?

2. The United Arab Emirates says BlackBerry smartphones are a potential threat to national security because they operate beyond the jurisdiction of national laws.

3. Sales of blueberries have overtaken raspberries in the U.K. Why do the Britons prefer them so?

4. Check out the photos of the new Ford Explorer that were revealed today.

5. Try a one-minute portrait, the latest from Australia-based illustrator Benjamin Hammond.

By Sakina Rangwala  |  July 26, 2010; 1:06 PM ET
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