Andreas Pohl

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South Carolina teen 'seduced' by Islamic State sentenced on gun charge: newspaper

(Reuters) - A South Carolina teen, who a prosecutor said was “seduced” by the Islamic State group and planned to shoot U.S. soldiers, was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in juvenile prison on a gun possession charge, the local Herald newspaper reported.<p>The 16-year-old, who was not named due to …

South Carolina

12 Mental Tricks to Beat Cravings and Lose Weight

Using pure willpower to overcome cravings doesn’t always work. (If it did, dieting would be easy and we’d all be at our own healthy, feel-great …

Nutrition

The EU has charged Russia’s Gazprom with abusing its energy dominance

In some Eastern European countries, Gazprom, the huge Russian gas company part-owned by the state, is pretty much the only supplier of gas. Today the European Commission announced that it would clamp down on the company’s “unfair” monopoly, escalating the standoff between European authorities and …

Gazprom

Greek cash seen lasting into June, no EU deal imminent

ATHENS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Greece can scrape together enough cash to meet its payment obligations into June, euro zone and Greek officials said on Wednesday, playing down fears of an imminent default as hopes receded of a deal with its creditors to release fresh aid.<p>A Greek national flag flutters …

Europe

What Saddam Gave ISIS

Newly unearthed documents shed light on the foundations of the terror group—and the crucial role Baathists played in organizing and directing a …

Russia arms Iraq, Syria to help combat Islamic State: Lavrov

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is arming Iraq and Syria to help them fight Islamic State, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday, calling the radical militant group the main threat to his own country’s security.<p>Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during a news conference after a …

Russia