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Donald Trump Has All the Power

The president’s alarming Sunday tweet could genuinely produce a crisis between the White House, on the one hand, and the Justice Department and the FBI, on the other.<p>Sunday afternoon, President Trump tweeted an extraordinary threat—extraordinary even by the standards of Donald Trump’s norm-busting …

Donald Trump

Swarm of Earthquakes Hits Seismically Active Region Along California Border

A swarm of small earthquakes hit a town near the U.S.-Mexico border Saturday and continued into Sunday.<p>Dozens of quakes were reported in and around …

Natural Disasters

IBM Power Systems For AI and Big Data: Aimed at the Enterprise

IBM today made a major announcement about new products and services aimed at helping alleviate the roadblocks to AI (artificial intelligence) adoption in the enterprise. It is only a beginning, but it’s very interesting in the breadth and comprehensiveness of IBM’s plan.<p>There are three key areas of …

Cognitive Computing

'World Peace!' President Trump Reveals Kim Jong Un Meeting Will Take Place in Singapore on June 12

President Donald Trump revealed the date and location of his upcoming meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, announcing Thursday that they …

North Korea

'The Americans Cannot Be Trusted.' How Iran Is Reacting to Trump's Decision to Quit Nuclear Deal

A stunned Iranian nation anxiously watched on Tuesday as President Donald Trump announced the United States would withdraw from the historic nuclear …

South Asia

Doctors raise alarm about ancient HTLV-1 virus: 'Prevalence is off the charts' in Australia

<b>(CNN) —</b> An ancient virus infecting residents across Australia's Northern Territory is leaving death and despair in its path, and doctors are now calling for greater efforts to stop the spread of infections.<p>The rates of human T-cell leukemia virus type 1, or HTLV-1, infection are exceeding 40% among …

Public Health

Users report serious stability issues with macOS 10.13.4

If you are running macOS High Sierra, you might want to skip the latest update. The Register reports that users are experiencing difficulties after …

See missiles fly through Damascus sky - CNN Video

Video appears to show weapons in the skies over Damascus after the US, France and the UK say they've launched military strikes against Syria and its chemical weapons program.

Middle East

U.S., Britain and France Strike Syria Over Suspected Chemical Weapons Attack

WASHINGTON — The United States and European allies launched airstrikes on Friday night against Syrian research, storage and military targets as President Trump sought to punish President Bashar al-Assad for a suspected chemical attack near Damascus last weekend that killed more than 40 …

Middle East

Ranking The Five Apps You Need For Mapping Everything

One of the advantages of owning a smartphone is it’s easier than ever to get where you want to be. No matter where you are in the world, you can pull up a map, see the situation on the ground, and make a plan accordingly. No more Thomas Guide or Rand McNally Atlas weighing heavily on your lap. …

Passover Miracle: Orthodox Jew Dreams of Jesus

As we remember the death of Jesus in fulfilment of Passover, we also celebrate the resurrection miracle of God’s great deliverance from slavery into …

Pope: Christians Should Feel Shame for Global Strife

Never missing an opportunity to confuse, disappoint, and demoralize the Catholic faithful, Pope Francis, according to the Latin American Herald …

Religion

Apple's macOS 10.13.4 brings full external GPU support to recent MacBooks

Apple’s latest macOS update is the one we’ve all been waiting for. Available now, version 10.13.4 brings support for external graphics cards (eGPU) first announced last June at WWDC.<p>The update solves one of the biggest disadvantages for Apple’s pro-level users. After increasingly shifting even the …

Helpful Checklist for Landscape Photographers

You travel several hours to reach a scenic spot you’ve dreamed about photographing. You take out the camera. You find your composition. You take a …

Incredible Kingfisher Photo Is the Result of 6 Months of Hard Work, No Photoshop Necessary

Spanish wildlife photographer Mario Cea is known for his incredible bird photography. Using slow shutter speeds and artificial light, he's able to capture feathered creatures in unexpected, artistic moments. Regularly winning international photography competitions, Cea's stunning photo of a …

The $399 Laowa 25mm Macro Lens vs the $1,050 Canon MP-E 65mm

In January 2018, I had the opportunity to test a pre-production version of Laowa’s first lens in 2018, the Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5x. It is a niche …

Apple leaks official release notes for macOS 10.13.4 in French, confirms iMessage Business Chat and eGPU support

For the latest macOS 10.13.4 beta seed, the update notes merely say ‘This is the latest version of the macOS High Sierra developer beta and is recommended for all Apple developers’ in English locales as normal for pre-release builds. However, it seems Apple has accidentally published the final full …

See the Soaring Shortlist for the 2018 Bird Photographer of the Year Awards

With a focus on our feathered friends, the Bird Photographer of the Year contest fosters a “growing interest and passion for photographing one of the most interesting and engaging areas of natural history.” Much like last year's collection of awe-inspiring winning photos, this year's recently …

Spoof, Jam, Destroy: Why We Need a Backup for GPS

Earth got a warning shot on January 25, 2016. On that day, Air Force engineers were scheduled to kill off a GPS satellite named SVN-23—the oldest in …

Cactus announces palm-sized RQ250 wireless monolight

Cactus has just announced the RQ250: a ‘palm-sized’ bare-bulb flash head that will feature wireless control and three times the power of a typical …

So You Want to Be a Professional Photographer

There’s much more to being a professional photographer than meets the eye. Making photos for your clients is about 5 percent of the job. Making a …

How to Recognise Good Light in Photography

The question Sean Tucker gets asked most often is, how do you teach yourself to recognise good light? It's a hard one to answer in one video, so …

U.N. Security Council Passes Syria Cease-Fire After Hundreds Killed In Bombing Siege

<b>Updated at 3:30 pm ET</b><p>The United Nations Security Council has approved a resolution calling for a 30-day cease-fire in Syria, following one of the bloodiest weeks of aerial bombardment in the war that has devastated the country.<p>In the eastern suburbs of Damascus, a region called Eastern Ghouta, …

Middle East

The best photos taken of planet Earth last year will transform the way you see the world

The natural world is a stunning place.<p>Every year, the best landscape photography shows off Earth's beauty. The following photos are some of the winners from the 2017 International Landscape Photographer of the Year contest.<p>They highlight powerful mountains, scenes of isolation, worlds of color and …

Is the Yellowstone supervolcano about to erupt? Huge ‘earthquake swarm’ causes 200 tremors in just 10 days

Yellowstone is the home of a gigantic volcano which will cause devastation on a gigantic scale when it finally goes kaboom.<p>Now US Geological Survey …

Did Iran Just Start A War With Israel?

In the early hours of Saturday, for the first time, Iran infiltrated Israel with a drone.<p>The drone, an advanced model with stealth capabilities, …

UN envoy: Gaza on verge of ‘total systems collapse’

From the UN's perspective, the two-state solution is the only viable option.<p>><br>• ><p>Interview with UN envoy Nickolay E. Mladenov<p><i>Interview with UN envoy</i> …

Israel

These are the best apps for your new Mac of 2017

New Mac? Start here<p>Whether you’re unwrapping your first Mac, or getting an upgrade, you’ll need some apps for your new computer. We’re here to help, with some of our best picks to get you started.<p><i>We've rounded up our favorite and most-used apps and utilities for the technology we use every day.</i> …

Apps

Apple alert: Be aware of fake iTunes emails that have thieves trying to steal your money

Apple is sending out a warning over a realistic-looking iTunes scam. Even tech-savvy people are falling for this one.<p>Here is what happens: You get an …