Sweden minister quits over drink driving – The Local

Aida Hadzialic, 29, minister for secondary and adult education, revealed that she had been stopped by police in the southern city of Malmö and tests showed she had an alcohol level of 0.2 grammes per litre of blood — just the level considered an offence in Sweden. via Pocket
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State Department sought land deal with Nigerian firm tied to Clinton Foundation | Fox News

EXCLUSIVE: Shortly after Hillary Clinton left the Obama administration, the State Department quietly took steps to purchase real estate in Nigeria from a firm whose parent company is owned by a major donor to the Clinton Foundation, records obtained by Fox News show. On March 20, 2013, William P. via Pocket
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Legions of nanorobots target cancerous tumours with precision

The legions of nanorobotic agents are actually composed of more than 100 million flagellated bacteria — and therefore self-propelled — and loaded with drugs that moved by taking the most direct path between the drug’s injection point and the area of the body to cure. via Pocket
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Aida Hadzialic Sweden’s first Muslim minister quits over drink-driving

Aida Hadzialic, 29, expressed remorse for her actions after being caught drink driving as she announced her intention to step down from her post as Sweden’s Minister for Secondary Schools. At a press conference on Saturday, she said she would formally resign on Monday. via Pocket
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China launches world’s first quantum communications satellite | New Scientist

China has just launched the world’s first quantum communications satellite. The 600 kg spacecraft blasted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Center in the Gobi Desert at 0140 local time. via Pocket
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Does Welfare Cause Terrorism? – You knew Mickey’s Assignment Desk would come to this. By Mickey Kaus

Political commentary and more. You knew Mickey’s Assignment Desk would come to this. via Pocket
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia used Iran as a base from which to launch air strikes against Syrian militants for the first time on Tuesday, widening its air campaign in Syria and deepening its involvement in the Middle East. via Pocket
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ISIS fighter received welfare in Maine while being radicalized | Boston Herald

An ISIS fighter killed on the battlefield last year collected welfare while living in Maine as he was being self-radicalized over the internet, the Herald has learned. Adnan Fazeli, 38, of Freeport, Maine, collected food stamps and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, officials said. via Pocket
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Nearly half of refugees entering the U.S. this year are Muslim | Pew Research Center

The U.S. has received 28,957 Muslim refugees so far in fiscal year 2016, or nearly half (46%) of the more than 63,000 refugees who have entered the country since the fiscal year began Oct. via Pocket
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U.S. government offers states help to fight voter fraud

WASHINGTON, Aug 16 (Reuters) – The government is offering to help states protect the Nov. 8 U.S. election from hacking or other tampering, in the face of allegations by Republican Party presidential candidate Donald Trump that the system is open to fraud. via Pocket
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