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North Korea vows harsh retaliation against new UN sanctions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea vowed Monday to bolster its nuclear arsenal and gain revenge of a "thousand-fold" against the United States in response to tough U.N. sanctions imposed following its recent intercontinental ballistic missile tests.<p>The warning came two days after the U.N. …

North Korea

Mark Zuckerberg just sold $42.5 million of Facebook stock

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, sold $42.5 million worth of his company’s stock this week.<p>The transactions were executed on June 21 and 22 and were largely related to charitable efforts by Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan.<p>The Chan Zuckerberg Foundation sold $20 million of …

Paul Manafort is registering with the US government as a foreign agent

Paul Manafort's spokesman says he was in talks with the government about registering before the 2016 election and is now "taking appropriate steps" in response to "formal guidance" from the government.<p>The spokesman says Manafort's lobbying work was not conducted on behalf of the Russian government …

State department voices surprise after PM’s spokesman says US secretary of state’s comments on settlements were ‘inappropriate’<p>Theresa May has distanced the UK from Washington over John Kerry’s condemnation of Israel, in comments that appear to be designed to build bridges with the incoming Trump …

Israel

Repealing Obamacare affects everyone

Obamacare touches just about everyone.<p>It's not just for the 20 million people who have health insurance through the individual Obamacare exchanges or Medicaid expansion.<p>Under Obamacare, senior citizens pay less for Medicare coverage and for their prescription drugs. Many Americans have received …

Health Care

How your gut's circadian rhythm affects your whole body

We've known that bacteria live in our intestines as far back as the 1680s, when Leeuwenhoek first looked through his microscope.<p>Yogurt companies use that information in the sales pitch for their product, claiming it can help keep your gut bacteria happy.<p>The bacteria growing on our skin have also …

Web design trends we can expect to see in 2017

It’s that time of year where we look at the year that was and the year that will be. We’ve seen a lot of amazing website designs this year, and I’m eager to see what 2017 has in store for website and website design.<p>2017 is sure to bring some amazing website designs, but if we look hard enough, we …

The Electoral College Was Meant to Stop Men Like Trump From Being President

The founders envisioned electors as people who could prevent an irresponsible demagogue from taking office.<p>Americans talk about democracy like it’s sacred. In public discourse, the more democratic American government is, the better. The people are supposed to rule.<p>But that’s not the premise that …

Political Science

Whether gliding through the Rockies or labouring up the Andes, our pick of spectacular railway trips gets a green light for all budgets<p>Somewhat greedily, the Swiss boast three world-class rail journeys: the Glacier Express, the Bernina Express and, most spectacular of all, the Jungfraubahn. …

Trains

Want to understand how Trump happened? Study quantum physics

The past decade will be remembered as the period when the global underclass revolt snowballed into a movement with political bite. From Occupy Wall Street to Brexit to Donald Trump’s election, these post-financial crisis years have featured many unsynchronized awakenings that are forcing a …

Globalization

Read the Conservative Wishlist for President-Elect Trump

A powerful coalition of social conservatives, evangelicals, Tea Partiers and fiscal hawks gathered in Washington, D.C., this week to lay out a …

19 Easy Friendsgiving Recipes to Rock at Your Next Holiday Feast

Thanksgiving celebrations with the fam are something we look forward to <i>all year long</i>. There is something incredibly comforting and nostalgic about digging into the same ol’ turkey and over-the-top sweet potato casseroles from when we were kids. Sadly, not all of us live close to home anymore, and …

Cooking

LORD TURNER: 'We may be at a turning point in the nature of capitalism'

In an interview with Business Insider, Lord Turner said: "We have an economic malaise where the capitalism system is not delivering as well or to enough people to maintain its legitimacy.<p>"There's a certain sort of equality of citizenship that requires that everybody does OK. I think that may …

For Tesla, Electric Car Sales Explode In All The Wrong Places

More than 2 million electric vehicles may be on the world’s roads by the end of 2016, writes the Guardian, citing data from the electric vehicle world database EV Volumes. That should be good news for electric carmaker Tesla. It is not. A closer look at the data shows that most of the growth comes …

Electric Vehicles

Who’s Who in the Fight Against ISIS?

The global fight against ISIS has been halting and complex since it began in late 2014.<p>The United States has led an international coalition of more …

The Greatest New Innovative Technologies of 2016

The World Economic Forum (WEF) and Scientific American have recently joined forces and devised a list of the top ten most innovative technologies of …

Protesters fire at police in standoff over custody death near Paris | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - Armed protesters fired at police, lightly wounding five, during overnight confrontations in an area north of Paris over the death of a young man in police custody, local officials said on Wednesday.<p>Officials made no link to last week’s militant attack in the coastal city of Nice, …

This man is building the business of DIY assault rifles

Remember Cody Wilson, the founder of Defense Distributed who caused chaos last year with his design for a 3D printed gun, The Liberator? Now, Wilson …

Meg Whitman Shakes Up Hewlett Packard Enterprise—Again

Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s journey to become a smaller and more manageable company continues.<p>The technology giant announced a business …

8 ways Brexit could directly affect you and your money

The U.K. Referendum had been expected to end in a close vote, but nonetheless a vote to remain <i>in</i> the European Union. However, concerns over sovereignty, immigration, and the country's ability to make its own economic and social decisions ultimately drove the "leave" campaign to success. …

DNA’s Hidden Layer Is Real, and Physicists Are Finding More Proof

Maybe you’ve <b>wondered</b>, as I have, how it could possibly be that all of the <b>different types of cells</b> in our bodies are made up of the <b>same DNA chemical</b> …

There’s a Brilliant New Way to Pay Less for Your Flights

Here's exactly how to save a ton of money on airfare—especially if you book last-minute.<p><i>This story originally appeared on Time.com.</i><p>There are probably …

Flying

Seagate 4TB Portable, Bus-powered USB 3 Hard Drive w/ 200GB Cloud: $105 shipped

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Newegg/ebay offers the Seagate Slim 4TB portable hard drive bundled with 200GB of cloud storage for <b>$104.99 with free shipping</b>. …

Tesla Will Build a Chinese Factory When Demand Reaches “Critical Mass”

Speaking at the International Transport Forum in Leipzig on Thursday, Tesla CTO JB Straubel said that it will make sense for the carmaker to build a …

American ISIS Defector: 'I've Let My Nation Down'

A New York City man who admits he betrayed his country by joining ISIS has come out of the shadows to tell publicly for the first time how he was seduced by the terrorist organization, why he fled after five months and how he's helping the FBI.<p>In an exclusive interview with NBC News, the …

Canadian oil faces growing competition overseas

Canadian crude producers face increasingly tough competition in the long-sought-after Asia-Pacific market, Environment Canada warned, even as the National Energy Board recommended that Ottawa approve Kinder Morgan Inc.<b>'s</b> TransMountain expansion.<p>The warning from officials at Environment and Climate …

Google's New Science Journal App Turns Your Android Phone Into a Lab Full of Sensors

If you’re working on a rocket destined for Mars, Google’s new Science Journal app might be a bit limited. But if you’re an aspiring scientist, the …

Android News

GE's Immelt Signals End To 7 Decades of Globalization

General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt, in a speech that may signal an end to seven decades of globalization, said his company is making a “bold pivot” …