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Obama backs away from a Republican budget priority

WASHINGTON— Seeking to present a unified Democratic front in an election year, PresidentObamais backing away from a proposal to restrain spending on entitlement programs, focusing instead on economic priorities likely to please his party's base.<p>Obama's next budget will not include a change that …

Tomorrow Isn’t the Ultimate Deadline for Lifting the Debt Ceiling (But It’s Coming Soon)

Lawmakers in Washington are scrambling to get a deal done to raise the debt ceiling deal done before tomorrow, when the Treasury Department says it …

U.S. National Debt: $1.1 Million Per Taxpayer

<b>U.S. National Debt: $1.1 Million Per Taxpayer</b><br>Each U.S. taxpayer now has a federal-debt liability of $1.1 million—and rising.<p>The public tends to focus on the total national debt, which just passed the $17 trillion mark—up from $10.6 trillion when President Obama took office. But that figure pales in …

North Korea Fires a Ballistic Missile, in a Further Challenge to Trump

WASHINGTON — North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile on Tuesday that flew both higher and longer than previous such launches, a bold act of defiance against President Trump after he put the country back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism.<p>The president reacted cautiously to …

North Korea Ends Its Pause in Missile Tests

Along with speculation it was signaling a desire for talks<p>On Tuesday in the U.S.—Wednesday in Asia—the world’s two-and-a-half month respite from North Korean provocations came to an end. Yonhap, the South Korean news agency, reported that the North had fired a ballistic missile heading east; NHK, …

Could North Korea’s missile test lead to talks? Some see a slight opening.

By Anna Fifield<p>Anna Fifield<p>Beijing bureau chief.<p>Email Bio Follow<p>TOKYO — North Korea's claim to have built a new intercontinental ballistic missile "tipped with ­super-large heavy warhead" that can hit any part of the United States marks another unwelcome step from Kim Jong Un's nuclear program. But …

North Korea

You are your looks: that’s what society tells girls. No wonder they’re depressed | Natasha Devon

Children as young as seven believe that they are valued more for their appearance than for their character. It’s time to break down these stereotypes<p>A study published by Girlguiding this week has revealed that half of girls feel stifled by gender stereotyping, with children as young as seven …

Don’t aim for self-esteem; aim, instead, for self-acceptance

Posted at 10:21h in Uncategorized by Dr Happy<p>Happiness is not about thinking everything is wonderful.<p>Happiness is not even about thinking YOU are all …

You’ve Been Conditioned Into Low Self-Esteem: Here’s How to Get It Back

People often confuse confidence and self-esteem. While correlated, they’re not one in the same. Confidence is a feeling of self-assurance that arises …

4 Simple Tricks to Improve Your Self Confidence and Self Esteem

A lack of self confidence or self esteem appears to be part of our Human DNA to varying degrees. It doesn’t matter how much poise, or self belief you …

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Why does a woman stay with a violent man? Sometimes, to save her life | Karen Ingala Smith

The Femicide Census reveals that 936 women were killed by men from 2009-15, and those who had recently left an abusive partner were most at risk<p>Nearly five years ago, in January 2012, I noticed that there seemed to have been a lot of women killed during the first few days of the year; I made a note …

Women abused by partners suffer lifelong health problems – study

First long-term Australian study to investigate impacts of intimate partner violence finds those who have survived abuse ‘recorded significantly poorer health’<p>Women who are abused by their partner suffer significant physical and mental health problems that persist throughout their lifetime, the …

15 Signs Of Domestic Violence That Aren't Physical

In the past few months there has been more attention and awareness about domestic violence in the media, thanks in part to the success of the HBO …

Soldier pleads not guilty after killing ex-wife and her partner with their 5yo child at home

A soldier has admitted to killing his ex-wife and her partner on the Gold Coast while their five-year-old child was in the home, but denies it was …

What Counts As Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence can be really easy to hide, and really easy to brush off — two factors that make it one of Australia's biggest issues today. With …