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Trump on Mueller Investigation: ‘I Could Run It if I Want”

In an interview with Reuters, President Donald Trump said Monday that he is not involved in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into …

Donald Trump

Michigan official faces manslaughter charges linked to Flint water crisis

Judge David Goggins has ordered Michigan’s health director, Nick Lyon, to stand trial on involuntary manslaughter charges for deaths linked to the …

Water

PRECIOUS-Gold prices extend gains as dollar sags after Trump remarks

© Reuters. PRECIOUS-Gold prices extend gains as dollar sags after Trump remarks<p>BENGALURU, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Gold prices rose on the back of a weaker …

Germany poised to set world's largest current account surplus

Germany is on track to record the world's largest current account surplus for a third consecutive year. The country's $299 billion surplus is poised …

Economy

Trump calls Mueller lawyers 'thugs' and 'a National Disgrace!'

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Monday referred to lawyers working for special counsel Robert Mueller as "thugs" and accused them of trying to affect this year's elections, further ramping up his rhetoric against prosecutors probing Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.<p>…

Donald Trump

Trump fumes over reports white house counsel is cooperating with Mueller

Ting Shen/ZUMA<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Continuing his stream of angry tweets from this weekend, President …

Donald Trump

Trump targeted Mueller in his most direct attack yet, and experts say his comments could impact the Manafort trial

In four tweets on Monday, President Donald Trump went after the special counsel Robert Mueller in his most direct attack yet.<p>"Disgraced and discredited Bob Mueller and his whole group of Angry Democrat Thugs spent over 30 hours with the White House Councel, only with my approval, for purposes of …

Donald Trump

China hoping to secure free-trade agreement with Canada amid rising tensions with U.S.

China’s ambassador to Canada said Monday he hopes to make progress on a free-trade agreement with Canada and others amid his country’s rising trade …

Dean responds to Trump calling him a 'rat'

President Nixon's White House counsel John Dean responds to President Trump calling him a 'rat' on Twitter.

Donald Trump

Trump administration's rewrite of Clean Power Plan will be a boon to the coal industry

The Trump administration is poised Tuesday to unveil a sweeping rewrite of emissions rules for power plants that would be a boon to the coal industry, laying the groundwork for a revival of the most polluting facilities and abandoning Obama-era mandates for reorienting the electricity sector toward …

Fossil Fuels

Trump lauds Border Patrol agent for speaking 'perfect English,' warns Dem wins will bring crime

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump on Monday warned that a "blue wave" that could sweep Democrats into power in Congress would lead to "open borders" and an increase in crime while speaking at an event at the White House honoring immigration and border protection officers.<p>Lambasting calls from some …

Donald Trump

WH lawyer McGahn not 'a John Dean type 'RAT,'' Trump says

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — Making reference to the Watergate-era White House attorney who turned on Richard Nixon, President Donald Trump insisted Sunday …

Donald Trump

White House top lawyer volunteers information to Russia investigation

The newspaper reported McGahn's motivation to speak with the special counsel as an unusual move that was in response to a decision by Trump's first …

Donald Trump

Why Trump let Don McGahn talk to Mueller

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The decision by President Donald Trump's legal team to allow White House counsel Don McGahn to talk to special counsel Robert Mueller without restrictions was made in part because the lawyers calculated they did not have a good legal standing to prevent it and because it fit with …

Donald Trump

Restoring brain plasticity may hold key to reversing age-related cognitive decline

Normal aging is commonly associated with a variety of mild sensory and cognitive declines. Separate to any acute dementia-related disease, this …

Neuroscience

Maryland Senators Want Senate Action After Election Database Operator Bought By Russian Oligarch

Letter to Rules Committee follows request to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin<p>Maryland’s Democratic senators want a Senate committee to require disclosures …

National Security

Self-Preservation Is Trumping Loyalty In Trump’s World

“It’s hard for Trump to understand why people would prefer to protect themselves because he’s so self-centered he doesn’t take into account other …

Donald Trump

Blood pressure medication recall expanded due to potential cancer risk | The Star

A recall of medications used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure has been expanded over concerns additional lots of the drugs may contain …

Valsartan

Fmr. Prosecutor: Trump is in 'the jackpot seat for impeachment'

President Trump reportedly tells Reuters that he could “run” the Mueller probe if he wanted to, as The New York Times reveals President Trump’s …

Donald Trump

Trump trillion-dollar-plus deficits are putting America on a path to fiscal ruin

Though no one in Washington will admit it, our nation's finances are in deep trouble. Spending is up, revenue is down, and this will only get worse.<p>It became very clear this month that neither the Trump White House nor its allies on Capitol Hill want you to know that the federal budget is already …

Economics

J.K. Rowling Mimicks Trump's Style With Her Latest Takedown

There’s no doubt that J.K. Rowling is a talented writer, but when she’s not putting new Harry Potter adventures on paper, she is skewering President …

Fake News

Trump rewrites history as Russia probe pressure mounts

<b>(CNN) —</b> The looming verdict for President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and new questions about what exactly the White House counsel told special counsel investigators, combined with Trump's increasingly combustible Twitter feed, have put the feeling of climax in the air.<p>Jury …

Donald Trump

A New Study Found a Surprising but Simple Way to Slow Aging and Boost Creativity

New science picks apart the role of intelligence in aging with fascinating conclusions.<p>It's an old chestnut that you're only as old as you feel, but recent science has shown this cliche is also literally true. Our attitudes and expectations about aging play an important role in how fast our bodies …

IQ

Who needs democracy when you have data? - MIT Technology Review

In 1955, science fiction writer Isaac Asimov published a short story about an experiment in “electronic democracy,” in which a single citizen, …

China

Trump accuses Mueller's team of midterm meddling

The team of investigators working on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation "are looking to impact" this November's midterm elections, President Donald Trump claimed Monday morning, labeling Mueller's team a "national disgrace."<p>The president's fresh attack against the special …

Donald Trump

Giuliani walks back 'truth isn't truth' comment

President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani tried to walk back his statement over the weekend that "truth isn't truth," writing on Twitter that it wasn't meant to be taken as a "pontification on moral theology."<p>Giuliani made waves on NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday, responding to a New York …

Donald Trump

Rare Papyrus Manuscripts Reveal The Great Depths Of Medical Knowledge That Ancient Egyptian Doctors Had

The ancient Egyptian manuscripts that reside at the University of Copenhagen give medical advice for items ranging from diagnosing a pregnancy to …

Ancient History

Nobel Prize-Winner Warns, Donald Trump Is ‘Wannabe Mussolini’ And ‘Democracy Could Die A Few Months From Now’

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman published a warning in the 'New York Times,' saying that democracy could soon be gone under Donald …

Donald Trump

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones accused of destroying evidence in Sandy Hook massacre lawsuit

AUSTIN, Texas – Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was accused in court filings Friday of destroying evidence relevant to the case of families from Sandy …

Alex Jones

White Man Caught on Tape Screaming at Airport Police for "Treating Me Like a F*cking Black Person"

Despite this, he was not shot.<p>The last few months have been lousy with viral videos of white people antagonizing minorities. We've seen white people calling the cops on black people for simply existing, police doing nothing while white strangers accost black or brown people, and of course heard …

Airport Security