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If you’d got complacent about Trump, let Comey’s sacking shake you out of it | Jonathan Freedland

For a president to sack an FBI director who is investigating their links to a hostile foreign power is abnormal to the point of absurdity<p>Immediately after Donald Trump’s inauguration as president in January, the word of the hour was “normalisation”. That, Trump’s opponents agreed, was the danger to …

The new-look Nokia 3310 on sale this month

17 years after it first went on sale, you can buy the Nokia 3310 again.<p>A new, updated version of the iconic Nokia phone goes on sale in the UK on 24 May, and it will cost £50. Pricing and availability for the US and Australia have yet to be announced, but the price converts to about $55 or …

Mobile Technology

Ex-Florida State DB Myron Rolle to begin Harvard medical residency

Former Florida State football star Myron Rolle, who was a Rhodes Scholar and then enrolled in medical school, will begin a neurosurgery residency at …

Did Suge Knight murder Tupac and Eazy-E? Death Row founder's son speaks out

Knight is currently in jail awaiting trial for a hit-and-run incident, which took place in January 2015.<p>The son of hip-hop icon Suge Knight has come …

Algorithms in decision-making inquiry launched

The Science and Technology Committee is launching a new inquiry into the use of algorithms in public and business decision making.<p>Inquiry: Algorithms …

Artificial Intelligence

The Build-Your-Own-Handbag Startup That’s Perfected Mass Customization

How Mon Purse’s Lana Hopkins shook up the supply chain and embraced technology so consumers can design their own bags at non-luxury prices.<p>If you pop into Bloomingdale’s in New York in search of a new handbag, you might notice that, next to the Rebecca Minkoff, Marc Jacobs, and Salvatore Ferragamo …

Salvatore Ferragamo

Rescuers search for missing after Japanese city flooded

Rescue workers searched for more than 20 missing people in a flooded city near Tokyo on Friday, as the sun came out a day after a raging river washed away houses and forced people to rooftops.<p>Dozens of residents were airlifted out by military helicopters Friday morning after waiting overnight in …

City Halls

Forced to strike IS, Turkey gambles on attacking PKK

Turkey has been pounding IS targets inside Syria since Friday, after blaming the group for a suicide bombing that killed 32 people and in the face of sustained US pressure to take a more aggressive stance against the jihadists.<p>But Turkey has also expanded the cross-border campaign to target the …

Associated Press News

When It Comes to Getting a Job, Americans Believe Skills Trump College

People see social intelligence and computer knowledge as more important than a four-year degree in preparing for the workplace, according to a new poll.<p>Earn a college degree, and you’ll set yourself up for life: a stable job, salary, and mortgage. That was the old adage for generation after …

College & University

These Restaurant Meals Have More Calories Than You're Supposed to Eat in a Day

They're the winners of this year's Xtreme Eating Awards.<p>Visit any chain restaurant in your town and you're likely to order enough calories to last all day. From giant portions to create-your-own combos, you might be getting way more unhealthy food than you imagine.<p>The Center for Science in the …

THE SHOT: The Kids Are Alright in Sudan

“Who are you? Why do you want to take our photos?” they asked me. “Who gave you permission?”<p>Like in many other places, Sudanese society can be stuffy and conservative. There’s a strong focus on traditional values and the importance of community.<p>Gaining the trust of the young men and women I …

Play time: White Bengal tiger cub pesters Mum, in pictures - Telegraph

The Strange World of Comic Book Plagiarism

In March 2011, the comic book world was in an uproar over a man named Rob Granito.<p>Over a period of several years, Granito had built up a very large …