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Trump’s name appears in Panama Papers for the first time
5731
Some 75 Nobel prizewinners have called on the Iranian government to release Ahmadreza Djalali, a researcher in disaster medicine who was sentenced to death last month. The letter is the latest and most powerful protest against the ruling by the scientific community so far.
938
Mexico’s government has created a marine park the size of Illinois in the Pacific, the largest ocean reserve in North America for the conservation of giant rays, whales and turtles, including dozens of species endemic to the area.
592
Bombshell report reveals new details about Trump's Oval Office meeting with Russians after he fired Comey...sparked widespread concern within the US and Israeli intelligence communities earlier this year when he disclosed details of a highly classified Israeli operation to Russian officials.
456
Elon Musk wins bet, finishing massive Austalia battery installation in 100 days
9133
Putin's party using physical violence to cling to power after losing an election in Moscow
48308
terroist attack in egypt mosque,50 dead
2330
Police alert at Oxford Circus Tube
8939
North Korean defector a 'nice guy' who likes watching CSI – surgeon
2356
UK broadband firms must ditch 'misleading' speed ads: Currently ISPs are allowed to use headline speeds that only 10% of customers will actually receive. In future, adverts must be based on what is available to at least 50% of customers at peak times.
290
Call to regulate video game loot boxes over gambling concerns
748
Forty human traffickers arrested, 500 people rescued in West Africa
418
German court: Ancient forest can be cleared for coal mine
1781
Sugar industry withheld evidence of sucrose's health effects nearly 50 years ago
1333
BuzzFeed News has uncovered a new network of suspected Twitter propaganda accounts – sharing messages about Brexit, Donald Trump, and Angela Merkel – that have close connections to the Russian-linked bot accounts identified by the social media platform in its evidence to the US Congress.
531
Jeff Bezos is worth over $100 billion after Amazon's Black Friday rally
248
"It's time for Canada to acknowledge its history for what it is: flawed, imperfect and unfinished." Canada's PM Justin Trudeau apologizes for "profound cultural loss" resulting from Canada's indigenous assimilation that "led to poverty, family violence, substance abuse and community breakdown."
984
Hundreds queue to donate blood for Sinai mosque bomb victims
826
Mother saves her daughter from Boko Haram by pretending to be mad for nine months
87
Mysterious loud booms heard across the world in 64 locations and even NASA doesn’t know why.
89
Zimbabwe leader to 're-engage' with world, vows sweeping changes including stopping corruption and compensating white farmers whose land was seized by the government
647
Privacy campaigner entitled to sue Facebook Ireland through Austrian court. Facebook collects private data in excess of what is allowed under EU law and allows US intelligence access to the material.
531
Michael Flynn has something on Donald Trump if he is cooperating with Mueller probe, say lawyers
284
Russian Lawmaker Wants to Label McDonald’s a ‘Foreign Agent’ -- Less than 72 hours after pushing through legislation that could see international news outlets branded “foreign agents,” Russian lawmakers are reportedly setting their sights on American fast food chains.
46
Tel Aviv City Hall lights up in solidarity with Egypt - Israel News
781
Amazon tribe saves plant lore with ‘healing forests’ and encyclopedia: In a bid to safeguard knowledge the Matsés in Peru have been planting “medicinal agroforestry” plots and written a 1,044-page two-volume book.
20004
North Korea Removes All Border Guards after Failing to Prevent Soldier's Defection
1262
UN: Mexico drug gangs killing kids who won’t work for them
25
EU anti-propaganda unit gets €1m a year to counter Russian fake news
49
Mexico creates huge national park to protect marine life
19
Pakistani police launch operation to end blasphemy 'siege' -- Religious hardliners are demanding the resignation of the country's law minister over a blasphemy row.
67
An indigenous rights activist found dead in an Argentinian river 78 days after he went missing died by drowning, a judge said. Santiago Maldonado disappeared on August 1 following a paramilitary police operation to disperse a protest march by the Mapuche indigenous group in Chubut province
31
Train derails near Hells Gate, British Columbia. Fuel spill into Fraser River has been confirmed by officials
3436
Eight men claiming to be from North Korea have washed up on coast of Japan
1729
Uber's Cover-Up of Its Massive Data Breach May Lead to E.U. Investigations
419
Swiss cannabis farm aiming to supply 'legal weed' across Europe
58
Physicists Just Found a Loophole in Graphene That Could Unlock Clean, Limitless Energy
22
Mormon missionary, who was caught in three terror attacks, reveals his life was saved in Belgium bombing by an 'angelic' Muslim woman who he has never been able to find
210
Puerto Rico is set to become the world’s worst economy next year
239
Australia will never recognize annexation of Crimea
75 finnerpeace Absolutely horrific. So for those who don't know, pretty much EVERY window in Malaysia has bars/grills on it to deter break-in. Especially in residences and shoplots. So I'm wondering, how do you normally exit through a window in case of fire, Malaysian folk? I don't recall seeing anything to remove the grills from the inside in all the places I lived. Was something done explicitly wrong with these windows, or could this happen anytime? I do remember that there are two kinds of grills: one is fixed in place and unremovable without screwdrivers and good luck, and the other (newer?) has segments that slide and lock. Is this what went wrong? Are sleeping areas supposed to have the sliding/locking type, but this had instead the so-common fixed grills? Also I'm wondering what the heck burned like that. The buildings are usually cement with tile floors. Not wooden structures like a lot of other tragic fires. It appears to have been a super-hot fire, though, to warp the beds like that. What was the fuel?
173 upandrunning People pissing about government regulation should read this story. Generally, regulation is there to *protect* people from the stupidity, carelessness, and selfishness of others.
55 obidie >The disaster has renewed calls for greater scrutiny of so-called “tahfiz” schools, where students learn to memorize the Quran. They are unregulated by the education ministry, being the responsibility of the religious department. Their curricula should be the only responsibility of the religious department. Their structures should be the responsibility of whatever government department is responsible for defining and enforcing *building codes*.
44 LazyBriefcase Poor kids. This hit me hard. Always have a fire escape plan.
4 wacokjacko Such a heartbreaking situation, what can one say about such devastating loss.
2 SkiddChung Normally when installing window grills, we have an option to add in an escape door. Which can be locked and the key is normally kept within reach in the room itself. Looks like in this case there isn't a door.
5 willeatformoney Heads need to roll, the entire team responsible for the fire safety of this school needs to go to jail. What does this show about the building safety and fire code departments?