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The Trending Color That Will Soon Heat Up Your Home Decor

(Image credit: Cargo Collective)<p>Something strange is happening in the home decorating world right now. After years of grays, greens and blues …

Theresa May Warned A 'Hard Brexit' Could Bring 'Harsh' Consequences

'We would be reckless not to challenge the consequences of a hard Brexit.'<p>Bloomberg via Getty Images<p>Theresa May was warned against taking Britain out …

Germany's finance minister presses for a 'German Islam' | Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - A veteran ally of Angela Merkel urged Muslims in Germany on Sunday to develop a “German Islam” based on liberalism and tolerance, saying the influx of people seeking refuge, many of them Muslims, is a challenge for mainstream society.<p>German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble …

May speech makes it clear: We’re leaving the single market

In years to come this will be considered one of the most disastrous speeches ever made by a British prime minister.

Engineer of crashed N.J. train was fully rested; questions remain | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The engineer of the New Jersey commuter train that crashed on Thursday told investigators he was fully rested but has no memory of the incident, and a recovered data recorder was not working, a National Transportation Safety Board official said on Sunday.<p>A New Jersey Transit …

Low turnout invalidates Hungary ballot on EU refugee quotas

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Low voter turnout invalidated Hungary's referendum on European Union refugee quotas, even though citizens voted …

The world's best cities for millennials

From affordable housing and transport to thriving job markets and culture, here’s our pick of the hottest spots for a good life<p><b>Affordability</b><p>Millennials are a boomerang generation. The number of 20- to 34-year-olds living at home with their parents increased by 25% between 1996 and 2013 in the UK. …

Demographics

How to Tell a Coworker They’re Annoying You

Whenever we’re working closely with other people, it’s easy for tensions to arise thanks to differences in personal styles and priorities. When they do, we have a choice: should we raise the issue, or keep quiet? Many of us bite our tongue, worrying that speaking up will harm an important …

Self-help

President Obama and Misty Copeland Open Up About Race

When Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States, many saw it as the dawn of a new era of American race relations. During his …

5 takeaways from Super Tuesday 3

<b>Columbus, Ohio (CNN) —</b> Front-runners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump dominated one of the biggest days of the 2016 presidential race so far. Trump overcame controversy about the violent clashes that have marked his rallies this week and Clinton muted the criticism over her history on trade deals …

Anyone Can Be A Good Runner

As global warming blesses much of the country with a premature spring, there is no better time to finally achieve your dream of becoming a runner. …

Fitness

From Kim Jong-un to Kim Kardashian – the world's most powerful millennials

For some, millennials are the cursed generation who would prefer to concentrate on taking 2,000 selfies a year than anything else.<p>For others, including many millennials themselves, they are the generation coming to terms with being the first in the history of the western world to be worse off than …

North Korea

Britain to Test Driverless Cars on Motorways Next Year

Britain said it will begin trialing driverless cars on motorways for the first time in 2017, as it moves toward its goal of allowing autonomous cars …

China's PBOC flags stimulus restraint but says policy should be flexible | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s central bank won’t resort to excessive stimulus to bolster growth but will keep a flexible stance in the event of an economic shock - domestic or global, Governor Zhou Xiaochuan said while reiterating the authority’s prudent monetary policy.<p>Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of …

George Osborne has agreed to allow driverless 'road trains' on UK motorways by 2020

Google chairman Eric Schmidt previously said he had been approached by UK officials to conduct driverless vehicle tests in the UK. It is not clear whether Google will be involved in the truck tests, however.<p>Automated driving of trucks allows them to travel nose-to-tail down motorways at high speed, …

A timeline of artificial intelligence victories, from 1997-3041

This past week, the Go-playing world was rocked by DeepMind AlphaGo's unexpected victory over legendary champion Lee Se-dol. Sure, supercomputers have beaten chessmasters at their own game before, but due to the extremely complex nature of the 5000-year old game of Go, this was an unprecedented …

Yahoo Is Killing Off a Bunch of Projects, Including Video App Livetext, to 'Simplify the Business'

Livetext, Yahoo Games and a few media sites are done.<p>Yahoo is restructuring. We already saw layoffs. Now we’re seeing products left for dead, too.<p>In a blog post on Friday, Yahoo said that it will shut down a number of initiatives and products, including Yahoo Games, its video messaging app LiveText …

Tens of thousands march against Poland's court reforms

Thousands of opposition supporters have taken to the streets of Poland's capital Warsaw in the latest round of a constitutional row that has put the government on a collision course with the country's top court.<p>After sweeping to power last October, Poland's conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party …

Architizer

Newly released multiple angle video and photos show Google’s self-driving car accident [Video]

A new video with multiple angles and new pictures of the Google’s self-driving car hitting a bus last week and its aftermath have been released today. The accident is believed to be the first where Google’s system could be found at fault.<p>To be fair to Google’s self-driving effort, it is still …

A Brit Tries To Understand Iowan Politics

Presidential candidates are hitting the road and doing everything to impress ordinary Iowans. BuzzFeed UK's Jim Waterson attempts to understand US politics.<p>DES MOINES, Iowa – American politics reached a new level of weird for me when Donald Trump arrived at Iowa's state fair Saturday and proceeded …

'About dying': The side of death we don't see

<i>Meet the men and women who deal with death every day on "This is Life with Lisa Ling: America's Busiest Coroners,"</i> Wednesday November 11 at 9 p.m.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Before she started photographing death, Cathrine Ertmann had never seen a body. Viewed through her lens while standing in a morgue, it was less …

Andy Burnham says Jeremy Corbyn vote will make Labour 'party of protest'

Andy Burnham has appealed to a “silent majority” in the Labour party<br>to reject Jeremy Corbyn, as his supporters said their data shows the gap between him and the leading candidate is much smaller than previous polls suggested.<p>Burnham’s intervention signals a change in tone since Thursday, when he …

Tony Blair

How can I get into my PC without an admin password?

I have an HP laptop running Microsoft Windows 8. As recommended by many sources, I created separate user accounts for my wife and myself, and I have not needed to log in as admin for a while. Now I have simply forgotten the password. I’ve tried all of the obvious variations, which followed a …

Windows 10

Obama: Abandoning Iran nuclear deal could mean war

US President Barack Obama has defended the international nuclear agreement with Iran and warned the US Congress that blocking the pact could spark a war in the Middle East.<p>Obama's speech at a Washington DC university came after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launched a campaign on …