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Why Feminism Is Great for Romance

4 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Heterosexual romantic relationships have historically been all about men courting and “keeping” women. And it’s a powerful tradition. Whether it’sShow More Summary

Donald Trump Speaks to Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, in Move That Will Likely Anger China

9 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone on Friday with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, a move that is likely to infuriate China and complicate U.S. relations with Beijing. The call was the first such contact with Taiwan by a U.S. Show More Summary

Seven Films and Shows to Stream This Weekend on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu

12 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

When the sun goes down before 5 p.m., the day often feels over before it even began. Under the cover of afternoon darkness, the screen beckons. Luckily, there are plenty of films and shows recently added to Netflix, Amazon and Hulu to...Show More Summary

Trump’s Treasury Pick Steven Mnuchin Ran a Bank Critics Call ‘A Foreclosure Machine’

15 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Rose Guidel was in trouble. It was 2009 and the United States was in the grips of the Great Recession. Her brother, who had helped pay the mortgage on her modest home outside of Los Angeles, had been murdered, so she contacted her bank to say her payment would be late. Show More Summary

'Oops I Did It Again:' Why Politicians Keep Using Referendums to Boost Their Causes

16 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

The vote is still a few days away, but Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s constitutional referendum seems like yet another example of the Britney Spears theory of politics—a case of political calculation gone wrong; yet another example...Show More Summary

Trump's Campaign Had Anti-Semitic Overtones, But Let's Be Optimistic

18 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

As Julius Caesar once said: ”It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.” Today, we all make decisions quickly, snap judgements in the heat of the moment based on our biases and instincts, and not necessarily on the full facts. Show More Summary

Fidel Castro Funeral: American Tourists Find Themselves in a Mourning Cuba

19 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

They came to Cuba for an education, plus some fun and games, but got a state funeral instead. Some of the Americans touring Cuba when Fidel Castro died on Friday at age 90 feared there might be civil unrest and a major security operation. Their angst was allayed when they saw a massive outpouring of public admiration for Castro. Show More Summary

Can the Catholic Church Save Congo?

22 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

When Pope Francis received Congolese president Joseph Kabila at the Vatican on September 26, the meeting did not take place in the reception room where the pontiff usually meets visiting heads of state. Instead, the pope greeted Kabila...Show More Summary

U.S. Unemployment Drops to 4.6 Percent

22 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

U.S. employers boosted hiring in November and the unemployment rate dropped to a more than nine-year low of 4.6 percent, making it almost certain that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates later this month. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 178,000 jobs last month, the Labor Department said on Friday. Show More Summary

The 10 Most-Liked Instagram Pictures of 2016 Revealed, and They're All Basically of Selena Gomez

23 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Selena Gomez may be taking a break from social media but that isn’t stopping her from ruling it. The singer and actor has been named Instagram’s most influential user of 2016. Not only has she got the most followers of any user—103 million...Show More Summary

Wayne Rooney: Manchester United Captain Set for Warning From England Boss

23 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Gareth Southgate says he will issue a warning to England captain Wayne Rooney and the rest of his squad about the impact of drinking at elite level sport. The caution comes after Rooney was photographed, in England training gear, looking the worse for wear at a wedding in the team hotel in November. Show More Summary

Mo Farah Tells Newsweek: Donald Trump Could Force Me Back to Britain

23 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

As the clock ticked toward 9 p.m. in a suburban house in Portland, Oregon, on November 8, Mo Farah’s 11-year-old daughter adopted the role of political correspondent. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump had taken a surprise lead over his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton on election night. Show More Summary

Conor McGregor: Boxing License Moves UFC Star Closer to Floyd Mayweather Super-Fight

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

A potential super-fight between the UFC’s Conor McGregor and unbeaten boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr has moved a step closer after the Irishman was granted a boxing license. The BBC reports the California State Athletic Commission will now allow McGregor, 28, to box there. Show More Summary

Nigeria’s Muhammadu Buhari Calls for End to Biafra Agitation

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari called for an end to agitation for the secession of Biafra, a former independent republic in the southeast of the country. Buhari met with a group of traditional rulers from southeast Nigeria in the Nigerian capital Abuja on Thursday. Show More Summary

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Eyes Broadway Move in 2018

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is inching closer to world domination. Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender, producers of the London stage play, have confirmed they are in advanced talks with the Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) to take...Show More Summary

Russia Doping Ban Set to Extend Past March 2017

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

Russia will be unable to compete at the European Indoor Championships in 2017 in Belgrade, after the IAAF extended its ban from competition for alleged state-sponsored doping. The country missed the Rio 2016 Olympic athletics competitions...Show More Summary

'Fawlty Towers' Star Andrew Sachs Dead at 86

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

Andrew Sachs, who played the bumbling waiter Manuel in classic British comedy Fawlty Towers, has died aged 86. Sachs died on November 23 following a secret four-year battle with dementia, his wife Melody told the Daily Mail. He was buried...Show More Summary

Australia Approves Indefinite Detention of 'High-Risk' Extremists

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

Australia has approved a law that will allow authorities to hold convicted terrorists in prison past their served sentence, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said Friday. Turnbull said in a statement that the new legislation was required because of the growing threat of attacks to the country, Associated Press reported. Show More Summary

Is the Brexit Vote Legitimate If Russia Influenced the Outcome?

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

From the Brexit vote to the U.S. presidential election, Russia’s campaign of propaganda and disinformation has played its part in interfering in democratic processes in key Western countries. It is easy to imagine that Russian interest...Show More Summary

How Open Source Software Could Level The Playing Field in Finance

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

This article was originally published by International Business Times. Obviously data-driven investment managers are not going to divulge the secret signals that form the basis of their alpha strategies. But when something is not part...Show More Summary

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