Goldman Sachs helped the fund, 1Malaysia Development Berhad, commonly known as 1MDB, sell more than $6 billion of debt to investors, ostensibly for projects that would benefit the Malaysian people. But federal prosecutors contend that at least $2.7 billion of that money went to fuel the lavish lifestyles of several people close to a former Malaysian prime minister, including the flamboyant financier Jho Low.
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Remember Myspace? What about Friendster or Bebo? – Take a trip down memory lane at the rise and fall of each major platform in our latest version of “Social Media: A brief history” using Google search data. – – – Data is indexed by Google. Each line is relative to the maximum ever search volume for the name of that social media platform. Hence each line reaches the top at some point.
I summited everest at 5:30 am and lhotse 3:45 pm despite of [sic] the heavy traffic (roughly 320 people)
the number of active cellphone subscriptions grew larger than the number of actual people on this planet
there are an estimated 1.1 billion people in the world who don’t have access to electricity, meaning charging a phone, let alone owning one, would likely be difficult.
Authorities in Sri Lanka have launched a massive security operation and imposed a curfew after a wave of bombs in churches and hotels in Sri Lanka killed at least 207 people and injured 450.
The eight blasts, some of which officials said were suicide bomb attacks, appeared timed to cause maximum casualties among worshippers attending Easter services.