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Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte says he personally killed criminals

Controversial leader – who has endorsed extrajudicial executions of drug offenders – says he killed to show police officers ‘if I can do it, why can’t you?’<p>Rodrigo Duterte has announced he personally killed suspected criminals when he was mayor of his home city of Davao in the Philippines, cruising …

Asia

Samantha Bee: Why Democrats need to stop acting like losers

"Five weeks ago, the Democrats lost the presidential election, the Senate election, the House election, the Supreme Court, and the will to live," Bee said on Monday's episode of TBS's "Full Frontal." "Democrats are now officially in the wilderness. In some cases, literally. They're acting like any …

President Obama Got Real About Russia in His Final Late-Night Interview

This is how they operate.<p>On Friday night, <i>The Washington Post</i> dropped what many called a bombshell report: the CIA has concluded that Russia interfered in the 2016 election on Donald Trump's behalf. But listening to President Obama on <i>The Daily Show</i> last night, you wouldn't know it. As the president …

Dancing with the Stars

U.S. proposes requiring vehicles to 'talk' to each to avoid crashes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Department on Tuesday proposed requiring all new cars and trucks to be able to “talk” to one another using short-range wireless technology to potentially avoid tens of thousands of crashes annually.<p>Automobile traffic backs-up as it travels north from …

General Motors

Teenage TalkTalk hacker sentenced

The teenage hacker that played a key role in the 2015 TalkTalk data breach has been sentenced to a 12-month youth rehabilitation order today, after pleading guilty to seven charges under the Computer Misuse Act last month. Alongside a nominal fine, the 17-year-old has also surrendered his iPhone …

Egypt says church bomber linked to Muslim Brotherhood

CAIRO (Reuters) - A suicide bomber who killed at least 25 people in Cairo’s main cathedral on Sunday was a Muslim Brotherhood supporter who joined a militant cell while on the run from police, the Interior Ministry said.<p>In an interview with Reuters, the mother of the alleged bomber said he had been …

Extremism

Ho, Ho, Ho! A Flipboard Magazine Challenge

Have you been naughty this year? Here’s a chance to redeem yourself.<p>Everyone has a personal perspective on what the holiday season means. Even so, we …

Donald Trump Meets With Kanye West at Trump Tower

Updated: Kanye West met with President-elect Donald Trump in New York City’s Trump Tower on Tuesday morning. The meeting was one of West’s first …

California Inmates Busted for Contraband Phones After Sharing 'Mannequin Challenge' Video from Prison

Sometimes posting Mannequin Challenge videos on social media can bring positive results. After all, the challenge helped Rae Sremmurd shoot to the …

You can now apply to be an emoji translator

A London language firm is searching for an emoji translator, potentially the first in their field.<p>Taking on what’s been called one of the world’s fastest-growing languages, the full-time ‘consultant’ will work out the challenges emoji-dom holds cross-culturally, while also compiling monthly trend …

Language

Spider-Man: Homecoming’s Peter And Ned Are The New Drake And Josh

Less than a week after <i>Spider-Man: Homecoming</i>'s first trailer dropped, the internet has graced us with one hilarious mash-up.<p>On Sunday (December 11), …

The Real Reason Donald Trump Just Postponed Revealing His Business Plan

The president-elect won’t tell the world how he plans to address his conflicts of interest this week after all. Not that his plan would really solve anything.<p>Three weeks and a day after the election, <b>Donald Trump</b> announced on Twitter that would be making an announcement to address his conflicts of …

Donald Trump

A NASA Scientist Warns That We Are Completely Unprepared For A Surprise Asteroid Or Comet Strike

On Monday, Dr. Joseph Nuth announced Earth is not prepared for the arrival of a surprise asteroid or comet. Nuth’s comments came during the annual American Geophysical Union meeting where he went on to say the planet may be overdue for an extinction-level event. Nuth knows that even if Earth …

Loom.ai can automatically create a 3D avatar of your face from a single selfie

Loom.ai has raised $1.35 million in seed funding, and it has also unveiled its platform for automatically creating 3D avatars of your face from a single selfie.<p>San Francisco-based Loom.ai has its roots in founders who worked on visual effects for DreamWorks and LucasFilm. You’ll eventually be able …

ROGUE ONE Will Make STAR WARS Fans Very Happy (Spoiler-Free Review)

In a lot of ways, my personal anticipation for <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i> has been greater than <i>The Force Awakens</i>. Growing up with only three …

'Rogue One' dazzles as it expands 'Star Wars' universe

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" answers the question of whether that galaxy far, far away is big enough to sustain multiple offshoots with an emphatic yes, delivering an extremely muscular and satisfying expansion of what had been, under George Lucas, a rather underdeveloped …

Star Wars

Paris Review - Two Poems

Ai<p>Issue 74, Fall-Winter 1978<p><b>Nothing But Color</b><i><br>For Yukio Mishima</i><p>I didn't write Etsuko,<br>I sliced her open.<br>She was carmine inside<br>like a sea bass<br>and empty.<br>No viscera, nothing but color.<br>I love you like that, boy.<br>I pull the kimono down around your shoulders<br>and kiss you.<br>Then you let it fall open.<br>Each time, …

Literature

Scientists name new species of spider after the ‘Harry Potter’ Sorting Hat

One of Hogwarts’ founders (and a magical item he created) have inspired the name of a new species of spider.<p>In a paper published in the Indian …