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November 5, 2016 2:13 PM Samsung's culture needs to change if it wants to survive

That may seem obvious (who actually revels in failure?), but most companies don't react to setbacks the way Samsung does. The best example? That famous story from 1995 where the company’s chairman set 150,000 defective phones ablaze in a giant bonfire in front of Samsung’s factory in Gumi, South Korea with thousands of employees watching. The demonstration 9

November 5, 2016 1:44 PM "I'm not afraid of jail," South Africa's Zuma tells supporters

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - In his first public appearance since investigators documented signs of government corruption, South African President Jacob Zuma told supporters on Saturday he wasn't scared to go to prison because he had been jailed during apartheid. The Public Protector, an anti-graft watchdog, said in a report last week that a judge should 9

November 5, 2016 5:44 AM YOUR VIEWS: Readers debate the candidates for president

Excerpts of the latest letters from readers on the presidential election. In the editorial, “Hillary Clinton for President” Oct. 30, you say she has a record of accomplishments. What accomplishments? Voting yes or no on a bill is not an accomplishment. You say she is stable, competent, and knowledgeable. She started the war in Libya. She is the problem 28

November 5, 2016 4:42 AM West Condemns Arrest of Kurdish Lawmakers in Turkey

Diyarbakir, Turkey: Turkish authorities arrested the leaders of the country’s main pro-Kurdish opposition party in a terrorism investigation on Friday, drawing strong international condemnation of a widening crackdown on dissent under President Tayyip Erdogan. Selahattin Demirtas and Figen Yuksekdag, co-leaders of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) 10

November 4, 2016 10:32 PM SA pull-out sends bold message to ICC

Before South Africa’s Instrument of Withdrawal on October 19 from the Roman Statute that gave birth to the ICC in 2002, Burundi and Gambia had announced their pull out. Kenya, Namibia and Uganda are also set to follow suit soon. The African countries have accused the ICC of bias and targeting African leaders who are accused or perceived to be a threat 33

November 4, 2016 7:09 PM Why NASA says it doesn't like the SpaceX fueling process

Fueling with humans on board? A NASA advisory committee says that SpaceX's unorthodox fueling procedures could spell trouble for the company's plans to hoist humans into space. NASA first raised questions about SpaceX’s unusual fueling procedures months before the company’s catastrophic Sept. 1 launchpad explosion. On Monday, a NASA advisory committee 45

November 4, 2016 12:28 PM Car Bomb Kills 8 In Turkey After Pro-Kurdish Legislators Detained For Questioning

Rescue officials and others carry an injured man from the explosion site after a car bomb detonated in the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir. At least eight people were killed and 100 injured in a blast outside a police building Friday morning. A car bomb in the largest majority-Kurdish city in Turkey has killed at least eight people and wounded 40

November 3, 2016 6:56 PM South Africa: Five Things Thuli Madonsela’s State Capture Report Told Us

After more than two weeks of delays and a legal challenge from the president, South Africans finally got their hands on a controversial report on Jacob Zuma on Wednesday. The office of the public protector, an independent anti-corruption watchdog, published a report entitled “State of Capture,” authored by the post’s former occupant Thuli Madonsela 72

November 3, 2016 11:30 AM Pakistani officials: Trains crash kills 19 in Karachi

KARACHI, Pakistan – A passenger train crashed into the back end of another in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi on Thursday, killing at least 19 people and injuring 50, officials said. The collision happened in the early morning hours when a train was parked along the rail lines at a small stopover platform on the city's outskirts, said Nasir 8

November 3, 2016 11:30 AM At least 20 killed and dozens injured in Pakistan train crash

Pakistan's Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique points at negligence as a possible cause for the fatal collision between two trains, which were carrying around 1,000 passengers. At least 20 people were killed and dozens more injured after two trains carrying hundreds of passengers collided in the Landhi area of Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi 12