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Month: July 2017

Week in Review (24th – 28th July)

Metal detectors cause uproar in Jerusalem The metal detectors outside a holy site in East Jerusalem have been removed after an uproar from Palestinians. On Tuesday it was decided to remove and replace the detectors. There were deadly clashes after the metal detectors were introduced as Palestinians saw this as an Israeli attempt to gain control over the site. At least 8 people have been …

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Dutch inmates solve crimes

Dutch inmates help solve mystery murders – the police distributed calendars to prisons across the Netherlands. Each week of the calendar features the photograph of a murder victim or a missing person, as well as details about the case. The pilot program started in January and was already a small success. Two out of the 52 cases could be reopened due to tip-offs from inmates. …

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Week in Review (17th – 21st July)

Republican attempts to replace Obamacare fail Two Republican senators said they oppose their party´s proposed alternative to Obamacare. This makes it impossible for the bill to pass in its current form. Now president Trump wants to repeal Obamacare, so Republicans can start afresh. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will be responsible for that. To repeal and replace Obamacare was one of the key campaign pledges …

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Do multiple universes exist?

The idea of a multiverse – a cosmos where a multiple number of universes exist beside our own – is no longer just confined to science fiction. By now it is a respected theory among scientists and many try to prove its existence. Now scientists might be a step closer. A graduate student from Durham University in England and his colleagues took a closer look …

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New findings shed light on Aztec sacrifices

A tower of human skulls has been unearthed in Mexico beneath the heart of Mexico City. The finding has raised questions about the culture of sacrifice in the Aztec Empire. More than 650 skulls have been found near the site of Templo Mayor, one of the main temples in the ancient Aztec capital, and they expect the numbers to rise. The Aztec performed ritualistic human sacrifices as …

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Review of the Week (26th – 30th June)

US travel ban The Supreme Court has decided to reinstate much of the travel ban submitted by the Trump administration. The court will decide in October if the ruling will be upheld or struck down. Meanwhile the ban partly takes effect within 72 hours of the decision. The ban is surrounded by a lot of uncertainty regarding its impact because a lot depends on how …

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