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H.R. McMaster Worked for Me. His Retirement From the Military Reveals A Lot About President Trump

I met Colonel H.R. McMaster in 2004, when he was in command of the Third Calvary Regiment in Tal Afar, Iraq. It was a hot and dusty day, and I was a …

4 Sex Positions To Try In The New Year That Are All About Your Own Orgasm

There are lots of things you can resolve to do this year that will improve your quality of life. You can resolve to make your body stronger, to do …

8 signs you're the problem in your relationship

Humans are driven to find love and have happy relationships, but 50 percent of marriages end up in divorce — and many new singles find themselves wondering what went wrong.<p>We often blame our partners for our relationship distress, which may or may not be valid. Maybe it's time to take a closer look …

Here's Einstein's Advice to His Son on How to Accelerate Learning | Inc.com

Geniuses might be distinguished by their ability to grasp incredible complexity, but that doesn't mean if you somehow managed to corner one the greatest minds in history for a chat you'd be perplexed by what they had to say. According to Nobel Laureate Richard Feynman, the true hallmark of genius …

Albert Einstein

Qatar's neighbors issue steep list of demands to end crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries that have cut ties to Qatar issued a steep list of demands Thursday to end the crisis, …

Middle East

The US, Russia, and Iran are edging closer to an all-out clash in Syria

This weekend, for the fourth time in a month, US-led coalition forces clashed with forces backing the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad.<p>The incident — the downing of a Syrian army jet in northern Syria — is another lurch toward what could be a fight that draws powers like Iran as well as …

Middle East

10 Steamy Secrets To Have Mind Altering Sex Even When You’re Married

I’m a big fan of good sex and I think we all deserve it as much as life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.<p>I’ve also been married for a decade and …

10 marriage tips every wife needs to hear

<i>Editor's note: This article was originally published on Karen Lodato's blog, Eighth Rising. It has been republished here with permission.</i><p>There's a …

‘The war after Isis’: has Trump opened the door to conflict with Iran?

As US forces strike Syrian militias backed by Tehran, many fear delegation to the Pentagon and the looming defeat of the Islamic State could fuel a fiercer fire<p>US forces have opened fire on Iranian-backed forces in Syria three times in the past month, amid mounting tensions that observers and …

Middle East

Trump’s Business Ties in the Gulf Raise Questions About His Allegiances

LONDON — President Trump has done business with royals from Saudi Arabia for at least 20 years, since he sold the Plaza Hotel to a partnership formed by a Saudi prince. Mr. Trump has earned millions of dollars from the United Arab Emirates for putting his name on a golf course, with a second soon …

Donald Trump

Elon Musk's No. 1 Rule for Staying Insanely Successful | Inc.com

Elon Musk is one of the most purposeful leaders on the planet. He understands that success doesn't happen overnight. At times, you might privately think you can't go on. You must persist. As the best leaders know, what you must commit to first is focus, energy, and discipline to finding your "why" …

Self-improvement

The US just sold $500 million of arms to Saudi Arabia, keeping the Middle East’s nastiest conflicts inflamed

A game-changing event happened this past Tuesday, and it wasn’t attorney general Jeff Sessions testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee.<p>While Sessions was getting grilled, other senators were debating the wisdom of selling a roughly $500 million package of air-to-ground, GPS-guided …

Middle East

Israel-Palestine From Both Sides of the Mirror

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the Israeli victory in the 1967 war and of Israel’s occupation of the West Bank. The jubilation of military victory, quicker and more comprehensive than seemed possible, has long since subsided into a grinding status quo: the oppression of 2.5 million …

Israel

Alex Jones secretly recorded Megyn Kelly, threatens to release audio

Megyn Kelly’s decision to interview <i>Infowars</i> host and conspiracy theory-loving asshole Alex Jones on her new NBC News show is continuing to look like …

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos suspends new rules cracking down on abuses by for-profit colleges

As Corinthian Colleges Inc., ITT Technical Institute and other for-profit schools collapsed in recent years, the Obama administration overhauled regulations to make it easier to forgive loans for stranded students and to try to prevent future abuses.<p>Now, the<p>Trumpadministration is suspending those …

Higher Education

The Questions Jeff Sessions Didn’t Answer

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Re “Sessions Denies Collusion, Deploring ‘Detestable Lie’ ” (front page, June 14):<p>During Tuesday’s hearing, Attorney General Jeff Sessions claimed that he was confused by “a rambling question” posed by Senator Al Franken during his confirmation hearing that caused him not to mention …

