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Venezuela’s Most-Wanted Rebel Shared His Story, Just Before Death

The end had come for Óscar Pérez.<p>Blood streamed down the rebel’s face. His men were fighting behind cabinets and ovens as the Venezuelan government closed in on their hide-out. Hours later, he and a half-dozen others lay dead on the floor.<p>Mr. Pérez, killed last Monday by government forces, had …

Venezuela
Africa

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

New Jersey

Hamas calls for third intifada after US recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Ismail Haniyeh, leader of Hamas, has called for a new Palestinian intifada, or uprising, after US President Donald Trump's announcement on Wednesday. …

Israel
North Korea

Here's what's happening in Zimbabwe

Tanks rolled into Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, on Tuesday, as tensions escalated between the military and President Robert Mugabe’s ZANU-PF party. In a statement read on the state broadcaster, ZBC, an army official reported early Wednesday morning that Robert Mugabe and his family are “safe” and …

Africa
Europe

What Would Happen if the U.S. Withdrew From Nafta

President Trump continues threatening to withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement, and with negotiations on rocky ground, that risk could soon become reality. Withdrawing from the pact would bring big changes for the economy and for consumers.<p>Since the pact came into …

Business (Canada)
Africa
Middle East

What you need to know about the GOP tax plan

The Trump administration and congressional Republicans are releasing the framework of a tax plan that substantially lowers most individual and …

Congressional Committees

America's New World Order Is Officially Dead

China and Russia have fully derailed the post-Cold War movement toward U.S.-led global integration.<p>American foreign policy has reached a historic inflection point, and here's the surprise: It has very little to do with the all-consuming presidency and controversies of Donald Trump.<p>For roughly 25 …

Geopolitics

Russia, China use UN stage to push back on a US-led world order

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Russia and China challenged the United States' global leadership in United Nations speeches peppered with bare-knuckled criticism of the Trump administration's hostility toward Iran, its "military hysteria" over North Korea, and its approach to the rest of the world.<p>The foreign …

North Korea

America’s secret role in the Rwandan genocide

The violence that shocked the world in 1994 did not come from nowhere. While the CIA looked on, its allies in the Ugandan government helped to spread terror and fuel ethnic hatred<p>Between April and July 1994, hundreds of thousands of Rwandans were murdered in the most rapid genocide ever recorded. …

Africa
Middle East

In Interview, Top Indonesian Muslim Scholar Says Stop Pretending That Orthodox Islam and Violence Aren't Linked

Indonesia, the world’s biggest Muslim-majority country, has a constitution that recognizes other major religions, and practices a syncretic form of …

Religion

Egypt: Caught between Washington and Moscow

US President Donald Trump should avoid his predecessor's mistakes regarding Egypt.<p>><br>• ><p>Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) shakes hands with Egypt's …

Suez Canal

U.S. warns South Sudan: Continued chaos is not acceptable, aid may be pulled

The top U.S. official for humanitarian aid has delivered a stern warning to South Sudan's president that the Trump administration is reexamining its policy toward one of the world's poorest and most dangerous countries as the African nation slides into lawlessness. WAU, South Sudan —<p>Mark Green, the …

Africa

U.S. Army unprepared to deal with Russia in Europe

A self-assessment by the 173rd Airborne Brigade is called ‘a real eye-opener’ to how some critical capabilities to deter Russia have eroded.<p>The U.S. Army’s rapid reaction force in Europe is underequipped, undermanned and inadequately organized to confront military aggression from Russia or its …

Military
Middle East

'We cannot afford to freeze the Crimean conflict,' says Crimean Tatar leader

In a DW interview, Crimean Tatar council chair Refat Chubarov criticizes German FDP party head Christian Lindner, whose proposal for addressing the …

Russia
Africa

Donald Trump owes Deutsche Bank big bucks

Donald Trump owes hundreds of millions to Deutsche Bank in connection with past real estate deals. Some politicians who are not fans of the president …

Donald Trump

How to Pitch: 18 Steps to Create and Deliver a Winning Pitch for Investors and Early Customers | Inc.com

You want to start a business. You have an idea. You have a business plan. But you need investors. You need customers. You need to pitch: your idea, your business -- or even yourself.<p>So how can you make sure you're ready to pitch?<p>The following is from Ryan Robinson, a content marketing consultant to …

Public Speaking

5 things Trump did this week while you weren't looking

Hurricane Harvey dominated the news but the Trump administration keeps changing policy.<p>Politics took a back seat this week as Hurricane Harvey devastated southeastern Texas, dropping more than 50 inches of rain in some locations and killing more than three dozen people. Officials are just beginning …

Donald Trump

Meet the Ecommerce Guru Guiding His Students to $100 Million in Sales

What does it take to make it in ecommerce? Tanner Larsson knows.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Tanner Larsson got his entrepreneurial start the usual way: He got thrown out of business school, took 10 years to complete his four-year degree, and then landed a job as a …

eCommerce
Middle East

Iran Is Taking Over Syria. Can Anyone Stop It?

From the end of the Cold War until 2010, Syria, led first by President Hafez al-Assad and then by his son Bashar, had a uniquely flexible geopolitical position in the Arab world: Syria was an avowed enemy of Israel but directly negotiated with it. Syria claimed to be the beating heart of Arab …

Middle East
Venezuela
Middle East