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|TIME: Surprise: The Economy isn?t As Bad As You Think|
Nearly seven years after the onset of the Great Recession, the national mood remains troubled. Surveys find entrenched pessimism over the country?s economic outlook and overall trajectory. Despite the pessimistic mood, America is experiencing a profound comeback.
|Business Insider: 7 Body Language Tricks To Make Anyone Instantly Like You|
According to Leil Lowndes in her book ?How To Talk To Anyone,? you can capture ? and hold ? anyone?s attention without even saying a word.
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|NYTimes: Air Disaster Strains Moscow?s Competing Strategy on Ukrainian Rebels|
Russia has flatly denied supplying the rebels with men or weapons. But with each passing week, as the bloodshed escalated, new questions were raised about the involvement of the Russian security services.
|Huffington Post: Ukraine Releases Audio It Claims Proves Rebels' Ties To Malaysia Airlines Crash|
Ukraine's intelligence agency claimed on Thursday it had intercepted phone calls that connected separatists in the country's east to the crash of a Malaysian Airlines passenger plane.
|BleacherReport: Stuart Scott Delivers Powerful Speech After Winning Jimmy V Award at 2014 ESPYs|
Stuart Scott proved that the ESPY Awards aren't just hours of fluff and glad-handing after delivering an incredible acceptance speech Wednesday night. Scott was given the Jimmy V Perseverance Award, a testament to his rigid and public battle with cancer.
|Vox.com: America's child migrant crisis, explained in 2 minutes|
Tens of thousands of children from Central America are arriving alone at our border, posing a major challenge to humanitarian systems that have been in place since World War II. Vox immigration reporter Dara Lind explains in two minutes.
|Vox.com: What is the Caliphate, and why did ISIS just declare one in Iraq and Syria?|
Max Fisher: You may find yourself wondering: what is a caliphate, anyway? Why is the old one such a big deal? And what does this new caliphate have to do with the original? Here, then, are the most basic answers to your most basic questions.
|NBCNews: Undocumented and Unaccompanied: Facts, Figures on Children at the Border|
Hannah Rappleye: No matter what they are called, the unaccompanied children and teens that have descended on the Southwestern U.S. border in unprecedented numbers have triggered a political and humanitarian crisis -? and a costly one at that.
|CBSNews: Pain during sex? What women need to know|
Sex is supposed to feel good. But for many women -- both young and old -- sexual intercourse can be painful.
|TheEconomist: Ukraine and Russia: War by any other name|
Russia has, in effect, already invaded eastern Ukraine. The question is how the West will respond
|NYTimes: Japan Announces a Military Shift to Thwart China|
Japan?s prime minister announced a reinterpretation of the country?s pacifist Constitution on Tuesday, freeing its military for the first time in over 60 years to play a more assertive role in the increasingly tense region. The revision will allow the military to come to the aid of friendly countries under attack, including the United States.
|CBSNews: US Navy gets its first female four-star admiral|
(AP) Michelle Janine Howard was promoted on Tuesday to the service's highest rank. She will serve as the vice chief of naval operations, which makes her the No. 2 admiral in the US Navy behind Adm. Jonathan Greenert, the chief of naval operations.
|BBC: TARGET bans guns from its stores after demonstration|
US retail giant Target has asked customers not to bring guns into its stores, after Texas gun rights activists demonstrated in a Texas shop with rifles slung over their shoulders. Many US states allow people to carry guns in some fashion, but businesses may ban them.
|TheStar: Money from expats built the Philippines. Did it also ruin it?|
The Philippines started its formal export labour program in 1974, just as oil prices began to skyrocket. A wave of Filipino workers went to Saudi Arabia; their remittances, in U.S. dollars, helped give the Philippines foreign currency to buy Saudi oil. By 1982, 110 countries had recruited workers from the Philippines, at the time a nation of 50 million.