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New emails show Hillary assisting for-profit college that paid Bill $16M

New emails released from Hillary Clinton’s email server reveal that while she was secretary of state, Clinton did a favor for a for-profit education company that later paid her husband more than $16 million.<p>In 2009, just a few months after Hillary took over at the Department of State, she was …

Judge: Separate trials for six officers in Freddie Gray case

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Baltimore judge ruled Wednesday there will be separate trials for each of the six police officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray.<p>The ruling represented a small victory for the defendants on a day that Circuit Court Judge Barry G. Williams earlier denied two key …

Justice

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

Video appears to show man with hands up before Texas officers shoot him dead

'I dream about it every night': what happens to Americans who film police violence?<p>Read more<p>A local news channel in Texas has released video footage that appears to show a man raising his hands in the air before being shot dead by police.<p>Local news channel KSAT12 did not release the entire mobile …

Law Enforcement

Were Carbs A Brain Food For Our Ancient Ancestors?

Carbohydrates are a rich source of energy. That's exactly why some of us may feel a bit conflicted about them, since several recent studies and diets have suggested we should cut them to lose weight. (The latest study concluded that total calories matter most if you want to shed pounds.)<p>Our ancient …

Illegal immigrant accused in triple homicide in Florida home

A 19-year-old illegal immigrant was being held without bail Saturday after the discovery of three bodies at a crime scene in a Florida home that veteran cops called “almost unimaginable.”<p>Brian Omar Hyde appeared before a judge Friday on charges he killed his pregnant cousin Starlett Pitts, 17, and …

Dead dog found in Florida along with a note: ‘WE BEAT IT 2 DEATH lol! :) HAHAHA!’

Fox, a 13-year-old Pomeranian, ran outside the Florida condo where he lived to go to the bathroom Friday night. The dog never returned.<p>“I called for him and I didn’t hear anything,” Verline Barthelemy told the Sun Sentinel. “He’d always come back.”<p>The next morning, Fox’s body was discovered outside …

Fast food picks up speed: Iowa police find meth lab inside Taco Bell restaurant

Two men arrested after remnants of methamphetamine lab found inside taco restaurant in Cedar Rapids<p>Two men have been arrested after the remnants of a methamphetamine lab were found inside a Taco Bell in eastern Iowa.<p>The Cedar Rapids police department said officers found two men outside the …

Taco Bell

How to stop Windows 10's prying eyes

Windows 10 is here, and Microsoft's latest operating system is designed for a mobile-first, cloud-first future, as CEO Satya Nadella puts it. But that future relies on big data — your data — and by default, Windows 10 can track and share the websites you visit, the purchases you make, the places …

Windows 10 tips for gamers: How to save your bandwidth, do a clean install, and more

Just because you have a new operating system doesn’t mean everything is working like it should.<p>Windows 10<p>New Windows 10 game<br>• How to get Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition<p>Here’s a secret: If you installed Windows 10 today, you agreed to have your computer act as a peer-to-peer host for sharing Windows …

Kentucky Man Arrested for Shooting Down a Drone Over His Property

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New Jersey

Check Out These Metal Gear Solid 5 Sneaking Boots Being Made by Puma

You may soon have the chance to further perfect your cosplay version of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's Snake, thanks to a new pair of boots being created by Puma.<p>Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima sent out a tweet today with photos of the new Phantom Pain-style "sneaking boots" that Konami is …

FBI Chief: ISIS Is Now A Bigger Threat To U.S. Than Al-Qaeda

During a security forum Wednesday, FBI Director James Comey described ISIS as more dangerous than the terror group that carried out the 9/11 attacks.

