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Brexit: Theresa May's Article 50 launch trashed after top EU politicians reject key demands

Theresa May’s Brexit launch suffered a series of heavy blows after key planks of her opening strategy were point-blank rejected by Europe’s top …

Has Britain left the EU? (Almost) Every single Brexit question answered

What is the European Union?<p>The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 28 countries. Each of the countries within the Union are independent but they agree to trade under the agreements made between the nations.<p>The EU operates a single market which allows free movement of goods, …

Maybe You, Too, Could Become A Super Memorizer

There is such a thing as a memory athlete. These are people who can memorize a truly insane amount of information really quickly, like the order of playing cards in a deck in under 20 seconds, or 200 new names and faces in a matter of minutes.<p>Neuroscientists writing Wednesday in the journal <i>Neuron</i> …

The Brain

How to Learn New Things as an Adult

A new book explores the psychology of mastering skills and absorbing information.<p>Quick, what’s the capital of Australia? No Googling! (And no points if you’re Australian—that means the information is more meaningful to you, which means you’re more likely to know it.) Did you get it? Or are you sure …

White stabbing suspect targeted black men, police say

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 66-year-old man was stabbed to death in Manhattan late Monday, police said, for one reason: being black.<p>In the early hours of Wednesday morning, James Harris Jackson walked into an NYPD substation in Times Square and announced that he was responsible for Timothy Caughman's death.<p>"I'm the …

Brexit Bill CLEARS final hurdle leaving Theresa May free to trigger Article 50 and leave the EU

Theresa May was finally given the green light to trigger Brexit tonight after her Article 50 Bill cleared its final hurdle in Parliament.<p>After weeks …