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Gruesome fratricide is all part of Kim Jong Un's master plan
New York Post
Kim Jong Un wanted to assassinate his half-brother in the most “gruesome” and public way possible earlier this year to “horrify the rest of the world” and instill fear among his doubters, according to a Monday report. The daring assassination of Kim ...

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WIRED

Can This Tesla Alum Build the World's Greenest Battery?
WIRED
At Tesla, Peter Carlsson spent nearly five years at Elon Musk's side, locating various parts of the Model S as the electric car company's global supply chain manager. "The overarching goal of Tesla is to help reduce carbon emissions, and that means low ...

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CNN

How many of these do you own? 111 garments that changed the world
CNN
Which garments have had the most profound effect on the world over the last 100 years? This is the beautifully simple, yet daunting question that a new exhibition at New York's Museum of Modern Art aims to address with a display of 111 items that ...



Engadget

The world's first blockchain smartphone is in development
Engadget
Sirin Labs, the company behind the $14,000 Solarin smartphone, is now developing an open-source model that runs on a fee-less blockchain. The Finney -- named in honor of bitcoin pioneer Hal Finney -- will be the only smartphone in the world that's ...

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CNNMoney

World's second biggest diamond sells for $53 million
CNNMoney
After failing to sell at a Sotheby's auction last year, the 1,109-carat uncut stone has now fetched $53 million in a private sale to luxury jeweler Graff Diamonds. The seller, Canada's Lucara (LUCRF), recovered the huge diamond from Botswana's Karowe ...
World's largest uncut diamond sells for £40 millionMetro
Diamonds - latest news, breaking stories and comment - The IndependentThe Independent

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New York Times

It's Donald Trump's World. You and I Just Live Here.
New York Times
Bret Stephens: So I'm just back from Down Under, Gail. It was my first visit there, and all of my expectations were upended. “On the Beach” and the “Mad Max” series gave me a sense of Australia as the land of the apocalypse. Actually, it's lovely and ...



Forbes

The World's Most Powerful Sports Agents 2017
Forbes
European soccer stars are some the highest-paid athletes in the world, and their agents are essentially free to charge whatever commission they choose (the standard hovers around 10%). Some have been able to build sprawling practices, representing ...

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The Guardian

Tuesday briefing: A world without coffee and chocolate
The Guardian
Mass extinctions could threaten the world's food supplies as key species of plants and animals come under threat from climate change, disease and pests, scientists have warned. Three-quarters of humankind's food today comes from just 12 crops and five ...

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The Guardian

BBC to raise salaries for off-air staff at World Service and Monitoring
The Guardian
The BBC is to increase the pay of staff at World Service and BBC Monitoring in line with the rest of the news department after an internal review revealed significant disparities. In a separate row to the gender pay dispute at the BBC, the corporation ...

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Los Angeles Times

Around the World and the US, New Travel Ban Draws Anger, Applause and Shrugs
New York Times
It was meant to prevent the confusion and chaos that his first travel ban created at airports, colleges and technology companies in the United States and at refugee camps around the world back in January. A a White House official said the new policy ...
Presidential Proclamation Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry Into the United ...The White House
Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry into the United States ... - T.coT.co
New Order Indefinitely Bars Almost All Travel From Seven CountriesNew York Times

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