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a minute ago · @modernistwitchI am so incredibly proud of the work @staceykanderson, other @pitchfork staff and contributors, and I did here. I put all my love and heartache and backbone into this, and I hope you like it.  https://pitchfork.com/features/lists-and-guides/50-songs-that-define-the-last-50-years-of-lgbtq-pride/ , @pitchforkPresenting 50 Songs That Define the Last 50 Years of LGBTQ+ Pride  http://p4k.in/uu8AUFD , @themThe stories after Stonewall, starring Frank Ocean, Tegan and Sara, Jobriath, Troye Sivan, Grace Jones, and more.  https://pitchfork.com/features/lists-and-guides/50-songs-that-define-the-last-50-years-of-lgbtq-pride/  and @MarkRichardsonI absolutely loved reading this list & learned a ton, huge props to @modernistwitch and @staceykanderson for putting it together  https://pitchfork.com/features/lists-and-guides/50-songs-that-define-the-last-50-years-of-lgbtq-pride/ 
The Story of LGBTQ+ Pride Music in the Last 50 Years

The stories after Stonewall, starring Frank Ocean, Tegan and Sara, Jobriath, Troye Sivan, Grace Jones, and more

pitchfork.com

a minute ago · @SheriphSkillsThis was an interesting read. Love Big Rom more @RomeluLukaku9 . #WC32  https://www.playerstribune.com/en-us/articles/romelu-lukaku-ive-got-some-things-to-say  via @PlayersTribune, @wildeyeqRespect to you man! | @RomeluLukaku9 shares how his difficult upbringing shaped the man and player he is today. #WC32  https://www.playerstribune.com/en-us/articles/romelu-lukaku-ive-got-some-things-to-say  via @PlayersTribune #BELPAN #WorldCup, @StraitTwistedMeMotivation Monday.
@MediJoshi:
What a guy! @RomeluLukaku9 writes for the Player's Tribune. I dare you to dislike him after reading this! Hope he tears it up for club and country for many years to come. Good luck bro!  https://www.theplayerstribune.com/en-us/articles/romelu-lukaku-ive-got-some-things-to-say?utm_source=media&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=worldcup18&utm_term=Lukaku 
, @OriaddayCoolest thing I've read all month.
@DoubleEph:
Bolingoali my man - easily one of my favourite footballers out there now. Poor first touch but a brain and an attitude to die for  https://www.theplayerstribune.com/en-us/articles/romelu-lukaku-ive-got-some-things-to-say 
and 49 others
I've Got Some Things to Say

People in football love to talk about mental strength. Well, I’m the strongest dude you’re ever going to meet.

The Players' Tribune

APC convention: What Buhari told governors about Oshiomhole

President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly told the governors elected under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to support the candidacy of

Daily Post Nigeria

2 minutes ago · @ForbesSolving the mystery of Wilbur Ross' missing fortune:  http://on.forbes.com/6014DYCf2  pic.twitter.com/6c7GbeeEaU, @edbottYes, yes, and yes.
@paulkrugman:
Does someone feed Trump false info about crime here and abroad? Is it just what he assumes must be happening, because dark-skinned people? Or is it a lie he knows his base will accept?  https://www.forbes.com/sites/danalexander/2018/06/18/lies-china-and-putin-solving-the-mystery-of-wilbur-ross-missing-fortune-trump-commerce-secretary-cabinet-conflicts-of-interest/#73d8ec47e879  pic.twitter.com/5bV0HK4SDw
, @KenDilanianNBCIf have watched enough Billions episodes to know this seems problematic, from an SEC perspective.
@mmcintire:
Days after I sought comment from Wilbur Ross about his investment in a Kremlin-linked shipping firm, he shorted stock in the company, then sold it after my story with @sashachavkin came out, per @DanAlexander21  https://goo.gl/Mp5LFq 
, @asemota"Wilbur Ross is not known for telling the truth” Just like his boss.  https://www.forbes.com/sites/danalexander/2018/06/18/lies-china-and-putin-solving-the-mystery-of-wilbur-ross-missing-fortune-trump-commerce-secretary-cabinet-conflicts-of-interest/  and 3 others
Solving The Mystery Of Wilbur Ross' Missing Fortune

In November 2017, Wilbur Ross confirmed in writing to the federal Office of Government Ethics that he had divested everything he promised. But that was not true.

Forbes

4 minutes ago · @evankirstelExecs from DJI, 3DR and Skydio to discuss drones at Disrupt F 2018 #industry #drones #dji @bheater  https://techcrunch.com/2018/06/18/execs-from-dji-3dr-and-skydio-to-discuss-drones-at-disrupt-f-2018/ , @filosExecs from DJI, 3DR and Skydio to discuss drones at Disrupt F 2018  http://dlvr.it/QXjNmP  pic.twitter.com/7nARxVljuS and @TechCrunchExecs from DJI, 3DR and Skydio to discuss drones at Disrupt F 2018  https://tcrn.ch/2t8K2ZR  by @bheater pic.twitter.com/TBrYFgjhWb
Execs from DJI, 3DR and Skydio to discuss drones at Disrupt F 2018

Just how big are drones? According to Gartner, industry revenue topped $6 billion last year and is on-track to hit $11.2 by 2020. Unmanned aerial vehicles are a huge industry with a broad swath of app...

TechCrunch

6 minutes ago · @janlFriends working at Microsoft: you want to talk to your superiors about this. If you absolutely must dance with the devil, maybe don’t make a case study about it.
@taotetek:
It looks like Microsoft is making quite a bit of money from their cozy relationship with ICE and DHS.  https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/azuregov/2018/01/24/federal-agencies-continue-to-advance-capabilities-with-azure-government/   https://enterprise.microsoft.com/en-us/articles/industries/government/national-security-and-defense/azure-cloud-helps-address-critical-challenge-of-border-security/   https://fcw.com/articles/2018/02/08/krebs-chris-nppd-dhs.aspx 
, @yonatanzungerWow. @Microsoft explicitly and proudly supporting ICE is shocking. I know they have a long history of government contracting, and this was probably so natural to their sales department that nobody thought twice, but I expected leadership to know better than this.
@gleemie:
Microsoft announces building ICE cloud. While I know what Microsoft is thinking (business), making ICE more efficient at facial recognition accelerates the cruel processes ripping apart families in my community.  https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/azuregov/2018/01/24/federal-agencies-continue-to-advance-capabilities-with-azure-government/   https://twitter.com/william_fitz/status/1008534153862639616 
, @techworkerscoIf you are a worker building these tools or others at Microsoft, decide now that you will not be complicit. Then, talk to a trusted coworker. Begin building power. If you don't feel like you know how to begin those conversations, our DMs are open.
@gleemie:
Microsoft announces building ICE cloud. While I know what Microsoft is thinking (business), making ICE more efficient at facial recognition accelerates the cruel processes ripping apart families in my community.  https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/azuregov/2018/01/24/federal-agencies-continue-to-advance-capabilities-with-azure-government/   https://twitter.com/william_fitz/status/1008534153862639616 
, @TheAmyCode“ICE’s decision to accelerate IT modernization using Azure Government will help them innovate faster... We’re proud to support this work.” ... For fucks sake @Microsoft.  https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/azuregov/2018/01/24/federal-agencies-continue-to-advance-capabilities-with-azure-government/  pic.twitter.com/OpSmGTeU2d and 2 others
Federal agencies continue to advance capabilities with Azure Government

We’re continuing to see agencies advance their capabilities using Azure Government. Two agencies have recently issued new Authority to Operate (ATO) designations for Azure Government: the U.S. Air For...

