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Omarosa, Trump and the curse of being a black woman in America

<i>“The most disrespected woman in America is the black woman. The most unprotected person in America is the black woman. The most neglected person in America is the black woman.”</i><p><i>— Malcolm X, 1962</i><p>Omarosa Manigault Newman is good at secretly recording conversations with her employers. She’s a savvy …

Women of Color

James Mattis: Latin American countries selling out their sovereignty to Russia, China

SANTIAGO, Chile — A Chinese space force in Argentina, Russian control of Venezuelan gas and South American armies equipped with the latest Chinese …

South America

A new report says traces of Monsanto pesticide found in many popular, oat-based breakfast foods

While it’s not printed anywhere on their ingredients list, some of America’s most popular breakfast foods contain pesticides. On Wednesday, the …

Pesticides

Sarah Sanders apologizes for false claim about African-American jobs

<b>(CNN) —</b> White House press secretary Sarah Sanders issued a rare correction Tuesday night after falsely declaring that President Donald Trump has created three times as many jobs for African-American workers as former President Barack Obama did during his two terms in office.<p>"Correction from today's …

Donald Trump

How to find and delete where Google knows you've been

Even if "Location History" is off on your phone, Google often still stores your precise location .<p>Here are some things you can do to delete those markers and keep your location as private as possible. But there's no panacea, because simply connecting to the internet on any device flags an IP …

Maps

Mexico’s favourite cocktail? La Paloma, not margarita, is country’s concoction of choice, and it’s poised to take over the world | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

If you ask almost anybody outside Mexico what that country’s most popular cocktail is, they will almost certainly nominate the margarita. They will …

Hong Kong

A Complete Guide to the 15 Best Whisky & Scotch Glasses

There comes a point in every true whisky drinker’s life where he puts down the shot glass and picks up the snifter, Glencairn, or tumbler instead. …

Whiskey

Iggy Azalea’s Bikini Falls Off In Unfortunate Malfunction — See Pics

Oops, and there goes Iggy Azalea’s top! The rapper was photographed scrounging to cover up after her bathing suit top suddenly fell off! See the …

Swimwear

20 Amazing Whiskeys Under $100

Prices may have shifted, but even at what could be the peak of the whiskey boom, you can still get great bottles of delicious whiskey under $100.<p>Call …

Supply and Demand

A retailer is selling cover-up pants that don't cover your butt — and people love them

Fashion Nova is known for many things. On one hand, the online retailer is seen as an affordable option for average customers to purchase some of the most in-style pieces of apparel. And through parternships with celebs like Cardi B and JWoww from Jersey Shore, the brand took over Instagram and …

Selling

Russia dumped 84% of its American debt. What that means

Russia has rapidly sold off the vast majority of its stash of American debt.<p>Between March and May, Russia's holdings of US Treasury bonds plummeted by $81 billion, representing 84% of its total US debt holdings.<p>The sudden debt dump may have contributed to a short-term spike in Treasury rates that …

Central Banks

Puerto Rican pilot with an incredible voice and a hit Salsa album sings for his passengers before making his first flight to his native island in TEN YEARS

A Puerto Rican pilot will be on cloud nine for a while now after he piloted flight to his native land for the first time in 10 years.<p>But before …

Music

YouTube star dumps 'World's Sexiest Weather Girl' so he can spend more time playing CALL OF DUTY

A professional video game player has dumped the woman known as the 'World's Sexiest Weather Girl' so that he can spend more time playing Call of Duty.<p>…

Call of Duty (Video Game)

The $15 Minimum Wage Is Wreaking Havoc On New York City Dining

The “Victory for New York Families” legislative package Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed more than two years ago has been devastating for New York City. They …

Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution by U.S. Stuns World Health Officials

A resolution to encourage breast-feeding was expected to be approved quickly and easily by the hundreds of government delegates who gathered this spring in Geneva for the United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly.<p>Based on decades of research, the resolution says that mother’s milk is …

