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What Mueller's move means

As soon as Monday, the Mueller investigation begins a new phase that moves it from background music in national politics to center stage, with …

Donald Trump

Wildfires devastate California pot farmers, who must rebuild without banks or insurance

She knew just where she had buried the gold and silver coins — down a ravine from her home by a big Douglas fir.<p>After Cheryl Dumont lost her entire marijuana crop, her income for the year, she was anxious to see whether that savings had survived the Redwood fire.<p>She hiked down to the tree with a …

California

Russian-American lobbyist joined Trump's son's meeting, too

WASHINGTON (AP) — A prominent Russian-American lobbyist and former Soviet military officer attended a meeting with President Donald Trump's son, son-in-law and campaign chairman last year, the lobbyist said Friday, adding a new wrinkle to the Trump team's evolving explanations about the June 2016 …

Donald Trump

War for the Planet of the Apes Trailer (2017) | 'Legacy' | Movieclips Trailers

Planet of the Apes

Donald Trump's long history of disparaging women's appearances

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's tweet Thursday attacking MSNBC anchor Mika Brzezinski is just the latest in a long line of disparaging jabs he has hurled at prominent women.<p>The President referred to Brzezinski as "low I.Q. Crazy Mika" and said she was "bleeding badly from a face-lift" when she came to visit …

The Mountain Between Us | Official Trailer | 20th Century FOX

Movie Trailers

‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’ Is The Redemption Of CGI

<i>Guardians Of The Galaxy 2</i> was famously reported to have five post-credits scenes, which isn’t quite true. It actually has five <i>mid</i>-credits scenes, which I think we can all agree is too many, but more importantly should give you some idea of just how many people had to work together in order to …

Rob Manfred has a vision to improve baseball and it's more radical than you think

Pace of play this, and pace of play that. Rob Manfred did not want to talk about it. Not at first, anyway.<p>The commissioner of baseball wanted to play football trivia. Let's do this.<p>"Bob Griese," Manfred said. "Great quarterback. Won two Super Bowls. You know how many passes he threw in those two …

Bold promises, fewer results: Trump's executive orders don't always live up to his claims

It’s been one of<p>President Trump’s favorite boasts since he took office: By his order, new oil and gas pipelines built in the U.S. will be made from American steel.<p>As is often the case, Trump has wrapped the claim into an anecdote he often repeats. Referring to his orders to revive the<p>Keystone …

Lukas Podolski: Ein Fußballspieler mit zwei Herzen

Lukas Podolskis Abschied von der deutschen Nationalmannschaft hat man auch in Polen aufmerksam verfolgt. Podolski, anders als der ebenfalls in Polen …

How Flipboard helps travel bloggers get tons of traffic to their sites | India Travel Stories

What is Flipboard?<p>Flipboard is a news aggregation and social network platform that has been around for more than 4 years. You can say that it marries …

March Madness on Flipboard

By The Sports Desk | Check your bracket, watch the upsets and follow the favorites in the NCAA tournament<p>Nobody Saw This Villanova Dynasty Coming<p>You …

Wisconsin’s Ethan Happ Is College Basketball’s Latest Unicorn

At first glance, Ethan Happ, Wisconsin’s do-everything, still-growing sophomore forward, looks like a typical Wisconsin big. He’s the sort of player …

The Five Ages of King Kong

Ever since the first “King Kong” movie in 1933, the giant, chest-pounding, helicopter-smacking, no-nonsense primate has meant different things to different generations, embodying both his science and his fiction. Kong has been a kind of canvas on which to paint the economic and political issues of …

Great Depression

Inaugural cheers, fireworks: Trump sweeps in for his big day

WASHINGTON (AP) — With fireworks heralding his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington Thursday on the eve of his presidential inauguration …

Powerful Storm Pummels Northern California, Nevada: Pictures

British direct rule would place Northern Ireland at ‘mercy of hard Brexit government’, says SDLP

Northern Ireland should not return to British direct rule because the region would be at the mercy of a “hard Brexit government”, according to the …

United Kingdom

UK will be 'front of line' for US trade deal, Donald Trump's team reassures Boris Johnson

Donald Trump’s team have reassured Boris Johnson that the US will seek a trade deal with the UK as fast as possible following Brexit.<p>The …

Donald Trump

Insurance firm Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance is making 34 employees redundant and replacing them with IBM’s Watson Explorer AI<p>A future in which human workers are replaced by machines is about to become a reality at an insurance firm in Japan, where more than 30 employees are being laid off and …

Artificial Intelligence

Photos Dakar Rally 2017 - Stage 1

Dakar Rally

Wham! singer who went on to a solo career and became Britain’s biggest pop star<p>George Michael, who has died aged 53 of heart failure, was Britain’s biggest pop star of the 1980s, first with the pop duo Wham! and then as a solo artist. After Wham! made their initial chart breakthrough with the …

Music

Azealia Banks is at it again — branding Sia a ‘pompous white b*tch’ with a ‘chapped face’

<b>Azealia Banks has unleashed her famous wrath on Sia, calling her a ‘pompous white b*tch’ and an ‘ugly pasty dry white lady’ in a series of online</b> …

Azealia Banks

The most anticipated video games of 2016

This is why you hate Brussels sprouts

On most people's list of Christmas highlights, they come somewhere near the M4 traffic jam and falling out with your drunk Uncle about …

Cooking

Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon threatens new independence vote if Scotland forced out of single market

Scotland will hold a new referendum on separation from the UK unless it can stay in the European Union single market, Nicola Sturgeon will warn this …

United Kingdom

Prince William and Kate play cricket with Sachin Tendulkar on Indian tour

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge played cricket with one of India's biggest stars, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, in a Mumbai park as they began their royal tour of India and Bhutan on Sunday.<p>Before a crowd of onlookers in Mumbai's Oval Maidan recreation ground, Kate bravely wielded a …

Prince William

Hawaii's highest peaks get 2 feet of snow — and more is on the way

Ski season is underway in Hawaii.<p>The island's two highest peaks — Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa — are getting hit with a cold, wet storm that has dumped about 2 feet of snow, and an additional foot of snow is possible when another storm hits the islands later this weekend.<p>National Weather …

Miami celebrations at Castro's death shock those in Havana

MIAMI (AP) — For more than a decade, Maria Vazquez's store had a special gift basket to celebrate Fidel Castro's death.<p>For $24.99, it includes a …

South America mourns after nearly all of Brazilian club’s players, management team and media contingent died when plane went down in Colombia<p>The victims of one of the worst disasters in South American sporting history will be honoured at a mass wake inside the football stadium of the Brazilian club …

Brazil

Chelsea Transfer News: Diego Costa to Inter Milan Talk Denied, Latest Rumours

Inter Milan sporting director Piero Ausilio has denied the club's reported pursuit of Chelsea's Diego Costa, citing the presence of Mauro Icardi in the Nerazzurri squad as proof enough that they do not need a new striker.<p>A <i>Don Balon</i> report (via Calciomercato) previously indicated that Inter owners …

Soccer