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The Alleged CIA Agent Kurt Busch Dated And Reportedly Abused Now Allegedly Stole From Charity

The bizarre saga of NASCAR driver Kurt Busch and Patricia Driscoll has become even more perplexing.<p>Kurt Busch was suspended from NASCAR in February …

Why are almost half of Japan's millennials still virgins?

<b>Tokyo (CNN) —</b> Japanese millennials just aren't having sex.<p>That's according to a government survey published last week, claiming that 42% of men and 44.2% of women -- almost half of Japan's millennial singles aged between 18 to 34 -- are virgins.<p>While some prefer it that way, others would like their …

Japan

Automakers React to Federal Guidelines for Autonomous Cars

Automakers embraced guidelines rolled out by the Obama administration to oversee the creation of self-driving cars, saying the new policy strikes a balance between safety and fast-moving technological developments.<p>Advocates for the technology have urged federal regulators to issue a standard set of …

Automotive Industry

Meet North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Il’s Kidnapped Moviemaking Slaves

‘The Lovers and the Despot’ is the true story of a director and actress who were abducted and forced to make propaganda films. Watch an exclusive …

North Korea

Costa Rica has gone 76 straight days using 100% renewable electricity

Costa Rica is pulling off a feat mostcountries just daydream about: For two straight months, the Central American country hasn’t burned anyfossil fuels to generate electricity. That’s right: 100 percent renewable power.<p>This isn’t a blip, either. For 300 total days last year and 150 days so far this …

Clinton emails recovered by FBI to be released just before election day

State department lawyers say they expect to make nearly 15,000 emails public in batches starting three weeks before election<p>Nearly 15,000 emails recovered by the FBI from the private server used by Hillary Clinton when she was secretary of state are set to be made public just before the …

Government

A young man's journey through schizophrenia

The patients who came into the schizophrenia research lab grew easily confused. They struggled to complete simple tasks. Brandon Chuang, a research …

Koch Brothers Gave $21 Million To Groups Defending ExxonMobil's Climate Cover-up

The Kochs have spent over $88 million in *traceable* funding to groups attacking climate change science, policy and regulation. Of that total, $21 million went to groups that recently bought a full page New York Times advertisement defending ExxonMobil from government investigations into its …

Yuri Kozyrev in Iraq, 2002-2016: Witnessing the U.S. Invasion, the Rise of the Insurgency and the Fight Against ISIS

An Iraqi woman walks on a road south of Baghdad, Dec. 20, 2002, prior to the U.S. invasion in March 2003.<br>Yuri Kozyrev—Noor for TIME<p>1 of …

Prosecutors probe Volkswagen's former CEO over diesel scandal

Volkswagen's former CEO Martin Winterkorn may face German justice over the diesel emissions scandal after all.<p>Prosecutors labeled Winterkorn a suspect in late September 2015, only to reverse position a few days later. In a statement Monday, they said they were investigating Winterkorn for …

Diesel Emissions

Report: Three Muslim “Refugees” Rape Little Girl at Knifepoint in Idaho

Three Muslim refugees reportedly raped a little girl at knifepoint in Idaho before urinating on her body, an incident that prompted furious residents …

Everything You Need To Know About The Outrageous, Surreal and Tragicomic Impeachment Of Brazil's First Female President, Dilma Rousseff

Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's first female president, is being impeached and faces permanent removal from office. She and her predecessor belong to the Workers Party. During their combined administrations, 29 million Brazilians were lifted out of poverty.<p>Here are some numbers of a different kind. …

‘Brexit’ likely to fail but EU will change

The odds on British voters choosing to leave Europe in Thursday’s referendum were always fairly long, but have gotten longer after last week’s assassination of a pro-European Union Member of Parliament.<p>Even Nigel Farage, head of the U.K. Independence Party and a leading advocate of Britain exiting …

United Kingdom

Computer science grads are playing it safe instead of trying to help build the next big thing

Y-Combinator’s Paul Graham knew that working for a Silicon Valley giant was every programmer’s dream back in the day but he was surprised—and somewhat disappointed—to find that little has changed.<p>As the technology sector grows, the demand for computer science skills is increasing at a faster pace …

Computer Science

Google's quantum computer inches nearer after landmark performance breakthrough

Google has come up with a new quantum computing technique that could remove key limits on scalability today.<p>Google engineers have found a way to make …

Media Ignores Clinton University Scandal Worse Than Trump U » Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!

