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'World's Wealthiest Woman,' Liliane Bettencourt, Dies At 94
NPR
Liliane Bettencourt, heiress to the L'Oréal cosmetics dynasty, has died at the age of 94. In March, Forbes ranked Bettencourt the world's richest woman, putting her net worth at $39.5 billion. Bettencourt's daughter, Francoise Bettencourt-Meyers ...
World's richest woman, L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, dead at 94CBS News
World's richest woman Liliane Bettencourt dies aged 94CNBC
The World's Wealthiest Woman, L'Oreal Heiress Liliane Bettencourt, Dies At Age 94Forbes
PEOPLE.com -CNNMoney
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USA TODAY

World ending Saturday? Here are all the times the world was supposed to end, and didn't
USA TODAY
Saturday is the end of the world. OK, it's probably not, but David Meade, a Christian and self-published author of end-of-the-world survival guides says so. Meade makes the claim using "astronomical, scientific, the Book of Revelation and geopolitics ...
A Wave of Prophecies That the World Is Ending Saturday May Not Be Correct, It Turns OutSlate Magazine (blog)
Is Nibiru real? Will the world end on September 23 or is Planet X a hoax?Express.co.uk
The man whose biblical doomsday claim has some nervously eyeing Sept. 23Washington Post
WJLA -National Geographic -TIME -NASA
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Science Magazine

Canada's neutron scientists lament closure of world's oldest nuclear reactor
Science Magazine
The world's oldest operating nuclear reactor is in the twilight of its life, but the scientists who rely on it for their research are not going gentle into that good night. Canadian scientists are upset about the imminent closure of the Chalk River ...



How China is battling ever more intensely in world markets
The Economist
At the heart of these tensions is one simple, overwhelming fact: firms around the world face ever more intense competition from their Chinese rivals. China is not the first country to industrialise, but none has ever made the leap so rapidly and on ...



USA TODAY

Many of the world's billionaires had this first job in common
USA TODAY
Who wants to be a billionaire? If you do, you might want to heed this study that looked at the beginnings of the richest 100 people in the world to see if there was a connection between their education and first job and making billions. More than half ...

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The Guardian

China banks reportedly to halt business with North Korea as South Korea sends $8 million
Fox News
"North Korea's reckless pursuit of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles threatens the entire world with unthinkable loss of human life,” Trump said Tuesday. North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho fired back Wednesday, telling reporters the ...
North Korea: Trump signs new order to widen sanctionsBBC News
South Korea approves $8m aid package for North KoreaThe Guardian
How the Rest of the World Heard Trump's UN SpeechThe Atlantic
The New Yorker -Politico -CBC.ca
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New York Times

Meet the World's Leaders, in Hypocrisy
New York Times
Leaders from around the world have descended on New York for United Nations meetings, fancy parties, ringing speeches about helping the poor — and a big dose of hypocrisy. And — finally! — this is one area where President Trump has shown global ...



Vox

Bernie Sanders wants world peace and prosperity. But he has no idea how to get there.
Vox
He spoke of how we can build an idealistic world free of war and famine and terrorism and bloodshed, “a world of peace and economic security for all” in which “people have the decent jobs, food, clean water, education, health care, and housing they need.”.

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The Guardian

Mexico earthquake: military criticized over search and rescue missions – live
The Guardian
The Mexican football players Javier Hernandez and Miguel Layun have started a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for the victims of the earthquake. The pair, who both play for the Mexico national team, have raised more than $175,000 through the You ...
Mexico earthquake: Race to save survivors under collapsed schoolBBC News
Why Mexico Is So Prone to Strong EarthquakesNew York Times

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WIRED

Snopes and the Search for Facts in a Post-Fact World
WIRED
But Snopes has kicked around the internet since 1994—which makes it almost as old as what we once called the World Wide Web. In this age of untruth, it has become an indispensable resource. Should your friend's sister start a conspiracy trash fire in ...


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