Azure Government Cloud

6 minutes ago · @972magOn Eid al-Fitr, some Palestinians get their first visit to the sea  https://972mag.com/on-eid-al-fitr-some-palestinians-get-their-first-visit-to-the-sea/136253/ , @edokonradAn 85-year-old Palestinian woman from the West Bank village of Ni'lin enjoys a day on the beach in Tel Aviv during the Eid al-Fitr holiday that wraps up Ramadan. It has been over 50 years she last visited the area. @OrenZiv1985 has the full story:  https://972mag.com/on-eid-al-fitr-some-palestinians-get-their-first-visit-to-the-sea/136253/  pic.twitter.com/ILW6L2aGyV and @joshualeiferWhen the occupation ends, 85-year-old grandmothers from the West Bank will be able to visit the beach in Tel Aviv without needing a permit, passing through a checkpoint, or being searched by soldiers.  https://972mag.com/on-eid-al-fitr-some-palestinians-get-their-first-visit-to-the-sea/136253/ 
On Eid al-Fitr, some Palestinians get their first visit to the sea

Traveling from cities and villages across the West Bank, thousands of Palestinians celebrate the holiday of Eid a-Fitr at the beach. For many, it was their first time there. For others, it was their f...

972mag.com

13 minutes ago · @migueldeicazaThis is me: “I thought I was a reasonably experienced engineer, having worked 20 years in this industry, but trying to get my code into the cloud made me feel dumb. And frustrated!”  http://joeduffyblog.com/2018/06/18/hello-pulumi/ , @toshoksuper interesting. I _love_ it when I decide I want something, start working on it, find I have no time to finish, and then someone launches a product similar in spirit and superior in implementation :)
@funcOfJoe:
Today we released and open sourced Pulumi, a new way to build modern cloud software using real languages. Read more on my blog  http://joeduffyblog.com/2018/06/18/hello-pulumi/  or download it at  https://pulumi.io . pic.twitter.com/VA0Wy5830e
, @jessfrazGlad to see more designs of config as code :) no more Uber for yaml
@funcOfJoe:
Today we released and open sourced Pulumi, a new way to build modern cloud software using real languages. Read more on my blog  http://joeduffyblog.com/2018/06/18/hello-pulumi/  or download it at  https://pulumi.io . pic.twitter.com/VA0Wy5830e
, @brendandburnsCongrats to @PulumiCorp on their public launch today  http://joeduffyblog.com/2018/06/18/hello-pulumi/  Very much in the same spirit as @MetaparticleIO I look forward to reading the code and collaborating more! and 2 others
Hello, Pulumi!

Joe Duffy's Blog | Adventures in the high-tech underbelly

joeduffyblog.com

16 minutes ago · @AnabagailThis social media influencer issue is becoming increasingly important to businesses. I think this points to a bigger issue of how to measure influencer ROI.
@WSJ:
Unilever says it won’t work with influencers who buy followers and calls for social-media platforms to fix fraud in the sector  https://on.wsj.com/2JLrUzw 
, @WSJUnilever says it won’t work with influencers who buy followers and calls for social-media platforms to fix fraud in the sector  https://on.wsj.com/2JLrUzw  and @RMAjayi"“At best it’s misleading, at worst it’s corrupt,” Unilever marketing chief Keith Weed" . I co-sign this message
@WSJ:
Unilever says it won’t work with influencers who buy followers and calls for social-media platforms to fix fraud in the sector  https://on.wsj.com/2JLrUzw 
Unilever Demands Influencer Marketing Business Clean Up Its Act

Using personalities popular on social media for promotion may be a hot marketing technique, but it also has a downside, according to Unilever, one of the world’s biggest advertisers.

WSJ

Clive Tyldesley on racism, Twitter vultures and finding the right words

There is an exquisite moment in most Clive Tyldesley commentaries when, quite abruptly and quite imperceptibly, for just a fraction of a second, he leaves us hanging. He pauses, waits, lingers on the ...

The Independent

23 minutes ago · @reichensteinA European founder of an American startup wonders why there are no European startups in the top 50 unicorn startups. Any guesses?
@patrickc:
"All lists of private companies contain degrees of subjectivity and error, but the Wikipedia ranking of unicorn start-ups by value offers a peek into the future. Of the top 50 entries, 26 are Chinese and 16 are American. There are none from Europe."  https://www.ft.com/content/3530f178-6e50-11e8-8863-a9bb262c5f53 
, @soundboy"Between 2015 and 2017, the five biggest US tech groups...spent $228bn on stock buybacks and dividends...the top five Chinese tech companies spent just $10.7bn and ploughed the rest of their excess cash into investments that broaden their footprint":  https://www.ft.com/content/3530f178-6e50-11e8-8863-a9bb262c5f53 , @patrickc"All lists of private companies contain degrees of subjectivity and error, but the Wikipedia ranking of unicorn start-ups by value offers a peek into the future. Of the top 50 entries, 26 are Chinese and 16 are American. There are none from Europe."  https://www.ft.com/content/3530f178-6e50-11e8-8863-a9bb262c5f53  and @AustenAllredThere are a few major differences in how China is doing tech that are a little terrifying if you’re a Silicon Valley company that wants to compete (thread)
@patrickc:
"All lists of private companies contain degrees of subjectivity and error, but the Wikipedia ranking of unicorn start-ups by value offers a peek into the future. Of the top 50 entries, 26 are Chinese and 16 are American. There are none from Europe."  https://www.ft.com/content/3530f178-6e50-11e8-8863-a9bb262c5f53 
China is winning the global tech race

Admirers say Chinese technology investments are akin to the Belt and Road Initiative

Financial Times

24 minutes ago · @_DanielSinclairThese Facebook Gaming numbers. Ouch. 😬  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/17/business/media/amazon-twitch-video-games.html  pic.twitter.com/Lc4Y9ptM4v and @tiffkhsuWith Twitch, Amazon rules video game streaming (Facebook Live, Mixer and Periscope are also growing fast)  https://nyti.ms/2JY3Jty  @jwherrman
Amazon Tightens Grip on a New Medium

Google and Facebook are struggling to catch up with Twitch, a service that Amazon bought four years ago for $1.1 billion.

www.nytimes.com

27 minutes ago · @obyezeksGive me the BEST 280 Characters of the LESSONS this article holds for our NFF for #WorldCupPreparations of the Future. You may win something😁. Try! How German football rose from the ashes of 1998 to become the best in the world  https://www.theguardian.com/football/2015/sep/05/germany-football-team-youth-development-to-world-cup-win-2014?CMP=share_btn_tw , @nonsoikenwaWonderful article..
@obyezeks:
Give me the BEST 280 Characters of the LESSONS this article holds for our NFF for #WorldCupPreparations of the Future. You may win something😁. Try! How German football rose from the ashes of 1998 to become the best in the world  https://www.theguardian.com/football/2015/sep/05/germany-football-team-youth-development-to-world-cup-win-2014?CMP=share_btn_tw 
and @CorruptConcernPatriotism and commitment 👇👇👇  https://amp.theguardian.com/football/2015/sep/05/germany-football-team-youth-development-to-world-cup-win-2014?CMP=share_btn_tw&__twitter_impression=true 
How German football rose from the ashes of 1998 to become the best in the world

In an extract from a new book, Das Reboot, Raphael Honigstein speaks to one of the unknown heroes of the German football revolution, which ultimately led to the country winning the 2014 World Cup

Guardian

27 minutes ago · @NigerianBizNewsStock markets fall amid trade fears  http://dlvr.it/QXhYKj  pic.twitter.com/Ota57gEbqG
Stock markets fall amid trade fears

The US-China trade spat and tensions over migration in Germany push share prices lower.

