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From the Baltic to the South China Sea, Russia and China See One Foe -- the U.S.

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia -- On July 8 and 9, at the NATO summit in Warsaw, leaders of the Western world met to "reinforce our collective defense ... at a defining moment for the security of our nations and populations." Just three days later in The Hague, an international tribunal on the law of the sea …

The Latest: Trump calls for Obama's resignation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times Eastern Daylight Time):<p>5:10 p.m.<p>Donald Trump says President Barack Obama …

Donald Trump

German MP calls for a travel ban on Erdogan

Sevim Dagdelen has urged action after receiving death threats over the Armenian genocide vote in Germany's parliament. She said she wants Turkish …

Bundestag

Here‘s How Entrepreneurs Go From $0 To $5M in Funding

During the writing of my book, <i>The Art of Startup Fundraising</i>, I tried to distill all of my learnings during my years connecting startups with …

Brexit Vote Reveals The Generation Gap In The United Kingdom

The June 23 referendum on whether the United Kingdom should leave the European Union has revealed one clear gap: younger voters are much more likely to favor staying in the E.U. compared to older ones. A recent study found that 69 percent of those under age 35 want to stay and 46 percent of those …

American cynicism is reaching a boiling point, and the corrupt electoral system is to blame

<b>Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton (AP/Chris Carlson/Reuters/Andrew Innerarity/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Fed up with politicians overall, Americans are not excited about either Trump or Hillary in the White House<p>Conor Lynch<p>June 11, 2016 2:45am (UTC)<p>In a recent Quinnipiac University survey released earlier …

Middle-class

That time China's state media ran an article about nuclear strikes against Los Angeles

According to the report, a Chinese newspaper sponsored by the Communist Party ran an article in November 2013 about the possibilities of nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) strikes against much of the US's Pacific coast. In the scenario imagined by the newspaper, China's new JIN …

Los Angeles

Saudi deputy crown prince to visit the United States

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is scheduled to visit the United States later this month, a source familiar with the visit told CNN Friday.<p>Salman, son of Saudi Arabia's King Salman, will be in Washington June 14-16. He will meet with various officials from the White …

Citizen Obama: How the president is campaigning for a philosophy, not just a candidate

President Obama is likely to play a more active role in the race to succeed him than any outgoing president in the modern era. But in addition to campaigning for fellow Democrats, he's also aiming to ensure a lasting footprint for his governing philosophy.<p>In the summer and fall, Obama will preach …

Hillary Clinton

When Iraq Expelled Its Jews to Israel: The Inside Story

Immigrants from Iraq soon after landing at Lod Airport, summer 1951. Photo: Teddy Brauner, GPO.<p>After Adolf Hitler’s defeat in May 1945, many Nazis …

Clinton Campaign Slams Trump's Attack on Judge

The Hillary Clinton campaign condemned Donald Trump’s attacks on Judge Gonzalo Curiel on Friday, defending the U.S. District judge who has become the …

Donald Trump Calls for Hillary Clinton to Be Jailed

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump hit back at Democratic rival Hillary Clinton on Thursday night, casting as “pathetic” the scathing …

The world's busiest airport in numbers

The world’s busiest airport faced chaos at the weekend after a power cut left passengers stranded in darkened terminals and planes idling on the tarmac.<p>But we’re not talking about Heathrow, Beijing or even Dubai. The busiest airport on the planet is actually Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International …

Kepler-62f, An Exoplanet 1,200 Light-Years From Earth, May Sustain Life As We Know It

In 2013, scientists using NASA’s Kepler space telescope discovered a system of five planets locked in an orbit around a star smaller and cooler than …

How Global Warming Will Someday End Life On Earth

<i>Ethan is on vacation. Please enjoy a version of this article that was first published on July 19, 2015.</i><p>We like to think of our planet as perfect for life, having met all the conditions we know of for life to exist, flourish and thrive for billions of years. After all, here on Earth, with our …

Is Mexico City Turning Into New York City?

