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News

Rio police tell tourists they won't be able to protect them

http://edition.cnn.com/2016/07/05/sport/rio-olympics-2016-security/ http://www.latimes.com/world/mexico-americas/la-fg-brazil-rio-olympics-sign-20160705-snap-story.html...

8th July 2016
by Cutthecrap Go to last post
34 3,634
News

US Capitol on Lockdown, Police Searching For Individual

http://www.ctvnews.ca/world/u-s-capitol-on-lockdown-police-searching-for-individual-1.2978530

8th July 2016
by Grenadiac Go to last post
9 1,574
Politics

Barack Obama remains highly popular around the world in his final year in office, survey suggests

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-36742266 Russians hate him! Find out Obama's one weird trick to remain popular internationally throughout his presidency

8th July 2016
by S31-Syntax Go to last post
31 2,577
News

Chelsea Manning 'rushed to hospital after trying to take own life' ( 2 Last )

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/chelsea-manning-rushed-to-hospital-after-trying-to-take-life-a7122971.html

8th July 2016
by Katska Go to last post
53 4,216
News
8th July 2016
by RainbowStalin Go to last post
10 1,629
News
8th July 2016
by Spacewolf Go to last post
28 1,744
News

Indigenous woman yells 'I hate white people' before punching white woman, ruled 'not a hate crime'

Indigenous woman yells 'I hate white people' before punching white woman, but it's not a hate crime judge rules Via Calgary Herald _________________________ That's absolutely ridiculous. Flashbacks of the documentary "Dear Zachary" went through my...

8th July 2016
by wraithcat Go to last post
35 4,123
News

#ausvotes - with neither side securing a majority in parliament, where do the crossbenchers stand?

http://www.abc.net.au/news/image/7575518-3x2-940x627.jpg Bob Katter (Katter's Australian Party, House of Reprentatives), who has already declared supply and confidence to the Liberal/National Coalition. Read more at...

8th July 2016
by sb27 Go to last post
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Love
8th July 2016
by dark_vivec Go to last post
38 3,279
Humor

Gtx 1080 and 1070 displayports do not work with Vive ( 2 Last )

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/nvidia-vive-displayport-incompatible,32204.html Hopefully it will be fixed with a new driver

7th July 2016
by Levelog Go to last post
74 4,905
Politics

Black Lives Matter Toronto stalls Pride parade ( 2 3 4 Last )

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/pride-parade-toronto-1.3662823 UPDATED:

7th July 2016
by JumpinJackFlash Go to last post
141 8,808
YouTube

Woman streams boyfriend dying after officer pull over

http://edition.cnn.com/2016/07/07/us/falcon-heights-shooting-minnesota/# Video: http://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big//us/2016/07/07/graphic-video-minnesota-police-shooting-philando-castile-ryan-young-pkg-nd.cnn_cnn_iphone_cell.mp4

7th July 2016
by Wii60 Go to last post
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Politics

Rejected EU Remain posters revealed as ad agencies criticise the way the campaign was run ( 2 Last )

https://www.theguardian.com/media/2016/jul/01/rejected-remain-campaign-posters-revealed-by-ad-agencies http://www.campaignlive.co.uk/article/agencies-anger-failure-stronger-campaign/1400533 Some of the agencies' rejected proposals included a...

7th July 2016
by Silly Sil Go to last post
64 4,473
News

Germany rape law: Will 'No' mean 'No'?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-36726095

7th July 2016
by uber. Go to last post
25 2,443
News

German Right-wing AfD splits apart in anti-Semitism row

Source: http://www.thelocal.de/20160706/right-wing-afd-tears-itself-apart-in-anti-semitism-row I wonder how this will turn out.

