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Donald Trump hints at assassination of Hillary Clinton by gun rights supporters

Republican presidential nominee says ‘second amendment people’ could stop Democrat choosing undesirable supreme court justices if she is elected<p>Donald Trump has been accused of a making an “assassination threat” against rival Hillary Clinton, plunging his presidential campaign into a fresh …

Government

No One Will Talk About Anal Cancer

Tech & Science Cancer Issue 2016 Cancer<p>Paulette Crowther said she had colon cancer, but she didn’t. As she fought for her life, only her children and …

‘Patriotic’ Chinese company warns staff they face sack if they buy yet-to-be released iPhone 7

A Chinese company has warned its staff that they will be sacked if they buy the yet-to-be released iPhone 7, mainland media report.<p>Hangzhou Bina …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. McDonald's Japan's stock is soaring after reports suggest it will be the first advertiser on "Pokémon Go."</b> The fast food giant has also started selling Pokémon Happy Meals in the region.<p><b>2. Slack quietly invested in a chatbot startup.</b> Automat allows brands and influencers to communicate with …

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Does homemade baby food measure up?

Homemade meals specifically for infants and young children are not always better than baby food available in the store, new research …

Nutrition

Five ways to make your garden into a haven for bees

Kim Stoddart celebrates Bees’ Needs week with her roundup of the best ways to attract pollinators of all kinds to your patch<p>Have you ever listened to the musical sound a bee makes as it works a flower head? Or looked at a wasp as it chews tiny bits of wood off your fence or garden furniture? Wasps …

Gardening

Algae use their ‘tails’ to gallop and trot like quadrupeds

Long before there were fish swimming in the oceans, tiny microorganisms were using long slender appendages called cilia and flagella to navigate …

Medscape Log In

Google Chrome finally topples Internet Explorer to become world's top web browser

Google's Chrome web browser has finally replaced Microsoft's Internet Explorer as the world's most popular web browser according to statistics, …

An Uber for everything: the surge in on-demand apps

Takeaways, parking, haircuts, cleaners ... think of a service and someone is probably working on a handy tech solution. Is there a crash ahead?<p>All Guy Westlake wanted to do was wash your underwear. And your shirts, and sheets and skirts and suits. His Lavanda app, launched in London two years ago, …

The Uber scammers who take users for a (very expensive) ride

A year on from reporting accounts being hacked, Londoners receive shock bills for ‘phantom rides’ in Mexico and New York<p>Earlier this month Angie Bird woke up at her home in London to discover she had been billed for a series of minicab journeys she had allegedly made the previous evening … in the …

FBI confirms it won't tell Apple how it hacked San Bernardino shooter's iPhone

Bureau will not tell Apple about the security flaw it exploited to break into the iPhone 5C, in part because it didn’t buy the rights to the technical details<p>When the FBI bought a hacking tool to break into an iPhone, it wasn’t sure what exactly it got for its $1.3m.<p>On Wednesday, the FBI confirmed …

Microsoft buys Internet-of-Things company because why not?

Microsoft is expanding its reach into the Internet of Things.<p>When we think of the Internet of Things, stuff like Web-connected cars, keychain-finders …

7 important things Tim Cook just said about iPhone 7, Apple Watch 2 and more

Apple CEO Tim Cook thinks Wall Street has it wrong: his company had "an incredible quarter" despite the fact that it experienced its first revenue …

MetLife to pay $25 million for annuity sales violations: FINRA

(Reuters) - MetLife Securities Inc will pay $25 million to Wall Street’s industry-funded watchdog in a settlement stemming from misconduct related to switching customers’ variable annuities, the regulator said on Tuesday.<p>The MetLife building is seen in New York, March 8, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon …

Retirement

How Paris is stepping up its drive against the car

<b>Paris is notorious for snarled-up traffic and cranky drivers - but cars are gradually being edged out as the city steps up a life-or-death battle to cut pollution.</b><p>A stroll along the French capital's grandest boulevard, the Champs-Elysees, has just become possible without choking on exhaust fumes - …

