Arman "Dr.D" Demesa

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Tesla sued for $2 billion by hydrogen truck startup over alleged patent infringement

There is ‘no merit to this lawsuit,’ Tesla says<p>Nikola Motor Company has filed a lawsuit in Arizona alleging that Tesla’s all-electric Semi infringes on the hydrogen truck startup’s patents. The lawsuit claims Tesla willfully copied these patents in creating its electric truck, and Nikola is seeking …

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The White House just let slip a big secret about firing Robert Mueller

<b>(CNN) —</b> Less than 24 hours removed from Donald Trump musing that "many people" have told him he should fire special counsel Robert Mueller, Sarah Sanders made clear that that the White House has researched such a move and believes Trump has the ability to do it.<p>"He certainly believes he has the …

Donald Trump

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of November 27, 2017)

In a massive development in the Russia probe this week, President Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.<p>The unceasing friction between the U.S. and North Korea amplified as the regime tested Hwasong-15, a new intercontinental ballistic missile, …

7 Flipboard Magazines from Around the World for Holiday Inspiration

Looking for some new ideas this holiday season? Want to go beyond the “deck the halls” and glazed ham? Check out the international editions of our Holiday Central magazine, curated by our editors around the world, to find festive food ideas, home decor tips, gift guides, craft suggestions, and …

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of December 18, 2017)

The negotiations, public statements and votes around tax reform culminated this week when President Donald Trump signed the most sweeping tax legislation in almost thirty years Friday.<p>In Washington, an Amtrak train derailed, claiming the lives of three people and injuring several others.<p>The UN …

5 Magazines Worth Your Time

<i>We’re lucky enough to partner with some of the world’s greatest publishers, bloggers and curators, many of whom curate Flipboard Magazines around events, issues and themes. Every month, we’ll spotlight some of our favorites.</i><p><i>This roundup maps to some of the biggest news events of the past month—like</i> …

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US ambassador says he was misquoted on Palestinians

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to Israel on Thursday said he was misquoted in an Israeli report in which he warned that Palestinian …

Report: Michigan State Spent $500,000 To Keep Tabs On Nassar Victims, Journalists

<b>Updated at 12:10 a.m. ET Friday with additional comment from Weber Shandwick</b><p>Michigan State University spent more than $500,000 to keep tabs on the online activities of former Olympic gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar's victims and journalists covering the case, according to the Lansing State …

No longer muzzled, Shulkin takes on Trump’s White House

The fired Veterans Affairs secretary claims he was politically knifed: ‘It should not be this hard to serve your country.’<p>Ousted Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is going down swinging.<p>Instead of disappearing into obscurity like others who were summarily fired by President Donald Trump, …

Donald Trump

Expelling Diplomats, a Furious Kremlin Escalates a Crisis

MOSCOW — Russia on Thursday escalated a confrontation with Europe and the United States over the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain, saying it would expel 60 American diplomats and an unspecified number of envoys from other countries to retaliate for a mass expulsion of Russian diplomats …

Russia

MPs call for government to block Melrose's £8bn hostile takeover of GKN

UK engineering group’s role in making military aircraft parts offers national security grounds to halt deal, say its opponents<p>One of Britain’s oldest engineering firms is to be taken over by a company that has been labelled an “asset-stripper”, prompting calls for the government to block the £8.1bn …

National Security

Trump warns he may freeze SKorea trade deal for NKorea talks

RICHFIELD, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened to hold up the trade agreement his administration finalized this week with South …

Rival Korean leaders to meet April 27 in historic summit

PAJU, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in at a border village on April 27, the South announced Thursday, for a rare summit that could prove significant in global efforts to resolve the decades-long standoff over the North's nuclear program.<p>…

Tactical units spent weeks trying to breach and climb Trump's border wall prototypes — and they're nearly impossible to scale

Eight prototypes of President Donald Trump's long-promised border wall stand in San Diego, California, at the Otay Mesa port of entry.<p>They're made of concrete, steel, and other materials, and designed to withstand even the most persistent breaching tools and intrepid climbers.<p>Constructions crews …

Bannon: 'Anti-patriarchy movement' will 'undo ten thousand years of recorded history'

