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Atari turns 50 and the godfather of video games tells how we can change the world

†Schopenhauer always talked about creative destruction. New innovations often destroy old dominance. And that’s what you want to do, because you’re not going to beat Microsoft at their game. But you can beat them in a game you own.’† That’s the advice from Atari founder and mass-market video game maker Nolan Bushnell to current CEO …

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They Danced and Died: Tragic Teen Party Mystery in South Africa

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) – South African authorities searched for answers Monday, a day after 21 underage teenagers partying after the end of school exams were killed in a mysterious incident at a nightclub. The bodies of many of the victims, the youngest a 13-year-old girl, were discovered by the police lying on tables, …

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In China’s ‘zero-Covid’ lockdowns, one daughter’s struggle to get medicine for her father strikes a chord

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in the CNN newsletter Meanwhile in China, a three-week update that explores what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it’s impacting the world. Register here. CNN † What was meant to be a simple message, a daughter taking her elderly father to the …

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to stay in power until the mid-1930s

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Joe Giddens | Reuters British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday he wants to remain in power until the middle of the next decade, despite calls for him to resign, which would make him the country’s longest-serving leader in 200 years. Earlier this month, Johnson survived a confidence vote …

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Pfizer Says Updated Booster May Offer More Protection Against Ommicron

Pfizer says changing its COVID-19 vaccine to better target the ommicron variant is safe and effective. The update, in a statement issued Saturdaycomes just days before regulators determine whether Americans should get another round of booster shots starting this fall. The most commonly used vaccines currently in circulation tend to target the original, more dangerous …

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New Colombian president pledges to protect rainforest

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Gustavo Petro, Colombia’s first elected left-wing president, will take office in August with ambitious proposals to halt record deforestation in the Amazon rainforest. Petro has pledged to limit agribusiness expansion into the forest and create reserves where indigenous communities and others are allowed to harvest rubber, acai and other non-timber …

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Saudi crown prince visits Turkey in important attitude change for Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan R welcomes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud in Ankara, Turkey, on June 22, 2022. Mustafa Kaya/Xinhua via Getty Images DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has visited Turkey for the first time in years, marking a rapprochement between two of the …

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‘Total massacre’: Witnesses describe ethnic attack in Ethiopia

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The heavily armed men appeared around the small farming village in Ethiopia’s Oromia region, scaring residents already on edge after recent clashes between government forces and rebels. “The militants assured us that they will not touch us. They said they are not after us,” resident Nur Hussein Abdi told The Associated …

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‘We can’t get past it’: Indigenous people hold protests in Ecuador | Protests News

Quito, Ecuador – Thousands of Indigenous People Continue to Demonstrate in the Ecuadorian Capital, as Called for them social and economic reforms louder despite crackdown by the authorities in the South American nation. the protestersled mainly by the powerful group Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE), began block roads and marched into provincial capitals …

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