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John Dean: 'I think Trump has got a real problem' after McGahn's interviews with Mueller

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump "has got a real problem" after the latest revelations regarding White House counsel Don McGahn's interviews with special counsel investigators, according to John Dean, who served in the same role for President Richard Nixon.<p>CNN has reported McGahn's lawyers …

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If your Pixel 2 XL has been lagging lately, you might get a free replacement

If you’ve been experienced consistent lag on your Pixel 2 XL, you might not be the only one. We learned that in recent weeks, when two prominent …

Android News

How iPhone photographers connect the world using only ‘basic’ gear

Previous Next<p>1 of 2<p>A photograph is a connection — to a person, place, or moment in time. But making that connection wasn’t always convenient. Before …

Mobile Photography

Aretha Franklin, a Pop Star Who Could Make You See God

“This is a song that a girl took away from me.” That’s Otis Redding onstage at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival introducing “Respect,” which he’d …

Aretha Franklin

News, Restaurants, Best of Philly

We know, it feels early (we still have a month left of summer!) — but here’s where you can take one last dip.

5 Alarming Habits Kids Learn in School Cafeterias

<b>Background</b><p>For the past 5 years I’ve taught in private, public, and alternative school settings. The following is based on my experience at a public …

School Administration

Parrot tells firefighter to 'f*ck off' during rescue attempt

This bird was not in the mood to be saved.<p>Jessie, a bright yellow and turquoise Macaw parrot, escaped her home in Edmonton, UK over the weekend and …

London Fire Brigade

Pre-workout breakfast could prime body to burn carbs, scientists say

Eating breakfast before exercise may "prime" the body to burn carbohydrates during exercise and more rapidly digest food after working out, according to a study.<p>Scientists studied the effect of eating breakfast versus fasting overnight before an hour's cycling.<p>They also carried out a control test …

Breakfast

Fentanyl Used to Execute Nebraska Inmate, in a First for U.S.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Prison officials in Nebraska used the powerful opioid fentanyl to help execute a convicted murderer on Tuesday, the first such use of the drug in the United States and the first execution in the state since voters overturned a death penalty ban in 2016.<p>The use of fentanyl, an opioid …

Death Row

Instagram users are reporting the same bizarre hack

Krista, an Instagram user with more than 4,500 followers on her fitness account, noticed something strange on Saturday evening: she had been logged …

Social Media

Flipboard section on Flipboard

Krista, an Instagram user with more than 4,500 followers on her fitness account, noticed something strange on Saturday evening: she had been logged …

Instagram

Man Spends 40 Years Planting a Tree on Barren Island Every Day, Now It’s a Giant Forest

In 1979, Jadav Payeng—a then-16-year-old resident of Assam, India—made a startling discovery: several dead snakes scattered along the sandy banks of the Brahmaputra River's Majuli Island. Having been displaced by flooding, the creatures were then killed due to the island's lack of shade.<p>This …

Ecology

Uber Hit With Cap as New York City Takes Lead in Crackdown

New York became the first major American city on Wednesday to halt new vehicle licenses for ride-hail services, dealing a significant setback to Uber in its largest market in the United States.<p>The legislation passed overwhelmingly by the City Council will cap the number of for-hire vehicles for a …

Transportation

China Announces Date to Match $16 Billion U.S. Tariffs

China confirmed that it will impose 25 percent tariffs on an additional $16 billion worth of imports from the U.S. from Aug. 23, matching an earlier …

China

Puerto Rican Government Acknowledges Hurricane Death Toll of 1,427

SAN JUAN, P.R. — The government of Puerto Rico quietly acknowledged in a report posted online that in all likelihood more than 1,400 people died in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria — a figure that is more than 20 times the official death toll.<p>Hurricane Maria cut through the island on Sept. 20, …

Caribbean

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will bring a longer battery life -- and Fortnite

Samsung's latest Galaxy Note has arrived.<p>The world's largest smartphone manufacturer unveiled on Thursday the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 -- an updated, but not exactly revolutionary, addition to its smartphone lineup. It also unveiled its first Galaxy-branded smartwatch and a smart speaker called Galaxy …

Batteries

Spike Lee Wants BlacKkKlansman to Wake America Up

It’s a picture-perfect day on Martha’s Vineyard. Families stream by on a heavily foot-trafficked thoroughfare, while white men in cargo shorts dock …

BlacKkKlansman

Octopus research shows that consciousness isn’t what makes humans special

Whether or not octopuses should be viewed as charming or terrifying very much depends on your personal perspective. But it’s hard to deny their intelligence.<p>Octopuses can squirt water at an annoyingly bright bulb until it short-circuits. They can tell humans apart (even those who are wearing the …

How Your Brain Tricks You Into Believing Fake News

Sitting in front of a computer not long ago, a tenured history professor faced a challenge that billions of us do every day: deciding whether to …

Fake News

Galaxy Note 9 vs. last year’s iPhone X: Benchmark scores tell a very sad tale

Samsung on Thursday finally took the wraps off of its newest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 9. Of course anyone who follows any tech news …

Phones

Blue light from phone screens accelerates blindness, study finds

Scientists say they have found how blue light from smartphones, laptops and other digital devices damages vision and can speed up blindness.<p>Research by the University of Toledo in the US has revealed that prolonged exposure to blue light triggers poisonous molecules to be generated in the eye’s …

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Stormy Daniels’ lawyer says Trump paid 3 more women hush money

Could be more stormy weather ahead.<p>Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for porn actress Stormy Daniels, said on Thursday night that he is representing three …

Donald Trump

In book, Omarosa says Trump is a bigot, behaved 'like a dog'

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman claims in a new book that there are tapes of President Donald Trump using racial slurs and that she saw him behaving "like a dog off the leash" at numerous events he attended without his wife, first lady Melania Trump.<p>The …

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California man suspected of sparking massive wildfire interrupts 1st court appearance with bizarre outbursts

The arraignment of the man accused of starting a massive wildfire in Southern California's Cleveland National Forest was delayed for a second time …

Forests

First-Born Children Really Are Treated Differently by Mom

But it's not because she likes you better.<p>The U.S. National Institutes of Health has dedicated its considerable resources to investigating one of the …

Parenting

Organic solar cells set 'remarkable' energy record

<b>Chinese researchers have taken what they say is a major step forward for the development of a new generation of solar cells.</b><p>Manufacturers have long used silicon to make solar panels because the material was the most efficient at converting sunlight into electricity.<p>But organic photovoltaics, made …

Clean Energy

2 Based on Science: 2 Of The Worst Foods That Make You Fat And Gain Belly Fat

These two foods I’m going to talk about will probably shock you because you probably eat them everyday. Your probably even eating one of them as you …

Nutrition

Woman held in Dubai with daughter after drinking wine on flight

A woman was detained in Dubai for three days with her four-year-old daughter after drinking a complimentary glass of wine on a flight from London, an NGO has said.<p>Ellie Holman, a dentist originally from Sweden who lives in Sevenoaks, Kent, with her English partner, Gary, and their three children, …

Human Rights

11 Low-Carb Fruits to Get You Through Summer on the Keto Diet

If you're on the keto diet, then you know that it's all about high-fat and low-carb foods. Unfortunately, that limits your fruit consumption because …

Omarosa says Trump is a racist who uses N-word – and claims there is tape to prove it

Donald Trump is a “racist” who has used the “N-word” repeatedly, Omarosa Manigault Newman, once the most prominent African American in the White House, claims in a searing memoir.<p>The future US president was caught on mic uttering the taboo racial slur “multiple times” during the making of his …

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