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Tillerson Says U.S.-Turkish Ties Have Reached a ‘Crisis Point’

Acknowledging that ties with Turkey are at a “crisis point,” U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pledged cooperation with President Recep Tayyip …

How chilly water might change emergency medicine forever

For more than 50 years, doctors have sought to exploit the protective effects of cold on the human body, and therapeutic hypothermia to chill a patient's body temperature by a few degrees is now used for conditions ranging from heart failure to brain injury.<p>But at the University of Maryland in …

Medicine

Neera Tanden on Clinton email server: 'They wanted to get away with it'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> An email from a WikiLeaks hack revealed that Neera Tanden, who currently helps run the Clinton campaign transition team, suggested Hillary Clinton's top aides never disclosed her use of a private email servers because "they wanted to get away with it."<p>Tanden, the president of the …

The former secretary of state claimed the mantle as the presumptive nominee, making her the first woman to lead a major party’s bid for the White House<p>Hillary Clinton declared victory in the Democratic presidential primary on Tuesday, marking the first time a woman will capture the nomination of a …

Government

Donald Trump is already delivering on threats to resurrect the scandals of Bill Clinton’s presidency against Hillary, and they go way beyond Monica Lewinsky<p>Donald Trump has promised to resurrect the scandals (and pseudo-scandals) of Bill Clinton’s presidency in his battle with the likely Democratic …

Corruption

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Emails expose close ties between Hillary Clinton and accused war criminal Henry Kissinger

Kissinger met regularly with Secretary Clinton, and applauded her hawkish foreign policy in a handwritten message<p>"I greatly admire the skill and aplomb with which you conduct our foreign policy," wrote Henry Kissinger in a 2012 letter to "the Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton." The compliment was …

Former AG: Criminal charges against Clinton are 'justified'

A former top Justice Department official is saying a "criminal charge is justified" against Hillary Clinton because it's become clear that highly classified information was discussed on her private email server.<p>"The simple proposition that everyone is equal before the law suggests that Mrs. …

Deceit and power work in Hillary Clinton’s favor

In politics, it is said that you can fool some of the people all of the time and you can fool all of the people some of the time. In other words, liars have pretty good odds. The smoking guns keep piling up at Hillary Clinton’s feet, but nothing seems to trip her. Yesterday, Judicial Watch released …

Will Justices Criminalize the Clinton Foundation?

Plus, the IRS conducts warrantless email searches.<p>Today the Supreme Court will consider whether attending and arranging meetings for generous benefactors amounts to criminal political corruption. The case involves former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who took $170,000 in gifts from a Richmond …

Clinton Foundation

Pumped beyond limits, many U.S. aquifers in decline

HomePumped DryUnited StatesHidden collapseCaliforniaSinking groundIndiaDesperate strugglesPeruBitter feudMoroccoDead orchards<p>SUBLETTE, Kansas – Just …

• US and France call on Turkey and Russia to prevent escalation<br>• Turkey says its jets have shot down a warplane near Syrian border<br>• Russia says an SU-24 fighter jet was shot down over Syria<br>• One jet pilot and marine from rescue helicopter dead, says Russia<br>• Putin’s spokesman calls it ‘a very serious …

Middle East

Global warming increases 'food shocks' threat

<b>Climate change is increasing the risk of severe 'food shocks' where crops fail and prices of staples rise rapidly around the world.</b><p>Researchers say extreme weather events that impact food production could be happening in seven years out of ten by the end of this century.<p>The authors argue that an …

35 Hidden Podcasts You Really Should Be Listening To

Because the second series of Serial still hasn't bloody arrived yet.<p>1. <i>Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids</i> (suggested by teaganfe)<p>The title sums it up. As teaganfe says: "'Grown ups' read short fiction, diary entries, letters, and more that they wrote as young children or teens <b>to a live …

OPM says second hack affected more than 21M Americans

<i>Corrections and clarifications</i><i>: An earlier version of this story misstated the number of people affected by the hack.</i><p>WASHINGTON — The massive hack of background check records at the Office of Personnel Management compromised the data of 21.5 million people — five times more than were affected by an …

Personal Information

First Take: Computers show their flaws at United, NYSE

SAN FRANCISCO — Computers have always carried the promise of vastly simplifying our lives while harboring the potential to send the orderly world they facilitate into chaos.<p>While typically the subject of Hollywood films, technology's darker side was on stark display Wednesday as computer glitches …

Cyber-attacks

The Islamic State One Year Later: Who's Winning the War?