Steve Bannon, the former White House chief strategist, is quoted in a new edition of the book "Devil's Bargain" as saying the "anti-patriarchy movement" -- that is, the movement against sexual harassment and assault -- is a powerful political force that will "undo ten thousand years of recorded …

Donald Trump

Winter Olympics organizers say the 'Olympic Destroyer' cyberattack took down their computer servers during opening ceremonies

Winter Olympics organizers say their computer servers experienced a cyberattack during opening ceremonies, Yonhap reported on Saturday.<p>Organizers said that internet-connected televisions crashed at the press center, according to officials cited by the report. The targeted servers were shut down, …

Kim Jong-un Invites South Korean Leader to North for Summit Meeting

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s reclusive leader, Kim Jong-un, extended an extremely rare invitation to a foreign head of state on Saturday, using the diplomatic opening created by the Olympics in South Korea to ask its leader, President Moon Jae-in, to visit the North for a summit meeting.<p>Mr. …

Hope Hicks: The quiet one in Trump’s White House suddenly feels the glare

In a White House full of noise, she is the quiet one. Not the TV gladiator, not press room warrior, not a general. Certainly not the Mooch.<p>Hope Hicks, the discreet aide always at President Trump’s side and whose desk is just outside the Oval Office, is his right-hand woman. Improbably, the former …

Donald Trump

Israel launches 'large-scale' attack in Syria after fighter jet crashes

Military spokesman says four Iranian targets near Damascus were destroyed in retaliation<p>Israel has launched what it described as a large-scale air raid in Syria after one of its F-16 fighters crashed while under Syrian anti-aircraft fire.<p>Twelve sites, including four “Iranian targets” near the …

Middle East

Peru's ex-President Fujimori taken from jail to hospital

<b>Peru's former President Alberto Fujimori has been taken from prison to a hospital because of low blood pressure and abnormal heart rhythm.</b><p>His doctor was quoted by local media as saying cardiologists had advised the 79-year-old needed urgent treatment.<p>Fujimori - who was in power from 1990 to 2000 - …

Videos showing violent arrest of a black motorist renew concern about Pasadena police tactics

It should have been the most minor of traffic stops.<p>But an encounter between two Pasadena police officers and a black motorist last month has reignited the nation’s heated debate over how police use force and sparked outrage in a city with long-simmering complaints about how law enforcement treats …

‘My parents’ life was a charade. Mum hated every minute of it’

When her sober, upright mother died, Chris Youle read her journals and was shocked by the torment they contained<p>I was always aware of their existence; the journals. I grew up believing that all mothers wrote them and kept them in locked cupboards. They were mentioned with an air of mystery and …

Beaten with hammers and forced to eat pictures of dead relatives - the victim of 'one of worst ever domestic abuse cases' tells her story

“That is when I knew that I was f***ed. I thought I was going to die. That night I remember telling him to just kill me.<p>“He said ‘I will either give …

Sociology

Long-Term Health Comes Down To Two Main Habits, Says Researcher

In the ongoing search for health and longevity, researchers have looked to parts of the world where people live the longest—the “blue zones,” which include Sardinia, Italy; Okinawa, Japan; Icaria, Greece; Loma Linda, California; and Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica. In these places people tend to live …

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7 steps to declutter your home, life and finances before 2018

Get rid of the clutter now so that, come 2018, you can focus on the things you want to add to your life.<p>Like a lot of people, I entered into this year with a lot of goals in mind. I was going to save more money, eat better, actually exercise, etc. — and for the most part, I made the changes I …

Relationship Mind Games - How to End an Abusive Relationship

'There's a war coming,' Marine Corps general warns US troops

A Marine Corps commandant on Thursday warned U.S. troops stationed in Norway to be prepared for a coming war.<p>“I hope I’m wrong, but there’s a war coming,” Gen. Robert Neller told them. “You’re in a fight here, an informational fight, a political fight, by your presence.”<p>"I hope I'm wrong, but …

Become a digital marketing guru with this total training

Marketing in the digital age is a whole different beast from “Mad Men”-era advertising dominated by TV, radio and print. If you don’t know how to reach and strike a resonance with an online customer base, you’re way behind the curve. So get up to speed now with the Full Stack Marketer course …