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Google tries its hand at social again with launch of group chat app, Spaces

Google is not giving up on its social ambitions, it seems, despite its failures with Google+. The company announced this morning a new social app called Spaces, which focuses on group sharing. The app allows small groups of users to tap into other Google services, including Google Search, YouTube …

'Jihadi John' Airstrike 'Incinerated' Two People: U.S. Official

Two people were "incinerated" in the U.S. airstrike targeting an ISIS terrorist known as "Jihadi John," and a military spokesman said Friday officials are "reasonably certain" he was one of them.<p>"It will take time to definitively declare whether we had success," Col. Steve Warren, spokesman for the …

The Eichmann of the Confederate South

One hundred fifty years ago, Union troops executed prison-camp commander Henry Wirz, the only Confederate officer to be hanged after the war—but his …

Court: Teen who allegedly raped, killed math teacher competent to stand trial

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two years after he allegedly raped and killed his math teacher in a high school bathroom, Philip Chism has been ruled competent to stand trial and potentially face the consequences.<p>A Massachusetts court made the determination after a mental evaluation of the teenager, said Maria Dres, an …

Syria talks: Who's involved and what do they want?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nothing is simple about the crisis in Syria, and nothing will be easy about finding a political solution to end the four-year civil war.<p>But that's what foreign powers are aiming to do in Vienna this week, where top diplomats are meeting to try to negotiate their way out of the biggest …

How ISIS Spread in the Middle East

And how to stop it<p>“It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition: that it must be lived forwards.” This observation was made in 1843 by the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard in a journal entry, but it might have been …

Middle East

73-year-old hero of horrific bus crash in south-western France

A 73-year-old man who was among the few survivors of France’s deadliest bus crash in more than three decades returned to the blazing wreckage to rescue two other people.<p>Jean-Claude Leonardet was sitting in the middle of the coach carrying pensioners on an outing when it crashed head-on into a lorry …

France

Authorities: Ohio man on GPS ankle device abducted, raped girl

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 20-year-old Ohio man allegedly raped, impregnated and held a minor captive for months while wearing an electronic monitoring device in connection with a previous abduction case, according to unsealed court records.<p>Cody Lee Jackson was arrested October 8 at a Greyhound station in Salt Lake …

CIA: There Was a JFK Assassination Cover-Up

6<p>SHARES<p>At some point in the fall of 2014 the CIA quietly said, 'we'll just leave this here' and published a bombshell PDF of a declassified article …

Army hearing officer recommends no jail for Bowe Bergdahl, lawyers say

<b>(CNN) —</b> The U.S. military officer in charge of last month's hearing for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has recommended he not do any jail time, Bergdahl's legal team says.<p>In a memorandum dated Friday, the legal team said it agreed with Lt. Col. Mark Visger's conclusion that their client be referred to a …

Oregon shooting: 'lucky one' describes surviving massacre

Mathew Downing was singled out by college gunman to deliver message to police and his account offers chilling details of attack that killed nine<p>The 18-year-old college student singled out by the shooter as the "lucky one" to survive and deliver a package to police officer has told his story for the …

If You Don’t Think Americans Have Lost Our Freedoms, READ THIS | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

The Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave The Land of the Fleeced and the Home of the Slave<p><i>This post explains the liberties guaranteed in the</i> …

Did Jesus Have a Wife? New Tests on Ancient Coptic Papyrus May Give Answers

The controversial “Gospel of Jesus’s Wife” has been undergoing rigorous forensic testing and academic analysis to determine if the fragment of …

UK plane crash kills members of bin Laden family, police say

<b>London (CNN) —</b> Three members of Osama bin Laden's family were among four people killed in a small plane crash in southern England, British police said.<p>The plane crashed Friday at a car auction site on the property of Blackbushe Airport in Hampshire, to the west of London, Hampshire fire and rescue …

How the CIA ran a ‘billion dollar spy’ in Moscow

The spy had vanished.<p>He was the most successful and valued agent the United States had run inside the Soviet Union in two decades. His documents and drawings had unlocked the secrets of Soviet radars and weapons research years into the future. He had smuggled circuit boards and blueprints out of …

Everything coming and going on Netflix for August 2015

Netflix is losing some high-quality content in August, so watch while you still can. The spectacularly beautiful and fun "The Fifth Element" goes offline August 1. The underrated "Unbreakable," also starring Bruce Willis, disappears from Netflix the same day. Michael J. Fox fans, the entire run of …

Entertainment

CISA: the dirty deal between Google and the NSA that no one is talking about

One of the things that civil liberties activists like to lament about is that the general public seems to care more about Google and Facebook using …

Pluto is ‘actually a huge spacecraft, like the Death Star’ – and here’s the proof

Even now, alien beings inside Pluto could be turning huge death rays towards our planet, preparing to blow us into a cloud of interstellar dust.<p>UFO …

UFOs

The 3 Most Unbelievable ‘Conspiracy Theories’ Involving the U.S. Govt Ultimately Proven as Fact

If someone told you that the U.S. government plotted terror attacks against targets on U.S. soil, that CIA had infiltrated the entirety of Western …

Security analysis finds 14 Android apps that are putting your critical accounts at risk

Fourteen apps, which combined represent an estimated 80 million downloads, have serious flaws in the way they handle social logins, according to an analysis by AppBugs.<p>AppBugs, which makes an app for tracking security vulnerabilities, found the problems in a variety of Android apps, all of which …

Why the right hates American history

Thomas Jefferson knew that education is vital to a functioning Democratic Republic. Conservatives have other ideas<p>Sure, the war on education helps Republican lawmakers destroy unions and slash government spending, but it's our history of progressive change that makes Conservatives hate accurate …

Hagel's exit from Pentagon still leaves administration divided

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's resignation Monday amid pressure from the White House clears the way for a new Pentagon leader but still leaves the administration divided over the issues that helped lead to his downfall – most notably how to approach the intertwined problems of the Islamic State …

More on Backstage Reaction to CM Punk Speaking Out on WWE, WWE Talents Keeping Quiet | Wrestling-Edge

– We noted before that CM Punk’s Art of Wrestling appearance with Colt Cabana had a lot of people within WWE upset, mainly officials like Triple H …

Learning White-American History

Being African-American in America means knowing the country was not made for you. I mean this literally, not figuratively: The country was founded with the explicit legal mandate that in America, black people count as three fifths of one person. You learn that countrymen, brothers, and fathers of …

In interview, Darren Wilson says there was 'no way' Michael Brown had his hands up during shooting

The Ferguson, Mo. police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in August said in an interview aired on Tuesday that there was "no way" Michael Brown had his hands up right before he was killed -- disputing one of the core controversies at the heart of a case that touched off …

Report: Regin Spyware Linked to U.S. and U.K Intelligence Services

Over the weekend, Syamantec published a report which described a sophisticated piece of spyware called Regin that had been snooping on servers for …

Surveillance