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Newest US sanctions against Russia hit an economic nerve

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia typically brushes off new U.S. sanctions. Not this time.<p>The Trump administration announcement of export restrictions in response to accusations Moscow used a nerve agent to poison a former Russian spy in Britain sent the ruble tumbling to a two-year low and drew a stern …

Russia

Tom Ka Gai (Coconut Chicken Soup) Recipe

"The quintessential Thai soup."<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 pound boneless, skinless chicken meat<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>2 (14 ounce) cans coconut milk<p>2 cups …

Recipes

Bacteria spread through dog saliva linked to death of Wisconsin woman

MILWAUKEE – A bacteria spread through animal saliva, which forced the amputation of a man's hands and legs in June, has been linked to two other Wisconsin cases in recent years, including the death of a Milwaukee County woman.<p>Sharon Larson, 58, of South Milwaukee died June 23, not long after being …

CDC

At Carrier, the Factory Trump Saved, Morale Is Through the Floor

By the time the sun comes up, Nicole Hargrove knows if it’ll be a struggle to meet her quota at the Carrier furnace factory in Indianapolis. Six days a week, she’s on the assembly line by 6 a.m., when a buzzer sounds and starts a shift that is supposed to conclude with 1,100 newly built units. But …

Employment

Your Retinas Will Dilate Upon Seeing These Shocking, Extravagant Wedding Dresses

Several months ago, I somehow found myself on an Instagram account called @LebaneseWeddings, which, as you can probably guess, chronicles just that: …

Weddings

How a Chinese region that accounts for just 1.5% of the population became one of the most intrusive police states in the world

The vast Xinjiang region in northwestern China is home to just 1.5% of the country's entire 1.3 billion residents. But in 2017, one in five arrests in China occurred there.<p>In total, out of Xinjiang's 22 million residents, 227,000 people were arrested — a 731% increase from 2016, according to data …

China

Our 10 Healthiest One-Pot Recipes — Recipes from The Kitchn

There's a lot to love about one-pot dinners — namely, how quick and easy they are to prepare and clean up. But one-pot meals also have a reputation …

Cooking

This ‘flow battery’ could power green homes when the sun goes down and the wind stops blowing

With solar and wind electricity prices plunging, the hunt is on for cheap batteries to store all this power for use around the clock. Now, …

Clean Energy

Gulf Of Alaska Cod Are Disappearing. Blame 'The Blob'

A hint of optimism creeps into Darius Kasprzak's voice as he pilots his boat, the Marona, out of Kodiak harbor on a recent calm day.<p>"We're in the morning, we're at the start of the flood tide," he says. "This is where you want to be."<p>He is fishing a bay on the northwestern edge of the Gulf of …

Global Warming

Theresa May's stalled Brexit negotiations are putting public safety at 'serious and unnecessary risk'

LONDON — A lack of progress in Brexit negotiations is putting public safety "at serious and unnecessary risk," according to a damning report by British MPs.<p>The Home Affairs select committee said "political red lines" on both the UK and EU sides were standing in the way of a security deal, and said …

Judiciary

Drought spurs extreme measures to protect West's wild horses

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Harsh drought conditions in parts of the American West are pushing wild horses to the brink and spurring extreme measures to protect them.<p>For what they say is the first time, volunteer groups in Arizona and Colorado are hauling thousands of gallons of water and truckloads of …

Forests

Another effort in the fight against fake news: WhatsApp tries to stop messages from going viral

WhatsApp is taking its most dramatic step yet to cut down on fake news.<p>The app is testing a new feature that places limits on how many times a single …

Internet

Eating Processed Meats Has Been Linked to Serious Psychiatric Problems

Oh, great. Bacongate 2.0.<p>Nitrate-cured meats - things like beef jerky or bacon - have been linked to extensive periods of hyperactivity, insomnia, …

Mental Health

Trump, seeking to calm political storm over Putin summit, says he misspoke

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump tried on Tuesday to calm a storm over his failure to hold Russian President Vladimir Putin accountable for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, saying he misspoke in a joint news conference in Helsinki.<p>Trump stunned the world on Monday by shying …

