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Paris Fashion Week Features 7 Lebanese Designers

Paris Fashion Week Features 7 Lebanese Designers

Lebanese designers are well represented in this year’s Paris Fashion Week haute couture showcase as seven Lebanese designers present their collections to the Parisian crowds. The Daily Star (Lebanon) reports…

Thunderstorm Nearly Ruins Boy Scout Camping Trip, but Parents Come to the Rescue

Thunderstorm Nearly Ruins Boy Scout Camping Trip, but Parents Come to the Rescue

Ann Stafford watched the weather radar diligently on the night of Sunday, July 12, and she could see a storm covering the map over Wisconsin. But the Duluth, MN, mom…

Tugboat Captain Sentenced to Half a Year in Prison After Explosion Killed Deckhand

Tugboat Captain Sentenced to Half a Year in Prison After Explosion Killed Deckhand

In 2005, the captain of a tugboat was pushing a barge on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, when the barge exploded, killing a deckhand, sinking the barge, and spilling…

New Statistics Show Increase in Chinese Divorce Rate

New Statistics Show Increase in Chinese Divorce Rate

According to new statistics from the Ministry of Civil Affairs in China, divorce rates have increased in that country for the 12th year in a row, with a 3.9% spike…

Brothers’ Roofing Scam Lands Them in Prison for 20 Years

Brothers’ Roofing Scam Lands Them in Prison for 20 Years

Two Georgia brothers will serve up to 20 years in prison after being convicted of running a roofing scam that specifically targeted the elderly, DeKalb County authorities announced. According to…

Should the U.S. Be Doing More to Help Syria’s Refugees?

Should the U.S. Be Doing More to Help Syria’s Refugees?

Since civil war erupted in Syria in 2011, more than nine million Syrians have left their home country to escape the violence and poverty the war has wrought. Lebanon, a…

Nigerian Teen Tech Whizzes Create an Amazing New Mobile Web Browser

Nigerian Teen Tech Whizzes Create an Amazing New Mobile Web Browser

Anesi and Osine Ikhianosime, two teenage brothers living in Lagos, Nigeria, aren’t much different from teens living in the U.S. They enjoy surfing the Internet and interacting with their friends…

Why Are African Leaders Considering Banning the Used Clothing Trade?

Why Are African Leaders Considering Banning the Used Clothing Trade?

Men and women walk through a crowded marketplace with large bags and other purchases clutched in their hands. Stalls line the street, covered in clothing hung haphazardly from lines and…

Home Improvement Scams Back On The Rise This Summer

Home Improvement Scams Back On The Rise This Summer

Summer has officially arrived, and for many Americans that means the start of barbecues and camping trips. But for police departments around the country, it’s also the start of home…

New Zealand: The Place Where Gas Is Made From Beer

New Zealand: The Place Where Gas Is Made From Beer

The more you learn about beer, the more it might surprise you. It has powerful bacteria-fighting properties that make it the perfect ingredient for body soap. It was considered currency…

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