A 3-year-old girl was stabbed to death at her own birthday party

July 14, 2018

Reuters A three-year-old girl died after a man went on a stabbing spree at her birthday party at an apartment complex Boise, Idaho. Five other children were injured but not killed in the attack, and three adults. All of the victims were from Syria, Iraq, or Ethiopia. The apartment complex was home to several refugee families, though authorities haven’t explicitly said whether the victims were refugees themselves. Authorities have charged…

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This 24-year-old Goldman Sachs banker wants to solve the global water crisis — and the bank just gave him $150,000 to get started

July 12, 2018

Goldman Sachs Bondh-E-Shams, a charity founded by a 24-year-old Goldman Sachs analyst Hamza Farrukh, won a $150,000 grant from the bank. It focuses on providing clean water to poor, rural communities in Pakistan and to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. Founder Hamza Farrukh told Business Insider that his ultimate goal is to provide clean water to everyone on the planet. For most of us, working in Goldman Sachs’ prestigious securities division…

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Video captures the moment Alice Johnson was freed from prison, rushing toward her family after Trump commuted her life sentence

July 4, 2018

Courtesy of Amy Povah and Clemency for All Nonviolent Drug Offenders (CAN-DO). Alice Marie Johnson, whose life sentence for non-violent drug offenses was commuted by President Donald Trump, was released from prison Wednesday afternoon. Footage from local news crews showed Johnson racing toward her family and friends who had arrived at the Aliceville correctional facility in Alabama to greet her. Johnson told Business Insider just 24 hours ago that she…

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Macedonia agrees to change its name and end its 27-year beef with Greece

July 3, 2018

Milos Bicanski/Getty Images The leaders of Macedonia and Greece reached an agreement on Tuesday to end a 27-year feud surrounding the Balkan country’s name.  The prime ministers have agreed to refer to Macedonia as the Republic of Northern Macedonia or Severna Makedonija, in the Macedonian language.  The move aims to appease Greece, which had opposed the Republic’s use of Macedonia, because it sees it as an implication to territorial claims over…

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