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Is Donald Trump Too Offensive to be President?

If we impeach Donald Trump, the real cause will be his breaches of decorum. Is that grounds enough?<p>So far, <b>Donald Trump</b> is on his way to being merely a bad president rather than the worst. (That could change; please, Fates, do not pounce.) Yet I doubt any president has had more people saying, only …

A Quieter Supersonic Plane is Coming from NASA and Lockheed

NASA, working in conjunction with Lockheed-Martin, has completed and approved the preliminary design for a quiet supersonic jet known as QueSST. The …

For the first time in 3 decades, Sony to begin pressing its own vinyl records

Sony hasn’t pressed its own vinyl records in nearly 30 years. But as music fans continue to gobble up high-quality records along with digital …

Body of missing 5-year-old found in California, police say

Authorities have found the body of a 5-year-old California boy missing since April, when he was last seen leaving Disneyland with his father, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said Saturday.<p>Homicide detectives found the remains of Aramazd Andressian Jr. on Friday near Lake Cachuma, about …

Want to slow down your aging process? Mind-set can be key, oldest seniors say.

Wilhelmina Delco learned to swim at 80. Harold Berman is in his 67th year practicing law. Mildred Walston spent 76 years on the job at a candy company. And brothers Joe and Warren Barger are finding new spots in their respective homes for the gold medals they’ve just earned in track-and-field …

Young users of e-cigarettes may be more likely to move on to traditional cigarettes

The question<p>In recent years, many young people have been enticed to try the newest addition to smoking options: e-cigarettes. Might using e-cigarettes, or vaping, lead to smoking traditional cigarettes?<p>This study<p>The researchers analyzed data from nine studies, involving 17,389 adolescents and young …

Man suspected of killing teen because he ‘didn’t want her to merge into traffic’ surrenders to police

Police have arrested a Pennsylvania man suspected of fatally shooting an 18-year-old driver in a fit of road rage because, a prosecutor said, he “didn’t want her to merge into a lane of traffic.”<p>David Desper, 28, is charged with first- and third-degree murder, possession of an instrument of crime …

The Disneyfication of Star Wars

Last week, Io9 ran a quite insightful story by Katharine Trendacosta about Disney’s baleful influence on the Star Wars universe, titled “Star Wars Is All the Same Nowadays, and It’s Becoming a Problem.” Noting some worrisome changes in the direction of the new Han Solo movie, Trendacosta …

Cleveland policeman who fatally shot Tamir Rice is fired

(Reuters) - An Ohio police officer who fatally shot a black 12-year-old boy in 2014 was fired on Tuesday after an internal investigation found he provided inaccurate information on his application to join the police, city officials said.<p>Timothy Loehmann, a rookie with the Cleveland Division of …

Dubke resigns as White House communications director

Mike Dubke has resigned as White House communications director in the first of what could be a series of changes to President Trump's senior staff amid the growing Russia scandal.<p>Dubke, who served in the post for three months, tendered his resignation May 18. He offered to stay on to help manage …

Germans perplexed as Trump escalates feud

LONDON — President Trump escalated his feud with Berlin on Tuesday, even as Germany’s leader and Trump’s own spokesman tried to defuse the conflict, which has sent tremors through Washington’s core postwar alliances.<p>Before the presidential tweets began flying early Tuesday, Chancellor Angela Merkel …

Trump personal attorney declines congressional Russia probe request

President Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney has turned down a request to be interviewed and provide documents in the congressional probe into Russian interference into the 2016 election.<p>Michael Cohen, who worked at the Trump Organization until January and remains the president’s private …

US successfully 'intercepts and destroys' target in missile test

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Pentagon successfully shot down an intercontinental ballistic missile using its own upgraded long-range interceptor missile on Tuesday in what was widely seen as a test of US ability to counter a North Korean missile launch.<p>The Missile Defense Agency launched a ground-based …

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Warren to Trump: 'Donald, you ain't seen nasty yet'

