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President Trump told a blatant lie during speech, but MSNBC had the receipts

<b>(Getty/Jim Watson)</b><p>MSNBC conducted a live fact check during a telecast of a speech President Donald Trump gave<p>Koh Mochizuki<p>September 1, 2017 6:36pm (UTC)<p><b>MSNBC conducted a live fact check during a telecast of a speech President Donald Trump gave in Springfield, MO on Wednesday.</b> <br>In a speech trumpeting …

Donald Trump

There’s a disaster much worse than Texas. But no one talks about it | Jonathan Freedland

In this story America is not the victim. Along with Britain, it is on the side of the perpetrator – helping to cause the world’s worst humanitarian crisis<p>A quick quiz. No Googling, no conferring, but off the top of your head: what is currently the world’s worst humanitarian disaster? If you …

Saudi Arabia

Toronto Film Festival 2017: 30 Movies We Can’t Wait to See

‘Bodied’<p>Music-video godhead Joseph Kahn – a gent who’s worked with everybody from the Geto Boys to the Backstreet Boys, Taylor Swift to Eminem (one …

film

Possible LG Nexus 5X specs show up on Amazon India, Snapdragon 808, 2GB RAM and 2700mAh battery among listed features

Yesterday we got our first look at what is likely the official retail packaging for the upcoming LG Nexus 5X and Huawei Nexus 6P handsets. Today, it looks as though the 5X specs have been revealed by an image-less listing on Amazon.<p>The placeholder on the Amazon India page seemingly corroborates …

The Russian Military Buildup in Syria Is Protection for Its Own Forces: John Kerry

Russia’s recent military buildup in Syria is consistent with protecting its own forces in the country, Secretary of State John Kerry said during a …

Middle East

To Catch A Bomb-Maker

This is the story of a little-known FBI forensics lab and how it changed the war on terror<p>The insurgent began with a cordless phone—one of the knockoffs of a Chinese-built Senao so popular in northern Iraq. Hunched over a worktable somewhere near the refinery town of Baiji, about 150 miles north of …

Apple now allowing developers to submit iOS 9, OS X El Capitan and native Watch apps to the App Store

Update: Apple has now informed developers that they can submit iOS 9, El Capitan and watchOS 2 apps to the App Store.<p>Three days later than the normal schedule, Apple is finally letting developers submit iOS 9 apps for review. Apple usually enables submission for apps built against the new SDK as …

Week in pictures: 5-11 September 2015

Our selection of some of the best news photographs taken around the world this week.<p>A British Airways plane bound for London caught fire at Las Vegas airport, forcing the evacuation of 170 people on board via emergency slides. The left engine of the Boeing 777-200 caught fire before take-off and at …

Apple CEO Tim Cook to appear on ‘Late Show’ with Stephen Colbert this Tuesday, Sept. 15

Heads up! Tim Cook is set to appear next month at Box’s BoxWorks conference, WSJ’s WSJ.D Live conference, and perhaps most importantly, CBS’s The Late Show next week. Stephen Colbert, previously of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show and Colbert Report, took over hosting duties at CBS’s late night …

Apple Loop: iPhone 6S Wins The Internet, Apple's Crowdsourced Innovation, Apple TV's Biggest Mistake

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes a summary of the September 9th event, details on Apple’s inspirations, the differences between the new iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, the new iPad portfolio, more fashionable takes on the Apple Watch, AirBNB’s …

Confucius’ Top 7 Tips for a Happy Life

<i>“It is better to play than do nothing.”</i><i>“Men’s natures are alike; it is their habits that separate them.”</i><i>“Only the wisest and stupidest of men never</i> …

Everything you need to know to preorder an iPhone 6S

The wait is almost over.<p>The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus won't hit shelves until Sept. 25 but you'll be able to reserve one soon. Apple will open up …

Whitney Houston Hologram to Tour World in 2016

The late Whitney Houston will return to the stage as a hologram next year. The project is being organized by Hologram USA in conjunction with Pat …

Music

33 Energy Bites for On-the-Go Snacking

Whether it's first thing in the morning or midafternoon, we all need an energy boost at some point during the day. Coffee is one solution; a sugary …

