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Female Journalists Can Rest Easy Now That Men Have Weighed In On Their Job

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article Congrats, ladies! You may have spent years studying to become a journalist so that you could better inform the public and spread awareness of global and cultural issues, but luckily the Daily Mail has highlighted the really important part of your job - how men feel about it.
Jul 31, 2014

RT @newsbabe1530: We do! (wink) RT @HuffPostMedia: Men think female journalists have one of the 'sexiest' careers. PHEWF! huff.to/1pth1yW

Jul 31, 2014

RT @aimeemay: Men think journalism is one of the most attractive careers for women huff.to/1zzciA7 via @HuffPostWomen

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What The Government Got Wrong About Nutrition -- And How It Can Fix It

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article For decades, the U.S. government had a simple message on diet: To avoid chronic illnesses like diabetes, obesity and heart disease, Americans should cut back on saturated fat, cholesterol, sugar and sodium. Yet today, we're sicker than ever. More than 29 million adults in the U.S.
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Israel-Gaza Conflict Puts Interfaith Relations To The Test

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article When a group of Arab college students visiting New York met last week for a Ramadan iftar, they were greeted with an unexpected keynote speech. Rabbi Marc Schneier, head of The Hampton Synagogue on Long Island and the leader of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, an interfaith-oriented nonprofit, had come by for what initially seemed simple and routine: Sharing about his religion and his belief in Muslim-Jewish friendship.
Jul 31, 2014

In the U.S., interfaith relations are tested/strained by Gaza conflict, @jaweedkaleem reports huff.to/1n8GtW6

Jul 31, 2014

RT @jaweedkaleem: How the war in Israel and Gaza is putting American interfaith relations to the test m.huffpost.com/us/entry/56386…

Jul 31, 2014

How the war in Israel and Gaza is putting American interfaith relations to the test m.huffpost.com/us/entry/56386…

Corporations Have Found Yet Another (Secret) Way To Help Get Politicians Elected

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article WASHINGTON -- On June 14, 2012, someone created a corporation in Ohio called American Dream Fund LLC. Six months later, this corporation made a $250,000 contribution to a super PAC called Advancing Freedom Action Network, which supports the re-election of Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted (R).
Jul 31, 2014

13 super PACs have received at least half of their funding from corporations h/t @paulblu ow.ly/zOkS7

Jul 31, 2014

How much are corporations giving to super PACs this year? @paulblu digs in ow.ly/zOkKt

Jul 31, 2014

Corporations Have Found Yet Another (Secret) Way To Help Get Politicians Elected huff.to/1ACk25W - mentions JanPAC & Bidwills

Jul 31, 2014

RT @PaulBlu: Some super PACs are completely reliant on corporate donations, often from unknown LLCs huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/31/sup…

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This Little Boy In Gaza Pretending To Be A Journalist Will Melt Your Heart

huffingtonpost.com — At the height of such destruction and bloodshed in the Middle East, one little boy has reminded us that no matter what, you can't destroy the ability to dream: Young boy in #Gaza pretending to be a journalist with his home made flak jacket, had to...
Aug 01, 2014

Stay safe & keep dreaming. MT @HuffingtonPost: Little boy in Gaza pretending to be a journalist will melt your heart huff.to/1zA4LRN

Aug 01, 2014

So sweet, so sad. Little Boy In Gaza pretending to be a journalist huff.to/1zA4LRN via @FergusonNews (cc @Sophiemcneill)

Aug 01, 2014

RT @HuffingtonPost: This little boy in Gaza pretending to be a journalist will melt your heart huff.to/1zA4LRN

Misty Copeland's Under Armour Ad Is Like Nothing You've Seen

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article We've been anxiously awaiting Misty Copeland's first commercial for Under Armour ever since we learned that the American Ballet Theatre soloist signed with the athletic company back in January. And from the looks of this 60-second spot, it was well worth the wait.
Jul 31, 2014

RT @shalisemyoung: Misty Copeland continues to break new ground - now the ballerina is the star of an UnderArmour ad #yougogirl huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/31/und…

Jul 31, 2014

Misty Copeland continues to break new ground - now the ballerina is the star of an UnderArmour ad #yougogirl huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/31/und…

Ukrainian Troops Suffer Heavy Losses In Ambush By Pro-Russian Rebels

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine (AP) - Ukrainian authorities said Friday that at least 10 government troops were killed in an ambush by pro-Russian separatists in an area near the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but international inspectors nonetheless set off for a second day at the crash site.

