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Scientists have used cells as a recording device for the first time

For the first time, scientists have used a cell to record what happens in the world around it. They were able to retrieve the information and read it …

Biology

Former Brazil striker Robinho sentenced to 9 years in prison for rape in Italy

An Italian court sentenced former Brazil and AC Milan forward Robinho in absentia to nine years in prison on Thursday after convicting him of taking part in a gang rape of an Albanian woman in 2013.<p>A Milan court ruled that Robinho and five other Brazilians assaulted the woman, who was 22 at the …

Crime

How three underdog cities are fighting for Amazon HQ2

Chad Emerson, president and CEO of Downtown Huntsville, Inc., knows that the odds are stacked against the city of Huntsville, Alabama being selected …

Greater Sacramento

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in Pictures

Parades

Hundreds of thousands of Spaniards call for ban on Franco foundation

Petition filed in parliament says foundations glorifying Hitler or Mussolini would be unthinkable in Germany or Italy<p>More than 200,000 Spaniards have signed a petition filed in parliament on Thursday asking the government to ban the National Francisco Franco Foundation (FNFF), which glorifies …

Italy

Sony a7R III Named a Top 10 Gadget of 2017 by TIME

Sony sparked a great deal of excitement when it announced its blazing fast full-frame a9 camera in April, but somehow it managed to make an even …

Cameras

Republicans push hard on GOP tax plan, but voters just aren't that into it

Republicans are investing enormous amounts of political capital and dollars to pump up support for the GOP tax overhaul in a risky, last-ditch legislative undertaking ahead of next year’s midterm election.<p>President Trump is promoting the bill as a Christmas present for the American people, and a …

Paul Ryan

Police Were Told To Keep Roy Moore Away From High School Cheerleaders, Retired Officer Says

“I didn’t realize it until some time later that when they said he liked young girls — I just thought he liked young ladies, you know, younger than him, maybe in their 20s."<p>A retired Alabama police officer said she and her colleagues were told decades ago to “make sure” Roy Moore “didn’t hang …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump's LaVar Ball tweets cross a line — even for him

<b>(CNN) —</b> Before 6 a.m. ET, Donald Trump had already sent two tweets about the self-proclaimed "big baller" LaVar Ball.<p>Here's the full two-tweet set:<p><i>"It wasn't the White House, it wasn't the State Department, it wasn't father LaVar's so-called people on the ground in China that got his son out of a</i> …

Donald Trump

Perú's archeological treasures date back thousands of years. Who's making sure they're safe?

LIMA, Perú – Dating to around 2,000 B.C., the mysterious murals at the Ventarrón archeological site along Perú’s northern coast are thought to be the oldest in the Americas.<p>But this month, just a decade after their discovery, the ancient paintings of abstract designs and a deer caught in a net were …

Archaeology

Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein Supervises Mueller Probe But He's Also A Witness

To the many mysteries swirling around the investigation of Russian election interference and the dismissal of FBI Director James Comey, add this one: why Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein continues to supervise the investigation.<p>Rosenstein is the Justice Department official who pulled the …

Corruption

Argentinian submarine search intensifies as oxygen supply runs low

Missing naval vessel ARA San Juan has one day’s worth of oxygen reserves left after six days without contact<p>A massive search and rescue operation has begun to find the Argentinian navy submarine ARA San Juan before oxygen supplies run out.<br>The submarine, which went missing six days ago in the South …

Military

Two high-profile killings in Mexico stoke outrage about nationwide surge in slayings

Public indignation about Mexico’s surging homicide rate has followed the two latest high-profile killings— those of a human rights ombudsman in Baja California Sur state and a telecommunications executive outside Mexico City.<p>President Enrique Peña Nieto denounced the killing of Adolfo Lagos …

Mexico

12 Surprisingly Smart Gadgets for the True Techie Elite

Star Wars training in VR? A scale that measure body composition? A robot that responds to voice commands using Amazon Alexa? these are the top gifts for the techie in your life.<p>What do the techie elite really love? In most cases, they use the same criteria as the rest of us--convenience, …

Gear & Gadgets

The non-techie’s guide to machine learning

You find yourself at another startup meetup, leaning against the bar and sipping away at your drink. <i>Tonight’s the night</i>, you think to yourself.</i> …

