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New study suggests brain glitch may cause OCD

Scientists may be a step closer to having a good target for drugs that could treat at least some cases of the misery-rendering malady of obsessive-compulsive disorder. A new study in the journal <i>Biological Psychiatry</i> finds that when a certain receptor in the brain goes into warp overdrive, it causes …

Apple investors officially shave over $40 billion off Apple’s market cap

It was bound to happen, but now it’s official. Apple shares opened at $96, down 8 percent compared to yesterday’s closing price of $104.35. But because this downswing is about Apple, 8 percent represents a lot of money. In just one night, Apple investors shaved around $43 billion off the company’s …

Johann Hari: 'The opposite of addiction isn't sobriety – it's connection'

Shame is spread everywhere except where it's deserved – on the people who have been imposing this war for 101 years<p>Across the world, we are all trying to deal with the same pain, afraid for the people we love in the same way<p>When you write a book, it’s like writing a message in a bottle and tossing …

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British mobile phone users’ movements 'could be sold for profit’

Hackers could steal users’ location data, finding out ‘where you are, how you got there and where you are going’, say campaigners<p>British mobile phone users are one data breach away from having the routines of their daily lives revealed to criminals, privacy campaigners have said.<p>Mobile phone …

Samsung to release phone with bendy screen which ‘unfolds’ into a tablet

First we had smartphones, then we had big-screened ‘phablets’ – now Samsung is to unveil a bendy-screeened ‘smartlet’.<p>The device is meant to bridge …

Caution! These 10 Drugs Can Cause Memory Loss

For a long time doctors dismissed forgetfulness and mental confusion as a normal part of aging. But scientists now know that memory loss as you get …

Kanye West Ditches His Uber To Catch A Lift With A Paparazzo

Well he is trying to save on cash right now...<p>Kanye West has been pretty open about his financial issues in recent weeks, even resorting to asking …

Flashback: Watch ‘The Simpsons’ Predict President Trump in 2000

If a year ago you had asked most political pundits if Donald Trump had a good chance of becoming president, most of them would’ve laughed at you. …

Donald Trump worries Google, Apple and the whole tech industry — and they're speaking out

The most powerful executives in Silicon Valley generally avoid speaking too openly about presidential politics — unless it's about Donald Trump.<p>The …

Apple Scrambles To Catch Samsung, As LCD Loses Ground To OLED

Apple is rushing to catch Samsung on OLED displays. But it will be a long slog — and consumers will begin to notice.<p>That’s my prediction based on input I’ve been getting from Raymond Soneira, a display expert and CEO at DisplayMate Technologies. While it’s clear that Apple has decided that it needs …

Mobile Technology

To Flash a New ROM to Your Android Phone

When you bought your phone it was cutting edge, had the latest version of Android, and made your heart sing. A year or two later, it doesn’t get new …

Richard Di Natale: We need to reclaim our courage and vision on drug policy

I’m hosting a drug summit in Canberra to call for a renewed effort on harm reduction in drug policy that includes a trial of pill testing at music festivals and an end to sniffer dogs at public events<p>Like many Australians, I was saddened by reports over the summer of young people experiencing …

Embrace Blizzards With a Pair of Wearable Sleds Strapped To Your Legs

If your morning commute becomes a struggle after an overnight snowfall, maybe you just don’t have the right gear. Wrangling a snowboard or a set of …

Clinton pardon records offer fuel for Hillary's foes

Over 43,000 pages give new details of some of Bill Clinton's most controversial pardons.<p>LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—Just as Hillary Clinton braces for yet another release of her much-discussed State Department emails, the Clinton Library this week released the largest set of records ever—more than 43,000 …

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Google paid Apple $1 billion in 2014 to keep it the default search engine on iOS devices

Earlier this evening, the Oracle vs. Google lawsuit revealed Android’s revenues and profits for the first time. The same case has now revealed that Google paid Apple $1 billion in 2014 as part of its ongoing deal to be the main search provider—as in the one that resides in the search bar by …

Apple 'Frustrated' by TV Streaming Negotiations

Apple’s reported plan for delivering a full-fledged television service keeps running into roadblocks.<p>In an interview with the <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> …

Apple Is Developing Into a Very Low-Risk Long -- Plus Jim Cramer's Take

<i>Updated with additional comments from Jim Cramer.</i><p>Shares of <b>Apple</b> (AAPL) have been struggling badly since their Jan. 6 close below $101. Just prior to …

Gun in 'El Chapo' hideout traced to ATF operation

One of the guns found in El Chapo's hideout has been traced to Operation Fast and Furious.<p>The drug lord was arrested two weeks ago, months after he …

‘Cartel’ Author Don Winslow Dismisses Sean Penn’s El Chapo Meditation As Anything ‘Except Journalism’

The legend of Sean Penn, journalist, continues after fellow legend El Chapo landed in the slammer once again. Penn only wanted to enjoy some tasty waves and talk drug history with the Sinaloa kingpin, who has since been pictured standing in his prison cell. With any luck, officials are keeping the …

Mexico investigates actress who arranged Sean Penn's El Chapo meeting

MEXICO CITY — There are indications that drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman had business dealings with actress Kate del Castillo, who arranged a …

Sean Penn's El Chapo interview 'just wrong,' contends 'Cartel' author Don Winslow

Don Winslow, whose bestselling novel "The Cartel" was partially inspired by Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, has some words for would-be journalist Sean Penn. And they're not kind ones.<p>In an article for Deadline, the author slammed Penn, who interviewed Guzmán for a widely mocked piece …

I had the chance to interview El Chapo before Sean Penn — this is why I said no

In September 2013, a confidential source acting as a go-between with Mexico’s most powerful drug baron, Joaquín Guzmán Loera, better known as “El …

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Will ‘El Chapo’ Be Extradited to the U.S.?

01/15/2016 · by carylsue · in Current Event Connection, Geography In the News. ·<p><b>POLITICS</b><p>It took six months of hard work for Mexican authorities to track down notorious drug lord Joaquin Guzmán, popularly known as “El Chapo. Now, it could take years of hard work to extradite him to the United …

"El Chapo" lawyers cited Donald Trump in extradition defense

With authorities fighting tooth and nail to extradite Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States after his dramatic capture last week, the drug …