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Democrats say they have deal with Trump on young immigrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top House and Senate Democrats said Wednesday they had reached agreement with President Donald Trump to protect thousands of …

4 Video Games That Made Nintendo 64 The Best Nintendo Gaming Console

Nintendo 64 is one of the best gaming consoles ever made not because of the design or hardware, in fact, it is one of the few Nintendo gaming …

Skyrim on Switch is Everything You Hoped it Would Be

It's Skyrim. On the Switch.<p>Nintendo’s behind-closed-doors appointments at PAX West always happen in the same tiny room. Well above the bustling show …

Former Google employee has 'no regrets' over incendiary memo

‘It really feels like they’ve betrayed me in some way’<p>Former Google engineer James Damore says he has no regrets after circulating a controversial memo he wrote concerning the tech giant’s diversity policies. Damore was fired on Monday after a tumultuous 72-hours that saw his manifesto go viral …

The Texans’ Deshaun Watson looked so good he had Panthers fans rooting for him

Activity in the Carolinas came to a screeching halt Wednesday night. Well, as close as a preseason NFL game can get to stopping all activity.<p>Deshaun Watson, who led Clemson to a national title, made his NFL debut for the Houston Texans. At Clemson, Watson — runner-up for the Heisman Trophy — was …

Turn your smartphone into a Game Boy with Hyperkin’s Smartboy

The first of April has long been a day for practical jokes and silly pranks -- and there's no escape from April fools on the internet. Companies like ThinkGeek regularly announce fake products on April 1st, only to have customer demand push those jokes into production. It didn't take long for …

Retrogaming

In One Of Steam's Hottest New Games, Wars Can Last For Days

<i>Foxhole</i>is a new multiplayer game where you play as a soldier in a massive online battlefield. You, along with hundreds of other players, influence …

games

Quest of Dungeons will have new content on Switch

Quest of Dungeons is making the jump to Switch after previously being made for Wii U and 3DS. It won’t be just a straight port, however. Upfull …

Gaming

Game Boy Color finally modded with backlight, and it looks incredible

It takes some doing, though<p>Over the years, Nintendo fans have retrofitted all the company’s handhelds aside from the Game Boy Color with backlit displays. That has finally changed with a new hardware mod, which you can see come together in a video from Colin Wirth at the YouTube channel This Does …

Retrogaming

Calls To Investigate Clinton Pose A Challenge To U.S. Political Norms

As Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller investigates alleged Russian ties to the Trump presidential campaign, the White House and some Republicans in Congress are calling for a second investigation.<p>The proposed target is a retired woman living in a small town in New York's Hudson …

How the CIA Came to Doubt the Official Story of JFK’s Murder

Newly released documents from long-secret Kennedy assassination files raise startling questions about what top agency officials knew and when they knew it.<p>After the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in November 1963, the CIA appeared eager, even desperate, to embrace the version of events …

Mexico City

A Timeline Of Unsung Story, One Of The Biggest Kickstarter Failures Ever

It was supposed to be a dream game for fans of strategy-role-playing games, but instead it became a disaster. <i>Unsung Story</i>, which crowdfunded over …

unsungstory

Every Single Video Game Releasing This Month (August)

July is going to be fully packed with new big game released and beta releases. If you are looking forward to buying games in this week then you …

The All Controller controls all your consoles

Remember the third party controller your sibling/cousin/friend made you use when you visited his or her house in the NES days? Remember the pain you felt when the joystick wasn’t quite right and they were hosing you on Mortal Kombat while you were busy trying to figure out why your character kept …

Gaming

Trump’s policies are hurting the US game industry, say EA and Take-Two

‘America first’ may not benefit a global industry<p>President Donald Trump got elected with a promise to put “America first” — American corporations, American workers, American interests. But six months into his tenure, two of the video game industry’s biggest publishers remain frustrated with his …

I Switched from a PS4 to a PC

Making the Jump<p>Ever since I first held that black-and-white brick of a Nintendo controller at the age of 6, I've been a console loyalist. I've owned …

Final Fantasy

Israeli government shutters state news show with just an hour’s notice

JERUSALEM — Just an hour after Israel’s Press Council warned that media freedom in the country was “at risk,” the government shut down the state broadcaster’s venerable nightly news show.<p>The anchorwomen from Channel One’s evening news cried before the cameras after being informed that a sudden …

Milo Yiannopoulos plans 'comeback' at UC Berkeley

Former Breitbart News editor and professional provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos is planning a comeback at the University of California, Berkeley.<p>Yiannopolous announced plans for a multi-day event at the liberal university in a Facebook post.<p>In February, protesters threw rocks, broke windows and set …

Bill Maher defends Ann Coulter in Berkeley free-speech fight

Liberal political comedian host Bill Maher said the University of California, Berkeley is the "the cradle for f—king babies" after the university caved to pressure and disinvited — and later re-invited — conservative commentator Ann Coulter as a speaker.<p>"Berkeley, you know, used to be the cradle of …

St. Petersburg bombing carried out by 'suicide' attacker

<b>Moscow (CNN) —</b> Monday's deadly St. Petersburg metro attack was carried out by a suicide bomber originally from the central Asian Republic of Kyrgyzstan, authorities said.<p>The Russian Investigative Committee said the bomber was Akbarjon Djalilov, 22, identified earlier by Kyrgyz authorities as a …

Extremism

Georgia Pair Sentenced to Prison for Perpetrating Hate Crime at Black Child's Birthday Party

A man and woman in Douglas County, in Georgia, have each been given double-digit sentences for their part in crashing an African-American child’s …

Crime

State Department tweets then deletes congratulations to Oscar-winning Iranian director

The U.S. State Department tweeted then deleted a message congratulating an Iranian director who used his Oscars acceptance speech to slam President …

Egypt's Christians flee terror in north Sinai security void

ISMAILIA, Egypt (AP) — After Islamic militants barged into his uncle's house, shot him and his son dead, then looted the place and set it on fire, …

Associated Press News

Hill Republicans revolt over Trump's plans to build border wall

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's plan to build a wall on the border with Mexico is facing a major problem: A wall of resistance from his own party.<p>A growing number of congressional Republicans are objecting to the cost and viability of a proposal that was a rallying cry for the …

Donald Trump

Christian charity set to withdraw from India after funding blocked

An international Christian charity has said nearly 150,000 Indian children will be worse off if restrictions on foreign funding force it to cease its operations in the country next month.<p>Lobbying by US politicians including the former secretary of state John Kerry has so far failed to convince the …