Tim Wies

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The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Taliban hails ‘defeat’ of Canadians in Afghanistan

A round of goodbye messages are following the last Canadian troops out the door in Afghanistan and some of them are rather nasty.<p>The Taliban's information arm issued a statement Thursday to followers in Kandahar congratulating its fighters in the rural districts of Panjwaii, Zharey, Dand, Maiwand …

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Obama administration to crack down on for-profit colleges

The Obama administration is preparing to crack down on some for-profit colleges, requiring them to do a better job of preparing students for work or risk losing access to federal student aid.<p>Newly proposed regulations expected from the Education Department on Friday are designed to stop the flow of …

Common Core: Business vs. tea party

Tea party activists have been waging war for months against the Common Core academic standards. Now, in a coordinated show of muscle, Big Business is fighting back — and notching wins.<p>The urgent effort stems from a sense among supporters that this is a make-or-break moment for the Common Core, …

Copper price plunge tied to China credit unwind | Financial Times

Decoupling. It is a simple word, into which much hope and fear has been distilled.<p>The past few days have witnessed the dramatic decoupling of copper. …

U.S. consumer sentiment slips; bad weather eyed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer sentiment weakened in early March as an unusually harsh winter appeared to dim views on the economy’s prospects.<p>Sections of a 787 Dreamliner being built for Air India are seen at Boeing's final assembly building in North Charleston, South Carolina December 19, …