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Parkland victim's father reads son's poem

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Student's sing moving tribute to shooting victims

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Myanmar, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and formerly known as Burma, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia. Myanmar is bordered by India and Bangladesh to its west, Thailand and Laos to its east and People's Republic of China to its…
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A Paradise
World premiere: 64th Berlin International Film Festival. A PARADISE follows a family in Cuba as they grieve for their loved ones and ponder who is at fault. Are there invisible spirits that are causing the deaths?Cast: Jayisha Patel
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Bitch Please
Charlie is in love with Brie. Or is he?Cast: Lowell A. Meyer, Kara Durrett, Malika Moro, Jared Kowalczyk, Andrew Gerety, Hannah Elder, Dan Gamache, Kyle Krupinski and Ryder McNairTags: bitch please, bitch, please, kara durrett, malika m…
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ANGELFISH
After a night at the bar, a guy invites a girl home to see his angelfish. Over the course of just a few minutes, a promising connection is cut off and a fish is no longer a fish. A taut exchange that examines acceptable behavior in dating and mati…
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Pieds Nus (Barefoot)
Film de fin d'études réalisé par Loup Bouchet. Graduation film directed by Loup Bouchet. EMCA Angoulême 2018.Cast: Bouchet loup, Bouchet Clement, Victorin Ripert and Pierre Feyfant CompositeurTags: animation, New, Caledonia, 2D, Loup, B…
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  • Tales From The Cryptocurrency: The Bitcoin Mystery Death That's Rocking South Korea
    TOKYO—Days after South Korea’s chief proponent of regulating cryptocurrency, Jung Ki-joon, was found mysteriously dead in his home, South Korea apparently has decided not to  crack down further on trading in Bitcoin and other cyber currencies. O…- 1 hour ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Daniel Radcliffe on Hollywood’s Bad Actors and the Rise of White Supremacy Under Trump
    Charles Leonio/GettyThe post-Potter career of Daniel Radcliffe, one of Hollywood’s humblest, has been punctuated by risks that few actors, let alone a global superstar whose films have grossed in the billions, are willing to take. There was his tur…- 3 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Netflix’s ‘Seven Seconds’ Subverts the Neo-Noir With a Black Woman Detective
    NetflixThe latest W Magazine features a noir-themed photoshoot from Get Out director Jordan Peele, starring Janelle Monaé. It invoked a social media frenzy, with the idea of a black woman as a hardboiled detective subverting traditional noir tropes.…- 3 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Amy Poehler Tells NRA to ‘F*ck Off’ for Using Leslie Knope Meme
    NBCThe NRA has been unusually vocal in the aftermath of the deadliest school shooting since Newtown. And on Wednesday night, that included a tweet in which they used a GIF of Parks and Recreation character Leslie Knope to thank spokesperson Dana Loes…- 4 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Jimmy Kimmel Calls Out Donald Trump Jr. for Endorsing Parkland Conspiracy Theory
    ABCAfter the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary, which left 20 young children and six adults dead at the hands of a gunman wielding a Bushmaster AR-15 assault rifle, far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones called the tragedy “a synthetic compl…- 5 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Parkland Survivors to ‘Puppet’ Politicians: How Many Have to Die?
    Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel/APOne week after 3,000 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School huddled under desks, inside lavatories, and behind barricaded classroom doors in the hopes of surviving the latest mass shooting in a…- 6 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Did Archaeologists Just Prove the Existence of Prophet Isaiah?
    DeAgostini/GettyIf you asked people whom their favorite biblical prophet is, there’s a strong chance they would answer Isaiah. Sure, Moses gets all the accolades, received the tablets, and is the most important; but Isaiah is the prophetic book mos…- 6 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Jennifer Aniston’s Heartless Media Crucifixion
    Jason Merritt/GettyWhen Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux announced their split last week in a joint statement, the longtime couple took one last opportunity to call out the tabloids. The exes explained, “Given that the gossip industry cannot res…- 6 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Edward Albee Takes Us to the Edge: Review of ‘At Home at the Zoo’
    Joan MarcusEdward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo seems such a complete piece of theater it is surprising to consider that 46 years separates the creation of its first and second act, which are in themselves two separate one-act plays. A wonderfully act…- 8 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Trevor Noah Rips Florida Lawmakers for Taking on Porn, Not Guns
