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8 States Have Primary Elections on Tuesday. Here’s What to Watch For.

Eight states are holding primaries on Tuesday: Alabama, California, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico and South Dakota. It will be the busiest primary day of the year so far, as voters choose the candidates who will face off on Nov. 6.<p>Most of the attention this week has focused on …

Government

F.B.I. Raids Office of Trump’s Longtime Lawyer Michael Cohen; Trump Calls It ‘Disgraceful’

WASHINGTON — The F.B.I. raided the Rockefeller Center office and Park Avenue hotel room of President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, on Monday morning, seizing business records, emails and documents related to several topics, including a payment to a pornographic film …

Donald Trump

Want to Become a Consultant? There's an App for That. Actually, There Are 3.

If you have skills that others need, consider the apps Clarity, Moonlighting and Upwork.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're a seasoned entrepreneur, you're likely expert at something other entrepreneurs need help with -- be it complex accounting issues, or how to …

Babies can logically reason even before they can talk

Jean Piaget was wrong<p>One-year-old babies may not be able to speak, but they are able to think logically, according to new research that shows the earliest known foundation of our ability to reason.<p>Legendary psychologist Jean Piaget believed that we didn’t have logical reasoning abilities until we …

Woman admits making up story about kidnapping, sexual assault, authorities say

A North Texas woman will be sentenced March 20 after pleading guilty to falsely claiming that three black men kidnapped and sexually assaulted her, reports said Friday.<p>A Grayson County grand jury had indicted Breana Rachelle Harmon, 19, on four charges, including three felonies, last year, the …

U.S. Speeds Up Timetable for Moving Embassy to Jerusalem

The Trump administration will officially move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem by May, the State Department said, as the U.S. speeds up the …

Broward sheriff grilled on red flags during lengthy CNN interview

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said Sunday he would not resign in the face of criticism about his agency's response to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting.<p>"Of course I won't resign," Israel said when pressed on the issue by CNN anchor Jake Tapper in a lengthy …

Saleh Muslim: Syrian Kurdish leader arrested in Prague

<b>A prominent Syrian-Kurdish leader has been arrested in the Czech capital Prague on a warrant issued by Turkey.</b><p>Saleh Muslim, a former co-chair of the main Syrian-Kurdish movement, the Democratic Union Party (PYD), was arrested early on Sunday.<p>The Turkish justice ministry said it has begun efforts to …

Syrian troops launch ground offensive despite U.N. demand for cease-fire, witnesses say

Syrian government troops have launched a ground offensive in eastern Ghouta, witnesses said, clashing with rebel forces hours after the U.N. Security Council unanimously passed a resolution calling for a 30-day cease-fire across Syria.<p>Witnesses told NBC News that within minutes of the resolution …

Middle East

NRA responds to companies cutting ties with them over Florida shooting with scathing statement

The National Rifle Association released a scathing statement on Saturday pushing back against the outrage and boycott millions of Americans have directed at the pro-Second Amendment organization in the days following the tragic Florida school shooting on Feb. 14.<p>A multitude of companies in recent …

Guns

F.B.I. Was Warned of Florida Suspect’s Desire to Kill but Did Not Act

The F.B.I. received a tip last month from someone close to Nikolas Cruz that he owned a gun and had talked of committing a school shooting, the bureau revealed Friday, but it acknowledged that it had failed to investigate.<p>The tipster, who called an F.B.I. hotline on Jan. 5, told the bureau that Mr. …

Nikolas Cruz

Senate passes sweeping spending bill, sends measure to House for crucial vote to end government shutdown

<b>UPDATE</b>: The House approved the sweeping budget bill early Friday, clearing the way for the government to re-open. The measure now heads to President Trump for his signature.<p>==<p>The Senate passed a sweeping bipartisan spending bill Friday morning, but not before the federal government shut down when …

Budget Deficit

In Cave in Israel, Scientists Find Jawbone Fossil From Oldest Modern Human Out of Africa

