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Arnold Schwarzenegger and ex Maria Shriver pose with three children on red carpet

Top Stories - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 10:40

Arnold Schwarzenegger and estranged wife Maria Shriver reunited on Monday night on the red carpet at the premiere of National Geographic's "The Long Road Home," and they were joined by three of their grown-up, look-alike children.


Man finds fish growing with plastic Powerade wrapper around it

Top Stories - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 10:39

A man has shared a bizarre picture of a fish growing around a plastic wrapper, in a reminder of the damage people are doing to our oceans and rivers. The strange photos show that the fish has had to grow around the rubbish in which it has been wrapped. As such, its body is deformed and made thin where the wrapper was – the kind of adaptation that animals around the world are having to undergo as our water fills up with rubbish.


Russia's and America's New Stealth Fighters Share This Big Problem

Top Stories - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 10:33

While the PAK-FA will likely be a formidable warplane, it is uncertain how many fully operation jets Russia will be able buy even after it completes engine development work for the T-50. Russia has completed the first phase of government flight-testing for its Sukhoi T-50 PAK-FA fifth-generation fighter. Sukhoi is expected to complete developmental work on an initial operational version of the new stealth fighter in 2019, but the current iteration of the jet will only see a limited production run.


Rylo is a 360-degree video camera that magically follows the action

Macworld - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 10:00

Huh, I’ve never seen that before. That was my reaction when I first saw the new 360-degree Rylo video camera in action. 360-degree cameras are nothing new, and I’m rarely impressed by the VR content produced by these devices. But with a handful of crafty software tricks, Rylo ($499 at Rylo.com) rises well above the fray.

Rylo is small enough to sit in the palm of your hand, and comes with dual 4K video cameras (though when you opt for a traditional video window instead of a 360-degree experience, your resolution will be 1080p.) Each lens captures a 208-degree field of view, and has an f/2.8 fixed aperture.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates Tears Into John Kelly's 'Creationist Theorizing' On Civil War

Top Stories - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 09:46

White House chief of staff John Kelly claimed Monday that a “lack of ability to compromise led to the Civil War.”


Melania Trump dons striking Bottega Veneta look for White House Halloween event

Top Stories - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 09:33

Leave it to Melania Trump to trick-or-treat in style!


Why Gemballa will leave Porsche fans in a spin at SEMA

Top Stories - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 09:24

German tuning experts Gambella have decided to come all the way to Las Vegas to unveil their latest Porsche 911-inspired supercar, the Gambella GT Concept, and if it's as good in the flesh as its performance figures are on paper, the journey from Leonbergit won't have been wasted. Starting out with a Porsche 911 Turbo, the company has gone over every inch of it with a fine-tooth comb looking for ways to increase power, reduce weight, boost handling, improve top speed and, crucially, track performance.


Martin Luther's 95 Theses Are 500 Years Old. Here's Why They're Still Causing Controversy

Top Stories - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 09:00

As the world marks the 500th anniversary of the birth of Protestantism, debate continues over exactly what happened on Oct. 31, 1517


Mother Jailed Up to 5 Years for Brutally Beating Daughter Who Incorrectly Recited Bible Verses

Top Stories - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 08:39

Prosecutors said Shonda Hoffner beat and tried to strangle her daughter, who was under 13.


Meth Found Among Halloween Candy After Child Goes Trick-or-Treating

Top Stories - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 08:08

Tribal police at a Wisconsin reservation are investigating the matter.


Airbus warns of potential hit from fraud probes

Top Stories - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 07:41

European aircraft maker Airbus warned Tuesday that various investigations into alleged fraud, bribery and corruption could impact its earnings. Airbus also said it was still battling delivery problems of the new fuel-efficient engines made by Pratt and Whitney for its A320neo jet, even if tailwinds from exchange rate effects boosted its bottom line in the third quarter. "The investigations initiated by the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and France's Parquet National Financier (PNF)... could have a material impact on the financial statements, business and operations of Airbus," the group said in a statement.


Listen To The Spookiest Sounds Ever Detected In Space

Top Stories - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 05:32

For some real Halloween chills, check out NASA’s new playlist of spooky signals picked up by its spacecraft over the years.


