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The US military's special ops has slowly fallen back to its roots — and it's paying off in Iraq and Syria

The US military's special operations forces (SOF) are increasingly returning to their roots of advising foreign militaries to fight for them — and it seems to be paying dividends in Iraq and Syria.<p>The campaign against ISIS is being fought less by US troops on the front lines, but instead is being …

HEDGE FUND READING LIST: Hundreds of investors say these 10 finance books are must-reads

GuilhermeMesquita/Shutterstock SumZero, a social network for buyside investors, asked its members to share their favorite investment books in their user profiles.<p>The list is based on 1,120 responses, and ranked from least to most recommended. You can consider it a hedge fund reading list.<p>The books …

From The Dam Busters to Dunkirk: the 30 best war movies ever made

Brexit begins: UK triggers Article 50 to begin EU divorce

<b>London (CNN) —</b> The UK government has formally served divorce papers on the European Union, signaling the beginning of the end of a relationship that has endured for 44 years.<p>Theresa May, the British Prime Minister, confirmed that the UK had triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, beginning a …

How to Build an Entire Portfolio With Only the Best of Vanguard Funds

Build a Portfolio With the Best Vanguard Funds<p>A Sample Portfolio of Vanguard Funds<p>Updated November 22, 2017<p>It's not difficult to spot the best …

A Purple Heart Warrior Takes Aim At Military Inequality In 'Shoot Like A Girl'

In 2009, Maj. Mary Jennings Hegar was shot down by the Taliban in Afghanistan while co-piloting an Air National Guard medevac helicopter. Though she was wounded in her rifle arm, Hegar managed to return fire while hanging onto a moving helicopter, which saved the lives of her crew and her …

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Solar Power Capacity Tops Coal for the First Time Ever

Solar power now accounts for more installed capacity than any other form of electricity generation, according to new data out Tuesday.<p>“About half a …