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Iraq Forces Push Into Old Mosul As Thousands Trapped

Iraq Forces Push Into Old Mosul As Thousands Trapped

Thousands of people continue to flee the city, saying they did not want to be used as human shields. "It feels like the siege is ending". "Humanitarian agencies are bracing for the possibility that an additional 300 000-320 000 civilians may flee in coming weeks", the UN's aid coordination agency OCHA said.


US temporarily bans larger electronics from cabins of certain flights

US temporarily bans larger electronics from cabins of certain flights

The rules will affect four flights that arrive at Logan each day, according to Jennifer Mehigan, a spokeswoman for the Massachusetts Port Authority which manages the airport. "We will be updating our plans later this afternoon", a government source told AFP. It's also unclear at this time what direct ties this ban has to the Trump administration's ill-fated travel ban, a revised version of which was issued earlier this month and is again being challenged by United States courts.



Paul 'very limited role' Manafort has unlimited trouble in Ukraine

The new documents released Tuesday by Ukrainian lawmaker Sergei Leshchenko appear to show an invoice for $750,000 from Manafort's Alexandria, Va. -based consulting firm, Davis Manafort, addressed to Neocom Systems Ltd., a company registered in Belize.


BJP leader Biren Singh sworn in as Manipur Chief Minister

BJP leader Biren Singh sworn in as Manipur Chief Minister

Outgoing CM Okram Ibobi Singh blessed Biren, once his trusted lieutenant. CM Biren Singh had promised to end the economic blockade imposed by the United Naga Council. The Congress government had maintained that the new districts were created for administrative convenience. BJP leader N Biren Singh with Manipur governor Najma Heptullah.


These Are the Happiest Countries in The World

These Are the Happiest Countries in The World

This year, the conclusion underlines how money doesn't necessarily equal happiness. Not bad, but worth noting-especially since the authors of the report included an entire chapter this year titled "Restoring American Happiness" that outlines why Americans might be feeling less happy even despite economic growth.