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Roseanne Barr threatens to retire in huff over Twitter feuding with liberals

Roseanne Barr, who is scheduled to return to TV in late March, announced on Twitter Friday that she's fed up and retiring. Maybe.<p>" i won't be censored or silence chided or corrected and continue to work. I retire right now. I've had enough. bye!— Roseanne Barr," read one of her tweets.<p>Even if Barr …

Roseanne Barr

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of May 22, 2017)

Terror hit the U.K. this week when suicide bomber Salman Abedi attacked the Manchester Arena at the end of an Ariana Grande concert, killing 22 people. ISIS later took responsibility. Police arrested 11 people in the days following and the threat level was raised.<p>President Donald Trump was overseas …

The Week in Review: Manchester Terror Attack

Twenty-two people died and 120 were injured on Monday, after suicide bomber Salman Abedi targeted an Ariana Grande concert at the U.K.’s Manchester Arena. ISIS later claimed responsibility for the attack.<p>Many of the victims were children, the youngest was eight-years-old. The device contained …

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of May 29, 2017)

This week ended with tragic terrorism in London, which left seven dead and many more injured. The van and knife incidents were followed by the arrest of 12 people and strong words from U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May. Before the latest sweep of terror, the week in the U.S. was largely dominated by …

The Week in Review: Britain’s Hung Parliament Election Result

The British general election Thursday resulted in a hung parliament, after no party was able to gain enough votes to win an outright majority. This surprising outcome rippled across the U.K. and the world.<p>Brits cast votes for their chosen Member of Parliament (MP) with the highest turnout in 25 …

Labour Party

NHS cyber-attack was 'launched from North Korea'

<b>British security officials believe that hackers in North Korea were behind the cyber-attack that crippled parts of the NHS and other organisations around the world last month, the BBC has learned.</b><p>Britain's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) led the international investigation.<p>Security sources …

Cybersecurity

FBI sting 'unmasks' US cyber-extortionist targeting girls

<b>The FBI has charged an American man officers believe to be behind an online extortion campaign to make young girls share explicit pictures of themselves.</b><p>Facebook messages in the name of "Brian Kil" were sent to the girls, using the Tor anonymising network, from 2012.<p>They threatened to kill them and …

Crime

FBI conducted predawn raid of former Trump campaign chairman Manafort’s home

FBI agents raided the home in Alexandria, Va., of President Trump’s former campaign chairman, arriving in the pre-dawn hours late last month andseizing documents and other materials related to the special counsel investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.<p>The raid, which occurred …

On North Korea Threat, ‘Americans Should Sleep Well at Night,’ Tillerson Says

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — Senior American officials sent mixed signals on North Korea on Wednesday as President Trump’s “fire and fury” warning rattled allies and adversaries alike, a sign of his administration’s deep divisions as the outcast state once again threatened to wage nuclear war on the United …

North Korea

North Korea vows nuclear war in US following President Trump's threat of 'fire and fury'

<b>(CNN) —</b> US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has sought to allay fears of a military confrontation with North Korea after President Donald Trump warned he could unleash "fire and fury" on the pariah state.<p>Tillerson defended Trump's comments but said there was no sign that the threat level from North …

North Korea
Crime

District 9 director wants Steam users to watch movies for free, but purchase DLC

It’s kind of like Patreon<p>Director Neill Blomkamp said there were a number of reasons he went with Steam over more traditional avenues for film like iTunes when choosing a platform to launch his experimental, community-focused film project Oats Studios.<p>Blomkamp, the director of <i>District 9, Elysium</i> …

Animation

The 5 Most Believed Tupac Death Theories

June 16 would have been Tupac Shakur's 46th birthday. The prolific and sometimes problematic rapper, actor, poet, and activist was shot multiple …

Rap & Hip-Hop

A Study Found Homes Painted These Colors Sell For More Money

What color to paint the different rooms in a home is always a hotly debated topic. Interior designers have their standbys, trends point towards another set of colors, and mood boosting or calming hues dictate their own palette. But Zillow found that homebuyers place a premium on certain colors — …

