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Hackers are preparing an ‘unlimited’ ATM cash heist. Here’s how to protect yourself

The FBI is warning financial institutions that cybercriminals are preparing to execute a hack that could siphon a virtually unlimited amount of money …

Identity Theft

Georgia police use Taser on 87-year-old woman using knife to cut dandelions

CHATSWORTH, Ga. — A Georgia police chief said an officer was justified in using a Taser to stun an 87-year-old woman after she didn't obey commands to drop a knife in her hand.<p>Martha Al-Bishara was charged with criminal trespass and obstructing an officer Friday, when police held her at gunpoint …

Crime

Android 9 Pie review: the predictive OS

The most ‘opinionated’ version of Android yet<p>Here’s the story with every new version of Android, in a nutshell: it’s great, but you can really only get it on a phone that Google makes. Sometime next year, new phones by other companies will launch with it. The Android phone in your pocket might get …

Android Phones

The five universal laws of human stupidity

In 1976, a professor of economic history at the University of California, Berkeley published an essay outlining the fundamental laws of a force he perceived as humanity’s greatest existential threat: Stupidity.<p>Stupid people, Carlo M. Cipolla explained, share several identifying traits: they are …

University of California

Missouri nun busted at Sydney airport for smuggling cocaine inside high heels, officials say

A Missouri nun who traveled to Australia last August to visit a man she met online was caught smuggling cocaine -- inside the heels of her shoes, officials said.<p>Denise Marie Woodrum, 51, was busted while going through customs at the Sydney Airport on Aug. 4 last year. She was stopped by officers …

Crime

Man attempts to kidnap 11-year-old girl, friends throw hot coffee on him and escape, Michigan police say

A Michigan man who attempted to kidnap an 11-year-old girl was met with an assault he wasn't prepared for: Hot coffee and cold slurpees.<p>A group of four girls, ages 11 to 14, noticed a man followed them as they left a gas station convenience store in Millington, Michigan, last week. They crossed the …

Kidnapping

Search for survivors after Italian motorway collapse kills at least 26

GENOA, Italy (Reuters) - Firefighters searched into the night on Tuesday for survivors and bodies amid the rubble of a motorway bridge that collapsed in the northern Italian port city of Genoa, killing at least 26.<p>While that remained the official death toll, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said from …

Fire Fighting

Westminster car crash: Man arrested on suspicion of terror offences

<b>A man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament.</b><p>The vehicle swerved into cyclists and pedestrians shortly after 07:30 BST, injuring three people.<p>The 29-year-old suspect is not believed to be known to MI5 or counter-terrorism police, …

Emergency Medicine

Utah man crashes plane into his own house after assaulting wife, police say

PAYSON, Utah — A Utah man flew a small plane into his own house early Monday just hours after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife in a nearby canyon where the couple went to talk over their problems, authorities said.<p>The pilot, Duane Youd, died. His wife and a child who were in the home …

Domestic Violence

Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges; reality TV rerun?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman faced off Monday in a messy clash that involved an explosive tell-all book, secret recordings and plenty of insults — reviving their roles as reality show boss and villain.<p>Trump accused Manigault Newman, the former …

Donald Trump

What Weed Does to Your Brain

Here's what it looks like before, during, and after.<p>In recent years, with the legal status of marijuana shifting, the scientific community has sought …

The Brain

Thai cave rescuers face race against time as oxygen levels drop

<b>Chiang Rai, Thailand (CNN) —</b> Pressure is mounting on Thai authorities to bring forward a rescue plan for 12 boys and their coach trapped deep inside a flooded cave in northern Thailand, after the death of a former navy diver and a drop in oxygen levels underground.<p>Officials initially thought they …

Thai Navy

Exactly how much trouble is the Trump Foundation in?

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>Last Thursday, the attorney general of New York sued the Trump Foundation</i>, alleging that the organization affiliated with the President of the United States and his family had broken a number of laws governing charitable groups. "As our investigation reveals, the Trump Foundation was little …

Donald Trump Goes Rogue

In half a week, between Quebec and Singapore, Trump showed that the liberal order is hateful to him, and that he wants out.<p>When President Trump walked out early from the meeting of the Group of Seven in Charlevoix, Quebec, on June 9th, he left the group’s collective statement without an American …

Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Your home internet isn’t as fast (or as cheap) as it should be – but we’ll show you how to fix it

Many people out there have issues with their home wireless networks, but they just deal with it instead of actually doing something about it. What’s …

