Chidi Agbaeruneke

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SP 500 ends the week little changed but in the red

Apr 28, 2018<br>10:29 AM<p>Authorities are looking at metal fatigue as a possible cause of the exploding engine.<p>Apr 28, 2018<br>9:35 AM<p>The meeting in the demilitarized zone was heavy on shows of amity between Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in.<p>Apr 27, 2018<br>6:56 PM<p>An apparent breakthrough in relations between North …

Stock Markets

CNN/Facebook Democratic debate winners and losers

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The field of Democratic presidential hopefuls faced off in their first debate, hosted by CNN and Facebook, on Tuesday night.<p>For more than two hours, the candidates tried to make their best impressions before a national audience discovering many of them for the first time.<p>Here's …

Government

The simple idea that could transform US criminal justice

Municipal court in the US works like this: the accused stands with his attorney in front of the bench, looking up at the judge on high. The accused is effectively invisible, a bystander to the back-and-forth between judge, prosecutor and defence attorney, who speak in jargon that ordinary people do …

Crime

The myth of universal beauty

Would you have been beautiful in another era? David Robson discovers that attractiveness is more malleable and subjective than we might imagine.<p>The plus-sized comedian Dawn French would be unlikely to describe herself as a sex symbol, but was she simply born at the wrong time? “If I had been around …

Psychology

Father's Day: 20 uplifting quotes

Literature

Google eavesdropping tool installed on computers without permission

Privacy campaigners and open source developers are up in arms over the secret installing of Google software which is capable of listening in on conversations held in front of a computer.<p>First spotted by open source developers, the Chromium browser – the open source basis for Google’s Chrome – began …

Privacy

Obama backs Australia's gun laws while condemning latest mass shootings in US

US president Barack Obama has pointed to the effectiveness of Australia’s gun laws while lamenting the US’s apparent tolerance for frequent mass shootings.<p>Speaking to comedian Marc Maron, Obama discussed the recent Charleston church shootings, where 21-year-old Dylann Roof is alleged to have shot …

Guns

Zuckerberg donates $5M to scholarship fund for undocumented immigrants

Facebook CEO calls the donation an "investment" in 400 undocumented students in the San Francisco Bay Area.<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have made a $5 million donation to a scholarship fund that helps undocumented immigrants attend college.<p>In a Facebook post Wednesday, …

Ebola genetic code analysed to show evolution of worst ever outbreak

Scientists have analysed the genetic code of Ebola viruses from patients across west Africa and pieced together the evolution of the worst ever outbreak of the killer disease.<p>Experts from Public Health England at Porton Down in Britain, the World Health Organisation (WHO), and other leading labs, …

Disease

Russia faces $100bn corporate debt mountain

Moody's says Russian companies will be able to repay or refinance their debt in domestic markets, despite difficult sanctions<p>Russian companies outside the financial sector face a $100bn (£62bn) debt mountain that will need to be refinanced, or repayed, over the next two years, according to a …

Economy

Woman's face will be added to $10 bill in 2020, Treasury says

The $10 bill is headed for a feminine face lift.<p>One lucky lady — yet to be chosen — will become the first woman in more than a century to join an esteemed coterie of dead presidents and statesmen featured on American paper currency, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said.<p>The new note will be issued …

Why Some Teen Brains May Be Hardwired To Make Risky Choices

Teenagers aren't exactly known for their responsible decision making.<p>But some young people are especially prone to making rash, risky decisions about sex, drugs and alcohol. Individual differences in the brain's working memory — which allows people to draw on and use information to make decisions — …

The Brain

Decline in U.S. jobless claims shows more labour market strength

Fewer Americans than forecast filed for unemployment benefits last week, a sign labour market momentum continues to strengthen.Jobless claims declined by 12,000 to 267,000 in the period ended June 13, the lowest since the week ended May 9, a Labor Department report showed Thursday. The median …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …