David Maldonado

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Hurricane hiatus: Will the USA's luck run out this year?

Will this be the year the USA's luck runs out?<p>With the Atlantic hurricane season starting June 1, the nation is enjoying two record streaks for a lack of hurricanes: It's been nine years since the last hit from a "major" hurricane and also nine years since a hurricane of any sort hit Florida, …

Holder condemns ‘excessive’ solitary confinement on children with disabilities

Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday condemned the “excessive” use of solitary confinement in juvenile facilities across the country, …

Gibraltar flag-raising leads to arrests of Spanish journalists

Two Spanish television reporters arrested after raising flag on Gibraltar<p>Police in Gibraltar on Wednesday arrested two journalists from a Spanish television channel who annoyed locals by raising a flag of Spain in the British territory, authorities and their employer said.<p>The tiny Mediterranean …

United Kingdom

Thanks for Your Service: Vets' Info Tossed in Trash

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Pets

Remains of missing Fort Bragg medic found; suspect arrested | Reuters

Fayetteville, North Carolina (Reuters) - The remains of former U.S. Army combat medic, Kelli Bordeaux, were found Wednesday morning in a wooded area about four miles from the North Carolina bar where she was last seen alive more than two years ago.<p>U.S. Army Pfc. Kelli Bordeaux is pictured in this …

South Carolina Man Killed After Asking Friend to Shoot Him

A rural South Carolina woman has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after firing a gun at a friend who had allegedly asked her to shoot him, authorities said.<p>Taylor Ann Kelly, 18, allegedly agreed to shoot her friend, 25-year-old Blake Randall Wardell. He had asked her to fire a gun at him …

Crime

The GoPro drone that makes art in the sky – in pictures

Photographer Rus Turner strapped his camera to a drone – or quadcopter – and sent it sky-high to capture the rolling countryside of Hampshire from a dramatic new angle

Apple to introduce iPad app split-screen feature in iOS 8, report says

Multitaskers, rejoice: Apple is reportedly planning on adding a split-screen feature to the iPad that will allow the tablet to run two apps at the same time.<p>The Cupertino-based tech company will introduce the feature in iOS 8, the next version of its mobile operating system that is expected to be …

Apple

Internet Providers Strike Back on Net Neutrality

ISP’s say more regulation on Internet lines would be a bad thing.<p>In a surprise to no one, Internet providers warned federal regulators that treating broadband like phone lines will stunt future investments and service upgrades.<p>Twenty-eight CEOs representing companies which provide Internet service …

Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi Explains The Xbox One's Split With Kinect

Microsoft surprised everyone today by announcing a couple of huge changes to the Xbox One, chief among them the fact that the console would be available at a $399 price point starting in June, minus the formerly bundled Kinect motion/voice control system.<p>There’s already a debate raging about …