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CIA Privately Skeptical About New Syria Strategy, Sources Say

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: WASHINGTON -- At a recent closed-door congressional briefing on the administration's new strategy to combat the Islamic State, a top CIA official left little doubt among those in the room about the agency's attitude toward the project.
Sep 17, 2014

RT @trevortimm: Reminder: CIA has already been arming the "moderate" Syrian Army for months, and many of the arms are now with ISIS huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/17/cia…

Sep 17, 2014

Lawmaker quoted saying CIA believes Obama ISIL strategy "doomed to failure." Also true CIA cautions against inaction. huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/17/cia…

Sep 17, 2014

RT @trevortimm: Reminder: CIA has already been arming the "moderate" Syrian Army for months, and many of the arms are now with ISIS huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/17/cia…

Sep 17, 2014

RT @HuffPostPol: The CIA is privately skeptical about the new Syria strategy, sources say huff.to/1DkCTUn

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Anthony Weiner and the Revolving Door

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: When former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) took a job with the investment bank Moelis & Co. earlier this month shortly after resigning his Congressional seat, he became the latest example of the tight-knit relationship between Wall Street and Washington.
Sep 17, 2014

Elizabeth Warren's op-ed on Anthony Weiner, Eric Cantor, and Wall Street's hold on Washington huff.to/YTrETp #mapoli

Sep 17, 2014

RT @SenWarren: Fmr Rep @anthonyweiner didn’t like that I called out @RepEricCantor for his new Wall St job. Let's look at the facts: huff.to/1BMFnsW

Sep 17, 2014

Interesting little feud developing between Elizabeth Warren and Anthony Weiner huffingtonpost.com/elizabeth-warr…

Sep 17, 2014

"Let's start with some facts." @SenWarren rips @anthonyweiner and the Wall St-Washington revolving door huff.to/XDfvRp

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Offering Hope Through Soap

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Think about the last time you stayed overnight in a hotel room. Chances are, you got up the next morning, took a shower, got dressed and checked out of the hotel to attend meetings, visit friends or just see the town.
Sep 17, 2014

RT @aterkel: He’s right! RT @paigelav: Harry Reid wants you to wash your hands: huff.to/1ASaGQS

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People Are Deleting Their Bible Apps To Make Room For iOS 8

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Apple is your god now. literally had to delete everything for iOS8 sorry, God pic.twitter.com/CWxQ9qOCVe - jared. (@jaredkylecantu) September 17, 2014 Deleting the 'Bible' to make space for ios.8

Now That's What I Call Music? Bernie Sanders Sings Folk Favorites

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Move over, Peter, Paul and Mary. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is America's newest folk heartthrob. Sanders, known for his distinctive New York baritone, apparently released some folk music recordings in 1987 while mayor of Burlington.

This 81-Year-Old Senator Is More In Shape Than Most Of Us

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is 81 years old. I repeat: 81. So understandably, people were impressed when he woke up and ran 6.21 miles from his home in Washington, D.C., to the Capitol in honor of both his birthday and Constitution Day.
Sep 17, 2014

RT @CorbinHiar: To celebrate his 81st birthday, @ChuckGrassley ran over 6 miles from his home to the Capitol: huff.to/XCVUAG pic.twitter.com/n8KpVqYJuC

Sep 17, 2014

To celebrate his 81st birthday, @ChuckGrassley ran over 6 miles from his home to the Capitol: huff.to/XCVUAG pic.twitter.com/n8KpVqYJuC

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The Original 7-Up Was A Mind-Altering Substance

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Coca-Cola isn't the only soda that started as a pharmaceutical elixir. 7-Up, the 85-year-old citrus soft drink, once went by the less-catchy name "Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda" -- and it was packed with mood-enhancing lithium. Lithium, a salt found in groundwater, has long been used to treat bipolar disorder and depression.

The Only Problem With America's Growing Single Population Is Where They're Living

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Being single isn't a big economic drag, as long as you don't live with your parents. For the first time since the government started keeping this count in 1976, a majority of adult Americans (50.2 percent) are single, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Economically, this worries some people.
Sep 17, 2014

RT @HuffPostBiz: Being single isn’t a big economic drag, as long as you don’t live with your parents huff.to/1Dk5Foa

Sep 17, 2014

RT @BenDWalsh: The millennial trinity of economic despair (unemployment, housing costs, student debt) is hurting household formation huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/16/hou…

Sep 17, 2014

Economists to single people: dont worry, it's totally fine! (unless you're reading this from your parents' basement) huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/16/hou…

Sep 17, 2014

The millennial trinity of economic despair (unemployment, housing costs, student debt) is hurting household formation huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/16/hou…

