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French PM supports local bans on burkinis

Manuel Valls says Muslim swimwear is based on the enslavement of women but stops short of suggesting national ban<p>Political rows over Muslim women’s clothing have weighed on French politics for more than a decade – from the ban on headscarves in state schools to Nicolas Sarkozy’s outlawing of the …

Scientists warn world will miss key climate target

Grim backdrop to vital global emissions talks as new analysis shows 1.5C limit on warming is close to being broken<p>Leading climate scientists have warned that the Earth is perilously close to breaking through a 1.5C upper limit for global warming, only eight months after the target was set.<p>The …

Theft And Mayhem In The Bitcoin World

The schadenfreude of Bitcoin enthusiasts over Ethereum’s recent troubles ended abruptly last week. A major Bitcoin exchange, Bitfinex, was hacked and nearly 120,000 BTC (around $60m) was stolen. The price of Bitcoin promptly crashed, and Bitfinex was forced to suspend trading. Suddenly, Ethereum …

Cryptocurrency

21 Genius Travel Hacks We Learned from Instagram

Whether you’re prepping for a weekend getaway, a destination wedding or a legit beach vacay, Instagram is often the first place you head to get inspo on where to eat, what to see and, most importantly, how to travel with a little less stress. Wait, what? Yup. Your fave social network is here to …

Cleaning

Jeremy Corbyn rules out second referendum on Brexit

Statement comes amid fresh criticism of Labour leader’s lukewarm support for staying in Europe during campaign<p>Jeremy Corbyn has insisted that Labour will not stand in the way of Brexit amid fresh attacks on his “lukewarm” campaigning before the referendum.<p>The Labour leader ruled out support for a …

Michael Gove leaked Queen’s private EU remarks to the press, Nick Clegg claims

Michael Gove leaked the Queen’s private comments on the European Union to the press to boost the Brexit campaign, Nick Clegg has claimed.<p>In a new BBC documentary to air on Monday, the former deputy prime minister names Mr Gove as the source behind a Sun story which suggested the Queen supported …

Will the US elections be hacked? It's doubtful, but machines could be 'rigged'

The fact that most election machines are not connected to the internet makes hacking unlikely, but the software itself could be vulnerable<p>It’s been a topic of debate ever since hackers – presumably working for Russia – stole thousands of private emails from the Democratic National Committee and …

First new asthma pill in 20 years hailed as ‘wonder drug’ by sufferers

The first new asthma pill for nearly 20 years has the power to significantly reduce the severity of the condition.<p>The new drug, which has been described as ‘a game changer for future treatment of asthma’, was found to lower asthma biomarkers five-fold.<p>Around 5.4 million people suffer from asthma in …

New holographic exhibit gives football fans the ultimate virtual experience

Check out "Broadway Joe" Namath's latest role: virtual host of the newest exhibit inside the Pro Football Hall of Fame.<p>A hologram of the football great introduces " A Game for Life," a 3D display set in a state-of-the-art theater designed to resemble an NFL locker room.<p>"It will give the fans goose …

Teenage rape victim dies after setting herself on fire in Morocco

Alleged attackers had threatened to publish photographs of ordeal suffered by girl, 16, who was pregnant, says rights group<p>Moroccan authorities are investigating the death of a teenage rape victim who set herself on fire after her alleged attackers threatened to publish photographs of the ordeal, a …

Android 7.0 Nougat could arrive August 5

Google may launch Android 7.0 Nougat as soon as Friday.<p>This particular prediction came from known and generally reliable leaker Evan Blass, aka @evleaks, in a tweet on Saturday. "Android 7.0 releases next month, with the 8/5 security patch," Blass said in the tweet. Assuming Blass is correct, an …

Pope Francis: Not right to identify Islam with violence

Pope Francis has condemned the habit of linking Islam with terrorism, saying that "nearly all religions" have a "small group of fundamentalists".<p>Reporters aboard the Catholic leader's plane flying him back to Rome on Sunday after a pilgrimage to Poland, asked him why he never uses the world "Islam" …

France closed 20 mosques, prayer halls since December

French authorities have closed around 20 mosques and prayer halls considered to be preaching radical Islam since December, according to the country's …

Texas public universities will let students bring guns to campus

Under a new law in Texas each public university will now have to allow concealed weapons. Private universities are exempt from the law.<p>The new …

Facebook Needs A Reset Button To Wipe The Algorithm Clean

Help. I have apparently created my own personal echo chamber of sorts on Facebook. I have unwittingly painted myself into a corner where I live inside a bubble. Escape is possible but tedious. Facebook needs to provide some “reset button” that lets me wipe the slate clean and start over with a …

