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Fatima Elomar gets suspended sentence for supporting husband’s fight in Syria

Judge sentencing wife of Islamic State terrorist to suspended two-years, three-months’ jail says offending was at the lower end of …read more

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Stem Cell Clinics Pop Up Across the U.S.

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Two experts found more than 570 clinics offering “stem cell” treatments, many with little or no proof they work or …read more

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Gas station eats worth filling up on

When you think of a gas station, perhaps the last thing you think of is good food. But dining in …read more

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Celebrate summer with 42 cocktail recipes

It’s not Friday quite yet, but that doesn’t mean we can’t start celebrating summer with a cocktail. In fact, we’ve …read more

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David Kipen’s Great American Novel: The works of Thomas Pynchon

Let’s make this a whole lot easier. After Twain and Fitzgerald, there’s Thomas Pynchon and there’s everybody else. When we …read more

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Marlon James’ Great American Novel: None (with an ‘American Tabloid’ asterisk)

There is no such thing as the Great American Novel. Nor the great Russian, Swedish, Irish or Papua New Guinean …read more

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This City Is Embracing Rising Seas as Business Opportunity

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Businesses, universities, and even the local government in Norfolk, Virginia, are trying to re-frame the risk of sea-level rise as …read more

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Iran covertly recruits Afghan soldiers to fight in Syria

Shia men from Afghanistan are coaxed into war to support Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, Guardian investigation reveals Iran is covertly recruiting …read more

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The violence in Turkey highlights the country’s many conflicts | Ranj Alaaldin

Ankara has options: clamp down on Isis, return to negotiations and remedy ethnic polarisation. It has betrayed its friends but …read more

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This new rose Champagne was made to be served on ice and sipped on an L.A. patio

You are not supposed to put ice in your Champagne. It dilutes the wine. At least that’s the thinking among …read more

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