Dave Stichter

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For Hamas, Gaza protests are an effective way to vilify Israel and deflect attention

The response from Israel has been harsh: at least 115 Palestinians killed and thousands more injured in eight weeks of protests along the Gaza Strip's eastern border.<p>Many if not most of the dead were affiliated with Hamas, the armed Islamist movement that controls the squalid coastal enclave and …

Israel

Report: Nigerian troops raped women rescued from Boko Haram

LAGOS, Nigeria — Nigerian soldiers and self-defence forces have raped women who were rescued from the Boko Haram extremist group, Amnesty …

Africa

Oh my: "Coward of Broward" protected sheriff's son after beating of student?

Wonder how deputy sheriff Scot Peterson got to retire on a pension of nearly $9000 a month after failing to confront the Parkland school shooter? The …

Crime

How a Public Suicide Harms the People Who See It

For unwitting bystanders, the experience can be traumatic.<p>One evening last March, Nancy Bacon saw a stranger die. She had just touched down in Toronto and set off for a business meeting, chatting on her phone as she navigated the rush-hour traffic of the financial district. She was jaywalking, …

Mental Health

Can you ever change a violent psychopath’s mind?

To make our streets safer, efforts are underway to devise new treatments for repeatedly violent offenders.<p>For the purposes of this article, imagine this scenario. It’s a Saturday night in a busy city-centre pub. Feeling bored, Tony picks up the empty beer bottle on the table in front of him and …

Psychology

Entertainment tonight releases VIDEO of Morgan Freeman making creepy sexual comments to their reporters

Entertainment tonight has releases a couple of videos that show Morgan Freeman making creepy sexual comments toward female reporters that sat down to …

Morgan Freeman

Am I Really Overqualified -- Or Am I Just Too Old?

Dear Liz,<p>When an employer tells me, “You’re overqualified,” is that code for “You’re too old?” It certainly seems that way.<p>Thanks,<p>Lorne<p>Dear Lorne,<p>“Overqualified” can mean many things. It can mean you’re too old. It can mean you’re too expensive. It can mean they’re afraid you’ll have too many …

Employment

The Obama Administration’s Spying on Trump Was a Departure from Norms

Has an outgoing president ever worked to delegitimize and dislodge his successor like this?<p>‘F.B.I. Used Informant to Investigate Russia Ties to …

Donald Trump

Watch George W. Bush Heckle a Mascot of Himself at Texas Rangers Game

Former President George W. Bush was in the stands to watch his Texas Rangers take on the New York Yankees at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas, on …

Texas Rangers

Rural counties' response to state firearm laws: 'Gun sanctuaries'

A new push for gun control in Springfield, Illinois’ capitol, had David Campbell feeling angry and powerless.<p>“It’s time to take stand,” he told himself.<p>Campbell, a small print shop owner who is a member of the Effingham County Board in rural southern Illinois, was upset that Chicago-area lawmakers …

Guns

Letter: What use does a semi-automatic rifle have other than mass slaughter?

I have to admit Pat Bagley’s cartoon on May 20 (“If I had a hammer”) made me pause and think. It made me think of the saying “Use the right tool for …

Salt Lake City

Everything you need to stream TV

Everything is streaming nowadays. The Oscars. The Super Bowl. Your favorite TV show. The latest <i>Star Wars.</i> (Well, eventually.)<p>People are increasingly giving up on cable TV. By the end of last year, an estimated 22.2 million people had canceled cable or some other traditional TV service. And the …

Televisions

7 Former 'Best Practices' That Don't Work for Business Today

Why and how corporations must blow up many of their past 'best practices' to survive in today's rapidly changing world<p>Most companies today claim they are embarked on a transformation to ensure their long-term survival in this era of disruption and rapid change.<p>But in their day-to-day practices, …

Innovation

The Anti-Anxiety Mind Trick That Can Help You Stop Overthinking Every Single Decision

It's not easy, but it works.<p><i>This essay is adapted from</i> The Healthy Mind Toolkit <i>by Alice Boyes, PhD, a former clinical psychologist turned writer.</i><p>If …

Self-help

Every Game Confirmed For E3 2018 (So Far)

