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House Leader McCarthy slams Google over 'Nazism' error, claims bias against conservatives

By Dom Calicchio House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., was quick to slam Google on Thursday after reports surfaced that an error in the Internet search giant's Knowledge Panel listed "Nazism" as a tenet of the California Republican Party. ...read more

Source: Fox News

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A giant blue whale just turned up in the Red Sea

By Rafi Letzter, Staff Writer A blue whale has turned up in the Red Sea, the long spit of water separating Egypt, Sudan and Eritrea from the Arabian Peninsula. ...read more

Source: Fox News

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Living in the Netherlands’ Futuristic Homes

Located about an hour outside Amsterdam is a village of spherical homes straight out of your futuristic fantasies. From a distance, Bolwoningen's domes appear to be a set of golf balls, but up close, they are the architectural masterpiece of Dutch artist and sculptor Dries Kreijkamp. Built in 1984, each ...read more

Source: CNN Video

    

Warriors take Game 1 of NBA Finals; LeBron James scores 51 in defeat

On a night when an unstoppable LeBron James poured in 51 points for the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors need some help in securing a victory. ...read more

Source: Fox News

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North Koreans to meet Trump; deliver letter from leader

By MATTHEW LEE and JOSH LEDERMAN A top aide to Kim Jong Un will make a rare visit to Washington Friday to hand a letter from the North Korean leader to President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said after reporting "good progress" in talks between the two sides to revive an on-again, off-again nuclear ...read more

Source: Fox News

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Kamala Harris, mute on 2020 ambitions, slams Trump's 'immoral' policies, seeks ban on 'weapons of war'

By Lukas Mikelionis U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., remained mute about her 2020 ambitions Thursday during a town hall meeting in her home state, but attacked the Trump administration's immigration policies as “immoral” and said she supports a ban on “weapons of war.” ...read more

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Pakistani Ex-Spy Chief Faces Inquiry Over Book With Indian Counterpart

By MARIA ABI-HABIB and SALMAN MASOOD Asad Durrani wrote a rollicking book along with his Indian intelligence counterpart. Pakistan's Army has now barred him from leaving the country while it investigates. ...read more

Source: The New York Times

Category: Inter-Services Intelligence, Pakistan, India, Books and Literature, Defense and Military Forces, Espionage and Intelligence Services

    

SoftBank Fund Puts $2.25 Billion in G.M.’s Driverless Unit

By NEAL E. BOUDETTE and MICHAEL J. de la MERCED The magnitude of the deal reflects the growing confidence that commercial use of autonomous cars is in sight, despite recent setbacks. ...read more

Source: The New York Times

Category: General Motors, Cruise Automation Inc, SOFTBANK Corporation, Driverless and Semiautonomous Vehicles, Automobiles, Stocks and Bonds, Waymo, Alphabet Inc, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

    

White Collar Watch: Policing Cryptocurrencies Has Become a Game of Whack-a-Mole for Regulators

By PETER J. HENNING The challenge for the government is that cryptocurrencies are so new they don't fit well into the laws prohibiting misconduct in the securities and commodities markets. ...read more

Source: The New York Times

Category: Virtual Currency, Securities and Commodities Violations, Bitcoin (Currency), Commodities, Stocks and Bonds, Coinbase Inc, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Securities and Exchange Commission, Weinstein, Jack B

    

Senior North Korea official heads to White House as summit pace picks up

By Barbara Demick , Tracy Wilkinson One of North Korea's most powerful figures will meet President Trump at the White House on Friday as high-level talks in New York wrapped up with growing signs that the stalled nuclear disarmament summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could take place in less than two ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

Nonfiction: In an Age of Gene Editing and Surrogacy, What Does Heredity Mean?

