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FBI’s near-brush with suspect in Florida school shooting draws scrutiny

By Matt Zapotosky<p>, Reporter<p>Devlin Barrett<p>, Reporter<p>Emma Brown<p>, Reporter<p>A tipster alerted the FBI in September to a disturbing comment that had been left beneath an online video. “Im going to be a professional school shooter,” read the comment, posted by YouTube user “nikolas cruz.”<p>Two FBI agents …

Nikolas Cruz

5 incredible ways to use your smartphone’s camera you never knew until now

It’s hard to believe but many people, including myself, hardly use a smartphone to make phone calls anymore. By the way, in case you still do and …

What's Wrong with Apple?

Apple is no longer the darling of the tech world it once was. It used to be that if you wrote something that even mildly suggested problems at the company, you were subjected to howls of execration by a seemingly endless legion of Apple fan boys. Yet clearly, those days are now over.<p>Consider this. …

Innovation

8 quick ways to clear up drive space in Windows 10

Face it: No matter how large your hard drive is -- how many empty terabytes you had when you first bought your PC -- you always seem to fill it right to the brink.<p>If you're bumping up against your PC's physical storage limit, there are some quick tricks you can use to reclaim a couple of gigs. But …

The Simple Technique To Fit A 40-Hour Workweek Into 16.7 Hours

This incredibly simple time-management system changed my workday.<p>I used to work a lot — 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week.<p>I let my work be a big part of how I defined myself. I wore those insane hours like a badge of honor . . . I loved telling people how “busy” I was and how much I “had to …

The 50 best burger joints in America, ranked

Our friends at Foursquare dug through their troves of user data to compile the list. Because the site now allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which burgers diners are raving about most across America.<p>To create this list, Foursquare included the …

Los Angeles

California: Sonoma valley wine route: top 10 guide

California,Wine holidays,Food and drink,United States,North and Central America,Top 10s,Travel,American food and drink,Wine,Food & drink,Life and style<p>Napa may grab the headlines but the roots of Californian wine are in nearby Sonoma valley, where family-owned vineyards, farm-to-table restaurants …

Top 10

The best restaurants in America are...

<b>(CNN) —</b> What makes a restaurant the hottest destination in town?<p>Glowing Yelp reviews, Instagram-worthy presentation and high praise from critics and food bloggers go a long way. But among chefs and restaurateurs, nothing says you've made it like a James Beard Award.<p>Since 1990, the not-for-profit …

James Beard

How Ukraine can beat Vladimir Putin

<b>(CNN) —</b> Russian President Vladimir Putin has insisted that the Minsk II ceasefire agreement from February 12 is the road to "a final settlement" of the conflict in Ukraine -- and although the truce is shaky, Ukraine and the West have a strong interest in seeing it hold.<p>The West is not going to …

This Is 'The Most Hated Man In The World'

Blanc, 25 and from California, considers himself to be a pick-up artist. He runs international dating boot camps in which he teaches men how to get women into bed using manipulative head games and physical violence.<p>The camps cost $2,000 to attend.<p>"Amid a public outcry over his abusive techniques, …

Australian Government

Terror financiers are living freely in Qatar, US discloses

The American official in charge of terror sanctions has revealed that two senior al-Qaeda money men have escaped punishment in the Gulf state<p>Two of al-Qaeda’s most senior financiers are living with impunity in Qatar despite being on a worldwide terrorism blacklist, the American official in charge …

14 Niche Netflix Alternatives

For TV shows and <i>some</i> movies, there’s Netflix or Amazon Prime Instant Video. For the latest release blockbusters, there’s Google Play Movies & TV, Amazon Instant Video or Blinkbox, depending on where you live in the world. But the video-on-demand (VoD) realm extends far beyond the well-established, …

Hotel WiFi Test

Speed test<p>Retest every 15 minutes<p>Are you in a hotel right now?<p>Yes No<p>0.0 Mbps<p>0.0 Mbps <br>0 ms<p>Free WiFi<p>Paid WiFi<p>Begin Test<p>×CloseThanks for your additional …

American Retirees Flock to Ecuador and Fight 'Gringo' Stereotype

CUENCA, Ecuador — Thousands of American retirees are living out their golden years in a South American country the size of Colorado.<p>After International Living Magazine's “Global Retirement Index” anointed Cuenca, Ecuador's third largest city, as the top spot to retire in 2009, a great migration, or …

IRS Names Offshore Accounts With Higher Penalties---Unless You Beat August 4, 2014 Deadline

The IRS’s Better Offshore Amnesty Program has sparked new interest in cleaning up offshore accounts. The timing is good, since over 100 Swiss banks are about to provide data to the IRS. More globally, FATCA disclosures are right around the corner. Many foreign banks are rooting out Americans with …

Three Realities About Venture Capital

This week’s kerfuffle over Yo centered on many facets, but none got more attention than the nascent startup’s $1.2 million in venture capital funding.<p>The reaction to this investment across the web came in several flavors. Founders complained that their own startups created far more value for …

Massive dose of measles vaccine clears woman's cancer

ROCHESTER, Minn. - Mayo Clinic researchers announced a landmark study where a massive dose of the measles vaccine, enough to inoculate 10 million people, wiped out a Minnesota woman's incurable blood cancer.<p>The Mayo Clinic conducted the clinical trial last year using virotherapy. The method …

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …