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Rep. Mark Sanford: Trump's threat on my seat 'counterproductive'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A prominent Republican member of Congress on Sunday called the White House's threats to stir up primary challenges against those who opposed the GOP health care proposal in March "counterproductive."<p>Rep. Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor, said on CNN's "State of …

U.S. Congress

3 maps that explain the geopolitics of nuclear weapons

North Korea has received a lot of focus due to a recent missile test and the expectation of another nuclear test. It is a poor country whose nuclear program has allowed it to punch above its weight internationally. This has also forced superpowers to approach it with great caution.<p>Nuclear bombs are …

North Korea

Police Militarization in the Trump Era

Since his swearing in, President Donald Trump has issued a flurry of controversial Executive Orders. One frequently overlooked yet dramatically …

Patrick Smith Is Leaving Marks on Kink Culture

Thousands of people every year, all over the world, learn that they’re kinky. This happens through small, private, erotic acts of discovery. You …

'Sensual bodyworkers' are sexual practitioners helping Kiwis have better love lives

Chris Skelton/FAIRFAX NZ<p>After raw food, meditation and yoga there comes sensual bodywork, a movement towards deeper intimacy and pleasure in sex …

Massage

Jazz Wizard Thelonious Monk’s Lost Masterpiece

To mark his centennial, the jazz legend’s lost album, ‘Les liaisons dangereuses 160,’ has finally been made available. And boy, is it special.<p>Ask any group of even token jazz fans who the best composer is in the history of the medium, and a series of hearty cries will go up for Duke Ellington. But …

Jazz

Relja Penezic’s dreamlike take on the smog-ridden LA skyline asks us to consider our impact. More Earth-conscious artists: http://ow.ly/VjzQ30b3Jcv

Kim Byungkwan aka Kim Byung-kwan aka

Kim Byungkwan <i>aka</i> Kim Byung-kwan <i>aka</i> Gimbyeonggwan <i>aka</i> 김병관 (Korean, Seoul, Korea, Republic of) - Ghost Backup 001, 2015 Paintings: Acrylics on Canvas

Joshua Miels (Australian, b. 1982, Adelaide, South Australia) - Perseverance, 2016  Paintings: Oil on Canvas

Joshua Miels (Australian, b. 1982, Adelaide, South Australia) - Perseverance, 2016 Paintings: Oil on Canvas

15 Climate Change Facts That You’ll Know Are True If You’re Not An Idiot

Let’s not all get swallowed by floods and eviscerated by drought, ya know?<p>1. Let’s clear this up: the overwhelming majority of climate scientists — aka the experts — believe that climate change is REAL, happening, and is caused largely by humans.<p>2. Earth is getting hotter. And the average …

Climate Change

We Are Entering the Era of the Brain Machine Interface

“Sharing your thoughts” takes on new meaning as Facebook and Elon Musk dive into your neurons.<p>Hello Backchannel folk, Steven here.<p>In a 2004 …

The Brain

Are Your Brain Cells Safe? Doing Drugs, Stress And More Ways To Kill Them Off For Sure

Contrary to popular belief, we don’t have a limited supply of brain cells. Sure, the majority of them grow early in life, but some areas of the brain …

The Brain

Most Controversial Films of All-Time - List

Last updated April 22, 2017<p>Follow<p>There are many movies that could be included on this list. But here we have the most controversial film of all time …

Horror Movies

Boko Haram increasingly using children in suicide attacks, says UNICEF report

<b>New Delhi/Dakar:</b> The abduction of 276 Chibok girls by Boko Haram in Nigeria three years ago marked a defining feature in the conflict in the Lake …

Boko Haram

Cormac McCarthy Explains the Unconscious

This past week, the novelist Cormac McCarthy published the first nonfiction piece of his career, a three-thousand-word essay titled “The Kekulé Problem,” in the popular science magazine <i>Nautilus</i>. It is studded with suggestive details about the anatomy of the human larynx, what happens to dolphins …

Popular Fiction

Here's why Chinese money is pouring into Temecula's wine region

David Liu made his first fortune more than two decades ago, exporting American scrap metal to his rapidly industrializing home country of China. After the financial crisis, he scored big again buying thousands of distressed apartments in the United States and selling them later for a tidy …

