Kazik Kluz

47 Flips | 1 Magazine | 3 Likes | 10 Following | 1 Follower | @kazikkluz9 | Keep up with Kazik Kluz on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Kazik Kluz”

US warns Russia against Ukraine invasion

The United States has warned Russia against using the humanitarian crisis in eastern Ukraine as a pretext for an invasion, saying such a move would be "completely unacceptable".<p>The warning came after Russia proposed setting up humanitarian corridors to come to the aid of civilians in east Ukraine …

Obama says tackling Iraq's insurgency will take time

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Saturday U.S. airstrikes had destroyed arms that Islamic State militants could have used against Iraqi Kurds, but warned there was no quick fix to a crisis that threatens to tear Iraq apart.<p>Speaking the day after U.S. warplanes hit militants in …

Chinese Citizens Are Freaking Out Over This Government Propaganda Photo

The image of Chinese soldiers using dirty water to cook noodles was meant to showcase a display of the "soldiers' bravery" by the state-run media sources Chinese National Radio and the Global Times Newspaper, according to the BBC.<p>"These men stood tall in the face of adversity with or without clean …

Russia ramps up trade war with ban on Western food

Putin retaliates with counter sanctions as ECB President Mario Draghi warns tensions in Russia and Ukraine as risk to eurozone economy<p>Russia has banned the import of fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, milk and dairy foods from the United States, the European Union, Australia, Canada and Norway in …

Russia

UK planes to drop emergency aid to Iraqi refugees

<b>British planes are to drop emergency aid supplies for Iraqi refugees living under threat from militants.</b><p>Members of the Yazidi community trapped on a mountainside will be among those to receive water, tents and lights.<p>The drops are part of an £8m package of aid announced by the UK government, …

Middle East

Catch the Extra-Supermoon This Weekend

Changing Planet<p><b>Sky-watchers gazing at the full moon rising on the evening of Sunday, August 10, will be treated to the largest and brightest full moon of the year—also known as an extra-supermoon.</b><p>This lunar show will be the second act in a trio of supermoons that are gracing our skies this …

Siberian Holes Could Be 'Visible Effect' of Global Warming, Experts Say

There's a scary answer for why Siberia is turning into Swiss cheese: Mother Nature has gas, so to speak, and we gave it to her.<p>That's the preliminary conclusion of scientists who have explored the mysterious holes that began popping up in Siberia beginning last month, some of whom have postulated …

Putin sanctions on food a 'cruel irony' for Russians, White House says

Obama administration officials scoffed at Russian President Vladimir Putin's new ban on food imports from western countries, dismissing the move Thursday as much more harmful to his own people than to the U.S. or Europe.<p>Putin announced the ban on imports of certain foods from U.S and European …

Russia

Kangaroo in 400-year-old manuscript could change Australian history

A 16th century manuscript featuring an image that looks like a kangaroo could prove that Portuguese explorers discovered Australia before the first recorded European landing in 1606<p>A drawing of a kangaroo on a 16th century Portuguese manuscript could potentially change the world's understanding of</b> …

Egypt voters overwhelmingly back constitution: official sources

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptians who voted in a referendum overwhelmingly approved a new constitution, official sources said, citing early results of a ballot that could set the stage for army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to declare his candidacy for president.<p>About 90 percent of voters approved …

Peru ignores UN calls to suspend Amazon gas expansion

The Peruvian government is pushing ahead with plans to expand gas operations in a supposedly protected reserve in the Amazon despite calls by the United Nations to suspend them.<p>The company leading the operations, Pluspetrol, moved one step closer to proceeding with the expansion of the Camisea gas …

Malaysian fast-food restaurants face foreign worker ban

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1043000/1043703_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532555475_932cf545f68f4229bdfa2b6129b13b13<p><b>Inside a shopping mall built like an Egyptian pyramid in Malaysia's Selangor state, Durga Dasadursarumagar cleans tables at the US burger chain</b> …

Fast Food

Associated Press News

North Korea: Kim family's former sushi chef says uncle was executed over 'pleasure brigade'

Kenji Fujimoto, who used to make food for Kim Jong-Il, says Jang Song Thaek was tasked with procuring young women for late dictator<p>Kim Jong Un’s uncle may have been executed for his taste in young women and role in maintaining a “pleasure brigade” for Kim Jong Il, a former chef for the North Korean …

North Korea

A scandal's effects ripple

ISTANBUL, TURKEY — In the labyrinthine alleyways of this ancient city's Grand Bazaar, currency dealer Sardar Kaya glanced around before making an impromptu confession: Even those like him, who daily turn volatility into profit, wonder if Turkey's biggest corruption scandal in recent memory has …

Associated Press News

British police 'preparing to make arrests' in Madeleine McCann case

British police are reportedly preparing the ground to make the first arrests in their investigations into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.<p>A spokesman for Madeleine's parents told the Daily Mirror that police were ready to arrest and interview "key suspects". Scotland Yard confirmed that it …

Christians killed for faith nearly doubled in 2013, group finds

Rev. Faye Pama Musa knew immediately why suspected Boko Haram militants burst into his home last year as his wife prepared dinner in the family’s northeastern Nigeria home. His stance against Christian persecution in the divided African nation had long made him a target.<p>Musa, who served as the …

Japan hold 'island defence' drill as China ships enter territorial waters

The Japanese Self Defence Force has held a drill with the theme of island defence as tensions continue with China over a range of disputed islands.<p>The Japanese Self Defence Force held a public drill to simulate recapturing an island from an enemy nation for the second year in a row, as Chinese …

Smartphone concept incorporates LiFi sensor for receiving light-based data

The lights are now dimmed throughout the many halls of CES, and none are more perturbed by darkness than the folks at Oledcomm. Illumination is the company's specialty, after all; or, more specifically, LiFi technology, which facilitates high-speed data transmission via pulsating light sources …

5 Questions Great Job Candidates Ask

Many of the questions potential hires ask are throwaways. But not these.<p>Be honest. Raise your hand if you feel the part of the job interview where you ask the candidate, "Do you have any questions for me?" is almost always a waste of time.<p>Thought so.<p>The problem is, most candidates don't actually …

Employment

9 Best Short-Term Investment Options

The December 2016 Federal Reserve rate hike was the first since 2006 — and it was followed by additional increases in March and June of 2017 — but …

So You Missed The Entire Stock Market Rally — Here's What You Should Do Now

The S&P 500 had its largest gain 16 years and returned 30% to investors. The Dow had its biggest gain in 18 years.<p>But many investors still reeling from the financial crisis, chose to stay on the sidelines and missed out on one of the biggest years for the stock market.<p>In fact, a recent Gallup …

Investing

Microsoft to reveal Windows 'Threshold' plans in April, says report

It looks like those Threshold tipsters were right on the money about Microsoft's next-generation Windows release.<p>According to a January 11 report from Windows SuperSite's Paul Thurrott, Microsoft Threshold looks to be a spring 2015 release wave. Specifically, if Microsoft sticks to schedule, …

Egyptian army chief Abdel Fatah al-Sisi hints he will run for president

Egypt's army chief has given his clearest indication yet that he will run for president. General Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, the man who ousted Mohamed Morsi after mass protests last July, appeared to tell military colleagues on Saturday that he would view a strong yes vote in this week's constitutional …