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Emirati men with two wives to get housing allowance

UAE authorities have implemented housing allowances for Emirati men who have two wives in order to decrease the number of unmarried women in the …

Foreign influence taking over Bosnia and Herzegovina?

The Bulgarian EU Presidency will hold a special EU/Balkan summit in Sofia in May which will discuss the enlargement of the Union to integrate Western Balkan states including Bosnia-Herzegovina. But a number of key questions remain over the future development of this small country with a population …

North Africa

Russia Works To Rescue The Lost Children Of ISIS Fighters

Thousands of Russian Muslim men joined the Islamic State and brought their families with them to Iraq and Syria. But now that ISIS has lost most of its territory – and with many of those Russian fighters now dead – the Russian government is desperately searching for their lost wives and …

Russia

Yale Student Found Not Guilty in Rape Trial

A Yale student who had been suspended by the university was found not guilty on Wednesday of sexually assaulting a fellow student, in a rare college rape accusation to be tried in the courts. The verdict laid bare seemingly gaping divides in the national reckoning around sexual consent and …

Me Too movement

The 12 key principles of financial success in today's world

Whenever a person makes a thoughtful decision, it's usually based heavily on a set of internal principles, whether that person can spell out those principles or not.<p>Principles are simply sets of internal rules that you live by. They're usually just a reflection of the things that you value, …

Bismarck State College partners with Saudi Arabia institute

Bismarck State College is partnering with a Saudi Arabia-based institute to provide energy industry training to Saudi youth.<p>The college was chosen …

Saudi Agreement with Lockheed Martin to Locally Manufacture LGBs

Saudi Specialized Products Company (Wahaj), a Sipchem subsidiary, signed a teaming agreement with Lockheed Martin in Riyadh on Wednesday to develop …

Montana’s high-tech companies pay almost double the state average but report hiring challenges

Montana’s high-tech businesses want to demonstrate that they can play a meaningful role in growing the state’s economy by offering higher wages than other businesses in the state, adding more jobs, and generating quick revenue growth.<p>That’s according to a report out today from the Montana High Tech …

Dubai’s Phanes targets $200m worth of projects as it eyes Egypt, Saudi

Dubai-based small-scale utilities developer Phanes Group is eyeing US$200m worth of projects with a collective capacity of 150MW as it targets new …

Four months after my mom died, my dad married a new woman. In December, she gave birth to their son.

<i>This story is part of a series called</i> <i>Craigslist Confessional</i><i>. Writer Helena Bala has been meeting people via Craigslist and documenting their stories for over two years. Each story is written as it was told to her. Bala says that by listening to their stories, she hopes to bear witness to her</i> …

Parenting

OF COURSE governments won't give up control of money - that’s why crypto is crashing

The total market cap of all cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, stood at $531 billion just before the weekend, down from $830 billion at it's peak. That's a drop of about 36% in less than a month — a collapse that qualifies as a market crash.<p>People are casting around for an explanation. Why should …

U.S. Oil Output Expected to Outstrip Saudi Arabia

U.S. crude oil production is this year set to exceed the output of Saudi Arabia for the first time in the modern era, according to the International …

Revocable Trusts 101: How They Work | Investopedia

Clients who seek to disperse their worldly assets in a complex or specific manner will often use living trusts as the vehicle of choice. These …

This Is Trump’s Next Hot-Button Issue in the Middle East

When U.S. President Donald Trump complained that Americans give the Palestinians hundreds of millions of dollars in assistance and get “no …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

You might want to turn yourself into an LLC under the Republican tax plan

There has been an a lot of discussion about how, under the Republican tax plan, highly paid professionals will want to turn themselves into LLCs in order to take advantage of special cuts for business owners. This week, the Tax Policy Center produced the clearest analysis I've seen yet …

Income Tax

Bitcoin Rival Litecoin Has Rocketed 120% Since Bitcoin Futures Started Trading

It's already a good week for litecoin.<p>The digital currency, which has long stood in the shadow of more preeminent crypto assets such as bitcoin and …

