Mansoor IJAZ

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China cancels trade talks with US and won’t send delegation to Washington: reports

China cancelled trade talks with the US and will no longer send Vice-Premier Liu He to Washington next week, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing unidentified people briefed on the matter.<p>A mid-level delegation from China had been due to travel to the US capital to pave the way for Liu’s trip, …

What Is Hillary Clinton Thinking?

She actually believes she still has a shot at the White House.<p>When Homer Simpson looks in the mirror, he sees ripped chest muscles and arms like the …

Hillary Clinton

Kate Middleton Isn't Joining Prince William on His Upcoming Trip to Africa—And Here's Why

If you follow the British royal family (which is damn near impossible if you use the internet or buy groceries these days), then you know that the royals are big into charity. They are also big into travel and they're <i>really</i> big into any chance to combine the two.<p>Next week, Prince William will take …

Prince William

Abbas will tell UN to either save two-state solution or bury it — report

In his speech to the UN General Assembly next week, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will urge the international community to either …

France

Ted Cruz asked if he lost his dignity

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is asked during a debate with Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) if he lost his dignity by supporting President Trump after Trump insulted Cruz and his family during the 2016 election.

Ted Cruz

Scientists Just Created a Magnetic Field That Takes Us Closer Than Ever Before to Harnessing Nuclear Fusion

They were able to control it without destroying any equipment this time.<p>Inexpensive clean energy sounds like a pipe dream. Scientists have long …

Magnetism

Rafale bombshell: Even hardcore BJP supporters appear to concede it may be game over for PM Modi

Former French President Francois Hollande on Friday dropped a bombshell on the Rafale jets deal with India and France by revealing that the decision …

France

Rod Rosenstein Suggested Secretly Recording Trump and Discussed 25th Amendment

WASHINGTON — The deputy attorney general, Rod J. Rosenstein, suggested last year that he secretly record President Trump in the White House to expose the chaos consuming the administration, and he discussed recruiting cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Mr. Trump from office for …

Twenty Fifth Amendment

How removal under the 25th Amendment works: A beginner’s guide

When John F. Kennedy was shot in Dallas in November 1963, it wasn’t at first clear how serious his injuries were. What if the bullet that struck him had incapacitated him, leaving him in a coma for an extended period? He would still be the president, but he wouldn’t be able to carry out the …

Twenty Fifth Amendment

Rod Rosenstein, quit!

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>For the good of your country, Rod Rosenstein, step down.<p>If you have a shred of integrity left in you, if you still care about the …

Donald Trump

How Daniel Craig Engineered A Smart ‘Bond 25’ Finale with Director Cary Fukunaga

Craig has been wanting to do his own version of "From Russia with Love," and now he'll get the chance.<p>What Daniel Craig wants, Daniel Craig gets. And …

Bond 25

Watch eel change shape right before your eyes

EV Nautilus has released footage of a rare gulper eel shifting shape, a unique method it uses to intimidate predators.

Electric Vehicles

U.S. Sanctions Are Driving Russian Billionaires Into Putin’s Arms

The Trump administration is helping Vladimir Putin achieve a goal that’s eluded him for almost two decades—getting Russia’s billionaires to start …

Vladimir Putin

New nanofilter cleans water hundred times faster than current tech: Researchers- Technology News, Firstpost

Australian scientists said on Friday, 21 September that they have developed a nano-filter that can clean contaminated water 100 times faster than the …

Wales

Ferrari's Monza SP1 and SP2 don't need no stinkin' windshields

Carbon Fiber

This Insane Plan to 'Prop Up' Antarctica Could Help Save The World

It's crazy, but hear this out.<p>For the hundreds of millions of people who live alongside the world's coasts, the scariest sea-level rise scenario is …

Sea Level

Gorgeous Fashion and Beauty Photography by Lars Fink Rasmussen

Lars Fink Rasmussen is a multi-talented photographer, retoucher, and creative director based in Copenhagen, Danmark. Lars focuses mainly on …

Advertising Industry

A Jewel at the Heart of Quantum Physics

Physicists have discovered a jewel-shaped geometric object that challenges the notion that space and time are fundamental constituents of …

Particles

'Bond 25' Director Reacts to Working With Daniel Craig

The landmark installment of the James Bond franchise has already been through a few setbacks, but with the addition of director Cary Fukunaga, the …

James Bond

China and America May Be Forging a New Economic Order

It’s not a Cold War. But the dispute between the world’s two largest economies is taking the world into unknown territory.<p>“New U.S.-China Tariffs Raise Fears of an Economic Cold War,” proclaimed a <i>Washington Post</i> headline. <i>The New York</i> <i>Times</i> alleged that the United States and China were already “on …

China

Ice sheet 60 times the size of England could melt, causing 4m sea-level rise - and plunging UK coasts into ocean

An enormous ice sheet is at risk of melting even if temperatures rise by just 2°C, potentially sparking major climate chaos.<p>Scientists say that if the East Antarctic Ice Sheet –which is 60 times the size of England – melts, sea levels could rise by four meters, putting areas of the UK at risk of …

Sea Level

Porsche's Sleek Chargers Will Power up EVs in Just 15 Minutes

Until now, if you wanted a fun, stylish, luxurious, long-range electric car, you had to buy a Tesla. Elon Musk’s automaker was the first to produce …

Porsche

SpaceX plans to launch a giant spaceship around the moon. But how will it land back on Earth?

The giant 100-passenger spaceship that SpaceX plans to load with a billionaire and a clutch of artists may one day circle the moon, perhaps as soon …

BFR

Elon Musk Hints at BFR Engine Upgrades to Make Rocket Even Stronger

SpaceX is building the world’s most powerful rocket, but Elon Musk has suggested it could become even more powerful. The CEO wrote on Twitter …

Engines

This super powerful magnetic field puts us one step closer to nuclear fusion

CRUISIN’ FOR A FUSION<p>Inexpensive clean energy sounds like a pipe dream. Scientists have long thought that nuclear fusion, the type of reaction that …

Magnetism

Ferrari’s Monza Cars Mix Its Most Powerful Engine With 1950s Cool

Consider the pickle in which Ferrari finds itself. Consumers want SUVs. Regulators want electrics. Thus will the iconic car company make a plug-in …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

Bill Gates' House: A Look at Xanadu 2.0

As of this writing, Forbes lists Bill Gates' net worth as $97.5 billion. How do you even begin to spend such an absurd amount of money?<p>Well, if …

Bill Gates

American Democracy Is in Crisis

Our democratic institutions and traditions are under siege. We need to do everything we can to fight back.<p>It’s been nearly two years since Donald Trump won enough Electoral College votes to become president of the United States. On the day after, in my concession speech, I said, “We owe him an open …

Civil Rights

Pakistan's army chief visits Beijing after 'Silk Road' tension

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan’s army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa began a three-day visit to China on Sunday, Pakistan’s military said, days after a Pakistani minister stirred unease about Chinese Silk Road projects in the South Asian nation.<p>FILE PHOTO: Pakistan's Army Chief of Staff General …

Silk Road

Donald Trump's N-word video will be released before mid-term elections

The smoking gun, or in this case, the smoking video, of Donald Trump using the n-word is lying low somewhere like a seething volcano that you know is …

Donald Trump