Donald Trump

New hope for world's rarest feline with discovery of two Scottish wildcat kittens

The world's rarest cat has received an unexpected population boost after two orphaned kittens were discovered in Scotland.<p>Just 35 Scottish wildcats were thought to remain in the wild in Britain, and the sub-species is in danger of dying out because the animals often breed with feral domesticated …

Wildlife

Trump condemns Merkel and refuses to criticize Putin in Fox interview

Asked which world leader – Angela Merkel or Vladimir Putin – better represented their country’s interests, Donald Trump once again displayed an impulse to lash out at an ally while holding back criticism of an adversary.<p>The comments are the latest in a string of attacks on the German chancellor, …

Donald Trump

Trump says he misspoke at Putin summit on Russian interference

View Caption Hide Caption<p>A day after publicly siding with Vladimir Putin over U.S. Intelligence on the question of whether Moscow had interfered in …

Russia

Trump Walks Back Controversial Comments On Russian Election Interference

A day after his much-criticized news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Trump attempted some damage control Tuesday, saying …

Russia

Trump's explosive comments with Putin reportedly angered his closest aides so much that Republicans were given permission to speak out

As the fallout from President Donald Trump's controversial joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin spread on Capitol Hill, Trump's closest advisers were reportedly conflicted and scrambled to control the backlash.<p>Shortly after refusing to condemn Putin and back the US …

Donald Trump

EU sends controversial internet copyright reforms back to the drawing board

It’s a strong rejection of the legislation in its current form, but not the end of the battle<p>The European Union has rejected controversial legislation intended to reform online copyright. 318 MEPs voted against the draft law, compared to 278 in favor. The legislation now returns to the drawing …

Net Neutrality

On WeChat, rogue fact-checkers are tackling the app's fake news problem

A handful of “guerrilla” debunking projects exist on WeChat, which has about 1 billion monthly active users worldwide.

More Deadly Viral Outbreaks Are Occurring Worldwide. Here's The Ugly Reason Why

Very bad, not good at all.<p>Today, we hear about dangerous viral infections around the world on a regular basis. Social media and internet access may …

Scoop: Confident Trump not planning for Dem House takeover

Alumni of President George W. Bush's second term are getting flashbacks: Democrats are favored to take over the House, spelling a raft of headaches …

Here’s What Happened the Last Time the Left Got Nasty

History shows why Democrats shouldn’t take the low road.<p>This is definitely becoming a thing.<p>On Monday, a toddler-bearing mother confronted EPA chief Scott Pruitt at a Washington, D.C., teahouse and demanded he resign over allegations that he’s been using his office to line his pockets. And last …

Vietnam War

Russia denies any involvement in latest UK novichok poisoning

Kremlin issues denial and hits out at UK for refusing a joint investigation into Skripal case<p>The Kremlin has said it is “deeply concerned” by the poisoning of a British couple with the nerve agent novichok but has claimed Russia had nothing to do with it.<p>It was the highest-level response yet to …

Russia

Female Nipples Call Long-Standing Evolutionary Biology Theory Into Question

Variations in nipple size are perplexing scientists.<p>Evolutionary biologists think a lot about nipples, but they also find them perplexing. Why are …

List of US States With the Most Psychopaths Isn't That Surprising

We're looking at you, DC, and California.<p>Try as they might, some states can’t shake their reputations. Some are friendly (hi, Minnesota!), others …

Mr. President, get ready for Erdogan unplugged

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every week, I offer a glimpse of the kind of intelligence assessments that are likely to come across the desk of the president of the United States.<p>Modeled on the President's Daily Briefing, or PDB, which the director of national intelligence prepares for the president almost daily, my …

El Salvador

The Trump administration is using women to defend a horrible policy

I don’t believe it’s an accident that the face of these horrific detentions has been overwhelmingly female<p>There’s so much to be angry and terrified about this week, it’s hard to know where to start. What’s struck me, though, is that in the midst of the crimes this administration is committing …

U.S. Supreme Court Bolsters Mobile-Phone Privacy Rights

Law enforcement officials generally need a warrant to get mobile-phone tower records that show someone’s location over an extended period, the U.S. …