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Trump book author says his revelations will bring down U.S. president

LONDON (Reuters) - The author of a book that is highly critical of Donald Trump’s first year as U.S. president said his revelations were likely to bring an end to Trump’s time in the White House.<p>Copies of the book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" by author Michael Wolff are seen at the …

Donald Trump

Why is it important to know when and how plate tectonics began, and what was Earth’s tectonic style before plate tectonics?

By Lindy Elkins-Tanton, Director of the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State UniversityThis the fourth of four blogs written in …

He Solved The DNC Hack. Now He's Telling His Story For The First Time.

Less than a year before Marine Corps cyberwarrior Robert Johnston discovered that the Russians had hacked the Democratic National Committee, he found they had launched a similar attack at the Joint Chiefs of Staff.<p><b>One late morning</b> in May 2016, the leaders of the Democratic National Committee …

Doctor fights to regain license lost to lax computer skills

NEW LONDON, N.H. (AP) — Holding manila folders filled with pages of her handwritten reports, Dr. Anna Konopka insisted her system for keeping track …

Why Hurricane Maria Surprised Forecasters By Getting So Strong So Fast

Hurricane Maria, currently headed for Puerto Rico, stunned forecasters by rapidly intensifying from a Category 1 storm to a Category 5 within a …

Weather

Jean-Claude Juncker unveils vision for bigger, more powerful EU and warns Britain will 'regret' Brexit

Jean-Claude Juncker today called for an ever-more powerful European Union and warned that Britain would “regret Brexit”, in a defiant speech that was branded a blueprint for a United States of Europe.<p>The plans push for “ever-closer union” on defence, asylum and foreign policy in a bigger, more …

Pulling back from strawberry market, Dole Food Co. to lay off 402 workers in Northern California

Dole Food Co. will lay off 402 workers from its Pajaro Valley fields and packing facilities as part of a widening move out of California's strawberry market.<p>The vast majority of the layoffs will fall on 268 unionized pickers, but also includes other laborers, drivers and supervisors from harvesting …

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Global oil market rebalancing speeds up, inventories lag: IEA

LONDON (Reuters) - The global oil market is rebalancing and the pace at which supply and demand are falling into line is picking up, even if inventories still fail to reflect the impact of OPEC supply cuts, the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday.<p>Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the …

Oil

Trump's Fans Shrug Off Oval Office Leak

'Total bullshit,' one pro-Trump troll said of reports that the president disclosed sensitive intelligence to the Russians.<p>Reports that Donald Trump divulged highly sensitive information to Russian officials—confirmed Monday by multiple news outlets and only glancingly denied by the White House—have …

Donald Trump

North Korea's Missile Launch

An apparently failed test comes amid rising regional tensions.<p>North Korea tested a missile on Sunday local time (Saturday evening U.S. East Coast time), following its Saturday military parades marking the “Day of the Sun”—the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung, North Korea’s founder and the …

Michael Flynn's Immunity Request Rejected By Senate Intelligence Committee

The Senate Intelligence Committee turned down the request by former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's lawyer for a grant of immunity in exchange for his testimony, two congressional sources told NBC News.<p>A senior congressional official with direct knowledge said Flynn's lawyer was told it …

The Curiosity Rover's Drill Has Been Out of Action for Weeks

NASA is working to resolve an increasingly frustrating problem with the Curiosity Rover’s drill, which has stalled, leaving the Martian explorer out …

Mars Rover

This interactive map shows why renewables and natural gas are taking over the US

This one’s for the energy nerds out there. The University of Texas Austin’s Energy Institute has put out an incredibly useful interactive map showing what types of power plants are cheapest to build in every county in the continental United States. (No, really, it’s fascinating.)<p>Playing around with …

Energy

China’s Clean Energy Push Runs Into Headwinds

Construction of solar panels and wind farms hasn’t been matched by electricity grid upgrades<p>BEIJING—China’s unbridled ambitions for clean energy led to the construction of two wind turbines every hour in recent years. Now, there is a new demand: slow down.<p>In the U.S., President-elect Donald Trump …