    Comedy CentralThis week, lawmakers in Florida decided to declare pornography a public health issue while ignoring the pleas from high school students to take action on guns. And Trevor Noah is not happy about it. “These kids drove all the way to Ta…- 9 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • This Book Helped Me Communicate Better With Everyone From My Coworkers to My Husband
    Growing up, I loved the personality quizzes that dotted the pages of teen glossy magazines.Was my style classy or cool? Did people even like me? While fun and entertaining, I realized the results delivered little in the way of self actualization and…- 9 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Everything You Need to Nerd Out on Oscar Movies
    Before the Oscars roll around, you better be prepared. Sure, you might have seen the nominees in theaters—or on your projector at home—but how much do you really know about every film? Use the time before the March 4 award show to brush up on you…- 9 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • This Genius Timer Is the Only Way I Get My Work Done
    You can probably relate to this statement: I can only get work done when the deadline is imminent—preferably when I feel like something is chasing me.Happiness and productivity expert Gretchen Rubin would classify me as a “sprinter” (as opposed…- 10 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • GOP Refuses to Ask Twitter for Private Messages in Russia Probe
    Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/ The Daily BeastRepublicans on the House intelligence committee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election have refused Democratic entreaties to subpoena Twitter for direct messages of Donald Trump assoc…- 10 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Trump Tells Shooting Survivors: Solution to ‘Your Problem’ Is More Guns in School
    Mandel Ngan/AFP/GettyWhile meeting with survivors of last week’s school shooting, President Donald Trump on Wednesday endorsed the idea of preventing school shootings by having more guns on campus.One week after 17 people were killed at Marjory Sto…- 11 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • InfoWars Sends Professional Troll Laura Loomer to Parkland
    Photo Illustration by The Daily BeastUsually when trolls pounce on mass-shooting survivors, they hide behind their keyboards. But after the massacre in Florida last week, Infowars sent a professional conspiracy theorist to the grieving community.Afte…- 12 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Fox News’ Shepard Smith Condemns ‘Baseless’ School Shooting Conspiracy Theories
    Fox News/ScreenshotAs footage of the Florida students who walked out of their classes on Wednesday to protest inaction on gun violence played on the screen, Fox News anchor Shepard Smith called out those who have dared to question their motives.While…- 13 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Inside Twitter’s Bot Purge
    Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily BeastOver the past 24 hours, Twitter suddenly deleted thousands of accounts as part of a massive crackdown on automated bots on the platform. The pulldown took place quite literally in the middle of…- 13 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • In Syria, the New Offensive by Assad and the Russians Might Kill the Revolution, But It Will Be the Peace of the Dead
    Abdulmonam Eassa/GettyBEIRUT—The words “de-escalation zone” appear not to mean quite the same thing in Russian as they do in English.That, at least, is a conclusion one might draw looking at the present scene in Syria’s East Ghouta, where the…- 14 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Florida Politicians Ignore the Real Pornography of Violence
    Photo Illustration by The Daily BeastVery little worthwhile in life is easy, as the survivors from Parkland High School found out Tuesday night in the Florida State Legislature. But even by lazy and corrupt state legislative standards, the politici…- 15 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Parkland Survivors Tell Off Florida Politicians: ‘We've Had Enough of Thoughts and Prayers’
    via ABC NEws/YoutubeOne week after the Florida school shooting that left 17 people dead, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School marched on the Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee on Wednesday, blasting lawmakers for inaction on gun contr…- 16 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Top Senator: Trump Could Prompt ‘One of the Worst Catastrophic Events in The History of Our Civilization’
    Justin Sullivan/GettyOne of the top Republicans on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee warned over the weekend that President Donald Trump had the ability “at his fingertips” to start a “very, very brief” offensive war against North Korea…- 16 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • New Drug Could Fight Peanut Allergies—With Peanuts
    GettyKids who have daily capsules of peanut flour might be able to desensitize themselves from the potentially deadly consequences of a peanut allergy—going against the first instinct of avoiding peanuts altogether in the case of intolerance.Califo…- 16 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Cynical Pols Nix Porn but Ignore the Pornography of Violence
    Photo Illustration by The Daily BeastVery little worthwhile in life is easy, as the survivors from Parkland High School found out Tuesday night in the Florida State Legislature. But even by lazy and corrupt state legislative standards, their display…- 17 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Wendy Williams Reveals Graves’ Disease Diagnosis
