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Donald Trump's G7 temper tantrum

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's views on foreign policy -- and, really, everything -- are surprisingly simple: He likes people who are nice to him and do things he wants and he doesn't like people who aren't nice to him and don't do things he wants.<p>So, his views on any given issue or foreign …

Donald Trump

What the Hell Was Sylvester Stallone Doing at the White House?

In a scene that recalled his time surrounded by fading celebrities on <i>Celebrity Apprentice</i>, Donald Trump welcomed Sylvester Stallone and former …

Donald Trump

N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch

PUNGGYE-RI, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his promise to demolish his country's nuclear test site, which was formally closed in a series of huge explosions Thursday as a small group of foreign journalists watched.<p>The explosions at the test site deep in the …

North Korea

North Korea Says It Remains Willing to Meet With U.S. Any Time

North Korea said it was surprised by President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel a June 12 summit with Kim Jong Un and that the country remains …

North Korea

We Are Truly Living Through the Amateur Hour Presidency

This White House is more interested in controlling the news cycle than in nuclear diplomacy. And it’s showing.<p>What an amateur show.<p>Virtually every …

Donald Trump

Asa Akira on Anal Sex, Life After Porn, and the One Sex Position All Women Hate

She's won multiple awards, written two books, and had sex with two men at the same time. No one is more qualified to answer your sex and dating Qs<p><i>Hi, everyone! I'm Asa Akira, and I’m officially now an unqualified sex and relationship columnist.</i> <i>This is the 2nd installment of Ask Asa, my column for</i> …

The FBI just proved Donald Trump wrong on attorney-client privilege

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump tweeted this: "Attorney--client privilege is dead!"<p>That tweet was a direct reaction to the fact that the FBI raided the office and hotel room of Trump personal attorney Michael Cohen on Monday, seizing scores of documents including some privileged …

Donald Trump

FBI Raid on Michael Cohen Is the Most Dangerous Day of Donald Trump’s Life

The president’s low-rent Ray Donovan can bully porn stars, but not Robert Mueller. The shtick is up.<p>Monday’s FBI raids on Michael Cohen’s Rockefeller …

Raids on Trump’s Lawyer Sought Records of Payments to Women

WASHINGTON — The F.B.I. agents who raided the office of President Trump’s personal lawyer on Monday were looking for records about payments to two women who claim they had affairs with Mr. Trump as well as information related to the role of the publisher of The National Enquirer in silencing one of …

Donald Trump

Opinion: Putin, Kremlin were unprepared for a US-EU assault

The United States and its allies have decided to give Russian President Vladimir Putin a taste of his own medicine. It seems that the Kremlin is …

Judge, police help oust Trump Hotels from Panama property

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Workers pried President Donald Trump's name from signs outside his family company's luxury hotel in Panama on Monday, as Trump's …

The 42 craziest quotes from Sam Nunberg's absolutely bonkers CNN interviews

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former Trump campaign official Sam Nunberg thought it was a good idea to a) ignore an apparent subpoena from special counsel Robert Mueller and b) go on CNN and talk all about it.<p>The legal soundness of that decision is, um, questionable. But from a news perspective it was absolute gold. In …

Christopher Steele, the Man Behind the Trump Dossier

How the ex-spy tried to warn the world about Trump’s ties to Russia.<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>In January, after a long day at his London office, Christopher Steele, the former spy turned private investigator, was stepping off a …

Russia

Most PCs will get slower because of the chip flaw fix

The good news: Microsoft is updating your PC to protect against a major microchip security flaw.<p>The bad news: The fix is going to slow down your computer.<p>Intel and other chipmakers revealed on January 3 that potentially serious vulnerabilities nicknamed Spectre and Meltdown could allow bad actors …

Bitcoin rises after report says early Facebook investor Peter Thiel is buying massive amounts

Founders Fund, run by Peter Thiel, a PayPal co-founder and early Facebook investor, has bought millions of dollars in bitcoin, The Wall Street …

Microsoft, DOJ set to go head to head at Supreme Court in 2018

Meanwhile, NSA spy suspect, KickassTorrents cases didn't advance very much in 2017.<p>2017 brought us a number of new cases concerning technology and …

