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A man in the UK has contracted the first case of untreatable 'super-gonorrhoea' after an encounter with a woman in south-east Asia

The first case of untreatable super-gonorrhoea has been reported in the UK.<p>A man contracted the sexually transmitted disease, believed to be the first case in the world to resist antibiotic treatment, after "sexual contact" with a woman in Southeast Asia.<p>The man's case was described in a report …

Older Adults' Forgetfulness Tied To Faulty Brain Rhythms In Sleep

Older brains may forget more because they lose their rhythm at night.<p>During deep sleep, older people have less coordination between two brain waves that are important to saving new memories, a team reports in the journal <i>Neuron.</i><p>"It's like a drummer that's perhaps just one beat off the rhythm," says …

The Brain

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Goal Setting

Major Black Hole Discovery Shines New Light on How the Universe Formed

For the first time, astronomers have confirmed the discovery of orbiting supermassive black holes in a galaxy 750 million light-years from Earth.<p>Researchers at the University of New Mexico (UNM) have made an incredible discovery that could help us better understand not just black holes, but also …

Black Holes

Amazon Plans Cuts to Shed Whole Foods’ Pricey Image

When Amazon.com Inc. completes its acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc., Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos will try to keep the grocer’s …

Uber CEO to Take Leave, Have Diminished Role After Scandals

Uber Technologies Inc. Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick told staff he plans to take a leave of absence, without disclosing a return date. The …

A Killer Core Workout That Builds Both Strength and Endurance

There are two main ways to get in shape: build strength and gain endurance. This core workout knocks out both in just 25 minutes.<p>Instructor Kelly Lee …

Exclusive: Trump administration concerned about U.S. firms giving financial 'lifeline' to Venezuela | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is concerned about any action by U.S. companies that provides a financial lifeline to Venezuela’s government, senior White House officials told Reuters, after Goldman Sachs Group Inc came under fire for purchasing $2.8 billion of state oil company …

Vladimir Putin to Megyn Kelly: Even Children Could Hack an Election

LONDON — Vladimir Putin again denied that Russia interfered in last year's U.S. election, joking to NBC News' Megyn Kelly on Friday that even her "underage daughter" could have been behind the hacking.<p>The journalist asked the Russian president about what American intelligence agencies say is …

CNN exclusive: Grand jury subpoenas issued in FBI's Russia investigation

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Federal prosecutors have issued grand jury subpoenas to associates of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn seeking business records, as part of the ongoing probe of Russian meddling in last year's election, according to people familiar with the matter. CNN learned of …

Donald Trump

US Vice President Pence visits DMZ amid high tensions with North Korea

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> US Vice President Mike Pence on Monday warned North Korea not to test the resolve of the US "or the strength of our military forces," following a failed North Korean missile test.<p>Speaking in Seoul, Pence linked recent US military strikes in Syria and Afghanistan with the …

North Korea

‘Mother of All Bombs’ Killed Dozens of Militants, Afghan Officials Say

KABUL, Afghanistan — A day after the United States military dropped its most powerful conventional bomb on caves used by Islamic State affiliates in eastern Afghanistan, officials said on Friday that dozens of militants had been killed, but that they were still trying to assess the full extent of …

Afghanistan

5 Outdoor Workouts That Beat A 3-Mile Run

Prepare to feel the burn.<p>Heading out for a quick three-mile run of your favorite loop through town is always a solid workout, but LBH: After a while, it starts to become more than a bit mundane. And guess what? It's not the only way to burn a hefty amount of calories while enjoying the great …

Evolutionary study unravels mystery of how cobras evolved their flesh-eating venom

Like an unhappy marriage, every animal toxin is toxic in its own way. Lick a feather plucked from Papua New Guinea’s pitohui bird, as more than one scientist has done, and the mouth will tingle, burn and go numb. No researcher who orally investigated these birds has perished. If only all toxic …

