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Reality Winner, National Security Agency Leaker, Sentenced To 5 Years

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 10:57

A former government contract employee who leaked information to the press

This Is the New 2020 Ford Explorer—in Cop-Car Form

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 10:52

New Police Interceptor Utility hybrid gives us our first glance at the new SUV.

AT&T Inc. (T) Stock Has a Debt Problem

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 10:49

Bank of America analyst Vivek Arya says AT&T stock, which currently trades at a forward earnings multiple of 9.1, is historically cheap and provides an excellent entry point for long-term value investors. Arya says AT&T could generate a surprise earnings beat in the third quarter thanks to an under-the-radar accounting change related to content amortization costs.

Irish church's fall from grace haunts pope's Ireland trip

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 10:35

BLESSINGTON, Ireland (AP) — When St. John Paul II visited Ireland in 1979, the Catholic Church wielded such power that homosexuality, divorce, abortion and contraception were barely spoken of, much less condoned. Catholic bishops had advised the authors of Ireland's constitution, and still held sway.

DNC Says Previously Reported 'Sophisticated' Cyberattack Wasn't An Attack After All

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 10:01

The Democratic National Committee said Thursday that what it initially

Trump: Cohen's cooperation with prosecutors 'almost ought to be illegal'

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 09:22

President Trump continues to fume over the betrayal of his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, with the president suggesting Cohen’s cooperation with prosecutors should be illegal.

Ex-Facebook Security Chief: 'It's Too Late To Protect The 2018 Elections'

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 08:16

Facebook's former security chief warned that attacks on the American electoral

This Is How Powerful Hurricane Lane Looks From Space

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 07:51

These stunning images capture the terrifying power of Hurricane Lane, which is

An Air Force Stealth B-2 Spirit Just Test-Dropped a Nuclear Bomb

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 07:20

This is what it could do in battle. 

'Green hajj' slowly takes root in Mecca

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 06:35

Thousands of cleaners are busy separating plastic from other rubbish as more than two million Muslims wrap up a pilgrimage to Mecca that presents a huge environmental challenge for Saudi Arabia. The Mamuniya camp in Mina near the holy city is dotted with colour-coded barrels -- black for organic waste and blue for cans and plastics for recycling. It's all part of an initiative to reduce the environmental footprint of the hajj, one of the world's largest annual gatherings.

Students March On Smith & Wesson To Demand Accountability On Gun Violence

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 05:46

Beginning Thursday, a group of students will march westward a quarter of the

China's Huawei, ZTE blocked from Australia's 5G network

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 05:19

Chinese telecom giants Huawei and ZTE have effectively been banned from rolling out Australia's 5G network after Canberra warned of security risks with companies beholden to foreign governments, prompting Beijing to denounce "ideological biases". Huawei -- one of the world's largest telecommunications equipment and services providers -- has been under scrutiny in some countries, including the United States and Australia, over its alleged close links to Beijing.

Scientists Identify the First-Known Offspring of Two Different Groups of Early Humans, Study Says

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 01:33

The 90,000-year-old bone fragment found in Siberia is the first time a direct offspring of Neanderthal and Denisovans has been discovered

The Latest: Urban Meyer doubted abuse claims, removed texts

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 00:30

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio State's investigation into coach Urban Meyer and his handling of domestic violence allegations against a former Buckeyes assistant coach (all times local):

Crazy Rich Asians Author Kevin Kwan Is Wanted in Singapore For Evading National Service

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 00:16

He could face up to three years in jail if he returns to Singapore

Pope Francis faces fight to keep the faith in Ireland

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 22:45

Pope Francis faces a struggle this weekend to reinvigorate Ireland's confidence in the Catholic Church, in the face of multiple abuse scandals and a new generation shedding traditional mores. Once a bastion of Roman Catholicism, Ireland is unrecognisable from the country visited by pope John Paul II almost 40 years ago, when divorce was banned and same-sex marriage unheard of. The Church's grip on Irish society has weakened and the papal visit on Saturday and Sunday is a moment for Ireland to take stock of the Church's diminished role in national life.

Alibaba revenue jumps 61% but one-time expense hits profit

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 20:30

Chinese retail giant Alibaba said on Thursday that its revenue jumped 61 percent in the latest quarter as its core e-commerce segment chugged along, but profit for the period was dragged down by a one-off expense. The Hangzhou-based company said net profit was down 41 percent year-on-year to 8.69 billion yuan ($1.26 billion) in the quarter ending June 30. Alibaba, which has made billionaire founder Jack Ma one of China's richest men and a global e-commerce icon, has wowed investors quarter after quarter with sterling revenue growth fuelled by the growing appetite of Chinese consumers for one-click online purchases.

New Jersey High School Installs Free Laundry After Homeless Students Are Bullied for Dirty, Smelly Clothes

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 19:19

The high school principal said homeless students were being bullied because their clothes stank.

How To Survive (And Even Thrive) As An Introvert At Work

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 18:42

At work, long meetings can leave me feeling drained of mental energy. I can't

North Carolina will keep 3 Confederate monuments at Capitol

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 18:39

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Three Confederate monuments will remain on the North Carolina Capitol grounds, but with newly added context about slavery and civil rights. That's the decision from a state historical panel, two days after protesters tore down another rebel statue at the state's flagship university.