Donald Trump

Why Green Berets are the smartest, most lethal fighters in the world

Army Special Forces got its start on June 19, 1952 — 65 years ago Monday — and since then its soldiers have been at the forefront of fights in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan and are now advising US-backed forces inside Syria.<p>They call themselves the quiet professionals, and they are one of the most …

25 Times Jeff Sessions Had a Convenient Memory Lapse While Testifying

"I don't recall" was the attorney general's refrain in his Senate Intelligence Committee hearing Tuesday<p>Jeff Sessions has a memory problem – or at …

Donald Trump

How the Saudi-Qatar Rivalry, Now Combusting, Reshaped the Middle East

The crisis convulsing the Persian Gulf, entangling the United States and now threatening to pull in Turkey and Iran, can be traced to a dilemma facing a man who had just deposed his own father.<p>When Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, the crown prince of Qatar, took power in a bloodless coup in 1995, …

Geopolitics

The Happy-Go-Lucky Jewish Group That Connects Trump and Putin

Where Trump's real estate world meets a top religious ally of the Kremlin.<p>Chabad of Port Washington, a Jewish community center on Long Island’s Manhasset Bay, sits in a squat brick edifice across from a Shell gas station and a strip mall. The center is an unexceptional building on an unexceptional …

Russia

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do | Inc.com

As a psychotherapist, I've witnessed countless people beating the odds. Despite the tragedies, hardships, and challenges they faced, they persisted.<p>My training had taught me to build on people's existing strengths. But over the years, I've realized that helping people "do more" of their good habits …

Self-help

Russia fight threatens intel panel's work

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The latest round of political finger-pointing over the House Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russia's meddling in the US elections is threatening to undermine the bipartisan committee's work.<p>Chairman Devin Nunes of California and ranking Democrat Adam Schiff, also of …

Donald Trump

U.S. Investigating Mosul Strikes Said to Have Killed Up to 200 Civilians

BAGHDAD — The American-led military coalition in Iraq said Friday that it was investigating reports that scores of civilians — perhaps as many as 200, residents said — had been killed in recent American airstrikes in Mosul, the northern Iraqi city at the center of an offensive to drive out the …

Middle East

US officials: Info suggests Trump associates may have coordinated with Russians

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The FBI has information that indicates associates of President Donald Trump communicated with suspected Russian operatives to possibly coordinate the release of information damaging to Hillary Clinton's campaign, US officials told CNN.<p>This is partly what FBI Director James Comey …

Donald Trump

Ethiopia landslide: Number of dead at rubbish dump hits 113

<b>The death toll from Saturday's landslide at a vast dump in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, has now risen to 113 people, local officials say.</b><p>A search operation at the Koshe landfill will continue overnight. As many as 150 people are believed to have been at the site during the landslide.<p>Meanwhile, …

Ethiopia

Attorney general says he favors bringing new detainees to Guantanamo

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday said he is in favor of bringing new enemy combatants to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, reversing eight years of Obama administration policy aimed at shrinking the population at the military detention facility in the hopes of eventually closing it.<p>Sessions also said …

National Security

Democratic congresswoman claims ‘sex actions’ in Trump dossier are true despite a lack of evidence

Among the many allegations of President Trump's ties to Russia, some of which the FBI is currently investigating, this ranks among the least legitimate.<p>When an unverified dossier put together by a former British spy suggesting that the Russians had personal dirt on President Trump became public …

Donald Trump

Russia Has Deployed Missile Barred by Treaty, U.S. General Tells Congress

WASHINGTON — A senior American general told Congress on Wednesday that Russia has deployed a prohibited cruise missile, the first public confirmation by the United States that the Kremlin had fielded the weapon in violation of a landmark arms control agreement.<p>The missile is believed to have been …

Russia

China Warns of Arms Race After U.S. Deploys Missile Defense in South Korea

HONG KONG — The United States said on Tuesday that it had begun deploying an advanced and contentious missile defense system in South Korea, prompting China to warn of a new atomic arms race in a region increasingly on edge over North Korea’s drive to build a nuclear arsenal.<p>The American …

North Korea

China reins in defence spending as Donald Trump boosts military budget

Beijing will increase its defence budget by about seven percent in 2017, an official said on Saturday, continuing what experts see as a trend of “reduced ambitions” from the Chinese military as Donald Trump seeks to build up US military might.<p>The announcement comes days after Mr Trump said he …