Facebook apologises after investigation exposes string of mistakes by moderators

Facebook has apologised after an investigation found moderators failed to make the right decision almost half the time that deeply offensive posts were reported.<p>The social network admitted to several discrepancies in how it censored posts, after they were brought to light by a ProPublica …

No longer a ‘lonely battle’: How the campaign against the Mueller probe has taken hold

For months, efforts to discredit special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign flickered at the fringes of political debate.<p>Now, the allegation that FBI and Justice Department officials are part of a broad conspiracy against President Trump is …

North Korea Calls U.N. Sanctions an ‘Act of War’

North Korea on Sunday called the latest round of punishing United Nations sanctions an “act of war,” and reminded the United States that the North’s rapid development of missiles and atomic bombs meant it posed a “substantial nuclear threat to the U.S. mainland.”<p>In a statement released by the …

Snowden's New App Turns Your Phone Into a Home Security System

Your digital security, any sufficiently paranoid person will remind you, is only as good as your physical security. The world's most sensitive users …

U.N. resoundingly rejects U.S. decision on Jerusalem in pointed rebuke

The U.N. General Assembly on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a measure rejecting the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, a stunning rebuke of a U.S. decision that allies and adversaries alike warned would undermine prospects for peace.<p>Despite U.S. threats to cut aid …

Israel

This Iced Tea Company Pivoted to Blockchain. Now its Stock is Up 200%

There’s a new leader in the sweepstakes for the zaniest name change in the crypto craze.<p>Long Island Iced Tea Corp. shares rose six-fold after …

Magic Leap's goggles might actually be the VR/AR we've been waiting for

Magic Leap today unveiled its mysterious mixed-reality system. After years of speculation (and billions in funding) the device is set to launch in 2018. If the reports are to be believed, not only do Magic Leap’s new goggles work, but they’re unlike anything seen before.<p>The Magic Leap One will be a …

Augmented Reality

Words Of Praise But No Forgiveness For Hacker Who Stopped North Korean Cyberattack

Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert praised British researcher Marcus Hutchins for stopping the WannaCry ransomware attack. But Hutchins still faces criminal charges.<p>Formally announcing for the first time that North Korea was behind a ransomware attack that briefly crippled computers around the …

CHARTS: See How Much Of GOP Tax Cuts Will Go To The Middle Class

<b>Updated on Dec. 20 at 3:50 p.m. ET</b><p>The Republican tax bill, which Congress sent to President Trump on Wednesday, would give most Americans a tax cut next year, according to a new analysis. However, it would by far benefit the richest Americans the most. Meanwhile, many lower- and middle-class …

Meet the Press

The real reason Trump allies are attacking Mueller

Sowing public doubt about the special counsel's Russia investigation can give the president cover for pardons, even if the investigation is allowed to proceed.<p>President Donald Trump insists he’s not going to fire Robert Mueller, but that’s not stopping Republicans and others close to the president …

Donald Trump

Orrin Hatch 'fesses up to special break in GOP tax bill that set off alarms

WASHINGTON — Sen. Orrin Hatch defended a late provision he added to the GOP tax bill that could extend significant tax breaks to real estate companies, among others. The controversy threw a spotlight on one of the bill's largest and most complicated tax provisions, one where even small tweaks can …

Real Estate

Navy Pilot Says UFO He Saw Off California Was ‘Not of This World’

A former Navy pilot has opened up about an otherworldly experience he says he experienced in 2004. His testimony comes just days after the Pentagon …

Atari plans to open preorders for its Ataribox home console this Thursday

Pricing is still believed to be between $250 and $300<p>Preorders for the Ataribox, the classic game company’s take on a NES Classic retro console, are slated to go live this Thursday, according to a report from <i>CNET</i> citing an email from Atari sent out today to interested consumers. The Ataribox was …

Former Facebook executive: social media is ripping society apart

A former Facebook executive has said he feels “tremendous guilt” over his work on “tools that are ripping apart the social fabric of how society works”, joining a growing chorus of critics of the social media giant.<p>Chamath Palihapitiya, who was vice-president for user growth at Facebook before he …

Social Media