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Peter Mansfield, M.R.I. Pioneer and Nobel Laureate, Dies at 83

Sir Peter Mansfield, who shared a Nobel Prize for discoveries that underpinned the invention of magnetic resonance imaging, the method of peering inside the human body that revolutionized medicine, died on Wednesday. He was 83.<p>The University of Nottingham in England, where Dr. Mansfield had been a …

Imaging

President Obama's $2.7 Trillion Lease Ban Has Big Oil Fuming

Image source: Getty Images.<p>While outer space is humanity's final frontier, the Arctic is the final frontier for oil and gas drilling. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, 22% of the Earth's undiscovered oil and gas resources lie underneath the Arctic's layers of ice. It is a prize of …

Oil & Gas Industry

Former Atheist Mark Zuckerberg Gets Religion

"I went through a period when I questioned things," he posts on Facebook.<p>Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has eschewed his atheist beliefs and now asserts that “religion is very important.”<p>Zuckerberg, whose Facebook profile once identified him as an atheist, revealed his change of heart …

Social Media

Soon cops will search your phone just like your car

Imagine a routine traffic stop during which the officer has the legal right to search not just your car, but your phone too.<p>That's where we're likely headed: A Florida court recently denied Fifth Amendment protections for iPhone passcodes, saying suspects must now reveal them to police. The …

Man Decapitates Boy, 2, for Crying Over Milk Allergy, Police Say

A “barbaric monster” decapitated and dismembered a 2-year-old boy before dumping the toddler’s remains in a Chicago lagoon because the …

Putin stresses cooperation in first phone call with president-elect Trump

Vladimir Putin spoke with the US president-elect, Donald Trump, for the first time on Monday, with the Russian president keen to emphasise the potential for bilateral cooperation.<p>While many world leaders watched the US election result with confusion and horror, Russia hopes a Trump presidency will …

Russia

Donald Trump Says Border Wall May Be Part Fence, Hints at Mass Incarcerations

The "big, beautiful wall" along the United States-Mexico border that Donald Trump made a central promise of his presidential campaign could be part fence, the president-elect said in an interview that will air Sunday night.<p>Trump's promises to build a wall "and make Mexico pay for it" were rallying …

Donald Trump

Trump appears open to compromise on Obamacare

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President-elect Donald Trump appeared open Friday to compromising on his oft-repeated pledge to repeal and replace Obamacare -- citing a conversation with none other than President Barack Obama himself.<p>But the openness was complicated by a shift in the official positions listed …

Health Care

Michael Moore says he wants to head an Occupy-like movement against Donald Trump

Michael Moorehad spent the last days before the election warning, both in person and with his new film, thatHillary Clintonwas in danger of losing toDonald Trump.<p>So you could forgive the filmmaker for sounding an I-told-you-so note--if ruefully --when asked 48 hours after the Trump upset about his …

Donald Trump

'Mr. Robot' creator has a very 'Mr. Robot' response to Trump's presidency

FSociety is going to have a busy 2017!<p>As the United States spirals further into chaos, <i>Mr. Robot</i> creator Sam Esmail has made his opinions known by …

Penney's reports 3Q sales shortfall, cuts outlook

J.C. Penney cut its sales outlook for the year after reporting a surprise decline in a key sales figure for the third quarter as it wrestled with …

eCommerce

Why gun stocks are plunging since Trump won

Gun stocks have plunged since the election of Donald Trump.<p>What happened? Trump was endorsed by the National Rifle Association and was the clear favorite of white, rural, gun-loving America.<p>But the stock prices for Sturm, Ruger (RGR) and Smith & Wesson (SWHC)have both dropped by more than 20% since …

Guns

Middle Schoolers in Michigan Chant 'Build That Wall' After Trump Victory

People all across the country have heard Donald Trump promise to build a wall along the southern border with Mexico, and it seems young students have …

US election: Trump president win good, says Boris Johnson

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has called for an end to the "collective whinge-o-rama" following Donald Trump's victory in Tuesday's US presidential election.

Boris Johnson

Obama urges nation to 'forge unity' after bitter election

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Three days after Election Day, President Barack Obama used his last Veterans Day speech to urge Americans to learn from the …

Hair Color

Father of officer gunned down in Dallas sniper attack sues Black Lives Matter

The father of one of the five police officers killed July 7 in a sniper attack in Dallas charges in a federal lawsuit that Black Lives Matter incited a ”war on police” that led to his son’s death.<p>The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that the Enrique Zamarripa’s lawsuit was filed Monday in the …

Warren Buffett Has Some Doubts About Donald Trump's Agenda

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett defended the stock market’s strength and raised doubts about President-elect Donald Trump’s trade agenda in a CNN …

Mexico's Richest Man Lost $5 Billion After Trump's Victory

Carlos Slim shed more than 9% of his wealth.<p>Toru Hanai—Reuters<p>Aaron Favila—AP<p>Tomohiro Ohsumi—Bloomberg via Getty Images<p>David Gray—Reuters<p>Wang …

Cryptocurrencies rise on Trump victory

Donald Trump’s historic victory in the 2016 US presidential elections predictably and immediately hammered the value of the dollar on foreign currency exchange markets. But, for cryptocurrencies, the news had an equal and opposite effect.<p>Coindesk reports the value of Bitcoin started rising steadily …

Cryptocurrency

Cuba to launch military exercises to prepare for ‘range of enemy actions’

Cuba has announced the launch of five days of nationwide military exercises to prepare troops to confront what the government calls “a range of enemy actions”.<p>The government did not link the exercises to Donald Trump’s US presidential victory but the announcement of maneuvers and tactical exercises …

Cuba