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‘It’s surreal, to be honest,’ Stephen Curry says of President Trump uninviting Warriors to the White House

OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry went to bed Friday night thinking he and the rest of the Golden State Warriors would convene Saturday for their first day of practice to decide whether they would be making the NBA champions’ traditional White House visit when they travel to Washington in February.<p>He …

How To Get a High-End Living Room Look on a Real Life Budget

Built in 1928, this Michigan house came with plenty of architectural charm when Justin bought it, but it needed updating. And that's just what Justin …

5 Traits of People With High Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

One of the biggest realizations I've had in my career is also one of the purest: the simple fact that people are drawn to likable people. It's human nature. People want to do business with people they like.<p>Yet when you look around, you'll notice that many people don't make it a priority to learn …

Emotional Intelligence

Want to Get in Better Shape? This Is the Best Way to Get Stronger | Inc.com

Bodybuilding is great. Weight training is great. Crossfit, Pilates, plyometrics--they're all great.<p>But some people just want to get stronger and fitter in a useful, "everyday life" kind of way. They don't want to spend hours at the gym learning new exercises and new routines.<p>If that's you, here's a …

Workouts

Tillerson dials back rhetoric after Trump's North Korea 'fire and fury' threats

<b>(CNN) —</b> US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has sought to allay fears of a military confrontation with North Korea after President Donald Trump warned he could unleash "fire and fury" on the pariah state.<p>Tillerson defended Trump's comments but said there was no sign that the threat level from North …

North Korea

Koreas begin preparatory talks to set up Kim-Moon summit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The rival Koreas on Thursday began preparatory talks to set up a summit later this month between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in amid a global diplomatic push to resolve tensions over the North's nuclear program.<p>The meeting of …

After North Korea Test, South Korea Pushes to Build Up Its Own Missiles

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea announced Saturday that it will soon start talks with the Trump administration about allowing Seoul to build more powerful ballistic missiles to counter the North, but current and former American officials said the move would have little effect on the most urgent …

North Korea

The Biggest and Best College Scholarships Available

Find money to pay for college.<p>The following scholarships are provided by GetSchooled and are grouped by topic. Check out MONEY’s Best Colleges finder …

3 Northern California schools named among top 10 best colleges for your money

Three top California colleges — two of which are public universities — have been named among Time Magazine's top 10 best schools for your money.<p>The schools were ranked using 27 factors across three categories: quality of education, affordability, and student outcomes. Among the factors included in …

North Korea claims it has test fired intercontinental ballistic missile - a weapon that 'could reach Alaska'

North Korea has claimed to have successfully test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile, a feat that would be the culmination of a decades-long ambition.<p>The "landmark" test of a Hwasong-14 missile was overseen by leader Kim Jong-un early on Tuesday, a female announcer wearing traditional …

North Korea

Chinese scientists to grow potatoes on the moon

<b>Chinese scientists will attempt to grow potatoes on the moon as part of a forthcoming lunar mission.</b><p>According to a report in the Chongqing Morning Post, the potatoes will be sealed inside a "mini ecosystem" as part the Chang'e-4 mission due to launch next year. They'll be sharing a small cylinder …

Coast Guard ship found after 100 years in US Pacific coast

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Coast Guard Cutter McCulloch collided with a passenger ship and sank when dense fog rolled onto the Southern California coast on June 13, 1917.<p>A hundred years later, US Coast Guard and NOAA officials have announced they found its remains.<p>The steam engine ship based in San Francisco was …

Rowing

Baby dropped from 10th floor of Grenfell Tower 'caught by man on ground'

A baby was caught by a member of the public after being dropped from Grenfell Tower as it was engulfed with flames, a witness said.<p>Samira Lamrani said she saw a woman try to save a baby by dropping it from a window "on the ninth or 10th floor" to waiting members of the public below.<p>"People were …

Suicide bomber kills 9 rival insurgents in Afghanistan

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber targeted a checkpoint run by rival insurgents in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province Wednesday, …

Doctors just separated twin girls joined at the head in one of the world’s rarest surgeries

For the first time, conjoined twins Abby and Erin Delaney can sleep in separate beds.<p>The 10-month-old girls from North Carolina were born connected at the head, an extremely rare condition. Following months of planning and preparation, the pair underwent a successful 11-hour separation surgery last …

6 Absurd (And Kinda Brilliant) Design Details From Apple Park

Apple’s attention to architectural detail may be excessive, but boy is the spectacle impressive.<p>Anyone following the $5 billion product development known as Apple Park–the company’s new 175-acre development on which a 2.8-million square foot Norman Foster spaceship has officially landed–will want …

This Low-Cost Paper Can Be Erased And Reprinted Dozens Of Times

<i>Love Curiosity? Subscribe to our email to get our stories delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.</i><p>These days, we spend a lot of effort avoiding …

The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly …

Books

The Highest Paying Summer Internships | Investopedia

A summer internship offers an opportunity for students to gain first-hand experience in their chosen career field, but it may also offer something …

‘Drunk’ cop gets stiffer charges for killing woman in crash

The police officer who caused a fatal car accident while driving drunk down a Queens highway has been hit with stiffer charges, officials said …

Crime

Man in court for traffic ticket faces jail after dropping bag of cocaine in front of judge

'He made a simple traffic ticket with only the penalty of a fine into a felony. So, not a good day for him.'<p>A man who appeared in an Ohio court due …

He spent weeks in hospital after being beaten by aspiring gang members, police say. Now he's home

A teenage baseball player who was brutally beaten in what police have described as a gang initiation in San Pedro last month has been released from the hospital, a family friend said.<p>Evan Jimenez, 15, suffered brain swelling and a broken jaw after two men confronted him in a San Pedro alleyway, …

Crime

Justin Bieber Accused of a Hate Crime

By his former neighbors.<p>Back in 2014, Justin Bieber faced his fair share of legal trouble. He was arrested in Miami for DUI and charged with careless driving and resisting arrest (and pleaded guilty in court), and, later that year, and he was also arrested following an ATV accident, later pleading …

Crime

Luxury retailer Jimmy Choo puts itself up for sale

British fashion chain Jimmy Choo said it was considering selling itself, among other moves, adding another company to the list of luxury retailers headed for a shakeup.<p>Jimmy Choo said it would consider "various strategic options," which comes as the luxury segment grapples with sluggish sales. …

Teen who threw newborn out the window ordered to delete Facebook

A Nebraska teenager who killed her premature baby girl by tossing the newborn out a second story window was ordered to delete her Facebook account, …

Kim Stanley Robinson’s New York 2140: To Save the City, We May Have to Drown It

<i>In</i> New York 2140, <i>Kim Stanley Robinson, one of the towering giants of the science-fiction genre, envisions our city after it has been vastly changed</i> …

A start-up firm is raising money to build jets which could travel from London to New York in THREE hours

<b>A US-based start-up company has just taken a step closer to making supersonic passenger planes a reality after securing $33million (£26million) funding from investors.</b><p><b>Boom Supersonic is set to build its XB-1 Supersonic Demonstrator – which could pave the way for the world’s fastest passenger</b> …

Dozens of puppies rescued from South Korean dog meat farm

Forty-six dogs rescued from a dog meat farm in South Korea have arrived at New York’s Kennedy Airport to find new homes.<p>The animals landed late …

Iceland, world's safest country, in shock over rare slaying

LONDON (AP) — Iceland, ranked the world's most peaceful country, is reeling after police said that a young woman whose body was found on a beach was …