By JENNIFER RAFF In “She Has Her Mother's Laugh” Carl Zimmer explores inheritance in all its varied dimensions — from genetic ancestry to biological definitions of race. ...read more

Source: The New York Times

Category: She Has Her Mothers Laugh (Book), Zimmer, Carl, Books and Literature, Genetics and Heredity, Genealogy, DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)

    

Opinion: With his pardons, Trump is turning tool of mercy into sword of retribution

With his sixth use of clemency, President Trump is pardoning Dinesh D'Souza, a conservative author and filmmaker. In 2014, D'Souza pleaded guilty to violating campaign finance laws and received a sentence of five years of probation, including eight months of supervised living in a halfway house. With this grant, this ...read more

Source: CNN Top Stories

    

Combining experts and automation in 3-D printing

Researchers in Carnegie Mellon University's College of Engineering have developed a novel approach to optimizing soft material 3-D printing. The researchers' Expert-Guided Optimization (EGO) method combines expert judgment with an optimization algorithm that efficiently searches combinations of parameters relevant for 3-D printing, enabling high-fidelity soft material products to be printed. ...read more

Source: Tech Xplore

Category: Engineering

    

Waymo to Buy Up to 62,000 Chrysler Minivans for Ride-Hailing Service

By NEAL E. BOUDETTE The agreement signals that the Google driverless-technology spinoff plans a rapid start for a business set to get underway later this year. ...read more

Source: The New York Times

Category: Automobiles, Driverless and Semiautonomous Vehicles, Minivans, Waymo, Alphabet Inc, Google Inc, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, Car-Pooling and Ride-Sharing

    

Biologists program cells to self-organize into 3D-structures in a first step towards tissues that regrow and self-repair

How do complex biological structures—an eye, a hand, a brain—emerge from a single fertilized egg? This is the fundamental question of developmental biology, and a mystery still being grappled with by scientists who hope to one day apply the same principles to heal damaged tissues or regrow ailing organs. ...read more

Source: phy.org

Category: Cell & Microbiology

    

State-of-the-art NOAA-20 satellite is operational, promising better weather forecasts

Check out this imagery from the next generation, polar-orbiting NOAA-20 spacecraft, which also heralds improved environmental monitoring

A constellation of satellites that monitor the vital signs of our planet just got a new, official member: the next-generation NOAA-20 satellite. It was declared fully operational yesterday after undergoing months of rigorous testing.

Launched ...read more

Source: Discover Magazine

    

Wife of Philadelphia 76ers executive possibly tied to fake social media accounts, Twitter sleuths reveal

By Ryan Gaydos The wife of Philadelphia 76ers executive Bryan Colangelo may actually be the one who used fake social media accounts to trash players and league officials, Twitter sleuths revealed Wednesday. ...read more

Source: Fox News

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'Fight Club' author Chuck Palahniuk says he's 'close to broke' after agent's accountant charged with embezzlement

By Michael Schaub Chuck Palahniuk, the bestselling author of the cult hit "Fight Club" and the new novel “Adjustment Day” says he's nearly out of money after an accountant was arrested and charged with embezzling from the author's literary agency. "All the royalties and advance monies and film option payments that... ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby makes career-defining save in Stanley Cup Game 2

By Ryan Gaydos Washington Capitals goalkeeper Braden Holtby made a daring game-saving stop with two minutes left in their Game 2 win over the Las Vegas Golden Knights in the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday. ...read more

Source: Fox News

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Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane quits days after winning third Champions League title

By Ryan Gaydos Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane said Thursday he's quitting after two and a half seasons with the club and leading them to their third straight Champions League title. ...read more

Source: Fox News

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Oil-rich Saudi Arabia is turning to another resource to power the kingdom — sunshine

By Alexandra Zavis Ever since a team of American geologists discovered oil in the Saudi Arabian desert 80 years ago, the kingdom's vast crude reserves, estimated at one-fifth of the world's total, have been the primary engine of its economic growth — and a major source of its international clout. But Saudi leaders... ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

Device allows a personal computer to process huge graphs

In data-science parlance, graphs are structures of nodes and connecting lines that are used to map scores of complex data relationships. Analyzing graphs is useful for a broad range of applications, such as ranking webpages, analyzing social networks for political insights, or plotting neuron structures in the brain. ...read more

Source: Tech Xplore

Category: Computer Sciences

    

How My Dream Came True, But Then I Lost My Mind: The Psychodynamics of Being a New Author

