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Palestinian stabs Israeli to death in Jerusalem's Old City as tensions rise

A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard to death in Jerusalem's Old City on Sunday before being shot dead by a police officer, Israeli officials said.<p>The stabbing came with concerns over the potential for an upsurge in unrest in the coming weeks as the United States prepares to move its …

Canadian Amateurs Discovered a New Type of Aurora

It’s named Steve.<p>It started as a loose collection of sky watchers, who braved the cold on countless nights to catch the shimmering colors of the <i>aurora borealis</i> dancing above them.<p>It developed into a friendly argument between amateurs and experts, which erupted over beers one evening at a pub in …

Astronomy

This Is How Stressed Elon Musk Is About Artificial Intelligence

He's majorly concerned.<p>Elon Musk, the tech billionaire who wants to colonize Mars, is seriously worried about advances in artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Donald Trump just admitted that Republicans sabotaged Obamacare in their tax cut bill

President Donald Trump admitted on Tuesday that the tax bill Republicans passed last week would essentially sabotage the Affordable Care Act, the …

Republican senator calls GOP colleague ‘warmonger’ over number of U.S. military missions

WASHINGTON – Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is calling GOP colleague Lindsey Graham a “warmonger” in a tweet that goes beyond a mere …

Trump kills key Obamacare subsidy payments: What it means

President Trump finally made good on his promise to yank funding from a key set of Obamacare subsidies.<p>The administration announced late Thursday night that it would immediately stop supporting the cost-sharing subsidies that reimburse insurers for reducing the deductibles and co-pays of …

Health Care

The Genius of the Playboy Interview

Hugh Hefner was a complicated individual whose notions of sexuality and human relationships were at once woke and predatory, who stumbled upon a …

Inside Jim Carrey's Twisted Approach to Fame: Demons Are Better for Business So He Lets Them All Hang Out

When Hollywood zigs, <b>Jim Carrey</b> zags.<p>That's pretty much the way it's always been with the Golden Globe winner, who broke out 27 years ago as "the …

3 People Have Died After Falling Into a Volcanic Crater in Italy

Devastating.<p>Three people - an 11-year-old boy and his parents - died after they fell into boiling mud in a volcanic crater in Pozzuoli, an Italian …

LinkedIn raises its ad tech game, launches Audience Network across ‘tens of thousands’ of sites and apps

Facebook has set the pace for how social networks can grow their advertising revenues by leveraging advances and ad tech and the information that they collect about users and their interests through the social graph. Now LinkedIn — the career-focused social network owned by Microsoft with some 500 …

Corporate tax cut unpopular with voters, poll shows

Cutting the corporate tax rate to 15 percent would be far less popular than getting the rate that low for small businesses, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll.<p>In fact, six in 10 respondents said corporations pay too little in taxes.<p>Two-thirds of respondents said tax reform legislation …

McDonald's Just Made The Most Heartbreaking News Ever & We're Devastated!

McDonald's is home to some of the most iconic fast foods in the world. From their Chicken McNuggets and World Famous Fries to their Big Macs and Egg …

McDonald's

Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx Come Out As an Item, After 'Tom Cruise Ban' Expires

They’ve finally gone public as a couple. So, did Tom Cruise really ban Katie Holmes from publicly dating for five years to burnish his own reputation?<p>…

Jim Carrey bares his soul in documentary 'Jim and Andy'

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Jim Carrey, the comic actor who was one of 1990s Hollywood's biggest stars, doesn't exist.So says the Jim Carrey who came to the …

Breaking: An Entirely New Type of Quantum Computing Has Been Invented

"It's amazing no one had thought of it before."<p>Australian researchers have designed a new type of qubit - the building block of quantum computers - …

You have 30 more days to tell Ajit Pai not to neuter broadband

While it's attacking net neutrality, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is pushing a second proposal that could also limit internet freedom. Under Tom Wheeler, broadband was redefined to mean 25Mbps download and 3Mbps upload speeds, but Pai's FCC wants to change that to include mobile …

Net Neutrality

France Is About to Ban Oil Production and No One Will Even Notice

France is quitting French oil, though not exactly quitting oil itself.<p>The French government on Wednesday, Sept. 6, will present a plan to halt the …