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Trump doesn't take anyone's advice but his own, and now it's coming back to bite him in the Russia probe

<i>Sign up for the latest updates on the Russia investigation here »</i><p>President Donald Trump is having a tough time finding new lawyers to represent him in the ongoing Russia investigation, and it may be because of his own doing.<p>The turmoil started when Trump lost his top defense attorney last week.<p>A …

Donald Trump

There are nine different types of boobs in the world, apparently

So which ones are yours?<p>Boobs are funny old things, aren't they? Both functional and perceived as sexually attractive, they're incredibly varied between women. But we've come to learn that it's not just as simple as either having big boobs or small ones.<p>Lingerie company ThirdLove have made it their …

Clothing

Report: Hamas refusing to provide Egypt with details on missing Israelis

The Gaza-based terrorist group Hamas has rejected requests by Egyptian intelligence to disclose details about the status of IDF soldiers declared …

Egypt orders 15-day detention of woman in BBC report over 'false news'

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's public prosecutor ordered the detention of a woman interviewed by the BBC in a recent report that sparked controversy, alleging in a statement that she had committed the offense of spreading "false news".<p>The woman, whom the public prosecutor named as Mona Mohamed, said in …

Muslim Brotherhood

The signs that Iran and Saudi Arabia preparing for war

Where will the world’s next catastrophic war erupt? And what will trigger it?<p>However risky the North Korean nuclear stalemate remains, the more …

Qatar Refused to Invest in Kushner’s Firm. Then, He Backed a Blockade of Qatar.

Jared Kushner’s father met with Qatar’s minister of finance last April, to solicit an investment in the family’s distressed asset at 666 Fifth …

Scandal surrounding Jared Kushner grows more serious

Close video<p>The Rachel Maddow Show, 3/1/18, 9:00 PM ET<p>Trump nepotism causes strain within White House, security risks<p>Rachel Maddow looks at the strife …

'Time-traveller from 2030' PASSES lie detector test over whether his future predictions are true

A man who claims he is from the year 2030 - and has revealed a number of predictions for the future - has undergone a lie detector test and …

Donald Trump

Egyptian Archaeologists Just Discovered a 7,000-Year-Old Lost City Along the Nile

They uncovered houses, tools, utensils and at least 15 elaborate tombs belonging to royals<p>While we were stuffing our faces with mashed potatoes this …

BBC

Michelle Obama and Melania Trump pictured together at White House meeting as Donald Trump considers administration appointments

• <b>Obama says "an excellent conversation" with Trump at White House</b>• <b><br>Trump calls Obama "a very, very good man"</b>• <b><br>Melania Trump also meets the first lady</b>• <b><br>Nigel Farage to be Trump's go-between</b>• <b><br>How the world's cartoonists reacted</b><p>The White House has released an image of Michelle Obama speaking to Melania Trump - …

Egyptian lawmaker says women should prove they are virgins to go to college

JERUSALEM – He’s at it again.<p>Last month, Egyptian lawmaker Elhamy Agina declared that women should undergo female genital mutilation in order to “reduce their sexual desires” because Egyptian men are “sexually weak.”<p>Now, he wants all Egyptian women to undergo compulsory “virginity tests” prior to …

Female Genital Mutilation

Associated Press News

Shia fighters join Assad's troops to prepare for final assault on Aleppo

Syrian rebels and civilians in the besieged eastern half of Aleppo are bracing for an onslaught ground assault by Syrian regime forces and their Shia fighter allies which could once and for all end the opposition’s resistance in the city.<p>US officials said they were seeing signs that thousands of …

Middle East

Cities That Can't Afford to Fix Their Roads Are Un-Paving Them

Have you been taking the pavement under your tires for granted?<p>With more than 4 million miles of roadways stretching across America, it takes quite a bit of maintenance to keep these highways and byways in good standing. For example, it costs roughly $1.2 million dollars per mile to repave a 4-lane …

