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Body found as Danish submarine man says missing journalist Kim Wall died on board A headless female torso was found on Monday in the water's edge in Copenhagen, hours after a Danish inventor charged with killing a journalist in his home-made submarine told a court she died on board, police said. The submarine CREDIT: ANDERS VALDSTED/AFP/GETTY IMAGES Peter Madsen told the court that Swedish journalist Kim Wall had died in an accident and he had buried her at sea,... 
 
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BHP Billiton to sell US shale business


By:  @eagle-averro, 7 hours ago
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Latest By:  @eagle-averro, 7 hours ago

BHP Billiton to sell US shale business Business Image copyright BHP Mining giant BHP Billiton will sell its US shale assets after pressure from shareholders to offload the underperforming business. The miner said a number of parties are interested in the assets and it is "actively pursuing options to exit." Shareholder Elliott Management has campaigned for strategic changes at BHP including the sale of its shale operations. It comes... 
 
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Barcelona and Cambrils: 'Bigger' attacks were prepared


By:  @eagle-averro, 4 days ago
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Latest By:  @eagle-averro, 10 hours ago

Barcelona and Cambrils: 'Bigger' attacks were prepared Image copyright Spanish police Image caption Spanish police have released pictures of four wanted suspects The suspects in the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils were planning one or more bigger attacks than those that were carried out, police say. They said blasts on Wednesday in a town south of Barcelona deprived plotters of bomb material, so they executed simpler attacks using vehicles to ram crowds. Police... 
 
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Sydney terror plot: Lebanon says it helped Australia foil plane bomb plan linked to raids Updated 9 minutes ago Tue 22 Aug 2017, 7:18am Photo: A New South Wales policeman stands guard at the back of of a property in Surry Hills in Sydney. (AAP: David Moir) Map: Australia Lebanon's Interior Minister has said the country's police intelligence played a major role in foiling a plot to bring down an Emirati passenger plane that was supposed to take... 
 
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Johnson & Johnson face $420m payout in latest talc case


By:  @eagle-averro, 14 hours ago
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Latest By:  @eagle-averro, 14 hours ago

Johnson & Johnson face $420m payout in latest talc case 12 minutes ago From the section Business Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this... 
 
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US Navy ship collides with oil tanker off Singapore


By:  @eagle-averro, yesterday
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Latest By:  @eagle-averro, 22 hours ago

US Navy ship collides with oil tanker off Singapore 17 minutes ago From the section Asia Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook... 
 
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Where Statues Go to Retire


By:  @bob-nelson, yesterday
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Latest By:  @bob-nelson, 23 hours ago

Humans have been building statues and taking them down for a very long time. The ongoing controversy over Confederate statues, which has seen these monuments removed from public spaces in more than a dozen locations in the past couple years, is the renewal of a historical tradition that has been going on for as long as humans have erected such monuments: the symbolic removal and recontextualization of artifacts from the past that are no longer relevant or welcome. The Garden of... 
 
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Finland killings: Knifeman 'targeted women in Turku terror attack' "We won't ever give in": Defiant message from eyewitness Anttoni Numminen Police in Finland say a knifeman who killed two people in the south-western city of Turku on Friday appeared to choose women as targets. They are treating the attack as a terrorist incident. The suspect, arrested after being shot by police, is an 18-year-old Moroccan. Four other Moroccans have been held. The two women stabbed to... 
 
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U.S. Cracks Down on China Trade Dumping


By:  @vic-eldred, 3 days ago
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Latest By:  @vic-eldred, 3 days ago

by  Brendan Kirby  |  Updated  18 Aug 2017 at 8:48 PM   Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials this week moved to collect millions of dollars in unpaid anti-dumping penalties after finding that Chinese companies obscured the source of exports to the United States by shipping them through other countries. The agency issued 10 decisions under the Enforce and Protect Act (EAPA), a year-old law that gives the government additional tools... 
 
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Russia knife attacker wounds eight


By:  @eagle-averro, 3 days ago
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Latest By:  @johnrussell, 3 days ago

Russia knife attacker wounds eight 10 minutes ago From the section Europe Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with... 
 
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"Charlottesville: Last Saturday, Assault Rifles Were On Display" Des suprémacistes blancs en tenue de combat, samedi à Charlottesville Photo Chip Somodevilla. Getty Images. AFP Nota from the seeder: I'm not going to post an entire French newspaper article. Suffice it to say that it is an interview with a UVA professor who was present during the confrontations. The article is long and detailed, and harshly critical of the neo-nazis and their associates. There is one other... 
 
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Can Anyone Stop Iran From Taking Over Iraq?


By:  @bob-nelson, 3 days ago
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Latest By:  @bob-nelson, 3 days ago

Mosul is back in the Iraqi government’s hands and the war against the Islamic State seems to finally be approaching its end. This is the good news. But one of the byproducts of the campaign is that Iran’s reach now extends even deeper throughout Iraq and seems unlikely to go away any time soon. A crucial fighting force in the battle for Mosul and other areas liberated from the Islamic State was provided by paramilitary groups that receive supplies and support from Iran, and cross the... 
 
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Finland stabbings: Two dead and man shot in Turku


By:  @eagle-averro, 4 days ago
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Finland stabbings: Two dead and man shot in Turku Image copyright AFP Image caption There has been no official statement on the number of people injured Two people have been killed and at least six others injured in a stabbing in Finland, police officials say. Police said they shot the man who attacked several people in the south-western city of Turku. He has been taken into custody after being shot in the leg, police say. The incident reportedly took place in... 
 
