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Supreme Court debates long detentions for immigrants facing deportation

The Supreme Court's liberal justices dominated discussion Tuesday about the prolonged detention of immigrants facing deportation, expressing concern about the government holding noncitizens indefinitely without a hearing.<p>At issue for the court is whether immigrants slated for deportation have the …

Stop pretending you really know what AI is and read this instead

You’ve probably heard the news: AI is going to take your job. Wait, no: It’s going to create a new job for you. AI is going to kill us all! Wait, no it’s not. AI is already totally smarter than us at, like, all the smart things. But that probably doesn’t matter? Neural networks. Machine learning. …

Artificial Intelligence

Not Having a Phenomenal Entrepreneurial Journey? Here's What's Missing.

It's easy to get lost in the hype. Stay focused on the crucial elements that distinguish an entrepreneur who is on fire.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you’ve left that job you hate, or you’ve come straight out of college and into the big bad world of …

Business Strategy

Five of the most violent moments of the Reformation

It has been 500 years since what is seen as the “start” of the Reformation, when the German monk Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of a …

‘White Helmets’ Volunteer: Assad Troops Are Executing Civilians

Hawaii snow captured in time-lapse footage

Parts of the US state of Hawaii have received a winter weather warning, with up to three feet (90cm) of snow over the past few days.<p>Weather experts say that it is not unusual for snow to fall in tropical Hawaii, but rarely has it fallen so heavily at such low altitudes.<p>It was heaviest around two of …

Time-lapse Photography

The narcissism of Donald Trump's candidacy

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's statement in the final Presidential debate that he would leave the nation in suspense over whether he would accept the election result is merely the most recent example of the narcissism that has marked his candidacy. But while some might be tempted to dismiss such remarks as …

WATCH: 'Alien mothership' stalking Yorkshire skies spotted by retired cop

The former police officer – who wants to remain anonymous – said he saw a glowing triangular-shaped UFO near Holmfirth, West Yorks, at 8.50pm on …

Netherlands vs. France: Score, Reaction for World Cup 2018 Qualifying

France defeated the Netherlands 1-0 in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying Group A on Monday night.<p>A 30th-minute goal by Paul Pogba from distance was enough to give the visitors maximum points in Amsterdam, but the French had plenty of opportunities to increase the score.<p>The Dutch were disappointing on …

Trump has the ball and Hillary can't run out the clock

Running out the clock is a term often applied to the Clinton campaign as Election Day appears on the horizon, now only 68 days away. And with a lead …

Donald Trump

Prof. Stephen Hawking Says Alien Life is Real, Warns Humans Not to Make Contact

Extraterrestrial life or alien life is the life that does not originate from earth. Some cosmologists believe alien life ranges from simple …

The Sound of Your Voice May Diagnose Disease

There’s long been talk in medicine about the need to listen more to the patient voice — and now that mantra is being taken literally.<p>Academics and …

Seniors beaten by sons: VPD share cases as elder abuse warning

Marking the start of a new Vancouver police awareness campaign, officers shared the details of two real cases to prove how vicious elder abuse can be.<p>…

SpaceX lands its third rocket in a row, celebrates with stellar onboard footage

SpaceX landed the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket onto a small platform in the middle of the ocean for the third time in a row late on …

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 10 – The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins

An intoxicating renewal of evolutionary theory that coined the idea of the meme and paved the way for Professor Dawkins’s later, more polemical works<p>What is man, and what are we for? Remarkably, it was not until Charles Darwin published <i>On the Origin of Species</i> in 1859 that anyone, in our history, …

Is Planet Nine behind mass extinctions on Earth? One astrophysicist says yes

Planet Nine has seen its share of headlines lately, but its newfound popularity is also bringing back theories that the yet-to-be-discovered planet …

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Here's why Microsoft wants everyone to get Windows 10 by July — and what happens if they don't

This is a dramatic shift from how previous versions of Windows have worked. Beyond this, it has also had a big effect on how Microsoft's finances work.<p>Giving away the operating system for free seems like it makes no sense. Traditionally, Microsoft has made money by selling Windows (or, as an …

Windows 10

State Department will not release 22 'top secret' Clinton emails

<b>(CNN) —</b> The State Department announced Friday that it will not release 22 emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton because they contain "top secret" information, the highest level of government classification.<p>The decision, coming three days before the Iowa caucuses, could provide …

Transformation Tuesday: 15 Lessons of Transformation

Some times I get people who ask me how I changed my life. How did I quit drinking and using cocaine? Why did I quit? There must have been something …

Sorry Donald Trump, But Ted Cruz Can Run For President

Unlike the three witches of <i>Macbeth,</i> I’m not known for my clairvoyance. But two-and-a-half years ago, when the non-secret came out that Ted Cruz was born in Canada, I wrote an op-ed debunking the idea that the Texas senator’s presidential ambitions were thus strangled in the crib.<p>One editor declined …

Planetary Resources 3D-printed this object with alien metal that’s not from this planet

You know Planetary Resources? The company that wants to mine asteroids and harvest valuable raw materials from space? Well, we just bumped into them …

These Are The Most-Streamed Beatles Songs So Far

Christmas came early last night for Beatles fans as the band’s entire back-catalog was made available on streaming services around the world.<p>Fans can …

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Racist Trump Tries To Link Baltimore And Ferguson Uprisings To Illegal Immigrant Gangs

In an interview with a Mobile, Alabama talk radio station, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump continued his war on illegal immigrants, by …

Canada just had one of the longest tornadoes in history

The amount of time tornadoes spend on the ground is usually measured in minutes. That won't quite do for the behemoth that hit the Canadian province of Manitoba Monday night—figure nearly three hours.<p>Given that the longest on record is the three-and-a-half-hour Tri-State tornado of 1925 in the US …