    Ilya S. Savenok/GettyOn Wednesday, talk show host Wendy Williams announced on her show that she had been diagnosed with Graves' disease and related hyperthyroidism. Williams planned to take a three week hiatus beginning Thursday to help ease her symp…- 17 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -

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  • Starbucks Teams With Arizona State University To Offer Online College Program To Workers
    NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is rolling out a program that would allow its workers to earn an online college degree at Arizona State University at a steeply discounted rate.The coffee chain is partnering with the school to offer the option to 135,000…- Monday June 16 -
  • Is Terry Richardson An Artist Or A Predator? - The Cut
    Terry Richardson, displaced from his old photography studio on the Bowery by a high-end fitness chain, was at his new space, an unadorned floor-through loft down the street.Read More... More on Photography - Monday June 16 -
  • Threat Grows From Liver Illness Tied To Obesity
    Despite major gains in fighting hepatitis C and other chronic liver conditions, public health officials are now faced with a growing epidemic of liver disease that is tightly linked to the obesity crisis.Read More... - Monday June 16 -
  • On The Run From ISIS, Syrian Kurds Wonder If They've Left One War For Another
    ERBIL, Iraq -- On most days, Youssef Suleiman and his family of six can be found crowded around their television in a sprawling refugee camp on the outskirts of this Iraqi Kurdish city. Their tiny, white U.N. tent resembles nothing of their former li…- Monday June 16 -
  • Argentina Defeats Bosnia-Herzegovina 2-1 In World Cup Opener (VIDEOS)
    Argentina opened its 2014 World Cup campaign with a win that went from mundane to magical thanks to the man in the No. 10 shirt. Lionel Messi scored one goal and was involved in another as the two-time World Cup champions defeated Bosnia-Herzegovina,…- Sunday June 15 -
  • Martin Kaymer Easily Wins U.S. Open For His 2nd Major Title
    PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Martin Kaymer returned to the elite in golf with a U.S. Open victory that ranks among the best.A forgotten star for two years while building a complete game, Kaymer turned the toughest test of golf into a runaway at Pinehurst…- Sunday June 15 -
  • 6 Things You Should Know When Whale Watching
    There's a right way to go whale watching and there's a wrong way to go whale watching. If your tour boat bumps into a whale in the open ocean and the passengers proceed to touch it like they're at a petting zoo (like one recently did on the island of…- Sunday June 15 -
  • Messi's Magical Goal Is What The World Cup Has Been Waiting For (GIFs)
    The 2014 World Cup has gotten its first glimpse of Messi Magic. With the No. 10 on the back of his Argentina shirt and the hopes of a nation on his shoulders, Lionel Messi delivered a mesmerizing goal against Bosnia-Herzegovina for his second career…- Sunday June 15 -
  • Dad Catches Himself A Father's Day Gift At MLB Game While Holding His Baby (VIDEO)
    One dad at the Giants-Rockies game on Sunday looked like he had himself a pretty good Father's Day. As Rockies star Troy Tulowitzki's home run made its way to the stands in left field, a father holding his baby was making his way back to his seat. As…- Sunday June 15 -
  • Rio Police Clash With World Cup Protesters
    RIO DE JANEIRO, June 15 (Reuters) - Police blocked a small group of anti-World Cup protesters who were trying to reach the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, before Argentina played Bosnia in the city's first game of the tournament.About 1…- Sunday June 15 -

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Neon Nights
Neon Nights
Neon Nights | by With raindrops no longer falling, this street in Beijing, China, hums back to life under the glow of neon signs. Your Shot photographer Caue Ferraz took this photo in the neighborhood around Jingshan Park, a 57-acre green space with views into the Fo…
Sandy Oasis
Sandy Oasis
Sandy Oasis | by Anguilla, a British territory in the Caribbean, is a nation of tranquility, but Sandy Island takes it to another level. This speck of sand in the bright blue waters is constantly reshaped by the ocean and weather, and visitors to the cay are encourag…
Golden Hills
Golden Hills
Golden Hills | by Your Shot photographer Hannah Overeem captured this shot of her dog, Badger, an Australian cattle dog, in Chino Hills, California. She writes that the contrast of the golden field and blue-and-white sky give this image a “surreal” look.This phot…
Hidden Gem
Hidden Gem
Hidden Gem | by Forged by the wear of water rushing over rocks, Olo Canyon in Arizona is concealed inside the Grand Canyon. Its alluring landscape includes natural springs and rocks shaped like cathedral amphitheaters.See more pictures from the September 2016 story…
Behind the Curtain
Behind the Curtain
Behind the Curtain | by Circus performers in Hanoi, Vietnam, prepare for the show minutes before it gets under way. Nguyen Thi Thu Hiep, shown here stretching, is a contortionist. For extra money, she also performs at private parties and social events.See more pictures fro…
'You Dropped Something!'
'You Dropped Something!'