Real Estate

In the hunt for new antibiotics, scientists hit pay dirt

Scientists have discovered a new kind of antibiotic — buried in dirt. Tests in animals show that it is effective against drug-resistant bacteria, and it could lead to desperately needed treatments for deadly antibiotic-resistant infections.<p>Almost our entire arsenal of antibiotics was discovered in …

Microbiology

Nintendo boss explains why Switch's online services were delayed

“When we launch something, we want it to be great. “<p>When the Nintendo Switch was announced in January, many were quick to ask about its online features — or lack thereof (including here at Polygon). It’s no secret that Nintendo consoles have lagged behind other companies in online features, and …

Explorers Probing Deep Sea Abyss Off Australia's Coast Find Living Wonders

Far below the surface of the ocean, off the coast of eastern Australia, is an area simply known as "the abyss." The largest and deepest habitat on the planet, the abyssal zone stretches well beyond Australia's waters and spans half the world's oceans — but it remains largely unexplored.<p>Marine …

Nature

Disney World Hopes to Food & Wine a Turnaround

Image source: Disney.<p>It's that time of year when adults behave like children at Central Florida's theme parks. <b>Comcast</b>'s (NASDAQ: CMCSA) Universal Orlando kicked off Halloween Horror Nights last weekend where grown-ups scream, run, and clutch hands as they work their way through elaborate haunted …

Judge not: how Netflix produced the definitive Amanda Knox film

Who is Amanda Knox?<p>Read more<p>The truth is, truth outs. That’s why Hollywood has to be careful when it rips stories from the headlines: unsolved mysteries are liable to solve themselves in due course. In telling the story of Meredith Kercher, the British student murdered in Italy in 2007, the …

Crime

Trump's Suggested Import Tax Would Mean Americans Pay For That Wall

<b>Updated at 6:45 p.m. ET</b><p>The Trump administration is considering alternative ways to pay for the border wall, backtracking on the president's oft-repeated promise that Mexico would foot the bill.<p>A White House spokesman said one idea taking shape is to apply a 20 percent tax on imports from Mexico, as …

Lindsey Graham
Immigration

Thirteen photographers to get to know at Amsterdam’s Unseen

Amsterdam's Unseen Photo Fair, an annual showcase of established and the brightest up-and-coming photographers is currently taking over the city. This year Dazed’s photo director Lauren Ford and photo producer Saorla Houston have taken residency in the fair with a curated corner featuring 13 young …

Lexar explains why not all memory cards are created equal

Memory cards come in many shapes and sizes, and there’s a greater variety of formats and features than ever, complicating the buying process for …

Nikon D-series

Audrie and Daisy trailer debuts: Netflix doc looks at sexual assault

After premiering to critical acclaim at Sundance last January, <i>Audrie & Daisy</i> has released its official trailer.<p>The upcoming Netflix doc juxtaposes …

Will Deus Ex: Mankind Divided’s season pass finish the game?

This seems kind of important<p><i>Deus Ex: Mankind Divided</i> will be released tomorrow, and I’ve been wrestling with the question of whether or not I’m going to buy it. There were a few things in our review that make me really hesitant, not the least of which is the fact the game doesn’t seem to have …

Deus Ex
Baton Rouge

5 Essential Elements of Modern Website Design Every Small Business Owner Should Know

Modern website design is a moving target, as designers and marketers constantly push to find better ways to display information and attract the attention and patronage of visitors. That said, in recent years the following elements have each come into their own as indispensably features of modern …

UI Design
Film Industry

Did Nintendo Just Become The Biggest Unofficial Olympic Sponsor Ever?

Last night at the closing ceremonies for the Rio Games, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took the proverbial hosting baton by emerging from a giant green warp pipe dressed as Super Mario. The Internet, predictably, exploded, and the rest of the world was given a peek at just what kind of Nintendo …

Extremism