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'Passengers told to say a prayer' as AirAsia flight turns back

A passenger says an AirAsia X plane was shaking like a washing machine when it experienced a problem with its engine, and was forced to turn back mid-flight to Perth.

At least 148 dead after cigarette ignites flipped oil tanker in Pakistan

At least 148 people are dead after an oil tanker overturns and catches fire on a highway in Pakistan.

Greens senator faces party room expulsion over Gonski 2.0 campaign

Senator Lee Rhiannon could be censured or even expelled from the Greens party room, following a bitter split from her colleagues over the Government's school funding legislation.

'Like building at St Mary's Cathedral': Traditional owners slam park plan

The location where the NT Government is looking to put a huge water park to boost Darwin's sagging economy is both an Aboriginal sacred site and, according to Defence, contaminated with toxic chemicals.

How an English surfer solved the mystery of an Australian pirate ship in Japan

An amateur English historian in Japan unearths a crucial piece of a puzzle which ties in to the mystery of an Australian ship hijacked in 1829 by a group of convicts.

'We lived our worst fear': Family buries wrong man after coroner's mistake

Eleven days after burying who they thought was their son, a California family receive a startling phone call — their son is still alive, and they have just buried the wrong man.

'You're not alone': Soldiers open up about domestic violence in confronting documentary

Soldiers describe being kicked, punched and spat on by their partners in a powerful new Australian Army video produced to help stamp out domestic and family violence.

'He calls the shots': The alleged Bali bombing plotter's links to terror networks

Here's what we know about the most powerful of all the figures involved in the Jemaah Islamiyah terror network .

UK Parliament hit by 'sustained' cyberattack, affecting email access

British officials are investigating a cyberattack on the country's Parliament after discovering unauthorised attempts to access parliamentary user accounts.

Wounded Cats outlast Freo in thriller as Saints, Tigers grab the points over Suns, Blues

Injury-hit Geelong scrape over the line against Fremantle and Richmond beats Carlton at the MCG before the Saints win a forgettable game over the Suns to complete round 14. Look back at all the stats and scores.

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Doctor Who: World Enough and Time review

“Full conversion wasn't necessary, though it will be in time.” So, pucker up!

Single-player modding returns to GTA V after publisher takedown

Popular OpenIV tool restored after discussions, changes to protect multiplayer.

Roundup: The best “escape room” games for a breakout party

Bring "escape room" magic home with these new titles.

Persona 3’s ending made me appreciate all of life’s little endings

Learning to accept inevitable loss through a video game’s poignant example.

Does US have right to data on overseas servers? We’re about to find out

Supreme Court case has ramifications for tech sector, foreign relations, and privacy.

32TB of Windows 10 beta builds, driver source code leaked [Updated]

Dump appears to contain components normally only shared with partners.

BlackBerry’s no-phone business model isn’t working out as planned

Stock falls 13 percent in one day after bad sales numbers.

Scientific research piracy site hit with $15 million fine

Sci-Hub site has been playing a game of domain Whac-a-Mole.

Obama reportedly ordered implants to be deployed in key Russian networks

Covert program draws on the NSA, CIA, and US Cyber Command.

Medical records join revenge porn, credit card numbers for Google removal

It’s an elective removal, though. Google will only do it if you ask.

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Pakistan oil tanker inferno kills at least 140

People were killed as they gathered to collect fuel from the overturned tanker, officials say.

Air Asia plane suffers 'washing machine' fault

An AirAsia X plane is forced to turn back to Perth after suffering a "technical fault".

Brexit: David Davis 'pretty sure' of free trade deal

The Brexit secretary also backs Theresa May and says a leadership contest would be "catastrophic".

Texas mother held after two toddlers die in hot car

The Texas woman admitted she shut the car door to teach her girl and boy "a lesson", police say.

Prince Harry 'wanted out' of Royal Family

The prince says he considered giving up his title but decided to remain and "work out a role".

'Real community spirit' in London's council estates

Photographer Joe Newman has explored some of the city's biggest council estates.

Yemen faces world's worst cholera outbreak - UN

There are an estimated 5,000 new cases of cholera in Yemen every day, with 200,000 people affected.

