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Former Ku Klux Klan Leader David Duke Declares Run for U.S. Senate

Duke, a Trump supporter and a former fringe figure, will run for David Vitter’s open seat in Louisiana.<p><b>David Duke,</b> a former grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan and perhaps the most famous white supremacist in the United States, has announced that he will run for the Senate in the upcoming November …

David Duke

Celeb hacker who stole nude images gets six months in prison

He phished his celebrity victims using emails that looked like they came from Apple and Google.<p>Andrew Helton from Oregon pleaded guilty to hacking celebs' emails and stealing explicit images earlier this year. Now, District Judge John A. Kronstadt has sentenced him to six months in prison and two …

Phishing

Microsoft was just ordered to stop Windows 10 from spying on users

After learning just how much data Windows 10 might be collecting from users, France’s National Data Protection Commission (CNIL) has ordered …

Data protection

Jon Stewart Steals Colbert's 'Late Night' Desk To Tear Trump And Fox Apart

In the midst of some seriously chaotic politics, we've missed Jon more than ever. Finally, he's come out of hiding, bearded and rusty but still the …

GOP Shows White Supremacist’s Tweet During Trump’s Speech

The Republican National Convention displayed a tweet by a white supremacist account during Donald Trump’s nomination acceptance speech on Thursday night.<p>The tweet, written by the account @Western_Triumph, appeared on four large screens in the Quicken Loans Arena Republican after the halfway mark …

White supremacy

These are the most feared hacker groups in the world

The most feared hacker groups are what cybersecurity professionals refer to as "advanced persistent threat" actors.<p>Unlike your average hacker breaching a server for curiosity or activism, or criminal gangs armed with ransomware and interested only in money, APTs backed by nation-states usually are …

Cybersecurity

Apple and Facebook helped bust the world's biggest torrent site

Feds charge 30-year-old Ukrainian Artem Vaulin over his involvement in piracy website KickassTorrents.<p>When you're the owner of the world's biggest torrent-sharing site, the last thing you'd expect to land you in trouble would be a totally legitimate (and legal) purchase via iTunes. But that's what …

Facebook

Helping autistic man, black therapist shot by Florida police: media

(Reuters) - A video emerged online on Wednesday showing the moments before an unarmed black Florida man was shot by police as he lay in a street with his hands up next to an autistic patient whom he was trying to help, media reported.<p>Behavioral therapist Charles Kinsey was hospitalized after he was …

American South

Unarmed Black Man Lying In The Street With Hands Up Gets Shot By Police In North Miami

"I’m saying to them, ‘Sir, why did you shoot me?’ And his words to me, he said, ‘I don’t know.’”<p>New video out of North Miami shows an unarmed black man moments before and after he was shot by police while lying in the street with his hands up.<p>Behavioral therapist Charles Kinsey, 47, is recovering …

Policing

Secret Service Investigating Trump Adviser Who Said Hillary Clinton Should Be Executed

"It is treason and the penalty for treason is the firing squad"<p>The U.S. Secret Service is investigating a New Hampshire state representative and Donald Trump adviser who said Hillary Clinton should be shot for treason.<p>“Hillary Clinton should be put in the firing line and shot for treason,”Al …

Hillary Clinton

US air strike in Syria kills nearly 60 civilians 'mistaken for Isil fighters'

A US air strike killed nearly 60 civilians, including children, in Syria on Tuesday after the coalition mistook them for Islamic State (Isil) fighters.<p>Some eight families were hit as they tried to flee fighting in their area, in one of the single deadliest strikes on civilians by the alliance since …

Syria

The Latest: Trump says US might not defend some NATO members

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the Republican National Convention (all times EDT):<p>12:03 a.m.<p>Donald Trump says the United States under his leadership might not come to the defense of some NATO members if Russia were to attack them.<p>Trump tells The New York Times he would decide whether to protect the …

Donald Trump

Staff Writer Takes Blame for 'Mistakes' in Melania Trump RNC Speech

A speechwriter for Donald Trump's business took the blame for apparent plagiarism in Melania Trump's convention speech, saying she offered to resign over the error but was asked to stay by Mr. Trump.<p>Meredith McIver is a staff writer for Trump's private company, not his presidential campaign, and …

