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Death toll rises in latest prison violence in Brazil

At least 27 inmates have now thought to have died in the latest violence to erupt in a Brazilian prison.<p>The death toll is three times what was originally reported by the authorities who have warned it could go higher.<p>On Saturday afternoon, violence broke out between members of rival gangs at …

Brazil

Gunfire heard at American university in Kabul: Afghan official

KABUL (Reuters) - Suspected militants stormed the Kabul campus of the American University of Afghanistan on Wednesday with some students jumping from second floor windows to escape the gunfire and explosions, witnesses and officials said.<p>Foreign staff and dozens of pupils were trapped in the …

Afghanistan

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The Witcher Makes Surprise Olympics Appearance (On An Athlete's Uniform)

This is Vitalina Batsarashkina, a 19 year-old Russian shooter—and big fan of <i>The Witcher</i>, it seems—who won a silver medal at the Olympics earlier this …

The Witcher

Gold medal gymnast Simone Biles gets brief rest, then back to work

RIO DE JANEIRO — And on the seventh day of competition at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, Simone Biles, more or less, rested.<p>Granted a day off from practice after winning the gold medal in the women’s gymnastics all-around Thursday afternoon, Biles, 19, planned to spend the day visiting with her …

Olympic swimming results 2016: Joseph Schooling beats Michael Phelps to win gold in men's 100m butterfly

Schooling set an Olympic record while the silver was a three-way tie.<p>Singapore's Joseph Schooling won the gold medal in the men's individual 100-meter butterfly race, setting an Olympic record with a time of 50.39 seconds.<p>Second place for the silver medal was a three-way tie between Michael Phelps, …

North Korea won't let its Olympic athletes have their free Galaxy S7s

Part of participating in any large event is getting to walk away with an unbelievable amount of free swag (just ask anyone who’s ever been to CES.)<p>The Olympics is no different. As an official sponsor of the 2016 Rio games, Samsung had planned to give each of the 11,200 athletes a special edition of …

Even Seth Rogen Thinks These Scenes Are Too Dirty For ‘Sausage Party’

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s <i>Sausage Party</i>, an “R-rated Cheech and Chong take on <i>Toy Story 3</i>,” finally came out this week after years spent in development. The co-writers finished the script while on the set of the Joseph Gordon-Levitt cancer-comedy <i>50/50</i>, but no studio wanted anything to do with …

Film Industry

Hacker releases cell phone numbers, personal emails of House Democrats

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The hacker who goes by "Guccifer 2.0" is claiming credit for the release of personal cell phone numbers and private email addresses of Democratic House members.<p>The data -- posted to their WordPress blog on Friday night -- also contains the contact information for staff members …

The Olympic Committee could actually sue people who make GIFs

Before this year's Olympic Games began, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) rained on a parade of internet fun by banning the creation of animated GIFs.<p>The policy is very difficult to enforce, however. GIFs are a central part of the Internet, and are especially great for communicating about …

Putin suddenly sacked his longtime ally and chief of staff amid a major reshuffling within Russia's ruling elite

A stilted account posted on the Kremlin website says Mr. Ivanov asked to retire, and requested that his trusted deputy, Anton Vaino, replace him. Even if wholly accurate, it does little to explain the timing of the announcement, which comes amid a worrisome security crisis in Crimea that is …

Harrison Ford Nearly Died on the Set of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Production Company Admits

The Disney-owned company pleaded guilty to crushing Ford with the Millennium Falcon.<p>In June of 2014, Harrison Ford was on the set of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> in London when he was knocked to the ground and crushed by the door of the Millennium Falcon. He was hit hard in the pelvis and pinned to …

New Jersey Pizzeria Getting 100 Prank Phone Calls A Day Over Video Game

<b>LONG BRANCH, N.J. (CBSNewYork)</b> — A New Jersey pizzeria is getting hounded by gamers across the country.<p>CBS2’s Emily Smith reported Freddie’s Pizzeria …

New Jersey

'Pokémon GO' Is Not Worth $7 Billion To Nintendo

It’s Pikachu’s world, everyone else is just living in it.<p>At least that’s how it seemed over the past few days, as the new <i>Pokémon Go</i> mobile game became the focal point of pop culture, including among many <i>Forbes</i> staffers and contributors. The interest and excitement around the game – headlines blared …

