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Massive black sarcophagus found in Egypt should be opened

Archaeology

What to ask when your child wants to use social media

After months of asking, you took the plunge, and now your kid has a phone. Inevitably, soon after the smartphone comes social media (insert parental scream). For most parents, social media feels scary when they think about their kids using it. Why is it such a potential pit of despair for …

Social Media

France Overpowers Croatia, 4-2, in World Cup Final: Pictures

Businesses must address impact of next industrial revolution, says Siemens boss

Global workforces will fall as the next industrial revolution gets under way, the head of one of Germany’s biggest firms has warned, unless workers are retrained with new skills.<p>Joe Kaeser, global chief executive of the engineering giant Siemens, said up to almost a third of jobs could be lost as …

Manufacturing

Trump: summit with Putin off to a 'very, very good start'

HELSINKI (AP) — President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin opened their long-awaited summit Monday with a wink and slouch, respectively, then talked one on one behind closed doors for two-plus hours before the American leader declared their meeting was off to a "very, very good start for …

Donald Trump

The Trumps are spending the weekend at the President's Scottish golf resort as UK protests continue

<b>Edinburgh, Scotland (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump is spending Saturday at his Turnberry golf resort in southwestern Scotland as protests continued against his visit to the United Kingdom.<p>Demonstrators marched from the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh past the US Consulate to the Meadows, a large …

Donald Trump

Theresa May reveals Donald Trump's 'brutal' advice to her over Brexit

Theresa May has revealed the "brutal" advice Donald Trump gave her about how to negotiate Brexit.<p>Her blunt confession solves the mystery of the …

Donald Trump

Who owns the space under cities? The attempt to map the ground beneath our feet

The space under cities is getting busier – from transport excavations to billionaire’s mega-basements. So how to keep track of what’s down there?<p>Just over a year ago I was sent a photograph of a tunnel-boring machine in a dirt lot in Los Angeles. The caption read: “Elon Musk is about to start …

Elon Musk

Donald Trump says relationship with UK is 'highest level of special' and blasts wrecking ball interview as 'Fake News'

Donald Trump and Theresa May put on a show of unity today hours after he humiliated her by savaging her Brexit plan in an astonishing wrecking ball …

Donald Trump

Trump claims NATO victory but details in dispute

<b>Brussels (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump capped off his tumultuous two-day visit at NATO headquarters on Thursday by boldly declaring that all NATO members agreed to increase their defense spending after he told them he was "extremely unhappy."<p>His unscheduled news conference offered Trump's …

Donald Trump

The only way Theresa May can save her Brexit plan now is to let the British people vote on it

The resignations of David Davis and Boris Johnson come as no surprise.<p>Some refer to Davis’s past record of walking out of roles. But, following the …

Great Britain

Australian experiment wipes out over 80% of disease-carrying mosquitoes

<b>(CNN) —</b> In an experiment with global implications, Australian scientists have successfully wiped out more than 80% of disease-carrying mosquitoes in trial locations across north Queensland.<p>The experiment, conducted by scientists from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization …

Public Health

Novichok used in Wiltshire 'could remain active for 50 years'

The nerve agent that killed a Wiltshire woman could last for 50 years if it remains in a container, Britain’s top counter-terrorism officer has said.<p>Neil Basu told a packed public meeting in Amesbury that no forensic link had been established between the novichok that poisoned Dawn Sturgess and …

Nerve Agents

China says its position on North Korean issue is consistent

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign ministry on Tuesday said that Beijing's position on the North Korean issue is consistent and that it acts in a responsible manner.<p>Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying made the comments at a regular briefing after U.S. President Donald Trump suggested China might be …

North Korea

How To Get Bigger Legs Without Lifting Weights

Along with a bigger, stronger chest, shirt-straining arms and popping six-pack abs, the want for bigger legs is one of the most common feelings for …

Workouts

YouTube is fighting conspiracy theories with ‘authoritative’ context and outside links

YouTube is adding “authoritative” context to search results about conspiracy-prone topics like the Moon landing and the Oklahoma City Bombing, as well as putting $25 million toward news outlets producing videos. Today, the company announced a new step in its Google News Initiative, a program it …

Internet

Ministers urged to overhaul 'fundamentally flawed' universal credit as tenants accrue millions in debt

The government has been urged to halt the roll-out of universal credit as new figures show tenants receiving the flagship benefit are in £24m worth …

Housing

Someone Was Producing Tons of a Ozone-Destroying Chemical That Was Banned in 1987. Now We Know Who

A couple months back, scientists from around the world revealed a new mystery: somebody in East Asia was again producing banned chlorofluorocarbons …

Asia

Cancer-causing gene may have 'jumped' from plants into humans

Genes that cause cancer may have originated in plants and then “jumped” into humans, according to a new study.<p>The world’s largest analysis of so-called “jumping genes” has revealed the crucial role of an element known as L1, which the new data shows entered humans about 150 million years ago.<p>The …

Research

UK still top location for financial services investment as banks await Brexit results

The Brexit deadlock is over. The UK has a plan which the EU will happily sign, or so, at least, the Government hopes.<p>Theresa May’s three-page statement from the Chequers meeting says something substantive on customs and trade in goods, which is tangible, evocative and relatively easy to …

Financial Services

David Davis quits as Brexit secretary over May’s plan to leave EU

David Davis has quit as Brexit secretary leaving Theresa May facing a leadership crisis.<p>Davis handed in his resignation after slamming the …

Great Britain

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Web Servers

New website format is so revolutionary its creator doesn't know its potential

<b>A new web tool has made it possible to format an entire website as a URL string, but it’s such a different way of making websites that even its</b> …

Dropbox

After marathon meeting, UK leaders endorse Brexit trade plan

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May corralled her Cabinet inside an English country house for a long, hot day Friday, and announced that the divided government had finally agreed on a plan for a future free-trade deal with the European Union.<p>The proposal aims to keep the U.K. and the …

Great Britain

Theresa May finally makes Brexit breakthrough as cabinet agree approach to negotiations

Theresa May has made a breakthrough after securing the cabinet’s agreement on proposals for the UK’s future relations with the EU.<p>She announced from …

Great Britain

Blood Moon 2018: Will the world end with the July 27 total lunar eclipse?

Christian conspiracy theorists and doomsday preachers are looking at the celestial bodies for heavenly signs of the end times.<p>On Friday, July 27, the …

Jesus

Female health worker arrested on suspicion of murdering eight babies at neonatal unit

A woman has been arrested in on suspicion of the murder of eight babies and the attempted murder of another six babies at a neonatal unit in …

Crime

Why you should always leave a spoonful of sugar in your garden in the hot weather

Mary Poppins extolled the virtues of a spoonful of sugar, and now David Attenborough has joined in too.<p>This summer, we should be trying to leave a …

Urbanization

Outrage after American woman hunts and kills rare giraffe in South Africa

Tess Thompson Talley, a 37-year-old woman from Kentucky, is facing backlash after shooting and killing an elderly male giraffe on a hunting trip in South Africa. The trip took place last summer, but a photo of Talley posing with the animal’s body has recently gone viral on social media, sourced …

Wildlife

Brazil: measles outbreak that infected 500 may devastate indigenous people

An outbreak of measles that has infected nearly 500 people in northern Brazil could prove catastrophic for indigenous Yanomami people in remote areas along the Venezuelan border who are not protected from the disease, according to the not-for-profit group Survival International, which warned that …

Disease