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Switzerland reaffirms its support for freedom of expression and the safety of journalists

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Russia Must Stop Restricting Freedom Of Expression, U.S. Urges

The United States has expressed its “deep concern” about what it called the “continued trend of restricted freedom of expression” in Russia, after …

McCain, once belittled by Trump, hands him big defeat in healthcare vote

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In the end, it was a simple hand gesture - Senator John McCain pointing his right index finger in a downward motion to register a no vote - that ruined his party's seven-year effort to repeal Obamacare.<p>But in that signal in the early hours of Friday, the 80-year-old McCain …

This cup won’t spill over…not even if you slap it

By Joseph Carey<p>Let's face it, everyone's had a drink at some point and somehow managed to spill it either down themselves or on something valuable. …

Physicists fear an ominous silence from the Large Hadron Collider

But what if nobody answers? What if there is nothing new to discover? That prospect is now a cloud hanging over the physics community.<p>It has been …

How To Run Great Instagram Influencer Marketing Campaigns

Follow these steps to grow your Instagram marketing with influencers.<p>Influencer marketing on Instagram is a valuable asset for your social media …

White House boosts troops, shifts tactics in Iraq

Pentagonofficials have warned for months thatIslamic State, a Sunni extremist group that PresidentObamainitially dismissed as a “JV team,” is nimble, aggressive and unlike any previous terrorist group.<p>On Wednesday, the militants' latest battlefield successes forced the<p>White Houseto tack sharply and …

United States of Surveillance: FBI pushes for access to secure messaging services

The FBI isn't giving up on its efforts to undermine secure messaging services.<p>The Los Angeles Times reports that the agency wants Congress to give it …

Congress Somehow Magically Didn’t Notice the FBI Created a ''Small Air Force'' to Spy on Us?

By Melissa Dykes<p>At this point it is ludicrous and hard to watch mainstream media sources pretend to be outraged at the inaction of Congress in the …

U.S., G7 ready to impose more sanctions on Russia over Ukraine: Treasury | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told Ukrainian leaders on Tuesday that the United States and its G7 allies stood ready to impose more sanctions on Moscow if needed, a Treasury official said.<p>Treasury Secretary Jack Lew leaves after a meeting of the Financial Stability …

Iranian Artillery Spotted Near Iraqi City of Baiji

Iranian artillery has been spotted near the northern Iraqi city of Baiji as Iraqi forces and Shiite militias continue to battle the Islamic State …

Obama weighs sending several hundred more U.S. troops to Iraq: officials | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration is considering setting up a new military base in Iraq’s Anbar province and is closing in on a decision to send several hundred more trainers and advisers to help Iraqi forces in the fight against Islamic State militants there, U.S. officials said on …

Pentagon recommends sending 400 additional US troops to Iraq

The Pentagon has recommended sending 400 more U.S. troops to Iraq to aid in the fight against ISIS, a senior U.S. military official told Fox News late Tuesday.<p>The official said that the White House had not made a final decision on the recommendation, which would bring the total number of American …

US Army Special Forces testing tiny drones, report says

Tiny battlefield drones could become a useful tool for U.S. Army Special Forces, which are reportedly testing the technology.<p>Arne Skjaerpe, CEO of unmanned aircraft system manufacturer Prox Dynamics told Defense One that U.S. Army Special Forces have a handful of the company’s PD-100 Black Hornet …

Congress Takes Tiny Step Toward Authorizing Anti-ISIS War

There’s nothing that interests Congress more than self-preservation. That, for example, is what keeps the pork flowing back home. But the nation’s …

Either way, no more NSA collection of US phone records

WASHINGTON (AP) — However Congress resolves its impasse over government surveillance, this much is clear: The National Security Agency will …

Iran launches anti-Isis cartoon competition 'to expose true nature of Islamic State'

Iran has launched an anti-Isis cartoon competition, inviting submissions from around the world which mock the militant group and the atrocities it …

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4 Recipes for a Vegan, Gluten-Free Summer Dinner Party

Jessica Milan, founder of the blog Lookbook Cookbook, shares four surefire, delicious dishes from her new cookbook to serve to your most dietary-restricted guests this Memorial Day weekend.<p><b>Zucchini Bruschetta (makes 4 to 6):</b><p>Straight up veggies win again with this healthy spin on an old classic. …

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