Fukushima's Surfers Riding On Radioactive Waves

Fukushima's Surfers Riding On Radioactive Waves Fukushima, Japan – On 11 March 2011, at 2:46 pm, Japan was hit by a magnitude 9.0 earthquake which generated a tsunami along the coast. The casualties of the disaster included 18,500 dead, 90 percent of whom drowned in the tsunami wave. The bodies of 2,561 people were never recovered. […]

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Turkey cuts off Wikipedia amid dissent crackdown – CNET

Turkey cuts off Wikipedia amid dissent crackdown – CNET Wikipedia has been banned in Turkey. Wikipedia The Turkish government has blocked Wikipedia as part of its latest attack on dissent. Turkey’s Information and Communication Technologies Authority said Saturday that a court had ordered a “protection measure” against Wikipedia, CBS News reported. The country uses such […]

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NSA ends surveillance tactic that pulled in citizens' emails, texts

NSA ends surveillance tactic that pulled in citizens' emails, texts The U.S. National Security Agency will no longer sift through emails, texts and other internet communications that mention targets of surveillance. The change, which the NSA announced on Friday, stops a controversial tactic that critics said violated U.S. citizens’ privacy rights. The practice involved flagging […]

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The Fight For The $400B Business Of Immigrants Sending Money Home

The Fight For The $400B Business Of Immigrants Sending Money Home “Dollars wrapped with love.” That’s how Dilip Ratha describes remittances—the money immigrants send home to their families and friends. “There are millions of people who migrate each year. With the help of the family, they cross oceans, they cross deserts, they cross rivers, they cross mountains,” […]

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Tottenham keep up title chase with derby win over Arsenal

Tottenham keep up title chase with derby win over Arsenal Tottenham ensured they remained just four points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea, and confirmed they would finish above arch-rivals Arsenal for the first time since 1994-95, with an impressive north London derby win at White Hart Lane. Chelsea’s 3-0 victory at Everton put the pressure […]

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