Billionaire Republican Donor Pushes Argentina Into Default

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article America is arguably the most advanced economy in the world, but today it resembles a toddler who just accidentally pulled down the Christmas tree and set the house on fire. That's hyperbole, sure.

Jon Stewart Explains The Most Outrageous Corporate Tax Dodge Yet

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article It's the corporate tax loophole that could be costing you billions. American companies are quietly changing their paperwork to make it seem as if they're no longer U.S. companies but instead owned by one of their overseas subsidiaries. It's called a corporate inversion.
Jul 31, 2014

I kvelled RT @JesseDrucker: My cameo on @TheDailyShow comes a 2:00 - The Most Outrageous Corporate Tax Dodge Yet huff.to/1zyoDEK

Jul 31, 2014

RT @JesseDrucker: Self promo alert: My cameo on @TheDailyShow comes 2:00 min into segment - The Most Outrageous Corporate Tax Dodge Yet huff.to/1zyoDEK

Jul 31, 2014

RT @JesseDrucker: Self promo alert: My cameo on @TheDailyShow comes 2:00 min into segment - The Most Outrageous Corporate Tax Dodge Yet huff.to/1zyoDEK

Jul 31, 2014

Self promo alert: My cameo on @TheDailyShow comes 2:00 min into segment - The Most Outrageous Corporate Tax Dodge Yet huff.to/1zyoDEK

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Why the Aliens Want Earth

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article Expedia's galaxy-wide web site must be offering Earth at a major discount. In one movie after another, aliens decide to pass up competing Milky Way attractions - including neutron stars, antimatter clouds, hot Jupiters, and a four billion trillion trillion-ton central black hole - in favor of our planet.

House Scraps Vote On Bill To Address Border Crisis

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article WASHINGTON -- The House abruptly removed a bill from its schedule that would provide $659 million in funding to address the ongoing border crisis, after initially planning to vote on the measure Thursday afternoon.

'Drinking And Talking' Learns How Lobbyists Make And Scare Friends In Washington

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article WASHINGTON -- Lobbying. Depending on who you talk to, it is either the most reviled of political trades or a dramatically misunderstood and overly stigmatized profession.
Jul 31, 2014

'Drinking And Talking' Exposes The Secret Lives Of D.C. Lobbyists huff.to/1zzjOew via @HuffPostPol

Jul 31, 2014

RT @samsteinhp: Perfect time to watch lobbyists get boozy and talk about how influence is peddled on the hill huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/31/dri…

Jul 31, 2014

Perfect time to watch lobbyists get boozy and talk about how influence is peddled on the hill huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/31/dri…

Jul 31, 2014

Lobbyists talk about being at a subway. Sandwiches or transportation? You'll have to watch to find out! huff.to/1rLXNo7

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Malcolm Brenner Chronicles His Sexual Relationship With Dolphin In 'Wet Goddess'

huffingtonpost.com — She was the one that got away. Malcolm Brenner, 60, wrote "Wet Goddess," a new book about a man's nine-month sexual relationship with a dolphin -- an affair that bears "a striking degree of resemblance" to his own interspecies romance.

Older Migraine Sufferers May Have More 'Silent Strokes'

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article A history of migraine headaches may increase a person's risk of silent brain injury, according to new research. Researchers studied a group of 546 ethnically diverse adults who are part of the Northern Manhattan Study in New York City, a collaboration between University of Miami and Columbia University, with the average age of 71, 104 of whom had a history of migraine headaches.
Aug 01, 2014

A history of migraine headaches may increase a person's risk of silent brain injury huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/19/mig…

Utah Man Fired For Blog About Homophones, Which Apparently Promote The Gay Agenda

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article Of all the reasons an employee could be fired, writing about homophones ranks pretty far down on the list. Alas, that is exactly what happened to Tim Torkildson, a social media specialist at English-language learning center Nomen Global Language Centre in Provo, Utah.
Jul 31, 2014

Wish this were a parody, but...you'll never believe the absurd reason this man was fired from a Utah school huff.to/1zzBc2I

Jul 31, 2014

Wut MT @AlexfromPhilly: #Utah #teacher fired over blog about "homophones" because it "promoted the #gay agenda" huff.to/1zzBc2I

Jul 31, 2014

Because everyone knows homophones promote the gay agenda... huff.to/1n7pcg6

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