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California County Offers Tempting 'Violent Video Games For Ice Cream' Exchange

Gun buybacks are commonplace all around the country as concerned citizens and government officials try to get weapons off the street by offering cash for them. Now, the same principle is being applied to items that supposedly make childhood dangerous, toy guns and violent video games.<p>The District …

Nissan builds El Camino Leaf, wins hearts and minds

Sparky prowls the Nissan Technical Center.<p>I'll be honest: I have about as much interest in the Nissan Leaf as I do the plot twists of The Real Housewives of the Kardashian Dynasty. But this, friends. This is different. Roland Shellenberg and Arnold Moulinet at Nissan's Technical Center in Arizona …

Nissan Leaf

Ukraine's president pleads for US weapons to fight Russia

Petro Poroshenko tells US Congress: "one cannot win the war with blankets"<p>Petro Poroshenko, the <b>Ukrainian</b> president, pleaded with the US on Thursday to arm to his country's military, saying Ukrainian troops fighting against Russia were on the front line of "the war for the free world".<p>The White …

Report: Obama Will Have 'Personal Control' Over Syria Strikes

The U.S. military will be required to obtain the personal signoff of President Barack Obama for its strikes in Syria, according to a new report. The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that Obama will exert “a high degree of personal control” over the military strategy against ISIS in Syria, as …

Apple offers mixed signals on whether police can access your passcode-protected data

iOS 8 brings more encryption, but does it completely shut out police?<p>Last night Apple made a huge privacy-focused publicity blitz, led by a letter to the public written by CEO Tim Cook. The message was clear: Apple cares about keeping your data secure. But there's something a bit confusing about …