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How Peter Thiel Is Trying to Save the World | Inc.com

In 2010, Brian Frezza and D.J. Kleinbaum were four hours from leaving Silicon Valley for good. Since childhood, the two best friends had been incubating a shared dream of using computer science to cure diseases. They had first pitched investors on their vision six years earlier, as seniors studying …

Supreme Court Rules Controversial Drug Can Be Used In Executions

Death-row inmates challenged Oklahoma's use of the drug midazolam — at issue in several botched executions in 2014.<p>WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the use of the controversial lethal injection drug midazolam — a sedative — in executions does not violate the Constitution.<p>In a 5-4 …

Meet The Doctor Who Saved The Lives Of Tourists Shot In The Tunisia Attack

BuzzFeed News spoke to Dr Younis Dahmane, the man who treated 14 of the victims of the Tunisian hotel attack.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>"The morning before the attack took place, there weren't many cases to treat as it was Ramadan," he told BuzzFeed News. "Usually, we have less work in that …

This Woman's Cell Phone Has Become A Lifeline For Migrants Crossing The Mediterranean

Nawal Soufi, who lives in southern Italy, gave her number out in Syria while volunteering there in 2013 and now gets calls from people while they’re at sea and need to be rescued.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Soufi gave her number out to some people in Syria while volunteering and doing some freelance …

Supreme Court Declines To Hear Google Appeal Of Oracle Suit

The denial leaves in place a ruling that Java is copyrightable — Oracle may seek a billion dollar in damages.<p>The Supreme Court denied to review an appeal by Google in a long-running copyright lawsuit by Oracle regarding the use of its Java programming language.<p>The denial leaves in place a 2014 …

NBC Has Ended Its Relationship With Donald Trump

After Trump's controversial comments about Mexican immigrants, the network tells the Republican presidential candidate, "You're fired!"<p>Since announcing his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump has been criticized for his extreme anti-immigration stance. When he launched his …

Assassination Of Top Prosecutor Pushes Egypt Further Down The Road To Instability

Monday's assassination of Hisham Barakat sent a clear message to Sisi and his government: None of you are safely out of our reach.<p>CAIRO — The assassination of Egypt's top prosecutor in Cairo on Monday marks a turning point in the clash between the country's government and its Islamist opposition — …

Asteroid tsunami could kill thousands in Britain, warn scientists

Although the UK is not directly in an asteroid path, it is at risk from impact 'corridors' of known asteroids in the Atlantic Ocean and North Sea which could trigger devastating tsunamis<p>Britain is at risk from an asteroid tsunami which could kill hundreds of thousands of people living in coastal …

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Tunisia attack: David Cameron calls on UK Muslims to act if they suspect someone of being an extremist

The Prime Minister calls on Muslims in the UK “need to act” if relatives are seeing extremist preachers or visiting radical websites.<p>British Muslims must report concerns about family members or friends becoming radicalised or they risk allowing a terror attack in Britain as deadly as the one in …

Supreme Court OKs use of controversial sedative in executions

The<p>Supreme Courtcleared the way Monday for Oklahoma to continue using a lethal drug cocktail for executions, but, in a surprising dissent, two liberal justices opened the door to what could become a historic challenge to the death penalty itself.<p>By a 5-4 vote, the court's conservative justices gave …