7th July 2016
by Fetret Go to last post
6 1,007
News

Kinder cancer: ‘Possible carcinogen’ found in beloved chocolates ( 2 Last )

Tests find 'possible carcinogen' in Kinder sweets Via RT / The Local / Independent _________________________ Damnit. I usually purchase a few Kinder eggs and a few of those chocolate bars, when I'm in the mood. :(

7th July 2016
by DasMatze Go to last post
55 5,808
Politics

Obama is slowing the withdraw of troops from Afghanistan; an extra 3000 now staying

http://www.cnn.com/2016/07/06/politics/obama-to-speak-on-afghanistan-wednesday-morning/index.html

7th July 2016
by Sobotnik Go to last post
20 1,433
Politics

German activist lied about sex assault by Arab men to avoid fueling racism ( 2 Last )

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/jul/5/selin-goren-german-activist-lied-about-sex-assault/ http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/politics/german-politician-admits-lying-about-ethnicity-of-sex-attackers/

7th July 2016
by bord2tears Go to last post
44 2,851
TV

Chris Evans resigns from Top Gear Host ( 2 Last )

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-36707266?ocid=socialflow_facebook&ns_mchannel=social&ns_campaign=bbcnews&ns_source=facebook Probably a good thing.

7th July 2016
by RoboChimp Go to last post
52 5,809
News

Jeremy Corbyn apologises on behalf of Labour for ‘disastrous decision’ to join Iraq War

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/jeremy-corbyn-chilcot-report-iraq-war-inquiry-apology-tony-blair-labour-party-a7123461.html

7th July 2016
by Menien Goneld Go to last post
18 965
Politics

Disney Threatens to Boycott Georgia if Anti-Gay Legislation Is Passed ( 2 3 4 Last )

http://deadline.com/2016/03/disney-boycott-georgia-anti-gay-discrimination-bill-captain-america-civil-war-1201724974/

7th July 2016
by klara Go to last post
135 8,388
Rant

Bank of England: We fucking told you this would happen. ( 2 Last )

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-36712040 Sterling has hit a new 31-year low. US$1 is now 77p, which is fucking mental - it still doesn't seem that long since the golden era when it was roughly $1=50p and you could just halve/double prices to get a...

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7th July 2016
by wraithcat Go to last post
49 5,237
Stupid

Ohio town officials apologize to man from United Arab Emirates after Islamic State 911 call

https://news.vice.com/article/ohio-town-officials-apologize-to-guy-from-united-arab-emirates-after-islamic-state-911-call Didn't see this getting posted. I hope they arrest the receptionist

7th July 2016
by Mattk50 Go to last post
37 2,830
News

A South Korean Copy of Snapchat Takes Off in Asia

A South Korean Copy of Snapchat Takes Off in Asia Via The New York Times _________________________ Pretty nice. Here's a link to the app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.campmobile.snow&hl=en

7th July 2016
by aznz888 Go to last post
15 1,663
Humor

Even more problems: Super PACs backing Donald Trump only has few millions in bank.

http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2016-election/super-pacs-backing-donald-trump-struggle-gain-support-traction-n600716

7th July 2016
by Emperor Scorpious II Go to last post
20 2,300
News

One dead as bus crashes into bank, Darlington UK

http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/14604548.One_dead_as_bus_crashes_through_bank_in_Darlington_town_centre/ A similar incident happened in 2011. It's unknown if this was a fault of the bus driver or a technical fault.

7th July 2016
by WolfeClaw Go to last post
1 503
News

Hacker releases Clinton Foundation documents

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/hacker-releases-clinton-foundation-documents/article/2594452?custom_click=rss if you would like to scour over the leaked documents: https://guccifer2.wordpress.com/2016/06/21/hillary-clinton/

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7th July 2016
by Murky42 Go to last post
34 4,717
Politics

Can a 'President' Trump end NAFTA? Unfortunately yes, and it won't be pretty ( 2 Last )

http://money.cnn.com/2016/07/06/news/economy/trump-nafta/index.html More info on the consequences in the link, really should read through the whole article before posting. Really hope this doesn't happen, my job relies on medical imports from Mexico...

7th July 2016
by Sobotnik Go to last post
40 3,066
Help

UK National Grid: UK expected to miss 2020 renewable energy targets; Up-take of EVs must treble

Source Guess it's a good job we are probably going to leave the EU :suicide:

7th July 2016
by Turnips5 Go to last post
13 858
News

Liam Fee: Mother and partner given life sentences

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-36722114

7th July 2016
by meek Go to last post
12 1,395
Politics

LP Candidate Gary Johnson: "Trump is a racist; should disqualify him from running"

It's a video, click the source to watch http://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2016/07/03/gary-johnson-intv-trump-racist-sot-keilar-sotu.cnn

7th July 2016
by .Isak. Go to last post
33 1,686
News

New South Wales' greyhound racing industry to be shut down from next year

Read more at http://www.news.com.au/sport/more-sports/nsw-greyhound-racing-industry-to-be-shut-down-from-2017/news-story/deecdec3239d259d9d870b93ebd0a961?utm_content=SocialFlow&utm_campaign=EditorialSF&utm_source=News.com.au&utm_medium=Facebook NSW...

