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NASDAQ passes 7000, but tech tipped for slower year

Tech investors have been warned not to read too much into the Nasdaq passing 7000 for the first time, with many listed tech stocks already trading on …

Marijuana stocks skyrocket, set to 'lead world' after export approval

AusCann managing director Elaine Darby said allowing exports would see AusCann grow to a commercial scale quicker, and lead to a more cost-effective …

Peru Bans Buses From Road Where Bus Plunged, Killing 51

LIMA, Peru — Peru’s government on Wednesday banned buses from a notorious stretch of road where an intercity bus plunged off a cliff and onto a beach on Tuesday, killing 51 passengers in the deadliest traffic accident in Peru since 2013.<p>Even as emergency workers continued on Wednesday to retrieve …

Refugee crisis: On the largest rescue ship in the Mediterranean as it battles to save lives

The <i>Bourbon Argos</i> is journeying towards what has become the deadliest sea crossing in the world, on a mission to save the lives of some of the …

Save the Children

Bill would ban refugees from settlement in Australia, PM says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Refugees who make the harrowing journey by sea to Australia might want to think twice about that perilous voyage.<p>They won't be allowed to settle if a new law gets passed. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has introduced a new piece of legislation that would prevent refugees and …

Turkey sacks 10,000 more civil servants, shuts media in latest crackdown | Reuters

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey said it had dismissed a further 10,000 civil servants and closed 15 more media outlets over suspected links with terrorist organizations and U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, blamed by Ankara for orchestrating a failed coup in July.<p>A man waves Turkey's national flag …

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship. Whatever the challenge, you have to see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move through it …

Evacuation of Syria's Douma suspended over disagreements

BEIRUT (AP) -- Evacuations from the rebel-held town of Douma near the Syrian capital were suspended on Thursday, days after hundreds of opposition fighters and their relatives left for areas of the country's north as part of a surrender deal following a massive government offensive.<p>State news …

‘We’re never getting out of here’: How refugees became stranded in Greece

DIAVATA REFUGEE CAMP, Greece — When Europe abruptly closed its land borders last spring to refugees fleeing war, it made a much-heralded promise: Wealthy nations across the European Union would take in tens of thousands of desperate Syrians and Iraqis who had made it as far as near-bankrupt Greece …

Iraqi and Kurdish forces close in on Mosul after making quick gains

Kurdish peshmerga and Iraqi special forces have advanced to within about six miles of the city of Mosul, after launching a three-pronged attack early on Thursday against dug-in Islamic State militants.<p>Hundreds of armoured vehicles, including tanks and Humvees, began a large-scale offensive at about …

Middle East