Trump Called Russia's Invasion Of Ukraine "So Smart" In 2014

"You look at what he’s doing. And so smart. When you see the riots in a country because they’re hurting the Russians, okay, ‘We’ll go and take it over.’"<p>Donald Trump said in an April 2014 interview that Russia's invasion of Ukraine was "so smart."<p>“Well, he’s done an amazing job of taking the …

Black Lives Matter has signed onto a platform in time for the presidential election. Here's what it says

Days after the close of the Republican and Democratic conventions, Black Lives Matter-related groups on Monday endorsed a wide-ranging platform intended to influence political candidates before the November election.<p>It marks the first time that Black Lives Matter, better known for its widespread …

Black Lives Matter

Jay Z or Nas, Tupac or Biggie: Spotify Data Reveals Who Really Won Hip-Hop's Rivalries

According to hip-hop's unwritten honor code, to sit on the throne, it's not enough to make hit records. A true MC has to do it in such a way that …

Anthrax outbreak triggered by climate change kills boy in Arctic Circle

Seventy-two nomadic herders, including 41 children, were hospitalised in far north Russia after the region began experiencing abnormally high temperatures<p>A 12-year-old boy in the far north of Russia has died in an outbreak of anthrax that experts believe was triggered when unusually warm weather …

Apple is taking away iPhone owners’ right to bear (emoji) arms

iPhone owners are losing their right to bear (emoji) arms.<p>In the company’s forthcoming mobile operating system, iOS 10, Apple will release a slew of updated and redesigned emoji, the company said in an Aug. 1 press release. One of the most obvious redesigns will be to the 🔫 emoji. If you’re …

Gun Control

Theresa May distances herself from George Osborne's economic legacy as she pledges 'proper' strategy

Theresa May is to distance herself from George Osborne’s economic legacy as she announces a “proper industrial strategy” that will see British workers getting a pay rise.<p>The Prime Minister will on Tuesday convene the first meeting of her new Cabinet committee on economy and industrial strategy, …

Here's what Yahoo just told all its employees about the $5 billion Verizon deal

On Monday, Yahoo tried to answer some of its employees' questions, with a couple of lengthy FAQs that it distributed internally (and then filed with the SEC ).<p>Yahoo says that at this time, it isn't planning any layoffs before the transaction closes. But it leaves open the possibility of shuttering …

Employment

Thousands turn out in Liverpool city centre for Jeremy Corbyn rally

Labour leader says contest with Owen Smith is opportunity to reach out to people across the UK and calls for ‘a society that works for all’<p>Jeremy Corbyn has described the challenge to his leadership of the Labour party as a “massive opportunity to reach out to people all across the country”, …

Kanye West Demands Apple Buy Tidal To End 'Beef'

Kanye West took to Twitter yesterday to issue an ultimatum—Apple needs to buy Tidal. …

Tesla Gigafactory: a look at Panasonic’s impressive machines for battery cell manufacturing

Tesla has been giving tours of its Gigafactory all week starting with WSJ and NYT exclusives on Monday and followed by an important press tour on Tuesday, but during those events, Tesla and Panasonic blocked access or stopped the media from taking pictures of parts of the plant.<p>Now a group of VIPs …

The Best Astronomy Photos of 2016

The rusty red swirls of the circular, iron sculpture, Seven Magic Points, in Brattebergan, Norway, mirror the rippling a<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Rune Johan Engebø<p>…

Pope says it's wrong to identify Islam with violence

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Sunday that it was wrong to identify Islam with violence and that social injustice and idolatry of money were among the prime causes of terrorism.<p>“I think it is not right to identity Islam with violence,” he told reporters aboard the plane …

Christianity

Uber is planning on investing $500 million to map the world’s roads

This will reduce Uber's reliance on Google Maps<p>Uber relies heavily on Google’s extensive maps, but it appears that the ride-share company is getting ready to stand on their own. According to the <i>Financial Times</i>, it is planning to invest half a billion dollars into creating its own worldwide maps, a …

Ghazala Khan, mother of Muslim soldier killed in Iraq: 'Donald Trump said I had nothing to say. I do'

The mother of an American Muslim soldier killed in Iraq pleaded with Donald Trump on Sunday to show empathy for her grief, after he suggested that her religion kept her from speaking about her son.<p>The Republican presidential nominee questioned why Ghazala Khan, the mother of Captain Humayun Khan, …