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Russian Government Hackers Penetrated DNC, Stole Opposition Research On Trump

The Washington Post | Paul Vale | June 14, 2016 | Politics
Russian government hackers penetrated the computer network of the Democratic National Committee and gained access to the entire database of opposition research on GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, according to committee officials and security experts who responded to the breach.

Former CIA Officer: Listen To Your Enemy, Because 'Everybody Believes They Are The Good Guy'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | June 14, 2016 | Politics
Amaryllis Fox is a writer, a peace activist and a former CIA Clandestine Service officer.  She recently sat down with Al Jazeera's AJ+ to discuss what she's learned from working undercover in counterterrorism for nearly a...

As A Father, Jimmy Fallon Has Some Poignant Questions After Orlando Shooting

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | June 14, 2016 | Comedy
"What if my kids are gay? What do I tell them?"  Those were just some of the questions Jimmy Fallon, a father of two young girls, had following the Sunday morning attack at Orlando's LGBTQ nightclub...

Polls Show Increasing Support For Brexit; Murdoch's Sun Backs 'Leave'

Reuters | Paul Vale | June 14, 2016 | World
Britain's "Leave" campaign opened up a 7-point lead over "Remain" ahead of a referendum on membership of the European Union an opinion poll showed late Monday, while the nation's biggest-selling newspaper urged readers to vote to quit the bloc. The result of the June 23 referendum will...

Philippines Confirms Militants Killed Canadian Hostage Robert Hall

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | June 14, 2016 | World
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Prince William And Kate Send Message Of Condolences To Victims Of Orlando Shooting

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | June 14, 2016 | Style
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have joined a slew of world leaders and countries offering their condolences to the victims of the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando Sunday morning that killed 49 people and injured 53 more.  Prince William and the royal formerly...

Russia Could Be Kicked Out Of Euro 2016 If Their Fans Don't Get It Together

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | June 14, 2016 | World
PARIS (Reuters) - Russia could be thrown out of Euro 2016 if their fans cause further trouble inside a stadium after UEFA imposed a suspended disqualification and a 150,000 euro ($168,300.00) fine on the Russian Football Union (RFU) on Tuesday. Masked Russia supporters charged at England fans,...

The Split: 19 Reasons The Democrats Will Remain Divided -- And What It Means For The Party's Future

New Republic | Jade Walker | June 14, 2016 | Politics
Throughout most of the 2016 presidential primaries, the media focused on the noisy and reactionary rift among Republicans. Until the battle between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders turned acrimonious in the home stretch, far less attention was paid to the equally momentous divisions within the Democratic Party.

Obituary Acknowledging Gay Son Goes Viral For All The Right Reasons

Mashable | Jade Walker | June 14, 2016 | World
An elderly man's obituary that was published in Singapore's national newspaper over the weekend started circulating because of an unusual mention.

Hillary Clinton: After Orlando, We Can't Demonize Muslim People

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | June 14, 2016 | Politics
Hillary Clinton called for tolerance in the wake of the Orlando massacre, as she urged Americans to "stand together" to thwart terrorists and avoid demonizing a religion that 1.6 billion people practice. The presumptive Democratic nominee's moving tribute on Facebook late Monday to...

Daily Meditation: One Today

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | June 14, 2016 | Religion
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life. Today's meditation features an excerpt from a poem by revered gay Latino writer Richard Blanco. "One...

This Is What It Feels Like To Lose To Donald Trump

HuffPost | Andrew Hart | June 13, 2016 | Politics
These three campaign gurus for Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubiohave had some time to reflect on their loss to The Donald. And do they ever have stories to tell.

Two French Police Officers Killed In Attack Claimed By ISIS

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | June 14, 2016 | World
PARIS/LES MUREAUX (Reuters) - A suspected Islamist attacker stabbed a French police commander to death outside his home and later killed his companion, a policewoman, in an attack claimed by Islamic State and denounced by the government as "an abject act of terrorism". The assailant,...

Thousands Attend Orlando Vigil To Prove That Love Wins

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | June 14, 2016 | Politics
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Thousands gathered Monday evening in downtown Orlando to pay respects to the victims of Sunday's massacre -- the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history -- and spread the hopeful message that love will prevail in the face of hatred. Outside the 

Donald Trump Has A Message For The World: Stay The Hell Out

The Huffington Post | Howard Fineman | June 13, 2016 | Politics
WASHINGTON – Donald Trump is a product of the 1960s, and in the parlance of his generation, he “let it all hang out” on Monday. With a frightening and taunting intensity, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee sought to tap into the most primal fears of the...

Psychic Sea-Lion Picks Euro Soccer Cup Winners

David Moye | June 13, 2016 | Weird News
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Donald Trump: Americans Who Don't Report Their Suspicious Neighbors Should Be 'Brought To Justice'

Christina Wilkie | June 13, 2016 | Politics
Donald Trump on Monday proposed punishing Americans if they don't turn in their friends and neighbors for behaving suspiciously. "In San Bernardino, people knew what was going on, they knew exactly, but they used the excuse of racial profiling for not...

'I Can Beat Up Anybody Who Harasses Me,' Says Shabana, A Mumbai Uber Driver

Adrija Bose | June 13, 2016 | India
When Shabana Shaikh graduated from school, all she wanted was a car that she could drive around in Mumbai, the city she had grown up in. She knew how remote the chances were of her wish coming true. Her mother was the sole bread earner in the family, and she...

Powerful Portraits Of Accused ‘Witches’ In Ghana Showcase Women’s Strength

Maddie Crum | June 14, 2016 | Arts
In Western pop culture, the word "witch" elicits thoughts of feminine badassery -- Sabrina’s wry eye rolls, Hermione’s tenacious fight for social justice, practicers of 1970s-spawned Paganism crafting potions and practicing chants. At its most malevolent, the word harkens back to depictions of "froward"...

Here's What Happened When A Terrorist Attacked LGBT People In A Country With Strict Gun Laws

Jessica Schulberg | June 13, 2016 | Politics
Like Florida shooter Omar Mateen, Yishai Schlissel was a homophobic extremist determined to kill gay people. But Schlissel, unlike Mateen, lived in a country with strict gun laws: Israel. When Schlissel attacked a gay pride parade in Jerusalem a year ago,...
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