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Trump fails the leadership test of commander in chief

By Colbert I. King<p>, Columnist<p>President Trump has done some low-down, rotten things in his cushy life, but shifting the blame for the death of U.S. Navy SEAL Senior Chief Petty Officer William “Ryan” Owens during a covert mission in Yemen to his military commanders will go down as one of the most …

Donald Trump

Fire and fury: the dangerous rhetoric keeping Trump in power

Donald Trump’s rhetoric has at times been described as chilling, divisive and juvenile. This week, we are seeing the extreme effects that language …

The Lords should block Brexit to remind Britain the 'will of the people' is nothing compared to the 'will of the rich'

That’s it, sorted. Parliament has voted, so we’ve got our country back, now we’re free from Europe and at last we can do whatever we want – as long …

#PostcardstoBannon: the campaign to send missives to the 'real' US president

Who’s really calling the shots at the White House – President Trump or chief strategist Steve Bannon?<p>That’s the question that has been circulating on social media over the past week and a half about the still-fledgling Trump presidency. Now, a new campaign has people sending postcards addressed to …

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Foreigners Trapped in the United States by New Policy

Much of the criticism of the executive order signed by President Trump has focused on foreigners prevented from entering the country, but a court filing in the legal battle over the travel ban reveals a far broader impact, imperiling the residency status of tens of thousands of immigrants — …

The Anti-Refugee Movement Is America at Its Most Ignorant

Trump supporters are organizing a boycott of Starbucks – again. This time, the crime isn’t an insufficiently Christmas-y cup, but the company’s …

20 awesomely untranslatable words from around the world

HERE ARE A FEW instances where other languages have found the right word and English simply falls speechless.<p>1. <i>Toska</i><p><b>Russian</b> — Vladmir Nabokov …

Deputados britânicos pedem que Trump não discurse no parlamento na visita ao Reino Unido

Deputados britânicos pediram esta segunda-feira aos líderes das duas câmaras parlamentares do Reino Unido que impeçam que o Presidente dos Estados …

A caótica cruzada de Donald Trump contra os muçulmanos

Charles Kurzman sabia que Donald Trump estava a preparar-se para anunciar medidas de combate ao terrorismo que iam passar por proibir a entrada de …

On Pitying Melania

Via memes, jokes, and fan fictions, many Americans have taken it upon themselves to feel bad for their new first lady. She is not in need of the sympathy.<p>Did you see the gif? The one that features Melania Trump, the newly installed first lady of the United States, radiantly smiling as her husband …

The Late Show

I Went Through America’s Extreme Vetting

I’m a Syrian refugee. Trust me, it’s plenty tough.<p>I’m a Syrian refugee living in the United States. My family, which fled to Turkey in 2011 as protests against the government grew, is Muslim. And on Friday, Donald Trump signed an executive order that would have made it difficult, if not impossible …

Immigration

10 Insane Names Parents Tried To Give Their Kids

There’s nothing wrong with giving a child a unique and interesting name. But future parents, take note: Don’t settle on the brilliant choice that …

List-Worthy

Berlin mayor Michael Müller tells Donald Trump: 'Don't build this wall!'

Berlin's mayor has turned Reagan's famous Cold War plea to Gorbachev to tear the wall down into a plea for Trump not to build one. A proposed wall …

Major newspaper editorial boards take aim at Trump's first immigration actions

The editorial boards of the country’s three most prestigious newspapers took aim at President Donald Trump’s first executive actions on immigration on Wednesday, describing his call to start construction on a U.S.-Mexico border wall as divorced from reality and American values.<p>The Wall Street …

Scientists planning their own march in Washington

<b>(CNN) —</b> As more than a million women and their allies were making final plans for marches in Washington and around the world to protest Donald Trump, a commenter posted on a Reddit thread, "There needs to be a Scientists' March on Washington."<p>Other users -- who'd been discussing the changing White …

