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Paris attacks planners 'killed in Syria'

<b>Two men involved in the November 2015 Paris attacks have been killed in Syria in a US air strike, officials say.</b><p>The men, named in a Pentagon statement as Salah Gourmat and Sammy Djedou, were members of so-called Islamic State.<p>A third member of the group, linked to a failed terror plot in Belgium in …

Snake eats wallaby on Australian golf course

<b>Australian golfers have watched a 4m scrub python swallow a wallaby at a course in Far North Queensland.</b><p>The incident happened on the 17th fairway at Paradise Palms Golf Course in Cairns at the weekend.<p>The scrub python, Australia's longest snake, often ambushes prey by hiding in trees or long …

7 Bad Habits That Are Ruining Our Ability To Succeed And How To Break Them

One can say a lot of good things about the society we live in. Technology has made the world considerably smaller and has brought people together …

7 Ways to Stop Missing Out on Life (and Start Becoming More Engaged) | Inc.com

We live in an era of ever-increasing disconnection and isolation. The brutal truth is that, as technology infiltrates all layers of the American psyche, each of us feels increasingly anxious when not plugged into a phone, tablet, or computer.<p>While this technology certainly aids our ability to …

Army-Navy game 2016: For first time since 2001, Midshipmen fall to Black Knights

BALTIMORE — For the first time in 15 years, Navy was first to sing its alma mater after its game against Army. That gloomy distinction falls to the loser of one of college football’s most storied rivalries, one the Midshipmen had owned since installing the triple-option offense.<p>But that typically …

Trump Sets Private Prisons Free

The incarceration industry was having a tough time. Then Trump got elected.<p>Going into Election Day, few industries seemed in worse shape than America’s private prisons. Prison populations, which had been rising for decades, were falling. In 2014, Corrections Corporation of America, the biggest …

French Clear Refugees From Paris But Humane Solution Remains Elusive

The demolition of the Calais “Jungle” refugee camp has pushed the migrant challenge into France’s cities, with authorities clearing makeshift …

Definitive data on what poor people buy when they’re just given cash

It is increasingly common for governments to give poor people money. Rather than grant services or particular goods to those in poverty, such as food or housing, governments have found that it is more effective and efficient to simply hand out cash. In some cases, these cash transfers are …

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ISIS 'executes' 232 near Mosul, takes thousands as human shields, UN says

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS has "executed" 232 people near the Iraqi city of Mosul and taken tens of thousands of people to use as human shields against advancing Iraqi forces, the United Nations says.<p>The terror group carried out the mass killings Wednesday, punishing people who had defied its orders, a …

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