A stolen plane, a devastated family and a nation questioning airport security gaps

  1. A stolen plane, a devastated family and a nation questioning airport security gaps  CNN
  2. Family of Richard Russell, who stole airliner and crashed it, say they are ‘stunned and heartbroken’  USA TODAY
  3. Plane Thief Said He Trained on Games, Didn’t Plan to Land  Wall Street Journal
  4. Richard Russell, Who Stole Plane Near Seattle, Raises Troubling Security Questions  New York Times
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Questioning conventional understanding of antifreeze proteins

Scientists have discovered that an ice-binding protein (fcIBP) from the sea ice microalga does not fit in the conventional classification of ice-binding proteins, suggesting unknown mechanisms behind its antifreeze property. This finding could lead to a broader application of the antifreeze protein in food and medical industries.
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Nigeria's Senate president summoned for questioning over robbery

Nigeria's Senate president summoned for questioning over robberyNigerian police on Sunday summoned the head of the upper house of parliament for questioning after members of a criminal gang implicated him following a brutal bank robbery that left 33 people dead. Senate President Bukola Saraki, the third-most powerful politician in the country who has denied the allegation, served from 2003 to 2011 as state governor of Kwara, where the brazen daylight robberies took place in the central town of Offa on April 5. National police spokesman Jimoh Moshood said 22 suspects have been arrested over the robbery of six Offa banks, including five ring leaders who alleged Saraki’s involvement in the gang.


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