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The Economy Has No Clothes

So they further define down the "new normal."

Clothing

Elon Musk: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded because of ‘an overpressure event in the upper stage liquid oxygen tank’

Houston, we have a SpaceX problem. Again.<p>The privately held company today attempted to send its Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station to deliver cargo from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. But three minutes after launch, the rocket blew up.<p>Just …

Space Travel
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Imran Khan
Middle East

Opec under siege as Isil threatens world's oil lifeline

As the bloc’s 12 oil ministers meet in Vienna, the march of Isil jihadists in the Middle East is putting Iran and Saudi Arabia on a collision course with explosive consequences<p>Thick black smoke rising from the Baiji oil refinery could be seen as a dirty smudge on the horizon as far away as Baghdad …

Middle East

How We're Failing in the Middle East - The American Interest

An Unappetizing Menu<p>How We’re Failing in the Middle East<p>Posted: 2015-05-31 12:36:13<p>Newer Post China Unfazed By US Criticism Older Post Potemkin …

Middle East

John Kerry breaks leg in French Alps bike crash and is flown to hospital after meetings with Iran officials over nuclear deal

• <b>Secretary of State doesn't lose consciousness as he's transported by helicopter to Swiss hospital after fall in Scionzier, France</b>• <b><br>Avid cyclist had</b> …

Cameron prepares to send more troops to Iraq and Syria

British training missions to prepare moderate Syrian opposition and Iraqi forces expected to expand<p>David Cameron is preparing to send more British forces to the Middle East to train local troops for the war against the jihadists of the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.<p>Military chiefs …

Middle East

Russia said abandoning Assad as Syria regime collapses further

Russia is pulling away from its relationship with embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad and withdrawing key personnel from Damascus, the …

The threat of North Korea's city-destroying killer hackers

| May 31, 201510:23 am | Filed under: Data loss, Malware 4<p>Remember the "Guardians of the Peace"?<p>They are the hackers who compromised the computer …

Mother Jones Pitches Bernie Sanders As “Your Internet Boyfriend”, Calls His ‘Rape Fantasy’ “Male-Female Sexual Dynamic”

We reported earlier on the rape fantasy that Bernie Sanders wrote about in 1972. We know had this been written by a Republican, the media would have …

Bernie Sanders

The Fifa fiasco proves it’s time to dismantle football’s edifice of corruption

Criminal investigations are welcome, but they must result in democratic reform at both Fifa and regional and national football associations<p>In comedy, football and politics, timing is everything and today’s events in Zurich have brought all three together with quite exceptional synchronicity. Just …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

Boko Haram, hit by 3-nation offensive, turns fury on Cameroonian civilians

Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters took revenge Thursday on villagers in Cameroon, shooting and burning scores to death and razing mosques and churches after warning Nigeria's neighbours not to join the battle against the Islamic insurgent group.<p>France's President warned that the world was not doing …

Jordan hits back at ISIS after pilot's death

<b>Karak, Jordan (CNN) —</b> Two days after news emerged that ISIS had burned a captive Jordanian pilot to death, the Middle Eastern nation hit back, and is promising more.<p>Fighter jets carried out airstrikes Thursday, then returned to fly over the home of the slain 27-year-old pilot, Lt. Moath …

CNN

Obama's Secret Iran Strategy

President Barack Obama wishes the Islamic Republic of Iran every success. Its leaders, he explained in a recent interview, stand at a crossroads. …

A Republican Against Prisons

Mass incarceration is a bad thing that we’ve become exceptionally good at in the United States. This dismal statistic may already be familiar: we are …

Criminal Justice

Barry Rubin’s Improbable Journey

Israel<p>Barry Rubin’s Improbable Journey<p>Martin Kramer / Feb. 3, 2015<p>A<p>Today, February 3, marks one year since Barry Rubin, scholar and friend, lost his …

Donald Trump
Terrorism

Photos From New York After the Blizzard of 1888

As the Northeast prepares for a potentially record-breaking blizzard this week, let's look back at the 1888 storm that set all those records. Between …

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By<p>Special counsel Robert Mueller and his investigators resemble axe-wielding firefighters frantically stomping through a house and not finding so …

Scientists Figure Out How to Unboil an Egg

Scientists at the University of California Irvine have developed a way to unboil egg whites by “untangling” their proteins, a development that has …

Argentine prosecutor shot point blank in forehead: official

Buenos Aires (AFP) - An Argentine prosecutor found dead shortly before he was about to make explosive allegations about President Cristina Kirchner …

In the Trenches with the F-35 - The American Interest

Niall Ferguson

Counter-Factual World

One of the most interesting forms of rebuttal is to invoke the counterfactual. Apparent failure must always be contextualized against the background …

Middle East