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Shamima Begum's IS husband: We made a mistake

Shamima Begum's IS husband: We made a mistake

World
By Sharon Marris, news reporter The husband of Shamima Begum has told Sky News they both made a mistake when they joined Islamic State.Yago Riedijk, from the Netherlands, married the British teenager just weeks after she arrived in IS territory as a 15-year-old in 2015. When asked by Sky News Middle East correspondent Alex Rossi if the pair had made a mistake by joining the terrorist group, he replied: "Definitely." Image: Yago Riedijk speaking to Sky News correspondent Alex Rossi in northeastern Syria Riedijk, 27, is being held in a Kurdish detention centre in northeastern Syria while Shamima Begum, now 19, and their newborn son, Jarrah, ended up at the al Hawl refugee camp in northern Syria.He said he had little in...
As Dow continues to drop, you need to avoid making this mistake during market volatility

As Dow continues to drop, you need to avoid making this mistake during market volatility

Finance
When you hear the market has suffered a big drop, your first instinct is probably to check your investment account balances. But that is actually the opposite of what you should do, according to Dan Ariely, chief behavioral economist at Qapital, a provider of a personal finance mobile app, and professor of behavioral economics at Duke University. The advice is especially prevalent given recent market activity. The three major U.S. indexes — the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite — closed in correction territory on Friday for the first time since March 2016. Stocks extended that slid...
Celtic 1-2 Red Bull Salzburg: Bhoys progress to Europa League knockout stages, despite Craig Gordon’s mistake

Celtic 1-2 Red Bull Salzburg: Bhoys progress to Europa League knockout stages, despite Craig Gordon’s mistake

Sports
FOR THE BHOYS The keeper earned comparisons with Liverpool flop Loris Karius for his error Celtic are through to the Europa League knockout stages despite a 2-1 home defeat to Red Bull Salzburg in Group B. Brendan Rodgers’ men knew they could afford to get a draw and qualify as runners-up behind the already-qualified Austrian side. Brendan Rodgers applauds the home fans after the full time whistle However, the result in the Rosenborg and RB Liepzig game meant their 2-0 deficit would see them crash out. Craig Gordon’s intercepted throw was the pick of the goals, with fans comparing the Scot to Liverpool flop Loris Karius. But Tore Reginiussen’s equaliser for Rosenborg ensured the Scottish side did progress ...
'Ugly' mistake sends Google data to China

'Ugly' mistake sends Google data to China

Technology
Google data for search and cloud services went astray for more than an hour on Monday thanks to an "ugly" mistake by an African ISP.The data was sent the wrong way when MainOne Cable, in Nigeria, updated address books for key network hardware.The update saw it claim to be the best way to reach millions of Google net addresses. The mistake spread to other networks and led to Google traffic travelling via China and Russia.New routesIn a tweet, MainOne said the mistake had been made during a "planned network upgrade". It added: "The error was corrected within 74 minutes and processes put in place to avoid reoccurrence."All the different networks that make up the internet constantly swap information about the best way to reach other...
The retirement mistake that could cost you $100,000 or more

The retirement mistake that could cost you $100,000 or more

Finance
Planning young: a retirement roadmap Most Americans rely on mutual funds or exchange-traded funds (ETFs) for at least a portion of their retirement investments. If you have a 401(k), for example, the funds in your account are generally invested in a selection of mutual fund products offered by your plan. While mutual fund and ETF investing is a very hands-off way to invest, that doesn't mean mistakes can't be made. One potentially costly mistake is ignoring the fees charged by your investment funds or, worse, choosing higher-fee options because you think they'll generate higher returns. A quick overview of mutual fund and ETF fees There are two main types of expenses that fund investors may have to pay. The first is known as a sales load, which is essentially a commiss...