BBC News

31 minutes ago · @OluwoleCoOctopus prediction > AI prediction
@MIT_CSAIL:
An AI determined this to be the most likely final #WorldCup18 bracket. (There's still only a 1 in 100,000 chance of it happening):  http://bit.ly/2HM9QiM  pic.twitter.com/jdZ4MqKuvq
, @iAHocus pocus…  https://www.technologyreview.com/s/611397/machine-learning-predicts-world-cup-winner/  and @GAWho will win the 2018 #WorldCup? Researchers used machine learning to forecast who will take home the trophy. Their prediction:  https://ga.co/2JFoP40  via @techreview pic.twitter.com/thImXl0T3A
Machine learning predicts World Cup winner

Researchers have predicted the outcome after simulating the entire soccer tournament 100,000 times.

MIT Technology Review

35 minutes ago · @BadAstronomerEverything Trump says is a lie. Except when he says he will do something inhumanly horrible. In that case, count on it.
@ddale8:
Germany just recorded its lowest crime rate since 1992. The number of crimes dropped 10% from 2016 to 2017.  http://www.dw.com/en/crime-rate-in-germany-lowest-since-1992-but-seehofer-still-issues-stern-warning/a-43697232  pic.twitter.com/GDwFbkw5hz
, @KlasfeldReportsCrime rate in Germany is lowest since 1992, except for a 2.5% spike in anti-Semitic hate crimes overwhelmingly perpetrated by right-wing extremists (94%), the country's top newspaper reported last month. Let's call this what it is: a hate-mongering lie.  http://www.dw.com/en/crime-rate-in-germany-lowest-since-1992-but-seehofer-still-issues-stern-warning/a-43697232  pic.twitter.com/24l4kH0cLQ and @ddale8Germany just recorded its lowest crime rate since 1992. The number of crimes dropped 10% from 2016 to 2017.  http://www.dw.com/en/crime-rate-in-germany-lowest-since-1992-but-seehofer-still-issues-stern-warning/a-43697232  pic.twitter.com/GDwFbkw5hz
Crime rate in Germany lowest since 1992, but Seehofer still issues stern warning

Horst Seehofer has presented Germany's latest crime figures for the first time since becoming interior minister. The stats show a 10 percent overall decrease in the past year, but upward trends in cer...

DW.COM

37 minutes ago · @TheM_L_GThis is absolutely everything you could ever possibly want to know about Kramaric.
@StatsBomb:
Your daily World Cup content is here! Today, @TiagoEstv breaks down Croatia's Andrej Kramaric.  https://statsbomb.com/2018/06/world-cup-scouting-croatias-andrej-kramaric/ 
, @TiagoEstvWorld Cup Scouting: Andrej Kramaric For @StatsBomb I analyse the Hoffenheim and #CRO forward who is breaking out in the biggest international stage after two great seasons in the Bundesliga.  https://statsbomb.com/2018/06/world-cup-scouting-croatias-andrej-kramaric/  and @mixedknutsOur younger generation at StatsBomb is producing some really nice scouting work that you should totally read.
@TiagoEstv:
World Cup Scouting: Andrej Kramaric For @StatsBomb I analyse the Hoffenheim and #CRO forward who is breaking out in the biggest international stage after two great seasons in the Bundesliga.  https://statsbomb.com/2018/06/world-cup-scouting-croatias-andrej-kramaric/ 
World Cup Scouting: Croatia's Andrej Kramaric

Signing for a Premier League team is supposed to be the most important move in a player’s career – it’s...

StatsBomb

Errol Spence Jr. vs. Terence Crawford

Now that IBF 147-pound titlist Errol Spence Jr. has easily defended his belt, this past Saturday, let the debate for a bout against Terence Crawford begin!

Undisputed Champion Network

an hour ago · @SeanLaveryFederal officials have pointed to an ORR hotline, but for immigrants separated from their children in detention facilities hold times can last half an hour and it’s impossible to leave a call-back number.  https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/the-government-has-no-plan-for-reuniting-the-immigrant-families-it-is-tearing-apart , @NewYorkerA few days ago, a program coördinator at an immigrant-rights group called Kids in Need of Defense set out to try to find a six-year-old Guatemalan girl who had been separated from her father after arriving in the United States, in May.  http://nyer.cm/torcntg  and @praddenkeefe"No protocols have been put in place for keeping track of parents and children concurrently, for keeping parents and children in contact with each other while they are separated, or for eventually reuniting them." @JonathanBlitzer on an unfolding nightmare  https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/the-government-has-no-plan-for-reuniting-the-immigrant-families-it-is-tearing-apart 
The Government Has No Plan for Reuniting the Immigrant Families It Is Tearing Apart

Jonathan Blitzer writes about the federal agencies that are failing to reunite children and parents who have been separated by the Trump Administration’s immigration policies.

The New Yorker

an hour ago ·
French Development Agency to split the $76M African Development Fund in three parts

But not providing modalities regarding how the African development funding will be handled indeed left many Africans confused.

Techpoint.ng

an hour ago · @Adetona77Google Is Training Machines to Predict When a Patient Will Die  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-18/google-is-training-machines-to-predict-when-a-patient-will-die , @newsycombinatorGoogle Is Training Machines to Predict When a Patient Will Die  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-18/google-is-training-machines-to-predict-when-a-patient-will-die  and @DpEshoWhat could possibly go wrong
@BBGMedia:
Google is training machines to predict when a patient will die  https://bloom.bg/2JOyLYS  (via @technology) pic.twitter.com/oSPVqz7MXP
Google Is Training Machines to Predict When a Patient Will Die

AI advances by the 'Medical Brain' team could help the internet giant finally break into the health-care business

Bloomberg.com

an hour ago · @The_Red_Nation'This is huge': black liberationist speaks out after her 40 years in prison  https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jun/18/debbie-sims-africa-free-prison-move-nine-philadelphia-police?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other , @mikeklonskyThe release of Debbie Sims Africa is a major breakthrough regarding the ongoing incarceration of large numbers of individuals involved in the black liberation movement of the late 1960s and 1970s who are now growing old behind bars.  https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jun/18/debbie-sims-africa-free-prison-move-nine-philadelphia-police  and @libcomorgDavis Africa, son of Debbie Sims Africa, one of the MOVE 9, was separated from his mother at one week old, for 40 years.  https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jun/18/debbie-sims-africa-free-prison-move-nine-philadelphia-police 
black liberationist speaks out after her 40 years in prison

Exclusive: Debbie Sims Africa, the first freed member of a radical Philadelphia group many say were unjustly imprisoned, talks about reuniting with her son and defends the Move members still locked up...

