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Australia’s secret backing for nations fighting Yemen’s bloody war

The Australian Government has approved the export of dozens of shipments of military items to Middle Eastern countries embroiled in the bloody Yemen war, a conflict dogged by accusations of war crimes and indiscriminate civilian

The Atlantic Daily: When Vietnam War Refugees Are Vulnerable to Deportation

What We’re Following War Refugees: The Trump administration’s new position on a protected group of Vietnamese immigrants—many of whom fled to the U.S. during the Vietnam War—now leaves them vulnerable to deportation. Returning to a

Samsung upgrades the Notebook 9 Pen with a new 15-inch option

CES may not be for another few weeks, but Samsung is already getting the ball rolling on new products, starting with an updated version of the Notebook 9 Pen laptop — which now comes in

Google+ to shut down early after second major security incident

After another data leak, its second such leak in a year, Google today announced it was shutting down its beleaguered social media platform, Google+. API access will shut down even sooner, within the next 90

Vox Sentences: Theresa Maybe

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Interview with the Author of PyImageSearch and Computer Vision Practitioner: Dr. Adrian Rosebrock

Sanyam Bhutani:​ Hello Adrian, Thank you for taking the time to do this. Adrian Rosebrock: Thanks for having me, Sanyam! You’ve had quite the distinguished set of guests on your blog. Thank you for including

Senate debates resolution to end US support for war in Yemen

The Senate is moving toward passing a resolution this week to end US involvement in the war in Yemen — in what could be a stunning show of bipartisan pushback against the Trump administration and

OnePlus 6T Mclaren Edition with 10GB RAM and faster charging zooms into India

The phone is apparently modeled after a McLaren MCL33, one of the team’s F1 car.

Pelosi officially has the votes to be the next speaker — if she steps down in 2022

Nancy Pelosi just announced her support for term limits for members of Democratic leadership — including herself, saying she will step down by 2022 even if House Democrats don’t vote for term limits. It’s a

‘Very Aggravated’ Teenage Vandal Smashes Rare Works of Animal Art at the Denver Art Museum

Security guards tackled and subdued an 18-year-old man after he began purposely breaking sculptures on view in “Stampede.”

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Report: Venezuela Is Forcibly Converting Pension Balances to the Petro

Venezuela has reportedly begun automatically converting residents’ pensions into its controversial cryptocurrency.

How Congress missed another chance to hold big tech accountable

From time to time the entire technology press corps gets together on Twitter, spends several hours live-tweeting the same event, and then writes a series of blog posts about how nothing important happened. This event

Review: ONCE UPON A DEADPOOL, Nothing New Under The Sun, But Still A Pinch Of Naughty-ish Fun

Today marks the cinema release of David Leitch’s Once Upon a Deadpool, a PG-13 re-edit of the very R-rated Deadpool 2 from this past May. While it seems like an odd choice, there are actually a few compelling

The greatest sports teams of all time

Sports fans love a good debate. Who’s the best player in your sport? What’s the greatest team of all time? Tensions can run high as opinions start flying around, but some of the greatest teams of all time tend to kill the debate before it’s even started. How can you argue with teams like these?

‘The Mandalorian’ cast includes Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano … and Werner Herzog

Lucasfilm has released an initial cast list for “The Mandalorian,” the live action Star Wars series that Jon Favreau is creating for the upcoming streaming service Disney+. Pedro Pascal, who had a brief-but-glorious run on “Game of Thrones” as Oberyn Martell, will star in the title role — Lucasfilm describes his character as “a lone […]

New York City council members railed against Amazon in the hope of renegotiating the HQ2 deal

Members of a New York City council committee denounced terms of the recent Amazon HQ2 deal in the first of three public hearings being held about the plans. “We are not in the business of

9 Trumpworld Figures Who Should Fear Mueller the Most

Wednesday’s sentencing of onetime Trump fixer Michael Cohen to 36 months of prison continues a frenetic pace of revelations around the Russia probe. Nearly every single day since Thanksgiving has brought fresh developments in special

The Mormons may sue Deadpool over a ‘Jesus’ movie poster

The flamboyant pansexual superhero is in trouble again.