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Obama executive action would shield 5 million from deportation

"It is certainly possible that some of the dozens of actions that have been talked about in the press could ultimately be considered by the President when he begins his deliberations on this issue," a White House official said in a statement. "But the fact remains that the President has not made …

Net neutrality: cable companies 'stunned' by Obama's 'extreme' proposals

America’s major telecoms and cable companies and business groups came out fighting on Monday after Barack Obama called for tough new regulations for broadband that would protect net neutrality, saying they were “stunned” by the president’s proposals.<p>The president called for new regulations to …

Obola : Visual Attacks on Obama Pick Up Right Where Kenya/Muslim Slurs Left Off

It's hard to tell how much the far right, in its enduring hate for Obama, is seeing an opportunity in the Ebola hysteria, or the Ebola anxiety is feeding and re-igniting those racist and religious attacks on Obama from their heyday in '07-'10 when he was so unknown. Either way, Twitter and social …

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80% off Android Programming for beginners course

If you’ve been tinkering with the thought of getting into programming, or toying with a neat idea for a mobile app, now’s the time to take it to the next level. We’ve got a great deal on an Android App Programming training course, that will have you building out your own apps in no time! When …

Our Incredible Immune System

The human body is a biological marvel. Tasked to protect it is our immune system, which is responsible for detecting and neutralizing a wide variety …

U.S. official: 'Dangerous' Russian jet fly-by was 'straight out of a movie'

A Russian fighter jet buzzed dangerously close to a U.S. military plane in April, a U.S. official said Tuesday, describing the fly-by as "straight out of a movie."<p>The Russian jet flew within 100 feet of the nose of a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance plane over the Sea of Okhotsk between Russia and …

Obama deeply troubled by US death penalty

US president to ask attorney general to analyse problems surrounding use of death penalty after failed execution.<p>The US president Barack Obama has called the botched execution of an Oklahoma man "deeply troubling" and said there were problems around the application of the death penalty in the …

An Internal Document Reveals How Terrified Apple Is Of Android

Re/code's Ina Fried reports that Samsung presented the document during its cross-examination of Apple Senior VP Phil Schiller.<p>The document, which was put together by an Apple sales team and was not intended to be seen by the general public, reveals that people inside Apple do worry about the …

Kenyan parliament passes polygamy law

Female politicians storm out after parliament passes law that allows men to to marry as many women as they want.<p>Kenya's parliament has passed a bill allowing men to marry as many women as they want, prompting a furious backlash from female politicians.<p>The bill, which amended existing marriage …

California Leads All States (And All But 2 Countries) With 111 Billionaires

When WhatsApp’s Jan Koum headed back to his old welfare office last month to sign the $19 billion deal that made him a billionaire, California’s 10-digit club grew to 111 members. If the Golden State were its own country, it would be tied with Russia for third-most billionaires in the world, behind …

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The Presidents on the Presidents: How They Judge One Another

The two men could hardly have been more different. One the fatherless son of a single mother, the other a scion of the most important American …

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Obama Could Legally Stop Immigrant Deportations

Currently, President Obama and his Administration are deporting more than 1,100 aspiring Americans every single day. That’s 1,100 mothers and fathers …

Rant: The CTIA And FCC's New "Phone Unlocking Principles" Are 95% Empty Pandering And You Should Demand More

Yesterday, the CTIA (America's wireless carrier consortium / trade group) and the FCC announced that they'd come to an agreement on network unlocking …

Why I don't use screen protectors: An engineer's perspective

Phones are expensive; you probably spent a couple hundred dollars on your phone. Plus, you typically sign a two-year contract when you buy a phone. …

AT&T, T-Mobile Bring More Chaos To Phone Plans But Should You Care?

T-Mobile’s reign of chaos over the mobile phone industry seems to have no end. Although the carrier itself is only launching a single new plan that few here will likely find very interesting (more on that in a bit), its self-proclaimed “un-carrier” approach is apparently causing fits over at AT&T. …

Peter Higgs: I wouldn't be productive enough for today's academic system

Peter Higgs, the British physicist who gave his name to the Higgs boson, believes no university would employ him in today's academic system because he would not be considered "productive" enough.<p>The emeritus professor at Edinburgh University, who says he has never sent an email, browsed the …

Replace your rear view mirror with this Android version that includes a 5-inch LCD display

Well here’s an interesting item for the gadget freak. This rear view mirror is running Android and has a 5-inch display along with a camera for video …

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AT&T Mobile Share Value Plans Knock $15 Off Of Prices For Unsubsidized And Next Customers

One of the problems with the pricing structure of American carriers is that people who buy their phones outright don't get any kind of break on the …

The most commonly awarded grade at Harvard is an A

“The median grade in Harvard College is indeed an A-,” the school’s dean of education said today, according to the student newspaper. Even more stunning: “The most frequently awarded grade in Harvard College is actually a straight A.”<p>That ought to dispel any notion that Harvard is tough on its …

New Pilot Program Gives Immigrant Detainees Public Defenders

In the American criminal justice system, you have the right to an attorney. And if you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed for you.<p>That's not the case if you're a defendant in U.S. immigration court. Immigration proceedings are civil matters, and the Constitution does not extend the …

Top-Secret Document Reveals NSA Spied On Porn Habits As Part Of Plan To Discredit 'Radicalizers'

WASHINGTON -- The National Security Agency has been gathering records of online sexual activity and evidence of visits to pornographic websites as part of a proposed plan to harm the reputations of those whom the agency believes are radicalizing others through incendiary speeches, according to a …

10 Tips to Avoid Speeding Tickets

Richard Diamond's advice will help you to steer clear of encounters with the highway patrol, and to fight that speeding ticket when you get one.<p><b>"The motorist is a source of revenue," says</b> Richard Diamond. And it's become his life's obsession to change that.<p>By day, Diamond is the managing editor at</i> …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 review

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is the newest phone in the massive (and massively popular) Note lineup, a runaway hit that many doubted would gain any …

More missteps: Air Force officials in charge of nukes left open blast door, sources say

Four Air Force officers who were entrusted with the launch keys to nuclear-tipped missiles have been punished for leaving open blast doors intended to help prevent a terrorist or other intruder from entering their post while they were sleeping.<p>Air Force officials confirm to Fox News that twice this …

Terror in Nairobi: the full story behind al-Shabaab's mall attack

At 12.30pm on Saturday 21 September, Frank Musungu, a sergeant major in the Kenyan navy, was sitting out on the balcony of the Artcaffe in Nairobi's Westgate mall, next to its main pedestrian entrance. Military personnel had been advised against visiting the Kenyan capital's high-profile shopping …

2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray automatic rated at 28 mpg

Several months ago, Chevrolet surprised us by claiming the seven-speed manual version of its 2014 Corvette Stingray could achieve up to 30 miles per gallon when driven in Eco mode. The car's official EPA rating eventually worked out to 17 mpg city and 29 highway. Now, the numbers are out for models …