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Enormous haul of ancient Roman coins unearthed in Spain

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 1,300 pounds (590kg) of bronze Roman coins dating to the 3rd century A.D. have been unearthed by construction workers digging a trench in Spain.<p>The coins were found in 19 amphoras, a type of Roman jug, in Tomares, a town in Seville province.<p>Lola Vallejo, Tomares urban councillor, …

Donald Trump's foreign policy speech earns praise in Russia

<b>Moscow (CNN) —</b> After Donald Trump gave a much-anticipated foreign policy speech Wednesday, some of the most glowing reviews that he received were from a place that doesn't often see eye-to-eye with American politicians.<p>Trump's speech was more than well-received in Russia. In Moscow's Red Square, …

Donald Trump

This new street drug is 10,000 times more potent than morphine, and now it’s showing up in Canada and the U.S.

By Katie Mettler<p>, Reporter<p>It was first developed in a Canadian lab more than three decades ago, promising and potent — and intended to relieve pain in a less addictive way.<p>Labeled W-18, the synthetic opioid was the most powerful in a series of about 30 compounds concocted at the University of …

Florida

Why creationists are out of time with history and science

Creationists fail to appreciate the history of science as well as science itself<p>One very positive aspect of the digital world for scientists is that there are various websites that track citations and mentions of research papers and link them together. This can be an excellent way of finding out …

Pentagon adopts Israeli tactic in bombing ISIS

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The U.S. has adopted a unique Israeli battlefield tactic in its fight against ISIS: exploding a missile above a building to warn civilians inside that it's about to be bombed.<p>Israeli forces have widely used the so-called knock-on-the-roof operations in Gaza attacks in recent …

Decoding Beyonce's 'Lemonade'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Beyonce gave viewers a lot to process Saturday night when she released "Lemonade."<p>The "visual album," which aired on HBO, features videos for 12 of the 13 songs on her new album. It was a dreamy and powerful mix of visuals, spoken word, confessions and lyrics.<p>Add to that themes of love, …

Urban Culture

Game of Thrones Season 6 Premiere Recap: The Internet's Best Reactions

Women <i>ruled</i> on HBO this weekend. Our heads were still spinning after Beyoncé's powerful <i>Lemonade</i> reveal on Saturday night, when, not even 24 hours later, the season six premiere of <i>Game of Thrones</i> made one thing clear: Don't mess with the ladies in Westeros. Here, the best reactions to the episode's …

Marine infamous for urinating on Taliban corpses helps foil girlfriend’s alleged hit-man plot

By Travis M. Andrews<p>, Staff writer<p>In 2012, a Marine Corps staff sergeant was court-martialed for being among a group of snipers who urinated on the fresh corpses of Taliban fighters. In 2016, police in Tennessee say he saved a 3-year-old from being fatherless.<p>What may seem like a redemption plot …

Crime

Game of Thrones director explains Melisandre's age surprise

<b>This post contains revelations about the season premiere of HBO’s Game of Thrones.</b><p>Just how old is Melisandre, anyway?<p>We spoke to <i>Game of Thrones</i> …

FBI paid hackers who cracked the San Bernardino iPhone, report says

If you're the FBI, and Apple refuses to assist you, how do you crack open a locked iPhone? Apparently, the same way as everyone else (provided you …

Facebook to allow live video streaming from any device

Facebook has been pushing Live Video lately, with a revamped app experience designed to elevate the feature to its users. Today at F8, Facebook's Developer Conference, the company announced plans to increase its Live Video efforts even more. It's opening up a Live API so that anyone can build in …

Facebook unveils “Surround 360” open source VR camera

How can Facebook get more 360-degree video in the News Feed and VR content on Oculus? By inventing its own virtual reality camera from scratch and open sourcing it so people can build their own and start shooting.<p>Today at F8, Facebook revealed the “Surround 360”, a 17-lens 3D VR camera that looks …

Virtual Reality

How an American became a professional ninja in Japan

Chris O'Neill is a ninja. Really.<p>A Japanese tourism board just hired 29-year-old O'Neill to perform with six other ninjas, both in the country and …

Minnesota Burger King workers smash windows after prank call

A prank caller tricked workers at a Minnesota Burger King into smashing the windows of the restaurant to keep it from exploding, police said Saturday, mirroring similar deceptions at Burger Kings and other fast-food restaurants in other states in recent months.<p>Police said employees at the …

