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'World's Wealthiest Woman,' Liliane Bettencourt, Dies At 94
Liliane Bettencourt, heiress to the L'Oréal cosmetics dynasty, has died at the age of 94. In March, Forbes ranked Bettencourt the world's richest woman, putting her net worth at $39.5 billion. Bettencourt's daughter, Francoise Bettencourt-Meyers ...
World's richest woman Liliane Bettencourt dies aged 94CNBC
World's richest woman, L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, dead at 94CBS News
The world's richest woman diesCNNMoney
Forbes -The Guardian
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World ending Saturday? Here are all the times the world was supposed to end, and didn't
Saturday is the end of the world. OK, it's probably not, but David Meade, a Christian and self-published author of end-of-the-world survival guides says so. Meade makes the claim using "astronomical, scientific, the Book of Revelation and geopolitics ...
A Wave of Prophecies That the World Is Ending Saturday May Not Be Correct, It Turns OutSlate Magazine (blog)
Is Nibiru real? Will the world end on September 23 or is Planet X a hoax?
The man whose biblical doomsday claim has some nervously eyeing Sept. 23Washington Post
WJLA -National Geographic -TIME
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Science Magazine

Canada's neutron scientists lament closure of world's oldest nuclear reactor
Science Magazine
The world's oldest operating nuclear reactor is in the twilight of its life, but the scientists who rely on it for their research are not going gentle into that good night. Canadian scientists are upset about the imminent closure of the Chalk River ...

Chicago Tribune

World leaders delight Trump by sounding like him at the UN
Chicago Tribune
World leaders are learning to speak Donald Trump, offering big dollops of praise and echoing the president's own language this week at the U.N. General Assembly in New York. In a series of meetings with his foreign counterparts, Trump has seemed to ...
China banks reportedly to halt business with North Korea as South Korea sends $8 millionFox News
North Korea: Trump signs new order to widen sanctionsBBC News
Donald Trump's War Doctrine Débuts, at the UNThe New Yorker
The Atlantic -The Guardian -Politico
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Bernie Sanders wants world peace and prosperity. But he has no idea how to get there.
He spoke of how we can build an idealistic world free of war and famine and terrorism and bloodshed, “a world of peace and economic security for all” in which “people have the decent jobs, food, clean water, education, health care, and housing they need.”.

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The Guardian

Mexico earthquake: military criticized over search and rescue missions – live
The Guardian
A total of 273 people have now been confirmed dead, including 137 in Mexico City, according to Mexico's office of the presidency. The fatalities include 73 deaths in Morelos state, 43 in Puebla, 13 in the State of Mexico, six in Guerrero and one in Oaxaca.
Mexico earthquake: Race to save survivors under collapsed schoolBBC News
No missing children at collapsed Mexico City school, official

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How China is battling ever more intensely in world markets
The Economist
At the heart of these tensions is one simple, overwhelming fact: firms around the world face ever more intense competition from their Chinese rivals. China is not the first country to industrialise, but none has ever made the leap so rapidly and on ...


With desire to fight gone, Andre Ward retires from boxing
Pound-for-pound king and unified light heavyweight world titleholder Andre Ward said in a statement on his website that he is "leaving" boxing. "I want to be clear -- I am leaving because my body can no longer put up with the rigors of the sport and ...
Andre Ward, boxing's pound-for-pound world No1, announces shock retirementThe Guardian
Andre Ward: American two-weight world champion retires from boxingBBC Sport
One of world's top boxers retires out of nowhereNew York Post

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New York Times

Meet the World's Leaders, in Hypocrisy
New York Times
Leaders from around the world have descended on New York for United Nations meetings, fancy parties, ringing speeches about helping the poor — and a big dose of hypocrisy. And — finally! — this is one area where President Trump has shown global ...


China unleashes world's fastest bullet train
Asia and Europe currently operate some of the fastest trains in the world, including the Shanghai Maglev, which has a maximum speed of 267 mph and an average speed of around 150 mph, and Italy's AGV, which has a maximum speed of about 220 mph.
Watch: China launches the world's fastest bullet
Inside the world's fastest bullet

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