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AP demonstrates the perils of being "balanced" in the era of Trump

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Earlier this week the AP wrote a story delivering the astonishing news that Hillary Clinton once met with a Nobel-Prize-winning microcredit guru that she had been friends with for 30 ...

Donald Trump took revenge on his family by cutting off a sick infant's health care

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Until the election, we're bringing you "The Trump Files," a daily dose of telling episodes, strange-but-true stories, or curious scenes from the life of GOP nominee Donald Trump. Donald Trump ...

Ghanaian health workers use mobile phones to collect real-time maternal health data

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Mavis Tabi-Boateng, a midwife at a health centre in Watreso, Ghana, often sees patients who travel long distances for antenatal care visits. During these visits she checks to see if ...

Beyond burkini bans, 4 more ways France is cracking down on Muslims

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On Tuesday, an image of French authorities forcing a Muslim woman to disrobe on the beach sparked outrage on social media. It was the second such incident in France that ...

Public financing for health in Africa: from Abuja to the SDGs

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Print Editors: World Health Organization Number of pages: Publication date: 2016 Languages: English WHO reference number: WHO/HIS/HGF/Tech.Report/16.2 Public financing for health in Africa: from Abuja to the SDGs pdf 1.26Mb ...

Education under fire: Schools in Aleppo damaged in renewed fighting

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Share Tweet ShareBy Basma Ourfali and Yasmine Saker Renewed fighting in Aleppo has put children at risk, with schools coming under attack in recent weeks. The 1070 intermediary school for ...

The AP’s big exposé on Hillary meeting with Clinton Foundation donors is a mess

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Tuesday afternoon, Stephen Braun and Eileen Sullivan of the Associated Press released the results of a review of State Department appointment data that they used to make some striking claims ...

Donald Trump discovers that appealing to whites is trickier than he thought

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The wise new heads surrounding Donald Trump have obviously given up on attracting more than a handful of non-white votes—which is probably a smart move, all things considered—and this means ...

Gene Tests Identify Breast Cancer Patients Who Can Skip Chemotherapy, Study Says

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Dr. Kathryn J. Ruddy, a breast cancer specialist at the The risks from certain types of chemo increase with the patient’s age. The risk of leukemia is about 0.5 percent ...

UNHCR prepares for huge displacement from Iraq's Mosul

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GENEVA – Displacement in Iraq may be about to worsen dramatically with the focus of military action turning towards retaking Mosul, the country’s second largest city, UNHCR, the UN Refugee ...

The real value of Sean Hannity's shilling for Trump: Probably around zero

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From Media Matters: Fox News host Sean Hannity, who has been informally advising Donald Trump’s presidential campaign while serving as its primary media cheerleader, has effectively turned his nightly prime-time ...

An Epochal Discovery: A Habitable Planet Orbits Our Neighboring Star

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One hundred and one years ago this October, a Scottish astronomer named Robert Innes pointed a camera at a grouping of stars near the Southern Cross, the defining feature of ...

SkyGiraffe raises $6M for its enterprise mobility platform

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SkyGiraffe helps enterprises give their employees access to their line-of-business apps and enterprise data from virtually any device. The company today announced that it has raised a $6 million funding ...

Drums, hugs and tears of joy as refugee Olympians land back in Kenya

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NAIROBI, Kenya – Five South Sudanese athletes who have spent the last few weeks making history as part of the first-ever Refugee Olympic Team returned to Kenya on Tuesday, where ...

The question no one's asking about the Clinton Foundation

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Another Hillary Clinton shit-storm was kicked up when the Associated Press reported on Tuesday that during the Democratic presidential nominee's tenure as secretary of state, she met several dozen times ...

Risking it all to escape gang violence and poverty

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UNICEF reports on the harrowing journey of refugee and migrant children from Central America Share Tweet Share NEW YORK, 23 August 2016 – Every month, thousands of children from Central ...

France Has a Strange Concept of Feminism—and Religious Freedom

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Oh, France, what is the matter with you? In the wake of the Bastille Day massacre of 84 by a Tunisian truck driver who plowed through a crowd in Nice,

UN relief monitoring situations in Italy and Myanmar after strong earthquakes hit both counties

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24 August 2016 – In the wake of powerful earthquakes today in Italy and Myanmar, the United Nations relief wing is monitoring the situations, and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s spokesperson said ...

Poverty has declined a lot over the past 30 years

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I have my issues with Scott Winship and the way he calculates income and inflation, and in particular I continue to wrestle with his contention that PCE is generally a ...

The Thirsty Little Snake That Swam Across the World

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If someone asked you to think about a global animal that has spread over much of the earth, you’ll probably think of something like the brown rat, the rock pigeon,

Donald Trump's Wall Street tower is filled with crooks

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Until the election, we're bringing you "The Trump Files," a daily dose of telling episodes, strange-but-true stories, or curious scenes from the life of GOP nominee Donald Trump. "Forty Wall ...

Here's why we keep making up new names for marginalized groups

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Good Morning America’s Amy Robach apparently had a brain fart the other day and referred to blacks as “colored people,” rather than the acceptable—even au courant—"people of color." But why ...

Bernie sells out, according to Bernie fans

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Bernie Sanders has finally announced the next step in his political revolution, but he's learning that it's no easy task to ride herd on a bunch of idealists who have ...

