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Xi Jinping rebuked Donald Trump, positioning himself as champion of globalization

Xi Jinping, China’s president, offered a robust defense of the Davos world order, positioning himself as globalization’s most vocal champion, and suggesting the system needed reform, not rebuke.<p>While never addressing US president-elect Donald Trump by name, Xi directly and negatively responded to …

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"Red Letter Christianity" And The Bible

Tony Campolo and Shane Claiborne recently published an op-ed piece in the New York Times titled, "The Evangelicalism of Old White Men Is Dead." They write that evangelicalism (or at least its reputation) is a "casualty" of the recent presidential election. They believe it is time to bury …

The Legendary Rifle That Fought World War II

The M1 Garand armed a nation and helped to win a world war.<p>In January 1945, just months before Germany's unconditional surrender in World War Two, George S. Patton famously declared the M1 Garand as "the greatest battle implement ever devised."<p>The accolade is well-deserved. This semi-automatic …

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News from the Edge | New Analysis says 2,000-Year-Old Lead Codices on Jesus may be Authentic

Tuesday, December 6, 2016<p>New Analysis says 2,000-Year-Old Lead Codices on Jesus may be Authentic<p>Recent analysis of the controversial Jordan Lead …

Secrets and lies of a master spy: The agent who fooled the British, Russians, Italians, Japanese and the Nazis during WW2

In 1943, Peter Fleming, brother of Bond creator Ian, recruited a promising-looking Indian intelligence officer and code-named him Silver. His new recruit was a master of deception who worked for all the Axis powers as well as for the Soviets and the British - and fooled them all. Meet the only …

Dozens of members of Congress met with religious right pastors to drive satan out of power in the Capitol

<b>(Architect of the Capitol)</b><p>When Congress sounded like much like a revivalist church instead<p>Kyle Mantyla<p>December 7, 2016 10:48am (UTC)<p><i>This article was originally featured on Right Wing Watch.</i><p>Last week, conservative pastors gathered on Capitol Hill, where they joined dozens of members of Congress for …

Texas' Required Booklet On Abortion Is Full Of Dangerous Lies

It peddles debunked claims about abortion's link to mental illness, cancer and infertility.<p>Kryston Skinner knew little about abortion before going to a Texas clinic in 2015, ready to end her pregnancy. She simply knew at 24 she wasn’t ready to be a parent.<p>Texas law requires women seeking an …

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Google’s new Trusted Contacts app lets you share your location during emergencies

It’s basically Google Latitude, three years later<p>When Google discontinued Latitude in 2013, it never truly made a replacement for its version of iOS’s Find My Friend. With Trusted Contacts, Google’s bringing location tracking back so you can communicate with and locate loved ones in cases of …

Second coming of Jesus to spark apocalypse on New Year's Eve, according to computer programmer

You may want to hold off making any New Year's Resolutions. The apocalypse may be coming sooner than we think -- the end of this month, actually.<p>According to computer programmer Nora Roth, Jesus will come back to Earth and incite the rapture. She came to this conclusion after performing …

So You Want to Read Military Sci-Fi: Here’s Where to Start

<i>The Forever War</i> is probably one of the most powerful works of science-fiction I’ve ever read, military or not. Written by Vietnam vet Joe Haldeman,</i> …

Norbert Hofer: The man who could become Europe's first far-right head of state since World War II

The year 2016 has brought with it Brexit, the election of Donald Trump, the rise of nationalism, of Euroscepticism. By Sunday evening, 2016 could …

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A retired Navy SEAL explains how to survive a bear attack

<i>In this excerpt from 100 Deadly Skills: Survival Edition, retired Navy SEAL Clint Emerson explains how to survive a bear attack.</i><p>If you run into a black bear on a mountain trail, be grateful for your good fortune. Compared to polar bears and brown bears, black bears are much less likely to …

Scientists have made a bizarre lifeform that bonds carbon to silicon

You're probably already familiar with a few products products that use carbon-silicon, or organosilicon: glues, caulks, and pesticides, to name a few.<p>But the new biological trick, which was forcefully evolved in bacteria, is safer and 15 times more efficient than synthetic, industrial chemistry at …