Turkey, Egypt, Africa: How ‘hard-liner’ Netanyahu pulled off a diplomacy trifecta

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The conventional wisdom has it that earning the sobriquet “the most right-wing government in Israeli history” does not lead to …

Egypt sees 'unprecedented spike' in forced disappearances, says Amnesty

The victims have been subjected to "horrendous abuses," including electric shocks to sensitive areas and rape. The interior ministry has denied any …

‘We've been through two revolutions’: Centamin boss Andrew Pardey on mining gold in Egypt

At gold mining company Centamin, they have a motto: “If it was easy, someone else would have done it already.” It’s apt for a business that has built Sukari, one of the world’s biggest gold mines, in a country better known for revolutions and regime change than digging up precious metals.<p>“Egyptian …

This map shows how bad income inequality is in your state

The top 1% of American earners captured 20.1% of all the income in the US in 2013, according to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute.<p>And from 2009 to 2013, the top 1% took home 85.1% of total income growth.<p>Moreover, the average American one-percenter's income of over $1.1 million is 25.3 …

Five excellent things to do in London for under £15

Feeling a bit strapped for cash? Don't resign yourself to a night in front of the telly with a microwave meal for one. There's plenty of fun stuff …

England

Associated Press News

These 2 maps show the next catastrophe that could affect the Middle East

As sectarian strife spearheaded by ISIS convulses the Middle East, and tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia only deepen, it is hard to imagine that a far more pressing concern could be threatening the region.<p>But a series of maps from the UN show that despite the awful suffering already occurring …

Middle East

Egypt threatens to let hundreds of thousands of migrants into EU as row with Italy erupts

GETTYEgypt stands to allow thousands of migrants to travel to Europe after row with Italy<p>More than 70,000 migrants have travelled from Egypt and …

To This Italian Lingerie Designer Favored by Rihanna, Ramadan Meant Big Business (As Usual)

When we meet she just finalized a project with Rihanna for W magazine’s September issue, and is fresh out of Saudi Arabia after meeting with an affluent client from the Gulf region. “Rihanna specifically asked if they could use Rosamosario for the shoot,” Carlotta Danti tells me. Danti is the …

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In Africa, Benjamin Netanyahu Looks for Friends, and U.N. Votes, for Israel

NAIROBI, Kenya — Benjamin Netanyahu, the prime minister of Israel, cruised around the capital of Kenya with an entourage of dozens of Israeli executives, hoping to sell Africa everything from Israeli-made plastic wrap, sprinklers and irrigation pipes to software, CCTV cameras and military …

Israel

Egypt considers retaliating for Italy's decision to cut military supplies | Reuters

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt said on Wednesday it was considering retaliating against Italy for halting military supplies to protest the killing of an Italian student earlier this year.<p>Italy’s Senate voted last week to halt supplies to Egypt of spare parts for F16 warplanes, the first commercial steps …

North Africa

Egypt canceled daylight saving time three days before it was due to start

On Monday, Egypt's cabinet announced that it was abolishing daylight saving time this year. Such a move may strike many around the world as logical: The practice of moving the clocks forward by one hour during the summer months so that the evening daylight lasts longer is widespread throughout much …

Daylight Savings Time

The Extraordinary Privilege of the Wealthy Suburbs in Egypt

A Cairo group finds a massive geographic disparity in infrastructure spending between so-called “new cities” and existing ones.<p>The Egyptian group 10 Tooba recently published findings on government spending on the country’s built environment—and the results are stark. The study looks at public …

Smart Cities

Cockpit recorder of crashed EgyptAir jet recovered from sea

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt said Thursday it has recovered the cockpit voice recorder from the submerged wreckage of EgyptAir Flight 804, a major breakthrough in the investigation that could help resolve the mystery of why the jetliner plunged into the Mediterranean last month and killed all 66 people …

Egyptian president gains power to appoint editors of state-run newspapers

Egypt’s parliament has approved a bill that gives the president powers to directly reshuffle the body that appoints editors of state-owned media …