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Kathleen Miles
Kathleen Miles is the senior editor of The WorldPost, the
international news site of The Huffington Post and the Berggruen
. She joined The Huffington Post in 2011, as an editor of
HuffPost LA. She can be reached through Twitter, Facebook (links
above) or

Before HuffPost, she worked at the NPR affiliate KPCC, writing and
producing national news stories. She has also worked as a district
representative for U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff; field investigator
for the U.S. National Labor Relations Board; and political action
coordinator for the Iron Workers International.

She earned her B.A. from U.C. Berkeley, where she studied Political
Economy of Non-Industrialized Studies, with an emphasis on Middle
Eastern Studies. She earned her M.A. from Loyola Marymount, while
simultaneously teaching full-time with Teach for America in South L.A.

Entries by Kathleen Miles

Robot Maker Says He's Designed A Pocket Robot That Could Replace Your Smartphone

(32) Comments | Posted March 17, 2015 | 11:30 AM

LONDON -- A Japanese robot maker says he's designed a personal robot that could be the "next smartphone."

“You will put him in your pocket and talk to him like your own Jiminy Cricket,” Tomotaka Takahashi, CEO of robot design company Robo Garage and research associate professor at...

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(3) Comments | Posted March 10, 2015 | 11:40 PM


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요르단 라니아 왕비 "IS에서 I를 빼자. 그들은 전혀 이슬람적이지 않다"

(0) Comments | Posted March 9, 2015 | 11:00 PM

요르단의 라니아 왕비는 자칭 IS(Islamic State)라고 부르는 조직에는 이슬람적인 면이 전혀 없다고 말한다.

그녀는 지난 3월 5일 허핑턴포스트가 개최한 '직업의 미래' 컨퍼런스에 참석 중이었다. 허핑턴포스트 창립자인 편집인 아리아나 허핑턴과의 대화 중 라니아 왕비가 "IS에서 I를 제거하면 좋겠다. 왜냐면 그들은 전혀 이슬람적이지 못하기 때문이다."라고 말하자 객석에서 박수가 터져나왔다.

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Königin Rania: "Lassen Sie uns das erste ,I' aus ISIS wegnehmen. Es gibt nichts Islamisches daran"

(2) Comments | Posted March 9, 2015 | 11:34 AM

Königin Rania von Jordanien sagt, dass es nichts Islamisches an dem selbsternannten Islamischen Staat (ISIS) gibt. „Ich würde das erste ,I' in ISIS wegnehmen, denn es gibt nichts Islamisches daran,“ sagte sie im Gespräch mit HuffPost-Gründerin Arianna Huffington im Rahmen der „WorldPost Future of...

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Rania de Jordania: "A 'ISIS' hay que quitarle la 'i'. De islámico no tienen nada"

(5) Comments | Posted March 9, 2015 | 11:10 AM

El islamismo no tiene nada que ver con ISIS -el autoproclamado Estado Islámico-, según la reina Rania de Jordania. Sus palabras provocaron el aplauso del público en una charla con la fundadora de The Huffington Post, Arianna Huffington, en la que afirmó que le “quitaría” la primera ‘I’ a ISIS....

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Future Of Work: Three Ways We Can Create Jobs From The Bottom Up

(12) Comments | Posted March 6, 2015 | 9:19 AM

LONDON -- Andrew McAfee, director of MIT’s Center for Digital Business, argued Thursday that technological advances of the last few decades have significantly contributed to global stagnation of wages and lack of significant job growth.

McAfee, co-author of The Second Machine Age, was speaking at The...

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Queen Rania: Let's Drop The First 'I' In ISIS. There's Nothing Islamic About Them

(582) Comments | Posted March 6, 2015 | 7:16 AM

LONDON -- Queen Rania of Jordan said Thursday evening that there is nothing Islamic about the self-proclaimed Islamic State, or ISIS.

She was speaking with Huffington Post Editor-In-Chief Arianna Huffington as a part of The WorldPost Future of Work Conference. “I would love to drop...

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Egyptian President Sisi: Muslims Need To Reform Their Religious Discourse

(100) Comments | Posted January 22, 2015 | 10:45 AM

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi said Thursday that Muslims need to adapt their religious discourse to the present and eliminate elements of their rhetoric that could foster violence.

“Islam is a tolerant religion, but this wasn’t always clear to the rest of the world during the last 20 or 30...

