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Police: 9 killed in Toronto van attack

Police announced that nine people are dead and 16 are injured after the driver of a van plowed into multiple pedestrians in Toronto.

Extremism

ISIS Spokesman Calls for Attacks on Arab Nations

In his first statement in 10 months, the Islamic State’s spokesman on Sunday called for violence against neighboring Arab nations, suggesting that the group’s focus was turning closer to home.<p>The remarks were a departure from the last pronouncement issued by the spokesman, Abu Hassan al-Muhajir, …

Islam

Amazon, Netflix and studios sue subscription service over piracy

Hollywood studios usually fight piracy by chasing after software add-ons and free streaming services, with the occasional device thrown in. A paid service, however? That's relatively rare... or at least, it has been. Amazon, Netflix and multiple Hollywood studios (including Disney, Fox, Sony, …

Televisions

China is getting increasingly aggressive with Taiwan — but war would be disastrous for both sides

Tensions between the Peoples Republic of China and Taiwan have recently flared up as China held the largest show of naval force in its history this month and made new threats directed towards Taipei.<p>"We would like to reaffirm that we have strong determination, confidence and capability to destroy …

China

Man accused of extorting flood victims

Police in Hawaii arrested, but haven't officially charged Stephen Koehne on suspicion of extortion, robbery and terroristic threatening. People say Koehne picked them up in his boat and would demand money once they were far enough from shore.

Crime

‘Overwhelmed’ Postal Carrier Hoarded 17,000 Pieces of Mail, Officials Say

A mail carrier in Brooklyn stashed about 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail for more than a decade because he was “overwhelmed” by the amount he had to deliver, the authorities said.<p>The carrier, Aleksey Germash, told investigators he “made sure to deliver the important mail,” according to a …

Rhode Island

Verne Troyer, 'Mini-Me' in Austin Powers films, dies at 49

<b>(CNN) —</b> Verne Troyer, who played Mini-Me in two of the Austin Powers comedy films, has died at the age of 49, according to statements posted to his social media accounts Saturday.<p>No cause of death was immediately released.<p>Troyer was hospitalized earlier this month after emergency responders in Los …

Mini-Me

Father holding his daughter in his lap fatally stabbed while dining at restaurant in California

CAMARILLO, Calif. — A 35-year-old father died from stab wounds he suffered as he held his daughter in his lap at a restaurant in Ventura, police said Friday.<p>The victim was identified as Anthony Mele of Ventura.<p>Ventura police arrested Jamal Jackson, 49, on the night of the attack and have charged …

Crime

Netflix Apparently Wants to Buy Its Own Theaters, and That's Honestly a Good Idea

Netflix wants to get into the movie theater business, according to a new report from The Los Angeles Times<i>.</i> Anonymous sources told the paper that the …

Altered Carbon

SunTrust Bank Says Employee May Have Stolen 1.5 Million Customers' Info and Given It to Criminals

On Friday, SunTrust bank announced it was offering identity protection services at no charge to all of its clients in the form of Experian IDnotify. …

Identity Theft

Credit card companies unite for a checkout button to take on PayPal

Even if you don't use PayPal to send money to friends, there's a good chance you've reached for their checkout button in online stores, which is tied to all of your payment information. It's simply easier than getting up and finding your wallet. Now, the major credit card companies -- Visa, …

FinTech

China is building drone planes for its aircraft carriers

They're robotics wingmen for China's carrier pilots.<p>The Chinese military is bringing its drone and aircraft carrier programs together, pulling unmanned aerial systems onto carriers as robotic wingmen for pilots.<p>Shi Wen, the chief engineer of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp (CASC)'s …

Military

Alienware may have created the ultimate gamer hotel suite

In the past, we've seen hotel rooms and even entire hotels specifically designed for those who prefer the orange glow of de_dust2 to a sandy beach. But Alienware's new gaming suite in Hilton's Panama City location might well be the easiest place yet to let a week of your life completely pass you …

Televisions

Russia: We Told the U.S. Where in Syria It Couldn’t Bomb

Russia has claimed that it told the U.S. where in Syria it couldn’t bomb ahead of last week’s airstrikes on the country. Russian Foreign Minister …

Russia

Prince Charles 'deeply touched' to be confirmed as Queen's Head of the Commonwealth successor

The Prince of Wales will one day succeed the Queen to become the next Head of Commonwealth, it was confirmed on Friday night, after leaders reached an agreement to honour Her Majesty’s “vision, duty and steadfast service” to the institution.<p>The Prince will take on the honorary position in the …

