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The most anticipated innovations coming in 2015

In the age of venture capital and crowdfunding, it’s not at all unusual that by the time a technology or breakthrough reaches the marketplace, the narrative that carried it to this point has been unfolding for some time.<p>These days, I like to say the process of innovation takes place as much in a …

Virtual Reality

Norman Lear, ‘All in the Family’ creator, says TV today too politically correct

Norman Lear, legendary TV producer of boundary-pushing shows such as “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons,” believes television today is doing a …

TV

Obama's gun control evolution

The president started by offering thoughts and prayers after the Fort Hood shooting in 2009, but by 2015 he was insisting our thoughts are prayers "are not enough."

Gun Control

Alabama sues federal government over Syrian refugees | Reuters

(Reuters) - Alabama officials sued the U.S. government on Thursday to force the Obama administration to provide more information on the settlement of refugees from Syria and other countries in the state.<p>Alabama Governor Robert Bentley speaks during a news conference in Mobile, Alabama July 2, 2012. …

North Africa

The Fundamentalist Religious Views That Inspired Ammon Bundy and His Militia to Occupy a Remote Federal Facility in Oregon

Ammon and Ryan Bundy, the brothers in command of the Citizens for Constitutional Freedom -- an armed group that has taken over a cluster of government buildings at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in an empty swath of eastern Oregon desert -- explain that they have occupied the facility to …

Adam Sandler’s ‘Ridiculous 6’ insulted some Native Americans. Now it’s Netflix’s ‘No. 1’ movie.

Despite his long string of hits, Adam Sandler was in a tough spot less than a year ago. As the actor approached 50, the movie that was to kick off his historic four-picture Netflix deal, a comedy western called “The Ridiculous 6,” courted controversy with its portrayal of Native Americans. The …

Entertainment

Oil price tumbles to below $33

<b>The oil price tumbled to $32.62 a barrel on Thursday morning as a result of rising US energy stockpiles and China's weakening currency, before recovering later in the day.</b><p>Brent crude fell 4.7%, hitting fresh 11-year lows, while US crude was down 3.9% at its lowest level since 2008.<p>Brent recovered …

Oil

Erdogan cites Hitler’s Germany as example of effective presidential system

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has reiterated his desire to ensure Turkey adopts a presidential system of government and has even cited Adolf …

Here is the surprisingly easy way Donald Trump could realistically be banned from the UK

The debate was triggered after Trump called for a "complete shutdown of Muslims" entering the US. A petition to bar Trump reached more than 100,000 signatures, making it eligible to be considered for debate by a committee of MPs. They decided that debate will go ahead on January 18 in Westminster …

Florida Gov. Rick Scott praises Trump in op-ed

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Florida Gov. Rick Scott praised Donald Trump in an op-ed published Wednesday evening, writing that the Republican presidential front-runner has the ability to give the "most interesting interviews" and adds that he is "capturing the frustration of many Americans."<p>"I know Donald …

Employment