'You Dropped Something!' | by Your Shot photographer Suyash Mehta gained a souvenir from a passing eagle in Satara, India: a long feather. India is home to nearly two dozen eagle species.This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our storytelling community where members can take par…
City of Sun Showers
City of Sun Showers
City of Sun Showers | by Even in a rainstorm, Paris lives up to its nickname of the City of Light, as sun streaks through storm clouds over the city in this image by Your Shot photographer Raffaele Tuzio.This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our storytelling community wher…
A Flash in the Distance
A Flash in the Distance
A Flash in the Distance | by Flashes of lightning illuminate the night sky above Lake Ontario, as seen from an overlook in Lyndonville, New York—located about an hour from the Canadian border at Niagara Falls.This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our storytelling community w…
Flood of Color
Flood of Color
Flood of Color | by Floods bring a mosaic of color to the rice fields of Y Ty, Vietnam. The wet season typically lasts from May to June in the mountainous village.This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our storytelling community where members can take part in photo ass…

VOA

  • Philippine President Draws Line on Cooperation with Maritime Rival China
    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has placed a boundary on his fast-growing friendship with China by barring further Chinese activity off the Pacific coast and insisting that Beijing avoid new construction work in contested waters.The president…- 45 mins ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • African Asylum Seekers Facing Expulsion Have Embraced Israel
    Even as he faces a potential deportation from Israel, 30-year-old Eritrean asylum seeker Johny Goytiom Kafl brims with satisfaction as he looks out upon thousands of fellow protesters rallying against the impending expulsions, all while peacefully se…- 52 mins ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Ferry Blast Injures Dozens in Caribbean Resort
    An explosion ripped through a ferry as it unloaded passengers in the Caribbean beach city of Playa del Carmen on Wednesday, hurting 25 people, but authorities said none of the injuries were life-threatening.Local Civil Defense director Juan Medina…- 1 hour ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • US Beats Canada to Win First Olympic Gold in 20 Years
    The Americans’ 20-year gold medal drought is over. They needed the first shootout in an Olympic women’s final to do it, too.Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored a dazzling goal in the sixth round of a shootout thriller, and Maddie Rooney stopped…- 2 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Some of Missing Nigerian Schoolgirls Rescued
    Authorities in Nigeria say some of the schoolgirls who were reportedly abducted since their school was attacked by Boko Haram militants earlier this week have been rescued.The missing schoolgirls were discovered at a border town between the states…- 2 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • N.Korea to Send Delegation to Olympics Closing Ceremony, Meet S.Korea's Moon
    North Korea will send another high-level delegation to South Korea in time for the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, the South’s Ministry of Unification said on Thursday.The delegation, which will travel by road, will be led by…- 3 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Black Panther Offers a Bridge for African Americans to Connect with Their African Roots
    African-American moviegoers flocked into theaters across the country to watch the latest installment in Marvel's cinematic universe, "Black Panther." The film, featuring an African prince who becomes a superhero after his father's death, shattered bo…- 3 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • UN Chief Appeals for Truce for Syria's Besieged E. Ghouta
    U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres appealed Wednesday to the Security Council to approve an urgent 30-day cease-fire across Syria and to help the 400,000 besieged residents of eastern Ghouta, who he said, "live in hell on earth." VOA UN Corresp…- 4 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Graham, 'America's Pastor,' Had Global Impact
    American evangelist Billy Graham died Wednesday at the age of 99. VOA's Bill Gallo takes a look at the international legacy he leaves behind.- 4 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Israel Counters Iran's New Missile with Successful Interceptor Test
    Israel and the United States say they have successfully tested an anti-missile system designed to protect the Jewish state from long-range missile attack. Monday's test of the Arrow 3 interceptor comes eight days after Iran displayed a new version of…- 4 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Concerns Raised Over US Increasing Low-Yield Nukes
    A week after his inauguration, President Donald Trump ordered the Pentagon to review the U.S. nuclear arsenal. That review came back this month with an overarching theme of modernizing the U.S. nuclear triad --- air, sea and land capabilities. But a…- 5 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Philippine Rebels: We’re Not Terrorists, Remain Open to Talks
    Communist guerrillas say a Philippine government court petition to have them designated as terrorists is a desperate attempt to alienate them from the people and add they’re “heaven and earth” different from extremists notorious for beheadings…- 5 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Man Throws Grenade at US Embassy in Montenegro, Kills Self
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  • Cambodia Prime Minister’s Son Urged to Explain Sex-Assault Allegations
    A leading opposition politician has called on one of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s sons to publicly explain himself after sexual assault allegations circulated on social media.Last week, numerous videos were published on social media purporting to sho…- 6 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Beyond 'Obamacare': New Liberal Plan on Health Care Overhaul
    A major liberal policy group is raising the ante on the health care debate with a new plan that builds on Medicare to guarantee coverage for all. Called "Medicare Extra for All,'' the proposal to be released Thursday by the Center for American Pro…- 7 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • As Cambodia's Senate Vote Nears, Fear Quiets Political Discussions
    A fourth national Senate election campaign is in full swing in Cambodia, with candidates fanning out to rural areas to drum up support among commune councilors, who will elect 62 senators Feb. 25.Normally in Cambodia, political campaigns like thi…- 7 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Trump Listens to Survivors of School Shootings
    U.S. President Donald Trump has met with American students, parents and teachers who have witnessed some of the many school shootings that have taken place in the past two decades. The meeting Wednesday afternoon at the White House focused on ways to…- 7 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Remarks From White House Listening Session on School Shootings
    THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary________________________________________________________________                       For Immediate Release                          February 21, 20…- 7 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Trump: Why Didn’t Obama Stop Russia Election Meddling?
