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sniper crawled nearly 2 miles to kill one enemy general

In one of his last missions on a tour in Vietnam, he crawled nearly two miles to kill a Vietnamese general and escape.

8 surprising differences between dating in France and America

1/<p>The French don't call it dating<p>prostockproduction/Shutterstock<p>Strangely enough, they actually don't even have a word for 'date' in France. The …

At 30 Years Old, I Finally Admitted I Was a Sex and Porn Addict

This is how I stumbled my way to self-acceptance and peace.<p>I sat cross-legged and topless in a humid hall with a thatched roof, surrounded by 30 …

Los Angeles

The Bear Who Became a Cigarette-Smoking, Beer-Drinking World War II Hero

A list of history’s most heroic animals might include famous names like Balto, the Siberian husky who helped transport diphtheria antitoxin 674 miles …

Terror attack thwarted as man who tried to drive into crowd in Antwerp arrested

<b>A man has been arrested after trying to drive into a crowd in Antwerp, Belgium.</b><p>Belgian police have confirmed a suspect has been detained.<p>Prosecutors …

Authorities think a 19-year-old US-Israeli citizen and his father are behind most of the Jewish community center bomb threats

A US-Israeli citizen, the man is reportedly suspected of carrying out bomb threats and other threats across the US as well as in Europe, in Australia, and in New Zealand. The man is Jewish, the Associated Press reported Thursday.<p>"Sources indicate that most of the cases of threats against Jewish …

'An act of Russian state terrorism': Russian lawmaker and Putin critic who defected to Ukraine shot dead in Kiev

Denis Voronenkov, a former member of the Russian state Duma, or parliament, had obtained Ukrainian citizenship in October in exchange for agreeing to testify against former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych.<p>Yanukovych was ousted in early 2014 amid violent protests and fled to Russia, where he …

Russia

Immigrants are going hungry so Trump won’t deport them

By Caitlin Dewey<p>, Reporter<p>Luisa Fortin sometimes sits up at night, wondering what her clients are eating. She is the SNAP Outreach Coordinator for the Chattanooga Food Bank — but lately she has done less outreaching.<p>Her families, working immigrants in northwest Georgia, are spooked by the political …

Immigration

CCTV captures final movements of Irish-British backpacker killed in Goa

A man suspected of killing an Irish-British woman at a tourist resort in Goa will face murder and rape charges, police in the Indian state have said.<p>A postmortem showed that Danielle McLaughlin died from cerebral damage and constriction of the neck, said Umesh Gaonkar, a superintendent with Goa …

She's undocumented and in med school. Now what?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Jennifer Chang celebrated when she got her acceptance letter from Yale School of Medicine. She thought her dream of becoming a doctor was finally within her grasp. But now, the 26-year-old med student isn't so sure.<p>Chang has the grades to make it. She's committed to serving her patients. …

Israel And Russia: A Unique Interaction

Israel, as a democratic, First World ($38,000 GNP/capita) hi-tech power, is often seen as a Western country that accidentally landed in the Middle East. No doubt, Israel is radically different from most of its Arab neighbors. Yet, less than 10% of Israeli Jews grew up in the United States or …

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying—and 17 You Should Eat More

The best and worst choices in every food group, according to registered dietitians.

15 Fruits And Vegetables That May Not Be Worth Buying Organic

You can save your money on these 15.<p>No one wants to eat dangerous pesticides with their fruits and veggies. Unfortunately, a lot of the produce that is grown around the world is treated with such chemicals to ward off bugs and disease. And some of that is left behind in residue when we get our …

Vegetables

Brit backpacker recovering 'after being repeatedly raped during two-month kidnap ordeal' in Australia as suspect appears in court

A British backpacker is recovering from an alleged two-month kidnap ordeal which saw her repeatedly raped and beaten by an ex-lover.<p>The 22-year-old …

The Story Of Antietam’s Dunker Church

A Place Of Peace Surrounded By WarAntietam Dunker Church with Yankee and Rebel dead killed on the morning of September 17, 1862. Photograph by …

These 17 photos show Finland's brutally cold World War II battle with the Soviet Union

The German sprint across Poland in September 1939 introduced the Nazi Blitzkrieg to the world, which then watched as Hitler's forces swept over mainland Europe and bombarded Britain.<p>Farther north, in the frigid expanse now occupied by Finland and Russia, an equally significant battle raged in the …

Tunisia attack: Time for the travel industry to remind us of the risks as well as the wonders of the world

To declare my hand, I like and respect Nick Longman. He is the UK managing director for TUI, Europe’s biggest holiday company, responsible for brands …

The longer history on treason and the Civil War

In the Feb. 19 Outlook essay “Five myths — Treason,” Carlton F.W. Larson stated that the Civil War did not lead to mass executions and the “spirit of reconciliation prevailed.” This view doesn’t quite tell the whole story of how the government dealt with treason after the war. The details might …

What It’s Really Like to Go to a HBCU

One Howard University student explains the impact attending a HBCU has had on her life.<p>The world calls me a third-culture kid, an international traveler, a global nomad. For six years, my life consisted of U-Haul trucks, airplane tickets, and freshly printed visas before returning to the United …

10 Foods That Boost Eye Health

You’ve heard that eyes are the window to your soul, but they may reveal health problems too.<p>Use these lifestyle tips to strengthen your vision.<p>Learn …

Anonymous hackers take out darkweb child porn sites – and leak 381,000 email addresses

Hackers claiming to be affiliated with Anonymous just took out 10,000 darkweb sites – including child porn sites – and leaked user emails online.<p>The …

If Your Employees Act Like They Don't Care, You Might Be Doing These 11 Things Wrong

A careless leader can wreak havoc on a company and send the best people packing. To keep your employees in the fight, stop waving these red flags.<p>I came across this quote today: "People come for great vision and leave for poor leadership."<p>It made me think of all the times when I've stepped into a …

What happened when I gave up sugar, alcohol, grains and dairy for 30 days

My clothes were tight-fitting, my skin was flaring up, and I was mentally foggy. Something had to change.

Dairy

Swearing Is Actually a Sign of More Intelligence - Not Less - Say Scientists

You're damn right.<p>The use of obscene or taboo language - or swearing, as it’s more commonly known - is often seen as a sign that the speaker lacks …

Want to be a Revered Leader? Here's How the 25 Most Admired CEOs Win the Hearts of Their Employees

America's 25 most admired CEOs have earned the respect of their people. Here's how you can too.<p>Glassdoor recently released a listing of the highest ranked US CEOs based on employee feedback. And while every CEO in this group has their warts, this prestigious group has managed to be human while …

7 Ways Practicing Composure Leads to Success

Staying calm when all around you are not will always be the shortest path to successful leadership.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a world dominated by extroversion, living with composure has become something of a rarity. Many of us are practically yelling our …

Self-improvement