7th July 2016
by ksenior Go to last post
3 559
News

Woman streams as boyfriend dies from being shot during traffic stop reaching for his ID

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/07/07/cops-shot-her-boyfriend-she-livestreamed.html?via=mobile&source=twitter WARNING: GRAPHIC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WkTURRuDZ0

7th July 2016
by WitheredGryphon Go to last post
28 1,690
Politics

Theresa May wins first round of Conservative leadership vote; Fox loses, Crabb drops out

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-36718196 Here's to May winning, the best of a bad bunch.

7th July 2016
by Flapadar Go to last post
19 1,559
News

Oil turns white boats to brown in Rio Olympic sailing venue

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/0200f0745a6048319baefb3354126aa2/oil-turns-white-boats-brown-rio-olympic-sailing-venue

7th July 2016
by Amplar Go to last post
26 3,868
Love
7th July 2016
by UntouchedShadow Go to last post
46 3,844
Politics

Why Hillary Clinton Should be Prosecuted for Reckless Abuses of National Security ( 2 Last )

http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/07/06/why-hillary-clinton-should-be-prosecuted-for-reckless-abuse-of-national-security/ The laws she violated: 18 U.S. Code § 793 - Gathering, transmitting or losing defense information 18 U.S. Code § 798 -...

7th July 2016
by raz r23 Go to last post
66 2,609
News

Lawsuit indicates a McDonald's employee was fired for being HIV-positive ( 2 3 Last )

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-mcdonalds-hiv-lawsuit-idUSKCN0ZL2TZ

6th July 2016
by MrBunneh Go to last post
91 4,431
News

Muslim woman brutally attacked in northern Germany

Source: http://www.thelocal.de/20160706/muslim-woman-brutally-attacked-in-kiel

6th July 2016
by Tamschi Go to last post
8 1,055
Politics

2.6 million word Chilcot Inquiry into British involvement Iraq War to be unveiled today

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/live/2016/jul/06/chilcot-report-live-inquiry-war-iraq LIVE http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/live/bbcnews watch here

6th July 2016
by carcarcargo Go to last post
27 1,248
Politics

Clinton Campaign vetting Cory Booker for VP

Source http://www.politics-prose.com/sites/politics-prose.com/files/Booker_Credit%20Kelly%20Campbell.jpg Figured the New Democrats would start grooming Cory Booker for the presidency one day, but I didn't expect them to shine the spotlight on him...

6th July 2016
by .Isak. Go to last post
23 1,763
Stupid

Man fined £302 after being caught with 50p worth of weed ( 2 Last )

Source. Not a major headline but noticed as it's a local paper, seems pretty fucking stupid to fine this guy so much over a piddly bit of weed.

6th July 2016
by Ivef Go to last post
44 3,120
Question

Elon Musk says ~500,000 people would have been saved (last year) if Autopilot was universal

Source https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/750351150382194688

6th July 2016
by Code3Response Go to last post
34 2,433
Love

Taiwan braces itself for super typhoon Nepartak

Source + video https://twitter.com/RussellDengel/status/750498703232774145

6th July 2016
by .Isak. Go to last post
16 1,289
News

Captain America celebrates 75 years with new bronze statue in Brooklyn

Source. This is what the statue is going to look like: http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b196/Starmenclock/636033046853946411-Final-Roughest-Sketch-Cap-Statue_zpsjvdoihlt.jpg

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6th July 2016
by Jund Go to last post
22 2,436
News

Lionel Messi 'given 21-month jail term' in Spain

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-36721892 That was unexpected

6th July 2016
by Gwoodman Go to last post
18 1,630
TV
6th July 2016
by Steel & Iron Go to last post
0 440
News

Hulk Hogan Says Gawker Gave Denton $200k Loan before he called bankruptcy

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/hulk-hogan-says-gawker-made-908597

6th July 2016
by LTJGPliskin Go to last post
5 1,606
News

Mass sex assault in Sweden, Kalstad during music festival ( 2 3 Last )

24 complaints were filed during the "Putte i Parken" music festival and 11 after it. Actual number of victims is thought to be much higher because many complaints have been filed collectively by a group of young girls, info of actual number of victims has...

