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  • 2 days ago
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    The link between polygamy and war

    IT IS a truth universally acknowledged, or at least widely accepted in South Sudan, that a man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of many wives. Paul Malong, South Sudan’s former army chief of staff, has more than 100—no one knows the exact number. A news website put it at 112 in February, after one of the youngest of them ran off to marry a teacher. The couple were said to be in hiding. To adapt Jane Austen again, we are all fools in love, but especially so if we cuckold a warl...

  • 3 days ago
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    Tariffs to Raise Cost of Rebuilding After Hurricane Florence

    When the floodwaters from Hurricane Florence recede and rebuilding kicks into high gear, homeowners and businesses will face an additional burden as tariffs imposed by the Trump administration drive up the cost of construction materials.

  • 7 days ago
    Analysis baron778

    The withering of the American coal industry

    President Trump has promised to revive coal's flagging fortunes. Is it possible?

  • 9 days ago
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    Eliud Kipchoge smashes world marathon record by 78 seconds in Berlin

    At Eliud Kipchoge’s training camp in Kenya, where he never misses his turn to clean the toilets or draw water from the nearby well, his fellow athletes call him “the boss man”. And on a pleasant autumn day in Berlin the 33-year-old lived up to that reputation – as well as reinforcing his case to be considered the greatest distance runner of all time – by obliterating the marathon world record. Kipchoge’s time of 2hr 01min 39sec was staggering enough, given it took 78sec off the previ...

  • 9 days ago
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    Apple CEO Tim Cook pens open letter to FBI: We will not build a backdoor into iPhone, not even to...

    In "A Message to Our Customers" posted on Apple's website, CEO Tim Cook declared the company's intention to fight the federal government's request to hack users in response to the recent mass-killing in San Bernardino, California. The order was issued by federal Magistrate Judge Sheri Pym, and requires Apple to assist the Federal Bureau of Investigation in breaking the encryption of the iPhone belonging to one of the shooters, Syed Farook.

  • 10 days ago
    Analysis baron778

    Forget the new iPhones: Apple’s best product is now privacy

    Under Tim Cook’s leadership, Apple saw just how critical an issue user privacy would become. Now it’s at least as important a feature as shiny industrial design or a nice camera.

  • 10 days ago
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    Boy, 11, left with serious head injuries after copying YouTube stunt

    A boy was left with serious head injuries after riding a playground roundabout as it was spun by the back wheel of a moped, in imitation of a popular YouTube video stunt. Tyler Brooke, 11, fainted as the centrifugal force generated by the spinning roundabout forced fluid and blood into his head, leaving his face bruised and his eyes bulging and bloodshot.

  • 11 days ago
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    It’s Now Possible To Telepathically Communicate with a Drone Swarm

    A person with a brain chip can now pilot a swarm of drones — or even advanced fighter jets, thanks to research funded by the U.S. military’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA. The work builds on research from 2015, which allowed a paralyzed woman to steer a virtual F-35 Joint Strike Fighter with only a small, surgically-implantable microchip. On Thursday, agency officials announced that they had scaled up the technology to allow a user to steer multiple jets at once.

  • 2 weeks ago
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    Native bee species could be 'wiped out' as Asian hornets spread across UK, conservationists warn

    Britain's native bee species face being “wiped out” by a "highly aggressive" Asian hornet, conservationists have warned after the invasive insect was spotted in two locations at opposite ends of the country. The honey bee-killing Asian hornet, which is believed to have first arrived in Europe on crates imported from China to France in 2004, has been confirmed at locations in Liskeard, Cornwall and Hull. The creature, which is smaller than the UK's native hornet, poses no ...

  • 2 weeks ago
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    Mac Miller Dead at 26

    Prolific rapper who underwent artistic reinvention dies from apparent drug overdose at Los Angeles home

  • 3 weeks ago
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  • 3 weeks ago
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    Sony Japan Is Finally Saying Goodbye To The PS2

    Sony Interactive Entertainment’s aftercare service for the PlayStation 2 in Japan is ending. While the console has been out of production since 2012, Sony Japan continued to service to the game machine, keeping it alive. Sony is now pulling the plug. As IT Media reports, Sony Japan asked PS2 owners to fill out online forms by August 31 to have their consoles fixed one last time. PS2 that arrive at the PlayStation Clinic service center in Iwate Prefecture after September 7 will not be serviced.

  • 3 weeks ago
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    Defiant Kaczynski says Poland must avoid EU's 'social diseases'

    Poland belongs in the European Union but should be careful not to be “infected by social diseases” that dominate the bloc, ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski said on Sunday. Speaking at a party convention ahead of local elections in October, Poland’s most influential decision-maker laid out the broad campaign priorities of the PiS. He defended his party’s democratic record and accused critics of serving “powerful interests and making deals with the mighty of t...

  • 3 weeks ago
    Analysis baron778

    Why Chinese cinemas are empty but full

    Chinese government investigators say certain investment companies are faking box office results.

  • 3 weeks ago
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    Homeless man files lawsuit against couple who helped raise $400k for him

    Lawyers for a homeless man have taken legal action against a couple who raised more than $400,000 to help him get back on his feet. Johnny Bobbitt’s attorneys filed a lawsuit against Mark D’Amico and Kate McClure Tuesday, saying the couple used the "substantial portions of the money raised," through a GoFundMe campaign as their "personal piggy bank," instead of putting the money toward helping him, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer.

  • 1 month ago
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    National Enquirer boss and longtime Trump friend David Pecker gets immunity in Michael Cohen case

    The chairman of the company that publishes the National Enquirer was granted immunity by federal prosecutors as part of an investigation into President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, NBC News reported Thursday. The immunity deal was earlier reported by The Wall Street Journal and Vanity Fair.

  • 1 month ago
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    Murder charge in missing Iowa jogger case

    A body believed to be missing college student Mollie Tibbetts was found in a corn field.

  • 1 month ago
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    95-year old former Nazi labour camp guard deported to Germany 

    Germany on Tuesday took in a 95-year-old former guard at a Nazi labour camp where more than 6,000 people were killed after he was stripped of his US citizenship. The German foreign ministry said it had agreed to accept the former Ukraine national Jakiw Palij after his expulsion from the United States late Monday, citing Berlin's "moral duty" in light of the Nazis' crimes.