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Slain sergeant's widow says Trump call 'made me cry even worse' | Reuters

, (Reuters) - The widow of a U.S. Army sergeant killed in Niger this month said on Monday that President Donald Trump had “made me cry even worse” in a condolence telephone call when he said her husband “knew what he signed up for.”<p>FILE PHOTO: Myeshia Johnson, widow of U.S. Army Sergeant La David …

Donald Trump

Nearly Half of Americans Don’t Know Puerto Ricans Are Fellow Citizens

More than three million Americans in Puerto Rico are struggling to meet basic needs after a devastating strike from Hurricane Maria, but their plight seems to be attracting far less public or political attention than the woes caused by the recent hurricanes in Texas and Florida.<p>One potential …

Caribbean

The Most Powerful Passports in the World, Ranked

With affordable flight deals, new airlines, and innovative hotels popping up all over the world, traveling is more accessible now than ever before. …

Americans sentenced in Panama for 5 murders

PANAMA CITY (AP) — U.S. citizen William Dathan Holbert was sentenced to 47 years in prison by a court in Panama for robbing and killing five other …

North Carolina

10 white caskets and memories: Funeral honors flood victims

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — To the strains of "Ave Maria," more than 1,000 people said goodbye Tuesday to 10 members of an extended family who lost …

Latin America

Police search for man after three dead bodies discovered on his property

<b>(CNN) —</b> Gerald "Mike" Bullinger could be anywhere.<p>Authorities say they have a felony warrant for the arrest of the 60-year-old outfitter with a pilot's license who has been on the lam for nearly three weeks.<p>The felony, no bond, extradition warrant is for failure to report to law enforcement the …

Track Down

Latest iPhone 7 Concept Imagines New Handset Running iOS 10

Case designs, drawings, and renders for the "iPhone 7" and "iPhone 7 Plus" have been propagating online for several months now, with most agreeing that the 2016 smartphone will adopt the same design language of the iPhone 6s. Apple is still expected to introduce a few new exclusive features on this …

Mobile Technology

Samsung is reimagining the notification LED with Smart Glow

Notification LEDs have been a staple of many Android devices for years, but Samsung thinks it can improve on the concept with a feature called Smart Glow.<p>Smart Glow is basically a multi-color LED ring going around the camera of a phone. Discovered by <i>GalaxyClub.nl</i> in a leaked user manual, Smart Glow …

Electronics Industry

When Gender Predictions Are Wrong: See The Amazing Birth Photo

You might want to hold off on finalizing your baby registry; one Australian mom was in for a surprise when she delivered a boy after she’d been told …

Faraday Future is already prepping for its second EV factory

Faraday Future hasn't even released its first vehicle yet, and it's already thinking about expansion. Vallejo's city council has approved the electric car maker's acquisition of 157 acres of land on Mare Island to establish both its second factory as well as an experience center for test drives and …

40 Dead Tiger Cubs Found In Freezer At Thai Buddhist Temple

Thai authorities found 40 dead tiger cubs in a freezer during a raid on a Buddhist temple Wednesday.<p>Authorities say they don't know why the cubs were kept but plan to investigate. The temple, for its part, says the cubs died of natural causes and were preserved by a veterinarian, possibly to prove …

Wildlife

King Tut's Knife Was Made From A Meteorite

This discovery is out of this world.<p>Scientists say an iron knife buried with King Tut is truly out of this world.<p>The knife was made with iron that came from a meteorite, according to an article in the journal Meteoritics and Planetary Science published online last month.<p>The dagger in question was …

Archaeology

77-Year-Old Congressional Candidate Busted With 180 Pot Plants

“I smoke marijuana," the candidate admitted, though she denied having anything to do with the grow operation.<p>A 77-year-old congressional candidate accused of growing 180 pot plants doesn't think her political ambitions have gone up in smoke.<p>On May 20, police in Crossville, Tennessee, raided the …

Cannabis

The new president of the Philippines says many slain journalists deserved it

Many slain journalists in the Philippines had been corrupt and had "done something" to warrant being killed, the country's president-elect said.<p>"Just because you're a journalist you are not exempted from assassination if you're a son of a bitch," Rodrigo Duterte said Tuesday, Agence France-Presse …

