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Tory Brexiteers have no power after the election – that's why they've gone after the BBC

Even in their hour of victory after last year’s referendum, some Brexiteers found it hard to believe their historic prize would not somehow be …

United Kingdom

The “worst possible” UK election result has traders searching for precedents about how far the pound may fall

Of all the possible outcomes of yesterday’s UK election, a so-called hung parliament was deemed the most damaging for the pound before the vote. Now, here we are, with a hung parliament.<p>Who will form a government, what their domestic policies will be, and—most significantly—what it means for …

Parents coming to visit? This tech can help

Make family visits smoother and less stressful with a few smart upgrades.<p>So your parents text you to say, Surprise! They're coming into town to "see how you're settling in" to your new apartment.<p>Three reactions: one, you love your parents, but you don't have time to entertain them all weekend. Two, …

Smart Homes

Hacker faces 25 years in prison for giving ISIS a US kill list

Last June – almost a year to the day – a hacker from Kosovo who went by the handle Th3Dir3ctorY breached a server containing databases of personal information about US servicemen and federal employees.<p>Over the next three months, he supplied data pertaining to more than 1,300 US military and …

Security

IRS Advice On Marijuana: Deduct It...But Prepare For 50% Tax

Four states have legalized recreational marijuana, and 23 states plus the District of Columbia have legalized medical use. But federal law still classifies it as a controlled substance, regardless of how legal it is in the states. There’s a lot more than taxes at stake, since federal drug crimes …

Cannabis