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Feds Release Sickening Video Of Cop Tasering Innocent Teen, Leaving Him Brain Damaged

Police dashcam video unsealed Monday by a federal judge in Missouri shows a deeply disturbing encounter between a former Missouri cop who, during a routine traffic stop, tasered, dragged and callously dropped a teenage driver face first onto the pavement. The officer's actions during the arrest …

Apple Never Wants You to Leave its New Store

Apple’s new flagship store, in the center of San Francisco, will be opening to the public on May 21 — both in the sense of doing business and quite …

San Francisco

President Obama Urges Young Brits to Reject 'Isolationism' and 'Xenophobia'

President Obama urged a group of young Britons to reject isolationism and xenophobia at a town hall event in London on Saturday, encouraging them to …

Labour Party

US to buy 32 metric tons of Iranian heavy water to fulfill nuclear deal terms

Republicans criticized $8.6m purchase of nuclear materials, which will be resold for research purposes, as going ‘well beyond’ scope of last year’s accord<p>The US is buying 32 metric tons of Iranian heavy water, a key component for one kind of nuclear reactor, to help Iran meet the terms of last …

South Asia

Fidel Castro bids farewell to Cuba's Communists as he says he will die soon

Fidel Castro has made what is likely to be his final speech to Cuba's Congress, telling the assembled politicians that he would die soon but that the revolution's ideals would live on.<p>The 89-year-old spoke after his brother Raul, 84, was re-elected as head of the Communist party - a position the …

University of Chicago

How to encrypt your iOS or Android device

Keep your personal data protected in a few easy steps.<p>The battle between Apple and the FBI has brought a renewed focus on the importance of encryption. Regardless of what your opinion on the case may be, I shouldn't have to explain the significance of protecting your personal data -- and it all …

Information Systems

Microsoft apologizes after AI teen Tay misbehaves

The chatbot was supposed to engage with millennials in a casual and playful way. Instead, she let loose a string of racist and sexist tweets.<p>Microsoft is taking part in an inevitable parenting tradition: apologizing for its jerk kid.<p>On Friday, the Redmond, Washington, company took responsibility …

Chatbots

Netflix, you got some splainin' to do

The streaming-video service may not have violated Net neutrality rules by secretly slowing down service for certain customers, but it still owes its subscribers an explanation.<p>Don't mess with my "Orange Is the New Black" binge.<p>Angry Netflix customers are a force to be reckoned with, and they're the …

Net Neutrality

Microsoft Is Fixing a Major Problem With Video Games

Video game fans have long been divided into factions. First, there’s the PC gamers and the console gamers. The latter group divides further still …

Gaming

Google hires creator of notorious 4chan forum

<b>Google has hired the creator of one of the web's most notorious forums - 4chan.</b><p>Chris Poole - known as "moot" online - created the site in 2003.<p>It has gone on to be closely associated with offensive and often illegal activity, including instances where the images of child abuse were shared.<p>It was …

Internet

Couple Dines at Arby's Before Robbing the Place

A Utah couple has taken "casing the joint" to a whole new level. According to KUTV, Shawn Nelson and Jessica Perry ate at a Utah County Arby's shortly before they decided to rob the place.<p>Apparently, the fast food Bonnie and Clyde went back to the restaurant claiming Nelson had left his wallet. …

Crime

U.S. ready for a female president -- but electing one isn't a top priority, CNN/ORC poll finds

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> With the Democratic Party poised to nominate the first major-party female candidate for president, a new CNN/ORC Poll finds that 80% of American voters feel the country is ready to put a woman in the Oval Office.<p>But far fewer say it's important to them that the nation do so …

Bernie Sanders