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Russian spies and cyber expert charged with treason for 'cooperating' with US

Russian authorities have reportedly charged two officers in the Federal Security Service and an employee of cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab with committing treason in the interests of the United States.<p>Ivan Pavlov identified the three as Ruslan Stoyanov, head of Kaspersky's computer incidents …

Cybersecurity

Trump, in flap with civil rights icon, meets with MLK's son

NEW YORK (AP) — Days before taking office, President-elect Donald Trump attempted to navigate the fallout of his flap with a civil rights leader and …

Trump accuses civil rights leader Lewis of lying about inauguration | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump extended his war of words with African-American civil rights leader John Lewis on Tuesday, accusing the Democratic congressman of lying when he said Trump’s inauguration would be the first that he would miss.<p>U.S. President-elect Donald Trump …

The director of the CIA just went off on Donald Trump. It was a long time coming.

President-elect Donald Trump has long flirted with an adversarial relationship with our country's intelligence community. And now he apparently has gone too far for at least one of its leaders.<p>In an interview with the Wall Street Journal published Monday night, CIA Director John O. Brennan had …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump Tweets at Wrong Ivanka, Who Then Tells Him to Use 'More Care on Twitter'

Donald Trump had a social media misfire on Monday night when he mistakenly quoted the wrong account in a tweet that was intended to include his daughter, Ivanka.<p>The president-elect quoted a tweet from another Twitter user praising his oldest daughter: "@realDonaldTrump @Ivanka Trump is great, a …

Donald Trump

Apprentice Contestant Who Accused Donald Trump of Sexual Misconduct Sues for Defamation

Summer Zervos’s lawsuit calls for the president-elect to either own up to “sexually inappropriate behavior” or defend himself in court.<p><b>Donald Trump</b> has one more lawsuit on his plate. Just one week after successfully fighting a libel suit from political strategist <b>Cheryl Jacobus,</b> the president-elect …

Ava DuVernay’s Plan for the Trump Era: “My Answer Is to Resist”

“It’s a different era of ineptitude and audacity and misogyny and ignorance,” the director tells Vanity Fair.<p>As America prepares for an unpredictable new presidential era, <b>Ava DuVernay</b> is preparing to resist. The director (<i>Selma</i>, <i>Queen Sugar</i>) has a history of intertwining art and activism, two …

Early Exit Polling: Voters Not Optimistic About Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump

Despite showing up at the polls, voters are not optimistic about either major party candidate, according to the first exit poll findings.<p>Just about 4 …

Report of different Samsung phone model exploding

PARIS (AP) — A Samsung phone user in France says her Galaxy J5 smartphone caught fire and exploded on Sunday. The model is different from the Galaxy …

Turkish women in desperate hunt for embryos after IVF clinic shuts down in wake of coup

As a group of rogue officers moved to overthrow Turkey’s government, Zeynep Ustahüseyin was preparing for pregnancy. She had already quit her job in anticipation, and her husband was in a buoyant mood, telling all his friends he would finally become a father.<p>Yet two weeks later, she dashed to her …

Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner

WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than three years, lobbyist Jim Slattery worked in Washington to secure the release in Ukraine of the imprisoned political …

Hot Air Ballooning in Israel: Pictures

Hot Air Balloons

Goodreads Offering Ebook Deals in Move to Leverage User Data

On May 17th, Amazon-owned social reading platform Goodreads announced a new deals service, Goodreads Deals, that will notify users of ebook deals. …

The Power Of Genes, And The Line Between Biology And Destiny

As researchers work to understand the human genome, many questions remain, including, perhaps, the most fundamental: Just how much of the human experience is determined before we are already born, by our genes, and how much is dependent upon external environmental factors?<p>Oncologist Siddhartha …

Genetics

Ex-FBI agent pleads guilty to perjury during Bulger trial

BOSTON (AP) — A former FBI agent pleaded guilty Monday to lying repeatedly during his testimony at the trial of Boston gangster James "Whitey" …

Samsung 'Bedtime VR Stories' might be the perfect remote parenting app

One of the most overlooked aspects of the emerging virtual reality space is its ability to bring people who are located many miles apart together in …

