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Environmentalists Rejoice: Court Says Land Regulation Doesn't Go 'Too Far'

In a major property rights decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has delivered a decisive victory to state and local governments and environmental groups.<p>By a 5-to-3 vote, the justices made it much harder for property owners to get compensation from the government when zoning regulations restrict the …

Regulation

Cyber-attack on parliament leaves MPs unable to access emails

MP cites possible danger of blackmail attempt as House of Commons investigates unauthorised attempts to access user accounts<p>Parliament has been hit by a “sustained and determined” cyber-attack by hackers attempting to gain access to MPs’ and their staffers’ email accounts. Both houses of parliament …

Cyber-attacks

Mother publishes child's heart surgery bill on Twitter to voice fears about Trump's health plans

A mother has published the hospital bill for her child's heart operation on Twitter to make a highly personal plea to the US Senate not to scrap one of the key provisions of Obamacare.<p>With the fate of the replacement for Obamacare hanging in the balance, Ali Ranger, used social media to illustrate …

This week’s top stories: Model 3, Model S hypermiling, Nissan, Chevy Bolt, Smart car, Volvo, Tesla Solar Roof & more

<b>In this week’s top stories:</b> Model 3 exterior and interior photos, a new Model S hypermiling record, EV news from Nissan, Chevy Bolt, Smart car, and Volvo, and more details on Tesla Solar Roof.<p>This week we get a look at Model 3’s “pretty much final” design with the latest batch of high-quality …

Electric Vehicles

Jill Stein denies being a puppet of Russia, blames Democrats for scapegoating election loss

In an interview on CNN, Stein pushed back against the idea that her candidacy helped secure Trump’s electoral win<p>Green Party candidate Jill Stein was adamant Saturday morning that her candidacy in no way influenced the outcome of the 2016 presidential election.<p>In an interview with CNN's Michael …

One Year On From The Brexit Vote, The Case Remains For A Second Referendum

For some, 23 June will always be a day to celebrate, a day when we supposedly "took back control" and "got our country back".<p>For others like me, this …

Great Britain

The New York Times Made A Comprehensive List Of Every Blatant Lie Trump Had Told Since Taking Office

There have been only two straight weeks in Donald Trump’s presidency when he hasn’t told a lie, according to a new study by the <i>New York Times</i>. The longest consecutive stretches he’s managed to stay truthful are a twelve day stretch in May, and fifteen days this month.<p>The <i>Times</i> not only tallied up …

Donald Trump

Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe, BMW X4 prove customers are irrational

When BMW first debuted the X6, the world’s first Sports Activity Coupe (SAC), back in 2009, automotive journalists collectively pointed and laughed. …

Customers

The Rumored Justin Bieber-Selena Gomez Duet Just Leaked

"I'm tired of the fight 'cause I'm never right, I just wanna cry."<p>Before Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez were "so beyond done," there were rumors the two had recorded a song together. Audio for what appeared to be one even leaked at one point but then was promptly taken down.<p>Last night, what is …

Pop Music

Trump's 1st foreign trip: 5 takeaways

<b>Taormina, Italy (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump on Saturday concluded a nine-day swing through the Middle East and Europe that marked his first foreign travel as president -- a significant milestone for a head of state also considered the leader of the free world.<p>Trump's first foray on the …

Donald Trump

The Russia investigation: Everything you need to know

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> After months of dramatic congressional testimony, bombshell news reports and partisan jousting, the ever-evolving saga about alleged Russian tampering in the 2016 presidential election and investigation into possible collusion by members of Donald Trump's campaign continues to …

Donald Trump

A Constitutional Puzzle: Can the President Be Indicted?

