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Most Americans don’t realize Robert Mueller’s investigation has uncovered crimes

17 indictments and five guilty pleas so far.<p>A majority of Americans — 59 percent — say in a new survey that Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia and the 2016 campaign has not yet uncovered evidence of any crimes, even though in reality, Mueller has already obtained five guilty pleas and 17 …

Donald Trump

Trump’s New ‘Work for Welfare’ Rules Protect Poor Whites at the Expense of Urban Blacks

Let’s talk about institutional racism, shall we?<p>For those who don’t know (and at this point, there’s really no reason not to), institutional racism …

58 dead in Gaza protests as Israel fetes US Embassy move

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — In a jarring contrast, Israeli forces shot and killed 57 Palestinians and injured more than 2,700 during mass protests Monday along the Gaza border, while just a few miles away Israel and the U.S. held a festive inauguration ceremony for the new American Embassy in …

Israel

Iran condemns wave of Israeli air strikes in Syria

<b>Iran has backed Syria's "right to defend itself" after Israel launched strikes on what it said was Iranian military infrastructure inside Syria.</b><p>In the first comments by Iran since Thursday's wave of strikes, the foreign ministry condemned the "blatant violation of Syria's sovereignty".<p>The strikes …

Middle East

University of Florida Apologizes After Black Graduates Were Manhandled at Commencement

Several African American graduates at the University of Florida are speaking out after a white faculty member forcibly rushed them off stage at one …

Want to become a multi-millionaire? Do these 15 things immediately

“The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a …

Self-improvement

Three black people checked out of their Airbnb rental. Then someone called the police on them

<b>(CNN) —</b> At first, Kelly Fyffe-Marshall's stay in Rialto, California, was ending pretty normally. She and her three friends -- two of them African-American like her -- checked out of their Airbnb rental and dragged their luggage to their vehicle.<p>Then things got weird.<p>Seven police cars showed up. The …

Justice

10 Golden Rules to Keep Your Sex Life Steamy

It’s easy to say there are “golden rules” to keep your sex life going strong, but the truth is—it actually <i>is</i> that simple. Who knew?<p>If you keep track of your relationship and make a conscious effort to keep things smokin’, you’ll have an advantage. Couples who give weight to their sex lives have …

'A serious mistake': Read Barack Obama's statement on President Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal

Former President Barack Obama criticized President Donald Trump's decision Tuesday to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal.<p>The Joint …

South Asia

TIME 100: The Most Influential People of 2018 | Time.com

How Syria Came to This

A story of ethnic and sectarian conflict, international connivance, and above all civilian suffering<p>Seven years of horrific twists and turns in the Syrian Civil War make it hard to remember that it all started with a little graffiti.<p>In March 2011, four children in the southern city of Der’a …

It looks like Syrian, Russian, and Iranian troops are gearing up for another fight with the US

After a massive battle that saw up to 300 pro-government fighters killed at the hands of the US and its local allies, the Syrian Democratic Forces, it looks like Syrian President Bashar Assad's military will mount another offensive.<p>Pro-Assad Al Masdar reported on Monday that Syria's 5th Legion and …

Cheater’s Slow-Cooker Beef Bourguignon

1. In a large skillet, cook the bacon over medium heat until crisp, about 5 minutes. Remove from the skillet and transfer to the bowl of a slow …

Cooking

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's claims in his State of Union address

WASHINGTON (AP) — The AP is fact-checking remarks from President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech. Here's a look at some of the claims we've examined (quotations from the speech as delivered or as released by the White House before delivery):<p>WAGE GAINS<p>TRUMP: "After years and years of wage …

Immigration

50 Remarkably Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life | Inc.com

Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better person. Each experience--good and bad--makes you grow. Get along with life and surely, things …

Motivation

I've been coaching execs for 25 years, and the same 6 habits keep coming up in the best leaders

