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AP Explains: What is bitcoin? A look at the digital currency

LONDON (AP) — The price of a single bitcoin has pierced the $10,000 level and some experts say it could rise further. The world's most popular …

Trump declares US opioid emergency but pledges no new money

WASHINGTON (AP) — In ringing and personal terms, President Donald Trump on Thursday pledged that "we will overcome addiction in America," declaring …

Donald Trump

A Requiem for Florida, the Paradise That Should Never Have Been

As Hurricane Irma prepares to strike, it’s worth remembering that Mother Nature never intended us to live here.<p>ORLANDO, Fla.—The first Americans to spend much time in South Florida were the U.S. Army men who chased the Seminole Indians around the peninsula in the 1830s. And they hated it. Today, …

Rainfall

It’s the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, so watch Steve Jobs unveil the very first one

How a decade flies by.<p>Wow, how a decade can fly by. If you can believe it, the iPhone is having its 10th anniversary today. No matter what smartphone you prefer, the impact of the Apple’s iconic iPhone cannot be denied. From changing our gum-chewing habits to making us all into professional …

Elvis Presley's original luxury private jet to be auctioned

A custom-made private jet personally designed by Elvis Presley, the late American singer, complete with original interiors including red velvet seats and red shag carpet, will be sold to the highest bidder this Saturday, May 27.<p>The 1962 Lockheed Jetstar jet, which has been privately owned for more …

Chris Cornell Remembered At BBMAs: Imagine Dragons Asks For Moment Of Silence

During a very touching moment of the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, Imagine Dragons paid tribute to the late Chris Cornell. After frontman Dan Reynolds …

Airline telephone numbers and websites

Here is a list of select national and international airlines that offer flights out of major U.S. cities. In some cases, an airline may not have its own mileage-reward program but may partner with another airline. "FF" denotes "frequent flier."<p><b>Aer Lingus</b><p>(800) 474-7424 reservations<p>(516) 622-4222 …

Linksys is making its first modem-router hybrid

And a new midrange router<p>Generally speaking, there are two pieces you need to get internet working in your house or apartment: a cable modem, which is connected to a regular cable jack and outputs a wired Ethernet connection; and a router, which takes the wired connection of the modem and transmits …

Wi-Fi

Beauty Tips, Celebrity Style and Fashion Advice from InStyle

Jul 05, 2018 @ 1:00 pm<p>This early-2000s tend is about to be HUGE.<p>Jul 05, 2018 @ 12:15 pm<p>It's by Ralph Lauren, of course.<p>Jul 05, 2018 @ 12:00 pm<p>7 fresh …

Beauty Tips, Celebrity Style and Fashion Advice from InStyle

Jul 01, 2018 @ 5:15 pm<p>She offers a new take on the same summery pattern.<p>Jul 01, 2018 @ 2:45 pm<p>Well, that was short-lived.<p>Jul 01, 2018 @ 2:30 pm<p>Royal …

Kanye West Has Deleted All of His Social Media

He's taking a break from Twitter and Instagram.<p>Kanye West is officially taking a break from social media, and deleted both his Twitter and Instagram accounts Friday.<p>The rapper's decision to step away from the social media spotlight comes just days after Kim Kardashian confirmed that her husband has …

US shopper claims she found note written by Chinese 'prisoner' in new handbag

A woman claims to have found a mysterious letter in a new handbag she bought from an American branch of Walmart which appears to be written by a desperate Chinese ‘prisoner’.<p>Christel Wallace, from Arizona, opened a tiny zipped compartment of her handbag to find a note written in Chinese characters …

CVS Stores Are Failing to Bring In Customers

CVS Health (cvs) is struggling mightily to get customers to come into its stores.<p>The company reported a 4.9% drop in comparable sales of general …

Time Crystals Could be the Key to the First Quantum Computer

It’s been proven that time crystals do in fact exist. Two different teams of researchers created some time crystals just recently, one of which was …

Anthony Rendon batted in twice as many runs as the Mets in 18-run Nationals win

This game got UGLY.<p>Anthony Rendon was on fire all game as the Washington Nationals embarrassed the New York Mets, 23-5, on Sunday afternoon.<p>Rendon came into the game with no home runs, five RBI, and a .226 batting average on the season.<p>That’s not how he left it.<p>He blasted the Mets with the second …

Russia's Military Buildup in Arctic Has U.S. Watching Closely

ALAKURTTI BASE, Russia — An RPG whistles towards its target, exploding in a ball of fire just as a group of soldiers zip past on skis, bullets flying from their white rifles.<p>It was all part of a training exercise by Russia’s 80th Motor Rifle Arctic Brigade, which was established two years ago as …

Adelaide woman in Colombian jail accused of trafficking 5.8kg of cocaine

Cassandra Sainsbury, 22, who says she is innocent, was detained at airport in Bogotá after drugs found concealed inside headphones in her luggage<p>A young Adelaide woman on a working holiday in Colombia has reportedly been arrested with 5.8kg of cocaine in her luggage.<p>Cassandra Sainsbury, 22, a …

Snowden takes a bow for whistleblowing after NSA pulls back surveillance

Edward Snowden felt a little bit of vindication Friday.<p>Before Friday, the NSA had a policy of sucking up texts and emails exchanged between Americans …

Bacteria Use Electricity To Communicate With Other Species

New research in the field of microorganisms has revealed that bacteria are much more advanced organisms than we thought before. Up to now, research …

Microbiology

IllumiBowl's latest toilet light also kills germs

IllumiBowl's motion-activated, multi-color toilet night light may have seemed like a silly idea when it first launched, but don't laugh -- it's a practical solution if you'd rather not flick on the regular bathroom light (and momentarily blind yourself) just to do your business. And it appears that …

Cleaning

Breakthrough in multiple sclerosis research as scientists discover possible cause of the disease

British scientists have discovered a potential cause for multiple sclerosis, in a major breakthrough that could pave the way for new treatments for the disease.<p>Scientists have found a new cellular mechanism which may cause the autoimmune disorder. Multiple sclerosis affects around 2.5 million …

World's oldest person, Emma Morano, dies aged 117

Emma Morano, the world’s oldest person, has died at the age of 117, after a life that has spanned three centuries.<p>Mrs Morano was born in November 1899, when Britain was at war with the Boers in South Africa.<p>She was one of eight children – five sisters and three brothers – and was the world’s last …

Rockets beat OKC, troll MVP candidate Russell Westbrook on Twitter after game

Harden, Rockets make an MVP statement on Sunday<p>Russell Westbrook got his 36th triple-double Sunday afternoon, finishing with 39 points, 11 rebounds …

New Zealand Will Give You a Free Trip If You Agree to a Job Interview

Interviews will take place in New Zealand from May 8 to 11.<p>The tech industry in Wellington, New Zealand, is actively looking to recruit tech experts …