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New German Government Would Ban Glyphosate Herbicides in Shock to Monsanto-Bayer Merger

In a shock announcement Friday, Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU) and the Social Democrats (SPD) have agreed on a blueprint …

Agriculture

Trump rips Wall Street Journal: I never said I have a good relationship with Kim Jong Un

President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for ‘serious case of amnesia’ after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don’t want …

North Korea

Our historic Brexit vote could be reversed, admits Nigel Farage

Remainers ‘are making all the running’ and could swing a vote in parliament, former Ukip leader warns<p>Nigel Farage today makes a dramatic admission that the vote for Brexit could be overturned because Remainers have seized control of the argument over Britain’s future relationship with the EU.<p>The …

Brexit

Senate bill to undo the net neutrality repeal will get a vote

How could any of us forget that dreary day in December when the FCC voted to repeal Title II net neutrality regulations? However, all hope is not lost. In mid-December, Edward Markey (D-MA) and 27 other senators proposed a resolution to restore net neutrality. Today, Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) …

Internet

Stable genius Seb Gorka is at it again, accidentally confirms White House cooperated with Wolff book

Master of none.<p>Seb Gorka is at it again. On Monday, the ousted White House staffer with alleged Nazi ties accidentally confirmed that White House …

Donald Trump

‘You’ve wasted enough time’: Jake Tapper cuts off Stephen Miller after he goes berserk over tell-all book

CNN host Jake Tapper abruptly ended an interview with White House staffer Stephen Miller after the Trump aide began shouting about a new tell-all …

Donald Trump

The Rise and Fall of the Word 'Monopoly' in American Life

For several decades, the term was a fixture of newspaper headlines and campaign speeches. Then something changed.<p>If “monopoly” sounds like a word from another era, that’s because, until recently, it was. Throughout the middle of the 20th century, the term was frequently used in newspaper headlines, …

Equality

What Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury" says about Trump's collusion with Israel

Since Donald Trump excommunicated Steve Bannon over comments he made in Michael Wolff’s new book <i>Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House</i>, American …

Donald Trump

Experiments Show The Effects of a Fourth Spatial Dimension

Wow.<p>We're used to dealing with three physical dimensions and one extra dimension of time as we move through the Universe, but two teams of scientists …

Physics

A Former Facebook VP Says Social Media Is Destroying Society

He says he has "tremendous guilt".<p>Speaking at a recent event at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Chamath Palihapitiya – a former vice …

Chamath Palihapitiya

‘The divorce has been messy’: Wall Street Journal reporter explains why Breitbart ‘is in the crosshairs’ of Trump-Bannon split

<i>Wall Street Journal</i> reporter Julie Bykowicz on Friday told MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace the “divorce” between Donald Trump and Steve Bannon “is really …

Donald Trump

U.S. Adds 148,000 Jobs in December, Unemployment Steady at 4.1 Percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 148,000 jobs in December, a modest gain but still enough to suggest that the economy entered the new year with …

Economy

CNN Tries, Fails to Get Donald Trump Kicked off Twitter

CNN's Brian Stelter asked Twitter on Tuesday whether President Donald Trump's tweet threatening North Korea with his "much bigger & more powerful" …

Donald Trump

Hurricane-force winds: Massive winter storm roars into East Coast

News03:22 PM by Susan Haigh And Dave CollinsHamilton Spectator<p>HARTFORD, Conn. - A massive winter storm roared into the East Coast on Thursday, …

Weather

What is a bomb cyclone - and how do they happen?

Conditions are <b>expected to be especially bad</b> in the New England region on Thursday.<p>But what is a "bomb cyclone" - and why and where have they happened?<p>…

Weather

Perú será asesorado por abogados de Nueva York para adecuarse a exigencias financieras

Lawsuit: Monsanto to blame after students, teachers poisoned

Thirty-six parents, teachers and children sued a notorious chemical manufacturer and Washington state government Tuesday claiming long-term exposure …

Education

Steve Bannon: Trump Tower meeting with Russian lawyer was “treasonous”

Breitbart chieftain reportedly said, “They’re going to crack Don Junior like an egg on national TV”<p>In an upcoming book offering an inside look at President Donald Trump's inner circle, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon had surprising words regarding the ongoing Russia investigation. …

Donald Trump

It's Snowing In Florida And People Are Loving It

Snow and palm trees. Enough said.<p>Ahead of the approaching “winter hurricane” about to hit most of the U.S. East Coast, Floridians woke up Wednesday morning to something that’s very rare in the Sunshine State.<p>Yep, that’s snow. In Florida. Residents in the northern part of the state, around the …

Weather

Social Security Beneficiaries Hit Record 61,859,250

(Screen Capture)<p>The number of Social Security beneficiaries hit a record 61,859,250 in November, according to data released by the Social Security …

Gaming disorder is now officially a mental condition according to the WHO

In what can only be described as a sign of the times, the World Health Organization has recognized a new kind of mental health condition. It’s a …

American Psychiatric Association

How to help prevent identity theft

Protecting yourself from identity theft can feel like a big job. But there are a number of straightforward steps you can take to help keep your …

The economic surprise of 2017 was Europe’s best year in a decade

Europe didn’t head into 2017 under the best circumstances. Brexit was still relatively new and troubling, Italy’s oldest bank had just collapsed, and a series of upcoming elections were making investors nervous. Twelve months later, the success of Europe’s economy this year has been such a standout …

Economy

Allow modern medicine to relieve agonizing end-of-life experiences

In early November, doctors in Europe used gene therapy to save the life of a boy who had a genetic disease that had destroyed most of his skin. …

Health Care

Trump has spent almost one-third of presidency at one of his properties: report

According to the review, during Trump's first year in office, he spent more than 100 days at one his properties, including nearly 40 days at his golf …

Donald Trump

Why it’s so hard to get generic competition for costly drugs

Food and Drug Administration commissioner Scott Gottlieb says he’s trying to promote generic competition to help bring down drug prices, but the Wall …

Scott Gottlieb

Former police adviser: Netanyahu indictments will be 'earth-shattering'

"When the recommendations are announced...it will cause an earthquake here," former police advisder Lior Horev said.<p>Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin …

Israel

Sally Yates: Watch out for ghosts at Mar-a-Lago

Yates in a tweet on Sunday said the Secret Service should be on the look out for three ghosts in Mar-a-Lago given Trump’s tweet earlier in the day …

Sally Yates

The US has reached the last stage before collapse

• <b>In this op-ed, James Traub argues that America has become “decadent and depraved.”</b>• <b><br>He explains what decadence means, and how it's tied to corruption.</b>• <b><br>“Decadence is usually understood as an irreversible condition — the last stage before collapse,” he writes.</b><p>In <i>The History of the Decline and Fall of The</i> …

Lyndon B. Johnson