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A Former FBI Negotiator Says These Are The 3 Secrets To Getting What You Want

Do you know how to win a negotiation? This man says he does. He also knows the pitfalls.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You know what you want.<p>You just don't know how to get it.<p>You don't know how to get the upper hand in a …

How the Interest Rate Hike Will Impact Your Personal Finances and Investment Portfolio

<i>Editors' Pick: Originally Published Friday, Dec. 18.</i><p>After a near decade of keeping interest rates close to zero, the <b>Federal Reserve</b> raised its …

Scheer Intelligence interview with John Kiriakou

<i>John Kiriakou (left) and Robert Scheer. Photo credit - Joshua Scheer.</i><p>In a provocative interview with Truthdig Editor Robert Scheer for his KCRW podcast "Scheer Intelligence," John Kiriakou, author of The Reluctant Spy: My Secret Life in the CIA's War on Terror, details his 15 years as a CIA analyst …

Taliban car bomb targets British military convoy in Afghan capital and wounds three civilians

Three civilians including a child were injured but no British troops were hurt during the powerful explosion in Kabul<p>A Taliban suicide car bomber struck a British forces convoy in central Kabul on Sunday, triggering a powerful explosion in an attack that comes two weeks after the resurgent militant …

Chinese Admiral Threatens World War to Protect Iran

As the United States and other nations grapple with how best to stop Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon, a high-ranking Chinese military official …

Syrian troops gain as Putin defends strikes

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian troops backed by Russian airstrikes advanced against insurgents in the center of the country as President Vladimir Putin …

Middle East

Australia enacted one of the largest gun reforms ever nearly 2 decades ago — and gun deaths plummeted

Forced to react to yet another mass shooting, President Barack Obama reiterated points he's made before: That the US is the "only advanced country in the world that sees these mass shootings every few months" and "this type of mass violence does not happen in other developed countries."<p>That wasn't …

End of ISIS? Putin 'sending 150,000 soldiers to Syria to WIPE OUT evil Islamic State'

GETTY • IGPutin is reportedly ramping up his military mission in Syria<p>The Russian leader is reportedly mounting an enormous military mission to take …

High Protein Breakfast Helps With Fat Loss

Eggs: A high protein breakfast option.<i>Here’s a great reason to eat a high protein breakfast – you may eat fewer calories for the rest of the day and</i> …

Nutrition

How to Eat Clean to Lose Weight

This 24-hour plan leaves no stone unturned.<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Whether you're trying to take off weight or improve your health, adopting a clean-eating lifestyle can be the change you need to see (and feel) the results. …

Watch An Eagles Player Tackle A Fan Who Runs On The Field

Michael Halsband<p>Michael Halsband<p>Michael Halsband<p>Marc S. Levine. Courtesy of the artist and the New York Mets<p>Marc S. Levine. Courtesy of the artist …

12 sites that will teach you coding for free

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By John Rampton, Entrepreneur<p>There was a …

17 Mark Cuban Quotes on What it Takes to Run a Business | Inc.com

Mark Cuban always seems to come out on top.<p>He sold his first company, MicroSolutions, for $6 million. He did even better with his next company, Broadcast.com, which he sold to Yahoofor almost $6 billion.<p>Almost immediately after, Cuban sold all of his Yahoo stock, netting $2 billion in cash for …

Business Strategy

New Report Reveals Why Fighters Are Quitting ISIS

Accounts from dozens of defectors offer a rare insight.<p>Tens of thousands of people have journeyed to Iraq and Syria to join Islamic State militants in the past few years, but after experiencing the reality of life in the group’s territory many have come to regret that decision.<p>In a new report …

Islam

I’m into serial refinancing … You should be, too

Amy FontinelleMy husband and I bought our house in 2008, and we’ve refinanced the mortgage three times since then. Sounds crazy, right? Who would …

Frugal Living

What Makes Rental Property an Attractive Option for Retirement Income?

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