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U.N. Seeks 48-Hour Aleppo Ceasefire to Deliver Aid to Syrians

World<p>The United Nations said Thursday it was trying to broker a temporary ceasefire in Aleppo for humanitarian aid, warning time was running out for up to two million trapped civilians.<p>It came after Russia earlier said there would be daily three-hour ceasefires – but witnesses on the ground told …

Middle East

A deep-sea camera just discovered a mysterious purple blob

Deep off the coast of California, a mysterious purple light emerged from a crevice in the seafloor.<p>Was it a living orb? A sack filled with ferocious …

Seafloor

Secret 28 Pages of 9/11 Report To Be Released: Officials

U.S. news<p>The long-secret “28-pages” from a Congressional report on 9/11 that are said to explore the alleged involvement of prominent Saudi citizens in helping plan and finance the terror attacks are slated to be released imminently, American officials tell NBC News.<p>Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking …

Al-Qaeda

British leader May builds Brexit army

<b>London (CNN) —</b> It's been quite a month for Britain.<p>The country voted to leave the European Union, the Prime Minister resigned, another was appointed, and a gaffe-prone politician with a tendency to blurt out offensive remarks was named top diplomat. And now there's a Brexit minister.<p>Newly appointed …

LG fires executives, creates new sub-department to try and salvage its collapsing mobile division

For a company that seemed to impress so many with its Optimus G and G2 handsets a few years ago, LG’s mobile market plummet is as pronounced as it is precarious. Last year saw an effort that some felt to be half-baked as the G4 was purely plastic despite rival Samsung’s switch to something more …

Ford gave its $450,000 GT supercar a limited-edition '60s race car makeover

Just over a week ago, the Ford GT won its class at the 24 Hour of Le Mans race in France.<p>This impressive achievement came 50 years after the Ford …

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Activision gets dino-shooter Orion pulled from Steam over allegedly stolen assets

Call of Duty weapon assets seemingly appear in indie game<p>Trek Industries’ open-world sci-fi shooter <i>Orion</i> has been pulled from Steam, thanks to a DMCA takedown request, according to the game’s developer. The game allegedly uses certain assets from Activision’s <i>Call of Duty: Black Ops 3</i> and <i>Call of</i> …

Au Revoir Anglais? EU Could Drop English as Official Language After Brexit

World<p>BRUSSELS — English, the world's second language and the main working tongue of EU institutions, may no longer be an official language of the European Union once Britain leaves the bloc, a senior EU lawmaker said on Monday.<p>The symbolic, if impractical, move would further reduce London's …

Language

Micro-camera can be injected with a syringe

German engineers have created a camera no bigger than a grain of salt that could change the future of health imaging—and clandestine …

Simone Biles glides to 4th straight US gymnastics title

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The national titles are starting to run together for Simone Biles, a three-year blur of near flawlessly executed routines and …

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<i>Go here to follow CNN's Brexit coverage live.</i><p><b>London (CNN) —</b> Not since World War II has Britain faced such an uncertain future.<p>A vote last week to pull out of the European Union has left Britain with a nasty hangover, sending the currency spiraling, dampening markets, creating a leadership vacuum …

European Union

Colombian designer makes fashion business bulletproof

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Miguel Caballero’s designs are not just chic, they could save your life.<p>But his creations come at a price. A bulletproof men’s suit can cost between $6,000 and $8,000 and a blazer up to $3,500.<p>The Colombian fashion designer, who makes lightweight, bulletproof clothing for …

Accessory giant Incipio buys headphone maker Skullcandy

It's quickly becoming one of the bigger accessory producers.<p>You probably don't see Incipio as more than the company who made your phone case or external battery pack. However, it's quietly becoming something of an accessory powerhouse: it owns brands like Braven and Incase. And now, it's getting …

Consumer Tech

47 Amazing Outdoor Kitchen Designs and Ideas

You know, not too long ago the only spaces in your home that you had to worry about designing were those that are inside. But, that’s simply not the …

That sinking feeling: Beijing dropping by up to 4 inches a year, study shows

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> Beijing residents have put up with choking smog, trash-filled rivers and toxic running tracks. Now they have another concern -- sinking.<p>An international study led by Beijing-based researchers has discovered that the city is dropping by as much as 11 centimeters (4 inches) in some …

Maria Sharapova Sponsors Divided Amid Doping Ban

Maria Sharapova’s endorsement deal with Porsche will remain “on hold” until a final ruling on her planned appeal of a two-year doping suspension, the German luxury automaker said Thursday. The announcement came just one day after Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE), another key Sharapova sponsor, opted to …

Motorola’s new Moto Z line features swappable modular smart backs

Anyone else starting to get the feeling that all of these modular smartphones are becoming interchangeable? Not in the sense that you can swap products cross-platform, of course. That’s not how proprietary hardware works.<p>The latest take on the compelling (though far from mature) space are two new …

New Map Shows Where Zika Mosquitoes Live in U.S.

