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US-Guaranteed Bonds Will Not Save Ukrainian Economy - Economists

The news that Ukraine issued $1 billion bonds guaranteed by the US surprised investors. According to economists, the bonds are not top rated and will not help the Ukrainian economy avoid default.

GOP War-Mongering Back in Style

As the new presidential campaign season starts, most Republican candidates are competing to show off who can sound the most belligerent, with many echoing George W. Bush. Brother Jeb stumbled over his own tough-guy message, as William Blum wrote at Anti-Empire Report. By William Blum Jeb Bush has gotten himself into trouble because, like all…

French Police Seize Weapons, Explosives in Anti-Terror Raid

Weapons, explosives and materials that could be used to make bombs were seized during a counterterrorism operation in southern France.

I could’ve been a Duggar wife: I grew up in the same church, and the abuse scandal doesn’t shock me

Like a real-life Kimmy Schmidt, I fled the exploitative and abusive sect into a culture I couldn't fully understand

FIFA President Blatter Speaks At Opening Of Group's Congress

23 minutes agoNews : The Two-Way

Embattled FIFA President Sepp Blatter faces a reelection vote Friday, in the face of new corruption and bribery charges against senior members of FIFA.

Gamer Ted Cruz Claims He’s Reached the 217th Level of Candy Crush

24 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

Despite what you may think, We Are Watchmen's rap song in support of Ted Cruz's bid for the presidency in 2016 isn't the only manner in which the Republican senator from Texas is trying to appear "hip." Turns out the noted Tea Party practitioner is also an avid gamer.

The Week Everyone Began Taking Bernie Sanders Seriously

25 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) clocked 15% in a Quinnipiac poll of likely Democratic voters Thursday. But he's clocking a lot more than that in the political press corps, while Hillary Clinton's campaign telegraphed this morning that they're legitimately scared of his impact on the race. This is the week everyone began taking Bernie Sanders seriously.

Chris Cuomo Confronts Pam Geller: How Exactly Are You Being ‘Victimized’?

25 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

CNN's Chris Cuomo confronted Pamela Geller this morning, asking her exactly how her rights are being muzzled and how exactly she's being "victimized."

Grad Student Behind Debunked Same-Sex Marriage Study Also Faked a Bunch of Awards

25 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

Not only did that grad student make up the data, it turns out that he made up quite a bit of his academic bona fines, too.

Chobani CEO To Donate At Least Half Of Wealth To Help Refugees

27 minutes agoNews : Huffington Post

NEW YORK (AP) — Chobani founder and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya says he will join some of the world's richest individuals in pledging to give away at least half his wealth, which has been estimated at $1.41 billion. The Turkish-born yogurt entrepreneur...Show More Summary

Your Margarita Could Get A Lot Cheaper, Thanks To A Proposed Liquor Tax Bill

28 minutes agoNews : Huffington Post

Tired of paying $14 for just one lousy cocktail? Then you might like the bill that Representatives Todd Young (R-Ind.) and John Yarmuth (D-Ken.) introduced to the House this week. In the Distillery Innovation and Excise Tax Reform Act...Show More Summary

The Ugly Truth Behind Khloe Kardashian's Tiger Cub Selfie

29 minutes agoNews : Huffington Post

Khloe Kardashian couldn't be more clueless in the Instagram selfie she took posing with a tiger cub. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

Joe Scarborough Says Rick Santorum Has 'Best Message' For Republican Candidates

29 minutes agoNews : Huffington Post

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough said Thursday morning that of all the 2016 Republican presidential candidates, former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) leads in one way. "Regardless of what people think about Rick, and I know a lot of people in Manhattan...Show More Summary

Manhattanhenge 2015: Where To Get The Best Views This Weekend

30 minutes agoNews : Huffington Post

Manhattanhenge, a spectacular sunset where the sun aligns with New York City's street grid, happens only twice in 2015. The first occurrence will be at 8:12 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, according to the Hayden Planetarium. On Friday, half the sun will align with the grid. Show More Summary

Fla. woman free after convicted of having sex on beach

31 minutes agoNews : NY Daily News

A 20-year-old Florida woman is out of jail after being convicted of having sex on a public beach.

Ninth suspect arrested in deadly shooting of Mississippi officers

By Therese Apel JACKSON, Miss. (Reuters) - Mississippi authorities said they have made a ninth arrest in connection with the May 9 shooting deaths of two Hattiesburg police officers. Brodrick Kendell Varnado, 25, of Hattiesburg has been...Show More Summary

Weed advocate trades hash oil hits for burgers at drive-thru

32 minutes agoNews : NY Daily News

One employee hits the pipe as Jonah Tacoma trades in hash oil for burgers at Frugals in Washington state.

Pineville Journal: Mystery, and Discovery, on the Trail of a Creole Music Pioneer

32 minutes agoNews : NYTimes: News

Amédé Ardoin brought white Cajun and black Creole traditions together in Louisiana, and there is plenty to be discovered in a search of his musical legacy.

Just to Make Things Interesting, the Clinton Foundation Also Took Money From Qatar and FIFA

33 minutes agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

FIFA is in the news in a big way right now, in part because of controversy over its decision to hold the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The Clinton Foundation is also in the news, in part because of controversy over its many powerful foreign...Show More Summary

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