Including Diverse Voices in Science Stories

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A teacher stands in front of a classroom and instructs five- to seven-year-olds to take up their crayons and draw a surgeon, a fighter pilot, and a firefighter. When a ...

Diver begs for life of a whale shark caught by Indonesian fisherman

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A video has emerged of a tourist bargaining for the life of a baby whale shark caught by fisherman in Indonesia. Video posted to YouTube shows fishermen from Ambon, in ...

At Security Council, Ban calls for eradicating weapons of mass destruction ‘once and for all’

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23 August 2016 – Recalling that eliminating weapons of mass destruction was one of the founding principles of the United Nations and was in fact the subject of the first ...

Here's why we have no clue how often rape is happening in the US

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Federal agencies don't have a uniform definition of sexual assault, and that has led to dramatically different estimates on the frequency of sexual violence in the United States, according to ...

Busting the billion-dollar myth: how to slash the cost of drug development

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First, there was the pitching and rolling in an old Jeep for eight hours. Next came the river crossing in a slender canoe. When Nathalie Strub Wourgaft finally reached her ...

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Quiet Children, RuPaul Has Things to Say About Trump, Awards, and Cops

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RuPaul doesn't just slay — he prays. The host of RuPaul's Drag Race sat down with The Advocate last Tuesday to discuss a wide range of issues, including his spirituality.

It’s Official: Graduate Students Can Unionize

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The students who teach at private universities can now call their academic labor an actual job, and bring union solidarity to their scholarly passion. On Tuesday, the National Labor Relations ...

‘Lion’ Trailer: Inspirational True Story Is The Weinstein Company’s Major Oscar Hopeful

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It hasn’t been the easiest road for The Weinstein Company as of late (the lackluster box office for Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight” last December was just the starting point ...

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Closest rocky planet to our solar system found

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Scientists have found the closest exoplanet to Earth Liquid water could exist on the surface of Proxima b (CNN)In a discovery that has been years in the making, researchers have ...

MPs call for ban on plastic microbeads

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A worldwide ban on plastic microbeads in cosmetics should be imposed as soon as possible, MPs have demanded. The Environmental Audit Committee says the tiny balls of plastic used in ...

UNESCO - Timeline

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See more of UNESCO by logging into FacebookMessage this Page, learn about upcoming events and more. If you don't have a Facebook account, you can create one to see more ...

DroneDeploy raises $20 million to help any business put drones to work

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A San Francisco-based startup called DroneDeploy has raised $20 million in Series B funding to grow their drone data management platform. The drone tech startup closed its Series B deal ...

Report: Bernie was right!

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A new Congressional Budget Office report examining trends in family wealth confirms what most Americans know from experience: the poor are buried in debt, the middle class is stuck, and—shocker—the ...

Threat of marriage hangs over young Malian refugee girls in Mauritania

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Tinalbaraka Amano has done well to adapt to life in the desert. Three years ago, the 16-year-old had her own room in a suburban house in Mali’s capital, Bamako. She ...

Economic anxiety is all about progress, not income

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The debate continues over whether Donald Trump's blue-collar supporters—virtually of them white—are motivated by economic anxiety or racial anxiety. I think the evidence is pretty clear that racial anxiety plays ...

Hillary Clinton ran a very tight ship as Secretary of State

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The way Washington works—in fact, the way everything works—is that people socialize; they develop relationships; and they often try to leverage those relationships to call in favors. We have laws ...

Secret Cameras Record Baltimore’s Every Move From Above

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The sky over the Circuit Court for Baltimore City on June 23 was the color of a dull nickel, and a broad deck of lowering clouds threatened rain. A couple ...

Historic Olympics come to an end in style for Team Refugees

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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – In a dazzling celebration of life, Brazil has brought down the curtain on an Olympics which enchanted and inspired millions around the world with powerful ...

This Gay Couple Went Looking for a 3rd on Jack'd, Then Brutally Murdered Him, Police Say

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A jury trial is under way for a Texas man accused of conspiring with his boyfriend to rob and brutally murder a victim they lured on a gay hookup app.

"No one feared punishment, and no one was ever arrested"

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On a Sunday afternoon in May, more than 100 people gathered on a grassy knoll sandwiched between a swamp and a construction company lot on the eastern outskirts of Memphis,

Why America needs a national memorial for the victims of lynching

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In early 2015, the Equal Justice Initiative released a comprehensive report on more than 4,000 lynchings of African-Americans between 1877 and 1950. The report, which identified more than 800 more ...

Special report: I spent five years with some of Trump's biggest fans. Here's what they won't tell you.

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In a framed photo of herself taken in 2007, Sharon Galicia stands, fresh-faced and beaming, beside first lady Laura Bush at a Washington, DC, luncheon, thrilled to be honored as ...

#SocialFish at #AFS146 (with images, tweets)

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Social media is not a new phenomenon. Many organizations have embraced it as a way of communicating with new audiences, making connections, and building partnerships. But what impact does it ...

The 48 startups that launched at Y Combinator S16 Demo Day 2

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The world’s most prestigious startup school launched 48 companies today at part 2 of its Summer 2016 Demo Day. Nanoparticle analytics and delivery robots were amongst the products revealed in ...

The Trump Files: How Donald Tried To Hide His Legal Troubles to Get His Casino Approved

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Until the election, we're bringing you "The Trump Files," a daily dose of telling episodes, strange-but-true stories, or curious scenes from the life of presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump. Donald ...
 

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