Machine Learning

2017 Buying Guide: Best pocketable enthusiast cameras

<i>Last updated: November 21, 2017</i><p>If you want a compact camera that produces great quality photos without the hassle of changing lenses, there are …

Cameras

Samsung may have just listed its foldable Galaxy X handset

There have been plenty of rumors in recent years about Samsung’s plans to release a smartphone with a foldable display, but solid evidence that such …

Samsung

Report: Military personnel reassigned following Trump's Asia trip

<b>(CNN) —</b> Allegations that multiple US service members had "improper contact" with foreign women while on the President's Asia tour have spurred an investigation and led to their reassignment, The Washington Post reports, attributing the information to officials familiar with the situation.<p>The Post …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Turkey farmers facing squeeze after Trump kills agriculture rules

A USDA decision is giving significant power to the multibillion-dollar meat industry, potentially crushing the smaller turkey farmers.<p>Ike Horst raises 22,000 turkeys a year on his farm in the rolling hills of south-central Pennsylvania, selling them to a processing company that was providing him …

Agriculture

Documents show involvement of Zinke's wife on official trip

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A batch of documents reveal frustration among staffers at the Department of Interior over coordinating travel for Secretary Ryan Zinke's wife on an official trip, creating another headache for an administration that's already been criticized for its handling of Cabinet secretary …

Government

Source: Gymnastics doctor set to plead guilty to sex charges

DETROIT (AP) — A sports doctor accused of molesting several girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University will plead guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and face at least 25 years in prison, a person with knowledge of the agreement said.<p>The person was not authorized …

Crime

President Trump and accusations of sexual misconduct: The complete list

<i>“Women are very special. I think it’s a very special time, a lot of things are coming out and I think that’s good for our society and I think it’s very, very good for women and I’m very happy a lot of these things are coming out. I’m very happy it’s being exposed.”</i> <b><br>— President Trump, remarks to</b> …

Donald Trump

Tai Lopez Reveals the Secrets He Used to Make Millions From Social Media

<b>Content Partner</b> Where brands share their insights. What's This?<p>It's easier than you think to transform your social media profile into a lucrative business.<p>The Oracles • Content Provider<p>Think about how you use social media. Is it simply a method to connect with people? A distraction from boredom at …

Social Media Marketing

Uber data breach from 2016 affected 57 million riders and drivers

Uber faced a data breach in 2016 that affected some 57 million customers, including both riders and drivers, revealing their names, email address and phone numbers. That affected group included 50 million riders, and 7 million drivers, and around 600,000 driver’s license numbers for US drivers were …

Uber

As the F.B.I. Closes In, Trump’s Lawyers Are Scrambling to Keep Him Calm

The White House is projecting optimism that the investigation will soon conclude, but experts think it’s “just getting started.”<p>With <b>Donald Trump</b> predisposed to self-sabotage in what may ultimately become an obstruction of justice case, the president’s lawyers have assured him that he has nothing to …

Donald Trump

Morar de aluguel pode ser bom negócio

Ganho ocorre num período de 15 anos para imóvel de R$ 300 mil, aponta simulação do Guia Bolso<p>Investir o valor que seria usado na entrada para a …

A Mysterious 3,000-Year-Old Castle Has Been Found Under a Lake in Turkey

Sometimes legends are true.<p>Sunken cities are typically the stuff of legend, but now archaeologists have found the real thing hiding deep within Lake …

Archaeology

Bitcoin is falling after a $31 million crypto heist

• <b>Tether, the company behind a cryptocurrency pegged to the US dollar, said $31 million stolen from its main wallet on Sunday.</b>• <b><br>Heist appears to have shaken markets, with bitcoin, ethereum, and bitcoin cash all falling.</b><p>LONDON — Major cryptocurrencies bitcoin and ethereum are falling against the dollar …

Cryptocurrency

Lies, Incoherence and Rage on Tax Cuts

One thing you can count on in 21st-century U.S. politics is that Republicans will lie about taxes. They did it under George W. Bush, they did it under Barack Obama and they’re still doing it under Donald Trump.<p>Yet this time is different. It’s not just that the lies have gotten even more brazen. …

Sherrod Brown