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The private prison industry is licking its chops over Trump's deportation plans

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Immigration agents sparked panic across the country last week, when a series of high-profile operations made it clear that a new era of crackdowns on undocumented immigrants had begun. Coming ...

Does Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee believe the Constitution is God's Law?

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During his confirmation hearings, scheduled to begin March 20, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch will face a thorough grilling about his legal philosophy. Among the topics likely to come up ...

New documents reveal how Trump's deportation plan will really work

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In memos released to the media Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security detailed how it will implement President Donald Trump's controversial executive orders on immigration, laying out a blueprint for ...

Here are the churches fighting back against Trump's immigration crackdown

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For the past eight years, Jeanette Vizguerra had shown up for every one of her required check-ins with US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement. Though Vizguerra, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico,

Inside Somalia, drought displacement growing

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Drought has displaced more than 135,000 people inside Somalia since November, according to data compiled by UNHCR, the Norwegian Refugee Council and community based organizations. Swift and substantial action and ...

Reflecting on one very, very strange year at Uber

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As most of you know, I left Uber in December and joined Stripe in January. I've gotten a lot of questions over the past couple of months about why I ...

International Mother Language Day 2014

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UNESCO’s position towards multilingual education is strengthened as part of its efforts to promote global citizenship education. According to UNESCO, "Education for Global Citizenship aims to enable learners to play ...

We should practice truth in statistics, even when it hurts

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Donald Trump at his pep rally yesterday on immigration: You look at what's happening in Germany, you look at what's happening last night in Sweden. Sweden, who would believe this.

Funding crunch exacerbating Yemen "catastrophe"

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GENEVA – People in war-ravaged Yemen are dying of famine and lack of medical attention in a situation now “beyond any humanitarian catastrophe,” UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency said today,

On the Passing of Ambassador Vitaly I.Churkin

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The Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to UN sadly announces the passing away of His Excellency Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Vitaly I.Churkin. Ambassador was in his office fulfilling his ...

Swedish police featured in Fox News segment: Filmmaker is a madman

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”We’ve got to keep our country safe. You look at what’s happening in Germany. You look at what's happening last night in Sweden. Sweden, who would believe this? Sweden. They ...

Milo Yiannopoulos Is Having a Very Bad Day

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After CPAC invited Breitbart senior editor Milo Yiannopoulos to speak at this year's gathering, video surfaced appearing to show the alt-right leader endorsing pederasty. The conservative conference was eventually forced ...

BuildDirect opens its freight-shipping platform

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Over the last few years, BuildDirect developed a name for itself as an online store for home improvement products (think flooring and roofing materials, bathtubs, etc.). One issue with selling ...

Want to repel mosquitoes? Don’t use citronella candles

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Citronella candles are great for setting a mood, but they’re not so great for the very thing they’re advertised to do: repel mosquitoes. That’s one conclusion from a new study ...

British Muslim Teacher Removed From Plane Going to New York

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IsraelIsraeli Soldier Jailed for 18 Months for Killing Wounded Palestinian AttackerZimbabweMeet Evan Mawarire, the Zimbabwean Pastor Risking His Life for Political ChangeWorldFive People Have Been Killed in Pakistan After a ...

Q&A: Malnutrition and emergencies

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Malnutrition comes in many forms. Simply put, it means poor nutrition. It includes: undernutrition: when a person does not get enough food to eat, causing them to be wasted (this ...

Israeli Soldier Jailed for 18 Months for Killing Wounded Palestinian Attacker

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United KingdomBritish Muslim Removed From U.S.-Bound Airplane with No ExplanationZimbabweMeet Evan Mawarire, the Zimbabwean Pastor Risking His Life for Political ChangeWorldFive People Have Been Killed in Pakistan After a Suicide ...

Goldman Sachs is predicting Snap will deliver $2 billion in revenue in 2018

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Goldman Sachs, one of the lead banks on Snap's initial public offering, estimates that revenues for the company could hit nearly $2 billion in 2018. The information was relayed to ...

La Paz adapts to a world without water

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The early-morning sunshine, sharp and unfiltered in the high Andean altitude, flashes off the Water General’s sunglasses. He poses next to a 2,500-gallon tank that his troops placed behind this ...

Forbes Welcome

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Passion will keep you going when the going gets tough.

After Snap's London roadshow, a London-based analyst sees 'no upside' to its $14

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Snap took its IPO roadshow to London on Monday, looking to persuade potential UK investors to buy up its stock, but one London-based analyst remains "neutral" about the company's ability ...

United Kingdom Parliament Debates President Trump's State Visit

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The Real Enemy of the People Is a President Who Opposes the Free Press

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When John Fitzgerald Kennedy addressed the American Newspaper Publishers Association just two months after he was sworn in as the 35th president of the United States, he explained that: “I ...

Diving in the ocean maternity ward

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If you ever want to enter a magical new world, head under the waves. Holly, my nephew Jack and I went to the Cayman Islands recently for an absolutely fascinating ...

Russian Ambassador to the U.N. Vitaly Churkin Dead at 64

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President Trump's Chaotic Foreign Policy Is Alarming All of Europe

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White HouseMike Pence Tries to Reassure a Nervous Europe on U.S. SupportmoviesLego Batman Defeats The Great Wall at the Box OfficeswedenNewspaper Reports What Really 'Happened in Sweden Last Night' for ...

