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Saudi Arabia and Egypt announce Red Sea bridge

<b>Saudi Arabia's king has announced that a bridge linking the country to Egypt will be built over the Red Sea.</b><p>King Salman said in a statement that the bridge would boost commerce between the two allies.<p>He made the announcement during the second day of his visit to the Egyptian capital, Cairo.<p>Saudi …

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A Brief History Of Religion

<i>This is an edited version of the chapter on Religion from the book, "Life Lessons for Mia Rose: An Irreverent Guide to Living and Loving Well" by Claire Fordham that was fact checked by Cynthia Eller, Professor of Women's Studies and Religious Studies at Montclair University, New Jersey.</i><p>Few, if …

God Is Not Dead — but Our Ability to Be Aware of God Might Be

TIME’s 1966 cover story—which provocatively asked “Is God Dead?”—was and remains an ethnocentric proposition with …

Conspiracy craze: why 12 million Americans believe alien lizards rule us

Psychologists are trying to determine why otherwise rational individuals can make the leap from “prudent paranoia” to illogical conspiracy theories<p>According to a Public Policy Polling survey, around 12 million people in the US believe that interstellar lizards in people suits rule our country. We …

A Conspiracy Theorist's Guide to the Panama Papers

The biggest leak in history is a plot against Vladimir Putin, a CIA operation, a George Soros–controlled precursor to the New World Order—and something that could expose the truth behind 9/11.<p>So you think you know about the Panama Papers. You've read the explainers, you've browsed the website set …

Panama Papers

Sad! Money: Trump’s Many Incorrect Predictions On The Economy

Trump praised the Japanese economic model just as the Lost Decade was beginning.<p>In an interview with the <i>Washington Post</i> on Saturday, Donald Trump predicted a "very massive recession" was coming, adding that "it's a terrible time right now" to invest in the stock market.<p>It's not the first time Trump …

JFK’s Grandson: We Need Courage on the Refugee Crisis

Governor Dannel P. Malloy, who welcomed a family of Syrian refugees into his state after another had turned them away, is the recipient of the 2016 …

10 Questions the FBI Could Ask Hillary Clinton That Would Benefit Bernie Sanders

The FBI's upcoming interview of Hillary Clinton will be a turning point in the race for Democratic nominee, especially since Clinton won't be able to speak to James Comey and his FBI agents in the same manner her campaign has communicated with the public. Unlike loyal Hillary supporters who view …

Hillary Clinton

Inside the Panama Papers: Massive leak shows just how extensive corruption is worldwide, implicating politicians, human traffickers and drug dealers

One of the biggest leaks in history exposes how global elites and their relatives hide money in offshore tax havens<p>"My life is in danger," read an anonymous message. "No meeting, ever."<p>"Why are you doing this?" a German newspaper asked.<p>"I want to make these crimes public," the whistleblower …

Obama vetoed Assad overthrow plans

<b>President Obama vetoed 50 plans put to him by the CIA to engineer the downfall of the Assad regime in Syria, according to a former operative working on the project.</b><p><b>According to a memoir he is publishing on Tuesday, Douglas Laux was part of a team tasked to find ways to put into effect Mr Obama’s</b> …

Canada Isn't a Fan of the UN's Pro-Palestinian Choice for a Human Rights Watchdog | VICE News

Canada's foreign affairs minister is joining a growing chorus of Jewish and conservative groups calling on the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to reconsider its appointment of an Ontario professor as Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Palestine.<p>The UNHCR announced last Thursday it had appointed …

Israel
South Asia

States' rights advocates eye convention to bypass Congress, amend Constitution

What if a supermajority of states could override a federal law or Supreme Court ruling?<p>That’s just one idea being proposed by advocates of a “convention of states” to amend the U.S. Constitution.<p>"The American people are mad and they’re looking for a way to say, ‘No more,’” said Brooke Rollins, …

States' Rights

Microsoft's racist bot shows we must teach AI to play nice and police themselves 

Microsoft may have made one of the biggest mistakes in recent memory this week. No, it’s not Windows 8 or the Windows Phone. It’s an artificially intelligent chat-bot called Tay that was supposed to learn the art of conversation from humans on Twitter.<p>If you haven’t come across this story on the …

Microsoft’s Own AI Chooses The PS4 Over Xbox One

Image – Cortana, Halo series.<p>As you may have heard, computer giant Microsoft have been developing a new AI. Called “Tay”, the AI was designed as a …

Tomb of Jesus in Jerusalem to Undergo Major Restoration

Art World<p>It is believed to be the site of the resurrection.<p>,<p>The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem, which houses the tomb site …

Operation #BoycottRollingStone for Endorsing @HillaryClinton

Long story short: Rolling Stone just came out and endorsed Hillary Clinton. No – I won’t link to their blog. I won’t give them one ounce of …

Bernie Sanders Just Filed Paperwork To Sue The DNC. Here’s Why.

Late in the day on Thursday, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) filed paperwork to continue an ongoing lawsuit against the …

Middle-class

Anonymous threatens to expose Ted Cruz's alleged prostitution activity if he doesn't leave the race

×<p>Tag History<p>Anonymous created by Leslie Salzillo at 03/20/2016 01:11 PM<br>• Anonymous TedCruz created by Leslie Salzillo at 03/20/2016 01:11 PM<br>• Anonymous …

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Obama administration sets record for failures to find files when asked

WASHINGTON >> The Obama administration set a record for the number of times its federal employees told disappointed citizens, journalists and others …

Obama Inserts Himself In England’s Politics & The Queen Puts Him In His Place ⋆ US Herald

The Queen of England is a relatively quiet person. It is very rare that we, or the British subjects of the Crown, hear from her.<p>Yet, when she does …

Obama in Cuba: locals near Guantánamo share mixed feelings on future of US base

In the shadow of Barack Obama’s historic visit, locals near the Guantánamo military base want Cuban sovereignty respected yet also see chances for work<p>Far from the hullabaloo in Havana ahead of Barack Obama’s visit , a battered old Dodge spluttered to a halt on a steep hill overlooking Guantánamo …

Former U.S. Senator Tom Coburn Named As Possible Presidential Candidate

Updated:Friday, December 15 2017 6:59 PM EST2017-12-15 23:59:47 GMT<p>Americans are painting a pessimistic view of the country and President Donald …

Does Syria Represent Obama's Final Pivot Away From the Middle East?

The decision not to intervene may signal a broader strategic shift away from the region.<p>There will be ups and downs in the implementation of the agreement but Assad will likely carry it out. After narrowly avoiding American strikes, he will not want to risk attack again. Throughout the …

Immigration

Hillary Clinton helped create disorder in Iraq, Libya, Syria » Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!

As of the voting in various primaries last week and this week, Hillary Rodham Clinton has the surest way to the White House of any candidate who …

Emails Reveal Hillary had YouTube Block Benghazi Videos

Benghazi Email Hillary Clinton<p>March 17, 2016 0 Comments<p>Classified Emails Reveal Hillary Clinton Worked with Google/YouTube to Block Benghazi</b> …

Donald Trump walks back suggestion of paying legal fees for man accused of punching protester

"I didn't say that. I haven't looked at it yet. And nobody's asked me to pay for fees," Trump said on ABC's "Good Morning America."<p>A man was filmed sucker punching a demonstrator at a Trump rally last week in North Carolina. John McGraw, 78, is reportedly facing assault charges in the attack.<p>On …

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