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DealBook|Hackers' $81 Million Sneak Attack on World Banking - New York Times


New York Times

DealBook|Hackers' $81 Million Sneak Attack on World Banking
New York Times
The admission that the attack was not a one-time event in a developing country but perhaps part of a broader threat has thrust Swift into a spotlight, raising questions about how securely money is being moved around the world. Some financial security ...

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Snooker World Championship: Ding Junhui first Asian in final - BBC News


The Guardian

Snooker World Championship: Ding Junhui first Asian in final
BBC News
China's Ding Junhui became the first Asian player to reach the World Championship final with a 17-11 victory over Scotland's Alan McManus. The qualifier took three of the four frames played on Saturday and his seven century breaks was a record for the ...
Ding Junhui beats Alan McManus to reach his first world snooker finalThe Guardian
John Virgo 'embarrassed and apologetic' after swearing on air during World Championship semi-finalTelegraph.co.uk

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Federer, Nadal on Madrid Collision Course - ATP World Tour


ATP World Tour

Federer, Nadal on Madrid Collision Course
ATP World Tour
Roger Federer could meet Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals of the Mutua Madrid Open as the Swiss star continues his return to the ATP World Tour. Nadal also will have a bigger task on his mind in Madrid: Fighting off World No. 1 Novak Djokovic to ...

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Kenya is burning 5% of the world's stockpile of ivory - Quartz


Quartz

Kenya is burning 5% of the world's stockpile of ivory
Quartz
The ivory is worth 3 billion Kenyan shillings on the black market ($300 million) and accounts for an estimated 5% of the world's stockpiles, according to the organizers. The goal of the mass destruction is to render the ivory “beyond economic use ...
'Ivory is worthless unless it is on our elephants': Kenya hosts world's largest ivory burnWashington Post
Kenya lights world's biggest ivory bonfireUSA TODAY
Kenya burns world's biggest ivory stockpile worth $105m in conservation effortTelegraph.co.uk
ABC Online -Times of India
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A man just smashed a world record with a jet-powered hoverboard - The Verge


The Verge

A man just smashed a world record with a jet-powered hoverboard
The Verge
Franky Zapata, the French jet ski champion who invented the Flyboard Air, has set a new Guinness World Record for the farthest hoverboard flight. Zapata achieved the feat Saturday morning off the coast of Sausset-les-Pins in the south of France, riding ...

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Baghdad state of emergency declared after protesters storm parliament - The Guardian


The Guardian

Baghdad state of emergency declared after protesters storm parliament
The Guardian
A state of emergency has reportedly been declared in Baghdad after supporters of the Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr stormed the Green Zone and entered the parliament building. Hundreds of people gathered in protest at the failure of Iraqi MPs to convene ...
Iraqi Shia protesters storm Baghdad parliamentBBC News

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A look back at some of the coolest attractions at the 1939 World's Fair - New York Daily News


New York Daily News

A look back at some of the coolest attractions at the 1939 World's Fair
New York Daily News
The 1939 World's Fair sat on the precipice of disaster. Sandwiched between the Great Depression and the U.S. entry into World War II, the timing was audacious — but the attractions were delightful. Before it became home to the World's Fair, Flushing ...



Wayward weasel takes down world's most powerful atom smasher - Christian Science Monitor


Christian Science Monitor

Wayward weasel takes down world's most powerful atom smasher
Christian Science Monitor
The world's largest atom smasher has been taken offline by a wayward weasel. The Large Hadron Collider unexpectedly shutdown Thursday night after the critter – ahem – weaseled its way into the system's transformer, causing an electrical outage. The ...
Weasel shuts down world's largest atom smasher in SwitzerlandFox News
World's Largest Atom Smasher, the Large Hadron Collider, Reportedly Shut Down by RodentABC News
Weasel Apparently Shuts Down World's Most Powerful Particle ColliderNPR
Washington Post -Telegraph.co.uk -TIME
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World Squash Championship: Laura Massaro beaten by Nour El Sherbini - BBC News


BBC News

World Squash Championship: Laura Massaro beaten by Nour El Sherbini
BBC News
England's top seed Laura Massaro missed out on a second world squash title as she lost to Egyptian fifth seed Nour El Sherbini in the final of the Women's World Championship in Malaysia. Sherbini won 6-11 4-11 11-3 11-5 11-8 to become the youngest ...

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Welcome to the post-app world? - TechCrunch


TechCrunch

Welcome to the post-app world?
TechCrunch
We've fallen in love with apps. It's hard to see something so popular fading into the past, but what if that happened? What if apps were simply an iteration of the mobile web, before something better came along? With the flurry of announcements that ...

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