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Denmark Sees ‘Very Hard’ Process Ahead for U.K. in Exit From EU

The U.K. faces an increasingly difficult process in leaving the European Union after failing to deliver on promises and falling behind in outlining a …

Europe

Princess Beatrice Wore the Perfect Little White Dress, but Her Heels Will Haunt Your Dreams

Princess Beatrice has had a very busy few weeks. After having stunned in a teal ensemble at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding, the 29-year-old royal made an appearance at Royal Ascot alongside her sister, Princess Eugenie, before stepping out in style at the Serpentine Summer party in London …

Women's Fashion

Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israeli Prime Minister, charged with fraud

<b>Jerusalem (CNN) —</b> The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was charged with fraud and breach of trust Thursday over the alleged misuse of state funds at the couple's official residence.<p>In a case known as the "Meals Ordering Affair," prosecutors say Sara Netanyahu used state money to …

Corruption

Iced coffee is ruining the environment – and your body

It’s iced coffee season – and this year, the coolest accessory to beat the heat and consume your caffeine conscientiously may well be an eco-friendly stainless steel straw.<p>The single-use plastic straw, you’ve probably noticed, has become increasingly socially unacceptable. A number of cities around …

Coffee

Warren Buffett Says These Simple Habits That Most of Us Ignore Separate Successful People From Everyone Else

The Oracle of Omaha wants you to succeed with these simple habits that even a 14-year-old could pull off.<p>Sometimes, I just have to shake my head at Warren Buffett's wisdom. Is it earth-shattering? Hardly.<p>At 87 years young, he keeps imparting on us the simplest advice that has made him a success …

Self-improvement

Melania dons jacket saying 'I really don't care. Do U?' ahead of her border visit -- and afterward

<b>(CNN) —</b> First lady Melania Trump took a trip to the US-Mexico border on Thursday to tour an immigrant children's shelter, but her trip is getting attention not only for her action, but also for her wardrobe choice before and after the journey.<p>As the first lady boarded her plane from Andrews Air …

Donald Trump

Melania Trump makes surprise visit to border facility

<b>McAllen, Texas (CNN) —</b> First lady Melania Trump touched down in McAllen, Texas, Thursday for a publicly unannounced and hastily planned trip to get a firsthand look at the crisis affecting immigrant families at the US border.<p>"I want to thank you for your hard work, your compassion and your …

Donald Trump

Supreme Court allows states to collect sales taxes on more online transactions

WASHINGTON — A closely divided Supreme Court upended the nation's Internet marketplace Thursday, ruling that states can collect sales taxes from online retailers.<p>The decision, which overturns an earlier Supreme Court precedent, will boost state revenues at the expense of consumers and sellers who …

South Dakota

New tell-all details Trump’s creepy relationship with Ivanka

Donald Trump pressured his daughter Ivanka to get breast implants to enhance her looks while she pursued a modeling career, according to new claims …

Donald Trump

27 Chicken Meal Prep Recipes That Never Get Boring

We love the <i>idea</i> of meal prep. But eating the same soggy leftovers three days in a row? Not exactly our thing. So we’ve found 27 recipes that are so …

Healthy Eating

Michael Cohen to Trump: Please Buy My Silence

In the last 24 hours, Michael Cohen has leaked word that he is willing to give federal investigators sensitive information about Donald Trump — and, …

Donald Trump

‘They tie your hands to a pole, then the sodomising starts’: detainees in Yemeni prisons reveal rampant sexual torture

The 15 officers who arrived at the prison in southern Yemen hid their faces behind head dresses, but their accents were clearly foreign – from the …

Human Rights

This has been the president of the United States over the last two weeks

WASHINGTON — Here’s a thought experiment: What if the leader of a foreign country had taken these actions or made the following statements:<p>And that’s all in just the last two weeks.<p>Forget ideology or party — what would you think of that foreign leader? What about his government? Is it promoting …

Donald Trump

U.S. withdraws from U.N. Human Rights Council over perceived bias against Israel

The Trump administration withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday in protest of what it perceives as an entrenched bias against Israel and a willingness to allow notorious human rights abusers as members.<p>U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, who has sought major changes on the …

