Nick Trujillo

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Is there life after death? Some genes turn on after the body's demise, study finds

‘Is there life after death?’ is a question that has dominated human thinking since time immemorial.<p>But now researchers have discovered that an …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Obama's drone war a 'recruitment tool' for Isis, say US air force whistleblowers

Four former service members – including three sensor operators – issue plea to rethink current airstrike strategy that has ‘fueled feelings of hatred’ toward US<p>Four former US air force service members, with more than 20 years of experience between them operating military drones, have written an …

War

A Fallout 4 guide to getting rich, getting high, and blowing everything up (without cheating)

The fastest path to riches is farming<p><i>Fallout 4</i> is a Bethesda game, and that means it has an interesting and complicated in-game economy. Your vault survivor can scavenge for numerous resources — some common, and some scarce — which you can use to craft upgrades for your settlements and …

Jimmy Carter: U.S. Is an 'Oligarchy With Unlimited Political Bribery'

Former President Jimmy Carter had some harsh words to say about the current state of America's electoral process, calling the country "an oligarchy …

United States

Islamic State recruitment document seeks to provoke 'end of the world'

An apparent Islamic State recruitment document found in Pakistan’s lawless tribal lands reveals that the extremist group has grand ambitions of building a new terrorist army in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and triggering a war in India to provoke an Armageddon-like “end of the world.”<p>The 32-page …

National Security

Mark Cuban just praised Donald Trump for being 'the best thing to happen to politics' in recent history

Cuban, writing on his Cyber Dust app, said the Republican presidential candidate was "probably the best thing to happen to politics in a long long time."<p>Trump, a real-estate magnate and television personality, has been at the center of a media firestorm since kicking off his campaign last …

There's an excellent reason why gun control is one of the most divisive fights in America

No issue seems to divide Americans as much as guns.<p>An April 2015 Pew Research poll found that 52% of Americans said protecting gun owners' rights was more important than gun control compared to 46% who held the opposite view.<p>That was before the most recent mass shootings that reignited a gun debate …

A Practical Solution: Run Police Departments Like Fire Departments

Do you lie awake at night in constant fear a fire will break out and nothing will be done to put it out?<p>For the 99% of the population not suffering from pyrophobia or a similar neurosis, the answer to that question is "no," even though firefighters aren't patrolling the streets in their big red …

City fires investigator who found cops at fault in shootings

A Chicago investigator who determined that several civilian shootings by police officers were unjustified was fired after resisting orders to reverse …

Law Enforcement

Cameron unveils plan to tackle extremism in UK

The UK prime minister has launched a five-year plan to defeat "Islamist extremism", saying it is time to counter an ideology that has attracted so many young people to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group.<p>In a wide-ranging speech on Monday, David Cameron also announced new powers …

Extremism

Pat Buchanan warns of another Civil War: The time of mass right-wing civil disobedience is at hand

“A secession of the heart has already taken place,” he said using rhetoric that is in no way inflammatory<p>In his latest column at WorldNetDaily, paleoconservative commentator Pat Buchanan argued that given the Supreme Court's ruling that legalized same-sex marriage and the Oklahoma Supreme Court's …

Kansas issues religious freedom order; implements same-sex benefits | Reuters

(Reuters) - Kansas Republican Governor Sam Brownback on Tuesday issued an executive order protecting the religious freedom of clergy and organizations that oppose same-sex marriage as his state began to comply with the recent landmark ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court legalizing gay marriage.<p>The …

LGBTQI

Rick Santorum: US is 'moral leader of world' in fight against gay marriage

Republican presidential hopeful attacks ‘erosion’ of societal building block Ex-senator bemoans marriage being ‘disconnected’ from children<p>Rick Santorum said on Sunday he would continue his campaign to reverse the supreme court decision that legalised same-sex marriage, because the US “is still the …

LGBTQI

Gay marriage: It's a 'judicial Putsch' warns dissenting Scalia

Anthony Zurcher @awzurcher on Twitter<p><b>Four justices wrote dissents from the Supreme Court's decision legalising same-sex marriage throughout the US, but the ones by Justice Antonin Scalia and Chief Justice John Roberts were stylistic counterpoints.</b><p>Mr Scalia flashed anger, railing against an elitist …

