World Peace

Mike Cernovich and Jack Posobiec, the Far Right’s Twin Trolls, Taste Their Own Bitter Medicine

Far-right conspiracy-mongers Mike Cernovich and Jack Posobiec have been protesting pitiably in recent days that some people on the Internet aren’t …

Rand Paul

Africa People's Forum

The Fifth China-Africa People's Forum will create even stronger dynamism for friendly people-to-people contacts and cooperation between China and …

China

The revenge of the Deep State

John O. Brennan was a Fordham University senior when Jimmy Carter challenged Gerald Ford in the 1976 presidential election. It was, in hindsight, a …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Real influence is at a premium - don't squander it on irrelevant stunts

It was to be the stunt of the summer. Two unlikely partners. One representing dignity and justice. The other a flagrant troublemaker. Yet – against …

Fake News

What Happens After Helsinki?

In a Friday interview President Trump repeated that for him to have a good relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin “…is a positive, not a …

National Security

Pro-Trump wrestler loses scholarship after caught yelling anti-gay slur

A star high school wrestler was stripped of his scholarship from California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) after a video captured him yelling a homophobic slur during a protest last month.<p>Bronson Harmon, who recently graduated from Oakdale High School, was seen in a video walking with his …

Donald Trump

Remembering Antarctica's nuclear past with 'Nukey Poo'

We think of Antarctica as a place to protect. It’s “pristine”, “remote” and “untouched”. (Although a recent discovery reveals it’s less isolated from …

Antarctica

The Man in the High Castle season 3 trailer released at SDCC

<b>SDCC 2018 is here and now The Man in the High Castle season 3 trailer is as well. And it’s just as glorious as we expected!</b><p>It’s been an eventful time …

Peace

Sri Lankan ‘war criminals’ deployed as UN peacekeepers

The UN has been sending alleged war criminals to act as peacekeepers in conflict zones, a confidential report claims.<p>The document, seen by the <i>Observer</i>, and sent to the UN’s Department of Peacekeeping Operations last month, claims that senior Sri Lankan officers accused of war crimes have been …

Africa

10 Unique Religions From Across The Globe That Will Redefine Your Concept Of Faith

Every major religion is guided by faith in a supreme, all-powerful entity. But does that mean we can't put our faith in something else? Because …

Prince Philip

Gutfeld: The media need to focus on reality instead of fear

<i>This is a rush transcript from "The Greg Gutfeld Show," July 21, 2018. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.</i><p>(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP)<p>RACHEL MADDOW, ANCHOR, MSNBC: Even if you don't like me, you might be interested in hearing from the person who were going to be hosting tonight for the …

Donald Trump

BIG3 filled with former Cleveland Cavaliers getting joy from new league (video)

DETROIT, Mich. -- Those who considered the BIG3 some sort of upstart league for ex-NBA players to merely go through the motions received a dose of …

Basketball

Former UN chief urges Zimbabwean political leaders to desist from hate speech as poll nears

File photo shows former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan attends a press conference during his visit in Bogota, Colombia, on Feb. 25, …

Africa

California officials hope for stronger U.S.-China relations amid difficulties

SAN FRANCISCO, July 20 (Xinhua) -- Officials of the western U.S. state of California Friday voiced their commitment to maintaining strong …

China

Republicans are ready for the Russian takeover—so long as it pisses off the left

A young Trump supporter from central California has lost his wrestling scholarship after being caught happily spewing hate on camera, alongside his …

Peace

The Russian US Election Meddling Big Lie Won't Die - Stephen Lendman

commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:No_lies_-_red_circle_and_bar.jpg<br>(Image by commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:No_lies_-_red_circle_and_bar.jpg) …

Liberal View

Amar'e Stoudemire, Stephen Jackson Shine in Friday's 2018 BIG3 Basketball

The BIG3's fifth week of action kicked off in Miami on Friday night, with four matchups on tap: Tri-State vs. Ghost Ballers, Killers 3s vs. Ball Hogs, Power vs. Trilogy and 3 Headed Monsters vs. 3's Company.<p>Below, we'll break down the scores and highlights from the evening's action.<p><b>Tri-State def.</b> …

Basketball

Rand Paul stands by Trump because both defy the foreign policy establishment

Many politicians and pundits are criticizing the president for embarrassing the U.S. by failing to defend his own country’s intelligence community …

Foreign Policy

Here's why LeBron James makes sense as a center for the Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers must figure out the best way to use <b>LeBron James</b> alongside <b>Lonzo Ball</b> and <b>Brandon Ingram</b> next season, but that’s obviously a good …

Basketball

Killer Storytellers, Rose-Colored Glasses, and The End of VR (Again)

Fragmented thoughts for fragmented times.

Peace

China, UAE agree to lift ties to comprehensive strategic partnership - Xinhua

ABU DHABI, July 20 (Xinhua) -- China and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Friday decided to upgrade their bilateral relations to a comprehensive …

News (China)

Robert Christgau on SOPHIE's Sweet Clarity

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews SOPHIE's 'Oil of Every Pearl's Un-Insides,' Beats Antique's 'Shadowbox,' DJ Koze's 'Knock Knock,' and Allen Ravenstine's 'Waiting for the Bomb.'<p><i>The self-proclaimed "Dean of American Rock Critics," Robert Christgau was one of the pioneers of music criticism</i> …

New York University

When a hug makes headlines

Some political analysts tweeted that the Rahul Gandhi-Narendra Modi hug was a defining moment for the Congress president

Business (India)

Paul Finebaum slams UNC coach Larry Fedora for 'just plain stupid' CTE comments

ESPN and SEC Network college football broadcaster Paul Finebaum has had some terrible and cantankerous takes in the past, but this might be one of the most sensible things he’s ever said.<p>Finebaum appeared on ESPN’s <i>Outside The Lines</i> and addressed North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora’s …

College Sports

GOP to hold 2020 convention in Charlotte

The Republican National Committee (RNC) announced on Friday that it will hold the party's 2020 convention in Charlotte, N.C.<p>"I am thrilled to …

Miami Beach

Trump, Pence offer condolences to families of Missouri boat tour victims

President TrumpDonald John TrumpNFL freezes policy barring players from protesting during anthem McConnell spokesman on Putin visit: 'There is no …

Donald Trump

Between Folk and Islam: Yusuf/Cat Stevens at 70

When Cat Stevens suddenly converted to Islam and quit music in the midst of his folk-pop poet heyday, fans were left scratching their heads. But the …

Islam

GOP leader blocks resolution backing intelligence community on Russia

GOP Sen. John Cornyn (Texas) blocked a resolution on Thursday that would have lent the Senate's support to the intelligence community's assessment of …

Jeff Flake

What If Trump’s Embarrassing Performance In Front of Putin Was His Most Viable Option?

It seems like the entire world watched the joint press conference between President <b>Donald Trump</b> and Russian President <b>Vladimir Putin</b> this week. And …

Donald Trump

What kind of a deal can the NFL, NFLPA strike

Getty Images<p>The timing was hardly coincidental that the NFL and NFLPA issued a joint statement pressing pause on the league’s new anthem policy only …

NFL