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Nanny Gets Life Without Parole In 2012 Stabbing Deaths Of 2 Children

A nanny convicted in New York in the stabbing deaths of two small children in her charge in 2012 has been sentenced to life without parole.<p>Yoselyn Ortega, 55, wept as she addressed the courtroom upon her sentencing for the deaths of the Krim children, 2-year-old Leo and 6-year-old Lucian, also …

Crime

Zimbabwe's ruling party set to sack Mugabe, sources say | Reuters

HARARE (Reuters) - The leaders of Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party will meet on Sunday to approve the dismissal of President Robert Mugabe, the only leader the southern African nation has known since independence 37 years ago, two party sources have said.<p>Protesters march calling for Zimbabwean …

South Africa

The Future Of Stealth Is "Morphing Wing" Technology, But Will The B-21 Feature It?

The cutting-edge technology's benefits read like a wishlist for stealth aircraft designers.<p>Ken Ulbrich—NASA<p>Tyler RogowayView Tyler Rogoway's …

The kilogram is getting a new look

For over a century, we’ve been using the same object to define the kilogram: a pingpong-ball-size chunk of platinum-iridium kept in Paris under lock and key. That will soon change.<p>The kilogram is the last unit of measure in the international measurement system that’s still defined by a physical …

Amazon's Cheap 4K TVs Are Good Enough for Almost Anyone

Remember when 4Ks used to cost a damn fortune? Those days are quickly coming to an end, and if you need proof, look no further than Amazon’s new line …

N.Korea fires missiles despite THAAD delay

A day after Seoul said it would postpone full deployment of U.S. anti-missile system THAAD, whose installation is controversial in the region, North …

North Korea

Older Voters Are Complicating the GOP's Plans for Health Care

Republican members of Congress who oppose the Obamacare replacement have something in common: Their constituents—who tend to be older—fear losing benefits.<p>House Republican leaders struggling to pass their alternative to the Affordable Care Act are colliding head-on with the GOP’s new demographic …

All Three 2017 iPhones Said to Feature True Tone Displays

Apple's widely expected trio of new iPhone models will all feature True Tone displays, according to investment bank Barclays.<p>Barclays said the tentatively named iPhone 7s, iPhone 7s Plus, and iPhone 8 with an OLED display will each include a "full spectral sensing" ambient light sensor for the …

Jeff Sessions wasn't just Donald Trump's doing. Blame radical Republicans, too

Sessions’ confirmation and the Elizabeth Warren fiasco show: Donald Trump and Steve Bannon are as much a part of the Republican party’s fabric as old stalwarts<p>Donald Trump has often been painted as being at odds with the Republican party. Hillary Clinton once declared that Trump was “taking hate …

Donald Trump

Apple and iPhone 7 Continue to Be Outpaced by Lower-Cost Smartphone Brands in China

Apple remained the fourth largest smartphone vendor in China in 2016, beaten out by Oppo, Huawei, and Vivo in first, second, and third places, respectively, according to new data from research firm IDC. As a whole, IDC said it was a good year for the smartphone market in China, which saw a 19 …

App Store

Ichelle Im 001 Drone

Tesla designer Andrew Kim, along with his artist wife Michele Park, have launched a place online to share products and product concepts. One of the …

Florida lawmaker files fresh attempt at campus carry

Longwood Republican Rep. Scott Plakon has prefiled a campus carry measure in the Florida House for the upcoming session. (<i>Photo: …

Amazon is taking big steps to reduce crummy reviews

In the middle of its busy season — Cyber Monday is just hours away — Amazon has been busy on internal fronts as well. After dumping incentivized …

America's Most Famous Gun Maker Wants to Change Its Name

After 164 years, the gun maker Smith & Wesson wants to change its name.<p>The company said Monday that it’s planning to change its name to American …

Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz commits $20M to help beat Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> A co-founder of Facebook is donating $20 million of his fortune to Democratic coffers in a late and likely consequential move to help defeat Republican candidate Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election.<p>The funds are a surprising infusion of cash from an individual who has never …

Government

Emirates jet hit by shifting winds before hard landing, fire: inquiry | Reuters

DUBAI (Reuters) - An Emirates jet that skidded along the runway on its fuselage at Dubai airport and caught fire last month was subjected to shifting winds as it made a failed attempt to abort a landing, United Arab Emirates (UAE) investigators said on Tuesday.<p>An Emirates Airline flight is seen …

Aviation

Rolls-Royce Expands Used Car Sales With Dedicated Provenance Dealers

Want a Rolls-Royce, but can’t quite pony up the six figures it takes to buy a new one? Well, you could settle for a new Mercedes or Lexus instead, or …

Rolls-Royce

Benghazi Probe Eroded Voters' Trust in Clinton

Hillary Clinton says she understands how multiple investigations surrounding the 2012 deaths of four Americans in Benghazi, including a new report …

Reactions to Orlando speed past killer, onto increased gun regulation

“It’s time for Congress to finally act on gun violence and ban military-style weapons, put limits on clips and magazine sizes and require background …

Why Do Teeth Turn Yellow?

While celebrities and models may sport pearly white teeth, the smiles of most people are a tad duller. But this shouldn't be too surprising. A number …

Fluoride

The #1 Most Important Leadership Trait Worldwide [New Research]

Discover the surprising leadership trait that people all around the world consider to be most important.

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Five Best Weekend Watches

Hey, it's Friday. Time to loosen up.<p>You wouldn't wear a tie with your polo shirt, so once happy hour rolls around, you should take off that slim …

К союзу новой Украины с новой Америкой

Читая тексты журналистов из Европы и Америки, трудно отделаться от мысли что возня киевского правительства и имитация деятельности имеют главной …