By Joanna Charnas Getting a first book published at age fifty-five could make a person so happy, she'd do her Snoopy dance all the time and in inappropriate places: on line in the grocery store, while cleaning the litter box, and even a few paces in front of her house of worship. I ...read more

Source: San Fransico Book Review

Category: Articles, Guest Contributors, Writer to Writer

    

Water splitting by electrolysis at high current density under 1.6 volt

By Haiqing Zhou Energy Environ. Sci., 2018, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/C8EE00927A, PaperHaiqing Zhou, Fang Yu, Qing Zhu, Jingying Sun, Fan Qin, Yu Luo, Jiming Bao, Ying Yu, Shuo Chen, Zhifeng RenSplitting water into hydrogen and oxygen by electrolysis using electricity from intermittent waste heat, wind, or solar energies is one of the easiest ...read more

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Improving the stability and performance of perovskite solar cells via off-the-shelf post-device ligand treatment

By Hong Zhang Energy Environ. Sci., 2018, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/C8EE00580J, PaperHong Zhang, Xingang Ren, Xiwen Chen, Jian Mao, Jiaqi Cheng, Yong Zhao, Yuhang Liu, Jovana Milic, Wanjian Yin, Michael Gratzel, Wallace C.H. C.H. ChoyWhile metal halide perovskite solar cells (PVSCs) have drawn intense attention due to their high solar-to-power conversion efficiency (PCE), their ...read more

Source: RSC

    

All-Solid-State Flexible Planar Lithium Ion Micro-Capacitors

By Shuanghao Zheng Energy Environ. Sci., 2018, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/C8EE00855H, CommunicationShuanghao Zheng, Jiaming Ma, Zhong-Shuai Wu, Feng Zhou, Yanbing He, Feiyu Kang, Hui-Ming Cheng, Xinhe BaoThe ever-increasing boom in smart yet miniaturized electronics urgently requires on-chip energy storage systems with high performance, safety, flexibility, and robust integration, but tremendous challenges exist. Here we ...read more

Source: RSC

    

Back from the dead, Russian journalist stuns colleagues by turning up in Ukraine as authorities describe sting

By Sabra Ayres, Laura King, Mansur Mirovalev In a twist worthy of a Russian novel, a prominent Kremlin critic and journalist — whose purported slaying a day earlier in the Ukrainian capital had prompted a wave of grief and outrage — emerged alive and well Wednesday, with officials explaining they had mounted an elaborate sting to foil ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

New closeup video shows flares sputtering and gargantuan glowing loops dancing at the Sun's surface

Although the Sun is in a singularly serene state right now, that doesn't mean it's asleep. The video above is proof of that.

Captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft, it shows an active region on the Sun's surface rotating into view between May 23 and 25. Here's how NASA describes ...read more

Source: Discover Magazine

    

Palestinian groups, acting alone, announce cease-fire with Israel after latest Gaza violence

By Noga Tarnopolsky Fighting between Israel and Islamist movements in the Gaza Strip, which started with a sudden barrage of rockets launched into southern Israel, came to a swift end Wednesday with the announcement of a unilateral cease-fire. Over a dozen Gaza-based militias, including the military wings of the ruling... ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

Philadelphia 76ers launch probe after executive tied to anonymous Twitter accounts trashing players, officials

By Ryan Gaydos The Philadelphia 76ers launched their own investigation Wednesday after a report surfaced that a top executive allegedly used fake Twitter accounts to criticize players and officials. ...read more

Source: Fox News

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The B&N Podcast: Rumaan Alam

By The Barnes and Noble Review Every author has a story beyond the one that they put down on paper. The Barnes & Noble Podcast goes between the lines with today's most interesting writers, exploring what inspires them, what confounds them, and what they were thinking when they wrote the books we're talking about.
Rumaan Alam's new ...read more

Source: Barnes And Noble

Category: B&N Podcast, Podcast, B&N PODCAST, FICTION, INTERVIEW, PARENTING, PODCAST

    

