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Astronomers accidentally discover a dozen new moons around Jupiter

Astronomers oftentimes have to look very, very carefully for something that they believe exists in a certain spot in space. Whether that be an …

Astronomy

Seahawks send Shaquem Griffin's No. 1 fan a special gift

Jul 18,2018<p>One of the most uplifting stories in recent NFL memory has to be that of Seahawks linebacker Shaquem Griffin. Despite losing his hand at age four due to amniotic band syndrome, Griffin’s dream of playing in the NFL was realized when Seattle selected him in the 2018 NFL Draft.<p>Griffin’s …

NFL

Manny Machado traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers

This has been the worst kept secret all day, but Ken Rosenthal has now reported that, yes, Manny Machado has been traded to the Los Angeles …

Baseball

Terrifying details of Thai cave rescue revealed by divers

Divers involved in the rescue of 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave have revealed extraordinary details of the dangerous operation.<p>A team of more than 150 worked together to free the group from Tham Luang cave, a 6-mile limestone cave system, in an operation that scared even …

Thailand

Read Trump’s incredible, disgraceful attacks on Democrats during Putin presser

Some of the absolute worst moments from one of the Trump presidency’s lowlights.<p>President Donald Trump stood up next to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in a press conference and had not a single unkind word for Putin — a leader who has murdered journalists at home and poisoned dissidents …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump sold out the US to Russia, Vladimir Putin at #TreasonSummit: Today's talker

'The president’s disgraceful performance today — refusing to confront Putin even as he criticized American intelligence agencies — only underscores the dangers we're facing.'<p><i>President Donald Trump Monday appeared to accept Russian President Vladimir Putin's denial of interfering in the 2016 U.S.</i> …

Donald Trump

Trump is no longer leader of the free world

<b>(CNN) —</b> Since the Second World War -- spanning 14 US presidents, Republican and Democratic -- the occupant of the Oval Office has been referred to as "the leader of the free world." Until now.<p>Over his 18 months in office, Trump has surrendered that mantle without a mandate to do so. Trump's impulse …

Donald Trump

How to spot age-related macular degeneration

Fifteen years ago, Lorna Blakeney thought she had a lump of mucus in her eye. “I was sitting reading a book after lunch and suddenly realised there was something in my left eye. I tried to blink and rub it away. I thought a night’s sleep would help. But in the morning, it was still there. I didn’t …

degeneration

Thailand gave diplomatic immunity to Australian medical team in cave rescue

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand gave diplomatic immunity to three Australians who helped a boys' soccer team escape from a flooded cave, in case "something went wrong", its foreign minister said on Monday.<p>The 12 boys of the "Wild Boars" soccer team and their coach are recovering from their ordeal and …

gave

Dictionary.com defines 'traitor' in a brutal Donald Trump subtweet

Hell hath no fury like Dictionary.com after Donald Trump's joint press conference with Vladimir Putin.<p>In true 2018 woke dictionary fashion, following …

Donald Trump

Germany: We can no longer fully rely on U.S. White House

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's foreign minister said on Monday Europe could not rely on Donald Trump and needed to close ranks after the U.S. president called the European Union a "foe" with regard to trade.<p>"We can no longer completely rely on the White House," Heiko Maas told the Funke newspaper …

Donald Trump

Honeybees gang up to roast invading hornets alive — at a terrible cost

When hornets attack, bees know what to do. A few hundred workers can swarm into balls around hornets and roast them alive with their body heat. The …

Honey Bees

Donald Trump sent the worst tweet of his presidency this morning

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump has sent a lot of bad tweets. He's tweeted things that aren't true. He's tweeted personal attacks about everyone from Hillary Clinton to Mika Brzezinski and back. He's called North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un "Little Rocket Man." But a tweet he sent Monday morning -- …

Donald Trump

Republicans Rebuke Trump for Siding With Putin as Democrats Demand Action

WASHINGTON — For nearly two years, Republicans have watched uncomfortably, and often in silence, as President Trump has swatted away accusations that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential race, attacked his own intelligence agencies and flattered President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia.<p>On …

Donald Trump

Defending champ Jordan Spieth has to give back trophy

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland -- Jordan Spieth knew he would be returning the Claret Jug to R&A officials on Monday at Carnoustie. He didn't realize he would …

