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OPEC extends output cut, but big oil price increase unlikely
OPEC and outside oil product extend production cuts in an effort to shore up prices
Gambia says it seizes $50 million of ex-president's assets
Gambia's government says it has seized some $50 million in assets tied to former leader Yahya Jammeh. The targeted assets include 80 bank accounts and 131 properties reportedly belonging to the longtime leader who flew into exile in January. Justice Minister Aboubacarr Tambedou said Monday that the
Smooth Settlement: Son of African Dictator to Surrender $30M in Assets, But Keeps MJ’s Glove
After Years-Long Effort, Justice Gets Concession From Teodoro Obiang Mangue, But Not Sparkly Prize
Polio, Spreading Abroad, Threatens US
A resurgence of polio in the Middle East and Africa has sparked a dire warning from public health officials, including U.S. experts who fear the deadly virus is just a plane ride away. At least 10 countries are reporting cases of polio – a virus that can cause paralysis and even death. “If
Prince George Keeps Late Hours, Sharapova Sacks New Coach
quicklist: 1 title: Baby Prince George Hardly a Royal Pain text: The Social Climber knows you've been going through withdrawal after the arrival of Prince George meant no longer wondering (and compulsively checking) whether Kate had gone into labor. Prince William is privy to this, so he scheduled
Michael Jackson's White Glove Bought with Public Funds?
American government investigates African dictator's use of dirty money to fund lavish spending spree
The Social Climber: Raquel Welch to Star in 'Versace' Film
The film will look at the life of the late fashion designer and icon Gianni Versace
Five Olympians Who Won Fame by Losing
National pride sometimes trumps competitiveness at the Olympics. Some fans are just happy to see local heroes in the spotlight, whether they go home empty-handed or even hardly know the sport. The tradition of spectacular failure at the Olympics dates back to the inception of the modern Games in
The Global Note: What Next for Chen Guangcheng?…The Taliban's Spring…Suu Kyi's Moment
CHINESE ACTIVIST TO HILLARY CLINTON: “I WANT TO KISS YOU”. BUT WILL HE BE SAFE? -THE LATEST…Cheng Guangcheng, the blind human rights activist who escaped house arrest, has left the U.S. Embassy and is seeking medical treatment at Chaoyang hospital in Beijing, according to a...
The Global Note: Inside Homs…Assad's Wife…Saudi Women…Happy Birthday, Charles Dickens
SYRIA -INSIDE HOMS: “UNTIL WE DIE”…The city of Homs is in its fourth day of a military crackdown. Live pictures streamed from Homs this morning showed shelling and gunfire, as activists reported that Syrian Army tanks were seen at dawn. The BBC ran new, strong...