The Delicate Ghosts of Robert Aickman

By Paul Di Filippo If you were to assemble all the living writers of Weird Fiction who admire the work of Robert Aickman (1914-1981), you'd pretty much have to rent a large hall. His stature and influence have been acknowledged by compatriots such as Peter Straub–who hailed Aickman as “this century's most profound writer ...read more

Source: Barnes And Noble

Category: Reviews & Essays, The Speculator, FANTASTIKA, REVIEWS AND ESSAYS, SHORT STORIES, SUPERNATURAL, THE SPECULATOR

    

Ternary nonfullerene polymer solar cells with efficiency >13.7% by integrating the advantages of materials and two binary cells

By Xiaoling Ma Energy Environ. Sci., 2018, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/C8EE01107A, PaperXiaoling Ma, Wei Gao, Jiangsheng Yu, Qiaoshi An, Miao Zhang, Zhenghao Hu, Jianxiao Wang, Weihua Tang, Chuluo Yang, Fujun ZhangHighly efficient ternary polymer solar cells (PSCs) are fabricated by two well-compatible small molecular nonfullerene acceptors (INPIC-4F and MeIC1) and one polymer donor PBDB-T. ...read more

Source: 13.7% by integrating the advantages of materials and two binary cells" >RSC

    

Photo Electrochemical Water Splitting: An idea heading towards obsolescence?

By Jesper Tor Jacobsson Energy Environ. Sci., 2018, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/C8EE00772A, OpinionJesper Tor JacobssonProduction of hydrogen from water and sunlight is a way to address the intermittency in renewable energy production while simultaneously generating a versatile fuel and a valuable chemical feedstock. Photo...The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry ...read more

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Ayn Rand's 'The Fountainhead' coming to screens, says director Zack Snyder

By Michael Schaub Ayn Rand's bestselling, controversial novel “The Fountainhead” will come to screens — again — at the hands of director Zack Snyder. Snyder, the film director best known for his superhero movies, said that his next film will be an adaptation of Ayn Rand's 1943 novel, "The Fountainhead," Polygon... ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

Can exploring the dark side in fiction go too far? Fuminori Nakamura's 'Cult X' presses the question

By Paula L. Woods Some 15 years ago, I attended a crime writer's conference during which a participant observed that, when writing crime fiction, authors should be mindful of how they depict violence and the murder lest they unleash something on the world that they can't recall. I thought often of that admonition... ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

The B&N Podcast: Mark Bittman

By The Barnes and Noble Review Every author has a story beyond the one that they put down on paper. The Barnes & Noble Podcast goes between the lines with today's most interesting writers, exploring what inspires them, what confounds them, and what they were thinking when they wrote the books we're talking about.
Journalist, author, environmental ...read more

Source: Barnes And Noble

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How to Secure an Author Blurb

By Savannah Harrelson, BookSparks As a first-time, indie, or even veteran author, the task of requesting and securing blurbs can be a daunting one. Putting your book baby out there for other authors to see takes immense courage and confidence in your work. That being said, it's no doubt that blurbs are an integral ...read more

Source: San Fransico Book Review

Category: Articles, Resources for Writers, book blurb, book marketing

    

The B&N Podcast: Jon Meacham

By The Barnes and Noble Review Every author has a story beyond the one that they put down on paper. The Barnes & Noble Podcast goes between the lines with today's most interesting writers, exploring what inspires them, what confounds them, and what they were thinking when they wrote the books we're talking about.
Historian, journalist, editor ...read more

Source: Barnes And Noble

Category: B&N Podcast, Podcast, AMERICAN HISTORY, B&N PODCAST, INTERVIEW, PODCAST, THE PRESIDENCY

    

Philip Roth (1933-2018): A Remembrance and a Conversation

By James Mustich With the rest of the world of books and readers, we're mourning the passing of the literary titan Philip Roth, at 85. Perhaps most monumental among his achievements was the “Zuckerman saga,” a set of fictions about an author much like (and unlike) Roth himself. The following conversation between the ...read more

Source: Barnes And Noble

Category: Interviews, FICTION, IN MEMORIAM, INTERVIEW, PHILIP ROTH

    

Smug Seattle to mom and pop landlords: Criminals are welcome! Your rights not so much

