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Remember the Hole in the Ozone Layer? This Scientist Discovered It 25.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. On May 24, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences will award one of the world’s largest scientific prizes to two of the world’s top climate researchers. In the presence of Swedish royalty, MIT professor of atmospheric chemistry Susan Solomon and Princeton University senior meteorologist […]
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A new Ebola vaccine could help stop an epidemic — but faces enormous obstacles in crucial test 23.5.2018 Washington Post
A new Ebola vaccine could help stop an epidemic — but faces enormous obstacles in crucial test
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The Daily 202: A tale of two elections 22.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Compare Trump's reaction to the reelection of Maduro and Putin.
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Tencent leads $50M investment in NewsDog, an app vying to be India’s Toutiao 22.5.2018 techCrunch
The growth of China’s Bytedance, an ambitious $30 billion tech firm, and its highly-addictive Toutiao news aggregator app has set off a search for services with similar growth potential across the world. India, second in population only to China with rapidly-growing internet access, is an obvious place to look, and would-be pretender to the Toutiao […]
Meet the Ebola Doctor Who Trump Viciously Attacked on Twitter 21.5.2018 Mother Jones
In November 2014, Dr. Craig Spencer walked out of New York’s Bellevue Hospital cured of Ebola. He was the last American diagnosed with the disease in the US. During the nearly three weeks Spencer spent in the hospital, his liver started to fail, and he lost 20 pounds. But thanks to the treatment he received, including […]
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Hillary Clinton is Now a Victim of ‘Socialists’ 21.5.2018
Hillary Clinton is incapable of coming to terms with her loss and now finds fault with greedy capitalists who are turning young people into socialists, as Paul Street explains. By Paul Street Special to Consortium News Hillary Clinton’s take on…Read more →
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Ebola deaths rise to 26, says Congo health ministry 20.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Congo’s health ministry says there is one new death from Ebola, bringing to 26 the number of deaths from the deadly outbreak in Equateur province in the country’s northwest. is using AI to make healthcare more efficient in Southeast Asia 18.5.2018 techCrunch
AI is being applied across the board in many industries worldwide, and its scope of influence is only likely to continue to expand as Kaifu Lee, a noted AI expert who was formerly head of Google China, recently told TechCrunch. The main battle appears to be between companies in the U.S. and China, but this […]
Burundi is deciding if its president will stay in power until 2034 18.5.2018 Washington Post: World
President Pierre Nkurunziza already extended his rule once before, sparking violence that hasn't yet subsided.
Spread of Ebola in Congo a 'game changer' 17.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A new case of the often deadly virus was confirmed in a densely populated regional capital city. Now health workers are rushing to stem its spread.
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Why didn't Tillerson speak up sooner? 17.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Why didn't Tillerson speak up sooner?
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3 Japanese seek damages, apology for forced sterilizations 17.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Three Japanese who were forcibly sterilized under a government policy decades ago filed lawsuits Thursday demanding an apology and compensation, in a growing movement seeking official redress.
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Jirnexu pulls in $11M for its financial comparison service in Southeast Asia 17.5.2018 techCrunch
It’s been a busy week for startup funding in Southeast Asia. Following big deals for Carro and Carousell, financial comparison startup Jirnexu is the latest to announce new capital after it closed an $11 million Series B round. The new investment comes courtesy of Japan’s SBI Group — a returning investor which led the round having co-led […]
Ebola spreads to city, entering 3 health zones in Congo 17.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Congo’s Ebola outbreak has spread to a city, the capital of the northwestern Equateur province, a worrying shift as the risk of infection is more easily passed on in densely populated urban areas.
First glimpses of Israel/Palestine, including Jerusalem, August 1967 15.5.2018 Informed Comment: Global Affairs
First glimpses of Israel/Palestine, including Jerusalem, August 1967
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The World Will Not Mourn the Decline of U.S. Hegemony 14.5.2018
Commentators on both right and left bemoan the decline of American global power under Donald Trump, but is that such a bad thing? asks Paul Street in this commentary. By Paul Street There are good reasons to bemoan the presence…Read more →
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Southeast Asia-based mobile listings startup Carousell raises $85M 14.5.2018 TechCrunch
Carousell, the Singapore-based mobile listing service that operates across Southeast Asia, has pulled in an $85 million Series C fund as it seeks to strengthen its business among the region’s competitive e-commerce landscape before expanding globally. The round was co-led by existing investor Rakuten Ventures and EDBI, the corporate investment arm of Singapore’s Economic Development Board. Other […]
Davida Coady, physician who treated refugees and helped eradicate smallpox in India, dies at 80 14.5.2018 Washington Post: World
She later established an organization to treat substance abuse in the Bay Area.
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The Illness Within 14.5.2018 Columns – The Indian Express
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From Plate to Plough: Premium delayed, farmer denied 14.5.2018 Columns – The Indian Express
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