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Bill Maher Exposes Geraldo Rivera on Trump: ‘Now You Are the Spin’

The ‘Real Time’ host grilled the Fox News pundit over his passionate support of President Trump. It didn’t go well for Rivera.<p>There was a time, …

Donald Trump

Jared Kushner’s Month Goes from Bad to Weeping Inconsolably in a Janitor’s Closet

White House attorneys are probing a pair of questionable loans made to the First Son-in-Law’s family business.<p>It seems <b>Jared Kushner’s</b> dramatic fall from grace won’t have a soft landing. With his security clearance downgraded, state regulators poring over his personal finances, and world leaders …

Donald Trump

Ex-Playboy Model Karen McDougal Sues to Speak on Alleged Trump Affair

A former Playboy model who claimed she had an affair with Donald J. Trump sued on Tuesday to be released from a 2016 legal agreement restricting her ability to speak, becoming the second woman this month to challenge Trump allies’ efforts during the presidential campaign to bury stories about …

Donald Trump

Former FBI No.2 McCabe fired; says Trump administration targeted him

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired the FBI's former No. 2 official Andrew McCabe on Friday, prompting McCabe to say he was targeted for being a witness into whether President Donald Trump tried to obstruct the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.<p>Sessions, in …

Donald Trump

White House officials alarmed at education secretary's '60 Minutes' performance

<b>(CNN) —</b> White House officials were alarmed by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' struggle to answer basic questions about the nation's schools and failure to defend the administration's newly proposed school safety measures during a tour of television interviews Sunday and Monday, according to two …

Donald Trump

This Is Why You Don't See People-Size Salmon Anymore

While the orcas of Puget Sound are sliding toward extinction, orcas farther north have been expanding their numbers. Their burgeoning hunger for big fish may be causing the killer whales' main prey, chinook salmon, to shrink up and down the West Coast.<p>Chinook salmon are also known as kings: the …


Former Trump campaign official Rick Gates pleads guilty to 2 charges

Rick Gates, a former top official in President Trump’s campaign, pleaded guilty Friday afternoon to conspiracy and lying to the FBI, striking a deal to cooperate and provide information to special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s ongoing investigation as it edges closer to the White House.<p>The plea …


India 6th Wealthiest Country With Total Wealth of $8,230 Billion

India has been ranked sixth in the list of wealthiest countries with total wealth of US $8,230 billion, while the United States topped the chart, …

If Donald Trump Orders Robert Mueller Fired, Here's What Might Happen

President Donald Trump says he doesn’t intend to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is overseeing the investigation of Russian meddling in the …

Donald Trump

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All About Android 353: Life is Like a Box of Crushed Oreos by TWiT - Listen to music


What's funny about Trump? (Alexandra Petri, columnist, the Washington Post) by Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher - Listen to music

Kara Swisher

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Meet the richest person in every US state

America is home to the most billionaires— and billionaire wealth — of any country in the world. Only seven US states have no billionaires.<p>That's according to Forbes, which listed the richest person in every state by net worth as of June 2017. The list includes nine women and nine men who inherited …

New Jersey

North Korea is not building nuclear weapons to destroy the US — the real reasons are much more surprising

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been called many things — crazy, mad, insane, and "rocket man" — because of his program to build nuclear bombs and missiles capable of launching the weapons to the US.<p>But experts say he is not crazy to want a nuclear arsenal. And Kim doesn't necessarily want …

North Korea

If You Have Bad Dreams All The Time, This Is What It Could Be Doing To Your Brain

Nobody likes to have one bad dream, let alone many. But chronic bad dreams are no joke, and they can be a real, <i>ahem</i>, nightmare to contend with on a …

Mental Health

15 Books Every First-Time Manager Should Read | Inc.com

<i>High Output Management:</i> Dickerson declares himself to be a "huge fan of this book, wish I had read it long before I did."<p><i>The Essential Drucker:</i> He's equally enthusiastic about this one, saying "absolutely love Drucker -- much of what he wrote 50 years ago is more relevant than anything you read …

Fred Wilson

A record $107 million was raised for Trump’s inauguration. So where did it all go? No one will say.

WASHINGTON — Nearly a year after President Trump’s inauguration, the committee that raised a record $106.7 million for the event has not disclosed how much surplus money it still has or provided a final accounting of its finances.<p>“We must decline comment at this time,” Kristin Celauro, a …

Donald Trump

10 Mind-Blowing Theories That Will Change Your Perception of the World

The reality is not as obvious and simple as we like to think.<p>Some of the things that we accept as true and take at face value are notoriously</b> …

The first American CRISPR trial in humans will target cancer

A First in the U.S.<p>CRISPR is currently humanity’s most effective and efficient gene-editing tool, and the technology is no longer just limited to …


Read These 5 Books If You Want to Be Happy (They're Backed by Science)

Books hold the secrets to most of life's questions. You can read about love, history, social issues, and more, broadening your worldview and learning …

You're 96 Percent Less Creative Than You Were as a Child. Here's How to Reverse That | Inc.com

If you haven't said it yourself, someone has said it to you: "I'm just not that creative."<p>Most of us wouldn't mind being just a little more creative. Fortunately, you can. Not only are there proven ways to increase your creativity, but also, according to research, all of us have a creative gene.<p>In …


15 Astonishing Discoveries That History Can’t Explain

There are many who believe that modern civilization is suffering a human race-wide case of amnesia. We’ve come to accept certain facts about our past …


This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

The United States comprises several different regions, each with its own rich history and cultural identity.<p>Exactly where those regions start and end has been a long-running debate, but according to author Colin Woodard, the United States can be divided into 11 distinct sub-nations.<p>Woodard mapped …

New Mexico

Water-based air conditioner cools without harmful chemicals - Futurity

The new air conditioner consumes 40 percent less electricity than typical models and also makes drinkable water as a byproduct.

Domestic Technology

Scott Pruitt insincerely asked what's Earth's ideal temperature. Scientists answer

In short, from a practical standpoint, as little additional warming as possible<p>In an interview with Reuters last week, Trump’s EPA administrator Scott Pruitt said,<p><i>The climate is changing. That’s not the debate. The debate is how do we know what the ideal surface temperature is in 2100?</i><p>Pruitt’s goal …

Climate Change

'The Simpsons' Shut Down Trump's Climate Change Tweet 8 Years Ago

President Donald Trump has fallen victim to one of the most difficult comedy writing conundrums of modern times. Whenever you have a good idea, it …

Climate Change