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British government distances itself from ex-MI6 agent behind unverified Trump-Russia dossier

The former MI6 agent behind an unverified dossier detailing compromising material Russia allegedly collected on Donald Trump, said he felt ‘duty bound’ to share the information.<p>British newspaper The Independent reported that Christopher Steele worked without pay towards the end of the investigation …

How we ‘fixed’ our diabetic dad – and saved his life

When their father’s diabetes threatened his life, Ian and Anthony Whitington stepped in with a radical diet and fitness plan. It was a hard slog, but it worked<p>When their father, Geoff, was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at the age of 50, brothers Ian and Anthony Whitington were not hugely …

iPhone 8 rumored to feature better waterproofing than iPhone 7, tout IP68 rating

The iPhone 8 is being fabled by all sides as a major upgrade, following three years of the same chassis design for the iPhone. One of the flagship iPhone 7 features was the addition of waterproofing.<p>Along with a glass chassis redesign and bezel-less screen, The Korea Herald reports that the new …

Austria's far-right Freedom Party calls for ban on 'fascistic Islam"

SALZBURG (Reuters) - The head of Austria’s far-right Freedom Party (FPO) on Saturday called for a law banning “fascistic Islam” and Muslim symbols, comparable to an existing law banning Nazi symbols, saying Islam could wipe out European society.<p>Head of Austria's far right Freedom Party (FPOe) …

Aid in reverse: how poor countries develop rich countries | Jason Hickel

New research shows that developing countries send trillions of dollars more to the west than the other way around. Why?<p>We have long been told a compelling story about the relationship between rich countries and poor countries. The story holds that the rich nations of the OECD give generously of …

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Scientists say they may have new evidence in D.B. Cooper case

SEATTLE — A band of amateur scientists selected by the FBI to look for clues in the world’s most infamous skyjacking may have found new evidence in the 45-year-old case.<p>They’re asking for the public’s help because of potential leads that could link the hijacker known as D.B. Cooper to the Puget …

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Senate intelligence committee to question Trump team on links with Russia

• Chairman says panel will use ‘subpoenas if necessary’ to force testimony<br>• Moscow accused of collusion with Trump team and of cyber-crimes<p>The Senate intelligence committee plans to interview senior figures in the incoming Trump administration as part of its inquiry into alleged Russian hacking during …

Cliff collapse at Thorpeness kills man

A man has died after being crushed by a cliff which collapsed on to the beach in Thorpeness in Suffolk.<p>Emergency services including police, fire crews and the coastguard were called at about 1.15pm on Saturday following reports the man, believed to be in his late 50s, had become trapped. A search …

7 Amazing Animal Organs People Don't Have

Under-eye "flashlights," venom glands, claspers. Nature abounds with body parts that aren't found in humans.<p>We humans like to explore the world, but sometimes we even find surprises in our own bodies.<p>Take the mesentery, a membrane that attaches the intestine to the abdominal wall. A new study …

The One Thing You Should Eat For Dinner If You Want A Flat Stomach, According To A Dietitian

Whether having a flatter stomach is something that you have been wanting for years or you recently decided it to be your New Year’s resolution, there …

CVS has a far cheaper competitor to the $600 EpiPen, but there’s a trick to getting it

Last summer, drug company Mylan shocked EpiPen users and parents of children who might need the life-saving device when it announced the EpiPen would cost over $600, a 300% increase since 2009.<p>Thanks to a recent price-cut to $109.99 for a two-pack, CVS is now home to the cheapest EpiPen alternative …

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Patagonia, Black Diamond take on Utah officials over public land rights

The outdoor industry is leading the fight to protect America’s public lands from being developed for gas and oil<p>Utah, a state rich in epic landscapes and national parks, is becoming ground zero for a fight between the $646bn outdoor industry and state lawmakers over public land management.<p>At a …

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These Spectacular Photos of Waves on Lake Erie Will Blow You Away

After summer ends and vacationers leave the Great Lakes, the water can get a little wild—and these photographs of Lake Erie in action by <b>photographer</b> …

Mars Shows Us How Hard It Will Be to Go Where No One Has Gone Before

National Geographic’s documentary/drama hybrid <i>Mars</i> premieres tomorrow night, and if the pilot episode is any indication, fans of hard sci-fi will …

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No Apple AirPods In 2016? Device To Go In Production In December, Barclays Analysts Say

The Apple AirPods have been delayed, yet again. According to analysts, the wireless earphones might not see a 2016 release. Despite being showcased …

Your iPhone has a hidden signal strength meter

Forget about measuring your cell signal strength using just dots or bars - this simple hack allows you to see the actual signal strength your iPhone …

5 Healing Benefits of Water

New ways that water can help boost fitness and happiness…<p><b>Five new ways water can help boost and happiness.</b><p>Water is integral to our survival. The most …

IBM Watson Health partners with MIT, Harvard on 5-year cancer initiative

Researchers will aim to discover how tumors become resistant to drugs by studying thousands of instances with Watson’s machine learning capabilities.

UK To Expand Medical School Places

<b>In an effort to increase the numbers of physicians in the UK, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt recently pledged a 25 percent increase in medical school</b> …

Inspector robot: Panther is a driving, flying drone

It can carry up to 15 pounds, too.<p>What, exactly, is the best body for a robot? Flying is energy intensive, and most commercial drones can only go about 20 minutes on battery power. Driving on wheels is more energy-efficient, but limits the robot purely to what it can find on the ground. The Panther …

“The first thing I thought about was health care”: Trump’s victory through the eyes of Obamacare enrollees

Obamacare repeal isn’t theoretical. The potential loss of a reliable safety net is already reshaping Crystal Hall’s life.<p>Hall lives in Pittsburgh with her husband and newborn daughter. The family has gotten their health insurance for the past year through Healthcare.gov.<p>“I slept through the final …

This is one of the most important tech gadgets to have on hand in an emergency

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon External USB batteries are an essential item for any trip, but that's <i>especially true</i> for outdoor trips.<p>Heading outdoors and …

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Jeremy Corbyn Accuses Tories Of Being As Bad As Donald Trump In Major 'Wake-Up Call' Speech

A stunning intervention.<p>Anadolu Agency via Getty Images<p>The Labour leader will make his comments in a speech on Saturday<p>Jeremy Corbyn has accused …

4 Simple Steps for Preventing the Flu

It starts with an innocent sniffle or tickle at the back of your throat and before you know it, you're sick with the flu. Easy to catch and sometimes …

Lego Meets Velcro In This Clever Apple Watch Strap

Designed by Benjamin Hubert at Layer, Labb is made of a stylish new material that could also make belts, jewelry, and purses easier to fasten.<p>It’s surprisingly hard to design a watch band that’s perfect for everyone. Leather watchbands might feel good against the skin, but since they close like a …

A guide to marijuana microdosing: How tiny hits could be the future of weed

Given the tumultuous and traumatic past few days, anyone would be forgiven for rolling up something large and potent for the weekend. However, a new …