    U.S. President Donald Trump in recent days has been lashing out at his predecessor, President Barack Obama, for not having done enough to counter Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential elections.On Wednesday, Trump appeared to suggest in a tweet…- 7 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Amnesty Says Politics of Fear and Hate Being Normalized by Some Leaders
    Rights group Amnesty International's annual report documents human rights violations in nearly 160 countries and claims 2017 saw the politics of hate and fear normalized by some of the most powerful leaders in the world. VOA Correspondent Mariama Dia…- 8 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • US High School Students Protest Gun Violence
    From Cape Cod to California, students are demanding that lawmakers implement gun law reform after a shooter in Parkland, Florida, killed 17 people — students and teachers — last week with an assault weapon. From Washington, Jill Craig has more.- 8 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Pakistan Diplomat: Attempt to Add Islamabad to Terrorist Financing Watch List Delayed
    Pakistan’s chief diplomat said Tuesday that a U.S.-led motion to put Pakistan on a global terrorist financing watch list has been deferred for three months.The final decision of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is expected to be announced T…- 9 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Florida Shooting Unleashes Youth Crusade for Stricter Gun Laws
    They're angry. They're anxious. They're afraid.And they're demanding action. Now.They are warriors of a new youth crusade for stricter American gun laws — an impromptu movement born out of frustration and outrage over last week's mass shooti…- 10 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Trump Jr: ‘Nonsense’ That Family’s Profiting From Presidency
    Donald Trump Jr. said that any talk of his family profiting from his father’s presidency is “nonsense” during a trip to India that has raised ethical concerns about using the name of the American president to promote international business vent…- 10 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Students, Parents Victimized by School Shootings Deliver Emotional Message to Trump
    U.S. President Donald Trump endorsed the idea of arming educators in the classroom during an emotional exchange with victimized students and parents of school shootings.Also spreading former military service members throughout schools “could very…- 11 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • The Road to the Red Planet Runs Through Omani Desert
    Under the bright sun of a remote desert in Oman, a group of astronauts and scientists is simulating Life on Mars. They hope their experiments today will pave the way for an actual trip to Mars, the red planet, within decades. Faiza Elmasry has this s…- 12 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • US Companies Urged to Issue 'Clearer' Cyber Risk Disclosures
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday updated guidance to public companies on how and when they should disclose cybersecurity risks and breaches, including potential weaknesses that have not yet been targeted by hackers.The guida…- 13 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Activists Urge IGAD, AU to Pressure South Sudan's Warring Parties
    A coalition of more than 200 civil society groups in South Sudan is urging the regional bloc Intergovernmental Authority on Development, the African Union and the international community to put more pressure on South Sudan's warring parties to end t…- 13 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Ford US Chief Leaves After Probe into Inappropriate Behavior
    Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday that Raj Nair, its president for North America, was leaving the company immediately after an internal investigation found his behavior was "inconsistent with the company's code of conduct."Ford did not give any details…- 13 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Report: KKK Chapters Drop Sharply Despite 'Hate Group' Surge
    The number of Ku Klux Klan chapters in the U.S. is plummeting as a new generation of khaki-clad racists rejects hoods and robes for a “hipper” brand of hate, according to a report Wednesday by an organization that tracks far-right extremists. …- 13 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Cigars, Pipes Tied to Same Risks as Cigarettes
    Cigarettes are not the only type of tobacco products that can lead to premature death or fatalities from smoking-related cancers, a U.S. study confirms.While people who exclusively smoke cigarettes have twice the risk of premature death from all…- 13 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • 'Get a Grip' - Jennifer Lawrence Offended Over Plunging Dress Furor
    Jennifer Lawrence on Wednesday blasted a controversy over a photo of her wearing a plunging black dress outside on a cold London day as sexist, ridiculous and "not feminism."The Oscar-winning star, 27, said in a Facebook posting that she was also "…- 13 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Vatican Sex Abuse Investigator Hospitalized in Chile
    The special envoy sent by Pope Francis to investigate allegations that a bishop had covered up sex abuse underwent gallbladder surgery Wednesday in Chile, church officials said.Maltese archbishop Charles Scicluna was stable and conscious after the…- 14 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Defense Secretary Has Yet to Send Transgender Guidance to Trump
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has yet to send guidance to President Donald Trump on whether transgender troops should serve in the military, according to the Pentagon. The deadline for his recommendations was set for February 21.Last September,…- 14 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Explosive Device Kills 2 French Soldiers in Mali
    Two members of a French counterterrorism force in Mali were killed Wednesday when an improvised explosive device hit their armored vehicle in a border region with Niger, authorities said.French President Emmanuel Macron's office said a soldier and…- 15 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • US Lawmakers Say It's Time to Restore Staff at Cuba Embassy
