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How fast could the impeachment trial be?

JUST DAYS AWAY from the start of the Senate impeachment trial, President DONALD TRUMP is expected to respond to the summons notifying him of the trial later today. Meanwhile on Capitol Hill, Senate Majority Leader MITCH MCCONNELL is keeping his cards close to the vest, letting few — even in his own conference — know…

Rod Rosenstein states he made call to launch Strzok-Page texts

The texts also included murky discussions of an “insurance policy” to guard against Trump’s election. Trump backers have interpreted the reference as a plan to use the then-ongoing investigation into ties between Trump advisers and Russia as way to prevent him from taking office or undermine his presidency, but Strzok and Page have denied any…

Against All Chances, Louis Tomlinson Stands Tall On His Psychological New Tune ‘Walls’

Getty Images Louis Tomlinson is still somewhat of an enigma. He is, after all, the only former One Direction member who has yet to put out his own album. But that's about to change — we're just two weeks away from the release of Tomlinson's debut LP, Walls, and on Friday (January 17), he gave…

All 3 Jonas Brothers End Up In Their Underclothing In ‘What A Male Got ta Do’ Video

YouTube Ariana Grande may have struck gold by recreating beloved rom-coms in her "thank u, next" video, but now Jonas Brothers have come along to whip up their own nostalgic, cinematic concoction. After days of relentless teases, the bros dropped their new single, "What a Man Gotta Do," alongside a video in which they recreate…

New Star Wars movie to be made by Thor: Ragnarok director?

Hunt for the Wookiepeople — Taika Waititi also directed the final episode of The Mandalorian. Jonathan M. Gitlin - Jan 17, 2020 6:56 pm UTC Aurich Mandalorian Ragnarok Over the past few years, New Zealand's Taika Waititi has become one of our favorite directors here at Ars. And with good reason—his back catalogue of feature…

Twitch is hosting a Super Bowl Fortnite tournament

Super Bowl weekend is one of the biggest and busiest weekends in all of sports, and now Fortnite is coming along for the ride. To celebrate the NFL’s biggest game, Twitch is hosting a Twitch Rivals Fortnite tournament which will include some of the world’s most famous Fortnite streamers teaming up with NFL athletes live…

HBO’s Avenue 5 buffoons the cold equations of tough science fiction

In an early episode of Armando Iannucci’s new HBO science fiction comedy Avenue 5, an earnest engineer suggests that there’s a simple fix for the problem that took the titular spaceship off course. The captain, played by British comedy veteran Hugh Laurie, waits breathlessly — and the engineer explains that they just need to eject…

Medical News Today: What to know about dry mouth at night

The following are some potential causes of dry mouth at night.Natural variation in saliva productionAccording to an article in the journal Compendium, a person's salivary glands typically produce less saliva at night. As a result, some people may notice that their mouths feel drier in the evening.Treatment:A doctor may prescribe special mouthwashes that can moisten…

Medical News Today: Eye exercises: Some tips and techniques

limited evidence to suggest that eye exercises can actually enhance vision, eye exercises can help with eye strain, certain eye conditions, and overall well-being.Eye exercises can be particularly helpful for people who experience digital eye strain, which is related to the prolonged use of computers.Read on to learn about seven eye exercises.Share on PinterestLooking away…

Medical News Today: What factors influence a person’s height?

about 80% of a person's height. This means, for instance, that tall people tend to have children who also grow up to be tall.People usually grow until they reach 18 years of age. Before then, a range of environmental factors can affect how tall they become.This article covers the factors that affect a person's height,…

How fast could the impeachment trial be?

