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Australia makes record bust of liquid meth hidden in bra inserts

Authorities have seized $890.5 million (794 million euros) in liquid methamphetamine in a joint operation with China. Last year, Australia declared a …

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It keeps getting harder to argue the US economy is entering recession

US economic data releases were sparse this week, but the few indicators we did get confirmed the US economy is not on the brink of recession.<p>Consumer spending is the driving force of economic growth, as consumption makes up two-thirds of gross domestic product (GDP).<p>And the first big reading on …

Police and 'militias' attacking refugees at Calais, says charity

French police and armed civilian “militias” have launched a series of attacks against refugees in Calais in the last few weeks, a British charity said.<p>People, including a 10-year-old boy, have been attacked when leaving “the Jungle” migrant camp or in the surrounding area, with two currently in …

Robots will take over most jobs within 30 years, experts warn

The rise of robots could lead to unemployment rates greater than 50 per cent, according to Professor Moshe Vardi<p>Robots will have taken over most jobs within 30 years leaving humanity facing its 'biggest challenge ever' to find meaning in life when work is no longer necessary, according to …

HSBC sued by families of victims in drug money laundering case | Reuters

(Reuters) - HSBC (HSBA.L) has been sued by the families of U.S. citizens murdered by drug gangs in Mexico, claiming the bank let cartels launder billions of dollars to operate their business.<p>A traffic light shines red near the HSBC bank logo, pictured at the bank buidling in Paris, June 15, 2015. …

New Ways to Teach Young Children to Code

Even parents who don’t know programming are using games, apps to teach basic skills<p>Filip Icev, 10, writes code on his laptop at his home in Kirkland, Wash., using a visual-programming language called Scratch.<p>Annabel Clark for the Wall Street Journal<p>1 of 9<p>•••••<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The …

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US Army study: Iraq's Mosul dam at 'higher risk' of failure

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Mosul Dam has long been branded the world's most dangerous dam, at risk of collapsing and sending water crashing over millions …