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Why evangelicals are 'ecstatic' about Trump's Jerusalem move

<b>(CNN) —</b> American evangelicals, especially those close to President Donald Trump, hailed his announcement on Wednesday that the United States now recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital. But other religious leaders, including Pope Francis and Christians living in Israel, expressed dire concerns …

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How Much Muscle Can You Really Gain? | Men's Health

The highlight, though, was a guest posing routine by Tom Platz, a pro bodybuilder with thighs that were easily the size of my waist at the time. His legs reminded me of those pictures we used to draw in grade school of cars with jet engines. It had never occurred to me that a human could pack on …

What and When You Should Eat to Build Muscle

No matter how old your Facebook profile says you are, your component parts are considerably younger.<p>Even your bones replace themselves every 10 years. By that standard, your muscle cells, with an average age of 15 years old, are the adults at the party.<p>Your workouts will cause the protein in your …

How to Work Your Glutes and Hamstrings with No Equipment

Give it a shot. Lie on your back with your knees bent. Raise your toes so only your heels make contact with the floor. Lift your hips until they’re straight, squeeze your glutes, and crunch your abs. Now slowly “walk” one foot at a time away from your body in small 1 to 2 inch increments until your …

Bill O’Reilly attacks friend of deceased pastor for linking Fox News’ rhetoric to Charleston massacre

“I know he was your friend,” O’Reilly said, but Pastor Pinckney would have disappointed in your attacking Fox News<p>Thursday night on "The O'Reilly Factor," host Bill O'Reilly spoke to Charleston lawmaker Todd Rutherford, a friend of Pastor Clementa Pinckney, about comments Rutherford had made …

Charleston Church Shooting

Stephen Colbert roars back: Donald Trump evisceration suggests GOP clown car in for a world of hurt

Afraid we were in trouble without Stewart and Colbert’s truth-telling? A brilliant Trump takedown shows otherwise<p>For those of us who worried about our ability to make it through a presidential campaign without Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart, there is good news: Colbert still has his edge.<p>Colbert …

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Sikhs clash at Golden Temple in Amritsar

At least 12 people have been injured during clashes which broke out between Sikhs at Amritsar's Harmandir Sahib, or Golden Temple, the religion's holiest shrine, in northern India.<p>Kiran Jyoti Kaur, a spokesperson for the temple, told the AP news agency that members of a Sikh group brandishing …

California's top experiences

From towering redwood forests in foggy Northern California to perfectly sun-kissed surf beaches in the south, this 'Golden State' alongside the Pacific simply begs to be explored.<p>Come for the landscape, stay for the sensational meals, and glimpse the future in the making on America's creative coast.<p>…

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5 Places to Find Your Zen in San Francisco

By Rachel Ward, San Francisco editor, Where®<p><i>Photo courtesy Samovar Tea Lounge</i><p>When traveling in a fast-paced metropolis, a moment of respite in a quiet place is a luxury to relish. In San Francisco, peaceful havens cater to that need, providing an escape. Here's where to go to relax, renew and …

Scientists Have Solved The Mystery Of The White Tiger's Coat

The strikingly beautiful, milky coats of white tigers are caused by a single change in a known pigment gene, a new study finds.<p>Since their discovery in the Indian jungle centuries ago, white tigers, a variant of Bengal tigers (Panthera tigris tigris), have had a certain mystique. Captive white …

Wildlife

Women's 10 Biggest Worries About Sex -- And How To Ease The Anxiety

We stress over our jobs, our relationships, our finances and our friendships -- and unfortunately, even our bedrooms can become a breeding ground for anxiety. Sex may be touted as one of the most effective (and pleasurable) forms of stress relief, but it can also be a major source of insecurity for …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

...it's stuck in your head again, isn't it?<p>The Oscar-winner is apparently <i>very</i> afraid of germs and STIs<p>Spice up your sex life with these tasteful yet dirty recs.<p>He'll represent Team USA in banked slalom and snowboard cross in Pyeongchang.<p>Meal prepping for the week? Get your hard boiled egg game on …

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More Work to Bring War Criminals to Justice

Imagine for a moment that you are a child growing up in central Africa. Instead of sleeping at home with your family each night, you take shelter with dozens of other children. You hope you'll find safety in numbers. You pray that you will not be pulled out of your bed and abducted in the night by …

Pope Francis' new approach evident on Easter | DW | 31.03.2013

Protocols and formalities seem to matter little to the Jesuit from Argentina, whose unassuming demeanor has been the focus of much discussion. His …

Buenos Aires

US fighter jets to South Korea as tensions rise with North | DW | 01.04.2013

The US military said the two F-22 Raptor fighters arrived at the Osan Air Base, the main US Air Force base in the South, on Sunday to participate in …

North Korea

Unemployed youth turn their backs on Spain | DW | 01.04.2013

It was a small sign tucked in the corner of a pizzeria in Barcelona that got David Garcia Jurado all excited. After months of job hunting, "help …

Europe

Report reveals grave abuses of juveniles in India | DW | 01.04.2013

In November 2010, Soumen Mohanty, then 17 years of age, was arrested by the Orissa police under the Explosives Act for aiding Maoist rebels. He was …

Human Rights

India's top court dismisses Novartis patent bid | DW | 01.04.2013

The decision handed down by India's Supreme Court on Monday ended a nearly seven-year legal battle waged by Novartis to get a new version of its …

Novartis

Lou Barletta: Immigrants Are Turning America Into A 'Sinking Ship'

As members of both houses make progress on immigration reform in Congress, Rep. Lou Barletta (R-Pa.) expressed his opposition to a pathway to citizenship by arguing that immigrants are turning America into a "sinking ship."<p>"Why are we even talking about a pathway to citizenship when our borders …

Eric Holder 'Too Big To Jail' Claim Draws 300,000 Signatures Demanding Action From Obama

Activists will deliver petitions to Department of Justice offices around the country on Tuesday, calling on President Barack Obama to crack down on big banks. The move comes after nearly a month of vocal backlash against Attorney General Eric Holder's admission that some financial institutions are …