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UCLA shooting: Gunman's wife found dead in Minnesota

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> Mainak Sarkar, the gunman who opened fire in a murder-suicide at UCLA, left behind a trail of evidence that led investigators to another victim.<p>A woman found dead on Thursday in Brooklyn Park, a suburb of Minneapolis, was Ashley Hasti, according to a Facebook post from her …

Crime

Spanish police busted 30 people suspected of using a 'crypto-currency' to launder money

The arrests took place across Spain, including in the cities of Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, and Cordoba, the police said, according to Reuters.<p>Six bitcoin "mining" centers were seized in the raid, they added, after an investigation alongside Spain's tax office that started as a crackdown on a …

Cryptocurrency

Siri’s creators will debut next-gen AI assistant next week

Siri has been gradually getting better since its debut in 2011, but some of its original creators are set to introduce its successor, Viv, next week — and, by all accounts, Siri better watch her back!<p>Having operated in stealth mode for more than a year, Viv’s arrival hopes to represent a …

Artificial Intelligence
U.S. Virgin Islands

FBI plans to use a loophole to keep iPhone hack a secret

The Federal Bureau of Investigation doesn’t plan to reveal its method for unlocking the San Bernardino iPhone, according to the Wall Street Journal.<p>After a congressional hearing, and an 11th hour cancellation from the FBI after finding a third party to unlock it, the world waited in anticipation …

Cybercrime

Obama meets with Asian leaders about North Korea nuke threat

WASHINGTON — On the eve of a global meeting devoted to nuclear security, President Obama huddled Thursday with the leaders of China, Japan, and South Korea to discuss ways to meet one particularly worrisome nuclear threat: North Korea.<p>"Because of the topic of this summit — the Nuclear Security …

Intel is ditching its tick-tock chip development strategy

Intel’s latest annual report (PDF) shows that the company is killing off its decade-old strategy for developing new chips, reports The Motley Fool.<p>Typically, Intel would introduce a new manufacturing process for significant increases in performance and power (a ‘tick’) in one product cycle and then …

Kaby Lake

Defiant North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea, Japan protests

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired two ballistic missiles on Friday, one of which flew about 800 km (500 miles) while the other exploded shortly after launch, U.S. officials said, as the isolated state stepped up its defiance of tough new U.N. and U.S. sanctions.<p>U.S. officials told Reuters the …

North Korea
Government

Walmart Loses Ground To Amazon in E-Commerce Battle

Walmart (wmt) pulled out all the stops during the Christmas period to try to keep up with Amazon.com. (amzn).<p>The world’s largest retailer did …

Republicans

Discovery's Killing Fields True Crime Series Gives Brother of Murder Victim Eugenie Boisfontaine Hope of 1997 Cold Case Being Solved

Over the past 19 years, Curt Boisfontaine has come to grips with the idea that whoever killed his sister Eugenie in 1997 and dumped her body in a …

Crime

China Is Headed for a Recession

The manager of the world’s largest hedge fund is worried about the world’s second-largest economy, and he’s using the R-word.<p>Ray Dalio, who heads the …

Oregon

Armour: Peyton Manning vs. Cam Newton makes for historic Super Bowl

CHARLOTTE — It’s the perfect intersection of the NFL’s past, present and future.<p>Peyton Manning and Cam Newton, facing off in the 50th iteration of the Super Bowl. A game for all ages, and likely one for the ages, too.<p>Manning trying to win one more title in what would be the storybook ending to what …

Russia's Putin probably approved London murder of ex-KGB agent Litvinenko: UK inquiry

LONDON (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin probably approved a 2006 Russian intelligence operation to murder ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko with radioactive polonium-210 in London, a British inquiry concluded on Thursday, prompting a row with Moscow.<p>Russia, which had declined to cooperate in …

Russia

Wild day on Street: Dow halves 500-plus drop

Wednesday was a wild roller coaster on Wall Street, with stocks moving off of earlier, huge losses and the Nasdaq almost landing in positive territory.<p>After skydiving more than 550 points earlier in the day, the Dow ended down about 249, a 1.6% loss. The Nasdaq, after being hammered earlier, sprang …

Markets

The Reason Why Some Men Like Big Boobs, According to Science

Two studies shed light on why only some men are attracted to women with larger breasts.

Science

Are We Alone? NASA’s 30-Year Goal to Answer Astrophysics’ Greatest Question

<i>“For the first time, we will identify continents and oceans—and perhaps the signatures of life—on distant worlds,” says</i> <i>NASA in its 30-year vision for</i> …

Stock Markets

David Bowie changed the very meaning of being a rock star

NEW YORK (AP) — David Bowie made clear, in a way that was exhilarating and sometimes frightening, what every rock star since Elvis Presley and Little Richard had been telling us all along — that anything was possible.<p>With his unpredictable range of styles, his melding of European jadedness with …

David Bowie

North Korea Says It Successfully Conducted Hydrogen-Bomb Test

Hydrogen bomb is ‘self defensive’ step against U.S., North Korea says<p>SEOUL—North Korea said it successfully staged its first test of a more powerful form of nuclear weapon, expanding the U.S.’s foreign-policy challenges and highlighting the limits of China’s ability to rein in its volatile …

North Korea

Oregon occupation pits militias against government

BURNS, Ore. — Armed supporters of two Oregon ranchers in the middle of an anti-government firestorm say they won't leave a national wildlife refuge until the U.S. returns land to the ranchers and local governments.<p>The standoff pits the federal government against the gun-toting protesters at the …

Forests

'It wears you out,' Missouri man says as floodwaters rise

Are you within sight of floodwater? Share your photos, videos here or post them on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #CNNWeather. The weather can be unpredictable and dangerous, so please be safe.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Even if it doesn't rain another drop in Missouri, Kathy Wunderlich's home in West Alton may …

Weather

Robert Downey Jr. Pardoned for 1990s Drug Convictions By California Governor

Robert Downey Jr. got a one-of-a-kind Christmas present on Thursday when California Gov. Jerry Brown granted the actor clemency for his past …

Robert Downey Jr.

20 destinations you must visit in 2016

1. Park City, Utah<p>Park City has always provided an excellent base for exploring Utah’s best ski areas and enjoying the epic quantities of light, fluffy powder snow for which the state is renowned.<p>This season the resort town, chock full of lively bars and restaurants, becomes an even better hub for …

European Travel

Star Wars reviews: What critics thought of the 1977 film when it was first released

People outside of Disney have finally seen <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens;</i> if you’re not holed up in a bunker keeping out all news and plot details …

Stanley Kubrick

'Star Wars:' Here's what the critics are saying about 'Force Awakens'

<i>Star Wars</i> fans everywhere breathed a sigh of relief Wednesday morning when the first reviews of <i>The Force Awakens</i> were revealed.<p>Spoiler alert: it's good.<p>With a near-perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes and critical takes ranging from generally positive to four-star raves, here's the early buzz on <i>Force</i> …

The world reacts to Trump’s proposed ban on Muslims entering the U.S.

NEW DELHI — Donald Trump’s call for a “total and complete” ban on Muslims entering the United States drew widespread condemnation around the world Tuesday, including from British and French leaders and the U.N. refu­gee agency.<p>Citizens, politicians and refu­gee officials alike slammed the …

Donald Trump