Scientists on Thursday announced the discovery of a fossilized human jawbone in a collapsed cave in Israel that they said is between 177,000 and 194,000 years old.<p>If confirmed, the find may rewrite the early migration story of our species, pushing back by about 50,000 years the time that Homo …

Anthropology

How to Build a Million-Dollar Company in 1 Year--With No Funding | Inc.com

In August 2015 a popular virtual assistant (VA) company, Zirtual, announced it was shutting down--leaving behind nearly 2,500 clients and 400 employees. At the time, I was already deeply ingrained in the productivity space and figured the news offered a big opportunity to try to fix the existing …

Project Management

What Your LinkedIn Profile Should Look Like in 2018

Stop treating it as a Rolodex.<p>Hate to break it to you, but if you’re treating LinkedIn like an old-fashioned Rolodex, you’re doing it wrong.<p>Nearly …

Flynn pleads guilty to lying to FBI, is cooperating with Mueller

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI about conversations with Russia's ambassador and disclosed that he is cooperating with the special counsel's office.<p>Flynn is the first person inside President Donald Trump's …

Donald Trump

Maxine Waters makes good on promise to attack Ben Carson — here’s how he responded

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) used her position as the ranking Democrat on House Committee on Financial Services to attack HUD Secretary Ben Carson Thursday.<p>Here’s the video of the grilling she gave Carson:<p>What did Waters say?<p>Waters used the opportunity to try to draw a wedge between Carson and …

Trump's flag ceremony joke sparks debate - CNN Video

CNN's Don Lemon speaks with political commentators Ben Ferguson and Keith Boykin about President Donald Trump making a joke on live TV during the playing of "Retreat."

Donald Trump

Kurds boost troop presence as Baghdad eyes Kirkuk

Kurdish authorities have upped their troop presence in the oil-rich region around Kirkuk. Iraqi PM al-Abadi has said he has no plans to attack the …

Donald Trump Suggests He Would Consider Lifting Sanctions on Russia

President-elect Donald Trump suggested Friday that he would be open to ending U.S. sanctions against Russia.<p>Trump said that “at least for a period of …

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.

In a victory for supporters of the battle-proven A-10 close air support aircraft, Congress provided the necessary seed money...<p>This story originally …

Pro-Trump TV Network Has Big-League Dreams

Right Side Broadcasting started as a one-man live stream operation. Now, it’s coming to D.C., and it’s got the president’s ear.<p>During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump frequently pointed to the press corps covering his rallies and implored them to pan the audience to show the size of the …

Sick Of The Gym? Science Says This 40-Second Workout Could Make You Fitter Than Manic Classes | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Are you a grunter?<p>Perhaps you're just a groaner, with a little talking-to-yourself thrown in.<p><i>You can do it, Phelony! Three more!</i><p><i>Push it, Jethro! Push it!</i><p>Me, I'd keep quiet about having names like …

Exercise

Netflix Has Secret Codes for Finding Super Specific TV and Movie Categories

If you thought Netflix couldn't get any better, you're in for a surprise. There's an entire website dedicated to making your binge-watching sessions …

The Potential Upside to Shutting Down Military Bases

The United States is the only country in the world with a massive, globe-straddling, indefinite overseas military presence. There are about 800 U.S. …

Will Racism End When Old Bigots Die?

Shelly Fields is a 46-year-old white woman living in Richton Park, a racially diverse Chicago suburb. She says she's raised her four daughters, who are biracial, to see people of all races as equal, just as her parents raised her. Fields doesn't think that racism will ever disappear completely, but …

University of Chicago

10 Free Online Marketing Courses to Try Today (Infographic)

Boost your marketing skills with these online resources -- for free.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>An abundance of free resources are available online today, especially when it comes to marketing. Although sometimes it can be tricky to weed through them and get to the …

Liberia: The Psychological Scars of Ebola

<i>Two years after the peak of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, survivors, families, and health workers are slowly rebuilding their lives. As Doctors</i> …

A History of Philosophy in 81 Video Lectures: From Ancient Greece to Modern Times

Above, you can watch 81 video lectures tracing the history of philosophy, moving from Ancient Greece to modern times. Arthur Holmes presented this …