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Austin explosion may have been triggered by tripwire, police say

<b>(CNN) —</b> An explosion that injured two men Sunday night could've been triggered by a tripwire, said Austin Police Chief Brian Manley, after a fourth blast in the Texas city in little over two weeks.<p>Authorities are working under the belief that the latest incident is connected to the previous three …

Crime

Bollywood star Sridevi drowned after passing out, police say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bollywood superstar Sridevi, one of the Indian film industry's most popular actresses, drowned after passing out in her hotel bathtub in Dubai, police said Monday.<p>The actress, who died on Saturday at the age of 54, was attending a family wedding in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.<p>"Following the …

Bollywood

He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He's Worried About An Information Apocalypse.

“What happens when anyone can make it appear as if anything has happened, regardless of whether or not it did?" technologist Aviv Ovadya warns.

13 Quotes From 'Fire & Fury' That Will Make Your Jaw Drop

A stick of political dynamite exploded on Friday with the publication of <i>Fire and Fury</i>, Michael Wolff's incredible inside account of Donald Trump's …

Donald Trump

Trump Signed 96 Laws In 2017. Here Is What They Do And How They Measure Up

<b>Updated at 11:02 p.m. ET</b><p>When President Trump signed the $1.5 trillion tax cut bill on Friday at the White House, he made a bold claim — that his "legislative approvals" were off the charts. "No. 1 in the history of our country," he said, citing 88 as the number of bills he had signed into law.<p>The …

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs

California says the only safe way to talk on your cell phone is to text

Earlier this month, the California department of health released guidelines warning residents to avoid putting mobile phones up to their heads.<p>“Keep your phone away from your body,” the state health department writes. “Although the science is still evolving, some laboratory experiments and human …

Public Health

Texas man admits to beheading wife in front of children, storing head in freezer

A Texas man was sentenced to 52 years in prison on Friday after he admitted to decapitating his wife in front of her children.<p>David Dauzat, 24, pleaded guilty to the 2016 death of his wife, Natasha Dauzat, 21, who was found with dozens of stab wounds. Dauzat agreed to the plea deal after Natasha’s …

5 takeaways from Doug Jones' massive victory in Alabama

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Alabama Senate race is over. And Democrat Doug Jones has pulled off an absolutely massive upset, edging embattled Republican Roy Moore.<p>Jones' projected victory narrows the Republican edge in the Senate, which is a very big deal for the future (or lack thereof) of President Donald …

Republicans

In an upset, Democrat Doug Jones is projected to win Senate seat in Ala. race roiled by misconduct allegations against Roy Moore

BIRMINGHAM, ALA. — In a stunning setback for the Republican Party, Democrat Doug Jones was elected Alabama's next senator Tuesday, flipping a deeply red state after a campaign that showcased the increasing power of sexual misconduct allegations and the limits of President Trump's political …

Government

South Korea bombards North with propaganda about defector

South Korea is bombarding North Korean troops stationed in the Demilitarised Zone with news about a compatriot who defected across the border.<p>Large batteries of loudspeakers set up just to the south of the tense frontier are being used to inform the defector's former comrades that while he suffered …

North Korea

World's first human head transplant a success, controversial scientist claims

The world's first human head transplant has allegedly been performed on a corpse in an 18 hour operation which successfully connected the spine, nerves and blood vessels of two people.<p>The operation was carried out by a team led by Dr Xiaoping Ren of Harbin Medical University, China, who last year …