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Mob burns Venezuelan man alive over $5 as justice fails

Mob burns Venezuelan man alive over $5 as justice fails

The mob went through Bernal's pockets and handed a wad of bills to the old man: The equivalent of $5. They doused Bernal's head and chest in gasoline and flicked a lighter. And they stood back as he burned alive.
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Venezuela Doesn't Have Enough Money to Pay for Its Money

Venezuela Doesn't Have Enough Money to Pay for Its Money

Venezuela’s epic shortages are nothing new at this point. No diapers or car parts or aspirin -- it’s all been well documented. But now the country is at risk of running out of money itself." data-ephemeral="true
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Brain scans show compulsive gamers have hyperconnected neural networks

Brain scans show compulsive gamers have hyperconnected neural networks

Brain scans from nearly 200 adolescent boys provide evidence that the brains of compulsive video game players are wired differently. Chronic video game pla ...
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Almería: How the region in southern Spain could soon look more like West Africa as desertification spreads

Almería: How the region in southern Spain could soon look more like West Africa as desertification spreads

The climate of Almería in southern Spain has in the past been its greatest gift.
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Islamist students try to disrupt ex-Muslim Maryam Namazie’s talk on blasphemy at Goldsmiths University

Islamist students try to disrupt ex-Muslim Maryam Namazie’s talk on blasphemy at Goldsmiths University

The Islamic Society claimed that Namazie's attendance on campus was a violation of their "safe space".
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Isis 'poster girl' was chained to a radiator by her mother to stop her joining jihadists in Syria

Isis 'poster girl' was chained to a radiator by her mother to stop her joining jihadists in Syria

A mother has told of her despair at watching her daughter turn into an Islamic extremist, saying she even chained her to the radiator in their home to stop her fleeing to join Isis in Syria. Shakhla Bochkaryova, 41, from a small town near Surgut in Russia, told The Siberian Times how she had come to accept that she gave birth to a “monster” after her 20-year-old daughter, Fatima Dzhafarova, became radicalised and ran away.
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Finland emerges as the 'new sick man of Europe' as euro's worst performing economy

Finland emerges as the 'new sick man of Europe' as euro's worst performing economy

GDP growth has collapsed to levels worse than Greece, contracting by -0.6pc in
the third quarter
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Wikileaks release of TPP deal text stokes 'freedom of expression' fears

Wikileaks release of TPP deal text stokes 'freedom of expression' fears

Intellectual property rights chapter appears to give Trans-Pacific Partnership countries’ countries greater power to stop information from going public
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Danish police officer stabbed at asylum centre

Danish police officer stabbed at asylum centre

UPDATED: One arrest has been made after a Danish police officer was critically injured in a stabbing attack at Center Sandholm, Denmark's largest institution for asylum seekers.
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Western Union to close in Greece for rest of week

Western Union to close in Greece for rest of week

Western Union <WU.N>, the world's largest money transfer company, said it was closed for business in Greece on Monday and would remain closed for at least the rest of the week.Western Union
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TISA: Yet Another Leaked Treaty You've Never Heard Of Makes Secret Rules for the Internet

The agreement would also prohibit countries from enacting free and open source software mandates.
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How Russians hacked the White House

How Russians hacked the White House

Washington (CNN)Russian hackers behind the damaging cyber intrusion of the State Department in recent months used that perch to penetrate sensitive parts of the White House computer system, according to U.S. officials briefed on the investigation.
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Sweden’s feminist foreign minister has dared to tell the truth about Saudi Arabia. What happens now concerns us all

Sweden’s feminist foreign minister has dared to tell the truth about Saudi Arabia. What happens now concerns us all

Yet there is no ‘Wallström affair’. Outside Sweden, the western media has barely covered the story, and Sweden’s EU allies have shown no inclination whatsoever to support her. A small Scandinavian nation faces sanctions, accusations of Islamophobia and maybe worse to come, and everyone stays silent. As so often, the scandal is that there isn’t a scandal.
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The $755 Condom Pack Is the Latest Indignity in Venezuela - Bloomberg Business

The $755 Condom Pack Is the Latest Indignity in Venezuela - Bloomberg Business

Venezuelans who already must line up for hours to buy chicken, sugar, medicines and other basic products in short supply now face a new indignity: Condoms are hard to find and nearly impossible to afford.
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UPDATE 3-Denmark halts bond issues in surprise move to keep crown stable

* Latest surprise aimed at keeping, not scrapping, FX peg* Move aims to reduce rates on longer-dated assets* More rate cuts, intervention, still in play (Adds analysts)By Sabina Zawadzki and Ole
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Open letter to the German readers: That which you were never told about Greece

Open letter to the German readers: That which you were never told about Greece

In 2010, the Greek state ceased to be able to service its debt. Unfortunately, European officials decided to pretend that this problem could be overcome by means of the largest loan in history on condition of fiscal austerity that would, with mathematical precision, shrink the national income from which both new and old loans must be paid. An insolvency problem was thus dealt with as if it were a case of illiquidity.

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