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Kurdish fighters claim capture of key Syrian border town

Kurdish fighters claim capture of key Syrian border town

Baghdad, Iraq – Kurdish fighters claimed Tuesday to have taken the strategic Syrian town of Tal Abyad from ISIS. The town is close to the border… Read More ›

Why Singapore is putting its oil back into the ground

Why Singapore is putting its oil back into the ground

They’re found 150 meters below the ground, taller than a nine-storey building and, once complete, will store 9 million barrels of oil. The Jurong rock… Read More ›

Iran likely to score concession from West on nuclear deal

Iran likely to score concession from West on nuclear deal

Washington – Secretary of State John Kerry acknowledged Tuesday that the Iran nuclear deal most likely won’t require the country to detail suspected past efforts to… Read More ›

UK police seek 3 sisters, 9 kids feared traveling to Syria

UK police seek 3 sisters, 9 kids feared traveling to Syria

12 members of Dawood family reported missing; fathers of children make appeal to wives to make contact   LONDON — The husbands of three British… Read More ›

Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood leader sentenced to death in Cairo

Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood leader sentenced to death in Cairo

Court gives former president Morsi life in prison in espionage case.   An Egyptian court sentenced Muslim Brotherhood leader Khairat el-Shater, Mohamed el-Beltagy and Ahmed Abdelaty… Read More ›

Millennials’ banking habits could make Wall Street obsolete

Millennials’ banking habits could make Wall Street obsolete

  Half of millenial consumers would consider swapping Google or Apple in for their current financial services provider, according to a study provided to Business… Read More ›

Bill Gates just made an alarming point about what could ‘kill 10 million people in the next 30 years’

Bill Gates just made an alarming point about what could ‘kill 10 million people in the next 30 years’

  On June 3, Forbes hosted its fourth annual Summit on Philanthropy. Bill Gates was included on a panel discussing what went wrong with the global response… Read More ›

New York – Study: Green Space Around Schools May Boost Mental Abilities

New York – Study: Green Space Around Schools May Boost Mental Abilities

  New York – Putting more green space around an elementary school may help students develop some mental abilities, a study suggests. Researchers tested students… Read More ›

New York – Millionaires Projected To Control More Than Half Of Global Wealth By 2019

New York – Millionaires Projected To Control More Than Half Of Global Wealth By 2019

New York – A Global Wealth report states that millionaires are expected to control 46 percent of the global wealth by 2019. The report, from… Read More ›

Detroit – Slow Sales Cause Honda To Scrub Natural Gas, Hybrid Civics

Detroit – Slow Sales Cause Honda To Scrub Natural Gas, Hybrid Civics

Detroit – Slow sales and falling gasoline prices have prompted Honda to stop selling gas-electric hybrid and natural gas-powered versions of its Civic compact car.… Read More ›

10-year-old dies after riding roller coaster at Six Flags park in California

10-year-old dies after riding roller coaster at Six Flags park in California

A 10-year-old who lost consciousness on a Six Flags roller coaster in Southern California has died. Jasmine Martinez was airlifted to the hospital Friday when… Read More ›

Warriors take 3-2 series lead with win over Cavaliers

Warriors take 3-2 series lead with win over Cavaliers

Stephen Curry leads Golden State to 104-91 victory against Cleveland in Game 5 of NBA finals; next game on Tuesday   OAKLAND, Calif. — The… Read More ›

The Euro is slipping after Greece fails to reach default deal

The Euro is slipping after Greece fails to reach default deal

  TOKYO  – The euro slipped in early Asian trade on Monday, after Greece’s talks with lenders to avert a default ended with no agreement… Read More ›

The maker of ‘the gun that won the West’ is reportedly filing for bankruptcy

The maker of ‘the gun that won the West’ is reportedly filing for bankruptcy

  Colt Defense, the gun manufacturer that has been in business since the 1800s, is expected to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, The Wall Street… Read More ›

Warren Buffett was right, trains are awesome at telling you what’s going on in the economy

Warren Buffett was right, trains are awesome at telling you what’s going on in the economy

Warren Buffett once said that if he was stuck on a desert island and only allowed one number to know how the economy is doing,… Read More ›

Toronto – AP Interview: Canadian Talks About Her Somali Kidnapper

Toronto – AP Interview: Canadian Talks About Her Somali Kidnapper

  Toronto – A Canadian freelance journalist who was held by kidnappers for 15 months in Somalia seven years ago said Sunday that the Somali… Read More ›

Alabama – Navy Names Ship For Former US Rep. Gabby Giffords, Wounded In 2011 Shooting

Alabama – Navy Names Ship For Former US Rep. Gabby Giffords, Wounded In 2011 Shooting

  Alabama – Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle “Gabby” Giffords of Arizona had a Navy vessel named in her honor during a ceremony at a Mobile,… Read More ›

Oak Island, NC – 2 Teens Severely Injured In Shark Attacks In N. Carolina

Oak Island, NC – 2 Teens Severely Injured In Shark Attacks In N. Carolina

  Oak Island, NC – Two teenagers were seriously injured in two separate shark attacks in the same North Carolina town on Sunday, terrifying beach… Read More ›

New York convicts may have rehearsed their escape route at night, DA says

New York convicts may have rehearsed their escape route at night, DA says

Two murderers meticulously planned their New York state prison break, possibly sneaking out of their cells under the cover of darkness to rehearse their escape… Read More ›

Animals roam streets of Tbilisi after flooding kills 12, frees zoo animals

Animals roam streets of Tbilisi after flooding kills 12, frees zoo animals

  Wild animals roamed the streets of Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, on Sunday, after raging floodwaters damaged the city’s zoo and set many of… Read More ›