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 GREAT ASS Fifteen teens treated for rabies after GANG RAPING a donkey… as cops urge others who ‘admired’ the beast to come forward The stricken youths spent a week in a Moroccan hospital after catching the highly-contagious disease from the beast By Jon Lockett, The Sun, 15th August 2017, The innocent donkey has now been put down on the orders of police (stock image) FIFTEEN teenagers in a rural Moroccan town have been treated for rabies after reportedly raping an infected... 
 
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China surpasses Japan as US' biggest creditor


By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 6 days ago
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Latest By:  @321steve, 6 days ago

China surpasses Japan as US' biggest creditor chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2017-08-16 A $100 banknote is placed next to 100 yuan banknotes in this October 16, 2010 file picture illustration taken in Beijing. [Photo/Agencies] China overtakes Japan as the largest foreign owner of US treasury securities after increasing its holdings for the fifth straight month to $1.15 trillion as of the end of June this year. The China's June figure surpassed Japan's $1.09 trillion of US bonds,... 
 
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Antifa: Left-wing militants on the rise


By:  @eagle-averro, one week ago
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Latest By:  @321steve, 6 days ago

US & Canada selected Advertisement   US & Canada       Antifa: Left-wing militants on the rise By Brenna Cammeron BBC News   Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Anti-fascist counter-protesters outside Emancipation Park in Charlottesville The violence and murder of a protester in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend has been attributed to far-right... 
 
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The UV3 Nautilus in early sea trials in 2008. Frumperino Reporter missing after "minor problem with ballast" caused near-instant sinking. Believe it or not, there's a crowdsourced, open source non-profit attempting to build a sea-launched suborbital rocket. Called Copenhagen Suborbitals, it even had access to a submarine. A club associated with the venture completed the sub in 2008, designed by Peter Madsen, a Danish inventor who is co-founder of the group. That submarine... 
 
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N Korea Plans To Make Trump Back Down


By:  @johnrussell, one week ago
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Latest By:  @squirrel, one week ago

The fear is that N Korea will hit Guam with 4 nuclear weapons. The Guam government is passing out fliers telling the population how to deal with radioactive contamination. https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/3923203/Missile-Threat.pdf   I think everyone is missing the point.  N Korea is not going to hit Guam, which would bring about their annihilation. What they may try and do is land 4 missiles (non nuclear) in the waters in the general north south east and west areas off... 
 
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The Alternative to Nuclear War Is a Revolution


By:  @harryh, one week ago
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Latest By:  @hal-a-lujah, one week ago

The most depressing aspect of the current North Korean crisis is that even if Donald Trump wins, he loses. Despite doubling down on his rhetoric of "fire and fury" and deriding his predecessors for failed negotiations, Trump looks like he wants to eventually strike a deal with the nation’s tyrant, Kim Jong Un. Just look at what Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is doing. Trump threatens war and Tillerson promises no regime change. Remember it was only a few months ago that Trump said he... 
 
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‘Why Did Nobody Notice It?’


By:  @bob-nelson, one week ago
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Latest By:  @bob-nelson, one week ago

First, consider the question posed by Queen Elizabeth, who, on visiting the London School of Economics after the housing bubble and market crash that ushered in the Great Recession, asked “Why did nobody notice it?” It is certainly an indictment of the economics profession that so few identified the conditions leading to a recession that wiped out trillions in wealth, led to the loss of millions of homes and jobs, and put economies across the globe into a hole from which most,... 
 
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Jews ask Poland's leader to denounce rising anti-Semitism


By:  @johnrussell, 2 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @johnrussell, 2 weeks ago

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - The leaders of Poland's Jewish community have written to the country's most powerful politician, urging him to denounce rising anti-Semitism which they say is leaving them on edge. Anna Chipczynska, the head of Warsaw's Jewish community, told The Associated Press on Thursday the letter to Jaroslaw Kaczynski was sent last week. She said the community hadn't yet received a reply. In the letter she and Leslaw Piszewski, who oversees all Jewish communities in... 
 
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Operation Sanctuary: Newcastle child sex network convicted 2 minutes ago From the section England Image copyright Northumbria Police Image caption Left to right, row by row, starting top left: Eisa Mousavi, Mohammed Ali, Nashir Uddin, Monjur Choudhury, Taherul Alam, Habibur Rahim, Badrul Hussain, Carolann Gallon, Saiful Islam, AbdulHamid Minoyee, Prabhat Nelli, Abdul Sabe, Jahanger Zaman, Nadeem Aslam, Mohammed Azram, Yassar Hussain, Redwan... 
 
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Chinese man caught transporting two human arms


By:  @eagle-averro, 2 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @kavika, 2 weeks ago

News From Elsewhere       Chinese man caught transporting two human arms By News from Elsewhere... ...as found by BBC Monitoring 8 August 2017  Copy this link http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-40863485 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel   Image copyright PEAR VIDEO... 
 
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Australian Leader Says Gay Marriage Could Be Law This Year


By:  @gordy327, 2 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @gordy327, 2 weeks ago

By Associated press CANBERRA, Australia — Australia's prime minister said Tuesday that Parliament could legalize gay marriage this year if the nation's voters endorse it in a rare nonbinding poll in November. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he expected the public would support marriage equality in the so-called plebiscite, and that he would personally campaign for a "yes" vote. It would be only the fourth time in Australian history, and first time in 43 years, that the government... 
 
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Charity FGM debacle raises more sinister issue


By:  @kpr37, 2 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @kpr37, 2 weeks ago

The UK’s largest children’s charity Barnardo’s caused controversy this week while attempting to raise awareness of the barbaric act of female genital mutilation (FGM). For those who missed the tweet, Barnardo’s posted out to their 176,000 followers: “FGM is particularly prevalent during school holidays. Here are some signs a girl may be at risk” Nothing wrong with that, right? No, the problem came when they accompanied the tweet with the image of a white girl in Western clothing... 
 
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