Investigators ponder serial killer after 2nd dismembered body found

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two slayings in Niagara Falls, New York, that investigators Tuesday called "shocking to the conscience" have police wondering whether they have a sadistic serial killer on their hands.<p>The crimes occurred nearly three years apart, but the circumstances are as similar as they are gruesome: …

Crime

Mystery of dead man and his 1,200 guns deepens

The body went unnoticed for two weeks in the summer heat, decomposing inside a sport utility vehicle parked in the affluent neighborhood of Pacific Palisades.<p>Once Los Angeles police were called, they traced the dead man inside the vehicle to a town house down the street. There, investigators found …

You Can Finally Afford A Tesla

A Tesla Powerwall, that is<p>Installing solar power at home is good for your wallet and the environment, but storing it is no easy feat. Until recently, the process involved connecting a series of finicky, fragile, glorified car batteries. The Powerwall, unveiled by Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk earlier …

Articles about 10 ways use tile your home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Want to add a pop of color to your kitchen backsplash or redesign your shower with a cool pattern? Well, we have a solution for...<p>Looking for creative ways to incorporate rugs into outdoor spaces that feel otherwise unfinished? These 10 examples will give you...<p>The Environmental Protection Agency …

Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof Appears in Court

The confessed gunman in the massacre at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, appeared in court Thursday morning and waived his right to any bond.<p>Prosecutors presented their indictment against Dylann Roof, 21, who faces nine counts of murder, three counts of attempted murder and …

SHOCK VIDEO: Planned Parenthood sells dead baby body parts

The video is gruesome and appalling.<p>It purportedly shows a Planned Parenthood executive sipping a glass of wine in a Los Angeles restaurant while casually explaining how they sell body parts from aborted babies.<p>The undercover video was filmed in July 2014 by the Center for Medical Progress, an …

Authorities say father of missing California baby killed by deputies after stealing car

A man who vanished while officers searched for his missing infant daughter stole a car at gunpoint and was later killed by deputies Monday during a shootout, authorities said.<p>Matthew Graham, whose 6-month-old daughter went missing from his Happy Valley home in Shasta County on July 2, was killed in …

'Leap second' to pause clocks at midnight as entire planet gains a second

Markets and tech companies braced for glitches as extra second introduced to allow atomic clocks to stay in sync with the Earth’s gradually slowing rotation<p>Time and tide wait for no man, the saying goes. But at midnight GMT on Tuesday clocks will pause momentarily as the entire planet gains a bonus …

Quantum Mechanics

US Finds and Flattens a ISIS HQ Building After ‘Moron’ Shares a Selfie

It appears that a selfie posted by a “moron” ISIS militant may have helped the US Air Force find and flatten an ISIS headquarter building.<p><i>Defense …

Social Media

British 'White Widow' rises in Al-Shabaab, reportedly had role in 400 murders

The British woman known as “the white widow” has risen through the ranks of the Somalia-based Islamic terrorist organization Al-Shabaab, and has had a hand in more than 400 murders, according to counter-terrorism officials in the African nation.<p>Samantha Lewthwaite, a 31-year-old Muslim convert and …

Junk food kills bacteria that protect against obesity, heart disease and cancer, study finds

Strong link between good bacteria, diet and overall health discovered after researchers lived on McDonald's meals for 10 days straight<p>Eating junk food kills stomach bacteria which protect against obesity, diabetes, cancer, heart disease, inflammatory bowel conditions and autism, fresh studies have …

South Carolina Cop Shoots Homeowner Who Called for Help

A black South Carolina man was in serious condition Friday after being shot by a white deputy sheriff responding to his report of someone breaking into his house.<p>Authorities moved quickly to try to calm tensions over the episode, which occurred in the same county as the April 4 police shooting of …

Law Enforcement

Texas governor criticised for asking troops to monitor federal exercises

<b>Texas Governor Greg Abbott is coming under increasing criticism for ordering the Texas State Guard to monitor federal military exercises.</b><p>The exercises drew concerns that the government could implement martial law or confiscate citizens' guns.<p>Former Texas Governor Rick Perry, the Pentagon, and the …

No more dodging a bullet, as U.S. develops self-guided ammunition

<b>(CNN) —</b> You know the phrase "dodging a bullet"? Forget about it. Probably not going to happen anymore.<p>The U.S. military said this week it has made great progress in its effort to develop a self-steering bullet.<p>In February, the "smart bullets" -- .50-caliber projectiles equipped with optical sensors …

Military

Grand jury decides not to indict officers in Dallas shooting

<b>(CNN) —</b> A grand jury in Dallas County, Texas, has decided not to indict two officers in the fatal shooting of Jason Harrison, a schizophrenic man whose mother had called police for help getting him to the hospital.<p>"This particular case was reported out as a 'no bill,' from the grand jury," said …