Zuma, Students To Meet Amid Protests – South African President Jacob Zuma will meet student leaders and university authorities on Friday to discuss planned hikes in tuition fees that have provoked a week of sometimes violent protests nationwide. [iol]
Students Committed To Shutting Down UCT Today – UCT students say they will keep lecture halls shut until all grievances & demands are met. [ewn]
Students Take #FeesMustFall Campaign To Union Buildings – The fight against tuition fee hikes at university is heading to the seat of power in Pretoria on Friday. [enca]
Men Of The Cloth Pledge Support To #FeesMustFall – Religious leaders have labelled the student protests a crisis. Speaking at Wits University on Thursday, they pledged solidarity for the #FeesMustFall campaign. [enca]
99 Percent Probability Of Los Angeles-Area Quake – There is a 99.9 percent chance of a magnitude-5 or greater earthquake striking within three years in the greater Los Angeles area, where a similar sized temblor caused more than $12 million in damage last year, according to a study by NASA and university researchers. [ap]
Putin Meets Assad – Runs Rings Around Western Critics – Russia’s Syrian venture is a dramatic example of modern realpolitik which has taken the West completely by surprise. [mg]
Latest U.S. Border Tunnel Linked To Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman – Authorities on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border have shut the 10th drug-smuggling tunnel to San Diego in more than a decade, a passageway Mexican authorities on Thursday attributed to the cartel of fugitive kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. [reuters]
Ferrari’s First Family Locks Doors After Supercar Maker’s IPO – Now that Ferrari NV is a publicly traded company, two Italian auto dynasties are planning a pact to make sure it stays that way. [bloom]
Hearing On Benghazi Attacks Leaves Hillary Clinton Largely Unscathed – Former secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s testimony before a special House committee on Thursday provided new insights into her management decisions before the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi. But partisanship, not proof of any conspiracy by Clinton, was the dominant theme. [usat]
Sword-Wielding Man Kills 2 In Swedish School Attack – A masked man wielding a sword or a knife killed a teacher and a student in an attack Thursday at a school in Trollhattan, Sweden, before police fatally shot him, authorities said. [cnn]
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South Africa Aim To Recreate Spirit Of 1995 With Jog Through London – South Africa’s 1995 World Cup-winning team have invited Londoners to join them on a two-mile jog before Saturday’s Rugby World Cup semi-final against New Zealand in a bid to replicate their success from 20 years ago. [guardian]
Apple’s New Solar Projects To Slash Over 20 Million Tons Of Emissions – The effort will generate as much power as 265,000 Chinese homes use in a year. [huff]
New York City’s Comptroller Says ‘The Rats Are Taking Over’ – An estimated 2 million rats dwell in New York City, and their human neighbors have lodged a record number of complaints about them to the city’s 311 hotline. [tw]
Janet Jackson Concert Pics Deleted From Instagram – Janet Jackson’s fans are accusing the singer and her team of acting “Nasty” after they posted pics of her current “Unbreakable” tour on their Instagram feeds. [p6]
Is Nicolas Cage Actually The Most Brilliant Actor of Our Time? – Please enjoy this VICE interview with someone who has written a book about Nic Cage. [vice]
Watch Michael J. Fox Critique The Marty McFly Action Figure – Thirty years after Marty McFly traveled to October 21, 2015, to save his children in Back to the Future Part II, he finally got his own action figure. [time]
Sarah Silverman Displays Eye-Popping Cleavage – In plunging black dress for Hollywood screening of I Smile Back. [dm]
Kylie Jenner’s Hair Tattoos Are Beauty’s Next Big Craze – Flash tattoos are out, hair tattoos are in. Those who want to embrace the latest hair trends but hate the idea of permanent change, are in luck. [mash]
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