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A Santa Clara County jury Thursday convicted three sheriff's correctional deputies of second-degree murder in the killing of a mentally ill jail inmate, Michael Tyree, in 2015. The three jail deputie
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Chipmakers switched focus at Taiwan's top tech fair this week with bets on new areas such as driverless cars, virtual reality and artificial intelligence, shifting away from smartph
Emmit Stussy (Ewan McGregor) remains cold to Sy Feltz (Michael Stuhlbarg) in next week’s Season 3, episode 8 of “Fargo.” In the trailer for the upcoming episode, Sy comes to Emmit’s house to check on
A conservative billionaire wants to build the America's biggest wind farm in Wyoming and send the clean electricity to California.             
Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the Paris climate accord prompts billionaire tech giant Elon Musk and Disney CEO Robert Iger to step down from the President's Council.
The ride-hailing service, which said last week it had taken excess driver commissions, received complaints as early as 2015 and took steps to revise its contract.
The Russian president denied any state role, but said that cyberattacks might have been the work of private citizens. “Anything is possible in this virtual world,” Mr. Putin said
The "covfefe" phenomenon is all too real, thanks to President Donald Trump. But what does it even mean? After midnight on Wednesday, Trump got back into the groove of deriding the press. In doing so,
The 2017 NBA Finals have arrived. For the third straight year, juggernauts of the East and West Conferences — the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors — will battle it out on Thursday fo
An unnamed group, which includes 30 mayors, three governors, 80 university presidents and over 100 businesses, is negotiating with the United Nations to accept its emissions reduction plan.
A group of passengers aboard a Malaysia Airlines flight departing from Melbourne, Australia is being praised as “heroic” after thwarting a man who rushed the cockpit and threatened to detonate a bomb
Artificial trans fats were ruled unsafe by the Food and Drug Administration partly in response to a lawsuit that Professor Kummerow filed against the agency.
Australia's environment minister says he is disappointed that the U.S. will exit the climate agreement, but the Australian government remains committed to it
Scientists have discovered the remains of a teenager with bone cancer buried face down in the fetal position hundreds of years ago at a Panama site known as Cerro Brujo, or ‘Witch Hill.’
Ads have long been a necessary part of web browsing, but it’s only been in recent years that users have fought back against ads they’ve found distracting. Soon, they’ll also have a notable company in
Foreigners looking to enter the United States will not be required to disclose their social media handles from the last five years, and email addresses and phone numbers used in the last 15 years whe
Using data from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), researchers identified bright areas in craters near the moon's south pole that are cold enough to have frost present on their surface.
A code has been spotted inside Facebook for an unreleased messaging app geared at young teens called ‘Talk’, which allows parents to monitor who their child is in contact with.
Self-driving cars are predicted to reduce accidents by 90%, but Intel's CEO believes the vehicles have more to offer -the technology could double as security cameras.
President Donald Trump announced his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement. As he stepped up to the podium at the White House Rose Garden Thursday, the president exp
The craters in the Barents Sea, north of Norway and Russia, formed through huge mounds full of methane exploding suddenly and catastrophically around 12,000 years ago.
Operation DragonflEye is a go. Researchers have successful strapped a tiny backpack fitted with electronics, sensors and a solar cell to a live insect – and it has taken to the skies for its maiden
If you're a millennial, you can probably count on a single hand how many of your friends are married. More and more young adults are putting everything else ahead of their wedding date, such as highe
It’s been a good time lately to be the Pokémon Co., parent company of the Pokémon franchise. But thanks to a recent financial disclosure, we now know how good a year the Pokémon franchise had.
Speculation over what Apple will do to compete in the home hub market is spinning up ahead of Apple's annual developers conference next week, where many analysts expect Apple will confirm a projec
The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus have been on the market for just over one month and continue to be a hot topic among smartphone enthusiasts. Whether it’s Samsung celebrating favorable sales of the h
A SpaceX rocket set to blast off Thursday was scrubbed due to thunderstorms in the area, a condition that automatically forces controllers to abort the launch.
With summer roadtrip season approaching, two new Canadian studies have come out with scientific strategies to prevent roadkill. The answer? Fences, l
Both Academy Award-winner Leonardo DiCaprio as well as business magnate Elon Musk have taken to social media to raise concerns about the Trump administration’s controversial decision to withdraw the
The Wyss Institute has brought dreams of high performance running to a reality with a tethered soft exosuit that can reduce the metabolic cost of running on a treadmill by 5.4 percent.
