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I'm Bill Browder. Here's the Biggest Mistake Putin Made When Trying to Get Access to Me Through Trump

I wasn’t watching the Donald Trump–Vladimir Putin press conference from Helsinki. But when my phone started burning up with messages, I knew …

Russia

Donald Trump sees you seeing what’s happening

Donald Trump wants you to know that he sees you, and more importantly, he sees… that you see… what’s happening.<p>If you’ve watched our video on Donald Trump’s public speaking tricks, then you’re aware of the standout methods our president employs to not only hold an audience’s attention but also …

Donald Trump

I miss Barack Obama. His Johannesburg speech was a reminder of what the voice of reason sounds like.

'Obama reminded us of Mandela’s stubborn will to keep moving on a course he knew was right.'<p>Until I switched on the car radio on the way to work Wednesday morning, I had almost forgotten what the voice of a statesman sounded like.<p>I had forgotten what the voice of reason sounded like, or the voice …

South Africa

Eye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the Reinvention of Seeing

• <b>Author:</b> Laura J. Snyder<p>The remarkable story of how an artist and a scientist in seventeenth-century Holland transformed the way we see the world.<p>On a summer day in 1674, in the small Dutch city of Delft, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek—a cloth salesman, local bureaucrat, and self-taught natural …

Putin hinted he wanted Trump to give him access to one man — and it reveals his greatest weakness

Vladimir Putin spontaneously singled out one man who poses a unique threat to the Russian leader's massive fortune at Monday's press conference, and it may hint at one of Putin's greatest weaknesses.<p>The man in question is Bill Browder, a US-born British financier behind the Magnitsky Act, a 2012 US …

Russia

Trump caved spectacularly to Putin. Here's what might happen next

<b>(CNN) —</b> For as long as history remembers Donald Trump, it will be a day that will live in infamy.<p>The President's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday is already one of the most notorious moments in the tortured relations between Washington and Moscow.<p>Trump's …

Donald Trump

Trump, Treasonous Traitor

Put aside whatever suspicions you may have about whether Donald Trump will be directly implicated in the Russia investigation.<p>Trump is right now, before our eyes and those of the world, committing an unbelievable and unforgivable crime against this country. It is his failure to defend.<p>The …

Donald Trump

'Deadliest Catch' Shows How Terrifying a Super Moon Can Be For Fishermen

The next time you find yourself slurping down snow crab legs at Red Lobster, take a moment to appreciate the dangerous work that went into getting …

Supermoon

Trump lashes out at media coverage of his Putin meeting

President Donald Trump on Tuesday claimed he had a great meeting with Vladimir Putin and lashed out at the media coverage that captured the widespread dismay at his news conference with the Russian president.<p>“While I had a great meeting with NATO, raising vast amounts of money, I had an even better …

Donald Trump

How a humble Scottish farmer stood up to Donald Trump who labelled his home 'disgusting' and said he 'lived like a pig'

A humble farmer trumped the now-US President when he refused to sell his home to make way for a golf course.<p>Scots have years-long history of trolling …

Donald Trump

The brain may clean out Alzheimer’s plaques during sleep

Sleep deprivation may speed up development of Alzheimer’s disease.

Dementia

Trump ‘snubbed’ by UK royal family

LONDON — Prince Charles and Prince William refused to meet U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife Melania on their visit to the U.K, according to …

Donald Trump

Alzheimer's risk 10 times lower with herpes medication

New results could change the face of Alzheimer's treatment; the herpes simplex virus is found to play a vital role in the condition, and antiherpetic …

Dementia

Fat-Loss Coach Says Do These 6 Things For 2 Weeks to Start Losing Weight

Trying to lose weight but struggling with how to get started and be successful? With so much weight-loss advice bombarding you from every direction, it can be hard to know where to begin, what works, and how much to do. Carter Good, a fat-loss coach with over 400K Instagram followers, says to …

Nutrition

There’s a Disturbing Reason Europe Has Stayed So Peaceful For So Long

There is an ominous passage in Tony Judt’s <i>Postwar</i> that’s stayed with me ever since I first read it. It starts on page 27 in my edition, and since …

