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« Reply #270 on: September 03, 2019, 07:08:53 am »

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Dorian blasts Bahamas as Florida, other eastern U.S. states brace for hurricane

www.washingtonpost.com - By Jason Samenow and Jason Samenow Editor and writer covering weather and climate Email Bio Follow Andrew Freedman Andrew Freedman Editor focusing on extreme weather, climate change, science and the …

Hurricane Dorian Creates 'Utter Devastation' in Bahamas

splinternews.com - Hurricane Dorian, a Category 5 storm, wreaked havoc in the Bahamas after hitting the islands on Sunday. On Monday, winds were blowing at a sustained speed of 165 mph with potential for gusts at 200 m…

Faced With Criticism, Trump Administration Reverses Abrupt End to Humanitarian Relief

www.nytimes.com - Without the drug, Ms. Bueso and others with the genetic disorder were unlikely to live to adulthood. Her doctor, Paul Harmatz, had said that leaving the United States would lead her to quickly fall i…

Freshman Previously Denied Entry to the United States Arrives at Harvard | News | The Harvard Crimson

www.thecrimson.com - University Hall in Harvard Yard. Harvard freshman Ismail B. Ajjawi ’23, who United States border officials turned away ten days ago, arrived on campus Monday in time for the start of classes Tuesday.…

Showdown set for the British Parliament as legislators return from summer recess

www.washingtonpost.com - The E.U. flags of anti-Brexit activists fly as pro-Brexit activists stand with their placards and demonstrate near the Houses of Parliament in central London on Sept. 3, 2019. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP…

The pound just plunged to a 2-year low after Boris Johnson threatened a general election, fanning fears of more Brexit chaos

www.businessinsider.com - Britain's pound plunged to its lowest level in two years after Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatened to call a general election in October if Parliament vote for legislation intended to prevent the…

Police never responded when neighbor of Odessa, Texas shooter called to report him last month

www.rawstory.com - … then let us make a small request. Like you, we here at Raw Story believe in the power of progressive journalism — and we’re investing in investigative reporting as other publications give it the ax…

Louisiana congressman’s pharmacies sold 1.5 million opioids to towns with population of 6,000 people

www.rawstory.com - Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-LA) has been caught selling a huge number of opioid pills in two very small Louisiana towns in his district, scoring big profits. According to a report this week from the Bayou …

Labor Day 2019

www.stonekettle.com - If you appreciate 40-hour work weeks, safe working conditions, higher wages, weekends, and a day off today—thank the labor movement. #LaborDay -- Hillary Clinton, Labor Day, 2019 If you appreciate 40…

Five Star Movement holds online vote on whether to form Italy coalition

www.theguardian.com - Members of Itay’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) are voting online on whether to support a proposed coalition between their party and the Democratic party (PD). The two parties unveiled …

Argentina Restricts Access to Foreign Currency to Stave Off Financial Crisis

www.nytimes.com - “Capital controls are not ideal, but they are necessary if you want to put the brakes on the foreign exchange rate,” said Marina Dal Poggetto, executive director at EcoGo, an economic consultant grou…

How White Nationalists Have Been Inspired by the Genocide of Muslims in Bosnia

theintercept.com - On a spring day in 2017, a monument was raised in the Bosnian town of Višegrad, in memory of a terrible mass murder that had occurred there two decades earlier. In a somber ceremony attended by local…

Tucker Carlson Tries To Blame Marijuana For Mass Shootings

thefreshtoast.com - The summer heat may have finally gotten to FOX News this month. Last week, we had the cable news network criticize people on the San Francisco streets shooting up marijuana. But now Tucker Carlson wa…

The hellish future of Las Vegas in the climate crisis: 'a place where we never go outside'

www.theguardian.com - The Clark county death investigator Jill Roberts vividly recalls the sunny 115F (46C) afternoon last summer when she entered a Las Vegas home with no functional air conditioning. The indoor heat felt…

The test that could save the life of a long-time smoker you know

theconversation.com - A test called CT lung cancer screening could save the lives of tens of thousands of American smokers and former smokers every year, but only only 4% of those eligible are getting it. One such patient…

Around 2,000 New Amazon Fires Recorded Despite Burning Ban

www.azocleantech.com - New fires are searing through the Amazon forest at an alarming rate which is a cause for global concern. While fires in the Amazon are not a new phenomenon – fires occur every dry season between July…

Toxic Alaska Mine Could "Destroy the World’s Last Great Sockeye Salmon Fishery"

truthout.org - Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy had nothing but encouragement for a potential investor in a controversial mine. “Alaska’s open for business,” Dunleavy told Wheaton Precious Metals, Ltd. of Canada, in a Jul…

Mekong water levels reach low record

www.mrcmekong.org - Vientiane, Lao PDR, 18 July 2019 – The Mekong water levels during this early flood season from June to July are among the lowest on record, falling below their historical long-term minimum levels. Bu…

Great white sharks have suddenly disappeared from one of their favorite hangouts

www.sciencemag.org - Great white sharks are gone from False Bay in South Africa. One theory holds that they were scared away by orcas. By Linda NordlingAug. 30, 2019 , 12:00 PM Sightings of white sharks (Carcharodon carc…

A Future Without Long-Haul Vacations

www.theatlantic.com - As this summer’s tourism season draws to a close, anyone in a half-sane society would choose this moment to stop going on far-flung vacations. That’s a hard thing for a travel writer to admit. After …

A Catholic school removed Harry Potter books from its library, warning that readers ‘risk conjuring evil spirits’

www.washingtonpost.com - A Tennessee Catholic school has removed copies of the Harry Potter book series from its library, citing fears that they "risk conjuring evil spirits." (Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post) By Antonia…

Worse US Atlantic floods need planned retreat

climatenewsnetwork.net - Its coasts are at ever-greater risk from rising seas, and US Atlantic floods will soon force people to move. Why not start planning now? LONDON, 3 September, 2019 − What are now considered once-in-a-…

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