United Kingdom

Chat: Google’s big shot at killing Apple’s iMessage

Google has unveiled a new messaging system, Chat, an attempt to replace SMS, unify Android’s various messaging services and beat Apple’s iMessage and Facebook’s WhatsApp with the help of mobile phone operators.<p>Unlike traditional texting, or SMS, most modern messaging services – such as Signal, …

Messaging

Woman sucked out of Southwest plane window 'was wearing seatbelt' and died from blunt impact trauma

The woman who was killed when she was partially blown out of a Southwest Airlines plane was wearing a seatbelt at the time, but died from blunt impact trauma, according to authorities.<p>Spokesman James Garrow of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health said Wednesday evening that banking …

Airplanes

Barbara Bush: A life in pictures

George W. Bush

After prison riot where 7 died, South Carolina has plan to block illegal cellphone use

ANDERSON, S.C. — Inmates at the South Carolina prison that was overtaken by a deadly outburst of violence this week should be unable to use illegal cellular phones by the end of next month.<p>Equipment to block that cellphone use, which officials blamed with helping spark and spread the violence, was …

South Carolina

Everything you never wanted to know about artificial sweeteners

Your diet soda might just be worse than a regular one.<p>There are a lot of myths about artificial sweeteners. The main one is that they’re actually better for you than regular sugar. Low-calorie sweeteners have been around for decades now, and we’re finally at a point where we’ve studied them enough …

Diabetes

What Barbara Bush Knew About Politics—and Life

In the summer of 1953, Barbara Bush, who died on Tuesday, at the age of ninety-two, spent her days in New York’s Sloan Kettering Institute, at the bedside of her daughter, Robin, who was three years old and had leukemia, for which there was then no effective treatment. Barbara’s husband, George H. …

Ronald Reagan

An 87-year-old millionaire buried treasure in the Rockies—and he’s offered one main clue

Somewhere in the Rockies, in the roughly 1,000 miles between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the Canadian border, may be a treasure chest worth millions. …

Archaeology

Trump sours on talking with Mueller after FBI raid of lawyer’s office

The FBI seizure of records from President Trump’s personal attorney last week deeply rattled the president — souring him on his long-stated preference to sit down for an interview with special counsel Robert S. Mueller III and prompting him to renew efforts to hire more legal firepower, people …

Donald Trump

No Disclosure? No Problem. Sean Hannity Gets a Pass at Fox News.

Fox News declared its “full support” for Sean Hannity on Tuesday, even as the network acknowledged that its executives were caught by surprise when the conservative commentator was named as a client of President Trump’s personal lawyer and fixer, Michael D. Cohen.<p>The backing from his bosses was not …

Donald Trump

Stephen Colbert and James Comey talk Trump and Russia over Pinot Noir

Former FBI Director James Comey sat down with Stephen Colbert on Tuesday for a wide-ranging interview that touched on President Donald Trump, the Russia investigation and...red wine.<p>"When you were fired, you say in the book that when it was over, you flew back on a plane to the east coast drinking …

Donald Trump

Rescue crews airlift hundreds stranded after Hawaii storm

HONOLULU (AP) — Hundreds of people have been airlifted out of dangerous floodwaters on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, but authorities said Tuesday that others are still stranded at evacuation centers.<p>The U.S. Army, National Guard, and the county airlifted more than 220 people Monday and are going …

Extreme Weather

Huawei and ZTE Hit Hard as U.S. Moves Against Chinese Tech Firms

The United States undercut China’s technology ambitions on Tuesday, advancing a new rule that would limit the ability of Chinese telecommunications companies to sell their products in this country.<p>The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously to move forward with a plan that would prevent …

China

Police: Man arrested at Taylor Swift house had knife, rope

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Colorado man who was wearing a mask and had a knife in his car when he was arrested outside a Beverly Hills home owned by Taylor Swift was released from custody on Tuesday while police continued their investigation.<p>Julius Sandrock, 38, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of …

Crime

Asian stocks rise after Wall Street gains for 2nd day

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday after Beijing added to a swelling trade dispute with Washington by hiking tariffs on U.S. sorghum.<p>KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index added 0.1 percent to 3,071.05 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 1.1 percent to …

Stock Markets

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 won’t have traditional single-player campaign

Black Ops 4 will instead focus on multiplayer and Zombies, according to sources<p><i>Call of Duty: Black Ops 4</i> won’t include a traditional single-player story mode, according to sources with knowledge of the project’s status. The shift in creative direction will make <i>Black Ops 4</i> the first mainline Call of …

Call of Duty