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10 Troubling Habits Of Chronically Unhappy People

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it’s taken ahold of you.<p>Unhappiness is lethal to everyone around you, just like second-hand smoke. The famous …

Happiness

The Russia-China Axis Puts America In The Middle Of A New Cold War

The Russia-China Axis by Douglas E. Schoen and Melik Kaylan.via Amazon<i>In this excerpt from T</i> <i>he Russia-China Axis: The New Cold War And America's Crisis Of Leadership authors Douglas E. Schoen and Melik Kaylan argue that only a rebirth of American global leadership can combat the growing threat from</i> …

Russia

ISIS Executes Pigeon and Bird Breeders in Diyala, Iraq

Raising doves and pigeons is a deadly pursuit in ISIS-controlled Iraq.<p>The popular hobby is in the sights of extremist Islamist fighters, who this week rounded up 15 boys and young men in the eastern province of Diyala for pursuing a pastime now deemed un-Islamic. Three have already been executed, …

Birds

Islamic State in Iraq free elderly Yazidis

<b>The Islamic State (IS) militant group has freed at least 200 members of the Yazidi religious community in northern Iraq.</b><p>The group of mainly elderly Yazidis crossed out of IS-controlled territory and were received by Kurdish officials near the city of Kirkuk.<p>It is not yet clear why militants …

Japan approves largest-ever defence budget as Hiroshima mayor calls for peace

Hiroshima mayor, Matsui Kazumi, in renewed call for peace as Shinzo Abe launches latest move to bolster Japan's military<p>Japan approved its largest-ever defence budget on Wednesday, in the latest move by Shinzo Abe to bolster the country’s military.<p>The move comes as the mayor of Hiroshima, which was …

Russia Is Losing Control Over The European Gas Market

Oil isn't Russia's only problem.<p>The energy exporter is losing its dominance over the European gas market.<p>Two factors used to keep Russia as the major gas powerhouse: European policies and cold winters.<p>But both of those things have changed — and Russia is starting to explore non-Western …

Al-Qaida in Yemen uses video to claim responsibility for Charlie Hebdo attack

An al-Qaida affiliate in Yemen has claimed responsibility for the attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, saying it was ordered by the group’s leadership to avenge insults to the prophet Muhammad, according to a video posted on YouTube on Wednesday.<p>“As for the blessed battle of Paris, …

Terrorism

Charlie Hebdo: 'Blessed battle of Paris' was our work, says al-Qaeda's branch in Yemen

The terrorist network hails the men who killed 17 people as "heroes" and promises to attack London<p>Al-Qaeda’s affiliate in Yemen has claimed responsibility for the “blessed battle of Paris”, hailing the terrorists who killed 17 people as “heroes” who “blew off the dust of disgrace”.<p>In a video …

Terror suspect arrested outside Ohio gun store

CINCINNATI — Tom Willingham didn't know what to think when the FBI approached him about helping them arrest someone they suspected of wanting to commit a terrorist act on U.S. soil.<p>"Nobody knew enough to be scared," said Willingham, president and CEO of Point Blank Range & Gun Shop. "We knew (law …

Terrorism

New cartel emerges in Mexico as government dismantles larger drug gangs | Fox News

A new cartel has emerged in the southern part of the state of Mexico – home to the country’s capital – and has caused worry among federal officials already dealing with widespread violence and corruption stemming from drug traffickers.<p>Calling itself La Empresa (or the Company, in English), this new …

Alleged North Korean army defector crosses into China, kills four

Beijing has lodged a formal complaint with Pyongyang after an apparent North Korean army deserter sneaked into China and killed four people in a border town, a Chinese official said Monday.<p>Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said China had "made representations" to North Korea and …

See the Final Moments Before Boston Bombing Suspect Was Arrested

6:02.14 p.m. Tactical Police Officers converge on the house where 19-year-old Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Sgt. Sean …

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev 'impassive' as Boston Marathon bombing trial begins

Tsarnaev, now 21 and facing 30 federal charges, ‘awkward’ during jury selection proceedings which will whittle down 3,000 potential jurors to 12<p>Bright winter sunshine drenched the John Joseph Moakley district court building in Boston as the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, accused of involvement in the …

Justice

ISIS Attacks on U.S. Military 'Ineffective,' Officials Say

Senior defense officials confirmed Monday that the al-Assad airbase in Iraq, where U.S. military are training Iraqi security forces, has been pounded almost daily by mortar attacks from ISIS militants, but claimed the attacks have been "completely ineffective."<p>Col. Steve Warren described the …

Military

ISIS’s Futile Quest to Go Legit

With its latest propaganda videos and recruitment for a medical school, the group’s attempts to portray a functioning caliphate seem increasingly …

Islam