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In Just 2 Minutes, Donald Trump Gave UN Lecture on American Exceptionalism & It Was a Joy to Behold

President Trump’s speech at the United Nations has been panned and praised since he delivered it in New York on Tuesday morning.<p>But for those …

Donald Trump

Lou Dobbs: Trump is "possibly the strongest individual to serve in the Oval Office in my lifetime"

Dobbs: Trump has "established himself as the leader of this nation"<p>From the September 19 edition of Fox Business' <i>Lou Dobbs Tonight</i>:<p>Loading the player …

Elections

After 10 Years Away From Senate, Rick Santorum At Center Of Health Care Debate

The latest GOP effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act is picking up steam in the Senate. Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum has been a key player promoting it, a decade after leaving office.

Rick Santorum

'Fiscal Conservatives' Make Their Priorities Clear With Defense Bill

Republicans rubber-stamped $700 billion for defense – twice as much as the government would save with Obamacare repeal<p>On Monday night, the Senate …

Ron Wyden

Unemployment Is So 2009: Labor Shortage Gives Workers an Edge

Is a new golden age for the American worker around the corner?<p>For the last couple of years, workers’ median earnings have been rising on a sustained path not seen in years.<p>This may come as a surprise after decades of wage stagnation, when the good jobs of an earlier industrial era — in which …

Economics

Democrats Like Both Clinton And Sanders, But Don't Want Either To Seek Presidency Again

A 54 percent majority of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents view both politicians favorably.<p>Most Democrats still like both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, but few want to see either run for president again, a new HuffPost/YouGov survey finds.<p>The poll comes as both of the former …

Elections

Networks Pass on Sean Spicer for Paid Contributor Role

The big five news organizations have passed on offering former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer a job as an exclusive paid contributor, network sources confirmed to NBC News Tuesday.<p>Since Spicer exited the White House, his representatives have been holding individual conversations about the …

Donald Trump

These are the trends affecting the cryptocurrency market in 2017

<b>Rise of cryptocurrency</b><p>We live in a dynamic business world, which is constantly evolving with newer innovations and technologies disrupting the traditional methodologies of living our day-to-day lives.<p>When the world becomes comfortable with one technology, a newer and better technology often comes …

Bitcoin

‘Netflix for theaters’ sending industry into a frenzy

Mitch Lowe has created a monster fit for the big screen.<p>The chief executive of MoviePass took a sleepy, little-known 20,000-member movie subscription …

Movies

Apple increases App Store cellular download limit to 150MB

Apple has announced in a post on its developer blog that it is increasing the the cellular download limit for apps on the App Store. It’s certainly not a major increase, but it’s one that is definitely welcomed…<p>Apple says it’s bumping the cellular download limit from 100MB to 150MB, which it says …

iOS

Trump Warned Saudis Off Military Move on Qatar

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates considered taking military action in the early stages of their ongoing dispute with Qatar, until Donald …

Middle East

Harvard Endowment Reports ‘Disappointing’ 8.1 Percent Return

Describing the results as “disappointing,” Harvard University reported on Tuesday that its $37.1 billion endowment earned an 8.1 percent return for its most recent fiscal year.<p>The endowment’s new chief executive, N. P. Narvekar, said that the fund was in the middle of a major revamping and that …

Finance

Once A Contender, Angela Merkel's Main Rival Stumbles As Election Approaches

In the picturesque German city of Potsdam, a crowd gathers at the main square where a band is playing innocuous '80s covers.<p>The friendly looking musicians on stage attempt to rouse some enthusiasm from those waiting to hear Martin Schulz — the main challenger to German Chancellor Angela Merkel in …

Germany

Giant antennas in New Mexico search for cosmic discoveries

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Employing an array of giant telescopes positioned in the New Mexico desert, astronomers have started a massive surveying project aimed at producing the most detailed view ever made of such a large portion of space using radio waves emitted from throughout the Milky Way and …

Astronomy

LGs Brings New High-Efficiency Residential Solar Panels To SPI For Reveal

<b>Published on</b> September 19th, 2017 | <i>by Kyle Field</i><p>0<p>September 19th, 2017 by <b>Kyle Field</b><p>LG has unveiled a series of new residential solar modules that take …

Clean Energy

Russian trolls appear to be staying out of Germany's election. Here's why.