Renewable Energy

The International Space Station Passes in Front of a Supermoon in a Carefully Timed Photo

Photographer Kris Smith captured a carefully timed image of the International Space Station transiting in front of the October 2016 supermoon that …

Space

NASA's Curiosity Rover Just Took The Most Incredible Pictures Yet of The Martian Surface

We can't stop staring.<p>NASA's Curiosity rover has been exploring the lower portion of Mount Sharp on Mars, and it’s just sent back a handful of colour …

Mars Rover

Trump’s List of Military Endorsements Seen by Some as Lacking Firepower

Donald Trump released a list of 88 military endorsements, boasting it as a sign of his support among the armed forces. However, some observers find what's most surprising about the list isn’t who's on it but rather who's not.<p>Trump's release Tuesday came as he and Democratic rival Hillary Clinton …

If Russia is trying to hack America, it is not to help Donald Trump win | David Klion

Several prominent hacks have led some to accuse Russia of meddling in the US elections. If true, Putin’s objectives are likely part of a bigger play<p>Americans know that a functioning democracy relies on a basic trust in the validity of the process. Russia, a country that has thoroughly undermined …

Scientists Have Finally Shown That These Ancient Stones Align With The Sun And Moon

500 years before Stonehenge.<p>For the first time, Australian researchers have found statistical proof that the earliest standing stone monuments in …

Astronomy

Kochs reject push to meet with Trump

Trump donors have been pushing the billionaire brothers to reconsider their lack of support for the GOP nominee.<p>Top Donald Trump donors tried to set up a meeting between the GOP presidential nominee and Charles Koch in Colorado Springs on Friday, but Koch aides rejected the entreaties, according to …

Luminous beauty of Jupiter's auroras revealed by Hubble telescope

Huge non-stop lightshow dwarfs the Earth’s transient polar displays, say Nasa scientists, as they carry out project to observe effects of solars winds<p>Astronomers have used the powerful Hubble space telescope to capture images of the luminous auroras that light up the poles of Jupiter.<p>Jupiter, the …

Bill Gates is pushing a new clean energy, but it's not solar or wind

Vincent Kessler/Reuters<p>Bill Gates is looking for an energy miracle.<p>Clean energy may still be in its early stages, but Gates sees a lot of different …

This week in patents: A hacker-proof internet, telepresence windows, and more

Boeing has solved an enormous problem in manufacturing nanotube based electronics. This can now pave the way for extremely powerful processors unheard of so far.<p>Carbon nanotubes are excellent for use as conducting paths in electronic circuits. But fabrication of devices using carbon nanotubes is …

To Recover Faster from Rejection, Shift Your Mindset

Everyone knows what rejection feels like. It’s a universal (and universally disliked) experience, but it’s one that we each experience differently. For the most part, people are pretty good at moving on with their lives — even better than they might guess. Sometimes, though, getting rejected hurts …

Psychology

Cancer Breakthrough: Scientists Find 'Achilles Heel' Of Tumours

A breakthrough discovery about cancer tumours could lead to revolutionary "bespoke" treatments for patients, scientists have said.<p>Researchers have …

Cancer

The Debate That Made America Dumber

Little Marco. Lyin’ Ted. Yoga. And, of course, the frontrunner’s manhood. On Thursday, an already insane GOP primary devolved into insult-driven …

Role of Hillary Clinton in Libya war exposed

New light is being shed on the role presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton played as secretary of state in the 2011 military intervention in Libya, …

Court considers how much a dog is worth

Georgia's Supreme Court tackled an unusual question Tuesday: What's the value of a dog?<p>Bob and Elizabeth Monyak's 8-year-old dachshund, Lola, died of kidney failure in 2013. The family accuses the Barking Hound Village kennel in the Atlanta area of giving the dog the wrong medicine, which …

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