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Once again, Trump blows up his own lies

An intriguing pattern is developing: President Trump resolves to strike a blow against the Russia investigation. He enlists his people in developing a rationale for his pending action that disguises its real motive. He carries out the act. He releases a carefully vetted statement elaborating that …

Donald Trump

The Missing States of the United States

Our 50, nifty United States may have had several more siblings if things had turned out differently. For over the past 150 years, more than a few …

War

Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

Netflix hidden categories are the secret to better binging, friends.<p>The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a …

TV shows

My son, Osama: the al-Qaida leader’s mother speaks for the first time

'He met some people who pretty much brainwashed him in his early 20s. You can call it a cult'<p>Reform is beginning to creep through Saudi society; the ban on women drivers has been lifted, cinemas have opened<p>Osama's son Hamza may well cloud the family’s attempts to shake off their past<p>On the corner …

Osama Bin Laden

FBI agent at center of the Russia investigation absolutely obliterated congressman at sham hearing

FBI agent Peter Strzok is testifying before the House Judiciary Committee today in yet another Republican-controlled investigation aimed at helping …

After decades of problems, new allegations surface of a secret clique within L.A. County Sheriff's Department

For decades, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has struggled to combat secretive cliques of deputies who bonded over aggressive, often violent police work and branded themselves with matching tattoos.<p>A federal judge called out the problem nearly 30 years ago, accusing deputies of running …

Corruption

50 Easy Appetizers for Your Next Party

Guests will never know that your delightful appetizers took less than 30 minutes from start to finish!<p>Miniature Corn Dogs<p>Cute little corn dogs add …

For most, a mortgage is painful. For the wealthy, it’s a money-making tool

Canadians typically consider mortgages as a burden, to be paid down as quickly as possible, or at least before retirement.<p>It may seem counter-intuitive, but for the wealthy, mortgages are a tool to make more money.<p>Carrying a mortgage when you don’t need one might seem like a head-scratcher. Why …

Ex-Republican Operative Steve Schmidt: ‘The Party of Trump Must Be Obliterated. Annihilated. Destroyed’

WASHINGTON – Steve Schmidt has worked at the highest levels of Republican politics. He helped run George W. Bush’s 2004 presidential campaign and …

9 Smoothies That End Cravings, Improve Your Workouts, And More

1 of 10<p>Linda Pugliese<p>The tastiest way to start the new year? With a shake, of course. (Take back control of your eating—and lose weight in the process—with our 21-Day Challenge!) These 9 smoothies are deliciously designed to help you stick to all your goals—just press blend.<p>Advertisement - Continue …

25 Secret European Villages

The charm of Ticino, the Italian-speaking canton of southern Switzerland, is the not-quite-here, not-quite-there, lost-in-time feel of the place. To …

'Not as ironic as I imagined': the incels spokesman on why he is renouncing them

The response I got from incels was: 'You’re misrepresenting us: we really do hate women. We’re not joking' Jack Peterson<p>Incel and violence are going to be forever tied Jack Peterson<p>When news broke in April that a rental van had plowed through throngs of pedestrians in Toronto, killing 10 people, …

Feminism

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 …

How Did the Nazis Gain Power in Germany?

<b>THE DEATH OF DEMOCRACY</b> <b><br>Hitler’s Rise to Power and the Downfall of the Weimar Republic</b><br>By Benjamin Carter Hett<br>Illustrated. 280 pp. Henry Holt & Company. $30.<p>We ask about the rise of the Nazis from what we think is a great distance. We take for granted that the Germans of the 1930s were quite different …

Political Science

This Deliciously Sweet Steak Dish Will Be the Star of Any Paleo Dinner Table

<i>These one-pan Sesame Pineapple Steak Bites are bursting with tropical flavor! Perfect for a quick lunch or dinner, via PaleoHacks.</i><p>Nothing complements a steak bite like the tangy sweet flavor of pineapple. This recipe includes a versatile marinade made with coconut aminos and sesame garlic – perfect …

This infographic shows 10 cheaper alternatives to the most popular cities in Europe

There’s a reason why the most popular European cities are also the most expensive. As tourism rises, and demand for a city’s attractions increases, …

14 Foil-Packet Meals That Make Campfire Cooking a Breeze

Pecan Pie Bars | Taste of Home

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Ten Places That Deserve More Travelers

Head off the typical tourist trail to explore these surprising destinations.<p>Armenia<p><b>The Situation on the Ground:</b> Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the tiny Caucasus country of Armenia has often been associated with conflict. The country’s Nagorno-Karabakh war with Azerbaijan over a …

How Putin's Russia Became Mafia Heaven

Inside the long, strange story of organized crime taking over the former Soviet Union—and how Russia tamed it only to unleash it on the West.<p>Mark Galeotti has been interested in all things Russia as far back as he can remember. The British-born author and expert on international crime, who writes …

How One Hundred Years of Solitude redefined Latin America

When Gabriel García Márquez wrote One Hundred Years of Solitude, he reimagined the genesis of his continent. That had real political impact, writes Felipe Restrepo Pombo.<p>Before One Hundred Years of Solitude, Latin America bore certain similarities to the imaginary place described in the first …

Literature

5 Bizarre Drinks Celebs Swear By To Get A Faster Metabolism In The Morning

We’re not judging, but people make some odd food choices in the name of weight loss – especially celebrities. Since their jobs can often rely on …

The 19 coolest places for a European holiday in 2018, according to travel experts

Globetrotters are always looking for inspired travel recommendations from those in the know in order to experience new destinations in the most authentic way possible — and those passed by word-of-mouth are always best.<p>As summer kicks off, Business Insider asked friends, colleagues, and some of the …

European Travel

Jurgen Klopp tells all on why he picked Liverpool over Manchester United

The Anfield boss spoke exclusively to Robbie Fowler to discuss all things Liverpool.<p>It is the interview the football world is talking about, Robbie …

11 Simple Changes That Help Your Body Burn More Fat

Looking at our culture, it doesn't take long to see how obsessed we are with dieting and working out. We all want to be at a healthy weight in order …

Why Liverpool are the most dangerous football team

Come Saturday, Liverpool don't just have an outside chance of winning the Champions League final, they have every chance - and Real Madrid better …

A man is pointing out little-known facts about all of our favorite movies — and it's totally blowing our minds

Walt Disney Pictures<p><b>A Twitter thread of little-known movie trivia is blowing our minds right now.</b>• <b><br>David Amador, an independent game developer based in</b> …

What the North Koreans Told Me About Their Plans

I was one of a handful of former officials to meet with them when they were just developing their current strategy. Those talks offer the best information we have about how to achieve denuclearization.<p>What exactly do the North Koreans mean when they say they’re willing to denuclearize? And how …

North Korea

How the Nixon Pardon Tore the Ford Administration Apart

My up-close view of Gerald Ford and the decision that overshadowed his legacy.<p>When Gerald Ford became president minutes after Richard Nixon’s resignation, Ford surprised many of us with how dramatically different he was in the role than his predecessor, starting with his very first Cabinet …

Donald Trump

The Lesson of Eric Greitens, and the Navy SEALs Who Tried to Warn Us

The charges facing the embattled governor of Missouri have stunned voters, but in the tight-knit Naval Special Warfare community, Greitens has been a divisive figure for years.<p>The Missouri legislature is scheduled to begin a special session, on Friday, to discuss whether to impeach Eric Greitens, …