Donald Trump

German mother jailed for killing four newborn babies

A woman on trial in one of Germany’s worst infanticide cases has been convicted of killing four of her babies and sentenced to 14 years in jail.<p>Andrea Göppner, 45, was found to have murdered the four newborns, whose remains were discovered wrapped in towels and plastic bags last year in a case that …

Germany

As heat records pile up, La Niña may usher in cooler 2017

<b>OUT OF THIS WORLD</b> | Earth, Space And The Stuff In Between - a daily journey through weather, space and science with meteorologist/science writer …

Weather

Disney fires, rehires intern, who followed conscience on alligator warning

Shannon Sullivan was surprised, then angry.<p>Not two months after 2-year-old Lane Graves was dragged into a lake by alligator at a Disney resort and killed , she found herself face-to-face with a sign that made her deeply uncomfortable.<p>The Disney College Program bills itself a “life-changing,” …

Walt Disney Company

Pokemon Go T&Cs strip users of legal rights

Players of Pokemon Go are not only giving up their right to act like sane human beings in public, as they walk around, zombie-esque, reaching into the phones held in front of their faces, they are also likely to be waiving legal rights if they don’t take a very close look at Niantic Labs’ Terms of …

Rights & Freedoms

Three police officers shot dead in Baton Rouge, gunman killed

(Reuters) - Multiple police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, were shot on Sunday morning, a department spokesman said, as the country remains on edge about police and community relations.<p>The officers were taken to a local hospital, Sergeant Don Coppola told the local CBS affiliate, adding he did …

Government

How An iPhone Defeated The Tanks in Turkey

To mount a coup, senior Turkish army officers from the commando units, land forces, the first and fourth armies, and the airforce went to extreme lengths to seize power.<p>They occupied two airports and closed a third. They attempted to separate the European from the Asian sides of Istanbul. They …

Democracy

Turkey’s government defeated a coup, and forced the military men behind it to strip

Turkey awoke this morning to scenes of carnage and destruction, after an overnight coup attempt was quashed when president Recep Tayyip Erdogan used FaceTime to call on citizens to stop it.<p>As many as 90 people have been killed, and over 1,500 people (link in Turkish) arrested in connection with the …

Government

Gonorrhea May Soon Be Resistant to all Antibiotics

Gonorrhea may soon become untreatable.<p>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday that the wily Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria …

Gonorrhea

Card fraud now hits nearly one third of consumers worldwide

Imagine folded, chopped, and mutilated plastic up to the sky: that’s the pile being generated by cardholder fraud these days.<p>I’ll let ACI Worldwide …

Cybersecurity

Tesla says autopilot was not on during Pennsylvania crash

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Tesla refuted a driver's claim that his car was in autopilot when it crashed on the Pennsylvania Turnpike earlier this month.<p>Logs from the Model X driven by 77-year-old Albert Scaglione on July 1 show the vehicle took itself out of autopilot about 25 seconds before the crash …

Autonomous Tech

Gun Deaths In America

<b>Methodology</b><p>The data in this interactive graphic comes primarily from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Multiple Cause of Death …

Guns

North Carolina passed a law exempting police camera footage from the public record

North Carolina passed a law on Monday that makes footage from police dashboard cameras and body cameras exempt from the public record.<p>The law — House bill 972 — allows people seen or heard in any police video, along with their representatives, to access it by filing a request. But requests can be …

American South

China's First Space Station Could Be Out Of Control And Heading For Earth

China's first space station, Tiangong-1, appears to be completely out of control and may have lost communication with the Command and Control Center …

Space Station

Largest US measles outbreak in Arizona after people refused vaccinations

TUCSON, Ariz. - Health officials in Arizona say the largest current measles outbreak in the United States is in part because some workers at a …

Measles

Metals from cigarette butts may pose potential threat to marine environment: Almost 5 trillion butts littered annually; contaminants may enter food chain

Cigarette butts are the most common form of litter found in the marine environment, with an estimated 5 trillion or so discarded outdoors around the …

Smoking

28 before and after pictures tell you what war did to the largest city in Syria

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