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NFL wins 'Deflategate' appeal; Tom Brady's suspension reinstated

<b>(CNN) —</b> A federal appeals court on Monday ruled in favor of the NFL in the "Deflategate" case, reinstating New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's original four-game suspension imposed by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.<p>Judges Denny Chin and Barrington D. Parker ruled in favor of the league, …

NFL

Obama boosts Islamic State fight, asks Europe to do the same

HANNOVER, Germany (AP) — Evoking history and appealing for solidarity, President Barack Obama on Monday cast his decision to send 250 more troops to Syria as a bid to keep up "momentum" in the campaign to dislodge Islamic State extremists. He pressed European allies to match the U.S. with new …

Middle East

Earth Day: Where the Presidential Candidates Stand on Climate Change

Climate

The South's new divide: Blue cities and red states

At first, Rick Scot was hesitant to trade in West Hollywood for a new home in North Carolina. Working as a vice president at a Fortune 500 company in a state with a low cost of living was tempting, yet he wondered: What would it be like to be an openly gay man living in the South?<p>Friends assured …

Iran vows to pursue missile program despite new U.S. sanctions | Reuters

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran will pursue its development of ballistic missiles despite the U.S. blacklisting of more Iranian companies linked to the program, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander said on Monday.<p>An Iranian national flag flutters in Tehran April 15, 2011. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl<p>The …

South Asia

Ted Cruz talks policy, mean tweets and 'Star Wars' on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Long before he entered politics, presidential candidate<p>Ted Cruzsaid Wednesday, he considered moving to Hollywood to pursue one of his early passions: acting.<p>“When I was in high school, I did a lot of shows and then actually thought about dropping out of school and heading to California and trying …

Leak: Tesla Model 3 Goes 0-60 in Under 4 Seconds, Has 300-Mile Range

According to an insider, the Model 3 will get optional all-wheel-drive and a range of over 300 miles.<p>Tesla won't officially introduce the $35,000 Model 3 until tomorrow, but a wild leak is already spilling the beans on the car's performance specs. And they're pretty astonishing, if they're to be …

Condemnation Rolls in After Trump’s Abortion Remarks

“Outrageous and dangerous,” Hillary Clinton said to MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow. “Shameful,” tweeted Bernie Sanders.<p>The condemnations rolled in quickly after Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump told MSNBC’s Chris Matthews during a town hall event Wednesday that, if abortion became illegal, …

Donald Trump

Actors, Film Studios Create Georgia Boycott Over Anti-LGBT Law

Anne Hathaway, Julianne Moore, Seth MacFarlane, more sign Human Rights Campaign petition, Disney, Weinstein Co. threaten to pull productions from …

Apple-FBI battle is over but Silicon Valley is still preparing for the privacy war

This wasn't the way the fight between Apple and the FBI was supposed to end.<p>This was supposed to be big: the biggest case Silicon Valley has ever …

Defiant North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea, Japan protests | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired two ballistic missiles on Friday, one of which flew about 800 km (500 miles) while the other exploded shortly after launch, U.S. officials said, as the isolated state stepped up its defiance of tough new U.N. and U.S. sanctions.<p>U.S. officials told Reuters the …

North Korea

Cuba rebukes Obama's call for change but will nix dollar tax

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cuba's government offered a rebuke Thursday of President Barack Obama's plans to use his upcoming visit to promote change on the island, even as it took a long-sought step to lift a penalty on converting U.S. dollars. The White House stood firmly behind Obama's plans to deliver a …

Cuba

Top U.S. general: Targeting civilians could hurt troop morale

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> America's highest-ranking military officer, Gen. Joseph Dunford, said Thursday that the intentional targeting of civilians, waterboarding and other forms of torture were "inconsistent with the values of our nation" and "would have an adverse effect" on U.S. military operations …

Lindsey Graham

Apple engineers say they could refuse or quit if ordered to unlock iPhone by FBI

In the ongoing controversy over Apple’s refusal of the FBI’s request to assist in unlocking the iPhone of the San Bernardino gunman, The New York Times reports Apple engineers could refuse the work necessary even if Apple as a company decides to cooperate with authorities.<p>Citing “more than a …

