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Why we perceive ourselves as richer than we think we are

May 23, 2018 21:41 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

Everyday billions of people make countless decisions that have economic implications. Buying new clothes, having dinner at a Japanese restaurant, renting a house: most of our decisions determine how much money we spend or...

5 things to know about mass shootings in America

May 19, 2018 21:39 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

At least 10 students were killed at a Santa Fe, Texas high school on May 18 after a classmate opened fire with a shotgun and a .38 revolver. The shooting came just three months after another teen shooter killed 17 in...

Fixed-odds betting terminal cap must be just the start of gambling regulation

May 19, 2018 21:38 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life Law

The maximum stakes permitted on fixed-odds betting terminals in the UK is to be cut from 100 to 2, following years of campaigning for the change in the face of gambling industry lobbying. Those who campaigned hardest for...

Why graduation rates lag for low-income college students

May 08, 2018 12:31 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

As college students nationwide prepare for graduation, a new analysis has shown that just under half of all those who receive Pell Grants the federal governments main form of direct financial aid for low-income students ...

The four best cities in the world ... according to the experts

Apr 20, 2018 05:52 am UTC| Insights & Views Life

More and more people are moving into cities. As growing populations place pressure on urban housing, infrastructure and transport systems, residents, planners and politicians are having to come up with clever solutions to...

Exorcism – how does it work and why is it on the rise?

Apr 17, 2018 14:13 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

Exorcism is again in the news, as the Vatican announces a new training course will be held to meet increased demand for deliverance ministry. So what does this actually mean, and should it be a cause for reassurance or...

video I lived through Saddam Hussein's fall – and the horror that came next

Apr 09, 2018 14:47 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

I was a senior university student in Baghdad, Iraq. It was March 2003, and over the past few months, my classmates had whispered to each other about the possibility of a US-led invasion and the likelihood that 35 years of...

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Economy

U.S. Treasuries climb ahead of Fed Chair Powell, FOMC members’ speeches

The U.S. Treasuries climbed Friday ahead of the Federal Reserves Chair Jerome Powells speech, coupled with a host of FOMC speeches through the day, as well namely Evans, Bostic and Kaplan. The yield on the benchmark...

German bunds gain even as Ifo business climate tops market expectations in April

The German bunds gained during European session Friday as investors have shrugged off the higher-than-expected Ifo business climate index for the month of April, released today. The German 10-year bond yields, which...

German bunds gain even as Ifo business climate tops market expectations in April

The German bunds gained during European session Friday as investors have shrugged off the higher-than-expected Ifo business climate index for the month of April, released today. The German 10-year bond yields, which...

USD/KRW likely to trade between 1,060-1,085 with upward bias given rising geopolitical uncertainties, says Scotiabank

The USD/KRW currency pair is expected to range trade between 1,060 and 1,085 with an upward bias given rising geopolitical uncertainty. Also, the South Korean exporters dollar selloff will provide some support to the KRW...

New Zealand bonds close higher on safe-haven demand as rising global uncertainties threaten risk sentiments

New Zealand bonds closed higher Friday as investors tilted towards safe-haven assets, following a rise in ongoing global uncertainties after United States President Donald Trump cancelled an upcoming summit with North...

Politics

The first terrorist act in Indonesian prison: the triggers and how to prevent them

Indonesia witnessed another terrorist act last week. But, this time, it occurred in a maximum-security detention centre located at the polices Mobile Brigade headquarters in Depok, West Java. More than 150 terrorist...

Would America vote for Oprah for president?

America has had a black president. Is the country ready for a black president who is also a woman? Speculation about the candidacy of Oprah Winfrey makes clear that some voters think so. Granted, Winfrey says she...

Lawyers keep secrets locked up – so they get asked to do the dirty work

Lawyers seem to at the center of lot of scandals lately. President Donald Trumps personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, whose office and hotel were raided by the FBI, is only the latest example. Harvey Weinsteins law firm...

Rise of cryptocurrencies could curb American power

There has been a lot of talk in foreign policy circles of the coming post-American world in which the international system will transition from a unipolar to a multipolar system. But, as we currently stand, the US remains...

Debate: On secularism in the 21st century

In January 2018 the French commemorated the Charlie Hebdo attacks that occurred three years earlier. The expression of American solidarity then toward the victims in France was quick and unwavering just as it was in the...

Science

Scientists Just Found A Black Hole That Is Eating Everything In Its Path

Black holes are some of the most terrifying subjects in the realm of science. Not only do they offer a glimpse into the raw power that is present in the universe, they also invoke undefinable terror in those who imagine...

Salt Could Prevent Hearing Loss After An Explosion

In movies, whenever a bomb goes off or an explosion occurs, there is that iconic moment where sounds are muffled and there is a high-pitched ring that pervades the whole scene. While films can go over-the-top with regards...

Scientists Want To Make Dogs Live Longer

Dogs are some of the most endearing creatures on the planet and one of the most tragic things about them is their short lives, at least when compared to humans. Depending on the breed, they can live from 7 to 15 years, on...

700,000-Year-Old Find Proves Early Humans Settled The Philippines Longer Than Previously Thought

Archeologists recently made a monumental discovery in the Philippines that pushes back the earliest period of human settlement in the region that was previously thought by over 600,000 years. Rhino bones and tools that...

States Sue EPA Over Rollbacks Of Environmental Protection Regulations

The Trump administration might not believe in climate change and could not care less about the environment, but the rest of the US does. This is why 18 states so far are now suing the Environmental Protection Agency for...

Technology

Andy Rubin's Essential Is Reportedly Looking For Buyers As 'Essential Phone 2' Development Hits Dead End

Just several months after the first Essential Phone was delivered, the company Essential Products Inc. is reportedly now in the market while the development of their next-generation smartphone has been...

Mac Users Hit By Cryptomining Malware

Malware mining isnt considered as a major risk by a lot of consumers and businesses. Even with their methods being relatively simple, exploiting basic vulnerabilities in a given system, people and organizations still arent...

ShipChain Responds After South Carolina Issues Cease-and-Decease Order

A few days ago, a supply chain startup called ShipChain was hit with a cease-and-decease order by the state of South Carolina. The legal action was due to the fledgling business allegedly offering investment opportunities...

Valve Reveals Apple 'Revoked' Release of Steam Link on App Store

PC gamers can no longer stream games to their iOS-powered devices after Valve revealed that Apple has revoked the release of Steam Link on the App Store. Valve chronicled how the launch of Steam Link app on iOS crumbled...

California SC Rules Social Media Providers Should Grant Criminal Defendants Access to Requested Data

The California Supreme Court recently ruled that criminal defendants should be granted access to certain social media posts and communications in order to build their case. In the age of prevalent social media use among...
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