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Tweet for #Nutrition4Gold

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by HungerFree category: Health HungerFree EMBED Supporters 116 of 100 116% of goal supported Social Reach 7,478,644 People Time Left 6 days Ends Aug 04, 10:00 AM EDT Support HungerFree ...

17 Pictures Of Bill Clinton Playing With Balloons That You Need To See Before You Die

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View this embed › SORRY LITTLE GIRL, THAT’S BILL’S BALLOON. ID: 9337220 Check out more articles on! More ▾Next On buzz› Next On buzz› Sorry, but you can only ...

Is this the future of Bernie's revolution?

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As the fractured Democratic National Convention gradually unified behind Hillary Clinton over the course of the week, Bernie Sanders' frustrated supporters were left to wonder what was next for their ...

Trump tried to sell his vodka in Russia with this bizarro video

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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. In ...

This is the case Hillary Clinton now needs to make to voters

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When Bill Clinton spoke to the Democratic convention on Tuesday night, he warmly recalled the time in 1985 when Hillary Clinton learned about a preschool program in Israel that taught ...

These Photos Reveal Moments From Hillary Clinton's Philadelphia Convention That Few Will Ever See

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Photographer M. Scott Brauer is covering the Democratic National Convention for Mother Jones' Instagram account. Brauer, who has a kind of exaggerated paparazzi-esque style, also snapped photos at Donald Trump's ...

Why Putin hates Hillary

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When mass protests against Russian President Vladimir Putin erupted in Moscow in December 2011, Putin made clear who he thought was really behind them: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. With ...

Donald Trump's long history of trying (and failing) to do business in Russia

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As he sought to dispel questions about his ties to Russia during a feisty press conference on Wednesday, Donald Trump was unequivocal: "I have nothing to do with Russia." If ...

Hillary Clinton tells the truth!

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Here is Gail Collins a couple of days ago in a big profile of Hillary Clinton with the ironic subhead, "How is it possible that we still don’t really know ...

Hillary Clinton's Acceptance Speech, Annotated

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Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic presidential nomination in Philadelphia on Thursday night. Bloomberg Politics reporters and editors have annotated her acceptance speech below. TwoMargins: Hillary Clinton DNC Acceptance Speech

I’m #StillSanders, but Tonight Hillary Got To Me

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Philadelphia—She got to me. After two weeks, and two conventions, and more Pepsi than I’d normally drink in a year, I don’t think I’m capable of rational analysis. But then ...

Obama brought down the house at the DNC—these Trump-hating Republicans couldn't agree more

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On Wednesday night, President Barack Obama delivered an impassioned address at the Democratic National Convention, where he burnished his legacy of hope, praised Hillary Clinton, and eviscerated Donald Trump as ...

Deep-sea ecosystems still under threat despite UN protection

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They aren’t the most famous ecosystems. Few people hit the streets to protect the Louisville ridge, the Josephine seamount or the Flemish Cap – the ecological marvels found on the ...

Six decades of Britain's refugees: The stories of people who've fled to the UK

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Obama has given a lot of speeches. Tonight's might just be his best.

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President Barack Obama gave his final Democratic convention speech as president on Wednesday night in Philadelphia. He brought the crowd to their feet with his evisceration of Donald Trump and ...

Lebanon: Syrian Women at Risk of Sex Trafficking

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(Beirut) – Weaknesses and a lack of coordination in the Lebanese government’s response to sex trafficking is putting women and girls at risk, Human Rights Watch said today, on the ...


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There is a lot of data available about refugees and migrants. Here are some infographics based on official data sources that you can download and share.Google Plus One

Why You Shouldn't Necessarily Trust the Convention Bounce

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As the Democratic National Convention draws to a close in Philadelphia this week, Hillary Clinton can only wish for the kind of polling bump her husband enjoyed after he was ...

Gurbaksh Chahal out as Gravity4 CEO after probation ruling

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Tech founder Gurbaksh Chahal appears to have handed over his CEO role at Gravity4 to his sister, Kamal Kaur, after a judge found last week that he violated his domestic ...

Michael Bloomberg on Trump: "I know a con when I see one"

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The Democratic Party gave a prime time speaking slot to former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg at the party's convention Wednesday night for one reason: He is the perfect foil ...

Top Sanders backer Nina Turner says she was kicked off DNC program and "no reason was given"

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In an exclusive interview with Mother Jones, Nina Turner, a prominent Bernie Sanders delegate and surrogate, explained why she was at the center of the latest storm at the Democratic ...

WHO encourages countries to act now to reduce deaths from viral hepatitis

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Ahead of World Hepatitis Day, 28 July 2016, WHO is urging countries to take rapid action to improve knowledge about the disease, and to increase access to testing and treatment ...

NARAL president discusses her abortion in DNC speech

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Ilyse Hogue, the president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, may have made history at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday afternoon when she talked about her own abortion. Hogue opened her remarks ...

South Sudan fighting drives surge of refugees to Uganda

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GENEVA – Recent fighting in South Sudan has to date forced 37,491 people to flee to Uganda. To put this in context: more refugees have arrived in Uganda in the ...

Here's a bit of mid-convention entertainment for you

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Low Cost Solar Goal In Reach, Energy Dept. Set To Blow Right Past It

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July 29th, 2016 by Tina CaseySo, that was fast. In 2011, the Obama Administration decided that solar power could reach parity with fossil fuels in ten years, and they’re already ...

