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Eastern Libyan commander Haftar orders his troops to move toward Tripoli: video

Eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar ordered his troops to move toward the capital Tripoli, in a video message published online on Thursday. source

No indicative Brexit votes planned for Monday: UK PM May’s spokesman

The British government has not taken the required steps to hold votes on different Brexit options in parliament on Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman said on Thursday. source

Family of American killed in downed MH17 jet sues Russia banks, money-transfer firms

The family of an American killed when a Malaysian Airlines plane was shot down over Ukraine in 2014 filed a lawsuit on Thursday against U.S.-based money transfer companies and two Russian banks they accuse of providing services to the group they blame for striking Flight MH17. source

Factbox: How much patience is left? EU prepares for April 10 Brexit summit

With Britain still feverishly discussing its Brexit plans, the other 27 European Union states are preparing their joint stance for a top-level summit with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday. source

May seems to prefer talking to Labour than asking lawmakers for Brexit preferences: BBC political editor

Theresa May’s government looks set to keep talking to the opposition Labour Party to find a breakthrough in the Brexit process rather than asking lawmakers across the House of Commons for their preferences, the BBC’s political editor said on Thursday. source

Brazil police kill ten suspects who tried to blow up bank ATMs

Police in Sao Paulo state shot and killed 10 assailants who were preparing to simultaneously blow up automated bank teller machines at two branches early on Thursday, authorities said. source

Ethiopia urges Boeing to review 737 MAX controls, backs pilots

Ethiopia urged Boeing to review its flight control technology and said pilots of state carrier Ethiopian Airlines had carried out proper procedures in the first public findings on the crash of a 737 MAX jet that killed 157 people. source

Factbox: What we know about Boeing 737 MAX crashes and what comes next

More than 300 Boeing 737 MAX jets have been grounded worldwide after two fatal crashes in five months in Ethiopia and Indonesia killed nearly 350 people. source

Senior official resigns as nepotism row hits Portugal’s government

A senior Portuguese government official quit on Thursday over accusations of misconduct in picking his cousin as his deputy, in an escalation of a wider nepotism row that could undermine the ruling Socialists ahead of an election in October. source

Removing Turkey from F-35 jet’s supply chain could slow work on 75 jets: Navy officer

If Turkey were removed from the F-35 jet supply chain amid a dispute with the United States over its planned purchase of a Russian missile system, it would impact the production rate for up to 75 of the fighters, a Pentagon official said on Thursday. source

Mexico president pushes Congress to pass labor law after Pelosi trade warning

Mexican lawmakers should pass a bill to protect worker rights as agreed during negotiations over a trade pact to replace NAFTA, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday, after pressure by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to speed up the legislation. source

Istanbul recount halfway done, opposition candidate says still ahead

Turkey’s main opposition candidate in Istanbul said on Thursday a local election recount was more than halfway done and he was holding onto his lead over his rival from President Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling AK party. source

‘Influencer Fraud’ Costs Companies Millions of Dollars. An AI-Powered Tool Can Now Show Who Paid to Boost Their Engagement.

The influencer marketing industry is projected to be worth $5 to $10 billion by 2020, but research shows up to 24 percent of influencers have falsely manipulated their engagement numbers. source

Immunotherapy kicks and kills HIV by exploiting a common virus In a first on the quest to cure HIV, scientists report that they’ve developed an all-in-one immunotherapy approach that not only kicks HIV out of hiding in the immune system, but also kills it. The key lies in immune cells designed to recognize an entirely different virus. Vía Latest Science News — ScienceDaily

Black nanoparticles slow the growth of tumors The dark skin pigment melanin protects us from the sun’s damaging rays by absorbing light energy and converting it to heat. This could make it a very effective tool in tumor diagnosis and treatment. Scientists managed to create melanin-loaded cell membrane derived nanoparticles, which improved tumor imaging in an animal model while also slowing […]

Impact of concussions reduced in children with more years of sport experience Research found that children who have played in a performance sport for at least seven years, and have a history of concussion, recover better from concussions than children who have fewer years in the sport. Their years in the sport may give them more skill-related motor ‘reserve’ that helps them to get back to […]

Catalyst research for solar fuels: Amorphous molybdenum sulfide works best Efficient and inexpensive catalysts will be required for production of hydrogen from sunlight. Molybdenum sulfides are considered good candidates. A team has now explained what processes take place in molybdenum sulfides during catalysis and why amorphous molybdenum sulfide works best. Vía Latest Science News — ScienceDaily

Kenya: Key Points from President Kenyatta’s State of the Nation Address

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta delivered his much awaited State of the Nation address at Parliament on Thursday, speaking strongly on matters including the war on graft, the Big Four agenda and the need for leaders to work together for the sake of national unity and development. source

Why No Deleveraging ?

Great collection of charts by John Authers and Lauren Leatherby looking at “The Decade of Deleveraging Didn’t Quite Turn Out That Way.” “This was the decade of de-leveraging that wasn’t. A decade ago, as the world began to piece the financial system back together after an epic credit crisis, there was agreement on one thing:… […]

Niger: Violence, Humanitarian Needs and Fear Mount in Diffa

[MSF] At least 30 civilians killed in four days. Dozens more wounded. Some 380 houses burned to the ground or destroyed. Kidnappings, assassinations and cross-fire. The latest violence in Nguigmi and other locations in Diffa, between 23 and 26 March, have left a trail of destruction and psychological trauma. The worsening conflict around Lake Chad […]