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New Year Likely To Ring In Old Debt Ceiling Fight

At the moment, Washington fiscal policy is a good news, bad news story.<p>The good news is that the budget agreement, overwhelmingly passed by the House last week in a bipartisan vote, is likely to be approved by the Senate this week. That takes another costly government shutdown off the table.<p>The bad …

Apartment in Montreal Added an Inspiring Extension by MU Architecture Studio

Adding a modern extension to a building is a challenging task. When <b>MU Architecture Studio</b> were commissioned to expand the living space of a private …

Mystery “Alien” in Bristol Harbor Uncovered

A bioluminescent, squid-like alien thing appeared in Bristol Harbour Tuesday, pulsating in a spectacular show of light and exterrestrial wonder. After 20 seconds it disappeared, but it was enough time for onlookers to Instagram the bejeezus out of the event. As the tweets and posts poured in—3.5 …

Otis Redding - Picture from the past

Otis Redding finished recording the classic (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay on 7 December 1967. Three days later, he died when his plane crashed into Lake Minona, Wisconsin. The song was released in January of the following year, reaching number one on the Billboard Music Charts

Mandela's family thanks nation and world for support

Nelson Mandela's family express "heartfelt gratitude to South Africa and the world" for support over long period of illness<p>Nelson Mandela's family has spoken for the first time about their “grave sadness” over his death, saying they drew comfort from the knowledge “that our pain and sorrow is …

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Omate TrueSmart Smartwatch 2.0 puts full Android phone on your wrist (pictures)

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