South Philly voters have a message for Barack Obama at the DNC: "Please don't leave"

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President Barack Obama will take to the Democratic National Convention stage in Philadelphia on Wednesday night to push Hillary Clinton's case for the White House. Obama has made no secret ...

The 1951 Refugee Convention

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The 1951 Refugee Convention is the key legal document that forms the basis of our work. Signed by 144 State parties, it defines the term ‘refugee' and outlines the rights ...

Bernie Sanders delegates to Bernie: You're not the boss of me

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At a press conference held on Tuesday by the Bernie Delegates Network, an outfit independent of the Sanders campaign, none of the speakers indicated they had any knowledge that dozens ...

Is the Attempt to Link Trump and Putin a New McCarthyism?

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The release of hacked Democratic National Committee emails last week was followed on Wednesday by Donald Trump’s invitation to Russia to find and release Hillary Clinton’s missing emails. Trump has ...

6 things you need to know about mangroves (but never thought to...

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Editor’s note: Tuesday, July 26, is International Mangrove Day. “I love mangroves.” That’s a phrase you’ve probably never heard anyone say. Mangroves don’t inspire awe and wonder the way coral ...

The Civil-Rights Movement Made Hillary Clinton’s Historic Nomination Possible

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On November 5, 1872, Susan B. Anthony was arrested after voting for President Ulysses Grant and the Republican ticket in Rochester, New York. Her crime: voting as a woman. “You ...

Donald Trump's top ten giveaways to Vladimir Putin

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The number of pro-Putin positions that Donald Trump has taken has assumed quite remarkable proportions: He wants to reduce America's commitment to NATO and reorient its activities to the Middle ...

You're not eating what you think you're eating

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The last thing you want to hear as lift your morning cup of joe to your exhausted and grouchy lips is, "Do you know you are probably drinking roasted twigs?" ...

FEATURE: Tackling cholera in Haiti by building sanitary cordons

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27 July 2016 – “Wash my hands before eating and nursing the baby, wash my hands after relieving myself, use Aquatabs to purify the water…” and so, Sherline Deus lists ...

Donald Trump just invited Russia to hack Hillary Clinton

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Donald Trump encouraged Russian hackers to find Hillary Clinton's deleted emails during a bizarre press conference on Wednesday in Miami. "Russia, if you are listening, I hope you are able ...

Trump Said He Would Bring Jobs Back To The Country. He Just Quietly Hired 78 Foreign Workers.

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has repeatedly vowed to bring jobs back to the country and force American companies to hire more domestic workers. Just don’t expect him to apply ...

Scientists sniff out a new antibiotic in nose microbes

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Your nose is a battleground. Just like your mouth or gut, it’s full of microbes. But while those other organs are regularlyflooded with food, the nose is a wasteland. Resources ...

All of the officers in the Freddie Gray case are going free

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Maryland prosecutors announced Wednesday morning that they are dropping all charges against three officers still awaiting trial for their involvement in the death of Freddie Gray, bringing to an unsuccessful ...

Ban the bag: Queensland

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A Crazy New Species of Beaked Whale Has Been Discovered in the Pacific

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Did you know that beaked whales are a thing, and that they’re more than just giant, weird-looking dolphin clones? On Tuesday, a team of scientists announced the discovery of a ...

Sick of Mosquitoes? Try These 3 Fish Tactics to Ward Off Nature’s Vampires

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It’s the height of summer, and every exposed ankle is an all-you-can-suck smorgasbord for mosquitoes and ticks. But blood-hungry bugs are not unique to backyard barbecues. Ocean fish have to ...

Gender equality, women's empowerment central to Colombian peace process – UN officials

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26 July 2016 – Two senior United Nations officials today underscored that the centrality of women to the Colombian peace process, as shown by the 'historic commitment' by the Government ...

How Faroe Island residents are continuing to slaughter of pilot whales

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Tossing and turning in a scarlet sea, the dozens of pilot whales cannot escape the knife blows raining down. Driven into the shallows, where they are forced to bathe in ...

Donald Trump was very curious about his baby daughter's breasts

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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 ...

The Independent's Case for Clinton

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Liberty is a work in progress. Painting: Jean Leon Gerome Ferris. Photograph: Three Lions/Getty ImagesFacebook Twitter Email Print Share 2016 ElectionsMichael R. Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City,

San Diego police say officer fatally shot, another wounded

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A San Diego police officer was fatally shot and another was injured at a traffic stop late on Thursday, police said on Friday, and a wounded suspect was taken into ...

Instagram, Inequality, and 'Inequaligram'

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Inequality reveals itself in many different forms. You can look at income distribution, compare crime rates, or even study the density of trees in a given neighborhood to see proof.

LivBlends renames itself Replenish and gives us a first look at it futuristic smoothie machine

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Nearly one year ago LiveBlends was a Y Combinator smoothie delivery startup. The company has evolved since then, raised $3.8 million in seed from various investors and switched its name ...

Humans Are Seriously Messing Up The World’s Drinking Water

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Clean, drinkable water is more than a precious resource — its crucial to human life. Unfortunately, population growth and pollution are threatening to seriously undermine the availability of clean drinking ...

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