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Trump lashes out at New York Times after report suggests he wasn't 'fully briefed' on action giving Bannon more power

Trump signed a presidential memorandum in late January that removed the nation's top military and intelligence advisers as regular attendees of the National Security Council's Principals Committee, the interagency forum that deals with policy issues affecting national security, and gave Bannon a …

Inside the Navy SEAL Raid in Yemen Targeting al Qaeda

It might have been a barking dog, or a crashed drone, or overheard chatter on walkie talkies. But multiple military and intelligence sources told NBC News that something tipped off the terrorist targets of an early-morning raid by the U.S. and its allies in Yemen on Sunday, and all hell broke loose.<p>…

National Security

Men's attitude to fatherhood influences child behaviour, says study

Preteen behavioural problems less likely in children with confident fathers who embrace parenthood, suggest researchers<p>Children of confident fathers who embrace parenthood are less likely to show behavioural problems before their teenage years, researchers have found.<p>A new study suggests that a …

Psychology

Eats and Drinks | National Chili Day | Fire Chili and Sweet Corn bread

To celebrate National Chili Day I wanted to share my own personal recipe. It’s not for the faint of stomach or palate. You don’t <b>need</b> to use all of …

Cornbread

This is Not Your Grandma's Bundt Cake Recipe

What do you think of when you hear the term "Bundt cake?" If what you picture is just a normal, slightly-boring yellow cake baked into the shape of a …

Best Ever Banana Bundt Cake

Shares 180<p>Best Ever Banana Bundt Cake<p>Have any overly ripe bananas hanging around your kitchen counters? You know, those super speckled, slightly …

Irish Coffee Chocolate Bundt Cake

Bundt Cake

The Original Poke Cake Is The Most Delicious Thing Ever

Because three milks > one milk.<p>By Alison Roman<p>Serves 8–10<p>FOR THE CAKE:<p>1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>¾ tsp. kosher salt<p>¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>6 large eggs<p>1 ¼ cups sugar<p>¼ cup whole milk<p>½ tsp.vanilla extract<p>FOR THE SOAK AND ASSEMBLY:<p>½ cup evaporated milk<p>½ cup coconut milk<p>1 can …

Dessert

Skillet Cornbread with Manuka Honey + Cinnamon Butter

Shares 418<p>This skillet cornbread with healthy manuka honey is a quick dish that makes a wonderful breakfast, brunch or dessert.<p>Manuka Honey<p>Steens …

The 100 Most Iconic Dresses of All Time

These gowns are almost as famous as the stars who wore them.<p>These gowns are almost as famous as the stars who wore them.

Obama officials at odds over Saudi airstrikes

As civilian casualties mount in Yemen, some worry the U.S. is abetting war crimes.<p>Saudi Arabia’s airstrikes in Yemen, conducted with U.S. assistance,<br>are alleged to have killed at least 1,500 civilians, dividing members of the Obama administration over whether the U.S. risks being accused of …

Middle East

House Republicans just won a major, unexpected victory in a battle with Obama

US District Court Judge Rosemary M. Collyer ruled Wednesday against the Obama administration's motion to dismiss the case. Collyer said House Republicans do have the standing to pursue their challenge, which argues that the Obama administration violated the US Constitution by spending money on the …

Obama Administration

3 days of mourning declared in UAE for martyrs in Yemen

Abu Dhabi: The bodies of Emirati soldiers killed on duty in Yemen were brought to the UAE on Saturday onboard a military plane of the UAE Air Force …

Abu Dhabi

The horrific results of Obama’s failure in Syria

One little boy in a red T-shirt, lying face down, drowned, on a Turkish beach, is a tragedy. More than 200,000 dead in Syria, 4 million fleeing refugees and 7.6 million displaced from their homes are statistics. But they represent a collective failure of massive proportions.<p>For four years, the …

Middle East

Benjamin Netanyahu faces a stark dilemma in the Iran nuclear deal

What does Israel do now that President Obama has won the congressional votes needed to implement an Iran nuclear agreement that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described as “a stunning historic mistake”?<p>This was always the danger of Netanyahu’s unyielding rhetorical stand against the Iran deal …

