Monthly Archives: October 2014

Were teens mutilated by same killer? New DNA evidence questions whether 1978, 1984 murders are linked By Kristina Davis2:15 p.m.Oct. 25, 2014

Were teens mutilated by same killer? New DNA evidence questions whether 1978, 1984 murders are linked By Kristina Davis2:15 p.m.Oct. 25, 2014 Claire Hough, 14, Barbara Nantais, 15, were murdered at Torrey Pines State Beach, in 1978 and 1984. The … Continue reading

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Jack the Ripper ID hinges on a decimal point as scientists flag up DNA ‘error’ in book that claims to identify the Whitechapel killer

Jack the Ripper ID hinges on a decimal point as scientists flag up DNA ‘error’ in book that claims to identify the Whitechapel killer ‘Error of nomenclature’ undermines case against Polish immigrant barber accused of carrying out the atrocities in … Continue reading

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Ebola continues rapid spread in West Africa

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/ebola-continues-rapid-spread-west-africa News in Brief Health, Ebola Ebola continues rapid spread in West Africa But small pockets of good news dot World Health Organization’s latest report BY Tina Hesman Saey 5:30pm, October 15, 2014 Ebola has now infected about 9,000 people … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman October 23, 2014 Issue The Shifts and the Shocks: What We’ve Learned—and Have Still to Learn—from the Financial Crisis by Martin Wolf

[ My intention with my blog is to simply collect articles of interest to me for purposes of future reference. I do my best to indicate who has actually composed the articles. NONE of the articles have been written by … Continue reading

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The Party and the People

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/10/13/party-people-2?utm_source=tny&utm_campaign=generalsocial&utm_medium=twitter&mbid=social_twitter Comment October 13, 2014 Issue The Party and the People By Evan Osnos 2014_10_13 When Hong Kong returned to Chinese control, in 1997, after a century and a half under British rule, the Communist Party rejoiced at recovering the … Continue reading

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Ebola: Dallas school children

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/03/us/dallas-schools-worry-about-ebola.html?_r=1 DALLAS — There is Ebola, and then there is fear of Ebola. For the thousands of parents and schoolchildren in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, it is a concern that they wrestled with on Thursday morning after learning that five … Continue reading

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