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Turkey blames Kurdish rebels, Syrian government for Ankara suicide bombing

Turkey's leaders on Thursday blamed top enemies, including Kurdish militant groups in Turkey and in Syria as well as the Syrian government, for the suicide bombing in Ankara and vowed strong retaliation against the perpetrators, threatening to further complicate the Syria conflict.<p>The rush hour …

A Former FBI Agent on Whether Americans Should Worry About ISIS Attacks

A video released this week suggests the group is actively training and sending clandestine cells of foreign fighters back home.<p>With the release on Sunday of a video purporting to show nine of ten known Paris terrorist attackers training in Syria and Iraq, national security agencies across the world …

Russian fighter came within 15 feet of U.S. Air Force jet

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Russian fighter jet came within 15 feet of a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance plane over the Black Sea this week in what the Pentagon is calling an "unsafe" incident, U.S. officials say.<p>"On January 25, 2016, a U.S. RC-135U flying a routine route in international airspace over the Black Sea …

Military

STOCKS GET CRUSHED: Here's what you need to know

Overnight, stocks in China were halted. Oil hit a 14-year low. Stocks in the US got buried.<p>And so for the third time this week stocks got slammed as they have managed to completely stumble to start the year, with the current four-day stretch officially marking the worst start to a year ever for the …

Dow Tumbles Nearly 400 Points on China Worries

Dow industrials, S&P 500 are off to their worst-ever starts to the year<p>By<p>Corrie Driebusch and<p>Corrie Driebusch<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@cdriebusch<p>corrie.driebusch@dowjones.com<p>Riva Gold<p>Riva Gold<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@GoldRiva<p>riva.gold@wsj.com<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell …

Stock Markets

Westerners in Beijing warned of Christmas terrorism threat; parts of city locked down

The U.S. Embassy in Beijing on Thursday morning warned citizens of a Christmastime terrorism threat against Westerners in one of the city's most popular expatriate districts.<p>Beijing authorities put swaths of the city under lockdown, stationing armed guards on street corners and in pedestrian plazas.<p>…

China

He Studied 1,000 Cases of People Who Claim They Visited Heaven After Nearly Dying. Here are the ‘Phenomenal’ Patterns This Pastor Discovered.

Pastor John Burke of Gateway Church in Austin, Texas, has studied more than 1,000 near-death experiences, noting some “phenomenal” consistencies surrounding what people claim to have observed in the afterlife — patterns that he says align perfectly with the Bible.<p>Burke examines these stories in …

Vladimir Putin: US knew flight path of plane downed by Turkey

Russian president says Moscow had given prior information to the United States of the flight path of the plane downed by Turkey<p>President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday evening that Russia had given prior information to the United States of the flight path of the plane downed by Turkey on the …

How to survive a nuclear attack, according to an expert

<b>There has been a lot of talk of World War Three this week.</b><p>After Turkey shot down a Russian jet, Russian military analyst Pavel Felgenhauer said …

How World War III Starts: 5 'Sparks' That Could Set the World Ablaze

Since 1756, the modern-state system has experienced four global wars; The Seven Years War, The French Revolutionary Wars, World War I, and World War …

Try It Now

Middle East Peace Isn’t Quite Dead Yet

From Iran to ISIS, Israel’s interests now align closely with Arab states’. But to cooperate, Arab states want to see movement toward peace.<p>For most …

A War With China Would Be Bloody—And Stupid

Sidney Rittenberg knows a thing or two about China. During World War II, he learned fluent Mandarin as a U.S. Army linguist, worked in China, left …

Make Ahead Smoothie Prep

<b>Are you ready to RAWK your green smoothie world a little more?</b> The next step to adopt on your road to leafy green health and happiness is making your …

Smoothies

How to Build a Veggie Grain Bowl

It's back-to-school season! Looking for meals you can toss together with your eyes closed? I hear you. Even though I don't have any little mouths to …

Jeb Bush outlines military policy: 'We can't withdraw from this threat'

<b>Conway, South Carolina (CNN) —</b> Seeking a moment to catapult his candidacy to the forefront of the Republican field, Jeb Bush on Wednesday delivered a major address on defense policy at a time when the world is grappling with devastating terror threats and attacks.<p>The former Florida governor has …

Government

Soccer Match Cancelled in Germany: Pictures

Netherlands

The Latest: Large police operation under way in Paris suburb

PARIS (AP) — The latest on the deadly attacks in Paris. (All times local):<p>5:55 a.m.<p>An official says a large police operation is under way in the …

Extremism

Anyone can be vegan – even cash-strapped students

The ubiquity of kale chips, quinoa and juice fasts recently has led many to consider veganism as just another diet trend. But more and more people, including students, are recognising the real health and ethical benefits of a plant-based diet.<p>Being a first-year student, I was apprehensive about …

Students

Russia Warns Friday The 13th Paris Massacre Is Masonic Power Play For World War III

A stunning new report issued today by the Ministry of Defense (MoD) to the policy makers of the Security Council (SC) states that yesterdays attacks …

UN Security Council

The West vs. the world: Facebook, the media, and the ignorance which guarantees more attacks

We ignore terror in Kenya, Beirut and when our bombs destroy a Doctors Without Borders hospital. It’s at our peril<p>The terrorist massacre in Paris was a gruesome illustration of an ideology opposed to modernity, frightened of freedom, and hostile to life. The live music fans, restaurant patrons, and …

Russia Announces Nuclear Arms Race With U.S.

With the Pentagon’s top expert on Russia warning that Moscow is ready to use nuclear weapons against the U.S. and its allies, Russian President …

9 Delicious Breakfasts That Healthy People Actually Eat

All the smoothies.<p>If breakfast sets the tone for the day, then it stands to reason that healthy people do breakfast right. Here's what uber-healthy women eat for breakfast on the regular — just in case you need some morning inspo.<p>1. Oatmeal and Scrambled Eggs<p><b>Instagram Fitness Star Massy Arias:</b> "I …

Hollande Calls Attacks An ISIS 'Act Of War' As Paris Is Locked Down

Updated at 12:10 p.m. ET<p>Paris is largely shut down Saturday, as investigators work to identify those behind Friday night's coordinated terror attacks, which killed 129 people and wounded more than 350. The Eiffel Tower and other public gathering spaces are closed.<p>This morning, French President …

Extremism

US stands with France, ramps up security after attacks

"Those who think that they can terrorize the people of France or the values that they stand for are wrong," Obama said in a hastily convened appearance before reporters at the White House, as the death toll surged past 120 and US sports venues ramped up security.<p>"We are reminded in this time of …

23 Trader Joe's Recipes Your Family Needs To Try

As if you needed any more reason to hit up your local TJs.

America lost in Afghanistan: Anatomy of a foreign policy disaster

Ten months ago, we celebrated the end of the longest war in U.S. history. Our victory has since proven pyrrhic<p>Ten months ago, on December 28, 2014, a ceremony in Kabul officially marked the conclusion of America’s very long war in Afghanistan. President Obama called that day “a milestone for our …

The White House Is Prepping For a Huge Solar Storm That Could Kick Us Back Into The Dark Ages

Here's the plan.<p>For our electronic way of life, the Sun is a formidable foe, and the White House is taking protective action against it. On October …