Benjamin Netanyahu

5 Simple Body Hacks to Avoid Jet Lag

<i>By: Joe McGauley</i><p>It's easy to get pumped about traveling abroad, but if you've ever been punished with a crippling case of jet lag, you know the struggle to reboot your body clock in unfamiliar territory is very real.<p>Fortunately, these simple body hacks can help you curb and prevent the pains of …

Was Obama's Eulogy the Best Piece of Presidential Theology Since Lincoln's Second Inaugural?

In the wake of the Emanuel AME Church attack, President Obama chose to address this unfathomable spasm of racial terrorism in a eulogy that was passionately attuned to the cadences of the black church. We often turn to religious leaders to understand tragedy. What meaning can we possibly find from …

Ex-envoy: Iran deal bad for Israel, U.S. and world

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you scan the headlines, you may have seen that I've written a new book, "Ally: My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide." Clearly, it has touched a nerve.<p>This is hardly surprising. The book is out precisely when the United States looks poised to sign a nuclear deal with Iran -- a …

South Asia

How I Learned to Spend Time Alone

I take myself on dates. I go to the movies alone. I wander museums alone. I eat meals alone (and yes, that means I resist all temptation to scroll through Instagram while waiting for my meal). I sit in coffee shops and journal alone. I take the train and go to new towns and walk around alone.<p>I …

What does Erdogan's setback at the elections mean for Turkey's role on the global stage?

The success of the pro-Kurdish party will mean more representation of Kurdish issues in the parliament but any coalition with far-Right nationalists could threaten the peace process<p>The results of Turkey’s elections are nothing short of striking. For the first time in more than 12 years, the Turkish …

14 Savory Microwavable Mug Recipes Perfect for Lunch

Whether you want to be lazy or just want something quirky to add to your Instagram feed, microwavable mug recipes will help you accomplish both those goals. Invented after World War II, microwaves have done society the great pleasure of reheating food by the press of a button. They’re a terribly …

Easy Breakfast Sandwiches You Can Eat On the Go + $25 Visa Gift Card Giveaway

We always crave something really hearty at breakfast, so most morning we have a bowl of oatmeal. The only problem is oatmeal is too filling for when …

Breakfast

saltine crack ice cream sandwiches

There are cookbooks and websites that seem to be inspired mostly by foods one might hypothetically desire after consuming a smokable plant now …

Dessert

Our Go-To Turkey Sandwiches Have a Secret Ingredient

When I think of childhood, I see images of myself riding my bike around my neighborhood, playing in the creek with the kids from next door and eating a lot of sandwiches. One of my favorite extra ingredients in literally any flavor of sandwich was chips. You too? There must be something to this. …

The foodie traveller tries ... curry bread in Tokyo, Japan

Mostly when people think about Japanese food it’s sushi or miso that springs to mind. One popular snack that probably won’t be pictured is <i>kare pan</i> – curry bread.<p>Essentially, this is a crunchy, coated deep-fried doughnut about the size of a bread roll, stuffed with curry. The filling – usually beef, …

Japan

Are Turkey's Days of Freedom Already Numbered?

Daniel Pipes, the President of the Middle East Forum and a Fox News commentator, critiqued my Huffington Post blog post for saying Turkey was having their biggest election in their country's history.<p>In some ways, I think he might be on to something.<p>The optimist in me saw the excited party …

Kansas to cap welfare ATM withdrawals at $25 per day

Kansas is bleeding money.<p>Lawmakers in the Sunflower State have been scrambling for years to make up a $400 million revenue gap following a 2012 income tax cut that left deep holes in the state budget.<p>Republican Gov. Sam Brownback wants recover some of the money by placing limits on government …

6 simple tools to protect your online privacy (and help you fight back against mass surveillance)

As intelligence agencies hoover up more and more of our online communications, we’ve compiled a list of some simple apps and tools to help protect …

Privacy