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Donald Trump says he uses 'every single thing in the book' to avoid paying taxes

"I mean, I pay as little as possible. I use every single thing in the book. And I have great people," the Republican presidential front-runner told supporters in Sioux Center, Iowa.<p>He contrasted his approach to how former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) addressed the tax issue during the 2012 …

Finland dropped 6 depth charges on a suspected Russian submarine but says it doesn't want to 'create a farce'

Commodore Olavi Jantunen, chief of operations in the Finnish navy, told local broadcasters that the navy had identified a "possible underwater object" at noon on Monday and had sent vessels to investigate after it was spotted again early Tuesday morning.<p>The ships dropped six small depth charges …

Amid diplomatic flurry on Ukraine, Kerry warns Russia

With the prospect of Western arms supplies to Ukraine looming over the conflict there, top U.S. and European officials descended on snowbound Kiev on Thursday to press the leaders of Ukraine and Russia to negotiate an end to their disputes and avert a worsening of the nearly year-old crisis.<p>U.S. …

China detains Canadian man over state secrets

<b>China says it is holding a Canadian man on suspicion of stealing state secrets but has released his wife on bail.</b><p>Kevin and Julia Garratt, a Christian couple, run a coffee shop in Dandong on the North Korean border.<p>They were seized by investigators six months ago. State media said then that they …

What Are Some Disney Park Rides and Attractions That No Longer Exist?

Disney's scary "alone in the dark" attraction proved too intense for their audience and was redressed as a humorous Stitch attraction.<p><i>What are some failed Disney park rides and attractions?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn</i> …

Disney World

With Six Nominations, Sam Smith Is Set to Sweep the Grammys

It’s a few days before the Grammys, and <b>Sam Smith,</b> nominated for six awards, is getting married. Well, he’s pretending to, at least. In a new music video for the song “Lay Me Down,” released this morning, the singer is standing at the end of a candlelit church aisle, exchanging vows with a …

The most important thing in the Middle East that no one is talking about

There's a third jihadist vision contesting the Syrian battlefield, according to a major new study published by Phillip Smyth for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and it's arguably been the most successful of the bunch.<p>As Smyth explains, Iran has used the Syrian civil war to expand its …

Boko Haram, hit by 3-nation offensive, turns fury on Cameroonian civilians

Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters took revenge Thursday on villagers in Cameroon, shooting and burning scores to death and razing mosques and churches after warning Nigeria's neighbours not to join the battle against the Islamic insurgent group.<p>France's President warned that the world was not doing …

Africa

Obama budget seeks to spread the wealth; GOP calls it a pipe dream

President Obama launched the first clash in a series of budget battles Monday as he unveiled his nearly $4-trillion spending plan and accused Republicans of putting national security at risk over a political fight.<p>Laying out his budget proposal, Obama came down hard on Republicans who have held up …