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Xi Jinping tells army not to fear death in show of China's military might

President tells armed forces to be ‘capable of combat and sure to win’ in move designed to bolster his political standing<p>Xi Jinping has reaffirmed his status as China’s most dominant leader since Chairman Mao with another tub-thumping display of military brawn involving thousands of heavily armed …

Communist Party

Donald Trump Didn’t Want to Win – and Neither Did His Campaign

On the afternoon of November 8, 2016, Kellyanne Conway settled into her glass office at Trump Tower. Right up until the last weeks of the race, the …

Islamic State declares war on rival Hamas with video execution

JERUSALEM — The extremist Islamic State group’s branch in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula has taken a simmering dispute with the Palestinian Hamas group based in nearby Gaza to new levels, releasing a 22-minute video in which it calls on its followers to attack the group and shows the execution of a man it …

Palestinian Authority

Japan's Abe: N. Korea should change course, end nuke program

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea should shift course and drop its nuclear program and missile tests to become a wealthier nation, Japan's Prime Minister …

North Korea accidentally crashed a missile into its own city last April: report

An intermediate-range missile launched by North Korea last April crashed into a town near Pyongyang, possibly causing an explosion and casualties, The Diplomat reported on Wednesday.<p>The IRBM was launched April 28, 2017 near Pukchang Airfield in South Pyongan Province and was the third in a series …

Trump lawyer says stop tell-all book, publisher moves up sale date

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's lawyers are expanding their crusade against a new book that gives a behind-the-scenes account of the White House.<p>In a letter sent Thursday to "Fire and Fury" author Michael Wolff and his publisher, Trump attorney Charles Harder demanded that the book, which …

Donald Trump

Spanish court reviews custody of ex-Catalan vice president

MADRID (AP) — Former Catalan Vice President Oriol Junqueras vowed Thursday to abide by Spanish laws as he sought bail following his jailing during …

France's Macron Says He Wants Law To Combat Fake News

French President Emmanuel Macron says he will push a new law aimed at clamping down on fake news, saying he hopes to have it in place by the end of the year.<p>Speaking at a news conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris on Wednesday, Macron said such a law was essential, especially during …

Bomb Cyclone, Deep Freeze Cripples East Coast: Pictures

Georgetown University

Historic 'bomb cyclone' unleashes blizzard conditions from coastal Virginia to New England. Frigid air to follow.

The unusual winter storm that pasted parts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina with ice and snow Wednesday explosively intensified Wednesday night becoming one of the strongest East Coast winter storms in modern history.<p>While winding down over the Mid-Atlantic, the monster storm was plastering …

Weather

Watch This Tesla Warn Its Driver About a Major Accident Before It Happens

This is absolutely stunning.<p>A stunning video was posted on YouTube yesterday, reportedly showing a major accident on a highway in the Netherlands that was caught on the dashcam of a Tesla Model X. In the video, the car's "Autopilot" forward collision warning system signals trouble to the driver …

Tesla

Remove Trump From Office Before He Removes Us from Earth

At what point is it fair and necessary to ask if this man, who was handed power by a minority of voters, is fit to wield it?<p>Did Donald Trump really …

Ten electric cars we’re excited about in 2018

BMW i8 Roadster<p>Yes, it’s just a BMW i8 without a roof. And yes, it’s taken BMW an unholy amount of time to get around to it, but the i8 Roadster is …

Tesla Model 3

The Tesla Model 3 Makes The Future Feel Normal

The Tesla Model 3 was revealed 19 months ago, promising access to the fun and futuristic world of Tesla’s high-end electric cars at a relatively …

Tesla Model 3

Germany Had So Much Renewable Energy Over Christmas It Had to Pay People to Use It

This is the future.<p>People in Germany essentially got paid to use electricity on Christmas.<p>Electricity prices in the country went negative for many …

Having This Many Sexual Partners in One Year Could Be the Key to Happiness

When it comes to sex—namely, how much you should be having and with how many people—everybody has an opinion. While everyone approaches sex …

The extravagant life of Gianluca Vacchi, the Italian millionaire with an 11 million-strong Instagram following who now has his sights set on acting

50-year-old multimillionaire entrepreneur Gianluca Vacchi is not your average Instagram star — he's certainly done things his own way.<p>Having retired from a career in business, the silver-haired, tattooed Italian took social media by a storm last year when a video he posted of himself dancing on …

Crossovers and SUVs of the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

Another year of crossover and SUV domination<p>Crossovers and SUVs remain the dominant vehicle type in the market. This year’s Los Angeles Auto Show is no different. Nearly every automaker had some form of crossover or SUV making its world debut or first North American appearance. From small …

Los Angeles

Tesla Model 3 Surprisingly Shows Up At LA Auto Show

Tesla Model 3 (photo Tom Moloughney/InsideEVs)<p>Tesla rarely shows up at motor shows so this came as quite a surprise.<p>Even more surprising is that the …

Tesla Model 3

Electric cars already cheaper to own and run than petrol or diesel – study

<b>Exclusive</b>: Pure electric cars cost less over four years than petrol or diesel cars in the UK, US and Japan, researchers say, but China is set to lead the market<p>Electric cars are already cheaper to own and run than petrol or diesel cars in the UK, US and Japan, new research shows.<p>The lower cost is a …

Electric Vehicles

Future Shock: A Closer Look at Volkswagen’s EV Strategy

15 new electric Volkswagens by 2025<p>Bruised and battered by the #Dieselgate scandal, VW wants to be seen racing away from diesels as fast as it can. The company brought three battery electric vehicle (BEV) concepts to the L.A. Auto Show—a Golf-sized hatchback called I.D., a reincarnation of the …

Internal Combustion Engine

Bruce Lee maximized his success by taking the best of both eastern and western philosophies

The legacy of Bruce Lee is mainly rooted in his success as a movie star and a martial artist.<p>Not many people know that he was also an avid reader and a deep thinker. In fact, he often noted that many of the impressive feats he accomplished weren’t just a direct product of his commitment to training …

Self-improvement

Why do we feel so guilty all the time?

Food, sex, money, work, family, friends, health, politics: there’s nothing we can’t feel guilty about, including our own feelings of guilt. By Devorah Baum<p>I feel guilty about everything. Already today I’ve felt guilty about having said the wrong thing to a friend. Then I felt guilty about avoiding …

Corruption

Sex change regret: Gender reversal surgery is on the rise, so why aren't we talking about it?

Around five years ago, Professor Miroslav Djordjevic, the world-leading genital reconstructive surgeon, received a visit at his Belgrade clinic: a transgender person who had undergone surgery at different clinic to remove male genitalia - and since changed their mind.<p>That was the first time Prof …

What Role Does Intuition Play in Your Business?

Most business owners have a well tuned sixth sense, but if we don't listen to it, it goes.<p>Over the years I've made many mistakes in business. I don't beat myself up about them, in fact I'm grateful to have made them because they've generally made me a better person, in business, in life, in …

Business Strategy

The enormously popular CEO of LinkedIn shares the leadership advice he says could 'change the game'

With a 97 percent employee approval rating on Glassdoor, LinkedIn's Jeff Weiner has developed a reputation as one of the most beloved CEOs in the world.<p>Weiner recently shared his advice on what it takes to reach employees on a deeper level:<p>"Inspire, empower, listen & appreciate. Practicing any one …