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A Saudi Student's Brutal Killing Shakes a Small Wisconsin Town

MENOMONIE, Wisc. — A somber mood fell upon the hundreds who gathered here Thursday on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Stout to pay their last respects to a friend they lost too soon.<p>A Saudi flag stood side by side with a U.S flag as more than 20 of Hussain Saeed Alnahdi's closest friends …

Business Administration

Clinton's 'Moscow Spring' ended as Putin returned to power

WASHINGTON (AP) — As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton basked in a diplomatic "Moscow Spring," seizing on Vladimir Putin's break from the …

Russia

Dylann Roof case: Defense lawyers file challenge to federal death penalty

<b>(CNN) —</b> Defense attorneys of the accused killer Dylann Roof filed a legal challenge to the U.S. death penalty on Monday night.<p>Roof's attorneys filed the motion stating that they would drop the challenge if prosecutors dropped their pursuit of the death sentence in his case.<p>Roof, 22, is accused of …

Charleston Church Shooting

Dutch Company Claims No Man's Sky Uses Its 'Superformula' Without Permission

Dutch company Genicap says it owns the license on No Man's Sky's 'Superformula'.<p>A Dutch company is claiming Hello Games is using its 'superformula' …

No Man's Sky

These Are The Most And Least Stressed Cities In The United States

Not to stress you out, but where you live might have a big effect on your stress levels.<p>Stress — and all of the negative health effects that come with it — is an unavoidable part of life. (If you know someone whose life is 100 percent stress-free, we would <i>love</i> to meet them.) It's caused by all …

US, allies say they're at key moment in fight against IS

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and its anti-Islamic State coalition allies said Thursday they've reached a key moment in their campaign to …

Middle East

10 things you need to know today

<b>The Bank of Japan says there won't be "helicopter money."</b> Haruhiko Kuroda, the Bank of Japan governor, says the central bank won't use "helicopter money" in its battle against deflation, Reuters reports, citing the BBC. While it was later revealed the interview took place in mid-June, Reuters says …

Fallout 4's 1.6 Update Arrives on PS4 and Xbox One

It took a bit longer than expected to arrive on Xbox One, but all versions of Fallout 4 now have access to update 1.6.<p>Bethesda announced on Twitter earlier today that the Xbox One patch had been deployed, and this was followed a short time later by the arrival of the PS4 version. The Xbox One …

Gaming

Perpetrator of Nice terror attack asked for 'more weapons' before rampage began, authorities say

French police arrested two more suspects Sunday in connection with a truck attack that killed 84 people in this southern French resort, amid new reports that the 31-year-old assailant sent a mysterious text message asking for "more weapons" just before the rampage.<p>French prosecutors in Paris said …

Extremism

Top officers at Incirlik Air Base arrested in Turkey coup attempt

The top military official at Incirlik Air Base has been arrested, along with other officers at the base — a major U.S. air operations center in the Middle East — in connection with an attempt by a military faction to overthrow the government of Turkey, authorities said Sunday.<p>The arrests came as …

South Asia

Super telescope finds hundreds of previously undetectable galaxies

<b>(CNN) —</b> A South African radio telescope has revealed hundreds of galaxies in a tiny corner of the universe where only 70 had been seen before.<p>The images, taken by MeerKAT telescope, are an indication of the detail the southern hemisphere's most powerful radio telescope may be able to provide when …

Universe

Turkey coup attempt raises fears over safety of US nuclear stockpile

The attempted coup in Turkey on Friday and the subsequent closure of the Incirlik airbase in the south of the country have raised fresh questions about the wisdom of the US stationing the biggest stockpile of nuclear weapons in Europe at such a vulnerable site.<p>Even before the abortive putsch, the …

Foreign Policy

Twelve Tribes: The Church Preached Child Abuse & Slavery

According to ex-members of Twelve Tribes who spoke to The Daily Beast, children are regularly beaten and leaders preached “slavery is …

Religion

Obama criticized for gun control comments during Dallas memorial speech

After delivering a set of unifying remarks, Obama veered into more controversial waters.<p>"It's easier for a teenager to get his hands on a Glock than it is to get a computer or even a book," the president said.<p>Obama also addressed the shooting deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile last week, …