Obama sanctions North Korea for nuclear, missile tests

President Barack Obama levied sanctions against North Korea on Wednesday in response to the reclusive country's recent "illicit" nuclear and ballistic missile tests.<p>The sanctions blocks certain transactions on property belonging to the North Korean government and to the Workers' Party of Korea. …

A man who's building the hyperloop claims it's going to be cheaper to ride than the subway

The hyperloop is envisioned to be a system of low pressure tubes that allow "capsules" of people to travel at high speeds across long distances, similar to a way a bank uses pneumatic tubes in drive-thru lanes. The long five-hour drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco, for example, could be …

Transportation

Researchers' idea will blow you away: 656-foot long blades on wind turbines

Efforts to increase wind power mean that turbine blades are getting bigger and bigger. But a new design in the works takes the idea to levels most people can barely imagine: Blades up to 656.2 feet long — more than two football fields.<p>Today's longest blades are 262.5 feet. The blades at Imperial …

Obama and Trudeau Seal a Deal on Cutting Methane Emissions in the US and Canada | VICE News

<b>VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here.</b><p>It was the big announcement of the love-in between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and US President Barack Obama: North America is about to get serious about capping methane emissions — the …

Oil & Gas Industry

Solar energy rolls out like a carpet with groundbreaking Roll-Array photovoltaics

Solar power is easier to install than ever before thanks to the latest innovation: the Roll-Array. John Hingley and his team at the renewable energy …

Migrant ‘exchange’: Turkey accepts mass returns but sends Syrians to Europe

PARIS — The European Union and Turkey struck a preliminary deal Tuesday to block the vast waves of migrants crossing the Aegean Sea, effectively agreeing to slam shut the back door into Europe still being traversed by tens of thousands of asylum seekers fleeing war in the Middle East.<p>The deal, to …

North Africa

Iran tests missiles to show 'deterrence power'; U.S. alarmed

<b>(CNN) —</b> Iran carried out a fresh ballistic missile test Tuesday -- drills the Middle Eastern country's Revolutionary Guard claims show Iran's "deterrence power" but the United States suspects violated a U.N. resolution.<p>According to state news, Iran's Revolutionary Guard said Tuesday's missile tests …

South Asia

South Korea announces unilateral sanctions on North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Tuesday it is imposing unilateral sanctions on North Korea over its recent nuclear test and rocket launch, including a ban on financial dealings with 40 individuals and 30 entities.<p>The announcement came a day after North Korea warned of pre-emptive nuclear …

North Korea

North Korea threatens "indiscriminate pre-emptive" nuclear strikes against US and South Korea

Tension between North and South Korea has flared again, with the north warning of what it calls an “indiscriminate pre-emptive nuclear strike of justice”.<p>The new threat to turn the US and South Korea into what Pyongyang calls a “sea of flames and ash” comes as the two allies begin annual military …

U.S. Beats India In WTO Solar Case: Indian Consumers Win

This is a lovely little example of why trade rules are as they are. The United States filed a complaint against India about the local content rules for solar panels and modules. The WTO has just announced that the U.S. won their case. And thus we come to the basic point about trade itself: What …

Solar Power

The US Said India's Solar Power Plan Discriminates Against American Companies — And the WTO Agrees | VICE News

At the behest of Uncle Sam, the World Trade Organization (WTO) has spiked parts of a plan to spread solar energy across India — where more than 300 million people lack electricity.<p>Yesterday, a WTO arbitration panel sided with the United States, which in 2013 complained that India's massive …

Solar Power

Study: California leak was top methane release in US history

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A natural gas leak that sickened Los Angeles residents and forced thousands from their homes was the largest known release of climate-changing methane in U.S. history, scientists reported Thursday.<p>The 16-week blowout from a well at a Southern California Gas Co. storage facility …

Natural Gas

Here's Why SunEdison's Stock Is Jumping 30%

Renewable energy company SunEdison’s shares soared during Thursday trading following news that broke on a pair of deals.<p>Shareholders of Vivint Solar …

Solar Power

Kansas shooting: Gunman kills 3, wounds 14 at lawn care company

<b>(CNN) —</b> A gunman killed three people in shootings that ended at a lawn care company in Kansas on Thursday, authorities said.<p>An additional 14 people were injured -- 10 of whom are in critical condition at local hospitals.<p>The shooter was also killed by police, bringing the total number of fatalities …

Law Enforcement