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All is Well review: Abhishek Bachchan's rock star road trip causes cliche gridlock

Hindi cinema has become as hung up on families as Hollywood now is on superheroes, which poses a problem: while immensely relatable and profitable when done right, the formula permits only finite variation, and may lead to projects that proceed from the same idea. All is Well is this summer’s …

Bollywood

ISIS-Linked Fighters Tighten Grip in Afghanistan, Outmatch Taliban Brutality

KABUL, Afghanistan — Foreign militants fighting under the black flag of ISIS are conquering territory in northern Afghanistan, terrorizing residents and outmatching the Taliban's brutality, villagers and local officials told NBC News.<p>The development suggests ISIS is expanding its sphere of …

Afghanistan

Activists: Suspected chemical attacks in Syria injure 40

BEIRUT (AP) — Suspected chlorine gas attacks by Syrian government helicopters injured some 40 people and killed a child in the country's northwest, …

Middle East

Hundreds of families trapped by fighting in Yemen's Aden

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Hundreds of families are trapped in their homes by weeks of fierce fighting in the center of the southern city of Aden, running …

Middle East

Baghdad car bomb attacks leave 17 dead

Dozens also wounded as a result of twin attacks in the Iraqi capital’s busy Karrada district on Saturday night<p>Iraqi officials have said that 17 people have been killed by two bomb blasts, just minutes apart, in a popular commercial district of Baghdad.<p>Police say the blasts – which were both car …

Extremism

Iraqi troops retake some Ramadi districts from Islamic State

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security forces have recaptured areas lost earlier to the Islamic State group in and around the western city of Ramadi in the …

Iraq

Dwell

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Home Tours

7 Psychological Tricks for Getting More Work Done | Inc.com

We all wish we could get more work done in less time. If we were more productive, we'd have a better chance at getting that raise, we'd have more personal time to do what we wanted, and we'd get closer to our goals much faster. Unfortunately, you can't bully yourself into working harder. There's no …

Time Management

Islamic State releases troops' IDs, urges attacks

The Islamic State group has reportedly posted the names, photos and home addresses of 100 American troops, urging sympathizers inside the U.S. to carry out attacks against them.<p>A group calling itself the Islamic State Hacking Division posted the threat on a website Friday night, stating that the …

Personal Information

Shiite rebel leader vows to fight rivals in Yemen's south

Shiite rebel forces captured new territory in Yemen on Sunday after a call to arms from their leaders, pressing south toward the headquarters of the country's embattled president and pitching the country further toward sectarian war.<p>Local officials said Houthi forces had seized the airport in the …

How Malaria In The Brain Kills: Doctors Solve A Medical Mystery

Malaria is one of the oldest scourges of mankind. Yet it's been a mystery how the deadliest form of the disease kills children.<p>One doctor in Michigan has dedicated her life to figuring that out. Now she and her team report their findings in this week's issue of the <i>New England Journal of Medicine</i>. …

Public Health

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Anti-terror police arrest woman at Luton Airport

Scotland Yard says 21-year-old woman detained by counter-terror officers on Thursday morning after landing on flight from Istanbul<p>A British woman has been arrested by counter-terror officers at Luton Airport, police have said.<p>Scotland Yard said the 21-year-old was detained at 11.15am on Thursday …

Syrian rebels’ homemade weapons are getting bigger

Just days after the four-year anniversary of Syria’s bloody civil war, new photos of Syrian rebels’ weapons suggest increasingly ambitious innovation in their DIY arms manufacturing. Although anti-government groups like the Free Syrian Army have repeatedly called for—and sometimes received—arms …

Middle East

Air attack on Tripoli airport delays peace delegation

Warplanes from Libya's UN-recognised government have attacked Tripoli's only functioning commercial airport, temporarily stopping negotiators from travelling to Morocco for peace talks, officials have said.<p>The attack on Maitiga airport on Thursday caused no major damage but delayed a Tripoli-based …

Africa

Rival forces battle over airport of Yemeni city of Aden

Forces loyal to Yemen's former president stormed the international airport in the southern port city of Aden on Thursday, triggering an intense, hours-long gunbattle before security forces loyal to the current president repelled them.<p>The fighting forced the airport's closure, and passengers on a …

