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What the WikiLeaks documents reveal about US spying on French leaders

Francois Hollande apparently held secret meetings with Germany's opposition and Nicolas Sarkozy believed he was the one who could lead the push to resolve the financial crisis in 2008, according to WikiLeaks documents<p>Documents published online by WikiLeaks show that the US wiretapped three French …

The simple idea that could transform US criminal justice

Municipal court in the US works like this: the accused stands with his attorney in front of the bench, looking up at the judge on high. The accused is effectively invisible, a bystander to the back-and-forth between judge, prosecutor and defence attorney, who speak in jargon that ordinary people do …

Crime

Nick Young Says He & Iggy Azalea Would Never Do Reality Show

Don’t expect Nick Young and Iggy Azalea’s romance to hit small-screen syndication in the near future. <i>TMZ</i> bumped into the former Lakers star and the …

How to Survive a Breakup with a Non-Boyfriend

You weren't technically dating, but that doesn't make things any easier.<p>Boy meets girl. The chemistry is undeniable—you think about him constantly, and every text sends your heart aflutter. But that's where the classic love story ends. For whatever reason, it doesn't work out. Things are over, even …

Relationships

The 10 Best Rom-Coms to Watch With Your Man (Who Hates Rom-Coms)

The best kind of compromise.<p><b>To movie-loving men of the world:</b> Romantic comedies are not your enemy. When most guys think of rom-coms — or, worse, "chick flicks," a term that needs to die a quick death — they probably think of bubbly Katherine Heigl vehicles or whatever Gerard Butler is doing these …

How to Be The Best Sex He's Ever Had

Each week our guy expert Lodro Rinzler will relay a story about a different man's best sex ever. This week, meet Dan.<p><b>The set up:</b> "Sandra and I had met at a friend's record release party. We flirted, I got her number, and at the end of the night I gave her a quick kiss goodbye. Two days later we got …

Relationships

I Accidentally Had a Threesome with My Best Friend and Her Ex Boyfriend

She'd been nursing a breakup for months. Perhaps an unexpected, out-of-character, one-night adventure with her seductive best friend—and her best friend's ex—was just what she needed.<p>All I did was say aloud what everyone was thinking: "We're going to have a threesome." It wasn't a question or a …

Relationships

5 Relationship Faux Pas We've All Made At Least Once

It's time to check yourself.<p>Relationships are tricky and take work to maintain. Though it's natural to blame the other person, typically both parties have contributed to a relationship's demise. Because it's often hard to stay objective after—or during— massive heartbreak, here are five missteps …

Relationships

7 Things He's Hiding on His Dating Profile

Our guy expert Lodro Rinzler tells you what to watch out for before you swipe right.<p>In a recent study conducted at Cornell University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison it was discovered (no surprise here) that 80 percent of people using online dating sites lied about their height, weight, or …

8 Things He's Thinking But Won't Say Out Loud

Our guy expert Lodro Rinzler tells us what's really going in a man's mind.<p><b>1. "Your family really scares me."</b> Either the constant contact, or the gruff father, or the crazy sister... there's some aspect here that he will never name (you don't mess with a girl's family) but it scares the sh*t out of …

Not All Women Are Crazy and Not All Men are Dicks

Our dating expert, Lodro Rinzler, explains how some words are simply not okay, no matter how horrible your ex may be.<p>Getty Images<p>Recently an article was published in <i>The Washington Post</i> noting that men really need to stop calling women"crazy." In the same vein as "bossy" or "slutty" this adjective …

Relationships

We had a chance to hear new material from Young Jeezy's upcoming album, 'Seen It All.’ Here are the 10 things you can expect to hear from The Snowman: http://on.vibe.com/1sIgU3k