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Source: The Guradian

Where is the world's most dangerous country for young people?

Today 09:01 GMT

The number of HIV-related deaths has halved in ten years, but still takes a heavy toll in countries such as Lesotho, where it kills 218 of every 100,000 young people.

In Venezuela, traffic injuries cause 29% of young deaths, but they kill 70 out of 100,000 young people every year – the highest rate in the world. In Luxembourg, one of the safest countries in the world, 46% of youth mortality is caused by road accidents, but the related mortality rate is just under 10 per 100,000 – almost half the average global rate.

Source: The Guradian

Number of Isis attacks rose in 2016 despite loss of fighters, report finds

Today 09:01 GMT

Although Islamic State is losing fighters and territory in Iraq and Syria, it remained the world’s deadliest militant organization last year and its number of attacks rose, according to a report from the University of Maryland.

Since its first issue last September, Islamic State’s monthly Rumiyah magazine has provided detailed attack guides, including directions on how to perform stabbing and vehicular attacks, and to strike economic and religious targets.

Source: NBC News

More children to be diagnosed with high blood pressure according to new study

Today 09:00 GMT

The guidelines include a renewed emphasis on routine blood pressure checks during wellness visits and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, periodic blood pressure measurements taken over 24 hours, to confirm the diagnosis in those who display borderline or high blood pressures on routine examination.

According to new guidelines released today by the American Academy of Pediatrics, more children and teens are likely to be diagnosed with hypertension, or high blood pressure.

Source: BBC

Ischia earthquake: Race to reach brothers after baby rescued

Today 09:01 GMT

Rescuers are desperately trying to reach two brothers trapped under rubble after a deadly earthquake on the Italian holiday island of Ischia.

An emergency response team was quickly on the scene, partly because additional numbers were already on the island to fight localised bush fires.

Source: CBS News

Hate Rising: White supremacy's rise in the U.S.

Today 09:00 GMT

In the intervening days, debate has raged over just how America's national conversation has become a real-time discussion of white supremacy and its place in the U.S., muddied by President Trump's ambiguity on the matter.

Beirich is the director of Southern Poverty Law Center's (SPLC) Intelligence Project, which monitors hate group activity online. "In all of our years of tracking, we've never seen this many [hate] groups," Heidi Beirich told CBS correspondent Tony Dokoupil.

Source: The Guradian

Missing journalist died in submarine accident, inventor tells police

Today 09:01 GMT

A Danish inventor says a Swedish journalist missing since 11 August died in an accident onboard his self-built submarine, and that he dumped her body in the sea, police have said.

Originally from Sweden, Wall holds degrees from Columbia University and the London School of Economics, and has written on issues ranging from social justice to foreign policy for publications including The Guardian, The New York Times, Foreign Policy and Time.

Source: BBC

The online abuse hurled at Malaysia's Muslim women

Today 09:01 GMT

In Malaysia, women of all races face abuse, but activists say Muslim women are particularly targeted because of certain societal expectations.

Juana Jaafar says, "The counter-propaganda method can be extremely hostile and when they're facing women, it becomes a violent exchange where women are attacked, body-shamed, and policed about their Muslim identities."

Source: The Guradian

Elon Musk leads 116 experts calling for outright ban on killer robots

Monday 14:31 GMT

Some of the world’s leading robotics and artificial intelligence pioneers are calling on the United Nations to ban the development and use of killer robots.

Tesla’s Elon Musk and Google’s Mustafa Suleyman are leading a group of 116 specialists from across 26 countries who are calling for the ban on autonomous weapons. The UN recently voted to begin formal discussions on such weapons which include drones, tanks and automated machine guns.

Source: Washington Post

Maryland to get full federal funding agreement for Purple Line

Today 09:00 GMT

Maryland will obtain a full federal funding agreement for the Purple Line “in the very near future,” state officials said Monday, a major step forward for the oft-delayed project. The breakthrough came after “very productive, high-level conversations” on Friday and Monday between Gov. Larry Hogan (R) and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, Hogan spokesman Doug Mayer said.

“The Hogan administration fully expects the Purple Line Full Funding Grant Agreement to be signed in the very near future,” Mayer said.

