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Northern Ireland latest: Arlene Foster says there is 'no prospect' of deal to restore Stormont government

There is currently “no prospect” of an agreement to restore power-sharing in Northern Ireland, Arlene Foster has said.<p>The Democratic Unionist Party …

Great Britain

Forget Details: Start a Business With These Three Things | Inc.com

What does it take to really start a business?<p>As a consultant and mentor to small businesses and entrepreneurs, a problem I too often find is many entrepreneurs get stuck in the mundane and unimportant details of setting up or developing a business and hence waste valuable time and resources before …

Entrepreneurship

The 8 Lessons Entrepreneurs Could Learn From Farmers

Embracing a farmer's work ethic will do more than put food on your table.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s a saying in farm country: “Don’t ever bet against farmers.” Farmers must grow their businesses while constantly battling declining profit margins, industry …

President’s tweet confirms reports of obstruction of justice investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller<p>Donald Trump seemed to confirm for the first time that he was under federal investigation on Twitter on Friday morning.<p>Related: What does Robert Mueller's team tell us about the Russia …

Donald Trump

How Does Earth Move Through Space? Now We Know, On Every Scale

Ask a scientist for our cosmic address, and you’ll get quite a mouthful. Here we are, on planet Earth, which spins on its axis and revolves around the Sun, which orbits in an ellipse around the center of the Milky Way, which is being pulled towards Andromeda within our local group, which is being …

Universe

25 books that will blow your mind

We've put together a list of 25 such books — taking inspiration from Amazon's list of 100 books to read in your lifetime, recommendations from Goodreads users, as well as some of our own personal favorites.<p>These books' exploration of politics, history, and the human condition are so insightful, …

Literature

Suicide trial verdict could set precedent on role of texts

Michelle Carter wasn't with Conrad Roy III when he killed himself three years ago. But through a series of text messages and phone calls that encouraged the teen to end his life, Carter participated in his suicide.<p>A Massachusetts judge found Carter guilty of involuntary manslaughter, a decision …

Civil Rights

Gorgeous Japanese-inspired reading nook breathes new life into a Frank Gehry-designed home

A slice of reading heaven has been inserted into this Frank Gehry-designed home in Los Angeles’ Sawtelle Japantown. Local studio Dan Brunn …

'What the hell happened?': The rise and fall of suborbital space tourism companies

<i>This article originally appeared in the June 5, 2017 issue of SpaceNews magazine.</i><p>Burt Rutan was not happy.<p>The famous aircraft designer, now retired, …

The End of the Day by Claire North, The Book of Bera by Suzie Wilde, From Darkest Skies by Sam Peters, The Apartment by SL Grey, Cold Welcome by Elizabeth Moon<p>Claire North, the pseudonym of Catherine Webb, has earned a reputation for tackling serious subjects with a lightness of touch, enviable …

Books

Trump says he is being investigated over Comey firing

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump complained in a furious Friday morning tweet that he was being investigated for firing former FBI Director James Comey and seemed to accuse the deputy attorney general of overseeing a "witch hunt" against him.<p>"I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the …

Donald Trump

How to start incorporating machine learning in the enterprise arena

The world is long past the Industrial Revolution, and now we are experiencing an era of Digital Revolution. Machine learning, artificial intelligence, and big data analysis are the reality of today’s world.<p>I recently had a chance to talk to Ciaran Dynes, Senior Vice President of Products at Talend …

When Joy Buolamwini found that a robot recognised her face better when she wore a white mask, she knew a problem needed fixing<p>Joy Buolamwini is a graduate researcher at the MIT Media Lab and founder of the Algorithmic Justice League – an organisation that aims to challenge the biases in …

Artificial Intelligence

WannaCry ransomware's real victim: Your local corner store

These businesses may be small, but they're a big draw for hackers.<p>Thanks to WannaCry, ransomware has taken the world by storm, without any discretion on whose computers it holds hostage. It'll lock down hospitals, mailrooms, banks, schools -- if it has a vulnerable computer with outdated software, …

Small Business

Why Trump didn't listen to all the people who told him to stay away from Michael Flynn

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Two days after Donald Trump won the presidency, he came to visit the man he would replace at the White House. And, in that meeting, Barack Obama warned Trump about bringing Michael Flynn into his administration due to concerns about the retired general's ties to Russia.<p>Trump did …

Forgotten (but Awesome) Windows Command Prompt Features

It's always the little throwaway tweets that go picked up. Not the ones that we agonize over. I was doing some work at the command line and typed …

‘Our hearts are broken, too’: Obama visits survivors of Orlando rampage

ORLANDO — President Obama met Thursday afternoon with relatives of people killed in the recent shooting rampage here as well as with survivors of the attack, again making a grim pilgrimage to mourn a mass killing and try to console those left behind. He also again called on lawmakers to pass …