Health news<p>A new map shows mosquitoes that can carry the Zika virus are found in 40 states and Washington, D.C.<p>Public health officials are bracing for local outbreaks of the Zika virus in the continental U.S. as mosquito season gets under way. Thousands of travelers from Latin America and the …

Public Health

Here's Why Investors Should Be Excited About McDonald's Latest Experiment

<b>McDonald's</b>latest step on the path toward reinventing itself as a "modern, progressive burger company" could be its biggest. The world's largest fast-food chain is testing serving fresh beef patties at 14 locations in the Dallas area. The test only applies to quarter-pound-sized patties, meaning the …

Oil rises on U.S. crude drawdown hopes, Wall Street rally

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Tuesday as investors anticipated a weekly drawdown in U.S. crude inventories that they hoped would boost prices closer to $50 a barrel, while a rally on Wall Street also lent support.<p>Pump jacks are seen at the Lukoil company owned Imilorskoye oil field, as …

These ear capsules might be the wireless multifunction headphones you've been waiting for

A startup company in Seattle that secured a $5 million investment round back in April just announced its secret weapon: a pair of strange-looking wireless ear-pod headphones that can shift from a private listening device into a portable loudspeaker, and more.<p>In a press release published on its Web …

Michael Moore Calls Flint Water Crisis A 'Hate Crime' Based On GOP's 'Race Hatred'

"They did it because it's a black city, it's a poor city."<p>Michael Moore has called the Flint water crisis a "hate crime."<p>Speaking on "Real Time with Bill Maher" on Friday night, the Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker ripped the way Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) and his administration dealt with …

Barack Obama

China's 'zombie' steel firms are coming back from the dead

One of the plant's six blast furnaces was put back into operation earlier this month, breathing new life into Dongzhen in Shanxi province.<p>The plant, formally known as Haixin Iron and Steel, was closed two years ago as demand for the metal plunged in China.<p>Steel companies with little hope of turning …

China

New Polaroid-Like Instant Camera Literally an Impossible Project

Once upon a time, the coolest camera in the world was the Polaroid Swinger, a $19.95 instant camera that I got for a bar-mitzvah present in 1968 (or so a faded memory tells me). All the kids wanted one back then, thanks the incessant ear worm commercial jingle, apparently sung by Barry Manilow in a …

Instant Cameras

Android Circuit: New Galaxy S7 Revealed, Galaxy Note 6 Improvements Leak, Android Beats Apple

Taking a look back at seven days of news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit includes the initial market share of the Galaxy S7 sales, more leaks around the next Galaxy S7 model, the new software for the Galaxy Note 6, Google dropping touch from the new version of Android, the …

U.S. sees China boosting military presence after island-building spree

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China is expected to add substantial military infrastructure, including surveillance systems, to artificial islands in the South China Sea this year, giving it long-term “civil-military bases” in the contested waters, the Pentagon said on Friday.<p>Chinese dredging vessels are …

Obama Calls on Congress to Reform U.S. Tax Code

President Obama is asking Congress to reform the U.S. tax code.<p>During a Friday press conference, Obama said the change would help promote growth and job creation.<p>“I’m calling on Congress to pass new legislation that requires all companies formed inside the United States, to report information about …

The Location Data From Just Two Of Your Apps Is Enough To Identify You

SAN FRANCISCO — People using fake names on Twitter, Instagram, Foursquare, or Tinder in the hope these accounts can't be traced back to them are in for a surprise, according to a new report from Columbia University and Google that found that geotagged posts on just two social media apps was enough …

Social Media

Russian attack jets repeatedly buzz U.S. Navy warship in Baltic Sea

A pair of Russian fighter jets and a Russian military helicopter repeatedly buzzed a U.S. Navy warship at close range earlier this week in the Baltic Sea, ignoring radio warnings and temporarily disrupting the ship's flight operations.<p>Josh Earnest, the White House press secretary, said Wednesday …

Wall Street Isn't Buying Harley-Davidson Inc.'s Numbers

Shares of Harley-Davidson went into a skid after an analyst said he expected the bike maker to report a steep drop in sales. Image source: Michael Gram.<p><b>Harley-Davidson</b>'s stock tumbled 13% last week after Wall Street said it could no longer buy into the bike maker's rosy outlook and that its main …