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Dubai is ranked the most overworked city in the world — but expats say the perks of living there make it worth it

Dubai is ranked the most overworked city in the world — but expats say the perks of living there make it worth it

[ad_1] Dubai was ranked the most overworked city in the world.Owngarden/Getty Images Dubai was ranked the most overworked city in the world in a recent study conducted by Kisi. Expats working in the city said they have a good work-life balance. A psychologist says people should still be careful of burnout in the fast-paced, transient …

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Malaysia's $100 billion luxury estate was supposed to be a 'living paradise.' Instead, 6 years into development, it's a ghost town full of empty skyscrapers and deserted roads — take a look.

Malaysia’s $100 billion luxury estate was supposed to be a ‘living paradise.’ Instead, 6 years into development, it’s a ghost town full of empty skyscrapers and deserted roads — take a look.

[ad_1] Driving into “dream paradise,” Forest City in Malaysia.Marielle Descalsota/Insider Forest City is one of the most controversial developments in Malaysia’s history. The $100 billion development is a ghost town with less than 5% of the expected number of residents. Property prices are too high for locals, and foreigners see it as a bad investment, …

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Angry Shake Shack customers are urging the fast-food chain to cut ties with the controversial company that makes its burger buns

Angry Shake Shack customers are urging the fast-food chain to cut ties with the controversial company that makes its burger buns

[ad_1] A burger from Shake Shack on a Martin’s potato roll.Rachel Askinasi/Insider The family behind Martin’s Potato Rolls has donated to Sen. Doug Mastriano, according to Billy Penn. Mastriano is known for his Christian nationalist views and his denial of the 2020 election results. Customers are now calling on Shake Shack to stop using Martin’s …

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‘Great resignation’ reaches White House with staff turnover

‘Great resignation’ reaches White House with staff turnover

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — New White House press secretary Karine Jean Pierre was delivering her third on-camera goodbye to a departing staffer in less than 24 hours when she quipped to reporters, “I promise we will have a press shop.” She added: “Not everyone is leaving.” It’s a dynamic playing out across the White House …

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Did the assault weapons ban of 1994 bring down mass shootings? Here's what the data tells us

Did the assault weapons ban of 1994 bring down mass shootings? Here’s what the data tells us

[ad_1] The Clinton-era ban on assault weapons ushered in a period of fewer mass shooting deaths. AP Photo/Dennis Cook A spate of high-profile mass shootings in the U.S. has sparked calls for Congress to look at imposing a ban on so-called assault weapons – covering the types of guns used in both the recent Buffalo …

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I tried 3 store-bought rotisserie chickens and Costco's famous bird couldn't compare to the best one

I tried 3 store-bought rotisserie chickens and Costco’s famous bird couldn’t compare to the best one

[ad_1] I compared three rotisserie chickens from Whole Foods, Costco, and Safeway.Chelsea Davis I compared three rotisserie chickens from Costco, Safeway, and Whole Foods. The chicken from Whole Foods was dry and not juicy at all, so I wasn’t impressed with this one. Safeway’s rotisserie chicken was my favorite because it was simply delicious and …

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'Perpetual' Israeli occupation at root of violence

‘Perpetual’ Israeli occupation at root of violence

[ad_1] GENEVA (AP) — Investigators commissioned by the U.N.’s top human rights body say tensions between Palestinians and Israelis are underpinned by Israel’s “perpetual occupation” of Palestinian areas with no apparent intention of ending it. The findings came Tuesday in the first report by a Commission of Inquiry, headed by a three-person team of human …

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Arizona set to execute Frank Atwood, who killed girl in 1984

Arizona set to execute Frank Atwood, who killed girl in 1984

[ad_1] PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona prisoner convicted in the 1984 killing of an 8-year-old girl is scheduled to be executed Wednesday in what would be the state’s second execution since officials started carrying out the death penalty in May after a nearly eight-year hiatus. Frank Atwood, 66, is scheduled to die by lethal injection …

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Russia draws closer to capture of Ukraine's Donbas region

Russia draws closer to capture of Ukraine’s Donbas region

[ad_1] KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia drew closer to its goal of fully capturing Ukraine’s eastern industrial heartland of coal mines and factories as the Kremlin claimed to have taken control of 97% of one of the two provinces that make up the Donbas region. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Tuesday that Moscow’s forces …

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Todd and Julie Chrisley found guilty on federal charges

Todd and Julie Chrisley found guilty on federal charges

[ad_1] ATLANTA (AP) — Todd and Julie Chrisley, stars of the reality television show “Chrisley Knows Best,” were found guilty Tuesday in Atlanta on federal charges including bank fraud and tax evasion. The Chrisleys were initially indicted in August 2019 and a new indictment was filed in February of this year. Their trial began three …

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