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Why Mark Zuckerberg's First Book Club Choice Makes Total Sense

(8) Comments | Posted January 6, 2015 | 11:02 AM

It is not surprising that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg chose Moisés Naím’s The End of Power as the first book in his new -- and possibly the world’s largest -- book club.

Naím, former editor in chief of Foreign Policy magazine and a Distinguished Fellow at the Carnegie...

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You'd Be Surprised What Chinese College Students Think Of America These Days

(338) Comments | Posted December 3, 2014 | 4:03 PM

XI'AN, China -- China continues to open up to the West economically, and there are signs that U.S.-China relations could be improving. But a series of recent conversations with Chinese college students revealed that many in China remain both intensely patriotic and skeptical of the United...

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These Photos Capture A Dwindling Chinese Village With Only One Baby

(5) Comments | Posted December 1, 2014 | 2:22 PM

DA PING, China -- Tucked away high in the mountains of northwestern China is Da Ping, a village of about 20 residents, many of them elderly. There used to be more people here, but the children of the current residents moved away to find work in the city, and their...

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McCain Will Push For Ground Troops In Iraq, Syria If GOP Wins The Senate

(220) Comments | Posted October 20, 2014 | 3:42 PM

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- If Republicans gain the Senate majority in November, President Barack Obama could face pressure from Congress to send ground troops into Iraq and Syria.

"Frankly, I know of no military expert who believes we are going to defeat ISIS with this present strategy," Sen. John...

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Congressional Hearing On Ebola Was 'Shameful,' Janet Napolitano Says

(368) Comments | Posted October 19, 2014 | 4:43 PM

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Janet Napolitano on Saturday lambasted Congress for politicizing concerns about the Ebola virus, and drew parallels to the response to 2009's H1N1 flu pandemic, which she oversaw as Homeland Security Secretary.

Napolitano criticized a recent Congressional hearing on Ebola featuring Dr. Tom Frieden,...

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Indian Prime Minister Modi: America, Don't Repeat Your Iraq Mistake In Afghanistan

(53) Comments | Posted September 29, 2014 | 5:27 PM

NEW YORK -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Monday that the U.S. should not withdraw its troops from Afghanistan as quickly as it did from Iraq, where extremist group Islamic State, or ISIS, has since gained territory.

“We requested to America, regarding the defense withdrawal subject -- please do...

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Iranian Foreign Minister: America Helped Create ISIS And Is Taking The Wrong Approach ... Again

(165) Comments | Posted September 18, 2014 | 8:05 AM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Wednesday that the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq created the extremist group the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL. Further foreign military presence, he said, will only create new terrorists.

“If you look at the essence of ISIS, it’s the product...

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ISIS Is A Threat To U.S. Interests, Top Official Says. Here's What's Being Done About It

(6) Comments | Posted September 10, 2014 | 5:32 PM

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Wednesday that the extremist group the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, is a threat to America and must be confronted.

"ISIL has shown a level of danger that constitutes a threat to our vital interests as a nation and to...

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Artificial Intelligence May Doom The Human Race Within A Century, Oxford Professor Says

(325) Comments | Posted August 22, 2014 | 12:04 PM

An Oxford philosophy professor who has studied existential threats ranging from nuclear war to superbugs says the biggest danger of all may be superintelligence.

Superintelligence is any intellect that outperforms human intellect in every field, and Nick Bostrom thinks its most likely form will be a machine --...

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Health Expert: 'No Strategic Plan' For Controlling Ebola Outbreak

(99) Comments | Posted August 5, 2014 | 4:47 PM

The Ebola outbreak concentrated in West Africa is “out of control,” and the international community has no organized plan to address it, a global health expert said Tuesday.

“We’re now in a perfect storm,” Laurie Garrett, senior global health fellow for the Council on Foreign Relations, said Tuesday on a...

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How Art Is Crucial To Understanding The Human Mind

(9) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 12:34 PM

Antonio Damasio, M.D., is a professor of neuroscience and the director of the Brain and Creativity Institute at the University of Southern California. He is a pioneer in the field of cognitive neuroscience and a highly cited researcher. He has received numerous awards for...

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Glenn Greenwald On Why Privacy Is Vital, Even If You 'Have Nothing To Hide'

(121) Comments | Posted June 20, 2014 | 5:30 PM

LOS ANGELES -- Journalist Glenn Greenwald defended the value of digital privacy and slammed those who dismiss its importance during a stop on his national book tour Thursday.

“We all need places where we can go to explore without the judgmental eyes of other people being cast upon us," he...

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