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After testy call with Trump over border wall, Mexican president shelves plan to visit White House

Tentative plans for Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to make his first visit to the White House to meet with President Trump were scuttled this week after a testy call between the two leaders ended in an impasse over Trump’s promised border wall, according to U.S. and Mexican officials.<p>Peña …

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Report says mystery of Flight 370 is 'almost inconceivable'

SYDNEY (AP) — A report on the almost three-year search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 said Tuesday the continuing mystery over the fate of the plane and the 239 people on board is "almost inconceivable."<p>But the Australian Transport Safety Bureau's final report on the search, which was abandoned …

All 3 Billion Yahoo Accounts Were Affected by 2013 Attack

It was the biggest known breach of a company’s computer network. And now, it is even bigger.<p>Verizon Communications, which acquired Yahoo this year, said on Tuesday that a previously disclosed attack that had occurred in 2013 affected all three billion of Yahoo’s user accounts.<p>Last year, Yahoo said …

Russian Government

Speaker Ryan denies Trump immigration deal with Democrats

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., dismissed President Donald Trump's immigration reform talks with Democratic leaders Thursday, insisting that any …

Mueller's investigation just got a boost — and another Trump associate may be in its crosshairs

News on Friday that special counsel Robert Mueller has obtained a letter drafted by President Donald Trump that details his reasons for firing then-FBI director James Comey has likely bolstered the progress of the Russia investigation, and may have landed another close Trump confidant in its …

Your last-last-last-minute cheat sheet on Monday's Eclipse of the Century

<b>(CNN) —</b> In case you haven't been paying attention (and NO ONE would judge you if you weren't), there is a teensy weensy little boring astronomical event happening on Monday known as the Eclipse of the CENTURY!!<p>It's called such because it's the first total solar eclipse to be visible to the US …

John F. Nash

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Why do stars like Adele keep losing their voice?

More and more singers are cancelling big shows and turning to surgery to fix their damaged vocal cords. But is the problem actually down to the way they sing? By Bernhard Warner<p>“I don’t even know how to start this,” Adele wrote in an online letter to fans on 30 June. The previous night, she had …

Keith Urban

Donald Trump Is Fed ‘Propaganda’ Every Morning to Keep Him Happy: Report

While some people need a cup of coffee to start their day, that is a habit from which President Donald Trump famously abstains. Nowadays, he …

Look to the skies: You won't want to miss these incredible celestial events in 2017

Winter’s chill is gone, and spring has arrived. Nights are warmer, too — great for doing a little stargazing. So what should you look for? We’ve put …

Trump White House weighs unprecedented plan to privatize much of the war in Afghanistan

The White House is actively considering a bold plan to turn over a big chunk of the U.S. war in Afghanistan to private contractors in an effort to turn the tide in a stalemated war, according to the former head of a security firm pushing the project.<p>Under the proposal, 5,500 private contractors, …

National Security

Trump loses his pick to oversee assault on federal workforce

Donald Trump—like so many other Republican politicians—loves to attack the workers who keep our government running. It’s a win-win-win for …

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Apple’s Breakthrough Product: Services

Services like App Store, iTunes and iCloud generated more than $27.8 billion in revenue in 12-month period<p>When Apple Inc. last year began breaking out revenue from app sales, music subscriptions and payment transactions, the accounting change seemed opportunistic. Sales of iPhones were declining …

App Store

'I love the White House': Donald Trump denies ever calling his Washington home a 'dump'

• <b>Trump denied on Wednesday that he ever called the White House a 'dump'</b>• <b><br>The president lashed out on Twitter to an article posted Tuesday on golf.com</b>• <b><br>The</b> …

Dark energy tests prove science is right about the universe

The results are in: As best we can tell, the universe clumps and expands just how we thought it did. That confirmation comes from the first results of a five-year survey wherein researchers took dark energy into account, observing much more recent cosmic activity than previous methods allowed. The …

Dark Matter

Exoplanet has a 'glowing water vapor' atmosphere

<b>(CNN) —</b> When astronomers looked toward the planet WASP-121b, they were searching for evidence of an atmosphere. What they didn't expect to see was a stratosphere made up of water so hot, it was glowing.<p>The stratosphere is a layer of atmosphere where temperature increases at higher altitudes. On …

Lawsuit: Fox News concocted Seth Rich story with oversight from White House

The White House worked with Fox News and a wealthy Republican donor to concoct a story about the murder of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich, according to an explosive lawsuit filed Tuesday.<p>The story, the lawsuit said, was part of an attempt to discredit the US intelligence …

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Trump dictated son’s misleading statement on meeting with Russian lawyer

On the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Germany last month, President Trump’s advisers discussed how to respond to a new revelation <b></b>that Trump’s oldest son had met with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign — a disclosure the advisers knew carried political and potentially legal peril.<p>The …

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Earth to warm 2 degrees Celsius by the end of this century, studies say

<b>(CNN) —</b> By the end of the century, the global temperature is likely to rise more than 2 degrees Celsius, or 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit.<p>This rise in temperature is the ominous conclusion reached by two different studies using entirely different methods published in the journal Nature Climate Change on …

Keeping A Daily Journal Could Change Your Life.

You know exactly what you want in life.<p><i>"The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it." -- </i>J.M. Barrie<p>You know exactly what you want in life. But you can't seem …

Productivity

Reince Priebus Pushed Out After Rocky Tenure as Trump Chief of Staff

WASHINGTON — Reince Priebus, the White House chief of staff who failed to impose order on a chaos-racked West Wing, was pushed out on Friday after a stormy six-month tenure, and President Trump replaced him with John F. Kelly, the secretary of homeland security and retired four-star Marine …

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Scaramucci on Leaks: ‘I’m Going to Fire Everybody’

WASHINGTON — Anthony Scaramucci, President Trump’s new communications director, vowed on Tuesday to purge the White House staff of disloyal aides in an effort to crack down on leaks, as another member of the press staff resigned from a West Wing reeling from an unfolding shake-up.<p>“I’m going to fire …

With Quantum Suicide, You'd Go on Living Forever

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Quantum Mechanics

Your Understanding Of Schrödinger's Cat Is Probably Wrong

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Quantum Physics

President largely sidesteps the bully pulpit in pushing health-care bill

With the Republican push to revamp the Affordable Care Act stalled again, even some allies of President Trump question whether he has effectively used the bully pulpit afforded by his office and are increasingly frustrated by distractions of his own making.<p>Trump has spoken out repeatedly during his …

Trump tweets about 'fake news' nearly 10 times more often than 'build the wall'

President Trump cares more about tearing down the news media than building a wall along the Mexican border — at least according to his Twitter feed.<p>Trump on Sunday tweeted a mocked-up wrestling video of him body-slamming and beating a character labeled as CNN. "#FraudNews," Trump tagged it. His …