Islamic State's Projection of Territory Under Its Control by 2020<p>June 29 marks the first anniversary of the proclamation of Islamic State (IS). It has been a busy year. After conquering an area covering over 80,000 square miles and including a population of approximately 10 million people, IS has …

U.S. cyber hack unsettles, frustrates U.S. defense industry

(By Andrea Shalal, Reuters) — U.S. weapons industry executives say they are disappointed and frustrated about a massive U.S. cyber breach that exposed sensitive information about millions of Americans, including many thousands who work on high-security arms projects.<p>Details are still emerging about …

The 10 best ever podcasts

Ten years since Apple launched a version of iTunes with a new format called podcasting, Pete Naughton selects 10 of the best<p>In June 2005, Apple launched a version of its iTunes software with a new feature which Steve Jobs confidently termed “the next generation of radio”. The technology in question …

US hacking: Military and intelligence data 'accessed'

<b>Hackers with suspected links to China appear to have accessed sensitive data on US intelligence and military personnel, American officials say.</b><p>Details of a major hack emerged last week, but officials have now given details of a potential second breach.<p>It is feared that the attack could leave US …

10 members of Congress took trip secretly funded by foreign government

See which lawmakers took the trip and how much it cost View Graphic<p>The state-owned oil company of Azerbaijan secretly funded an all-expenses-paid trip to a conference in Baku, on the Caspian Sea, in 2013 for 10 members of Congress and 32 staff members, according to a confidential ethics report …

Ginger, Lemongrass and Thai Basil Sparkler

Despite my love of fun, non-alcoholic beverages (<i>kombucha, tea, lemonade, hibiscus coolers, etc., etc.</i>), I’m always dropping the ball when it comes …

Mysterious ailment in Nigeria kills victims within hours; 18 dead

<b>(CNN) —</b> A mysterious affliction has killed as many as 18 people in southwestern Nigeria, leaving health officials scrambling to determine its cause.<p>The cases have all occurred in Nigeria's Ondo state since April 13, health officials said Sunday.<p>Dr. Dayo Adeyanju, Ondo's state commissioner for …

Kremlin pursues military modernization despite economic woes

MOSCOW (AP) — Hundreds of new Russian aircraft, tanks and missiles are rolling off assembly lines. Russian jets roar through European skies under …

Lessons from Stephen King and “Valley of the Dolls”: Reading 100 years of bestsellers

<b>Stephen King (AP/Francois Mori)</b><p>What the most popular books of the past century taught one writer about America’s strange taste in fiction<p>Laura Miller<p>April 2, 2014 11:52pm (UTC)<p>When Matthew Kahn, a creative writing student at California State University at Northridge, learned from one of his …

Iced Cantaloupe Soup with Jalapeño and Basil

What's not to love when with an effortless twist a dish becomes something brand-new? Puree the Cantaloupe Thai Chile Basil Salad with an adjustment …

25 Documentaries Every Arts & Culture Lover Needs To Watch Right Now

We've all sat in front of our Netflix accounts, tirelessly sifting through film and television genres like "Dark Biographical 20th Century Period Pieces" and "Quirky TV Shows Featuring a Strong Female Lead," never quite finding that perfect piece of cinematography. Defeated by your own streaming …

List Of 160+ Herbs With Uses And Benefits!

List Of Herbs<p><b>Please Share This Page:</b><p><b>List Of 150+ Herbs With Uses And Benefits</b> - image to repin / share <i><br>Herbs background pic - Wikimedia Commons</i> …

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