<b>Hillary Clinton took to Twitter last Wednesday to call Trump University “a fraudulent scheme used to prey upon those who could least afford it,” but</b> …

Canada to target pension funds for infrastructure funding: Trudeau | News Home | Reuters

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada will try to supplement planned government investment in infrastructure with funding from private investors and wants to make the projects attractive to pension funds, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday.<p>Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers a …

Canada

Unlikely casualty in California's renewable energy boom: natural gas | Reuters

(Reuters) - In February of 2001, then California Governor Gray Davis stood at the site of Calpine Corp’s new Sutter natural gas power plant and unveiled his plan to fast-track construction of similar stations to add 20,000 megawatts of modern, efficient generation to the state in three years.<p>The La …

Natural Gas

"Batman: The Killing Joke" to Screen in Select Theaters Ahead of the Official Release

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and Fathom Events have announced a partnership to release “Batman: The Killing Joke” in select theaters on Monday, …

Comic Books

Napolitano: FBI Plan to Access Browser History "Major Step Towards Police State" » Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!

<b>The Obama administration is pushing Congress to amend existing surveillance laws to give the FBI unquestionable authority to access a person’s</b> …

Texas County GOP Chair Stripped of Powers, Puts Faith In 'Big Titties'

Damn, Robert Morrow! Back at it again with the gay sex conspiracy theories!<p>Our favorite Texas GOP leader is having a great month. Last night, the Travis County Republican Party voted to move money and decision-making power away from its newly-elected chair Robert Morrow, and toward an …

Government

The U.S. just took one step closer to privatizing a core part of the Internet

Every time you type "Google.com" into your browser, what you get is a search engine used by billions. What you don't see? A complicated string of actions kicking into high gear behind the scenes, turning your URL into language that any computer or server in the world can understand and, ultimately, …

ICANN

'There's no point giving free cancer drugs to Africa'

<b>Giving out free cancer drugs would not help the poorest parts of Africa, the head of pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has told the BBC.</b><p>Pascal Soriot said "dramatic" progress was being made in treating tumours, and defended the company's pricing policy.<p>And he said that training doctors, not the cost …

Stop Vladimir Putin now or Russia will advance to ‘border with Poland or Germany’ says Nadia Savchenko

Vladimir Putin must be stopped now or Russian forces will advance to the “border with Poland or Germany”, according to the war heroine turned politician described as Ukraine’s “Joan of Arc”.<p>Nadia Savchenko was released from a Russian prison only two weeks ago. The female pilot - who was the first …

The Brits who might force Britain out of the EU won’t have to live with the consequences

Age is one of the biggest predictors of whether or not a British person will vote to leave the European Union. Polling shows that older people are more likely to vote “leave” when the UK votes in a referendum this month.<p>And one age specifically has turned out to be the tipping point, according to …

United Kingdom

My friend Li Heping, a man China thinks is 'more dangerous than Bin Laden'

On 10 July last year, just days after we had met for lunch in an upscale Beijing shopping mall, my friend Li Heping vanished.<p>During our last encounter, Li, calm and thoughtful as ever, told me he believed China’s government was losing the trust of the people. More and more people were victims of …

China

The Suitcase Murder Tearing the U.S. and Japan Apart

A U.S. military contractor allegedly raped and murdered a Japanese woman in Okinawa—the latest reason for Okinawans to resent the U.S. military …

Japan

Scientists Confirm First Nuclear Reactor Was Natural, Not Man-Made.

When Enrico Fermi and his team constructed a nuclear reactor way back in 1942, they were adamant that it was the world’s first of its kind, and that …

Nuclear Energy

Guyana created its own version of Facebook Free Basics, without Facebook’s help

Free Basics is Facebook’s controversial plan to offer a limited version of the internet to users for free. Indian regulators blocked it in February for violating net-neutrality principles. But now the government of Guyana, a tiny South American country with a population of under 1 million people, …

Guyana

Google developing ‘kill switch’ to stop robot uprising against humans

The rise of the robots could be a genuine threat to the human race, experts have warned, but Google hope to find a way of stopping rouge Artificial Intelligence (AI) from taking over the world.<p>Developers from the search engine’s artificial intelligence division, DeepMind, have teamed up with Oxford …

Artificial Intelligence