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The 17 Most Satisfying Moments In A British Person's Life | CCUK

This 'You're My Lobster' Friends Pyjama Top Is Adorable<p>Damn Primark, back at it again with the MERCH.<p>UK Summer 2018 Festivals You Don't Want To …

Love Island

Supreme Court Responds To Man On Death Row After Man Is Already Dead

Alfredo Prieto was executed Thursday night. The justices responded on Friday.<p>The Supreme Court on Friday issued a posthumous response to Alfredo Prieto, a serial killer on Virginia's death row whose lawyers had petitioned the court several times to put his execution on hold.<p>In the short, unsigned …

Why Afghanistan Is Going To Fall To The Taliban Again. And It's Not Why You Think.

"I'm afraid I don't see how the U.S. can helpfully respond in Afghanistan, at this point."<p>Last week, the Taliban began the process of retaking Afghanistan, starting with the northern city of Kunduz. The U.S. and Afghan governments have since been battling to recapture it -- a fight that included …

Afghanistan

5 Stocks Under $10 Actually Worth Buying

Even though these stocks are cheap, they could still make excellent long-term investments.<p>Many low-priced stocks are that way for a reason and should …

Investing

Syria: Obama's Bay of Pigs

The CIA's secret armies -- humiliation and disaster, once again.<p>Rebel forces, secretly armed and trained by the CIA, attempt to overthrow a brutal dictator despised and vilified by Washington. Hit by devastating airstrikes, the rebels put out a frantic call for American help.<p>Sounds like the latest …

'This is a major world event': The Syrian war is now fueling a 'global cold war'

A foreign ministry representative said Thursday that Russia would consider any request from Iraq to conduct anti-ISIS airstrikes in the country, and Iraqi President Haider al-Abadi told Western news outlets that Russian airstrikes were "a possibility" and that Iraq would "welcome it."<p>"Our message …

Middle East

Now even India's economy is slowing down

Once upon a time, there were four mighty emerging economies that would drive global growth for the rest of the 21st century.<p>A slowdown in the …

Manhunt Underway For Accidentally Released Louisiana Killer

Though officials' error led to his release, authorities said Johnson will be treated like an escapee.<p>Authorities in Louisiana learned that a convicted killer had been mistakenly freed when they got a call from a passersby who recognized the lucky con.<p>A manhunt is underway for Benjueil Johnson, 32, …

Russia makes intentions clear with choice of targets in Syrian air strikes

It is somewhat telling that one of the first images of the Russian bombardment of Syria had nothing to do with Syria.<p>Shortly after Russian planes began bombing the war-battered country, several Middle Eastern commentators and activists (some of them directly or indirectly affiliated with the …

Meet Ajax, the British Army's new war machine

This UK-designed armoured fighting vehicle is tougher, more agile and smarter than the FV107 Scimitar it replaces.<p>The Ajax of Greek mythology was no pushover. He was the warrior's warrior: an enormous, fearless brute of a man, but also the most agile and cunning of fighters. It's no wonder why …

General Dynamics

7 incredible Japanese destinations that tourists haven’t discovered yet

Japan is often known by tourists for its most popular attractions, like Mount Fuji, the cities of Tokyo and Kyoto, and its amazing shrines and temples.<p>But there's a lot more to the island nation than that.<p>We took a look at a Quora thread that asked, "what are some of Japan's best kept secrets," and …

These are the 10 best cities in the US to be a millennial entrepreneur, according to a hot startup valued at $1.3 billion

This might be one of the reasons that they are so predisposed to start their own businesses — plus maybe the fact that they can't find a job. According to one recent report, over a quarter of millennials in the US are self-employed. And this study claims they are creating a whopping 160,000 …

Startups

The best emails from the US State Department's massive Hillary Clinton document dump

There were several interesting revelations, including a bump in the number of classified emails that were a part of Clinton's release, as well as an email about how Clinton was unhappy about the decision to make passport applications forms gender neutral.<p>As with the past several email dumps, most …

The 5 Non-Negotiables for Thriving in Business and Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is easy. Millions of new businesses are started each year. However, you must do more than create an LLC to become a thriving entrepreneur. Unfortunately, simply starting a new business is all the farther that most get. …

Entrepreneurship

India Has Overtaken the U.S. and China to Top Spot in a Key World Foreign Investment Table

India’s burgeoning economy attained another major milestone on Wednesday, as the South Asian nation surpassed both China and the U.S. to become the …