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Taiwan air force scrambles as Chinese bombers fly round island

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>TAIPEI - Taiwan's air force scrambled aircraft on Friday as Chinese bombers flew around the self-ruled …

China

Collusion Happened

Despite what the president says, the question is answered.<p>Trump aides colluded with foreign governments.<p>This is a simple, straightforward statement, and by this point, it ought to be an uncontroversial one. There’s ample evidence on many fronts, from legal documents to reliable reporting. This …

Donald Trump

Quantum dots made from tea leaves lay waste to lung cancer cells

Full of antioxidants and vitamins, tea is pretty good for you, and green tea extracts have even been used as effective carriers for cancer drugs. New …

Nanotech

Supreme Court Decision Delivers Blow To Workers' Rights

<b>Updated at 7:08 p.m. ET</b><p>In a case involving the rights of tens of millions of private sector employees, the U.S. Supreme Court, by a 5-4 vote, delivered a major blow to workers, ruling for the first time that workers may not band together to challenge violations of federal labor laws.<p>Writing for the …

Class Action

How Scientists Taught a Spider to Jump on Demand

The spider, named Kim, is helping researchers understand the biomechanics needed to make jumping micro-robots.<p>If you’re afraid of spiders, a new study published in the journal <i>Nature Scientific Reports</i> might not come as welcome news.<p>Researchers at the University of Manchester have trained a regal …

Research

Vermont legalizes importing cheaper Canadian drugs, needs federal approval

<b>(CNN) —</b> Vermont is the first state in the country to pass legislation that could allow the importation of less-expensive prescription drugs from Canada.<p>Republican Gov. Phil Scott signed the bill Wednesday morning. It was approved by the Legislature with bipartisan support.<p>"The price for many drugs, …

FDA

Net neutrality clings to life in big win by Senate Democrats

They came, they fought, they won. But the fight to save the existing net neutrality protections still has a long way to go.<p>Democrats in the Senate squeaked out a major victory in their effort to save Obama-era net neutrality protections.<p>A vote on a resolution to turn back the Federal Communications …

Net Neutrality

What it means: Supreme Court strikes down PASPA law that limited sports betting

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of New Jersey on Monday effectively killed the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), the federal law that essentially limited sports betting to one state for the last 25 years.<p>PASPA was declared unconstitutional in the 6-3 decision, meaning …

Sports Law

Avenatti Reveals Collusion Between Michael Cohen, Daniels Previous Atty Maybe Obstruction Of Justice

Michael Avenatti has been releasing via twitter copies of emails which were exchanged between Michael Cohen and Stormy Daniels’ previous attorney, …

Donald Trump

Michael Avenatti's Cryptic Tweet Could Mean That He's About To Drain The Swamp Himself

To meet the definition of a lobbyist, the law says a person must meet three criteria:<p>First, he or she must be getting paid by the client for their …

Donald Trump

The end of pneumonia? New vaccine offers hope.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — In 2004, pneumonia killed more than 2 million children worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. By 2015, the number was …

Public Health

Rainbow 6 Siege Receiving New Map, Villa, in Operation Para Bellum

The tactical first-person multiplayer shooter Rainbow 6 Siege isn’t quite ready to run out of steam just yet despite its relatively old age. In an …

Counterterrorism

Police Investigating After Video Shows Officer Choking Black Man In Prom Tux

The video shows a white police officer choking a young tuxedo-clad man who is African-American, pushing him against a storefront and then slamming him to the ground outside a North Carolina Waffle House.<p>The 27-second clip provides no context for the confrontation, but the image of the burly …

Law Enforcement

Capitalism is unfolding exactly as Karl Marx predicted

One hundred and sixty years ago, at a time when the light bulb was not yet invented, Karl Marx predicted that robots would replace humans in the workplace.<p>“[O]nce adopted into the production process of capital, the means of labor passes through different metamorphoses, whose culmination is the …

Karl Marx

New Jersey superintendent arrested, pooped at high school track 'on a daily basis'

Call it the case of the public super pooper.<p>New Jersey police have charged Kenilworth Public Schools Superintendent Thomas Tramaglini with relieving himself in public early Monday morning after school officials reported finding "daily" deposits of excrement by an athletic field.<p>Tramaglini, 42, was …

High School

They were the only all-female, all-black team in a NASA science competition. Then came the hackers

<b>(CNN) —</b> Three teenagers came up with an innovative way to clean lead-contaminated drinking water in public schools -- an idea so smart it made the finals of NASA's coveted nationwide high-school science competition.<p>The trio -- the only all-female, all-black group in the finals -- engineered a …

High School

Did another advanced species exist on Earth before humans?

