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How Trump Invented Trump

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9 mentions3 hours ago
Past Trump Tower’s bow-tied doorman, through a shiny revolving door, toward the 60-foot waterfall, up a dim elevator, after glass doors and smiling assistants, Donald J. Trump, chairman of the ...

This map shows who wants to move to your country

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3 mentions3 hours ago
As the migration crisis in Europe continues to unfold, the images of dead children, crowded train platforms, and people trying not to be sent to migrant camps have triggered worldwide ...

An Unspeakable Act. A Heroic Survivor.

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3 mentions9 hours ago
When a childhood is robbed by sexual violence, how does one Congolese family recover? She lives in Bitobolo, a village of nearly 20,000 people in the South Kivu region of ...

Rhetoric vs. reality, police safety edition

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Scott Walker: "In the last six years under President Obama, we’ve seen a rise in anti-police rhetoric....[This] rhetoric has real consequences for the safety of officers who put their lives ...

Marx and Keynes put economics on the map, and they can take it right off again

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Over at PostEverything, Dan Drezner wonders why economics has managed to wield such an outsized influence within the social sciences. His strongest point—or at least the one he spends the ...

The GOP's problem is not Donald Trump.

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Only a few weeks ago, pundits and political observers roundly proclaimed that Donald Trump, the reality-show tycoon who's mounted a takeover of the GOP, would flame out, fade, implode, or ...

Anchor babies exist, but probably not very many of them

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Do "anchor babies" exist? Or are they just a pernicious myth invented by the anti-immigration right? The LA Times sent reporter Molly Hennessy-Fiske to Rio Grande City in Texas to ...

How the migrant crisis is wreaking havoc on the European Union.

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In July, the European Union was supposedly on the verge of disaster. Greece seemed ready to reject the demands of its creditors and dump the euro, paving the way for ...

A Vaccinated Man Has Been Emitting Virulent Polio for 28 Years

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At the end of the decades-long global battle to eradicate polio from the planet, there is what looks like a simple goal: Render every person immune, by vaccination, for long enough ...

Google Search Will Now Surface Info On More Health Conditions

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Google says one in 20 searches on Google Search are for health-related information and since February of this year, it’s been using its Knowledge Graph to quickly bring up medical facts ...

UNDP Assists in Recovery from Floods in Myanmar

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[Yangon – August 11] As flood affected people in Myanmar return to their homes, the United Nations Development Programme is already taking steps to help communities recover from the disaster ...

Fighting the Second Skeleton

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Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva is an incredibly rare disease, striking just one out of every two million people. It’s also an incredibly astonishing disease. A single mutation to a single gene ...

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Do the series of small steps in meteorology add up to a giant leap? How well does Kerri Smith remember the past 399 episodes of the Nature Podcast? Einstein and ...

How many trees are there in the world?

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It’s a simple question: how many trees are there on Earth? The answer required 421,529 measurements from fifty countries on six continents. Now this new data has been combined to ...

UN World Food Program

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Representatives of the United Nations System in Colombia visited shelters in Cúcuta and Villa del Rosario, on the Colombian border with Venezuela, to see first-hand the humanitarian situation as a ...

Ocean spin cycle traps hapless pufferfish.

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Oh little pufferfish. Your tiny little fins are no match for a mini-ocean maelstrom. You and your buddy are trapped in a small ocean vortex that keeps spinning you around ...

Dean Jones, Star of Disney"€™s "€˜The Love Bug,"€™ Dies at 84

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Dean Jones, an actor and singer who made his name in a string of popular Disney films in the 1960s and ’70s, notably as a racecar driver in the “Love ...

Shark sanctuaries announced around Dutch Caribbean islands

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THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD – The Dutch government announced Sept. 2 that the waters surrounding Bonaire and Saba in the Caribbean Sea will become shark sanctuaries. Dutch State Secretary for Economic ...

Chart of the day: The future of health care costs looks surprisingly rosy

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You've seen various versions of this chart from me before, but perhaps you'd like to see it from a pair of highly-qualified researchers rather than some shorts-clad blogger? Not a ...

Why Elephants Don't Explode: How Nature Solves Bigness

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It’s obviously cold, and yet this teeny little fur ball is dashing frantically across the ice, probing, sniffing, darting, never pausing, never resting, it just barrels on, ferociously hunting, hunting,

Rand Paul will protect your data from the government—but not from his campaign

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Rand Paul's campaign established itself as the cool internet campaign early when it hired Austin-based GOP digital hipster Vincent Harris to run a small social media empire heavy on memes.

UN70

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In 1945, representatives met in San Francisco, USA, at the United Nations Conference on International Organization to draw up the United Nations Charter. That same year, on 24 October, the ...

These Are a Few of the Stock Charts That Spook Louise Yamada

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Louise Yamada, one of the most famous chart watchers to ever watch a chart, is not very optimistic about the stock market these days. She warned at the beginning of ...

Hillary Clinton's favorability ratings are right in their normal groove

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Greg Sargent says that Hillary Clinton's tanking favorability ratings should take no one by surprise. It's what happens every time an election starts up and she's once again viewed as ...

Iran will always be three months away from having nukes

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Paul Waldman writes about the asymmetric political risks that Democrats and Republicans face over the Iran nuclear deal: If the agreement proves to be a failure — let’s say that ...

Photo shows a tiny victim of Europe's refugee crisis

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(CNN)He's maybe a year old, maybe a little older. Lying face down, his head to one side with his bottom slightly up -- the way very young children like to ...

Here's the price tag for CAP's new child care program: About $100 billion

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The Center for American Progress—aka "Hillary's Think Tank"—has released "A New Vision for Child Care in the United States." But it's not really very new. It's just a tax credit ...

