Kate Fitzpatrick

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Pussy Riot member appeals for release from Russian prison

One of the jailed members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot has again asked to be released on parole after serving almost a year in prison for a protest againt President Vladimir Putin in a Moscow church.<p>Maria Alyokhina, 25, appealed for parole as she spoke via videolink during a hearing at a …

Bulgarian MPs trapped inside parliament by protesters

Police in Bulgaria have broken up a blockade of parliament by anti-government protesters to escort out more than 100 MPs and ministers who had been …

Senate Hearing to Push for Guantanamo Closure, Plan to Move Detainees

Miranda Green on what to expect from a Senate hearing on closing Guantánamo Bay, the first since 2009.<p>President Obama and Guantánamo Bay prisoners …

Articles about 5 modern historical home renovations italy on Dwell.com - Dwell

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.<p>Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to name a few of the country's creative pioneers—Spain hosts a lively mix of both...<p>The acclaimed Italian …

Architecture

Articles about shipping muse on Dwell.com - Dwell

Shipping containers are ubiquitous in Houston, though unlike the four that make up this new home, they're usually filled with...<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>An artist's prints are inspired by urban …

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Articles about bedroom addition seattle on Dwell.com - Dwell

A pair of environmentally attuned architects combined adjoining properties in a Los Angeles canyon to house their modernist...<p>When the Zimmerman family settled in Seattle, Washington, in the late 1990s they bought a 1,100-square-foot Craftsman built in...<p>Ten Steps To Heaven: $1,599,999.<p>Seattle is …

Architecture

Articles about way out west on Dwell.com - Dwell

Leaving the bustle of Washington, D.C., architect Joe Day and his wife return to California and discover that life in a...<p>It's not just a redesign, with the new Dwell we've moved away from a print companion blog to create a platform for our community...<p>New York–based designer Todd Bracher …

W.H.: Knox College first in series of economic speeches

President Barack Obama's appearance at Knox College on Wednesday will mark the first in another series of economic speeches focused on middle class, the White House said Sunday.<p>The addresses, to be delivered over the next several weeks, will include both new and previously released proposals on …

Three Dogs Drive Mini Countryman on Closed Course in New Zealand - Video Find

View 8 Photos<p>We've seen Subaru ads with driving dogs, but Mini and the SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) Auckland have just taken the amusing concept to a new level. To help change misconceptions about shelter and rescue dogs, three dogs were trained to drive a Mini Countryman …

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Meet Porter. The World's First Driving Dog.

U.S. Hunts Devious Al Qaeda Bomb Maker's Proteges

Al Qaeda's most diabolical bomb maker, who has targeted the American homeland at least four times, has trained other terrorists who are now being …

Obama administration decides to keep spying on US phone records, says it's in the 'public interest'

Every 90 days, a secret court has to renew the controversial order that allows the FBI and NSA to spy on the telephone records of every call made in the United States. The last such order expired today, July 19th. But despite the fervor, protest, and lawsuits that have sprung up since whistleblower …

Meet the Libertarian Mayor of a Thriving Colorado City Who Owns ‘A Castle, a Strip Club, and a Church’

(Photo: Mayor Mike Dunafon/Facebook)<p>Mayor Mike Dunafon of Glendale, Colorado “has made it in a way you could achieve only in America,” according to conservative radio host Dana Loesch.<p>“He owns a castle, he owns a strip club, and he owns a church — oh and he’s also the mayor,” she remarked while …

German Homeschooling Family Will Take Their Fight to the Supreme Court

The German family seeking asylum in the United States so they can homeschool their children will take their battle to the Supreme Court, according to their legal team.<p>The legal team for the Romeike family said this week they will take their fight to the Supreme Court. (AP)<p>Uwe and Hannelore Romeike, …

This Is Awkward: Obama Considers Canceling Moscow Summit in Wake of Snowden Fiasco

Getty Images.<p>WASHINGTON (TheBlaze/AP) — The White House is considering canceling a fall summit between President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, a move that would further aggravate the already tense relationship between the two leaders.<p>The White House is dangling that …