Our Milky Way galaxy contains tens of billions of potentially habitable planets, but we have no idea whether we’re alone. For now Earth is the only world known to harbor life, and among all the living things on our planet we assume <i>Homo sapiens</i> is the only species ever to have developed advanced …

Anthropology

Collapse of Antarctic glacier the size of Britain threatens to flood coastal towns

An Antarctic glacier the size of Britain is threatening to submerge UK coastal towns by collapsing into the ocean and raising sea levels, scientists fear.<p>British and American experts are launching the largest joint mission for more than 70 years to investigate how long the 113,000 square-mile …

Antarctica

Google Billionaire Sergey Brin Urges Caution On AI Development

“It was the best of times,<br>it was the worst of times,<br>it was the age of wisdom,<br>it was the age of foolishness,<br>it was the epoch of belief,<br>it was the epoch of incredulity,<br>it was the season of Light,<br>it was the season of Darkness,<br>it was the spring of hope,<br>it was the winter of despair …”<p>These are the words …

Artificial Intelligence

Google’s Sergey Brin warns of the threat from AI in today’s ‘technology renaissance’

Google co-founder says the company is giving ‘serious thought’ to problems like job destruction<p>Google co-founder Sergey Brin has warned that the current boom in artificial intelligence has created a “technology renaissance” that contains many potential threats. Writing in the company’s annual …

Artificial Intelligence

For one moment, Trump sounded like he just wanted to walk away from it all

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> For just one second during a press conference with the French President, President Donald Trump sounded like someone who wants to walk away from it all. And that's with his political allies running Congress.<p>Asked Tuesday about the political headwinds blowing furiously in the face …

Donald Trump

Did Michael Flynn Jr. just reveal something very, very important about the Russia investigation?

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Monday morning, Michael Flynn Jr., the son of President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, tweeted something very, well ... interesting.<p>"American Patriot @GenFlynn did not lie to Pence (or anyone else in the admin) about his perfectly legal and appropriate conversations w …

Donald Trump

Move Over, Double Helix: A New Form of DNA Has Just Been Discovered

This is the first time it's ever been seen in a living cell.<p>When we learn about human genetics in high school biology class, one of the most basic …

Long Hours, Low Pay Push Some Democratic Campaign Workers To Unionize

Many political campaign workers spend long hours at low pay, living off of pizza and coffee, all in the hope of seeing their candidate win.<p>Now, labor organizers are setting their sights on bringing those workers into the labor movement at a time when the percentage of U.S. workers who belong to a …

Middle-class

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

Marijuana Legalization 2018: A State-by-State Guide to Legal Weed

For Jeff Sessions, few places are safe.<p>Although marijuana remains prohibited by federal law, an increasing number of states have legalized the drug …

Barbara Bush: In her own words, from political prognostication to 'rhymes with rich'

<i>Corrections & clarifications: A previous version of this article had the wrong date for Barbara Bush’s quote at the Houston Astrodome. It was Sept. 5, 2005.</i><p>Barbara Bush was known for her bluntness and candor, albeit more often in private than in public. Here are some of her most memorable quotes, …

Barbara Bush

Meek Mill speaks out about possible retrial - CNN Video

Rapper Meek Mill speaks to CNN's Don Lemon after District Attorney Larry Krasner said during a hearing that Mill's sentence should be thrown out, and he should be granted a new trial.

Justice

The Latest: Russia: Missiles aimed at Syrian air base downed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-led missile strikes on Syria (all times local):<p>2:50 a.m.<p>The Russian military says Syria's Soviet-made air …

Middle East

'Who is Meek Mill and why do we want to free him?' Someone, somewhere, is in dire need of this article

<b>(CNN) —</b> #FreeMeekMill has been a big deal for quite a while, but on Monday, the rapper's supporters celebrated an encouraging move from a Philadelphia district attorney.<p>District Attorney Larry Krasner said during a hearing that Meek Mill's sentence should be thrown out, and he should be granted a …

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