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White House Says Charges Against Campaign Advisers Do Not Touch Trump

WASHINGTON — President Trump and his representatives on Monday dismissed the charges leveled against three former campaign advisers, saying none of them proved that he had colluded with Russia last year to influence the presidential election.<p>The White House said that the indictment of Paul J. …

Twitter explains why Trump's account hasn't been suspended

Twitter for the first time is explaining why President Trump's tweets don't get pulled when they seem to at least skirt the site's rules. Short version: It's because he's the president.<p>In a blog post and series of tweets, the company said that it considers "a number of factors" in deciding whether …

The Latest: 2nd major shelter for Harvey evacuees opens

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local):<p>12:50 a.m.<p>A second major shelter has opened in Houston following Harvey's …

Tinder Gold, which lets you see who has liked you, launches today in U.S.

As Rafiki once said, “It is time.”<p>Tinder Gold, the dating app’s new premium subscription tier (which includes a feature that lets you see who’s already liked you without any swiping) is finally rolling out to the U.S.<p>Tinder Gold and Likes You were originally tested in Argentina, Australia, Canada …

Uber hits pause on its creepy rider tracking program

Shortly after the FTC brought the hammer down on Uber with 20 years’ worth of privacy audits, the rideshare app is cleaning up its act. Its first step is removing a controversial feature which would allow its app to track riders for up to five minutes after a trip was completed.<p>The company’s chief …

Privacy

Phoenix Mayor Asks Trump To Delay Visit, Hoping For 'More Sound Judgment'

Shortly after President Trump posted a link for tickets to a rally in Phoenix, the city's mayor issued a statement asking the president not to come, saying, "our nation is still healing from the tragic events in Charlottesville."<p>Mayor Greg Stanton continued, "If President Trump is coming to Phoenix …

T-Mobile begins rollout of significant coverage upgrades across the country

Verizon has been the king of wireless, offering the biggest and fastest LTE network in the country for some time now, but things seem to be changing. …

When White Nationalists Get DNA Tests That Reveal African Ancestry

An analysis of Stormfront forums shows a sometimes sophisticated understanding of the limits of ancestry tests.<p>The white-nationalist forum Stormfront hosts discussions on a wide range of topics, from politics to guns to <i>The Lord of the Rings</i>. And of particular and enduring interest: genetic ancestry …

Molecular Biology

Trump's Presidency Enters Uncharted Waters

<i>First Read is your briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p>Trump’s presidency enters uncharted waters<p>WASHINGTON —� The president’s job approval rating hovers between 35 percent and 40 percent. Key American …

Texas: Video of invasive search shows 'rape by cop', says lawyer

<b>The lawyer for a black woman in the US state of Texas has released a police video which he says shows that she was subjected to an invasive search that amounts to "rape by cop".</b><p>In 2015, Charnesia Corley, then 20 years old, had her vagina forcibly searched for drugs after being stopped by police, …

Taking Down Drones With a $38,000 Stinger Missile Feels Like Overkill

Last week, an amateur drone pilot landed his DJI quadcopter on the deck of Britain’s newest and most advanced aircraft carrier. The incident was …

Drones

Navy on alert as second drone lands on flagship carrier ... but this one's their boss

Another pest descends on HMS Queen Elizabeth and decides to start banging on about Brexit.<p>She floats around with no apparent sense of direction and …

Drones

Motorola may be working on a display for smartphones that repairs itself

The company is envisioning a device that uses a "shape memory polymer" instead of glass, which may be able to reshape itself and return to the original composition by applying heat to a scratched area.<p>The phone in question would generate the heat by itself, and enter a low-power mode to begin the …

Blac Chyna Kicks Mechie to the Curb And All His Crap, Too

<b>Blac Chyna</b>'s had it with her flavor of the month ... she dumped <b>Mechie</b>'s ass and she's already back on familiar ground -- the strip club.<p>Sources close …