Source: Washington Post

KKK leader threatens to ‘burn’ Latina journalist, the first black person on his property

Today 07:00 GMT

When Barker saw Calderón step out of a car and onto his property near Yanceyville, N.C., the KKK leader appeared taken aback, according to Calderón and her producer, María Martínez-Guzmán.

Christopher Barker, a leader of a Ku Klux Klan chapter in North Carolina, agreed to meet for an interview at his home late last month with Ilia Calderón, a Colombian news anchor for Univision based in Miami. He was told the interview would be conducted by a Hispanic “woman of color.”

Source: Global News

Young people with chronic disease at greater risk of suicide: study

Today 09:00 GMT

Research out of the University of Waterloo has found teenagers and young adults living with a chronic disease are three times more likely to attempt suicide.

The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention, Depression Hurts and Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868 all offer ways for getting help if you, or someone you know, is suffering from mental health issues.

Source: The Guradian

Diesel scandal is a risk to German economy, says ministry

Today 04:15 GMT

The emissions scandal ensnaring German carmakers is a risk to Europe’s largest economy, the finance ministry said on Monday.

“In addition, the so-called diesel crisis should be classified as a new risk to the German economy even though its effects are not possible to quantify at the moment.” Strong household and state spending provided most of the impulse for the German economy in the second quarter when growth was measured at 0.6%.

Source: The Guradian

Polls shows majority of Americans think Confederate statues should remain

Today 09:00 GMT

A majority of Americans think Confederate monuments should be preserved in public spaces, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll, a view that is at odds with efforts in many cities to remove them.

It has a credibility interval, a measure of accuracy, of two percentage points for the entire group and four percentage points for the Democrats and Republicans.

Source: Common Domain

The 1st Amendment guarantees a right to 'peaceably' assemble. It doesn't entitle Nazis to bear arms at rallies

Today 09:01 GMT

The 1st Amendment does guarantee “freedom of speech” and “the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.” Note a key operative word: “peaceably.”

In fact, since the deadly violence at a Charlottesville, Va., white supremacist rally, California affiliates of the American Civil Liberties Union have issued a strong statement qualifying their traditional defense of the 1st Amendment.

Source: Washington Post

D.C.-area forecast: Scattered clouds for today’s eclipse; Beautiful the second half of this week

Today 09:01 GMT

TODAY’S DAILY DIGIT A somewhat subjective rating of the day’s weather, on a scale of 0 to 10.. 6/10: Despite patches of clouds, we should have glimpses of the partial eclipse.

Pop-up clouds may hide the sun at time for the partial solar eclipse this afternoon, but windows of opportunity should open up to see it (with your eclipse glasses, of course). Both today and Tuesday, maybe lingering into Wednesday, very warm and humid air fuels afternoon and/or evening storm chances.

Source: Washington Post

That brutal, bizarre Chicago murder case began with sex and suicide fantasies, prosecutors say

Monday 11:46 GMT
Source: Common Domain

16-member White House arts committee is latest group to quit Trump

Sunday 15:26 GMT
Source: New York Times

Stocks Drop as Attacks in Spain Push Investors to Safe Havens

Saturday 13:35 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Cyberattack cost Maersk as much as $300 million and disrupted operations for 2 weeks

Saturday 09:55 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Brooklyn's social housing microgrid rewrites relationships with utility companies

Thursday 09:56 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Dodgers rookie Cody Bellinger gets day off after spraining ankle

Sunday 20:00 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Ed Gillespie’s latest Trump headache is happening in his own backyard

Friday 22:47 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Finance Chiefs Look to Free Up Working Capital Ahead of Rate Increases

Today 09:01 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Treasury secretary’s wife boasts of travel on government plane, touts Hermes and Valentino fashion

Today 09:01 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Amazon says new accounting rule will change when it recognizes sales of its devices

Today 09:00 GMT
Source: Common Domain

A 19th Century Swiss Chateau Uniquely Located On Lake Geneva

Today 09:01 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Target revises reporting, after SEC calls out non-GAAP gross margin

Today 09:00 GMT
Source: Global News

Contact sports can alter the brains of even young, healthy athletes: study

Today 09:01 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Stock prices look attractive now — compared to bonds

Today 09:01 GMT

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