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UK's 'second deficit' threatens household living standards after Brexit

UK living standards are at risk of a “sudden stop” squeeze, economists have warned, as official figures revealed that the current account gap stands at “unacceptably” high levels.<p>The current account deficit - the gap between the amount of money flowing into and out of the UK economy - stood at …

A-10s make rare highway landing near Russian border

<b>(CNN) —</b> Four U.S. Air Force A-10 "Warthogs" jets landed Monday on the remote Jägala highway in Estonia near the Russian border, the first such practice road landing in over 30 years.<p>The maneuver in Estonia, a NATO member that shares a 183-mile long border with Russia and sits about 100 miles from …

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6 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter

The reason these are the best of Netflix's many "brainy" entries is they all share a multifaceted approach — looking at the economics, social, and cultural angles of each problem while also keeping us tied to a single, compelling narrative.<p>Six incredible, stimulating documentaries, all streaming on …

Samsung makes teens earn their gaming time at LANdry video game laundromat

If there’s something nearly everyone on the planet can agree on, it’s that <i>nobody</i> likes doing laundry. Plain and simple. Understanding this to be one …

Chuck D Talks ‘Mein Trump,’ ‘Keeping Seat Warm’ for Zack de la Rocha

It’s understandable to be skeptical of Prophets of Rage, the new supergroup comprised of Public Enemy‘s Chuck D, Cypress Hill’s B-Real and Rage …

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Hacker faces 25 years in prison for giving ISIS a US kill list

Last June – almost a year to the day – a hacker from Kosovo who went by the handle Th3Dir3ctorY breached a server containing databases of personal information about US servicemen and federal employees.<p>Over the next three months, he supplied data pertaining to more than 1,300 US military and …

Microsoft won't turn your Xbox One into a PC, it wants to turn your PC into an Xbox One

Don't believe the hype<p>The value in launching a gaming console is the ability to control the things that are sold on that console. For a company like Microsoft, the value of the garden is directly proportional to the height of the wall around it.<p>Don't believe Microsoft when it says the company wants …

The front page of the Republican Party website doesn’t mention Donald Trump

The official website of the US’s Republican Party appears to be missing a key element of this year’s presidential race—presumptive nominee Donald Trump isn’t mentioned at all on its front page.<p>In fact, to find Trump anywhere on the website, you need to run a search for his name, which first turns …

Government

Clinton warns of a divided America under Trump in first television ad

Hillary Clinton is wasting no time in using Republican Donald Trump’s own words against him, as she releases her first paid television advertisement of the general election campaign.<p>The spot, titled “Who We Are,” is narrated by Clinton. It splices patriotic images, including of the Statue of …

Trump was accused of destroying email evidence in lawsuit 10 years ago

In 2006, when a judge ordered Donald Trump's casino operation to hand over several years' worth of emails, the answer surprised him: The Trump Organization routinely erased emails and had no records from 1996 to 2001. The defendants in a case that Trump brought said this amounted to destruction of …

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Battlefield 1 delivers tide-turning behemoth vehicles, procedural weather | Polygon

Losing side gets an endgame, massive vehicle<p><i>Battlefield 1</i> will span the full length of World War I, from 1914 to 1918, with a robust campaign designed to deliver myriad perspectives through a collection of shorter stories that take place in different times and locations around the world.<p>The game's …

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Disturbing new site scrapes your private Facebook and informs landlords, employers

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Euphemism is beautiful.<p>It holds within it darkness and creepiness and emits only softness and lightness.<p>For example, these words: "Unlocking big data to bring you insightful referencing."<p>This is the promise …

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Police disperse fighting Northern Irish and French football fans as Euro 2016 violence spreads

Fighting broke out between supporters of Northern Ireland and hard-core French hooligans in Nice on Saturday night.<p>Police were called in to disperse the “Ultras” who set upon the supporters who had gathered ahead of the team’s opening Euro 2016 clash with Poland.<p>According to L’Equipe, seven people …

Stanford rapist Brock Turner may have sent friends photo of victim's breasts during the attack

The Stanford University student convicted of sexual assault in a case that has inflamed American public opinion may have sent a photograph of his victim's breasts to friends during the attack.<p>Two bystanders found Brock Turner, 20, assaulting an unconscious woman on the university's campus in …