Guardian

an hour ago · @femiTRIPHehehe! This Rwandan President is an ass though.
@BBCAfrica:
Diane Rwigara: Rwandan politician's assets auctioned  https://bbc.in/2M2Yx8x 
, @O_ssaiI don't care what y'all say about Paul Kagame..... the guy is a full-time idiot.
@BBCAfrica:
Diane Rwigara: Rwandan politician's assets auctioned  https://bbc.in/2M2Yx8x 
, @TheGreyHunterI love this song!
@BBCAfrica:
Diane Rwigara: Rwandan politician's assets auctioned  https://bbc.in/2M2Yx8x 
and @BBCAfricaDiane Rwigara: Rwandan politician's assets auctioned  https://bbc.in/2M2Yx8x 
Assets of presidential critic auctioned

The jailed politician's family says the auction and charges against her are politically motivated.

BBC News

an hour ago · @NBCNewsHundreds of young migrants are being kept behind metal wire — the type you’d see on a neighborhood batting cage or a dog kennel — inside the country’s largest immigration processing center.  https://nbcnews.to/2yl8fB9 , @jacobsoboroffCages, stressed agents, uncertain detainees and only four contracted social workers. Our latest — from inside the epicenter of family separations.  https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/mcallen-texas-immigration-processing-center-largest-u-s-n884126 , @ChuckWendig"I don't have to do these bad things if you give me what I want" is a thing criminals and terrorists and abusers say. These children are hostages.
@NBCNews:
BREAKING: AG Sessions on Trump admin. policy of separating migrant families at US border: "If we build a wall, we pass some legislation, we close some loopholes, we won’t face these terrible choices."  https://nbcnews.to/2t5uPc0  pic.twitter.com/f1RLExPmOH
and @JuddApatowHe is a fucking kidnapper! The Murdoch’s support these policies ! Where are the Fox stars and executives speaking up?! Imagine if it was your kids. Who has a movie, TV show, sporting event, news show at Fox? How can you remain silent when they promote these policies?
@NBCNews:
BREAKING: AG Sessions on Trump admin. policy of separating migrant families at US border: "If we build a wall, we pass some legislation, we close some loopholes, we won’t face these terrible choices."  https://nbcnews.to/2t5uPc0  pic.twitter.com/f1RLExPmOH
Inside the nation's largest immigration processing center

A total of 1,174 children have been taken away from their parents and brought to the Border Patrol’s Central Processing Station in McAllen, Texas.

NBC News

an hour ago · @johnramptonBreaking down France’s new $76M Africa startup fund  http://dlvr.it/QXfTRV , @AfricaTechSMTBreaking down France’s new $76M Africa startup fund  https://techcrunch.com/2018/06/17/breaking-down-frances-new-76m-africa-startup-fund/?guccounter=1  @JakeRBright # Africa #Tech pic.twitter.com/QeNXidcLZn, @VC4AfricaFrench President Emmanuel Macron unveiled a $76M African startup fund at VivaTech 2018. Breaking down France’s new $76M Africa startup fund  https://tcrn.ch/2JWbDnt , @prepaid_africaBreaking down France’s new $76M Africa startup fund – TechCrunch  http://ow.ly/ZABH30kxFAB  and 1 others
Breaking down France’s new $76M Africa startup fund

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Africa Roundup: African startup investments turn to fint...

TechCrunch

an hour ago · @olajideobe@FinPlanKaluAja Hmmmmm. I took a deep sigh after reading this thread. It's time Ajaokuta is sold to private investors with skills, cash & expertise.
@FinPlanKaluAja:
This is Why Ajaokuta Cannot Make Steel  http://kaluaja.com/the-economy/this-is-why-ajaokuta-cannot-make-steel/ 
, @danielFasanyaProfound analysis on Ajaokuta
@FinPlanKaluAja:
This is Why Ajaokuta Cannot Make Steel  http://kaluaja.com/the-economy/this-is-why-ajaokuta-cannot-make-steel/ 
, @phoenix_agendaElite thread.💯
@FinPlanKaluAja:
This is Why Ajaokuta Cannot Make Steel  http://kaluaja.com/the-economy/this-is-why-ajaokuta-cannot-make-steel/ 
, @MeccaUS@iykimo @waleolaN @Babypeng_ @AbdulMahmud01
@FinPlanKaluAja:
This is Why Ajaokuta Cannot Make Steel  http://kaluaja.com/the-economy/this-is-why-ajaokuta-cannot-make-steel/ 
and 6 others
This is Why Ajaokuta Cannot Make Steel – Kalu Aja

kaluaja.com

an hour ago · @BBCBusinessAudi chief executive Rupert Stadler arrested  https://bbc.in/2M1N494 , @BBCWorldAudi boss arrested over diesel affair  https://bbc.in/2JKzRVI  and @LNeckermannAudi chief Rupert Stadler arrested. Not summoned or questioned, but arrested for fraud. Diesel A6, A7 deliveries were halted a month ago. So far 20 managers have been identified. #Dieselgate hits home. Testing agencies, politicians likely to be next.  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-44517753 
Audi chief executive is arrested

The German carmaker's chief executive, Rupert Stadler, has been arrested, parent company Volkswagen says.

BBC News

an hour ago · @SlateBeyoncé and Jay-Z’s new album is like the satisfying finale of a prestige drama:  https://slate.trib.al/q4UBChC  pic.twitter.com/WdTtQWbHlI, @carlzoilusFirst impressions of #BeyonceandJayZ's #EverythingIsLove: "Like many such shows, it’s a tale about the internal conflicts and machinations of a high-rolling family, whose story becomes a kind of extended metaphor for the fraught dynamics of American society." On @Slate.
@SlateCulture:
Beyoncé and Jay-Z's new album is like the satisfying finale of a prestige drama. @carlzoilus' review:  https://slate.com/culture/2018/06/beyonce-and-jay-zs-new-album-as-the-carters-everything-is-love-reviewed.html  pic.twitter.com/zTUI3DGjwe
and @ForrestWAs finales go, Beyoncé and Jay-Z's Everything Is Love ranks somewhere above Lost (it's more satisfying) and below The Sopranos (it's relatively unadventurous):  https://slate.com/culture/2018/06/beyonce-and-jay-zs-new-album-as-the-carters-everything-is-love-reviewed.html 
Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s New Album Is Like the Satisfying Finale of a Prestige Drama

Even if the Carters’ series already hit its peak.