The 3 Marijuana Stocks With the Most Cash on Their Balance Sheets

These pot stocks are currently sitting on between $268 million and $370 million in cash and cash equivalents.<p>There aren't too many industries that …

Citi Hires Investment Banking Head for Saudi Arabia

Citigroup Inc. has hired a new head of investment banking for Saudi Arabia as the U.S. bank prepares to launch operations in the kingdom next year.<p>Mr. Majed Al Hassoun, who will be based in Riyadh, initially will build up the operation to focus on working with public-sector entities in Saudi Arabia …

Saudi Arabia

California Weed Entrepreneurs Will Make $5.2B In 2018 With Almost No Banks To Put It In

California cannabis entrepreneurs will earn $5.2B in revenue in 2018 as recreational use becomes legal there. The state of California will collect about one billion dollars in accompanying marijuana taxes. These numbers, estimated by Matt Karnes, industry analyst and managing partner of New York’s …

Cannabis

WyzeCam brings a motion sensing 1080P security camera for just $26

Security is on everyone’s minds lately, and most would love to add security cameras around their house. The one drawback to adding these security cameras is either price for wireless or experience for wired. Most wireless cameras are quite expensive, like Nest Cam, Netgear’s Arlo, and others. …

Smart Homes

Fear of Iranian general left Iraqi Kurdish oil fields deserted | Reuters

BAGHDAD/LONDON (Reuters) - When the Iraqi army and Iranian-backed Shi’ite militia entered a key oil processing facility in Iraq’s north to retake it from Kurdish Peshmerga forces last week, the installation was deserted and its alarm bells ringing.<p>FILE PHOTO: An Iraqi flag is seen on a military …

Middle East

Starving Syrian newborn offers harrowing look at life in besieged region

<b>WARNING: This article contains disturbing images.</b><p>A photo of a severely malnourished newborn from Syria‘s region of Eastern Ghouta is a stark reminder …

An Entrepreneur Shares 20 Tips For Traveling For Free (Or Next To Nothing)

Elona Karafin is a 24-year-old cancer survivor who is not letting anything hold her back. This business analyst in a large New York City firm spends her free time helping underprivileged kids with cancer through a charity that she founded, is starting a new project where she take survivors on …

Personal Finance

Why Jordan is Deporting Syrian Refugees

“Maybe if we were killed, it’d be easier”<p>AMMAN—Rana’s brother was supposed to be on his way to Canada. After four years as a refugee in Jordan, the 35-year-old Syrian had completed all his security checks and interviews with the UN refugee agency and resettlement services in preparation for his …

2 Paths for Yemen’s War-Scarred Children: Combat, or Marriage

CAIRO — The girl did not know whether it was night or day when she plotted her escape from a house in Yemen. Her husband had locked the girl in a windowless room.<p>“He was mean to me because I didn’t want to touch him,” she said.<p>He was 35. She was 14.<p>But the girl, Mohsina, was not only a victim of …

Middle East

Syrians in the Turkish Media: Crimes, Displacement and Strategic Hyperbole

The Turkish Foreign Ministry has said that tensions between Syrians and Turks have been exaggerated in an effort to enflame emotions within the …

Ditch the Monthly Gym Fees — Get Fit With These 5 YouTube Channels

It’s Monday night, and the siren song of your comfy couch and that “Game of Thrones” you recorded has you skipping the gym. Again. What’s it been now …

New French Law Requires Label For Digitally Altered Photos Of Models

If you are basing your self-image on photos of models or celebrities, don’t. Just don’t. But if you do, starting today you may be getting a dose of reality, at least if you are in France.<p>Because today a new French law goes into effect that requires any commercial photos of models that have been …

Codes of Conduct

Saudi Arabia is borrowing billions more

Saudi Arabia is borrowing more money.<p>The kingdom said Thursday it had raised $12.5 billion from international investors, the third time it has tapped global bond markets in less than a year.<p>Last October it raised $17.5 billion in conventional bonds, its first international sale ever, and in April …

Saudi Arabia