Wine

100 Years of Communism's Bloody Legacy

One hundred years ago this month, Lenin detrained at Finland Station. Now, young people think George Bush killed more people than Stalin. We need some history lessons, pronto.<p>One hundred years ago this month, a train pulled by locomotive No. 293 arrived at the Finland Station in Petrograd (St. …

World History

Trump's First 100 Days: An 'Entry-Level' Presidency

With any new president, there's a learning curve. But for President Trump, it's been steeper than others.<p>"Mount Everest" is how Barbara Perry, director of presidential studies at the Miller Center at the University of Virginia, described it ahead of Trump's 100th day in office, which is coming up …

Government

Microsoft Is Dropping Passwords...And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? <b></b><p><b>1 — Microsoft is dropping passwords for good.</b><p>Do you hate remembering passwords? So does Microsoft, apparently, since it has announced a new Authenticator app that does away with …

Small Business

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Venezuela demands Colombia return 3 military deserters

<b>(CNN) —</b> Venezuela's foreign minister has demanded that Colombia return three military officers who have sought political asylum in the neighboring country.<p>The apparent desertion comes amid weeks of violent protests against the administration of President Nicholas Maduro, with at least 22 people …

Venezuela

Roadside bomb in Somalia kills 8 soldiers, police say

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police official says a roadside bomb in a remote town in Somalia's semiautonomous state of Puntland has killed eight soldiers and injured three others.<p>Ahmed Mohamed tells The Associated Press that Sunday's blast targeted a military convoy in Galgala. Security …

Somalia

Jessa Crispin: ‘Today’s feminists are bland, shallow and lazy’

Rachel Cooke talks to Jessa Crispin about her incendiary new book, Why I Am Not a Feminist<p>In her slender but merciless new book, Jessa Crispin pours petrol over pretty much the entire surface of 21st-century feminism, and then gleefully sets it alight. Boom! Up it goes, leaving behind only scorched …

Feminism

Trump's 25 executive orders in 100 days: more cosmetic than substantive

The president’s 25 executive orders, 24 memorandums and 20 proclamations establish big goals, but few provide legislative prescriptions<p>Since taking office on 20 January, Donald Trump has signed dozens of executive orders – aiming to fulfil a campaign pledge to undo what he called his predecessor’s …

Government

Intersex and proud: model Hanne Gaby Odiele on finally celebrating her body

When the Belgian model revealed she was intersex earlier this year, she gave voice to something she’d always been told to hide. Here, the face of Balenciaga talks about knowing she was different<p>Like many models, Hanne Gaby Odiele has a lovely limber angularity. Sitting in a Manhattan restaurant …

Fashion

GOP Rep Tells Mom Her Son On Medicaid Should Just Get A Better Job If He Wants Health Care

Rep. Warren Davidson also compared health insurance to a cell phone.<p>Rep. Warren Davidson (R-Ohio) told the mother of a service industry worker who has benefitted from the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion that her son should get a better job if he wants decent insurance when Obamacare is …

Health Care

Human Rights Watch calls for end to Egypt military aid

US and others urged to cut military aid to Egypt after video of apparent summary executions surfaces.<p>Human Rights Watch has appealed to the United States and other countries to halt all military aid to Egypt after a video of security forces apparently carrying out summary executions surfaced.<p>HRW …

Egypt

Deadly Israeli strikes target Syria's Quneitra province

Deaths of fighters reported as government positions in Golan Heights are targeted for second time in recent days.<p>Israeli forces have attacked pro-Syrian government groups in the countryside of Quneitra, two days after carrying out similar strikes in the same region.<p>An Al Jazeera correspondent said …

Syria

Conservatives celebrate Earth Day by awesomely trolling radical environmentalists

Thousands of protestors across the country have taken to the streets to celebrate Earth Day and criticize President Donald Trump’s plan to substantially cut government funding for climate-change programs. But while alarmists have been participating in their “March for Science” to “defend” science, …

Climate Change

US airstrike kills Taliban shadow governor in Afghanistan sought since 2011

U.S. officials said Saturday that a Taliban “shadow governor” was killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan as part of the effort to deny “Taliban freedom-of-movement” in the region.<p>U.S. forces in Afghanistan said Quari Tayib was known as the “shadow governor” of Takhar province. He was killed in a …

Taliban