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World Bank President Goes Pinocchio

Nezir Sinani | Posted 09.19.2014 | Green
Nezir Sinani

European Civil Society Organizations staged a protest in front of the World Bank Group office in Brussels on Thursday to protest the weakening of environmental and social safeguards by the institution.

Is Visa Waiver Program a Pipeline for Terrorism?

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics
Georgianne Nienaber

There is no doubt that the Visa Waiver Program merits a national discussion free from partisan politics. Terrorists have already used the VWP to gain access to soft targets. Whether additional security measures would have prevented their entry is the $64 million question.

The Expat Adventure: Entrepreneurs' Lessons Learned From Year One In the U.S.

PJ Bouten | Posted 07.25.2014 | Small Business
PJ Bouten

For entrepreneurs preparing to venture into the U.S., here are valuable and unexpected lessons we learned in year one.

Here's Why Chrissy Teigen Calls Herself A 'Beer B*tch'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Kane | Posted 07.23.2014 | Taste

Stella!!!

Iraq, Syria, and Today's Other Killfests: The Great War as the Tragic Gift that Keeps on Giving

Doug Bandow | Posted 09.07.2014 | World
Doug Bandow

The morning of June 28, 1914 dawned bright for most Europeans. By sunset a geopolitical cataclysm loomed. World War I demonstrated the importance of saying no. Any of the great powers could have stopped the march toward war. America could have refused to join the parade after it started. The world would have been a better place had one or all done so. Today, Washington is filled with routine proposals for new interventions: bombing campaigns, foreign invasions, and military occupations. Most seem unlikely to trigger a new world war. But a century ago no one expected an assassination in a distant Balkan province to do so either. That is reason enough for Americans to make war truly a last resort.

8 On-the-Go Food and Travel Tips

Margaret Marshall | Posted 09.06.2014 | Travel
Margaret Marshall

Your vacation will remain more pleasurable when you enjoy your food without being stuffed. You'll sleep better, feel terrific, and be energetic and lively throughout the entire trip.

Fire Klinsmann. Hire Donovan.

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 09.04.2014 | Sports
James Marshall Crotty

Let's step back and do a reality check for a moment, shall we? We like to think we are good at that here in America. So, here's the mea culpa about the U.S. performance at the FIFA 2014 World Cup.

USA Soccer Gave Us More Than Just Goals To Cheer About

Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.01.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

American sports fans have a tendency to rally around grit, teamwork and hustle. We like teams that fight and claw even when the chips are down. That was the beauty of Team USA 2014 at the World Cup. Lacking a superstar other than it's goalie Tim Howard, the feisty American side personified what we so desperately hoped it would. And yet, it didn't matter if you were a soccer fan or even a sports fan this time around.

16 Reasons You Can't Totally Hate On Belgium

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel

We may have lost the soccer match (and the epic match that was identification of waffle varieties), but even still, you can't totally hate on Belgium....

How Belgium Is Making Fun Of Team USA On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 07.01.2014 | World

We've all seen the jokes about waffles and Belgium's dysfunctional political system ahead of this afternoon's World Cup game. But the Belgians, too, a...

How I Decide Who To Root For During The World Cup

Tom Cramer | Posted 08.31.2014 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

I won't pretend I'm a true soccer fan, but I love the World Cup. It has to do with country versus country, and how much it means to the players and fans of those countries. Having been fortunate enough to have visited several foreign countries, my method of choosing who to root for is quite simple.

Win or Go Home at World Cup and Coulter's Disingenuous Soccer Shot Skies Into Row Z

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 08.30.2014 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

The USA team plays Belgium on July 1 and as infectiously positive coach Jurgen Klinsmann puts it: "Now we really get started. We have a very clear picture in front of us. You got to win no matter how. And, it's a good feeling, now we focus on one specific opponent to beat at a time."

World Cup 2014: If It's Tuesday, It Must Be Belgium

Dorian de Wind | Posted 08.30.2014 | Sports
Dorian de Wind

The last time the United States played Belgium was in a friendly match last year when Belgium beat the U.S. 4-2. Since then, Team USA has come a long way.

Belgium Earns Shot At U.S.A.

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.27.2014 | Sports

The Belgians are coming. Belgium defeated South Korea 1-0 to seal the top spot in Group H and set a date a with the United States in the Round of ...

OTP's Guide to Street Food: Brussels

Off Track Planet | Posted 08.23.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Eating well in Brussels isn't known for being cheap but counting on Belgian beer binges for your caloric needs isn't going to cut it on an empty stomach. Luckily, you don't have to be sitting in a an art nouveau palace to try some traditional Brussels treats.

Follow Live: Belgium vs. Russia

HuffPost Data | Posted 06.22.2014 | Sports

Follow Live: Belgium vs. Russia....

Era of Benign Neglect of House Price Booms Is Over

Min Zhu | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Min Zhu

House prices are inching up. But is this a cause for much cheer? Or are we watching the same movie again?

World Cup Preview: Group H Players to Watch

Eight by Eight | Posted 08.05.2014 | Sports
Eight by Eight

An attacking midfielder or winger, Sofiane Feghouli has many admirers in European football -- including one Arséne Wenger, who referred to the Valencia man as "exceptional" and "a beast."

Don't Overlook the Nuances in Street Photography

Joe Newman | Posted 07.27.2014 | Arts
Joe Newman

One of the most important things about street photography is to have a keen eye for your surroundings. Sometimes, it's the subtle relationships that make for a great image.

Belgian Police Release Images Of Jewish Museum Shooter

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 07.25.2014 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium launched a nationwide hunt Sunday for a lone gunman who walked into the Jewish Museum, unpacked a Kalashnikov rifle, killed ...

Fatal Shooting Near Brussels Jewish Museum

AP | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG | Posted 07.24.2014 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — Three people were killed and one seriously injured in a spree of gunfire at the Jewish Museum in Brussels on Saturday, officials sai...

Urban Artists Build A Street Offering To Peru

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.21.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Starting today, for one week only, the Andes will be inside the Somerset House. London's spectacular neo-classical home of arts and culture along...

From Amsterdam to Paris

Abby Klinkenberg | Posted 07.07.2014 | College
Abby Klinkenberg

It was the last time I will be in the Netherlands for a while -- my year in Paris is nearly finished. This trip was more a last hurrah than anything -- and last hurrahs don't end by slinking back to the city with your tail between your legs. Last hurrahs end with hitchhiking.

PHOTOS: The Pleasures Of Life In The Heart Of Europe

Posted 05.02.2014 | World

Welcome to Daily Life! Each week HuffPost World will transport you to one of the corners of the Earth through images that expose the beauty and traged...

U.S. Eyes European Safety Standards for Oil Refineries

Susan Buchanan | Posted 06.15.2014 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Oil refiners can learn from Europe as they try to reduce accidents at plants in Louisiana and other states, U.S. safety experts say. After a string of disasters, President Obama issued an executive order last August to improve chemical facility safety.