Turkey LGBT: Istanbul's Gay Pride organisers vow to defy ban

They vow to hold a march in Istanbul which officials have banned for the third year in a row.

London tower block residents 'must leave' says council

Camden Council says householders who have chosen to stay put risk delaying work to improve safety.

Trump accuses Obama of inaction over Russia meddling claim

The president says his predecessor "did nothing" despite knowing of meddling claims before the poll.

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India promises ‘no frills’ for Modi-Trump summit

Kushner meeting shines spotlight on Russian bank

Fernández to lead new alliance in Argentina elections

Mohammed bin Salman: Saudi’s new crown prince

Sale prices for second-hand private jets fall 35%

ECB confirms struggling Italian banks to close

Summer books 2017

From the populist revolt to Arundhati Roy’s return, FT writers and guests select their books of the year so far

Carrefour’s new CEO faces same old problems

Will the oil slide disturb the junk bond market?

Contenders vie to take up mantle of Chinese bank reforms

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Localizing “Papers, Please”

Localizing Papers, Please Papers, Please was released on August 8th, 2013 without multilingual support. Even though it would’ve been great to support other languages besides English, I decided to push...

AWS Security Primer

I was preparing some AWS Security related training. Soon, I realized that this topic is too huge to fit into my brain. So I structured my thoughts in a mind map1. Within a couple of minutes2 I came up

Who Americans spend their time with

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pencil - The Pencil Project's unique mission is to build a free and opensource tool for making diagrams and GUI prototyping that everyone can use.

Common Errors in Undergraduate Mathematics

This page describes the errors that I have seen most frequently in undergraduate mathematics, the likely causes of those errors, and their remedies.

VoiceOps is hiring product engineers to build AI for b2b voice data (remote ok)

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Wikimedia Foundation v. NSA: What Now?

Generate your own sounds with NSynth

[Editorial Note: One of the best parts of working on the Magenta project is getting to interact with the awesome community of artists and coders. Today, we’r...

Sans Bullshit Sans: leveraging the synergy of ligatures (2015)

Front-end antics and typographic mischievousness

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Air Traffic Controller tries to LEAVE the TOWER! Flight Sim X (Multiplayer)

An untrained air traffic controller in FSX multiplayer tries to leave the tower while on-duty at the Boston Logan Int'l Airport, but not before he makes a sn...

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Claw game is so rigged that investigator and game operator can't force a win

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Martin Luther misinterpretation

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Tree of Life - Olympic National Park, Washington. [OC] [4624x3407]

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I photographed yesterday's Falcon 9 launch from a Robinson R44 over Cape Canaveral

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Deep cuts to Medicaid remain the centerpiece of the Republicans’ proposals

But the Senate leadership has rewritten other parts of the bill that passed the House

Narendra Modi is a fine administrator, but not much of a reformer

Tax reform does not go far enough; land and labour reforms have barely been tried

The aftershocks of Grenfell Tower and the future of austerity

A devastating London fire that has killed at least 79 people raises questions for Theresa May’s government

How immigration is changing the Swedish welfare state

An influx of new arrivals and years of neglect have made reform more urgent

Ireland and Afghanistan become the first new Test nations in 17 years

But cricket does not do enough to increase its appeal

Qatar Airways wants a 10% stake in American Airlines

The American carrier is less than impressed

Humanist nuptials are popular in Scotland but only beginning in Ulster

Why humanist weddings are popular—and contentious

Why calculating a British parliamentary majority is so tricky

Tradition and non-voting MPs muddy the waters

Travis Kalanick steps down as chief executive of Uber

A new era begins at the ride-hailing giant

A new look at young British Muslim men

Glamourising the maligned, insecure and alienated

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Opinion | Donald Skunks the Democrats

Four participation trophies later, the Democrats finally take a look in the mirror. Even they aren’t sure who’s staring back.

Maritime Mystery: Why a U.S. Destroyer Failed to Dodge a Cargo Ship

Lookouts and radar operators on the destroyer Fitzgerald should have spotted the freighter it collided with, and the captain should have been wakened.

To Stay in Love, Sign on the Dotted Line

They launched their relationship by answering 36 questions. To keep it going, they drew up a contract.