The government of Russian President Vladimir Putin is widely believed to be behind social media disinformation campaigns aimed at influencing the 2016 US presidential election. As Germany’s general elections approach, many worry that a similar scenario could play out in that country.<p>But according …

Russia

A 40-year study finds Generation Z is avoiding sex, alcohol, and driving like never before

Today's teenagers don't seem to care much about hitting the open road, scoring a six-pack with a fake ID, or asking their peers out on dates.<p>According to a new study from psychologists Jean Twenge and Heejung Park, teenagers instead prefer to sit at home, say no to drugs and alcohol, and scroll …

Millennials

Powerful earthquake shakes central Mexio

A powerful earthquake shuddered through Mexico City on Tuesday, destroying buildings and causing an unknown number of casualties among the megapolis' 20 million inhabitants, on the exact anniversary of a devastating 1985 temblor.<p>The US Geological Survey put the quake's magnitude at 7.1.<p>"I'm so …

Earthquakes

Hurricane Maria takes aim at Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

Hurricane Maria, the second megastorm to hit the Caribbean this month, is barreling toward Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The Category 5 storm …

Caribbean

Is North Korea in the U.N.? Yes, it is among most sanctioned members

North Korea joined the United Nations on Sept. 17, 1991, and during that time has become is one of the most frequently sanctioned members of the 193-nation organization.<p>North Korea, listed by its official name, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, has faced sanctions for human rights abuses …

North Korea

Climate Scientists: Climate Models Have Overestimated Global Warming

A new report published by a team of prominent climate scientists confirms what many skeptics have pointed out for years: the climate models have …

Climate Change

Mueller 'blocking all the escape routes' for Paul Manafort

Questions continue to swirl around President Trump's beleaguered former campaign manager, Paul Manafort.<p>Will he eventually cut a deal with federal investigators? Will he face an indictment and then enjoy a presidential pardon? Or will he be accused of a crime in the State of New York, and be beyond …

Paul Manafort

Apple updates Pages, Numbers, and Keynote with new iOS 11 features

Following the release of iOS 11 to the general public earlier today, Apple is now rolling out updated versions of Numbers, Pages, and Keynote for iOS. The updates bring support for new iOS 11 features, performance improvements, and more.<p>Pages has been updated with a redesigned document manager that …

iOS

AI is changing how real estate professionals do business

By now, it’s clear that AI is less the stuff of sci-fi nightmares and more a modern tool we can use in our daily lives. Wise as it is to heed the warnings of brilliant minds and stay apprised of potential threats to humanity, bots won’t be taking over the world tomorrow. They might be helping you …

Real Estate

Read the text of President Trump’s speech to the UN

<i>Below is a transcript of President Donald Trump’s speech to the United Nations.</i><p>PRESIDENT TRUMP: Mr. Secretary General, Mr. President, world leaders, …

Geopolitics

UN speech: Trump says 'Rocket Man' Kim Jong Un on 'suicide mission,' in broadside at 'rogue regimes'

President Trump, in his first speech before the United Nations, launched a rhetorical broadside Tuesday at “rogue regimes” including North Korea, Iran and Syria – while pointedly warning Kim Jong Un that the United States will “totally destroy” his country if he does not turn back from the nuclear …

North Korea

US State Department Updates Cuba Warning

<i>PHOTO: The State Department has updated its Cuba travel warning. (photo via Pixabay/skeeze)</i><p>Less than a week after warning American travelers to not …

Cuba

This New Method For Testing Blood With Sound Waves Is Insanely Clever

And super-fast, too!<p>Scientists have developed a new method for testing blood via sound waves, which could lead to a compact, portable testing kit …

Breakthroughs

Hillary Clinton 'won't rule out' contesting election

Should the Russia probe prove there was collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign, Clinton would consider contesting the election results. She …

Elections