Women's March on Washington

How to Overcome Political Irrationality About Facts

Some Trump supporters are willing to lie about his inauguration attendance to preserve their ideological identities. A new study explains how curiosity can help resist reflexive partisanship.<p>We may have reached peak polarization. The researchers Brian Schaffner, of the University of Massachusetts …

Critical Thinking

One of Europe's biggest football clubs just trolled Donald Trump in a powerful tweet

Borussia Dortmund's stadium, Westfalenstadion, is one of the most intimidating in world football.<p>So ear-splittingly noisy is the stadium's epic south stand (Europe's largest free-standing grandstand) that it has an alternative moniker: "The Wall."<p>The west German club used this nickname to comedic …

Donald Trump

Interactive periodic table finally clues us in to what elements are used for

Looking at the periodic table, most of us have no issues identifying the use of certain elements. Sodium, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and others are no-brainers but what about the less talked about elements.<p>Seriously, do you know what Vanadium is used for? How about Polonium? Of course you don’t. …

Modern Diplomacy - Modern Diplomacy

Intelligence8 hours agoIran’s military activity strengthens al Qaeda in Syria South Asia10 hours agoThe US Sacrificing Pakistan<p>Trending<p>Middle East2 …

Beautiful satellite images of Earth reveal how much humans have changed it in ways nature never could

Nature creates beautiful landscapes like no human can. On the other hand, humans can create grand scale artificial structures that can never be made through a natural process. These photos from book, <i>Overview</i>, by Benjamin Grant, shows grand visual patterns humans create on the Earth's surface from a …

4 Secrets to Resisting Distraction and Staying Focused

Have you said any of these recently?<p><i>I get distracted and procrastinate.</i>• <i><br>I make plans but I don’t follow through on them.</i>• <i><br>I get things done… but not the</i> …

British scientists win Nobel prize in physics for work so baffling it had to be described using bagels

Explaining why three British professors won the Noble prize for physics wasn’t rocket science. It was harder.<p>So yesterday the Nobel committee chose the medium of pastries to illustrate how David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz changed the world with their groundbreaking …

Europeans don’t have true citizenship. They have a second-class status dating back to Ancient Rome

How does a tribe live with the foreigner? Treat them too badly, and they won’t come. Treat them too well, and what is the privilege of being a citizen?<p>Europe has been doing a bit more than trying to tackle this dilemma; it has been running the world’s biggest open-air social-science experiment for …

Europe

The Top 10 Apps for iPhone 7

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>Incredible Apps for Your New iPhone<p>You've purchased a new …

Apps

Victoria bookstore makes top 10 list of best bookstores in the world

A Victoria bookstore has made it on to an exclusive list.<p>Munro’s Books has been added to the <i>National Geographic</i> book, <i>Destinations of a Lifetime</i>, as …

The Real, Actual Best Time To Buy An Airplane Ticket

<i>by Paul Brady and Laura Dannen Redman, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>David Noton Photography / Alamy<p><b>It's not necessarily Tuesday! A 2016 study by Expedia and the Airlines Reporting Corporation says there's a new optimal time to buy airplane tickets.</b><p>Travelers often swap theories on the right--and wrong--time …

Flying

Michelin announces Portuguese stars

by TPN/Lusa, in Algarve · 26-11-2015 14:29:00 · 0 Comments<p>The respected Michelin guide has this week released its 2016 edition, in which it reveals …

European Travel

Why Stealing Things In Video Games Is So Damn Fun

I remember the first time I went shoplifting. The sun was shining, Marin was singing, and I needed a shovel.<p><i>This post originally appeared on Kotaku</i> …

This May Be The Best Carry-On Suitcase Idea We've EVER Seen

You can ride it!<p>When it comes to carry-on bags, expert travelers know the average duffel simply will not do. With airlines periodically cracking down on carry-on requirements and passengers shaming others for exceeding the bag size limit, it's crucial to maximize every inch of suitcase space …

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