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Pelosi predicts Trump will 'self-impeach'

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi believes President Donald Trump will “self-impeach” and that Democrats should wait for the Russia investigations — especially special counsel Robert Mueller's probe — to play out before pushing to remove him from the Oval Office.<p>Pelosi also believes that if Trump …

Donald Trump

Read the full transcript of President Obama's farewell speech

Here is an unedited transcript of<p>President Obama’s prepared remarks during his farewell address in Chicago, as provided by the White House.<p>---<p>It's good to be home. My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched by all the well-wishes we've received over the past few weeks. But tonight …

Protect your privacy by moving to the dark web

Proud technophobes and self-confessed Luddites: if you care about protecting your communications, your time has come. In 2015, it was revealed in the …

How to Make Money Online in 2017

According to Google, millions of people will search for how to make money online in 2017. Has the market been saturated? If not, where can you start, …

Michelle Obama’s last speech as first lady was a tearful, impassioned defense of American diversity

Michelle Obama’s final speech as first lady Friday was, on the surface, an innocuous event — it honored the national school counselor of the year.<p>But wrapped in a speech ostensibly about the importance of supporting kids’ dreams, Obama seemed to be making an emotional, implicit criticism of …

Northrop Grumman's E-2D Advanced Hawkeye: The U.S. Navy's Eyes and Ears Just Got Long Legs

Earlier this month, the first Northrop Grumman E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airborne early warning aircraft equipped with aerial refueling capability made …

Military

Are We Ready for War With China?

<i>This article is an edited version of a report by the Rand Corp.</i> <i>The full report</i> <i>may be found in PDF format or online here.</i><p>As its military advantage …

Is the Age of the Aircraft Carrier Coming to an End?

The U.S. Navy has billions invested in its carriers, yet worries whether they can survive the battlefield of tomorrow.<p>The aircraft carrier has reigned supreme on the naval battlefield since December 7, 1941, when a fleet of Japanese aircraft carriers struck the American base at Pearl Harbor. …

US seeks to ease Chinese anger over missile defense plans

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A senior U.S. military official said Thursday that an advanced U.S. missile defense system that is to be deployed in South Korea will only target North Korea, not China.<p>China has grown increasingly angry over the plan to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or …

North Korea

In the Nevada desert, the U.S. military prepares for a new kind of warfare

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — U.S. military officers had just finished a mission in the Air Force’s <b></b>premier exercise to train pilots for air-to-air combat, and something had gone wrong: Rank-and-file troops expected to carry out cyberattacks on enemy air defenses deviated from their plan without …

Military

Why matching fish farming with crop irrigation is a win for parched Southwest

Farmers in the Southwest are turning a harsh, dry climate to their advantage by raising fish<p>East of Lake Tahoe, an organic farmer and his son are putting the finishing touches on what is perhaps a counterintuitive approach to water conservation in a dry climate: a 32,000-sq ft greenhouse that will …

Aquaculture

The US military is developing a swarming army of drones

The term "science fiction" has been losing its meaning ever since the US' Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) started to develop a new drone system.<p>Called the "Gremlin" program, these low-cost, reusable unmanned air systems (UAS) have been developed to be retrieved and reused while …

Military

What the South China Sea ruling means for the world

A verdict delivered by an international court in The Hague <b>sent geopolitical shock waves through Asia</b>.<p>The panel of judges at the Permanent Court of Arbitration said China's exclusive claims to a vast swath of territory in the South China Sea had no historical or legal basis, siding with the …

China

How a small, mostly white town in Pennsylvania became home for Muhammad Ali

DEER LAKE, Pa. — They have flocked here by the hundreds, on a pilgrimage, drawn by the past and the spirits whistling through the maples and beeches. The sign on one side of Sculps Hill Road reads “Welcome To Muhammad Ali Training Camp.” On the other side are two boulders, painted with the names of …

Boxing

Tributes to Muhammad Ali in Pictures

Muhammad Ali

Can Texas Protect Its Creepy, Tiny, Blind, Rare Wildlife?

San Antonio, Texas<p>In the land of malls, sprawl, and rapid growth, an odd menagerie of 17 endangered species is imperiled in Texas Hill Country.<p>A ritual of nature is happening in the woody hills around Austin and San Antonio. The first golden-cheeked warblers, with brilliant yellow faces streaked …

Exposed: The U.S. Navy's Most Super Secret Spy Submarine

On January 20, 2013, the <i>Seawolf-</i>class attack submarine USS <i>Jimmy Carter</i> left her home port in Bangor, Washington. Less than two months later, the …

Watch Every Perfect Score from Every NBA Dunk Contest in This Epic Supercut

Jordan, Howard, LaVine, Richardson.<p>It's one thing to execute a stunning slam dunk mid-game with a defender in your face. But there's something to be said about the planning and creativity of a dunk in a controlled contest. It becomes about sheer physical ability and showmanship, the chance to show …

Basketball

U.S. F-22s fly low in a show of force over South Korea

<b>(CNN) —</b> The U.S. military flew four of its most advanced fighter jets low over South Korea on Wednesday in a show of force after recent North Korean actions that have heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula.<p>The four U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors landed at Osan Air Base after the flyover, joining …

Military

A labour of love: Beauty and agony of childbirth is captured in incredible images that show screaming mothers, C-sections and serene underwater deliveries

• <b>GRAPHIC CONTENT: Mothers bare all during childbirth with shots taken by professional photographers</b>• <b><br>Images were entered into photo competition, with</b> …

Pregnancy

Russia is Shadowing German Flight Ops Over Syria with its Newest Fighter

An Su-35 in flight with Russian markings. Photograph copyright: Aleksander Markin, 2009.<p>According to an exclusive report on the Rheinische Post’s …

Military

Follower: the “creepiest social network” that follows you in real life

You install the app on your iPhone. It gives you the date you'll be followed via location data, and you get a surveillance photo at the end.

Social Media

Unconventional Warfare Is the Key to Defeating ISIS

I’m tired of hearing people speak of ISIS as if it just sprang up in the desert yesterday. The clash between Islamic extremists and the U.S. has been …

War

When Martin Luther King Jr. took his fight into the North, and saw a new level of hatred

When the Rev.<p>Martin Luther King Jr.stepped out of his car on Aug. 5, 1966, in his usual dark suit and polished shoes, he was met by a line of police and a mob of angry white people. His struggle hadn't gotten easier.<p>As the 37-year-old civil rights leader strode toward several hundred supporters, a …

David Bowie: The internet pioneer

<b>David Bowie is best remembered for his music - but he was also groundbreaking in his use of technology, not least his internet service, BowieNet, which launched in September 1998.</b><p>In a time before Instagram, YouTube, Twitter or even MySpace, most artists provided little if any online material to …

David Bowie

This map shows the brewing proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia

Throughout the wider Middle East, numerous countries are being wracked by unrest and civil conflict. And, in a majority of the conflicts, the ongoing crises can be seen as an expansion of a proxy war between two of the region's main powers.<p>On the one hand, Shiite Iran has been expanding its …

Middle East

Everything you need to know about Tor

No matter what you’ve heard about the Tor network, the basics of the service are simple: Tor keeps anyone who uses it safe, secure, and anonymous on …

Privacy