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Maryland Police Officer Charged With Raping Woman During Traffic Stop

Top Stories - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 09:50

A Maryland police officer was arrested and charged with rape Monday after he

'That's treason!' Candidates clash over Taliban comment at Arizona Senate debate

Top Stories - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 09:06

Rep. Martha McSally and Rep. Kyrsten Sinema are vying for Jeff Flake's seat.

Midterm elections: Michelle Obama compared to chimpanzee by Republican Senate candidate

Top Stories - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 08:52

A Republican Senate candidate compared Michelle Obama to a chimpanzee during her meeting with the Queen and urged the former first lady to stand up “straighter”. Karin Housley – currently a state senator who serves in Minnesota – took to Facebook in 2009 to compare Ms Obama to the chimpanzee in 1951 film Bedtime for Bonzo, which starred Ronald Reagan.

Canada legalises marijuana: Everything you need to know about the new cannabis law

Top Stories - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 08:10

Canada is set to become the largest country in the world to legalise marijuana for recreational use this week, following Uruguay’s lead earlier this year. A key campaign pledge by the country’s Liberal prime minister Justin Trudeau before his 2015 election, he argued that it would reduce the estimated C$6bn (£3.5bn) in profits from cannabis sales pouring into his country’s black market. What are the new marijuana laws in Canada?

When not to use Apple’s Mail Drop file transfer service

Macworld - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 08:00

Apple’s Mail Drop is a feature that ties the Mail app with iCloud, letting you send large attachments. Instead of packaging the attachment with the email message, Mail uploads the file to iCloud and includes a link in the email message. The upload doesn’t count against your iCloud storage total, and is only stored for 30 days.

Apple explains of Mail Drop’s limits on a support page, and notes just in passing, “The recipients might not be able to access your attachment if the link has an excessive amount of downloads or high traffic.”

Macworld reader Ken seems to have run aground on his proviso. He sent a 1GB movie file to about 25 to 30 people via Mail, which uploaded and managed the movie via Mail Drop, but he said after a few recipients had viewed it, the rest were told no more downloads permitted. Since Apple doesn’t specify a limit, this is obviously frustrating.

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In Senate race, GOP Rep. Blackburn accuses her opponent of being a Democrat

Top Stories - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 07:47

In the Tennessee Senate race, Rep. Marsha Blackburn has struggled to hold on to GOP moderates who lean toward her Democratic rival, Phil Bredesen.

Reolink Argus Pro review: A completely wireless indoor/outdoor security camera for modest budgets

Macworld - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 07:00
The slightly scaled-down version of the original Argus can be paired with a solar panel for continuous charging.

Cherished myths: Apple used to be perfect

Macworld - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 07:00

Gilgamesh. Jason and the Argonauts. Helen of Troy. Pee Wee’s Big Adventure. From time immemorial, humans have loved and repeated good myths.

Loving and repeating them, however, does not make them true.


Writing for the Forbes contributor network and home of the angry bees challenge where you dump a bucket of angry bees on your head but it’s not for charity or anything it’s just angry bees, Ewan Spence says the “New iPhone XS Problems Damaging Apple's Legendary Reputation.” (Tip o’ the antlers to @JonyIveParody.)

The legendary reputation that is largely a myth.

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New Ad Burns Ted Cruz For His Love Of Un-Texan White Castle Burgers

Top Stories - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 06:58

Director Richard Linklater's burger attack on Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is one

Saudis Reportedly Plan To Announce Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed Accidentally

Top Stories - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 06:19

Saudi officials have contemplated announcing that journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Koreas and UN Command discuss demilitarising border

Top Stories - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 04:32

The two Koreas and the US-led United Nations Command held talks Tuesday on demilitarising a section of the heavily fortified border dividing the peninsula, as a diplomatic thaw gathers pace. "The three parties examined the progress in removing landmines at the Joint Security Area (JSA)...and discussed other practical matters regarding steps toward disarming the area," Seoul's defense ministry said in a statement. The JSA, also known as the truce village of Panmunjom, is the only spot along the tense, 250-kilometre (155-mile) frontier where troops from the two countries stand face to face.

Dazed and confused: Canada cannabis legalization brings complex new laws

Top Stories - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 04:30

Canada will become the second country in the world to legalise recreational marijuana. Canada will this week become the second country in the world to legalize recreational marijuana, but as they negotiate a patchwork of new legislation and inconsistent enforcement, smokers may soon find that their enjoyment of weed is still blunted. “There will be more laws around the cannabis plant after legalization than there were before,” said Akwasi Owusu-Bempah, a professor at the University of Toronto.

Thai police dismiss British woman's rape allegation

Top Stories - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 03:18

BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand said Tuesday that they have dismissed a 19-year-old British tourist's claim that she was raped on a Thai resort island after their investigation revealed no supporting evidence.

Why the Air Force's Mighty F-22 Raptor Fleet Is In Serious Trouble

Top Stories - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 03:00

All thanks to one storm. 

Trump Hits A New High-Water Mark: The Biggest Federal Deficit In 6 Years

Top Stories - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 00:32

President Donald Trump likes to boast that he's breaking records with the

GOP Senate Candidate Accuses Arizona Rival Of 'Treason' In Debate

Top Stories - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 00:12

The U.S. Senate campaign debate in Arizona ended Monday evening on an

Trump restrictions aside, American Airlines boosts profile in Cuba

Top Stories - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 23:52

American Airlines announced Monday that it would offer more daily flights to Cuba, by 2019, despite US restrictions on Americans traveling to that country. "We have recently started a fifth daily flight between Havana and Miami, and next year (in May) we will inaugurate a new daily flight between Miami and Santiago de Cuba, our sixth destination in the country," Ramon Jimenez, AA's manager in Cuba, said in a statement. The airline currently has 10 flights a day to the island, half of which are between Miami and Havana.

Idaho wildlife official resigns over uproar about killing baboon family

Top Stories - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 23:13

An Idaho wildlife official was forced to resign on Monday after photographs of him posing with a family of baboons and other wild creatures he killed in September during a hunting trip in Africa went viral online, igniting a firestorm of criticism. In a resignation letter to Idaho Gov. C. L. "Butch" Otter, state Fish and Game Commissioner Blake Fischer cited poor judgment in posting the images. Otter, who first appointed Fischer to the seven-member commission in 2014, said he asked for and received Fischer’s resignation on Monday.

Cherokee Nation: Elizabeth Warren's DNA Test Is 'Inappropriate'

Top Stories - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 20:25

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) responded to President Donald Trump's


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