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  • 4 days ago
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    Chile’s Indigenous Mapuche Protest Deadly Police Brutality

    Chile’s Mapuche, who make up roughly 10 percent of its population, are more likely to be killed by police than non-Mapuche people.

  • 12 days ago
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    Stronger than Tea: The anti-Trump resistance is much bigger than the Tea Party — and it has to be

    The anti-Trump resistance is not like the Tea Party, to which it is frequently compared. It’s much more serious, despite repeated denials in the mainstream media. True, it lacks a misleading, self-important moniker, and it’s only been around a few weeks or months, rather than years. But the Women’s March brought out more than 4 million people to more than 900 events on all seven continents. Tea Party protests on Tax Day in 2009 were an order of magnitude smaller in total...

  • 2 weeks ago
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    Pakistan considers social media ban due to blasphemous content

    An Islamabad High Court (IHC) judge has called for a ban on social media sites in Pakistan, due to the spread of ‘blasphemous’ images online. Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui also wants people found to have posted blasphemous content online to have their names added to the Exit Control List, thereby prohibiting them from leaving the country.  “I will go to every extent to bring this case to its logical end and if needed I will even ban social media in Pakistan,” he is reported to have said. 

  • 2 weeks ago
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    Trudeau promises $650M for reproductive rights on International Women's Day

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked International Women's Day by promising $650 million for reproductive health and rights around the world. The money, which will be invested over a three-year period, will support projects that provide sex education, strengthen reproductive health services, and support family planning and contraceptives. It will also fund programs to prevent and respond to sexual and gender-based violence, including forced marriage and female genital mutilation, and suppor...

  • 2 weeks ago
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    Wind power just set a new record for providing electricity in America

    Wind briefly powered more than 50 percent of electric demand on Sunday, the 14-state Southwest Power Pool (SPP) said, for the first time on any North American power grid. SPP coordinates the flow of electricity on the high voltage power lines from Montana and North Dakota to New Mexico, Texas and Louisiana. Wind power in the SPP region has grown significantly to over 16,000 MW currently from less than 400 megawatts in the early 2000s and is expected to continue growing. One megawatt can power ab...

  • 2 weeks ago
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    It's literally pay to play at Mar-a-Lago

    If you pay $200,000 a year to the company Donald Trump owns, you too can have access most weekends to the president and his top officials. As an alternative, your organization could cut a $150,000 check to bring in a couple of hundred people who will have a chance to schmooze with the president and cabinet officials. Foreign moguls and dignitaries welcome. This isn't Bill Clinton's Lincoln Bedroom. This isn't the Clinton Foundation during Hillary's reign at the State Departme...

  • 3 weeks ago
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    Woman sent back to Singapore despite 27-year marriage

    A woman married to a British man for 27 years has been sent back to Singapore. Irene Clennell told the BBC she has been removed without warning. She had been living near Durham with her husband, and has two British sons, as well as a granddaughter, in the UK. Periods spent abroad caring for her parents are thought to have invalidated her residential status. It is understood Mrs Clennell has spent most of her life in Singapore. The Home Office said it expected all those without leave to remain to...

  • 3 weeks ago
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    Philippines-based militant group Abu Sayyaf beheads German hostage

    The Philippines and Germany condemned on Monday the beheading of an elderly German captive by Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf militants who posted a video of the killing after a deadline for a $600,000 ransom passed. The video showed a machete-wielding militant behead Jurgen Kantner. The German had appealed for help twice in short video messages, saying he would be killed if ransom were not paid.

  • 3 weeks ago
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    3 Reasons To Go Back To Diablo 3

    Diablo 3 used to be one of those games that we loved to hate due to many unwanted changes and failed expectations. However, those have since been mostly remedied, and the latest installment in the hack-n-slash series has attained some of the appeal of its predecessors. A bunch of updates adding new areas, modes and skills certainly helped as well.

  • 3 weeks ago
    Analysis cone

    How an Immigration Ban Would Affect the Spice Trade

    The Trump administration’s sloppily implemented immigration ban sent shockwaves and incited protests throughout the world, and though the executive order is currently on hold thanks to a federal appeals court, the future of it is uncertain. Beyond the immediate and obvious consequences of closing the borders to travelers and emigrants from seven countries — Iraq, Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, Libya, and Syria...

  • 1 month ago
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    Russian guy murders his friend over argument about which graphics card is better: nVidia or AMD

    What looks like a rarest of rare case, two Russian friends started arguing over which Graphics processor is better, nVida or AMD, and one of them ended up being killed in the most gruesome manner. Aleksander Trofimov, 37, hacked his friend to death with a knife, after hitting him twice in the head. His friend, Evgeny Lylin, died instantly as a result. The murderer was so offended at the victim, he stabbed his dead body 11 times after a while.

  • 1 month ago
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    Electronic media searches at border crossings raise worry

    Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy rights are concerned that U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents are searching the phones and other digital devices of international travelers at border checkpoints in U.S. airports. The issue gained attention recently after at least three travelers, including a Canadian journalist, spoke out publicly about their experiences. The episodes have gained notice amid an outcry over President Donald Trump's travel ban and complaints of mistreatment...

  • 1 month ago
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    Toshiba chairman quits over nuclear loss

    Toshiba chairman Shigenori Shiga has resigned, hours after the Japanese conglomerate revealed details of a multi-billion dollar loss. Earlier Toshiba had delayed issuing its results, but it then said it was set to report a net loss of 390bn yen ($3.4bn) in the year to March 2017. The company said it expected to take a 712.5 billion yen ($6.3bn, £5bn) writedown at its US nuclear business. The situation has led some analysts to warn the company's future is at risk.

  • 1 month ago
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    Elon Musk: We'll have to become cyborg hybrids to keep up

    Commentary: At the World Government Summit, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO says to stay relevant, humans will have to merge more with machines, and that comes with societal dangers.

  • 1 month ago
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    Saudi Arabia to finally allow female-only gyms

    Saudi Arabia is planning to open its first women-only gyms to aid with weight loss, although they will still be banned from competitive sports such as volleyball, basketball and football. The change in policy was announced by Princess Reema bint Bandar, who is vice president of women's affairs. This follows the first ever women's day in the Kingdom.

  • 1 month ago
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    Britain's youngest Euromillions winner says it ruined her life

    Britain’s youngest Euromillions winner has revealed she is planning to take legal action against lottery bosses for negligence. Jane Park, who won £1m at the age of 17, said winning the windfall had “ruined” her life and she often thought things would have been better if she had never won. Ms Park, now 21, argued that someone of her age should not have been allowed to win such a substantial sum of money. She said 18 should be the minimum age for winning the lottery and suggested the curre...

  • 1 month ago
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    Whistleblower reveals passport fraud

    The stunning postcard-perfect vista surrounding Misael Lopez in this town about one hour from Madrid belies his constant anxiety, even fear. That's because the former legal adviser to the Venezuelan Embassy in Iraq is revealing secrets he says his government doesn't want disclosed. "I'm concerned about my safety and my family's safety everywhere I go," Lopez said as he walked the cobble-stoned streets of Toledo.

  • 1 month ago
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    Mum arrested for raping a 4-year-old boy 'after broadcasting vile sex act live'

    A mum has been charged with raping a four-year-old boy after a vile attack was filmed and broadcast live on Periscope. India Kirksey was dragged into court after police say she admitting performing the sex act on the young child in Cincinnati, in the USA. The 20-year-old from West Price Hill was arrested after someone watching the live stream more than 1,000 miles away in Texas called the authorities.

  • 1 month ago
    Comment cone

    It's a long way down, he will definitely be hitting a lot more branches on his way to the bottom.