Did Russian personnel help take down MH17? - Washington Post ... war, Washington had quietly given covert support to the French in the ... patrons like Saudi Arabia and Qatar . One important lesson from these 07/22/2014 - 11:15 am | View Link
Mike Conley: When I Was a Kid - Sports Illustrated for Kids It was a valuable lesson. ... Did Allen Iverson have the best handle? We were just kids trying to prove our points over French fries. 07/21/2014 - 1:35 pm | View Link
Canning Class: Pickle the beans that are green - Washington Post Introduce your kids to “Jack and the bean stalk” - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle 07/21/2014 - 1:21 pm | View Link
'The Classical Moment': Author Q&A with Father James Schall, S.J. - America Magazine The essay, the “effort” in French, was ... and a huge variety of various blogs and web ... If you could pick only one lesson that students ... 07/20/2014 - 7:03 am | View Link
Israel’s forever war - Hindustan Times The lesson any nation can learn from Israel is nation-building. ... Comme il faut (‘as it should be’ in French) has brought Israeli and 07/20/2014 - 4:16 am | View Link
Summer books: Brad Stone’s ‘The Everything Store’ In the past few months there are few businesses that have come in for such vilification as Amazon.com – including in many of the stories and blogs here at artsjournal.com – and so Brad Stone’s book , subtitled ‘Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon’, is timely, to say the least. 07/17/2014 - 11:40 pm | View Link
Finance experience an issue in county treasurer race Current Spokane County Treasurer Rob Chase learned one lesson in defeating his predecessor, Skip Chilberg, in the 2010 election. “For sure, I’m campaigning. I’m raising money,” said Chase, the 60-year-old self-described constitutionalist who’s facing a primary challenge from two Spokane accountants, Mary Kuney and Amy Biviano. 07/15/2014 - 6:07 pm | View Link
Tel Aviv 'Bubble' Bursts But Israelis Won't Let Rockets Run Lives Had the shrapnel fallen a foot to the right, gas station attendant Michael Savlov would have been destroyed along with the rest of the Dor Alon gas station in southern Tel Aviv. Click here for the rest of the article... 07/11/2014 - 1:43 pm | View Link
World B'nei Akiva Chief Slammed for Bloody '300 Foreskins' Revenge Call The secretary general of the World B’nei Akiva movement is under pressure to resign after he called for the murder of three Israeli teens to be avenged with blood. Click here for the rest of the article... 07/3/2014 - 6:40 am | View Link
[Doctors 2.0] Participatory Medicine: Towards Better Use of Digital Tools Social networks have changed the relationship between patients and their doctors, and new digital hardware and software tools – apps, connected objectives, etc – continue to hit the market. Medical practitioners need to seize hold of them, strengthen this link and help stimulate further innovation. "In 2011, we introduced the idea that virtual communities would have an impact on the doctor ... 06/26/2014 - 10:22 am | View Link
A Lesson in Communication This is the case for them all – Hebrew, French, Spanish – it doesn’t matter. I tell this to the parents and I am being honest with them. And still, I am lying right to their faces. You see, while I directly answer all their questions, placating their ... 07/30/2014 - 12:58 am | View Link
So, if France is not an anti-Semitic nation, is it an Islamophobic one? The lesson, if anyone was willing to listen, has been perfectly clear: authorize a protest, secure the route, provide a platform for mainstream groups and citizens to participate and it's likely to unveil in a benevolently feisty, almost festive ... 07/28/2014 - 12:00 pm | View Link
France and the burka ban: what is the lesson? It is scarcely surprising that the European Court of Human Rights has upheld the French ban on the burka. Indeed, it would have been something of a political earthquake if it had overturned it. France is an avowedly secular society whose revolutionary ... 07/1/2014 - 11:14 pm | View Link
For a lesson on free markets, look to France Who is the greatest ever French man or woman? Napoleon Bonaparte? I’d argue his involvement in human affairs was largely destructive. Louis Pasteur? He must have helped save an awful lot of lives. Pierre Michaux and Lallement, who helped invent the bicycle? 02/11/2014 - 10:36 pm | View Link
Tesco plc fails to learn from its French mistake Maybe we were in a bullish mood because the company was doing so well, or maybe it was because we through that we could teach the French a lesson or two. After all, wasn’t it Napoleon who called us a nation of shopkeepers? Whatever the case ... 12/12/2012 - 1:22 am | View Link
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More than 70 U. S. lawmakers say conditions in Myanmar have taken a sharp turn for the worse and want Secretary of State John Kerry to warn its government that it could seriously damage bilateral relations.
Kerry is expected to visit Myanmar this month for a regional security meeting.
It's been a long, negative week. Take a minute and be inspired by First Lady Michelle Obama's honest, thought-provoking and daring speech to young Africans.
First lady Michelle Obama embraced her family's African roots in a speech on Wednesday, telling a group of young Africans that the "blood of Africa" runs through her veins as she urged changing traditional beliefs on the worth of educating women.
Her husband had shied away from discussing his African heritage in his own remarks to the 500 Africans finishing a six-week Washington leadership fellowship on Monday, referencing his Kenyan father only once and in the question-and-answer session.
House Republicans have apparently reached some kind of consensus on a border crisis bill, even though it won't accomplish anything other than having a vote.
Multiple sources say that the leadership will propose language authored by Reps. John Carter (R-Texas) and Robert Aderholt (R-Ala.) to tighten a 2008 law that made it harder to deport children from countries other than Canada and Mexico.
The subject of Peggy Noonan's hand-wringing today is the increase in America's political polarization. Why are we more divided now? Noonan has a theory -- and it's a crock:
My concern the past few decades has been that we've lost or are losing some of that give, that divisions are sharper and deeper now in part because many of the issues that separate us are so piercing and personal.