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World Oct 13Boko Haram releases 21 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls. Some 197 are still missing
The girls’ release was the result of negotiations between the Nigerian government and Boko Haram, brokered by the International Red Cross and the Swiss government, Nigeria said.
World Sep 30Philippines president compares himself to Hitler
After arriving in Davao City, his hometown where he was once mayor, Duterte gave a rambling speech telling reporters he had been “portrayed to be a cousin of Hitler” by critics, Reuters reported.
Science Sep 29Shake shake shake. Planet Mercury may have earthquakes
Data from the NASA MESSENGER probe confirms Mercury is the second known planet with tectonic activity in our solar system, plus one other cool feature.
World Sep 16Swedish court upholds warrant for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on rape charge
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange still has a warrant out for his arrest after a Swedish appeals court upheld a detention order on Friday for a 2010 rape investigation.
Nation Sep 12Mosque of Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen set on fire
The St. Lucie County sheriff’s office in Florida said the individual in the video was a white or Hispanic male who arrived at the mosque on a motorcycle and was “carrying paper and a bottle of some type of liquid.”…
Nation Sep 09Volkswagen engineer pleads guilty to conspiracy in emissions scandal
A Volkswagen engineer pleaded guilty to helping the German automaker cheat U.S. emission standards tests and defraud U.S. regulators and customers, the Justice Department announced Friday.
Nation Sep 02Brock Turner released from jail after serving half his sentence
Brock Turner, who was convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman in 2015, was released from jail Friday after serving three months.
Science Sep 013.7 billion-year-old Greenland fossils are oldest yet, scientists say
A newly discovered fossil from Greenland may represent the oldest known evidence of life on earth and could guide the search for life on moons or others planets in our solar system.
World Aug 30European Union orders Apple to pay Ireland $14.5 billion in back taxes
The company went on to say that the European Commission is trying to “rewrite Apple’s history in Europe, ignore Ireland’s tax laws and upend the international tax system in the process.”…
World Aug 26French court overturns ‘burkini ban’ laws after public outcry
The controversial ban on “burkinis” -- a full-body swimsuit preferred by some Muslim women -- has been overturned for the town of Villeneuve-Loubet by France’s highest administrative court.