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A scientist who studies ocean circulation patterns tells NPR that it’s “highly likely” that floating wreckage from the airliner could have reached the island of Reunion near Madagascar.
A 2013 investigation resulted in the indictment of “25 people — including 13 women working as corrections officers” on racketeering and drug charges. Nearly 20 more faced other charges.
The chytrid fungus has wiped out populations of amphibians around the world. A type of the fungus infects only salamanders, and researchers have identified vulnerable areas in North America.
It is hoped that the new supercomputer, expected to go online by 2025, would be the first “exascale” machine — some 20 times faster than today’s fastest machine, called Tianhe-2 (Milky Way-2).
The department says the new expert will play a big role in determining whether businesses targeted for prosecution have engaged in systemic misconduct or whether the criminal activity is limited.
News of the lawsuit by former Phi Kappa Psi members comes along with word that Rolling Stone’s managing editor, Will Dana, has resigned.
Sources within the extremist organization confirmed the death of Mullah Omar, who reportedly died in 2013. A gathering of the group’s leaders has chosen Mullah Akhtar Mansoor as his successor.
The judge said that because Ray Tensing faces a potential life-in-prison sentence, she was setting his bail at $1 million.
The trio left the BBC under a cloud after Jeremy Clarkson’s contract was not renewed because of a physical and verbal attack on a show producer.
The AP commissioned tests over a five-month period. Experts who reviewed the results found that not a single venue is fit for swimming or even boating.