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New York files suit against President Trump, alleging his charity engaged in ‘illegal conduct’

The New York attorney general filed suit against President Trump and his three eldest children Thursday, alleging “persistently illegal conduct” at the president’s personal charity, saying Trump repeatedly misused the nonprofit organization — to pay off his businesses’ creditors, to decorate one of …

Donald Trump

Comcast bids $65 billion for most of 21st Century Fox

Comcast is going all-in to win 21st Century Fox.<p>The company on Wednesday formalized a $65 billion all-cash bid for most of Fox. It's a dramatic attempt to thwart Disney, which reached a $52.4 billion deal in December for the same film and TV assets.<p>Comcast's (CMCSA) move came one day after a …

Media Industry

Apple to Close iPhone Security Hole That Law Enforcement Uses to Crack Devices

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple has long positioned the iPhone as a secure device that only its owner can open. That has led to battles with law enforcement officials who want to get information off them, including a well-publicized showdown with the F.B.I. in 2016 after Apple refused to help open the locked …

Privacy

Netflix partnered with Telltale Games on 'Minecraft' and 'Stranger Things' projects

We can all stop asking who will be the first to launch "the Netflix of games." We have our answer now, and that answer is... Netflix!<p>Slow down, it's …

Call of Duty

AT&T wins: Judge clears $85 billion bid for Time Warner with no conditions

A federal judge said Tuesday that AT&T's $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner is legal, clearing the path for a deal that gives the pay-TV provider …

Time Warner

Fortnite for Nintendo Switch is out today

The rumors were true: Fortnite is coming to the Switch<p>Fans have been asking for <i>Fortnite</i> to come to Nintendo Switch for months, and the hints that it was going to happen piled up in the days leading up to E3. Nintendo and Epic Games have finally confirmed that it’s happening and, better yet, <i>Fortnite</i> …

Nintendo Switch

North Korean Nuclear Negotiations

Timeline<p>1985 – 2018<p>Nuclear negotiations between the United States and North Korea have proceeded in fits and starts across three decades and have …

North Korea

Trump, North Korea's Kim Jong Un sign unspecified document

SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un concluded an extraordinary nuclear summit Tuesday by signing a document in which Trump pledged "security guarantees" to the North and Kim reiterated his commitment to "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula." The …

North Korea

Trump And Kim Arrive In Singapore For Unprecedented Summit

<b>Updated at 11:47 a.m. ET</b><p>President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Singapore Sunday ahead of a highly anticipated summit.<p>President Trump traveled to the summit — which will be the first-ever meeting between a U.S. president and a North Korean leader — from a G7 meeting in …

North Korea

Trump criticizes Justin Trudeau, says US won't endorse G7 statement

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump on Saturday accused Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of making "false statements" and said that the US will not endorse a G7 communique.<p>"Based on Justin's false statements at his news conference, and the fact that Canada is charging massive Tariffs to …

Donald Trump

New game Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order will let you play a Jedi

A tease for a new game in a galaxy far, far away<p><i>Titanfall</i> developer Respawn’s Vince Zampella gave us a small teaser during today’s EA conference at E3, and while there aren’t many details yet, what we know so far sounds juicy. Yes, there’s a new <i>Star Wars</i> game dropping holiday 2019 called <i>Jedi:</i> …

Titan Fall

John Lasseter Will Exit Disney at the End of the Year – Variety

John Lasseter, once the most powerful man in animation, will leave the Walt Disney Co. at the end of the year following a sexual harassment scandal, …

Animation

Google pledges not to develop AI weapons, but says it will still work with the military

The company has released much-needed guidelines on its approach on AI research<p>Google has released a set of principles to guide its work in artificial intelligence, making good on a promise to do so last month following controversy over its involvement in a Department of Defense drone project. The …

Artificial Intelligence

Facebook says millions of users who thought they were sharing privately with their friends may have shared with everyone because of a software bug

A new software bug is Facebook’s latest self-inflicted privacy headache.<p>After a year of troubling mishaps on its massive social platform, Facebook has landed itself in yet another self-inflicted privacy debacle.<p>As many as 14 million Facebook users who thought they were posting items they only …

