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Outstanding Pasta Salad Recipes, Because You Deserve Better

Give pasta salad the makeover it deserves.<p>Pasta salad draws to mind images of sad, cold noodles, haphazardly chopped veggies and maybe some diced ham packed into a plastic tub. It’s filling, it’s fine, but it’s not even remotely exciting. It shouldn’t be that way though, because pasta is delicious, …

Healthy Eating

These Avocado Boats Are A Total Game Changer

They're the best excuse for more avocado in your life.<p>Put down your avocado toast everyone, there’s a new dish on the scene and it all happens <i>inside</i> an avocado. Ladies and gentlemen, from the fruit that gave us guacamole, let us introduce the avocado boat.<p>Avocado boats might not have the best name, …

Healthy Eating

The Future Of Neighborhoods: Five Projects That Show How We’ll Live

Residential life could soon be changing.<p>1. We’ll Generate Our Own Resources<p><b>An ambitious experiment in the Netherlands could be a model for life off the grid.</b><p>When a new housing development called ReGen Village opens as early as next year on the outskirts of Amsterdam, residents won’t have to rely on …

The Big Question in the Battle for Mosul Is What Comes After

From this Kurdish peshmerga outpost in northern Iraq, Bazid Jotyar looks down on the villages his fellow fighters took from ISIS on Monday morning, …

Iraq urges U.S.-led coalition to prevent Islamic State escape to Syria

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday it was the duty of the U.S.-led coalition to prevent Islamic State militants from escaping into nearby Syria from the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.<p>Smoke rises from clashes at Bartila in the east of Mosul during clashes with …

Middle East

Syrian forces prepare corridors out of Aleppo

BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of residents left a formerly rebel-controlled suburb of the Syrian capital of Damascus Wednesday, as government and Russian forces prepared to open corridors out of the contested city of Aleppo in the hopes of facilitating an exodus from its rebel-held quarters.<p>Aleppo's …

The battle for Mosul is about much more than Mosul | Politics

The campaign launched earlier this week to liberate the northern Iraqi city of Mosul from ISIL control, immediately following the liberation of Dabiq in Syria, is likely to mark a historic turning point in the fate of ISIL in Syria-Iraq. It may also reveal prospects for the future political …

Commentary: Why Putin is unleashing his only aircraft carrier

Somewhere in the autumn gales and rain squalls of the North Sea, Russia’s only aircraft carrier is heading south to war.<p>A photo taken from a Norwegian surveillance aircraft shows Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov in international waters off the coast of Northern Norway on October 17, 2016. …

Military

Why won't anyone admit that America is fighting 5 wars?

In an election flush with conspiracy theories, here's one that's real: Both major party nominees, as well as the journalists who cover the election …

US Troops on the Front Lines in Iraq’s Mosul Invasion

“No boots on the ground” has evolved into over 6,000 US troops in Iraq, and pledges that they would play no combat role in the war against ISIS has …

What You Aren't Being Told About The Iraqi ISIS Offensive

<b>(</b><b>ANTIMEDIA</b><b>)</b> <i>—</i> Iraq has officially begun a U.S.-backed offensive to drive ISIS from the Iraqi city of Mosul, the terror group’s last major stronghold …

The battle for Mosul is not just coalition (good) v Isis (bad) | Jonathan Shaw

The reality is more complex than many assume. Without a peace plan and counter-narrative that involves all the peoples of Iraq, victory will be partial and short-lived<p>The Unesco constitution says: “Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defences of peace must be …

U.S. ‘relocated’ ISIS terrorists out of Iraq and into Syria to fight Assad

While Trump is demanding that NATO allies pay “their fair share”, many supporters of the old order are frantically trying to save the sinking ship. …

Donald Trump

Iraq calls on IS fighters in Mosul to surrender

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi military on Wednesday called on Iraqis fighting for the Islamic State group in Mosul to surrender amid a wide-scale operation to retake the militant-held city, where up to 6,000 fighters are believed to be preparing for a climactic battle.<p>Here is a look at the key …

Russia says worried militants in Iraq's Mosul may flee for Syria

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The head of Russia’s General Staff said on Wednesday Moscow was concerned that militants holed up in the Iraqi city of Mosul might escape to Syria, saying they should be killed on the spot instead.<p>A member of the Peshmerga forces inspects homes on the outskirts of Bartila, east …

Middle East

If ISIS Loses Mosul, What Then?

Militants were largely driven from the city during the Iraq War, but they came back. Here's why this time is different.<p>On October 17, 18,000 Iraqi Security Forces, 10,000 Kurds, several thousand policemen, and an array of Sunni and Shia militia fighters, along with their American advisors, began a …

North Korea Warns It Would Use Nuclear Weapons First If Threatened

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea has warned that it may carry out further nuclear tests and says it is prepared to launch a preemptive strike on the United States if U.S. nuclear forces mobilize against it.<p>"The U.S. has nuclear weapons off our coast, targeting our country, our capital and our …

North Korea 'carries out failed test launch of deadly missile with range of up to 2,5000 miles'

North Korea has carried out a failed test launch of a lethal ballistic missile, US military has claimed<p>The intermediate Musudan missile has a range …

Failure to launch: North Korean missile bombs

WASHINGTON – North Korea has failed to launch an intermediate-range ballistic missile, the Pentagon said Saturday.<p>U.S. Strategic Command detected the failure at 11:33 p.m. EDT Friday near a city in northwestern North Korea. It was believed to be a Musadan ballistic missile and did not pose a threat …

Failing North Korea Policies Being Criticized in Both the US, China

North Korea’s relentless pursuit of nuclear weapons is forcing both its allies and adversaries to rethink their strategies for maintaining regional …

North Korea's 10th Nuclear Anniversary: All You Need To Know About Pyongyang’s Nuclear Program

On Sunday, North Korea celebrated the 10th anniversary of its first nuclear bomb test, which made it the eighth country in the world openly have …

‘Increased activity’ detected at North Korea’s Sohae rocket-launching site

“Increased activity” has been spotted at North Korea’s Sohae satellite-launching station, a Washington-based think tank says.<p>The North claimed late …