Evan Nerone

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ISIS Wants a Global Civil War

From the murder of a French priest to the slaughter of 80 Shia Muslims in Kabul, ISIS has one goal: to create a spate of religious civil wars across …

First Click: Xbox One S review, Windows 10 update, Galaxy Note 7, and more in the week ahead

Samsung’s holding a Galaxy Note 7 launch event on Tuesday as well. The Note 7 is expected to have a dual curved display like the existing Galaxy S7 Edge, and feature a secure iris scanner hinted at by an iris-like graphic in the invitation.<p>On Thursday, August 4th, DARPA will host the world's first, …

Galaxy Note

One reason why Europe's war against terrorism is ineffective

The killing of an 85-year-old Roman Catholic priest on Tuesday is the latest continuum of ISIS-linked attacks terrorizing Europe.<p>The death of the Rev. Jacques Hamel in Rouen comes two weeks after another suspected ISIS lone wolf killed 84 people celebrating Bastille Day in Nice.<p>But unlike in the …

Teenager who spent student loan trying to join Isil and used a 'step-by-step guide to terrorism' is jailed

A radicalised teenager who spent his student loan trying to join Islamic State and used a "step-by-step guide to terrorism" has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.<p>Cubeyda Jama, 19, in February boarded a plane to Bucharest, Romania, at Stansted Airport as he attempted to reach Syria but before …

Why Standing Up to a Terrorist Is Your Best Self-Defense

After the carnage like we’ve witnessed in American cities such as San Bernardino and Orlando, and more recently in Europe, the national conversation …

ISIS taunts Putin: Calls on members to carry out terrorist attacks in Russia

REUTERS - Islamic State called on its group members to carry out jihad in Russia in a nine-minute YouTube video on Sunday.<p>"Listen Putin, we will come …

Terrorism

Kabul's Northgate Hotel bombed, attacked

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Taliban took credit for an explosion that targeted a Kabul, Afghanistan, hotel early Monday, the latest in a series of bombing attacks seeking to destabilize the nation.<p>After the explosion, three armed suicide attackers tried to gain entry into the hotel, but were engaged by police, …

Hawaii's spectacular 'smiley' volcano

World<p>Why the fight for legal abortion is only half the battle | View<p>"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood International Women’s Health Coalition<p>World<p>One year after liberation, little progress made in Mosul<p>""God willing, next …

Horn of Africa

Scientists fight crab for mysterious purple orb discovered in California deep

• E/V Nautilus team find likely sea slug 5,000ft below sea off Santa Barbara<br>• Analysis reveals foot and proboscis, making it ‘a gastropod of some kind’<p>More than 5,000ft below the surface of the ocean, in a canyon off the coast of southern California, the purple, globular creature appeared to glow under …

Universal cancer test to pick up 95% of disease on horizon

A universal cancer test which could pick up dozens of different diseases before they become deadly could be widely available within ten years.<p>Scientists from universities across Britain have trawled through 23,000 studies published over the past five years to compiled a list of 750 ‘biomarkers’ …

Skydiver makes history by jumping 25,000 feet into a net without a parachute

A skydiver has made history by becoming the first person to jump 25,000 feet without a parachute.<p>Luke Aikins, 42, a veteran of 18,000 jumps, completed the stunt without mishap, landing almost in the middle of the 100ft by 100ft net.<p>Taking only a few moments to regain his composure, Mr Aikins dusted …

Zika Has Officially Reached The U.S. Mosquito Population

Professional golfer Rory McIlroy canceled his plans to participate in the Summer Olympics in Rio, Brazil, from concerns about getting the Zika virus, especially since his wife is pregnant. McIlroy and his wife live in Florida. And now the first reported cases of Zika transmission by mosquito in the …

Public Health

Al-Shabab attacks CID headquarters in Mogadishu

Al-Shabab attackers set off two car bombs outside a police base in Somalia's capital before gunmen stormed inside, leaving at least 10 people dead, police said.<p>The armed group quickly claimed responsibility for the assault on the headquarters of Somalia's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in …

Ban militias with abuse records from Mosul fight: HRW

Iraqi military commanders should prevent militias with records of serious abuse from taking part in a planned offensive on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant-held city of Mosul, a New-York based rights group has said.<p>The battle for Mosul, ISIL's de facto capital in Iraq and the largest city …

