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Killers at 14: The Story of the UK's Youngest Double Murderers

Fourteen-year-old Kim Edwards and her boyfriend, Lucas Markham, were sentenced to life for the murder of Edwards's mother and sister.<p>It was midnight on Monday, April 11, 2016. Fourteen-year-old Lucas Markham had set out for his girlfriend Kim Edwards's house on Dawson Avenue in the small market …

Crime

Tutoring startup Toot launches into twin policy storms around education and immigration

Earlier this week, as President Donald Trump was readying his second attempt to block immigrants from predominantly Muslim countries, two entrepreneurs — a refugee from Iran and the daughter of an Iranian immigrant, were laying the groundwork for the launch of their business aiming to transform …

Education

Mali hostage crisis, China’s underground banks, Windows turns 30

Two gunmen are reported to have attacked a hotel in the Malian capital of Bamako this morning, taking 170 hostages. Some who were able to recite from …

Pew Research Center

产权“一团乱麻”,法律“不明不白” 买卖民办高校

一个民办高校在历经多次转让后引发了抢印章风波。错综复杂的产权关系背后,民办教育权的转让,投资人的回报,现行法律均无明确规定。<p>已提交全国人大常委会审议的民办教育促进法修正案(草案),首次对民办学校作出分类,民办学校可自主选择登记为非营利性或者营利性法人。<p>一个创办15年的民办高校,在迎来第6任“老板”时 …

The strange case of 77 blue-collar Chinese migrants that Kenya is calling “cyber-hackers”

Nairobi, Kenya<p>Most of what Luo Songxu knew of Africa when he moved there last year came from a 1991 rock ballad by a Hong Kong pop star, Wong Ka Kui. It was called “Amani,” or “peace” in Kiswahili.<p>But peace is the last thing the 28-year-old has experienced since he came to Nairobi from his hometown …

Africa

Migrant crisis: Germans restrict entry points from Austria

<b>Germany is to restrict the number of entry points for migrants arriving via Austria, in a bid to control the flow as thousands cross into Bavaria daily.</b><p>It says it has reached agreement with Austria on five crossing points on their border.<p>Authorities in Bavaria have complained a lack of …

North Africa

Palestinian suspected knife attacker killed in West Bank: police

The Palestinian was heading from the West Bank sector of Jenin to Israel when he was spotted at a checkpoint, police said, adding that border guards opened fire and killed him before he could attack them.<p>It was the latest shooting of a suspected Palestinian attacker since the start of unrest in …

Israel

Officials search for cause of plane crash over Egypt's Sinai

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — A Russian passenger airliner crashed Saturday in a remote mountainous part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula 23 minutes after taking off from a popular Red Sea resort, killing all 224 people on board, including 25 children.<p>The cause of the crash was not known, but two major …

Airplanes

UN fires staffers over child porn distribution, drug trafficking

The UN has dismissed four staffers for distributing child pornography via the organization's email system. Another staffer was fired for transporting …

Corruption

B.C. man unearths a message in a bottle dated to 1906

Almost every day Steve Thurber goes out to walk the beaches on Vancouver Island hoping to find a treasure cast up by the tides.<p>His friends have always joked that his collection of found objects – old whisky bottles, fishing floats, crab pots and even a loonie floating in a basket – are …

除了全面二孩,这些政策也将影响你

除了全面二胎,这些政策也将影响你<p>10月29日,中共十八届五中全会闭幕。全会决定全面实施二孩政策,引发社会广泛关注。其实,十八届五中全会也为未来的五年政策定调,这些大政方针都会影响你。<p>1. 2020年城乡居民收入比2010年翻一番<p>解读:大家兜里都更有钱了!<p>2. 生态环境质量显著提高<p>解读:雾霾啥的统统滚粗!<p>3. 国民素质和社会文明程度显著提高<p>解读:那些抢座位啊,插队的不文明现象明显减少。再也没有人出国旅游时在到处刻字了!<p>4. 贫困县全部摘帽,解决整体性贫困。<p>解读:再也没有县市“争当”贫困县了,贫困县的老乡们也有钱了!<p>5. 普及高中阶段教育<p>解读:初中文凭……算了吧,找工作最低也要高中文化了!<p>6. 划 …