Amnesty International Blames Trump, Others for Rights Rollback

PARIS — Amnesty International says President Donald Trump's "poisonous" rhetoric on his way to winning the White House led a global trend towards increasingly divisive politics in 2016 that had made the world a "darker" place.<p>It alleged that "toxic" fear-mongering by anti-establishment politicians …

North Korea killing: Kim Jong-nam pleaded for his life, say reports

The dead half-brother of Kim Jong-un said in a letter that his family had ‘nowhere to go’, South Korean politicians claim<p>Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s ruler, pleaded with his younger sibling to spare his life after he was forced into exile, according to two politicians in South …

Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him

<b>(CNN) —</b> Classified documents presented last week to President Obama and President-elect Trump included allegations that Russian operatives claim to have compromising personal and financial information about Mr. Trump, multiple US officials with direct knowledge of the briefings tell CNN.<p>The …

Donald Trump

HB2 Stays: North Carolina Lawmakers Decline to Repeal Controversial Anti-LGBTQ 'Bathroom' Bill

North Carolina lawmakers on Wednesday failed to reach a deal to repeal a divisive and costly law restricting protections for transgender people, ending a daylong special session without coming to agreement on anything.<p>After the North Carolina House adjourned without making a decision, the state's …

health

Health

Outrageous EpiPen prices lead some people to make their own

A man sits in a dimly lit room and fills a syringe with clear liquid. After a few minutes of combining medical equipment like a puzzle, the YouTube video cuts to footage of him injecting himself.<p>The man is Michael Laufer, a PhD mathematician and one of the creators of the EpiPencil, a device from …

Pharma

Hackers temporarily reactivate suspended Twitter accounts

When Twitter takes an offensive account offlinen it usually stays down for good, but a hacking group now claims that it's discovered a way to reactivate and take control over inactive and suspended accounts. A group called "Spain Squad" briefly reactivated banned accounts like @Hitler, @DarkNet, …

Report: Clinton told FBI Powell advised use of private email

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton told the FBI that her predecessor Colin Powell recommended that she use a private email account during her tenure as Secretary of State, according to a new report.<p>The New York Times reported on the revelation Thursday, based on notes from Clinton's interview with the FBI …

Government

Hacking group auctions 'cyber weapons' stolen from NSA

Group called Shadow Brokers says it infiltrated NSA’s elite Equation Group and teases files including some named in documents leaked by Edward Snowden<p>A mysterious online group called the Shadow Brokers claims to have infiltrated an elite hacking unit linked to the National Security Agency and …

Auctions

6 easy ways to a productive work day for entrepreneurs

Share10<p>Tweet<p>Share21<p>+14<p>Shares 35<p>Being an entrepreneur is difficult and sometimes hard to manage. It is imperative for the workday to be focused and …

Time Management

7 Morning Routines That Will Spark Your Productivity

Follow these simple steps and watch your productivity and wellbeing skyrocket.<p>The problem with morning routines is that most people don't have one.<p>For many individuals, waking up in the morning is a chaotic experience, full of terrible alarm clock noises, scrolling through email, and sprinting out …

Sleep

Tor Project says it has confirmed sexual misconduct by developer Jacob Appelbaum

The Tor Project, a nonprofit known for its online anonymity software, says it has verified claims that former employee Jacob Appelbaum engaged in "sexually aggressive behavior" with people inside and outside of its organization. "We have confirmed that the events did take place as reported," Shari …

Privacy

Will You Be a Millionaire? 14 Traits That Lead to Financial Success

Research shows these personality traits increase your chances of being wealthy.<p>Most everyone wants to become rich.<p>According to my Rich Habits research, being rich eliminates 67% of the problems that plague most people. So, besides being able to buy that house by the beach, snag a Rolex watch, or …

Self-improvement

Bombing that killed more than 200 deadliest attack in Baghdad in years

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than a day after a suicide truck bomb ripped through Baghdad, families are still hoping that rescuers searching through the rubble can locate the bodies of their loved ones.<p>The bombing early Sunday in a busy shopping district was the deadliest single attack in Iraq's war-weary capital …

39 Movies That Are, In Fact, Better Than The Book

Sorry, Stephen King.