JUST DAYS AWAY from the start of the Senate impeachment trial, President DONALD TRUMP is expected to respond to the summons notifying him of the trial later today. Meanwhile on Capitol Hill, Senate Majority Leader MITCH MCCONNELL is keeping his cards close to the vest, letting few — even in his own conference — know…

Rod Rosenstein states he made call to launch Strzok-Page texts

The texts also included murky discussions of an “insurance policy” to guard against Trump’s election. Trump backers have interpreted the reference as a plan to use the then-ongoing investigation into ties between Trump advisers and Russia as way to prevent him from taking office or undermine his presidency, but Strzok and Page have denied any…

Mike Bloomberg Likes to Enjoy

Civil libertarians gave Bloomberg an earful for his surveillance build-up in New York City, but he brushed off criticisms with his billionaire-knows-best curtness. In 2006, when he proposed a national work ID card system based on DNA and fingerprint information, he insisted: “This is not a civil-liberties issue. You don’t have to get a Social…

India citizenship law: Dalits fear ‘inequitable’ legislation

Hundreds of thousands of people in India have been protesting against a new citizenship law, saying it discriminates against Muslims. But many Dalits - those in the so-called lowest social group in the Hindu caste system - fear it will also make conditions worse for them. Al Jazeera's Anchal Vohra reports from Uttar Pradesh.

Randy Orton and AJ Styles set to battle on Raw

WWE.com Jan 7, 2020 at 5:48a ET Randy Orton has set up shop so thoroughly in AJ Styles’ head that The Phenomenal One has resorted to beating his foes with The Viper’s moves. Can he do it against the genuine article, though? As their rivalry re-intensifies, Orton and Styles have been granted a rematch on…

Colin Cowherd doesn’t see Tom Brady leaving the Patriots for the Colts or Chargers

Video Details Jan 15, 2020 at 2:06p ET | The Herd With Colin Cowherd | Duration: 3:11 AFCAFC EastNew England PatriotsThe HerdTom Brady With Tom Brady set to be an unrestricted free agent, his future with the New England Patriots is very much up in the air. Hear why Colin Cowherd doesn't think Brady will…

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Eminem And Juice WRLD Are Monsters In Surprise New Team-Up

Getty Images Eminem and Juice WRLD are monsters on their new collaboration. A new song called "Godzilla" appears on Em's surprise album, Music to Be Murdered to, that dropped today (January 17); on it, the two tackle a beastly beat and deliver some one-of-a-kind flows that make it one hell of a tune. It's nice to hear…

10 years ago, the world laughed at private space companies. $25.7 billion later, a new report claims we are at the ‘dawn of the...

A new quarterly report by venture-capital firm Space Angels says the "dawn of the entrepreneurial space age" is here.The report's data suggest non-governmental, private equity investment in space startups has surged from almost nothing in 2009 to a cumulative $25.7 billion in 2019.Last year was a record-breaking year for investments, too, both in the number…

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot is an OK video game, but an excellent DBZ experience

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot takes the Dragon Ball Z video game franchise where it’s always needed to go: into the filler. The outside world may see the Dragon Ball Z series as an explosive, ridiculous anime all about punches, energy balls, screaming, and power levels over 9,000. Fans certainly recognize that a good, over-the-top battle…

India citizenship law: Dalits fear ‘inequitable’ legislation

Hundreds of thousands of people in India have been protesting against a new citizenship law, saying it discriminates against Muslims. But many Dalits - those in the so-called lowest social group in the Hindu caste system - fear it will also make conditions worse for them. Al Jazeera's Anchal Vohra reports from Uttar Pradesh.

Trump taps legal heavyweights for impeachment defence

United States President Donald Trump has turned to some legal heavyweights to help defend him in his Senate impeachment trial, adding former independent counsel Kenneth Starr, who paved the way for former President Bill Clinton's 1998 impeachment, and celebrity lawyer Alan Dershowitz to his legal team. The additions, reported on Friday by US media, bring experience in the…

Cyprus fighting with increase of refugees

Cyprus is seeing a huge influx of migrants and refugees. Most board boats from Turkey and then cross the border from the self-declared Republic of Northern Cyprus. Cypriots say they have more refugees than they can cope with, and need help from the EU. But some say the country is deliberately making things unpleasant for…