I'm A Card-Carrying Feminist Who Voted For Donald Trump

Yes, you read that headline correctly. But before a raging mob of anti-Trump protesters shows up on my lawn to beat me up in the name of love, please …

Trump’s national security adviser says he’s ready to fight another world war

<b>THE FIELD OF FIGHT: How We Can Win the Global War Against Radical Islam and Its Allies</b><p><b>By Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn and Michael Ledeen</b><p><b>St. Martin’s Press. 194 pp. $26.99</b><p>Late in the presidential race, Donald Trump warned that his opponent would start a new world war. “You’re going to end up in World …

Chattanooga crash: Investigators search for answers

<b>(CNN) —</b> A school bus packed with children slammed into a tree, flipped over and split apart.<p>Shell-shocked students and parents cried as rescuers worked for hours to pull them from the wreckage.<p>This was the horrifying scene Monday afternoon on a street in Chattanooga, Tennessee. By Tuesday evening, …

'I never thought Trump would win': meet the Americans who chose not to vote

The US election campaign was a bitter battle that left the country divided. While recent figures show 26.4% of the electorate backed Donald Trump and 26.5% backed Hillary Clinton (who won the popular vote), 42% of eligible voters didn’t vote at all.<p>The Guardian did a call-out for non-voters, and …

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Rewriting the Biblical 'Curse' on Womankind

A change to a popular translation of the Bible could affect readers’ views on marriage and gender roles.<p>In the biblical book of Genesis, God expels the first two human beings from the Garden of Eden after Eve entices Adam to eat the forbidden fruit. God “curses” Eve for her misdeed, using ominous …

Theology

What type of hymns did early Christians sing?

<i>The Hymnal of the Continuing Church of God Consists Mainly of Psalms and Biblical Passages Set to Music</i><p>Having attended both Roman Catholic and …

University of Toronto professor defends right to use gender-specific pronouns

The claims made by University of Toronto psychology professor Jordan Peterson on the impact of anti-discrimination legislation are scientifically and legally wrong, a debate at the Toronto university heard on Saturday.<p>The debate was organized by the university following weeks of controversy on …

Commentary: OK, Republicans, now you can defund Planned Parenthood. No excuses.

OK, Republicans. You won everything, congratulations. Well done.<p>The good news is that you now control the House, Senate, and Presidency. The bad news is that you now control the House, Senate, and Presidency. Those among you who actually wish to push forward and implement sane conservative policies …

‘I Won’

The Left will not enjoy living with its own precedents.<p>As the philosopher said: “Life comes at you pretty fast.”<p>Ten minutes ago, somber progressives …

Watch: Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock skewer liberals’ reaction over Trump’s win on ‘SNL’

Comedian Dave Chappelle hosted “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, and alongside fellow comedian Chris Rock in a skit, skewered the reaction of liberals over President-elect Donald Trump’s Election Day victory.<p>The skit begins early in the evening on Election Night — six friends in an apartment …

How video games train the brain to justify killing

Let's play a game. One of the quotes below belongs to a trained soldier speaking of killing the enemy, while the other to a convicted felon …

This school helps inexperienced programmers land jobs at Apple

Programmers are in hot demand. Tech companies are especially eager to grab talent as fast as they can find it.<p>"We're interviewing people every week," said Neha Jain, a senior software engineer with LinkedIn. "Every time we get a great idea at LinkedIn, the question is always -- who will work on …

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Hillary Clinton And Her Supporters: The Worst Kind of Sore Losers

In all the years I have been actively engaged in the political process, I’ve seen candidates I support both win and lose. It happens. Some of those …

11 habits that can create happiness at work and in life

When we think of happiness, we typically think of things that bring us immediate pleasure — a decadent meal, a favorite book or a relaxing day on the beach.<p>These pleasures do bring happiness, but only temporarily. Recent studies have shown that true happiness, or life satisfaction, works a bit …

Hillary Clinton's Loss Triggers Leadership Crisis for Democrats

NEW YORK — The Democratic Party was decapitated overnight.<p>Hillary Clinton's stunning loss to Donald Trump created a power vacuum at the top of the party and a crisis of confidence among its remaining standard bearers.<p>Clinton was nowhere to be seen at her election night party early, held in a …