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Source: The Guradian

Pakistan failing to provide millions of girls with an education, report says

14-Nov-2018

“The Pakistan government’s failure to educate children is having a devastating impact on millions of girls,” said Liesl Gerntholtz, women’s rights director at HRW. “Many of the girls we interviewed are desperate to study, but instead are growing up without the education that would help them have options for their future.” The Pakistan government has acknowledged a persistent “under investment” by the state, leading to “a poor quality of education for those who are fortunate enough to get enrolled and no education for the rest”, the report said.

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Source: Common Domain

Airport Rankings Table and Methodology

Thursday 16:20 GMT

The Wall Street Journal U.S. Airport Rankings are based on 14 different measures important to travelers plus an extensive survey of nearly 5,000 subscribers.

With both user experiences and data on convenience, cost and reliability, the rankings offer perhaps the most comprehensive evaluation of U.S. airports. The rankings were limited to the 20 largest airports to provide fair comparisons at airports dealing with the complexity of tens of millions of passengers.

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Source: Global News

Alexa, who killed these women U.S. judge orders Amazon to provide Echo’s audio files

Thursday 18:11 GMT

In hopes of solving a double homicide case, a judge is turning to Amazon’s Alexa, who may have captured the chilling moment two women died in a New Hampshire home.

Amazon’s Echo speaker with the Alexa voice assistant was reportedly on the kitchen counter when Sullivan was killed and may have picked up what happened before and after her death. Although police seized the Echo when they investigated the crime scene, any recordings are stored on Amazon servers.

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Source: Global News

3 men dead after ‘industrial workplace incident’ south of Edmonton

Saturday 02:25 GMT

Millennium Cryogenic Technologies’ website says it provides “controlled thermal processing as your source for advanced material performance enhancement through cryogenic technology,” which it says “more than doubles the wear resistance and durability of most metals.”

OHS officers could be seen at the business shortly after 5:30 p.m.. “This afternoon, Leduc Fire Services and the RCMP responded to an industrial workplace incident in the Leduc Business Park where three individuals tragically lost their lives,” Bob Young said in a news release.

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Source: BBC

How 'miniature suns' could provide cheap, clean energy

Saturday 19:59 GMT

We're just five years away from harnessing almost unlimited power from "miniature suns", some start-ups say: nuclear fusion reactors that could provide abundant, cheap and clean energy.

"In the end, we all share the same dream of fusion-powered electricity as a core part of a clean energy future," says the Iter spokesman.

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Source: Fox News

Trump unsure whether Saudi Crown prince knew of Khashoggi murder: ‘Maybe he did and maybe he didn’t!’

Tuesday 19:05 GMT

President Trump on Tuesday said he was unsure whether Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman knew about the murder of writer Jamal Khashoggi.

“King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman vigorously deny any knowledge of the planning or execution of the murder of Mr. Khashoggi. Our intelligence agencies continue to assess all information, but it could very well be that the Crown Prince had knowledge of this tragic event – maybe he did and maybe he didn’t!”


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