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Why Trump’s Firing of Sally Yates Should Worry You

The president had the right to remove the acting attorney general. That doesn’t mean it was a good idea.<p>Amid the furor over Donald Trump’s firing of Acting Attorney General Sally Yates for refusing to defend his executive order on immigration, Trump supporters have sought to contain the fallout by …

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6 Things We Can Learn from Steve Jobs & Guy Kawasaki

<i>Written by Jordan Rosenfeld, contributor for Lean Startup Co.</i><p><i>Editor’s note: We’re offering excerpts of talks from select speakers who delivered</i> …

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The Conspiracy Theorist in the White House

Today Donald Trump is indulging in obvious falsehoods about voter fraud. His Birther past suggests he’ll shamelessly obsess about the subject for months or even years to come.<p>While losing the Electoral College, Hillary Clinton earned roughly 3 million more votes than President Donald Trump during …

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Though he detested Netanyahu, Obama was the most pro-Israel president since Truman. Trump, on the other hand, will drive a stake through hopes of peace<p>America has not one but two special relationships: one with Britain and one with Israel. When the two clash, the alliance with Israel usually trumps …

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America and the world enter the unknown<p>The inauguration of a US president is normally a moment of great hope. It is a celebration of representative democracy and the peaceful transfer of power. It is an affirmation that the ideals and laws set out in the 1787 US constitution, still a global …

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His spelling and grammar are disastrous, he contradicts himself, trails into incoherence, never sounds dignified or recognisably presidential – but none of it does him any harm. In fact, it seems to help<p>‘It’s all fake news, it’s phoney stuff – it didn’t happen … I think we have one of the great …

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Basic French Toast Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25?<p>There are several reasons Christmas is celebrated on Dec. 25. The date is nine months after March 25, a …

We Asked People What They Know About Obamacare. See If You Know The Answers

The Affordable Care Act brought the rate of uninsured Americans to a record low 9 percent in 2015. It's the major achievement of the controversial health care law and one the Obama administration likes to tout whenever it can.<p>Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell did just that in an …

How Trump Made Russia's Hacking More Effective

It was the president-elect’s hyperbolic characterizations of the pilfered material that turned routine documents into the stuff of scandal.<p>“It’s all just an attempt to delegitimize Donald Trump.” That’s the argument you hear from Trump supporters each time new information comes to light about how …

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The Best New Los Angeles Restaurants of 2016 According to Eater LA’s Editors

There’s a lot, restaurant-wise, to be thankful for as we coast through the tail-end of 2016 and into an even brighter 2017. There are more great restaurants than ever before, including long-running favorites and street food upstarts galore. We’re still doing pop-up restaurants well, still owning …

‘Dongle Dangler’ Kickstarter project aims to help you keep track of your 3.5mm headphone adapter

Apple made the courageous decision to remove the headphone jack with the release of the iPhone 7, but in an effort to ease the transition, the company included a Lightning to 3.5mm adapter with every purchase. One issue people have suffered from, however, is keeping track of that adapter. A new …

Trump rejects intel, lawmakers vow probe of Russia hacking

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump on Sunday called a recent CIA assessment of Russian hacking "ridiculous" and says he's not interested in getting daily …

New hiking route connects Los Angeles to 67 miles of backcountry bliss

One of the newest backcountry trails in the West skirts the busiest city in the country.<p>The thoroughfare, dubbed the Backbone Trail, stretches about 67 miles through the Santa Monica Mountains that ring Los Angeles, and opened in June after more than 50 years in the making.<p>The trail, which connects …

From Brexit to the US election, Aleppo to post-truth, 2016 has seen the Kremlin chief’s dreams realised<p>Donald Trump should not have been named Time magazine’s Person of the Year. That’s not to make the schoolboy error of presuming the award to be a badge of moral approval: I know it merely …

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Trump's Presidency Is Shaping Up to Be an American Tragedy

They're already building the inaugural stand on the west side of the Capitol building. In six weeks, Donald Trump will stand on it, in front of …

18 incredible gadgets under $50 that every kitchen should have

From new cooking devices to innovative utensil redesigns, there are loads of cool products that can spice up any stove, pantry, or dining room.<p>Here are a few affordable must-have tools for the home cooks in your life.

