Offbeat | Swole, buzzy, among new words in Merriam-Webster dictionary

Get swole, prepare a bug-out bag, grab a go-cup and maybe you’ll have a better chance of surviving the omnicide. Translation: Hit the gym and bulk up,

This Day in History | 1975 – Baader-Meinhof blow up embassy

A tense stand-off at the West German embassy in Stockholm has ended in violence, with the death of at least three people. Five Baader-Meinhof guerrillas had been holding

NBA | Jazz stave off elimination with 107-91 win over Rockets

Donovan Mitchell turned a rough start into a fantastic finish. Mitchell dominated in the fourth quarter, rallying the Utah Jazz to a 107-91 victory over

World briefs

SINGAPORE Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has named a deputy in a Cabinet reshuffle, in a possible indication of his successor. His office said yesterday that Heng

The Buzz | New Ukrainian leader’s campaign took page from sitcom script

The president-elect of Ukraine does not have a political record that foreign governments and companies can search for clues. For now, a 51-episode TV sitcom might offer the

Powerful quake hits Philippines, day after deadly temblor

A new powerful earthquake hit the central Philippines yesterday, a day after a magnitude 6.1 quake rattled the country’s north and left at least 16 people dead, including in

Macau Matters | America’s real crisis – opioid overdose deaths

The February 23rd issue of The Economist contains a very sobering article about the opioid crisis currently unfolding in America. This problem can be effectively modeled as a

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 – edition no. 3276

* Coutinho’s trade union bill voted down - again * Search for sunken vessel continues * The sole candidate? * Economist predicts Shenzhen’s leadership in GBA, and beyond   DOWNLOAD

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