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White People Rioting for No Reason

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5 mentions5 hours ago
All the times white people rioted for reasons other than legitimate grievances with our legal system. Following the Ferguson Grand Jury decision on Wednesday and the subsequent protests that took ...

Pope Francis Steps Up Campaign on Climate Change, to Conservatives’ Alarm

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WASHINGTON — Since his first homily in 2013, Pope Francis has preached about the need to protect the earth and all of creation as part of a broad message on ...

U.K. Growth Slows More Than Forecast in Blow to Cameron

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U.K. economic growth slowed more than economists forecast in the first quarter, dealing a potential blow to Prime Minister David Cameron’s claim that his Conservative Party is best placed to ...

Freddie Gray Is Only the Latest Apparent Victim of Baltimore Police Violence

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Years of abuses are every bit as egregious as what the Department of Justice documented in Ferguson, Missouri, and as deserving of a national response. In Baltimore, where 25-year-old Freddie ...

Statement by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka following the devastating earthquake in Nepal

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UN Women stands in strong solidarity with the people of Nepal as they face the loss of life of loved ones and the physical devastation caused by the earthquake and ...

The Best and Worst Fonts to Use on Your Résumé

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A résumé, that piece of paper designed to reflect your best self, is one of the places where people still tend to use typeface to express themselves. It does not ...

Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016

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To get the best possible experience using our website we recommmend that you upgrade to a newer version or other web browser. IE8 is no longer supported. A list of ...

Good Luck Going After the Pope, Climate Deniers

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3 mentions13 hours ago
If you write about climate change for a living, you get used to being on the receiving end of tweets, emails, and comments explaining why manmade global warming is a ...

Republicans Painting Hillary Clinton as a Tool of the Superrich Forget One Little Thing

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6 mentions18 hours ago
While Kevin Drum is focused on getting better, we've invited some of the remarkable writers and thinkers who have traded links and ideas with him from Blogosphere 1.0 to this ...

Obama Gives Japan’s Abe an Impromptu Tour of Lincoln Memorial

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US President Barack Obama accompanies Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a visit to Lincoln Memorial on April 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. Photographer: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images President ...

When Your Kid Moves Out West, She Takes the U.S. Economy With Her

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The Texas State Capitol building stands beyond construction cranes at the University of Texas at Austin campus in Austin, Texas, on April 4, 2015. About 900,000 people live in the ...

Apple’s IPhones Sales in China Outsell the U.S. for First Time

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Customers try out Apple Inc. iPhone 6 smartphones at an Apple store in the China Central Mall in Beijing, China, on Nov. 11, 2014. Apple Inc. sold more iPhones in ...

The Science of How Gay Marriage Will Destroy America

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4 mentions18 hours ago
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case that could legalize same-sex marriage in every state by the end of the court's term in June. To ...

Nepal Earthquake (as of 26 Apr 2015) - Nepal

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Apple Reports Massive Quarter

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Apple Inc. posted a 33 percent jump in profit last quarter, fueled by strong demand for the iPhone and sales growth in China. The company also boosted its capital-return program ...

UN: Central African Republic at risk of becoming the world's largest forgotten humanitarian crisis

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With nearly 900,000 people from the Central African Republic (CAR) forcibly displaced since the outbreak of violence in December 2013, the CAR crisis is quickly becoming the largest forgotten humanitarian ...

Tens of thousands of pregnant women affected by Nepal quake

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2 mentions12 hours ago
UNITED NATIONS, New York – The toll of deaths and injuries continues to mount days after a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake jolted Nepal on 25 April. Millions are thought to be ...

Universal Avenue Gives Businesses On-Demand Access To A Direct Sales Team

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2 mentions18 hours ago
B2B startups often rely on word-of-mouth and online advertising to get the word out about their products. Over time, they often add a marketing and sales department, but they typically ...

UNDP Supporting Nepal’s Government in Recovery Efforts

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3 mentions21 hours ago
Kathmandu - 26 April - Even as the UN Development Programme (UNDP) together with UN agencies and the international community strive to support the Government of Nepal in assessing and ...

Deutsche Bank: This Week's Tesla Announcement Could Be a Bigger Deal Than Investors Realize

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Elon Musk, chairman and chief executive officer of Tesla Motors. Tesla Motors Inc. is set to announce a home battery and a “very large” utility-scale battery later this week, and ...

Nearly 1 million children require urgent humanitarian assistance after Nepal earthquake

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KATHMANDU, Nepal/NEW YORK, 26 April 2015 – At least 940,000 children living in areas severely affected by yesterday's earthquake in Nepal are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, says UNICEF.The ...

Quote of the Day: George Bush Still in Foreign Policy Denial

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From Bloomberg's Josh Rogin, after reading a transcript of George W. Bush's remarks on the Middle East to a closed-door meeting with Jewish donors this weekend: For George W. Bush,

Greece’s Day of Reckoning Inches Closer as Debt Payments Loom

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Greece will look for ways to assemble enough cash to pay its pensioners and employees this week, after euro area finance ministers on Friday said they won’t disburse more aid ...

This Video of the Moment the Avalanche Hit Everest Basecamp Is Terrifying

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"The ground is shaking," a man's voice says, sounding incredulous. "Shit," he says, amid giggles of disbelief from others. Then, seconds later, the camera swings around to see something truly ...

GWAS Study Finds Increased Risk Of Death Among Older People

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Bethesda – One of the largest genome surveys to date has found a significant contributing factor to a risk of death. The study – one of the largest ever undertaken ...

