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10 CEOs Reveal the Apps That Can Make You More Productive

And reclaim your sanity.<p>For many, modern-day work life means 24/7 connectivity, a constant barrage of emails and meetings, and the feeling you're …


Donald Trump, Flim-Flam Man

Community Voices aims to encourage broad discussion on many topics of community interest. It’s kind of a cross between Letters to the Editor and …

Donald Trump

H.R. 1628, Obamacare Repeal Reconciliation Act of 2017

CBO and JCT estimate that enacting this legislation would reduce federal deficits by $473 billion over the coming decade and increase the number of …


Sports Illustrated Swim Search -- Top 15 Models | Photo 1 |


Argentinian Soccer Fan Takes Down Drone With A Perfectly Thrown Toilet Paper Roll

​Drones are pretty cool pieces of technology, but in order to truly fulfill their potential, they'll have to figure out how to overcome their major …

Did Reagan's Real Star Wars Bankrupt the Soviet Union ?

Soviet Union

How can you stop a Nuclear Missile?

Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

July 10, 2017 News Read

<b>Hawaii Senators Party with Mafia Hitman, Cocaine Dealer in Property Development Venture</b><p>CB: …(Birds of a feather flock together.) State Sens. Will …

Mauna Kea

Investigators look for cause of fatal Hawaii tower fire

(Reuters) - Honolulu fire officials on Saturday were hoping to determine the cause of a blaze that tore through three upper floors of a 36-story residential tower in Hawaii's capital, killing at least three people.<p>The conflagration, which broke out on Friday afternoon and took firefighters about …


Surf Report: Honolulu Surf Film Festival Brings Good Waves to the Big Screen

Catch this swell event at the Honolulu Museum of Art, now through July 30.<p>By Lesa Griffith<p>Published: 2017.07.10 01:25 PM<p><i>Editor</i><i>’</i><i>s</i> <i>Note: Through our</i> …


Climate Change Could Make The Earth "Practically Ungovernable"

It's time to get serious.<p>Former NASA climate chief James Hansen believes climate change's most dangerous effect will be a continuous rise in sea …

Climate Change

New On The Streets: Drug For Nerve Pain Boosts High For Opioid Abusers

ATHENS, Ohio — On April 5, Ciera Smith sat in a car parked on the gravel driveway of the Rural Women’s Recovery Program here with a choice to make: …


Trump Travel Ban Faces Further Limits After Hawaii Ruling - Bloomberg

A federal judge in Hawaii ruled that the Trump administration didn’t conform with the Supreme Court’s instructions in rolling out its temporary …

United States

NASA Just Announced It Can't Afford to Get Humans to Mars

Noooo! 😲<p>NASA has been talking about getting humans to Mars for years, and continues to provide updated plans for getting there.<p>Unfortunately, …


Meghan Markle Secretly Engaged To Prince Harry, Afraid To Go Public For Fear Of Comparisons To Kate Middleton

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been secretly engaged for close to six months, but the couple is reportedly wary of going public as Markle fears …

Royal Family

Airbnb host hit with $5,000 fine for canceling on an Asian guest over her race

An Airbnb host has been fined $5,000 for abruptly canceling on an Asian guest because of the guest's race.<p>The host, Tami Barker, is now permanently barred from the home-sharing platform.<p>In February, Barker canceled on Dyne Suh, who had driven through a snowstorm to Barker's cabin in Big Bear, …


A Truck Full Of Slime Eels Spilled Into The Highway And It Was The Stuff Of Nightmares

Do you want to get slimed?<p>Posted on July 14, 2017, 02:49 GMT<p>Something unusual happened on Thursday in Oregon. A truck full of slithering, slimey fish overturned on the highway.<p>Phyllis Palmer / Via Depoe Bay Fire<p>The truck carrying the creatures crashed on US Route 101 after the driver, 59-year-old …


Guys, We Need To Talk About Your Flip Flops

Everyone's been thinking it, but I'm here to say something.<p>Posted on July 12, 2017, 23:46 GMT<p>Psst. Hey, you there... Do you wear flip flops as part of a normal, casual outfit?<p>Aleksander Kaczmarek / Getty Images<p>Have you been caught, looking like this?!<p>Charlesknox / Getty Images<p>Well then, listen up, …


There’s No Escaping Donald Trump—Or the Imperial Presidency That Preceded Him

Everywhere we go, Trump Trump Trump. Partly it’s the psychodrama he creates. But partly it’s because the presidency is much bigger than it was ever supposed to be.<p>Some days it feels like from Donald Trump there is no exit. And there are occasional days, as we’re learning, like there’s no exit from …

World Leaders

Father of the bride 'struck by lightning' during speech at wedding in Canada

A father of the bride had a lucky escape after being struck by lightning during his daughter's wedding in Canada.<p>JP Nadeau, who says he has experienced a number of brushes with death in his life, was reportedly in the middle of a speech in his apple orchard in New Brunswick when the bolt hit the …


Trump intervenes to allow Afghan girls to come to US

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump intervened to allow a group of Afghan girls into the country to participate in a robotics competition.<p>White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed the president's intervention Wednesday.<p>Six female students from war-torn Afghanistan had hoped to …

Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Tesla Is Offering People A Free Next Generation Roadster (If You Sell 50 Cars For Them)

Despite very little suggestion that Tesla is anywhere near developing a second generation Tesla Roadster anytime soon, a new feature on Tesla’s …


He ran North Korea’s secret moneymaking operation. Now he lives in Virginia.

Efforts to sanction North Korea into submission won’t work because there are too many ways around them, Ri Jong Ho says.<p>He should know.<p>For about three decades, Ri was a top moneymaker for the Kim regime, sending millions of dollars a year back to Pyongyang even as round after round of sanctions was …

North Korea

Oregon moves legislation forward to decriminalize MDMA, cocaine and more

The bill aims to push drug users to treatment rather than prison


Video shows brawl that killed 22-year-old American in Greece

Surveillance video out of Greece appears to show the moment a bar fight that killed a 22-year-old American broke out last Friday.<p>In the video, which …

University of Arizona

Father: Man found dead in Kilauea caldera left suicide note

HILO — The father of 38-year-old Petaluma, Calif., man whose body was recovered by helicopter from Kilauea caldera early Sunday morning said his son …


Body of man found in Hawaii volcano after apparent fall

Hawaii Volcanoes

Former Brazilian President Lula Convicted Of Corruption, Sentenced To Prison

<b>Updated at 2:31 p.m.</b><p>Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been convicted of corruption and money laundering charges and sentenced to nine and a half years in prison.<p>Still, Lula — as he's commonly known — has long denied the charges and plans to appeal the conviction. He will …


Democrat Files First Articles Of Impeachment Against US President

A Democratic representative has just introduced the first formal article of impeachment against President Donald Trump.<p>Representative Brad Sherman …