    U.S. lawmakers visiting Cuba urged the State Department on Wednesday to restore embassy staff pulled from the country last year in response to mysterious ailments among diplomats and their families. The visit by six Democratic members of the Senat…- 15 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Ivanka Trump to Attend Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony in South Korea
    Ivanka Trump is set to attend the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics in South Korea on Sunday in the latest high-profile visit to Games which have been dominated by the North Korea crisis.The trip by U.S. President Donald Trump's eldest daught…- 15 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Protests in Greece Swell Against Property Auctions
    Greece's powerful Communist Party has vowed to step up protests against online auctions of homes with defaulted mortgages, putting more pressure on the government which has promised bailout creditors it will speed up the auction process.More than 2…- 15 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Refugees Camp Out at UN Office in Rwanda, Demand Better Conditions 
    Three thousand to 4,000 Congolese refugees were camped out Wednesday in front of a U.N. office in western Rwanda, demanding better living conditions at their camp.The refugees refused to go after marching out of the Kiziba camp on Tuesday and prote…- 15 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Florida Students Anti-Gun Rally Spreads
    Hundreds of students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, rallied Wednesday at the Florida Capitol in Tallahassee to pressure lawmakers to approve tougher gun control laws one week after one of the most deadly U.S. school s…- 16 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Corruption Monitor Paints Grim Picture in Africa for 2017
    Sub-Saharan Africa continues to appear at the bottom of Transparency International’s annual index, with the violent, chaotic East African nation of Somalia maintaining its 12-year streak as the lowest rated nation on the chart that tracks perceptio…- 16 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Taliban Rebels Impose Taxes on Media Outlets in Restive Ghazni
    In an effort to find new ways of financing their insurgency, Taliban rebels have turned to local media for taxation and threatened news outlets in central Afghanistan with punitive measures if they refuse to give in to the militant group’s demands.…- 16 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
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  • Israeli Media: Netanyahu Confidant Turns State Witness in Corruption Probe
    Israeli media say a close associate of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to testify against him in a bribery scandal.Shlomo Filber was arrested on suspicion of promoting the interests of Israel's powerful telecom company in exchange for…- 16 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Israel Counters Iran’s New Missile With ‘Successful’ Interceptor Test
    Israel and its U.S. ally say they have successfully tested an anti-missile system that would protect the Jewish state from a potential long-range missile attack by its regional rival, Iran. Monday’s test of the Arrow 3 interceptor comes eight da…- 17 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
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  • UN Chief Appeals for Truce for Syria's Besieged E. Ghouta
    U.N. envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said Thursday he hopes the Security Council will approve a proposed cease-fire, saying there is no alternative to halting the fighting and allowing humanitarian access.Secretary-General António Guterres is a…- 17 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Officials: White House Looking at New Sanctions Against Russia
    Senior White House officials say the Trump administration is looking at additional sanctions against Russia and is on guard for possible meddling in November’s congressional elections.Republicans and Democrats have criticized President Donald Tru…- 17 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Florida School Shooting Survivors Not 'Crisis Actors'
    Two students who survived the Florida school shooting and spoke publicly about it are not “crisis actors,” despite the claims of several conspiracy-oriented sites and an aide to a Florida lawmaker.The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School studen…- 17 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Mexican Front-Runner Promotes 'Well-Being of the Soul'
    Religion has been the electrified ``third rail'' of Mexican politics since anti-clerical laws in the 1920s sparked a bloody uprising by Catholics in which thousands died. But this week, front-running presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obra…- 17 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -

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  • UK economy lags behind G7 rivals as growth revised down - business live
    UK growth during 2017 has been revised down to 1.7%, weaker than other advanced economiesUK lagging behind major rivals in 2017BREAKING: UK growth in Q4 revised down to 0.4%Business investment was stagnant. Household spending weakEarlier:Shares slide…- 17 mins ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Winter Olympics 2018: all the action on day 13 in Pyeongchang – live!
    Latest medal table | Full event scheduleUSA see off Canada in epic shootout for ice hockey goldFeel free to get in touch on email or tweet @Simon_Burnton 10.39am GMT Riessle now leads by 44.8 seconds, with the three athletes behind him having apparen…- 22 mins ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • EU rules out UK's preferred approach to future trade deal
    Brussels claims ‘three basket’ approach would breach agreement to prevent ‘cherry-picking’ by UKThe EU has ruled out the UK government’s preferred approach to a future trade deal, describing it as a risk to the European project, just as The…- 24 mins ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Is this the worst leasehold block in Britain?
