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Nigeria's president says wife 'belongs to my kitchen'

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's first lady has openly questioned her husband's work and said she may not support him if he runs again — comments that President Muhammadu Buhari laughed off, saying, "I don't know which party my wife belongs to, but she belongs to my kitchen and my living room and …

Africa

Group accuses Mike Pence of voter suppression after state police raid registration program in Indiana

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>A progressive advocacy group is launching an advertising campaign accusing Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, who also is the Republican vice-presidential nominee, of allowing voter suppression after state police raided the offices of a voter registration program aimed at signing …

Government

These Stunning Underwater Wedding Photos Are One-Of-A-Kind Incredible

Looking for a unique take on your wedding photos? Look no further than photographer Adam Opris, who specializes in underwater photography. (Yep, you …

Weddings

Trump challenges legitimacy of election

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A beleaguered Donald Trump sought to undermine the legitimacy of the U.S. presidential election on Saturday, pressing unsubstantiated claims the contest is rigged against him, vowing anew to jail Hillary Clinton if he's elected and throwing in a baseless insinuation his …

Government

Her Women's Empowerment Brand At Stake, Ivanka Trump Set To Address Offensive Tape

This past week, Ivanka Trump has stumped for her father at a series of campaign events in the Philadelphia suburbs. During and after these appearances, she ignored press questions about the snowballing sexual assault allegations against GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, opting instead for a …

Donald Trump
India

Facebook blacks out ads in Thailand out of respect for late king

In an unusual show of respect for Thailand's fallen leader, Facebook has opted to block all ads in the country for an undetermined length of time.<p>The …

Real Madrid Transfer News: Latest Rumours on Cristiano Ronaldo, James Rodriguez

Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed his wish to stay at Real Madrid for years to come.<p>According to Bruce Archer of the <i>Express</i>, he told Spanish outlet <i>Marca</i>: "My dream is to close my eyes and play at Real Madrid, it is what I want the most, I want to be here for many years. It’s the club that I have in my …

Soccer

'Economic bubble'? Spain nears 300 days without a govt

MADRID (AP) — Spain is about to pass 300 days without a government. But guess what? Few Spaniards seem bothered by that as the country's economy roars ahead.<p>Spanish cities are boasting of packed cafes and restaurants, thriving fashion shops and art galleries, plenty of tourists. The overall …

Europe

This is the upcoming Samsung Chromebook Pro, apparently coming soon for $499

Well, this one certainly came out of nowhere. Thanks to the eagle-eyed team at <i>ChromeUnboxed</i>, we’ve just got our first early look at a new Chromebook, the Samsung Chromebook Pro, before its official announcement.<p>The Samsung Chromebook Pro, also known as the long-rumored “Kevin,” has leaked out …

Soccer

CIA Prepping for Possible Cyber Strike Against Russia

The Obama administration is contemplating an unprecedented cyber covert action against Russia in retaliation for alleged Russian interference in the American presidential election, U.S. intelligence officials told NBC News.<p>Current and former officials with direct knowledge of the situation say the …

National Security

Understanding the Basic Laws of Light and How to Use Them

As we mentioned this morning, composition is one of the most critical aspects of photography. But another, equally important piece is understanding …

Photography

Entire US political system ‘under attack’ by Russian hacking, experts warn

Meanwhile, some US commentators on cybersecurity issues have suggested that these attacks are not a surprise but appear to be a new spin on an old strategy<p>It could have been a cold war drama. The world watched this week as accusations and counter-accusations were thrown by the American and Russian …

Government

Are Rotisserie Chickens a Bargain?

Grocery stores are selling a lot of rotisserie chicken from their delis. You walk in and see them immediately, or smell them, all hot and spiced and …

Cooking

What 2,000 Calories Looks Like At Every Major Fast-Food Chain

The Food and Drug Administration recommends an average daily intake of 2,000 calories.<p>Healthier, more transparent practices are making their way into …

Rio 2016: Serving up the Olympics' vast vat of wasted food for those homeless who need it

They don’t accept unsightly potatoes in the Olympic Village - even when there are 18,000 athletes, coaches and officials to feed each day. So they …

Olympic Village
Rio De Janeiro

2nd Kenya official sent home from Olympics in doping scandal

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A second Kenyan track and field official was expelled from the Olympics on Thursday after he pretended to be one of the team's 800-meter runners at a doping test and gave a sample in the athlete's name.<p>The incident may have been the unintended result of the runner, Ferguson …

Doping

Facebook wants to stop clickbait. (And you won't believe how they're doing it)

Stepping up its battle against much-reviled (but effective) ‘clickbait’ headlines in its newsfeed, Facebook has instituted an algorithm that weeds out the worst<p>Facebook is escalating its war on “clickbait” headlines by instituting a new system on its newsfeed that will weed out misleading and …

San Francisco

Hack Apple, get paid -- by Apple

In a first for Apple, the company will pay up to $200,000 to researchers who find security problems in its systems.<p>How much is a flaw in Apple software worth? The answer to that question has long been a mystery, because Apple didn't pay security researchers who reported bugs to the company.<p>That …

Security

Brazil's quest for soccer redemption off to awful start at Rio Olympics

If qualifying for the 2018 World Cup ended Thursday, Brazil would not be traveling to Russia for soccer's biggest event.<p>Yes, you read that correctly. …

Portugal vs. Argentina: Score and Reaction from 2016 Olympic Men's Soccer

Portugal got its 2016 Summer Olympics off to a strong start with a 2-0 win over Argentina in the group stage of the men's soccer tournament Thursday in Rio de Janeiro.<p>Goncalo Paciencia opened the scoring in the 66th minute, and Pite Trabulo sealed the three points with a goal in the 84th …

Soccer

Places that had most Leave voters have seen the most hate crime since EU referendum

<b>Areas with the highest percentage of Brexit-backers have seen the largest increases in reports of hate crime since the EU referendum.</b><p>In some Brexit …

IKEA responds to Kanye West collaboration request, offers to make him famous

<b>Kanye is keen to add furniture design to his portfolio.</b> <br>IKEA has responded to <b>Kanye West’s</b> recent comments that he would like to design furniture for …

Mockups

Step into the amazing 6.5m wide house!

La Casa Desnuda, today’s feature property, is an impressive Mexican house that boasts a particularly surprising architectural feature. At only 6.5 …

Swimming Pools

Elizabeth Holmes is finally presenting her technology to scientists, including a “miniLab”

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes is presenting her blood analysis technology to a room full of scientific experts for the first time today at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.<p>Her big focus? A customizable, tabletop mini lab.<p>The company …

Theranos

Donald Trump's Hair Looks Exactly Like His Mother's, and Twitter Is Freaking Out

Pinterest<p>Genetics play an essential role in a lot of things. Height. Eye color. Health. And a recently unearthed video of Donald Trump's late mother, Mary Trump, proves that genes have a big—or, perhaps, YUUUGE—part when it comes to hair too.<p>Trump's comb-over has been the butt of the joke since <i>The</i> …

Government

Two NFL receivers bet their luxury cars on who would have more yards this season

Everyone knows that sports are competitive, and material gain always seems to help motivate people in achieving their goals. Maybe that's why the New York Jets' Brandon Marshall challenged the Pittsburgh Steelers Antonio Brown to a high-stakes challenge where the winner will get to walk away with a …

Luxury Lifestyle