North Korea

50,000 North Koreans Work Overseas in Slave-Like Conditions, U.N. Official Says

David Guttenfelder—AP<p>David Guttenfelder—AP<p>David Guttenfelder—AP<p>David Guttenfelder—AP<p>David Guttenfelder—AP<p>David Guttenfelder—AP<p>David …

North Korea

Australia Paid People Smugglers to Tow Away Migrant Boats, Finds Amnesty Investigation

The Australian government broke international law by paying people smugglers thousands of dollars to tow boats filled with asylum seekers away from …

North Africa
China

Struggle to reach hard hit areas as death toll from South Asia quake tops 340

<b>Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) —</b> Noor Wali was sitting inside his shoe shop in northwestern Pakistan when he heard a loud roaring sound and saw cracks appear in the walls.<p>He ran out of the building just before it collapsed into rubble.<p>"I avoided death by inches," he told CNN.<p>His shop in Khyber …

Natural Disasters

Jeff Bezos, Marc Benioff, and Drew Houston just invested in this 6-month old startup

Convoy, a six-month old startup founded by ex-Amazon executive Dan Lewis, just did that. It announced on Tuesday that it raised $2.5 million in seed funding from a bunch of star investors, including Bezos, Benioff, and Houston, as well as eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and ex-Starbucks president …

Startups

Bakery runs into controversy over similarity with HK brand

PUTUO District officials yesterday reprimanded a newly opened bakery for its uncanny closeness to a popular Hong Kong brand after unsuspecting …

Saudi Arabia court confirms Shia cleric death sentence

The Supreme Court in Saudi Arabia has confirmed the death sentence against Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, a leader of anti-government protests, one of his brothers said.<p>"After the confirmation of Sheikh Nimr's death sentence by the Court of Appeal and then the Supreme Court, his life is in the …

Saudi Arabia

Earthquake Strikes Afghanistan, Pakistan: Pictures

Pakistan

Voters In Poland, Guatemala And Argentina Surprise Establishment Candidates

Polish and Guatemalan voters have decisively rejected their current leadership, while Argentina heads for a runoff.<p>Polish voters went with the right-wing opposition party Law and Justice on Sunday. The party leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, is a former prime minister and Eurosceptic who has publicly …

Europe

U.S. warship sails close to Chinese artificial island in South China Sea

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The United States sent a warship very close to one of China's artificial islands in the South China Sea on Tuesday, a potential challenge to Beijing's territorial claims in the contested waters.<p>A U.S. defense official told CNN that the destroyer USS Lassen "conducted a transit" …

Tony Blair Says 2003 Iraq Invasion Played a Role in Rise of ISIS

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair apologized in an interview Sunday for mistakes in planning the 2003 invasion of Iraq and acknowledged that …

Middle East
Saudi Arabia

The vice president of the Maldives has been arrested over a bomb plot to assassinate the president on his speedboat

Malé (Maldives) (AFP) - Maldivian authorities on Saturday arrested the nation's vice president Ahmed Adeeb in connection with a plot to assassinate President Abdulla Yameen, who escaped death after his boat was hit by a bomb last month, the home minister said.<p>"VP Adeeb under arrest and held in …

Extremism

Hurricane Patricia crosses Mexico with potential to cause 'catastrophic' damage

One of the strongest storms ever recorded has brought rains, surging seas and cyclonic winds to the west coast of Mexico. Thousands of people have …

Weather

Al Capone: the life and death of the infamous gangster known as 'Scarface'

We've all heard of the infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone, also known as "Scarface," but there are many things you may not know about the powerful crime boss.<p><i>Produced by Eames Yates</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b> On Facebook

Rap & Hip-Hop

Why China's Economic Woes Are Causing Alarm in Africa

<i>Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we speak with Amadou Sy, director of the Africa Growth Initiative at the Brookings Institution.</i><p>Recent economic turmoil in China -- the world's second-largest economy -- has rocked markets …

小难民之死拷问世界

遭遇海难的三岁叙利亚小难民的照片,吸引了全世界的注意力,也改变了许多欧洲国家对叙利亚难民的态度。<p>欧洲目前面临着自二战以来最大的难民潮。涌向欧洲的众多难民中,许多来自被内战撕裂的国家叙利亚。本周三(9月2日),几张照片在全球的社交媒体上被疯狂地转发:照片中,一个三岁的叙利亚男童趴在海滩上,像是在安详地 …