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Why China's Economic Woes Are Causing Alarm in Africa

Will the crisis be a wake-up call for African governments to speed up reform?<p><i>Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we speak with Amadou Sy, director of the Africa Growth Initiative at the Brookings Institution.</i><p>Recent economic …

Texas woman slips off handcuffs, steals police car & leads cops on high-speed (VIDEO)

Video released by police shows how a woman cuffed and stuffed in the back of a police car was able to slip out of her restraints, crawl into the …

Dana White Says Floyd Mayweather 'Would Never' Fight Conor McGregor in UFC

UFC President Dana White said Floyd Mayweather Jr. "would never" fight Conor McGregor in the UFC after the 40-year-old beat the Irishman in Las Vegas on Saturday night.<p>Mayweather claimed a TKO in the 10th round at the T-Mobile Arena, but White was impressed with McGregor's performance. He said …

Oddsmakers: Oilers Are Western Conference Favourites In 2017-18

Wrap it up. Let’s go.If you’re in or near Las Vegas in the next little while, laying a crisp $5 bill on the Oilers Stanley Cup chances next year …

SENATE REPUBLICANS TO TRUMP: Thanks for the advice, but we’re moving on from health care -- FIRST IN PLAYBOOK: MARK PUTNAM’S new ad in deep red Kentucky -- TAPPER: W.H. officials tricked by email prankster

Driving the Day<p><b>Good Tuesday morning</b> and welcome to August. <b>HERE’S AN</b> <b>IMPORTANT STORY</b> that developed yesterday late in the day when we were in the Capitol: <b>“Republicans ignore Trump’s Obamacare taunts,”</b> by Burgess Everett and Jen Haberkorn: “Senate Republicans have no plans to revive their party-line …

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Money Too Tight To Mention

Whether or not Draisaitl makes 7, 8, or 9 million a year on his new deal, the cap crunch is about to get real in 2018-19.Yesterday I wrote that it …

This Is How You Build a Ski Lift

With helicopters, hand signals, and 8,000-pound concrete poles.<p>Unless you like an obnoxious amount of hiking (or own a helicopter), skiing is impossible without ski lift. And while these simple yet impressive pieces of engineering seem like a natural part of the mountainside when you visit your …

Saudi foreign minister makes landmark visit to Iraq

<b>The Saudi foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir has met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi - the first such visit by a Saudi foreign minister since 1990.</b><p>The meeting is the latest effort to ease long-standing tensions between the two countries.<p>Last year, the Saudis installed an ambassador in Iraq for …

Iran pulls missile from launchpad after apparent prep for launch, US officials say

Iran removed a powerful missile from a launchpad east of Tehran within the past few days, Fox News has learned, as U.S. and Iranian officials continued trading public barbs about the Islamic Republic's missile tests.<p><b>IRAN, 'ON NOTICE' BY UNITED STATES, LAUNCHES MISSILES IN EXERCISE</b><p>Expand / …

Miami-Dade Mayor Ends 'Sanctuary' Status, Orders Jails to Comply With Trump's Immigration Plan

<b>UPDATE:</b><p>Mayor Carlos Gimenez was a guest Friday morning on "Fox & Friends" to discuss Miami-Dade's decision to comply with federal detention requests.<p>"When the president (Donald Trump) issued his executive order, he just put an exclamation point for me on that issue," Gimenez said. "It really was a …

Bernie Sanders Meet Bayard Rustin

With the primary season now finally and officially underway, and with Senator Bernie Sanders' stunning victory in New Hampshire still registering on the political seismograph, I've been wondering what Bayard Rustin would make of it all.<p>If you aren't familiar with that name you ought to be. Rustin, …

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New Bubble Wrap Has Bubbles You Can't Pop

The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reports that Sealed Air, the original seller of bubble wrap, is rolling out new version of bubble wrap with bubbles that do …

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2015 draft wrap: sleeper picks for all 30 NHL teams

The draft is all about potential and some players will beat the odds to become regular NHLers. Our prospect expert identifies one pick from every …

Cars made in America? Chrysler, Ford no longer qualify

The phrase “made in America” has always pulled at the hearts and wallets of loyal, red-blooded consumers, and never more so than in the automotive …

How Healthy Are 'Secret Menus' at Restaurants?

For years, Jamba Juice has marketed healthy and nutritious smoothies blended with 100% fruit juice. But the website Hack the Menu points out a …

Nutrition

Germany unable to fulfill 'some' NATO obligations – MoD

Berlin would not currently be able to keep its defense promises to its NATO allies, Germany’s defense minister Ursula von der Leyen told Bild am …

Prince William steps in for Catherine on Malta trip

Prince William is to visit Malta to mark the 50th anniversary of the country's independence from British rule.<p>The Duke of Cambridge is taking the place of his wife, Catherine, who is pregnant with the couple's second child and suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum, or acute morning sickness.<p>Royal …