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Afghan refugees hope that the Obama administration will end the longest war in U.S. history

If they can get visas, Afghan refugees in the United States are hopeful that even the darkest of the hard times — fleeing a war that has killed more than 60,000 people since 2001...

China accuses Britain of neglecting its responsibility as U.S. keeps tensions over Taiwan tension bubbling

China on Saturday condemned the British government's decision to send its only aircraft carrier to international waters and reaffirmed that any move toward a Taiwanese union with mainland China is fraught with danger. "As...

FDA, Monsanto clash on GM crops. Here’

A lawmaker on Thursday proposed legislation to block federal regulators from trying to block the sale of genetically modified crops after the Food and Drug Administration said this week that a company had failed...

New loans allow customers to buy, pay and borrow the ‘purchase you want’

(WXYZ) - Cyber thieves have targeted every banking account, from bank accounts to credit cards. Now, banks are turning to a unique solution to combat financial exploitation—a new, two-sided, buy now, pay later loan....

Closure of China malls ‘brings pain’

The announcement to shut down 150 malls by mid-year could create a chain reaction, because they are so intertwined with their landlords By Ralph Jennings BBC News, Guangzhou Evergrande Real Estate Group has said...

Barbara Bush welcomes ‘bundle of joy’

View of Bush family gathering for Barbara's 70th birthday with her husband Jeb, the former governor of Florida, and their children in December 2012, with daughters Jenna, left, and Barbara in the foreground Image...

Increased funding is vital to ensure that vaccines are delivered to Yemen

International donors are playing an essential role in saving children's lives in Yemen, but additional funding is urgently needed to help prevent outbreaks and enhance the vaccination programme in the whole country International donors...

North Carolina hospitals fire 175 employees for not getting flu shot

North Carolina’s largest hospital system has fired 175 employees for not getting vaccinated against a virus that has spread across the nation. Hospitals in North Carolina, Georgia, Maryland, New York and New Jersey have...

‘They’re creeping!’ Buffalo pest control owner worries rats going into sewers

His customers don't call him "filthy Rich," but a pest control expert is worried rats are going inside homes via toilets and other plumbing. There is a lot of the rodents around Buffalo, and...

£260 million spent enforcing immigration rules is going to waste, the Guardian reports

A decision by the Home Office to use £260 million of taxpayers’ money to enforce immigration rules has fallen by nearly a quarter, reports the Guardian. A Crown Prosecution Service’s report on an eight-month...

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