Garrett Niconienko

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Osama bin Laden's son-in-law found guilty of conspiring to kill Americans

Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, the voice of fiery al-Qaida propaganda videotapes after the September 11 attacks, was convicted Wednesday of conspiring to kill Americans for his role as the terror group's spokesman.<p>The verdict came after about five hours of deliberation in the case against Suleiman …

Republicans Defend Websites That Tricked Donors Into Believing They Were Pro-Democrat

The National Republican Congressional Committee is defending websites that have tricked some Democratic donors into funding the opposition.<p>For instance, as seen in the picture above, the URL contribute.sinkforcongress2014.com, with a professional photo of Democratic candidate Alex Sink, is actually …

82,000 Tons Of Coal Ash Spill From Plant Into North Carolina River

About 82,000 tons of coal ash mixed with 27 million gallons of contaminated water — enough to fill more than 40 Olympic swimming pools — has leaked from a North Carolina power plant and is threatening water supplies across state lines.<p>Duke Energy, the U.S.'s largest electricity provider, which runs …

Violent video games leave teens 'morally immature'

<b>Playing violent video games for long periods of time can hold back the "moral maturity" of teenagers, according to a study in Canada.</b><p>In-depth research into the behaviour of about 100 13- and 14-year-olds found over-exposure to violent games weakened empathy for others.<p>More than half were found to …

Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 4 concepts bring new Samsung design patents to life

After a couple of new design patents have been awarded to Samsung on the last day of the previous year, a couple of new smartphone concepts have emerged imagining what the future Galaxy S5 and the Galaxy Note 4 would look like in case Samsung would actually use the design shown in those …

'Lucky Bags' Go on Sale at Japanese Apple Stores, Big-Ticket Items Included

Apple Stores across Japan have today begun selling different configurations of the Fukubukuro, or "lucky bag", giving customers the chance to purchase a random assortment of products sold at a steep discount, reports Japanese blog <i>Mac Otakara</i> [Google Translate].<p>This year's lucky bags, which sell for …

Attack On Twitch Streamer Shuts Down Riot And EA Servers, Attracts Police

It started as a game of League of Legends, and ended with a swarm of cops pointing guns at the player and accusing him of having hostages held against their will in his home.<p>Welcome to the world of online video game harassment.<p>Professional League of Legends streamer James “Phantoml0rd” Varga spent …

24 Pictures Of The Olympic Flame's Trip Around, Over, And Under Russia

The trip has not always gone smoothly.

UFC suspends Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva for excessive testosterone

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, who fought for the Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight title in<br>May, tested positive for an excessive level of testosterone after his Dec. 6 draw in Australia against Mark Hunt.<p>In addition to surrendering his $50,000 fight-of-the-night bonus following the bloody …

Dennis Rodman still going to North Korea

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman is headed back to North Korea this week – apparently undeterred by the execution of leader Kim Jong Un's uncle.<p>"It's certainly safe, even when there is a bit of disruption like there is now -- a bit of trouble or chaos -- there's even more need for cultural or sporting …