Reverend Lambastes Sharpton and Jackson as ‘Race Hustlers and Poverty Pimps,’ Calls Trayvon Martin a ‘Thug’

Tattooed and Scruffy-Bearded Preacher Shatters Traditional Pastoral Image — and His Church Is Exploding in Popularity

Carl Lentz is the prototypical Brooklyn hipster. With his scruffy beard, artsy tattoos and cuffed shirts, Lentz, 34, embodies the young, rebellious feel of New York City’s most populated borough. But the Virginia native has a message that supersedes his appearance — and he’s bringing it to …

‘Prison Room’: Police Discover Multiple Captives Held in Foul Houston Home

HOUSTON (TheBlaze/AP) — Four men found living in “deplorable conditions” in a Houston garage on Friday told police that they were being held captive after being lured by promises of alcohol and cigarettes so that their captor could cash their public-assistance checks, authorities said.<p>Three of the …

Mich. Judge Rules Detroit Bankruptcy Unconstitutional, Claims It Fails to ‘Honor’ President Obama

A Michigan judge ruled Friday that Republican Gov. Rick Snyder’s Detroit bankruptcy filing is a violation of the state’s constitution and that it fails to “honor” President Barack Obama who “took (Detroit’s auto companies) out of bankruptcy.”<p>County Circuit Judge Rosemary Aquilina said she hopes …

99 Problems by Ali Graham

Inspired by Jay-Z's track "99 Problems," British artist Ali Graham has been creating an illustration every day since the first of June this year that imagines a problem the world-famous rapper might (or might not) face.<p>As well as a host of First World problems many city-dwellers also face—such as …

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Hidden Order

• <b>Author:</b> Brad Thor<p><b>#1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor returns with his hottest and most action-packed thriller yet! And don’t miss FREE FALL: A Prelude to Hidden Order, available for free download now!</b><p>The most secretive organization in America operates without any accountability to the …

Unseen

• <b>Author:</b> Karin Slaughter<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p>Karin Slaughter’s novels featuring detective Will Trent are utterly riveting and masterfully drawn. Her latest thriller, <i>Unseen,</i> pits detectives, lovers, and enemies against one another in an unforgettable standoff between righteous courage and deepest …

Beautiful Bitch

• <b>Author:</b> Christina Lauren<p>Picking up where <i>Beautiful Bastard</i> left off, Chloe Mills and Bennett Ryan continue their steamy, combative relationship in this new novella.<p>Just when Chloe’s career starts to take off, Bennett wishes it would all slow down long enough to spend a wild night <i>alone</i> with his …

We Need to Pause and Appreciate the Spectacular Lipstick Moment Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Just Had

You need to stop whatever you're doing right now, because there's something I need to show you. A shining moment of lipstick perfection occurred yesterday in Australia, where Rosie Huntington-Whiteley attended a black-tie dinner hosted by ModelCo. She showed up looking like <i>this</i>.<p>Obvs, I chose a …

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Ciara Wear Bra Tops on the Red Carpet

We know that celebs sporting crop tops is nothing new, but it seems that as the temps rise and rise, A-listers are beating the heat by throwing those bad boys to the side and working teeny-tiny bandeau tops instead!<p>Yesterday, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley attended a black-tie event for Australian …

Now THIS Is How You Do an Updo With Side Pieces, Am I Right?

Emmy Rossum hit "romantic" square on the head with this updo she wore last night to the opening of the "Persol Magnificent Obsessions: 30 Stories of Craftsmanship in Film" opening in NYC at the Museum of the Moving Image.<p>There's just something about how her side pieces sweep softly across her …

The Dos and Don'ts of Wedding Hair Extensions (Plus Some Crucial Styling Tips!)

Whether you're looking to add some oomph to an updo or lend more length to your half-up hairstyle, there's a good chance you're considering possibly incorporating some hair extensions into your wedding look. Even if you've never used them before, don't be scared—your hairstylist can make them look …