Trump’s Negotiating Style Is Pure Art of the Moron

Even by this blowhard’s YUGE standards, it’s been an exceptionally bad and destructive week of terrifying our allies and legitimizing our enemies.<p>I’m …

The D-Mask may be the high-tech future of diving and snorkeling

Previous Next<p>1 of 8<p>As with most well-established sports and outdoor activities, the gear used in scuba diving and snorkeling continues to evolve, …

In-display fingerprint sensors are here, and they actually work

After years of rumors and prototypes, an in-display fingerprint scanner is finally shipping in a major phone from a major company. The international Vivo X21 marks the first time this technology has been sold in India and other countries, as well as the first time it’s been a standard feature …

Phones

The realization has finally dawned that Donald Trump does not respond to reason

<b>(CNN) —</b> From somewhere above 31,000 feet, heading to his North Korean summit in Singapore, Donald Trump pitched a hand grenade into this weekend's G-7 meeting of the world's leading democracies.<p>In a fit of pique over remarks by the G-7 host, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Trump reversed …

Donald Trump

Picture Perfect: TV Settings That Deliver the Ultimate Picture Quality

If you recently bought a new television, you’ll notice that things have changed when it comes to out-of-the-box TV settings.<p>It used to be that when …

This Pocket-Sized PC Packs Enough Computing Power To Replace Your Computer

It’s impressive to consider how quickly computers have gone from filling rooms, capable of handling only a small number of tasks, to pocket-sized …

Donald Trump said 11 false things in just 5 tweets Sunday morning

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Sunday morning, President Donald Trump tweeted. And tweeted. And tweeted.<p>Between 9:04 am and 9:37 am, Trump sent 5 tweets -- all around the same basic theme: He is being unfairly persecuted by special counsel Robert Mueller even as Mueller and the broader FBI overlook crimes by Democrats.<p>…

Donald Trump

PayPal confirms that it is buying payments startup iZettle for $2.2B in an all-cash deal

PayPal is taking its biggest bet yet on point-of-sale transactions, small businesses and markets outside of the U.S. as it looks to raise its game against Square, Stripe and others in the world of payments: The company has confirmed that it is buying iZettle — the Stockholm-based payments provider …

FinTech

NYT: More than 2 dozen people killed by carbon monoxide after leaving on their keyless cars

A report from the New York Times found that dozens of people have been poisoned by carbon monoxide after failing to shut off the keyless ignition on their vehicles.<p>Since 2006 at least 28 people have died and 45 others have suffered injuries from the gas after they thought they had turned off their …

Delivery driver leaves customer with mangled face after he allegedly attacks her

A Georgia man was arrested after he allegedly grabbed a food delivery driver's head scarf and attacked her.<p>Rick Painter, 54, ordered food through delivery service DoorDash on Saturday to his home in Atlanta, and requested the food be left on the counter inside his house, WSB-TV reported.<p>The …

Army's new weapon: 'Enemy can’t see we’re targeting him until we pull the trigger'

FORT BELVOIR, Va. – The Army has figured out how to lift the fog of war, or at least see through it.<p>Soldiers are on the verge of receiving futuristic devices that replace night-vision goggles and allow soldiers to shoot around corners, see through dense vegetation and smoke, plus distinguish friend …

The Crypto Crime Wave Is Here

From stickups and drug deals to white-collar scams, cryptocurrency-related crime is soaring—and law enforcement is scrambling to keep up<p>On a Saturday afternoon in November, Louis Meza made plans to meet a friend and fellow cryptocurrency enthusiast for drinks at Ruby Tuesday in New York City’s …

Cryptocurrency

Windows 10 now has a powerful screenshot tool

If you take a lot of screenshots on your PC, you’ll be happy to know that Microsoft is making it a whole lot easier to do more with them in Windows 10.<p>If you grab the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build, you’ll find that the Screen Sketch annotation tool that was previously part of Windows Ink …

How to free up disk space after updating to Windows 10 April 2018 Update

Feeling a bit constricted after upgrading to Windows 10 April 2018 Update? If you are on a laptop or Windows tablet with a smallish hard drive, then you might be running low on disk space after installing the latest version of Windows. And that's because Windows keeps previous versions around after …

The T-Mobile / Sprint merger could be great for consumers, but it probably won't be

Corporate mergers promise many upsides to shareholders and customers — that's why consolidation happens. Those efficiencies include streamlined …