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7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a variety of disciplines.<p>Websites like Coursera and edX have leveled the playing field, allowing curious students from around the world to explore …

Education

Bitten by sanctions, Iranians support nuclear compromise | Reuters

ANKARA (Reuters) - After years of tough sanctions over Iran’s nuclear program, many in the country now say they want the government to make compromises that could satisfy world powers and allow a semblance of prosperity to return.<p>Iranian workers stand in front of the Bushehr nuclear power plant, …

Syria: UN and health organisations call for ceasefire to deal with polio threat

Save the Children appeals to warring sides to respect 'vaccination ceasefires' after outbreak in east of country<p>Syria's government and rebels were urged on Tuesday to respect "vaccination ceasefires" and permit access to hundreds of thousands of children threatened by an outbreak of polio – another …

Syria: UN aid chief calls for urgent ceasefire in Muadhamiya

<b>The UN's humanitarian chief has called for an "immediate pause in hostilities" in Muadhamiya, a rebel-held suburb of the Syrian capital, Damascus.</b><p>Valerie Amos said 3,000 people were evacuated last Sunday, but that the same number were trapped in the town amid continuing shelling and …

Middle East

Saudi to reassess relations with US: report

Saudi Arabia's intelligence chief has said the kingdom will make a "major shift" in relations with the United States in protest at its perceived inaction over the Syrian war and its overtures to Iran, a source close to Saudi policy said.<p>Prince Bandar bin Sultan told European diplomats that …

Sorry Young Bankers, But You're Probably Never Going To See Shorter Hours

"This is a marathon, not a sprint," a Goldman executive told Bloomberg. And after the death of an overworked Bank of America intern, firms have been cajoled into explaining the treatment of their highly-paid subordinates.<p>But that well-known sprint — the 100+ hour workweeks, the all-nighters, the …

Has the NCAA found the Ed O'Bannon lawsuit's fatal flaw?

The players clear another hurdle, but a Monday filing threatens to bring the entire case down.<p>Just as a Friday ruling in the <i>O'Bannon</i> case opened the door to a crucial victory for the players, a motion filed Monday by the NCAA threatens to close it for good.<p>Friday's ruling: The players' antitrust …

Egypt athlete 'stripped of gold medal' for Morsi support

<b>An Egyptian kung fu champion has been stripped of a gold medal after showing support for ousted President Mohammed Morsi, according to his family.</b><p>Mohammed Youssef has also been banned from representing his country.<p>Mr Youssef was photographed at a tournament in Russia wearing a T-shirt with a symbol …

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Report: Memos Unmask Pakistan's Approval Of Drone Strikes

While it is been "one of the more poorly kept national security secrets in Washington and Islamabad" that Pakistani leaders privately endorse U.S. drone strikes aimed at terrorists in their country, <i>The Washington Post</i> says that:<p>"Top-secret CIA documents and Pakistani diplomatic memos" it has …