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Apple CEO Tim Cook pounds the privacy drum in wake of Facebook scandal

‘Everyone should know what they’re doing. Everyone should know what they’re giving up.’<p>Apple chief executive Tim Cook spoke out on privacy during an MSNBC interview hosted by Chris Hayes and <i>Recode</i>’s Kara Swisher earlier today, saying that services that “[traffic] in your personal lives” are …

Privacy

US Jewish group withdraws Holocaust video offensive to Poles

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A prominent Jewish-American foundation removed a video from YouTube which had sparked outrage in Poland and beyond on Wednesday …

Israel

10 times Kate Middleton and Prince William proved they are still the cutest royal couple on their Scandinavian trip

Kate Middleton and Prince William might have been fulfilling royal duties on their tour of Scandinavia, but they still managed to sneak in a few …

Has Adele copied Tom Waits's Martha with Hello?

Adele's comeback single, Hello, has spent 10 days breaking chart and download records. But the number of listeners comparing the song to a 40-year-old track by Tom Waits has been steadily increasing since the song's release.<p>Waits's song Martha, addressed to an old flame who the singer asks to meet …

Things you'll hear at the Republican debate. Some true, some not so much

At the debate on Tuesday night, you'll hear the Republican candidates make all sorts of claims.<p>They'll likely talk about Social Security, the national debt, Obamacare and poverty. Some of the points will be accurate. Others will not be.<p>Here are the facts on the biggest economic issues.<p>Claim: Social …

Income Inequality

Ashton Kutcher May Have Just Shared the First Photo of His Daughter with Mila Kunis

Wyatt, is that you?<p>After closely guarding the physical identity of his and Mila Kunis's 1-year-old daughter, Ashton Kutcher may have finally given …

Trump suggests boycotting Starbucks' plain red holiday cups

The presidential hopeful brought up the topic of the chain's decision to release simple, red holiday cups this year in a pre-debate rally in Springfield, Illinois on Monday evening.<p>"No more 'Merry Christmas' at Starbucks," Trump said to a crowd of about 10,200, reports the Washington Post. "Maybe …

Review: 'Spectre' is two steps forward, one step back

<b>(The Hollywood Reporter) —</b> Empires collapse, stock markets crash, dynasties die out, but James Bond endures as one of cinema's longest-running and most lucrative franchises for over half a century.<p>The 24th installment in the official 007 canon, "Spectre" is the sequel to "Skyfall," which gave the …

James Bond

US Athletes May Get Medals as Russia Hits Back at Doping Claims

Russia has hit back at claims by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) that the country should be banned from athletics for an alleged doping epidemic …

A tale of two Carsons

<b>Detroit (CNN) —</b> Ben Carson, the soft-spoken, Yale-educated brain surgeon who has surged in the GOP presidential race, has written and spoken powerfully of divine intervention at several pivotal moments in his life.<p>At the core of his narrative of spiritual redemption are his acts of violence as an …

Ben Carson

Khloé Says She's Not Staying Married to Lamar for "Intimacy" in New Interview

She also reiterates that Lamar has a "long road" ahead.<p>Khloé Kardashian told NBC News at a signing for her book <i>Strong Looks Better Naked</i> on Monday that, although she and recovering NBA star Lamar Odom have called off their divorce, "intimacy" is no longer a part of their marriage. "I'm still …

Leaked Game of Thrones Script Page Promises Another Badass Moment for Daenerys

Ever since the Mother of Dragons spent a disappointing Season 2 wandering around Qarth searching aimlessly for her dragons, <i>Game of Thrones</i> has given <b>Emilia Clarke</b> many triumphant moments to build her back up. Based on what looks like a new leaked page of the <i>Game of Thrones</i> Season 6 script, an …

TV Series

Glamour’s Women of the Year: Pictures

Hope Solo

John McCain's Hero

In 1967, John McCain, the son and grandson of prominent Navy admirals and descendant of a Revolutionary War commander, was shot down over Vietnam. He was tortured, held in solitary confinement, and imprisoned for five and a half years. Ten years later, he was elected to the House of Representatives …

