Nina Veki Veverić

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The Sound Of War

<b>Sound is sort</b> of important.<p>I was in the wrong sort of unit, "Light" Infantry, to experience Desert Storm. And in the years between when I first donned a uniform in the mid-1980s and the start of our current wars in 2001, mostly what I did was train for war. But training lacks something essential, …

House prices spiral up in 'virtuous circle'

Rising house prices, growing numbers of first-time buyers and a drop in mortgage defaults have combined to give Britain’s housing market a dramatic uplift, new figures have revealed.<p>Property values are rising at their fastest rate for three years and first-time buyers are at a six-year high, new …

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GOP Congressman: 'Constitutional Crisis' If Obama Bucks Vote

President Obama on Friday declined to say whether he'd go ahead with military action in Syria if Congress votes against it — a what-if scenario that's attracting growing attention in the wake of preliminary House head counts that suggest there's nowhere near enough votes for passage.<p>It's a question …

America Is Still Running Out of Fresh Water

For much of the last week, poli­cy­makers’ eyes have been trained over­seas, as Pres­id­ent Obama tries to con­vince Con­gress (and the pub­lic) that …

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What Obama Will Say When He Addresses the Nation on Tuesday

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>As a growing number of lawmakers speak out against military action in Syria, President Obama will …

Red Carpet Royalty: Sarah Jessica Parker's Best Looks

In honor of SJP's birthday, a look back at her best red carpet style.<p>Though the Manolo-obsessed Carrie Bradshaw made her a household name, it's Sarah Jessica Parker's flawless personal style that cemented her status as a fashion icon. From a show-stopping moments at the Met Ball to flowing …

Hedge fund founder Steven Cohen charged over 'insider trading'

<b>A billionaire hedge fund manager has been charged with failing to stop insider trading, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says.</b><p>SAC Capital Advisors founder Steven Cohen, 57, faces civil charges over what the US government has called one of the biggest such fraud cases ever.<p>Mr Cohen …