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'World's Wealthiest Woman,' Liliane Bettencourt, Dies At 94
NPR
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
L'Oréal's Liliane Bettencourt, the World's Richest Woman and Focus of Scandal, Dies at 94PEOPLE.com
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Vox

Bernie Sanders wants world peace and prosperity. But he has no idea how to get there.
Vox
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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USA TODAY

World ending Saturday? Here are all the times the world was supposed to end, and didn't
USA TODAY
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)
World to end on September 23 – but predictor David Meade says he's available NEXT WEEKExpress.co.uk
Will the world end September 23? The man behind the Planet X ...Washington Post
National Geographic -WJLA -TIME -NASA
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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 ...



Los Angeles Times

Stanislav Petrov, 'the man who saved the world' from nuclear war, dies at 77
Los Angeles Times
Stanislav Petrov, a former Soviet military officer known in the West as “the man who saved the world” for his role in averting a nuclear war over a false missile warning at the height of the Cold War, has died. He was 77. Petrov's German friend Karl ...

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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 ...
North Korea: Trump signs new order to widen sanctionsBBC News
China banks reportedly to halt business with North Korea as South Korea sends $8 millionFox News
How the Rest of the World Heard Trump's UN SpeechThe Atlantic
The New Yorker -The Guardian -Politico
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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 ...



ESPN

With desire to fight gone, Andre Ward retires from boxing
ESPN
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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The Guardian

Entire towns in Mexico flattened as scale of earthquake damage emerges
The Guardian
Hopes that rescuers will find more survivors trapped beneath collapsed buildings in central Mexico were fading on Thursday, as the scale of the devastation wreaked by the country's deadliest earthquake for a generation started to become clear. The ...
Mexico earthquake: Race to save survivors under collapsed schoolBBC News
No missing children at collapsed Mexico City school, official saysCBC.ca

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USA TODAY

Billionaires: Top first jobs and degrees of world's richest people
USA TODAY
Study of the world's 100 richest people suggests that those starting in a sales role were more likely to become a billionaire.

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