13 Julia Roberts Rom-Com Characters, Ranked From Worst to Best

If there were a Mount Rushmore of rom-com actresses, Julia Roberts would certainly be on it. She's one of the genre's undisputed queens, and we're so thankful for her prolific contribution. That megawatt smile, that much-imitated laugh, that charisma... We almost swear we've seen a twinkle …

Romantic Comedy

16 photos of Moscow's beautiful Metro stations, built as propaganda during the time of Stalin

Joseph Stalin rose to power as the leader of the Soviet Union in the second half of the 1920s. As the population quickly rose, it was essential the country address its lack of adequate public transportation.<p>An underground system was built in less than three years, launching with 13 stations in …

Koch brothers say they are 'largely failures' at influencing US politics

Billionaire megadonor Charles Koch said that he and his brother are “largely failures” at influencing US political rhetoric – at least in the way they had hoped.<p>In an interview with MSNBC which aired on Tuesday, Koch said that in donating money to campaigns, he expects something in return – for the …

Republicans

Lots of New DEADPOOL Details Revealed: X-Men Ties, Easter Eggs, Sequel Ideas & More

How Bernie Sanders Plans to Transform the Postal Service and Help Millions in Poverty

Millions of low-income Americans depend on check cashing institutions, pawn shops, and payday loans to fulfill much of their banking needs. These places are notorious for ripping people off and serves as one of the countless barriers that keep poor people impoverished.<p>Senator Bernie Sanders …

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

European Travel

Here's how I finally turned myself into a morning person

I grabbed my phone and found a slew of texts in which my friends had already gotten up, made brunch plans, gone to brunch, and moved on to other activities — and I had slept through the entire thing.<p>The worst part? This wasn't a rare occurrence for me.<p>If left to my own devices, I would sleep in …

The 13 top moments from Clinton's Benghazi testimony

From talk of the 'fog of war' to awkward laughter at a late hour, these are the highlights of the former secretary of state's showdown with the GOP-led committee.<p>Hillary Clinton's marathon testimony before the House Select Committee on Benghazi provided a few fireworks and even a bit of levity from …

U.S. Dept. of State

Blue Jays' run now over, Tulowitzki opens up about whirlwind season

KANSAS CITY — Troy Tulowitzki leaned back in his chair at a table inside the visitors’ clubhouse at Kauffman Stadium with four men who were complete …

Cheneys Defile Founding Fathers

Americans are a master race uniquely blessed with angelic DNA unblemished by original sin and ordained by the heavens to spread their benevolence to every nook and cranny of the world by exterminating Antichrists or otherwise.<p>That characterizes the hubristic, sophomoric scribblings of Dick and Liz …

Winston Churchill

The US just called China out on a huge bluff

The patrol by guided-missile destroyer, the USS Lassen, was the most significant US challenge yet to 12-nautical-mile territorial limits China asserts in the South China Sea and could ratchet up tensions in one of the world's busiest sea lanes.<p>Rumblings that the US Navy would display its power in …

Adele ID Interview: Singer reveals details about more new songs in new interview

In her first print interview in over three years, with British magazine <i>I-D</i>, Adele detailed a handful of new songs from her forthcoming album, <i>25</i>.<p>On …

Here's My Favorite Luke Skywalker Theory, and He's NOT Kylo Ren

19 tricks stores use to make you spend more money

From supermarkets to department stores, retailers employ clever techniques designed to get you to spend more.<p>Stores are carefully engineered, and every aspect of the design has a highly specific purpose — from the background music to the interior wall color.<p>To become more of a savvy shopper — and …

Louis Tomlinson says he'll write music with Liam Payne during 1D hiatus

When One Direction announced that they would be taking a break following the release of their upcoming fifth album, <i>Made in the A.M.</i> (out Nov. 13), …