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Panama Papers a very big deal

<b>Tirana, Albania (CNN) —</b> Some will try to downplay it, to dismiss it, to tell you it's a big misunderstanding. They will say it's a tempest in a teapot or perhaps a grand conspiracy. But don't believe it. The release of the Panama Papers is a very big deal.<p>It all began more than a year ago, when …

Corruption

The Panama Papers show how corruption really works in Russia

Two big stories about Russian corruption have broken in the past week. A leak of papers from a Panamanian law firm appears to show perhaps $2 billion, presumably owned by President Vladimir Putin, stashed away in offshore companies under the name of a close friend and the godfather of his oldest …

The largest leak of secret documents in history was just released — here are its key findings

The leaks — a collaborative effort by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists — were obtained by the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung and contain over 11 million records dating back 40 years.<p>They amount to about 3 terabytes of data, including corporate records, financial …

Corruption

3 Ways Improving Your Health And Fitness Can Help You With Success

I’m pretty sure you are always looking for a way to get ahead in your career and business. You might try reading different books on business and …

Revealed: The age adults are at their ‘healthiest and happiest’

Happiness may be a subjective emotion but researchers believe they have found the perfect age when we are most content with life.<p>The average Briton is happiest at the age of <b>39</b>, the study says, adding that 30 is when we are at our healthiest.<p>Researchers also looked at the age milestones for peak …

Happiness

The Healthy Habits Of Women Who Never Seem To Age

The fountain of youth may be a mere myth, but some of the very best anti-aging secrets lie in simple behaviors anyone can adopt for a revitalized routine. In partnership with COVERGIRL, we asked a group of exceptionally vibrant women over 50 to share their surprising health habits for a youthful …

Do Celebrities Dress Differently When They're in Relationships? An Investigation

Married vs. consciously uncoupled, Husband #1 vs. Husband #2, etc.<p>Married vs. consciously uncoupled, Husband #1 vs. Husband #2, etc.

Blake Lively

17 Inspirational New Year's Reads For The Self-Help Skeptic

Any book can be a self-help book!<p>A new year, a new you! Right? It's tough to keep those New Year's resolutions, though, and a little guidance or inspiration never hurts. The right book means you're never going it alone with your plan to be more generous with your time, to commit to hitting the gym, …

Merkel urges Germans to see refugee arrivals as 'an opportunity' in new year address

Chancellor says in televised address: ‘countries have always benefited from successful immigration, both economically and socially’<p>Chancellor Angela Merkel in her new year address on Thursday asked Germans to see refugee arrivals as “an opportunity for tomorrow” and urged doubters not to follow …

Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best …

Microsoft Buys Another Ray Ozzie Company

Every decade or so Microsoft seems to feel the need to buy a Ray Ozzie company. This time it’s Talko, a Boston-based startup dedicated to helping …

Google will reportedly challenge Facebook with an intelligent messaging app

Google is said to be building a new messaging app, this time with an intelligent twist: it'll let you chat with your friends or message a Google bot for answers to your questions. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports that Google has been working on this new service for at least a year, though it isn't …

Pluto: Nasa reveals first high-resolution images of planet's surface

Mission culminates in images of former ninth planet that show mountain ranges of ice and suggest surface has recently been ‘paved over’ by geological activity<p>For 85 years, it was little more than a featureless grey blob on classroom maps of the solar system. On Wednesday night, Pluto was revealed …

7 key questions about our newly discovered human ancestor, answered

In groundbreaking new research published on Thursday, a new species of human relative has been discovered in South Africa. The findings, published in …

Nations Unite in Global Agreement on Climate Change

Accord for the first time binds rich and poor governments into reducing greenhouse-gas emissions<p>PARIS—More than 190 nations have agreed on a plan to limit climate change, ending a decadeslong search for an accord requiring the world’s economies to regulate the emission of gases that scientists say …

Climate

7 Reasons People Who Travel Are More Likely To Be Successful

<i>By Aly Walansky</i><p>We all want to be successful, and some of us will be, while others won't. There's a lot of debate about what creates the road to success.<p>It's perseverance, working hard, and being focused and motivated, no doubt. But can success come from knowing when to walk away and take a …

Want to Be Successful? Do These 7 Things in Your Spare Time

Did you know startups fail about four times as often as they succeed? Do you know why it’s so hard to get a successful business off the ground? It’s …

Happiness In A Relationship Depends On One Thing

<i>Originally published on Unwritten by Jessica Byrnes.</i><p>It was a new relationship. Everything was butterflies and date nights and stolen kisses whenever we could get them. It was great, it was exciting...<b>it was just us.</b><p><i>Just us.</i> And that was the problem.<p>It's easy in the heat of a new relationship to get …

Europe
South Asia

Analysis: What does the Iran nuclear deal mean? | Middle East

Achievement of a framework agreement between Iran and six world powers to end the Islamic republic's nuclear weapons programme opens the door to a new era of policy in the Middle East with potentially far-reaching implications.<p>The landmark deal reached in Lausanne, Switzerland among China, Russia, …

South Asia

What's in the Iran deal?

President Barack Obama said that the framework agreement announced Thursday between Iran and six world powers is a “good deal” that will increase Iran’s nuclear breakout time from around two to three months to more than a year.<p>But, of course, the devil’s in the details. Here they are, according to …

South Asia

7 Habits of Happy Employees

Happy employees share certain habits and behaviors, and these habits help them stay happy. Here are some of the most important ones.<p>Staying happy in the working world can be challenging, especially if you feel that your job is unfulfilling or more stressful than it's worth. But your attitude can …

Happiness

7 Steve Jobs quotes that can change your life

He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>1. "I'm convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance."</b><p>Everyone says they go the extra mile. Almost no one actually does. Most people who do go there …

Self-improvement