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New Marijuana Ad Campaign Asks Users To Learn From Maureen Dowd And 'Consume Responsibly'

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: The advocacy group that helped to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Colorado is reminding people to please "consume responsibly." Wednesday marks the launch of a new public education campaign from the Marijuana Policy Project, a group that vocally backed Amendment 64, the 2012 ballot measure that legalized marijuana for recreational use in Colorado.
Sep 17, 2014

RT @HuffPostBiz: New marijuana ad campaign asks users to learn from Maureen Dowd and "consume responsibly" huff.to/XEzOxP

Sep 17, 2014

RT @sbondioli: Marijuana ad campaign encourages people to "consume responsibly" huff.to/1uHuTb6 by @matthewferner

Sep 17, 2014

Marijuana ad campaign encourages people to "consume responsibly" huff.to/1uHuTb6 by @matthewferner

Sep 17, 2014

New weed ad campaign urges people to "consume responsibly" -- unlike Maureen Dowd huff.to/1uHuTb6 pic.twitter.com/ESJt0PaEM1

Sep 17, 2014

New Colo. marijuana ad campaign asks users to 'consume responsibly' huff.to/XDv9w1 via @HuffPostPol

Clean Energy Is a 100 Percent American Success Story

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Across the nation, American businesses, families, and communities are embracing clean, renewable energy that is homegrown, healthy, and can never run out. By finding alternatives to fossil fuels that pollute our air and disrupt our climate, they are showcasing the single most practical way to tackle climate change, starting now.
Sep 17, 2014

.@MarkRuffalo on how clean energy can foster a stronger economy, healthier families, and more secure American future: huff.to/1s6OIL8

Sep 17, 2014

Mark Ruffalo --Clean Energy Is a 100 Percent American Success Story huff.to/1Dk5Tf9

Sep 17, 2014

RT @HuffPostGreen: Mark Ruffalo: Clean energy promotes health, lowers taxes, and saves America money huff.to/XDOOMq

Huge Terrible Menus Are Crushing McDonald's And Olive Garden

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: The days of a restaurant menu that reads more like a chapter book may soon be coming to an end. As foodie-ism invades American culture, diners are looking for restaurants that excel at one thing instead of offering dozens of mediocre dishes.

Fall TV Guide: New Dramas To Follow And Shows To Skip

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: The vast majority of new dramas on the broadcast networks this fall aren't flat-out terrible. Most of them display a certain competence when it comes to laying out their premises, which is something, I guess.
Sep 17, 2014

RT @moryan: Fall roundup! Short reviews of broadcast networks' new dramas.A few worth following, 1 to furiously denounce huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/17/fal… #FallTV

Sep 17, 2014

Debra Messing as "a cop who is - What? This is sheer insanity! What lunatic approved this premise? - also a mother" huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/17/fal…

Sep 17, 2014

Fall roundup! Short reviews of broadcast networks' new dramas.A few worth following, 1 to furiously denounce huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/17/fal… #FallTV

The 5 Coolest Things About iOS 8 (And How To Get It)

huffingtonpost.com — It's going to be difficult to get an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus immediately, but you can get some of the new phones' cool features right now. On Wednesday, Apple's new operating system, iOS 8, is released to the public. iOS 8 is chock full of new featur...
Sep 17, 2014

the second half is a trick: you can't! RT @alexiskleinman: The 5 coolest things about iOS 8 (and how to download it) huff.to/1tg2vNN

Sep 17, 2014

The coolest things about iOS 8 (& how to get it) (& assuming you have space on your phone) huff.to/XDECDs via @HuffPostTech

Sep 17, 2014

The 5 coolest things about iOS 8 (if you have enough storage space to download it) huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/17/dow…

How To Download iOS 8 Without Losing Your Mind, In 5 Steps

huffingtonpost.com — Almost as soon as Apple released iOS8 on Wednesday afternoon, iPhone users started to freak out over how much space the new system required, and media outlets started to publish guides on how to best free up that space. But there is an easy and q...

HUFFPOST HILL - Better Call Lanny

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Lanny Davis penned an op-ed defending Roger Goodell, a piece that will likely be eclipsed later this week when he inevitably defends Joe Biden's use of the term "Shylock." Mark Begich said he put himself at risk of polar bear attack to shoot a campaign ad, tacitly acknowledging recent polling that puts the polar bear vote firmly in Dan Sullivan's camp.
Sep 17, 2014

RT @aterkel: "Never has 'how many roads must a man walk down?’ sounded...more like a kvetch about a lousy commute.” huff.to/1uUoFnB

Sep 17, 2014

"Never has 'how many roads must a man walk down?’ sounded...more like a kvetch about a lousy commute.” huff.to/1uUoFnB

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