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Trump is stoking his base again—only now, it's helping Democrats

Donald Trump spent the past week doing his level best to hit all the hot-button issues that helped him win over a small but ultimately decisive slice of the electorate through the Rust Belt region in 2016. But as November approaches, the very same issues

The Latest: Powerful hurricane getting closer to Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) - The Latest on a hurricane headed toward Hawaii (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A powerful hurricane is moving closer to Hawaii as residents stock up on essentials such as water and ramen. A National Weather Service update Tuesday says Hurricane

Orphaned elephants have a tougher social life

Young female orphan elephants have a tougher social life than non-orphans, a new study suggests, adding to a growing body of evidence of how the impacts of poaching cascade through elephant societies.

Vulnerable youth stress the importance of influential adults in their school lives

Kids who faced daunting barriers to success in the classroom had a clear message for researchers who asked them as young adults to look back on their experiences with maltreatment, homelessness and their time in school: Adults can do better.

Red or yellow? A simple paper test detects false or substandard antibiotics

A laboratory is putting chemistry to work on a simple, inexpensive way to identify falsified or substandard antibiotics, offering a practical solution to a very real problem. The researchers have created a paper-based test that can quickly determine whether a

A switch to turn fragrances on and off

Scientists have discovered the switch in plants that turns off production of terpenoids -- carbon-rich compounds that play roles in plant physiology and are used by humans in everything from fragrances and flavorings to biofuels and pharmaceuticals.

Novel subtype of multiple sclerosis

Researchers have discovered a new subtype of multiple sclerosis (MS), providing a better understanding of the individualized nature of the disease.

A.J. Hinch: Roberto Osuna will be closer going forward

The Houston Astros find themselves tied with the Oakland Athletics once again. Meanwhile, manager A.J. Hinch is still looking for answers. The Astros are 2-8 over their last 10 while the Athletics are 7-3 in their respective 10-game stretch. Now the Astros ma

Incognito arrested after allegedly threatening employees at funeral home

Richie Incognito has had a number of issues in his personal life over the past several months, and the free agent offensive lineman was once again arrested on Monday.TMZ reports that Incognito was taken into custody after he allegedly lost his temper and bega

Yu Darvish out for season with stress reaction in elbow

Cubs righty Yu Darvish has been diagnosed with a stress reaction in his right elbow and will be out for the remainder of the season, president of baseball operations Theo Epstein told reporters (Twitter links via Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune and Jess

Jimmy Smith suspended four games for violating personal conduct policy

The Baltimore Ravens will be without starting cornerback Jimmy Smith for the first four games of the 2018 season after the NFL handed down a four-game ban for a violation of the league’s personal conduct policy. This suspension did not come out of nowhere,

CardMunch founder returns with HiHello, a new app aiming to replace business cards

A new app called HiHello is taking aim at business cards. While plenty of apps in the past have tried to kill the business card, they never achieved critical mass. Mainly, this is because most required that both parties – the business card holder and re

Cubs acquire 2B Murphy in trade with Nationals

Chicago Cubs acquire 2B Daniel Murphy in trade with Washington Nationals

Roethlisberger eager to «knock that rust off» vs. Titans

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is eager to get to work

Stewart Cink's season takes a quick turn for the better

Golf Notes: Stewart Cink on the rise, Bernhard Langer wins a special award, Brooks Koepka wraps up PGA of America player of the year

Yankees slugger Stanton says he'll enjoy Miami homecoming

Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton says it's weird but good to be back in Miami for a two-game series

Senators assistant GM resigns amid harassment charges

Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee resigns amid charges of harassment

NASA gets up close with Greenland's melting ice

With a new research plane and a new base to improve its chances of outsmarting Atlantic hurricanes, NASA's Oceans Melting Greenland campaign takes to the sky this week for its third year of gathering data on how the ocean around Greenland is melting its glaci

Announcing the latest additions to the agenda for Disrupt SF (Sept. 5-7)

TechCrunch Disrupt SF (September 5-7), we said from the start, was going to be the most ambitious ever, and when it comes to programming, there’s no question the Disrupt SF agenda eclipses anything we’ve done in the past. There are two BIG stages

Trump lands in West Virginia and defends Manafort ... but not Cohen

Donald Trump has ignored good advice and flown into West Virginia for an evening rally. Reports coming out of the White House indicate that Team Trump did not get the day they were expecting. Trump had been assured that former campaign manager Paul Manafort

Kuri maker Mayfield Robotics will cease operations in October

This likely won’t come as a surprise to anyone who saw the news late last month, but Mayfield Robotics, maker of the adorable home robot Kuri announced today that it’s ceasing operations. The company, which began life as a part of Bosch, will close its d

