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In the line of fire

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From major disaster, conflicts and under-reported stories, we shine a light on the world’s humanitarian hotspots New research could help reveal who is buying online trafficking ads INTERVIEW-Proposed US aid ...

Attacks on Health Care

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Over the two-year period from January 2014 to December 2015, there were 594 reported attacks on health care that resulted in 959 deaths and 1561 injuries in 19 countries with ...

Teenagers keep going to town halls and owning Republicans and it's amazing

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At another town hall in Colorado Springs on August 12, a girl who introduced herself as Haven argued that solar and wind energy create jobs that can be especially beneficial ...

Comedy Legend Jerry Lewis Dead at 91

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Jerry Lewis, one of the most successful and popular American comedians of all time, has died at the age of 91. Per the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Lewis passed away in ...

President Trump to Address the Nation on the War in Afghanistan

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moviesHitman's Bodyguard Beats Logan Lucky at Box Office With $21.6 Million DebutobituariesComedic Legend Jerry Lewis Dead at 91COMPARECARDSSPONSOREDWhite HousePresident Trump's Popularity Took a Dive In These 3 Key Swing StatesPresident ...

I saw my city die: Civilian suffering in cities

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Around the world, millions of civilians are trapped in armed conflict, hiding and running for their lives amid widespread destruction. For this year’s World Humanitarian Day on 19 August, the ...

Dick Gregory, Legendary Comedian and Activist, Has Died at Age 84

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Dick Gregory, the legendary comedian and civil rights activist, died on Saturday at 84 years of age. Gregory was taken to the hospital earlier this month after feeling ill, according ...

GLOBAL MIGRATION FILM FESTIVAL

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The Global Migration Film Festival showcases films that capture the promise and challenges of migration for those who leave their homes in search of a better life and the contributions ...

Anthony Scaramucci Has Hired the Publicist Who Represented Monica Lewinsky

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Anthony Scaramucci is looking to cash in on his newfound celebrity. The former White House communications director has signed with heavyweight Hollywood publicist Howard Bragman, founder of the Fifteen Minutes ...

The Trump administration just disbanded a federal advisory committee on climate change

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The Trump administration has decided to disband the federal advisory panel for the National Climate Assessment, a group aimed at helping policymakers and private-sector officials incorporate the government’s climate analysis ...

Donald Trump’s grandfather wrote a letter begging not to be deported. Here it is

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When Donald Trump's German grandfather was ordered by a royal decree to leave the country and never return, he wrote a letter pleading the prince regent of Bavaria not to ...

Republicans want to stop talking about white supremacists so they can cut taxes for rich people

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The White House has had a tumultuous few weeks. As CNN noted on Friday, in the last four weeks alone, President Trump has fired chief strategist Steve Bannon, fired Chief ...

The Trump administration just disbanded a federal advisory committee on climate change

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Energy and Environment The Trump administration has decided to disband the federal advisory panel for the National Climate Assessment, a group aimed at helping policymakers and private-sector officials incorporate the ...

More GOP lawmakers bucking their party on climate change

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LOS ANGELES — While President Donald Trump continues to dismantle Obama-era climate policies, an unlikely surge of Republican lawmakers has begun taking steps to distance themselves from the GOP’s hard ...

Tesla Model 3 vs Electric Competitors (The Straight Specs)

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August 20th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanI recently compared the specs of the Tesla Model 3 and 22 gas-powered competitors that are more or less “in its class.” Naturally, readers also ...

What We Learned From JAY-Z’s First Interview About 4:44

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If you’ve got Tidal and a little over an hour, you should definitely sit down and listen to JAY-Z’s new interview on Tidal’s Rap Radar with hosts Elliott Wilson and ...

Rapportive founder"€™s new startup Superhuman is what Gmail would be if built today

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Reinventing the email experience is an area numerous startups have tried to tackle over the years, with some apps focused more on triage, others on making a better desktop alternative ...

$0 In Tesla Advertising = 455,000 Model 3 Reservation List

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August 20th, 2017 by Matt PressmanOriginally published on EV Annex. Have you ever wondered why you haven’t seen a glitzy TV commercial for Tesla’s new Model 3? According to Advertising ...

Trump Tells Aides He Has Decided to Remove Stephen Bannon

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Mr. Bannon’s many critics bore down after the violence in Charlottesville. Outraged over Mr. Trump’s insistence that “both sides” were to blame for the violence that erupted at a white ...

Donald Trump is about to gut Obamacare's free birth control

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The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that federal health officials are set to finalize a new rule weakening Obamacare’s mandate that employers provide free contraception in insurance plans. The new ...

Google and ProPublica team up to build a national hate crime database

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Few things are certain in 2017’s fraught national climate, but hate certainly doesn’t look to be going away. In partnership with ProPublica, Google News Lab is launching a new tool ...

What happens in the sea during a solar eclipse?

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On July 20th, 1963, three scientists sat on a research ship 200 miles south of Woods Hole, MA, waiting for something remarkable. They were nearly 4000m above the seafloor, and ...

Infiniti’s Prototype 9 is a modern electric car with 1940s retro racer roots

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Days of thunder future past? Infiniti’s newest race car prototype is actually inspired by vintage race vehicles of the 1940s, with a torpedo-style sleek cylindrical body and offset wheels at ...

Trump's election commissioners think the threat of hacking is no big deal

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The intelligence community fears that Russia’s meddling in US elections did not end in November 2016, and that when the Kremlin tries to intervene again, state and local voting systems ...

Eight people have been arrested for pulling down Durham's Confederate statue—there may be more soon.

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In the wake of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, images of Confederate monuments being pulled from their platforms have taken off on social media. But no image stands out ...

