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While Scolding Trump, Mexico Seeks to Curtail Citizens’ Rights

MEXICO CITY — Even as Mexico fumes over President Trump’s aggressive stance toward its people, the Mexican government is quietly trying to rip up basic legal protections for its citizens at home and gut longstanding efforts to fix the nation’s broken rule of law.<p>Legal experts fear the move will set …

Pope Francis | World | The Guardian

Pope Francis visits Myanmar, a country facing global condemnation over its treatment of Rohingya Muslims, and travels on to its neighbour<p>Published: 30 Nov 2017<p>The country’s largest-ever trial culminated in first judgment against pilots who threw opponents of military regime into ocean during …

Pope in Sri Lanka: Huge crowds for Colombo Mass

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1137000/1137709_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1512690286_1132c19591584ba6be26c9e59d35cfeb<p><b>Huge crowds have watched Pope Francis celebrate Mass in Sri Lanka, at which he canonised the nation's first saint.</b><p>The pontiff urged people to follow …

How I Brought Positive Balance to 2014, One of the Worst Years of My Life

I hope this time of the year is finding you well. For most of us, the approaching new year is a time of reflection, a time when we pause to assess the past year and look toward the future.<p>We take time to evaluate our projects and dreams, enjoy the dreams fulfilled and pave a path for those we did …

The Style Evolution of Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen

To celebrate their 30th birthday, we're taking a look back at the influential Olsens' sartorial transformation.<p>From playing the dual role of mischievous Michelle on <i>Full House</i> to building an entertainment—and now, fashion—empire, we've been hooked on the Olsen sisters since day one. Now, to …

2014: The Year in Magazines

We’ve already covered the year in news, but what about the year in street style, meditation, Super Bowl commercials or a certain viral podcast? Look …

Richard's Picks: The 6 Best Places for 2015 -- Can You Guess?

So, once again we raked the globe, dug into the sands, felt the heartbeats, swayed the stages, and lazed in the marvels. Over the months of Sundays we've surveyed over 190 countries, but we do not choose a "best" because "it is a super place," and certainly not because it has fabulous resorts or …

Year in pictures: China 2014

<b>From tensions with Japan to air pollution, major protests in Hong Kong and the downfall of a former security chief, the BBC rounds up China's year in 2014.</b>

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Sony A7 II review: the next great camera, someday

The camera industry is the most interesting and exciting it’s been in the past 10 years. After capable smartphones decimated the point-and-shoot market, camera makers have focused their efforts on appealing to enthusiasts and professional photographers — those that need or want more than a …

Six lessons we can learn from geniuses

Whether it’s designing a supersonic vehicle, helping the blind to see or creating space history, what can we learn from the great minds behind these feats?<p>Our series The Genius Behind has taken you inside the minds of people who are making the impossible possible. Whether it is designing the …

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Food Trends We Hope Don't Make It All The Way Through 2015

The thing about food trends is that we're over them. There's nothing more annoying than a cupcake, there's no one more annoying than a foodie. If a food is trendy, then by nature we've had enough of it. We never want to put another Brussels sprout in our mouths again, especially if it's accompanied …

Iraqi forces 'retake Dhuluiyah from ISIL'

Iraqi forces have completed the recapture of Dhuluiyah, parts of which had been held by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) for months, commanders have said.<p>Pro-government forces had pushed into the town, located 90km outside Baghdad, from the north two days earlier, fighting their way …

AirAsia plane found in Java Sea: as it happened

Indonesian officials sighted items from the missing AirAsia plane, including an emergency slide and a plane door, have been sighted - along with bodies<p><b>• Indonesian authorities confirm debris is from plane</b> <b><br>• Australian planes spot objects in sea in AirAsia search area</b> <b><br>• Pilot had asked to change route</b> …

Aviation

Articles about most popular homes 2014 indoor outdoor living on Dwell.com - Dwell

Now that the days are getting longer and the temperatures are rising, consider how a courtyard can bring you closer to nature...<p>Southern California often conjures up visions of sun, sand, and surf—but for the modernist, it also brings to mind midcentury...<p>Situated on a sprawling 10,998 square-foot …

Architecture

15 Iphone Apps To Be Even Lazier in 2015

The new year is knocking. Time to break out your goals for self-improvement and… eh, forget it. For most of us, these things won’t live to see the Superbowl half-time show. This year, why not be honest with ourselves and embrace our ever-increasing laziness? Call it maximizing our efficiency, if it …

How to Slow Aging Now: What Your Doctor Won't Tell You

Most articles that find themselves under such a headline are not based in good science. Products promising long life and physical transformation usually generate profit and disappointment in equal parts. The eternal success of such sales represents a triumph of hope over experience, a very large …

9 Things That Make Maui Irresistible (In Photos)

I've been missing Maui a lot lately. Like a lot, lot. From the simplicity of lazing around being a beach bum to the incredible beauty of Hawaii's second largest island, nostalgia is definitely an understatement.<p><b>Beach vacation now, please!</b><p>I started missing Maui so much I began looking at old photos …

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Ten films to watch in 2015

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Microsoft’s next-gen ‘Spartan’ browser could run on iOS and the Mac

It’s come a long way in recent years, but even so, Internet Explorer may be Microsoft’s most reviled product: a web browser so bad it held web standards back for years. From a Mac fan’s perspective, the best that can be said about Internet Explorer is that, for the most part, you never have to use …

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Unplugged Tropical Retreats Where You Can REALLY Escape in 2015

When you've reached the point of needing a true escape, these nine unplugged tropical retreats are just the spots to escape to.<p><i>-- Alex Creange, Oyster.com</i><p><b>Strawberry Hill, Jamaica</b><p>Nestled among the steep, winding hills of Jamaica's Blue Mountain, this former coffee plantation might just be the …

Colorado and Marijuana Legalization One Year Later: What Has Changed?

It will soon be a full year in which adults were allowed to purchase marijuana from state-regulated dispensaries in Colorado.<p>We've already passed the two-year mark allowing adults to possess an ounce of marijuana and use privately. Some Coloradans have chosen to cultivate marijuana legally for the …

Articles about japanese home among trees uses bookshelves and glass walls on Dwell.com - Dwell

An established Japanese architecture firm with a yen for porous, indoor-outdoor living spaces crafts a hilltop perch for a young...<p>Cantilevered volumes of glass lift the residents of this modern Atlanta home high into an urban forest.<p>Create a space that stands out.<p>Though living in a glass house …

Architecture

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Have 15 years of power gone to Putin's head?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1132000/1132829_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518142038_c002729655392ec0ca0c92d0e7249368<p><b>It was New Year's Eve 1999.</b><p>While Russians were preparing for the dawn of a new millennium, their president was preparing a surprise announcement.<p>"I …

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Hackers recreate fingerprints using public photos

A German hacking group claims that it can recreate your fingerprints from the other side of the world.<p>At a cybersecurity convention in Hamburg last week, the "Chaos Computer Club" demonstrated how it can mimic a fingerprint just by analyzing photographs.<p>Fingerprints have been recreated from smudges …

Why Buddhist Teacher Pema Chödrön Says There's No Need For Self-Improvement (VIDEO)

The start of a new year is a natural time to reflect on where you've been and where you want to go. But before you start making a resolution list of self-improvements, watch this "Super Soul Sunday" clip with world-renowned Buddhist teacher and best-selling author Pema Chödrön. As one of the first …