Social Media

Huge Xbox One Sale Announced Celebrating E3 2018

E3, the biggest gaming convention on the planet, will kick off soon, and Microsoft is celebrating by putting on what it's calling "the biggest Xbox sale of the year." At the Microsoft Store and other participating retailers, you'll find temporary price drops on Xbox One hardware, services, and …

Xbox Game Pass

Live stream: President Trump signs Veterans Affairs overhaul bill

WASHINGTON -- President Trump signs legislation Wednesday paving the way for a major overhaul of the Department of Veterans Affairs.<p>The Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation that gives veterans access to health care in the private sector at government expense.<p>The measure’s passage by vote of …

Health Care

NASA to reveal new findings from its Mars rover Curiosity

<i>Editor's Note: NASA announced that the Curiosity rover uncovered tantalizing new evidence of organic molecules on the red planet. Read the full story about Curiosity's new findings.</i><p>NASA has called a press conference to discuss new findings made by its Mars rover Curiosity, which has been exploring …

Mars

Trump: 'I have the absolute right to PARDON myself'

President Donald Trump said Monday he has "the absolute right" to pardon himself — but added that he has "done nothing wrong."<p>Trump tweet<p>The tweet …

Donald Trump

North Korea shakes up military leadership as Trump-Kim summit nears

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korea's top three military officials have been replaced ahead of an historic summit between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump, according to multiple reports.<p>All three appear to have been replaced by younger Kim loyalists, part of an ongoing transformation of the …

North Korea

Guatemala volcano: at least 62 killed and 300 injured after Fuego erupts

At least 62 people, including three children, have been killed and nearly 300 injured in the most violent eruption of Guatemala’s Fuego volcano in more than four decades, officials said.<p>Fuego, whose name means “fire”, spewed an 8km (five-mile) stream of lava and belched a thick plume of black smoke …

Natural Disasters

The best advice from 2018 commencement speeches

From Ronan Farrow to Abby Wambach, here are some words of wisdom that can motivate you, whether you’re a recent graduate or not.<p>When you’re starting something new, it can help to hear from someone who’s been there before. That’s the gist of commencement speeches. Speakers often share their personal …

University of Pennsylvania

Most women with a common type of early-stage breast cancer can skip chemo, a new report finds

CHICAGO — The majority of women with the most common type of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy after surgery, according to a highly anticipated new report. The results, released Sunday, are sure to accelerate the decline in chemotherapy for the disease.<p>The findings came from …

Cancer

China warns US trade deals off if tariffs go ahead

BEIJING (AP) — China warned Sunday after another round of talks on a sprawling trade dispute with Washington that any deals they produce "will not take effect" if President Donald Trump's threatened tariff hike on Chinese goods goes ahead.<p>The warning came after delegations led by U.S. Commerce …

China

Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs

In the fall of 1999, John Doerr met with the founders of a start-up whom he'd just given $12.5 million, the biggest investment of his career. Larry …

Special report: How the robot revolution is changing our lives

We're entering a new, robot-fueled tech boom that is already disrupting the world's balance of power, and is changing how we fight wars, stay alive, …

Carnegie Mellon University

Big Banks to Get a Break From Limits on Risky Trading

Big banks are getting a big reprieve from a postcrisis rule aimed at curbing risky behavior on Wall Street.<p>Federal bank regulators on Wednesday unveiled a sweeping proposal to soften the Volcker Rule, a cornerstone of the 2010 law that was enacted after the financial crisis to rein in risky …

Finance

Trump signs bill for terminal patients to try unproven drugs

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed legislation Wednesday aimed at helping people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments, calling it a "fundamental freedom" that will offer hope and save lives.<p>Joined by families dealing with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also called Lou …

FDA

Israel-Gaza border quiet after Hamas announces ceasefire

GAZA (Reuters) - The Israel-Gaza border fell quiet on Wednesday under a de facto ceasefire after the most intense flare-up of hostilities between Palestinian militants and Israel since a 2014 war.<p>Militants from Hamas, the dominant group in Gaza, and Islamic Jihad fired dozens of rockets and mortar …

Israel

Top North Korean official heads to US for pre-summit talks

BEIJING (AP) — A top North Korean official headed to New York on Wednesday for talks aimed at salvaging a summit between Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump on the future of Kim's nuclear program, in the North's highest-level mission to the United States in 18 years.<p>Associated Press reporters …

North Korea