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What You Probably Don’t Know About Domestic Violence and Abuse (VIDEO)

by The Huffington Post // March 3, 2015 // Updated 09:02 GMT // 0 Comments

Ilene, 20, says her boyfriend, Matt, constantly accuses her of cheating on him, insults her appearance, calls her despicable names, and threatens to take their son and leave her homeless. Watch as Robin McGraw, Dr. Phil’s wife who’s a leading advocate of domestic violence awareness, says: “A lot of people think that domestic violence is […]

China Reports Say 20 Killed After Bus Falls Off Cliff

by The New York Times // March 3, 2015 // Updated 03:43 GMT // 0 Comments

BEIJING — A bus carrying an opera troupe fell off a cliff in central China on Tuesday, killing 20 people and injuring 13, state media reported. – Go to Home Page »

China Reports Say 20 Killed After Bus Falls Off Cliff

by The New York Times // March 3, 2015 // Updated 03:43 GMT // 0 Comments

BEIJING — A bus carrying an opera troupe fell off a cliff in central China on Tuesday, killing 20 people and injuring 13, state media reported. – Go to Home Page »

China Names 14 Generals Suspected of Corruption

by The New York Times // March 3, 2015 // Updated 01:59 GMT // 0 Comments

BEIJING — China’s military authority on Monday released a list of 14 generals who are under investigation or have been convicted of graft, among them the son of one of China’s once highest-ranking generals. The generals were the latest prominent officers to fall under President Xi Jinping’s sweeping anticorruption campaign. Published on the official website […]

The Cry Being Heard Around Washington: ‘I Need a Netanyahu Ticket’

by The New York Times // March 3, 2015 // Updated 00:54 GMT // 0 Comments

WASHINGTON — For Senator Lindsey Graham, the only ticket more in demand than a seat inside the House chamber for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress on Tuesday morning would be “if it was Garth Brooks — maybe.” “I’m having to tell people who supported me for decades I can’t find a ticket,” said […]

These Two Teens Aren’t Just Sisters — They’re Twins

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 21:39 GMT // 0 Comments

When Lucy and Maria Aylmer tell people they are twins, disbelief is one response. – “Now we have grown older, even though we still look so different, the bond between us is much stronger,” Lucy said. “Now we are proud of the fact that we are each other’s twin sister. Maria loves telling people at […]

62 Takeaways From CPAC 2015, Ranked

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 21:37 GMT // 0 Comments

Any time a thing happens in politics, the media has “Takeaways” about that thing. And whenever the media has a bunch of Takeaways, Eat The Press gathers all of those Takeaways in one place, so that you can sate your yawning hunger for Takeaways. This past weekend, the Beltway played host to the annual Conservative […]

Jeremy Rifkin: In New Economy, ‘Social Skills Count More Than Work Skills’

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 20:53 GMT // 0 Comments

Economist and bestselling author Jeremy Rifkin argues that our grandchildren will pity our working conditions and that a bright future is not a utopian dream but an achievable goal.US economist Jeremy Rifkin, author of ‘the Third Industrial Revolution’, gives a press conference, on November 14, 2012, as part of the World Forum in Lille, northern […]

The Twisted, Tortured Path Obamacare Took Back To The Supreme Court

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 20:04 GMT // 0 Comments

The stakes were high three years ago when the Supreme Court heard NFIB v. Sebelius, the case challenging Obamacare’s individual mandate and threatening to undermine President Barack Obama’s signature policy achievement. For three days, attorneys argued about some of the most important controversies in constitutional law –- the boundaries between federal and state power, the […]

Zuckerberg Goes on Charm Offensive for Internet.org

by The New York Times // March 2, 2015 // Updated 19:57 GMT // 0 Comments

The Facebook chief executive outlined on Monday why he thought Internet.org, a service backed by his company that is intended to provide people in emerging markets with free access to some online applications, would help telecommunications carriers persuade customers to spend more on streaming content to their cellphones. The service, which is now offered in […]

Here’s The Most Unique Job In Each State

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 16:08 GMT // 0 Comments

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily reporting and analysis on trends in state policy. The state of Hawaii has almost 13 times as many professional dancers than would be expected based on the national average. In New York, […]