Virtual Reality

Samuel Billy Kyles, Witness to King’s Last Moments, Dies at 81

In early 1968, the Rev. Samuel Billy Kyles and another local minister beckoned the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to Memphis to demonstrate support for a strike by 1,300 black city sanitation workers. The strikers were demanding a minimum 10-cents-an-hour wage increase, workplace safeguards and …

Cries of mother and baby heard under rubble as Nairobi apartment block collapses

Rescue workers raced on Saturday to save more residents from the rubble of a six-storey building in Nairobi - including a mother and baby whose cries could be heard - after it collapsed overnight following heavy rain. Ten people were confirmed dead.<p>President Uhuru Kenyatta visited the site of …

Red Cross

Hindu tailor hacked to death in Bangladesh

A Hindu tailor was hacked to death Saturday in central Bangladesh, police said, an attack that was similar to other recent slayings in the Muslim-majority nation.<p>Police suspect that Nikhil Joardar, 50, may have been targeted because of a 2012 complaint that he had made derogatory comments about the …

Extremism

Mane event: 33 lions flown home after rescue from life in the circus

The roars of lions filled the cargo section of Johannesburg’s main international airport on Saturday evening as 33 lions rescued from South American circuses landed in South Africa.<p>The animals will now be released into a bush sanctuary for big cats.<p>It was the largest airlift of lions in history, …

Wildlife

ISIS executioner ‘Jihadi John’ posed as migrant ‘to get out of UK’

A fascinating account details how British extremist Mohammed Emwazi fled the UK and passed through six countries to become the notorious Jihadi John - the British face of Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL).<p>The Kuwaiti-born, London-raised 27-year-old was killed by a drone strike in 2015 after …

UK's Labour suspends ex-London mayor in anti-Semitism row

LONDON (AP) — Britain's main opposition Labour Party, facing growing criticism over perceived anti-Semitism in its ranks, suspended former London …

Kenya: Large pyres set up for massive burn of ivory

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan authorities have built towering pyres of more than 100 tons of elephant tusks that will be burned on Saturday, in what …

North Korea sentences former Va. man to 10 years of hard labor

TOKYO — North Korea has sentenced a former Virginia man to 10 years in prison with hard labor for subversion, its official news agency said Friday, in the latest case involving an American being detained by Kim Jong Un’s regime.<p>Kim Dong-chul, 62, who was born in South Korea but became a U.S. …

North Korea

Ohio Massacre Victims Showed Signs of Struggle: Autopsy

While investigators in Ohio struggled for a fifth day to find a motive and the person or people responsible for the massacre of eight members of the same family, officials said Tuesday that autopsy results revealed that some of the victims show signs of struggle before they were killed.<p>The Pike …

Chrissy Teigen Dines Out Two Weeks After Giving Birth, and the Internet Explodes

Cookbook author, model, and all-around awesome human <b>Chrissy Teigen</b> stepped out with her husband John Legend on Saturday night for dinner at celebrity haunt <b>The Nice Guy</b> in West Hollywood. It was the couple's first date night since giving birth to their daughter Luna Simone on April 14, but it was …

Science Has Found The Colors Bedbugs Love, So Burn Your Sheets Accordingly

Bedbugs are disgusting, dangerous, vile pests. They spread disease and discomfort wherever they go, and they’re becoming harder to kill. So we need any advantage we can get, and it looks like we just got one.<p>A recent study made little paper tents for bedbugs out of different colors, and then put …

Bedbugs

Box Office Top 20: 'Jungle Book' overpowers 'Huntsman'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even with its star-studded cast of Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt and Jessica Chastain, "The Huntsman: Winter's …

Inky the octopus escapes from New Zealand aquarium | CNN Travel

(CNN) — An enterprising octopus spotted his chance to escape from a New Zealand aquarium -- and took it.<p>Squeezing out from a gap at the top of his tank, the "inquisitive" octopus, Inky, slithered across the floor of the aquarium and down a seawater runoff pipe to Hawke's Bay, and freedom.<p>"Octopus …