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Trump: Tillerson 'wasting his time' negotiating with North Korea

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump on Sunday again mocked North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson should not bother trying to negotiate with him in an effort to stop the country's development of nuclear weapons.<p>"I told Rex Tillerson, our wonderful Secretary …

North Korea

Protesters heckle white supremacist gathering

CROSSVILLE, Tenn. — White supremacists in town to conduct their annual summit faced canceled reservations, a change of venue and a passel of protesters who turned out for the once-secret meeting.<p>The owner of a local restaurant, The Beef & Barrel, said no to Stormfront activists after they reserved …

Rights & Freedoms

Pat Tillman's widow asks Trump not to politicize her husband's service

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Trump's tweets have consequences. Look no further than Marie Tillman, the widow of Pat Tillman, who was killed in a friendly fire incident in Afghanistan in 2004.<p>Pat Tillman was an NFL player who gave up his Arizona Cardinals contract to serve the United States in the wake of the …

Donald Trump
Football (U.S.)

Donald Trump escalates war of words with North Korea with fresh Twitter onslaught on Pyongyang leaders

Donald Trump stepped up his Twitter onslaught on the leadership of North Korea, this time turning his fire on the country's foreign minister, Ri Yong Ho.<p>He said he - and Kim Jong-un - would not be 'around much longer' - if Ri echoed the sentiments of "Little Rocket Man", the US president's latest …

Is Trump All Talk on North Korea? The Uncertainty Sends a Shiver

WASHINGTON — When President Trump gave a fiery campaign speech in Huntsville, Ala., on Friday evening, he drew a rapturous roar by ridiculing Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, as “Little Rocket Man.”<p>Among diplomats and national security specialists, the reaction was decidedly different. After …

North Korea

Trump’s Comments on N.F.L. and Stephen Curry Draw Intense Reaction

The days of superstar athletes being unwilling to speak their minds for fear of damaging their earnings or reputation appear to be at an end.<p>President Trump decided to take on some of the biggest names in pro sports on Friday and Saturday, including Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors. …

Donald Trump

North Korea official to UN: Trump on a suicide mission

<b>(CNN) —</b> The ongoing war of words between the United States and North Korea saw several new fiery salvos Saturday, a day on which the US military, in a show of force, flew bombers in international airspace over waters east of North Korea.<p>The heated remarks also came on a day in which mysterious …

North Korea

Trump doubles down on NFL rant, clearly has no idea how all this works

If there's anything constructive to take from Donald Trump's continuing crusade against black athletes in the NFL protesting racial injustices in …

President Donald Trump calls out Roger Goodell, rails against NFL player protests again

One day after railing against the NFL and players who opted not to stand during the national anthem, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to voice his displeasure with commisioner Roger Goodell's response.<p>Trump accused Goodell of "trying to justify the total disrespect certain players show to our …

Football (U.S.)

Manafort Notes From Russian Meet Contain Cryptic Reference to ‘Donations’

WASHINGTON — Paul Manafort's notes from a controversial Trump Tower meeting with Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign included a mention of political contributions near a reference to the Republican National Committee, two sources briefed on the evidence told NBC News.<p>The contents of the …

Donald Trump

Before and after photos: Harvey's devastating floods are clearly visible from space

Even from space, the flooding disaster caused by Hurricane Harvey is clear as day.<p>New images taken by DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-2 satellite show the …

Extreme Weather

Turn your phone into a document scanner for free

Good cameras and smart apps combine for easy and efficient mobile scanning.<p>Recently I found an old NeatReceipts document scanner tucked away in a closet. This was an expensive item, so I had to stop and wonder why I wasn't using it.<p>Oh, right: I use my phone.<p>Is that a scanner in your pocket?<p>This is …

Apps
Donald Trump

Schumer, McCain hit Trump for Arpaio pardon

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) sharply criticized President Donald Trump's Friday pardon of Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his directive to halt recruitment of transgender troops Friday — just as Hurricane Harvey was barreling towards the Texas coastline.<p>"As millions of people in TX …

Donald Trump

A German news magazine just gave us the most shocking Donald Trump cover yet

Magazines have never held back when it came to depicting Donald Trump on their covers, but a German news publication has taken presidential trolling …

Donald Trump

The life-saving browser shortcut everyone should know

I can't believe I'd never heard of Ctrl-Shift-T.<p>If I had a dollar for every time I'd accidentally closed a browser tab -- or worse, an entire windowful of 'em -- I'd be rich.<p>But there's a simple keyboard shortcut that can instantly correct this error: <b>Ctrl-Shift-T</b>.<p>Or <b>Apple-Shift-T</b>, if you're using a …

Google

Get these 3 in-demand skill sets and switch careers

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Android Nougat

Merriam-Webster Steps In After Trump Tells America To 'Heel'

“Heal” is clearly a very difficult word to spell if you’re president of the United States in 2017, but Merriam-Webster is here to help.<p>Following a so-called “free speech” rally in Boston on Saturday, Donald Trump tried to call for unity on Twitter but instead told America twice that it needs to …

White supremacist rally ends early in Boston as counter-protesters show up in huge numbers

A few dozen attendees showed up for Saturday's planned "free speech" rally in Boston. But counter-protesters showed up in the thousands.<p>Per local …

Rights & Freedoms

Heather Heyer's mom refuses to talk to President Trump after his press conference

Turns out the mother of Heather Heyer, the 32-year-old who was killed after a man crashed his car into a crowd of counter-protesters at the "Unite …

President’s arts and humanities committee resigns over Trump’s Charlottesville response

Another advisory group is walking away from President Donald Trump after his equivocation on neo-Nazis and white supremacists, with the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities resigning en masse Friday morning.<p>“We cannot sit idly by, the way that your West Wing advisors have, without …

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Trump 'scraps infrastructure council plan'

<b>President Trump is dropping plans to create an advisory group on infrastructure, a day after two other business panels were dissolved.</b><p>The president has faced a backlash from business leaders over his remarks this week on white supremacists.<p>A White House official said the infrastructure council, …

White Supremacism

Did outing Charlottesville's white supremacists just make them more committed?

The “Unite the Right” rally on Saturday morning in Charlottesville, Virginia, was the first time 27-year-old Nigel Krofta attended a white …

President Trump Says It's 'Sad' to See U.S. Culture 'Ripped Apart' by Removing Confederate Statues

President Donald Trump doubled down Thursday on opposing the removal of “our beautiful” Confederate statues and monuments from public spaces, making …

Rights & Freedoms

15 apps to power up your productivity

If your working day is being ruined by distractions or admin errors, try these apps to improve your focus, time management and output<p>Boomerang<p>(Android/IOS, free/from $5)<br>Important emails have a habit of arriving at inconvenient times. Boomerang is a plugin for Gmail, Outlook and Android that lets …

Apps

Here’s Why This New Top-Rated App Is Causing Major Controversy

For years, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and Snapchat have reigned supreme as our beloved apps of choice, allowing millions of users to share their lives with the world on a daily basis. Now, however, there’s a new app reportedly taking over, and it’s one you may never have heard of.<p>Say hello to …

Social Media

Skype’s much-debated redesign hits the desktop

In June, Microsoft introduced a completely revamped version of its Skype app, designed with a heavier focus on media-sharing, and other social expression tools, like emoji, reactions, and even a Snapchat-like stories feature. Now that new experience is rolling out to desktop users, but in a more …

Apps