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'A huge red flag': why Trump could be toxic for Republicans at the midterms

I don’t see how this ends well for a party that is trying to hold on to a 23-seat majority Michael Steele<p>A television assembly plant in small town South Carolina could prove the graveyard of ambition for Republicans in November’s midterm elections.<p>This week Element Electronics warned that it might …

Elections

Say goodbye to slugs, snails, mice and badgers

Plants are amazing things. Tethered to the spot, unable to run or hide from environmental threats, they have instead developed an arsenal of chemical weapons to help shield themselves from the everyday onslaught of the outside world. With a few tips and tricks you can hijack these defence compounds …

Gardening

Gen. McCaffrey: ‘Space Force is a thoroughly stupid idea’

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams<p>Gen. McCaffrey: ‘Space Force is a thoroughly stupid idea’<p>02:28<p>Charlottesville on alert 1 year after deadly …

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross accused of stealing $120 million from business associates

Like Trump, Ross also apparently lied—frequently and on an enormous scale—about his personal wealth. He appeared frequently on the <i>Forbes</i> list as …

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Every Oscar best-picture winner, ever

Here's a look back at the Oscars' 90 best pictures. 1927/1928 - 'Wings' | Richard Arlen, Clara Bow and Charles "Buddy" Rogers star in the first Academy Award best-picture winner, a silent film. Sunset Boulevard, Corbis via Getty Images<p>1928/1929 - 'The Broadway Melody' | Bessie Love and Charles King …

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Teacher Enjoyed Failing This Student, But Got Shocked When She Discovered This in His File

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Melania backs LeBron after Trump insult: He's 'working to do good things'

First lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpTop aide to Melania Trump leaves White House: report White House issues open casting call for Christmas …

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Yotam Ottolenghi’s seafood recipes

Seafood releases its flavour very swiftly, so is ideal for cooking with grains – pasta, barley, bulgur, rice – because the timings for both the protein and starch are roughly the same. We’re all familiar with boiling grains and serving them with a rich sauce or stew on top, but there’s a lot to be …

Recipes

Only 1 tweet really mattered this week

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump relishes his ability to drive news via his Twitter feed. One can easily mentally conjure him tapping out a message on his phone in the early morning hours and thinking: "Wait until they get a load of this!"<p>Trump's Twitter habit -- like all of ours -- has …

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What we found in an undisturbed rainforest hidden on top of an African mountain

Atop Mount Lico in northern Mozambique is a site that few have had the pleasure of seeing—a hidden rainforest, protected by a steep circle of rock. Though the mountain was known to locals, the forest itself remained a secret until six years ago, when Julian Bayliss spotted it on satellite imagery. …

Ecology

Trump administration lifts ban on pesticides linked to declining bee numbers

dee_dee_creamer/Flickr(CC2)<br>The new policy was introduced in a memo on Thursday. This marks the latest of the Obama-led administration environmental …

What's going on with Donald Trump? Psychologist explains the president’s lies, reversals

Trump's lies and reversals are not due to mental illness but because he reacts to people and situations in the moment, with no thought of future or past.<p>When I saw CNN’s Jake Tapper suddenly blurt out, “What the hell is going on?” in an online video the other day, I thought I’d better speak up.<p>Like …

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Nunes suffers another embarrassment at the hands of his Senate counterpart

This past weekend, the public got a rare look at previously secret documents: the FBI’s application to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to …

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11 Rules for Critical Thinking

• All beliefs in whatever realm are theories at some level. (Stephen Schneider)<br>• Do not condemn the judgment of another because it differs from your own. …

Critical Thinking

President Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star was smashed to pieces

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was destroyed by a man with a pickax early Wednesday, according to Los Angeles police Officer Ray Brown.<p>Hollywood division officers responded to a call at 3:33 a.m. (6:33 a.m. ET) to the tourist area.<p>Patricia Cox, a …

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions repeats 'lock her up' chant

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the top law enforcement officer in the country, repeated the words "lock her up" Tuesday that were being chanted, a rallying cry from Donald Trump campaign events calling to jail Hillary Clinton, and then laughed.<p>Sessions was addressing a …

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Russian hackers infiltrated US power networks and had the ability to trigger massive blackouts

Russian hackers infiltrated US electric utilities last year and had the ability to cause widespread blackouts, the Department of Homeland Security said in a briefing on Monday.<p>Symantec first reported on a hacking campaign by the state-sponsored group Dragonfly targeting dozens of victims in the US …

Cybersecurity

PSA: Plastic food containers with these *three* recycling codes aren’t safe for your health

If your food-container collection still consists of plastics instead of glass, frequently recycling and replacing ’em is a <i>must</i> to protect yourself …

Sustainability

Ex-White House Stenographer: With No Official Transcript, Trump Can Muddle The Truth

For five years, Beck Dorey-Stein was Barack Obama's "professional stalker," she says. "His creeper."<p>As a former White House stenographer — a job she found on Craigslist of all places — Dorey-Stein was part of a team responsible for going anywhere the president went, recording his every public …

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Improve Your Sleep With This Device That Prevents Snoring, Sleep Apnea, And More

Snoring has many causes—whether you or your partner is struggling with sleep apnea or stuffed up during winter cold season. It’s as hard to determine …

Sleep

Inside Trump's isolation after Putin summit, walkbacks

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Facing condemnation from allies and foes alike on Capitol Hill, President Donald Trump was outnumbered even in the Oval Office. Top aides gathered to convince the president to issue a rare walk-back of the comments he'd made raising doubts about U.S. intelligence …

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Latest - The Atlantic

The legal questions raised by the Cohen-Trump tape. Plus signs of a lake on Mars, Sean Spicer’s book, and more.<p>Rosa Inocencio Smith<br>• Jul 25, 2018<p>Within the space of a day, Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was vandalized, and then quickly replaced.<p>Todd S. Purdum<br>• Jul 25, 2018<p>President …

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The World Burns. Sarah Sanders Says This Is Fine.

The White House press secretary has set a new precedent: Partisanship over patriotism. Victory over truth.<p>On Wednesday, two representatives of the United States government held press briefings, both of them touching on one of the most astonishing news stories of the Trump presidency—a series of …

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The White House praises poverty-reduction programs as it seeks to end them

“Based on historical standards of material wellbeing and the terms of engagement, our War on Poverty is largely over and a success,” wrote the White House’s Council of Economic Advisors in a report released earlier this month.<p>Given that the official US poverty rate was 12.7% in 2016, the last time …

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Mike Pence Looms As Donald Trump's Ultimate Poison Pill

The final chapter of Donald Trump’s corrosion of America is the specter of President Pence.<p>This week, as Trump cravenly kowtowed to Vladimir Putin, Americans wondered if the U.S. president is a Russian asset ― and impeachment our only defense. Not his would-be successor.<p>″What the American people …

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Trump promised them better, cheaper health care. It’s not happening.

A key small business group says Trump’s new insurance rules are unworkable, after pushing the idea for nearly 20 years.<p>President Donald Trump handed an influential business advocacy group what should have been a historic lobbying victory when he recently rolled out new rules encouraging small …

Health Care

Noam Chomsky calmly explains why Trump and allies are a threat to organized human life

"Today's Republican Party is the most dangerous organization in human history," intones Noam Chomsky as methodically describes "a level of …

Noam Chomsky

Germany: We can no longer fully rely on U.S. White House

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's foreign minister said on Monday Europe could not rely on Donald Trump and needed to close ranks after the U.S. president called the European Union a "foe" with regard to trade.<p>"We can no longer completely rely on the White House," Heiko Maas told the Funke newspaper …

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