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11 unlikely foods that make you feel bloated

When thinking about foods and drinks that cause bloating, the mind usually jumps to the likes of soda, beer, ice cream, and pizza. You know, all things fizzy and all things dairy. But there are also some lesser known foods that cause bloating— even some that seem positively mild. These are the …

Nutrition

Transparent’s Amy Landecker On American Anxiety, Narcissism, And Feeling Happy With Yourself

“The one things she wants is to feel connected”<p>“I’ve got everything I need. So why am I so unhappy?” These words are spoken by Maura Pfefferman, played by Jeffrey Tambor, at the beginning of the third season of <i>Transparent,</i> Jill Soloway’s brilliant television series, which not only explores the …

Ecuador earthquake: Deaths rise to 272

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1238000/1238345_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1512514631_235f12f601827140ca5c6ac6937385b1<p><b>At least 272 people have been confirmed dead and more than 1,500 people injured after Ecuador was hit by its most powerful earthquake in decades.</b><p>Some …

Elderly Woman's Death Now A Homicide After Funeral Home Finds Stab Wound

<i>Shutterstock</i><p>An 82-year-old found woman dead in her apartment last month was the victim of a homicide, police say.<p>Officials believed that Myrtle …

Crime

Baghdad's heavily-fortified Green Zone opens to public

<b>Iraq has declared Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone open to the public for the first time in 12 years.</b><p>Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said the move was part of a reform drive that he had "promised the people".<p>However, he added, some restrictions would remain, with a number of streets requiring …

Middle East

Merciless gunman shot woman in a wheelchair, Oregon survivor says

<b>(CNN) —</b> He showed no mercy. He ordered his victims to the ground and shot them even if they did what he asked.<p>He asked them their religion but shot them no matter the answer. He even shot a woman in a wheelchair.<p>The description of the savagery that killed nine people at Umpqua Community College in …

CNN

Kim Davis Loses Latest Bid To Stall Gay Marriage In Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis has lost her latest effort to stall issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, one of a …

LGBTQ

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Feel Trapped? Do These 9 Things To Take Your Life Back

Are you happy with your life? Many people are unhappy or dissatisfied with their lives, and a lot of these people think that they have no control …

Happiness

Oklahoma’s Execution of Richard Glossip Called Off for Two Weeks

An Oklahoma death-row inmate whose supporters include actress Susan Sarandon and football coach Barry Switzer won a two-week reprieve just hours before his scheduled execution on Wednesday.<p>Richard Glossip had filed a last-minute appeal arguing new evidence pointed to his innocence in the 1997 …

Susan Sarandon

Supreme Court rules against Kentucky clerk in gay marriage case

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against the Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses, and the clerk will arrive at work Tuesday morning to face her moment of truth.<p>Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis will have to choose whether to issue marriage licenses, defying her …