People Are Officially Done With John Kelly After His 'Absurd' Civil War Comments

Top Stories - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 05:14

John Kelly, chief of staff to President Donald Trump, angered many on Monday when he told Fox News’ Laura Ingraham that the Civil War was caused by a “lack of ability to compromise.”  Kelly had been seen by some as a voice of reason in the White House.


John McCain Just Attacked Nearly Everything Donald Trump Represents

Top Stories - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 01:44

fired off another shot at President Donald Trump and his supporters, attacking everything from “crackpot conspiracy theories” to the proposed border wall with Mexico.


North Korea hacked Daewoo Shipbuilding, took warship blueprints: South Korea lawmaker

Top Stories - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 01:08

By Haejin Choi SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea probably stole South Korean warship blueprints after hacking into Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd's <042660.KS> database in April last year, a South Korean opposition lawmaker said on Tuesday. North Korea has often been implicated in cyber attacks in South Korea and elsewhere but Pyongyang has either ignored or denied accusations of hacking. "We are almost 100 percent certain that North Korean hackers were behind the hacking and stole the company's sensitive documents," Kyung Dae-soo of the main opposition Liberty Korea Party told Reuters by telephone.


Prince Charles and Camilla kick off Asia tour in Singapore

Top Stories - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 00:50

SINGAPORE (AP) — Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, arrived in Singapore on Tuesday, the first stop of an 11-day trip to strengthen ties between Britain and Asian countries.


9 bodies, 2 severed heads, found in Tokyo flat: reports

Top Stories - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 00:05

Japanese police have found nine bodies, including two with their heads severed and dumped in a cool box, in a flat in the Tokyo suburbs, media reported on Tuesday. Police confirmed to AFP they had arrested 27-year-old Takahiro Shiraishi, who lives in the apartment in Zama, south of Tokyo. Jiji Press said Shiraishi had told police that he chopped up the bodies in a bathroom and a saw was found in his room.


Police: Suspect pointed gun at Steinle, pulled trigger

Top Stories - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 21:02

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Guns don't go off without someone pulling the trigger, a retired police investigator testified Monday at the San Francisco murder trial of a Mexican national at the heart of a nationwide debate over immigration policy.


The Senate Is About To Confirm A Frenzy Of Conservative Judges

Top Stories - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 20:27

WASHINGTON ― Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is finally giving conservative groups what they want: a huge push on judicial confirmations.


Cotswolds public schoolboy &apos;who plotted to kill Putin&apos; injured and wife killed in Ukraine ambush shooting

Top Stories - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 20:09

Aformer public school boy convicted of plotting to assassinate Vladimir Putin has been injured and his wife killed in an ambush shooting outside Kiev. Adam Osmaev, 36, a who was born in what is now Russia's Chechnya republic and studied at Wycliffe College in the Cotswolds, was injured but will live after his car was hit with gunshots from the bushes at a railroad crossing in the Kiev region, according to Anton Geraschenko, MP and aide to Ukraine's interior minister.  He had fought for Kiev as a battalion commander in the conflict with Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. Mr Osmaev's wife Amina Okueva was killed in the attack, however, Mr Geraschenko said. “The best commemoration of her will be a just reprisal against all those who were involved in this horrible murder,” he wrote in a Facebook post. Amina Okueva was shot dead in the ambush The attack follows a scooter bombing that injured a nationalist MP and killed two others in Kiev last week.  Monday's attack was the latest in at least nine high-profile assassination attempts in Ukraine in the past 15 months, including a June attempt on the lives of Mr Osmaev and Ms Okueva. In that incident, a Chechen man posing as a correspondent for French newspaper Le Monde opened a red gift box to reveal a pistol. Mr Osmaev was shot while trying to grab the weapon, but Ms Okueva drew her own pistol, shot the assassin dead and treated her husband's wounds until help arrived. Adam Osmaev fought for Ukraine against Russian-backed separatists Credit: AFP Mr Osmaev came to prominence when he was arrested in Ukraine in 2012 and charged with plotting to blow up Mr Putin's motorcade. The European Court of Human Rights prevented his extradition to Russia, but he was imprisoned for three years for illegal possession of explosives and forgery. The son of a high-ranking official, Mr Osmaev and his family had fled Chechnya after a falling out with Ramzan Kadyrov, who is now head of the republic.


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