King is slain in Memphis; troops ordered into city
Read the original story in The Washington Post about the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. 50 years ago today.
What They Don’t Know As A 401(k) Sponsor May Hurt Them
When I worked at a semi-prestigious law firm, one of the named partners (whose son is a Congressman who was kind enough to offer me a cannoli at a Knicks-Cli...
Who's Afraid of Gustavo Petro?
[Video] Day 9 of 31 Days to a More Effective Compliance P...
A 360-degree view of compliance is an effort to incorporate your compliance identity into a holistic approach so that compliance is in touch with and visible...
Democrat who resigned after masturbation allegation may b...
A California Democrat who resigned last year amid sexual misconduct allegations -- including that he allegedly masturbated in front of a female lobbyist -- h...
May-December romances
Wardrobe whoopsies: On purpose, or an accident?
Sometimes stars want to cringe with embarrassment. Other times, they just want attention.
Little damage reported from strong quake in Venezuela
A powerful earthquake has shaken eastern Venezuela, causing buildings to be evacuated in the capital
US commander says pressure key to nuclear diplomacy
The commander of U.S. forces in South Korea says he's cautiously optimistic that nuclear diplomacy will work out with North Korea, but that Seoul and Washing...
Visualizing The Social Media Universe In 2018
Billions of people around the world grew up during the age of social media, and mankind is slowly marching toward a future where nearly everyone will be a  d...
Venezuelans Skeptical of Maduro's New Measures to Salvage...
People in Venezuela’s capital expressed uncertainty about an economic overhaul by President Nicolás Maduro’s leftist government that introduces a new, highly...
Image-conscious China appoints new global propaganda czar
China's increasingly image-conscious government has appointed a trusted member of the ruling Communist Party to head up its international propaganda operation
2 Cambodian reporters charged with spying released on bail
Two Cambodian journalists who had worked for U.S.-funded Radio Free Asia and are charged with espionage have been released on bail, a day after a pardon free...
U.S. not discussing recognition of Israel's Golan hold: B...
The Trump administration is not discussing possible U.S. recognition of Israel's claim of sovereignty over the Golan Heights, U.S. National Security Adviser ...
U.S.-Turkey crisis could end 'instantly' if pastor freed:...
Turkey could end its lira-battering crisis with the United States "instantly" by freeing a detained American pastor, President Donald Trump's national securi...
China expects Taiwan's last Africa ally will switch to Be...
China expects self-ruled Taiwan's last diplomatic ally in Africa, the Kingdom of eSwatini, will switch to Beijing soon, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Wed...
U.S. sanctions on Iran more effective than expected: Bolton
Sanctions that the United States reimposed on Iran have been more effective than expected, President Donald Trump's national security adviser said, although ...
Indonesia sinks 125 mostly foreign illegal fishing vessels
Indonesia has sunk 125 mostly foreign ships involved in illegal fishing as it continues efforts to exert control over its vast maritime territory
To The US Media, A "Regime" Is Any Government At Odds Wit...
Authored by Gregory Shupak via 'Fariness & Accuracy In Reporting', In the aftermath of the assassination attempt against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro,...
Flash Flood at Gorge in Italy Kills at Least 10 Hikers
A wall of water likened to a tsunami roared through the Raganello Gorge, sending people far downstream. Some were “catapulted out like bullets.”
Pushing Further into Africa, Russia Signs a New Military ...
The deal was reached with the turbulent Central African Republic, where three Russian journalists were murdered recently under murky circumstances.
Trump adviser Bolton says Russia 'stuck' in Syria, Iran m...
Russia is "stuck" in Syria and looking for others to fund its post-war reconstruction, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said, describing this as an...
Powerful quake hits Venezuela coast, damage limited
A major earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck Venezuela's eastern coast, home to largely poor fishing communities, on Tuesday afternoon, shaking buildings as fa...
‘We Cannot Afford This’: Malaysia Pushes Back Against Chi...
A country that once courted Chinese investment now fears becoming overly indebted for big projects that are neither viable nor necessary — except to China.
Mortgage bond investors thaw on retail sector
More retail properties are being securitised and a ‘big short’ trade has reversed
Nicaragua: Daniel Ortega’s last stand?
As deadly protests against the president continue, critics say he now resembles the dictator he replaced
EU to get tough on UK’s market access after Brexit
Plan to step up oversight of ‘equivalence’ rules that finance sector will rely on
When hacking elections is child’s play
Is asking 11-year-olds to target flaws in the system a useful democratic exercise?
Cycling minister shows off new baby
New Zealand's minister for women has posted a picture of her baby after she cycled to hospital to give birth.
Paging Robocop: Russia's Got A Kalashnikov-Designed 4.5 T...
Russia has unveiled a menacing 4.5 ton bulletproof robot suit with giant claws that can walk and hold weapons. No word on how long it gives you to comply, bu...
U.S. reviewing El Salvador relationship after Taiwan brea...
The United States is "deeply disappointed" by El Salvador's decision to break diplomatic ties with Taiwan in favor of China and is reviewing its relationship...
Australian political challenger known for hard-right stances
Peter Dutton, the government lawmaker who has challenged Australia's prime minister for his job, is publicly perceived as a hard man and a leading hard-right...
Snyder: Read Between The Lines & Global Leaders Are Telli...
Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, Sometimes, a strongly-worded denial is the most damning evidence of all that something is seriousl...
Korean relatives bid emotional farewell after reunions
Hundreds of elderly Koreans are tearfully saying their final goodbyes at the end of rare reunions between relatives separated by the 1950-53 Korean War
News Analysis: Australia Wilts From Climate Change. Why C...
Malcolm Turnbull may lose his job because he tried to curtail emissions. He would be the third Australian prime minister recently forced from office in a cli...
Dutton planning 2nd challenge to Australian prime minister
A government lawmaker is planning a second challenge against Australia's prime minister after losing a leadership ballot
Facebook links fake campaigns to Russia and Iran
Social network removes hundreds of pages of content targeting users in the US and UK
Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman to return for Season 2 of 'Mak...
Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman are to host a second season of the crafting competition series "Making It," NBC announced Tuesday.
Russian Nuclear-Powered Missile "Lost At Sea" - Recovery ...
A bombshell CNBC report says that Russia is seeking to recover an advanced nuclear-powered missile that was "lost at sea" after a failed flight test which oc...
Australian PM faces new leadership challenge from conserv...
A second challenge to Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's leadership loomed on Wednesday, a day after Turnbull rejected the resignations of seven Ca...
Irish banks step up efforts to shed bad debts
Regulators are concerned elevated NPL rates present a risk to financial stability
Foreign investors step up efforts to shed Italian bonds
Overseas holdings of government debt fall further in June as political concerns mount
Besieged Australian PM expected to address press at 0300 ...
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will hold a press conference at 1 p.m. (0300 GMT) in Canberra, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported on...
Turkey's Financial Crisis Raises Questions About China's ...
Authored by James Dorsey via MidEast Soccer blog, Financial injections by Qatar  and possibly China may resolve Turkey’s immediate economic crisis, aggravate...
British man missing after banana boat fall
A British man who disappeared after being thrown from a banana boat in Portugal is feared dead by the family he was on holiday with.
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