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Protesters' chants of 'Black Lives Matter' echo at megamall; at least 20 arrested

A choir of protests echoed through the country's quintessential megamall, when a few hundred demonstrators from Black Lives Matter raised their voices at the Mall of America.<p>They held the protest Saturday against the Bloomington, Minnesota, mall's wishes, and were met by police who made at least 20 …

Police: New York City cop killer had criminal record - CNN.com

<b>New York (CNN)</b> -- The man who shot and killed two New York City police officers as they sat in their patrol car had posted angry messages on social media, ranting against the government and police, New York Police Department's Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said Sunday.<p>Ismaaiyl Brinsley, 28, also …

Obama: North Korea's hack not war, but 'cybervandalism'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama says he doesn't consider North Korea's hack of Sony Pictures "an act of war."<p>"It was an act of cybervandalism," Obama said in an interview with CNN's Candy Crowley that aired Sunday on "State of the Union."<p>Obama said that the United States is going review …

Astronomers Spy Monster Star Merger on the Move

A coming collision could let astronomers peek at the birth of a jumbo star.<p>Twin monster stars are merging, astronomers report, in a confirmation of a long-held theory on how supermassive stars are born.<p>A Spanish astronomy team reports the eclipsing binary star system, known as MY Camelopardalis (MY …

Iowa Launches An App For Your Drivers License

We take our phones with us pretty much everywhere these days. This gave the Iowa Department of Transportation an idea – put the state drivers license on an app.<p>The app will hold all the same information found on a plastic license. State government authorities such as police and airport security …

Sony Gave Me $1349 Worth Of PlayStation Games This Year -- I Paid $50 For All Of Them

In North America alone during 2014, Sony handed out 71 free games totaling a value of $1349 to PlayStation Plus members. I paid $49.99 for all of them.<p>That staggering statistic comes courtesy of website Push Square, which recently published a comprehensive evaluation of Sony’s premium PlayStation …

10 Perfect DIY Projects for Makers Who Love Their Pets

Pets are people too. If corporations can be labeled as people then why can’t our pets? Regardless, when it comes to our pets, we often spoil them with lavish gifts to show our affections. Makers on the other hand tend to build projects that help with everything from feeding tasks to keeping track …

Accessories with magnets/metal might interfere w/ iPhone 6 Plus optical image stabilization, NFC on new iPhones

Some users have noticed issues with the iPhone 6 Plus camera and NFC on both the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, but the cause of the problem— interference from magnets and metal components in accessories— isn’t well documented.<p>The cause of the issue has been noticed by a small number of users online, and …

Drug companies shake their rattlebag at the poor

Fay Schopen (Opinion, 12 December) cheerleads what she considers the American ease of pill-popping. Even a casual glance at the medicating patterns in my country reveal that the poor, and people of colour, especially children, are those that are prescribed the most pills. And this is not because …

We Asked 29 Tech Companies If Their Employees Can Access Your Personal Data

Privacy policies rarely mention the weakest point in any company's security infrastructure: its employees.<p>Traditionally, privacy worries for consumers and tech companies have been limited to keeping information secure from third parties or hackers. But a series of internal abuses show that tech …

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'Monday Night Football,' Saints vs. Bears 2014: Chicago looks to spoil New Orleans' playoff hopes

The Saints and Bears battle under the lights at Soldier Field in a game that surprisingly has playoff implications for one of these 5-8 teams.<p>The Chicago Bears and New Orleans Saints come into their <i>Monday Night Football</i> matchup with identical 5-8 records, but couldn't be in more different …

Cowboys vs. Eagles 2014 final score: Dallas takes control of NFC East

With two weeks left, the Cowboys have the easiest path to a division crown.<p>With control of the NFC East at stake, the Dallas Cowboys stunned the Philadelphia Eagles with a 38-27 win on Sunday night. The outcome was as surprising its first play.<p>Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey opened the game by kicking …