    £8,000 a year ground rent bill for buyers already and rising towards £8m – as watchdog warns time’s up for leaseholdThe freehold to a 1960s block of flats near Birmingham regarded as the worst example of leasehold abuse in Britain will be aucti…- 24 mins ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Barclays reports £1.9bn loss amid Trump tax changes
    A £900m charge for US tax changes, litigation bills, cost of exiting Africa and Carillion collapse all blamedHefty charges related to Donald Trump’s corporate tax changes, the cost of exiting Africa, the collapse of Carillion and legal battles pus…- 26 mins ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • I sympathise with Louise Beaumont: we comedians are truth-seekers | Arnab Chanda
    Looking for the laughs in painful personal stories makes for interesting subject matter, but emotionally it’s a high-risk pathI don’t really feel comfortable speaking about Louise Beamont’s case, in which Thomas Reay, her estranged husband, is…- 31 mins ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Bombs continue to pound eastern Ghouta as UN pleads for ceasefire
    More than 335 have been killed in Syrian rebel enclave, with 13 civilians dying in latest strikes Warplanes have pounded the last rebel enclave near the Syrian capital for a fifth straight day, as the UN pleaded for a halt to one of the fiercest air…- 37 mins ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Ryding posts best British alpine skiing result for 30 years at Winter Olympics
    Alpine skier rues spluttering first run as he finished ninthSweden’s Andre Myhrer claims a surprise goldIt was supposed to be a men’s slalom battle for the ages between Austria’s Marcel Hirscher and the Norwegian Henrik Kristofferson – with a…- 38 mins ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Net migration of EU nationals to Britain falls by 75,000
    Uncertainty created by Brexit outweighs Britain’s reputation as ‘jobs factory of Europe’Net annual migration of EU nationals to Britain has fallen by 75,000 in the past year to its lowest level for five years as the “Brexodus” gets under wa…- 40 mins ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • MEPs call for power to tackle 'vexatious lawsuits' targeting journalists
    Proposed directive would allow journalists to request the expedient dismissal of lawsuits designed to intimidate them A group of European MEPs is seeking to turn the tables on companies that they allege are targeting investigative reporters with “a…- 42 mins ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • UK university staff strike over pension changes – live
    Follow our live coverage as teaching staff begin industrial action over pension changes they say will leave them £10,000 a year worse off in retirementAre you a striking lecturer, or a student missing out on teaching? Email alexandra.topping@theguar…- 44 mins ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Table tennis trickery, Bobby Moore on street football and showboating | Classic YouTube
    This week’s roundup also features Elizabeth Swaney’s dreams coming true and Fabio Fognini dropping some magic1) It is the League Cup final on Sunday. Let’s harp back to 1988 and Arsenal v Luton: “Oh Dear, it’s Gus Caesar”. Also of yestery…- 46 mins ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Native review – an elegant and weird sci-fi adventure
    Rupert Graves and Ellie Kendrick play humanoid space-farers whose mission is interrupted by the sounds of BeethovenDirector and co-writer Daniel Fitzsimmons makes his interesting feature debut with this smart lo-fi sci-fi. It’s a claustrophobic cha…- 1 hour ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Corbyn is right to warn the press – but wrong to single out foreign owners | Roy Greenslade
    The spy claims by some papers have given the Labour leader to make some stinging points about how free the UK press really isThe spying accusations by several newspapers against Jeremy Corbyn are laughable. They amount to a smear reminiscent of the f…- 1 hour ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • 'Capitalism makes you ill': the radical 70s 'anti-therapists' who turned to terrorism
    The theories behind Germany’s Socialist Patients Collective turned medical treatment on its head – but led some of them to the Red Army Faction“Turn illness into a weapon,” proclaimed the manifesto of the SPK, or Socialist Patients’ Collect…- 1 hour ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Winter Olympics: latest medal table for Pyeongchang 2018
    Follow all the latest from Pyeongchang with our live and updating medal table Continue reading...- 1 hour ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • British Gas owner to cut 4,000 jobs blaming price cap and competition
    Profits fall nearly a fifth at Centrica as it expands cost-cutting drive to save £500m a yearCentrica, the owner of British Gas, will shed a further 4,000 jobs as part of a £1.2bn-a-year cost-cutting programme, which it blamed on the government’s…- 1 hour ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • This immigration law has exposed the brutal limits of Macron’s liberalism | Gabriel Bristow
    His assertion that ‘France is back’ rings hollow: you can’t lead the world into a liberal era while punishing refugees at homeOn Wednesday the French minister of the interior, Gérard Collomb, presented the details of a heavily trailed new law…- 2 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Nathan Hughes back in England team for Scotland Six Nations match
    Eddie Jones makes one change to XV that beat WalesHughes returns to side after recovering from knee injury Nathan Hughes has been named in England’s starting lineup to face Scotland in the only change made by Eddie Jones for Saturday’s Calcutta C…- 2 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • I understand the fears. But vaccinating children should be compulsory | Suzanne Moore
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  • Why Lady Bird should win the 2018 best picture Oscar
    Ahead of the 2018 Oscars, Hadley Freeman champions Greta Gerwig’s coming-of-age drama about the inner lives of womenIt is still slightly mind-blowing that Lady Bird is nominated at all at this year’s Academy Awards, because there is nothing about…- 2 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • The rise of Bolivia’s indigenous 'cholitas' – in pictures
    As recently as 10 years ago, Bolivia’s indigenous Aymara and Quechua women were socially ostracised and systematically marginalised. Known as ‘cholitas’, these women, recognisable by their wide skirts, braided hair and bowler hats, were banned…- 2 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Russian curler stripped of Winter Olympics medal after admitting doping
