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Yasiin Bey's December 99th Project Announces Debut LP

Yasiin Bey, the rapper formerly known as Mos Def, announced the debut album for his December 99th project, his collaboration with producer Ferrari …

How To Lose 5 Pounds Fast

Try these easy and effective diet and fitness hacks to help you look leaner in seven days.<p>Harness the Power of Natural Diuretics<p>The difference between feeling model-esque, not cinched, in your Balmain body-con dress may be just a few pounds—of water. "You can retain up to five pounds of extra …

Fitness

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

20 Insanely Satisfying (Yet Sneakily Healthy) Chocolate Recipes

Chocolate cravings are real life, just like pizza, fries, and frickles (um, maybe that last one is just me). If you're the type who can have one nibble of the sweet stuff, then finger snaps for you, but most of us want an ooey-gooey brownie — or four. Luckily, healthy chocolate or vegan, Paleo, or …

Dessert

23 Movies You Need To Watch When You've Had Enough Of Everything

*bookmarks for every Monday*<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

Paramount Pictures

Mirror cake: How to make the perfectly glazed dessert

Super shiny cakes that you can practically see your reflection in are inundating our Instagram feeds.<p>While the idea of a mirror-glazed cake has been …

Dessert

Hip Hop Community Reacts To Donald Trump Winning Presidency

After what felt like a lifetime, the 2016 presidential election is finally over! <b>Donald Trump</b> won the presidency and we've been in disbelief since we …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Samsung launching gorgeous 'blue coral' Galaxy S7 edge in the U.S. for the holidays

If you lusted after the bright blue-and-pink "blue coral" Note 7 back when it was on sale, you're in luck: the color is being reintroduced on the …

10 Scary TV Shows to Watch If You’re Sick of ‘The Walking Dead’

With Halloween right around the corner, not only does it mean that people are readying their costumes, but it also marks the return of <i>The Walking …

Science says parents of successful kids have these 9 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

Batman v Superman Empire Cover Has New Look at Both Superheroes

Ben Affleck's Batman and Henry Cavill's Superman are both featured on the cover of Empire Magazine's upcoming September issue, with the actors in …

Here's how the 'Suicide Squad' cast looks compared to their comic-book counterparts

That also makes it the perfect move.<p>While the trailer for "Suicide Squad" doesn't tell us much, it does show that the movie's basic hook is a great one, and that it leans into it <i>hard</i>: This is a team of some of the worst supervillains in a world where Superman exists, sent on missions where success …

Deleted but Not Gone: How to Keep Your Photos and Files From Falling Into the Wrong Hands

We’ve published a number of posts in the past on how you can recover photos that were accidentally deleted from your computer or memory card. But …

US mid-terms: Republicans win control of the Senate

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1121000/1121413_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1529889588_f7c8e3d9c5cdc8f2a724496a6f0f38ec<p><b>The Republicans have won control of the Senate in the US mid-term elections, increasing their power in the final two years of Barack Obama's</b> …

Mitch McConnell

Second U.S. Intelligence Leaker Referenced in New Edward Snowden Doc; Obama Painted in Negative Light

A new documentary about NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden reportedly points to a second leaker within the U.S. intelligence community, the Guardian reported.<p>Image source: The Hollywood Reporter<p>The two-hour “Citizenfour,” which premiered at the New York Film Festival on Friday night, contains a scene …

Airstrikes Hit More ISIS Targets in Syria and Iraq

The United States carried out three airstrikes against ISIS militants in Syria on Saturday and Sunday using fighter jets, according to the U.S. Central Command. In a separate offensive, U.S. military forces used bombers, fighter jets and helicopters to conduct six airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq, …

Officials: PM knows ID of British executioner

<i>Editor's note: Peter Bergen is CNN's national security analyst, a vice president at the New America Foundation and the author of "Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for bin Laden."</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- He has beheaded again. The tall, masked British man with the London accent, working with ISIS.<p>His first two victims …

ISIS can 'muster' between 20,000 and 31,500 fighters, CIA says

A CIA assessment puts the number of ISIS fighters at possibly more than three times the previous estimates.<p>The terror group that calls itself the Islamic State "can muster between 20,000 and 31,500 fighters across Iraq and Syria," a CIA spokesman told CNN on Thursday.<p>Analysts and U.S. officials …

American Douglas McAuthur McCain Dies Fighting for ISIS in Syria

The battle in itself seemed tragically normal. Two Syrian opposition groups fought and there were heavy casualties on both sides. Then victorious rebels rifled through the pockets of the dead. One contained about $800 in cash -- and an American passport.<p>Douglas McAuthur McCain, of San Diego, …

Islam

Destroying the right to be alone

The NSA and other agencies are making privacy obsolete<p>For at least the last six years, government agents have been exploiting an AT&T database filled with the records of billions of American phone calls from as far back as 1987. The rationale behind this dragnet intrusion, codenamed Hemisphere, is …

The new Volkswagen GTI is well worth the wait

Forget the Scirocco. The Mk VII GTI is the machine to have.<p>It's always better if you can compare a new car against the last version of itself. So, ideally, I would have driven the current Mk VI Volkswagen GTI back-to-back with the 2015 Mk VII. Unfortunately, I didn't get that choice. It'll be …

Bashar al-Assad: 'expect everything' if US attacks Syria

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad has warned Washington to brace for retaliation if US forces attacked his war-torn country, as he denied using chemical weapons against his people.<p>"You should expect everything ... The government's not the only player in this region. You have different parties, …

Putin: No U.S. strikes for Syria deal

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that for the proposed Russian agreement that Syria turn over its chemical weapons to work, the United States must take military action off the table.<p>“Certainly, this is all reasonable, it will function and will work out, only if the US and those who …

Is Syria Setting Itself Up for International Prosecution?

The latest in a string of de­vel­op­ments bor­der­ing on ac­tion-film-style pa­cing is a stun­ner: The Syr­i­an gov­ern­ment is ready to re­veal its …

BBC North America on Twitter: "#Obama: "I will not put American boots on the ground in #Syria... this would be a targeted strike with a clear objective.""

Obama calls for Syria's Assad to be held accountable

WASHINGTON– In an address to the nation Tuesday, PresidentObamamade his case for holding Syrian PresidentBashar Assadaccountable for an alleged nerve gas attack that U.S. officials say killed more than 1,400 people, some while they slept, in suburbs outside Damascus.<p>Obama called the Aug. 21 attack …

US issues Iraq travel warning 'after Iran plot uncovered'

America has issued a travel warning against travel to Iraq after reportedly intercepting an order from the head of Iran's revolutionary guards to Iraqi militias commissioning an attack on the US embassy.<p>The intercepted communication is believe to have instructed groups on Iran's payroll to carry …

Middle East