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6th July 2016
by Cold Go to last post
80 7,296
Love

British Man Who Must Give Police 24 Hours' Notice of Sex Threatens Hunger Strike ( 2 Last )

Newsweek Putting this being a blatant human rights violation and an overreach of police power aside, is there any positive at all to this? Maybe the goal is to slow birth rates? It certainly wont make women feel any safer, considering now they have to...

Mattk50 Thread has images Starred x 35
6th July 2016
by uber. Go to last post
43 4,442
Help

Armored UN trucks seen in America: conspiracy theorists flip out; actual reason is dull, obvious ( 2 Last )

The Facebook post heard around the world: http://www.snopes.com/un-vehicles-in-southern-states/ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3661842/What-military-trucks-doing-Virginia-Bemused-motorists-spot-white-combat-vehicles-interstate.html ...

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6th July 2016
by Nebukadnezzer Go to last post
40 4,484
Repeat

AMD to fix power issues with RX480 ( 2 3 4 Last )

Not sure if I should still get one. I'm getting scarred for AMD. They are getting outperformed by Nvidia in the top end with a margin of 50%. They are getting ass-kicked just like with their CPU's 6 or so years ago. ...

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6th July 2016
by helifreak Go to last post
155 12,598
News
6th July 2016
by J!NX Go to last post
13 1,724
News

Pope to world leaders: if you want to help Syrians, stop funding the war

http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/pope-to-world-leaders-if-you-want-to-help-syrians-stop-paying-for-the-war-71325/ http://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-pope-idUSKCN0ZL17H

6th July 2016
by Viper_ Go to last post
30 2,524
Work In Progress
6th July 2016
by SFArial Go to last post
19 1,533
Help

Man live tweets three-hour traffic jam just to get a Greggs

http://metro.co.uk/2016/07/04/man-live-tweets-three-hour-traffic-jam-just-to-get-a-greggs-5984914/

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6th July 2016
by geogzm Go to last post
28 4,032
Rant

A Guy in My City Was Just Arrested for Burning The Flag ( 2 3 4 5 6 Last )

No article as of now, but here we go: Screenshot of the "crime" being posted: http://puu.sh/pQgCp/8670eaebff.png And here's a screen shot of the booking page: http://puu.sh/pQiCB/ece50d14eb.jpg

6th July 2016
by SIRIUS Go to last post
236 16,237
Computers

Oracle loses another case, pays $3 billion dollars to HP

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-hewlett-packard-oracle-verdict-idUSKCN0ZG3C1 https://www.engadget.com/2016/07/01/jury-awards-hp-3-billion-in-damages-from-oracle/ Oh boy

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6th July 2016
by Tools Go to last post
28 2,852
News

Apple patents technology to block your phone camera at concert venues, in cinemas or theaters. ( 2 Last )

Source I think if Apple decides to implement this into their smartphones there will be a lot of negative responses from the public. Many people have been worried about the issue of law enforcement using these sensors abusively to prohibit recording...

6th July 2016
by Tools Go to last post
63 4,745
News

Juno successfully reached Jupiter!

Some information sources: You can watch the success from mission control via the NASA Facebook page too :v:

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6th July 2016
by svengoli Go to last post
23 2,854
News
6th July 2016
by eirexe Go to last post
18 1,667
TV

Lucy Alexander steps down from Homes Under The Hammer

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-36712822 This is a step too fucking far. I could handle Cameron, Farage and Evans resigning but this is bullshit - expect riots tomorrow

6th July 2016
by Complifusedv2 Go to last post
3 655
News
6th July 2016
by Loriborn Go to last post
32 2,943
Politics

Nigel Farage resigns as UKIP Leader ( 2 3 4 Last )

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/07/04/nigel-farage-resigns-as-ukip-leader/ welp

6th July 2016
by Meester Go to last post
141 7,614
PC Games
6th July 2016
by Octopod Go to last post
49 4,669
Everything/Nothing

Indian Couple's 'Fake' Everest Photos Investigated.

