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India's 007, Former Super Spy, Is Shaping Modi's Foreign Policy

He spent seven years undercover in Pakistan, recruited rebels as informants in disputed Kashmir, and once disguised himself as a rickshaw driver to …

Five government contractors account for 80% of America's surveillance workforce

When Edward Snowden came in from the cold, it catapulted his employer, Booz Allen Hamilton -- a giant military/intelligence contractor -- into the …

Government use of surveillance devices must be restricted: privacy experts

Canada must acknowledge, and then constrain, the government's use of portable surveillance devices that can indiscriminately dredge data from people's smartphones without them knowing, privacy experts say.<p>Everything that is known or suspected about the government's use of these machines – called …

Why Russians like Vladimir Putin's wars

By Erik C. Nisbet<p>Elizabeth Stoycheff<p>Tensions are again mounting between Russia and Ukraine. Dubiously claiming provocation, Russia has stationed 40,000 troops on the Ukrainian border. Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned of a full-scale invasion.<p>This hawkish Russian foreign policy is not …

Russia

Buffett, Icahn & Yellen: 8 Famous Portfolios And How To Copy Them

<i>What the smart money has to say about your mix of stocks, bonds and exotic investments.</i><p>How much of your savings should be tossed into the stock market casino? Just about all, if you think like Warren Buffett. None, figures a panic-prone colleague of mine who just sold off his last share.<br>Bonds? …

Warren Buffett’s Top 10 Pieces of Investment Advice

Warren Buffett’s Top 10 Pieces of Investment Advice<p>Get The Full Warren Buffett Series in PDF<p>Get the entire 10-part series on Warren Buffett in PDF. …

Why the Berkshire Hathaway Wealth Model is So Successful

One of the least understood secrets behind the success of Berkshire Hathaway and its rise from an $8 stock in the 1960’s to more than $118,000 per …

Investing

Here's what private-equity billionaire Henry Kravis learned from losing a deal to Warren Buffett

In an interview with Jason Kelly of Bloomberg published Monday, Kravis recalled how the private-equity firm KKR, which he cofounded with his cousin George Roberts, broke into alternative asset management.<p>KKR now dabbles in many areas, including real estate, credit, and hedge funds. Private-equity …

Skeleton Bay From Above - Aerial footage of Alex Smith, Benji Brand, Bianca Buitendag, and more scoring perfection

The music isn’t very calming, nor are the images of sharks in the lineup, but the pulled back aerial shots of Skeleton Bay in this edit are to die …

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

Self-improvement

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Loaded Sriracha BBQ Sloppy Joe Fries - Life's Ambrosia

Life's Ambrosia<p>Instructions<p>1<p>Cook the ground beef in a skillet over medium heat. Drain. Reserve 1 tablespoon pan drippings.Cook the bell pepper and …

BOAR 18amp controller | Electric Fat Bike

A rider’s height is the best determinant for size with S/M (17.5” frame) optimal for people 5’2” to 5’7” and M/L (19” frame) ideal for those 5’8” to …

Pocket Squares & Handkerchiefs Reinvented With A Modern Function

Uniquely useful accessories<br>for everyday life<p>Designer microfiber handkerchiefs and cleaning cloths for your favorite tech enthusiasts, glasses …

Photo

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