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Best apps with Notification Center widgets for iOS 8: All the things at a glance!

iOS 8 brought with it the introduction of Notification Center widgets for both iPhone and iPad. That means you can get sports scores, delivery …

Man arrested over fate of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham

A man charged in the disappearance of a British-born University of Virginia student was captured in Texas on Wednesday, a day after police announced they had probable cause to arrest him.<p>Police believe Jesse Leroy Matthew was the last person seen with Hannah Graham, 18, who went missing on 13 …

Modern Examples of the Classic Sidebar Menu Layout

The sidebar menu seems to be coming back into fashion once again after it was left behind for horizontal navigation bars. The sidebar menu was most …

The Best Free WordPress Themes for Web Designs

That’s great! Very nice place to find Free WordPress themes. if you need themes check it out. Cheers for the great work!<p>WOW! If you’re searching …

101 essential free fonts for web designers

Every designer knows that free fonts are a godsend when working on a project, but truly valuable free fonts can be tough to find.<p>With this list we’ve …

Exploring Current Web Design Trends

The funny thing about current web design trends is that they are both helpful and detrimental. Trends set the standard for design elements and styles …

25 Trendy Websites with Header Images

Web designers seek new features to adopt in their projects all the time. True professionals perfect their designs to make the projects cool and …

Powder Script Type Family from Fenotype

Powder Script, a brush style script type family designed by Emil Karl Bertell of Fenotype.<p>Type designer Emil Karl Bertell of foundry Fenotype has …

20 Free Sans Serif Fonts for Designers | WebpageFX

Some well-known examples of sans serifs are Arial, Helvetica, and Franklin Gothic. But using run-of-the-mill sans serif fonts (such as the ones …

20 Amazing Free Handwritten Fonts for Your Designs

Among all the types of fonts existing today, handwritten fonts are one of the most useful and multipurpose. Depending on the task you have, you may …

5 Informative and Well-designed Infographics for Web Designers

The popularity of infographics with attractive graphic rises to top because of its easy visual presentation.<p>Today we picked 5 selected infographics …

Fresh Free Fonts - March 2014 Edition

Staying updated with what’s the new thing, and the latest trend in the field of designing is of prime importance. There are some resources, tutorials …

11 Impressive Service & App Websites

Back in February we showcased the first list with 11 Incredibly Inspiring Service & App Websites. Since the list was very popular and we had several …

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The situation in Iraq is 'a humanitarian crisis that could turn into a genocide'

Tens of thousands of Yazidi refugees fleeing ISIS remain stranded on Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq. The one access road in and out of the mountain is being blocked by ISIS militants leaving refugees stuck without food and water.<p>Yazidis are a small, insular Iraqi minority. They adhere to a …

A trench is all that stands between ISIS and some Iraqi refugees

The US has launched at least two rounds of bombing runs on jihadis in northern Iraq. The extremists in question belong to ISIS, and they're going after anyone who doesn't pledge loyalty to them.<p>High on that list are members of the Yazidi sect, a religion centered in northern Iraq that blends …

Six months later, no one knows exactly who died in an American drone strike in Yemen

December 12, 2013, began on a happy note for members of two Yemeni tribes as they celebrated the union of a young couple. After the wedding, a convoy of men took off to escort the bride to her new home. Twelve of them never made it.<p>The men were killed in an American drone strike targeting a man …

War, politics and humanitarian disasters give Iraq a perfect storm of crises

Iraq has a full-blown political crisis to add to its many woes.<p>On Monday, Iraqi President Fouad Masoum chose Haider al-Abadi as the country's new prime minister. It was a welcome decision for many people in both Iraq and the international community: Current Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has lost …

A Chinese city plans to ban Muslim clothing — to fight terrorism

The city of Karamay in China's turbulent Xinjiang region is currently hosting the 13th Xinjiang Sports Games. To keep the competition safe from terrorism, the city government announced an unusual safety measure: A ban on “abnormal” Muslim-associated clothing and hairstyles on public …

Moscow has a long history of making interesting excuses for its military interventions

Intense fighting in eastern Ukraine between government forces and pro-Russian rebels has created a real need for humanitarian assistance in the last few weeks. But it has also nearly forced the pro-Russian rebellion to its knees.<p>That's led many people to conclude that a huge 280-truck convoy …

Here's an explanation about why there's a backlog of immigration cases

The recent wave of migrants crossing the US-Mexico border tests any already overwhelmed US judicial system.<p>Many Central Americans crossing the southern US border are hoping to avoid violence back home. According to the Executive Office of Immigration Review, which handles immigration courts and …

Kurds in Irbil try to maintain normal lives with ISIS close by

ISIS fighters got dangerously close last week to Irbil, the capital of the Kurdish autonomous region in Iraq. They were stopped by peshmerga, informal Kurdish militias, with support from American drones and fighter jets. But even that was enough to disrupt life in the city.<p>"When ISIS entered Iraq …

A Hamas terror anthem is Israel's biggest summer hit

The recent, month-long war between Israel and Hamas showcased the militant group's new arsenal of tactics: Attack tunnels, longer range missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles and even a Hebrew-language music video.<p>The song, “Carry Out Terror Attacks," is actually a remake of a Hamas oldie named “Shake …

The convoy of Russian aid trucks is stalled on the road to Ukraine

The convoy of Russian humanitarian aid on its way to eastern Ukraine was stalled Wednesday.<p>Hundreds of the white trucks Russian officials say are packed with aide supplies are now standing idle near the Russian city of Voronezh, about 220 miles from the Ukrainian border. Meanwhile, in Kiev, a …

More and more migrants are being tried as criminals in American courts

In a federal courtroom in McAllen, Texas, 27 people are awaiting criminal charges. Nearly all are Mexican nationals, but many claim to have spent years in the United States. Some say they grew up here.<p>They’ve all been caught entering or re-entering the US by illegally crossing the Rio Grande River. …

The Mosul Dam is a 'ticking time-bomb' for more reasons than you might think

President Barack Obama announced Monday afternoon that Kurdish and Iraqi forces had regained control of the critical Mosul Dam in northern Iraq. But the dam remains under threat — and not just because of ISIS. And make no mistake, it is a critical piece of Iraqi infrastructure.<p>"It is the largest …

Gunmen pull off a movie

It's like a scene from an action movie: On the way to an airport outside of Paris, a Saudi prince's motorcade, loaded with cash and sensitive documents, is robbed in what French police call a commando-style operation.<p>The thieves leave the victims behind and flee the scene with more than $300,000 — …

Why would any parent send their kids on the deadly trip to cross the Mexico-US border? Here's why.

Crossing illegally from Central America through Mexico into the US is terribly dangerous, in many ways. Yet, more than 50,000 underage migrants have been caught trying to cross the US southern border in the last year.<p>082020146.mp3<p>Some jump a freight train known as "The Beast," where one false step …

The US named this Kurdish party a terrorist group — now it needs its help to fight ISIS

The fight against ISIS in northern Iraq has centered on the peshmerga, the Kurdish militia that is now receiving direct support from the United States. But the Kurdistan Workers' Party, also known as the PKK, is playing a growing role that can't be ignored thanks to the group's infamous history.<p>The …

It might take a miracle to get Iraq back on track

In Iraq, Sunni insurgents are facing off against a staunchly pro-Shiite government, while Kurds are cementing their control over the country's north. That increased violence and sectarian conflict has raised the question of whether the country can continue to exist as a united Iraq any more.<p>"It's …