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Sarcastic Trump offers 'congratulations' to America on anniversary of Mueller probe

President Donald Trump rang in the anniversary of the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller by slamming the probe into his campaign's ties to Russia during the 2016 election.<p>"Congratulations America, we are now into the second year of the greatest Witch Hunt in American History ... and …

Donald Trump

Lamar Jackson not being warmly welcomed by Joe Flacco, Ravens already impressed

The Ravens are already gushing over Lamar Jackson<p>If the NFL wants to put together a dramatic reality show this year, they should skip out on <i>Hard</i> …

Lamar Jackson

Capitalism is unfolding exactly as Karl Marx predicted

One hundred and sixty years ago, at a time when the light bulb was not yet invented, Karl Marx predicted that robots would replace humans in the workplace.<p>“[O]nce adopted into the production process of capital, the means of labor passes through different metamorphoses, whose culmination is the …

Globalization

Hunter McGrady Loves Putting Her Curves on Display in a Swimsuit — and We're ALL About It

Look up the word "bombshell" in the dictionary, and you just might see a photo of Hunter McGrady striking a pose and smiling back at you. The 24-year-old curve model made jaws drop when she graced the pages of the 2017 <b>Sports Illustrated</b> Swimsuit Issue wearing nothing but body paint, and in 2018, …

Swimwear

Self-help guru accused of branding women is charged with sex trafficking

An American self-help guru accused of presiding over a secretive society of female sex slaves branded with his initials has been arrested in Mexico after fleeing from New York state.<p>Keith Raniere, 57, co-founder of the group called Nxivm, was returned to Texas on Monday, according to prosecutors, …

New York State

#MeToo in medicine: Women, harassed in hospitals and operating rooms, await reckoning

Inside a bright operating room, Dr. Christina Jenkins gripped her surgical clamp, ready to remove a skin graft.<p>With her was a scrub tech, an anesthesiologist, and, across the operating table, the attending physician — a veteran trauma and burn surgeon.<p>Jenkins, a resident at the time who was just …

Sexual Harassment

Intel just put a quantum computer on a silicon chip

Dutch quantum computing company QuTech, in conjunction with chip-maker Intel, yesterday unveiled a programmable two-qubit quantum computer running on a silicon chip.<p>Quantum computers are supposed to be capable of doing things no “classical” computer could possibly accomplish, such as complex …

Quantum Computing

White House: Florida shooter 'obviously' shouldn't have had 'that weapon'

A top White House spokesperson said Friday the suspected shooter who killed 17 at a Florida high school "obviously" shouldn't have been able to legally obtain the weapon he used in the deadly onslaught.<p>Principal deputy press secretary Raj Shah was pressed on whether President Donald Trump felt it …

Guns

Warning: Trump's Babysitters Are About to Go Home

If this is what he's like surrounded by A-list advisers, expect chaos after they quit.<p>So Michael Wolff wrote a book about Donald Trump. Perhaps you've heard about it?<p>The internet spent a few days pointing and laughing at the more extraordinary claims about Trump’s behavior (including some the book …

Donald Trump

Louisiana school board president on teacher arrest: Everyone wants to side with the 'poor little woman'

A Louisiana school board president drew criticism Wednesday for his response to a video that shows a female teacher being forcibly removed from a school board meeting after questioning the school superintendent’s pay raise.<p>The video shows middle school teacher Deyshia Hargrave being handcuffed and …

The Republican tax bill is an American betrayal

The American people voted for populism. They got plutocracy.<p>According to a poll from Public Policy Polling, 57 percent of Americans now approve of the Affordable Care Act. Only 29 percent approve of the GOP’s tax cuts.<p>Reflect on those numbers for a moment. Republicans have managed to make <i>tax cuts</i> …

6 Exercises to Do At Home (When the Gym Is Crazy Crowded)

Don’t let a jam-packed gym (or lousy weather) keep you from meeting your fitness goals. Try this at-home workout developed by Sadie Lincoln, founder …

Whistleblower says she warned drugmaker of risks of taking antipsychotic Seroquel with methadone

Few prescription drugs were as popular as the antipsychotic Seroquel. Psychiatrists trusted it, nursing homes used it and addiction specialists prescribed it. Annual sales exceeded $3 billion.<p>But in the winter of 2009, one of the top pharmaceutical sales representatives selling it, Allison Zayas, …

