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South Africa to leave International Criminal Court

South Africa has decided to withdraw from the International Criminal Court following a dispute last year over a visit by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the tribunal for alleged war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. The decision comes after another African nation, Burundi, this week signed legislation to become the first to withdraw from the ICC – raising concerns that states have begun to act on years of threats to leave over what they call the court’s disproportionate targeting of the continent. “It’s important both forRead More


Death toll from Cameroon rail crash climbs to 63

The death toll from a train derailment in Cameroon rose to 63 on Saturday, the communications minister said, as rescue efforts continued and work began to clear the vital rail line. The packed Camrail train had been traveling from the capital Yaounde to the port city of Douala on Friday. It was derailed at around 11 a.m. local time (0600 EDT) near the station in the town of Eseka, 120 km (75 miles) west of the capital, causing carriages to overturn. The government said late on Friday 55 people hadRead More


White substance found at Clinton office not hazardous: police

Preliminary analysis has found that a white substance that prompted the evacuation of Hillary Clinton’s campaign headquarters in Brooklyn, New York, was not harmful, police said on Saturday. The substance arrived through the mail at Clinton’s campaign office in Manhattan, and was transported to the headquarters in Brooklyn Heights, police said. The floor was evacuated as a precaution, and several people were exposed to the substance. U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton shakes hands with supporters after a campaign event in Cleveland, Ohio U.S., October 21, 2016. REUTERS A NewRead More


Trump gains on Clinton, poll shows ‘rigged’ message resonates

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gained on his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton among American voters this week, cutting her lead nearly in half, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling released on Friday. The polling data showed Trump’s argument that the Nov. 8 election is “rigged” against him has resonated with members of his party. “Remember folks, it’s a rigged system,” Trump told a Pennsylvania rally on Friday. “That’s why you’ve got to get out and vote, you’ve got to watch. Because this system is totally rigged.” Clinton led Trump 44 percent toRead More


A Beginner’s Guide to Investing in Wine

Experts say “invest in what you know.” Well for me, one of the things I know and love is wine. I’m sure the rest of you winos reading this understand. One thing that you might not have known until now, is that it is possible to make some money off of your love affair with this fermented beverage from the gods. Investing in wine is certainly not a new concept, however, it is one that is trending a bit more now that a push to get more Americans investing hasRead More


Pineapple Juice Is 5 Times More Effective Than Medicine For Cough

Have you ever heard of drinking pineapple juice to alleviate your cough? It works! On top of containing tons of illness-fighting vitamin C, pineapples have bromelain, an enzyme with anti-inflammatory properties. This combination of nutrients helps to fight off disease and kill bacteria, including those found in your throat! In fact, research has found that raw extracts from pineapple could decrease mucus five times faster than over-the-counter cough syrups. What kinds of coughs can it help? Pineapple juice can treat most persistent coughs, as long as they aren’t from something more seriousRead More


8 Warning Signs Your Body Desperately Needs More Water

We all know that water is important, healthy, and essential. More than once, we’ve been told to “drink more water,” while we nodded in silent agreement. We can all agree on that, and we strive to be the kinds of people that remember to drink water on a regular basis. But still, a number of us find ourselves forced to drink only when our mouths are dry and our skin is peeling. If this sounds all too familiar, then you should really take a look at these 8 warning signsRead More


5 Simple-Yet-Useful Strategies To Always Remember Things You Learn

Our brains are incredible landscapes that medical science is just beginning to understand. They are made up of a vast territory of firing neurons bathed in chemicals that enable us to inhabit our bodies with authority and purpose. As humans, we exercise the most powerful machine of recall on the planet, with a memory capacity that far exceeds any modern-day hard drive. When faced with the challenge of assimilating new information, the human brain goes through a specific method of cognitive processing. All input is stored initially in short-term memory,Read More


8 Highly Attractive Things In Women (That Have Nothing to Do With Appearance)

I’ve been helping men improve their love lives for years now. I’ve probably read dozens of articles on what women find attractive in men. I’ve even written a few of them. The funny thing is, I rarely come across articles that touch on what men find attractive in a woman. Is the modern dating game so lopsided that it’s enough for a woman to just ‘show up’, or do we men stumble merely at the sight of a nice head of hair and a shapely body? I won’t deny theRead More


7 Ways To Successfully Run A Business Off The Internet

Every day, brand new online businesses start up, but many times they fail just as swiftly, leaving only a small percentage that succeed. How can you ensure that you are one of the select few that will see success? Follow these tips and watch your online business flourish. 1. Respond to Visitors Quickly and Engage with Them Don’t let potential customers have the time to slip through your fingers through a lack of contact, get back to all inquiries as soon as possible. Even if you are away for anRead More