On Tesla’s path to privatization, Morgan Stanley halts equity coverage of electric automaker

Morgan Stanley is no longer providing equity coverage on Tesla’s stock, the second firm to drop its stock rating on the electric automaker since CEO Elon Musk announced plans via Twitter to take the company private. Tesla declined to comment. Morgan Sta


Are you trying to stay off social media, but just can’t seem to stop yourself from posting? When random thoughts pop into your head, do you find yourself launching Twitter and typing before you remember you’re trying to quit? Well, now there’

Why the next CryptoKitties mania won’t be about collectables

The legacy of CryptoKitties is still in development, but most can agree that the project raised awareness (and attracted development talent) to new uses for blockchain tokens.

Study ties Facebook engagement to attacks on refugees

A study of circumstances and demographics attendant on attacks against refugees and immigrants in Germany has shown that Facebook use appears to be deeply linked with the frequency of violent acts. Far from being mere trolling or isolated expressions of contr

Manafort, Guilty. Cohen, Guilty. And Trump, Guilty.

All those tweets, posts, and predictions that started with tick-tick-tick … today they went boom. In an amazing period of just a few minutes on Tuesday afternoon the jury in the trial of Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort returned a verdict of guilty on

Chiefs hope Scandrick will help fix their shaky secondary

The defensive backfield is one of the Kansas City Chiefs' biggest areas of need.

Chris Hemsworth Gets Honest, Captain Marvel Gets a Prequel & More MCU News

We love the Marvel movies here at Geek. They’re fun, the action scenes are cool, and the whole interconnected universe means it’s possible to get more out of each movie with every rewatch. […] The post Chris Hemsworth Gets Honest, Captain Ma

Post Malone plane makes emergency landing, fans cheer

NEWARK, N.J. — A private jet that blew two tires during takeoff at a small New Jersey airport on Tuesday made a safe emergency landing hours later at an airport in New York. Fans of rapper Post Malone had gathered at New York Stewart International Airpo

Computer system glitch halts trains to and from Amsterdam

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Almost all trains in and around Amsterdam and its busy airport have been halted by a problem with one of the rail operator's traffic management systems, stranding thousands of passengers. The system crashed at the end of Tuesday

Manafort found guilty on eight counts, mistrial on 10 counts

After over four days of deliberation, the jury in Paul Manafort’s Virginia trial returned saying that they had a verdict on 8 of the 18 counts against Donald Trump’s campaign chairman. However, they have submitted a note to the court saying that they cann

Cohen pleads guilty to 8 counts, says he violated campaign law at direction of a candidate (Trump)

Cohen directed by a candidate. x*COHEN SAYS HE VIOLATED CAMPAIGN LAW AT DIRECTION OF CANDIDATE*COHEN DOESN'T NAME CANDIDATE WHO DIRECTED CAMPAIGN VIOLATIONhint: it's @realDonaldTrump— Jennifer Epstein (@jeneps) August 21, 2018 Cohen repaid by candidate.

Payment solutions firm AGS Transact Technologies files Rs 10-bn IPO papers

Besides, the company plans a pre-IPO placement of up to 5 million equity shares for up to Rs 1.25 billion

Federal Bank expects bad loans from Kerala to go up 20-30%, says MD & CEO

Credit from branches in significantly impacted areas stands at Rs 15 bn

Market capitalisation of BSE listed firms hits a new high of Rs 157 trn

Although, the benchmark indices have touched new highs last month, the total m-cap remained below the January-levels owing to the weakness in the broader market

New bill would require paper ballots to secure election results - CNET

The bill, submitted by nine senators on Tuesday, would also mandate election audits.

Need some good news? Ask Google: 'Tell me something good' - CNET

Google Assistant will now tell you uplifting news stories when asked.

How Microsoft spotted another Russian hacking attempt - CNET

Also: How it all fits in with a larger campaign to influence elections.

BIG3 co-founder: Kobe Bryant will play in the BIG3 next season

Ice Cube’s Big3 professional basketball league has been a major success in its first two seasons.The idea behind the league was initially to offer fans an ability to watch good basketball during the NBA’s slow time, but as the startup began to gain in pop

GTLM title war swings to Corvette after “terrible” Ford VIR result

Briscoe’s teammate Richard Westbrook had led from pole position during the first stint of the race at VIR, but Westbrook brought the Ford GT in to the pits reporting a clutch problem. After Briscoe rejoined for a slow lap, the car went behind the wall for r
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