thedailybeast.com. “Was MH370 Carrying Killer Cargo?” - Malaysia admitted lithium-ion batteries that have spontaneously exploded on other flights were being carried on the missing plane.
Malaysian officials have confirmed that a consignment of lithium-ion batteries was in the cargo hold of Flight MH370. “These are not regarded as dangerous goods,” said the CEO of Malaysian Airlines, Ahmad Jauhari Yahya, “and were packed as recommended by the International Civil Aviation Organisation.”
inform.kz. “Kazakhstan expects to join WTO this year” - "Kazakhstan is expected to enter the WTO this year," President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev said addressing the opening session of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank started in Astana.
abcnews.com. “Ben Affleck Banned From Playing Blackjack at Las Vegas Casino, Source Says”- Oscar-winner Ben Affleck may be an A-lister, but even he can’t get away with being “too good” at blackjack. The actor was banned from playing blackjack at the Las Vegas Hard Rock Casino after he was deemed “too good” at the game by security, a source confirmed to ABC News.
ap.com. “South Korea Ferry Was Routinely Overloaded” - The doomed ferry Sewol exceeded its cargo limit on 246 trips — nearly every voyage it made in which it reported cargo — in the 13 months before it sank, according to documents that reveal the regulatory failures that allowed passengers by the hundreds to set off on an unsafe vessel. And it may have been more overloaded than ever on its final journey.
bbc.com. “Why the rich stay rich: they don’t invest like the rest” - When many of us have a little cash to invest, we might buy a mutual fund or a stock — if we don’t blow it on the latest tech gadget. Not the truly wealthy, however. They often put their money in property, art, businesses and other investments that the rest of us can only dream of owning. How this rarified group uses their cash differentiates them from the rest of us — and keeps them in the black.