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Financial Times

And World Bank economist suffers for bid to sharpen clauses
Financial Times
In an internal announcement, Jim Yong Kim, the World Bank president, said he had handed management of the influential Development Economics Group to another senior official to create a stronger link between the World Bank's research and operational ...
World Bank's Star Economist Is Sidelined in War Over WordsBloomberg

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The Guardian

World Cup 2018: Fifa admits workers have suffered human rights abuses
The Guardian
The Fifa president, Gianni Infantino, has admitted there have been human rights abuses of workers involved in the construction of the arena in St Petersburg due to host matches in next year's World Cup. In a letter to the presidents of four Nordic ...

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Washington Post

Will 'Trumpshakes' make world leaders avoid his grip?
Washington Post
At The Fix, we've written a few times about President Trump's weird handshakes — particularly his habit of yanking on the hand of the person he's shaking. We even spoke with a psychologist who has studied handshakes, analyzing how the handshake is a ...

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Salon

Trump gets a “chilly reception” at NATO after telling world leaders to pay “their fair share”
Salon
Donald Trump may have walked back his harsh assessment that “NATO is obsolete” during a White House meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg back in April, but returned to his public condemnation of the alliance during a meeting with ...
Donald Trump appears to shove world leader out of the way at Nato summitThe Independent
Donald Trump shoves his way to front of Nato group barging world leader out of his wayThe Sun
Trump rebukes Nato leaders for not paying defence billsThe Guardian
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Gizmodo

Key Crazy: Inside the Wonderful World of Keyboard Fanatics
Gizmodo
“No,” I tell them, citing the big crowd. But I'm going to talk with him. Jacob Alexander is the man I've flown across the continent to meet. In the world of keyboards fans, Alexander, known as Haata on message boards, is king, a community legend online ...



The Botmakers Who Rule the Obsessive World of Streetwear
WIRED
Early on a steamy June morning in Plantation, Florida, Matt Steiner sits working at his parents' 10-person dining room table. It's the start of summer vacation, and he is joined by his buddy Chris, who is freshly home from his first year at college ...

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Washington Post

Josh Sargent scores again as US defeats Senegal at U-20 World Cup
Washington Post
Josh Sargent, a 17-year-old striker from the St. Louis area, scored his third goal in two matches as the United States defeated Senegal, 1-0, to move atop Group F at the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in South Korea. The Americans (four points) will close ...

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Sports Illustrated

Pros And Cons Of Warriors World Dominance
Sports Illustrated
The only thing standing in the way of complete Warriors world domination is LeBron James, who, on second thought, is a pretty good person to have in your corner when you're trying to prevent world domination. While the Warriors may have made basketball ...

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The Guardian

Google's Go-playing AI still undefeated with victory over world number one
The Guardian
Google's Go-playing AI has won its second game against the world's best player of the ancient Asian board game, Chinese 19-year-old Ke Jie, taking the three-game match in the process. AlphaGo, the AI created by Google subsidiary DeepMind, reported that ...
Google's AlphaGo AI wins three-match series against the world's best Go playerTechCrunch
Google's AlphaGo is the best Go player in the worldEngadget
"Godlike" Artificial intelligence just officially beat the world's #1 Go playerScienceAlert
DeepMind -DeepMind -WIRED
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New York Times

Why China's Growing Debt Load Worries the World
New York Times
Moody's Investors Service downgraded its rating of China's sovereign debt one notch on Wednesday, citing concerns over growing debt in the country, which has the world's second-largest economy. In recent years, as China's stunning economic performance ...

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