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US forces killed Abu Sayed, emir of ISIS-K, Pentagon says

US forces killed Abu Sayed, emir of ISIS-K, Pentagon says

News July 15, 2017 at 2:44 am 0 comments

U.S. forces killed Abu Sayed, the emir of ISIS-K, in a July 11 strike on the group’s headquarters in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Friday.

ISIS-K, or ISIS-Khorasan, is the Afghanistan branch of the terror group operating in the Khorasan region …

Too Hot to Fly

Too Hot to Fly

News July 14, 2017 at 8:30 pm 0 comments

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The airline industry is now faced with rising costs because of climate change.

A few weeks ago, in mid-June, I was making my first trip to Phoenix. I was supposed to be flying in during a time when, we …

Nights at the museums

Nights at the museums

News July 14, 2017 at 5:27 pm 0 comments

Josh Engel, left, of the Field Museum, Jen Daniels-Lake and Jorge Gone check out some birds during a Base Camp event on Thursday, July 6, 2017. (Field Museum / Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune)

The Field Museum, on this particular weeknight, was …

Iraqi facing deportation after aiding military takes refuge

Iraqi facing deportation after aiding military takes refuge

News July 14, 2017 at 11:29 am 0 comments

(AP Photo/Russell Contreras). Demonstrators rally in support of Iraqi refugee Kadhim Al-bumohammed outside of Immigration and Customs Enforcement offices in Albuquerque on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Al-bumohammed opted to skip his scheduled federal immig… (AP Photo/Russell Contreras). Demonstrators rally in …

Arcade Fire takes to New Orleans for ‘Electric Blue’ music video

Arcade Fire takes to New Orleans for ‘Electric Blue’ music video

News July 14, 2017 at 8:32 am 0 comments

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Canadian band Arcade Fire released a new music video today for the song "Electric Blue" from their forthcoming album Everything Now which will be released on July 28 via Sonovox/Columbia Records.

Returning to the synth-pop that they …

GOP Operative Committed Suicide Days After Disclosing He Solicited Clinton Emails From Russian Hackers

GOP Operative Committed Suicide Days After Disclosing He Solicited Clinton Emails From Russian Hackers

News July 14, 2017 at 5:36 am 0 comments

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A man stands behind a Russian flag.

Two weeks ago, the Wall Street Journal reported the early threads of a story that looked to be a potential blockbuster in the making: a longtime GOP operative and private equity …

France Unveils Plan To ‘Systematically’ Deport Illegal Migrants

France Unveils Plan To ‘Systematically’ Deport Illegal Migrants

News July 13, 2017 at 5:28 am 0 comments

Migrants sit in their tents at a makeshift migrant camp on a street near the metro stations of Jaures and Stalingrad in Paris, France, October 28, 2016. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

France announced an “action plan” Wednesday to “systematically” deport illegal economic …

In big boost for Army, Narendra Modi government clears procurement of critical weaponry for short intense wars

In big boost for Army, Narendra Modi government clears procurement of critical weaponry for short intense wars

News July 12, 2017 at 8:15 pm 0 comments

The official said the financial power vested, depending on the budgetary support available, to buy the complete range of weapons system may translate into Rs 40,000 crore. (PTI)

In a major decision, the government has empowered the Army directly to …

Stephanie Beatriz’s super-relatable essay about ‘disordered eating’ is a must-read.

Stephanie Beatriz’s super-relatable essay about ‘disordered eating’ is a must-read.

News July 12, 2017 at 11:15 am 0 comments

Just weeks away from taking a new round of publicity photos, "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" actress Stephanie Beatriz shared her pre-shoot routine — and why she won’t be following it this year.

"I’d stress. I’d look in the mirror and pick apart …

Properties with pools – in pictures

Properties with pools – in pictures

News July 12, 2017 at 8:25 am 0 comments
  • This unremarkable-looking house won the ‘best seafood restaurant in Britain’ award from The Good Food Guide in 2010 after the owners started feeding the paying public. Diners looked through glazed walls to the pool terrace and two-acre garden, but the