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Police: Berkeley man went berserk on plane over nuts

A Berkeley man was arrested after he allegedly grew irate while demanding nuts and crackers while on board a United Airlines flight bound for Chicago, forcing the plane to divert to Belfast, Ireland, according to media reports.<p>Jeremiah Mathias Thede, 42, appeared before a magistrate on charges of …

Never Before Seen Color Photos From D-Day Landings In Normandy Will Leave You Breathless

June 12, 2015 | Vivian<p>This famous capture of the first American soldiers (E Company of the 16th)to attack the German defenses in Higgins Boats was …

These Cities Have the Cheapest Luxury Hotels in the World

Hotels around the world are getting more expensive. According a recent report by the behemoth booking site Hotels.com, the average price for a room …

Will dictators disappear?

Is a future without dictatorships realistic? Rachel Nuwer investigates.<p>Citizens living in democracies often associate dictatorships with repression, human rights abuses, poverty and turmoil. Indeed, dictatorships have cost untold lives, including up to 49 million Russian deaths under Joseph Stalin, …

World History

Incoming NATO Military Committee chairman: Russia could occupy the Baltics in 2 days if it wanted to

Czech General Petr Pavel, who is scheduled to become chairman in June, warned on May 27th that Moscow would be able to conquer the three Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania within two days despite the former Soviet republics' NATO membership, according to the Czech news site CTK.<p>This is …

The Greatest Fat Loss Tool Ever Made

The best news: You already own one!<p>There is a fat-loss machine you have access to every day. But chances are, you’re not utilizing it.<p>The tool: It’s the floor.<p>Simply getting up and down off the ground stimulates fat loss, revs your metabolism, and makes it more likely you’ll survive a zombie …

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Architecture,Art and design,Culture,Saudi Arabia,Middle East and North Africa,World news,Islam,Religion,Mecca,Saudi Arabia,Middle East,Travel,Hotels<p>The holy city is fast becoming a Las Vegas for pilgrims, thanks to the new £2.3bn megahotel that has four helipads, five floors for Saudi royalty – and …

Islam

This Striking Image Of A Black Man Hanging A Klansman Shows A Different Side Of America's Racist History

When photographer Tyler Shields captured the provocative photo of a naked black man hanging a white Klansman from a tree branch, he considered his work a significant achievement.<p>However, when he chose to widely share the image, his friends expressed caution. They said it was "too much" -- but …

How 7 People Would Spend 24 Hours In Philly

If your knowledge of Philadelphia begins and ends with the “Rocky” montage, get ready to learn that there’s way more to the city than an inspiring 2:28-minute movie clip.<p>To enrich your understanding of Pennsylvania’s largest city and home to the Liberty Bell, we’ve partnered with Visit Philadelphia …

Judge identifies the simplest explanation for why America leads the world in mass incarceration

The US locks up more people per capita than any other country. Rakoff thinks this is happening because America has gotten much safer since it started enacting harsh sentencing laws in the 1970s and 1980s.<p>Most Americans likely fear that, if these harsh sentencing laws are repealed, the US might …

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The Civil War’s Dirty Secret: It Was Always About Slavery

The war was never about states’ rights, unless it was the states’ right to permit slavery, and Charles Lamar was its firebreathing poster boy.<p>Seven …

How the Civil War Changed America Forever

When the North emerged victorious on April 9, 1865, the U.S. entered a new era. However, the war’s legacy of destruction would leave deep scars.<p>On …

Meet the 'pocket army' funded by sacked Ukrainian billionaire Igor Kolomoisky

Although he was a close ally of President Petro Poroshenko's new government in Kiev, neither had the financial nor military clout to achieve that aim. So Kolomoisky decided to build his own private army of volunteers, equipped with heavy weaponry. He paid for all of this from out of his own …

What George Washington Would Have Said About Netanyahu

America’s first president warned us against ‘passionate attachments.’ We didn’t heed him.<p>Early in the afternoon of Monday, February 23–the day following the anniversary of George Washington’s birth—North Dakota Republican John Hoeven rose from his seat, walked to the podium of the U.S. Senate, and …

George Washington

How Chuck Schumer rose to the top of the US Senate

Long known as a politician who seeks the spotlight, Schumer seems set to become one of the most powerful politicians in Washington. Schumer appears poised to succeed Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) as the powerful head of the Senate Democrats. And, if his party does well in the November 2016 …

Who's afraid of Elizabeth Warren?

Republicans are deploying a new taunt to needle Democrats they say refuse to consider even modest changes to financial oversight laws: Why are you so afraid of Elizabeth Warren?<p>It’s part of an effort by the GOP to portray Democrats as being completely inflexible when it comes to changes to the 2010 …