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Here's How Many Humans Would Be Needed For Our…

Here are some estimates of how many people it would take to keep the human species alive.

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Here's the latest for Friday August 18th: Kofi Annan has died at age 80; Thousands are stranded amid Kerala floods; Italy's leader demands safe roads as bridge toll rises to 43; Anti-Brexit video game paints dark vision of future Britain. (Aug. 18)

800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian…

Officials say some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India's Kerala state

The atheist who leads a chaplaincy team

Lindsay van Dijk is the first humanist lead chaplain in the NHS.

The CDC Made a Comic Book — And It's Horrifying

It’s on page 21 of that things start to get a little weird.


Friend who found Bobbi Kristina Brown in tub dies of apparent overdose

Max Lomas was found unconscious in his friend's bathroom.

Aberdeen's Hickmore Sees 2019 as Time to Recycle…

Aug.17 -- Convertible debt has emerged as a rare bright spot in the beleaguered fixed-income market this year, boosted by a rallying share market and rising interest rates. The combination has triggered the fastest pace of new sales in a decade, led by technology companies. Raymond James' Kevin Giddis, Nomura's George Goncalves, and Aberdeen Standard Investments' Luke Hickmore discuss with Bloomberg's Jonathan Ferro.

Privatization Of Afghan War Not Under…

Blackwater founder Erik Prince argues using a small private force in Afghanistan could save the U.S. government billions.

Italy threatens to return migrants to Libya in…

Italy's firebrand interior minister is threatening to return to Libya 177 migrants who have been aboard an Italian coast guard ship for days following another standoff with Malta

Harry Potter spells teach children to code

A magic wand designed to teach children how to code has been revealed.

Prince Charles Might Change His Name When He…

Here's why Prince Charles III is unlikely.


'Big Little Lies' Season 2 Has Finished Filming, and Nicole Kidman Celebrated with the Best Sweater

"What a beautiful journey this has been with my Monterey 5 sisters..."

U.S. Decoupling From the Rest of the World

Aug.17 -- Turkey's currency crisis, trade fears and other geopolitical tensions sent European banks, EM equities and copper to bear territory this week. But the U.S. remained unscathed. U.S. equity bulls shrugged off a slew of market routs elsewhere to see no end to the SPX's decoupling impulse. Raymond James' Kevin Giddis, Nomura's George Goncalves, and Aberdeen Standard Investments' Luke Hickmore debate the outlook for U.S. exceptionalism.

Youth Unemployment Is Down, But So Is Labor Force…

About 60 percent of people ages 16-24 were either working or looking for work in July of this year.

Trump says WH lawyer McGahn isn't 'a John Dean…

President Donald Trump is insisting that White House lawyer Don McGahn isn't "a John Dean type 'RAT.'"

'All Ghanaians will miss Kofi Annan'

Ghanaians tell the BBC of their sadness at the death of their countryman, who became UN secretary-general

Google CEO Said to Tell Staff China Plans Are…

Aug.17 -- Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai told employees at a meeting that plans to re-enter China with a search engine are “exploratory” and in “early stages". Bloomberg's Alistair Barr has more on "Bloomberg Technology."


Aerials Of Firefighters Securing Genoa Bridge

Italian firefighters on Saturday released drone footage showing emergency efforts to secure the area around the highway bridge in Genoa that collapsed on Tuesday. (Aug. 18)

Cyprus extradites Egyptian hijacker who dropped…

Cyprus police say an Egyptian man who three years ago hijacked a domestic EgyptAir flight and ordered it to land on the Mediterranean island has been extradited to his homeland

The Paralympic wheelchair maker

Vince Ross' Paralympic experience led him to create a successful wheelchair-making business.