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Pilot spots large object off Reunion, aviation authorities say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nearly two months after debris from the vanished Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 washed up on Reunion Island, a large object reportedly floating off the island has piqued the interest of French officials there.<p>An Air France pilot reported seeing "a white object" floating in the Indian Ocean on …

9/10: The Day Before

<i>This essay was originally published in</i> Gear <i>in 2002. It has been republished here with permission from publisher Bob Guccione Jr.</i><p>On <i>Good Morning …

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No trace of Canadian couple as son airlifted out of Nepal

Fraser Macmillan was airlifted out of Nepal along with 53 other Canadians and dozens of evacuees of assorted nationalities, fleeing a nation devastated by an earthquake where food, shelter and water are in short supply.<p>But Mr. Macmillan's decision to get on the Canadian Forces' CF-17 on Wednesday …

Isis destruction of Palmyra's Temple of Bel revealed in satellite images

Satellite images have confirmed that Islamic State has largely destroyed another ancient temple in the Syrian city of Palmyra, the United Nations has said.<p>Tolerant and multicultural, Palmyra stood for everything Isis hates | Tim Whitmarsh<p>Read more<p>A powerful blast in the ruins of the ancient city on …

Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain's microtransactions explained (update)

Konami is selling an in-game currency called Mother Base Coins for <i>Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain —</i> a currency that players purchase using real-world money and spend to expand their base in one of the game's multiplayer modes.<p>Doing so not only benefits players in the game's one-versus-one …

Miley's new album came from a trippy vision of her dead dog

Partially lost in the glittery, awkward, beefy brilliant mess that was the VMAs – Kanye’s bizarre speech, Nicki Minaj calling the host a bitch, so, so many terrible outfit changes – was the announcement that the host Miley had just dropped a surprise album titled <i>Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz</i>, made in …

Adobe Flash is finally dead

Adobe Flash, the world’s most hated software, is finally dead. Technically, it’s been on its way out for years, but today it received one of its final blows which will go down in history.<p>Google officially killed Flash advertising in its browser. As of September 1, any advertising that uses the …

Old mark of slavery is being used on sex trafficking victims

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Adriana walks into a room, people take notice. Her neon pink dress and pearls could not even come close to her electric persona.<p>"Before we begin. I want to know -- what do you want from me?" Adriana asked before our interview.<p>We explained we wanted to hear her story if she wanted to …

The Kids From ‘Kids’ Discuss The Controversial Film That Changed Their Lives Forever

<i>Kids</i> opens with a teenage couple smooching in a manner so sloppy and uncinematic, viewers are perturbed from the start. The kiss alone is uncomfortable to watch but what follows is an increasingly disturbing and voyeuristic journey through the life of teenagers in mid-’90s New York. Groundbreaking …

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

By Sara Shipley Hiles<p>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 …

Hollywood Loses a Horror Great: Wes Craven (1939-2015)

Iconic horror director Wes Craven passed away in his Los Angeles home on Sunday night following a battle with brain cancer. He was seventy-six years …

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Police foil potential gun attack on Pokemon World Championships

Two suspects arrested in Boston with firearms and ammunition in their car<p>Police in Boston have arrested two men on suspicion of threatening to attack the Pokemon World Championships. As <i>Motherboard</i> reports, Kevin Norton and James Stumbo were arrested on Saturday after police were tipped to threats …

Former female Marine commander says she was fired for pushing women to the same standards as men

By January 2016, all branches of the armed services will fully integrate men and women in combat roles. More than 230,000 women are currently being trained to be combat ready.<p>“Our purpose is to ensure that our mission is carried out by the best qualified and most capable service members, regardless …

Jared Fogle, Subway's ex-spokesman, will plead guilty to child pornography charges

Jared Fogle, who was the face of the Subway restaurant chain for 15 years, will plead guilty to distributing and receiving child pornography and engaging in sex acts with minors, his attorney and federal prosecutors said Wednesday.<p>Federal charging documents released Wednesday morning accused the …

What Is Haunting Kurt Cobain’s Childhood Home, Which No One Wants to Buy?

There’s a publicity effort in full force to spread the word that Kurt Cobain’s childhood home in Aberdeen, Washington, is for sale—and the price is dropping fast. In March, the Peep-colored house-shaped box was listed for $400,000, but just dropped to $329,000 this month. (For perspective, houses …

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

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Black Lives Matter videos, Clinton campaign reveal details of meeting

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton and Black Lives Matter activists had a frank and at times tense discussion last week behind closed doors, and thanks to video released Monday, the American public is now hearing exactly what the two sides said to each other.<p>Throughout the 15-minute conversation, Clinton …

Jeff Bezos says he doesn’t recognize ‘soulless and dystopian’ Amazon

This weekend, <i>The New York Times</i> published a long report examining the workplace culture of retailing giant Amazon. The story was unflattering to say the least, describing a treacherous environment in which employees are pushed to breaking point, and personal trauma — such as a cancer diagnosis — …

Donald Trump Calls for U.S. Ground Troops in Iraq

Mario Suriani—AP<p>Ron Galella—Getty Images<p>Russell Turiak—Getty Images<p>Charles Wenzelberg—AP<p>Timothy Clary—AP<p>Richard Corkery—NY Daily News Archive/Getty …

Destiny players on vacation forced to beg friends to buy rare video game weapon on their behalf

"Chris I may need you to go to my house and buy a thing for me in <i>Destiny</i>." The text came around 8:20AM from my colleague,<i>Polygon</i>'s Griffin McElroy. "It's an emergency."<p>I don't play <i>Destiny</i>, because I know it wouldn't pair well with my addictive personality. My understanding is limited to headlines I …

Dying Light: The Following Offers Cars, Cults, and Crossbows

Here in my car. I feel safest of all. I can lock all my doors. It's the only way to live. In cars.<p>The zombie apocalypse would make anyone a little …

Iron Maiden Salute Video Games in New Video ‘Speed of Light’

Iron Maiden have premiered the video for “Speed of Light,” the first single from their upcoming 16th studio album, the double-disc set <i>The Book of</i> …

Treyarch says Black Ops 3's scorestreak system 'very similar' to Black Ops 2's

Fans who have played previous Call of Duty: Black Ops games should be excited to hear that Treyarch is taking a lot of points and concepts from those …

Miley Cyrus and Caitlyn Jenner are friends, says it's 'crazy' when people say she transitioned for fame

In her revealing cover story for <i>Marie Claire</i>, Miley Cyrus opens up about her friendship with Caitlyn Jenner.<p>“We’ve talked a lot about how you can …

First Look at Posters For TOY STORY 4, THE INCREDIBLES 2, and More

Reddit Responds After Being Threatened, Banned And Unbanned By The Russian Government

Reddit has had a pretty bizarre last few days in Russia.<p>The entire site was blacklisted and banned yesterday for a number of users in Russia following a clear threat made by Russia’s FCC, the Roskomnadzor, to remove a thread about growing psychedelic mushrooms that had been posted on the …