Simret Berhane

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Montenegro more puzzled than affronted by Trump's attention

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — World War III? Not us, say the puzzled people of Montenegro.<p>Public officials in this tiny European nation didn't know what to say initially when U.S. President Donald Trump suggested that NATO's newest and smallest member, which has a military with fewer than 2,000 …

Geopolitics

'Didn't You Guys Burn Down the White House?' President Trump Fumbles in Phone Call With Justin Trudeau

President Trump seems to have fumbled on historical accuracy during a fraught phone call about trade with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau late …

Starbucks Turns To Ex-CEO Howard Schultz Amid Racial Profiling Crisis

Starbucks turned to long-time leader Howard Schultz on Wednesday to make the case that the coffee chain accused of racial profiling is committed to …

The Simple Trick for Cooking Way Better Rice (And No, It’s Not Washing It)

Your rice cooker wishes it could do this.<p>Just like pasta, I tend to have a bag of rice on hand at all times. When I can’t think of anything else for …

This one 'superfood' fruit could help manage your blood sugar levels

Good news for anyone worried about diabetes.<p>If you're concerned about keeping your blood sugar levels steady, then you might be interested to hear …

When God steps in: Why the Christian Right is rejoicing under Trump’s presidency

<b>(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)</b><p>Between Betsy DeVos and Jeff Sessions, the Trump presidency is a paradise for the Christian Right<p>Alex Kotch<p>February 25, 2017 10:59am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>In early 2016, few evangelical leaders were on Team Trump, as they had Ted Cruz and other …

Almost half of adults on the Net have experienced online harassment -- survey

It's ugly out there. A new study from Pew Research reports that 73 percent of adult Internet users say they've witnessed someone harassed online, and 40 percent have experienced that harassment personally.<p>Harassment ranged from being called offensive names on websites and in social apps, to threats …

​Zuckerberg delights audience in Beijing with Mandarin prowess

Following Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's naming to the advisory council at Tsinghua University's school of Economics and Management, a question and answer fireside chat with Zuckerberg spoken entirely in Mandarin at the university nailed Zuck's message to China -- Facebook is willing to play …