History in the Making

By Darby Krajicek | World Wide News

Meet the AI startup that wants to make a digital copy of every person in the world

“Oben,” in German means “above,” or to be on top. That, in a nutshell, is also the vision Nikhil Jain has for the AI startup ObEN, of which he’s CEO …

Palo Alto

Charles Manson, one of nation's most infamous mass killers, dead at 83

<i>Corrections & Clarifications: A previous version of this story incorrectly identified Charles Manson's grandson. Jason Freeman is the son of Charles Milles Manson Jr.</i><p>Charles Manson, wild-eyed leader of a cult "family" who killed seven people in a bloody rampage in Los Angeles that shocked the …

Crime

World's first human head transplant is successfully carried out

The world's first human head transplant has been carried out on a corpse in China in an 18-hour operation that showed it was possible to successfully reconnect the spine, nerves and blood vessels.<p>At a press conference in Vienna on Friday morning, Italian Professor Sergio Canavero, director of the …

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Technology

These $2 million floating homes are designed to withstand Category 4 hurricanes

South Florida — especially Miami and the Keys — was one of several regions that Hurricane Irma pummeled in early September. The Category 4 storm brought winds of up to 70 mph, destroyed hundreds of houses, and knocked out power for 5.8 million homes and businesses in Florida.<p>A new type of …

Boats

Laser Weapon to Go in Fighter Jet in 2021

Lockheed will tackle the next big challenge in laser weapons—putting one in a top-gun fighter jet Illustration: Air Force Research LabNothing says …

Military

Donald Trump’s administration set to DEPORT 300,000 refugees from US

The US State Department said that Central Americans and Haitians granted temporary status, some who have lived in the country for 20 years, could now …

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Canadian Humour

The monster nuclear submarine the US sent to South Korea looks like it may be packed with Navy SEALs

The US Navy maintains that the USS Michigan, a submarine known for carrying special-ops teams, stopped in the South Korean city of Busan for a "routine port visit," but pictures of the event suggest a more clandestine purpose that may involve US Navy SEALs.<p>On top of the Michigan as it arrived in …

North Korea

Elon Musk leads 116 experts calling for outright ban of killer robots

Open letter signed by Tesla chief and Alphabet’s Mustafa Suleyman urges UN to block use of lethal autonomous weapons to prevent third age of war<p>Some of the world’s leading robotics and artificial intelligence pioneers are calling on the United Nations to ban the development and use of killer robots.<p>…

Singularity

House GOP passes $788B bill for Pentagon, border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed a $788 billion spending bill Thursday that combines a $1.6 billion down payment for President Donald Trump's controversial border wall with Mexico with a whopping budget increase for the Pentagon.<p>The 235-192 vote both eases a large backlog of unfinished spending …

Immigration

Human embryos edited for first time in the US using CRISPR

The scientists effectively corrected disease-causing genes<p>For the first time, scientists in the US have successfully edited the DNA of viable human embryos using the powerful gene-editing tool CRISPR. Gaining the ability to edit human DNA is the first step toward one day allowing scientists to …

Genetics

Bandmates and friends of Linkin Park front man Chester Bennington arrive at his LA home after singer's shock 'suicide' which coincided with good friend Chris Cornell's birthday

• <b>Chester Bennington, 41, hanged himself at his Palos Verdes home on Thursday</b>• <b><br>The Linkin Park frontman was alone at the time and he was found by an</b> …

SPECIAL REPORT: OJ Simpson granted parole

The imprisoned former NFL player could be released as early as Oct. 1.

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Fake protest staged by CNN film crew at London Bridge terrorist attack scene

London Bridge

Gare du Nord EVACUATED as armed police storm Europe's busiest station

THREE "terror suspects" remain at large after heavily armed cops failed to make any arrests during a lockdown of one of Europe's busiest train …

France

France just rejected the far right and elected Emmanuel Macron

Marine Le Pen of the National Front loses historic vote for the French presidency.<p>PARIS — French voters faced a historic choice Sunday between a far-right presidential candidate and a centrist — and they overwhelmingly elected the one who embraced the European Union, immigration, free trade, and …

France

President Trump Revives NASA

US report: Putin ordered effort to help Trump, hurt Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a hidden campaign to influence America's presidential election in favor of Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton, U.S. intelligence agencies declared Friday in the government's first formal allegation supporting sensational claims that Trump …

Donald Trump

Solar-powered Pipe desalinates 1.5 billion gallons of drinking water a year for California

Solar power and water desalination are two of the most important things to lock down in the modern age. Producing an endless source o…