By Ethan Blevins Each of these laws by itself curtails landlords' rights to their own property and raises serious safety and financial risks. ...read more

Source: Fox News

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Montana Border Patrol agent admits questioning US citizens for 'speaking Spanish in the store'

By Gregg Re Two women making an early-morning gas station run in Montana on Wednesday were apparently questioned at length by a Border Patrol officer simply because they were speaking Spanish. ...read more

Source: Fox News

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Michael Goodwin: Don't blame Trump for running out of patience with Mueller

By Michael Goodwin The media is spinning the story as something other than what it obviously is: proof that members of the Obama administration targeted the Trump campaign in one of the dirtiest political tricks in American history. ...read more

Source: Fox News

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Chick-fil-A VP: Summer jobs and the incredible lifelong lessons they offer young people

By Dee Ann Turner While a job may last just for a summer or during after-school hours, it can have a long-term positive impact on a young person. ...read more

Source: Fox News

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The Doctor Treating Patients With Laughter

In India, Charlie Chaplin continues to be popular—so popular, in fact, that there's a whole fan club dedicated to celebrating and impersonating the famous comic actor. The Charlie Circle Foundation is the brainchild of Ashok Sukhumal Aswani, a doctor practicing ayurvedic medicine in the town of Adipur. His love for ...read more

Source: CNN Video

    

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro reelected amid boycott by opposition groups

By Mery Mogollon Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro won reelection Sunday in a vote marred by an opposition boycott and a victory that critics viewed as illegitimate. According to a bulletin issued by the National Electoral Council with 93% of the ballots counted, Maduro won with 5,823,728 votes, or 68% of votes... ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

'No, I'm not over it': Hillary Clinton jabs Trump, shows off Russian hat at Yale Class Day

By Samuel Chamberlain Early in her address to graduating Yale students at Sunday's Class Day, Hillary Clinton reached behind the lectern, pulled out a traditional Russian ushanka hat, and held it aloft. ...read more

Source: Fox News

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Boxer Badou Jack accidentally punches referee during title fight

By Jake Lambourne British referee Ian John-Lewis held his own after taking a huge left hook to the face from Badou Jack during his WBC light-heavyweight title battle with Adonis Stevenson. ...read more

Source: Fox News

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Boxer Badou Jack accidentally punches referee during title fight

By Jake Lambourne British referee Ian John-Lewis held his own after taking a huge left hook to the face from Badou Jack during his WBC light-heavyweight title battle with Adonis Stevenson. ...read more

Source: Fox News

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Massachusetts man caught breaking into home, and making sure the dog doesn't get out

By Nicole Darrah A suspect who allegedly broke into a home in Massachusetts earlier this month was kind enough to make sure the family dog didn't get loose, after he realized a security camera was watching his every move. ...read more

Source: Fox News

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Pope's reported comment to a gay man may indicate a new level of acceptance of homosexuality

By Tom Kington Pope Francis has reportedly told a gay man that “God made you that way and loves you as you are,” apparently pushing the pontiff's acceptance of homosexuality to a new level. Francis made the comments to Juan Carlos Cruz, a Chilean victim of priestly sexual abuse who recently spent days ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

U.S. Suspends Tariffs on China, Stoking Fears of a Loss of Leverage

By ANA SWANSON and ALAN RAPPEPORT A temporary cease-fire has calmed fears of a trade war, but the Trump administration now faces criticism it is backing down from striking a tough deal. ...read more

Source: The New York Times

Category: International Trade and World Market, Customs (Tariff), Treasury Department, Mnuchin, Steven T, Kudlow, Lawrence A, China, Trump, Donald J

    

As Disney Moves Forward With Fox, Comcast Continues Plotting

By BROOKS BARNES The Walt Disney Company struck a deal in December to buy most of 21st Century Fox, but Comcast, which has pursued Fox in the past, thinks it has another opening. ...read more

Source: The New York Times

Category: Media, Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures, 21st Century Fox, Comcast Corporation, Walt Disney Company, Twentieth Century Fox, Roberts, Brian L, Iger, Robert A, Murdoch, Rupert