Hillary Clinton Reveals Her Mom Was A Fox News Watcher

Keep your enemies close.<p>Hillary Clinton revealed on Sunday that her mother, Dorothy Rodham, was a big fan of Fox News, the cable network that has devoted more than a fair bit of programming to critical coverage of her daughter.<p>“She was a big Fox viewer, I will tell you,” Clinton told Fox News’ …

Burglary Suspect Found Dead After Being Tied To A Tree

“I think he wanted to capture him and have him arrested,” the local sheriff said.<p>A 911 call about a burglary attempt took a grisly turn when authorities in Alabama found the suspect dead and tied to a tree.<p>Authorities said a mobile home owner strapped a suspected burglar to a tree and taped his …

TSA registers 65 loaded firearms, grenades and a cleaver among items found in bags

The Transportation Security Administration would like to remind travelers to leave their loaded guns out of their carry-on bags.<p>Three inert grenades found by TSA officials in July. (TSA blog)<p>In the seven-day span from July 22 to July 28, TSA officers discovered 74 firearms – including 65 that were …

University of Washington identifies student killed at party

MUKILTEO, Wash. (AP) — The University of Washington on Sunday identified one of the three people fatally shot at a party of young adults in an …

NTSB: Balloon hit power lines before crashing, killing 16

LOCKHART, Texas (AP) — A hot air balloon hit high-tension power lines before crashing into a pasture in Central Texas, killing all 16 on board, …

Are fireflies flickering out?

<b>(CNN) —</b> We're well past the Fourth of July, but my dreams are still illuminated by the spectacles of two summertime icons: fireworks and fireflies. Strikingly juxtaposed, one light show explodes boisterously, so full of crackle and boom, while the other sparkles in eerie silence.<p>Each year our …

Nature

Thousands march in Germany in support of Turkey's President Erdogan

<b>Tens of thousands of people in Germany have turned out in support of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in a rally that raised diplomatic tensions.</b><p>Mr Erdogan had planned to address the rally in the city of Cologne, held to denounce an attempted coup two weeks ago, by video link.<p>But on …

Militants storm Iraqi oil facility Bai Hassan

Five employees killed in separate assaults on energy plants, say officials, with no immediate claim of responsibility<p>Militants have attacked a gas facility and an oilfield in northern Iraq, killing five people.<p>Gunmen on motorbikes opened fire on the facility’s guards, then killed four of its …

Peshmerga

Turkey threatens to back away from refugee deal with EU

Turkey would have to back out of its agreement with the European Union to stem the flow of refugees and migrants into the bloc if the EU does not deliver visa-free travel for Turks, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said.<p>Visa-free access to the EU - the main reward for Ankara's collaboration in …

European Union

This is how much space PlayStation VR requires for you to play - Pocket-lint

PlayStation VR is still a few months away from release, but new documentation released by Sony has finally revealed how much space its …

Virtual Reality

HTC Vive gets a £70 UK price hike thanks to Brexit

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube<p>If you're in the camp of Brits hoping to escape the seemingly impending economic doom caused by Brexit by jumping …

Virtual Reality

Xbox Sends Emails To Those Who Pre-ordered Xbox One S, New Consoles In Transit

Xbox One S Has Started Shipping<p>Yesterday, we reported the latest system update for Xbox One and the Xbox app started rolling out. Cortana is now on …

Nintendo NX Rumors Point To NVIDIA's Tegra Platform As The Engine For A Very Unique Console

You obviously have to take alleged leaks and rumors with a grain of salt in this business, but when it comes to Nintendo’s next generation NX console, some of the product concepts and speculation could be reasonably well-founded. There’s little question Nintendo needs to recapture relevance in the …

Clinton says Russia behind DNC hacking, draws line to Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Sunday that Russian intelligence services hacked into Democratic National Committee computers and she questioned Republican rival Donald Trump’s overtures to Russian President Vladimir Putin.<p>Democratic …

Donald Trump

Major Pokemon Go update adjusts stats, removes broken Nearby feature, allows avatar customization, more

Pokemon Go has just received its first major update since launch. Version 0.31.0 for Android and 1.1.0 for iOS removes the broken footprint functionality, refreshes the UI, and allows avatar customization with more options after the initial sign-up. Besides bug fixes and optimizations, several …

Playstation Vita hacked: Run emulators, homebrew, and more games on PSTV

If you've been hankering to run emulators, homebrew, and classic PC games on your PlayStation Vita, well, you're in luck, as the HENkaku hack now …