New top story on Hacker News: Ask HN: What problem in your industry is a potential startup?

Ask HN: What problem in your industry is a potential startup? 5 by choogi | 0 comments on Hacker News. This has been done two other times before: https://ift.tt/2h5CpOy (2016), https://ift.tt/1IGuXMV (2015) Both threads generated a lot of really interesting discussion, and I was curious what the discussion would sound like if this were asked […]

Swedish Academy to reform after controversy postpones Nobel prize

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – The Swedish Academy which decides the Nobel Prize for Literature said it would not make an award in 2018 and instead focus on internal reforms to restore its reputation in the wake of allegations of sexual harassment and information leaks. from Reuters: World News https://ift.tt/2rjFEGn via IFTTT

Greece busts cancer drug theft gang, 21 arrests include doctors

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece has broken up a criminal gang that stole cancer drugs from hospitals and smuggled them to other European countries for resale at a premium, potentially depriving patients of life-saving medicine, police said on Friday. from Reuters: World News https://ift.tt/2wcxQvf via IFTTT

Dutch firms probed for alleged breaches of EU sanctions on Russia

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Prosecutors in the Netherlands said on Friday they have opened a criminal investigation into seven Dutch companies and their directors for allegedly breaching European Union sanctions against Moscow, by helping Russia build a bridge to Crimea. from Reuters: World News https://ift.tt/2HPQIFK via IFTTT

Russia detains five Islamic State members planning attack: news agencies

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Friday it had detained five members of an Islamic State cell planning attacks in several regions and had seized an array of weapons, according to Russian news agencies. from Reuters: World News https://ift.tt/2JUY5If via IFTTT

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