Isabella Ellis

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New Saudi King Amasses Twitter Following

Officials Struggle to Marry Popularity of Social Media with Attempts to Control Information<p>By<p>Rory Jones in Dubai and<p>Rory Jones<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@RoryWSJ<p>Google+<p>Rory.Jones@wsj.com<p>Ahmed Al Omran in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia<p>Ahmed Al Omran<p>The Wall Street …

Social Media

The Western Journal

Six ways to get free money for college

President Obama wants to make community college free -- but don't hold your breath.<p>Yes, his announcement went viral earlier this month, but this kind of change requires congressional action and Republicans now control both the House and Senate. Even if Congress acts, states could opt out of …

College & University

Here's Who Will Benefit From Obama's Community College Proposal

<i>This article comes to us courtesy of U.S. News & World Report, where it was originally published.</i><p>President Barack Obama's proposal for free community college tuition is either a game changer or an empty promise. It just depends who you ask.<p>Either way, prospective students should pay close …

Surreal Paintings by Jacek Yerka Reveal Colorful Different Scenes on Each Side

Polish artist Jacek Yerka is known for his surreal paintings of dreamlike realms. In his spectacular body of work, Yerka's <i>4siders</i> series is one of the most puzzling to behold, as each image depicts four different worlds. No matter which way the painting is turned, a new scene unfolds. As a result, …

Art

Magnificent "Magical Realist" Paintings by Rob Gonsalves

<i>The Woods Within</i><p>Artist Rob Gonsalves was born in Toronto, Canada. In his early years after college, he worked as an architect and painter of murals …

Art

Review: In American Sniper, Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper Are Right on Target

His father, taking young Chris out shooting, observes the boy’s instant expertise with a rifle and says appreciatively, “You got a gift. You’re gonna …

Clint Eastwood

Military intervention not solution to terrorist threat

<i>Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN</i><p>The Paris terror attacks were barbaric but also startling, leading many to ask what could be done to prevent this kind of terrorism in the future.<p>Well, one man has a clear answer. "That attack you saw in Paris? You'll see an attack …

Middle East

Watch 3D-printed objects turn into spinning works of art

Zoetropes are wonderful creations: they're often beautiful standing still, but when you get them spinning, they turn into proto-GIFs. Artist and Stanford professor John Edmark has created a new twist on the classic zoetrope, 3D printing a series of objects that become morphing blobs when spun at …

3D Printing

Disneyland measles: Rapid spread concerns health officials

The measles outbreak that began at Disneyland during the holiday season is now spreading beyond people who contracted the disease at the theme park, with those patients now exposing others after returning to their hometowns, health officials said Saturday.<p>There are now 51 confirmed cases of the …

Britain's oldest person celebrates 112th birthday

<b>The oldest person in Britain celebrates her 112th birthday, just three days after assuming the mantle.</b><p>Gladys Hooper, from Ryde on the Isle of Wight, became the country's oldest person on Thursday following the death of Ethel Lang, who was 114.<p>Mrs Hooper is the UK's most senior supercentenarian …

Isle of Wight

Police: 2 dead, 1 wounded in central Florida mall shooting

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who had "several pockets full of ammunition" targeted his wife in a shooting that killed two people at a mall food court where the woman worked, police said.<p>Authorities said the Saturday morning shooting happened about a half hour before the mall was to open to …

Domestic Violence

A Former FBI Special Agent Says The CIA Kept Him From Helping To Stop 9/11

Mark Rossini said the CIA prevented him from going to FBI headquarters with the information that two known terrorists, who later went on to carry out the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, had entered the US.<p>Government reports on 9/11 blame a vague "intelligence failure" for the terrorist …

Cybercrime

Charlie Hebdo Goes Global

Protests over the magazine's provocative depictions of Mohammed have turned fatal in Niger.<p>The effects of the January 7 attack on <i>Charlie Hebdo</i> have spread worldwide. Protests in two cities in Niger turned violent on Friday and Saturday, as mobs attacked French buildings and burned down churches. …

Charlie Hebdo

Ukraine claims it has cleared pro-Russian rebels from most of Donetsk airport

After days of intense fighting and heavy shelling, Kiev claims it has cleared most of the airport, which at one point the rebels claimed they had complete control of<p><b>Ukraine</b> rushed tanks to the front lines and claimed on Sunday to have cleared pro-<b>Russian</b> rebels from most of Donetsk airport after …

