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Joe Sexton (ProPublica) 18 May 2016
I didn't get to do a lot of original reporting in 1985 as a clerk on United Press International's sports desk in New York. My job was to move copy and box scores to our client newspapers as fast as possible, and so every night I took dictation from sportswriters around the country 2013 at...

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Almost a year after the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the Himalayan nation of Nepal, a new international report says a staggering 4,312 landslides were triggered by the temblor and aftershocks.   It says the major destruction by the landslides was of newly-developed...

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The main runway at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here was closed for operations after a Lufthansa flight suffered four tyre bursts late Friday, officials said on Saturday.   The Mumbai International Airport Ltd. has opened up the secondary runway for regular operations...

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Sarah Smith (ProPublica) 11 May 2016
The Obama administration has roundly criticized states such as North Carolina and Mississippi for passing laws that allow discrimination in the name of religious freedom. But at the same time, the administration has left in place a 2007 memo from the Bush White House that allows religious...

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Charles Ornstein (ProPublica) 22 April 2016
Federal action could spell the end of emergency room reality television   NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has agreed to pay a $2.2 million penalty to federal regulators for allowing television crews to film two patients without their consent 2013 one who was dying, the other in...

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Cezary Podkul  and   Marcelo Rochabrun (ProPublica) 15 April 2016
The move comes after a ProPublica investigation that documented how the government was making it hard for disabled borrowers to get their loans forgiven   The federal Department of Education said on Tuesday it would offer to write off $7.7 billion of student debt owed by disabled...

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The company calls this new device the Facebook Surround360, and this summer, it will give away both the camera's hardware designs and the complex software for free   Taking the video recording to a next level, social media giant Facebook unveiled its own 360-degree stereoscopic 3D...

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Hawking and Milner made the joint announcement at a press conference held at One World Observatory in New York City on Tuesday, Xinhua reported   World-renowned British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking on Tuesday teamed up with Russian billionaire Yuri Milner and Facebook founder Mark...

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Under the plans all multinational companies with a turnover greater than 750 million euros would be obliged to meet tougher standards on public disclosure   Tax avoidance by multinational corporations will be forced into the open under proposals to be unveiled by European regulators...

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Eric Umansky (ProPublica) 12 April 2016
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists' Marina Walker Guevara joined ProPublica podcast, talking about how they handled such a big leak and why some big US outlets passed   As the Panama Papers continue to embarrass leaders across continents, one thought has kept...

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The department's director Azharuddin Abdul Rahman said an inquiry will be held with the airline's management on May 12   Malaysia's first airlines that complies with Sharia law, Rayani Air, has been suspended for three months, starting from Monday, owing to faulty service, the Civil...

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The drones ferried merchandise, including bottles of wine and milk cartons between several points in the city where the country's law restricting the use of drones does not apply, EFE news reported citing Kyodo agency   The Japanese government on Monday began the trial of a drone home...

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New Delhi : The names cropping up on Day 5 of "Panama Papers" expose on Indians holding offshore companies include the promoters of the Oberoi and Ruchi groups, even as the thickest dossier yet is on a US-based Indian purportedly serving a jail term there for alleged fraud.   Also...

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Daniela Porat, Rosalind Adams  and   Jessica Huseman (ProPublica) 08 April 2016
New York lags behind other states in vetting nurses and moving to discipline those who are incompetent or commit crimes. Often, even those disciplined by other states or New York agencies hold clear licenses   Thomas Maino knew he was going to die. Suffering from serious ailments, the...

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Los Angeles : A federal judge in Los Angeles ruled that automaker Porsche was not responsible for the November 2013 car crash that left actor Paul Walker and a friend killed, the media reported.   A district judge thus resolved the lawsuit filed in May 2014 against Porsche by the...

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Berlin : German Chancellor Angela Merkel ruled out a debt relief for Greece after meeting International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde and leaders of other global economic organisations.   "In our opinion, it is not legally possible in the euro zone," Merkel said in a...

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The leak turned out to be a Monday mayhem for around 214,000 hidden offshore companies after a group of global journalists, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), got hold of the papers of the practically unknown law firm Mossack Fonseca based in Panama   The...

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Reykjavik: Thousands of Icelanders gathered in front of parliament to express their anger against the government following the release of the Panama Papers, which suggest Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson and two other cabinet members have ties to offshore companies.   The...

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Charles Ornstein (ProPublica) 04 April 2016
Mark Chanko’s family sued NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and one of its doctors for allowing a TV crew to film his death without permission. A lower court had thrown the case out, but the New York Court of Appeals revived it   New York's highest court on Thursday revived a lawsuit...

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United Nations : China's Permanent Representative Liu Jieyi has reiterated Beijing's claim that Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohamed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar does not qualify as a terrorist who would have to face UN sanctions, after China put on hold a ban sought by India on the Pathankot terror...

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