Slate Magazine

2 hours ago · @SheilaSY'all know I love Pittsburgh / @vstpgh as a great place to visit, but there's more - “Pittsburgh is a great case study for the 21st-century economy, because it is beginning to leverage research strengths into economic value.”  https://www.technologyreview.com/s/611412/ai-could-wreak-economic-havoc-we-need-more-of-it/amp/?utm_campaign=social_button&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_content=2018-06-18&__twitter_impression=true  Via @chrisbriem #econdev, @techreviewAI could wreak economic havoc—we need more of it  https://trib.al/4GlDedb  and @erinwinick"We don’t want to create a society based on PhDs; we want to include GEDs.” -Pittsburg Mayor William Peduto, a Democrat elected in 2013, speaking to @DavidRotman on the center of the city’s high-tech reincarnation. (Via @techreview)  https://www.technologyreview.com/s/611412/ai-could-wreak-economic-havoc-we-need-more-of-it/ 
AI could wreak economic havoc—we need more of it

Artificial intelligence is offering an amazing opportunity to increase prosperity, but whether or not ­we will seize it is our choice.

MIT Technology Review

2 hours ago · @guardianThomas Markle says Prince Harry told him 'give Trump a chance’  https://trib.al/h6pTvKi , @aralWait a minute, the royal family aren’t leading from the front in the battle for social justice? Why must my world constantly be shattered by such revelations?
@guardian:
Thomas Markle says Prince Harry told him 'give Trump a chance’  https://trib.al/aIcVL2Y 
, @chelseaperettiFUCK THAT YOUR HIGHNESS
@GuardianUS:
Thomas Markle says Prince Harry told him 'give Trump a chance’  https://trib.al/tuX8sUB 
and @piersmorganHi Guardian guys/girls/gender-fluids, I'm confused... Didn't you get @HadleyFreeman's memo that this interview was shameful & exploitative? Why are you repeating everything in it?
@guardian:
Thomas Markle says Prince Harry told him 'give Trump a chance’  https://trib.al/aIcVL2Y 
Thomas Markle says Prince Harry told him 'give Trump a chance’

Duchess of Sussex’s father reveals son-in-law’s thoughts on US president and Brexit

Guardian

2 hours ago · @APMeghan Markle's father says Prince Harry told him in a phone call to give Trump a chance.  http://apne.ws/0BBNw0w , @KhaleesiNUSame prince harry who is pals with Obama? Yeah right
@AP:
Meghan Markle's father says Prince Harry told him in a phone call to give Trump a chance.  http://apne.ws/0BBNw0w 
and @iRackBrainsWhites stay lying. I refuse to believe that Harry said that
@AP:
Meghan Markle's father says Prince Harry told him in a phone call to give Trump a chance.  http://apne.ws/0BBNw0w 
Thomas Markle says Prince Harry said to give Trump a chance

LONDON (AP) — The father of the former Meghan Markle says he talked politics with Prince Harry over the phone — and Harry argued that he should give President Donald Trump a

AP News

2 hours ago · @josheidelsonExclusive: Tesla severance deal requires worker agree any safety concerns they raised were "addressed to your satisfaction"; that they assist Tesla against others' claims; that they not share "business-related" info; disputes go to individual arbitration  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-18/tesla-severance-offer-draws-the-line-on-worker-safety-concerns  and @davidjoachimSCOOP: Tesla severance deal requires worker agree that any safety concerns they raised were "addressed to your satisfaction"  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-18/tesla-severance-offer-draws-the-line-on-worker-safety-concerns  @josheidelson @danahull #tictocnews pic.twitter.com/Kwi71s2HxK
Tesla Severance Offer Draws the Line on Worker-Safety Concerns

Language in a confidential severance agreement Tesla Inc. is using as part of the biggest job cut in its history is likely to deter dismissed employees from going public with worker safety concerns, a...

Bloomberg.com

2 hours ago · @youseftvOPEC SEES LOWER THAN EXPECTED PRODUCTION INCREASE: Debating on a hike between 300,000 to 600,000 B/D  https://bloom.bg/2JSntPr  #OOTT #oil pic.twitter.com/gUhasmLjKF and @tictocOPEC discusses an output hike of up to 600,000 barrels a day  https://bloom.bg/2JK4V81  #tictocnews pic.twitter.com/bSudDZIHjR
OPEC Discusses Output Hike of Up to 600,000 Barrels a Day

OPEC members are discussing a compromise agreement that would see an oil production increase of between 300,000 and 600,000 barrels a day over the next few months, according to people briefed on the t...

Bloomberg.com

2 hours ago · @thenationWhat It’s Like Inside the McAllen Border Patrol Facility  http://bit.ly/2M0SnWx , @RichardKimNYCMetal cages, mylar blankets, lights that never go off, remote processing units, crying mothers...what @ZoeSCarpenter saw at the McAllen immigrant detention center:  https://www.thenation.com/article/like-inside-mcallen-border-patrol-facility/ , @anastasiakeeley“'It was the most disturbing thing I heard all day. They were sobbing, sobbing uncontrollably.' None of the women has been able to talk to a lawyer.”  https://www.thenation.com/article/like-inside-mcallen-border-patrol-facility/ , @KatrinaNationWhat It’s Like Inside a Border Patrol Facility Where Families Are Being Separated via @thenation  https://www.thenation.com/article/like-inside-mcallen-border-patrol-facility/  and 1 others
What It’s Like Inside the McAllen Border Patrol Facility

The Trump administration’s zero tolerance policy has overwhelmed Ursula, where the lights never go off and detainees are brought in and out 24 hours a day.

The Nation

2 hours ago · @jasonkries"Google, Rebuilding Its Presence in China, Invests in Retailer  http://JD.com " via NYT  https://ift.tt/2K2DIN2  #tech, @hshermanGoogle, Rebuilding Its Presence in China, Invests in Retailer  http://JD.com  via @nytimes  https://nyti.ms/2HYIl5G  and @zhongggGoogle wants to be better at e-commerce. Google also wants to be a more active presence in China. Enter  http://JD.com .  https://nyti.ms/2HYIl5G 
Google, Rebuilding Its Presence in China, Invests in Retailer JD.com

Its search engine has been blocked in the country for years, but the company is looking for other ways to be part of the flourishing internet scene there.

www.nytimes.com

2 hours ago · @nytimestechPatients and parents say that finding a therapist familiar with video game addiction can be an exercise in frustration. And even if you find treatment, the lack of insurance coverage can make it expensive.  https://nyti.ms/2ypKSXo , @amietsang"I have patients who come in suffering from an addiction to Candy Crush Saga, and they’re substantially similar to people who come in with a cocaine disorder"  https://nyti.ms/2lh7nUY  and @OrgChaos_allibuGaming Addiction officially recognized by WHO via @nytimes. Sample treatment includes patients "initially placed at a rural retreat and weaned off electronics while being taught how to socialize and exercise". How did we create this problem??  https://nyti.ms/2lh7nUY  #gaming
Video Game Addiction Tries to Move From Basement to Doctor’s Office

Gaming disorder is being recognized for the first time by the World Health Organization. But of the few treatment options available, most are uninsured and unproven.

