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9 technologies to watch in 2016

Technology advances not so much when it exhibits innovation, but when it becomes truly practical for everyday people. 2015 saw a lot of that as voice …

Samsung Galaxy S7 Early Launch Confirmed By AT&T Tests

Reliable phone leaker Evan Blass, @evleaks on Twitter, has suggested that AT&T is already testing two new Samsung phones with the model numbers SM-G930A and SM-G935A which will likely turn out to be the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.<p>Samsung has already given hints that it will move forward a phone …

Samsung Galaxy S7

Cheating in Online Classes Is Now Big Business

The growth in courses available on the web has led to a growth in paid services that will impersonate students and do their work for them.<p>When I was in high school, I cheated pretty regularly. And I mean all the time. I remember writing chemistry formulas on small bits of paper that I then sealed …

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 unboxing and first impressions

Samsung unveiled its latest addition to the popular Galaxy Note series a few days ago, and we’ve got our hands on one. We can’t wait to run this device through its paces, but before giving it the full review treatment, here is a quick look at the unboxing, and we give you our first impressions …

Phones

Feds: Mississippi couple planned honeymoon to join ISIS in Syria

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Our story will be that we are newlyweds on our honeymoon," the young woman allegedly wrote.<p>But in reality, according to a criminal complaint, she and her soon-to-be husband had a far more sinister trip in mind: flying from Mississippi to Europe, then traveling to Syria and joining ISIS.<p>Now …

Islamic State (ISIS)

'Rowdy' Roddy Piper: Former wrestler dies aged 61

<b>The former professional wrestler 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper, known for wearing a kilt in the ring, has died aged 61.</b><p>Piper, born Roderick Toombs in Saskatchewan, Canada, was one of the main stars of the wrestling circuit from the mid-1980s.<p>During his career, he won more than 30 titles and was inducted into …

Bobbi Kristina Brown 1993-2015 - in pictures

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of stars Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, lived life in the spotlight, appearing on stage with her mother when she was a child and as an adult starring in a family reality show, The Houstons

Whitney Houston

Why 'Earth 2.0' is actually nothing like Earth

Nasa's discovery of Kepler-452b, a planet orbiting around a distant star in deep space, has predictably caused waves of excitement on the internet, …

Samsung starts work on an 11K display of 2,250 ppi, and that's not as crazy as it sounds

There are enough people out there that think Quad HD on a smartphone is ridiculous and completely unnecessary, and we’re guessing they won’t be too happy to hear that Samsung is already thinking beyond Quad HD. Way beyond.<p>According to Korea’s <i>Electronic Times</i>, Samsung has challenged itself to build …

Mobile Technology

Chief Calls Actions Of Officer From McKinney, Texas, Pool Party Video 'Indefensible'

<b>Updated at 6:51 p.m. ET:</b><p>Cpl. Eric Casebolt has resigned from the McKinney, Texas, police department, following actions responding to a party on Friday that police Chief Greg Conley described as "out of control" and "indefensible," the <i>Dallas Morning News</i> reports.<p>At a press conference Tuesday …

Law Enforcement

Cleveland officer not guilty in killing unarmed pair

<b>(CNN) —</b> Yes, Cleveland police Officer Michael Brelo stood on a car and shot the unarmed black occupants 15 times just after officers first riddled it with bullets. But a judge ruled Saturday that, partly because Brelo reasonably believed he was in danger, he's not guilty of a crime.<p>Concluding just …

Justice

Who might lead ISIS if al-Baghdadi dies?

<i>Watch "Blindsided: How ISIS shook the world," a GPS special airing Monday at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CNN.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> For weeks, reports have been circulating that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the caliph of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), was seriously injured in an airstrike back in March.<p>On Wednesday, …

Al-Qaeda

Baltimore protesters breathe sigh of relief after officers charged in Freddie Gray's death

Rage turned to relief in Baltimore Friday when the city’s top prosecutor charged six police officers with felonies ranging from assault to murder in the death of Freddie Gray.<p>State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby said Gray’s arrest was illegal and unjustified and that he neck was broken because he was …

Freddie Gray death ruled homicide; officers charged

<i>Watch a CNN special report, "Police Under Fire," at 9 p.m. ET/PT Monday.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> <b>Latest developments</b><p>10:26 p.m.: Members of the media were being told through an announcement from a speaker on a helicopter over Baltimore's North and Pennsylvania avenues to move to an area set up for reporters and …

Justice

Manny Pacquiao's Chances of Beating Floyd Mayweather Are Better Than Ever

Link to Media<p>When Manny Pacquiao steps into the ring to finally face eternal rival Floyd Mayweather on Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, he'll do so as the underdog.<p>Odds Shark has backed the undefeated pound-for-pound king to win by decision ever since the fight was first …

Boxing

2 Ferguson police officers quit; court clerk fired after Justice report

<b>(CNN) —</b> Racist emails -- like one that depicted President Obama as a chimpanzee -- resulted in three Ferguson, Missouri, city employees resigning or being fired, the city spokesman said Friday.<p>Police officers Capt. Rick Henke and Sgt. William Mudd resigned Thursday over the emails discovered during …

Justice

Japan: 'We will never, never forgive' ISIS for apparent beheading

<b>(CNN) —</b> He ventured to Syria to tell the stories of lives torn apart by war.<p>But in doing so, Japanese journalist Kenji Goto suffered his own gruesome fate -- apparently becoming the latest foreigner to be decapitated by ISIS.<p>A newly distributed video from ISIS appears to show the beheaded body of …

United Nations

Sky and Landscape Merge in Breathtaking Photos of Salar de Uyuni Salt Flat

After seeing a photo of a salt flat in a guidebook about Bolivia, Tokyo-based photographer Asako Shimizu dreamt of one day seeing the magnificent sight in person. A decade later, in 2006, Shimizu finally had the chance to travel to the South American country, where she found her way to Salar de …

Sea Level

Breathtaking Photos of Ocean Waves Capture the Thrill of Surfing

New Jersey-based photographer Ryan Struck seeks to capture the thrill and beauty of surfing in his gorgeous images of crashing waves awash with the glow of natural sunlight. Transporting the viewer right into the depths of the ocean, the dynamic photos bring time to a breathtaking standstill. …

Photography

Police get break in missing VA student case

Investigators have pieced together the movements of a missing University of Virginia student the night she went missing, with the police chief saying they believe she got into a car with a man.<p>Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo stopped short of calling the man a suspect in the disappearance …

Obama Calls on Men to Stand Up to Sexual Asssault

President Barack Obama said recent headlines have forced Americans to talk about sexual assault and domestic violence and called on young men to help protect women on college campuses while announcing a new public awareness campaign on Friday.<p>“The issue of violence against women is now in the news …

Domestic Violence

Goodell says NFL got it 'wrong,' announces partnerships with anti-violence groups

Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl.<p>Goodell was short on specifics at a news conference Friday, his first public statements in more than a week about the rash of NFL players involved in domestic violence. More defiant than …

France: French airstrike destroys ISIL depot in Iraq

France carried out its first airstrikes in Iraq on Friday, hitting a logistics depot held by the Islamic State extremist group, French President Francois Hollande announced.<p>Hollande, in a statement issued by the Elysée presidential palace, said the target in northeastern Iraq was "entirely …