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The Miami Dolphins acted on the NFL’s anthem policy. The league was unprepared for the backlash.

The NFL is putting its anthem policy on hold after leaked documents prompt criticism.<p>When the NFL announced in May that it would require all players on the field to stand during the national anthem or potentially face team fines, the league soughtto finally end backlash to the kneeling protests …

Donald Trump

'She was like a novelty': How an alleged Russian agent gained access to elite conservative circles

WASHINGTON -- For nearly five years, the young Russian political-science student was an unusual fixture at the most important events of the U.S. …

Civil Rights

The NRA Is Awfully Quiet About Maria Butina

It typically takes a mass shooting to keep the National Rifle Association this quiet.<p>As of this writing, the NRA has issued no public comment about …

United States

McConnell withdraws Trump judicial pick minutes before vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday abruptly withdrew one of President Donald Trump's appellate court nominees when it became apparent he did not have enough support to pass.<p>The decision came just minutes before the confirmation vote and after senators voiced …

Mitch McConnell

Evolutionary algorithm outperforms deep-learning machines at video games - MIT Technology Review

With all the excitement over neural networks and deep-learning techniques, it’s easy to imagine that the world of computer science consists of little …

Deep Learning

Biden: Trump's news conference with Putin 'beneath the office of the President'

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin was "beneath the office of the President," former Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday.<p>"I think the press conference was beneath the office of the President. And I think it did us great damage internationally," …

Donald Trump

Putin Jet Trespassed in NATO Airspace on Way to Summit, Estonia Says

MOSCOW — Even before his plane touched down in Finland for a summit meeting with President Trump, President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, who was widely seen as coming out ahead at the meeting, had notched a victory in the air, the Estonian authorities say.<p>Estonia — small, vulnerable and at the …

Russia

US Embassy in Jerusalem to cost $20 million more than Trump's estimate

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump boasted earlier this year that the US would spend only $200,000 to $300,000 on a new US Embassy in Jerusalem, but it seems the project will cost nearly $20 million more than that estimate.<p>The State Department has awarded a $21.2 million contract to the …

Donald Trump

Walmart enlists Microsoft cloud in battle against Amazon

Once a seemingly unstoppable retail juggernaut, Walmart’s been scrambling to define its digitally in this Amazon-defined era. This morning, the company announced that it’s struck a five-year deal with Microsoft, Amazon’s chief cloud competitor.<p>These sorts of partnerships are a regular occurrence …

eCommerce

Democrats want Trump's interpreter to testify before Congress

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat from New Hampshire, is calling on President Donald Trump's interpreter from his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin to testify before Congress.<p>"I'm calling for a hearing with the U.S. interpreter who was present during President Trump's meeting with …

Donald Trump

Sponsors of Russia's meddling bots are funding another website

Russians have launched a new website that could be used to run influence campaigns in U.S. elections again, per the AP. Between the lines: Although …

Russia

Chris Wallace Asks Putin Why So Many of His Political Rivals End Up Dead

Fox News anchor <b>Chris Wallace</b> is widely thought of as one of the tougher interviewers in the TV news business, and he held Russian President <b>Vladimir</b> …

Russia

Donald Trump keeps saying his father Fred Trump was born in Germany. He was not.

In an interview with CBS News' Jeff Glor on Sunday, President Donald Trump was asked which nations he considered to be foes of the United …

Donald Trump

Trump: Having to Defend Other NATO Countries Is ‘Unfair’

In an interview with Fox News host Tucker Carlson, President Trump said he thought having to protect NATO nations that “weren’t paying” was “very …

Donald Trump

Trump’s Been Insulting Our Intelligence—and Intelligence Services—Since Day One

Trump, as ever, finds a way to make all stories about Trump—even ones about Americans who’ve given their life to really help make America …

Donald Trump

I Led the F.B.I. Mueller Is Just Doing His Job.

