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Scotland welcomes 25% of Syrian refugees settled in UK

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4 mentions6 hours ago
Scotland has welcomed 25% of the Syrian refugees settled in the UK so far, new figures show. About 1800 victims of the war in Syria have found new homes north ...

Why Keeping Only the Popular Parts of Obamacare Won’t Work

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2 mentions17 hours ago
Now imagine you’re a young, healthy person without any health problems. Your budget is tight, and health insurance is expensive. You might decide you’ll be fine without insurance, since you ...

Firm of oligarch behind Trump Jr. meeting was “primary client” of co. probed for money laundering

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4 mentions9 hours ago
In 2000, an investigation spearheaded by then-Sen. Carl Levin identified Russian businessman Ike Kaveladze as a “poster child” for the practice of establishing anonymous US shell corporations that could be ...

Node raises $10.8 million to find you better sales leads

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2 mentions15 hours ago
The first step of any salesperson is to figure out who to pitch, but some of them are wasting time targeting the wrong prospective clients. That’s the premise behind Node,

Facebook reportedly building smart speaker with touch screen

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2 mentions17 hours ago
Facebook may launch its own smart home gadget to get you messaging more friends and looking at more photos. DigiTimes reports from Taiwan that Facebook is building a 15-inch touch ...

Your Guide to the Similar-Looking Men of Dunkirk

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You’ve seen Christopher Nolan’s massive World War II epic Dunkirk, and you’ve got questions: Namely, who were all those similar-looking British actors with enviable cheekbones, and how are we supposed ...

HubSpot acquires Kemvi to bring more AI into its sales and marketing platform

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HubSpot is announcing that it has acquired Kemvi, a startup applying artificial intelligence and machine learning to help sales teams. A few months ago, Kemvi launched DeepGraph, a product that ...

This energy bill lays the groundwork for a much bigger fight to come

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2 mentions14 hours ago
The Senate soon could be considering legislation to modernize the nation’s energy policy. The wide-ranging and surprisingly bi-partisan bill, co-sponsored by Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chair Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) ...

A Veteran ICE Agent, Disillusioned with the Trump Era, Speaks Out

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38 mentions15 hours ago
In March, two months after President Trump took office, I received a text message from a veteran agent at Immigration and Customs Enforcement ( The agent, who has worked in ...

Refugee Children Play Music for Integration

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2 mentions2 days ago
On the occasion of World Refugee Day 2017, UNHCR Northern Europe organized a pop-up philharmonic concert for passers-by in central Stockholm. The concert was performed by refugee and asylum seeking ...

Mitch McConnell Wants You to Be Confused

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Senator John McCain, in the middle of treatment by some of the country’s best health professionals, flew across the country to vote on a process that, if successful, will deny ...

SEC Issues Investigative Report Concluding DAO Tokens, a Digital Asset, Were Securities

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The Securities and Exchange Commission issued an investigative report today cautioning market participants that offers and sales of digital assets by "virtual" organizations are subject to the requirements of the ...

The only heartwarming story you’ll read about climate change today

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3 mentions12 hours ago
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The best shot at large-scale climate action under the Trump administration might lie ...

The Left’s Opportunity in Wisconsin

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4 mentions15 hours ago
“Prosperity hasn’t always come easily,” Barack Obama told the people of Janesville, Wisconsin, in 2008. At that point a candidate in the Democratic primaries, and with the recession still months ...

It will be much harder to call new findings ‘significant’ if this team gets its way

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A megateam of reproducibility-minded scientists is renewing a controversial proposal to raise the standard for statistical significance in research studies. They want researchers to dump the long-standing use of a ...

That sound you hear is Elizabeth Warren tightening her grip on the Democratic Party

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When Vox‘s Jeff Stein reported late last week that Democrats had, at long last, unified around a message for 2018—”A Better Deal: Better Skills, Better Jobs, Better Wages”—the immediate reaction ...

That Viral Photo Of My Trans Son Crying? Here's What's Really Going On

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4 mentions15 hours ago
My 9-year-old son doesn’t have a political agenda; he’s just a kid. You wouldn’t think so given the backlash against a photo I posted of him on Facebook this weekend,

Restaurant Has 1-Drink Policy For Parents Dining With Kids

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Inside Colin Kaepernick’s Trip to Africa

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BREAKING: The Senate will begin debate on the Republican health care bill

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And the yeas have it. Amidst “kill the bill” and “shame” chants, the Senate voted on Tuesday to begin debate on repealing the Affordable Care Act, after mounting pressure from ...

BMW Announces Next Step In Vehicle Electrification Strategy

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July 26th, 2017 by Cynthia ShahanBMW Group has been one of the early leaders in 21st century electrification. In general, BMW seems serious about the transition to electric cars, and ...

Blue Apron faces lawsuit from former employee who alleges violation of Family and Medical Leave Act

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On the heels of Blue Apron’s lackluster debut on the public market, a former employee is suing the company for allegedly violating the Family and Medical Leave Act, which requires ...

Germany’s KBA: Volkswagen Diesel Car Owners Who Refuse Engine Software Updates Will Lose Registration

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July 26th, 2017 by James AyreHere’s a bit of good news on the air pollution front: Volkswagen diesel car owners in Germany will lose their vehicle registrations if they refuse ...

Nauto Raises $159 Million, Expansion Of Autonomous Vehicle Data Platform Coming

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July 25th, 2017 by James AyreThe Palo Alto–based firm Nauto, which retrofits vehicle fleets with networked safety camera-equipped devices, amongst other things, has raised $159 million in a Series B ...