Black Sea

Provence in Ten Easy Lessons

• <b>Author:</b> Peter Mayle<p><b>No one knows Provence like beloved author Peter Mayle, and in this delightful collection—adapted from Provence A-Z: A Francophile’s Essential Handbook—he distills his decades of living in France into ten essential lessons for visitors.</b><p>Abandoning the well-trodden “best of” routes …

The "Big Bang" of Alzheimer’s: Breakthrough study uncovers genesis of the disease

Impressive new research led by scientists at UT Southwestern, has discovered the earliest point in a neurodegenerative process that is thought to …

Dementia

Global warming could be far worse than predicted, new study suggests

Collapsing polar ice caps, a green Sahara Desert, a 20-foot sea-level rise.<p>That's the potential future of Earth, a new study suggests, noting that global warming could be twice as warm as current climate models predict.<p>The rate of warming is also remarkable: “The changes we see today are much …

Climate Change

Clouds Are No Problem for New Bacteria-Powered Solar Panels

A pretty useful trick.<p>Researchers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new kind of solar cell that can convert sunlight into electricity, but instead of using electronics like most solar cells, this particular invention relies on bacteria.<p>Many bacteria are already capable of …

Clean Energy

Here’s What Happened the Last Time the Left Got Nasty

History shows why Democrats shouldn’t take the low road.<p>This is definitely becoming a thing.<p>On Monday, a toddler-bearing mother confronted EPA chief Scott Pruitt at a Washington, D.C., teahouse and demanded he resign over allegations that he’s been using his office to line his pockets. And last …

Vietnam War

Mass shootings show why we must stop pandering to white male fragility | Laurie Penny

Apparently it’s important to be civil. Whatever pageantry of violent intolerance is playing out in the news, liberals and women and people of colour must moderate our language so that certain sensitive Caucasian gentlemen in the room aren’t made uncomfortable. We must remember that their feelings …

Mass Shootings

20+ of the Best Free Online Resources From Art Institutions Around the World

Today, more and more art institutions are sharing their permanent collections online. Intended to increase visibility and promote accessibility, <b>digitization projects</b> are a great way for museums and libraries to attract modern audiences.<p>For years, many organizations have offered images of their …

British Museum

Is This France's Most Picturesque Town?

There's no arguing that France is home to some of the most beautiful cities in the world. From stately chateaus to lush meadows of lavender, the …

France

Scientists Discover Dolphins Call Each Other by Name

“This is the coolest thing ever."<p>Video shot in Shark Bay, Australia, shows something incredible: dolphins are calling each other <i>by name</i>.<p>The video is …

Dolphins

Experts Ranked the Most Dangerous Countries for Women. The U.S. Made the Top 10

What do Syria, Somalia, Yemen, and the U.S. have in common?<p>Besides the travel ban imposed by the last on the first three, these four countries are …

Top 10

Mike Lee is the conservative favorite to take a seat on the Supreme Court

But the senator’s past positions — and views on Trump — might pose a problem.<p>Conservatives reacting to Wednesday’s announcement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement already have a popular choice for his replacement: Sen. Mike Lee.<p>Lee, from Utah, is a firebrand conservative and …

Republicans

The 13 Friendliest Dog Breeds That You Should Consider Adopting If You Like Cuddles

Dogs are some of the most lovable, sweetest animals on this planet, and it's hard to imagine them ever <i>not</i> being super friendly and excited to be …

Pets

How to create rare and life-changing relationships with anyone (even your heroes)

There are two types of relationships:<p>Transactional<br>• Transformational<p><b>Transactional relationships</b> are economic and functional. They’re based on exchange …

Communication Skills

Justice Kennedy's retirement cements his legacy as an enabler of Trump's pro-business, racist, anti-woman agenda

After a Supreme Court term that saw one conservative victory after another, the final blow fell on Wednesday afternoon: Justice Anthony Kennedy (who has been the median vote on the Supreme Court since the retirement of Sandra Day O’Connor in 2006) announced his retirement. It is almost impossible …

Same-sex Marriage

A Federal Judge Just Ordered An End To Most Migrant Family Separations

"[A] chaotic circumstance of the Government’s own making."<p>A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to end separations for most migrant families at the border and to reunify parents and children who were already separated within the next month, with limited exceptions.<p>In a ruling late …

Immigration