Donald Trump moves to block the release of his video testimony in university lawsuit

Attorneys for Donald Trump are seeking to block the filing of a portion of his video-recorded deposition in a class-action lawsuit by former Trump University students, a move that could prevent the public release of the videos, according to a court document filed Friday.<p>If made public, the videos …

Hundreds allege Donald Trump doesn’t pay his bills

Introduction<p>Burned in his memory<p>During the Atlantic City casino boom in the 1980s, Philadelphia cabinet-builder Edward Friel Jr. landed a $400,000 contract to build the bases for slot machines, registration desks, bars and other cabinets at Harrah's at Trump Plaza.<p>The family cabinetry business, …

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This Spaghetti Recipe Is Going Viral

And for a really good reason.<p>One of the best things about working at a food website is being so close to our readers. On Facebook, you guys exclaim "Making this for dinner!" and "Looks so yummy!"—and never hold back from sharing when you think something I've made looks absolutely foul. (Thanks for …

Hundreds Claim Donald Trump Doesn't Pay His Bills in Full

Retired piano dealer Michael Diehl says he has 30,000 reasons not to vote for Donald Trump for president.<p>The small businessman said he won a bid in 1989 to supply $100,000 worth of grand pianos to Trump's Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City but was still waiting to be paid months after delivery. The …

Google's Motion Stills App Turns Apple Live Photos Into Animated GIFs And Videos

When Apple released the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus last year, it introduced the Live Photos feature – which brings still photos to life by capturing the moments just before and after the shutter button is pushed. Live Photos are played by applying pressure on the phone display using 3D Touch when …

America has 5.8 million job openings, matches all-time high

America has a record number of job openings.<p>In April, there were 5.78 million job openings, according to Labor Department data published Wednesday. That matches the all-time high set in July 2015.<p>The openings are across a range of industries. Manufacturing, trade and transportation each had posted …

The growing battle over the use of eminent domain to take property for pipelines

At the ThinkProgress website, Alejandro Davila Fragoso has an interesting article on the growing conflict over the use of eminent domain to seize property for pipelines:<p>When an oil pipeline now poised to cut through four Midwestern states was first proposed in 2014, the project quickly got pushback …

T-Mobile's latest Uncarrier move is giving customers part of the company

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Here is the best indicator yet that Donald Trump makes less money than he likes to pretend

In the absence of publicly released tax returns, the line highlighted in yellow below may offer the most insight into how much money Donald Trump actually earns each year.<p>Crain's New York dug up Trump's quarterly property tax bill from the city of New York, from which that snippet is taken. He owes …

Container gardening a growing trend in Fredericton apartments

A growing trend called container gardening has hit the green thumb circuit, and it has been helping Fredericton apartment dwellers cut down their …

Meet the Gear IconX: Samsung's First Truly Wireless Earbuds

These cutting-edge Bluetooth headphones will hit the shelves in the months ahead.<p>Samsung just announced a pair of fitness-oriented wireless earbuds called Gear IconX. Unlike today's commonly seen Bluetooth headphones, the IconX earbuds are not connected to each other with a cable, thus delivering a …

Attorneys General From Texas, Florida Quietly Dropped Their Trump U. Probes

Reports suggest campaign contributions or other backroom dealings may have played a role.<p>Eric Schneiderman, the New York attorney general, has made headlines lately for his investigation of Trump University, the for-profit real estate course over which presumptive Republican presidential nominee …

Clinton camp leverages Rubio 'con man' hit on Trump

Hillary Clinton's campaign on Wednesday looked to take up the mantle of Mitt Romney and Marco Rubio, who once denounced Donald Trump as a "con man," kicking off a series of tweets hitting the presumptive GOP nominee for his business practices with Trump University by employing his fellow …

Samsung Outs Injustice Themed S7 Edge Batphone - Technabob

To celebrate the third anniversary of the video game <i>Injustice: Gods Among Us,</i> Samsung and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have teamed up to …

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Samsung's new 512GB SSD is smaller than a postage stamp

Storage in your laptop or smartphone is a compromise between volume, access speed and physical size. But, the industry's competition to shrink them while boosting their specifications is fierce. A few months after shipping a 16TB solid-state drive, Samsung has announced a fast, efficient 512GB SSD …