Fighting Cops and the Klan: The History and Future of Black Antifascism

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Antarctic Sea Ice Now At Lowest Levels Since Record-Keeping Began (Preliminary NSIDC Figures)

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February 21st, 2017 by James AyreAntarctic sea ice is now at its lowest extent since record-keeping on the subject began in 1979, based on preliminary satellite data from the US ...

Newspaper Reports What Really 'Happened in Sweden' for President Trump

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NFLThis Family Is Mourning Their Dad With a Website Dedicated to Late Packers FansBooks10 of the Most Magical Harry Potter Quotes to Inspire YouU.S.Over 100 Workers Fired After Taking Part ...

7,000 Railways Stations In India To Go Solar

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February 21st, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraAlmost every railway station in India will soon be fed with solar power if the plans announced in India’s latest union budget are implemented. The ...

$1.8 Billion Of India’s Coal Tax Invested In Renewable Energy So Far

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February 21st, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraRenewable energy has been the largest beneficiary of the coal tax tax revenue collected in India over the last seven years. The Ministry of Finance ...

Iberdrola Completes Installation Of First Turbine At 350 Megawatt Wikinger Offshore Wind Farm

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February 21st, 2017 by Joshua S HillSpanish electric utility Iberdrola announced it has completed the installation of the first of 70 5-megawatt wind turbines at the 350 megawatt (MW) Wikinger ...

LG Chem To Expand Battery Cell Manufacturing In US & China

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February 21st, 2017 by James AyreThe South Korean battery cell manufacturing firm LG Chem will be further expanding its manufacturing capacity in the US and China, despite the presence of ...

Donald Trump's Demands on NATO Defense Spending Are Driving a Wedge Into Europe

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RefugeesThese Haitian Refugees Are Stranded at the U.S.-Mexico BorderWorldU.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Says There Are No Plans to Seize Iraqi OilHong KongA Chinese Princeling Has Allegedly Offered a Reward ...

Opel Ampera-e’s Official NEDC Range Is 520 Kilometers Per Full Charge

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February 21st, 2017 by James AyreThe Opel Ampera-e, the European rebranding of the Chevy Bolt EV, has now entered production and been granted its official range rating from the NEDC ...

New Research On “Ice Age Paradox” Suggests Sea Levels Will Rise More (& Faster) Than Current Models Predict

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February 21st, 2017 by James AyreNew research on the behavior of the Laurentide ice sheet that once covered a great deal of North America — long something of a puzzle ...

Trump Administration Considers Change in Calculating U.S. Trade Deficit

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Updated Feb. 19, 2017 12:08 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is considering changing the way it calculates U.S. trade deficits, a shift that would make the country’s trade gap appear ...

The government just put out the blueprint for President Trump’s immigration crackdown

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The Department of Homeland Security is officially putting the sweeping executive orders that President Donald Trump signed his first week in office into practice — giving the federal government nearly ...

New editor in chief takes Texas Monthly in a ‘lifestyle’ direction

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The new editor in chief of Texas Monthly plans to pull back from the kind of longform and political coverage that gave the title a national profile to focus instead ...

A year ago, Israel, Jordan and Egypt secretly met for peace: report

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left right left right left right left right left right left right JERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met secretly a year ago with the leaders of Egypt and Jordan in ...

Princeling 'Incites Violence' Against Hong Kong Judge

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SportsA Pakistani Women's Team Has Made a Memorable International Debut in RugbyTelevisionJohn Oliver Has a Cautionary Song About Vladimir Putin for Donald Trump on Last Week TonightInternetMegaupload Founder Kim Dotcom ...

A familiar shutdown threat is looming in Trump's future

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Add a potential government shutdown to embattled President Donald Trump's growing roster of headaches. Beneath the capital's radar looms a vexing problem — a catchall spending package ...

Verizon has reportedly cut Yahoo's price by up to $350 million

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Yahoo and Verizon agreed to cut their deal price by up to $350 million following Yahoo's disclosure of two data breaches, according to The Wall Street Journal.The companies also agreed ...

30 bell hooks Photos And Quotes To Celebrate Black History Month

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I will not have my life narrowed down. I will not bow down to somebody else's whim or to someone else's ignorance. bell hooks is an American author, feminist, and ...

Forbes Welcome

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It’s better to make mistakes while trying something new than not try anything at all.

Syria crisis: Footage shows girl 'Aya' rescue

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Footage released by Syria Civil Defence - also known as the White Helmets - shows a girl being pulled alive from rubble, apparently in Damascus' Tishreen neighbourhood on Sunday. Activists ...

Malaysia Recalls North Korean Envoy Over Kim Jong Nam Death

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North KoreaThe World Can Expect More Cyber Crime From North Korea Now That China Has Banned Its CoalNational SecurityA Senior Trump Appointee Has Been Fired After Making Critical CommentsImmigrationNew Homeland ...

Robert Mugabe: Give Donald Trump a chance

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President Donald Trump should be given a chance to prove himself, Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe says. He went on to express his support for Mr Trump's America-first policy, saying "America ...

Angelina Jolie on Cambodia, politics and a 'difficult year'

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Angelina Jolie has spoken about how Cambodia was her "awakening", as she premiered her new film in the country. The actress was speaking exclusively to the BBC before the screening ...

Trump administration to expand groups of immigrants to be deported: documents

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left right left right WASHINGTON The Trump administration plans to direct immigration agents to greatly expand the categories of immigrants they target for deportation, according to drafts of two memos ...
 

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