World’s quickest man Khagendra Thapa Magar passes away

The world's shortest man who could walk, as verified by Guinness World Records, died on Friday at a hospital in Nepal, his family said. Khagendra Thapa Magar, who measured 67.08cm (two feet and 2.41 inches), died of pneumonia at a hospital in Pokhara, 200km (124 miles) from Kathmandu, where he lived with his parents. More:…

Evo Morales party names election runners for Bolivian vote

The party of exiled former Bolivian President Evo Morales has named the candidates for its ticket in the country's May elections, which will serve as a rerun of a fiercely disputed October vote. Former Foreign Minister David Choquehuanca, a member of the Aymara indigenous group, was picked as the Movement for Socialism (MAS)'s presidential candidate, while…

Nepal parliament in deadlock over speaker replacement conflict

Nepal’s parliament has been unable to pass any laws for three months. That is because its parliamentary speaker was forced to resign in the wake of rape allegations. But attempts to appoint someone new are being stalled by a dispute over who should replace him. Al Jazeera's Subina Shrestha reports from Kathmandu.

A new collection of personal pictures show Giuliani’s ‘fixer’ Lev Parnas with Trump’s inner circle, despite claims they do not understand each other

The House Judiciary Committee released a new trove of documents that detail the key role of Lev Parnas, a Ukrainian businessman, in working closely with President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani to seek dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden. Parnas has come under scrutiny in the impeachment inquiry as a key player in pressuring Ukraine…

Whether it’s Trump or Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, politicians keep getting it wrong when it comes to the United States economy

Politicians aren't the best place to go to get an assessment of economic data: they have incentives to overstate the positives and the negatives alike in ways that distort the true picture of how typical Americans are doing.For instance, with major US stock indexes at record highs in the wake of a massive corporate tax…

The Trump administration proposed scrapping Michelle Obama’s healthy school lunch policy on her birthday

On Friday, Michelle Obama celebrated her 56th birthday.That same day, the USDA announced proposed rules that would roll back one of her signature policies as First Lady: healthier school lunches.The new rules allow for looser rules regarding fruits and vegetables served, and provide for a la carte meal options.Those in favor say the rules are…

A mysterious and lethal infection from China could have infected 35 times more people than main overalls, researchers caution

Concerns are mounting over a new, potentially fatal, respiratory virus that is spreading in Wuhan, China.Chinese officials said Saturday that 45 people have contracted the virus, four more than the last figure released.According to scientists in London, this is likely far fewer than the real total.Using statistical modelling, the academics from Imperial College London suggested…

Apple shared client data with United States federal government in a record-high 90%of cases, even as Trump administration complains it’s not doing enough

Apple announced in a report Friday that it received a record-high 3,619 requests from the US government for users' account information in the first half of 2019, up 36% from the previous six-month period.Apple said it complied with 90% of those requests, which generally asked for customers' iTunes or iCloud account details and occasionally their…

Disney is scrubbing the word ‘Fox’ from 20th Century Fox, trying Rupert Murdoch’s legacy

Disney removed the word "Fox" from the name of the famed 20th Century Fox movie studio, Variety magazine reported Friday.The studio will now be known as 20th Century Studios, multiple outlets confirmed.Changing the name appears to be a conscious effort to distance the studio from Rupert Murdoch, who sold it to Disney in early 2019.In…

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Against All Chances, Louis Tomlinson Stands Tall On His Psychological New Tune ‘Walls’

Getty Images Louis Tomlinson is still somewhat of an enigma. He is, after all, the only former One Direction member who has yet to put out his own album. But that's about to change — we're just two weeks away from the release of Tomlinson's debut LP, Walls, and on Friday (January 17), he gave…

All 3 Jonas Brothers End Up In Their Underclothing In ‘What A Male Got ta Do’ Video

YouTube Ariana Grande may have struck gold by recreating beloved rom-coms in her "thank u, next" video, but now Jonas Brothers have come along to whip up their own nostalgic, cinematic concoction. After days of relentless teases, the bros dropped their new single, "What a Man Gotta Do," alongside a video in which they recreate…

