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Climate change dials down Atlantic Ocean heating system

<b>A significant shift in the system of ocean currents that helps keep parts of Europe warm could send temperatures in the UK lower, scientists have found.</b><p>They say the Atlantic Ocean circulation system is weaker now than it has been for more than 1,000 years - and has changed significantly in the past …

Global Warming

Solar storm could strike Earth this week: What you need to know

A solar storm — a disturbance in Earth’s magnetic field caused by changes in solar wind — is forecast to hit Earth this week, the Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) has warned.<p>The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued a G1 (minor) geomagnetic storm watch for Tuesday and …

Magnetism

Trump Ignored Explicit, All-Caps Instructions to 'NOT CONGRATULATE' Putin: Report

Shortly after the absolutely unsurprising re-election of Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump was given explicit instructions in his daily briefing materials to avoid congratulating his counterpart.<p>But despite the all-caps notation reading “DO NOT CONGRATULATE,” Trump did …

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Trump’s national security advisers warned him not to congratulate Putin. He did it anyway.

President Trump did not follow specific warnings from his national security advisers Tuesday when he congratulated Russian President Vladi­mir Putin on his reelection — including a section in his briefing materials in all-capital letters stating “DO NOT CONGRATULATE,” according to officials …

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How Trump Consultants Exploited the Facebook Data of Millions

<i>(After this story was published, Facebook came under harsh criticism from lawmakers in the United States and Britain. Read the latest.)</i><p>LONDON — As the upstart voter-profiling company Cambridge Analytica prepared to wade into the 2014 American midterm elections, it had a problem.<p>The firm had secured …

Cambridge Analytica

Trump rails against Mueller investigation, dismisses McCabe’s notes as ‘Fake Memos’

President Trump fired a barrage of angry statements Sunday railing against the Justice Department special counsel’s Russia investigation and attacking the integrity of former FBI director James B. Comey and his former deputy Andrew McCabe, charging that their notes from conversations with him are …

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‘I have to see you again’: How Trump’s alleged affair with a porn star spilled into public view

Their first meeting was in Lake Tahoe, at a golf tournament in the summer of 2006. He invited her to dinner, she says. But when she got to his hotel room, it was clear he didn’t plan to go out.<p>“He was wearing pajama pants,” Stormy Daniels told InTouch magazine in 2011, describing what she said was …

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Trump lifts ban on import of elephant trophies

The Trump administration is lifting the ban on importing sport-hunted elephant trophies from several African countries, in spite of the fact that the …

Wildlife

The anti-Trump fight California wants

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> When the Trump administration declared war on California with a lawsuit challenging sanctuary state policies this week, it played right into the hands of Kevin de León -- and virtually every other Golden State Democrat running for higher office.<p>There is nothing that de León, the …

Rights & Freedoms

Stormy Daniels sues Trump, says 'hush agreement' invalid because he never signed

Adult film star Stormy Daniels sued President Donald Trump on Tuesday, alleging that he never signed a nondisclosure agreement that his lawyer had arranged with her.<p>The civil suit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court and obtained by NBC News, alleges that her agreement not to disclose her …

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Justice Dept. sues California over ‘sanctuary’ laws that aid those in U.S. illegally

The Justice Department dramatically escalated its war on “sanctuary” jurisdictions Tuesday, alleging in a lawsuit that the state of California has violated the Constitution with laws that are friendly to undocumented immigrants.<p>In a complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Sacramento just after 9 …

Immigration

Trump suggests arming teachers as a solution to increase school safety

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump, after listening to a series of emotional stories and pleas to enhance school safety at the White House Wednesday, floated the idea of arming teachers and school staff, an idea that was met with support from many of the attendees.<p>"If you had a teacher who …

Guns

Donald Trump, a Playboy Model, and a System for Concealing Infidelity

One woman’s account of clandestine meetings, financial transactions, and legal pacts designed to hide an extramarital affair.<p>In June, 2006, Donald Trump taped an episode of his reality-television show, “The Apprentice,” at the Playboy Mansion, in Los Angeles. Hugh Hefner, <i>Playboy’s</i> publisher, threw …

Global Warming

Committee Votes to Release Democratic Rebuttal to G.O.P. Russia Memo

WASHINGTON — The House Intelligence Committee voted unanimously on Monday to make public a classified Democratic memorandum rebutting Republican claims that the F.B.I. and the Justice Department had abused their powers to wiretap a former Trump campaign official, setting up a possible clash with …

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Scientists baffled over Trump claim that ice caps are 'setting records'

Scientists are puzzling over US President Donald Trump's assertion that ice caps are "setting records" when much of the world's ice from the Alps to …

Trump's view that ice caps 'setting records' baffles scientists

OSLO (Reuters) - Scientists puzzled on Monday over U.S. President Donald Trump's assertion that ice caps are "setting records" when much of the world's ice from the Alps to the Andes is melting amid global warming.<p>Trump cast doubt on mainstream scientific findings about climate change in an …

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism
Climate Change

NASA says skyscraper-sized asteroid headed toward Earth is ‘potentially hazardous’

Imagine a piece of rock the size of the Burj Khalifa skyscraper speeding through space 15 times faster the world’s fastest manned aircraft. Now …

Ice Age

John Kelly told Democratic lawmakers some of Trump's campaign stances were 'uninformed'

Meeting with Democrats on Wednesday, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly called some of President Trump's campaign stances on the border wall …

Congressional Hispanic Caucus

Trump breaks with past presidents on MLK Day activities

President Donald Trump's schedule today marks a break in presidential tradition.<p>Though it isn't unusual for Trump to visit his golf course while …

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U.S. ultimatum on nuclear deal, new sanctions draw Iran threat

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Iran said on Saturday it would retaliate against new sanctions imposed by the United States after President Donald Trump set an ultimatum to fix "disastrous flaws" in a deal curbing Tehran's nuclear program.<p>Trump said on Friday he would waive nuclear sanctions on Iran for the …

South Asia

Warming oceans are pushing poisonous sea snakes towards the United States

Taking a trip to a beach in Southern California is supposed to be a relaxing, leisurely experience. For some beachgoers earlier this week it was …

Climate Change

Donald Trump’s Open Meeting Just Proves How Right Michael Wolff Is

The televised meeting that was supposed to show his mastery at the deal only showed what a doofus he is. All the king’s men couldn’t put it together …

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Alaska crushes record for hottest December as Arctic sea ice hits record low

"We are the U.S.'s canary in that coal mine."<p>In its hottest December ever recorded, Alaska was a stunning 15.7°F above the 20th century average. And …

Trump's FISA tweets throw Washington into chaos

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's sunrise tweet casting aspersions on the domestic surveillance program his own intelligence officials have called essential set off a thunderclap of concern in Washington -- and underscored the pitfalls of the President's morning television …

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