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« Reply #75 on: June 09, 2019, 09:15:10 am »

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www.nytimes.com - At the time, Ms. Nielsen and the other American negotiators referred to the Mexican promise as the “third border” plan because the Mexicans proposed creating a line of troops around the southern part…


White House blocked intelligence agency’s written testimony calling climate change ‘possibly catastrophic’

www.washingtonpost.com - According to the National Park Service, Glacier National Park’s ice sheets are a fraction of the size they were 100 years ago. (Beth J. Harpaz/AP) By Juliet Eilperin , Juliet Eilperin Reporter coveri…


Laurence Tribe Tells Dems To Leave GOP-Controlled Senate Out Of Impeachment Process

www.politicususa.com - Legal scholar and professor Laurence Tribe said on Saturday that Democrats should launch an impeachment inquiry, but they should leave the Republican-controlled Senate entirely out of it. In an inter…


Eleven things Nancy Pelosi gets wrong about impeachment

www.rawstory.com - At one point, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s reluctance to pursue impeachment could certainly be defended as both politically and constitutionally prudent, even if President Trump had clearly committed…


The Making of a YouTube Radical

www.nytimes.com - Caleb Cain was a college dropout looking for direction. He turned to YouTube. Soon, he was pulled into a far-right universe, watching thousands of videos filled with conspiracy theories, misogyny and…


Running in Circles: Why Our GPS Devices Can Betray Us

undark.org - It seemed like a great idea. We were two American journalists visiting London and had a dinner party to attend. Why travel underground on the Tube when we could rent a couple of bicycles and see the …


Joe Biden Worked to Undermine the Affordable Care Act’s Coverage of Contraception

theintercept.com - As vice president, Joe Biden repeatedly sought to undermine the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate, working in alliance with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to push for a broad exemp…


Some U.S. embassies still hoisting rainbow flags, despite advisory from Washington

www.washingtonpost.com - By Carol Morello Carol Morello National reporter focusing on foreign policy and State Department Email Bio Follow June 8 at 6:40 PM Since the State Department began rejecting all embassy requests to …


Can Trump win in 2020? This Pennsylvania county may be an indicator

www.theguardian.com - In the lead-up to the 2016 election, Larry Hallett erected Donald Trump billboards outside his roadside diner in eastern Pennsylvania, where he handed out Trump bumper stickers and presided over big …


Vast protest in Hong Kong against extradition law

www.theguardian.com - Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a vast protest against a proposed extradition law that critics say will allow mainland China to pursue its political opponent…


Is The Future Fascist? By Umair Haque

carolynbaker.net - There’s a difficult and uncompromising question that I think needs to be asked at right about this juncture in human history. Given the resurgence of global nationalism, extremism, fascism — America,…


This Asteroid Has a 1-in-7,000 Chance of Hitting Earth This Fall

www.livescience.com - This fall, Earth has about a 1-in-7,000 chance of getting an uninvited extraterrestrial visitor: asteroid 2006 QV89. The space rock is expected to whiz by our planet on Sept. 9, 2019, according to Eu…


Unknown Group of Ancient Humans Once Lived in Siberia, New Evidence Reveals

www.livescience.com - A pair of children's teeth that were lost 31,000 years ago in Siberia led scientists to the discovery of a previously unknown population of ancient humans. These people inhabited northeastern Siberia…


Farewell to the Fishes

peaksurfer.blogspot.com - And scales full of the sunset Twitch on the rocks, no more to wander at will The wild Pacific pasture nor wanton and spawning Race up into fresh water. A Greenland Shark born four centuries ago would…


NASA Wants to Let Space Tourists Onto the Space Station — for $59 Million

www.livescience.com - Attention, people with $59 million just lying around: NASA is opening the International Space Station (ISS) to adventurous tourists, and those interested don't need to hold their breath — space touri…


Effects of CO2 in humans – Aragon Valley

www.aragonvalley.com - This chart shows the evolution of CO2 concentration in parts per million (ppm) in the atmosphere in the latest 30 years. (click on the image to enlarge). Last month of may 2013, the 400 ppm CO2 thres…


Trump, the "lying press" and the Nazis: Attacking the media has a history

www.salon.com - At an election rally in Cleveland in October 2016, two supporters of Donald Trump were captured on video shouting, “Lügenpresse!” What was going on? Why would people who are looking to Trump to “Make…


How to Stop Robocalls—or At Least Slow Them Down

www.wired.com - So, yes, robocalls. They are a big issue. You probably get them multiple times a week, or multiple times a day. Sometimes you're waiting for an important call, only to get an automated voice offering…


My country went to the Moon and all I got was Tang and Velcro

www.fastcompany.com - This is the ninth in an exclusive series of 50 articles, one published each day until July 20, exploring the 50th anniversary of the first-ever Moon landing. You can check out 50 Days to the Moon her…


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