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Trump’s new strategy in Afghanistan is to not announce a strategy

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President Donald Trump announced a new U.S. strategy in Afghanistan on Monday, but his plan lacked major details, like a timetable and even the number of U.S. troops that will ...

Trump Slammed For Denouncing Bigotry In The Military After Transgender Ban

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3 mentions21 hours ago
President Donald Trump is being slammed by critics for what many said was a display of hypocrisy during Monday night’s address on the military. “When we open our hearts to ...

New study: West Coast ships kill more than 80 endangered whales annually

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Far more whales die in collisions with ships off the West Coast than ever wash up on beaches, a new study has found. Every year, an estimated 18 blue whales,

Ellen Pao: This Is How Sexism Works in Silicon Valley

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In December 2010, Sheryl Sandberg gave a talk about women’s leadership in which she mentioned “sitting at the table.” Women, she said, have to pull up a chair and sit ...

6 billion-dollar projects that will transform London by 2025

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2 mentions19 hours ago
Once the site of a farm, shipyard, and railway, the 500-acre waterfront areastarted redeveloping in the early 2000s — adding thousands of new housing units, public plazas, restaurants, and shops.

Attacks on Health Care

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2 mentions4 days ago
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 ...

Lipslut’s “F**k Trump” lipstick just raised $40,000 for Charlottesville victims

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3 mentions12 hours ago
The deadly Charlottesville riots proved that collective action is necessary to combat the racism, white supremacy and surging Nazism within the country. Advocating against these forces takes many forms that ...

Homeless LGBT youth find a place to call their own in D.C.

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3 mentions14 hours ago
In a blue rowhouse in the District’s Eastern Market, Tiara is wiggling her hips and singing along throatily with 21 other black youths. Their voices are velvet. Tiara, in her ...

and they could help solve a big mystery about what makes us sick

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2 mentions20 hours ago
In a plot that sounds like something out of a low-budget horror film, scientists have recently uncovered ancient, enormous viruses in ice that some say could wake up as the ...

Trump pick Sam Clovis: 'Logical' that LGBT protections could lead to legalization of pedophilia

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Clovis has argued that homosexuality is a choice and that the sanctioning of same-sex marriage could lead to the legalization of pedophilia. A USDA spokeswoman told CNN: "The Supreme Court ...

What you need to know in advertising today

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With an emphasis on wholesome ingredients, a do-gooder social agenda and smart marketing, Kind's granola snack bars have been a game-changer in the US snack bar market. Now, Kind Snacks ...

Here's what Nintendo's new $80 mini Super Nintendo looks like in action

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Nintendo is about to release a miniature version of its Super Nintendo video game console. The new console — called the SNES Classic Edition — comes with 21 packaged Super ...

The 11 most high-tech cities in the US

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2 mentions21 hours ago
In less than 35 years, the World Health Organization estimates thattwo-thirds of the world population will be living in urban areas. That's an additional 2.5 billion people. The cities that ...

Louise Linton’s Couture Draws Ire on Instagram, and She Lashes Back

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WASHINGTON — The wife of the Treasury secretary on Monday night took a page from President Trump’s social media playbook for punching down. Louise Linton, the labels-loving wife of Steven ...

The 24 most gruesome 'Game of Thrones' deaths, ranked

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2 mentions21 hours ago
Warning: spoilers for "Game of Thrones" season seven, all the way up to the most recent episode, "Eastwatch." Read at your own risk.Westeros is a brutal place, and you're pretty ...

Chipotle hits its lowest level in more than 4 years (CMG)

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Hollis Johnson Chipotle slumped to its lowest level in more than founr years on Tuesday morning. Shares of the fast-casusal burrito chain hit a low $304, a level last seen ...

Apple iMessage use outstrips Facebook Messenger and Snapchat

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2 mentions21 hours ago
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Apple’s native over-the-top (OTT) messaging app, iMessage, could be the ...

Bloomberg @business

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Angolans vote to replace long-serving president

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Media player Media playback is unsupported on your device Video The people of Angola are voting for a new president, who will replace a man who has been in power ...

You Get What You Measure/Compensate For!

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3 mentions16 hours ago
It’s an age-old adage, “You get what you measure and compensate for.” If it were true, why do we have such a gap in sales quota performance?We’re measuring it, we’re ...

Donald Trump was swayed on his Afghanistan policy by photos of women in miniskirts

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President Donald Trump did all he could to resist what he has deemed a “losing” war in Afghanistan and weighed approaches that ranged from a complete withdrawal, to using private ...

Dick Gregory never separated comedy from activism

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I never had the chance to meet Dick Gregory, the stand-up comedian who became a ’60s-era civil rights activist, but I’ve felt his presence all around me. Gregory died Saturday ...

Walmart and Kroger are getting in on the tech that underpins bitcoin

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Nestle, Unilever, Tyson Foods and other large food and retail companies have joined IBM's project to explore how blockchain technology can help track food supply chains and improve safety, the ...

7 Ways To Build Trust with Your Content Marketing

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3 mentions17 hours ago
Shares 40Trust! No business can get off the ground without it anymore. Lose it, and you’re done for! In this article, Michael Brenner offers 7 tips to help you build ...

