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Truck bomb kills 90, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide attacker struck the fortified heart of the Afghan capital with a massive truck bomb Wednesday, killing 90 people, …

Afghanistan

Carter Page: Reports on Trump campaign, Russia are 'false narratives'

<b>(CNN) —</b> A former adviser to Donald Trump's campaign referred to reports that Russia tried to influence the US election as possibly "a political stunt" on Saturday in remarks largely dismissive of questions about the issue.<p>CNN is exclusively reporting that the FBI gathered intelligence last summer …

Donald Trump

Netflix missed its Q1 subscriber numbers but Q2 looks better

Reed Hastings added five million subs. Wall Street wanted more.<p>A quick look at Netflix’s Q1 results: It added 1.42 million streaming subscribers in the U.S. and another 3.53 million in the rest of the world.<p>Netflix had told Wall Street to expect 1.5 million domestic subs and another 3.7 million …

Protest over Russian Crimea map in German textbook

The German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees withdrew its approval for a textbook over a map showing Crimea as part of Russia. The publisher …

YouTube’s biggest star is testing his next show on Twitch

YouTube’s biggest star is testing the waters over at Twitch. Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg announced to his YouTube channel of 54 million subscribers that he would start doing a weekly stream over at Twitch as part of Netglow — a brand he’s “wanted to create.” The show, which premiered yesterday, is …

An 1895 photo album offers a gentleman's guide to self-defense moves

Self-Defense Maneuvers<p>Don't sweep the leg. It's uncivilized.<p>These images come from an untitled turn-of-the-century album which catalogued numerous …

Protein chaperone takes its job seriously

For proteins, this would be the equivalent of the red-carpet treatment: each protein belonging to the complex machinery of ribosomes—components of …

Biochemistry

Anonymous publishes what appear to be Sean Spicer's Twitter passwords [Updated]

Anonymous just shared two tweets from White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer that appear to belong to his Twitter account. The collective doesn’t appear to have been involved in the security breach, if there was one — but it did publish two screencaps snagged by someone in the seconds they were …

Donald Trump

Tracking Messengers from the Galaxy's Core

If you know anything about our galaxy, you've probably heard there's a supermassive black hole at its heart. The thing just sits there, mostly …

Universe

Amazon nabs the first best picture Oscar nomination for a streaming service

Amazon has beat Netflix to a considerable honor for its efforts to create high-quality original film and TV content; the company picked up a nomination for best picture from the Oscars Tuesday, for <i>Manchester by the Sea</i>. The Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams vehicle was acquired by Amazon at …

Entertainment

President-elect Donald Trump escalates Tom Ford fashion dis

The Wynn Las Vegas hotel has stopped selling Tom Ford cosmetics and sunglasses and President-elect Donald Trump declared on television it is because …

Donald Trump

Simple text message crashes almost any iPhone

Apple makes iOS more secure with almost every update it rolls out, but there’s always a glitch somewhere that slips through the net.<p>The latest is a bug in iMessage that allows any iPhone running iOS 10 to iOS 10.1.1 to be crashed with a simple text message.<p>This may sound familiar; we’ve seen …

Black church torched in Mississippi, with ‘Vote Trump’ painted on wall

As firefighters neared the historically black church Tuesday night in Greenville, Miss., they saw flames in the windows and smoke pouring from the roof.<p>When they got closer, they could see two words spray-painted on the side of the burning sanctuary: “Vote Trump.”<p>Investigators believe the blaze at …

Donald Trump

The ambitious plan to make India the new center of the experimental physics world

In 2016, a week after scientists in the US clinked champagne glasses to celebrate the monumental discovery of gravitational waves in February, an Indian physicist slowly paced across his office in Bangalore, sitting at his desk then standing back, bouncing around with nervous energy. Bala Iyer’s …

LIGO

Kris Jenner Receives Get Well Gifts From Khloé and Rob Following Car Accident: 'Feeling So Grateful for Today'

Get well soon, Kris Jenner!<p>The <i>Keeping Up with the Kardashians</i> matriarch was showered with love by her kids Khloé Kardashian and Rob Kardashian on …

Rob Kardashian

Io's Atmosphere Just Collapsed

We'll come back later.<p>Jupiter's frozen moon Io is a pretty bleak place, with a toxic atmosphere and the most active volcanoes of any known body in …

Apple just released the first iOS 10 beta to everyone

It’s here. The first public beta of iOS 10 is now available to download. You can download it, even your neighbor can download it. And the good news is that you won’t have to pay $99 a year for a developer account. But remember, this is a beta.<p>If you can’t wait to see iOS 10 in action, Apple’s …