Robert A. Sherman

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Consensual kidnapping service, inspired by The Game

Adam Thick, an ex-con who did time for counterfeiting, runs a company called Extreme Kidnapping, which stages consensual kidnappings for fees ranging …

Afghan leader Karzai holds Qatar talks 'on Taliban'

<b>Afghan President Hamid Karzai has met the emir of Qatar - for talks that were expected to consider the opening of a Taliban office in the Gulf state.</b><p>Mr Karzai and Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani discussed "issues of mutual interest" in Doha, the state-run QNA news agency said. It gave no …

Afghanistan

Texas District Attorney's Death Could Be Part of Larger Plot

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife Cynthia Woodward McLelland were found …

District attorney, wife shot to death in Texas county where assistant DA was killed, police say

Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife Cynthia were found shot to death inside their Forney home Saturday, nearly two months to the day after his top assistant was gunned down on his way to work earlier this year.<p>Kaufman County Sheriff's Department investigators confirmed the …

Bias against girls can start in the womb - Futurity

MICHIGAN STATE (US) — Women in India and other male-dominated societies are more likely to …

Women's News (India)

Caffeine-Addicted Bacteria Die If You Give Them Decaf

Engineered E. coli could be used to clean caffeine-polluted waterways.<p>Caffeine. Like so many other wonderful compounds that provide a lift, buzz, high or other pleasant side effect, caffeine under certain circumstances is toxic. It's most certainly poisonous to humans in high amounts, but even …

High-fibre diet can cut stroke risk, scientists claim

A diet rich in fibre can cut the risk of stroke, one of the leading causes of death and long-term disability in the developed world, scientists claim.<p>…

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Lee Kuan Yew

• <b>Author:</b> Graham Allison<p><b>Grand strategist and founder of modern Singapore offers key insights and controversial opinions on globalization, geopolitics, economic growth, and democracy.</b><p>When Lee Kuan Yew speaks, presidents, prime ministers, diplomats, and CEOs listen. Lee, the founding father of modern …