Daily Archive: April 13, 2017

Apr
13

The Chinese county that spawned four courier empires

Poor villagers’ ability to ‘eat bitter’ allowed them to ride China’s e-commerce boom

Apr
13

Pope washes feet of mafia snitches in Easter ritual

Pope washes feet of mafia snitches in Easter ritualPope Francis washed the feet of former mafiosi on Thursday in a prison known for housing inmates who have informed on old mobster allies. The closed-door visit to Paliano prison outside Rome saw the 80-year-old pontiff kneel before a small group of inmates, pouring water over their feet, drying them with a towel and bending to kiss them in an age-old Easter tradition. “We are all sinners, we all have our limits and our shortcomings,” Francis told the prisoners.


Apr
13

It’s Time for America to Cut South Korea Loose

It’s Time for America to Cut South Korea LooseThe first step to solving the North Korean problem is removing U.S. troops from the middle of it.


Apr
13

T-Mobile, Comcast Emerge As Winners In FCC Auction

T-Mobile, Comcast Emerge As Winners In FCC AuctionThe Federal Communications Commission announced the winners of its low-band spectrum auction on Thursday. T-Mobile walked away with the largest chunk of spectrum, with Dish Network and Comcast also winning portions.


Apr
13

U.S. drops 'mother of all bombs' in Afghanistan

U.S. drops 'mother of all bombs' in AfghanistanIt's the first time the 22,000-pound bomb has been used in combat.


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