Telluride Announces 2015 Lineup, Including 'Steve Jobs,' 'Black Mass' and Rooney Mara Tribute

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By Eric Kohn | Indiewire Thu Sep 03 11:00:00 EDT 2015 READ MORE: Telluride Film Festival Taps Rachel Kushner as Guest Director The Telluride Film Festival has announced the program ...

Phone Review: Moto X Style Gives Users Exactly What They Want

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The Moto X Style is the first flagship phone produced by Chicago's Motorola since Lenovo purchased the company from Google in October 2014. Its little brother, the 2015 Moto G,

Global Sigh of Relief for 113 Hours Without Manic China Markets

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Like investors around the world, the Franklin Templeton SinoAm money manager has struggled to keep up with escalating volatility in Chinese markets -- swings that increasingly set the tone for ...

Jeb Bush says he helped save thousands of Ethiopian Jews. Here's what really happened.

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Did Jeb Bush help launch a covert mission to airlift thousands of Ethiopian Jews to Israel in the 1980s, saving them from starvation? He says he did. Twice in the ...

VICE News Condemns Turkish Government Over Detention of Its Journalists on Terrorism Charges

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A Turkish court leveled formal charges of terrorism at two VICE News journalists and their colleague on Monday, as global rights groups have called for the reporters to be released.

Santorum Mocks Liberals For Believing That Diversity Benefits America

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Lagging in the polls and hoping to get a boost before the next Republican presidential debate, Rick Santorum chided the idea that multiculturalism is a benefit for America during a ...

India Announces New Partnership to Accelerate Financial Inclusion for Everyone

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Government of India joins the United Nations’ Better Than Cash Alliance to share success stories from the world’s largest financial inclusion programme NEW DELHI / NEW YORK, September 1, 2015 ...

Joe Biden's White House ambitions may die in Iowa—again

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Joe Biden's 2008 campaign died on the evening of the Iowa caucuses. "So many of you have sacrificed for me and I am so indebted to you," Biden told supporters ...

Carbon Pollution Is Expanding Global Dry Zones, As Predicted

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A landmark study in the journal Nature documents an expansion of the world’s dry and semi-arid climate regions since 1950 — and attributes it to human-caused global warming. This expansion ...

Meet the controversial doctor behind the new "Viagra for women"

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The path to market for the first-ever women's libido drug began in 2010 when Dr. Irwin Goldstein chased a pharmaceutical executive around a Miami medical conference. "Irwin is famous for ...

Microsoft Azure Cuts Some VM Prices, Brings Premium Storage Options To G-Series VMs

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Microsoft is announcing a couple of updates to its Azure cloud computing service today that, among other things, include the launch of a new variant of its performance-optimizes G-type virtual ...

Abramorama and HBO Documentary Films Acquire Laurie Anderson's Powerful and Personal 'Heart of a Dog'

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By Tarek Shoukri | Indiewire Thu Sep 03 15:31:07 EDT 2015 READ MORE: Abramorama Releasing Endangered Species Doc 'Racing Extinction' Abramorama and HBO Documentary Films have announced their acquisition of "Heart ...

Welcome to Quantitative Tightening as $12 Trillion Reserves Fall

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The great global monetary tightening of 2015 is under way, but it’s not being led by the Federal Reserve. Even as U.S. policy makers ponder whether to raise interest rates ...

Aol Confirms It Has Acquired Millennial Media In $238M Deal To Expand In Mobile Ads

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This just in: Aol, itself acquired by Verizon earlier this year, has announced that it is acquiring Millennial Media as it continues to build out its presence in digital advertising ...

Celebrated drug rehab center spun out of control, Reuters finds

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REHAB GONE WRONG: Inez Szczupak holds the urn containing the ashes of her son, Martin. He died of a drug overdose a day after leaving a Phoenix House New York ...

Exclusive: Nicolas Winding Refn Discusses Movie Poster Evolution and Premieres NSFW Vintage Ads

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By Zack Sharf | Indiewire Thu Sep 03 13:43:29 EDT 2015 READ MORE: Watch: How Does Nicolas Winding Refn's Colorblindness Shape His Films? Say what you will about the films of ...

U.S. Stock-Index Futures Signal Rebound After S&P 500's 3% Drop

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U.S. stock-index futures maintained gains after data showed a lower-than-estimated rise in private payrolls last month. Standard & Poor’s 500 Index E-mini futures expiring this month rose 0.6 percent to ...

Tiny ant takes on pesticide industry

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Few people like ants—they bite and overrun kitchen counters. But in Vietnam, thousands of farmers have turned to weaver ants to help them grow their cashews. That's because in 2008 ...

10 Keys to Making A Great City Plan

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One of the most interesting and complex challenges a city planner can be a part of, is the creation of a new city-wide plan—particularly one for an ambitious municipality that ...

Putin's Got a New Problem With China

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2 mentions1 day ago
As Chinese leader Xi Jinping welcomes Russian President Vladimir Putin to Beijing this week to celebrate the anniversary of the end of World War II, the news on the economic ...

Rapidly warming ocean a threat to Hawaiian coral reefs

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A team of marine biologists from The University of Queensland has witnessed first-hand the potentially damaging effects of rapidly rising ocean temperatures on coral reefs in Hawaii. High-resolution 360-degree images ...

Watch: 'The Lobster' Trailer Guarantees You've Never Seen a More Bizarre Romance Movie

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By Zack Sharf | Indiewire Thu Sep 03 09:49:28 EDT 2015 READ MORE: Cannes Review: Yorgos Lanthimos' 'The Lobster' Explores a Crazy World More Familiar Than It Looks "True Detective" may ...

I have no headline worthy of Donald Trump's latest

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I hesitate to drop the P-bomb, but this bit of word salad from Donald Trump is eerily Palinesque. How is it possible that Spy magazine is no longer around to ...
 

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