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Mercury Rising in the Middle East. Back to the Future?

DESPARDES News Monitor – “Fireworks have begun. Crude prices (are) in for jump. Trump is faced…

Children Need to Play, Academic Achievement Not Enough: Study

Science shows play is not frivolous but core to children’s healthy development BE2C2 Report – The…

Woman Convicted of Forcing Sri Lankan to Work 9 Years Without Pay

(UPI) — A New Jersey woman was convicted of forcing a Sri Lankan woman to work for…

Exodus of 30,000 Expats From Kuwait in First Week of May

Kuwait presently has 30/70 ratio of expats and local population; it aims 50/50 ratio in next…

Singapore Passes Anti-fake News Law

(UPI) — Singapore’s parliament has passed a wide-ranging anti-fake news law that some fear could lead to…