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The China-U.S. Power Struggle Is Just Beginning

Chinese President Xi Jinping has an ambitious master plan for his country’s transformation into a wealthy, technology-driven global economic power. …

China

Tesla will sell solar panels and Powerwalls at Home Depot

Just how much is the average consumer interested in solar power? Tesla is about to find out, as it is bringing photovoltaic panels and Powerwall batteries to US retail giant Home Depot, <i>Bloomberg</i> reports. Elon Musk's company will install Tesla-branded selling spaces at 800 locations, with its own …

Astronomers Trace Fast Radio Bursts to Extreme Cosmic Neighborhood

On Christmas Eve 2016, Andrew Seymour, an astronomer at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, kissed his 4-year-old daughter, Cora Lee, goodnight, …

Attention Vegans: Fill Up on These 12 Protein-Rich Meals

Fatah calls for protests against US VP Jerusalem visit

The Fatah faction of Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Saturday called for demonstrations next week when US Vice President Mike Pence visits …

Israel

Erdogan says Turkey aims to open embassy in East Jerusalem | Reuters

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey intends to open an embassy in East Jerusalem, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, days after leading calls at a summit of Muslim leaders for the world to recognize it as the capital of Palestine.<p>It was not clear how he would carry out the move, as Israel controls …

Ta-Nehisi Coates is the neoliberal face of the black freedom struggle | Cornel West

The disagreement between Coates and me is clear: his view of black America is narrow and dangerously misleading<p>Ta-Nehisi Coates’ We Were Eight Years in Power, a book about Barack Obama’s presidency and the tenacity of white supremacy, has captured the attention of many of us. One crucial question …

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Former Navy pilot describes bizarre encounter with aircraft with 'no plumes, wings, or rotors' that outran his fighter jet

Commander David Fravor's colleagues made fun of him after learning he encountered what appeared to be a UFO during a standard training mission off the coast of San Diego in 2004.<p>Fravor was in his F/A-18F fighter jet when a radio operator asked him to investigate a mysterious, white floating object …

We Finally Understand How Meteors Explode When They Reach Earth's Atmosphere

It's so much cooler than just "burning up".<p>Earth is no stranger to meteors. In fact, meteor showers are a regular occurrence, where small objects …

Astronomy

2 Navy Airmen and an Object That ‘Accelerated Like Nothing I’ve Ever Seen’

<i>The following recounts an incident in 2004 that advocates of research into U.F.O.s have</i> <i>said is</i> <i>the kind of event worthy of more investigation, and that was studied by a Pentagon program that investigated U.F.O.s. Experts caution that earthly explanations often exist for such incidents, and that not</i> …

Military

Soleimani Says Iran Is Ready to Back Palestinian Forces

Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander Qassem Soleimani says his nation is ready to support Palestinian forces in the Gaza Strip, days after the U.S. …

Jerusalem: Exhausted and adrift, Palestinians offer muted response to Trump

When Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, analysts warned it could bring a wave of violence. But the response of outraged and distrustful …

Israel

Diplomats Sound the Alarm as They Are Pushed Out in Droves

WASHINGTON — Of all the State Department employees who might have been vulnerable in the staff reductions that Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson has initiated as he reshapes the department, the one person who seemed least likely to be a target was the chief of security, Bill A. Miller.<p>Republicans …

U.S. State Department

Persimmon Salad with Grapes, Avocado, and Walnuts - Turntable Kitchen

Persimmons and I have a funny relationship. My mom and grandpa love them and for years, I didn’t really know what the fuss was about — especially …

China resumes oil hoarding despite higher prices

Satellite imaging data suggests that China has started to build its crude oil inventories after two months of declines, Orbital Insight said.<p>According to the company’s data, the first nine days of November saw an inventory increase of 37 million barrels, after a 120-million-barrel draw in September …

Man Shoots Himself, Wife, In Church While Boasting About Carrying Gun Everywhere

A Tennessee man shot himself and his wife Thursday, when he was advocating the right to carry guns, during a discussion on recent church …