Human Rights

EU Retaliation Against U.S. Over Metal Tariffs to Start June 22

The European Union triggered the first phase of retaliation against the U.S. over its metal-import tariffs imposed on national-security grounds, …

Economy

Microsoft CEO plays down ICE contract in internal memo to employees

Microsoft has faced widespread criticism after its boasts of working with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to help the agency “process data on edge devices or utilize deep learning capabilities to accelerate facial recognition and identification.” Social media users discovered the phrasing …

Satya Nadella

Starbucks says it will close 150 stores next year

Starbucks will close 150 poorly performing company-operated stores next year, about three times as many as it typically closes.<p>The affected stores are located in mostly urban areas that are densely populated with Starbucks locations<b>.</b><p>The company told investors late Tuesday that it expects same-store …

Howard Schultz

A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

<b>Après moi, le déluge</b><p>~ King Louis XV of France<p><b>A hard rain's a-gonna fall</b><p>~ Bob Dylan (the first)<p>As the Federal Reserve kicked off its second round of …

Interest Rates

We Need To Talk About How Israeli Men Treat American Women

When I took a Birthright trip to Israel, the main attraction was not the land. It was our Israeli security guard.<p>His name was Uri or Guy or something …

Israel

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and former president Balwani charged by feds with wire fraud

Elizabeth Holmes, the college dropout who founded the blood-testing company Theranos, and the firm's ex-president Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani were …

Corruption

Trade War's Battle Lines Drawn as U.S., China Set Tariff Lists

The U.S. and China moved to the brink of a trade war on Friday after the Trump administration announced tariffs on Chinese imports would take effect …

China

Final preparations begin for Trump-Kim high-stakes summit

SINGAPORE (AP) — Final preparations are underway in Singapore for Tuesday's historic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, including a plan for the leaders to kick things off by meeting with only their translators present, a U.S. official said.<p>With a handshake …

North Korea

Austria to shut down mosques, expel foreign-funded imams

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria's right-wing government plans to shut seven mosques and could expel dozens of imams in what it said was "just the beginning" of a push against radical Islam and foreign funding of religious groups that Turkey condemned as racist.<p>The coalition government, an alliance of …

Islamism

Donald Trump's G7 temper tantrum

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's views on foreign policy -- and, really, everything -- are surprisingly simple: He likes people who are nice to him and do things he wants and he doesn't like people who aren't nice to him and don't do things he wants.<p>So, his views on any given issue or foreign …

Donald Trump

Trump says he would invite Kim Jong Un to U.S. if negotiations go well

President Trump expressed an openness to inviting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to the U.S. and even the White House, if summit negotiations go …

North Korea

Trump’s legal memo to Robert Mueller is a recipe for tyranny

A clear and present danger to the rule of law.<p>Essentially all presidents sooner or later end up commissioning lawyers to put forward an expansive view of presidential power, but those lawyers take pains to argue that they are <i>not</i> making the case for a totally unchecked executive whose existence …

Donald Trump

Why Melania Trump's vanishing act matters

<i>News Analysis</i><p>WASHINGTON — First lady Melania Trump has all but vanished.<p>She hasn't been seen with President Donald Trump at a public event since May 10, four days before she underwent a procedure for a kidney problem. She won't be at her husband's side for the G-7 economic meeting in Quebec City …

Donald Trump

Trump: 'I have the absolute right to PARDON myself'

President Donald Trump said Monday he has "the absolute right" to pardon himself — but added that he has "done nothing wrong."<p>Trump tweet<p>The tweet …

Donald Trump

Under-$100 Summer Finds I Can't Stop Thinking About

As a fashion editor, there’s nothing that gets me more excited than discovering a really great fashion find for the new season ahead. Especially when …

Dresses

6 Flattering Denim Shorts and How to Style Them

If there’s one item that gets the most use throughout the summer months, it’s unquestionably a pair of denim shorts. The ultimate weekend staple, …

Clothing