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Bad News for President Trump

The Comey memos are more revealing than they seem.<p>One feature of the truth is that it doesn’t change much. A lie is hard to sustain. The details may change in each retelling because the liar is not actually remembering the events, but instead remembering the telling of the events. The truth, by …

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Gulf Stream current at ‘record low’ with potentially devastating consequences for weather, warn scientists

Catastrophic changes in global weather patterns could be on the horizon as scientists confirm the warming Atlantic current has reached a “new record …

Global Warming

Trump's smearing of Jill McCabe is an outrage we can't ignore

<b>(CNN) —</b> We know the President isn't exactly a policy wonk, and that he plays fast and loose with the facts in favor of broad strokes intended to froth up his most loyal supporters. But he's also shown that he plays fast and loose with peoples' lives and livelihoods, and doesn't care who he ruins in …

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'Nothing but a holiday resort?' Revisiting 1939 Cornwall

<b>In 1939, the newly established Penguin Books published six guides to various English counties, complete with touring maps, aimed at the middle-class motorist. Emma Jane Kirby has been driving around the UK with those first-edition guides in her hand to see how Britain has changed since the start of</b> …

Wetsuits

What's next for the Parkland students? Prom, graduation — then changing the world

The teens are balancing grief and activism while trying to hold onto high school moments that are meant to be happy<p>Julia Cordover, president of the senior class at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, is planning a prom.<p>Cordover, 18, started working on the details last fall, overseeing the team of …

High School

Worried about what Facebook knows about you? Check out Google

It's more than just Googling yourself.<p>Upset about how much of your data Facebook has? Wait until you see what Google has got on you.<p>Dylan Curran, an information technology consultant, took a look at just what Google knew about him. Even with his experience as a web developer, he was shocked.<p>"I was …

Privacy

People are downloading their Facebook data and posting it to Twitter, and the results will terrify you

The Cambridge Analytica scandal continues to roll on. As it does, people are becoming more and more aware of just how much data Facebook has on them.<p>One easy (yet slightly horrifying) way to see it all in one place is to request all of your Facebook data as a zip file. A lot of people have been …

Social Media

Facebook board member Peter Thiel helped fund Cambridge Analytica's work

Mark Zuckerberg has 40 billion reasons to be mad at Cambridge Analytica, but he should save at least some of that anger for Facebook board member …

Cambridge Analytica

Fox News analyst quits, rips network as a “propaganda machine” in letter to colleagues

He signed off: “As our president’s favorite world leader would say, ‘Das vidanya’” — Russian for “goodbye.”<p>A Fox News analyst quit in a scathing letter that accused the network of degenerating into “a mere propaganda machine for a destructive and ethically ruinous administration.”<p>Retired Lt. Col. …

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Russian Roulette review: as Joe Biden said, 'If this is true, it's treason'

Michael Isikoff and David Corn lay bare the evidence that Trump and Putin have been striving to collaborate for years<p>Trump breaks ranks to congratulate Putin on election victory<p>Whenever I finish a book like Russian Roulette, I ask myself the same question: why is anyone still debating whether there …

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Greenland Ice Melt Could Push Atlantic Circulation to Collapse

The Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) is one part of the larger global thermohaline circulation. The circulation is powered by …

Could the Oceans Rise Enough to Reverse the Flow of Rivers?

<b>Dear EarthTalk: With all the talk of rising seas, what could happen to the rivers that flow into the oceans? Will they reverse flow? Will rising seas</b> …

Climate Change

Derelict Cornwall - a tour of some of Cornwall's old buildings in need of tender loving care - Cornwall Live

Every year some of Cornwall's rich architectural and industrial heritage disappears.<p>Adverse weather, rain and snow, high winds and an …

‘Ask Your Wife to Stop Calling Me.’ Alec Baldwin Fires Back at Donald Trump in Twitter Spat

President Donald Trump is no stranger to playing television critic for <i>Saturday Night Live</i>. This time he took aim at “Alex” Baldwin’s impression of …

