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  1. Bomber Hits Bishkek Embassy, Finland’s Russian Exit and Lightning Strikes 323 Down

    Know This: The bomber is dead and three others were injured in a suicide bombing at China’s embassy in Kyrgyzstan. Accused internet pirate Kim Dotcom has won the right to livestream his appeal of the extradition order that would return him to the U.S. from New Zealand. And a 17-year-old allegedly hacked the Sri Lankan president’s website in a bid to get exams delayed. 

    Read This: “Lenin was so confident of Marxist doctrine and worldwide revolution that he was convinced Finland would come crawling back.” Before Brexit, there was Finlexit: Finland’s accidental independence from Russia.

    Remember This: 323. That’s the number of reindeer that were apparently killed by lightning during a single Norwegian storm on Friday.

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