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The U.S. Navy launched trucks off an aircraft carrier

MEDIA: Trucks launched off USS Gerald Ford aircraft carrier to test its jet catapult systempic.twitter.com/DGfETzdtaa<p>196 replies 7,094 retweets 8,808 …

This is what 300 drones flying in sync looks like

Land of the free, home of the…drone?!<p>The Super Bowl halftime show opened with Lady GaGa singing “God Bless America” and “This Land Is Your Land” with …

Iraqi forces wage psychological war with jihadist corpses

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - The flyblown corpses of Islamic State militants have been rotting along a main street in north Mosul for two weeks, a health risk for passersby. Suicide bombers’ belts beside the fighters can still explode, killing anyone nearby.<p>Men ride a motorcycle past bodies of Islamic …

Oil falls as U.S. supplies, speculative length counter OPEC cuts

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil fell on Monday as ample U.S. supplies and excess speculative length outweighed OPEC output curbs and rising tensions between the United States and Iran.<p>A general view of a crude oil importing port in Qingdao, Shandong province, in this November 9, 2008 file photo. …

Kremlin says it wants apology from Fox News over Putin comments

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Monday it wanted an apology from Fox News over what it said were “unacceptable” comments one of the channel’s presenters made about Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview with U.S. counterpart Donald Trump.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks …

3 Stocks You Can Keep Forever

One of the most interesting things about investing in stocks, from my perspective, is that it's viewed as super risky by many people. And while there's certainly risk with stocks, since their prices can move up and down sharply and unexpectedly, history has shown that a diversified stock portfolio …

Russia messed with our election! America would never do anything like that, right?

<b>(AP/Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)</b><p>Given the long U.S. history of overseas intervention, Putin’s election hack could be seen as historical payback<p>Bob Hennelly<p>December 24, 2016 12:00pm (UTC)<p>In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s upset victory in the presidential election, Hillary Clinton and her aides have done …

The U.S. tried to change other countries’ governments 72 times during the Cold War

By Lindsey A. O'Rourke<p>The CIA has concluded with “high confidence” that Russia intervened covertly during the presidential election to promote Donald Trump’s candidacy. They based this assessment on the discovery that Russian security agencies had hacked the Republican National Committee, the …

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Russia Just Tested An Anti-Satellite Missile That Could Really Screw The U.S. In A War

While everyone was breathing into a paper bag thinking about Cold War II, Russia conducted a test of a satellite-killing missile. Apocalyptic Kessler …

Trump taking steps to roll back Dodd-Frank financial regulations

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is taking his first steps aimed at scaling back financial services regulations, and the Republican-run Congress …

Trump scales back banking regulations with executive order

President Trump on Friday began scaling back banking regulations that reshaped the financial industry after the 2008 financial collapse.<p>The president …

Trump should look to New York for lessons in how to save cities

President Trump’s vow to rebuild America’s inner cities is sparking utopian wish lists and dreams of rivers of federal cash. But before he opens the …

History tells us to be worried about Lady Gaga’s halftime act

Ever stub your toe and holler “Ow!” — before you actually know if it hurts?<p>That is what many have been conditioned to anticipate from the Super Bowl. …

BLM misconduct probe may derail Bundy Ranch standoff trial

An investigation accusing a federal agent of misconduct and ethics violations could derail one of the most high-profile land-use trials in modern …

Meet James Robart, the judge who halted Trump’s immigration ban

The federal judge who blocked President Trump's immigration ban spent more than 30 years in private practice before taking the bench, giving up a lucrative career that saw him representing breweries, energy companies and Southeast Asian immigrants.<p>Trump tweeted Saturday morning that he thought U.S. …

Immigration

Refugees race clock to enter U.S. while courts weigh ban

Refugees and some foreigners were racing the clock to enter the United States as the Trump administration prepared to press a federal appeals court Monday for reinstatement of its controversial travel ban.<p>The San Francisco-based court denied the Trump administration's request Sunday but ordered the …

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Not just 'bad hombres': Trump is targeting up to 8 million people for deportation

When<p>President Trumpordered a vast overhaul of immigration law enforcement during his first week in office, he stripped away most restrictions on who should be deported, opening the door for roundups and detentions on a scale not seen in nearly a decade.<p>Up to 8 million people in the country …

Immigration

Executive Order Or Memorandum? Let's Call The Whole Thing An 'Action'

It's been a busy week for President Trump's pen.<p>Since taking the oath of office on Jan. 20, Trump has signed more than a dozen executive orders and memorandums in an effort to jump-start his policy agenda and begin to deliver on some of the promises he made during the campaign.<p>But why is the …

Trump Is Doing What He Said He’d Do

Is that what his voters wanted?<p>It’s up against some stiff competition, but there’s a runaway front-runner in the “wrongest idea of 2016” derby. It’s …

Trump Defends His Immigration Ban Amid Uncertainty, Public Outcry

President Donald Trump defended his controversial executive order restricting travel from seven Muslim-majority nations and indefinitely banning Syrian refugees as "not about religion" amid a second day of protests and uncertainty around the ban.<p>"This is not about religion," Trump said in the …

For Scientists, Chunks of Whale Earwax Can Be Biological Treasure Troves

Whale earwax? Really? It’s weird on so many levels—that whales even have earwax, that someone thought to go looking for something like that, and that …

Why Space Fanatics Are Freaking Out About SpaceX's Next Launch

Following a successful Falcon 9 launch-and-barge-landing in California this month, SpaceX is now looking to get back in the swing of regular flight. …

It's the beginning of a new age for artificial intelligence

AI will significantly disrupt the way organizations win, serve, and retain customers... eventually.<p>These days it seems like you can't open a …

Top 6 Artificial Intelligence Startups | NullTX

<b>In the world of technology and innovation, artificial intelligence is the biggest buzzword right now. A lot of startups around the globe are</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

Trump’s Executive Order On Obamacare Means Everything And Does Nothing

As promised, on his first day in office, President Donald Trump took steps to undo the Affordable Care Act, former President Obama’s signature health …

Jennifer Lawrence, Star without a Script

In a mere six years, Jennifer Lawrence has blazed past every marker of Hollywood stardom, with no sign of slowing down: next month’s science-fiction romance Passengers will be followed by movies with Steven Spielberg, Adam McKay, and Darren Aronofsky. In unreal circumstances, Lawrence is learning …

Ladies Who Launch: Women Who Opened the Door to Space Exploration

<b>THE GLASS UNIVERSE</b><b><br>How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars</b><br>By Dava Sobel<br>Illustrated. 324 pp. Viking. $30.<p><b>HIDDEN FIGURES</b><b><br>The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race</b><br>By Margot Lee Shetterly<br>346 pp. William …

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Japanese white-collar workers are already being replaced by artificial intelligence

Most of the attention around automation focuses on how factory robots and self-driving cars may fundamentally change our workforce, potentially eliminating millions of jobs. But AI that can handle knowledge-based, white-collar work are also becoming increasingly competent.<p>One Japanese insurance …

Worst of the worst: 12 moments of right-wing horror and absurdity from 2016

<b>Melania Trump, right, looks on as her husband President-elect Donald Trump talks to reporters during a New Year's Eve party at Mar-a-Lago, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP)</b><p>Knowing how this story ends doesn’t make any of this any easier.<p>Janet Allon<p>January 1, 2017 7:23pm …

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