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Warnings of rising xenophobia on Holocaust remembrance day

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Jewish and Christian leaders prayed over the ruins of gas chambers at Auschwitz-Birkenau as some warned on International Holocaust Remembrance Day of rising xenophobic hatred against Jews, Muslims and others.<p>Camp survivors gathered Friday with political leaders and …

World History

Elon Musk to dig tunnel to ease traffic in LA, but he doesn't yet have permission

The SpaceX and Tesla CEO announced his plans to start digging ‘in a month or so’, but city planning bodies say he doesn’t have the permits required<p>Elon Musk announced plans to start digging a traffic-easing tunnel under Los Angeles “in a month or so”, but city planning bodies say he doesn’t yet …

Elon Musk

Mexican president cancels meeting with Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Thursday canceled a meeting with US President Donald Trump that had been set for next week after renewed tensions erupted over Trump's plan to build a wall on the border.<p>"This morning we have informed the White House that I will not attend …

Donald Trump

Trump summit with Mexico's Pena Nieto still on, 'for now' | Reuters

MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) - A summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Mexican counterpart Enrique Pena Nieto next week is still on “for now”, Mexico’s foreign minister said on Wednesday, despite pressure at home to scrap it over objections to a border wall.<p>U.S. Republican presidential …

Mexico

Trump’s flashy executive actions could run aground

The White House failed to consult with many of the agencies and lawmakers who will be critical for their success.<p>President Donald Trump’s team made little effort to consult with federal agency lawyers or lawmakers as they churned out executive actions this week, stoking fears the White House is …

Donald Trump

President Trump, Be Wary of a Mexican Backlash

A Hugo Chávez wannabe is running for president and riding an anti-Trump wave south of the border.<p>After months of controversy, senior administration …

National Security Council

Mexico's President Canceled His Meeting With Trump Rather Than Pay For The Wall

"I lament and reject the decision of the United States to continue building a wall that for years does not unite us, but divides us," Enrique Peña Nieto said.<p>MEXICO CITY — Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Thursday said he would not attend a meeting with US President Donald Trump after the …

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. …

President Trump Will Probably Be Mad at a Park Soon

Presenting the badass Badlands.<p>The revolution will be Twitterized. The National Park Service retweeted several messages criticizing President Donald Trump during his inauguration last week and was subsequently ordered to "immediately cease use of government Twitter accounts." One of the Service's …

Donald Trump

Will the U.S. and Canada leave Mexico behind?

America and Canada dropped their first hints that they could strike a new trade deal without Mexico. And Mexico suggested that it's not interested in any deal that puts it at a disadvantage.<p>President Trump's press secretary, Sean Spicer, emphasized Trump will seek out "bilateral" trade agreements …

Mexico

New Organisms Have Been Formed Using The First Ever 6-Letter Genetic Code

This could be the beginning of a whole new life form.<p>Scientists have engineered the first ever 'semi-synthetic' organisms, by breeding <i>E. coli</i> …

E.coli

This new Periodic Table shows the astounding origins of every atom in your body

In the first episode of his famous TV series about space, "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," the late astronomer Carl Sagan wastes no time dramatically setting the stage.<p>"The surface of the Earth is the shore of the cosmic ocean," Sagan says. "Some part of our being knows this is where we came from. We …

Universe

America: behold, your Snowflake-in-Chief

It’s ironic that the alt-right’s insult of the moment applies above all to their hero, president-elect Donald Trump<p>If you’ve ever sat through a rightwing YouTube rant or spent five minutes on Twitter, you’ve likely heard the word “snowflake”. The term has supplanted the old standby of “social …

Donald Trump

As Mexico's president defends gas price hikes, nationwide protests descend into looting and violence

Five days after a reviled fuel price increase went into effect, Mexicans are still in the streets protesting against the measure.<p>Demonstrations spread throughout Mexico during the first days of the year, reportedly occurring in 28 of the country's 32 states, with Mexicans from political parties, …

Mexico

Unrest over Mexico gasoline price hike erupts into looting

XALAPA, Mexico (AP) — Protests over a sharp gasoline price hike erupted into looting of gas stations and stores in various parts of Mexico on Wednesday, with dozens of businesses reportedly sacked.<p>Protesters also continued to block highways, burn tires and seize gas stations, snarling traffic and …

Mexico

35+ HTML & CSS Resources for Beginners

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>In case you are not familiar with HTML and CSS, here’s a quick intro.<p><b>HTML</b> is a markup language used …

Publisher wins rights to Voynich manuscript, a book no one can read

Tiny Spanish publisher can clone centuries-old manuscript written in language or code that no one has cracked<p>It’s one of the world’s most mysterious books, a centuries-old manuscript written in an unknown or coded language that no one has cracked.<p>Scholars have spent their lives puzzling over the …

Writing