Bea Brody

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The U.S. Has More Guns, But Russia Has More Murders

The U.S. and Russia have been taking lots of jabs at each other.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin criticized President Obama's plan for a military strike in Syria, and the Russian leader then denounced American "exceptionalism" in a biting op-ed in <i>The New York Times.</i><p>Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., fired …

The GOP’s “Hunger Games” vision of America

<b>Jennifer Lawrence in "The Hunger Games" (Lionsgate/Murray Close)</b><p>Cutting food stamps and sabotaging Obamacare aren’t irrational – they’re part of the 1 percent’s all-out class war<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>September 21, 2013 4:00pm (UTC)<p>American conservatives love to attack anyone who raises the issue of …

Eric Schlosser: What the government doesn’t want you to know about nukes

The author on the disturbing similarities between nuclear near-misses, fast food and pot<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>September 21, 2013 8:00pm (UTC)<p>"I’m trying to share important information that powerful bureaucratic systems don’t want the public to know," says journalist Eric Schlosser. The author of "Fast Food …

Emmy Awards Red Carpet Fashion: See the Best Dressed Stars of All Time

62<p>Nicole Kidman<p>Wearing Calvin Klein by appointment in 2017.<p>More News<p>Javi Says Baby Mama Is Not Filming ‘Teen Mom 2:’ ‘She Doesn’t Want To Be On …

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Milan fashion week shows off its clutch control with new A4 bags

They are rectangular in shape, fastened with a zip and should be held purposefully under one arm. The world's most image-conscious footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo, loves them, and now the oversized clutch has become the bag of choice for the front row at Milan fashion week.<p>Familiar in the corporate …

Milan fashion week: Roberto Cavalli brings movie magic to the catwalk

Even the walk into a Roberto Cavalli show brings excess – never far from the surface in Milan fashion week – up another gear. Tans are deeper, heels are higher, there's someone in a ball gown made of peacock feathers and it's not even lunch. In Cavalli world, too much is never enough.<p>The show on …

Deadly explosions hit Iraq mosque

Two bombs hidden inside air conditioners have exploded in a Sunni mosque packed with worshippers killing at least 18 people.<p>The deputy head of the municipal council in the city of Samarra, where the explosions took place, said the blasts went off around midday, during Friday prayers.<p>The official, …

Italy's human trafficking problem worsening - UN

<b>A UN expert on human trafficking has called on Italy to do more to confront the problem.</b><p>After an extensive study of the issue in Italy, UN Special Rapporteur Joy Ezeilo said she had concluded that the situation was worsening.<p>She cited cases in which victims had been forced into the sex trade or …

No, Arctic Sea Ice Has Not Recovered, Scientists Say

<i>From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman:</i><p>Arctic sea ice extent has likely reached its seasonal minimum, dropping to the sixth-lowest level in the 35-year satellite record. This year’s melt represents a significant gain in sea ice extent from last year — when the ice cover plummeted to a record low — …

House votes to keep government open, defund ObamaCare

The House voted Friday to keep the government open through mid-December but only if Congress strips funding from ObamaCare.<p>The vote was 230 to 189, and largely expected.<p>Current funding for the government is set to expire at the end of the month, and lawmakers must approve the stopgap bill in order …

Brazil's controversial plan to extricate the internet from US control

When Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff postponed her official visit to the US in protest of National Security Agency spying activities on Tuesday, it seemed like a routine bit of diplomatic posturing.<p>But another one of her proposals could perhaps be more significant: a set of measures intended to …

Niger delta oil spill victims reject 'derisory' Shell compensation offer

Niger delta communities devastated by giant oil spills from rusting Shell pipelines have unanimously rejected a compensation offer from the company, calling it an insult, and cruel and derisory.<p>A court in London is now likely to decide how much the Anglo-Dutch firm should pay 11,000 fishermen and …

North Korea Cancels Plans For Cross-Border Family Reunions

A chance for families in South and North Korea to meet their long-lost relatives has been put off indefinitely, as North Korea canceled reunions that were to take place in the coming week. A South Korean official called the decision "inhumane" Saturday.<p>"The North's postponement shattered the thrill …

Yes, atomic bomb that fell in US almost went off, says document

Newly declassified documents are on everyone's mind these days, as are inadequate safeguards on national-security programs. But the latest secret doc to see daylight makes the NSA's surveillance missteps look rather like child's play -- at least in comparison to nuking your own country.<p>That's …