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    World The billionaires’ donations will turn Notre Dame into a monument to hypocrisy | Aditya Chakrabortty – the Guardian

    In 2017, a welter of stories appeared in the international press pointing out the brokenness of Paris’s Notre Dame. Cathedral officials showed journalists how patches of limestone would crumble at a finger’s touch. Gargoyles that had lost their heads were patched up with plastic pipes, while...
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    World Former Sudan president moved to prison – Laila’s Blog

    Former President of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir has been moved to Kobar maximum security prison, days after he was deposed in a military coup. Reports say the ex-leader has until now been detained at the presidential residence under heavy guard. He is reportedly being held in … Read more via...
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    World Saudi Arabia to host G20 leaders’ summit in November 2020 – Al Jazeera

    Saudi Arabia will host the annual G20 leaders’ summit on November 21-22, 2020, in its capital, Riyadh, the Saudi press agency (SPA) said. "Saudi Arabia is fully committed to the G20’s objectives and to the stability and prosperity of the international economic system," it reported on...
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    World Ivanka Trump ‘declined World Bank job’ – BBC News

    Ivanka Trump has confirmed she turned down the job of World Bank head when her father asked if she was interested. Last week, President Donald Trump … Read more via BBC News – Get more World News
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    World A white supremacist who ran down and killed a young black man has been sentenced to life in prison – CNN

    A judge sentenced that man, Russell Courtier, to life in prison for the racially motivated killing of 19-year-old Larnell Bruce Jr. He won’t have the possibility of parole for another 28 years. Courtier is a member of a gang called European Kindred , which is a white supremacist prison …...
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    World Half of England is owned by less than 1% of the population – the Guardian

    Half of England is owned by less than 1% of its population, according to new data shared with the Guardian which seeks to penetrate the secrecy that has traditionally surrounded land ownership. The findings, described as “astonishingly unequal”, mean that about 25,000 landowners – typically...
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    World Microsoft Issues Serious Windows 10 Update Warning – Forbes

    Windows 10 just made the most important change in its history, but rewriting the update rules matters for nothing if Microsoft has to keep apologising for the quality of the updates themselves. And it has happened again. Windows 10 has been hit by new update problems which are causing …...
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    World Here's why Galaxy Fold displays are already failing – Android Central

    Just a couple of days after journalists, including us here at Android Central, got their hands on the Galaxy Fold for the very first time, multiple reports have surfaced that these initial review devices are having screen failures. At this point at least four different devices have failed, …...
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    World Age-related memory decline reversed with magnetic pulses to the brain – New Atlas

    Researchers at Northwestern University have used a non-invasive form of magnetic brain stimulation to improve the memory of older adults. After just five short sessions the older adults scored as well as a younger cohort on a variety of memory tasks...... Read more via New Atlas – New...
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    World Powerful New iPhone Expected After Apple’s Embarrassing Surrender – Forbes

    It looks like Apple will be just eighteen months late to the market with a 5G iPhone, and it only took an embarrassing legal climb down for it to happen. Monday saw Huawei offer a supply of 5G modems for the iPhone. This would be the first time that the manufacturer offered...... Read more...