Air Quality In Northern China Continuing To Worsen At Rapid Rate

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August 21st, 2017 by James AyreThe first 7 months of 2017 has seen air quality in northern China continue to worsen at a rapid rate, going by newly released figures ...

Sorry, Mike Pence, Donald Trump is the anti-Teddy Roosevelt

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Vice President Mike Pence went to the Panama Canal last week and gave a speech comparing his boss to President Teddy Roosevelt, who played a key role in getting the ...

THE SNAP 30: Meet the most important people who help Evan Spiegel run Snap Inc.

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Since he started Snapchat with cofounder Bobby Murphy in 2011, Spiegel has surrounded himself with a team of seasoned deputies who oversee everything from the company's fledgling ad business to ...

The US Navy has halted all operations around the world

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The US Navy has ordered a "worldwide operational pause" after a warship crashed into a merchant vessel in Singapore. Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson called for the one-day ...

Scott Pruitt requests delay in Texas haze rule to create pollution trading scheme

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The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking permission from a federal court to further delay the implementation of rules — already a decade overdue — that would reduce the level of ...

Before tip-off, two WNBA teams square off against racial inequity

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NEW YORK, NY — During this particular moment of heightened racial and political tension across the country, the New York Liberty of the WNBA are hoping to find some common ...

Ford wants to build electric vehicles in China

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(Reuters) - Ford Motor is exploring setting up a joint venture with Chinese firm Anhui Zotye Automobile Co to build electric passenger vehicles in China under a new brand, tapping ...

How to tell if you damaged your eyes during the eclipse

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Hospitals around the country were inundated with people arriving at their emergency departments to see if they had sustained eye damage as a result of watching the eclipse. Doctors across ...

Sexual harassment of graduate students by faculty is a national problem

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University of Wisconsin-Madison’s anonymous complaints of sexual harassment often rest on “institutional memory” and there is no actual requirement in place to document them, according to the Wisconsin State Journal.

Advances in Studying Brain Morphology: The Benefits of Open-Access Data

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3 mentions21 hours ago
Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, United States Until recently, neuroimaging data for a research study needed to be collected within one's own lab. However, when studying inter-individual ...

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 ...

Paul Ryan statement on Charlottesville completely misrepresents grieving mom

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House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said in a statement Monday that he was “struck by the tone Heather Heyer’s parents took at her memorial service,” saying their call for “healing ...

Trump dismisses climate policy advisers

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In a draft special report meant to summarize the current state of climate science, the report’s authors were unequivocal: Climate change is real, it’s happening now, and it will have ...

In Charlottesville, 'Police Did Nothing'

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“It was a solid punch and my nose was bleeding,” said Kendall, a young woman and long-time Charlottesville, Virginia, resident. While protesting in Charlottesville on August 12, Kendall, who asked ...

In Turkey, Schools Will Stop Teaching Evolution This Fall

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When children in Turkey head back to school this fall, something will be missing from their textbooks: any mention of evolution. The Turkish government is phasing in what it calls ...

NYPD officers take a knee in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick

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Over the weekend, approximately 80 current and former NYPD officers held a rally with activists in support of Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback who started a wave ...

Assassin’s Creed: Origins hands-on

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Ubisoft peeled back more layers of story behind Assassin’s Creed Origins at the Gamescom event in Cologne, Germany, and it highlights the escalating war of assassination between the leaders of ...

Bloomberg @business

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Connecting… LIVE: Treasury Steven Mnuchin and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell discuss economic policyBloomberg@business

Automatic jargon identifier for scientists engaging with the public and science communication educators

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Scientists are required to communicate science and research not only to other experts in the field, but also to scientists and experts from other fields, as well as to the ...

Lawyers use white nationalist rally to fundraise for anti-white nationalist group

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A group of Jewish lawyers in San Francisco has discovered a clever new way to fight white supremacy: adoption. Of course, the Jewish Bar Association isn’t actually encouraging anyone to ...

Raqqa: US-led strikes 'kill 100 civilians' in 48 hours

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At least 100 civilians have been killed over the past 48 hours by US-led air strikes targeting fighters in Raqqa, the de-facto capital in Syria of the Islamic State of ...

The Trump White House’s ugly new strategy: Use ‘dreamers’ as a bargaining chip

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THE MORNING PLUM: President Trump is earning some praise for condemning bigotry and calling for national unity during his Monday night speech announcing an escalation in Afghanistan, and while those ...

Trump aides plot a big immigration deal

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Donald Trump’s top aides are pushing him to protect young people brought into the country illegally as children — and then use the issue as a bargaining chip for a ...

Congressman calling for hearing on hate groups recently appeared at white nationalist conference

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Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) called on the House Judiciary Committee last week to hold hearings on white supremacists and other hate groups, but in June, Issa gave an interview at ...

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 ...

Coal executives find out Trump can’t be trusted

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The Trump administration has allegedly backed out of a promise to a group of its biggest supporters. Coal executives say the president pledged to enact an emergency order to protect ...
 

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