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Brett Kavanaugh accuser offers to testify to Senate

Brett Kavanaugh accuser offers to testify to Senate

Brett Kavanaugh accuser offers to testify to Senate 20 September 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Judge Kavanaugh is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in the 1980s, when they were both teenagers. A woman who accuses Supreme Court pick Brett...
Should all Nobel Prizes be canceled for a year?

Should all Nobel Prizes be canceled for a year?

If you ever meet someone who claims to have nearly won the Nobel Prize in mathematics, walk away: You’re dealing with a deeply delusional individual. While there isn’t, and has never been, a Nobel in mathematics, the desire to claim Nobel-worthiness is sensible, for...
Should all Nobel Prizes be canceled for a year?

Should all Nobel Prizes be canceled for a year?

If you ever meet someone who claims to have nearly won the Nobel Prize in mathematics, walk away: You’re dealing with a deeply delusional individual. While there isn’t, and has never been, a Nobel in mathematics, the desire to claim Nobel-worthiness is sensible, for...
Why do so many people fall for fake profiles online?

Why do so many people fall for fake profiles online?

The first step in conducting online propaganda efforts and misinformation campaigns is almost always a fake social media profile. Phony profiles for nonexistent people worm their way into the social networks of real people, where they can spread their falsehoods. But...
Man arrested in fatal stabbing of Washington DC runner

Man arrested in fatal stabbing of Washington DC runner

Man arrested in fatal stabbing of Washington DC runner 20 September 2018 Image copyright CBS Image caption Ms Martinez had gotten engaged last Wednesday Police have arrested a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a recently engaged woman who was running near her home in a...
‘Multiple deaths’ in Maryland shooting

‘Multiple deaths’ in Maryland shooting

20 September 2018 Image copyright EPA Image caption FBI agents were deployed to the scene just minutes after the shooting There were “multiple fatalities” in a shooting at a pharmacy distribution centre in the US state of Maryland, local officials say. The...

Dallas Mavericks boss donates $10m after NBA probe

Cuban has been owner of the Mavericks for 18 years The owner of NBA side Dallas Mavericks will give $ 10m (£7.6m) to women’s and anti-domestic violence groups after an inquiry into sexual harassment allegations within the organisation. Billionaire Mark Cuban...
Destructive 2018 hail season a sign of things to come

Destructive 2018 hail season a sign of things to come

As ominous skies moved overhead just after noon on Aug. 6, the small splash of a hailstone was heard in the pool of the bear exhibit at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs. Moments later, a barrage of ice baseballs began falling from the sky, with one or two...

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