Federal Judge Overturns Nebraska Gay Marriage Ban

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 14:39 GMT // 0 Comments

A federal judge has ruled Nebraska’s statewide ban on gay marriage unconstitutional. –USA, California, San Francisco, rainbow flag (gay pride flag) | Nelson Hancock via Getty Images The news comes just after the state lifted a 20-year-old ban on gay people becoming licensed foster parents. The policy barred unmarried, unrelated adults who live together from […]

Prioritizing Sleep Helps You Get More Of It

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 13:18 GMT // 0 Comments

People who make sleep a priority get more of it, according to a new survey from the National Sleep Foundation. –Gary John Norman via Getty Images For more on the findings from this year’s Sleep in America poll, which kicks off the beginning of Sleep Awareness Week, visit the National Sleep Foundation.

An Uneasy Relationship Between Telecom and Tech

by The New York Times // March 2, 2015 // Updated 12:51 GMT // 0 Comments

BARCELONA, Spain — For the next four days, a sprawling conference center here will become the global hub for the telecommunications and technology industries. More than 80,000 people — including heavy hitters like Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive of Facebook; Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission; and Vittorio Colao, chief executive of Vodafone — […]

U.N. Report Faults Russia for Escalating Conflict in Ukraine

by The New York Times // March 2, 2015 // Updated 11:22 GMT // 0 Comments

GENEVA — The United Nations said Monday that an influx of troops and heavy weapons from Russia had intensified the conflict in eastern Ukraine, undermining prospects for peace and causing a significant rise in casualties. The United Nations estimated that more than 6,000 people have been killed since the fighting started in April, Ivan Simonovic, […]

Ukraine Conflict Death Toll Passes 6,000, UN Human Rights Office Says

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 10:32 GMT // 0 Comments

More than 6,000 people have died in eastern Ukraine since the start of the conflict almost a year ago that has led to a “merciless devastation of civilian lives and infrastructure,” the U.N. human rights office said Monday. Hundreds of civilians and military personnel have been killed in recent weeks alone after an upswing in […]

Gray Matter

by The New York Times // March 1, 2015 // Updated 23:00 GMT // 0 Comments

As one of America’s most successful and prolific documentary filmmakers, Alex Gibney has made a career of exploring the shadowy contradictions in human behavior, the porous boundaries between good and bad. People are strange, and there is an endless variety of strangeness for Gibney to tackle. His latest film, “Going Clear,” lays bare the operatic […]

‘SNL’ Women Take Sara Bareilles’ ‘Brave’ Lyrics Literally And Say What They Wanna Say

by The Huffington Post // March 1, 2015 // Updated 21:47 GMT // 0 Comments

Do you suffer from politeness? Are you tired of making coffee dates with people you don’t like or holding back spoilers for the sake of your friends? You don’t have to anymore, you just have to be brave! The ladies of “SNL” embrace their audacity in a new sketch that says it’s OK to speak […]

Michelle Rodriguez on that white ‘superhero thing’

by CNN // March 1, 2015 // Updated 20:27 GMT // 0 Comments

“I think that people should stop being lazy and that people should make an effort in Hollywood to develop their own mythology.” The comments come after Rodriguez was caught on camera saying that minorities should stop “stealing” “white people’s superheroes.” Rodriguez, who identifies as Puerto Rican and Dominican, was walking to her car when TMZ […]

Pope Francis Leads Thousands In Prayer At The Vatican For Christians Kidnapped By ISIS

by The Huffington Post // March 1, 2015 // Updated 18:56 GMT // 0 Comments

Pope Francis has led tens of thousands of people in prayer in St. Peter’s Square for Christians and others who have been kidnapped or are victims of other “intolerable brutality” in Syria and Iraq.Pope Francis delivers his blessing during the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter’s Square, at the […]

‘The Wonder List’ Facebook chat: Creating a cinematic travel adventure

by CNN // March 1, 2015 // Updated 18:04 GMT // 0 Comments

They discovered untold stories while capturing breathtaking portraits of locations. It just might tempt you to try to go there before it’s gone. Here are some of the highlights from the chat, and you can see more of his answers on the CNN Facebook page. These highlights have been edited for clarity and grammar: Brian […]

