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The US added 400,000 millionaire households in 2016

CNBC:<p>Additionally, the study mentions that "There are now 1.4 million households worth $5 million or more and 156,000 households worth $25 million or more."<p>To characterize the current period as being "an economic malaise" or "a total disaster" is in direct contradiction of the actual facts. …


Eating Toward Immortality

Diet culture is just another way of dealing with the fear of death.<p>Knowing a thing means you don’t need to believe in it. Whatever can be known, or proven by logic or evidence, doesn’t need to be taken on faith. Certain details of nutrition and the physiology of eating are known and knowable: the …


Following up on tough talk, Trump administration adds sanctions on Iran

Two days after warning that it was putting Iran "on notice," the Trump administration Friday imposed relatively mild economic sanctions on the Islamic Republic as punishment for last Sunday's ballistic missile test and its support for militant groups in regional conflicts.<p>The penalties, which …

Joe Manchin

Ukrainian president calls for global response to Russian threat | Reuters

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called for a worldwide effort to counter the threat of Russian cyber warfare and urged the United States to “be great again” by demonstrating leadership on issues such as global security.<p>U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s pledge …


Trump rips John Lewis as Democrats boycott inauguration

The congressman and civil rights icon said he doesn't view Trump as legitimate, and the president-elect fires back on Twitter.<p>Donald Trump lashed out at Rep. John Lewis on Saturday after the civil rights icon said he doesn't view Trump as a "legitimate president” — and the confrontation threatened …

Donald Trump

Apple Reseller B&H Says BeatsX Earphones Delayed At Least 2-3 Months

Apple's new BeatsX wireless earphones remain listed as "coming this Fall" on its website in the United States, despite just nine days remaining before the first official day of winter in the northern half of the world.<p>Now, we have reason to believe Apple may miss this target. In an email to a …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump outlines policy plan for first 100 days

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President-elect Donald Trump unveiled plans Monday for his first 100 days in office, including proposals related to immigration, trade deals and defense policy, using a video published online to briefly outline his proposals.<p>Trump promised to withdraw from negotiations on the …

Trans-Pacific Partnership

Putin ‘ready for cooperation’ with Trump

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Russia hopes to normalize ties with the U.S. and join efforts in the fight against international terrorism.<p>Speaking in a live state-of-the-nation address, Putin said that Russia is ready to take part in tackling global challenges if its interests …


Trump inspires scramble on spying powers

Civil liberties groups want President Barack Obama to rein in the federal surveillance apparatus before his successor takes over.<p>Tech and civil liberties advocates are imploring the Obama administration to rein in the government’s massive surveillance apparatus before President-elect Donald Trump …


Read Nikola Tesla's Drone Patent... From 1898

The inventor believed unmanned machines would end all wars<p>Nikola Tesla, the inventor, electric car company namesake, and beloved darling of the internet, had a great many visions in his mind. Among the more obscure: a patent for killer robots. And not just killer robots, but killer robots he …

Democratic Party

Hillary and Al's change of climate

Two former rivals come together to defeat global warming and Donald Trump.<p>To describe their past relationship as frosty would be kind.<p>Hillary Clinton and Al Gore, who will campaign together in Florida on Tuesday in Miami, were two rising Democratic stars who reached the peak of national prominence …

Donald Trump
Donald Trump

Trump Says He 'Didn't Discuss' Border Wall Payment With Mexican President

Donald Trump said that while he had a "substantive, direct and constructive" meeting with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, they "didn't discuss" …

Donald Trump

Trump returns to hardline position on illegal immigration

By Emily Stephenson<p>PHOENIX (Reuters) - Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump vowed on Wednesday that anyone who is in the United States …

Donald Trump
Bill Clinton

History is made as Hillary Clinton secures presidential nomination

Hillary Clinton has secured the Democratic Party’s 2016 nomination for the White House, becoming the first woman to do so for a major US party.<p>She reached the milestone in a roll call vote from all 50 states at the Democratic National Convention (DNC).<p>Delegates from South Dakota gave her 15 votes …


Actors, delegates protest on quiet Day 3 of Dem convention

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Actors and delegates took center stage in smaller and more subdued protests by Bernie Sanders supporters on a mostly quiet Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention.<p>Susan Sarandon, Danny Glover, Shailene Woodley and Rosario Dawson joined forces as night fell to protest what …


HP Spectre review: an ultra shiny, ultra portable MacBook competitor

If you’re looking for a premium, ultraportable laptop, there aren’t many options to be found in the Windows world. Apple’s been owning this segment of the laptop market for so long that it almost feels like other companies have given up. But they haven’t, and HP is trying its hardest to change that …

MacBook Air

Fake US university exposes 'pay-to-stay' immigration fraud

<b>Twenty-one people have been arrested after US authorities set up a fake university to expose immigration fraud.</b><p>Officials said the accused knew that the University of Northern New Jersey did not exist, but they were unaware it was a ruse run by immigration agents.<p>The defendants acted as brokers for …

Transparency International