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Is Big Tech Merging With Big Brother? Kinda Looks Like It

A friend of mine, who runs a large television production company in the car-mad city of Los Angeles, recently noticed that his intern, an aspiring filmmaker from the People’s Republic of China, was walking to work...

The Next Commander In Chief? Democrats Hone Foreign Policy Pitches

Enlarge this image Both Democratic Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts have already given major foreign-policy addresses ahead...

Bomb Scares in the US Top This Week's Internet News Roundup

How's everyone doing? OK? Getting by? All feelings are valid—especially after this week, which was tumultuous, even by the value-adjusted standards of 2018. Even ignoring all the news below—which is a lot, trust us...

Could Sending Mail Bombs Be Classified as Terrorism?

Although it has not yet been determined whether the suspect in custody in the mailing of explosive devices to critics of President Donald Trump will be charged with terrorism, at least one analyst asserts that this...

Explosive devices sent to public figures who have tense histories with Trump

Hours after multiple explosive devices were found or intercepted at addresses around the country belonging to a number of public figures who have criticized President Donald Trump and who have frequently been...

Khashoggi case: All previous updates

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul on October 2 to obtain a document certifying he divorced his ex-wife so he could remarry. He has not been seen since.Turkish sources...

The Pentagon’s Push to Program Soldiers’ Brains

The Pentagon’s Push to Program Soldiers’ Brains The military wants future super-soldiers to control robots with their thoughts...

Trump Says He’s ‘Obliterated’ ISIS. The Terror Group Seems Not To Have Noticed.

Zohra Bensemra / Reuters Smoke rises after an airstrike during fighting in Raqqa, Syria, in August last year. WASHINGTON ― While President Donald Trump claims he has “eradicated,” “wiped out” and even “...

Press Review: Anti-Russian sanctions over Skripal case and new wave of shale revolution

Analysts doubt the efficiency of a new wave of sanctions against Moscow announced by Washington on Wednesday, which is now connected with Russia’s alleged involvement in the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in...

Rise of the machines: has technology evolved beyond our control?

The voice-activated gadget in the corner of your bedroom suddenly laughs maniacally, and sends a recording of your pillow talk to a colleague. The clip of Peppa Pig your toddler is watching on YouTube unexpectedly...


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