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Trump Wins. Now What?

Donald Trump's presidential campaign, like the business career that preceded it, was unpredictable, undisciplined and unreliable. Despite those qualities — or perhaps, in part, because of them — it was also successful.<p>So what should we expect from President-elect Trump, mindful that his path to the …

Donald Trump

Snapchat copies Instagram Story rewinds, adds augmented background lenses

Now the copying is going the other direction, as Snapchat clones Instagram Stories’ rewind feature. But Snapchat is still innovating on the augmented reality features it popularized, plus adding new ways to share.<p>Today’s Snapchat update for iOS and Android introduces World Lenses. While its …

Mobile Photography

Comma.ai cancels the Comma One following NHTSA letter

Renowned iPhone hacker turned entrepreneur George Hotz (aka geohot) has cancelled his autonomous driving startup’s first official product, the Comma One aftermarket add-on that would’ve allowed certain cars to gain Autopilot-like highway driving assistance abilities.<p>Hotz announced the news on the …

Roads

Google's AI created its own form of encryption

Researchers from the Google Brain deep learning project have already taught AI systems to make trippy works of art, but now they're moving on to something potentially darker: AI-generated, human-independent encryption. According to a new research paper, Googlers Martín Abadi and David G. Andersen …

Denver gives Osweiler rude welcome in 27-9 win over Houston

DENVER (AP) — Brock Osweiler took one last dig at Denver's fans after Houston's 27-9 loss to the Broncos. He figured they would "be a little bit …

NFL

The Annual Sheep Invasion in Madrid: Pictures

Sheep

11 Fascinating Books About Art History’s Most Scandalous Forgeries

Art World<p>Get ready to slather on the Crisco.<p>,<p>Can’t get enough of the current Old Master forgery scandal?<p>As artnet News awaits new details about the …

Google buys Eyefluence eye-tracking startup

Google wants to know everywhere that you’re looking.<p>Today, Eyefluence announced that it has been acquired by Google. The eye-tracking interface startup founded in 2013 had raised $21.6M in funding from investors including Intel Capital, Jazz Venture Partners, Motorola Solutions Venture Capital and …

South's Park Geun-hye appeals to North Koreans | North Korea News

South Korean President Park Geun-hye has called on North Koreans to abandon their country and defect, just a day after a soldier walked across the heavily fortified border into the South.<p>In a rare message directly addressed to rank-and-file troops and North Korean citizens, the president on …

North Korea

The 13 Illuminati Families That Run The World Today

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<i>Go here to follow CNN's Brexit coverage live.</i><p><b>London (CNN) —</b> Not since World War II has Britain faced such an uncertain future.<p>A vote last week to pull out of the European Union has left Britain with a nasty hangover, sending the currency spiraling, dampening markets, creating a leadership vacuum …

Boris Johnson

Your favourite US national parks – and how to visit them

This week's winning entry<p>A taste of the Old West in Big Bend<p>Big Bend National Park in Texas is well off the tourist trail, unheard-of by many Americans and miles from the nearest settlement. It is a green desert landscape, dotted with exotic vegetation that thrives in a dry climate. Century plants …

North Korea readying another nuclear bomb for test – Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong-un has said North Korea will soon detonate another nuclear warhead and test launch ballistic missiles capable of carrying them, according to the official KCNA news agency.<p>North Korean submarine missing and presumed sunk, say reports<p>Read more<p>Kim made the comments as he supervised a …

North Korea

What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team

<b>Like most 25-year-olds,</b> Julia Rozovsky wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. She had worked at a consulting firm, but it wasn’t a good match. Then she became a researcher for two professors at Harvard, which was interesting but lonely. Maybe a big corporation would be a better fit. Or …

Leadership

Search off Hawaii finds life rafts but no sign of 12 Marines

HONOLULU (AP) — Authorities searching the area where two Marine helicopters crashed off Hawaii have found some life rafts that were carried aboard …