I don’t think a lady president will happen now in my lifetime. But Hillary Clinton has opened the door, and one day it will eventually happen<p>I was born just months before women got the vote in America, in 1920. I’m 96 years old now. On Tuesday I was so excited to vote for Hillary Clinton. Just the …

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Political scientists lay out 9 ways Donald Trump is endangering American democracy

The unprecedented nature of Donald Trump's campaign has political scientists abandoning their commitment to remain nonpartisan.<p>Political scientists normally remain objective, but a group of hundreds of political professors from some of the top universities in the country have signed a letter …

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Here's what occurs if Californians legalize recreational pot

GARBERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Proposition 64 would legalize the recreational use of marijuana starting Jan. 1, 2018. The ballot measure is 62 pages long …

50 Hottest Most Grooviest Photos From the Past That Will Redefine Your Style Statement

A pictorial celebration of the coolest kids from the past... From beatniks to bikers, mods to rude boys, hippies to ravers. And everything in …

What Our Sons Are Learning From Donald Trump

Throughout his campaign, Donald J. Trump has displayed a particular type of hyper masculinity — the man who is proud not to apologize and to have never changed a diaper; who views “loser” as the ultimate insult; who bonds with other men by objectifying women.<p>It’s especially striking because today’s …

This is the most plausible path for Donald Trump to win the election

And the path described is probably Trump's most plausible to the White House.<p>It centers on maintaining a lead in three states in which Trump holds an advantage but 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney lost; flipping three more states that are very tight; and making gains in one final state slightly …

If Trump Disputes the Election, We Have No Good Way Out

History suggests we’ve been lucky to avoid a full-blown crisis after contested elections. Whose fault is it? Start with the Founders.<p>Will this year’s presidential election be rigged, as Donald Trump has predicted?<p>It’s highly unlikely, and that’s true whether we’re talking about scary new threats, …

The Secret of Apple Design - MIT Technology Review

Apple, Inc. has made an art of not talking about its products. Fans, journalists, and rumormongers who love it or love to hate it have long had to …

The Clintons Wrote The Book On How Politicians Climb Out Of Middle Class

Bill and Hillary Clinton moved into the White House in 1993 as a first couple of modest means. If they return in January, it will be as millionaires.<p>Forbes estimates of their wealth range at $50 million; the Clintons got there through hard work, while also benefiting from their fame and their …

Donald Trump has debuted a new 'world of charts,' so we looked at how honest they are

Over the past two days, Trump has featured a number of charts detailing various supposed deficiencies in President Barack Obama's and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's economic policies.<p>In fact, at an event in Miami on Thursday, Trump said that he has "gotten into the world of …

Diana Henry: How to cook perfect steak

Mine is a steak-eating family. My mum thought it was one of the healthiest things you could consume – all that iron – and the best ‘husband food’ available.<p>Memories of family holidays now make me wince when I think that all four children often ordered steak in restaurants. My father would sometimes …

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Why Soylent uses GMOs

A bag of Soylent.Josh Edelson / Getty Images<p>Soylent, Silicon Valley's favorite meal-replacement drink, is using the boogeyman of ingredients in its product.<p>And no, it's not people.<p>The startup, which has attracted a cult following with its convenient powders and ready-to-drink bottles designed to …

Reid to Republicans: Trump 'learned it from watching you'

Harry Reid tore into Mitch McConnell at the Democratic National Convention, blaming the majority leader and like-minded Republicans for paving the way for Donald Trump.<p>"I've never seen anything more craven than Mitch McConnell and what he has done to our democracy," Reid said. "His Republican Party …

23 Companies That Help You Travel The World For Free (And Might Pay You, Too)

Think you can’t afford to go on vacation? Think again.<p>A Wisconsin-based teacher and author with a passion for Spain, Abbey Algiers looks for inexpensive ways to take trips on her summer holidays. So when she discovered Diverbo, she couldn’t believe it. Diverbo offers free vacations for English …

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