Corruption

Senator Backs $1.5 Trillion Tax Cut, Then Says There's No Money for Children's Healthcare

It’s been more than two months since Congress let the Children’s Health Care Program expire. Co-sponsored by Republican Orrin Hatch when introduced …

Health Care

A prescription for healing the healthcare industry

The year is 1900. Life expectancy is 47 years. Almost all hospitals in the U.S. are nonprofit institutions founded by religious organizations. More people die in war due to infection than in battle.<p>Fast-forward to today. Healthcare in the U.S. has ballooned into a massive industry worth $3 …

Amazon has privately blamed the U.S. Postal Service for grocery delivery issues that led to Amazon Fresh changes

Too many late or missed deliveries, company officials have told partners.<p>When Amazon recently announced plans to abruptly shut down the Amazon Fresh grocery delivery service in parts of nine states, it did not provide much of an explanation for the decision.<p>But multiple sources tell <b>Recode</b> that …

A developer is building a stunning coastal enclave for rich tech elites who are shunning golf communities — take a look

More than 170 years ago, author Henry David Thoreau camped out in the Massachusetts wilderness to experience life away from civilization.<p>His life near Walden Pond has seeded an idea for a new housing development that marries an idyllic setting with internet, electricity, and other creature comforts …

Samsung appoints new CFO to oversee $68 billion cash pile

(<i>Reuters</i>) — Samsung Electronics on Thursday announced a new chief financial officer (CFO) to be in charge of one of Asia’s biggest corporate cash piles, and said it will create a body within the firm to coordinate with tech affiliates.<p>The announcement follows the appointment of a new generation of …

Former bank hiring manager gets 41 months in prison for 5 Chicago bank robberies

A former bank hiring manager who robbed five North Side banks and was dubbed the “North Center Bandit” was sentenced Friday to almost 3 1/2 years in prison, authorities said.<p>Gregor Zuercher, 39, of Chicago, who goes by Greg, was sentenced to 41 months in prison by U.S. District Court Judge Thomas …

Puerto Rico Struggles to Recover After Hurricane: Pictures

Energy

Retire at 45, or even 40? It can be done

By the time he's 40, Timothy Stobbs hopes to realize his Canadian dream – to retire from his engineering job and enjoy life with his wife and two sons in Regina.<p>"Retiring would be my 40th birthday present to myself, if everything goes according to plan," says the 37-year-old, who carries no debt, …

Opinion: What an AMD deal with Tesla would mean for Nvidia and Intel

AMD is cutting into Nvidia’s early lead in artificial intelligence for cars.<p>Jim Keller, a former AMD AMD, -1.60% chip designer, now works at Tesla …

Trump says GOP's health bill protects pre-existing conditions. Here's the truth

President Trump and other Republican leaders all insist that the latesteffort to repeal Obamacare will protect those with pre-existing conditions.<p>"I would not sign Graham-Cassidy if it did not include coverage of pre-existing conditions. It does! A great Bill. Repeal & Replace," Trump tweeted …

Coal CEO says Trump made new mine possible

Paringa Resources is taking the rare step of building a new coal mine in the U.S., as the Trump administration rolls back regulations on the struggling industry.<p>The coal company is building a coal mine in Kentucky and expects to begin producing coal in mid-2018. It will construct another mine …

Graham-Cassidy needs to pass this final test before it can come to a vote

Experts say the new Obamacare repeal bill might succeed where previous versions failed.<p>In the mad dash to put the latest Obamacare repeal plan on the Senate floor for a vote, the bill will have to pass a critical test to make sure its provisions are actually permissible under the Senate’s arcane …

Training soft skills into AI technology

At this moment, there are computers using artificial intelligence to make decisions about the best courses of medical treatment, the quickest routes to take on a road trip, and the chess moves most likely to win a game. There’s even a Chinese supercomputer that can perform 33,860 trillion …

Associated Press News

Hurricane Irma Winds Down, Leaving a Trail of Destruction and Broken Records

Irma finally weakened to just a big storm Monday night, 10 days after it became a hurricane and started on a destructive and powerful path that killed 40 people in the Caribbean and the Southeastern United States.<p>By 6 a.m. ET Tuesday, Irma was about 65 miles southwest of Atlanta. Its top winds were …

Rainfall

Fired Google Engineer: Gender Memo Was My Response to 'Group-Think'

Ex-Google engineer James Damore says problems with the company’s culture prompted him to write the memo on gender differences that ignited a social …