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‘Big Brother’ in India Requires Fingerprint Scans for Food, Phones and Finances

NEW DELHI — Seeking to build an identification system of unprecedented scope, India is scanning the fingerprints, eyes and faces of its 1.3 billion residents and connecting the data to everything from welfare benefits to mobile phones.<p>Civil libertarians are horrified, viewing the program, called …

India

AP FACT CHECK: Trump is having it both ways on border policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was having it both ways over the past week, portraying a "crisis" at the Mexico border that demands the use …

'The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind' Returns From Madness

One spring morning in 2015, Barbara Lipska got up as usual, dyed her hair and went for a jog in her suburban Virginia neighborhood.<p>But when she returned from a much longer than expected run, her husband Mirek was completely taken aback.<p>"I was lost in my own neighborhood," Lipska says. "The hair dye …

Mental Health

Trump Says He Passed On Being 'Person Of The Year.' 'Time' Says He's 'Incorrect'

President Trump took to Twitter Friday afternoon to say he passed on possibly being <i>Time</i>'s Person of the Year because he didn't want to agree to an interview and photo shoot.<p>The magazine tweeted a few hours later that that wasn't the case:<p>Trump was named <i>Time</i>'s Person of the Year last year, which he …

Donald Trump

White House defends Mulvaney's appointment to CFPB

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump slammed the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and its former director Saturday, calling the consumer watchdog "a total disaster" just hours after senior administration officials defended his decision to appoint Mick Mulvaney as its acting head.<p>"The Consumer …

Donald Trump

Aides warned Trump not to attack North Korea's leader personally before his fiery U.N. address

Senior aides to President Trump repeatedly warned him not to deliver a personal attack on North Korea's leader at the United Nations this week, saying insulting the young despot in such a prominent venue could irreparably escalate tensions and shut off any chance for negotiations to defuse the …

Biblical prophecy claims the world will end on Sept. 23, Christian numerologists claim

A Christian numerologist claims that the world will end next Saturday when a planet will, supposedly, collide with Earth.<p>According to Christian numerologist David Meade, verses in Luke 21:25 to 26 are the sign that recent events, such as the recent solar eclipse and Hurricane Harvey, are signs of …

Santorum: Obama letter politically correct - CNN Video

Former Republican Senator Rick Santorum says he feels that though President Obama's letter to President Trump is nice, it doesn't acknowledge all Trump has accomplished.

'I will get Putin on this… we will get Donald elected,' emailed Trump's Mafia-linked ally Felix Sater in 2015

Felix Sater, a longtime business associate of Donald Trump with organized crime ties, promised in a 2015 email to “engineer a real estate deal with …

Donald Trump

The internet is loving CNN anchor Don Lemon’s calm, razor-sharp response to Trump’s Phoenix rally

In a minute and a half, CNN anchor Don Lemon was able to clearly and calmly articulate just what was wrong with US president Donald Trump’s Aug. 22 rally in Phoenix, Arizona.<p>Twitter quickly lit up that evening with praise for his off-the-cuff remarks. “What we’ve witnessed is a total eclipse of the …

KKK leader threatens life of Afro-Latina journalist during interview | Salon.com

Vinyl, the salvation of the music industry in the digital age—in charts, audio and some cats

Companies that connect consumers to their music have been struggling to find a business model since the internet made freemium a thing, so two bits of news this week are curious: SoundCloud is laying off 40% of its staff. And Sony Music is going to press records again after a 28-year hiatus.<p>In …

Steve Harvey Met With Trump To Discuss Housing And Some People Are Not Happy About It

Steve Harvey shocked many by meeting with Donald Trump on Friday, sparking some sharp reactions to his possible role in aiding Ben Carson to “bring positive change to inner cities.” The <i>Family Feud</i> host shared his reasoning behind accepting the meeting upon exiting Trump Tower and in a written post …