Liam McCue

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Here’s a list of Putin critics who've ended up dead

Lesin, who founded the English-language television network Russia Today (RT) was found dead in a Washington, DC, hotel room in November 2015.<p>The Daily Beast reports that before his death, Lesin was considering making a deal with the FBI to protect himself from corruption charges.<p>For years, Lesin …

19 of America's most surreal travel destinations

From massive underground caves to rainbow-clad natural formations, the country is teeming with breathtaking spots that leave travelers in awe.<p>We've put together a collection of 19 such sights to visit in the US, from the world's largest gypsium dunefield to shimmering ice caves hidden within a …

5 takeaways from the third GOP debate

Bush is a bust, Rubio a winner, and Trump a bit player.<p>What a mess. CNBC — a financial network accustomed to grilling CFOs on their price-to-earnings ratios — is not especially practiced at staging presidential debates in front of a national audience, and it really showed at a shaggy and …

Government

FDA Approves First Drug To Boost Women's Sexual Desire

The Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug designed to increase a woman's libido.<p>The controversial decision was hailed by some doctors and advocates as a long-sought victory for women's health, but was condemned by others as irresponsible and dangerous.<p>The little pink pill, known …

7 GOP governors elect not to fight Obama’s amnesty

More than two dozen states have joined the Texas lawsuit opposing President Obama’s executive amnesty for millions of illegal aliens, but more …

Russia's ruble ends 5-day rally, drops 4 percent

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian currency on Friday ended its five-day rally and declined 4 percent as the markets remain jittery over the outlook of the …

Why It's So Hard for Millennials to Find a Place to Live and Work

The paradox of the American Dream: The best cities to get ahead are often the most expensive places to live, and the most affordable places to live can be the worst cities to get ahead.<p>So what'll it be: Dayton or San Francisco?<p>Alright, so that's not the most common choice for young people getting …

The Persistent Myth of the Narcissistic Millennial

People are still lobbing the same accusations at Millennials, even though evidence shows they're not any more self-absorbed than their predecessors.<p>A few months ago, the news went viral that the American Psychiatric Association had classified “taking selfies” as a sign of a mental disorder. It lit …

Good Ideas: Date Rape Drug Detecting Fingernail Polish

A group of students from North Carolina State University are developing Undercover Colors, a line of fingernail polishes that can detect the presence …

College Football Playoff 2014: Preseason Rankings and Postseason Predictions

The 2014 college football season is officially underway, and the talk has already begun regarding the new playoff system. With the archaic BCS gone and a traditional four-team postseason in its place, it’s an exciting time to be a fan of the sport.<p>After the final rankings of the year are released, …

Taking passports off British jihadis unlikely to work, warns Clegg

Nick Clegg has said it is not obvious how the UK can withdraw passports from British jihadis and remain inside international law.<p>The deputy prime minister indicated on Tuesday that the idea was unlikely to work, saying the UK would not do anything illegal.<p>The government has been examining the …

McCarthy likes Packers' pass rush potential in 1st season with Matthews, Peppers

With Clay Matthews on one side and Julius Peppers on the other, the Green Bay Packers have a pair of prolific veterans to spearhead the pass rush.<p>It made for a pleasant sight for coach Mike McCarthy during training camp.<p>"It looks good," he said Monday about the potential for the pass rush this …

Now TV comes to the Chromecast

Ever since Now TV launched, subscribers have cried out for Sky to support more streaming devices. Today, the company answered some of its critics by announcing it's built Chromecast functionality into its Now TV apps on both iOS and Android. If you own one of Google's £30 streaming dongles, you'll …

​Google is reportedly buying Twitch for $1 billion

What's the internet's most popular game-streaming service worth? About $1 billion, if <i>VentureBeat</i> sources have their story straight. Earlier this year, <i>Variety</i> and the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported that Google was in talks to acquire Twitch, but conceded that the two companies were only just starting …

MH17 crash: sanctions against Russia are illegal, ambassador claims

The west is imposing "illegal, unreasonable and counter-productive" sanctions against Russia based on internet forgeries that do not prove any of its missiles shot down the Malaysian airliner, the Russian ambassador to London has said.<p>Shortly before the European Union announced further sanctions …

MH17: missile launcher was in towns near crash site, videos suggest

Evidence was growing on Sunday that Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a missile fired from the vicinity of two neighbouring towns near the crash site within rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine.<p>Analysis of videos and photos posted on social media sites on the day the plane was brought …

Hundreds of protests set this weekend against illegal immigration, Obama's policies

Hundreds of protests are taking place across the United States this weekend in opposition to the surge of immigrants illegally crossing the country’s southern border and proposed immigration reform that organizers say gives amnesty to those already living illegally in the country.<p>Organizers say 321 …

There's An 11-Day Hole In Snowden's Story About Hong Kong

<i>Editor's note: This story was based on reporting from The Wall Street Journal and other sources. That reporting was incorrect, as new documents from The Intercept have shown and definitively detailed Edward Snowden's whereabouts during the period in question.</i><p><i>The Intercept's documents showed that</i> …