www.nytimes.com

2 hours ago · @rajatubIt's likely India’s new data privacy law won’t apply to #Aadhaar  https://theprint.in/governance/why-indias-new-data-privacy-law-wont-apply-to-aadhaar/71629/  #privacy #data #privacypolicy, @nixxinNot unexpected, when it comes to a fixed committee full of UIDAI supporters and Nandana people. Shameful IF justice srikrishna allows this
@maneeshchhibber:
Exclusive: Srikrishna panel's draft wants data protection law to have only prospective effect, ensuring all Aadhaar data will be out of its purview. I report  https://theprint.in/governance/why-indias-new-data-privacy-law-wont-apply-to-aadhaar/71629/amp/?__twitter_impression=true 
, @chandrarsrikantScoop from @maneeshchhibber. I reached out to Justice Srikrishna for his comments on the draft and Aadhaar. He said he will neither confirm nor deny, just that the submission won't happen today.
@maneeshchhibber:
Exclusive: Srikrishna panel's draft wants data protection law to have only prospective effect, ensuring all Aadhaar data will be out of its purview. I report  https://theprint.in/governance/why-indias-new-data-privacy-law-wont-apply-to-aadhaar/71629/amp/?__twitter_impression=true 
, @vinaykesariSensationalist and almost certainly inaccurate headline. 🤦‍♂️  https://theprint.in/governance/why-indias-new-data-privacy-law-wont-apply-to-aadhaar/71629/  and 8 others
India’s landmark data privacy law won’t apply to the very cause behind its existence— Aadhaar

In its draft report, the committee has said the legislation will ‘not apply to any processing activity that has been completed prior to this law coming into effect’.

ThePrint

3 hours ago · @flacquaAudi boss Rupert Stadler becomes the highest-profile arrest in the Volkswagen diesel-cheating probe  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-18/audi-ceo-stadler-taken-into-custody-in-diesel-probe  via @business and @cgledhillWow!
@business:
Audi CEO Rupert Stadler was arrested as part of investigations into parent company Volkswagen’s alleged diesel emissions cheating  https://bloom.bg/2t6uN3r  pic.twitter.com/hceq98HSyb
Audi CEO Stadler Taken Into Custody in Diesel-Cheating Probe

Audi CEO Rupert Stadler was arrested in Munich today in connection with the diesel-cheating scandal, making him the highest-profile target in the probe that’s engulfed the carmaker and parent Volkswag...

Bloomberg.com

3 hours ago · @BBGAfricaMerkel accepts two week deadline to clinch Europe-wide deadline on migrants before allowing interior minister to reject some of them at Germany's borders  https://bloom.bg/2ykEiB5  pic.twitter.com/VljeCWWUOQ
Merkel Accepts Deadline in Coalition Fight Over Refugees

Chancellor Angela Merkel accepted a two-week deadline to win agreement on tougher migration policy, a concession to her Bavarian coalition partner that eases an immediate standoff without removing the...

Bloomberg.com

3 hours ago · @Schuldensuehner#Bitcoin could break the internet, central banks' overseer says as #Blockchain can’t handle or replace current payment system load. Swiss-based BIS says cryptocurrencies have design flaws.  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-17/bitcoin-could-break-the-internet-central-banks-overseer-says  pic.twitter.com/6SzMM5Tqs6, @mdudasSome shocking news today: the central bank of central banks came out against Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in a “scathing” report 😂😂😂  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-17/bitcoin-could-break-the-internet-central-banks-overseer-says  pic.twitter.com/i1Ah0awzEt and @wencesBitcoin cannot be a global, non-political, reserve and settlement currency says the Bank of International Settlements:  https://www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2018-06-17/bitcoin-could-break-the-internet-central-banks-overseer-says  Reminds me of "The Internet is cute but will never be good enough for pictures, voice or video":  https://youtu.be/PnJjM-RRWVs  :)
Bitcoin Could Break the Internet, Central Banks' Overseer Says

The Bank of International Settlements just told the cryptocurrency world it’s not ready for prime time -- and as far as mainstream financial services go, may never be.

Bloomberg.com

3 hours ago · @IfyGPlease sign this #EndSars petition @cchukudebelu @DrJoeAbah @OgbeniDipo @segalink The Senate : National Assembly - Federal Republic of Nigeria: The National Assembly End SARS National Criminal Operation & Reform the Police - Sign:  http://www.citizengo.org/en/96693-national-assembly-end-sars-national-criminal-operation-reform-police?tc=tw&tcid=48947614 , @segalinkYou can still sign the petition here. It will be relevant at the International Criminal Court. #EndSARs #ReformPoliceNG  http://www.citizengo.org/en/96693-national-assembly-end-sars-national-criminal-operation-reform-police  and @OnimoleOfLagosSign a Petition to end Sars here RT and Sign Please!  https://www.citizengo.org/en/96693-national-assembly-end-sars-national-criminal-operation-reform-police?m=5&tcid=48963017 
The National Assembly End SARS National Criminal Operation & Reform the Police

For over 10 years now the growing criminal activities of the Nigeria Police with emphasis on the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) across Nigeria has been a topical discourse, until recently when it t...

CitizenGO

3 hours ago · @NewspaperBossAtiku Gets Invitation to Speak at African Trade and Investment Global Summit in Washington DC  http://thebossnewspapers.com/2018/06/18/atiku-gets-invitation-to-speak-at-african-trade-and-investment-global-summit-in-washington-dc/  @DeleMomodu, @BackarrayIf the US refuses to issue him a visa as it is their prerogative, what should he do?
@AdeBanqie:
Dear @atiku, Info reaching me confirm you have been invited to the US for a lecture ( https://bit.ly/2leFpcl ) If true, kindly make sure you honour the invite. SHAME your enemies. Prove to them you have no case to answer in the US. 2019 is here. Regards Concerned Citizen
, @4eyedmonkI guess this is when he will put it to rest once and for all.  http://thebossnewspapers.com/2018/06/18/atiku-gets-invitation-to-speak-at-african-trade-and-investment-global-summit-in-washington-dc/  and @AdeBanqieDear @atiku, Info reaching me confirm you have been invited to the US for a lecture ( https://bit.ly/2leFpcl ) If true, kindly make sure you honour the invite. SHAME your enemies. Prove to them you have no case to answer in the US. 2019 is here. Regards Concerned Citizen
Atiku Gets Invitation to Speak at African Trade and Investment Global Summit in Washington DC

Members of the ruling party and President Muhammadu Buhari’s die-hard supporters may be in for a disappointment as one of their greatest rivals— Atiku Abubakar— has been invited to speak at the for…

www.thebossnewspapers.com

3 hours ago · @seunfakzeUghhhhh
@aledeh:
FG To Close Land Border In Few Days Over Rice Smuggling  https://aledeh.com/fg-to-close-land-border-in-few-days-over-rice-smuggling/  pic.twitter.com/ttxfFXDYMe
, @AfroVIIFG to close land border so Nigerians will spend more buying rice. Custom officers are about to come TF up!
@aledeh:
FG To Close Land Border In Few Days Over Rice Smuggling  https://aledeh.com/fg-to-close-land-border-in-few-days-over-rice-smuggling/  pic.twitter.com/ttxfFXDYMe
and @Nedunaija😀😀😀😀😀😀
@aledeh:
FG To Close Land Border In Few Days Over Rice Smuggling  https://aledeh.com/fg-to-close-land-border-in-few-days-over-rice-smuggling/  pic.twitter.com/ttxfFXDYMe
FG To Close Land Border In Few Days Over Rice Smuggling

The Federal Government has said it will shut down the land border between Nigeria and a neigbouring country in a few days’ time to avoid smuggling of foreign rice into the country.

