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Enabler or family defender? How Hillary Clinton responded to husband’s accusers

Now, her Republican opponent Donald Trump and his surrogates have signaled that he may bring up the subject in the next presidential debate, treacherous territory, given his own infidelities and treatment of women.Clinton’s friends say they have seen her deal with Bill ...

Does Donald Trump believe there’s a global conspiracy to help Obama?

Four months ago, Donald Trump said he's "not a person that thinks [Federal Reserve Chair] Janet Yellen is doing a bad job" since he himself is a "low interest rate person." So, of course, at the debate on Monday, he accused Yellen ...

Caught On Tape: Hackers Take Control Of A Moving Tesla From Miles Away ...

Tesla can't seem to catch a break this year with multiple accidents blamed on the company's autopilot feature, earnings misses and huge cash burns on lower than expected deliveries that have resulted in the company hitting its bank "funding limit", and a ...

Yahoo says hack of 500 million users “state-sponsored,” but a security firm calls bullshit

So, that huge hack of 500 million Yahoo user accounts last week that Yahoo blamed on a "state-sponsored actor"? A private internet security firm is calling bullshit on the "state-sponsored" part.The hack of more than 500 million account credentials was the work ...

AI Legion of Doom: Facebook, Amazon, Google, IBM and Microsoft Form AI Partnership

The world’s largest technology companies hold the keys to some of the largest databases on our planet. Much like goods and coins before it, data is becoming an important currency for the modern world. The data’s value is rooted in its applications ...

Record-breaking DDoS reportedly delivered by >145k hacked cameras

Dan Goodin - Sep 29, 2016 12:50 am UTC Last week, security news site KrebsOnSecurity went dark for more than 24 hours following what was believed to be a record 620 gigabit-per-second denial of service attack brought on by an ensemble of ...

U.S. Sending More Than 600 Additional Troops to Iraq

By Robert Burns, Associated Press “These forces will be primarily to enable Iraqi security forces and also (Kurdish) Peshmerga in the operations to isolate and collapse ISIL’s control over Mosul, but also to protect and expand Iraqi security forces’ gains elsewhere in ...

Paul Ryan’s treacherous political future

Paul Ryan and those in his close-knit political orbit have long shunned prognosticating about the speaker’s political ambitions. Young kids. Unpredictable political climate. And the speakership is a tough job.But the speaker’s allies have become keenly aware of his precarious political future, ...

Anxiety and Panic Attacks Becoming More Prevalent

According to research1 published in 2015, anxiety (characterized by constant and overwhelming worry and fear) is becoming increasingly prevalent in the U.S., now eclipsing all forms of cancer by 800 percent. Data from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) suggests the ...

Flawed Research Tool Leads To Faulty Medical Findings

The tool in this case is a process — the use of custom-built antibodies. Like the antibodies in your body that help fight off disease, these customized research antibodies are also designed to home in on a specific target, this time to ...

Scientists Trace Society’s Myths to Primordial Origins

As the Iroquois of the northeastern U.S. tell it, three hunters pursue a bear; the blood of the wounded animal colors the leaves of the autumnal forest. The bear then climbs a mountain and leaps into the sky. The hunters and the ...

DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities hopeful, whites sour on future

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Consider two women in their 70s, both residents of the Kansas City area. One is white and affluent; the other is black and working class.Guess which one is more optimistic about the country's future and that of ...

Election Update: Early Polls Suggest A Post-Debate Bounce For Clinton

Want these election updates emailed to you right when they’re published? Sign up here.Every scientific poll we’ve encountered so far suggests that voters thought Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump in Monday night’s debate. In fact, some of them showed her winning by ...

FBI Looks into Democratic Officials’ Mobile Phones Hack

The FBI wants to examine the mobile phones of Democratic Party officials to determine whether they have been hacked, according to reports.Reuters reported the bureau asked the suspected hack victims to image their devices—create a copy of the device and data—so investigators ...

Critics say Wells Fargo CEO should forfeit more than $41 million after sales scandal

Wells Fargo's move late Tuesday to strip its chief executive of $41 million in compensation after a sales scandal did little to temper criticism of the company, as the megabank faced new sanctions from authorities in California.The decision to take back thousands ...

Afghanistan: suspected US drone strike kills at least 18, including civilians

A suspected US drone strike against ISIL targets in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province has killed at least 18 people, though other reports put the death toll and number of civilian casualties higher.The missile reportedly struck a house, on the eastern border with Pakistan, ...

3 injured in shooting at South Carolina elementary school

Law enforcement and emergency crews are responding to a shooting at a South Carolina elementary school.Law enforcement was called to Townville Elementary School at about 2 p.m. in reference to an “emergency situation,” according to WHNS.Multiple injuries have been reported and a ...

Luxury Bunkers for L.A.’s Superrich

Oscar winners, sports stars and Bill Gates are building lavish bunkers — with amenities ranging from a swimming pool to a bowling alley — as global anxiety fuels sales and owners "could be the next Adam and Eve."Given the increased frequency of ...

Why big pharma wants to collect 2 million genomes

Courtesy AstraZeneca Geneticist David Goldstein will help the company to incorporate genetic sequences into better drug-development programmes.Five months after announcing its intentions to gather genome sequences from 2 million people, pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has selected geneticist David Goldstein to head up the ...

Verizon technician sold calling, location data for thousands of dollars

David Kravets - Sep 28, 2016 4:22 pm UTC An Alabama man who worked as a Verizon Wireless technician has agreed to plead guilty to a federal hacking charge in connection to his illegal use of the company's computers to acquire customer ...

California Doctors Will Have to Check Online Database Before Writing Opioid Prescriptions

Associated Press The measure attempts to crack down on a practice known as “doctor-shopping,” in which addicts visit multiple providers to obtain prescriptions for addictive drugs. The action by the Democratic governor comes amid an intensifying national focus on the problems that ...

Obama calls veto override of Saudi 9/11 bill a ‘mistake’

President Barack Obama on Wednesday knocked Congress for overriding his veto of legislation allowing families of the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue the government of Saudi Arabia, calling the move “a mistake.” Obama, speaking to CNN’s Jake Tapper during ...

Tech Giants Team Up To Tackle The Ethics Of Artificial Intelligence

But AI is already here: It's powering your voice-activated digital personal assistants and Web searches, guiding automated features on your car and translating foreign texts, detecting your friends in photos you post on social media and filtering your spam.But as practical uses ...

No, Donald Trump Didn’t Win Post-Debate ‘Polls’

Except that the post-debate "polls" the GOP nominee and campaign kept touting that he won on social media, at his rally in Florida and in press releases aren't polls at all. They're essentially unscientific Internet popularity contests, are not weighted as to ...

Congress Ends Spat, Agrees To Fund $1.1 Billion To Combat Zika

The deal is part of a broader agreement to continue to fund the government after the fiscal year ends on Friday and the current budget expires.It brings to an end a partisan fight that has had the unusual effect of delaying funding ...