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Mueller using information related to searches of Manafort's belongings for ongoing investigation

<b>(CNN) —</b> Special counsel Robert Mueller's prosecutors revealed Thursday night that they're using information related to the searches of Paul Manafort's belongings for their ongoing investigation, according to documents they filed with the court in his case.<p>The office even used a warrant from March 9 …

North Korea Asks for Direct Nuclear Talks, and Trump Agrees

WASHINGTON — North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, has invited President Trump to meet for negotiations over its nuclear program, an audacious diplomatic overture that would bring together two strong-willed, idiosyncratic leaders who have traded threats of war.<p>The White House said that Mr. Trump had …

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How Many Top 50 Romantic Movies Have You Seen?

Time to separate the realists from the romantics.

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

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More Details Emerge About Trump’s Relationship With Porn Star

Two reports this week offered more details about what they described as a sexual relationship between Donald J. Trump and Stephanie Clifford, the pornographic-film actress who was reportedly paid $130,000 in hush money shortly before the 2016 election.<p>In Touch magazine published excerpts on …

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7 Ways to Fight Injustice During Trump's Presidency

You don't have to give up because Trump won the election<p>For advocates of racial and gender equality, LGBT rights, immigration reform and religious …

How To Create Web Traffic "Out Of Thin Air"

Unscrupulous ad networks and publishers have come up with a way to generate massive amounts of fake traffic and ad impressions. And like many things on the internet, it traces its origins to porn.<p><b>In early May</b>, a sales representative for an esports streaming site called DingIt.tv sent an email to …

U.S. Fugitive Eric Conn, Guilty In $550 Million Fraud, Is Captured In Honduras

Eric Conn, the Kentucky lawyer who defrauded the Social Security system of more than half a billion dollars before fleeing the U.S. in June, has been arrested in Honduras, according to that country's Public Ministry. Wanted by the FBI, he also sent taunting messages while on the lam.<p>Conn had been …

The Motherboard Guide to Avoiding State Surveillance

A straightforward guide to privacy, messaging, and keeping yourself safe from passive and active surveillance.<p><i>This is excerpted from the Motherboard Guide to Not Getting Hacked, our comprehensive guide to digital security. We recommend you read that entire guide if you are generally looking to</i> …

Can Carbon-Dioxide Removal Save the World?

CO2 could soon reach levels that, it’s widely agreed, will lead to catastrophe.<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Carbon Engineering, a company owned in part by Bill Gates, has its headquarters on a spit of land that juts into Howe …

Cooks and food bloggers share their internationally inspired Thanksgiving traditions

Holiday celebrations are a good excuse to load up the dinner table with a festive feast. Many Americans spend the days leading up to Thanksgiving …

Politics Podcast: Election Day 2017

FiveThirtyEight<p>Just how bad is the political environment for President Trump and Republicans? We’ll get a lot of evidence one way or the other on …

This Chart Shows Where Paul Manafort Spent Millions Of Dollars Of Allegedly Laundered Money

Home "automation and lighting." Clothes in Beverly Hills. A Hamptons landscaper. Antiques. Four Range Rovers. Housekeeping. Payments to an art gallery.

The NYPD officer who shot a terror suspect says he was just doing his job

<b>(CNN) —</b> New York police officer Ryan Nash was hailed as a hero for shooting and capturing the suspect in Tuesday's terrorist attack.<p>But Nash, 28, said he was just doing his job.<p>"I appreciate the public recognition of the actions of myself and my fellow officers yesterday," he said in a news …

Lock Up the Men, Evict the Women and Children

<i>People wait in line for a free lunch outside Gladys Park in Los Angeles, a neighborhood with the nation’s densest concentration of homeless people.</i> …

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Swiftly-falling snowstorms may fall at night on Mars

Certain areas of Mars develop clouds at night that drop icy rain rather quickly -- and in some areas, perhaps snow. While neither have been strictly observed, researchers have developed new computer models that forecast frozen precipitation on the red planet, which might lead to snowy drifts. And …

What to Put in Your Go-Bag in Case of an Emergency

From forest fires to floods, natural disasters have dominated the news of late. But even if your region hasn’t been afflicted by tropical storms or …

Dangerous Heat to Blanket Southwest U.S.

Dangerously hot temperatures were again forecast for California and the desert Southwest on Tuesday, where records could fall in a heat wave that the National Weather Service described as "extreme even by desert standards."<p>Excessive heat warnings were in effect for Tuesday — just in time for the …

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The 4 Dumbest Things Beginners Do

Avoid These Newbie Mistakes to Make Gains<p>Newbies in the gym do things that make us want to pound the snot out of them. But instead of doing that, …

I Let Kids Play With Glass And Here Are The Results

For the past six years, I have been doing residencies, mostly in schools and through the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. We determine the project, …

Oops! Ivanka And Jared Failed To Disclose Their Million-Dollar Art Collection

Ivanka has showcased their consummate stash on Instagram.<p>Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have quite the formidable art collection, featuring works by big contemporary names like Christopher Wool, Dan Colen, Alex Israel and Alex Da Corte. Yet, according to artnet News, Kushner, who is currently …

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Trump isn’t the first to practice the politics of stupid

A recent history of how willful ignorance became a viable political brand<p><i>By Kevin Mattson</i><p>There’s been no shortage of stupidity in the national …

7 things I think I know about Donald Trump's tax returns

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Monday at his daily briefing, White House press secretary Sean Spicer was asked whether it was safe to assume President Trump would never release his tax returns.<p>"We'll have to get back to you on that," Spicer said.<p>Riiiiiight. I won't hold my breath.<p>Since we aren't likely to learn much …

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Interactive Chart Explores World's Top 10 Greenhouse Gas-Emitting Countries

By Johannes Friedrich, Mengpin Ge and Andrew Pickens<p>A lot has happened since countries met in Paris in 2015 and agreed on an accord to combat climate …

Barack Obama has a plan for the Trump era

It’s a mix of political goals and apolitical ideals, six interviews with current and former Obama aides reveal<p>In the cafes of New York City and the offices of Chicago, blue America seeks his wisdom like he’s a prophet or a sage. What should we do? they ask. Show us the path.<p>He likes to respond with …

California's new pot economy valued at $7 billion

The future of California's legal marijuana industry is being shaped in a warren of cubicles tucked inside a retired basketball arena, where a garden of paper cannabis leaves sprouts on file cabinets and a burlap sack advertising "USA Home Grown" dangles from a wall.<p>Here, in the outskirts of …