ALEDEH.COM

4 hours ago · @sjstandardsportBit more detail on my #Zola story here as #cfc still look to employ #Sarri. Have to dismiss #Conte first though and he continues to make it clear that he wants full £9.5m owing on last year of his contract.  http://bit.ly/2K2D56a , @QueenSandy_CFCChelsea line up Zola as part of Sarri's management team  https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/chelsea-line-up-gianfranco-zola-as-part-of-maurizio-sarris-management-team-a3865426.html  and @standardsport💙 Chelsea line up Zola as part of Sarri's management team ✍ @sjstandardsport  http://bit.ly/2K2D56a 
Chelsea line up Zola as part of Sarri's management team

Gianfranco Zola is flying into London on Wednesday as Chelsea consider making him part of a new management team under Maurizio Sarri. Sarri agreed personal terms with Chelsea last month, but the club ...

Evening Standard

4 hours ago · @KarkazisCaster Semenya Will Challenge Testosterone Rule in Court via @nytimes  https://nyti.ms/2leVej9?smid=nytcore-ios-share , @sarahheb1Utter disgrace @caster800m has been forced to go to court due to #iaaf intransigence. Preventable legal mess, fuelling prejudice. #iaaf needs to sit down with all interested parties and be led by science, rather than making rules on the hoof. @Matt_Lawton_DM @MartGillingham
@Karkazis:
Caster Semenya Will Challenge Testosterone Rule in Court via @nytimes  https://nyti.ms/2leVej9?smid=nytcore-ios-share 
and @nytimes"I just want to run naturally, the way I was born." Caster Semenya is trying to block a rule that seeks to limit the permitted testosterone levels in female athletes in races over certain distances.  https://nyti.ms/2ykLCgp 
Caster Semenya Will Challenge Testosterone Rule in Court

Semenya, a two-time Olympic champion, is trying to block a rule that seeks to limit the permitted testosterone levels in female athletes in races over certain distances.

www.nytimes.com

4 hours ago · @iandenisjohnsonDealing with her own personal censor, leftist bullies, and weak-kneed university administrators: my Q&A with Tsinghua sociology professor Guo Yuhua, part of my ongoing @nybooks series of interviews with Chinese thinkers. Funded by @pulitzercenter  https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2018/06/18/ruling-through-ritual-an-interview-with-guo-yuhua/ , @LiYuan6Guo Yuhua is one of the bravest scholars in China. So great you’re doing this series.
@iandenisjohnson:
Dealing with her own personal censor, leftist bullies, and weak-kneed university administrators: my Q&A with Tsinghua sociology professor Guo Yuhua, part of my ongoing @nybooks series of interviews with Chinese thinkers. Funded by @pulitzercenter  https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2018/06/18/ruling-through-ritual-an-interview-with-guo-yuhua/ 
and @LetaHongWonderful @iandenisjohnson Q&A with my one of my favorite professors at Tsinghua University, sociologist @yuhuaguo  https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2018/06/18/ruling-through-ritual-an-interview-with-guo-yuhua/ 
An Interview with Guo Yuhua

Ian Johnson: When did you start commenting on daily life? Guo Yuhua: In about 2010. In this society, everything that seems impossible or completely weird actually does happen, so how can you not comm...

The New York Review of Books

4 hours ago · @DrLukeMcDonaghHard to disagree with this pessimistic piece by Nesrine Malik  https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jun/18/trump-american-caliphate-democracy-arab-world?CMP=share_btn_tw , @NesrineMalikThose of us who have gone through the anguish of holy texts being used to justify crimes against humanity can extend Americans much empathy but no comfort – only the certainty that there is more to come. Today’s column on the new American caliphate.  https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jun/18/trump-american-caliphate-democracy-arab-world?CMP=share_btn_tw  and @chilkoTrump is creating his American caliphate, and democracy has no defence | Nesrine Malik  https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jun/18/trump-american-caliphate-democracy-arab-world 
Trump is creating his American caliphate, and democracy has no defence

Officials quoting a holy text to justify repressive policies is something we who grew up in the Arab world have seen before, writes Guardian columnist Nesrine Malik

Guardian

4 hours ago · @MuyoSanWhy Nigeria’s electricity generation to national grid dropped to 1,087.6MW  https://ift.tt/2JKzRVH , @wexcelyWhy Nigeria’s electricity generation to national grid dropped to 1,087.6MW  https://ift.tt/2JKzRVH , @TechpointdotngWhy Nigeria’s electricity generation to national grid dropped to 1,087.6MW  https://techpoint.ng/2018/06/18/nigeria-electricity-generation-power-grid/?utm_campaign=Twitter&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitter , @HerRoyaleFlynesWhy Nigeria’s electricity generation to national grid dropped to 1,087.6MW  https://ift.tt/2JKzRVH  and 1 others
Why Nigeria's electricity generation to national grid dropped to 1,087.6MW

Mrs Ndidi Mbah, General Manager of Public Affairs for the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says electricity generated into the national grid has dropped by a total of 1,087.6 Megawatts, here's wh...

Techpoint.ng

5 hours ago · @ComplexMusicKhalid's NPR Tiny Desk concert has arrived.  https://trib.al/s0GAM5R  pic.twitter.com/ojDhQZ89sj, @ComplexKhalid's NPR Tiny Desk concert has arrived.  https://trib.al/CZYbqrd  pic.twitter.com/DWWDDa7V6O and @dtwistednerd❤️😭
@Complex:
Khalid's NPR Tiny Desk concert has arrived.  https://trib.al/CZYbqrd  pic.twitter.com/DWWDDa7V6O
Khalid's NPR Tiny Desk Concert Is Here

Khalid hits the NPR studio for stripped down takes on "Young Dumb & Broke," "Location," and "Saved." The three-song acoustic set follows the release of Khalid and Nor...

Complex

The inside story of Senegal's historic campaign at the 2002 World Cup

When Bruno Metsu told the Senegal players that beating France would be “an earthquake in the world”, he did not just have an eye on future history books. He also had a problem he wanted to go away. Th...

The Independent

5 hours ago · @anavrtaEmerging Asia Hit by Biggest Foreign Investor Exodus Since 2008  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-18/emerging-asia-hit-by-biggest-foreign-investor-exodus-since-2008  2018 will be a difficult year for Indian Investors. With a hostile global macro environment, the domestic political uncertainties will keep investors largely on the sidelines., @lisaabramowicz1Foreign investors are pulling out of six major Asian emerging equity markets at the fastest pace since 2008, withdrawing $19 billion from India, Indonesia, the Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand so far this year.  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-18/emerging-asia-hit-by-biggest-foreign-investor-exodus-since-2008  and @businessEmerging markets in Asia are hit by the biggest foreign investor exodus since 2008  https://bloom.bg/2t4x7YS  pic.twitter.com/34jDSHdpl7
Emerging Asia Hit by Biggest Foreign Investor Exodus Since 2008

A falling tide lowers all boats, it seems. Amid an exodus from emerging markets, investors are pulling out of even Asian economies with solid prospects for growth and debt financing.

