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An Outbreak of Nipah Virus in India Can Help Explain the Future of Infectious Disease: India’s Kerala state has just faced an outbreak of Nipah virus. Seventeen people have died so far. That wouldn’t seem so serious, but only eighteen people were infected.  To make matters worse, there is no known cure or vaccine for Nipah – all doctors can offer is supportive treatment while the v...
PODCAST: Making Sense of the Trump-Kim Summit:   When I last spoke with my guest today, Kelsey Davenport, the saber rattling between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un had reached a fever pitch. North Korea was launching nuclear and missile tests; the United States was undertaking aggressive military drills, with Donald Trump routinely threatening...
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Conservative candidate Ivan Duque wins close and divisive Colombia election despite stunning performance for the left: Ivan Duque will become Colombia's youngest president in over a century
World Cup 2018: Mexicans jumping for joy at shock win over Germany cause artificial earthquake: Sensors detect two tremors in country's capital as fans cheer goal
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What North Korea Wants: What does Kim Jon-un want? One thing: security. He doesn’t want to conquer the world. It’s impractical: only one out of every 300 people in the world is North Korean. He doesn’t even want to conquer South Korea. It’s twice as populous as North Korea and ten times richer: eliminate the border and...
If The Model Is Broken, Fix It: If the model is broken, should you try to fix it, or should you scrap it and get a new one? In questions of technology, increasingly the answer is: scrap it. Computer repair shops are dying out: if your laptop doesn’t work, just buy a new one. What applies to consumer technology, however, does ...
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WORLD CUP 2018 DAY 5 LIVE #FansEyeView #FootWall: The next-best thing to being here. Russia 2018 has already exceeded everyone’s expectations. Ask any fan. Or better still, watch them live here. Read Full Article at RT.com
‘My wife didn’t let me come’: Mexican fans bring cut out of missing friend to epic WC trip (VIDEO): Seven friends bought a bus to travel all the way from Mexico to Russia 2018, but when personal circumstances stopped one of them from going, the others decided that Javi had to go to the World Cup one way or another. Read Full Article at RT.com
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The Spoils of War: Afghanistan’s Multibillion Dollar Heroin Trade: Since the US led invasion of Afghanistan in October 2001, the Golden Crescent opium trade has soared. According to the US media, this lucrative contraband is protected by Osama, the Taliban, not to mention, of course, the regional warlords, in defiance of the "international community".
America Has Been at War 93% of the Time – 222 out of 239 Years – Since 1776: First published by Washington’s Blog and Global Research in January 2017 The U.S. Has Only Been At Peace For 21 Years Total Since Its Birth In 2011, Danios wrote:  Below, I have reproduced a year-by-year timeline of America’s wars, …
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U.S. Government Says Nearly 2,000 Child Separations at Mexico Border in Under Two Months: The government said on Friday that 1,995 children were separated from 1,940 adults at the U.S.-Mexico border between April 19 and May 31, as the Trump administration implements stricter border enforcement policies.
'Bringing Jesus' Compassion to an Evil Situation': “In my 20 years here being engaged in frontline immigration work, this was probably my most difficult and hopeless day. There were probably 120 migrants looking for support. Most were coming from Guatemala and Honduras and wanting to seek asylum. There were alot [sic] of women with children who w...
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Listen to Local Women: Empowerment is one of the most talked about goals of development projects aimed at women, yet many government agencies and NGOs consider empowerment only in terms of the economy. They believe women will gain more confidence and more decision-making power in the household if they earn money throug...
Return to Sender: School fees, medical expenses, weddings, a new refrigerator – there are countless reasons why millions of migrants send money back home to their families. For many families in developing countries, remittances from overseas are a reliable and steady source of income that help them meet the basic ...
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F&O this week: Kohl, Grenfell ashes, Trade Jungle, Singapore schadenfreude, US discourse: HELMUT KOHL delivered German reunification and the Euro, by  Noah Barkin  Obituary A towering figure of post-war European politics, Helmut Kohl pushed through German reunification and was a driving force behind the creation of the euro during a 16-year reign as German chancellor that spanned the ...
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Is your food expired or ugly? Eat it, is good for you!: By Zabeth Salome Chedraui It is very possible to imagine a world in which people recycle the food that they consider as waste. Nashville has been selected by the Natural Resource Defense Council as a model city on food waste reduction. Many restaurants in the city are participating in the Food Sa...
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Action on climate change is cheaper than inaction: Many are afraid that tackling climate change is going to be too costly. But increasingly, studies are showing action will not just be cheaper than inaction, but could actually result in economic, environmental and even health benefits, while improving sustainability. This new page...
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SLAIN AFGHAN PEACE MEDIATOR CAUTIONED U.S. AGAINST SURGE:

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