Sandeep Mallya

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Former senior CIA official says it's "quite near time" for Trump supporters to kill Trump opponents

Michael Scheuer says its about time to kill American citizens who oppose Trump. Scheuer is a former senior CIA official and the author of the New …

Mainstream Media

Mark Zuckerberg keeps forgetting about humans

Mark Zuckerberg’s social awkwardness is readily apparent to anyone who has heard him speak. Yet to his credit, the Facebook founder and CEO has been willing to engage in candid interviews, speaking openly with CNN and Wired in the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica scandal and, earlier this week, …

Silicon Valley

Sacha Baron Cohen unmasks the power of the gun lobby in Virginia

It seems absurd, but the reality is even more so.<p>Philip Van Cleave, head of the pro-gun lobby Virginia Citizens Defense League, was tricked into being filmed with prankster comedian Sacha Baron Cohen of “Borat” movie fame in a make-believe video advocating the use of real firearms for young …

Guns

Trump, Retreating Further Into Soothing Alternate Reality, Says Russia Is Actually Scared of Him

There’s some crosstalk in the video, but Donald Trump appears to have answered ABC reporter’s Cecilia Vega’s question about whether Russia is still …

Donald Trump

Kellyanne Conway: Ignore what Trump said in Helsinki and on Twitter — that typed statement is what he really thinks

Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway told “Fox & Friends” on Wednesday that they should ignore what President Donald Trump said on Monday during his joint …

Donald Trump

Fox News Host: Trump ‘Sounds Insane’ on Latest Russian Meddling Denial

The president left a normally supportive Fox News host baffled after saying Russia is not still trying to interfere with U.S. elections.<p>With one …

Donald Trump

‘He is our son’: Obama draws adulation in understated visit to his father’s native Kenya

NYANG’OMA KOGELO, Kenya — Even for Barack Obama, who is often greeted by fervent throngs in his home country, the adulation the former president receives in his father’s native Kenya is in a league of its own.<p>On Sunday and Monday, Obama was in Kenya for his first visit since leaving office. He …

Africa

We are a deeply stupid country

My fellow Americans, we are a deeply stupid nation.<p>I know this must be the case because President Trump has repeatedly informed us that we are a “stupid country” — he offered this opinion on at least nine occasions since he launched his campaign for the presidency — and he should know. As he …

Donald Trump

Bitcoin Surges After Breaking Back Through $7,000 Level

What’s up with Bitcoin?<p>That seems to be question on the minds of most casual observers of the biggest digital token after it suddenly surged as much …

Cryptocurrency

Political cartoons: Trump-Putin summit

Political cartoonists weighed in on President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s meeting.<p>Click here if viewing from a mobile …

Russia

New York Daily News Scorches 'Treason' Trump With Brutal New Cover

The president sparked outrage when he refused to publicly condemn Russian leader Vladimir Putin for Russian interference in the 2016 campaign.<p>The New York Daily News hammered President Donald Trump with its Tuesday cover, suggesting that his refusal to publicly condemn Russian leader Vladimir Putin …

Donald Trump

8 Smart Things You Can Do With $1,000 Right Now

Sitting on a windfall? Here's how to put it to good use.<p>It's not every day that $1,000 magically falls into your lap. But if you're looking at a …

Personal Finance

‘Why are you still here?’: Inside the last Blockbuster in America

A man parked his motorcycle on the sidewalk Saturday morning, ruining the aesthetic of the last remaining Blockbuster in the contiguous United States.<p>“You can’t park there,” general manager Sandi Harding told the man as he walked into the store in Bend, Ore. “People are trying to take pictures.”<p>The …

Customers

London gives a warm, orange welcome to Donald Trump

A GIANT, inflatable “Trump baby”, snarling and clutching a smartphone in its tiny orange hand, is ready to greet America’s president during his visit …

Donald Trump

The terrifying trailer for 'Conjuring' prequel 'The Nun' is here if you can handle it

