Oil Billionaire Harold Hamm’s Divorce Could Be World’s Most Expensive At Over $5 Billion

Any pop culture enthusiast worth their Netflix renewal fee remembers Ivana Trump’s cameo in The First Wives Club, the hit 1996 film about middle-aged divorcees, when she uttered her now-famous mantra: “Don’t get mad, get everything.” How much the jilted ex-model actually got in her divorce from The Donald was never made public but Ivana did have a prenuptial agreement, […]

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The World Didn’t End, But the U.S.’s Arrogant Disregard for Mexico Should

I once took a Classics professor friend of mine, a real Hellenophile, to the majestic Maya ruins of Palenque in southern Mexico. I wanted him to see why the Maya, thanks to their advanced astronomy, mathematics and cosmology, are considered the Greeks of the New World. As we entered the Palace there, my friend stopped, surprised, and said, “Corbel arches!” […]

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Rockets pound Israel, Gaza as Netanyahu alleges ‘double war crime’

Explosions rumbled through Gaza City all night into Friday, and shortly after sunup, two detonations landed just 500 to 600 yards away from CNN’s team sending it running for cover inside the hotel. A litany of bombardments provided for a sleepless night of hearing and feel incoming ordinance exploding and watching rockets leaving Gaza for Israel. Falling bombs made doors […]

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Around the World

French Backing — The New York Times reports that France became the first Western nation to recognize the new Syrian coalition formed by anti-Assad rebels. The move will hopefully help the coalition establish credibility and power to bring down the President. The Times notes this is not the first time that France has asserted its influence in overseas conflicts. In […]

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Must-Reads from Around the World

South Korean Leaflets – Police in South Korea blocked activists from sending propaganda leaflets over the border, according to the BBC, after North Korea threatened to carry out “a merciless military strike” if the leaflets were launched. An activist group of North Korean defectors now living in South Korea had planned to launch balloons containing propaganda leaflets from Imjingak park […]

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