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GOP candidate charged after allegedly 'body slamming' reporter

Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate in Montana's special congressional election, has been charged with misdemeanor assault after he allegedly body slammed a reporter and broke his glasses on Wednesday night.<p>The altercation took place at Gianforte's campaign headquarters in Bozeman, Montana, …

United States

UK police stop passing Manchester bombing information to US over leaks

British police have stopped sharing evidence from the investigation into the terror network behind the Manchester bombing with the United States after a series of leaks left investigators and the government furious.<p>The ban is limited to the Manchester investigation only. British police believe the …

Surveillance

Congress will let internet providers sell your data—so rebels devised a way to fool corporations

Last week, the US Congress voted to overturn rules that would have prevented Internet service providers from selling customers’ data without permission. Though the rules had not yet gone into effect, the vote drew considerable attention to the question of how people can better protect their online …

Privacy

Trump administration withdraws federal protections for transgender students

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Trump administration on Wednesday night withdrew Obama-era protections for transgender students in public schools that let them use bathrooms and facilities corresponding with their gender identity.<p>The announcement is a significant victory for opponents of the Obama …

LGBTQI

Trump’s new FCC boss could have a lasting effect on the internet — here’s what to watch out for

Much like the transition from Obama to Trump, Pai's conservative leanings stand in near-total contrast to the views of Wheeler, his predecessor.<p>That has net-neutrality advocates worried.<p>Whereas Wheeler's commission took an unusually aggressive stance on regulating large internet service providers, …

Net Neutrality

Trump to sign executive orders enabling construction of proposed border wall and targeting sanctuary cities

President Trump plans to sign executive orders Wednesday enabling construction of his proposed wall on the U.S.-Mexico border and targeting cities where local leaders refuse to hand over illegal immigrants for deportation, according to White House officials familiar with the decisions.<p>The actions, …

Immigration

‘They Will Have to Die Now’

Before dawn on a Sunday late last month, a battalion of pesh merga soldiers — about 600 Kurdish men, along with a few women — gathered in the shadow of Bashiqa Mountain, on the western edge of the autonomous region of Iraqi Kurdistan. They were sons, daughters, fathers, grandfathers. They wore an …

Islam

Aliens on Mars: NASA Captures Mysterious 'Ancient City' on the Red Planet

UFO enthusiasts are claiming that a proof that alien life has existed in the red planet is once again in one of NASA's official photos.<p>According to …

Paranormal

One gun's journey — 42 bullets fired, 2 killed, 5 wounded

The young woman arrived home to find a footprint still visible on her front door.<p>Her South Shore apartment had been broken into, and the small safe she kept under her bed was missing, along with the black .40-caliber Glock handgun she kept inside.<p>Over the next year, that Glock would fire 42 …

Ahmad Khan Rahami, suspect in New York and New Jersey bombings, taken into custody

LINDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey police officer responding to a call about a hoodied vagrant curled up asleep in a bar doorway roused him and quickly …

Suspect in N.Y., N.J. bombings arrested after shootout; FBI says ‘no indication’ of terror cell

ELIZABETH, N.J. – Authorities said they apprehended Ahmad Khan Rahami, the 28-year-old wanted in connection with weekend bombings in Manhattan and Seaside Park, N.J., after a shootout Monday with police officers.<p>The bloody incident capped off a frantic few days in this region and beyond, marked by …

Extremism

Microsoft To Launch “Minecraft Education Edition” For Classrooms This Summer, Following Acquisition Of Learning Game

Microsoft is further expanding on its investment in Minecraft, bought in 2014 for $2.5 billion, by acquiring a learning game called MinecraftEdu for an undisclosed sum. The game, produced by a company called Teacher Gaming LLC, allows teachers to use Minecraft in the classroom, and includes a …