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Trevor Noah On The GOP Health Plan: 'You Done F**ked Up'

It would hurt the sick, the poor and seniors. Bummer care.<p>The GOP’s new health care plan has been released, and it’s a winner. That is, if you define a “winner” as something hated by pretty much everyone.<p>Experts say the people who would be most negatively affected by the new plan are seniors, the …

The Statue of Liberty went dark and the timing is just too perfect

America always has to do things up big, and it's no different when it comes to metaphors.<p>On Tuesday evening, people across New York City began …

The Secret to Spending Time Abroad in Retirement

Make the most of an extra-long vacation.<p>One great thing about travel in retirement: You have more than two weeks of vacation days. Just as you might …

Samantha Bee Rips Media For Gushing Whenever Donald Trump Sounds Even Semi-Presidential

"What the f**k is wrong with you?!?"<p>Samantha Bee took aim at the media for the way it’s been reporting on President Donald Trump.<p>The “Full Frontal” host was furious with some of the press for raining “golden compliments down” on Trump following his more measured first major speech to Congress last …

Samantha Bee

Spicer muddles answer when pressed on Trump and Russia investigation

Press secretary first said ‘we need to find out’ if Trump is the subject of an investigation, then subsequently countered there is ‘no reason’ to believe he is<p>The White House has sown further confusion about Donald Trump’s accusations of wiretapping against his predecessor, Barack Obama.<p>At a …

The Real Reason Your Employees Can't Innovate

CEOs talk incessantly about innovation.<p>They want innovation, but they can’t get it. Their teams disappoint them by failing to come up with big, out-of-the-box ideas at the rate the CEO is looking for.<p>CEOs who get upset by their team’s inability to innovate are blind to the reality that the …

Employment

The Deep State Is a Figment of Steve Bannon’s Imagination

Here’s the real truth about America’s national security bureaucrats.<p>Here’s a handy rule for assessing the credibility of what you’re reading about national security in the Trump era: If somebody uses the term “Deep State,” you can be pretty sure they have no idea what they’re talking about.<p>The …

National Security

The 17 Best Places to Travel in 2017

From Africa and Asia's hottest beachfronts to the most underrated U.S. cities.<p>In 2017, you're going to need your passport—and your sense of adventure. Our top destinations to visit this year will have you heading out on safari, exploring historic Eastern Europe and South America, tapping into …

Top 5 Best Places to Travel In 2017 - Australia’s Best Destinations

Continuing our series of the best places to travel in 2017, we look at the continent of Australia which has far more to offer than the …

Australia

9 Terrific Sights That Every American Must See In London

You’ve booked the flights, grabbed your umbrella and already started to practice your ‘ello’ guvnor’ to proudly announce your arrival…Yup, you’re on …

Luggage

Bucket List Hotels | 5 Incredible Luxury Hotels That Should Be on Your List

<b>Like most people, I get very excited about the thought of staying at a luxury hotel, particularly in a destination that I see on Instagram feeds</b> …

The secret to getting ski fit in two weeks

Only two weeks to go till your trip? Don’t panic. Follow these 10 last minute tips to get your body slope-ready.<p>1. Squeeze out every second<p>If you’ve left ski fitness this late, you need to squeeze in as much as you can, so swap the sofa for a spot against the wall when you’re watching TV. Press …

Trump on the Brink, Cont'd

First, a fascinating blast from the past, in 1988, when Trump flirted with a presidential run on <i>The Oprah Winfrey Show</i>:<p>Molly has a great dispatch today from Clinton, Iowa:<p>Trump’s lead is a sad reflection of the state of the U.S. The tragedy here is that most of the Trump base is supporting him out …

The 100 Jokes That Shaped Modern Comedy

The oldest joke on record, a Sumerian proverb, was first told all the way back in 1900 B.C. Yes, it was a fart joke: “Something which has never …

How Trump Did It

It looks improvisational, but he planned this run for years, making a pipe dream look like a prophecy.<p>What they heard as they ate deli sandwiches around Donald Trump’s hulking wooden conference table sounded like the businessman’s typical bravado. These 25 New York political operatives had come to …

Donald Trump

Former Vermont seminarian arrested for seeking young kids for sex in Mexico | Fox News

A former seminarian arrested for allegedly seeking to have sex with infants and young girls in Mexico was carrying $2,000 in cash along with baby clothes and a bottle in his luggage, a Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman said Sunday.<p>Joel Wright, who was arrested Friday in …

Brawling flight attendants force plane to make unscheduled landing

There are plenty of stories of frustrated passengers coming to blows on cramped flights.<p>But this time it was a passenger who got in the middle of a brawl between two female flight attendants during an altercation that forced the pilot to make an unscheduled landing, according to the Aviation Herald.<p>…

It's Time to Celebrate Groundhog Day: 10 Life Lessons You Can Learn from the Bill Murray Comedy

This Tuesday, we celebrate a strange holiday that revolves around a magic rodent that can predict the future. More importantly for this conversation, …

Israeli cabinet minister attacks marriage of Hillary Clinton’s daughter

Minister suggests Chelsea Clinton’s interfaith wedding to a Jewish man should be condemned by religious American Jews<p>An Israeli cabinet minister has attacked the marriage of Hillary Clinton’s daughter to a Jewish man as proof that liberal US Jews do not take their faith seriously.<p>The comments by …

European leaders warn against too much economic pain on Russia

The European Union's unanimous resolve to punish Russia for its aggression in Ukraine appeared to be cracking as French, German, Austrian and Italian leaders voiced concern at an alliance summit of inflicting too much pain on Moscow as its economy tumbles.<p>French President Francois Hollande was the …

Russia

Skiing and snowboarding: Why do the two groups dislike each other?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora, the best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access</i> …

Sarah Silverman comedy pilot ordered by HBO

HBO has given a pilot order to an untitled comedy toplined by Sarah Silverman.<p>The single-camera laugher stars Silverman as a pathologically honest woman having a modern mid-life crisis.<p>Lucy Prebble (“Secret Diary of a Call Girl”) penned the pilot script and is exec producing with Silverman, Ash …

Obama's Cuba switch forces exile groups to adapt

MIAMI (AP) — Hours before President Barack Obama announced an end to a half-century of U.S. efforts to isolate Cuba's communist government, the Cuban …

Spain conservative party's HQ targeted in car attack

Madrid headquarters of Spain's conservative ruling party targeted by bankrupt businessman, who rammed a car containing two gas cylinders into the building<p>A bankrupt businessman rammed a car containing two gas cylinders into the Madrid headquarters of Spain's conservative ruling party on Friday, …

What Makes Leaders Innovative? New Study Identifies The 10 Keys

“All the money in the world, all the research and development resources in the world aren’t really worth a hoot, without innovative leadership. Money does not follow ideas; it follows leaders,” said Forbes Contributor Henry Doss in his recent post about innovation. Many organizations would like to …

Skype confirms 3D video calls are under development

<b>Skype has confirmed it has developed 3D video calls.</b><p>The news was revealed by a senior executive in an exclusive interview with the BBC to mark Skype's 10th anniversary.<p>There had been speculation about the possibility after the firm posted an advert in April saying it wanted to find a way to create …