Alex Knapp

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A Federal Judge Has Frozen All Legal Challenges to Detroit's Bankruptcy

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Since the moment Detroit filed for bankruptcy last Thursday—making it the largest municipality in …

South Korea economic growth beats forecasts

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Economics

Syrian refugees suffer backlash in Egypt after Mohamed Morsi's removal

Syrian refugees in Egypt are bearing the brunt of a sudden wave of xenophobia, in one of the more unexpected side effects of the removal of Mohamed …

Behance

Second night of riots in Paris over 'burka ban' fine

Muslim protesters have clashed with riot police in a Paris suburb after attempts were made to fine a woman for wearing a full Islamic veil.<p>Community leaders in Trappes, a commuter town to the west of the French capital, joined politicians in calling for calm following two nights of disturbances. …

No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcakes!

Temperatures are rising and no one wants to turn on their oven these days. The solution for your next summer soiree? No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcakes! Just assemble, chill, top with berries, and serve. Cool and easy.<p><b>Ingredients</b> (makes 16 cheesecakes):<p>– 15 graham crackers (8 ounces)<p>– 1 stick …

Dessert

Stork Attacks Cars, Houses In German Village

Residents of the northern town of Bergholz in Germany are living in fear this summer, their windows under constant threat of attack. The menace? A rogue stork.<p>According to Germany's The Local, the stork attacks cars, windows on houses and glass doors. So far, Mayor Ulrich Kersten said at least four …

Brazilian man dies after cow falls through his roof on top of him

A Brazilian man died after a cow fell through his roof on top of him as he was in bed.<p>Joao Maria de Souza, 45, had been in bed with his wife Leni when the animal fell through the ceiling of their home in Caratinga, southeast <b>Brazil</b>.<p>The cow is believed to have escaped from a nearby farm and climbed …

Indonesian governor bans female secretaries

The governor of an Indonesian province has ordered his top staff to replace their female secretaries with men following a series of extra-marital affairs.<p>Rusly Habibie, the governor of Gorontalo province on northern Sulawesi island, claimed that many government office heads were involved in affairs.<p>…

Mysterious 2,000-year-old graves, pyramid ruins found in Mexico

Construction work in eastern Mexico exposed an ancient settlement, including 30 skeletons and the ruins of a pyramid, believed to be up to 2,000 years old, archaeology officials announced.<p>At the site of the graves in the town of Jaltipan, southeast of Veracruz, archaeologists also found clay …

PRI

The lengthy saga of Edward Snowden and his search for asylum has fueled a bitter debate in Europe about how governments there are keeping tabs on their own citizens, says Time correspondent Vivienne Walt in Paris.<p>"Perhaps no nerve is rawer than the one in Germany, where the memories of the Stasi …

Harry Potter Author J.K. Rowling Published A New Novel Under A Fake Name In April

UPDATED: The Cuckoo's Calling is a mystery novel and YOU CAN BUY IT AND READ IT RIGHT NOW.<p>Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has secretly written a new novel under the pen name "Robert Galbraith," the <i>Sunday Times</i> has reported.<p>Rowling's latest book, the crime novel <i>The Cuckoo's Calling</i>, was released in …

Cyberattack on South Korea was part of 4-year spying campaign

South Korea has been under a concerted cyberattack for the last four years, according to a comprehensive new report (PDF) released Monday by security firm McAfee. That means the hack that crippled three TV broadcasters and two banks in March was possibly just the tip of the iceberg.<p>What has been …