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In Just 7 Words, Apple CEO Tim Cook Shows Why the Future of Apple Might Be Doomed

Apple just announced a lot of exciting new products and features. But here's why Tim Cook's long-term vision might fall short.<p>At Apple's Special Event on Tuesday, the company unveiled its latest smartphone--known as the iPhone X--which will include facial-recognition software and a $999 price …

Tories defeated on NHS pay rise motion after DUP backs Labour

The Conservatives have suffered a defeat in the Commons on a Labour motion calling for higher wages for NHS staff and an end to the public sector pay …

At least 8 dead after Irma leaves Florida nursing home with no A/C

<b>(CNN) —</b> Police are investigating the deaths of eight nursing home residents in Hollywood, Florida, where oppressive heat and humidity set in after Hurricane Irma knocked out much of the power in the area.<p>The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills said the residents, ages 71 to 99, died "following …

Rainfall

John Stossel: Of course climate change is real! Climate changes -- it always has and always will

"How many once-in-a-lifetime storms will it take," demands "The Daily Show" comic Trevor Noah, "until everyone admits man-made climate change is real?!"<p>His audience roars its approval.<p>When Hurricane Irma hit, so-called friends admonished me, "Look what your fossil fuels have done! Will you finally …

How can we create a better life for everyone?

Why is equality still so elusive, while inequality is seen as normal and almost inevitable? We interview the sharpest economic minds in the world, as …

Economics

Syria war: Lion rescued from Aleppo zoo gives birth in Jordan

<b>A lioness rescued from a zoo in the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo has given birth just hours after arriving at a wildlife park in Jordan.</b><p>Dana was transported to the Al-Mawa reserve via Turkey along with four other lions, two bears and two tigers in a three-month operation organised by the animal …

Middle East

North Korea threatens US airbase in Guam, as Trump promises 'fire and fury'

Pyongyang claims missile strike could hit US Pacific territory, warning any American military action would provoke ‘all-out war’<p>North Korea has said it is considering a missile strike on the US Pacific territory of Guam, just hours after Donald Trump warned the regime that any threat to the United …

North Korea

NASA Voyager Probes Still Going Strong After 40 Years

by Universe Today August 7, 2017 Off World 12793<p>Matt Williams<p>Milestone Missions<p>Forty years ago, the <i>Voyager 1</i> and <i>2</i> missions began their journey from …

Café charges men 18% 'gender tax' to highlight pay gap

<b>(CNN) —</b> A café in Melbourne, Australia, is giving its male customers a side of gender equity with their lattes.<p>At Handsome Her, men are asked to pay an 18% premium to "reflect the gender pay gap." Men earn an average 17.7% more than women for full-time work in Australia, a government report found. …

A key government report on climate change is out. Here's what you need to know

The New York Times published a draft of the report on Monday night.<p>[<i>Editor's note: This story has been updated with more details about the origins of the draft report.</i>]<p><i>The New York Times</i> published a draft of a long-awaited government report on climate change on Monday night, and the picture it …

Climate Change

Germany just voted to legalise gay marriage

Germany’s parliament has voted to legalise same-sex marriage by 393 votes to 226, despite Angela Merkel opposing the move.<p>The German Chancellor was …

75% of newspaper stories fail to report Jeremy Corbyn’s views accurately, study finds

• General Election 2017<p>“These results are evidently troublesome from a democratic perspective".<p>A new study released on the day of the general election …

Anti-Theresa May protest song ‘Liar Liar’ reaches number 4 in UK chart

• General Election 2017<p>The track has been streamed over 300,000 times and downloaded by 42,000 people<p>An anti-Theresa May protest song has entered the …

Elections

Why pulling out of Paris Accord damages America’s economic future

Hemant Taneja Contributor<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The tech industry needs to move towards responsible innovation in 2018<br>• The need for algorithmic accountability<p>Pulling out of the Paris agreement on climate change will become one of the greatest economic blunders by a U.S. president in our …

5 ways Trump's Paris Agreement decision will affect you

President Donald Trump has done what most people on the planet had hoped he wouldn’t: decide to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate …

Jeremy Corbyn Slams Theresa May's 'Subservience' To Donald Trump After He Pulls US Out Of Paris Agreement

'Reckless and dangerous.'<p>Jeremy Corbyn has accused Theresa May of acting with “silence and subservience” towards Donald Trump, after the US president …

Ramadan bloodbath: Three suicide bombings in Iraq's Baghdad kills 42, Islamic State claims all attacks

<b>Baghdad:</b> Three suicide bombings in Baghdad and a city to the west have killed at least 42 people, targetting Iraqis breaking their fast and elderly …

Prince Harry Couldn't Believe Princess Diana Had Died Because Everything Just Carried On As Normal

The young prince's reaction to his mother's tragic death was heartbreaking, a new documentary claims<p>Prince Harry was just 12 when his mother Princess …

Prince Charles