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Las Vegas shooting motive remains elusive as new details emerge about attack

For four days, investigators have pored over the life of Stephen Paddock and for four days, the man who carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history has largely remained an enigma.<p>They have searched Paddock’s homes, scoured his computers, assessed his finances and explored his …

Harvey Weinstein’s BS Apology Blasts Trump and the NRA—But Doesn’t Mention Sexual Harassment

Film producer Harvey Weinstein published an apology, but, drenched in therapy-speak and jabs at Trump and the NRA, it didn’t address the harassment …

New N.S.A. Breach Linked to Popular Russian Antivirus Software

WASHINGTON — In the latest case of an insider removing sensitive data from the nation’s largest intelligence agency, Russian hackers obtained classified documents that a National Security Agency employee had taken and stored on his home computer. Investigators believe the hackers may have …

Surveillance

The Continued Unravelling of the Middle East: A Deep Dive into History

<i>Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi announcing the creation of the Islamic State, June 30, 2014</i><p>The political constellation of the Middle East has been, until recently, relatively durable for the better part of three-quarters of a century. Except for the division of the British mandate of Palestine between Israel …

The Most Politically Dangerous Book You’ve Never Heard Of

How one obscure Russian novel launched two of the 20th century’s most destructive ideas.<p>When Alan Greenspan began his political career in 1974, he asked two people to accompany him to his Oval Office swearing-in ceremony as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers: his mother, Rose Goldsmith, …

‘The Trump Way’: Exclusive Interview Break Down

<b>Fox News host Chris Wallace previewed his upcoming interview with President-elect Donald Trump scheduled for Sunday.</b><p>During that preview, he discussed …

Secrets and lies of a master spy: The agent who fooled the British, Russians, Italians, Japanese and the Nazis during WW2

In 1943, Peter Fleming, brother of Bond creator Ian, recruited a promising-looking Indian intelligence officer and code-named him Silver. His new recruit was a master of deception who worked for all the Axis powers as well as for the Soviets and the British - and fooled them all. Meet the only …

11 countries with the best quality of life in the world

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) recently released its 2016 Better Life Index of countries with the best quality of …

How to write a good sentence

Some years ago, I sent off a manuscript to an editor. After the usual period of review, the editor sent back a note saying that he liked the work, …

Creative Writing

Iraqi forces retake ancient Assyrian village of Nimrud, Iraqi military says

<b>(CNN) —</b> For centuries, the massive Assyrian city in Northern Iraq lay buried beneath the sands of time, forgotten by history.<p>Archeologists first began excavating Nimrud -- built nearly 3,000 years ago -- in the 1840s. In the decades that followed, they unearthed priceless treasures from the city, …

Middle East

Move Over Paris: The World's Most Beautiful Homes are in Italy

(Image credit: Vogue Living)<p>I have long had a bit of an obsession with Paris apartments, but now I have a new love: Italian palazzos. Besides high …

Arrival Screenwriter Eric Heisserer Talks About Creating One of This Year's Best Films

What was left out so as to not devastate audiences?<p>Director Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival is not only one of the best-reviewed films of the year, but is …

History Teacher Removed From Classroom For Comparing Trump To Hitler

"It’s not propaganda or bias if it’s based on hard facts.”<p>A California high school teacher has been placed on paid leave after drawing comparisons between Adolf Hitler and President-elect Donald Trump in his classroom.<p>History teacher Frank Navarro was asked to leave Mountain View High School midday …

Study Confirms: The Words We Speak Can Literally Alter Our Brain

Recent studies report fascinating results: The words you choose to use can literally change your brain. Dr. Andrew Newberg, a neuroscientist at …

Now what? A dispensary owner, a scientist, a defense expert and a city manager reflect on the new pot law

Carl Clines, a soft-spoken entrepreneur in a white lab coat, owns California Alternative Caregivers, a marijuana dispensary on the second floor of a funky two-story office building on Lincoln Boulevard in Venice.<p>A banner hanging from the balcony announces "the oldest and most female-friendly …

New Zealand: Dozens of aftershocks follow deadly earthquake

<b>(CNN) —</b> A series of powerful earthquakes jolted New Zealand's South Island Monday, triggering a tsunami and sending aftershocks across the country that left at least two dead, officials said.<p>The first event, a 7.8-magnitude quake, struck just after midnight Monday near the coastal community of …

6 All-Natural Scents That Are Better Than Therapy

Let's face it: Life is full of anxiety and tension. That’s why we decided to check in with Barbara Close, the CEO and founder of Naturopathica, a …

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America's Dominance Is Over -- By 2030, We'll Have A Handful Of Global Powers

<b>By Robert Muggah</b><p>The world’s political landscape in 2030 will look considerably different to the present one. Nation states will remain the central players. There will be no single hegemonic force but instead a handful of countries – the U.S., Russia, China, Germany, India and Japan chief among them …

Globalization

Who owns the Guardian, and how is it funded? – video

The Scott Trust’s ownership of the Guardian means that any financial gains are reinvested in journalism rather than shareholders’ pockets, but it can’t survive without support from readers

Trump picks Priebus as White House chief of staff, Bannon as top adviser

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump named two top advisers to his administration Sunday, tapping Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus to be his new chief of staff and Steve Bannon, the Trump campaign CEO and executive chairman of Breitbart News, as chief strategist and senior counselor.<p>"Steve and Reince are …

Yep, race really did Trump economics: A data dive on his supporters reveals deep racial animosity

<b>Donald Trump; Memorial to Michael Brown (AP/Evan Vucci/Charles Rex)</b><p>Still think economic anxiety and trade policy were the big factors in Trump’s win? Data suggests otherwise<p>Sean McElwee<p>November 13, 2016 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Donald Trump is the president-elect. As with any event of such historical …

Extremely Powerful Earthquake Rocks New Zealand

An earthquake with a reported 7.9 magnitude hit New Zealand’s South Island around 12.02am local time. Devastating aftershocks and tsunamis quickly …

New Zealand

Does marijuana weaken heart muscles?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Just last week, five more states voted to legalize recreational marijuana, but users may want to be cautious. A study released Sunday suggests that marijuana use can weaken heart muscles, particularly in young men. The study was presented at the annual scientific conference of the American …

Cannabis

Weed Wisdom: What 10 Common Weeds Are Trying to Tell You

Listen up! Your weeds are trying to tell you something.<p>Like all varieties of plants, individual weeds thrive in particular conditions. Some like it …

Li-Fi explained | What is it, how it works & why Wi-Fi might be a thing of the past

Light Fidelity or Li-Fi is a Visible Light Communications (VLC) system running wireless communications travelling at very high speeds.<p>Li-Fi uses …