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Feds Release Sickening Video Of Cop Tasering Innocent Teen, Leaving Him Brain Damaged

The former officer now faces four years in prison for violating the teen's constitutional rights.<p>Police dashcam video unsealed Monday by a federal judge in Missouri shows a deeply disturbing encounter between a former Missouri cop who, during a routine traffic stop, tasered, dragged and callously …

Justice

Uber Allows Tips And Botches Stakeholder Engagement

As a result of a employee mis-classification lawsuit settlement that Uber has reached in California and Massachusetts, Uber drivers are now allowed to solicit tips. Regardless of whether you support or deride the outcome, it is the latest evidence that Uber has failed at stakeholder engagement with …

Customers

New book about Ariz. wildfire that killed 19 firefighters

"The Fire Line: The Story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots and One of the Deadliest Days in American Firefighting" (Flatiron Books), by Fernanda …

Fire Fighting

Man finds heartbreaking letter in a bottle on the beach from boy to his dead best friend

A heartbreaking letter from a young boy to his best friend who died was found washed up on a beach in Florida.<p>Steve Mershon found it during an early morning stroll and was moved by the letter inside.<p>The 54-year-old found the letter from a 5th-grader named Jonothan Torres rolled up inside a glass …

Pets

Elon Musk: Tesla's Autopilot feature is twice as safe as a human driver

Drivers are 50% less likely to have a serious accident when they switch on Tesla's autonomous Autopilot feature, compared to those who drive the car …

Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program is now available for online purchases

Last year Apple introduced its iPhone Upgrade Program as an easy way to get a new phone every 12 months, but you could only use it by walking into an Apple retail store. Now the program is available for online purchases, too, as noted by <i>MacRumors</i>. Pricing begins at $32.41 a month for the 16GB …

AppleCare

Apple drops Apple Watch price from today, now starting at $299 for 38 mm and $349 for 42 mm

Apple has just announced a price drop for Apple Watch, now starting at just $299 for 38 mm. For that price, it appears to come equipped with the new nylon bands. It’s unclear how other models in the range are impacted. Updating with more pricing information as they become available …<p>This represents …

Apple Watch

These Major U.S. Cities Are Ramping Up Security Following the Brussels Attacks

Police in major U.S. cities stepped up security on Tuesday after more than 30 people were killed in attacks on an airport and subway in Belgium, …

The Latest: Peruvian woman killed in Brussels airport attack

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the explosions Tuesday at Brussels airport and a subway station (all times local):<p>3 a.m.<p>Peru's Foreign Ministry says a …

Extremism

Travel to Cuba is becoming incredibly inexpensive

Airfare prediction app Hopper found that rates will drop from current averages of $717 to about $364 as carriers upgrade capacity, demand increases, and travel restrictions are lifted completely.<p>The Obama administration's decision to allow US air carriers to offer direct flights to Cuba — made last …

Cuba

Apple's iPhone and iPad event: what to expect

Apple's "Let us loop you in" event takes place later today. The company is rumoured to be introducing a new, smaller, iPhone, updated iPads and …

Nike's self-tying shoes are coming this holiday season

Nike is yet to deliver on its promise to bring us the self-lacing MAG shoes made infamous by Michael J Fox in <i>Back to the Future II</i>, but it’s done the next best thing.<p>The company’s new HyperAdapt 1.0 tightens around your foot as soon as your heel slips into the shoe and activates the sensor inside. …

Bomb Attack on bus Kills 15 People in Pakistan

Pakistan

Merrick Garland Is Named As President Obama's Supreme Court Nominee

Federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland is President Obama's pick to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.<p>The president officially named Garland as a Supreme Court nominee Wednesday as they stood before the media and a large gathering of …

Mitch McConnell

After Teen’s Death, Mother Says It’s Time To Address Mental Illness, Suicide

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)</b> — A Twin Cities mother is talking about her daughter’s dark battle with the hope it helps others.Ana Plante killed herself in …