Fat Labradors give clues to obesity epidemic

<b>The Labrador retriever, known as one of the greediest breeds of dog, is hard-wired to overeat, research suggests.</b><p>The dog is more likely to become obese than other breeds partly because of its genes, scientists at Cambridge University say.<p>The gene affected is thought to be important in controlling …

Google given access to London patient records for research

<b>Google has been given access to an estimated 1.6 million NHS patient records, it has been revealed.</b><p>The data-sharing agreement, revealed by New Scientist, includes full names as well as patient histories.<p>Google says it will use the data to develop an early warning system for patients at risk of …

HSBC profit falls amid volatile markets

<b>Banking giant HSBC has reported a 14% drop in profits for the first quarter following "extreme levels of volatility" in financial markets at the start of the year.</b><p>Profit before tax came in at $6.1bn (£4.17bn) for the three months to March, down from $7.1bn a year ago.<p>However, analysts had expected …

WhatsApp Brazil: Judge blocks access to messaging service

<b>A judge in Brazil has blocked access to messaging service WhatsApp for 72 hours, the latest suspension to hit the hugely popular application.</b><p>The judge, Marcel Montalvao, issued the order because WhatsApp owner Facebook failed to hand over information requested in a criminal investigation.<p>WhatsApp …

Norway helicopter crash: 'Technical error to blame'

<b>A technical error was almost certainly behind the helicopter crash in which 13 people died on Friday, Norway's Accident Investigation Board says.</b><p>"On the basis of the facts we have, this involves a technical fault; it isn't human error," the director of the board's aviation department said.<p>The …

Australia budget: Multinationals to be hit with 'Google tax'

<b>Multinational companies that move profits offshore to avoid tax will be penalised under new measures in Australia's budget.</b><p>Companies caught shifting profits will be taxed at a penalty rate of 40%, rather than the usual 30% rate .<p>Treasurer Scott Morrison's first budget doubles as the government's …

When you can't get back on the bike

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1240000/1240171_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524675936_15d9360bbec516848d4f7df8df7df0de<p><b>Thousands of cyclists are injured, many of them seriously, each year in UK road accidents. Radio 1 Newsbeat's Dan Whitworth describes getting back on his</b> …

China's military release action-packed rap recruitment video

<b>"Are you afraid? No! Are you afraid? No! Just need the order to kill kill kill!"</b><p>So go the lyrics in the People's Liberation Army's (PLA) slick new recruitment video.<p>With fast cuts and a rap-style sing-along tune, the Chinese military is reaching out to the young people it needs to fill its enormous …

When storytellers get personal... very personal

<b>Storytelling events are hugely popular in much of the US, with more and more people paying to see performers share their most intimate experiences on stage. But how intimate is too intimate?</b><p>A room full of strangers is waiting. Graham Campbell is backstage, pacing one way then another under the red …

Actresses' lines 'decrease with age', study claims

<b>A detailed analysis of around 2,000 film scripts has suggested that actresses are given fewer lines of dialogue the older they become.</b><p>The opposite holds true of their male counterparts, who get more lines the older they get, according to a study made by statistics website Polygraph.<p>Its research …

Indonesia police confiscate sex toy mistaken for 'angel'

<b>Indonesian police have confiscated a sex toy from a remote village after its inhabitants and some on social media mistook it for an "angel".</b><p>The doll was found in March floating in the sea by a fisherman in the Banggai islands in Sulawesi province.<p>His family took care of the doll, and pictures soon …

Hong Kong: Passenger 'loses $260,000 in mid-air theft'

<b>A man has lost HK$2m ($257,730; £175,530) in cash and valuables from his hand luggage, during a flight into Hong Kong, police said.</b><p>Hong Kong police said a male 39-year-old foreigner alerted airline staff early on Monday, who then called the authorities.<p>Police said the man had lost two watches and …