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A look inside Ranger School, where the US Army's toughest soldiers are made

In the months it takes to complete the course, a soldier's endurance is pushed to the absolute limit. Ranger candidates survive on one meal a day and a few hours of sleep per night.<p>They arrive at Fort Benning in the best shape of their lives and will lose an average of 20 pounds if they stay the …

Warren Buffet strikes biggest deal, buys aerospace company for $37.2bn

<i>“I’ve admired PCC’s operation for a long time. For good reasons, it is the supplier of choice for the world’s aerospace industry, one of the largest</i> …

The unknown helicopter

Jeff Houlihan first noticed the helicopter in 1977, perched on top of a 40-foot steel tower at Rialto Municipal Airport. He could tell it was a Huey, used in Vietnam, but no one could explain how it got to the top of the tower. He could tell it had received enemy gunfire — it was spattered with …

Military

Crowds at Mont Saint-Michel for 'tide of the century'

Thousands of people have flocked to the coast of Normandy in France to witness Mont Saint-Michel being cut off by exceptionally high tides.<p>The island and its monastery lie more than half a mile offshore, and are connected to the mainland by a narrow causeway.<p>Saturday's tides had been billed as …

France

There's hope, America! Smart, successful people are finally talking about what's wrong with our country

The richest 10% of Americans — and especially the richest 1% and 0.1% of Americans — are now capturing <i>all</i> of the income growth in the country, while the rest of America, some 300 million people, are treading water or losing ground.<p>That's obviously not good for the 300 million Americans who are …

Success

CNN Is Beating the Drums of War

CNN Is Beating the Drums of War — Paul Craig Roberts<p>March 14, 2015 | Categories: Articles & Columns | Tags: | Print This Article<p>CNN Is Beating the …

Geopolitics

HUFFPOLLSTER: Christie Trails Clinton By 23 Points In New Jersey

<i>Hillary Clinton enjoys a huge lead over Chris Christie in his home state. Americans are unhappy with how Obama is handling ISIS. And it's all within the margin of error for Republicans in the early primary states. This is HuffPollster for Tuesday, February 17, 2015.</i><p><b>CHRISTIE TRAILS CLINTON IN NEW</b> …

Government

Teletubbies creator 'sad' about show's remake

<b>Teletubbies creator Anne Wood has said she is "a bit sad" that the hit 1990s children's show is being remade, and that she will not be watching it.</b><p>Wood, 77, told Radio Times she is not a fan of the trend for remaking old shows such as Dangermouse and Clangers.<p>"I'm a bit sad," she said. "It comes …

Comedy

Coming soon: A change in who gets overtime pay

The Obama administration is expected to move forward soon on its plan to provide overtime pay protections to low-salaried managers who don't qualify for them.<p>The move could affect millions of workers. It is aimed at addressing what the White House says is an erosion of the rules that established …

Obama Administration

5 Skills Workers Will Need To Be Successful In The Future

She started out as a lawyer and then launched a public finance business. She worked at Lehman Brothers, became a White House fellow, started a television division for Time Warner, ran Americast, and worked at Maveron, a venture capital firm founded by Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz.<p>Today, Miller is …

Mitch McConnell, Really!

Mitch McConnell failed on his pledge to make Obama a one-term president, but he did succeed in obstructing the passage of many bills that would have grown the economy and helped the American people. Since 2007, McConnell has used the filibuster 413 times as minority leader. Despite the Republican …

The Oil Crash Is Making The Strong Stronger

Houston, America's fourth-largest city, is poised between the joys of cheap fuel and the pain of the industry which produces it. Dave Lesar, chief executive of Halliburton, which provides drilling and pumping services, says its customers are cutting spending by 25-30%. On January 21st BHP Billiton, …

After Wasting $5 Billion Dollars, The Army Is Eyeing These New Camouflage Patterns

<b>Check out the new camo ></b><p>Erik German at The Daily tells the story of the Marines and the Army's uniform selections, mentioning a conversation he had with a textile technologist that shows the Marines flexibility and the Army's cumbersome bureaucracy.<p>The Marines went to their sniper school at …

Klay Thompson Seals Superstar Status with NBA-Record-Setting 3rd Quarter

With 10 minutes remaining in the third quarter, the Golden State Warriors were tied with the Sacramento Kings at 58 points apiece. When the buzzer signaled the end of the quarter, the league's best team had surged to a 97-73 lead, thanks to the heroics of a soon-to-be NBA All-Star.<p>Klay Thompson has …

Basketball

NFL: Patriots ran 'legal' formations vs. Ravens

The NFL says that the Patriots didn't break any rules with the unique formations they ran against the Ravens on Saturday.<p>Maybe John Harbaugh should …

NFL

Climate Mission Impossible: Scientists Say Fossil Fuels Must Go Untapped

New study says vast amounts of coal, oil, and gas must be left untouched to limit global warming.<p>Canada's tar sands need to stay in the ground, the oil beneath the Arctic has to remain under the sea, and most of the world's coal must be left untouched in order to prevent global temperatures from …

19 Powerful Cartoons Responding To The Charlie Hebdo Massacre

A terrorist attack Wednesday at the office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris left the world in shock.<p>Five cartoonists, including the magazine's editor-in-chief Stephane Charbonnier, were killed.<p>This morning, newspapers around the world dedicated their front pages to the massacre. …

These Are The Charlie Hebdo Cartoons That Terrorists Thought Were Worth Killing Over

Gunfire broke out Wednesday in an attack at the offices of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, leaving 12 dead, including four prominent cartoonists.<p>Known for its caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad, as well as critical depictions of Catholics, Jews and French politicians, the magazine regularly …

Cartoonists show solidarity after Paris Charlie Hebdo attack, in pictures - Telegraph

How Charlie Hebdo Became A Top Terrorist Target

At least 12 people were shot dead at the Charlie Hebdo office on Wednesday.<p>Depictions of Muhammad are strictly taboo in Islam. The French Council of Muslim Faith (CFCM) and the Grand Mosques of Paris and Lyon had unsuccessfully attempted to sue Charlie Hebdo to prevent publication of the images on …

Lions-Cowboys no-PI call: Pereira disagrees with it; head ref explains it

The former VP of officiating explains why the pass interference on Anthony Hitchens should not have been overturned.<p>By now you've undoubtedly heard …

NFL