Tristan Thompson

Demi Lovato encourages fellow depression sufferers to hit the gym

<p><b>Demi Lovato</b> credits her devotion to exercise with helping her overcome depression. The <i>Cool for the Summer</i> hitmaker has been open about her struggles …

Drones banned as gardaí search for body of Trevor Deely

A ban has been imposed on the flying of drones over the site in Dublin where gardaí are searching for the remains of Trevor Deely.<p>The Irish Aviation …

Trump blasts Sen. Lindsey Graham on 'moral equivalency' after Charlottesville attack

Donald Trump on Thursday fired back at a critic in his own party who had denounced the president's response to the Charlottesville, Virginia, attack, saying he had not drawn a "moral equivalency" between white hate groups and counter-protesters.<p>Trump, on Twitter, called fellow Republican U.S. …

Donald Trump

Fergie, 42, Gets Topless To Announce New Album ‘Double Dutchess’ — Sexy Video

The Dutchess is BACK and this time, it’s double the trouble. Fergie posed completely topless on the cover while promoting her upcoming album — watch …

This Is Exactly How to Travel Like You're Wealthy (Even If You're Not)

Who hasn't dreamed of hopping on a private jet to enjoy the most luxurious getaway that money can buy? Though it's been scientifically proven that …

Digestion

'F*** Law': Lincoln Memorial Vandalized in Wake of Charlottesville Unrest

The Lincoln Memorial was vandalized overnight Tuesday by a vandal or vandals wielding red spray paint, the National Park Service said.<p>The NPS said they discovered graffiti on the iconic Foggy Bottom, D.C. memorial around 4:30 a.m. ET.<p>The graffiti appeared to spell "F*** Law" and was scrawled on a …

Is it OK to photograph the total solar eclipse with a smartphone?

It’s going to be nearly irresistible. On Aug. 21, the first total solar eclipse to be visible from the contiguous United States in nearly 40 years will occur. That means it'll also be the first total eclipse of the smartphone era here — and the impulse to shoot a picture of the sky will be …

When Was the Last Total Solar Eclipse And When Will the Next One Come?

Residents in just 10 states—and the many travelers making the trip for the rare chance to view a rare phenomenon—will see the upcoming total solar …

Scientists Finally Unlock the Recipe For Magic Mushrooms

Based on prior reporting from field work and various sources, this reporter can confidently conclude that magic mushrooms are very chill. There’s …

Diabetes Drug May Be Used as a Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease

Image source: Sean Dreilinger / durak.org/sean<p>In medicine, researchers often find that a drug intended for one use is also effective in different, …

Deceased 'Deadpool 2' stunt driver identified as racing pioneer SJ Harris

The female stunt driver killed on the set of <i>Deadpool 2</i> Monday has been identified as SJ Harris, the Coroner's Service of British Columbia confirms to USA TODAY. She was 40.<p>Harris was killed during a motorcycle stunt in Vancouver, police said Monday. An investigation is ongoing.<p>The Brooklyn native, …

Texts between Uber's Travis Kalanick and Anthony Levandowski are juicy

Uber sounds like a blast to work for, at least if you're cofounder Travis Kalanick and former head of self-driving technology Anthony …

The Army abandoned DJI drones. Now they're getting stealth mode

If the Army's worried, why shouldn't we be worried?<p>DJI customers

Drones

Trump again blames ‘both sides’ in Charlottesville, says some counterprotesters were ‘very, very violent’

President Trump declared Tuesday that counterprotesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville acted violently and should share the blame for the mayhem that left a woman dead and many injured.<p>Speaking at Trump Tower in Manhattan, the president called the events of Saturday at the “Unite …

Rights & Freedoms

Leah Remini Claims She ‘Isn’t Allowed to Talk’ to Elisabeth Moss Due to Scientology

<b>Leah Remini</b> claimed in a new interview that her friendship with <b>Elisabeth Moss</b> has become strained since leaving the Church of Scientology, of which …

High schooler dies when log falls on him in football drill

FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A high school football player lifting a large log with teammates as part of a Navy SEALs-style drill was hit in the head by …