Breast Feeding

Equinor Could Be The Best Energy Investment Right Now

Norwegian energy giant Equinor ASA (EQNR) is quite underfollowed, especially when compared to most of the American majors like ExxonMobil (XOM) and …

My immigration dystopia novel was called 'far-fetched'. Not anymore | Sabrina Vourvoulias

In 2012, when my novel was published, readers felt sure it could never happen in the US. Now they’re calling it prescient<p>I knew we were in trouble when undocumented immigrants started disappearing.<p>It was 2008, and they were being snatched by immigration agents right off the subway platform at the …

Immigration

Why it’s legal for Border Patrol to have checkpoints in the US

Agents asked motorists about their citizenship status at checkpoints in Maine and New Hampshire recently.<p>Customs and Border Protection agents set up an hours-long checkpoint on I-95 in Maine on Wednesday, arresting one man with an outstanding deportation order. In New Hampshire, Border Patrol …

I've Got Some Things to Say

I remember the exact moment I knew we were broke. I can still picture my mum at the refrigerator and the look on her face.<p>I was six years old, and I …

FIFA World Cup 2018: Complete schedule of games, how to watch

The 2018 World Cup — the 21st edition of the international soccer tournament — will be held in Russia. This is the first time that the tournament will be held in Russia.<p>A total of 32 teams will be competing, with the group stage set for June 14-June 28, Round of 16 from June 30-July 3, …

Costa Rica

Sweden distributes 'be prepared for war' leaflet to all 4.8m homes

Defence pamphlet shows how population can prepare in event of attack and contribute to country’s ‘total defence’<p>The Swedish government has begun sending all 4.8m of the country’s households a public information leaflet telling the population, for the first time in more than half a century, what to …

Sweden

Photos Of Star NFL Quarterback’s Wife Are Going Viral

Jay Cutler’s NFL playing career appears to be over, but we’re still going to be seeing a lot of the quarterback (and his wife).<p>The former star QB is …

Trump-voting crab town left shell-shocked by his visa changes

HOOPERS ISLAND, Md. — This community voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump. But now his immigration changes are killing its livelihood — legendary crabs that are a mainstay of the local economy and a regional delicacy.<p>For decades, Hoopers Island, known for its crabbing industry, has relied on a …

Visas

Venezuela takes charge of big bank, arrests 11 executives

Venezuela arrested 11 top officials from the country's largest private bank and announced that the state would intervene in the institution's activities at least temporarily to clean up purported illicit activity, officials said Thursday.<p>It was not clear whether the 90-day intervention would be a …

Bar Refaeli SI Swimsuit Model Page | SI.com

Follow on Instagram<p>Swimsuit 2012<p>Bar Refaeli 2012: New York, New York & Montreal, Canada<p>Swimsuit 2010<p>Bar Refaeli 2010: Maldives<p>Images, Photos, SI Swim …

Watch: Roomful of Rich, White NYC Parents Get Big Mad at Plan to Diversify Neighborhood’s Schools

Bad Omen for Markets From First Signs of Yield Curve Inversion

The forward curve of a closely watched proxy for the Federal Reserve’s policy rate has slightly inverted, signaling investors are either pricing in a …

What is Germany’s dual education system — and why do other countries want it?

The German economy is powered by products sold the world over. The strength of Europe's powerhouse depends on outbound shipments. We take a look at …

Vocational Education

32 of the most dangerous things science has strongly linked to cancer

Cancer is the No. 2 cause of death in the US, second only to heart disease.<p>It fundamentally affects the way our cells grow and divide, changing them in perverse ways. All cancer is a result of damage or genetic mutations in our DNA. The nasty, debilitating class of diseases spreads through a body …

World Trade Center

Marco Rubio outlined a terrifying 'hypothetical' scenario that could trigger a constitutional crisis in the US — and national security officials said part of it is already reality

During a hearing the Senate Intelligence Committee held on election security Wednesday, Sen. Marco Rubio described a "hypothetical" scenario that he says could call into question the legitimacy of a new president and potentially trigger a constitutional crisis.<p>"Let's assume for a moment that the …

Government