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Sorry, Donald Trump, the Trump University judge was just following the law

<i>“He [Judge Gonzalo Curiel] is giving us very unfair rulings, rulings that people can’t even believe. This case should have ended years ago on summary judgment. The best lawyers — I have spoken to so many lawyers — they said, this is not a case. This is a case that should have ended.”</i><p><b>— Donald Trump,</b> …

Donald Trump

Police shot homeowner after responding to wrong location, authorities say

Earlier this week, police in Georgia received a report of gunshots and cries for help.<p>Officers responded to a house in Stockbridge, where they were greeted by a 63-year-old homeowner, who had a gun, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a news release. The homeowner didn’t drop his weapon …

Law Enforcement

Gucci’s Newest Menswear Collection Is Absolutely Bonkers in the Best Way

If you’re not a fashion die-hard who's already well-acquainted with the man behind Gucci's latest renaissance, then it's time to become <i>very</i> familiar. His name is Alessandro Michele and he's coming for your closet. The designer's to-date collections for the storied Italian brand have already spawned …

Menswear

Organic-Cotton Undies Fight Odor, Bacteria With Silver Technology

Organic Basics is fighting the funk in your trunk, one pair of undies at a time. The Danish apparel company has developed a line of organic-cotton …

Eco Fashion

What 7 of the World's Smartest People Think About Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) will end us, save us or—less jazzy-sounding but the more probable intersection of both—eventually obsolete us. From …

The former CEO of AIG is set to make a killing on a multibillion-dollar deal

The deal would mark a fast and profitable exit for Starr, which bought MultiPlan for $4.4 billion in 2014.<p>Starr and a coinvestor put up about $1.4 billion for the original deal, according to the WSJ, and borrowed the rest of the purchase price. That means the sale would likely net a huge …

Dutch "horror dentist" jailed for mutilating many mouths in France

A Dutchman known as the “horror dentist” for mutilating the mouths of more than 100 patients has been sentenced to eight years in France. Jacobus “Mark” van Nierop, 51, performed what the court described as “useless and painful procedures”. It’s thought his aim was to defraud medical insurance and …

Google, Microsoft join $48m pledge for US computer science, demand $250m from Congress

Everyone who’s anyone in tech – from Jess Bezos to Mark Zuckerberg – has signed an open letter to Congress urging them to put $250m of federal funds towards providing every student in every school with the opportunity to learn computer science.<p>Some $48 million has been raised privately, including …

Computer Science

Deported veterans fight to return 'home' from Mexico

<b>Tijuana, Mexico (CNN) —</b> In a strip mall on a dusty street, a group of U.S. military veterans gather. Like any group of old soldiers, they joke, swap stories and keep each others' spirits up. But they aren't in Texas or California. This isn't a local VFW. This is Tijuana, Mexico a place most of …

Immigration

The Behind-The-Scenes Story Of Prince’s ‘Little Red Corvette’ Video

<i>It’s been one year since Prince passed away and fans have taken to the internet today to post remembrances. In the spirit of that, we’re re-running a few articles that call attention to Prince, his life, his music, and his uniqueness.</i><p>By 1983, Prince had released five albums. The first four — <i>For …

What marijuana does to your body and brain

Marijuana's official designation as a Schedule 1 drug— something with "no accepted medical use" — means it is pretty tough to study.<p>Yet numerous anecdotal reports as well as some studies have linked marijuana with several purported health benefits, from pain relief to helping with certain forms of …

Why We Think Britain Is Better Off Out

This week's U.K. Treasury report and last week’s IMF report are the latest in a long line of predictions suggesting doom and gloom if the U.K. leaves …

Economics

Overpriced Index Funds Won't Go Away

Many traders and investors acts as if markets are efficient, meaning that asset prices fully reflect all available information. We see this manifest …

Investing

Apple scammers have their heads in the iCloud

iPad and iPhone users warned not to fall for fake emails and texts aimed at tricking them into handing over their login details<p>Apple iPhone and iPad users have been warned not to fall for fake emails and texts that aim to trick them into handing over their iCloud login so scammers can access all …

Identity Theft

Why Netflix has no interest in live video — and what Facebook could learn from that

Re/code's Peter Kafka acknowledged as much when asking Netflix's content chief Ted Sarandos that very question on the company's latest quarterly earnings call.<p>"There is no interest in live sports currently," Sarandos replied.<p>But what about "live" in general?<p>"There's not a technological reason that …

My family came to the US as refugees, says George Clooney

We must do more for victims of war and persecution, says film star, who reveals his own ancestors’ flight from famine-ravaged Ireland<p>Refugees are “people, just like you and me”, George Clooney has said in a speech urging humanity to do more to help those escaping war and persecution.<p>The …

Africa

The week ahead: Three islands by The Economist - Listen to music

Six years of the Affordable Care Act, what's changed? by KALW - Listen to music

Dreams, Illusion, and Isolation in Rio de Janeiro

When photographer Vincent Catala had the chance to move from France to Rio de Janeiro, he leaped at the opportunity. “Like many people, I had the impression that I knew Rio de Janeiro before I had even lived there. Images and descriptions of it were so visual: the city and the beach; the dazzling …

Brazil