Angela Kotara

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Trump restrains himself in Kentucky, doesn't respond to FBI testimony

<b>Louisville, Kentucky (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump did something rare Monday night: He didn't go there.<p>Speaking before a packed audience Monday, the President didn't once respond to FBI Director James Comey, who spent the day testifying about Russia's meddling in the 2016 election and confirming, …

The 4 bombshells of James Comey

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The first time that James Comey ever delivered bombshell testimony on Capitol Hill, it was about how he stood up to the White House, refusing to let it carry on with warrantless wiretapping through the National Security Agency.<p>Ten years later, he was at the center of attention …

Sean Spicer says Trump campaign chairman actually played 'limited role' in campaign

<b>Louisville, Kentucky (CNN) —</b> White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer incorrectly diminished the role of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, remarks made at the same time as a House Intelligence Committee hearing investigated whether campaign aides colluded with Russia during last year's …

Trump's self-inflicted humiliation via Twitter

<b>(CNN) —</b> Let's all agree that no other person ever elected President would have hurled a charge that his predecessor wiretapped him. Especially not in a tweet that referred to a former President this way: "This is Nixon/Watergate. Bad (or sick) guy!"<p>But as his supporters like to say, Donald Trump is …

Rebuffed by Comey's testimony, Trump tweet teases new theory

<b>Louisville, Kentucky (CNN) —</b> After the FBI director said he had no information to back up a conspiracy theory pushed by President Donald Trump on Twitter, Trump took to Twitter to tease something new.<p>The official presidential Twitter account noted Monday that FBI Director James Comey declined to …

How Comey got the job done

<b>(CNN) —</b> Today, the most famous (or infamous, depending on your politics) FBI director since J. Edgar Hoover did his job. Director James Comey revealed a bombshell -- and he also probably made a few more enemies.<p>While testifying before Congress, Comey outlined the FBI's ongoing counterintelligence …

Scientists Have Discovered a Flaw in How We Think Graphite Turns Into Diamonds

How to make even harder crystals.<p>Diamonds typically come in two 'flavours': a cubic structure valued in jewellery; and a tough, 'hexagonal' form of …

Czech scientists develop magnetic carbon

A dream of many generations of researchers has been fulfilled by a discovery made by scientists at the Regional Centre of Advanced Technologies and …

The fatal attraction of lead

<b>For millennia lead has held a deep attraction for painters, builders, chemists and winemakers - but historically it's also done untold harm, especially to children. And while it's been banned in petrol, your car still contains several kilograms of it. So have we finally learned how to use lead</b> …

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Sulphur surplus: Up to our necks in a diabolical element

<b>Sulphur has many uses, from making acid to stiffening rubber, but right now we have more than we need - a lot more. It's worth hanging on to, though, because one day it may help feed the world.</b><p>"A sulphur mine in Sicily is about the nearest thing to a hell that is conceivable in my opinion." So …

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Lithium-ion co-inventor helps develop solid-state battery that is non-combustible, inexpensive and has a long lifespan

Engineers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a new type of battery cell that could one day …

Scientists create ultra-light, super strong new material based on wood and bone

A new way of making lightweight and incredibly strong materials that have a similar structure to wood and bone has been developed by scientists in …

Trump commits to NATO summit appearance

<b>(CNN) —</b> Despite loudly voiced objections to its relevancy and its funding, US President Donald Trump has committed to attend a meeting of NATO leaders in Europe in May, according to the organization.<p>Trump, who was outspoken on the campaign trail about the role -- and upkeep -- of the security pact, …

Trump salutes NATO with vow of strong support

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump vowed stout support for NATO on Monday, even as he insisted again that member countries scale up their defense spending on the alliance.<p>Trump has offered varying stances on NATO during his campaign and presidency, calling the membership obsolete and ill-prepared to …

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NATO Critic Trump Agrees to Attend Brussels Summit in May

President Donald Trump spoke with the secretary general of NATO on Sunday and agreed to join a meeting of NATO leaders in Europe later this year, after having repeatedly criticized the alliance and having called it "obsolete" as late as last month.<p>Trump spoke with NATO Secretary General Jens …

Birth in a Time of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

GENEVA/NEW YORK (Project Syndicate) - King Henry VIII, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein, all lost their mothers to infections following childbirth, and literature abounds with tragic stories of maternal death, from <i>A Christmas Carol</i> to <i>Wuthering Heights, Far From the</i> …

Microbiome Companies Attract Big Investments

Companies explore microbiome science to achieve breakthroughs in medicine, agriculture<p>Venture-capital interest in the microbiome—the collection of microbes that inhabit humans, animals and plants—is growing like a culture in a petri dish.<p>More than 100 trillion microorganisms make up the microbiome, …

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria and the World's Peril

Welcome to the Anthropocene, the era in which one species—human beings—so utterly dominates the planet that all of the driving forces of climate, …

Over 100 bodies found in London – Investigation reveals shocking discovery

Bodies discovered in a pit near Liverpool underwent DNA testing, leading scientists to a massive discovery.<p>Crossrail reported a burial pit contained …