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Paris Police Shot On Champs-Elysees; IS Group Claims Attack – A gunman opened fire on police on Paris’ iconic Champs-Elysees boulevard Thursday night, killing one officer and wounding three people before police shot and killed him. The Islamic State group quickly claimed responsibility for the attack, which hit just three days before a tense presidential election. [ap]
Jihad Murderer Of Policeman Was Under Investigation For Terrorism, But Let Go – Too many jihadis to keep track of. And it’s only going to get worse, thanks to the suicidal policies to which the political elites cling with ferocious tenacity. [jw]
ISIS Terror Attack In Paris Could Put Far-Right Le Pen In Power – A cop shooting on the Champs-Élysées is claimed by ISIS, which hopes to tilt French elections in favor of anti-immigrant extremist Le Pen. Objective: civil war. [db]
Experts Say Automated Accounts Sharing Fake News Ahead Of French Election – French voters are being deluged with false stories on social media ahead of the country’s presidential election, though the onslaught of “junk news” is not as severe as that during last year’s U.S. presidential campaign, according to a study by Oxford University researchers. [reuters]
Russia ‘Moves Troops And Equipment’ To North Korea Border, As Kim Jong-Un Warns Of ‘Super-Mighty Pre-Emptive Strike’ – Russia has moved heavy military equipment towards its border with North Korea amid mounting fears of a military clash between Pyongyang and the United States over the North’s nuclear program. [tele]
It’s all happening…
Donald Trump Accused Of ‘Shocking Ignorance’ After Suggesting Korea Used To Be Part Of China – ‘Ridiculous’ claim is ‘nothing but a grave challenge to the identity of the Korean people’. [ind]
The War In Syria Has Been Great For North Korea – The civil war in Syria, which began in 2011, has been a tragedy for millions of people, including refugees fleeing the violence and residents caught in the crossfire. But for North Korea’s ruling elite, the conflict has in many ways been a good thing. [qz]
Zuma Has 10 Days To Sign Fica — Or Be Taken To Court – The NGO Casac is attempting to force the president’s hand over approving the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment bill. [huff]
Ruling Expected In Tim Noakes Dietary Advice Case – The HPCSA is expected to make a ruling in the misconduct hearing of sports scientist Tim Noakes on Friday. [n24]
Bill O’Reilly Payout Could Be As High As $25 Million – The day after Bill O’Reilly was ousted from Fox News, aftershocks rippled through the network, with news of Mr. O’Reilly’s exit package spreading through the newsroom and some employees questioning how committed executives were to rooting out sexual harassment. [nyt]
US Prepares Charges To Seek Arrest Of WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange – US authorities have prepared charges to seek the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, US officials familiar with the matter tell CNN. [cnn]
Unilever Is Buying Mayo Upstart After Rebuffing Kraft – Unilever, which rebuffed a $143 billion takeover proposal from Kraft Heinz Co. earlier this year, is betting that condiments can help re-energize its business. [bloom]
Bose Is Acting Shady With Its Headphones, Lawsuit Claims – Turns out headphones might be as good at picking up information as they are at sending music into your earholes. [mash]
There’s Been Some Big Changes Over At Gumtree – If you want to stay ahead of the chasing pack you have to keep innovating, and that’s especially true in a country like ours. Check who’s been tinkering away. [here]
A Bunch Of Celebrities Are In Trouble With the FTC For Their Instagram Posts – Over 90 celebrities and marketers are poised to receive a bit of bad news soon. The Federal Trade Commission announced today that after tirelessly scrolling Instagram for strictly work reasons, it has identified a group of social-media influencers who may be in violation of federal trade laws. [nymag]
Psychopaths: How Can You Spot One? – We think of psychopaths as killers, alien, outside society. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them, you could have one for a colleague, a friend – or a spouse. [tele]
Remember That New Social Network We Mentioned? Things Have Just Gone To The Next Level – We love stories about startups taking things to the next level, and given that these guys are rivalling Snapchat we think they qualify with room to spare. [here]
Bruce Springsteen Calls Donald Trump A Con Man In A New Protest Song – Bruce Springsteen teamed up with his longtime collaborator Joe Grushecky for a protest song targeting President Donald Trump, titled “That’s What Makes Us Great.” [time]
Mayhem In Los Angeles As Rihanna Plays Cashier At Pop-Up Shop – Rihanna, our favourite popstar, took the reigns as she stood behind the counter at her LA pop-up shop and took customers’ orders. Of course they freaked out. [here]
Piano Tuner Who Found Haul Of Coins Worth £500,000 Stashed Under The Ivories Gets To Keep Half The Treasure – But the couple who owned it for 33 years before donating it to a school get nothing. [dm]
Serena Williams’s Pregnant Victory Reminds Us How Amazing Women’s Bodies Are – The tennis star triumphed at the Australian Open without dropping a set while in her first trimester. Are women the weaker sex? [guardian]
Cuba Gooding Sr. Found Dead at 72 From Possible Overdose: Report – Cuba Gooding Sr. has passed away in Los Angeles after a reported possible overdose. [usm]
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If You’re Sending Money Overseas There’s Only One Place To Start – Currencies Direct have been in the game since 1996 so if it’s travel money, emigration, selling overseas property or moving cash around you’re after they’re the one-stop shop. [ka-ching]
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Stop Paying Way Too Much For Quality Jewellery – When you’re splashing out and spoiling you don’t want to skimp on quality, but that doesn’t mean you have to pay a fortune. Visit our friends as Diamond Jewellery International and let them hook you up. [here]
It’s 2017, You Really Should Beef Up Your Online Security – Businesses can’t afford to take risks any longer, and the same goes for our own online security. NEWORDER’s team are all about the latest hacking and industrial espionage protection. [here]
50 % Of The World’s Mohair Is Produced In SA – It turns out South Africa is the world leader when it comes to mohair production, and the team at Mohair SA are the industry leaders keeping us top of the game. [here]
Guaranteed: You Don’t Have To Pay Full Price For A 5-Door MINI – It’s quite easy to pay less than anyone else for a brand new MINI [check it out]
First Month Storage Space 50% Off At Stor-Age – Whether you need a locker for a bicycle or a garage for your house contents, Stor-Age has the space you need. And they’re offering a special 50% offer the first month deal – no strings attached! You can take you stuff out after one month – no problem! [check it out]
Everyone’s Talking About Gather Online, The South African Start-Up That’s Taking On Facebook – Years from now you might well remember where you were when you signed up for Gather Online, and we’re proud to have been paired up with them from the start. [get talking]
Affordable Cane Furniture – If you’re buying cane or wicker furniture anywhere else, you’re wasting a lot of time and money. These guys import direct from Malawi. Hand-Made cane furniture – buy online and have it delivered! [check it out]
Get R150 Off Your First Uber Ride – If you haven’t tried Uber yet, you’re making a mockery of yourself. Stop riding cheap unreliable taxis with drivers who don’t know if they’re coming or going. Give yourself the private driver treatment with Uber, and get R150 off your first ride! Sign up and boom, you’re done! [check it out]
How Can You Leave Your Dog At Home While You Go To Work? – You say he’s part of the family – yet you’d never leave your human child at home, alone, for the whole day. Drop that little rascal off at Proud Hounds and see the joy in his eyes! [proudhounds]
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