Sara Wong

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The US Can't Totally Account For The $300 Million It Gives The Afghan Police Each Year

Funds can be easily wasted or redirected in the ANP, which lacks proper bookkeeping.<p>Numbered identification cards are the ANP's "primary control mechanism to help protect against fraud and abuse, but they are not being used properly," according to the report.<p>Afghanistan's national police force …

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Afghan president nominates new cabinet

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has nominated ministers for his new cabinet after three months of attempting to establish a working government to tackle the violence-wracked country's problems.<p>Abdul Salam Rahimi, Ghani's chief of staff, announced the 25 cabinet nominees at an event attended by Ghani …

The 11 Greatest Foodie Cities In America

Let's be honest, the best part of vacation is the food, especially when you're in a place with a local delicacy, which is often the case in cities across this great land.<p>Whether known for a specific dish, renowned for high-class restaurants or praised as the donut capital of the planet, these great …

The 10 Most-Visited Countries In The World

The World Tourism Organization just came out with new data on the most visited tourism destinations in the world in 2013, and France took the top spot.<p>Perhaps unsurprisingly, France was the most-visited country in 2013 with 84.7 million visitors. The U.S. came right behind with 69.8 million …

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Facebook partners with Cherie Blair to boost female entrepreneurs

At a conference this April, Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, got chatting to Cherie Blair, a lawyer and philanthropist who is the …

10 Must-See Videos on Business, Creativity and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On the unpredictable road of entrepreneurship, it can be immensely helpful to receive guidance and advice from those who have traveled those roads already.<p>Their experiences, distilled into teachable information, can help the rest of us …

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Book by co-founder of Pixar Animation offers great advice for small businesses

A group in Congress says it will fight any attempt to privatize the Northwest’s hydroelectric system.<p>The system relies on a human backup driver to …

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The ‘iWatch’: 7 things that will convince even non-nerds to buy it

“What would it take for you to buy an iWatch?” That’s the innocent question I asked my pharmacist friend Jon over breakfast.<p>Outside the tech media echo chamber, where Jon lives, people are pragmatic about the new watch. They’re asking questions about the use case, about the battery life, and about …

General Mills buys Annie's for $820 million

General Mills announced Monday that it's looking to bulk up on organic snacks.<p>It's buying natural food company Annie's Homegrown for $820 million.<p>The news boosted Annie' (BNNY)s stock 37% higher in after-hours trading. General Mills (GIS) shares were flat.<p>General Mills said Annie's can help the …

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Whatever Happened to Technique in Photography? Creating Great Images Both in Camera and on Computer

I think we are in danger of losing something. Something rather important to photography, something that has been around since the early days of …

Fodor’s Week in Travel: Unexpected Escapes

An unusual destination can mean a lot of things—a once-in-a-lifetime African safari, an underrated German port city, or a wine-centric hotel in the …

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Show us your colourful life

In preparation for the upcoming launch of BBC Earth's new series "A life in colour", we want to see scenes from your colourful life!<p><b>See the submitted photos here.</b>