Saudi King hails student divestment efforts
King Salman of Saudi Arabia lauded efforts by Canadian students to end institutional investment in energy firms. “We stand behind these brave students in their righteous struggle to lower the stock valuation of unclean energy firms, however symbolically,” he said in a statement. “Every little helps in the fight against evil Western oil companies.”
Handwashing by doctors: does it cause autism?
A series of groundbreaking slides released by the World Health Organization, in a, has revealed what many have always suspected: increased handwashing, especially by obstetricians handling children at their most vulnerable age, may be responsible for developmental disorders such as autism. WHO officials defended the controversial announcement as merely presenting an “alternative view”, saying, “Well, it’s never been shown not to cause problems.”
You didn’t call “no take-backsies”: Greece to Europe
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras remained defiant is his rejection of the international bailout deal, telling creditors, “you never said no take-backsies!”. When confronted by older leader Angela Merkel, Tsipras claimed, “I’m rubber, you’re glue!” and, “It’s not fair, I don’t want to play anymore!”