Military

Hundreds may be dead after ISIS abductions in Deir Ezzor

<b>(CNN) —</b> The city of Deir Ezzor in northern Syria has seen more than its share of conflict and suffering since the Syrian insurgency began. But the last few days have seen unprecedented horror, including suicide bombings, mass abductions and arbitrary killings, according to human rights …

Human Rights

Scary questions in Ukraine energy grid hack

American investigators are traveling to Ukraine to investigate a recent electricity blackout -- perhaps the first major act of cyberwar on a civilian population.<p>Ukraine's top law enforcement agency, the SBU, has publicly claimed this was a cyberattack by Russia, part of its ongoing war over the …

Cybersecurity

In mass killings, more than one shooter is extremely rare

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mass shootings such as the one Wednesday in San Bernardino, California, often produce initial reports of multiple gunmen, likely owing to the confusion and chaos that immediately follow gunfire.<p>The reality, though, at least in the United States, is that mass killings rarely involve multiple …

California

For 61st time, House passes anti-Obamacare bill | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation on Friday targeting President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act that, like 60 other attempts before it, stands little chance of becoming law.<p>A man looks over the Affordable Care Act (commonly known as …

Planned Parenthood

Hurricane Patricia weakens, but still 'extremely dangerous'

<b>(CNN) —</b> <b>[Breaking news update, 11:20 p.m. ET]</b><p>Hurricane Patricia weakened to a Category 4 storm Friday night with maximum sustained winds of 130 mph, but remained "extremely dangerous" over southwestern Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said. Patricia made landfall hours earlier as a Category 5 …

Weather

“Just Googling it” is bad for your brain

Having the world at our fingertips around the clock takes a lot of the pressure off our minds to remember basic facts. But the ability to find answers on search engines like Google is also killing our memories, a recent report (pdf) by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab shows.<p>When asked a question, …

Engines

Trump: Bringing Syrian refugees to U.S. could result in military coup

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump said Saturday that bringing Syrian refugees to the U.S. could result in "one of the great military coups of all time."<p>"This could be one of the great military coups of all time if they send them to our country -- young, strong people and they turn out to be ISIS," he …

Syrian Refugees

High-resolution shocker: Pluto has Rocky Mountain-sized peaks, New Horizons reveals

The first high-resolution images sent back by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft are already prompting scientists to reconsider their ideas about Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, as distant, dormant worlds.<p>The new pictures, released Wednesday, reveal that Pluto is home to a large mountain range made …

Solar System

Bill Clinton says he made mass incarceration issue worse

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bill Clinton said Wednesday that the crime bill he signed into law as President in 1994 worsened the nation's criminal justice system by increasing prison sentences.<p>"I signed a bill that made the problem worse," Clinton told an audience at the National Association for the Advancement of …

Bill Clinton

How Google Could Rig the 2016 Election

Google has the ability to drive millions of votes to a candidate with no one the wiser.<p>America’s next president could be eased into office not just by TV ads or speeches, but by Google’s secret decisions, and no one—except for me and perhaps a few other obscure researchers—would know how this was …

SEO

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Carter, Dempsey paint bleak picture of Iraq situation

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> America's two top defense officials presented a dismal outlook on the situation in Iraq Wednesday during testimony before the House Armed Services Committee, even addressing possible U.S. policy if the country's current borders dissolve.<p>Defense Secretary Ashton Carter conceded …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Payday for football star and other wrongly convicted Californians

Gov.<p>Jerry Brownon Wednesday signed legislation to pay $968,400 to settle claims by three wrongly convicted Californians, including Brian Banks, a former star football player from Long Beach who served five years in prison before a young girl recanted her accusation that he had raped her.<p>Banks will …

How the Upstart Warriors Went All the Way

The upstart Golden State Warriors knocked off LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers to win the team’s first NBA title in 40 years.<p>Even when an outcome is expected, it can still manage to be surprising. When the Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night to win the NBA …