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Oil prices could stay low for another 3 years

But according to energy consultants Douglas-Westwood, prices will remain where they are now until about 2019, when offshore oil production will finally peak. The company's analysts list 15 large-scale offshore projects that are to blame, including Iran's South Pars field, Brazil's Lula in the …

China's Secret Weapon in the South China Sea: Cyber Attacks

Despite China’s great power aspirations, its cyber warriors threw a fit after losing a legal battle to the Philippines in The Hague. Within hours of …

India Couture Week: 17 hot trends you will want to try (like right now)

Some of next season’s biggest trends are already at your fingertips, thanks to India Couture Week 2016. So start wearing them now and you’ll have a …

Now There's Motorized Luggage You Can Ride Around The Airport

It’s hard to say which is the most stressful part about being at the airport: getting to your gate or handling your luggage? With an invention called …

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A restaurant in Singapore is offering a $2 million meal — here's what it entails

Ce La Vi, the rooftop restaurant at Singapore's Marina Bay Sands Hotel, teamed up with Russian diamond company World of Diamonds to offer an out-of-this-world meal that doesn't stop at just food — you also get a two-carat diamond and 10,000 roses, among other things.<p>It starts with a 45-minute …

Singapore, Hong Kong take steps to remove conflict of interest | Reuters

HONG KONG(Reuters) - Hong Kong and Singapore are taking steps to curb the regulatory powers of their local bourses to remove a perceived conflict of interest and improve the quality of listed companies.<p>A Singapore Exchange logo sits outside their head office in Singapore April 22, 2015. …

What is Happiness In China? The Answer May Surprise You

What is happiness? It’s one of the most basic human emotions. The pursuit of it is considered a basic human right, enshrined in the American …

Inside Ted Cruz's ill-fated non-endorsement of Donald Trump

<b>Cleveland (CNN) —</b> The aide who left Ted Cruz thought he could win him back.<p>Cruz personally told Donald Trump Tuesday that he would not endorse him from the dais on Wednesday night. In Trump's campaign, there was a glimmer of hope that his mind could be changed, that if the right messenger delivered …

The world's most beautiful island is paradise defined

Home to white sand beaches and dramatic mountains rising out of turquoise waters, Palawan in the Philippines has been named the world's best island for the second time by the readers of Travel + Leisure Magazine.<p>However, those readers aren't alone. Publications Conde Nast and National Geographic …

Slain ISIS Hostage David Haines' Widow Speaks About Her Husband's Death

The widow of David Haines, the British aid worker murdered by Islamic State (ISIS), has spoken for the first time of the impact of his death.<p>In an …

Israel opens new investigations into Gaza war

The Israeli military has ordered eight new criminal investigations into cases involving Palestinian civilian casualties in this summer's Gaza war, a move that is seen as another attempt to head off international probe into the case.<p>More than 2,100 Palestinians, mostly civilians, were killed during …

Syria: Israeli warplanes hit Dimas, Damascus

Planes believed to be Israeli struck inside Syria on Sunday, the Syrian government and an opposition group said, but the two entities differed over whether the targets belonged to the Syrian military.<p>The state-run Syrian Arab News Agency characterized the strikes as "a flagrant attack on Syria, …

'They would torture you': ISIS prisoners reveal life inside terror group

The blindfolded prisoners are brought into the dank gray room, one by one, and begin to tell us their stories.<p>We're in a prison run by Kurdish militants here in northern Syria. The Kurds won't allow us to see the cells where the prisoners are being held. Their prisoners, they say, are members of …

The West Bank Erupts In Palestinian-Declared 'Day Of Rage'

Palestinian factions in the West Bank declared a "Day of Rage" after the Thursday night clashes, which took place around the West Bank and in some sectors of Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem.<p>Police said that due to fears of violent protest over the deadly Israeli military campaign in the Gaza Strip, …

Israel-Gaza conflict: Hamas calls for 'third intifada' after violent riots in Jerusalem and West Bank

Hamas and Palestinian Authority call for "day of rage" over Israeli assault on Gaza after two Palestinians killed in overnight riots north of Jerusalem<p>Hamas leaders, both in Gaza and abroad, have called for the start of the third intifada - or Palestinian uprising - after violent riots with live …

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World Health Organization Demands Humanitarian Corridor in Gaza

GENEVA - The World Health Organization called on Friday for a humanitarian corridor to be set up in Gaza to allow aid workers to evacuate the wounded and bring in life-saving medicines. In a statement, the U.N. health agency said that four hospitals, including al-Aqsa hospital in the coastal strip, …

Palestinian protests to continue as Israel considers military options

The violence of the Gaza conflict has spread to the West Bank where six Palestinians have reportedly been killed and scores wounded in the past 24 hours in the biggest clashes with Israeli forces for several years.<p>The Israeli military was put on high alert in the West Bank on Friday, which has been …

U.N. shelter bombed in Gaza ends cease-fire

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'Day of Rage' Protests Erupt in Jerusalem and the West Bank

EAST JERUSALEM, Israel - Thousands of Israeli security forces were deployed around Jerusalem’s Old City on Friday as Palestinian leaders called for a “day of rage” after the biggest protests in years shook the West Bank overnight.<p>Confrontations between Palestinians and police erupted in East …

Extremists destroy Jonah's tomb, officials say

If you blink during the video, you might miss the moment an explosion destroys what is said to have been the tomb of Jonah, a key figure in Christianity, Judaism and Islam.<p>The first few frames show the revered shrine towering over its landscape. Then comes a sudden burst of dust, fire and …