Joan Wanner

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Israeli bill targeting leftwing NGOs passes first hurdle

Proposed legislation to make groups who campaign largely on Palestinian issues declare funding from foreign governments passes first reading in parliament<p>An Israeli bill targeting groups that campaign largely on Palestinian human rights issues has overcome its first hurdle in the process to become …


Palestinian families homeless as Israeli military demolishes West Bank houses

Israeli bulldozers destroy 23 houses in two West Bank villages within controversial ‘military’ zone in one of biggest demolitions of recent years<p>Israeli military bulldozers have demolished 23 houses in two impoverished southern West Bank villages, including structures that were home to more than …


21 Things Everyone With A Vagina Should Know About Kegels

Bet you can't make it through this post without squeezing your vagina.

Oregon militia leaders and FBI begin negotiations to end standoff

Ammon Buddy plans to have a ceremony for ranchers to renounce federal ownership of public land and tear up their federal grazing contracts<p>The leader of an armed group occupying a national wildlife refuge in Oregon plans to have a ceremony Saturday for ranchers to renounce federal ownership of …


Japan. Top: One Month After Hiroshima, 1945. Bottom: One Month After The Earthquake and Tsunami, 2011. Incredible.



Making Maps Under Fire During the Revolutionary War

Battles during the War for Independence were fought, won, and lost over who had the most accurate map.<p>During the Revolutionary War, a good map could mean the difference between victory and defeat, especially for British troops facing guerrilla tactics for the first time. Few maps had been made of …

Middle East

Poll: Hillary Clinton Leads Bernie Sanders Nationally By 25 Points

Hillary Clinton is leading Bernie Sanders in a new national poll ahead of Sunday’s final Democratic debate before the Iowa caucuses.<p>The former …


Why ‘Mein Kampf’ Is a Must-Read Now

Now in the public domain, Hitler’s infamous book has been republished in a scholarly edition. It’s time to confront it head on.<p>One of the welcome …

Denmark's new plan to deter migrants: Seize their valuables

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Hoping to diminish Denmark's appeal to migrants, the country's government plans to force asylum-seekers to hand over any valuables worth more than $1,500 to help cover their housing and food costs while their cases are being processed.<p>The center-right government's …


Cologne Attacks: Migrant Men Banned From German Swimming Pool After Sexual Harassment Claims

A swimming complex in Germany has become the first in the country to ban migrants after a spate of sexual harassment claims.<p>Men from a nearby asylum …

North Africa

Researchers confirm site of hangings for Salem witch trials

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A team of researchers using historical documents and 21st-century archaeological techniques has confirmed the site where 19 innocent people were hanged during the Salem witch trials more than three centuries ago.<p>The site, known as Proctor's Ledge, is a small city-owned plot of …


The incredible maths trick that works out your age and shoe size (plus how it works)

Can we guess your age and shoe size? This simple maths trick has taken the internet by storm<p>Here’s a simple maths trick your can impress your friends and family with.<p>The 'magical' maths trick which shows how you can determine a person’s age from their shoe size has been widely shared on social …

Which Pink Lady From "Grease" Should Be Your BFF?

Will it be the one that you want?


5 Drinks That Annoy Every Bartender

we went straight to the source<p>When heading out to our favorite watering holes with our friends, we usually already have an idea of what we’re going to order before we approach the bar. You know, everyone has their drink. But as someone who has manned the taps for over a decade at some of Chicago’s …

Internet of Things

Bush sees similarities in his foreign policy and his dad's

CORALVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Jeb Bush believes he's got the best prescription for American foreign policy, from his strategies for deterring North Korea's nuclear ambitions, to destroying the Islamic State.<p>However, unlike his rivals in the crowded 2016 Republican race for the White House, Bush's foreign …

North Korea

Jeb Bush explains his Hillary Clinton intel: 'I only get my news from Fox & Friends'

Jeb Bush sounded as confident as Jeb Bush ever does when, in Thursday night’s debate, he said that Hillary Clinton would be a problem as president …

Brooke Shields disses her ex-husband Andre Agassi over his memoir

Brooke Shields has some issues with her ex-husband Andre Agassi's bestselling 2009 memoir, "Open: An Autobiography."<p>During the 50-year-old actress' recent appearance on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live," she got especially candid when talking about the legendary tennis player's memorable book, …

Andre Agassi

9 'geek' lessons to entrepreneurs from Travis Kalanick, CEO, Uber

He came, he saw, and he 'ubered'. Travis Kalanick, Founder of Uber, got a thunderous applause at the ‘Startup India’ initiative by the Indian …

Startups (India)

A former MI5 agent told us why it's so easy for Islamic State terrorists to move around without being noticed

Dhar had also repeatedly shown up at Islamic extremist rallies in the UK and had appeared on TV advocating the terrorist cause.<p>This is not unusual.<p>The first "Jihadi John," Mohammed Emwazi, escaped from the UK to go to Islamic State/ISIS/Daesh even though he was known to MI5 and was on the Home …

Latin America