Suspected Boko Haram fighters kidnap around 80 in Cameroon

YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram Islamist fighters from Nigeria kidnapped around 80 people, many of them children, and killed three others on Sunday in a cross-border attack on villages in northern Cameroon, army and government officials said.<p>A man holds a sign that reads "Stop Boko Haram" …

Africa

Charlie Hebdo Editor Slams News Organizations For Not Publishing Cartoons

Gerard Biard, editor-in-chief of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, on Sunday denounced the Western publications that have declined to reprint his paper’s controversial cartoons in the aftermath of the Jan. 7 mass shooting at Charlie Hebdo's Paris office.<p>“This cartoon is not just a …

Terrorism

Rescued scientists bring back a warning from the Antarctic

The icebound crew of the Akademik Shokalskiy made headlines but, a year on, the fruits of their expedition are revealed<p>Rescue from Antarctic - the full story<p>The voyage was meant to retrace the steps of Douglas Mawson, the great polar explorer and scientist who led the Australasian Antarctic …

David Strick: A photography career that explores the often surreal environment of movie sets (PHOTOS).

David Strick’s great-aunt, Gale Sondergaard, won the very first Best Supporting Actress Academy Award, but it took a while for him to feel …

EU plans to boost Russian sanctions as more Ukrainian soldiers killed

The European Union is preparing to ramp up sanctions against Russia as Kiev says three soldiers have been killed in the past 24 hours in fighting in eastern Ukraine.<p>The EU has prepared a draft statement for the foreign ministers of its 28 members to agree to extend sanctions against Russia by six …

On Mars, NASA rover discovers mysterious methane emissions

This image illustrates possible ways methane might be added to Mars' atmosphere (sources) and removed from the atmosphere (sinks). NASA's Curiosity …

Los Angeles makes its bid for 2024 Olympics

Mayor<p>Eric Garcettiand a small team of representatives from Los Angeles made an hourlong presentation to theU.S. Olympic Committeeon Tuesday morning, claiming their city should host the 2024 Summer Games.<p>The USOC board of directors was also scheduled to hear from Boston, San Francisco and …

Sony Sued By Employees For Massive Data Breach

Former and current Sony employees filed a lawsuit against the company alleging it failed to protect their confidential information by ignoring warnings of its weak computer system.<p>Two former Sony Pictures workers filed a class-action lawsuit against the Culver City studio late Monday alleging it …

Chilean woman among 7 suspected ISIS terrorists arrested in Spain and Morocco | Fox News

Spanish and Moroccan authorities arrested seven suspected members of a terror network aimed at recruiting women to fight for ISIS, which is also referred to as Daesh and the Islamic State. Five of the arrests were made in Spain, including a minor and a 25-year-old Chilean woman who was caught in …

D.C. Pols Fight GOP Marijuana Legalization Ban

WASHINGTON -- Ignoring an effort among congressional Republicans to block marijuana legalization in the District of Columbia in the recently passed “cromnibus” spending bill, D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson (D) says he intends to submit the new law to Congress anyway.<p>“The Chairman’s position …

L.A. will buy 7,000 body cameras for police officers

L.A. Mayor<p>Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday that the city would purchase 7,000 body cameras for police officers in an effort to increase transparency.<p>Body cameras for officers have become a major issue in the wake of the shooting of unarmed black 18-year-old<p>Michael Brownby a Ferguson, Mo., police …

Obama to sign new Russian sanctions bill by end of week: spokesman

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will sign legislation authorizing new sanctions on Russia over its activities in Ukraine and providing weapons to the Kiev government by the end of the week, the White House said on Tuesday.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at Joint Base …

Australia hails man who gave his life as hostages fled clutches of a gunman

Sydney siege victims remembered as heroes on Tuesday, as police investigations into the raid's violent end continue<p>The café manager who launched himself at the gunman holding 17 people hostage in Sydney was remembered as a hero on Tuesday, as full details emerged of how the drama came to a bloody …

North Korea Calls for U.N. Probe of CIA ‘Torture Crimes’

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North Korea