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenSanders unveils plan to bolster labor unions Invisible primary has already begun for Dems A winning strategy …

Apple Loop: New iPhone 8 Design Leaks, Apple Car Plans Confirmed, iPad Pro Defeats MacBook Pro

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes new details of the iPhone 8, reviews of the new iPad Pro and MacBook Pro from WWDC, the surprising benchmarking results, thoughts on Apple’s ‘Planet Of The Apps’ show, the scam subscriptions in the App Store, …

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Girl Scouts can start earning cybersecurity badges in fall 2018

If your office in the future dodges a spearphishing attempt in the future, you might be thanking a Girl Scout. The organization partnered with Palo Alto Networks to release 18 new cybersecurity badges for members to earn over the next two years, with the first slated to come out in September …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

iPad Pro clear example of Apple copying us, says Microsoft exec

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Is Apple the chicken and Microsoft the egg?<p>Or is it vice versa?<p>I ask only because Microsoft has regained quite some confidence lately and it's begun insisting that Apple is merely watching what it does, …

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YouTube introduces new measures to curb extremist video online

Google has introduced four new measures to tackle the spread of terrorist material online, saying the threat poses a serious challenge and that more immediate action needs to be taken.<p>It has pledged better detection of extremist content and faster review, more experts, tougher standards and an …

Internet

Atari to make first console in over 20 years

Atari has confirmed it is making a video games console for the first time in more than 20 years.<p>The iconic gaming company, known for classic titles such as Pong, released its first home console, the 2600, in 1977.<p>It went on to launch several generations of consoles before it was overtaken by …

Mexico City Is Getting Its Own Emoji

The city government announced a contest to design Mexico City’s official emoji. Beyond new iconography, the city could also be getting valuable data about how its residents view the city.<p>Cities are full of icons and symbols—a visual vernacular that conveys both necessary information and a sense of …

Tesla Model S is the epitome of a tablet on wheels

What a tablet in a car should be<p><i>Cars have become expensive, rolling gadgets that are full of screens, speakers, and sensors — but are they actually good gadgets?</i> <i>In our new series, ScreenDrive</i><i>, we'll review cars just like any other device, starting with the basics of what they’re like to use.</i><p>The …

Nearly 200 million voters exposed in data leak

Registered U.S. voters dating back more than a decade have been exposed in what's believed to be the largest leak of voter information in history.<p>A …

Government

FTC moves to block DraftKings-FanDuel merger

The Federal Trade Commission is trying to block the merger of the two biggest daily fantasy sports websites.<p>The regulator said Monday the combined company would control more than 90 percent of the US market for paid daily fantasy sports contents. The FTC, along with the Offices of the Attorneys …

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Cuba calls Trump speech on island 'grotesque spectacle'

VIENNA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's speech on Cuba was a "grotesque spectacle," but the island's government will continue working towards better relations with the majority of Americans who back detente, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said on Monday.<p>Trump announced a partial …

White House Officials Push for Widening War in Syria Over Pentagon Objections

A pair of top White House officials is pushing to broaden the war in Syria, viewing it as an opportunity to confront Iran and its proxy forces on the …

House Approves Bill Allowing 9/11 Victims To Sue Saudi Arabia

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Friday allowing victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia for any role the country may have played in those attacks. The bill already passed in the Senate and will almost certainly get a veto from President Obama.<p>Transcript<p>AUDIE …

Nation's largest destroyer sets sail to join US Navy

BATH, Maine (AP) — The nation's largest and most technologically sophisticated destroyer will join the Navy with a crew that's the smallest of any …

Nearly 50 million children have been 'uprooted' from their homes worldwide

United Nations (United States) (AFP) - Almost 50 million children throughout the world are "uprooted," forcibly displaced from their home countries by war, violence or persecution, the United Nations children's program said Wednesday.<p>"Indelible images of individual children -- Aylan Kurdi's small …