Archive Monthly Archives: September 2018

Researcher’s linking of 59,000 suicides in India to climate change ‘particularly worrisome’ under Trump

The Washington Post’s coverage of a study linking climate change and suicide managed to hold off for three paragraphs before bringing up President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accord, making the study’s findings “particularly worrisome” if you buy into them, that is.

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Top Social Media Marketing Agencies Receive Honors for September 2018 from 10 Best SEO – PR Web (press release)


PR Web (press release)

Top Social Media Marketing Agencies Receive Honors for September 2018 from 10 Best SEO
PR Web (press release)
Internet awards organization 10 Best SEO serves companies in need of a strong online presence by providing a concise view of superior digital marketing firms through its Best Social Media Marketing Agency list. The awards are based on a comprehensive …

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Moscow bus swerves into underpass killing at least four people

Driver detained by police after losing control of vehicle on one of Russian capitals busiest roads

A passenger bus has swerved off course and driven into a busy pedestrian underpass in Moscow, killing at least four people, Russian news agencies have reported.

Video from the scene posted on social media showed a bus veering off the road and plunging down the steps of a pedestrian underpass on Monday, crushing several people beneath its wheels.

The driver of the bus was detained by police, agencies said, after he lost control of the vehicle. The incident occurred on one of the Russian capital’s busiest roads near the Slavyansky Boulevard metro station.

Monday was an ordinary working day in Russia, where Orthodox Christmas will be celebrated on 7 January.

An unnamed emergency services source told the Tass news agency that the number of fatalities had risen to five people. There were also unconfirmed reports that 15 people had been injured.

The Interfax news agency said investigators were looking into whether the incident had occurred as a result of a technical fault with the bus.

Ten ambulances, fire service personnel, and three medical evacuation helicopters were on the scene, agencies reported.

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A Social Media Star Is Shot Dead in Baghdad. Iraqis Fear a Trend. – New York Times


New York Times

A Social Media Star Is Shot Dead in Baghdad. Iraqis Fear a Trend.
New York Times
Tara Fares was a model and a social media star whose carefully crafted lifestyle and fashion photos drew in more than 2.7 million followers on Instagram. On Thursday, she was shot dead at 22 in broad daylight in Baghdad, the latest woman killed in a
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Suspect arrested in murder of Iraqi social media influencerThe National
Iraqi model, fashion icon killed in BaghdadKurdistan24

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