LGBTQI

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

British Columbia

NSA director defends plan to maintain 'backdoors' into technology companies

Mike Rogers mounts elaborate defense of Obama’s cybersecurity strategy and seeks to calm doubts about built-in access to companies’ data<p>The National Security Agency director, Mike Rogers, on Monday sought to calm a chorus of doubts about the government’s plans to maintain built-in access to data …

Cyber-attacks

Leaked cables show Netanyahu’s Iran bomb claim contradicted by Mossad

Gulf between Israeli secret service and PM revealed in documents shared with the Guardian along with other secrets including CIA bids to contact Hamas • Read the leaked document here<p>Binyamin Netanyahu’s dramatic declaration to world leaders in 2012 that Iran was about a year away from making a …

Surveillance

Watch it: It's watching you as you watch it (Your Samsung TV is)

Samsung's smart televisions don't just do what you tell them to – they also use their voice recognition capabilities to tell unspecified third …

Huckabee: having to accept gay marriage is like telling Jews to serve 'bacon-wrapped shrimp'

Republican 2016 hopeful: ‘We make sure we don’t offend certain religions, but act like Christians can’t have the convictions they have had for over 2,000 years’<p>The Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee on Sunday said same-sex marriage was like drinking and swearing – a concept appealing to …

LGBTQI

'She was only a baby': last charge dropped in police raid that killed sleeping Detroit child

Aiyana Stanley-Jones was 7 years old when she was killed by a single bullet to the head. As officer Joseph Weekley walks free, another community is demanding answers about the increasing militarisation of law enforcement<p>Final charges against Joseph Weekley, a police officer who shot dead a …

Law Enforcement

Canada Unveils New Anti-Terrorism Bill That Moves for 'Unprecedented Expansion of Powers'

Canada introduced on Friday new anti-terrorism legislation critics say gives spy agencies sweeping powers that threaten the public's civil …

NYPD to launch a beefed-up counterterrorism squad

The NYPD will launch a unit of 350 cops to handle both counterterrorism and protests — riding vehicles equipped with machine guns and riot gear — …

As inequality soars, the nervous super rich are already planning their escapes

Hedge fund managers are preparing getaways by buying airstrips and farms in remote areas, former hedge fund partner tells Davos during session on inequality<p>Davos 2015: overriding pessimism over growing inequality<p>With growing inequality and the civil unrest from Ferguson and the Occupy protests …

Hedge Funds

Met policeman cleared after kicking mother tending to her child in hospital

Wood Green court clears PC Warren Luke of crime after ‘escalating’ row that left woman with more than 40 injuries<p>A police officer who kicked and hit a mother as she sat by the hospital bed of her sick child, leaving her with more than 40 injuries, has been cleared of actual bodily harm.<p>Warren Luke, …

Crime

New police radars can 'see' inside homes

CLOSE<p>Radar devices allowing officers to detect movement through walls have been secretly used by at least 50 U.S. law enforcement agencies over the …

Surveillance

Thousands in Spain protest ban on demonstrations, burning national flag

MADRID — Thousands of people protested in Spanish cities Saturday against a proposed law that would set hefty fines for offenses such as burning the …

Pittsburgh

North Korea threatens strikes against White House and ‘U.S. mainland, the cesspool of terrorism’

SEOUL, KOREA — President Barack Obama is “recklessly” spreading rumours of a Pyongyang-orchestrated cyberattack of Sony Pictures, North Korea says, …

Facebook blocks Russian page supporting Navalny, Putin's biggest critic

MOSCOW — In a sign of new limits on Facebook’s ability to serve as a platform for political opposition movements, Russian users appear to have been blocked from accessing a page calling for a protest in support of a prominent dissident.<p>In 2011, Facebook was hailed by opposition movements during the …

Pentagon anti-bomb force 'improperly retained' information on Americans

JIEDDO taskforce acted inappropriately – read the declassified report Defense department has criticized its ‘aggregation’ of data on US firms, people Group ‘improperly’ held data from Five Eyes: UK, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada<p>The Pentagon’s taskforce charged with stopping insurgent bombs has …