Jakk Siragusa

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North Korea: The Case for War

This analysis recommends war. It is shocking to put to print. However, with North Korea’s inexorable advance towards developing a nuclear-tipped …

President Trump defends Ivanka's seat-holding at G20

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump took to Twitter Monday morning to defend his daughter Ivanka, who faced criticism this weekend as she briefly took his seat at the Group of 20 Summit.<p>"When I left Conference Room for short meetings with Japan and other countries, I asked Ivanka to hold seat. Very …

Pull Quote

MagazineFeature<p>The massive iceberg that broke off the Larsen C Ice Shelf may be a harbinger of a continent-wide collapse that would swamp coastal cities around the world.<p>Seen from above, the Pine Island Ice Shelf is a slow-motion train wreck. Its buckled surface is scarred by thousands of large …

This Wonder Woman Featurette Is 13 Minutes of Pure Joy

Honestly, we couldn’t be more excited for the <i>Wonder Woman</i> movie, so a 13-minute featurette packed with new little glimpses of the movie is just icing …

Rebels draw on prisoners and stolen weapons to sustain attack on Philippine city

A week-long assault by Islamist rebels in a southern Philippine city is being fueled with stolen weapons and ammunition and fighters broken out of …

Psychiatrist Bandy Lee: “We have an obligation to speak about Donald Trump’s mental health issues. . . . Our survival as a species may be at stake”

<b>Bandy Lee; Donald Trump (Yale/Getty/Mark Wilson)</b><p>“Malignant reality is taking hold” in American politics, says shrink who held conference on Trump’s mental health<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>May 25, 2017 9:00am (UTC)<p>President Donald Trump is a clear and present danger to the United States and the world.<p>He has …

Mental Health

CIA director alerted FBI to pattern of contacts between Russian officials and Trump campaign associates

By Greg Miller<p>, Reporter<p>The CIA alerted the FBI to a troubling pattern of contacts between Russian officials and associates of the Trump campaign last year, former agency director John Brennan testified on Tuesday, shedding new light on the origin of a criminal probe that now reaches into the White …

Donald Trump

Melania and Ivanka Trump Wore Veils to Meet the Pope

Melania and Ivanka Trump wore black veils to meet Pope Francis on Wednesday, following the traditional dress code for private papal audiences at the …

The many ways Trump has tried to intervene in the Russia investigation, in one chart

He may not know how else to get what he wants.<p>President Trump can’t seem to leave the Russia investigation alone, even though doing so might’ve let the story die down. First he fired FBI Director James Comey, and now he’s reportedly trying to quash special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation …

Remaining Countries on Trump’s Itinerary Say They’d Rather Wait a Month and Meet with Next President

BRUSSELS (The Borowitz Report)—Donald J. Trump’s foreign trip hit a snag on Tuesday, when the remaining countries on his itinerary announced that they would rather “wait a month” and meet with the next President instead.<p>“It makes no sense for us to roll out the red carpet for Trump when there is …

Industrial Design Digital Detox Phone

Halcyon is a concept industrial design project created by Mike George. It's a phone to escape the digital world. The idea is simple, we all know that …

Frustrated Republicans try to rewrite Congress’ rules

Long-standing norms are being swept aside in the GOP’s haste to enact its agenda.<p>Republicans are increasingly eager to rewrite the rules of Congress to push through their agenda — never mind any potential long-term damage to the institution.<p>Senate Republicans nuked the filibuster on Supreme Court …

The Widening Blast Radius of the Fox News Scandal

The metastasizing Ailes affair is spilling over into the politics of New York, Virginia and the White House.<p>While the growing chorus of allegations from former employees are making Rupert Murdoch’s cable news network sound more like a malevolent bachelor party in Las Vegas, what happens at Fox News …

Who Can Tell the Emperor When He Has No Clothes?

Donald Trump flaunted his elastic conception of truth in an interview with Time—but he may yet learn that facts are stubborn things.<p>How can anyone convince the most powerful man in the world of something he does not wish to believe?<p>It’s not an idle question. In a remarkable interview with <i>Time</i>’s …

Donald Trump

House Oversight Committee requests all documents on Mike Flynn’s foreign contacts and payments

<b>FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2016 file photo, National Security Adviser-designate Michael T. Flynn waits for an elevator in the lobby at Trump Tower in New York. The Obama administration is aware of frequent contacts between President-elect Donald Trump’s top national security adviser Michael Flynn and</b> …

Donald Trump

Church in Wales urged to rethink rejection of gay candidate for bishop

Supporters of Jeffrey John, who claims he was not appointed bishop of Llandaff over his sexuality, say he has been discriminated against<p>The Church in Wales has been urged to reconsider its decision to exclude a senior gay clergyman from its appointments process for the next bishop of Llandaff amid …

Trump Admin Ups Drone Strikes, Tolerates More Civilian Deaths: U.S. Officials

The Trump administration is moving ahead with plans to make it easier for the CIA and the military to target terrorists with drone strikes, even if it means tolerating more civilian casualties, U.S. officials told NBC News.<p>The military already has declared that parts of Yemen and Somalia are war …

Kellyanne’s Alternative Universe

Will the truth ever catch up with Trump’s most skilled spin artist?<p>Even in triumph, Kellyanne Conway nursed a grudge. As she reflected on Donald Trump’s November victory, she made clear that she hadn’t forgotten how people treated her back when they thought she was a sure loser. Their attitude …

Joe Biden has a favorite Obama-Biden meme, and it will melt your heart

As liberals mourned the end of the Obama presidency and fretted about the incoming Trump administration, they found solace in an adorable …

Making a motorized Gray Fox Helmet (Metal Gear Solid)

Professor asks class 'Questions for Heterosexuals' to explain how LGBTQ people feel every day

If you don't identify as completely straight, you may have been asked some unsolicited and slightly ignorant questions about your …

Barack Obama and Malia had an awesome night out in NYC and looked awesome doing it

After a nice Italian dinner on Thursday and a rock star's welcome from the public Friday afternoon, Barack Obama continued his post-vacation jaunt …

Is Donald Trump’s Paranoia Sabotaging His Own Cabinet?

An inability to tolerate dissent has left the Trump administration dangerously short-staffed.<p><b>Donald Trump’s</b> propensity to surround himself with loyalists—and to exile dissenters from his inner circle—is reportedly making it difficult to staff an administration that has made enemies, at one time or …

Report: Kellyanne Conway Was Sidelined from TV

As Trump critics demand an audience, Republicans avoid town halls

WASHINGTON — Rep. Tom MacArthur was partway through a teleconference with constituents Monday night when one raised a sensitive subject: Why wasn’t …

Tea Party

Punching Nazis: A Great American Tradition?

IT IS NOT AN ACCIDENT that Jack Kirby’s iconic image of Captain America “smashing through” and coming “face to face with Hitler” introduced American …

Army veterans return to Standing Rock to form a human shield against police

A growing group of military veterans are willing to put their bodies between Native American activists and the police trying to remove them<p>US veterans are returning to Standing Rock and pledging to shield indigenous activists from attacks by a militarized police force, another sign that the fight …

Veterans

Read These Books to Fight Back Against Donald Trump

Book lovers and booksellers loved Obama, who always shared his reading lists. It’s different with Trump: He inspires reading, too, but of decidedly …

Canadians form 'rings of peace' around mosques after Quebec shooting

Hundreds across Canada gathered around mosques to form protective barriers – described by organisers as “human shields” and “rings of peace” – as Muslims in the country marked their first Friday prayers since a gunman shot dead six men who were praying at a Quebec mosque.<p>“No Canadian should be …