The Wael Abbas Daily

Now That's What I Call Arab Pop (vol 1): The rise of the soul-stealer

madamasr.com - Video killed the radio star, but YouTube killed the music video channel, and thousands of video clips now mournfully play unwatched as mere background noise in our living rooms. But over the next f...

Here's Our Tally of Donald Trump's Wealth

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bloomberg.com - An analysis by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, based in part on a 92-page personal financial disclosure form made public last week, revealed a portfolio dominated by skyscrapers and golf courses....

Moroccan journalist ends hunger strike on passport promise

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bigstory.ap.org - RABAT, Morocco (AP) — A dissident Moroccan journalist on Tuesday ended a monthlong hunger strike protesting his treatment by the government after an official said he could get a new passport in thr...

Judge resigns amid accusations of sexual bribery

madamasr.com - Judge Ramy Abd al-Hady resigned on Tuesday after he was accused of demanding sexual favors from a woman who appeared before his court, a source from the Justice Ministry told privately owned Al-Mas...

Five takes on female cops fighting harassment on Cairo's streets

madamasr.com - Videos and pictures showing female police officers violently reprimanding alleged harassers last weekend were both lauded and criticized, as the Interior Ministry attempted to fulfil its promise of...

BP posts $6.3 billion loss, warns of more layoffs ahead - Fuel Fix

fuelfix.com - HOUSTON — The CEO of BP says the ongoing oil slump and other pressures are prompting it to cut deeper in places like Houston and Aberdeen, with its restructuring charges related to layoffs climbing...

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Donald Trump's lawyer said it's legal to rape your spouse. Nope.

vox.com - Here is something a lawyer for the Republican presidential frontrunner said in the year 2015: "By the very definition, you cannot rape your spouse." This is, of course, completely wrong. Every stat...

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Killer of Cecil the lion was American, Zimbabwe officials claim

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theguardian.com - Conservationists in Zimbabwe have accused an American man of being the alleged killer of Cecil, one of Africa’s most famous lions and the star attraction at the Hwange national park. On Tuesday, th...

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The Web We Have to Save — Matter

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medium.com - That evening was the first time that I went out of those doors as a free man. Everything felt new: The chill autumn breeze, the traffic noise from a nearby bridge, the smell, the colors of the city...

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Understanding the Controversy and Science of GMOs

huffingtonpost.com - The subject of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) is one of the most hotly-debated food and environmental topics in the world today. Just look at the response to Chipotle's recent announcement t...

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