What We Read Today 21 June 2014

June 21st, 2014
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Econintersect: Every day our editors collect the most interesting things they find from around the internet and present a summary "reading list" which will include very brief summaries of why each item has gotten our attention. Suggestions from readers for "reading list" items are gratefully reviewed, although sometimes space limits the number included.

  • As Sunnis, Shiites Battle, Are Iraq's Kurds Preparing to Declare Independence? (Robert Windrem, NBC News) A new independent country of Kurdistan is a possibility but a confederation within a restructured Iraq with two or more autonomous regions is still a possibility. One thing is likely, however, and that is that the Kurds will control a larger area in the future and will strengthen their autonomy, if not complete independence.

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  • Debunked: 5 Lightning Myths That Could Kill You (Jonel Aleccia, NBC News) You don't have to be in a storm to be in danger. If you can hear thunder get into shelter. And ground lightning is just as dangerous as a strike from the air. Read the detailed list of five myths.

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