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July 21, 2019
City holds first pride parade despite far-right violence
A Polish city celebrated its first-ever LGBTQ equality march on Saturday, but it struck a starkly different tone to the joyous and hedonistic affairs associated with pride parades.
July 21, 2019
$5M worth of gold seized by police
About £4 million ($5 million) worth of gold was seized at London's Heathrow Airport by Border Force officers as part of an international investigation into a suspected South American drugs cartel.
July 20, 2019
Largest wind power farm in Africa
Kenya has launched Africa's largest wind power farm in a bid to boost electricity generating capacity and to meet the country's ambitious goal of 100% green energy by 2020.
July 20, 2019
Armed group abducts nation's leading female politician
One of Libya's most prominent female politicians has been abducted from her home in Benghazi by an armed militia, according to her family, and has not been heard from for three days.
July 21, 2019
UK finance minister to resign if Johnson becomes PM
The UK's finance minister Philip Hammond has vowed to resign if Conservative Party leadership hopeful Boris Johnson becomes the next prime minister, as expected.
July 17, 2019
'She knows she's famous': The couple with 7 Insta-famous pets
Nala the cat, a Siamese and tabby mix, is slightly cross-eyed with gray and white fur. She likes being petted but isn't a fan of being held. She was rescued from an animal shelter and really loves men with beards.
July 10, 2019
Hyundai unveils India's most powerful electric car
Hyundai just unveiled India's most powerful electric car and plans to build a network to charge it too.
July 15, 2019
The hidden cost of fast shipping
Free rush shipping can come with a cost to the environment — and retailers are doing a careful dance to try to mitigate it without turning customers away.
July 15, 2019
Would you trust an AI algorithm to predict your risk of getting cancer?
We put a lot of trust in our doctors — we listen to their diagnoses, take out their prescriptions, follow their dietary suggestions. Would we do the same for a computer?
July 15, 2019
The billion-dollar Indian startup built on green energy
Indian startup ReNew Power has raised more than $1 billion in funds this year alone for its wind and solar business.
July 12, 2019
Miami's Little Haiti wasn't a target for developers. Until the seas started to rise
July 15, 2019
America is building another big wall. This one will protect New York
July 12, 2019
How rich people could help save the planet from the climate crisis
Rich people don't just have bigger bank balances and more lavish lifestyles than the rest of us -- they also have bigger carbon footprints.
July 16, 2019
How did Kim Jong Un get his Mercedes?
On June 14, 2018, two armored Mercedes-Maybach S600 Guard vehicles were shipped from the Dutch Port of Rotterdam, heading out on a journey that would take months and see the cars transported thousands of miles through six countries, according to a new report from the Washington-based Center for Advanced Defense Studies (C4ADS).
July 18, 2019
King Tut's coffin to be restored for the first time since it was discovered
Tutankhamun is one of the best known figures of Ancient Egypt, and now his coffin is getting some tender loving care.
July 27, 2018
Is this the world's most beautiful metro?
When the Moscow Metro was first announced in the 1930s, the city's residents were immediately fascinated by how it might look. Station designs were reportedly displayed in shop windows along bustling Tverskaya Street, fueling Muscovites' curiosity toward the new underground network.
February 15, 2019
The unexpected history of the Sikh turban
Growing up in Southall, West London, where many of Britain's Sikhs settled after moving to the UK, the turban was all around us: at home, in the gurdwara, on the street. It is Sikhs' most identifiable feature.
May 30, 2019
Clinton offers rare glimpse into her home
The Clintons may have left a certain Washington address almost 20 years ago, but -- unlike most of their presidential predecessors -- the family has kept a home in the US capital since leaving the White House.
July 17, 2019
The inventor whose flying board wowed the world
Franky Zapata has been driven by a single dream since he was little: being able to fly. Not in an airplane, he says, since the windows function like a screen, but like a bird.
June 30, 2019
Ancient palace emerges from Iraq reservoir
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