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Epstein’s bruised neck — ‘suicide?’
Rick Sanchez discusses the “suicide attempt” that almost killed millionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein in his jail cell.
Quote of the Day
Hanging onto resentment is letting someone you despise live rent-free in your head.
"This Virus Has A Big Trick": Why COVID-19 Is Life-Threatening For Some
Increasing evidence suggests that some Covid-19 patients get very ill because of an impaired interferon response.
"Alexa, I'm Getting Pulled Over": Amazon Launches New Cameras For Cars
The new $200 Ring Car Cam will automatically start recording on the voice command, store footage securely and notify a family member of the traffic stop.
Alphabet Settles Shareholder Suit Over Sexual Harassment Claims
The company will set aside $310 million in funding towards diversity initiatives and prohibit severance packages to employees who are subject to any pending investigation for se...
Two Million Virus Deaths "Likely" Without Collective Action: WHO
As the one million death count looms in a pandemic that has surged around the planet, the WHO said the prospect of another million deaths was not unimaginable.
Woman tased, arrested for refusing to wear a mask at football game
Police in Ohio say a woman was arrested and tased after she refused to wear a mask or leave a middle school football game on Wednesday.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court’s Feminist Icon, Is Dead at 87
The second woman appointed to the Supreme Court, Justice Ginsburg’s pointed and powerful dissenting opinions earned her late-life rock stardom.
The Quiet Man in Stockholm Who Laundered China’s Oil Money for Iran
By all outward appearances, Hatam Khatoun Nema was a small-time money changer working from a nondescript office in Järfälla, a workaday Stockholm suburb.
Biometric Bribery: Inside Semlex’s Global Playbook
Semlex is an unassuming Brussels-based company that supplies biometric documents such as passports and driving licenses to governments and international bodies.
World must be better prepared for next pandemic, says WHO boss
World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday the world must be better prepared for the next pandemic, as he called on countries to invest in public ...
Man blows up part of house while chasing fly
An electric racket and a gas leak have proved disastrous for one man in France
Michaela Coel - “I May Destroy You” & Writing About Sexual Assault
If you are a woman, this show will make you stronger. If you are a man, this show will make you human, and will teach you what never ever to do to any woman under any circumstan...
Let a woman become emperor, Japan’s defence minister says
Taro Kono set himself apart from Japanese conservatives by calling for a female emperor upon the Chrysanthemum Throne – something observers reckon is still a long way off.
The West doesn’t know best
I’d always rather liked the Finns, until I came across the conductor Dalia Stasevska. When I asked my mother what they were like, back when I was five or six and enjoyed staring...
Nudes, prudes and swingers. Hedonism II adapts to the pandemic era
During the time I spent living with my husband next door to Hedonism II resort in Jamaica, I often suspected the neighbors were having more fun than we were.
Shinzo Abe, Japan’s prime minister, hospitalized amid health concerns
Concerns are mounting over Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's health after the country's leader returned to a Tokyo hospital Monday for the second time in a week.
NASA: A fridge-size asteroid is headed toward Earth one day before the November election
An asteroid has a slim chance of entering the Earth's atmosphere on November 2. That's one day before the US election. Because of its small size, the asteroid, dubbed 2018VP1, ...
US says it has seized millions in cryptocurrency meant to fund terrorist groups
It’s the ‘largest-ever seizure of cryptocurrency in the terrorism context’. "Terrorist networks have adapted to technology."
Airline pilots are worried about their jobs. So some are learning to fly drones
With mass layoffs at US air carriers expected this fall, airline pilots like Michelle Bishop are anticipating the unwelcome reality that pilots like herself may soon be left wit...
The Moment You Realise You're In The Wrong Job
Builder makes up a beautiful melody for the crowds at the Station. The melody has no name, it's just a spontaneous improvisation.
Hong Kong has more skyscrapers than nearly any city. But 60 years ago, tigers were still seen in the wild
In 1929, two Chinese farmers were stopped by a British police officer while ambling down a road in a rugged part of Hong Kong's then-expansive rural hinterland.
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