When men postpone meal times, it delays one of the body's clocks, British researchers say, a finding that sheds light on a potential way to overcome
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Delaware court ruled on Thursday that Cypress Semiconductor must delay its annual shareholder meeting, ruling in favor of ex-CEO T.J. Rodgers who has waged a board battle aga
Calling it hurricane season is a bit misleading since it’s more like a hurricane half-year. In the Atlantic it starts every June 1 and runs through the summer and well into the fall, officially endin
Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the Paris climate accord has billionaire tech giant Elon Musk to step down from the presidential council, the SpaceX CEO tweeted today.
Customs officials now have a questionnaire that asks for social media account info going back five years             
(Reuters) - Arista Networks Inc won a ruling on Thursday in its legal battle with Cisco Systems Inc over networking device technology, setting the stage for Arista to undo a U.S. agency's order bloc
Scripps National Spelling Bee began its run this year at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Oxon Hill, Maryland on Wednesday with 291 contestants stepping up to the mic to win it al
Following news that the Trump administration will withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, former President Barack Obama was quick to criticize “the absence of American leadership” in leading the c
Scientists have identified a new species of fish in the Caribbean. Unfortunately, video footage suggests invasive lionfish discovered the species first.
Both government and private weather forecasting companies are approaching the point where they get tomorrow's high temperature right nearly 80 percent of the time.
  Weather.com trolled President Donald Trump after he decided he’d be pulling the United States out of the international Paris Agreement on climate change. As Trump made his announcement Thursday, th
The Amazon Echo has been the online retailer’s main way to popularize its Alexa home assistant, and it’ll soon be getting a handful of small but useful updates. First, all Echo devices will be able t
Researchers at Indiana University, Bloomington, asked students to draw diagrams showing their understanding of how water reaches the sink and how it's returned to the environment.
Donald Trump is following through on a year-old campaign promise by announcing that the United States will withdraw from the Paris climate treaty - to expected global anger.
Apple's global developer community has earned over $70 billion since the App Store launched in 2008, and in the past 12 months alone, downloads have grown over 70 percent.
British space companies might have a hard time doing business once the United Kingdom officially leaves the European Union. Jan Wörner, director general of the European Space Agency, said if those co
Xbox Game Pass has just launched, and the service allows gamers to spend $10 a month to gain access to over 100 downloadable Xbox One and Xbox 360 titles on their current-gen console. Whether you’re
In a series of studies published this week, researchers around the world examined the current and future threats to biodiversity, and found that a quarter of mammal species are now at risk.
Chance The Rapper doesn’t often talk about politics in his songs but the Chicago artist has never shied away from discussing the topic in public. He did so again after appearing on ABC’s “The View” o
Verizon reportedly attempted to purchase Charter, the second largest cable provider in the United States, for more than $100 billion but had its offer rejected, according to the New York Post. The p
A whole day dedicated to the sweet taste of deep fried dough topped with frosting — how much more American can you get? On Friday, June 2, restaurants nationwide will be participating in National Don
In the days leading up to President Donald Trump’s announcement on whether or not he will continue the participation of the United States in the Paris Climate Agreement, a crack in the Larsen C Ice S
Rafael Nadal breezed by his first two opponents on the red clay of Roland Garros, but the road to the final should remain a tough task for the nine-time French Open champion. Up next for Nadal is a m
Chris Cornell’s family is reportedly “mystified” by the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office decision to announce the singer's May 18 death was a suicide before a full autopsy was completed. In a T
If you need a smartphone now but want to save up for the next iPhone, the Moto G5 Plus is on sale for under $200 for Amazon Prime members.             
Researchers at Indiana University, Bloomington, asked students to draw diagrams showing their understanding of how water reaches the sink and how it's returned to the environment.
It seems like it could be anyone’s game to win going into the Season 29 finale of “The Amazing Race.” However, some new hints may suggest just which team took home the big prize of $1 million.
For a motor to power machinery, the local motion has to be translated into the ordered movement of other parts of the system. Organic chemists have now produced a light driven rotary motor in which th
A long-lasting lake on ancient Mars provided stable environmental conditions that differed significantly from one part of the lake to another, according to a comprehensive look at findings from the fi
Scientists have rewired the neural circuit of one species and given it the connections of another species to test a hypothesis about the evolution of neural circuits and behavior.
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