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  • London tower fire wreck hit by thieves FOU: London tower fire wreck hit by thieves

    Police investigating the Grenfell Tower fire disaster in London have revealed that thieves stole cash from at least one of the apartments in the shell of the building.

  • The Rolex of the ancient world? FOU: The Rolex of the ancient world?

    Our perceptions of luxury are today defined by brands like Louis Vuitton, Lexus and Louboutin. But archaeological evidence shows that humankind’s obsession with luxury objects stretches right back to the earliest civilizations, predating the invention of money itself.

  • Not All Trump Voters Oppose DACA ― But His Staunchest Fans Mostly Do FOU: Not All Trump Voters Oppose DACA ― But His Staunchest Fans Mostly Do

    “Trump brings out a high degree of party loyalism among Republicans. They are quite moved by his position, regardless of the content,” Jeremy Pope, one of the authors, told HuffPost in an email. “While I would not say that everyone will be moved by his positions, I think a very…

  • SEC discloses hackers penetrated EDGAR, profited in trading FOU: SEC discloses hackers penetrated EDGAR, profited in trading

    The Securities and Exchange Commission says it occurred in 2016.        

  • The Necessity Of Transnational Governance FOU: The Necessity Of Transnational Governance

    As so often in recent years, Germany might be the shining exception here. Anyone walking in the streets of Berlin these days would come across election posters proclaiming, with different emphases, the promise of an open and stronger Europe. Both main parties, the Christian Democrats and the Social Democrats, which…

  • Undocumented immigrants, and the border wall that won't stop them FOU: Undocumented immigrants, and the border wall that won't stop them

    Central Americans come to Nogales to cross the U.S.-Mexico border. Hot weather, lack of money, kidnappers, violence are some challenges they face.        

  • US city sees second night of protests FOU: US city sees second night of protests

    Protesters blocked roads in St. Louis on Saturday evening on a second day of demonstrations after the acquittal of a former police officer who was charged with first-degree murder.

  • Tunisia Just Took A Big Step Forward On Muslim Women’s Rights FOU: Tunisia Just Took A Big Step Forward On Muslim Women’s Rights

    A previous law, dating back to 1973, mandated that if a Muslim woman and a non-Muslim man wished to marry, first he had to convert to Islam and show documented proof of his conversion. A Muslim man, however, was legally free to marry a non-Muslim woman without her joining the…

  • China punishes 31 for deadly construction accident FOU: China punishes 31 for deadly construction accident

    BEIJING (AP) — China has ordered 31 people to be placed under “coercive measures” for a collapse last year at a construction site that killed 73 people, the state news agency reported Saturday.Coercive measures are a form of detention that can range from constant surveillance to outright arrest. It is…

  • Cuba mystery: Even Castro baffled by harm to US diplomats FOU: Cuba mystery: Even Castro baffled by harm to US diplomats

    HAVANA (AP) — Raul Castro seemed rattled.The Cuban president sent for the top American envoy in the country to address grave concerns about a spate of U.S. diplomats harmed in Havana. There was talk of futuristic “sonic attacks” and the subtle threat of repercussions by the United States, until recently…

  • Does Betsy DeVos care more about those accused of rape than its victims? | Lucia Graves FOU: Does Betsy DeVos care more about those accused of rape than its victims? | Lucia Graves

    The education secretary’s policy switch will let schools off the hook, focusing on the ‘victims of the lack of due process’ rather than serial offendersAs she announced the rollback of Obama-era rules on campus sexual assault, education secretary Betsy DeVos seemed at times less like the head of the Department…

  • Only One Person Can Stop Ethnic Cleansing In Myanmar, And It Isn’t Aung San Suu Kyi FOU: Only One Person Can Stop Ethnic Cleansing In Myanmar, And It Isn’t Aung San Suu Kyi

    LONDON — If you haven’t been paying much attention to events in Myanmar recently, you might be shocked or surprised by Aung San Suu Kyi. Yes, her response to the violence in Rakhine state, on the country’s west coast, has been extremely disappointing. No, she shouldn’t be denying that human…