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November 1, 2017 7:05 PM Brett Ratner Joins a Sordid Club

It’s Wednesday, and if you’re sick of reading stories about sexual harassers, just imagine how sick people are of being sexually harassed. Hello from Los Angeles, where we’re telling Brett Ratner tales, counting on Thor: Ragnarok to hammer the box office, and giving the last laugh to Rose Marie. Another day, another Hollywood power player (or two) accused 2534

November 1, 2017 1:01 PM SpaceX Falcon 9 ends mission on a 'toasty' note, catches fire on landing

As the fire from the rocket's base began to enter the frame, the feed was momentarily cut-off, but came on again, showing the rocket standing on the ship with its bottom part still on fire. New Delhi: On Monday, California-based space firm SpaceX launched a commercial communications satellite for South Korea – the KoreaSat 5A – and then landed the rocket 460

October 31, 2017 2:02 PM Kevin Spacey: Special Emmy award withdrawn after assault allegations

Kevin Spacey has been dropped as the recipient of a special Emmy award he was due to receive next month. The International TV Academy said in a statement that it was withdrawing the International Emmy Founders Award "in light of recent events". Responding to the allegations, Spacey said he was "beyond horrified" but did not remember the encounter 160

October 28, 2017 8:22 PM Health collapse: Is Mugabe to blame, really?

ON October 22, 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it had removed Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following outrage and concerns raised by his appointment just two days before. A Guardian article cited WHO member states and activists “who noted that Zimbabwe’s health care system, like many of its public 226

October 28, 2017 7:32 PM WHO CHAOS: How The West Has Punished Mugabe

By Frederic Mousseau |On October 22, 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it had removed Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following outrage and concerns raised by his appointment just two days before. A Guardian article cited WHO member states and activists “who noted that Zimbabwe’s health care system 175

October 28, 2017 7:57 AM Awe-inspiring Nature Photographer of the Year entries continue to deliver a unique view of our world

THE competition for the ‘Oscars’ in the photography world hots up in this years National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest. Entries have been a mixture of breathtaking beauty, magical wildlife moments captured from around the world and amazing aerial views offering us a different perspective of our world. This round of picks include 125

October 28, 2017 7:27 AM Scott Kelly Spent a Year in Space—Find Out How Hard It Was

Getting lost on a spacewalk didn't bother the astronaut, but other things did. Astronaut Scott Kelly snapped a selfie with a view of Earth from the International Space Station. Kelly holds the record for the longest single spaceflight by a NASA astronaut. What does it feel like to blast off from Earth in a rocket, knowing that you will not see your family 185

October 28, 2017 6:09 AM Zimbabwe: Who Is Really Responsible for Collapse of Zimbabwe's Health Services?

Oakland — On October 22, 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it had removed Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following outrage and concerns raised by his appointment just two days before. A Guardian article cited WHO member states and activists "who noted that Zimbabwe's health care system, like many of its public 155

October 27, 2017 3:00 PM 14 Questions Stranger Things Still Needs to Answer After Season 2

Questions about the universe's unknowable mysteries could fill a lifetime. But the second season of Stranger Things that dropped Friday is infinitely more interesting. Once season 1 ended, the many mysteries of the Netflix series captivated the internet. Luckily season 2 had plenty of gratifying answers. We learned a lot more about the vast world the Duffer 174

October 27, 2017 11:51 AM Namibia: A Century of Africa's Agricultural Development

Rising food insecurity, poverty, hunger, unemployment and rural underdevelopment on the African continent (I am using Africa here to imply sub-Saharan Africa) has pushed the agenda towards an agricultural development strategy, especially in the rural areas. Now, in a cyclical fashion, agricultural productivity, agricultural sustainability, rural employment 186