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Ex-KKK leader David Duke cites racial tensions in US as he runs for Senate: 'My time has come'

Declaring "the climate of this country has moved in my direction," white supremacist David Duke registered on Friday for Louisiana's US Senate race, saying he was partially spurred by the recent shooting deaths of three law enforcement officers by a black man.<p>"I believe my time has come," the …

Scientists Now Say Alcohol Is a Direct Cause of Seven Forms of Cancer

Analysis of reviews from several international cancer research bodies has found alcohol to be a direct cause of oropharynx, larynx, oesophagus, liver, colon, rectum, and breast cancer.<p>We're all aware of the risks associated with certain day-to-day activities. Walking and attempting to compose …

3D printers could replicate your fingerprints to unlock phones

Fusion reports that police officers contacted Michigan State University professor Anil Jain recently to recreate a dead man’s fingers using a 3D printer, so they could unlock his phone and sift through its content for clues.<p>Details are scare because the investigation is still underway. But Jain …

The Latest: Trump says US might not defend some NATO members

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the Republican National Convention (all times EDT):<p>12:03 a.m.<p>Donald Trump says the United States under his leadership …

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Augmented reality gets sinister as Pokemon Go leads players to a real-life dead body and armed robbers

Augmented reality game Pokemon Go has inadvertently led users down disturbing paths less than a week after its launch.<p>On July 8, a teenager in Wyoming was hunting for a Pokemon on a riverbank, but discovered a man’s corpse instead. Police have said the death “appears to be accidental” and the …

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No end to Afghan war: Obama slows US withdrawal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama scrapped plans Wednesday to cut American forces in Afghanistan by half before leaving office, a dispiriting …

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The travel app that delivers special forces to your side when things go wrong

A new app affords travellers private special forces support at the touch of a button anywhere around the world.<p>Overwatch tracks its users every three minutes to within eight metres so that if need be an emergency response team can be deployed to deal with anything from floods to a hostage situation.<p>…

From SEALs to startups: Special ops drawn to Silicon Valley

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Keith David spent years flying around the globe on covert missions, making life-and-death decisions and overseeing multiple units …

Wave of suicides engulfs Indian village: locals blame demons, science blames pesticides

A tiny village in central India has seen an unprecedented 80 suicides since the beginning of the year. Locals blame it on demon spirits, but some …

Robot carries out first autonomous soft tissue surgery

A robot has for the first time carried out fully autonomous surgery on a live subject: an intestinal anastomosis on a pig, during which two loops of …

Army Reverses Expulsion of Charles Martland, Green Beret Who Hit Afghan Rapist

The Army will not discharge a Green Beret who beat up an Afghan police commander for raping a boy, a reversal that followed allegations that U.S. troops have been discouraged from intervening in sexual abuse among locals.<p>The Army Board for Correction of Military Records confirmed to NBC News Friday …

Some sleep in cars after 2 nights of quakes kill 41 in Japan

OZU, Japan (AP) — The wooden home barely withstood the first earthquake. An even stronger one the next night dealt what might have been the final …