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Starbucks Unveils $7 Wake-Up Slap

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SEATTLE—Touting it as an invigorating way to jumpstart your morning, Starbucks on Friday unveiled its new $7 wake-up slap. “This open-handed smack to the face is perfect for those days ...

We Were Born to Do This

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The following is a message recorded on June 1, 2013 as a message from Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo to her students (audio file below): This really has been the hardest time ...

Jared Kushner sealed real estate deal with oligarch's firm cited in money-laundering case

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Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of Donald Trump, who acts as his senior White House adviser, secured a multimillion-dollar Manhattan real estate deal with a Soviet-born oligarch whose company was cited ...

Scaramucci may have a Russia problem of his own

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Anthony Scaramucci’s appointment as White House communications director is supposed to help President Trump move his messaging away from the relentless Russia scandal—but first Scaramucci may have to get past ...

Maxine Waters Is Learning From Millennials

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Tucker Carlson went after you recently: He used some very loaded language about your home, which he implied you could not afford on a government salary. I own several properties.

Buddhism, Patriarchy, Abuse, and Violence: We Need to Talk

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If you have seen the movie Spotlight, you’ll know the lengths to which organizations can go to ignore, avoid, and eventually cover up abuse from within. Or perhaps you have ...

A Veteran ICE Agent, Disillusioned with the Trump Era, Speaks Out

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In March, two months after President Trump took office, I received a text message from a veteran agent at Immigration and Customs Enforcement ( The agent, who has worked in ...

Underachiever? Overachiever? Find the Right Balance

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Evan puzzled many of his coworkers at the web services company. Although very friendly and clearly quite smart, Evan didn’t seem to care about getting ahead and moving up to ...

3 Things I Learned from Teaching Happiness

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Since 2014, I have been co-instructing the Greater Good Science Center’s free massive open online course called GG101x: The Science of Happiness. To our humbling surprise, upwards of 450,000 people ...

The Magic Mirror by Roshi Joan Halifax

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This excerpt is from Roshi Joan’s next book: Standing at the Edge: Finding Wisdom Where Fear and Courage Meet, to be published May, 2018 During a recent trip to Japan,

Brynna Quillin @brynnaquillin

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Connecting… Democratic Senators are rallying on the East Steps to #KillTheBillBrynna Quillin@brynnaquillin

New White House comms chief caught on Russian TV saying he wants to lift US sanctions

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Donald Trump's new communications director thinks punishing Russia for interfering in the presidential election was "not the best decision." More

EXCLUSIVE: Trump, Putin may have met more times: Russia's Lavrov

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MOSCOW — President Donald Trump may have held more meetings with Vladimir Putin at the G-20 summit earlier this month, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday — but he ...

Revealed: the insidious creep of pseudo-public space in London

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A Guardian Cities investigation has for the first time mapped the startling spread of pseudo-public spaces across the UK capital, revealing an almost complete lack of transparency over who owns ...

U.S. Lawmakers Seek to Criminally Outlaw Support for Boycott Campaign Against Israel

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The criminalization of political speech and activism against Israel has become one of the gravest threats to free speech in the west. In France, activists have been arrested and prosecuted ...

‘I Did Not Collude,’ Kushner Says in Prepared Remarks to Senators

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In the remarks, he flatly denied any collusion: “I had no improper contacts. I did not collude, nor know of anyone else in the campaign who colluded, with any foreign ...

Microsoft Paint to be killed off after 32 years

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Microsoft’s next Windows 10 update, called the Autumn (or Fall in the US) Creators Update, will bring a variety of new features. But one long-standing stalwart of the Windows experience ...

Scaramucci Says He And Trump Talked About Pardons In Oval Office Meeting

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Oliver Contreras/SIPPL Sipa USA By Published July 23, 2017 White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci on Sunday said he and President Donald Trump discussed pardons during a meeting last week ...

Cultivating Compassion

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Metta meditation is a practice of cultivating understanding, love, and compassion by looking deeply, first for ourselves and then for others. Once we love and take care of ourselves, we ...

Trump’s lawyers seek to undercut Mueller’s Russia investigation

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Some of President Trump’s lawyers are exploring ways to limit or undercut special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s Russia investigation, building a case against what they allege are his conflicts ...

Kushner to face intel committee on Monday behind closed doors

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Congressional investigators will question senior White House adviser Jared Kushner on Monday as the multiple probes into contacts between Russia and the Trump campaign intensify and focus more directly on ...

Sessions discussed Trump campaign-related matters with Russian ambassador, U.S. intelligence intercepts show

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Russia’s ambassador to Washington told his superiors in Moscow that he discussed campaign-related matters, including policy issues important to Moscow, with Jeff Sessions during the 2016 presidential race, contrary to ...

How to Handle Big Emotions During Group Meditation

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Have you ever gotten the giggles during a very grave or serious situation? Have you ever tried to stop giggling in that situation? Pressing your fingers to your lips to ...

Kunzang Palyul Choling

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Alyce Zeoli, known as Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo, is the founder of Kunzang Palyul Choling.In 1987, His Holiness Penor Rinpoche, the head of the Palyul lineage of Tibetan Buddhism, surprised the ...

