Born under IS, sick Iraqi children left undocumented, untreated

Credit to Author: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE| Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 17:50:18 +0000

LAYLAN, Iraq: No documents? No doctor. Without state-issued IDs, Iraqi mothers struggle to have children born under the now-defeated Islamic State (IS), group treated for conditions ranging from asthma to…READ

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Is Trump’s trade war saving American jobs — or killing them?

Credit to Author: ASSOCIATED PRESS| Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 17:48:37 +0000

by Jeffrey Kucik, University of Arizona With the US-China trade war intensifying, there is a lot of talk about whether tariffs save American jobs — as President Donald Trump claims — or destroy them….READ

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We’re just beginning to grasp the toll of the IS archaeological looting in Syria

Credit to Author: ASSOCIATED PRESS| Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 17:46:03 +0000

by Fiona Greenland, University of Virginia; James Marrone, Johns Hopkins University; Oya Topçuoğlu, Northwestern University, and Tasha Vorderstrasse, University of Chicago The Islamic State surrendered its last scrap of territory, in…READ

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Microsoft’s work with Chinese military university raises eyebrows

Credit to Author: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE| Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 16:32:31 +0000

BEIJING: Microsoft has been collaborating with researchers linked to a Chinese military-backed university on artificial intelligence, elevating concerns that US firms are contributing to China’s high-tech surveillance and censorship apparatus….READ

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Ethiopian Airlines says analysis of flight recorders begins

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 12:51:31 +0000

Ethiopian Airlines says analysis of flight recorders begins

HEJERE, Ethiopia  — Analysis of the flight recorders of the crashed Ethiopian Airlines plane has begun, the airline said Friday, and The New York Times reported that the pilot requested permission “in a panicky voice” to return to the airport shortly after takeoff as the plane dipped up and down sharply and appeared to gain startling speed.

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Ethiopia crash black boxes arrive in France for analysis

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:55:22 +0000

Ethiopia crash black boxes arrive in France for analysis

HEJERE,  Ethiopia  – Flight data recorders from a doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight arrived in France for analysis Thursday as frustrated relatives of the 157 people killed stormed out of a meeting with airline officials in Addis Ababa.

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