Image 3 and 4 are allegedly altered versions of 1 and 2. Reminds me of that North Korea missile shop tiny bit more in source (User was banned for this post ("Meme title" - Bradyns))

5th July 2016
by Makzu Go to last post
10 1,778
Politics

Theresa May takes huge early lead in race to be next Tory leader and Prime Minister of the UK ( 2 Last )

http://i.imgur.com/qkxIUO4.jpg https://www.politicshome.com/news/uk/political-parties/conservative-party/news/76870/theresa-may-takes-huge-poll-lead-race-be Gove got stoved, or something. Looks like we will quite possibly not be getting a...

5th July 2016
by Crumpet Go to last post
45 2,824
Movies

Disney depiction of obese Polynesian god in film Moana sparks anger ( 2 3 4 Last )

Disney depiction of obese Polynesian god in film Moana sparks anger Via The Guardian _________________________ Wow. You just can't win with these people.

5th July 2016
by Snoberry Tea Go to last post
130 14,868
Gross

ABC journalist Leigh Sales re-publishes sexist, relentless abuse following election ( 2 Last )

More examples at: http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/tv-and-radio/news-and-current-affairs/federal-election-2016-abcs-leigh-sales-republishes-relentless-twitter-abuse-20160701-gpw3n2.html#ixzz4DIsfexVr

5th July 2016
by meek Go to last post
40 2,718
Rant

Hillary Clinton will not face any charges in email inquiry. ( 2 3 4 Last )

Conservative source: Breitbart Liberal source: Daily News Bin More reliable source: NBC News

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5th July 2016
by Snowmew Go to last post
140 9,575
Poll

UK is leaving the EU ( 2 3 4 5 .. 71 72 73 74 Last )

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-eu-referendum-36602702 Picked 52% for the poll as I guess that's a decent divider between a super-close result and a not-so-close result. I dunno In the past, FP has correctly predicted the outcome of the...

5th July 2016
by Cloak Raider Go to last post
2,951 145,183
Love
5th July 2016
by Shadow801 Go to last post
176 7,100
News

Explosion near one of Islam’s holiest sites in Saudi Arabia

source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/suicide-attack-carried-out-near-us-diplomatic-site-in-saudi/2016/07/03/d2683aca-4187-11e6-a76d-3550dba926ac_story.html

5th July 2016
by Tamschi Go to last post
11 1,715
Rant

Terror attack kills 200+ ( 2 3 Last )

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-36696568 This is what people are fleeing from.

5th July 2016
by Stopper Go to last post
80 7,170
News

Wikileaks publishes Clinton Iraq War Emails

https://twitter.com/wikileaks/status/749927529457352704 http://thehill.com/policy/national-security/286444-wikileaks-publishes-clinton-war-emails?amp protip: these are not the emails wikileaks has been teasing

5th July 2016
by Teddybeer Go to last post
22 1,948
Politics

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte tells people to 'go ahead and kill' drug addicts ( 2 3 Last )

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/philippines-president-rodrigo-duterte-tells-people-to-go-ahead-and-kill-drug-addicts-a7116456.html

5th July 2016
by ROFLBURGER Go to last post
113 5,654
News
5th July 2016
by Fangz Go to last post
57 4,045
News

Elie Wiesel passes away at 87

http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/1.575072

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5th July 2016
by Dr. Ethan Asia Go to last post
37 3,349
Politics

UAE warns men NOT to wear robes abroad

http://ichef-1.bbci.co.uk/news/736/cpsprodpb/142D7/production/_90274628_mediaitem90274627.jpg http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-36698839 This will be controversial. My thoughts:

5th July 2016
by Maadz Go to last post
21 3,010
News

Men and Women's performance disparity in tech interviews maintains if interviewer is unaware of sex

Sauce: http://blog.interviewing.io/we-built-voice-modulation-to-mask-gender-in-technical-interviews-heres-what-happened/

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5th July 2016
by srobins Go to last post
32 3,582