Cumulative extremism: Why terror is like a ‘perverted comic book’

June 22, 2017

… that will force Muslims to choose sides,” Muslim author Laila Lalami, the award-winning Moroccan-American author, wrote in The New York Times Magazine in 2015 shortly after the Paris attacks. “Every time the gray zone recedes, ISIS gains ground,” The worry is that with each terror attack, regardless of the perpetrator’s motives, the gray zone is getting smaller. For ISIS, the hope is that Monday attack was a piece of fodder for recruits and something they’ll likely …

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Forget the IPO, the ICO is the cool new way to get funded

June 19, 2017

… now, despite the big numbers that often don’t make sense, the crypto crowd can’t wait for the next ICO to begin. Disclosure: The author of this text owns, or has recently owned, a number of cryptocurrencies, including BTC and ETH. WATCH: ‘Predator’ celebrates its 30th anniversary and there are some movie secrets you should know More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsVidify Basic – Monthly FE Vidify is a SAAS platform to create and share amazing viral …

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Muslims keep alive Calcutta’s Jewish schools, stores and traditions

June 16, 2017

Calcutta, India (CNN)When Mitana Alexander bid goodbye to Calcutta’s Jewish Girls School in 1975, she was its last Jewish student. The bulk of the others were Muslims. They were worried because she was last remaining occupant of a Jews-only dormitory, as most Jewish girls they had known had migrated to Israel, America or Europe “with their folks.” A new age for India’s Anglo-Indians …

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Overweight pregnancy increases risk of birth defects, study says

June 15, 2017

(CNN)Risks of major birth defects increased in step with the severity of a mother’s obesity or overweight, a study published Wednesday in the BMJ medical journal found. The study’s findings are not entirely new, but “expand on previous knowledge,” Persson said in an email. Past studies have shown an increased risk of congenital malformations among obese mothers. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. The …

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The best marketers are mad scientists

June 9, 2017

… real growth for your company. Josh Steimle is the author of Chief Marketing Officers at Work and the CEO of MWI, a digital marketing agency with offices in the US and Asia, and despite being over 40 can still do a kickflip on a skateboard. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsSyndRanker Unlimited – Yearly SyndRanker Unlimited – Yearly With this upgrade, you will get: – Unlimited Syndications – 500 RSS Feeds Campaigns – Recurring Syndications – Post SpinningGIFbuddy …

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Is Reality Winner A Leaker, A Whistleblower Or Something Else?

June 9, 2017

… whistleblowers to be skeptical of the official channels for reporting misconduct, according to Melvin Goodman, a former CIA and State Department analyst and author of Whistleblower at the CIA. Daniel Ellsberg, who released classified reports about the Vietnam War to the New York Times. This is what whistleblowing is all about going to the public arena to talk about wrongdoing, said Goodman. There arent a lot of avenues other than the media. The so-called guardrails of democracy are …

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P.C. Trump Abandons Radical Islamic Terror

… Trump called Obamas apology tour. It fed into conspiracy theories fueled by Trump that Obama may be Muslim. "He doesn't have a birth certificate. He may have one, but there's something on that, maybe religion, maybe it says he is a Muslim," Trump told Fox News in 2011. Behind the scenes, a battle has been waged between National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, and the authors of the travel ban aimed at 7 majority Muslim countries, including the speechs main author Stephen …

May 24, 2017
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Superbug C. auris identified in 122 people across 7 states, CDC says

… have received antibiotics or antifungal medications. “It seems to affect the sickest of the sick patients, particularly those in hospitals and nursing homes with other medical problems,” said Sharon Tsay, lead author and an Epidemic Intelligence Service officer at the CDC. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. Prevention is often a matter of good infection control and standard precautions, including good hand washing and …

May 19, 2017
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Learn how to ace the new rules of the job application process

… have to be one step ahead of job postings, tapping into your network (which is more powerful than you think) and getting on the radar of the right people before your dream position even pops up on a job board or LinkedIn. Alex Cavoulacos, co-founder of The Muse, released a brand new book with co-author Kathryn Minshew called The New Rules of Work: The Modern Playbook to Navigating Your Career, which gives step-by-step guidance on finding the right career path, landing that perfect job, growing …

May 19, 2017
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GOP Still Trusts Trump With Classified Intel After He Gave It To Russians

… Alexander Shcherbak via Getty Images introduced a bill last fall Call Alex in my office, said Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), the bills author. Asked if he considers it extremely careless that Trump related classified intelligence to Russian officials, Scott dryly repeated, I dont think the president broke the law. Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), also a bill co-sponsor, said the measure applies to all federal employees the president. For that matter, he said, he still trusts Trump with classified …

May 17, 2017
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Experts poke holes in marketing claims about fidget spinners

… study found that students with ADHD performed better on a computerized attention test the more intensely they fidgeted. Children without ADHD, meanwhile, did not improve their test score with fidgeting. But Julie Schweitzer, the study’s author and a clinical psychologist at the University of California at Davis, said it’s too early to know whether fidget spinners could deliver similar results. “We need to study them to find if they make a difference and for whom,” …

May 15, 2017
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In ancient city of Xi’an, China hopes to restart the Silk Road

Xi'an, China (CNN)Michael Chang’s love of noodles should make his adopted home a perfect fit. Growing up poor in eastern China, Chang crowded around one of the only two televisions in his village to watch Hong Kong soap operas and TV dramas. “They were all in these fancy offices eating instant noodles,” he said. ” I wanted that to be me.” China’s party ruined by N. Korea missile What is China’s grand plan for the world? In …

May 15, 2017
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