Golf

Full Photoshop Coming To iPad

With all of these amazing upgrades and technological advancements, Apple is challenging fans with the question, "What's a computer?"<p>In a video …

creativecloud

Mike Matheny Fired as Manager of Cardinals After 7 Seasons

Struggling to break out in the National League Central this season, the St. Louis Cardinals fired manager Mike Matheny on Saturday.<p>The Cardinals announced bench coach Mike Shildt will serve as interim manager following Matheny's dismissal after their 8-2 loss against the Cincinnati Reds:<p>Saturday's …

Baseball

An 11-million-ton iceberg is threatening a tiny village in Greenland

An 11-million-ton iceberg is parked precariously close to the tiny village of Innaarsuit — a glacial faceoff that pits 169 residents of Greenland against the biggest iceberg many have ever seen.<p>Their fate could be entirely dependent on the weather forecast.<p>If a strong enough wind blows at the right …

Royal Navy

WeWork bans meat for employees expensing meals, at company events

If WeWork employees want a burger while on business, the money is coming out of their own pockets. The global workplace startup told employees this week that the company will ban employees from expensing meals that contain red meat, pork or poultry, Bloomberg reported.<p>The company won't provide meat …

Startups

Astronauts explain why nobody has visited the moon in more than 45 years — and the reasons are depressing

Landing 12 people on the moon remains one of NASA's greatest achievements, if not the greatest.<p>Astronauts collected rocks, took photos, performed experiments, planted some flags, and then came home. But those weeklong stays during the Apollo program didn't establish a lasting human presence on the …

Space Exploration

5 Ways To Get Rid Of Skin Tags Without Having To Go To The Dermatologist’s Office

<b>* Skin tags are caused by skin rubbing against itself</b> <b><br>* While harmless, the growths can be unsightly</b> <b><br>* Removal of skin tags can be accomplished using</b> …

Skin Care

Tour de France rider headbutts another rider going roughly 40 mph, both get disqualified

Young Colombian phenom Fernando Gaviria took on one of the burliest riders of the Tour de France peloton. Both lost.<p>Rule No. 1 of the Tour de France is that sprinters are madmen. They sit and stew for five hours in the saddle all so that they can be near the finish line for roughly 30 seconds of …

Road Bikes

There Is Now Just One Blockbuster Left in the US

The last two Blockbuster stores in Alaska are shutting their doors for good next week according to the Anchorage Daily News, which means there is …

Profit

Donald Trump Meets Queen Elizabeth For The First Time & Commits Some Serious Faux Pas

President Trump met the Queen of England on Friday during his three-day trip to the United Kingdom. There's quite a bit of etiquette that one is …

Family

Trump ignored CNN to take a Fox News question. Fox went along with it.

Press corps members used to stand up for each other. Today, it’s every network for itself.<p>During a joint press conference with UK Prime Minister Theresa May, Trump was as combative as always, including refusing to answer questions from CNN during the conference at the Chequers estate in …

Donald Trump

Shocking video shows attempted hit on son of Bonanno crime family associate

Cops are hunting a gunman seen shooting an alleged New York mobster Wednesday in shocking video of an attempted daytime hit.<p>Officials released the video, which captured the horrifying attack on the son of a reputed Bonanno crime family associate, sources told The New York Post.<p>Salvatore Zottola, …

Crime

These New Maps of Pluto and Its Moon Charon Are the Most Detailed Yet

By meticulously stitching together photos taken from two cameras aboard the New Horizons spacecraft, a team of scientists has compiled the most …

Solar System

JoAnne Carner shoots her age, 79, at inaugural Women's Senior Open

The inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open at historic Chicago Golf Club began Thursday with a shot by the oldest player in the field, 79-year-old JoAnne …

Golf

Trump gets rude welcome in UK thanks to giant crop circle

A massive crop circle that will troll Trump as he flies over the United Kingdom isn't the work of aliens, but it's definitely sending a message.<p>The …

Donald Trump

Jared Kushner lacks security clearance level to review some of the nation’s most sensitive intelligence in White House role

Jared Kushner, a senior White House adviser and President Trump’s son-in-law, lacks the security clearance level required to review some of the government’s most sensitive secrets, according to two people familiar with his access.<p>For the first year of the Trump administration, Kushner had nearly …

Security