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…

The sneaker mule and mintoniummium

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The sneaker mule and mintoniummium

CNN’s Dhanya Skariachan takes the first step toward easing the footwear shortage in 21st-century America. If men’s style is any indicator, we are entering the early stage of a shoe renaissance. There’s the amazing…

Federal officials expand Russia probe to Trump campaign

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Federal officials expand Russia probe to Trump campaign

Senior Republican Donald Trump administration officials have expanded the FBI’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election to include whether any potential federal campaign finance law violations were committed by senior figures in…

Space corporations head into orbit for 'unobtanium'

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Space corporations head into orbit for ‘unobtanium’

Sustainable infrastructure in orbit is one of the latest tectonic waves shaping the global economy. Suddenly, projects that had been stalled – or seemingly impossible – are fast becoming plausible. Instead of constrained government…

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…