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Jamal Khashoggi Case: Suspects Had Ties to Saudi Crown Prince

Jamal Khashoggi Case: Suspects Had Ties to Saudi Crown Prince By David D. Kirkpatrick, Malachy Browne, Ben Hubbard and David Botti Oct. 16, 2018 [embedded content] ISTANBUL — One of the suspects identified by Turkey in the disappearance of the Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi was a frequent companion of Crown ...

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The Case of a Revolutionary (But Imaginary?) Superconductor

On July 23, Dev Kumar Thapa and Anshu Pandey made an extraordinary claim online. It wasn’t your garden variety fake news: By cramming microscopic particles of gold and silver together into pellets, they said, they’d constructed the first ever room-temperature superconductor. In a 13-page PDF, the two chemists at the ...

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Amazon’s Curious Case of the $2,630.52 Used Paperback

Amazon’s Curious Case of the $ 2,630.52 Used Paperback Image After seeing the price on the left for “One Snowy Knight” on Amazon, the author asked: “How many really sell at that price? Are they just hoping to snooker some poor soul?” By David Streitfeld July 15, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO ...

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NBC Investigation Finds No Wrongdoing in Handling of Matt Lauer Case

NBC Investigation Finds No Wrongdoing in Handling of Matt Lauer Case Image An internal investigation by NBCUniversal found no evidence that any leaders at NBC News were aware of complaints about Matt Lauer’s conduct until just before he was fired in November.CreditRichard Drew/Associated Press An investigation by NBCUniversal’s legal team ...

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The Creepy Genetics Behind the Golden State Killer Case

For the dozen years between 1974 and 1986, he rained down terror across the state of California. He went by many names: the East Side Rapist, the Visalia Ransacker, the Original Night Stalker, the Golden State Killer. And on Wednesday, law enforcement officials announced they think they finally have his ...

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The Case of the Missing Dark Matter

Physicists don’t know much about dark matter. They can’t agree on what it’s made of, how much a single particle weighs, or the best way to construct a Play-Doh diorama of it. (How would you do it? Dark matter is invisible—light doesn’t interact with it at all.) Nobody has ever ...

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