6lack, Vince Staples, And More Highlight Massive Deluxe Revenge Of The Dreamers III

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BTS Get Brutally Honest About Their Fears On Haunting New Single ‘Black Swan’

Getty Images When talking about art — a song, a drawing, a choreography, a film — we are often so consumed by meaning. What does this mean? What is the artist trying to say? Why is this important? But art, as we know, is subjective. You can't decipher a singular meaning from a piece of work…

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Hip-hop artist: ‘I’m called Satan when I rap’

Mocked because of her passion for rap, ''Mina the Veiled'' is fighting against the tide to embody the new face of women's hip-hop in Senegal. Although she receives insults, she is often encouraged by several people who support her.Mina is also an activist committed to defending women's rights and against rape.Video journalist: Late Lawson for…

South Ronaldsay’s ‘incredible’ horse outfits motivate catwalk collection

Image copyright Doug Houghton Orkney / Alamy Stock Photo Image caption Girls have taken part in the Festival of the Horse since the 1950s An island tradition where girls dress as horses in elaborate costumes has inspired the latest collection from an emerging fashion designer.Charles Jeffrey has taken elements from the outfits that are worn…

New Star Wars movie to be made by Thor: Ragnarok director?

Hunt for the Wookiepeople — Taika Waititi also directed the final episode of The Mandalorian. Jonathan M. Gitlin - Jan 17, 2020 6:56 pm UTC Aurich Mandalorian Ragnarok Over the past few years, New Zealand's Taika Waititi has become one of our favorite directors here at Ars. And with good reason—his back catalogue of feature…

Video game dev union leader: “Dream job” enthusiasm “can open us as much as exploitation”

The developers, united — Amid CWA partnership, union drive is "further along than any previous efforts." Kyle Orland - Jan 17, 2020 5:45 pm UTC Enlarge / The logo for the newly formed Campaign to Organize Digital Employees. It's been almost two years now since the launch of Game Workers Unite (GWU), the most concerted…

Report: Google wants to bring the Steam game store to… Chrome OS?

So when do we get Chromebooks with RGB? — And get ready for more gaming-focused Chromebooks. Ron Amadeo - Jan 17, 2020 5:15 pm UTC Enlarge / Pictured: a hotrod gaming device.Valentina Palladino / Ron Amadeo We have a wild report from Android Police this morning, as the site claims that Google is working to…

FBI, partners seize data-breach market, alleged operators apprehended

Search Seizure — Site aggregated 12 billion usernames and passwords from over 10,000 breaches. Sean Gallagher - Jan 17, 2020 4:42 pm UTC Enlarge / The seizure notice for WeLeakInfo even included the site's logo. Fancy. On Wednesday, police in the Netherlands and Northern Ireland arrested two 22-year-old men believed to be connected to WeLeakInfo,…

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Hip-hop artist: ‘I’m called Satan when I rap’

Mocked because of her passion for rap, ''Mina the Veiled'' is fighting against the tide to embody the new face of women's hip-hop in Senegal. Although she receives insults, she is often encouraged by several people who support her.Mina is also an activist committed to defending women's rights and against rape.Video journalist: Late Lawson for…

Against All Chances, Louis Tomlinson Stands Tall On His Psychological New Tune ‘Walls’

Getty Images Louis Tomlinson is still somewhat of an enigma. He is, after all, the only former One Direction member who has yet to put out his own album. But that's about to change — we're just two weeks away from the release of Tomlinson's debut LP, Walls, and on Friday (January 17), he gave…

All 3 Jonas Brothers End Up In Their Underclothing In ‘What A Male Got ta Do’ Video

YouTube Ariana Grande may have struck gold by recreating beloved rom-coms in her "thank u, next" video, but now Jonas Brothers have come along to whip up their own nostalgic, cinematic concoction. After days of relentless teases, the bros dropped their new single, "What a Man Gotta Do," alongside a video in which they recreate…