Obama Just Burned GOP Climate Deniers In "Anger Translator" Rant

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11 mentions2 days ago
Towards the end of his annual speech to the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in the nation's capital Saturday night, President Obama got "angry." Aided by Luther, his "anger translator" ...

This Is How Fast America Changes Its Mind

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In 1967, the Supreme Court ruled that states couldn't prohibit interracial marriage, invalidating laws in 16 Southern states. Many Northern states had tossed out bans on interracial marriage in the ...

Memo to Distributors: Buy These 10 Tribeca Film Festival

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By Eric Kohn | Indiewire Mon Apr 27 13:33:23 EDT 2015 Another film festival, another crop of great movies without a home. Fortunately, by the end of this year's Tribeca ...

Apple Now Has $194 Billion In Cash

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Apple, the word’s most valuable corporation, has a new cash tally: $194 billion. That’s to say that if you add up its cash, cash equivalents, short-term marketable securities, and long-term ...

BuzzFeed Pitches Advertisers On “Pound” Tech That Tracks A Story’s Viral Spread

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BuzzFeed is known as the king of viral content, and today it’s sharing more details about a new technology showing how that content actually spreads. By using what it calls ...

SwiftKey Debuts “Clarity,” An Experimental Keyboard Featuring Multi-Word Autocorrect

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SwiftKey, the makers of one of the more popular third-party keyboard applications for Android, and more recently, iOS, is out today with a new product – an “experimental” mobile keyboard ...

Why CNN Wouldn't Cut Away From White House Shindig To Cover Huge Freddie Gray Protest

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As politicians, celebrities, and journalists gathered for the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner last night in D.C., just miles away in Baltimore, Maryland, a big crowd marched to protest the ...

Israel criticized for touting Nepal rescue while Gaza is still in ruins

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6 mentions3 hours ago
Carrying the flag: A photo published by the Israeli army shows its personnel preparing to deploy to Nepal (via Twitter). The director of Human Rights Watch has criticized Israel for ...

Nepal: Earthquake Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 25 April 2015) - Nepal

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2 mentions2 days ago
On 25 April, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, with the epicenter in Lamjung District (north-west) of Kathmandu. Dozens of aftershocks followed, including a 6.7 magnitude earthquake on 26 April.

Facebook Messenger Launches Free VOIP Video Calls Over Cellular And Wi-Fi

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It’s not polite to call someone out of the blue anymore. Best to text them first. That’s why Facebook thinks video calling will live naturally inside Messenger. Today, Messenger is ...

Biotech Startup Pembient Is Making Rhino Horns, Sans Rhino

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There’s a startup called Pembient that is 3D printing rhinoceros horns in a lab on the far edge of San Francisco. These are not horns that look like rhino horns.

Dinosaurs, dragons and demons: The 8 weirdest porn genres

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PornHub is the 75th most popular website in the world, according to Internet analytics company Alexa. The porn site outranks the New York Times, HBO and the Weather Channel in ...

Nepal: Earthquake - Situation Report 3 - 2015 April 26

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At 11:56 local time, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, with the epicenter in Lamjung District (north-west) of Kathmandu and south of the China border. Dozens of aftershocks followed, including ...

Emotional homecoming as rescued Israelis return from Nepal with newborns

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For two full days Amir and Alon Michaeli- Mulian were gripped with fear and uncertainty amid the ruins and aftershocks in Nepal, huddling with their newborn baby girl and two-year-old ...

Pinterest Adds Tools For Marketers To Post Better Pins

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Pinterest today said that it would launch what it’s calling its Marketer Development Program, in which a set of partners will get access to new tools that allow them to ...

Young people played a game-changing role in the battle against Ebola in Liberia

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An Ebola survivor reports on a pioneering community initiative in Monrovia that could save lives in the fight against other infectious diseases Archie Gbessay, 28, stands at an intersection in ...

Clinton Foundation Acknowledges Mistakes as Schweizer Calls for Investigation

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The Clinton Foundation's acting CEO, Maura Pally, on Sunday admitted to some mistakes in the organization's listing of donations from foreign governments on its tax forms. In a statement, Pally ...

Nepal: Worst earthquake in over 80 years leaves at least 1000 dead

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5 mentions2 days ago
A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on 25 April, with the epicenter in Lamjung District (north-west) of Kathmandu. At present the death toll stands at over 1,000 dead but ...

Nepal earthquake: “the shake was like nothing I have experienced”

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3 mentions2 days ago
The shake was like nothing I have experienced in my 57 years. It was strong and it shook for a long time. Many old monuments, including famous temples and stupas ...

Watch "Bettie Page: The Girl In The Leopard Print Bikini" Documentary

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Orioles COO John Angelos offers eye-opening perspective on Baltimore protests

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18 mentions8 hours ago
By Ted Berg 3 hours agoFollow @ogtedbergDemonstrators destroy the windshield of a Baltimore Police car as they protest the death Freddie Gray. (Photo via Jim Watson/Getty Images) After protests in ...

The Nurture Effect: How the Science of Human Behavior Can Improve Our Lives

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2 mentions9 hours ago
No one knows who can fix all that ails our society: the poverty and crime and depression and addiction, the schizophrenia, the family friction, the corporate practices that make us ...

How Do We Protect New York City’s Pedestrians?

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When a car hit John Longo as he crossed Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn in December 2013, he was tossed skyward, high and far enough that he had time to contemplate ...


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Sharing the Sea with Sharks

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9 mentions16 hours ago
In the South African coastal city where I grew up, shark incidents were fairly common out on the reef where the surfers congregated. As a boy, my father lost a ...

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