Asia

Super Hot! India Records Its Highest Temperature Ever

A city in India has recorded the highest temperature in the country's history — 51degrees Celsius, or 123.8 degreesFahrenheit.<p>Murari Lal Thanvi told the BBC it was so hot in the city of Phalodi on Friday that his cellphone stopped working. "I was able to switch my mobile phone on after putting a …

Global Warming

Google I/O 2016 Opens: Pictures

Google

By the year 2040, embryo selection could replace sex as the way most of us make babies

Human reproduction is about to undergo a radical shift. Embryo selection, in connection with in-vitro fertilization (IVF), will help our species eliminate many genetic diseases, extend healthy lifespans, and enhance people’s overall well-being. Within 20 years, I predict that it will supplant sex …

Genetics

Will.i.am’s smartphone-free smartwatch is available to preorder in the UK

Will.i.am's standalone smartwatch, the Dial, is now available to preorder in the UK. The device is an updated version of the Puls — a smartwatch we described as the "worst product we've touched all year" — and works without a tethered smartphone. This means you need to buy your own contract for it, …

Brady Campaign's ad draws ire of U.S. anti-gun violence activists | Reuters

BOSTON (Reuters) - The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence said on Friday it has sharply cut back an online ad that had used the names and faces of mass shooters and urged the news media not to identify them after the group drew criticism from other gun control activists.<p>Guns are seen inside a …

Guns

Prosecutor: Hundreds of pot plants grown where 8 were killed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four days after the calculated killings of eight people in rural Ohio, a prosecutor revealed Monday that marijuana was found at …

Crime

Gmail for Android gets Microsoft Exchange support

Google today updated Gmail for Android with a very notable feature: support for Microsoft Exchange. You can download the latest version of the app now from Google Play (if you don’t see it, don’t worry: Google says the gradual rollout may take three or more days).<p>But wait, didn’t Gmail for Android …

Android News

New iPhone 7 Details Reveal Bad News For Apple

Thinking about buying an iPhone 7? New revelations suggest that, unless you’re desperate to help Apple’s bottom line, you might want to reconsider…<p>Shaking up the tech world with this news is a familiar face: famed KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Widely regarded as “the best Apple analyst on …

Mobile Technology

At One Year Old Is Apple's Watch a Flop? Not Exactly.

The Apple Watch celebrated its very first birthday Sunday.<p>And for many tech critics, the anniversary wasn’t exactly cause for cheer; the smartwatch …

Dinosaurs weren’t driven to extinction by that meteorite after all

New evidence shows that dinosaurs were dying out 24 million years before bolide impact.<p>It's the most dramatic mass extinction in the history of …

Paleontology

Billions of Cicadas Are About to Invade the East Coast

They heard '90s nostalgia is so hot right now.<p>For a certain brood of cicadas, mating season is just around the corner—and that means the summer months are about to get very loud for many states. Fox News reports that 17-year cicadas are about to emerge in Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, …

Insects

Puerto Rico Governor Declares Emergency at Government Development Bank

Puerto Rico’s Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla declared an emergency at the island’s Government Development Bank (GDB) on Saturday, suspending its …

Newtown teacher is arrested for bringing a gun to school

A teacher in Newtown, Connecticut, where dozens of children were gunned down at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, was arrested on Wednesday …

Trump’s nonsensical claim he can eliminate $19 trillion in debt in eight years

<b>Donald Trump:</b> <i>“We’ve got to get rid of the $19 trillion in debt.”</i><p><b>Bob Woodward:</b> <i>“How long would that take?”</i><p><b>Trump:</b> <i>“I think I could do it fairly quickly, because of the fact the numbers…”</i><p><b>Woodward:</b> <i>“What’s fairly quickly?”</i><p><b>Trump:</b> <i>“Well, I would say over a period of eight years. And I’ll tell you</b> …

Donald Trump

Obama shortens prison sentences for 61 drug offenders

President Barack Obama commuted the prison sentences of 61 drug offenders on Wednesday, including more than a third serving life sentences, working to give new energy to calls for overhauling the U.S. criminal justice system.<p>All of the inmates are serving time for drug possession, intent to sell or …

The White House