On the tenth floor patio of his apartment building on Avenida Chapultepec in downtown Mexico City, 35-year-old architect Fernando Madrid leans out over the railing and looks out at the newly built skyscrapers jutting up from the street a few blocks away. The mid-day traffic clogs Chapultepec Ave, …

Malaysia establishes a 1-million-hectare marine park

The new Tun Mustapha marine park & shark sanctuary in Borneo is the biggest marine protected area in Malaysia<p>Malaysia has just established the biggest marine protected area (MPA) in the country. The Tun Mustapha park (TMP) occupies 1m hectares (2.47m acres) of seascape off the northern tip of Sabah …

I Outsourced My Social Media Presence to a Virtual Assistant for 48 Hours

Turns out, I don't need to be on social media to have a social media presence.<p>Would you feel comfortable letting an online bot masquerade as you on Facebook and Twitter for a weekend, learning your habits and mimicking the way you interact with your human peers?<p>The opportunity to do just that was …

Bernie Sanders looks for success in an 'unbelievable' place: California's Central Valley

The long road<p>Bernie Sanderstraveled Sunday took him past Buck Owens Boulevard and Merle Haggard Drive, past thousands of acres of grape vines and almond trees, past cattle barns and packing plants and banners declaring that “no water = no food.”<p>This great expanse, the southern end of the Central …

Mickey Who? China’s Richest Man Opens Theme Park With Warning for Disney

The gates of China’s newest theme park were flung open Saturday — the first salvo in billionaire property magnet Wang Jianlin’s campaign to unseat …

Israel thanks Russia for returning tank from 1982 war

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister has thanked the Russian President for agreeing to return a tank from a battle in the 1982 Lebanon war from which three soldiers are still missing in action.<p>Benjamin Netanyahu issued a statement Sunday thanking Vladimir Putin. It says that after the war Syria …

Israel

"I Didn't Know You Were A Writer"

At 61, I was unemployed. Sooner or later, my severance package would stop arriving in my checking account, and although I've never worried much about money, I began thinking of ways to cut back, something I've never been known for. I tried not to surrender to my bent for the dramatic, but once in a …

Easter Island statues could fall due to climate change, U.N. says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Higher waves caused by a warming planet are chipping away at platforms that have supported some of the famous statues on Easter Island for more than 500 years, according to a United Nations report on cultural heritage sites and climate change.<p>"Some Easter Island statues are at risk of being …

Merkel praises Franco-German cooperation a hundred years after Battle of Verdun

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has hailed Franco-German cooperation ahead of the centenary commemorations of the Battle of Verdun. Merkel said that …

Italy to sell old prisons to build new ones

ROME (Reuters) - Italy plans to sell historic prisons in Rome, Milan, and Naples, which hold more than 3,000 inmates, to pay for modern ones, the justice minister said in a newspaper interview.<p>Milan’s San Vittore prison, opened in 1879 and holding about 750 inmates, Rome’s Regina Coeli, built in …

China's plans for financial district in Tianjin remain in question

BEIJING: China’s US$50 billion replica of Manhattan in the northern port city of Tianjin still lies mostly unfinished and empty nearly a decade after …

China

Islamic State creates city-wide hostage crisis as Iraq's army escalates bloody struggle for Fallujah

At sunrise, Mohammed Auda Shalaan led a convoy of five vehicles laden with civilians out of the Iraqi city of Fallujah.<p>After two years living under the black flag of jihad, the 350,000 people of this sprawling conurbation beside the Euphrates are now in the path of a huge offensive by government …

Chinese users aren’t happy with Microsoft’s push for Windows 10 upgrade

<i>(Reuters) –</i> Chinese users of Microsoft products are criticizing the software company’s push to get them to mandatorily upgrade their Windows operating systems, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday.<p>Posts critical of Microsoft on microblog site Weibo relating to the Windows 10 upgrade, …

Windows 10

Putin warns Romania, Poland over implementing US missile shield

Romania and Poland are in the potential crosshairs of Russian rockets because they are hosting parts of the U.S. missile defense shield that Moscow considers a threat to its national security, President Vladimir Putin warned Friday.<p>Putin warned the European nations that Moscow has repeatedly said …

Sanders rips Clinton's 'arrogance,' vows to beat Trump 'bad'

Bernie Sanders tore into Hillary Clinton's presumption that she is going to be the Democratic nominee for president late Thursday night, taking to the stage of ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" while sarcastically thanking Donald Trump for appearing to be concerned about his situation in the primary.<p>At one …