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Mixtape Release Dates: Wiz Khalifa, Rick Ross, 50 Cent, T-Wayne

A few new mixtapes announcements were made this week. Check out what’s new below.<p>Wiz Khalifa recently announced that he’s planning on releasing a new …

Ten best plank variations to keep your core strong

Want to tone your abs but bored with the static, orthodox plank position? Personal fitness trainer Scott Laidler explains the ten more exciting options that can help you change up your workout<p>The plank exercise is a staple core exercise that works everything from your abdominals, lower back, …

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Why the Oregon Ducks Don’t Believe in Yelling

Breaking With Football Tradition, the Ducks’ Coaches Don’t Scream at Their Players; ‘Society Has Changed’<p>Oregon football has become famous for doing things a certain way: fast, flashy and, above all else, loud. This is a team that plays before a deafening home crowd, dons ostentatious, …

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

What's killing your battery? Android's top 10 performance-sapping apps

Is your phone or tablet battery constantly reduced to a sliver of red on the screen? New research has found the worst performance-draining apps on Android devices, and Facebook is the biggest culprit.<p>It may seem to consume every spare moment of our lives, but the world's most famous social …

The greatest myth about phones is that you are in control

In the human-machine relationship, you, fellow <i>Homo sapiens</i>, are commonly designated as the owner, operator, or otherwise dictator of the subservient device in your possession.<p>Consider, however, the reality of your relationship with your phone. First of all, it knows everything about you. It reads …

Confusion over supposed Russian pullback from Ukraine's borders

Ukrainian border guards say there has been a decrease in Russian military activity near their border, but NATO and the USA say they have seen no signs that Russian forces have pulled back.<p>On Monday the Kremlin announced President Vladimir Putin had ordered Russian forces near Ukraine back to their …

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Ukraine agrees to talks on Moscow-backed plan for eastern regions

The Ukrainian government has agreed to launch discussions on giving more powers to the regions under a peace plan brokered by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) – a roadmap backed by Moscow but regarded with scepticism by Kiev.<p>Ukraine's prime minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, …

Eastern Ukraine Wraps Up Vote On Independence; Clashes Reported

<b>(This post was updated at 3:55 p.m. ET.)</b><p>Residents of two fractious regions of eastern Ukraine wrapped up voting on Sunday in a controversial referendum over independence from the central government in Kiev.<p>Separatists opened polls at 8 a.m. local time (1 a.m. EDT) in Donetsk and Luhansk, despite …

Rebels appeal to join Russia after East Ukraine vote | Reuters

DONETSK/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine, May 12 (Reuters) - Pro-Moscow rebel leaders in eastern Ukraine called on Monday for their region to become part of Russia, the day after staging a referendum on self-rule, although Moscow stopped short of endorsing their bid for annexation.<p>Announcing the result of the …

Meet the Beneficiaries of Ukraine's Bloody Crisis

The last few days have brought the worst violence yet since the ongoing struggle between the governments of Ukraine, Russia and their respective civilian supporters began, and power players on both sides are using the conflict to their advantage.<p><b>Russians agitate, oil rises</b><p>Russian President Vladimir …

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Ukraine ready for talks with the east, not with 'terrorists'

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine’s government is ready to talk to political parties and regional officials in eastern regions on ways to resolve the country’s crisis, but will not talk to “terrorists”, the Foreign Ministry said.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Wednesday for talks between …

Ukrainian Jews Reportedly ‘Flooding’ Israeli Consulate to Get Out of Country

An Israeli newspaper is reporting that 70% of Ukraine’s Jewish community is now considering emigrating to Israel and that many are “flooding” the Israeli consulate to secure immigration visas in order to flee the country.<p>This follows reports earlier this week that Jewish leaders in Odessa have put …

Ukraine soldiers killed in renewed Sloviansk fighting

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1074000/1074308_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524739971_5472abde9b8edf27a6b2a201712c4ad2<p><b>Four Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and an army helicopter shot down by pro-Russian militants near the eastern city of Sloviansk, Kiev says.</b><p>It …

Dozens killed in Ukraine fighting and fire; OSCE monitors freed | Reuters

ODESSA/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - At least 42 people were killed in a street battle between supporters and opponents of Russia in southern Ukraine that ended with dozens of pro-Russian protesters incinerated in a burning building, bringing the country closer to war.<p>Pro-Russian rebels in the …

Ukraine's restive east slipping from government's grasp | Reuters

HORLIVKA, Ukraine (Reuters) - Pro-Moscow separatists seized government offices in more Ukrainian towns on Wednesday, in a further sign that authorities in Kiev are losing control of the country’s eastern industrial heartland bordering Russia.<p>Gunmen who turned up at dawn took control of official …

IMF's $17B Loan To Ukraine Approved

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The International Monetary Fund's $17 billion loan to Ukraine, first proposed in March, has been …

Ukraine's Invisible Presidential Election

With Crimea and Ukraine's eastern regions dominating headlines, the May 25 vote approaches, unnoticed.<p>KIEV—U.S. Vice President Joe Biden recently said that Ukraine’s presidential election may be the most important in the country’s history. But you wouldn’t know it on the streets of Kiev.<p>With one …

Former NATO Commander Wesley Clark Urges U.S. Backing For Ukrainians

Retired Army Gen. Wesley Clark said Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to reassemble the old Soviet Union and urged the U.S. to support Ukrainians, who he said are prepared to fight.<p>Clark, the former supreme allied commander in Europe for NATO, issued the warning during an appearance Monday at …

Russia's second most powerful man becomes the target of new US sanctions

Igor Sechin, the head of Russia's largest state-run oil company, Rosneft, is now the target of new sanctions from the US.<p>Sechin once worked for the KGB and alongside Putin in St. Petersburg. When Putin became president, he made Sechin his energy czar.<p>Within Russia, Sechin is regarded by many to be …