Pokémon Go Nudes Are A Thing Now

Welp. Everyone knew this would happen, right? <i>Pokémon Go</i> makes use of your camera, and you can take a picture of whatever you’d like while playing, …

Pokémon

Houston police shoot dead a black man pointing gun in street | Reuters

(Reuters) - Two Houston police officers fatally shot an African-American man who pointed a gun at them despite their commands that he lower his weapon, authorities said on Saturday, two days after five Dallas policemen were slain by a black military veteran.<p>The two Houston officers, both Hispanic, …

Two Russian helicopter pilots shot down, killed in Syria by Isil militants

A military helicopter was shot down by Isil militants near Palmyra in Syria, killing two Russian pilots on board.<p>The two men had been attacking a detachment of Isil fighters in the Homs region on Friday, when the Syrian Mi-25 helicopter they were in ran out of ammunition, the ministry said, …

‘Inside’ Is the Video Game Equivalent of Danish Arthouse Film

Playdead's second outing is surreal, ambitious, and follows in the footsteps of a long-established tradition.<p><i>Inside</i> is a difficult game to talk about …

Fill the Void

Dallas police defend use of robot to kill gunman

Authorities in Dallas have defended their decision to use an explosive-laden robot to kill a man who shot dead five white police officers in the city.<p>Suspected gunman Micah Xavier Johnson, who served as an army reservist in Afghanistan, was killed by a remotely controlled device following a several …

Facebook Messenger Is About To Get Encryption And Self-Destructing Conversations

"Secret conversations," Facebook's new messaging feature, offers end-to-end encryption — but not by default.<p>Soon your Facebook Messenger chats be end-to-end encrypted — if you choose to enable the feature. You will also have a way to set a timer for individual messages to disappear after you send …

Dallas Shooter Micah Johnson Was Army Veteran and 'Loner'

The sniper who shot a dozen Dallas police officers, killing five, is an Army veteran and a "loner" who had no criminal record but a pile of weapons and bomb-making materials in his house, officials said.<p>Micah Xavier Johnson, 25, left the Army Reserve in 2015, nine months after returning from a …

Law Enforcement

Evolve sees huge increase in Steam players after going free-to-play

Those are some big gains<p>Monster-focused multiplayer shooter <i>Evolve</i> — now known as <i>Evolve Stage 2</i> — has climbed back up the Steam charts, with players picking up the game again in big numbers following its relaunch as a free-to-play title. Turtle Rock Studios re-released the game in beta yesterday, …

Police found bomb-making materials and a journal with combat tactics at the Dallas shooter's home

The shooter, 25-year-old Micah Johnson, died after an hourslong standoff with police. Johnson has no criminal history and was not on any FBI watch lists, according to a statement the Dallas Police Department released Friday.<p>"Information provided through the course of the investigation, indicates …

Battlefield 1 feels like a return to the past in more ways than one

Oh it's so lovely to be back in wartime France. There's something reassuringly familiar about the stomping grounds of Battlefield 1's closed alpha, …

Use of police robot to kill Dallas shooting suspect believed to be first in US history

Police’s lethal use of bomb-disposal robot in Thursday’s ambush worries legal experts who say it creates gray area in use of deadly force by law enforcement<p>For what experts are calling the first time in history, US police have used a robot in a show of lethal force. Early Friday morning, Dallas …

Law Enforcement

When Can Police Use a 'Bomb Robot' to Kill a Suspect?

Late Thursday night, Dallas police attached an explosive device to what’s known as a “bomb-disposal robot,” rolled it into an area where one of the …

Law Enforcement

VR porn festival cancelled, too many people wanted to come

With VR technology rapidly evolving and becoming a mainstay in the consumer market, naturally the adult entertainment industry wants to get their hands on it — and that’s not necessarily a bad thing.<p>In the past, the mainstream adoption of technologies like VHS, DVD and online video were lead by …

Virtual Reality

From now on, all of Microsoft's Xbox games will be PC games, too

Xbox Play Anywhere is going big.<p>Microsoft has committed to bringing all its first-party Xbox games to PC via the Play Anywhere scheme.<p>“With the Xbox …