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Trump: Burn the flag, go to jail

<b>(CNN) —</b> President-elect Donald Trump proposed on Tuesday a penalty -- including possible jail time or loss of citizenship -- for burning the American flag, in spite of two US Supreme Court rulings that protect the act under the First Amendment as a form of free speech.<p>"Nobody should be allowed to …

Politics

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Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time, and it isn’t weird to sometimes feel like you want to leave — there’s wasn’t an easy way out, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, which offers a way to wipe your entire existence off the …

Internet

Hackers Were Stealing Credit Card Data From Madison Square Garden for Almost a Year

The Madison Square Garden Company just disclosed that someone had access to its payment processing system for almost a year. That means all data …

Money

Tesla Model S hack uses Android app exploit to track, unlock and steal car without the key

Norwegian app security firm Promon demonstrates how a Tesla can be driven away using malicious Android app.<p>A team of computer hackers have …

Mobile

6.9-magnitude earthquake strikes off Japan

(CNN)A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's Honshu island on Tuesday, triggering tsunami waves and bringing back traumatic memories for locals of the devastating 2011 Fukushima disaster.<p>Residents in Fukushima Prefecture braced for the worst after a tsunami warning was issued early Tuesday …

Earthquakes

China is at the forefront of manipulating DNA to create a new class of superhumans

Would you want to alter your future children’s genes to make them smarter, stronger, or better looking? As the state of science brings prospects like these closer to reality, an international debate has been raging over the ethics of enhancing human capacities with biotechnologies such as so-called …

Biology

Rep. Mike Honda, Who Lived Through Japanese Internment Camp, Condemns Immigrant Registry

“This does not make American great but would take us back to the bigotry of the 1940s"<p>Congressman Mike Honda, who was forced into a Japanese-American …

Autos

New Way of Transforming CO2 Is More Efficient Than What Plants Do

A new method for fixing carbon dioxide.<p>By tinkering with the process that plants use to breathe in carbon dioxide, a team of German scientists has just discovered a far more efficient way to get rid of it. Biochemists led by Tobias Erb at the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology in …

Science

Donald Trump Advocate Cites Japanese Internment Camps as ‘Precedent’ for Muslim Registry

“We've done it based on race, we've done it based on religion, we've done it based on region"<p>Donald Trump has said he wants be the president for all …

Republican Party

Trump advisor takes issue with Silicon Valley's Asian CEOs

More than that, chief strategist Steve Bannon's claim isn't based on fact, either.<p>Before President-elect Donald Trump's chief strategist Stephen Bannon was headed to the White House, he was running "platform for the alt-right" website <i>Breitbart News</i>. Aside from overseeing the publication of …

Silicon Valley

Trump transition memo: Trade reform begins Day 1

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President-elect Donald Trump will begin the process of reshaping America's trade policy on Day 1 of his administration, according to a memo drafted by his transition team obtained by CNN.<p>The document lays out the skeleton of Trump's trade policy for the first 200 days of his …

Republican Party

4 key differences between the Green Berets and Delta Force

The Army’s 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment – Delta — or “Delta Force” or CAG (for Combat Applications Group) or whatever its latest code name might be — is one of the best door kicking-units in the world.<p>From raining hell on al Qaeda in the early days of the war in Afghanistan to going …

Military

One week of demonetization in India: the good, the bad, and the ugly

Just seven days in, and Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s massive demonetization drive has snowballed into an unprecedented financial emergency in Asia’s third-largest economy.<p>On Nov. 8, Modi announced that all notes in denominations of Rs500 ($7.40) and Rs1,000 ($14.70) would be illegal in the …

India

Donald Trump plans to immediately deport 2 million to 3 million undocumented immigrants

In a "60 Minutes” interview scheduled to air Sunday, President-elect Donald Trump said he planned to immediately deport 2 million to 3 million undocumented immigrants who “have criminal records” after his inauguration next January.<p>“What we are going to do is get the people that are criminal and …