Johnny Manziel: The NFL Owners’ ‘Good Boy’

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When NFL owners look at out-of-work quarterback Johnny Manziel, they see themselves. Or at least they see their ne’er do well son or nephew: the one who was raised in ...

Neoliberalism has conned us into fighting climate change as individuals

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Would you advise someone to flap towels in a burning house? To bring a flyswatter to a gunfight? Yet the counsel we hear on climate change could scarcely be more ...

Free meditations from Mindfulness

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All of the meditations on this page are taken from our book ‘Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World’. The book contains the complete 8 week mindfulness course developed at ...

Remembering Buddhist teacher Michael Stone

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Following a period of hospitalization that began on Thursday, July 13, as was announced on the 14th via Facebook by Stone’s partner Carina Stone, it was announced by Stone’s family ...

Fibromyalgia Mystery Finally Solved! Researchers Find Main Source of Pain

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91.1k Views Researchers have found the main source of pain in Fibromyalgia patients, and contrary to what many believe, it does not stem from the brain. The findings mark the ...

Breaking Down Love to Practice It in Each Moment

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This ability to love is inherent in all beings, but it’s up to us whether we develop it or not. Listen in to our newest Tricycle Talks podcast for a ...

In Interview, Trump Expresses Anger at Sessions and Comey, and Warns Mueller

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“I don’t think we’re under investigation,” he said. “I’m not under investigation. For what? I didn’t do anything wrong.” Describing a newly disclosed informal conversation he had with President Vladimir ...

Timeline Of Trump And Russia In Mid-2016: A Series Of Coincidences Or Something More?

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The video appeared on YouTube on March 4, three days after the bonanza of primaries and caucuses known as Super Tuesday. New York billionaire Donald Trump had dominated the contests,

A new interview reveals Trump’s ignorance to be surprisingly wide-ranging

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Trump team seeks to control, block Mueller’s Russia investigation

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Some of President Trump’s lawyers are exploring ways to limit or undercut special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s Russia investigation, building a case against what they allege are his conflicts ...

I’m a scientist. I’m blowing the whistle on the Trump administration.

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Joel Clement was director of the Office of Policy Analysis at the U.S. Interior Department until last week. He is now a senior adviser at the department’s Office of Natural ...

Six ways Trump is 'dismantling' the US after six months in office

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Given all that Donald Trump promised the business world during his bombastic campaign it’s tempting to dismiss the president’s first six months with a “meh”. It would also be myopic.

Two more GOP senators defect on healthcare bill

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Donald Trump Steve Scalise ObamaCare By Jordain Carney - Don't miss a brief. Sign up for our daily email. The Hill 1625 K Street, NW Suite 900 Washington DC 20006 ...

Spokesman for Trump’s legal team resigns just two months after starting

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The spokesman for President Donald Trump's legal team has resigned within two months of being on the job, according to people familiar with the matter. Mark Corallo, the spokesman, had ...

Do You Truly Know How to Love Yourself?

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I am not a healer. I do not heal anyone. I think of myself as a stepping stone on a pathway of self-discovery. I create a space where people can ...

A Time Magazine with Trump on the cover hangs in his golf clubs. It’s fake.

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This article has been updated. The framed copy of Time Magazine was hung up in at least five of President Trump’s clubs, from South Florida to Scotland. Filling the entire ...

Analysis

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It was only a matter of time. At every White House news briefing since June 29 — and many before, too — President Trump's spokesmen have ordered a room full ...

The White House just posted the emails of critics

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The White House just responded to concerns it would release voters’ sensitive personal information by releasing a bunch of voters’ sensitive personal information. Last month, the White House’s “election integrity” ...

Giving: Roshi Joan's 75th Birthday

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This July is a very special month for Upaya Zen Center. Roshi Joan Halifax, Upaya founder, Abbot, and Head Teacher is celebrating a milestone birthday this year, her 75th.This year ...

In Victory for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Court Finds That Approval of Dakota Access Pipeline Violated the Law

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The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral lands from the Dakota Access pipeline. A federal judge ...

6 Ways to Practice Mindful Eating

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I can still remember the raisin from that first mindfulness class I took in a family friend’s basement office, almost twenty years ago. I myself was only 20 years old ...

Dog Rescues a Drowning Deer and Becomes a Social Media Hero

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Definitely do not imagine that the dog was hungry. “I was there, and if anybody knows Storm, they know that’s not in his heart,” said Mr. Freeley, who captured the ...

Trump’s approval rating at record low

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Lawmaker Who Assaulted Reporter Fights Court-Ordered Fingerprints, Photos

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WASHINGTON ― Rep. Greg Gianforte, the Montana Republican who pleaded guilty to assaulting a reporter the day before his election, does not want to be treated like a common criminal ...

Being Busy Permanently Reduces Your Capacity to Think Deeply and Creatively

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The other day a friend mentioned that he’s looking forward to autonomous cars, as it will help lower the accident and fatality rates caused by distracted driving. True, was my ...

Former US attorney Preet Bharara: ‘There’s absolutely evidence’ that Trump obstructed justice

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Former New York U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara told ABC News on Sunday that there is “absolutely evidence” to begin an investigation into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice. During an ...
 

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