Mental Health

Dayton: TSA ‘Ruined’ MSP Airport Checkpoint Efficiency

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)</b> — If you’re flying out of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport this week, make sure you get there two hours early. There …

Flying

House Judiciary Committee members may file legal brief to back Apple’s view that Congress should decide FBI case

<i>Reuters</i> reports that both Republican and Democratic party members of the House Judiciary Committee support Apple’s view that Congress, not the courts, should decide the FBI case – and plan to file a legal brief to say so. The committee is responsible for overseeing the administration of justice …

House Judiciary Committee

Tornadoes, heavy snow cause damage, power outages along East Coast, Midwest

Tornadoes tore through towns as far north as Pennsylvania, heavy snow canceled hundreds of flights in the Midwest and power outages left tens of thousands of residents from the Carolinas to New England in the dark as severe weather raked across a broad swath of the country for a third day.<p>The …

Trump's third straight win has rivals looking for answers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump’s chances of clinching the U.S. Republican presidential nomination shot to a record high on global betting websites on Wednesday and the billionaire businessman, long viewed as a political outsider, won his first endorsement from a member of Congress.<p>Donald Trump …

Republicans

52 Tech Products You Didn't Know You Needed (Until Now)

Get your life in gear with these high tech gadgets.

The radical plan to destroy time zones

Last Summer, North Korea did something a little odd. On the 70th anniversary of Korea's liberation from Japanese occupation, the closed and authoritarian state announced it was permanently turning its clocks back half an hour. The country was creating its own time zone: Pyongyang time.<p>As a plan, it …

North Korea

Apple is replacing MacBook USB charging cables for free

Apple will replace those cables for free if you bring them into an Apple Store or contact Apple Support.<p>MacBook owners who registered their addresses with Apple and are eligible will have a replacement cable sent automatically.<p>The issue is that MacBooks with the affected cables "may not charge or …

Robots deliver fun with hotel room service orders, and they don't expect a tip

Your hotel's newest bellhop may be a robot.<p>A Santa Clara, Calif., start-up and its "autonomous robot helpers" received $15 million in new financing last month. Savioke's goal is to put robots in hotels across the country, building on its current stable of 12, including one near Los Angeles …

Airports

Airlines are trying to make in-flight meals better than ever before — for some people

Now there's a growing movement from US airlines to do better — for first class and business passengers, at least.<p>When American Airlines recently launched a 15-hour direct flight from Los Angeles to Sydney, Australia, it also debuted a new menu. Flight attendants offer first-class passengers …

Apple begins rolling out screen protector installation program to Japan retail stores

Earlier today we reported that Apple was partnering with one screen protector company, likely Belkin, to offer professional installations of screen protectors done by machines. Now, a report from MacOtakara says that Apple has started rolling out its screen protector installation service in Japan …

Screen Protector

Montage Kapalua Bay – A Perfect Spot for Family Travel

<i>PHOTO: The Montage Kapalua Bay pool at night (Courtesy Montage Kapalua Bay)</i><p>Traveling on vacation with the entire family can be an amazing experience …

The Latest: Official urges Americas to spend more on Zika

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the mosquito-born Zika virus, which is linked to brain deformities in babies (all times local):<p>2:00 a.m.<p>The head of the …

Public Health

5 Ski Resorts With Seriously Luxe Amenities

If you're a fan of settling into the lap of luxury after a tough day on the slopes, these are the resorts for you.<p>If you're not lucky enough to live in an apartment with its own ski slope, you're going to have to do some traveling to get your fill of the winter sport.<p>These icy vacation spots should …

Sky-High Luxury: 22 Hours Aboard Emirates Airlines

Sixteen exclusive Bulgari amenity kits. Dom Pérignon vintages paired with canapés of cured duck with saffron poached peach; a walnut baguette with persian feta cheese, fresh fig, and truffle infused honey, and, wild smoked salmon, lemon and cumin cream cheese on norlander bread. No, this was not my …

Framing