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Romans 8:28-31

Romans 8:28-31 And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. For …

Theology

‘All Our Young People Have Gone to the Mountains’

Inside Turkey’s revived war against the Kurds<p>DIYARBAKIR, Turkey—It was nearly midnight on July 23 when a slew of Turkish police officers raided Mehmet Cedinkaya’s home and detained his 17-year-old mentally disabled son, Azat.<p>Earlier that day in their poor neighborhood in Diyarbakir, the de facto …

Middle East

Obama Climate Change Plan: EPA To Propose First Methane Emissions Cuts For US Oil And Gas Operations

The Obama administration on Tuesday is expected to propose the first federal regulations for cutting methane pollution from the U.S. oil and gas …

The emerging middle class in Asia and the rise of Asia’s tech market

The emerging middle class in Asia can be characterized as ‘aspirational achievers’. The achiever mindset dominates in urban Asia in particular. 40% …

Chinese Internet Is Very, Very Quiet After China Arrested 15,000 For "Internet Crimes"

China

India to start clearing Iran debts in days

<b>Indian officials say the country is preparing to clear $6.5 billion of dues it owes to Iran for oil import in tranches.</b><p>India’s Finance Secretary …

​Fossilised remains of world’s oldest flower discovered in Spain

Ancient aquatic plant thought to be world’s first flower; studying it could provide a solution to modern pollination issues linked to decline of bee population<p>A beautiful aquatic plant, dating back to the start of the Cretaceous period, is believed by scientists to be the oldest flowering plant on …

Special Serrations Gave Carnivorous Dinosaurs an Evolutionary Edge

Science & InnovationLaelaps<p>Railroad spikes. Knives. Razors. The teeth of carnivorous dinosaurs like <i>Allosaurus</i> and <i>Tyrannosaurus</i> have been compared to plenty of piercing and cutting tools over the years, but such comparisons are far too rough. In a study published earlier this month, University of …

Dinosaurs

'US Jews oppose Israel stand on Iran'

<b>A majority of American Jews support the historic nuclear agreement with Iran despite fierce opposition from the Zionist lobby, says an American</b> …

DNA Can Store Your Digital Data For Up To 2,000 Years

Stop throwing all your data into a digital black hole<p>Your DNA holds an incredible amount of information in a very small space. Recently, researchers have looked to DNA as a method to store large amounts of digital information that are currently saved on hard drives. DNA storage has another …

Researchers Are Climbing Trees to Save California’s Giant Sequoias From Drought

Some of Earth’s largest and longest-living trees, the giant sequoias, could be at risk of dying due to California’s worst drought in more than 1,200 …

42 Gmail Tips That Will Help You Conquer Email

It's time you became a Gmail power user. These tips will get you there.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …

U.S. warns China to stop pressuring expatriates to return home

<b>(CNN) —</b> U.S. diplomats have warned China to stop using covert law enforcement agents on U.S. soil to pressure Chinese citizens into returning home to face justice, often on corruption charges, United States officials confirmed to CNN.<p>Placing a law enforcement official here without notifying …

Greece sells airports to Germans as Bundestag prepares for day of reckoning

Syriza carries out first set of controversial privatisations which will hand control of regional airports to German company<p>The Greek government has rowed back on a promise to halt the fire sales of the country's strategic assets by approving the sale of its airports to a German company.<p>Operating …

The World's Most Trafficked Mammal Is One You May Never Have Heard Of

Lisa Hywood remembers the first time she ever set eyes on a pangolin. It was in 1994, and she had just founded the Tikki Hywood Trust, a wildlife conservation sanctuary in Zimbabwe. One morning, someone dropped off a strange-looking, injured creature that had been confiscated from an illegal trader.<p>…

How Princess Reema Is Opening Doors For Women In Saudi Arabia

In a country where women can’t legally take the wheel of a car, one leader is finding creative ways to offer them other means of control.<p>“She comes from a country where women can’t drive, can’t go outside, can’t go to restaurants, can’t socialize, can’t, can’t, can’t . . .”<p>This is how Her Royal …

Shell faces huge risks and potential rewards with an Arctic adventure

Shell has been given the green light to drill in the Arctic but as well as the opportunity for huge rewards, the inhospitable region brings huge risks<p>In James Cameron’s epic science fiction film Avatar, humans travel to the moon Pandora in search of a highly valuable mineral that will help save the …

Here's Microsoft's $140 PC on a stick

Microsoft has teamed up with Indian gadget maker iBall to launch the Splendo, a dongle-sized PC that runs Windows 8.1.<p>The pocket-sized Splendo can connect to TVs and monitors via HDMI. It’s powered by an Intel Atom quad-core processor with 2GB RAM and includes 32GB of onboard storage.<p>It also …

Islamic State fighter urge fellow Turks to conquer Istanbul

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A fighter proclaiming allegiance to Islamic State has appeared in a video urging fellow Turks to rebel against “infidel” President Tayyip Erdogan and help conquer Istanbul, highlighting the threat the NATO member faces as it battles the radical insurgents.<p>An Islamic State flag …

China lashes out at US after claims Beijing is deploying ‘covert agents’

China has lashed out at the United States for its “uncooperative” attitude and suggested it is becoming a haven for Chinese criminals, after Washington accused Beijing of deploying “covert agents” on American soil in a bid to snare fugitives wanted as part of president Xi Jinping’s war on …

The 17 best laptops you can buy today

Our last buyer's guide update had a pretty solid list of laptops, so if it ain't broke, don't fix it, right? We <i>do</i> have a couple of new additions to spice things up, however. We felt compelled to add the agile ASUS Chromebook Flip, which serves up a 360-degree rotatable touchscreen and killer …

Batteries

Five books on the legacy of the 1953 coup in Iran

On anniversary of Mossadegh’s downfall, neither Iranian, American nor British authors can agree on its significance, says <b>Gareth Smyth</b><p>This week’s 62nd anniversary of the coup upending Mohammad Mossadegh comes with interest as strong as ever in Iran’s best-known prime minister. But while historians …

'I don't want to be in no man's land': the 'Brexit Brits' seeking second passports

Across Europe British expats fear that if the UK leaves the European Union the lives they have built up abroad could be destroyed<p>Across Europe, Britons have been wrong-footed by the sudden lurch closer to EU exit. The Guardian spoke to Brits in five European countries about action they are taking …

China is in deep economic trouble

It just so happens, however, that doing so at this moment cheapened the yuan, also known as the renminbi, against the dollar — which boosts the competitiveness of Chinese exports and hurts the sale of U.S. goods in China. Politicians ranging from Donald Trump to Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) are …

Human Rights

From bananas to phones: How cheaper yuan could reverberate

___<p>SHOP UNTIL YOU DROP<p>Not quite. The effect on prices in shops for clothes or electronics or other China-made products might be limited overall, particularly if the yuan doesn't fall further. On top of that, currency weakness cuts both ways for Chinese manufacturers. A weak yuan could make exports …