The third film in <i>The Conjuring</i> series, <i>The Nun</i> takes place long before the events of <i>The Conjuring</i> and shows the origins of the terrifying demon …

Romania

Trump redoubles America's assault on its most dangerous enemy: Cable news journalists

Donald Trump is in the U.K. at the moment, honoring our mother nation by doing his best impression of its favorite son, international traveler Mr. …

Donald Trump

Giant Trump Baby blimp flies over London and it's making Donald feel 'unwelcome'

For those of you fortunate enough to have missed it, it behooves us to inform you that Donald Trump is in town. London town, to be precise.<p>But, his …

Donald Trump

How Scarlett Johansson alienated Black Widow’s feminist fanbase

In recent months, you may have noticed Marvel fans expressing a certain ambivalence toward the <i>Black Widow</i> movie. Not because they dislike it on …

Marvel Universe

All the wittiest signs from the UK protests against Trump

Thousands have gathered in central London for anti-Trump rallies to protest his official visit to the UK. True to British form, the signs captured …

Donald Trump

Meet the racist, sexist and Islamophobic Twitter account President Trump promoted this morning

Civility at work.<p>On Monday morning, President Trump retweeted a Twitter user who goes by “Maga Gold Hat NRA Aka Goldy” (@MagaGoldHat). The tweet …

Donald Trump

Scottish Newspaper Prints Scathing Editorial Decrying Trump: ‘a Racist, a Serial Liar,’ a Possible ‘Sex Abuser’

<i>The Scotsman</i>, a national newspaper in Scotland, printed an unprecedented editorial that ripped President <b>Donald Trump</b> to pieces amid his visit to the …

Donald Trump

Large protests against President Trump in London

Thousands of protesters have gathered in London for demonstrations against US President Donald Trump and his controversial policies.

Donald Trump

WATCH: White woman calls cops on black man for listening to yoga CD in his car

Now yoga can be added to the list of normal activities black people might engage in that get the cops called on them. Ezekiel Phillips claims that he …

Yoga

I was a real Republican, before the 'wingnuts' took over my party

Trump is a danger to our nation and a disgrace to the Republican Party, but GOP leaders have decided they want to keep inflicting him on America.<p>About the same time the Trump administration had perfected its cruelty against families and children, the Hamilton County Republican Party in Cincinnati …

Republicans

Is Bitcoin Beginning To Stabilize?

Bitcoin's history is one long series of crashes and recoveries.<p>If someone had given you a bitcoin each time you heard that Bitcoin was dead, you'd have... well, you'd have a lot of bitcoins. One website has been keeping track of media reports of Bitcoin's demise and puts the current count at …

Cryptocurrency

The Justice Department Is Reinvestigating the 1955 Slaying of Black Teenager Emmett Till

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, the black teenager whose brutal killing in …

Black History

Blackmailers threaten to leak users’ masturbation videos unless they pay ransom

It seems the cryptocurrency community is under threat of a new blackmail tactic, so take caution.<p>Cornell University computer science professor Emin Gün Sirer has shared an email that appears to leverage leaked passwords to swindle Bitcoin out of unsuspecting victims, demanding they pay a …

Security

England Lost in the World Cup and the 'They're Going Home' Memes Are Here

Following England’s devastating loss to Croatia in the World Cup semi-final, Twitter was rife with jokes poking fun at the “It’s coming home” …

goinghome

Man Harasses Latina for ‘Un-American’ Puerto Rico Shirt While Cop Does Nothing

"You should not be wearing that in the United States of America. Are you a citizen?"<p>Last month, Mia Irizarry was setting up a picnic for her 24th birthday in a park outside of Chicago when, out of nowhere, a white man barged up to her and started berating her about her shirt: a tank top with the …

Puerto Rico

Meditation kept the Thai boys trapped in a cave astonishingly calm

The Thai boys soccer team rescued from underground caves was helped in survival by meditation practices led by its coach - a former Buddhist …

Meditation