Obama Criticizes Congress for Refusing to Close Guantanamo Prison

President Obama blamed Congress for his failure to keep a promise to close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryJan 20th, 2017

Over 22,000 people sign petition to replace Confederate statute with a monument to Missy Elliott

Uh, Portsmouth, Virginia? Please pick up your phone. An urgent request needs your attention.  As of Monday morning, close to 23,000 people have petitioned the Portsmouth, Virginia, government to take down a Confederate monument and erect a Missy.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News8 hr. 16 min. ago

US Army Close to Decision on Shielding Abrams Tanks with Israeli Tech

Aberdeen, MD. — The Israelis call it the “Windbreaker” that already is protecting their Merkava 4 tanks against rocket-propelled grenades and anti-tank missiles, and now... Aberdeen, MD. — The Israelis call it the “W.....»»

Category: securitySource:  defensetechRelated News9 hr. 16 min. ago

John Oliver thinks we have a long, crappy way to go before Republicans decide to stop Trump

President Trump is kicking up crises and endangering America's reputation all across the globe — and for the majority of Republicans in Congress, that's totally cool! John Oliver warned on Last Week Tonight that it would be a long time befo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News11 hr. 8 min. ago

The 5 best waterproof cameras in 2017

Waterproof, crushproof, freezeproof… these rugged waterproof cameras will take anything you can throw at them. If you're off on holiday, the chances are you're going to get close to some water, whether it's a hotel pool or the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News14 hr. 0 min. ago

The best TVs under $1,000

Check out our picks for the best TVs under $1,000 to enjoy top-shelf features like 4K Ultra HD, High Dynamic Range, and gorgeous image processing. Close all your tabs and park your self here to find the absolute best value in TV land. The post The be.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 16 min. ago

Accidental history—remastering the campy teen horror game Congress famously hated

Some 25 years later, a controversial cult classic gets a new turn in the spotlight. A scene like this doesn't exactly scream "2017 video game." And yet... Night Trap might not seem like a game that would be especially cumbersome to port to mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsAug 20th, 2017

Former GE CEO Jeff Immelt close to becoming Uber’s CEO

 The long and dramatic process for naming a new Uber CEO may be coming closer to an end. First reported by Kara Swisher, our sources are also telling us that former General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt is still being seriously considered and the bo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Can U.S. follow through on tough NAFTA talk?

To deliver on its promises, the administration will need the cooperation of the U.S. business community and key members of Congress. Both groups sought to distance themselves from the president last week......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

U.S. prosecutors recommend 3 years in prison for VW engineer Liang

Federal prosecutors recommended a three-year prison sentence for Volkswagen engineer James Liang for his role in widespread diesel emissions violations that have cost the German automaker as much as $25 billion......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Trump approves Obama-era plan for a more independent US Cyber Command

 President Trump has given the go-ahead for a plan dating from the Obama administration to elevate US Cyber Command to the level of Unified Combatant Command, giving it more operational independence from the National Security Agency. The stateme.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

2018 Honda Fit first drive review

Sporting a revised look, new tech features and improved driving dynamics, the latest iteration of the Honda Fit offers more bang for the buck than ever before. We got a close look at the refreshed third generation. The post 2018 Honda Fit first drive.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Selena Gomez seriously has a twin and we can"t tell who"s who

What a dream it is to be a celebrity doppelgänger, but alas, that privilege is only given to a lucky few. And even half of these people only kind of look like a celeb! If you close one eye and tilt your head to the left, you might see the resemb.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Rupert Murdoch"s son speaks out against Trump in blistering email about Charlottesville

James Murdoch, CEO of 21st Century Fox and son of Trump's close ally Rupert Murdoch, has penned a blistering email condemning the president's reaction after the violence in Charlottesville.  SEE ALSO: Read Tim Cook's powerful note to Apple emplo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Patty Jenkins Close to Closing Wonder Woman 2 Deal

If the deal goes through, Jenkins will be the highest paid female director in Hollywood. Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins is in final negotiations to helm the sequel. Though Wonder Woman 2 was officially confirmed at Comic-Con last month, Je.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

AI creates fictional scenes out of real-life photos

AI's not quite ready to build photorealistic worlds on its own. But it's getting pretty close......»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Everything you need to know about Marvel"s Netflix shows before watching "The Defenders"

Marvel and Netflix's "street-level" heroes are finally assembling for their crossover close-up, The Defenders, in the wee hours of Friday morning, and we're so ready. Netflix has been studiously establishing each of The Defenders' four heroes in thei.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

BMW’s redesigned 8 Series is cleaner, more aggressive

At the Monterey Car Week BMW just unveiled two new concept vehicles. Both are previews of planned production models of the Series 8 and Z4 Roadster. If the versions you'll find on the forecourt are even close to these concepts, there ar.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Union May Win Battle Against Self-Driving Trucks, But Not the War

The Teamsters got Congress to keep big trucks out of legislation allowing autonomous vehicle testing. Long term, though, self-driving trucks will happen. The post Union May Win Battle Against Self-Driving Trucks, But Not the War appeared first on Ext.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Survey adds detail to patterns of sexism and harassment in the tech industry

 The problem of sexism is front and center in the technology industry right now, but for those not directly affected (read: men like me) the problem can languish in the middle : too close to see the scale of it, but not close enough to see the d.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Democrats in Congress Explore Creating an Expert Panel on Trump"s Mental Health

There is also a bill aimed at establishing a “commission on presidential capacity” -- Read more on»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017