Crowd Kills Teenage Girl Suspected To Be Suicide Bomber In Nigeria

by The Huffington Post // March 1, 2015 // Updated 17:23 GMT // 0 Comments

A crowd beat to death a teenage girl accused of planning to be a suicide bomber and then set her body ablaze Sunday, according to police and witnesses at a northeastern Nigerian market.Nigeria police patrol the city of Abuja, Nigeria, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Civil rights groups staged a small protest Saturday against they proposed […]

UN: Iraq Violence Kills At Least 1,100 In February

by The Huffington Post // March 1, 2015 // Updated 12:23 GMT // 0 Comments

The U.N. mission to Iraq said Sunday that violence claimed the lives of at least 1,100 Iraqis in February, including more than 600 civilians. The U.N. Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI) said in a statement that 611 civilians were among 1,103 people killed last month, with the rest hailing from the security forces. It said […]

Man Who Believes He Is A ‘Werewolf’ Who Killed A ‘Vampire’ Found Guilty Of Murder

by The Huffington Post // February 28, 2015 // Updated 21:42 GMT // 0 Comments

A California man is guilty of murder in a bizarre case wherein the suspect claimed he was a werewolf who killed a vampire. Atascadero man Mark Andrews, 51, went to his neighbor’s home and fatally shot her in the doorway with a rifle, a jury determined Friday. Andrews pleaded insanity in the 2013 killing of […]

Restaurant In Hawaii Offers Fresh Start For Former Prostitutes, Convicts, Others Who Need A Hand

by The Huffington Post // February 28, 2015 // Updated 17:43 GMT // 0 Comments

When Mary Nelson started working at a restaurant in Honolulu last year, she hid in the back as a dishwasher. Despite her lively personality and quick humor, she was too intimidated to interact with the customers, so for the first six months of the job, she washed dishes. It was only the second job the […]

Restaurant In Hawaii Offers Fresh Start For Former Prostitutes, Convicts, Others Who Need A Hand

by The Huffington Post // February 28, 2015 // Updated 17:43 GMT // 0 Comments

When Mary Nelson started working at a restaurant in Honolulu last year, she hid in the back as a dishwasher. Despite her lively personality and quick humor, she was too intimidated to interact with the customers, so for the first six months of the job, she washed dishes. It was only the second job the […]

How Boko Haram Uses Female Suicide Bombers To Terrorize Nigeria

by The Huffington Post // February 28, 2015 // Updated 16:22 GMT // 0 Comments

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic making headlines around the world. Today, we speak with Elizabeth Pearson about Boko Haram’s use of female suicide bombers.In this July 2014 file photo, people gather at the scene of a car bomb explosion at the central market in Maiduguri, Nigeria. (AP […]

Republicans agree with … Elizabeth Warren?

by CNN // February 28, 2015 // Updated 16:17 GMT // 0 Comments

But far from being acolytes of the liberal Massachusetts senator, they are the attendees at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference. In interviews with CNN, a dozen conservative activists at CPAC this week voiced some of the very concerns that helped vault Warren to celebrity status among Democrats. “I don’t like them,” Diane Marie, a […]

How Our Social Connections Can Help Relieve Our Worries

by The Huffington Post // February 28, 2015 // Updated 14:51 GMT // 0 Comments

For 30 days, GPS for the Soul and meQuilibrium are providing you tips on how to live a healthier, happier and stress-free life. See the previous stress tips here. The world is full of fascinating people — and our social connections with those people can help us relieve our worries and anxiety. You’d be amazed […]

The Kids Are All Right With Transgender Rights

by The Huffington Post // February 28, 2015 // Updated 14:49 GMT // 0 Comments

Last summer, a troubling poll showed that a majority of Americans had a problem with transgender people using bathrooms that correspond with their identity. A poll conducted last week brings some better news. Girl (5-7) looking at book in playground | Catherine Ledner via Getty Images Young people are far more likely than members of […]

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