Texas Nurse Suspected of Killing Up to 60 Children Is Charged With Murder

The nurse, Genene Jones, is currently serving concurrent sentences in the death of a girl and injury to a child in 1984. The new charges come ahead of her planned release from prison next year.

Why Grenfell Tower Burned: Regulators Put Cost Before Safety

The incineration of the 24-story London high rise, the deadliest fire in Britain in more than a century, was rooted in a regulatory breakdown.

The Incredible Shrinking White House Briefing

The White House Correspondents’ Association is pushing back against Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, and his new, less informative briefings.

Opinion | What Americans Get Wrong About Porn

Many people think watching porn somehow rewires our sexual preferences, but the evidence doesn’t back that up.

Robocalls Flooding Your Cellphone? Here’s How to Stop Them

Experts recommend a multifaceted approach: Don’t answer unknown numbers, use call-blocking apps and report unwanted calls to the government.

Republican Senator Vital to Health Bill’s Passage Won’t Support It

Senator Dean Heller of Nevada became the latest Republican to say he cannot support a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act in its current form.

Opinion | Love Is Love Is Love Is … Cut the Mike

Giving testimony in front of my church helped me find my voice. A 12-year-old girl in Utah deserved the same.

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Microsoft confirms some Windows 10 source code has leaked

A portion of Microsoft’s Windows 10 source code has leaked online this week. Files related to Microsoft’s USB, storage, and Wi-Fi drivers in Windows 10 were posted to Beta Archive this week. Beta...

Essential gadgets for throwing the best SmartBarbecue

Outsmarting heat waves and veggie patties, too

Scientists are racing to predict where the next pandemic will start

But, where exactly should they look?

8 stories to read while you wait for the next season of American Gods

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The major difference between the Preacher comic and the AMC show has to do with God

The show’s second season kicks off on June 25th, and moves the series closer to the comics that inspired it

New trailers: Game of Thrones, Wet Hot American Summer, and more

The last two movies I saw were Magic Mike XXL and The Invitation. The former is a tale of male strippers, friendship, and the danceability of “Pony,” while the latter is a terrifying,...

SpaceX successfully launches and lands a used rocket for the second time

The seventh at sea, and the 12th successful landing overall

Instagram tests favorites, a major rethinking of private sharing

Reinventing the friends list

Relive Sonic the Hedgehog’s glory days with this eclectic remix album

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Samsung Pay now supports Discover cards

Two years after it was announced

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Senate health-care bill faces serious resistance from GOP moderates

A small group of centrists, worried that Medicaid cuts would fray the social safety net, could prove pivotal.

See where the Senate health-care bill’s subsidy cuts will affect Americans most

They disproportionately affect low-income and old Americans, as well as those who live in rural areas.

Koch network withholding support of Senate health-care bill, pushing for changes

“In all candor, we’ve been disappointed that movement is not more dramatic toward a full repeal or rollback (of the Affordable Care Act). But we’re not walking away,” said Tim Phillips, the president of Americans for Prosperity.

Trump lashes out at Obama over latest report on Russian election meddling

Trump read a new report about Russian meddling — and suggested an Obama conspiracy

Meet the Orwells, trying to make it big in a music industry turned upside-down

Breaking through today means going viral, scoring “syncs” and vying for attention in a system tilted toward the Drakes and Rihannas.

In Venezuela, prisoners say abuse is so bad they are forced to eat pasta mixed with excrement

Thousands of protesters have been arrested recently, and many allege mistreatment.

He’s a killer set to die. But his mental illness has set off a new death penalty battle.

A plea to Virginia’s governor for a life term has come amid a drive to end capital punishment for the severely mentally ill.

More than 120 killed when overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan

After the tanker flipped over on the highway, people who rushed to the scene to gather leaking fuel were killed when it burst into flames. At least 122 people died and 76 suffered injuries, an official said.

Why are female doctors introduced by first name while men are called ‘Doctor’?

In professional medical settings, ‘the effect is to put me in my place,’ one woman said.

‘How can they hate us so much?’ asks father of Muslim teen brutally killed in attack on train in India

Sixteen-year-old's slaying was the latest in a string of anti-Muslim attacks during the holy Islamic period of Ramadan. Tensions have been rising since the Hindu nationalists government restricted the sale of cattle for slaughter.