Middle East, U.S. crude oil curbs Indian appetite for African supplies | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s imports of African crude oil in October plunged to their lowest in over four years, with the world’s No.3 oil consumer increasingly turning to cheaper supplies from the United States and heavier Middle Eastern grades, ship tracking data showed.<p>FILE PHOTO: Sample …

A Strongman Nicknamed ‘Crocodile’ Is Poised to Replace Mugabe

The son of farmers, he was a hardened freedom fighter by 16, trained as a lawyer and rose to become chief of his new country’s fearsome intelligence service. Known as the “Crocodile,” he once explained the nickname by saying: “It strikes at the appropriate time.”<p>Emmerson Mnangagwa, the vice …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

China appears to have crossed Trump on North Korea

After a 12-day trip to Asia in which President Donald Trump stressed his friendship and mutual understanding with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Beijing appears to have crossed Trump on a key issue: North Korea.<p>At every turn during his trip, Trump insisted that the US's goal was North Korea's …

This fictional video about AI-powered weapons makes The Terminator look like a Disney film

If you woke up today feeling like the world wasn’t a very scary place, and for some reason you didn’t want to continue feeling that way, we’ve got the remedy for you. “Slaughterbots” is seven minutes and forty-seven seconds of sheer horror designed to be a fictional warning against a future full of …

Stephen Hawking

Trump ends the War on Fossil Fuels and we all come out winners

For eight long years, President Obama waged a relentless war on the fossil fuels that provide us with the abundant, affordable and efficient energy that makes modern American life possible. One of President Trump’s greatest accomplishments has been to end that ill-advised war, and now his actions …

Trump Appointee Resigns After ProPublica Report

A senior official in charge of a federal loan guarantee program resigned after ProPublica reported his prior role in obtaining a guarantee under the …

North Korea 'sentences Trump to death' for insulting Kim Jong-un

Regime-run newspaper says US president is ‘hideous criminal’ after he said North was a ‘cruel dictatorship’ and Kim ‘short and fat’<p>North Korea’s state media has criticised Donald Trump for insulting leader Kim Jong-Un, saying the US president deserved the death penalty and calling him a coward for …

North Korea

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Doesn’t Recall

The House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday, at which Attorney General Jeff Sessions faced more than five hours of questions, was supposed to be about oversight of the Justice Department.<p>The committee’s Republicans appeared to have missed that memo. Instead, they toggled between sweet-talking …

Fox News's Shepard Smith debunks his network's favorite Hillary Clinton 'scandal,' infuriates viewers

Fox News anchor Shepard Smith debunked what his own network has called the Hillary Clinton uranium “scandal,” infuriating Fox viewers, some of whom suggested that he ought to work for CNN or MSNBC.<p>Smith’s critique, which called President Trump’s accusations against Clinton “inaccurate,” was …

Donald Trump

Saad Hariri: Saudis detaining Lebanon PM says Michel Aoun

<b>Lebanon's President Michel Aoun has for the first time publicly accused Saudi Arabia of detaining its prime minister, who resigned unexpectedly during a visit to Riyadh on 4 November.</b><p>Mr Aoun said "nothing justified" Saad Hariri's continued absence, and that it was a breach of his human rights.<p>He …

North Korea on Trump's Asia visit: He deserves death

North Korea gave its version of a diplomatic verdict Wednesday on President Trump's recent trip to Asia: He's a coward who deserves to die.<p>Pyongyang's state media slammed Trump for insulting North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un while on a five country tour of Asia. It said the American president, who …

Saudi Arabia, regional allies caution citizens over Lebanon

<b>Beirut, Lebanon (CNN) —</b> Saudi Arabia, and Gulf allies Kuwait and the UAE, have ordered their citizens to leave Lebanon and avoid travel there as tensions in the Middle East hit a fever pitch.<p>"Due to the current situation in Lebanon, the kingdom has asked its citizens, whether visiting or residents, …

Racial dot map

Dustin Cable, a demographer at the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, added another dimension to Brandon …