Early Bird Headlines 28 March 2015
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- ‘Asymmetry of Oil’ May Mean More Profit Surprises on Way (Bloomberg)
- Weed Killer, Long Cleared, Is Doubted (The New York Times) Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Round Up (from Monsanto) “probably” causes cancer, according to the World Health Organization.
- As the Economy Awakens, Thoughts Turn to Dream Houses (The New York Times) The 1% is doing fine, thank you.
- Italian court acquits Knox and Sollecito of Kercher murder (BBC News) The decision is the final ruling in the long-running case.
- Kercher’s mother ‘shocked’ by Italy verdict (AFP, MSN News) Arline Kircher:
“(I am) a bit surprised, and very shocked, but that is about it at the moment.”
- Ebola outbreak: Sierra Leone in lockdown (BBC News) Sierra Leone is enforcing a three-day lockdown to curb the spread of Ebola, with the entire population ordered to stay at home.
- Israel releases withheld Palestinian tax revenues (Al Jazeera) The hundreds of millions of dollars in tax revenues make up two-thirds of the annual budget of the Palestinian Authority.
- A partitioned Iraq would be a nightmare for Iran (Al Jazeera) Sectarianism does not suit Tehran’s long-term interests.
- Why Pakistan may be a reluctant ally in Saudis’ Yemen campaign (Al Jazeera) Domestic and regional political concerns raise the risks of being seen to ally on sectarian lines against Iran.
- The Place Where China Began Its One-Child Policy Is Dying (Bloomberg) Can China Afford to Continue Its One Child Policy?
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