E3 is the biggest showcase for video games every year, and E3 2018 is shaping up to be no different. While events like Gamescom might be far larger in terms of sheer attendance, E3 is still the premiere place for developers to showcase their upcoming projects. There are sure to be many games that …

Call of Duty

The leader of Hamas in Gaza is the most influential man in Palestine

YAHYA SINWAR, 56, has spent his entire adult life in prisons: the concrete Israeli sort and the open-air prison that is Gaza. Yet Mr Sinwar is now, …

Israel

Dick Morris: Voters Moving Right While Democrats Moving Left

Over the past five months, President Donald Trump’s ratings, according to the RealClearPolitics.com moving average, have flipped from 38-58 to 44-52 …

Democratic Party

Video: The Top 10 Most Beautiful Hikes in the World

This weekend is the long Memorial Day holiday here in the U.S., which often unofficially starts the summer season. No doubt, many of you will be …

Hiking

Coyotes Invaded America by Mating With Your Pets, and They're Still At It

These promiscuous canines have their sights set on new territory.<p>A hundred years ago, it would have been scary if a wild coyote wandered into a …

Ecology

Man opens fire inside Oklahoma restaurant before 'armed citizen' shoots, kills him, police say

A man “opened fire” Thursday in an Oklahoma restaurant, leaving at least four people injured, before he was fatally shot by a bystander, police said.<p>The gunfire unfolded at about 6:30 p.m. local time at Louie's on the Lake in Oklahoma City, Fox 25 News reported.<p>The unidentified shooter entered the …

Crime

Don’t sweat a thing with the 8 best cooling pillows for hot-blooded sleepers

The warm-blooded among us know that kicking the covers off isn’t always enough to keep cool when you’re trying to sleep. Even with modern air …

Shopping

7 must-have devices for your smart home office

From audio-augmenting ear buds to automated coffee machines, here are the seven most effective devices for working at home.<p>A home office has the …

Smart Homes

About 40 US soldiers held off hundreds of Russian mercenaries in a brutal firefight in Syria

Roughly 40 US commandos held off around 500 pro-Syrian government forces — including Russian mercenaries — in an intense firefight in early February, The New York Times reported.<p>The battle reportedly lasted four hours, and by the end, between 200 to 300 of the pro-Syrian government forces, loyal to …

Middle East

New FBI Data on Active Shooters Shows the Importance of Armed Citizens

The millions of Americans who are ready, willing, and able to defend themselves and others should carry a gun in public.<p>After reading the FBI’s …

Guns

Sculpt Your Abs in 6 Minutes With This Trainer's Killer Floor Workout

Ready to tone and strengthen your core in just minutes? Fitness blogger and trainer Stefanie Williams shared a quick-but-killer floor workout on Instagram, featuring four ab moves that you can do anywhere. This would be a great one to fit into your morning routine at home or even on a vacation as …

Workouts

White Student, Charged in Brutal Beating that Left Black Minneapolis Teaching Aide On Life Support, Released Without Bail 

Apparently, in Minneapolis, you can beat a person within an inch of their life and still walk out of jail without posting bail.<p>At least that’s what …

Mental Health

Signs That Aliens May Already Have Made Contact With Us

Are aliens among us? (via FelixMittermeier/Pixabay)<p>Aliens are kinda the holy grail of scientific inquiry. And I say that only because there are few …

Paranormal

Why Is the American Flag Displayed Backwards on Military Uniforms?

In 1968, famed activist Abbie Hoffman decided to crash a meeting of the House Un-American Activities Committee in Washington by showing up in a shirt …

Roads

NRA supporters can’t debate the facts on assault weapons, so they use this dumb argument

But they might have finally met their match.<p>If you’re ever feeling particularly masochistic, here’s an experiment for you to try. Open up Twitter, …

Guns

Suspect in custody after shooting at Indiana middle school

<b>(CNN) —</b> A student was taken into custody Friday after a shooting at a Noblesville, Indiana, middle school left three people injured, officials said.<p>A female student from Noblesville West Middle School was hospitalized in critical condition and a male teacher was in good condition, the Hamilton …

Middle School