Caltrans Is Already Modifying California’s Roads For Self-Driving Cars

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July 25th, 2017 by James AyreCaltrans has already begun altering California’s roadways so as to better accommodate the rollout of self-driving vehicles. It is doing so mostly by better accommodating ...

Texas Made It More Difficult to Get an Abortion, and Teen Motherhood Increased

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Mainstream pro-choice politicians often say that their goal for abortion policy is for it to be “safe, legal, and rare.” As if that standard were not low enough, one state’s ...

Self-Driving Semi Truck Firm Embark Raises $15 Million In Series A Funding Round

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July 25th, 2017 by James AyreThe self-driving semi truck firm Embark has raised around $15 million as part of a Series A funding round — led by Data Collective, but ...

Donald Trump Has His Finger on the Nuclear Button. Maybe We Should Do Something About That.

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We need to get Donald Trump’s finger off the nuclear button. This is not a partisan plea. It is not a call to lower America’s guard against potential nuclear attacks.

Skinny repeal: the last-ditch idea to save the Senate health care bill, explained

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Sources suggest that Senate Republicans are weighing a last-ditch idea to pass some kind of health care bill in the coming days: a narrowly focused Obamacare repeal bill, perhaps one ...

These Haitians found refuge from earthquakes, cholera, and poverty. Now Trump plans to send them back.

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In Haiti, 26-year-old Marie struggled to make ends meet. Unlike many in the northern city of Gonaïves, where she lives, she did have a paying job—she was a secretary for ...

It’s Never Been Done Before

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4 mentions12 hours ago
July 25th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanIt’s a common argument — whether worded so directly or not. It’s a reason used to not start a business, to not advocate for better ...

Forbes Welcome

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4 mentions18 hours ago
If I'm being rejected from one thing, it's really just the path redirecting me elsewhere to where I'm supposed to be.

Behind The Campaign To Achieve Gender Parity In Politics By 2030

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She Should Run works to recruit and train women for political office ― and the nonpartisan group’s new campaign aims to do just that.On Tuesday, the group announced 250Kby2030, a ...

Rio’s Olympic Legacy: A Body Count

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I am absolutely convinced that history will talk of the Rio de Janeiro before the Games and the much better Rio de Janeiro after the Olympic Games.– International Olympic Committee ...

In Minneapolis, Unusual Police Killing Raises an Old Outcry: Why?

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The events of the next few minutes will be anatomized and argued over and, maybe, at some point, contested in court. But this much is established: As the squad car ...

Mercedes-Benz Gets In On The Formula E Action

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July 25th, 2017 by The BeamFollowing in the footsteps of Audi’s announcement earlier this month, Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that it will be competing in the all-electric Formula E series from ...

Undocumented immigrants can't 'get in line' for legal status because no line exists

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Undocumented immigrants can't 'get in line' for legal status because no line exists

US Energy Dept. Goes Rogue On Biofuel, Celebrates Bio-Based Economy

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July 25th, 2017 by Tina CaseySo, this is weird. In one corner, you have US President* Donald J. Trump talking up the fossil fuel industry and denying climate change, and ...

China set to launch an 'unhackable' internet communication

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2 mentions17 hours ago
As malicious hackers mount ever more sophisticated attacks, China is about to launch a new, "unhackable" communications network - at least in the sense that any attack on it would ...

Vattenfall & Stadtwerke München Inaugurate 288 MW Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm

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July 25th, 2017 by Joshua S HillSwedish power company Vattenfall and German communal company Stadtwerke München have successfully completed the construction and officially inaugurated the 288 MW Sandbank offshore wind ...

“Clean Coal” Is A Political Myth Says Coal Company Owner

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July 25th, 2017 by Steve HanleyRobert Murray is the CEO of Murray Energy, America’s largest privately owned coal-mining company. He has met privately with #FakePresident Donald Trump on several occasions ...

Global Funding For Battery Storage, Smart Grid, & Energy Efficiency Tops $1 Billion In H1 2017

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July 25th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe total global funding raised during the first half of the year for the battery storage, smart grid, and energy efficiency sectors topped $1 ...

Nearly 126,000 People Employed In UK Renewable Energy Industry

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July 25th, 2017 by Joshua S HillNearly 126,000 people are currently employed across the United Kingdom’s renewable energy industry, according to new figures from the country’s Renewable Energy Association, but ...

How America Is Failing Native American Students

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3 mentions2 days ago
Inside a double-wide trailer on the Warm Springs reservation in central Oregon, nearly two dozen American Indian high-school students sit facing computers, teaching themselves math and history. Rain slaps the ...

What the Hell Is Splinter?

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Hi. Welcome to Splinter. Same site, same great people, new name. Splinter offers a sharp point of view, delivering news coverage for a new America: justice-minded, inclusive, and incisive. We ...

Guy with “Free Metal” sign delivers

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In an apt summation of what it’s like to be an artist these days, a man flawlessly shreds through Metallica’s “Search And Destroy” for an audience of two in front ...

CDP Helps Cities, States, and Companies Report and Manage Climate Change Data

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4 mentions1 day ago
July 25th, 2017 by Andrea BertoliWe are starting a new series here on CleanTechnica to highlight more women working in the broad field of cleantech and sustainability to add to ...

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HBO last week announced it was willing to expend this energy with a series from the “Game of Thrones” creators David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. In the show, “Confederate,” ...

What Happens When Your Documentary Subject Lies

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[Editor’s Note: Producer Susan MacLaury and her non-profit production organization, Shine Global, believed they found a unique story about the sex trafficking of young girls by desperate parents and the ...

Woman dies from tick disease caught from infected cat

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A Japanese woman has died of a tick-borne disease caught from a cat, in what is thought to be the first such mammal to human transmission. Japan's health ministry said ...
 

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