Priyansh Shah

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How Obama could salvage the Iran deal

Even if Congress votes against the deal (and overrides a veto), Obama could halt many of the sanctions on his own.<p>If Congress votes down the Iran nuclear deal, President Barack Obama says, the agreement will collapse and war will come “soon.”<p>But Obama has broad powers to act alone — even against …

South Asia

Republicans pile on Trump as U.S. presidential campaign stumbles | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rival Republican presidential candidates piled on Donald Trump on Saturday for his caustic remarks about a female debate moderator, and the billionaire celebrity candidate backpedaled in an effort to keep his campaign from unraveling.<p>Republican 2016 presidential candidate …

Government

The Raj at War: A People’s History of India’s Second World War review – how the conflict brought an end to British rule

Yasmin Khan’s important book reveals how India’s wartime role made partition an inevitability<p>Through 1940 and 1941, recruitment officers worked their way across the regions of northern India that had traditionally provided troops for the British empire. Indian soldiers had contributed the manpower …

World History

Obama on Iran: The Specter of World War III | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>In an extraordinary speech delivered Wednesday, US President Barack Obama went public with a warning that powerful factions within Congress and the</i> …

Why Jeremy Clarkson’s ‘Top Gear’ Team Went to Amazon

LONDON — Why Amazon? That’s the question fans of hit BBC motoring-show “Top Gear” have been asking, after its former presenting team — Jeremy …

How Fox News Made My Dad Crazy

A new film produced by Golden Globe-winning actor Matthew Modine fires shots at Fox News, Rush Limbaugh, and the right-wing media machine.<p>In a new …

MARK CUBAN: I would consider being Donald Trump's VP if he asked me

His comments caused some people on social media to cheer the idea of Cuban joining Trump's presidential ticket, should the real-estate magnate win the Republican nomination.<p>So on Thursday, Business Insider reached out to Cuban — via his Cyber Dust app— to ask if he would consider running for vice …

Why Social Security Beats All Rivals -- And the Case for Expanding It

This is the season when we hear calls to cut Social Security. That's because of the annual trustees report on the system's financial condition.<p>Last week, the trustees reported that Social Security can pay all of its projected obligations through about 2034. To keep faith with today's workers and …

France beats Britain to win first European Quidditch Games

France have been named European Quidditch champions after sweeping aside the British favourites in an intense Harry Potter-inspired final played out in the Italian countryside.<p>The 90-50 result sees the French win the first European Quidditch Games, hosted this weekend in Sarteano, a hillside town …

Harry Potter

Obama has a controversial new plan for closing Guantanamo

Outlining the White House proposal that will soon be sent to Congress, Lisa Monaco, one of Obama's top national-security aides, told the Aspen Security Conference on Saturday that the US would step up the transfers of 52 detainees cleared for resettlement in other countries.<p>The plan calls for the …

Donald Trump just showed why his campaign may be doomed

On Sunday, though, Trump himself gave one of the clearest examples yet of why his candidacy is doomed to fail, and why, if handled properly, the debate stage could be his Waterloo.<p>Trump called in to CNN's State of the Union on Sunday morning to speak with host Jake Tapper.<p>Much of the appearance …

Lava Pixel V1 Android One device specs and pricing leaked

Google created the Android One movement to ensure developing markets have access too affordable devices with updated software. It looked great on paper, but the truth is most of these phones didn’t offer great bang for your buck. With so much competition and great options in the affordable …

Mobile Technology

‘White People’: MTV Takes On White Privilege

In the controversial and eye-opening documentary White People, premiering July 22 on MTV, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas …

Finally, the Obama I fell in love with

Week by week, as he gets closer to the finish line, it’s becoming clearer that Barack Obama is more of the president I hoped he could be back when I was blindly in love with him. This has felt especially true as he’s been taking on violence in many forms, countering a lame duck narrative by …

Obama Administration

Al Gore: 'Arctic drilling is insane'

Gore's remarks came days before Royal Dutch Shell plans to begin work drilling in the oil-rich Chukchi Sea in the Arctic under an Obama administration decision. The region is the last unchartered territory for oil production, with more than 20 percent of the world's undiscovered, recoverable oil …

Obama lays out a sweeping criminal justice reform plan

<b>President Barack Obama has called for sweeping reforms to the US criminal justice system including curbing the use of solitary confinement and voting rights for felons.</b><p>He said lengthy mandatory minimum sentences should be reduced - or thrown out entirely.<p>"Mass incarceration makes our entire country …

Non-violence

Why Mark Zuckerberg is the last to know about cool new Facebook features

You know Google's vaunted 20% time, where engineers get a dedicated portion of their workday for side-projects? It's "kind of like that, but on steroids," says Facebook developer advocate James Pearce in an interview with Business Insider. "I've never seen anything like this."<p>It's well-known that …

Hillary Clinton's Glass-Steagall

Hillary Clinton won't propose reinstating a bank break-up law known as the Glass-Steagall Act -- at least according to Alan Blinder, an economist who has been advising Clinton's campaign. "You're not going to see Glass-Steagall," Blinder said after her economic speech Monday in which she failed to …

Obama offers some praise of Putin

President Barack Obama had some kind words for Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. Really.<p>As the U.S. and Russia remained locked in a tense stand-off over Putin’s grab for Ukraine, Obama said he was pleasantly surprised by the foreign leader’s assistance in clinching a historic deal with …

Russia

Tunisia attack: Only one weapon was 'used to kill the terror attack victims' - as it happened July 1

The news confirms the police belief that there was only one gunman and comes after RAF C17 arrives in Oxfordshire carrying the bodies of eight British people killed in Tunisia attack<p><b>• The bodies of eight British victims have been brought back</b> <b><br>•</b> <b>Tunisia attack: Was there more than one gunman?</b> <b><br>• Mock</b> …

Wimbledon 2015 draw: Andy Murray handed nightmare task of Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic

British No 1's potential route to glory is Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the last 16, Rafael Nadal in the quarters, Roger Federer in the semis and Novak Djokovic in the final<p>On the face of things, Andy Murray’s Wimbledon draw looks like a bit of a nightmare. There is every chance that he will have to beat …