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Ex-intelligence chiefs: Trump is being played by Putin and US is in 'peril'
Ex-intelligence chiefs: Trump is being played by Putin and US is in 'peril'

Two former US intelligence chiefs have said Donald Trump poses "a peril" to the US because he is vulnerable to being "played" by Russia, after the president said on Saturday he believed Vladimir Putin's denials of Russian interference in the 2016 election. Former director of national intelligence James Clapper and former CIA director John Brennan issued a stern rebuke to Trump after the president called both men "political hacks" for their support of an intelligence agency consensus that Russia meddled with the US election.

Alabama GOP Officials Giving Roy Moore A Pass On Sexual Assault Allegations
Alabama GOP Officials Giving Roy Moore A Pass On Sexual Assault Allegations

A number of Alabama Republican officials dismissed allegations of sexual misconduct against their Senate GOP nominee, former judge Roy Moore, as suspect and overblown on Thursday.

Trump refuses to take questions during China visit, becoming first president since George H.W. Bush to bow to Chinese pressure
Trump refuses to take questions during China visit, becoming first president since George H.W. Bush to bow to Chinese pressure

President Donald Trump broke with tradition during his Asia trip on Thursday as he refused to take reporter questions during or after his meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Folks Are Sharing How Much They
Folks Are Sharing How Much They've Changed In The Year Since The Presidential Election

Wednesday marks one year since the 2016 presidential election.

EPA Replaced Its Top Science Advisers Without Telling Them
EPA Replaced Its Top Science Advisers Without Telling Them

The Environmental Protection Agency dismissed its top science counselors without telling them in advance, two of them told HuffPost on Wednesday.

Donald Trump's Halloween Hat Has Everyone Making The Same Joke
Donald Trump's Halloween Hat Has Everyone Making The Same Joke

President Donald Trump is selling a new orange version of his "Make America Great Again" hat ― just in time for Halloween.

Iraq PM challenges Tillerson on Iran remarks
Iraq PM challenges Tillerson on Iran remarks

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met top US diplomat Rex Tillerson in Baghdad on Monday, challenging the secretary of state over his comments on Iranian militias in Iraq. Tillerson, in Riyadh on Sunday, had called on Iranian militias in Iraq to "go home" as the fight against the Islamic State group was ending. "The fighters of the Hashed al-Shaabi are Iraqis who have fought terrorism, defended their country and made sacrifices to defeat (IS)," Abadi said, according to a statement from his office.

'Spine-chilling screams' of a teenage girl in a 'Jaws-like' shark attack in Australia
'Spine-chilling screams' of a teenage girl in a 'Jaws-like' shark attack in Australia

A 15-year-old girl in Australia was thrown off her kayak by a 15-foot shark which then hunted her in "spine-chilling" scenes likened to those in Jaws. Sarah Williams was tossed into the air when a shark hit her kayak while paddling alongside her family in the state of South Australia. As the predator repeatedly circled and hit the kayak, she was hauled onto a boat by her brother, who lifted her over the deadly great white shark. The teenager escaped with minor injuries, saying the attack was "everything you picture in the Jaws movie". "I saw it when I was in the water with it," she told Channel Nine. "I saw what it was and I saw its fin." It was going to eat her... The...

What 'Me Too' Can Teach Men Who Are Willing to Listen
What 'Me Too' Can Teach Men Who Are Willing to Listen

Harvard University social scientist Mario L. Small on what men can learn from the 'Me too' phenomenon

The Resistible Rise of Xi Jinping
The Resistible Rise of Xi Jinping

China's president radically changed his country, and the Communist Party, through skill, determination - and a series of lucky breaks.

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