FBI agent: Tsarnaev's computer contained extremist materials

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had a variety of extremist materials on his computer, including an issue of the al-Qaida magazine Inspire with an article entitled "Make a Bomb in the Kitchen of Your Mom," an FBI agent testified Thursday.<p>Tsarnaev, 21, faces the possibility of the death …

Afghan Woman Stoned, Set Alight After Allegedly Burning Quran

KABUL, Afghanistan — An angry mob stoned and beat a woman before hurling her onto a riverbed and setting her body alight in the Afghan capital after she allegedly burned copies of the Quran, officials and eyewitnesses told NBC News.<p>The woman was set upon by a crowd near the popular Shah-Do …

Afghanistan

Scientists Urge Temporary Moratorium On Human Genome Edits

A new technology called CRISPR could allow scientists to alter the human genetic code for generations. That's causing some leading biologists and bioethicists to sound an alarm. They're calling for a worldwide moratorium on any attempts to alter the code, at least until there's been time for far …

Genetics

Record Number Of Stranded Sea Lion Pups Strains California Resources

There are more than two dozen pens at the Marine Mammal Care Center in San Pedro, Calif., and no vacancy. They're filled with more than a hundred sea lion pups, grouped by health condition.<p>The pups in the first row of pens are swimming in small pools and sliding across the wet concrete.<p>"These guys …

Sea Lions

Report says nearly 650,000 besieged in Syria

Nearly 650,000 Syrians are living in besieged communities in the country’s civil war, more than three times the UN estimate, according to a new report that gives a graphic account of hundreds of deaths in areas the world has struggled for years to reach.<p>The report says Syria’s government is …

Middle East

Kurd leader Ocalan calls for congress to end Turkey armed struggle

<b>The jailed Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has renewed a call for his fighters to end their armed struggle in Turkey.</b><p>In a message read out at a huge rally marking the Kurdish new year, Ocalan called for a congress to decide on abandoning the insurgency.<p>His Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has …

Middle East

Britain is now seizing teenagers’ passports to prevent them from fighting in Syria

The UK has taken the unusual step of preventing two teenagers from East London from leaving the country—for fear they will travel to Syria to join ISIL. The girls, aged 15 and 16, had their passports seized and were made wards of the court—a rarely-used ancient feudal right that gives judges the …

Terrorism

'Water man of India' Rajendra Singh bags top prize

<b>An award known as "the Nobel Prize for water" has been given to an Indian campaigner who has brought water to 1,000 villages.</b><p>The judges of the Stockholm Water Prize say his methods have also prevented floods, restored soil and rivers, and brought back wildlife.<p>The prize-winner, Rajendra Singh, is …

Iraqi Sunnis accuse Shi'ite paramilitaries of burning homes outside Tikrit | Reuters

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Two Iraqi local officials and a police officer accused Shi’ite paramilitary forces on Saturday of burning and looting homes in the town of al-Dour after capturing the area during a military campaign to oust Islamic State fighters.<p>Families who have returned to their homes drive …

Islam

US ordered to release photos of army abuse of detainees

A US federal judge has ruled that Washington must release photographs showing abuse of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan, in a longstanding court case on letting the world see potentially disturbing images of how the military treated prisoners.<p>US District Judge Alvin Hellerstein's decree on Friday …

ACLU

Tunis museum attack: Footage shows gunmen

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1154000/1154448_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524734318_44ff2f3b750060d1b73a53c4fe6e3eee<p><b>The Tunisian government has released footage showing gunmen walking through the Bardo museum during the attack that killed 25 people on Wednesday.</b><p>At …

Terrorism

Fearing Islamic State, some Afghan Shi'ites seek help from old enemies | Reuters

KABUL (Reuters) - Even by Afghanistan’s standards of often-shifting alliances, a recent meeting between ethnic Hazara elders and local commanders of the Taliban insurgents who have persecuted them for years was extraordinary.<p>Ethnic Hazara demonstrators gather in a protest tent in Afghanistan's …

Afghanistan

Pakistan says 80 militants killed in heavy Khyber clashes | Reuters

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani troops killed 80 militants in heavy clashes in the lawless northwest, near the mountainous border with Afghanistan, a spokesman said on Sunday, while the Pakistani Taliban said at least six soldiers had been killed.<p>Fighter jets have pounded positions in the Tirah …

Pakistan