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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 …

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 …

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 …

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Powerball Jackpot Will Be Among Biggest in History on Saturday

U.S. news<p>No one won the multi-state Powerball on Wednesday as the jackpot grew to at least $415 million, vaulting it into the top 10 highest U.S. lottery prizes in history, officials said.<p>Seventeen consecutive drawings have produced no winner.<p>The odds of winning at Powerball are one in 292 million, …

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 …

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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 …

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 …

5 takeaways from Tuesday's primaries

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bernie Sanders teed up the Midwest as a battleground on Tuesday night as he knocked off Hillary Clinton in a down-to-the-wire Michigan primary.<p>Donald Trump, meanwhile, crushed it on the Republican side -- notching wins in Hawaii, Michigan and Mississippi. Ted Cruz picked up Idaho. But Marco …

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 …

Poll: Trump on top, Cruz and Rubio trail

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump continues to hold a commanding lead in the Republican primary race, according to a national CBS News poll released Thursday.<p>Trump tops the field with 35% support, followed by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz with 18% support and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio in third place with 12%, per the …

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 …

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 …

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 governor to feds: End occupation at wildlife refuge

<b>(CNN) —</b> Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has had enough.<p>Brown publicly vented her frustration Wednesday with the armed group of protesters who've taken over a federal wildlife refuge in Harney County, in the southeastern corner of her state. But she's also fed up with federal officials' response to the …

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 …

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 …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Music<p>Bonnie “Prince” Billy and Matt Sweeney might be reviving the mysterious project.<p>By Zach Baron4 days agoView More<p>Best Stuff<p>GQ’s editors select …

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> …

Brent hits near 12-year low as market wrestles with weak demand

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Brent crude ended 2 percent lower on Wednesday after falling below $30 a barrel for the first time since April 2004 as a growing stocks of oil in the United States stoked market fears about demand.<p>A sign for a Haffner's gas station is seen in Lowell, Massachusetts December 15, …

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 …

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 …

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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 …

'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 …

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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 …

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 …

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 …

'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.

By Annie Gowen<p>Annie Gowen<p>National correspondent<p>Email Bio Follow<p>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, …

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