Hillary Clinton Accused Of Using Static Noise To Conceal Fundraising Speech

A local reporter says the campaign turned a noise machine out onto the street just before Clinton started speaking.<p>A local reporter in Denver says Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton used a “static noise machine” at a fundraising event to prevent the press and public from hearing her …

Law professor runs for president in order to challenge Ted Cruz’s eligibility

By Jonathan H. Adler<p>Contributor, The Volokh Conspiracy<p>Law professor Victor Williams is running for president for the purpose of challenging whether Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) is a “natural born citizen” eligible to be elected president. Williams believes that “Ted ‘Canadian’ Cruz” is ineligible. He …

Nexar is more than a simple dashcam recording app

What do you get when you cross the smarts of an artificial intelligence (AI) dashcam app with the location and navigation prowess of Google? Apologies if you were expecting a hilarious punchline, but the answer is, in fact, Nexar.<p>So far, Nexar has pitched its inaugural product as the first AI …

Apps

The successful landing of Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket was one of the most amazing things I've ever seen

This came after previous attempts to bring the booster down at sea were met with, um, limited success, a few with what SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has called "rapid unscheduled disassembly" events. In other words, boom.<p><i>This was seriously one of the most amazing things I have seen in my life</i>. Watch for …

Elon Musk

Yahoo is for sale; bidders line up; Marissa Mayer is toast

Yahoo is for sale, and bidders are lining up to grab their own, ever-shrinking piece of Internet history.<p>The once-great Internet pioneer is entertaining offers...reluctantly. CEO Marissa Mayer would like to see Yahoo through its struggles, but impatient investors are looking for a way to cash …

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Pope Francis offers hope to divorced Catholics, says no to gay marriage

Pope Francis on Friday offered his most complete airing yet of the social issues affecting family life, encouraging his clergy to embrace sinners as well as saints and extending an olive branch of mercy to divorced and remarried Catholics long barred from the highest sacrament of the church: Holy …

Wisconsin primary: Cruz, Sanders win in upset for front-runners

By John Wagner<p>, Reporter<p>David A. Fahrenthold<p>, Reporter<p>Juliet Eilperin<p>, Reporter<p>MILWAUKEE — Sen. Ted Cruz has won the Republican primary in Wisconsin, and Sen. Bernie Sanders has won the Democratic primary, according to exit polls and early returns.<p>The Associated Press called the race for both men …

Government

Scientists just discovered a new state of matter

Quantum spin liquid, a state of matter predicted over forty years ago, has finally been discovered by a team of researchers.<p>The matter, which has …

Wisconsin primary: 5 things to watch

<i>Watch CNN and NY1's Democratic debate, moderated by Wolf Blitzer, Thursday, April 14 at 9 p.m. ET.</i><p><b>Milwaukee (CNN) —</b> Two candidates vying to take down their parties' front-runners could get big boosts if they win Tuesday in Wisconsin.<p>Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is leading Donald Trump in the Badger State's …

Government

British police tricked terror suspect into handing over phone, source says

<b>(CNN) —</b> British police mounted an elaborate undercover operation to seize a terror suspect's cellphone before it could lock and potentially become inaccessible, a source close to the investigation told CNN on Friday.<p>A goldmine of information retrieved from the phone, including communications with a …

Extremism

Rubio Makes Unprecedented Bid to Keep Delegates for Contested Convention

Despite suspending his campaign, Sen. Marco Rubio is attempting to keep every delegate he won while running for president.<p>The unusual move reflects preparations for a contested convention this summer — and comes as Donald Trump backed away from an earlier pledge to support the Republican party's …

Trump stumbling in Wisconsin as forces coalesce against him

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Next Tuesday's Wisconsin presidential primary is emerging as a crucial lifeline for Republicans desperate to stop Donald Trump's …

Government

Over 25K sign petition to allow guns at Republican National Convention

More than 25,000 people have signed a petition to allow firearms inside the Republican National Convention being held in Cleveland in July.<p>Firearms are currently not permitted inside the Quicken Loans Arena, known as "the Q," where the gathering will take place.<p>The petition, posted Monday on …