Inside a Baghdad slum left barren by war

Inside a Baghdad slum left barren by war

Baghdad/Amman, 19 September 2019 (AFP) – Sadr City, a Baghdad slum seen as symbol of Saddam Hussein’s downfall, is virtually bereft of electricity and clean water and remains one of the main flashpoints of…

Jair Bolsonaro won't be getting a measles vaccine

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Jair Bolsonaro won’t be getting a measles vaccine

Written by Staff Writer at CNN Jair Bolsonaro’s team has threatened to sue the company responsible for issuing the vaccine after the far-right presidential candidate said that he would not receive the inoculation. The…

The sneaker mule and mintoniummium

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The sneaker mule and mintoniummium

CNN’s Dhanya Skariachan takes the first step toward easing the footwear shortage in 21st-century America. If men’s style is any indicator, we are entering the early stage of a shoe renaissance. There’s the amazing…

Federal officials expand Russia probe to Trump campaign

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Federal officials expand Russia probe to Trump campaign

Senior Republican Donald Trump administration officials have expanded the FBI’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election to include whether any potential federal campaign finance law violations were committed by senior figures in…

A visual history of the Airbus A380

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A visual history of the Airbus A380

Written by Staff Writer The new-generation Airbus A380 is a technological marvel. Spanning 555 feet (169 meters) long, 1,645 feet (469 meters) wide and composed of 615,000 cubic feet (1.7 million cubic meters) of…

Japan stages giant sea drill with US forces in sea exercise

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Japan stages giant sea drill with US forces in sea exercise

This article is over 3 months old Number of troops sent in massive amphibious drill marks ‘first time since the second world war’ Japan’s defence ministry said 4,000 troops have begun staging a massive…

Space corporations head into orbit for 'unobtanium'

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Space corporations head into orbit for ‘unobtanium’

Sustainable infrastructure in orbit is one of the latest tectonic waves shaping the global economy. Suddenly, projects that had been stalled – or seemingly impossible – are fast becoming plausible. Instead of constrained government…