Alec Baldwin

Kushner, Russia bombshells rock the White House

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A volley of stunning revelations over Jared Kushner and the Russia probe are rocking Donald Trump's inner circle and suggest a pivotal moment is at hand in the West Wing personnel wars that have raged throughout his presidency.<p>First, it emerged Tuesday that chief of staff John …

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Brexit impact studies leak reveals which regions will be hit hardest

Theresa May's Brexit "war cabinet" will meet again on Thursday against a backdrop of official forecasts showing the regions and sectors of the economy which face being hardest-hit by withdrawing from the European Union.<p>Impact studies released to MPs by the Government reveal the North East of …

A Map Shows What Happens When Our World Gets Four Degrees Warmer: The Colorado River Dries Up, Antarctica Urbanizes, Polynesia Vanishes

Humanity faces few larger questions than what, exactly, to do about climate change — and, in a sense larger still, what climate change even means. …

30 Geeky Facts About Nine Inch Nails

Click or tap to zoom into this image<p>This is image <i>1</i> of 30<p>Happy birthday Trent Reznor! Nine Inch Nails’ longtime talisman turns 52 today. To celebrate, …

Donald Trump said 4 things that aren't true in a single 47-word tweet

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Saturday morning, before heading out for a round of golf, President Donald Trump tweeted this:<p><i>"This memo totally vindicates 'Trump' in probe. But the Russian Witch Hunt goes on and on. Their was no Collusion and there was no Obstruction (the word now used because, after one year of</i> …

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World<p>A Canadian landscape gardener accused of serial killings targeting Toronto's gay community was charged Wednesday with a seventh murder, as …

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Hunter S Thompson: How we need the godfather of gonzo today, served up with his side order of guns, booze and drugs

Who killed Hunter S Thompson? Nobody killed Hunter S Thompson, nobody but himself. At 5.42pm on Sunday 20 February 2005, he shot himself with a gun …

Literature

UK warned that Russian threat requires increased defence spending

Britain’s defence chief of general staff, Sir Nick Carter, is to warn that the UK is trailing Russia in terms of defence spending and capability.<p>Carter is to use a speech in London to enter publicly into the debate over defence spending, which military chiefs and Conservative MPs claim has dropped …

Military Spending

42 Years Ago, This Album Made History As The First To Go Platinum - And It Only Took A Week To Do It

1976 Release Crushed Expected Sales Goals Inside Of A Week<p>Michael Jackson’s <i>Thriller</i> might be the best selling album of all time after it was …

Selling

20 words that you're probably using incorrectly

There are advanced words you can add to your vocabulary to make yourself sound smarter— just make sure that you're using them correctly.<p>While definitions have been known to shift based on the way a word is commonly used, some popular uses are just plain wrong.<p>Here are 20 words that are often …

Language

Donald Trump presidency 'most unethical in modern history', report finds

Donald Trump has led the “most unethical presidency” in US history, according to a scathing report by a government ethics watchdog.<p>Citizens for …

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Unstable East Antarctic Ice Sheet Could Spell Catastrophe

New research has confirmed one of the worst nightmares of climate science: the instability of the East Antarctic ice sheet.<p>This vast mass holds …

Global Warming

Porn Star: Donald Trump and Stormy Daniels Invited Me to Their Hotel Room

‘I ended up with Donald in his hotel room. Picture him chasing me around his hotel room in his tighty-whities,’ Stormy Daniels told fellow porn star …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump cancels UK visit, blaming Barack Obama for a 'bad embassy deal', as Sadiq Khan says he 'finally got the message'

US president Donald Trump has confirmed he will not travel to the UK to open the new American embassy next month, blaming the decision to relocate the building to an "off location".<p>Hitting out at former US leader Barack Obama, Mr Trump wrote on Twitter early on Friday that he thought the embassy's …

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Trump Bannon row: Lawyers seek to halt book's release

<b>Lawyers for US President Donald Trump are seeking to stop the release of a book containing damaging allegations about his administration.</b><p>Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House cites former top aide Steve Bannon as describing a meeting with a group of Russians as "treasonous".<p>It also portrays …

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