Over the past 25 years, I've coached a mix of executives in for profit and not-for-profit companies like Kellogg's, Monsanto, SoCalGas, Newark City Government, The United Way, IBM, and AT&T. I've been in board rooms with people fretting about decreases in market share, swirling about regulatory …

CNN Is Closing Down Beme, YouTube Star Casey Neistat’s Video Company

CNN acquired Beme in late 2016 with hopes that it would become a major piece of its digital business. Now Neistat’s leaving the company.<p>In late 2016, CNN plunked down millions of dollars to purchase Beme, the video-sharing app started by YouTube star Casey Neistat.<p>CNN had big plans for Neistat, a …

Democratic mayors blast Trump, decline White House invite

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and a host of other mayors who had been invited to the White House on Wednesday declined the invitation because of a Justice Department crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities.<p>On Wednesday, the Justice Department …

Crime-Predicting Algorithms May Not Fare Much Better Than Untrained Humans

The American criminal justice system couldn’t get much less fair. Across the country, some 1.5 million people are locked up in state and federal …

Machine Learning

How great leaders inspire action | Simon Sinek

Bank of America Warrant Holders Could Reap 4,000 Percent Returns

Holders of a little-known security tied to Bank of America Corp.’s stock price may be rolling in the dough.<p>A series of securities known as Bank of …

Lana Del Rey, Radiohead, and the Difficulty of Making Original Music

On Sunday, the singer Lana Del Rey suggested, via Twitter, that she was being sued by Radiohead for copyright infringement over supposed similarities between her “Get Free” and their “Creep.” “It’s true about the lawsuit,” she wrote. “Although I know my song wasn’t inspired by Creep, Radiohead feel …

The Shot That Echoes Still

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, fifty years ago this April, marked a blow to the struggle for racial equality from which the nation has still not healed. In an essay published in Esquire in April 1972, James Baldwin reflected on attending the funeral, and how King’s death signaled the …

Erica Garner, Who Became An Activist After Her Father's Death, Dies

Activist Erica Garner has died, after suffering brain damage following a heart attack. She was 27 years old.<p>Her official Twitter account announced her death Saturday morning.<p>She entered the public eye in July 2014 when her father, Eric Garner, died after being put in a chokehold by a New York City …

Justice

Trump Signed 96 Laws In 2017. Here Is What They Do And How They Measure Up

<b>Updated at 11:02 p.m. ET</b><p>When President Trump signed the $1.5 trillion tax cut bill on Friday at the White House, he made a bold claim — that his "legislative approvals" were off the charts. "No. 1 in the history of our country," he said, citing 88 as the number of bills he had signed into law.<p>The …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

I'm 29 and Manage $100 Million — Here Are the 7 Best Pieces of Advice I Can Give You About Investing

No. 6: Do not fall in love with your investments.<p>At 29 years old, I manage $100 million in assets.<p>Some may think I’m on the young side to be managing …

Andrew McCabe, F.B.I.’s Embattled Deputy, Is Expected to Retire

WASHINGTON — The F.B.I.’s embattled deputy director, Andrew G. McCabe, an unlikely lightning rod who has been attacked repeatedly by President Trump and congressional Republicans, is expected to retire after he becomes eligible for his pension early next year, according to people familiar with his …

North Korean Soldier Crosses DMZ, Defects To South

Another North Korean soldier has crossed the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone that separates North and South in a dramatic escape, the second such defection in just over a month, South Korea's Defense Ministry says.<p>NPR's Rob Schmitz, citing a Defense Ministry official, says the low-ranking …

Kobe Bryant’s 2007 Nike Skills Academy Featured An Incredible List Of Future Pros

If you were one of the nation’s top young shooting guards in 2007, you likely got an invite to the Kobe Bryant Nike Skills Academy. The camp put the best amateur two guards in America through a series of workouts, and of course, they got the opportunity to talk to the best shooting guard on earth …

Basketball

Almond Snowballs

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Bake almonds in a single layer in a shallow pan 6 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring halfway …