Tips to keep your family healthy on the road

As a mum of two young globetrotters, I’ve seen my share of travel health problems. And I’ve come to realise that keeping my family healthy on the road is all in the planning.<p>You can avoid a lot, if not all, nasty surprises with a little research and preparation before leaving home, adopting a few …

Swimming Pools

Microsoft puts Windows 10 installer on PCs even if you don't ask for it

Taking the idea of "automatic updates" to the extreme, Microsoft has confirmed that it's downloading Windows 10 installation files on PCs just in case you might want to upgrade, <i>The Inquirer</i> reports. As a Microsoft rep tells it, the company is placing the files on computers that have opted into …

Facebook tests temporary profile pictures for supporting causes

Changing your profile photo is a puzzlingly big decision, but Facebook is trying to make it easier to quickly change them up every so often. According to <i>TechCrunch</i>, Facebook is testing a new feature that allows people to temporarily set a new profile photo, which will then go away after a set …

Apple Addresses Privacy Questions About ‘Hey Siri’ And Live Photo Features

Though Apple has long been vocal about its stance on security and privacy, it has recently begun utilizing that stance as a sales tool. If you’d like to keep personal data — anonymized or not — to yourself as much as possible, the company has messaged, then you should invest in Apple hardware.<p>That …

Automakers vow to put the brakes on rear-end collisions

Every 17 seconds, a driver on a U.S. road gets hit from behind. In fact, a third of all car crashes are rear-end collisions.<p>Traffic safety regulators, insurance companies and automakers have for years tried to figure out how to stop so many people from plowing into cars in front of them, accidents …

9/10: The Day Before

The pilot grilled steaks. The WTC Borders clerk picked up a pushcart coffee. The mayoral candidate prepped for the primaries. And the terrorists …

Apple’s iPhone 6S announcement: what to expect

Wednesday's main event will be two new iPhones: the iPhone 6S and the iPhone 6S Plus, as they'll almost certainly be named. As with prior "S" years, these two phones should maintain the same design that the iPhone already has, albeit with some minor tweaks. Most notably, both phones are expected to …

Smart TV

Apple AirPort Extreme vs Google OnHub: two powerhouse routers, separated by software

Google’s new OnHub, or Apple’s tried-and-true AirPort Extreme? Many will face a choice when shopping for a new router, but choosing between these two isn’t as cut-and-dry as it might seem. Both pack a punch, but the intangibles set them apart. Here is the Google OnHub vs Apple AirPort Extreme …

Acer's coolest new PC lets you build a computer like Lego bricks

Building your own computer is starting to come back in style thanks to initiatives like Phonebloks and Google's Project Ara, and now Acer is bringing that idea to the desktop. It's introducing a new PC today called the Revo Build Series, which starts as a small core block and can then be built upon …

Google reveals new logo for mobile world

<b>Google has unveiled a new logo for its core search services.</b><p>The change smoothes out some of the features in the letters that make up the well-known colourful logo spelling out its name.<p>It said the change was needed because people were now reaching Google on lots of mobile devices rather than just …

Samsung’s Profit Continues To Slide As Its Smartphone Unit Struggles

As the company forecasted earlier this month, Samsung Electronic posted yet another drop in its quarterly profits.<p>This marks its seventh quarterly decline in a row as the company’s smartphone unit struggles to keep up with competitors like Xiaomi. Sales of its flagship Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge also …

Gear & Gadgets

Canon's new $30,000 video camera can see where you can't

Canon is already competing with the Arri Alexa and Red cameras of the world, but it's about to take this one step further. Meet the ME20F-SH, a high-end video shooter that features a sleek, subtle and somewhat compact design. Most importantly, Canon's new camera can deliver an ISO equivalent of …

18-Foot Python Captured in Florida Everglades

Pythons present a low risk to visitors to the Florida Everglades, according to officials, but you'd probably still want to steer clear of this mammoth Burmese python recently captured by University of Florida researchers.<p>Caught along a popular wildlife-watching trail in Everglades National Park, …

Zoology