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Holiday air travel woes: Cancellations, delays continue in Dallas

Top Stories - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 09:57

More than 100 flights have been canceled to and from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Tesla names two directors as part of Musk US fraud settlement

Top Stories - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 09:48

Tesla named two more independent directors on Friday and said it completed the requirements of a US settlement of fraud charges involving Chief Executive Elon Musk. The electric car company tapped Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison and Walgreens Boots Alliance Executive Vice President Kathleen Wilson-Thompson for its board of directors, an element of the September agreement between Musk and the US Securities and Exchange Commission that resolved charges that Musk defrauded investors by claiming on Twitter that he had secured funding to take Tesla private.

35 photos capture extreme weather events that hammered the US in 2018

Top Stories - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 09:33

Bomb cyclones, major hurricanes, wildfires, tornadoes and major flooding produced some memorable and tragic photos in 2018.

Forget Russia: North Korea and Iran Could Acquire Hypersonic Weapons

Top Stories - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 08:24

It is extremely likely that Tehran and Pyongyang will acquire hypersonic missiles, according to a senior U.S. general.

Robert Mueller, House Democrats and slowing economy will end Trump's 'great time' in 2019

Top Stories - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 08:10

A slowing economy. Robert Mueller. New York investigators. House Democrats. Prediction: A year from now, Donald Trump won't be having a 'great time.'

Trends Designers Hope Not to See in 2019

Top Stories - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 08:00

Here's what top creatives would like to leave behind as we enter the new year

How to modify Notifications on your iPhone

Macworld - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 08:00

Notifications are a helpful and important part of the iPhone and iOS, but it’s easy to be bombarded by them. You can quickly find yourself with so many Notifications that they aren’t useful anymore. The key is to activate Notifications for only the apps you want, or to group them so they’re easier to manage.

To access your Notifications settings in iOS 12 on you iPhone:

1. Tap Settings.

2. Scroll down a little, then tap Notifications.


Let’s go over the ways you can modify Notifications.

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Weather hampers efforts to inspect Indonesia tsunami volcano

Top Stories - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 07:49

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Bad weather and a massive ash column hampered efforts to assess whether Indonesia's Anak Krakatau volcano island could trigger another deadly tsunami as authorities said Friday the search for victims in the worst-affected province will continue into January.

Rep. Louie Gohmert: Democrats have some liability to those harmed at the southern border, Pelosi owes an apology

Top Stories - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 07:15

Republican lawmaker applies his legal background to the border funding battle in Washington.

Best iPhone screen protectors: Keep your screen flawless

Macworld - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 07:00

Screen protectors can be a nuisance to get on your iPhone, but they’re essential for protecting your iPhone’s screen from drops and scratches.

A countless amount of screen protectors exist on the market today, and many of them are frustratingly poor quality. So we did the heavy lifting and found some of the best that money can buy.

How we reviewed: We did two things to test these screen protectors. First, we applied them to make if they fit well and didn’t bubble excessively. Then, we used a sharp pair of scissors to see if they resisted scratches.

Without further ado, here are our favorite screen protectors for the iPhone.

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3 Surprising Resolutions for a Healthy New Year

Top Stories - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 06:02

If you’re like many Americans, your New Year’s resolutions may involve eating healthier foods and getting more exercise. Those are worthy goals. Only about half of adults get the 150 minutes of m...

DHS chief heads to southern border following deaths of migrant kids in federal custody

Top Stories - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 06:00

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen travel to El Paso to see how the agency is doing medical screenings and review conditions.

Calendar whirls: Presenting all the best movies to stream this New Year’s Eve weekend

Macworld - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 06:00
Here are 12 great movies to watch while you ring in the New Year.

Reolink Go review: 4G LTE connectivity and heavy weatherization lets you install this security cam anywhere

Macworld - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 06:00
This home security camera connects to T-Mobile's LTE network, so you can set it up just about anywhere—no router required.

What to expect from Apple in 2019

Macworld - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 06:00

Seems like just yesterday I was running down what to look for in 2018, but the Earth has made it around the sun once again, which means that we’re once again poised to embark upon a new year of Apple news.

While there are some things that we can always reasonably expect from Apple in any given year—a new iPhone, probably at least one iPad revision, and some new Macs—2019 is unusual in that we already have several strong indications of announcements to expect from the company. Here’s a quick look at several things that I’m keeping an eye over the next twelve months.

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Syrian surprise: How Trump's phone call changed the war

Top Stories - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 05:26

In the phone call two weeks ago, Trump had been expected to deliver a standard warning to the Turkish president over his plan to launch a crossborder attack targeting U.S.-backed Kurdish forces in northeast Syria, U.S. officials say. Instead, in the course of the conversation Trump reshaped U.S. policy in the Middle East, abandoning a quarter of Syrian territory and handing Ankara the job of finishing off Islamic State in Syria. "Trump asked: 'If we withdraw our soldiers, can you clean up ISIS?'", a Turkish official told Reuters.

Flood concerns to mount in eastern US as soaking rain, storms continue into Friday night

Top Stories - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 04:54

A slow-moving batch of rain and locally gusty thunderstorms will enhance the risk of flash flooding from the Southeast to the mid-Atlantic into Friday night.

No aliens: NY transformer explosion lights sky, knocks power

Top Stories - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 03:46

NEW YORK (AP) — A transformer explosion at an electrical plant set the skies above New York City ablaze in an eerie, pulsing blue light Thursday night, causing scattered power outages, delaying flights and sparking a social media storm of jokes about an alien invasion.

Someone drilled through the International Space Station from the inside, astronaut says

Top Stories - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 03:43

Someone appears to have drilled a hole in the International Space Station from the inside, according to a member of its crew. One of the Russian cosmonauts who explored the strange gap found in the outside of a capsule attached to the International Space Station said Russian law enforcement is now looking to understand how the opening was drilled from inside the spacecraft. Sergei Prokopyev said investigators were looking at samples he and crewmate Oleg Kononenko collected during a 12 December spacewalk.

Bright light in big city mystifies New Yorkers after transformer fire

Top Stories - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 03:37

"There was a boom and a bang and a flash of light," said Jim Long, a spokesman for Fire Department New York. The blue flashes that briefly lit up the night sky in the Astoria area of Queens, New York, shortly after 9 p.m. (0200 GMT) were caused by a power surge and electrical "arching" and sparked a transformer explosion and a small fire, said Con Edison spokesman Bob McGee.


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