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:<p>1. SNIPERS OPEN FIRE ON POLICE OFFICERS IN …

Police Shootings

Samsung unveils world's first UFS memory cards — the successor to microSD

What comes after microSD cards for removable storage? Samsung has the answer: UFS. The company announced today the world's first removable UFS (Universal Flash Storage) memory cards, offering storage capacity of either 32, 64, 128, or 256 gigabytes, and performance speeds that simply blow older …

Philando Castile Shooting in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, Sparks Protests

Protests erupted in Minnesota overnight after a man was fatally shot by police during a traffic stop in front of his girlfriend and a child.<p>The aftermath of Philando Castile's shooting in Falcon Heights was apparently captured in graphic detail on Facebook video.<p>Angry crowds gathered outside the …

Law Enforcement

ISIS tightens grip on Yazidi captives held as sex slaves

The advertisement on the Telegram app is as chilling as it is incongruous: A girl for sale is "Virgin. Beautiful. 12 years old.... Her price has reached $12,500 and she will be sold soon."<p>The posting in Arabic appeared on an encrypted conversation along with ads for kittens, weapons and tactical …

Brain-eating amoeba found at unusually high levels at water park

<b>(CNN) —</b> Levels of the brain-eating amoeba Naegleria fowleri, which killed an Ohio teen, were unusually high in water samples taken from the U.S. National Whitewater Center and were probably caused by the failure of the water sanitation system, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

Environmental Health

Watch: New drone footage soars above the progress on Apple’s upcoming ‘spaceship’ campus

Do you see an Apple car yet?<p>Here’s the latest entry in the emerging drone-films-over-Apple’s-secretive-new-campus category: Apple’s emerging facility in Cupertino, Calif., which, after roughly $5 billion in construction, is expected to open next year and house 12,000 employees.<p>Campus 2, as it’s …

Juno mission: British rocket engine ready for Jupiter task

<b>When the US space agency's latest probe to Jupiter tries to enter into orbit around the planet on Tuesday, it will be relying on a British rocket engine.</b><p>The Juno satellite is rapidly bearing down on the gas giant after a five-year journey from Earth.<p>It must slow itself to get captured by the …

Intel's Supercomputer Chips Get KO-ed By China and IBM

<b>Intel</b> likely won't power the world's top supercomputers anymore, following two stunning announcements from the Chinese government and <b>IBM</b> .<p>The Chinese governmentunveiled Sunway TaihuLight, a supercomputer which has theoretical peak performance of 124.5 petaflops, making it the first supercomputer to …

Supercomputers

Bethesda know exactly what Fallout 4 is, and it's not an RPG

Last week our own Fraser Brown spoke about how Bethesda don’t know what Fallout 4 is anymore, lamenting that the series is now an unfocused mess of …

PC Gaming

Istanbul airport attackers seized on chaos to cause carnage

ISTANBUL (AP) — It was an attack that echoed the carnage earlier this year at the Brussels airport, down to the taxi that carried the men to their …

Extremism

Fallout 4 Contraptions DLC creates automated slaughterhouse and a lunchbox surplus

Fallout 4's Contraptions Workshop DLC has been out for nearly a week, so it's about time to check in with the player community and see what bizarre …

Fallout 4: Build the Pyrotechnics Mill

This guide will show players how to build the Pyrotechnics Mill in Fallout 4, part of the Contraptions DLC recently released by Bethesda.<p>The …

Fireworks

Fallout 4: How to Use Power Conduits

This guide will show players how to use Power Conduits in Fallout 4, a new feature introduced with the Contraptions DLC.<p>If you instead needed help …

Renewable Energy

Use Honey to save money on Amazon purchases

This popular browser extension has a new trick up its sleeve, and it's all about Amazon.<p>If you're anything like me, you consider saving money a sport. Of course, to get good at the game, you need the right gear.<p>Or, in this case, the right browser extension. Honey is a popular tool that can …

Personal Finance

Fallout 4 - How to Build the Armor Forge

This guide will show players how to build their own Armor Forge in Fallout 4. Players can build various new items as a part of the latest …

Fallout 4 Contraptions Workshop DLC launches today

Fallout 4’s newly released DLC lets you build complex gadgets across your settlements.<p>Bethesda has three remaining DLC packages for Fallout 4, the …

Accessories