Republicans

Trump's family plan to cut business conflicts falls short

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> The Trump Organization has pledged to transfer control of its assets to Donald Trump's children to reduce potential conflicts posed by the president-elect's many business interests.<p>But ethics experts say the arrangement doesn't go far enough to ensure that Trump's presidential …

Business

For Trump, the gravity of his new job appears to be setting in

Donald Trump was reportedly "shocked" that he won the presidential election.<p>That's according to a New York Times report that describes how Trump's advisers are guiding him through his transition from real-estate mogul to the 45th president of the United States.<p>One of the most difficult challenges …

Donald Trump

Canada confirms panicked US citizens were behind immigration site crash

It wouldn’t be an election season without threats of ‘moving to Canada’ if the the candidate you don’t like wins. This year, however, the fight-or-flight response seems to have kicked in full force.<p>On election night, we reported a rather humorous scoop that the Canadian immigration website was …

Immigration

Calls to Crisis Support Lines Up After Donald Trump’s Victory

Calls from the LGBTQ community have gone up significantly<p>Calls to crisis support lines have gone up significantly from the LGBTQ community following …

Republican Party

The smog smothering India is so thick you can actually see it from space

The smog smothering millions in the Indian capital of New Delhi is so thick, it's plainly visible from space, showing up as a milky blanked covering northern India.<p>Visible satellite imagery posted by NASA's Worldview tool shows persistent smog across northern India since late October. This …

Space

Israel tells France it will not join talks aimed at reviving peace process

Benjamin Netanyahu’s office says summit would be a distraction from Israeli goal of direct negotiations with Palestinians<p>Israel has formally notified France that it will not participate in a peace conference later this year that Paris had hoped might rejuvenate moribund talks with Palestinians over …

Israel

Delhi’s air is so toxic that schools are closing, expats are fleeing, and the visiting UK PM could lose hours from her life

New Delhi is ghastly right now.<p>So much so that the government in the national capital has shut down 1,800 schools for the first time ever, forcing a million students to stay at home to avoid breathing in the deadly smog that continues to shroud the city. This comes a week after firecracker residue …

Environment

Ebola is getting better at infecting humans

In December 2013, in a small village in Guinea, the Ebola virus left its traditional host—probably a bat—and infected a young boy. That leap triggered what became the largest Ebola outbreak in history.<p>At first, the virus stayed within Guinea’s borders and, as in every previous epidemic, affected …

Africa

Man who held woman captive for 2 months admits to killing 7 others

WOODRUFF, S.C. -- The man arrested after authorities found a woman chained on his property in rural South Carolina killed at least seven people, and …

Indian Government Purchasing Cellebrite Technology Used to Bypass Locked iPhones

India's Forensic Science Laboratory is in negotiations to purchase the security bypassing technology used by Israeli mobile software developer Cellebrite, the company that the FBI enlisted to help unlock the iPhone of the San Bernardino shooter earlier in the year (via <i>The Economic Times</i>).<p>The FBI …

India

Defense tries to exclude video from trial of cop shooting man in back

Jury to be asked to consider self-defense in secretly recorded shooting.<p>Jury selection in a local Charleston, South Carolina, courthouse entered its …

Policing

Trump campaign denounces KKK's official newspaper's support

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The official newspaper of the Ku Klux Klan expressed its support for Republican nominee Donald Trump on the front page of its current issue, a move the Trump campaign quickly denounced.<p>The front page of "The Crusader" had a banner that said "Make America Great Again" with an …

Republican Party

How you could get away with murder in Yellowstone’s “Zone of Death"

Oregon militia standoff trial: shock and anger after Bundys found not guilty

The surprise verdict over the armed occupation has left many concerned that it will encourage other militias to take action against the government<p>Jarvis Kennedy watched two stories unfold on the news on Thursday night: the surprise acquittal in Oregon of seven members of the armed militia that …