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Former CIA agent to be extradited to Italy over 'extraordinary rendition'

Portugal’s High Court has ruled that former CIA agent Sabina De Sousa is to be extradited to Italy for her involvement in an illegal counter-terrorism programme. The decision leaves her no room for appeal.<p>De Sousa who has joint US Portuguese citizenship is one of 26 people convicted in absentia of …

MACQUARIE: China's debt is fine

Whether it be a noticeable deterioration in Chinese economic data or a scenario that we're currently witnessing where there's been a rapid expansion in credit growth that's fueled a surge in construction activity and house prices, harking back to the "Old China" growth model, nothing seems to …

Banking Crisis

Phones ring up millions for Nigerian musicians

Dial a random phone number in Nigeria and you're more likely to hear music than a standard repetitive ring.<p>That's because the latest trend to sweep the nation of 170 million is something called a ring-back tone.<p>For the uninitiated, a ring-back tone is a musical selection, picked by the owner of a …

Unlikely casualty in California's renewable energy boom: natural gas

(Reuters) - In February of 2001, then California Governor Gray Davis stood at the site of Calpine Corp’s new Sutter natural gas power plant and unveiled his plan to fast-track construction of similar stations to add 20,000 megawatts of modern, efficient generation to the state in three years.<p>The La …

Flying robot taxi to start trials in Las Vegas

​A drone that can transport humans has been given the go ahead to carry out trials in the US.<p>The Ehang 184, which was first unveiled at CES 2016, is a small, personal helicopter that can transport a single passenger. Rather than one large rotor above the body, the "taxi drone" has four rotors …

Drones

America’s Favorite Cities for Affordable Getaways

The Windy City comes in as number 15 on this year’s list of America’s favorite cities for affordable attractions, thanks largely to its collection of …

Chicago

Glam Up Your She Shed With This Stool Hack

We can’t get enough of the she shed craze and are extremely jealous of the amazing ladies out there kickin’ back in their sheds. I dream of the day when I can have my own crafting paradise among fresh flowers and warm sun. (Anyone out there a fairy godmother that can help make these dreams come …

Airport Workers in the Spotlight After EgyptAir Crash

It could be weeks before officials know why EgyptAir Flight MS804 vanished from the sky on Thursday morning, with 66 people on board. But French …