Bloomberg.com

6 hours ago · @Amy_SiskindOh my lord! “...met a 16-year-old girl who had been taking care of a young girl for three days. The teen and others in their cage thought the girl was 2 years old. "She had to teach other kids in the cell to change her diaper.”” IN THEIR CAGE‼️  https://www.apnews.com/9794de32d39d4c6f89fbefaea3780769 , @keithmartinmdAlso, 60% of the women are sexually assaulted during their desperate escape northward from Central America. Cc @AP @NickKristof
@Taniel:
"One cage had 20 children inside," & a detained teenager was left to change the diaper of a younger child she didn't know. @AP report:  https://www.apnews.com/9794de32d39d4c6f89fbefaea3780769  pic.twitter.com/nHtitJZrNg
, @kylegriffin1Hundreds of children are waiting away from their parents inside a Border Patrol holding facility in Texas, with groups of 20 or more children to a single cage. There are bottles of water, bags of chips, and foil sheets intended to serve as blankets.  http://apne.ws/tynG7iu  and @chrislhayes“If a parent left a child in a cage with no supervision with other 5-year-olds, they’d be held accountable.”  https://www.apnews.com/9794de32d39d4c6f89fbefaea3780769?utm_source=Twitter&utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_medium=AP_Politics 
Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Hundreds of children are waiting away from their parents inside a Border Patrol holding facility in South Texas, with groups of 20 or more children to a sing

AP News

6 hours ago · @BBCSportToday's the day! How is everyone feeling? Sum up your emotions in one word as England prepare to launch their World Cup campaign. Tweet #bbcworldcup and let us know. 👉 https://bbc.in/2lhmzBg  pic.twitter.com/FLOB8oASNt, @BBCNews🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺
@BBCSport:
Brilliant 😂 National Grid is preparing for a power surge equivalent to 23 million fridge doors opening at once at half-time during the England game. 👉 https://bbc.in/2lfa9tK  #bbcworldcup pic.twitter.com/mY1bWIdZD3
and @TopfajImaging what's happening in in England. After Nigeria loss the match against Croatia our electricity has been lost also. #Naijaalltheway @DrJoeAbah @segalink @CocaCola
@BBCSport:
Brilliant 😂 National Grid is preparing for a power surge equivalent to 23 million fridge doors opening at once at half-time during the England game. 👉 https://bbc.in/2lfa9tK  #bbcworldcup pic.twitter.com/mY1bWIdZD3
England build-up, Germany & Brazil reaction

Latest World Cup news and build-up on day five of the tournament, with England facing Tunisia at 19:00 BST.

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8 hours ago · @ishakaaChaiiii...these are”Fulani herdsmen”we won’t take it 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
@YomiShogunle:
One-Chance armed robbery suspects arrested by the police in Abuja recently. Ebuka Ezeanyido, 28yrs; Chidebe Okocha, 36yrs; Chukwuma Amichie, 30yrs; Augustine Agbo, 32yrs; and Chinedu Obi, 25yrs. Read more at  http://punchng.com/were-surprised-our-victim-died-say-one-chance-robbers-who-hit-passenger-with-hammer/  pic.twitter.com/a97x6JCHjP
and @YomiShogunleOne-Chance armed robbery suspects arrested by the police in Abuja recently. Ebuka Ezeanyido, 28yrs; Chidebe Okocha, 36yrs; Chukwuma Amichie, 30yrs; Augustine Agbo, 32yrs; and Chinedu Obi, 25yrs. Read more at  http://punchng.com/were-surprised-our-victim-died-say-one-chance-robbers-who-hit-passenger-with-hammer/  pic.twitter.com/a97x6JCHjP
We’re surprised our victim died, say one-chance robbers who hit passenger with hammer

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja Police operatives attached to the Federal Capital Territory Command Special Anti-Kidnaping Squad have arrested five member...

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8 hours ago · @Le_StyloSo far, only Kaduna, Taraba and Ogun practice fair grassroots politics where the opposition won at least one LGA chairmanship seat. So far, Kaduna state leads the pack. In states like Kwara, Lagos, Rivers, Kano, Ekiti... it is terrible!
@scarfizal:
 http://punchng.com/lg-poll-pdp-wins-23-chairmanship-seats-in-rivers/ 
and @DOlusegunDon't hear rule of law activists creaming about that ☺️
@scarfizal:
 http://punchng.com/lg-poll-pdp-wins-23-chairmanship-seats-in-rivers/ 
PDP wins 23 chairmanship seats in Rivers

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt The Peoples Democratic Party in Rivers State has won the local government elections conducted across the 23 local ...

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9 hours ago ·
Africa News Roundup

Here are last weekend’s top headlines on startups, entrepreneurship, innovation and tech from around Africa. Battling pneumonia According to iAfrikan, Ghanaian scientists -- at the Kwame Nkrumah Unive...

Techpoint.ng

9 hours ago · @IndyFootballGareth Southgate finally has an England squad, not a collection of Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool players By @jonathanliew  https://ind.pn/2HY8rGe  pic.twitter.com/IFGIFgyNOP, @eaamalyonInteresting piece on this England squad and the cliques that have dissolved from view  http://bit.ly/2JW6H23  and @jonathanliewEngland’s golden generation was fatally divided by club cliques. Here’s a piece on why this squad isn’t.  https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/world-cup/england-squad-world-cup-2018-gareth-southgate-manchester-united-liverpool-arsenal-chelsea-cliques-a8403411.html 
How England healed the scars from club cliques during the golden generation

One of the more understated pleasures of England’s build-up to this summer’s World Cup campaign has been watching the burgeoning bromance that appears to be developing between Raheem Sterling and Dele...

The Independent

9 hours ago · @todayngPaul Pogba stripped of goal against Australia  http://tdy.ng/QXfP6C  pic.twitter.com/0rFMnbdBOL, @NigeriaNewsdeskPaul Pogba stripped of goal against Australia  http://nnd.ng/QXfP7S  via @todayng pic.twitter.com/XzmGoeBHWc and @sunnywinehousse.@Bet9jaOfficial return my ticket
@NigeriaNewsdesk:
Paul Pogba stripped of goal against Australia  http://nnd.ng/QXfP7S  via @todayng pic.twitter.com/XzmGoeBHWc
Paul Pogba stripped of goal against Australia

Paul Pogba has been stripped of France's winning goal in Saturday's 2-1 Group C victory over Australia in Kazan, with his 81st-minute strike ruled as an Aziz

TODAY.NG

10 hours ago · @scarfizal http://punchng.com/inec-registering-foreigners-to-vote-in-2019-southern-mbelt-leaders/ , @jeffphilips1Are these people not even tired of these useless positions? How many foreigners can be registered to make any impact in a presidential election? Is it even INEC's fault majority of Nigerians don't have national ID to insist on proper identification?
@scarfizal:
 http://punchng.com/inec-registering-foreigners-to-vote-in-2019-southern-mbelt-leaders/ 
and @MobilePunchINEC registering foreigners to vote in 2019 – Southern, M’Belt leaders  https://bit.ly/2LWczc7  pic.twitter.com/0rhPpq8xXr
INEC registering foreigners to vote in 2019 – Southern, M’Belt leaders

Friday Olokor, Eniola Akinkuotu, Okechukwu Nnodim and Olaleye Aluko The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum has raised the alarm that the In...

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