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US deficit to approach $1tn after Trump tax cuts and spending bill, CBO says

Congressional Budget Office says economic growth from tax cuts will only partially offset deficit cost, despite White House claims<p>The combined effects of Donald Trump’s tax cuts and last month’s budget-busting spending bill is sending the US budget deficit toward the $1tn mark next year, according …

Economy

A man in the UK has contracted the first case of untreatable 'super-gonorrhoea' after an encounter with a woman in south-east Asia

The first case of untreatable super-gonorrhoea has been reported in the UK.<p>A man contracted the sexually transmitted disease, believed to be the first case in the world to resist antibiotic treatment, after "sexual contact" with a woman in Southeast Asia.<p>The man's case was described in a report …

Public Health

Napa Valley tops this list of the 12 most romantic places to visit in America

If you're searching for America's most romantic getaways, you need visit just a few states, according to a U.S. News & World Report' listing released Thursday. Hawaii and California claim three destinations each, and Massachusetts has two in the rankings that profile some of the most scenic and …

Napa Valley

Fungi From a Toxic Mine Pit Have Teamed Up to Produce a New Type of Antibiotic

We've never seen bacteria killed like this before.<p>Two species of fungus isolated from a highly toxic mine pit in Montana have been thrown together in …

Congress Ties Jeff Sessions' Hands on Medical Marijuana

At least for now, the DOJ is likely to be barred from going after pot growers, sellers and users in states where medical weed's legal<p>Attorney General …

MUJI to sell eagerly awaited $27k minimalist tiny homes this fall

If you’ve ever walked into a MUJI store and wished you could spend the night, here’s the next best thing. The minimalist Japanese home goods store …

Alibaba's Ant Financial buys MoneyGram for $880m

<b>Ant Financial, the digital payments arm of e-commerce giant Alibaba, is buying US-based MoneyGram for $880m (£700m).</b><p>MoneyGram has about 350,000 outlets in nearly 200 countries. Ant Financial has more than 630 million users.<p>The takeover by the Chinese group will need regulatory approval from the US …

NYSE

House in Valldoreix / 05AM Arquitectura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This project is half a home and half an exhibition space for contemporary artwork. The house is set in a …

Architecture

Aye Finance raises $10.3M to supply micro-loans to small companies in India

Aye Finance, a startup that specializes in micro-loans in India, has landed $10.3 million in new funding of its own led LGT and existing investors SAIF Partners and Accion.<p>The two-year-old company offers financing to small businesses across India that would otherwise not appear on the radar of …

Love it or Hate it, This Airline's Bikini Uniform is Earning Them Billions

If most 20-something guys could have their way, they'd probably have girls wearing nothing but bikinis. Well, that or lingerie (come on, we've all …

13 Best Hotel Pools in the World

From rooftop to mountaintop, Los Angeles to the Aegean Sea, have a splash in these beautiful hotel pools. This gallery was originally published in January 2015 and has been updated.<p>The Long Pool at The Chedi Muscat<p>Grace Santorini Hotel<p>The Standard Downtown L.A.

National Parks

Get Out of Auto: How to Use Your Camera’s Shooting Modes for Better Photos

If you want to get the most out of your DSLR camera, it’s best to learn its different shooting modes, rather than just using full Auto all the time. …

Shutter Speed

Using Nikon Wireless Utility with the Nikon D500 on iOS to download NEFs to iOS

This article "<i>Using Nikon Wireless Utility with the Nikon D500 on iOS to download NEFs to iOS</i>" is by Spencer Harbar:As most Nikon D500 users are …

Cameras

AKKI ROTTI RECIPE / RICE ROTI - KARNATAKA SPECIAL BREAKFAST !!!

Add onion, coconut,green chilli, coriander, Curry leaves,dil leaves,soaked bengal gram,cumin seeds and salt in a wide mixing bowl.Mix it nicely by …

Synereo raises $4.7m to meet its 'blockchain promise'

Synereo announced a grant project inviting developers to build decentralised applications for its platform.<p>Synereo, which is developing a …

7 urban adventures for serious thrill-seekers

There's adventure travel and then there's travel just for adrenaline junkies who think they've seen and done it all.<p>Fly a plane above the Vegas Strip while doing aerobatic loops. Or drive a race car at triple-digit speeds around the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval. You can even walk …

Blockchain is empowering the future of insurance

Kevin Wang Contributor<p>Kevin Wang is with Plug and Play Insurance, the insurtech vertical at Plug and Play Tech Center, one the largest global technology innovation platforms. Plug and Play insurance is a leading insurance innovation platform that has recently launched in partnership with Munich Re, …

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Liquid Vitamin D3 5000 IU. Potent & Effective 1000IU per Drop Absorb Fast to Best Boost Your Bone & Skin Health, Immune System, Increase Energy & …

White Label Program

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Customers

Russia vetoes UN resolution to halt Aleppo bombing

Rival resolutions on Syria backed by the West and Russia were defeated in the U.N. Security Council on Saturday, offering no relief to the besieged city of Aleppo and leaving the key powers even more divided over a course of action in the war-ravaged country.<p>Russia vetoed a French-drafted …

Middle East

A Very Short History Of EMC Corporation

EMC has been one of the best kept secrets in tech. Even in the 1990s, when it was the second most successful stock on Wall Street, just behind Dell, it has remained relatively unknown.<p>Still, it had a profound impact on the IT industry, for a while making <i>enterprise</i> data big with its exclusive focus …

EMC

GoDaddy acquires Serbia’s ManageWP, a multi-site WordPress management tool

Internet domain name registrar and web hosting behemoth GoDaddy has acquired ManageWP, a platform that lets users manage multiple websites from a single dashboard. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.<p>Founded out of Arizona in 1997, GoDaddy is one of the world’s biggest registrars, with 60 million …

Web Design

The best honeymoon hotels in Australasia and the South Pacific

Whether you plan to sunbathe on a white sand beach or embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, Telegraph Travel’s new series will help you find the perfect honeymoon resort.<p>The sixth video in our series looks at Australasia and the South Pacific – including luxurious options in Tahiti, French …

Touring South Africa in the lap of luxury aboard Rovos Rail's restored train

There I was, paddling down the Zambezi River in Zambia, surrounded by hungry hippos and crocodiles with a predatory gleam in their yellow-green eyes.<p>This was indeed the majestic Zambezi, home of Victoria Falls, stamping ground of adventurers Henry Stanley and David Livingstone. But I shared a canoe …

South Africa

Watch adrenaline junkies being hurled 70mph through the air by the world's largest sling shot

Adrenaline junkies are queuing up to be hurled through the air at speeds of up to 70mph, as the world's largest slingshot is unveiled.<p>The attraction …