Inside a Baghdad slum left barren by war

Inside a Baghdad slum left barren by war

Baghdad/Amman, 19 September 2019 (AFP) – Sadr City, a Baghdad slum seen as symbol of Saddam Hussein’s downfall, is virtually bereft of electricity and clean water and remains one of the main flashpoints of…

Princess Mako celebrates 22nd birthday

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Princess Mako celebrates 22nd birthday

Image copyright AFP Image caption Princess Mako has been a fixture at the centre of Japanese royal politics Princess Mako, the youngest child of Japan’s Emperor Akihito, has celebrated her 22nd birthday. It is…

Up close with 'floating villages'

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Up close with ‘floating villages’

Written by Staff Writer at CNN Design magazine Architizer has released a photo gallery of a new concept vessel design designed to hit the shores of the Mediterranean in a blaze of flashing lights…

Ontario to ban the legal use of noncompete clauses

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Ontario to ban the legal use of noncompete clauses

The Ontario Liberal government is set to ban noncompete clauses in contracts as part of legislation meant to improve workforce mobility, but critics said the prohibition was not tough enough. The bill bans many…

Is former NBA player Greg Ostertag returning to the NBA?

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Is former NBA player Greg Ostertag returning to the NBA?

A day after 5-foot-11 center Greg Ostertag was drafted into the NBA, he scored 24 points to help Wisconsin end the University of Kansas’ seemingly endless winning streak in the NCAA Tournament, ousting the…

Buckingham wedding recap: Who invited who

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Buckingham wedding recap: Who invited who

By Jenn Berman NBC News Thirty minutes before Saturday’s royal wedding, I was at the historic Brooklyn Eagle Hotel, where 1600 Penn’s Lindsey Buckingham was taping his wedding ceremony to model Lindsay Ellingson. What…

China-Russia joint patrol in South China Sea

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China-Russia joint patrol in South China Sea

Written by Staff Writer Lydia Chávez, CNN A joint patrol by Russia and China was conducted Sunday in the western Pacific Ocean, Russia’s defense ministry said on Monday. The patrol was designed to “make…