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What impact have refugees had on the Swedish economy?

The inflow of refugees into Europe in 2015 was slightly above one million. The current inflow is unprecedented in history, and policymakers are in …

Why the knowledge capital of countries is key to economic growth

In September 2015, the United Nations adopted an aggressive development agenda that included 17 separate Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) …

What would Bill Gates take to a desert island?

Microsoft's co-founder, Bill Gates, has appeared on the long-running BBC Radio 4 show Desert Island Discs.<p>Among other things, Gates speaks about …

The FBI Is Looking For A Man Who Shouted 'I Have Ebola' On An LA Bus

Last week we saw what happened when a man joked he had Ebola on a plane. He was escorted off by guys in hazmat suits, and you could hear him say "I was just kidding."<p>Now it's happened again.<p>On Oct. 13, a man wearing a surgical mask accompanied by an unmasked woman got on a public bus that travels …

Gov.'s Ebola myth: Water kills it - CNN Video

Apple's iPhone 5S tops Samsung for #1 slot in global smartphone rankings -report

Apple has a good reason to smile.<p>That’s because Apple’s 5S 16GB is the world’s most popular smartphone for Q1 2014. Number 2 on the list is Samsung’s Galaxy 5S Euro. The rankings were laid out in a new report by ABI Research, a technology marketing firm with offices throughout the world.<p>The report …

Samsung suspends business with supplier in child labor probe

The South Korean electronics giant says it will sever business ties with a supplier if its investigation determines violations occurred.<p>Samsung announced late Sunday it has temporarily suspended its business relationship with one of its suppliers after finding evidence of suspected child labor …

Child Labor

Philippines agrees to large-scale return of U.S. military forces

The U.S. and Philippine governments have worked out a new defense cooperation agreement that opens the way for the first large-scale return of American military forces to the island nation since their eviction at the end of the Cold War, according to the White House.<p>A day before Obama is scheduled …

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US, Philippines sign deal on military accord

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The U.S. military will get greater access to bases across the Philippines under a 10-year agreement signed Monday in …

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Yahoo News Digest Reviews Get A Boost From Yahoo Employees, Cheerleaders

Some folks out there really, really, really like any app that Yahoo puts out. At least, that’s the picture we get from looking at the recent reviews of its Yahoo News Digest app, introduced yesterday.<p>The app is currently flying high in the charts, and features a 4.5 star rating with 282 massively …

Life After Death 'Chatbot' Mines Personal Data To Recreate You When You're Gone

Remember that episode of Charlie Brooker's dark sci-fi show 'Black Mirror', in which unnervingly realistic digital personalities of the dead were …

Asus Duet TD300 laptop runs Windows 8 and Android simultaneously

Asus has unveiled a tablet-laptop hybrid that runs both Windows 8.1 and Android simultaneously -- no rebooting between operating systems.<p>The Asus …