In 1978, I was asked to head the F.B.I. at a perilous time. The bureau was mired in controversy, stung by criticism over Watergate and warrantless wiretaps, beleaguered by congressional investigations. I took on the job because, as I said back then, “this institution was too important to lose.”<p>We …

Donald Trump

Omega-3 no protection against heart attack or strokes, say scientists

The widespread belief that taking omega-3 capsules will help protect you from a heart attack, stroke or early death is wrong, according to a large and comprehensive review of the evidence.<p>Thousands of people take omega-3 supplements regularly and for years. The belief that it protects the heart has …

Omega 3

The Trump administration is launching an investigation that could result in tariffs on uranium imports

The Trump administration is kicking off an investigation that could result in tariffs on imported uranium, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.<p>In a statement, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the US will launch an investigation under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act into the national …

Trump Administration

MGM Resorts Sues 1,000 Victims of Las Vegas Shooting, Seeking to Avoid Liability

Faced with potential lawsuits from hundreds of victims of last year’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, MGM Resorts International is trying an untested strategy: suing the victims first.<p>The company’s aggressive legal approach, which stirred outrage on social media Tuesday, turns on an interpretation of …

Homeland Security

The News on Drug Prices? Nothing Good

It has been two months since the president released his road map for lowering drug costs that seems to lead nowhere, and about a month since he predicted the “big drug companies” would announce “voluntary massive” price cuts. Here’s where things stand:<p>A congressional investigation has found that …

Washington University in St. Louis

Google is running a private cable underneath the Atlantic Ocean to speed up its infrastructure

Google is going under the sea so its cloud infrastructure can better take on rivals Amazon and Microsoft.<p>The search engine giant announced on Tuesday that it is building its own private underwater cable between the U.S. and France. The cable will be named Dunant, after Henry Dunant, the founder of …

Los Angeles

It's Amazon Prime Day, But Walmart Is Fighting Hard To Steal Its Archrival's Thunder

With Amazon’s Prime Day set to notch another record sales day for the Seattle online giant, retailers including Best Buy and Target have touted their own special deals days. But the hottest fight against Amazon.comcomes from none other than the world’s largest retailer, Walmart.<p>The evidence can be …

Satya Nadella

Samsung's new DRAM chip could make your mobile device run faster and longer

Samsung on Monday unveiled a new memory chip for mobile devices that promises 50 percent speed improvements and 30 percent better battery life.<p>Samsung says the chip is the world's first 10-nanometer 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM that it's 1.5 times as fast as the mobile LPDDR4X DRAM chips used in current …

Mobile

Carlos Slim's America Movil Extends Its Dominance in Mexico

Carlos Slim’s America Movil SAB, facing looser restrictions on its dominance in its business in Mexico, continues to pile up customers.<p>The nation’s …

Mexico

Trump says Putin meeting went better than NATO summit

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump defiantly defended on Tuesday his meeting with Vladimir Putin, saying his encounter with the Russian leader went "even better" than his summit with NATO leaders last week.<p>Trump's tweet comes amid an uproar over his decision to not endorse the US …

Russia

Trump confirms new paint job for Air Force One

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump says the new Air Force One planes will be red, white and blue, a shift away from the classic "baby blue" design that they have had for decades.<p>"Air Force One is going to be incredible," Trump told CBS in an interview over the weekend that aired on Tuesday. …

Donald Trump

Iceberg looming over Greenland village is spotted from space

BERLIN (AP) — An iceberg that has drifted perilously close to a remote Greenland village is so big it can be seen from space.<p>The European Space Agency released an image Tuesday showing the giant iceberg just off the coast of Innaarsuit in northwestern Greenland.<p>Dozens of residents were evacuated to …

Global Warming

Seaweed invading Florida beaches likely to worsen, could become worst bloom in history

This summer's annual seaweed bloom is likely to worsen through fall and could become the worst in history, scientists said of the stuff piling up on Florida beaches and choking nearshore waters.<p>In June, the bloom was three times larger than the record bloom for that month, set in 2015, according to …

Florida