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Brazilian police go on strike ahead of football World Cup

<b>Thousands of police in at least 14 Brazilian states are holding a one-day strike over pay.</b><p>The strike takes place less than a month before the beginning of the football World Cup, in another hiccup in preparations for the event.<p>The industrial action affects several World Cup host cities, including …

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'Game Of Thrones': Who Truly Belongs On The Iron Throne?

We're going to be tracking the hunt for the crown of the seven kingdoms throughout the fourth season of <i>Thrones.</i> Influence, desire and smarts all come into play here, but actually having your butt on that sharp chair makes a big difference too.<p>For a look at all our other catch-up <i>Thrones</i> coverage, …

US finally regains the jobs lost in the recession

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy has reached a milestone: It has finally regained all the private-sector jobs it lost during the Great …

Judge dismisses lawsuit over drone strikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against Obama administration officials for the 2011 drone-strike killings of three …

Grooming Trends for 2014 - Ape to Gentleman

Gentlemen’s Tonic, the upbeat Mayfair men’s grooming haunt have just revealed their Top 5 Male Grooming Trends for 2014. From grey hair to …

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How to entertain like a Michelin-trained chef

Having recently opened a new restaurant in Sydney, chef Guillaume Brahimi, shares some of his tips for entertaining at home.<p><i>Set the scene</i><p>“What’s …

Founder of Westboro church in Kansas excommunicated, on death bed: son

(Reuters) - The founder of a fundamentalist church known for picketing military funerals and political events with anti-gay signs was excommunicated last year and is near death in a Kansas hospital, his son said on social media on Sunday.<p>Fred Waldron Phelps Sr, who launched the Topeka-based …

US Navy Blue Angels Prepare to Soar Again

For Lt. Commander Dave Tickle and the other five demo pilots, performing plunging dives and barrel rolls in an F/A-18 fighter jet with hairpin …

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Mom channels Britney Spears to document her 4th pregnancy<p>SWAT officer shot in the face in Philadelphia<p>Reward for missing Iowa jogger at $260,000, …

Salted Caramel & Nutella Stuffed Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

The ultimate cookie decadence— rich brownie-like chocolate cookies studded with chocolate chips, stuffed with Nutella and caramel-filled chocolates, …

Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookie with Caramel and Sea Salt

Bjork has one single specialty when it comes to cooking, and its name is Ze Big Cookie.<p>And yes, you do have to say ze. Bjork’s rules.<p>It’s cookie …

The Best Do-Ahead Drunk Food for St. Patrick's Day

Don't regret it, because these do-ahead dishes will satisfy a tispy eater and stave off a hangover this weekend<p>You return home from a night of revelry, bleary-eyed and hungry–so hungry–but not capable of wielding a knife without a knick or a hot pan without a branding. We’ve all been to that place. …

9 Potato Recipes for St. Patrick's (or Any) Day

<i>EDITOR'S NOTE: This story originally ran in 2014, but we're republishing it in observance of St. Patrick's Day this year—these potato recipes are, after all, timeless.</i><p>Versatile, comforting, and cheap, potatoes are the ultimate crowd-pleaser. You probably don't need another excuse to eat them, but, …

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McCain: I’m “embarrassed” by “members of my own party”

<b>U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) (Reuters/Samantha Sais)</b><p>The former presidential candidate is furious with some Senate Republicans for holding up aid to Ukraine<p>Elias Isquith<p>March 14, 2014 3:02pm (UTC)<p>Speaking on the Senate floor on Thursday, Arizona senator and former presidential candidate John …

Issa pens scathing letter to Cummings as IRS feud escalates

Republican Rep. Darrell Issa has penned a personal, scathing letter to his Democratic counterpart on the House oversight committee, escalating the public feud between the two high-ranking lawmakers amid the committee's investigation into IRS targeting.<p>The letter to Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., top …

Paul Ryan to meet black U.S. lawmakers after 'offensive' remarks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Representative Paul Ryan on Friday agreed to meet with the Congressional Black Caucus after members of the group branded his remarks about inner-city poverty this week “highly offensive”.<p>U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) makes remarks to the Conservative Political Action …

Colonial Style House Exuding Calmness by Patrick Ahearn Architect

Patrick Ahearn Architect designed and completed the <b>31 South Water Street</b> project. Nested in the southern part of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, the house …

3D-printed shoes by Recreus scrunch up to fit into pockets

These shoes are 3D-printed using flexible, durable filament so they can be folded up and stuffed into a pocket or bag (+ slideshow).<p>Designed by …

Rustic Meets Contemporary: Dark-Timbered House in the Netherlands

Looking for a tranquil lifestyle, a family of two found a house to be demolished on a plot of land near lake IJsselmeer, Uitdam, the Netherlands. …

Spacious Cap d’Ail Apartment Combining Elegance and Functionality

This elegant apartment in France’s Cap d’Ail, a town not far from Monaco, harmoniously welcomes the outdoor inside. Natural colors of sand and stone …

355 Mansfield by Amit Apel Design

Amit Apel has designed 355 Mansfield, a family home in Los Angeles, California.<p>Project description<p>On entering, enjoy the welcome of bold colors and …

12 Exquisite Kitchen Designs Celebrating Innovation by HI-MACS

Functionality, comfort and aesthetics are the cornerstones of every kitchen. In this post we will feature 12 exquisite kitchen designs celebrating …

Mediterranean House Converted Into Luxurious Modern Retreat in Florida

The owners of a Mediterranean style house in Florida commissioned <b>SDH Studio</b> to convert it into a luxurious modern retreat. <b>Davie House</b> is a 6700 …