Opinion: The Hebrew neo-Nazis

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Grace Mugabe fails to appear at leaders summit in SA

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The wife of the Zimbabwean leader, Robert Mugabe, has failed to appear at the start of a regional leaders summit in South Africa. Grace Mugabe, 52, is claiming diplomatic immunity ...

Abbas: I met Trump's envoys 20 times and still don't understand their peace plan

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told a delegation from the left-wing Meretz party that he does not understand the conduct of the Trump administration when it comes to the Israel-Palestinian issue.

Estimating the evidential value of significant results in psychological science

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Quantifying evidence is an inherent aim of empirical science, yet the customary statistical methods in psychology do not communicate the degree to which the collected data serve as evidence for ...

Musical Genius Sings ‘Beauty School Dropout’ Parody About ‘Tiki Torch Nazis’

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You know the number in Grease where Frenchy is sitting in a booth at the diner twirling her accidentally dyed pink hair and wishing for a guardian angel. And then ...

NEW: Palm Beach Zoo gala, MorseLife luncheon leaving Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

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News And then there were two. Or maybe four, depending on what happens when a couple of boards meet this week. Today, the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society and ...

Top Electric Car Countries (Charts)

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August 19th, 2017 by Matt PressmanOriginally published on EV Annex. Countries worldwide are taking an aggressive stance in order to expedite the transition to electric vehicles. Yet automakers are moving ...

Watch Arnold Schwarzenegger Tell a Trump Bobblehead How to Condemn Neo-Nazis

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In a new video for ATTN, Arnold Schwarzenegger, former California governor and Celebrity Apprentice host, and current Twitter foe of the POTUS, provides a measured condemnation of neo-Nazis in response ...

A Mark Zuckerberg Presidency Isn’t Ridiculous—It’s Terrifying

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Mark Zuckerberg is probably going to run for president. Speculation about the Facebook CEO’s political ambitions has been swirling ever since he embarked on a highly publicized “personal” tour in ...

Either Taylor Swift’s Been Hacked or She’s Up to Something

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*Eyes emoji* Taylor Swift is up to something. Or she’s just been hacked (again). But more likely, she’s got a surprise planned. Eagle-eyed Swifties have noticed that the singer’s social-media ...

Courts everywhere said women can use medicaid at Planned Parenthood. This one just ruled they can't.

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The Trump administration has tried and failed several times to defund Planned Parenthood, but one federal court has just succeeded. In a 2-1 decision, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals ...

When Donald Trump destroyed historic art to build Trump Tower

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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 ...

Game of Thrones’ Nikolaj Coster-Waldau on Jaime Lannister’s Next Move

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As Game of Thrones stampedes toward its seventh-season finale, Jaime Lannister has his, uh, hand full. The so-called Kingslayer is now a king himself in all but name, preparing to ...

Electric Cars vs Gasmobiles, Technically Speaking (VIDEO)

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August 19th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on EV Annex. By Charles Morris Considering the far-reaching cascade of change that is about to be unleashed on human society by the ...

Every Samuel L. Jackson Performance, Ranked From Worst to Best

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The film critic David Thomson once wrote that “no one survives more bad material with humor and dignity” than Samuel L. Jackson, which is another way of saying: No movie ...

A Putin-friendly oligarch's top US executive gave a lot of money to Donald Trump

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Earlier this year, as Donald Trump, then the president-elect, was trying to counter news reports that Russia had hacked the 2016 election to help him win, the head of the ...

Watch this white supremacist cry after realizing he could be arrested

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Christopher Cantwell, the vocal white supremacist featured in VICE News Tonight‘s Charlottesville documentary, showed a different side of himself after he realized that law enforcement had issued a warrant for ...

Jon Stewart on Trump: ‘Everybody Who Is a Nazi Sure Does Seem to Like Him’

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Dave Chappelle’s Radio City Music Hall residency had three surprise guests Thursday night: John Mayer, Hannibal Buress, and Jon Stewart. Ahead of his own return to stand-up comedy, Stewart offered ...

Solar Plants Are Cropping Up On Farms

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August 19th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on Nexus Media. By Jeremy Deaton If the United States wants to kick its coal habit, it will need to install a lot ...

‘Wow’: Stunned TV Hosts Reacted in Real Time to Trump

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“They were chanting things like, ‘Jews will not replace us,’” Mr. Benson said. “There’s nothing good about that.” His co-host, Ms. Timpf, a libertarian pundit who contributes to National Review ...

Tesla Model S 75 & Model X 75 Get Upgrades, & “1 Second Quicker” To 60 MPH

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August 19th, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis story about Tesla’s latest over-the-air upgrade was first published on Gas2. Recipients of the Tesla newsletter, such as Zachary Shahan, editor of CleanTechnica, were ...

Barcelona attack key suspect Moussa Oukabir confirmed dead

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The key suspect in Thursday's Barcelona attack, Moussa Oukabir, has been named as one of five men killed by police in the other attack site, Cambrils. Police had earlier said ...

West Antarctic Ice Sheet May Hide World’s Largest Volcanic Range

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August 19th, 2017 by James AyreThe ice sheets of Antarctica may be hiding the world’s largest volcanic range, according to a new study from the University of Edinburgh. The new ...

Reflections on Sierra Leone's mudslide disaster

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This week Sierra Leone's capital Freetown experienced a devastating mudslide and flooding that claimed over 400 lives. Dozens are still missing presumed dead. Sierra Leonean journalist and Freetown resident Umaru ...

President Trump Has An Oil Problem

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August 19th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on Nexus Media. By Jeremy Deaton The president promised a surge of jobs and tax revenue from oil. His policies won’t deliver either ...
 

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