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Tanzania: Italian Envoy Pledges Support to Industrialisation - allAfrica.com
Tanzania:Italian Envoy Pledges Support to Industrialisation September 13, 2018 at 08:09AM https://ift.tt/2MsXnmr [Daily News] ITALIAN Ambassador to Tanzania, Roberto Mengoni has pledged to continue supporting Italian companies in trading and investing in Tanzania to help in boosting industrialisation drive. via AllAfrica News: External Relations https://ift.tt/2wi8Job
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FEMA left water piled up in Ceiba, Puerto Rico's airport following Hurricane Maria — Quartz
Watch while boxes of water bottles languish in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria September 13, 2018 at 07:56AM https://ift.tt/2p3PEC5

A stockpile of water has been languishing on an airport runway in Puerto Rico for months. The crates were intended to aid victims of Hurricane Maria after the storm made landfall on September 20, 2017. They could be seen stacking up at a federally-operated airport in Ceiba as early as January 2018. Satellite images from Planet Labs now show a 500 meter stretch of supplies, leaving many wondering why the aid remained there for months.

Attention to the Ceiba stockpile began when Abdiel Santana, an employee of the United Forces of Rapid Action agency, a division of the police force in Puerto Rico, posted photos to Facebook. CBS News confirmed with the US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Puerto Rican government that the stacks of water are sitting dormant.

BREAKING: What may be millions of water bottles. meant for victims of Hurricane Maria, have been sitting on a runway in Ceiba, Puerto Rico, since last year, according to @FEMA, which confirmed the news to me, late tonight, after pictures, posted today on social media, went viral. pic.twitter.com/jidGJAvCyJ

— David Begnaud (@DavidBegnaud) September 12, 2018

The government of Puerto Rico says the water was first not distributed because they weren’t given access to it. By the time the local officials were able to bring it to nearby municipalities like Barceloneta, Lares, San Sebastián and Yauco, residents complained the water smelled and had a bad taste. Puerto Rico stopped delivering the water provided by FEMA, and left it on the runway. (The Puerto Rican government issued what it says is the timeline of events leading to the distribution failure.)

FEMA spokesperson Dasha Castillo told Quartz that the agency determined it had a surplus of drinking water in Puerto Rico and transferred it to local officials when requested. “Once the transfer of water took place, the water became property of the government of Puerto Rico.”

While FEMA may be trying to avoid blame publicly, internally their could be plenty of blame to go around. “If [FEMA] put that water on that runway there will be hell to pay,” an unnamed senior FEMA official told CBS. “If we did that, we’re going to fess up to it.”

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Tanzania: Magufuli Tasks New Pccb Boss to 'Clean House - allAfrica.com
Tanzania:Magufuli Tasks New Pccb Boss to 'Clean House September 13, 2018 at 07:55AM https://ift.tt/2x8FZ1H [Daily News] PRESIDENT John Magufuli has tasked the newly appointed anti-corruption head, former Director of Criminal Investigation, Commissioner of Police (CP) Diwani Athumani to clean up the Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB). via AllAfrica News: Corruption https://ift.tt/2P3Wu5u
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Profit-making idea: Educating children through computer games
Profit-making idea: Educating children through computer games September 13, 2018 at 07:55AM https://ift.tt/2x8FUep 'I believe strongly that there’s huge demand for products that teach young kids the basics of programming through play.' via How We Made It In Africa https://ift.tt/2hEYaaV
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Bay Area cops are China’s newest internet celebs - Inkstone
The San Leandro Police Department has 7,200 likes on Facebook and 4,400 followers on Twitter.

But on the Chinese social site Weibo, it has a following of 300,000 – more than three times the city’s population.

The Weibo account, created in 2014 to serve Chinese speakers in the Bay Area, has now become the go-to source for many in China who are curious about American law enforcement.

On Weibo, SLPD has been telling its followers about police gear in the US, Californian driving rules and criminal cases involving ethnic Chinese.

Most recently, it explained the legal definition of rape after tech entrepreneur Richard Liu was investigated for rape in Minnesota. This post was so widely shared that “San Leandro Police Department” was one of the most searched phrases on Weibo.

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Sparked Up Like a Book of Matches - Sena - Marvel Cinematic Universe [Archive of Our Own]
Steve lives in Stark Tower and doesn't have much to do when he's not going after Hydra strongholds. He attends charity events to make Pepper happy. He goes hiking with Sam. He hangs out with Clint in Bed-Stuy and watches Dog Cops. Sometimes Tony gives him super alcohol in a sippy cup. Sometimes he sees Bucky out of the corner of his eye and wonders if it's real or if he's starting to lose his mind.

Alternately, the one with terrible jokes, a foot chase through the Lower East Side, and a tiny little robot named Shitcan.
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Destiny's creators made the game less addictive – and players rebelled | Games | The Guardian
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Forget reusability, aim for perfection - Ingo Schwarze
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