WASHINGTON — The Constitution does not answer every question. It includes detailed instructions, for instance, about how Congress may remove a president who has committed serious offenses. But it does not say whether the president may be criminally prosecuted in the meantime.<p>The Supreme Court has …

AP FACT CHECK: A rash of Trump statements under scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has reopened his Twitter spigot now that his foreign trip is over, so brace yourself. The intensifying …

What Trump not signing a Jerusalem embassy waiver would really mean

On Thursday, President Barack Obama’s last waiver pursuant to the Jerusalem Embassy Act will expire. Absent a new waiver by President Trump, the provisions of the law will go into full effect. Trump promised during his campaign to move the embassy, a policy embodied both in federal law and the …

Here's why Britain's election just became really unpredictable

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May's expected romp to re-election Thursday has turned into a tighter race that left-wing challenger Jeremy Corbyn hopes will produce a Trump-like upset.<p>Corbyn and his Labour Party appear to be benefiting from increased voter support for his domestic agenda …

Six things to watch as Trump faces his new reality

Trump is back in the U.S. and back on Twitter — how will he cope with the spreading crises engulfing his presidency?<p>President Donald Trump hoped to score a reset with his first foreign trip but is instead returning to a barrage of controversy at home.<p>The Russia probe, already put under the …

Afghanistan: Four things to know after the Kabul attack

<b>(CNN) —</b> A huge explosion ripped through the diplomatic quarter of Kabul Wednesday, killing dozens of people and blowing windows out of nearby buildings in one of the deadliest attacks in the Afghan capital in years.<p>The Taliban -- the most influential terrorist group in Afghanistan -- have denied …

How Trump is chipping away at Obama's legacy

<b>(CNN) —</b> There is nothing unusual about a new president arriving in Washington with a promise to right the perceived wrongs of his predecessors. George W. Bush pledged ''to restore honor and dignity'' to the White House after the Clinton scandals and Barack Obama took the reins with a notion of …

What It Means That Trump Is Leaving the Paris Climate Agreement

WASHINGTON — Now that President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the Paris Agreement on climate change on Thursday, here’s what you need to know about the international effort and how the decision could impact the environment.<p><b>What is the Paris Agreement?</b><p>The Paris Agreement is a deal reached …

Climate

ESO’s Extremely Large Telescope, World’s Biggest Yet, Starts Construction In Chile

After 12 years of planning and consultations, work on the world’s largest telescope yet began Friday in northern Chile. The European Southern …

The Doctor Who Delivered the World's First 'Three-Person' Baby

When reproductive endocrinologist John Zhang introduced a new in vitro fertilization technique at a medical conference in China in 1997, the audience …

Genetics

Grand Finale: NASA's Cassini spacecraft take the most dangerous dive so far! - IBTimes India

NASA's Grand Finale Orbit Guide reveals that this hazardous dive is the first out of four paths through the planet's inmost ring which is going to be …

Surprise! The Universe Has A Third Way To Form Black Holes

When a massive enough star runs out of fuel in its core and collapses, the resulting Type II supernova will produce a black hole.<p>Supernovae that aren’t quite massive enough will produce neutron stars instead, which themselves will make black holes if they either accrete more matter or collide with …

It’s dimming! Astronomers jump at opportunity to solve the mystery of Tabby’s star

The oddest star known in the galaxy is dimming again, and this time it might give up some of its secrets!<p><i>“As far as I can tell, every telescope that</i> …

Universe

A New Antibiotic Multitool Could Beat The Toughest Bacteria

Doctors may soon have a new weapon in the long-running war between antibiotics and bacteria. It’s a Swiss Army knife of a drug that’s tens of thousands of times more effective in lab tests against dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria.<p>Starting with the discovery of penicillin in 1928, scientists …

Hand-Knit Paintings Weave DNA into Algorithms

Channing Hansen uses algorithms to guide him as he knits his pieces, which, in their final form, he likens to being in a quantum-like state of uncertainty<p>You may not think knitting, quantum physics, and human DNA have much in common, but they have in the work of LA-based artist Channing Hansen. …

Scientists take a big step toward creating custom organisms

Scientists dream of using custom organisms to fight illnesses or even build computers, but there's a problem: it's difficult to make the sweeping genetic changes that would give you exactly the lifeform you need. To that end, researchers have found a way to rewrite "large stretches" of genomes with …

Genetics