    Alexander Krushelnitsky won his bronze medal in mixed doublesRumours of deal for Russians to have own flag at closing ceremonyThe Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has been stripped of his mixed doubles bronze medal amid rumours that a deal has…- 2 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Brit awards 2018: five things we learned, from Haim's humour to Stormzy's power
    Ed Sheeran lost out, Jack Whitehall won big, and politics should be on the stage rather than the red carpet – here are the big takeaways from the 2018 BritsKendrick, Timberlake, Stormzy, Dua Lipa and more – every Brits 2018 performance ratedNews:…- 2 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • USA see off Canada in shootout to capture Olympic women's hockey gold
    United States win first women’s hockey gold medal since 1998Maddie Rooney’s save in shootout clinches title for AmericansWomen’s ice hockey final: USA v Canada – as it happenedThe United States women’s hockey team ended Canada’s gold meda…- 3 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Hun Sen vows to 'shame' Australia if pressured over political crackdown
    Cambodian PM claims he will ‘beat up’ demonstrators, ahead of Asean summit in SydneyThe Cambodian prime minister has vowed to beat up protesters if they burn effigies of him at a summit of South-East Asian leaders in Sydney next month. Hundreds o…- 3 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Is your wood stove choking you? How indoor fires are suffocating cities
    A wood stove emits more harmful air particulates than a diesel truck. Does their newfound popularity in cities threaten to wipe out progress in reducing air pollution?Emma Meaden loves to sit in her north-west London flat, her dogs napping at her fee…- 4 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Blame Eric Pickles for councillors guzzling high on the hog | David Walker
    No one’s watching over what councils do or spend, because scrutiny bodies were abolished on Pickles’s watchBehold the hand of Eric Pickles. The former Tory communities secretary may have left parliament last year but his legacy lives on, in North…- 4 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Energy company promises to pay customers to use electricity
    Octopus Energy offers a tariff that will charge customers according to demandA small energy company has launched a new tariff that will potentially pay customers to use its electricity when demand is low. Octopus Energy’s new Agile tariff tracks wh…- 4 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Is southern-fried squirrel the answer to KFC's extraordinary chicken shortage?
    Some people in Britain hate grey squirrels enough to devour them. With the UK’s biggest purveyor of fried chicken in crisis, perhaps we should be cooking up our furry feral friendsOne cold Sunday morning last month, I visited Pow Hill, a glorious m…- 4 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Caribbean diplomats ask UK for more compassion for citizens
    People who came to the UK with parents as children may have unresolved residency statusThe Home Office must adopt a “more compassionate” approach towards retirement-age Commonwealth citizens facing deportation despite living in the UK all their a…- 4 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Photofairs in San Francisco: the best pictures on display
    The contemporary art fair San Francisco Photofairs returns for its second year, featuring 40 galleries from 15 countries. The boutique fair offers collectors and curators access to artists never seen before in the areaIt runs 22–25 February at the…- 4 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Is Belgian drama the new Scandi-noir?
    From ‘Desperate Housewives with a gun’ to the Flemish answer to Cracker … Belgium’s fierce independence and creative wackiness is creating thrilling TVIn show business, acts struggling to make an impact in the UK were often sardonically descr…- 4 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • ‘We lose 1,400 girls a year. Who will our boys marry?’: Armenia’s quandary | Suzanne Moore
    Sex selection may have been outlawed, but a shortage of women threatens the very survival of a country where boys are traditionally seen as an investment and girls as a loss Sometimes it seems there are so many ways to destroy women that the methods…- 4 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Ocean sanctuary: your Antarctic questions answered aboard Greenpeace expedition
    The Guardian has been putting your questions to experts aboard research ship Arctic SunriseWhat is life like for the experts on board a ship in the middle of the Antarctic Ocean? That’s one of the questions readers had for the Guardian’s Matthew…- 4 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Poorer Britons face three years of income stagnation, says report
    Resolution Foundation warns of rising inequality amid cuts to working-age benefitsBritain is at risk of the first sustained rise in inequality since the late 1980s as poorer families face three years of stagnating incomes, according to the Resolution…- 5 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • The casual dining crunch: why are Jamie’s Italian, Strada, Byron (and the rest) all struggling?
    The list of chains closing sites and restructuring is growing by the day. How did the world of mid-market restaurants overstretch itself so badly?In the summer of 2015, restaurant owner David Fox was made an offer he couldn’t refuse. One that today…- 5 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • The fascist movement that has brought Mussolini back to the mainstream
    Italy’s CasaPound has been central to normalising fascism again in the country of its birth. Now they’re trying to enter parliament. By Tobias JonesOn the night of 27 December 2003, five men broke into a huge, empty office complex in Rome, just s…- 5 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Abi Morgan: ‘Women can be as violent, mercurial and complex as men’
    The writer recalls the anger that fuelled her early play Splendour – and reveals she is directing her rage into a drama about abuses of power in HollywoodThis is an edited extract from The Start podcastI wrote Splendour on the eve of the new millen…- 5 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Finding Your Feet review – starry cast save creaky golden-years Britcom
    Imelda Staunton and Celia Imrie play sisters forced to live under the same roof in a feelgood but frustrating comedyHere’s another gentle golden-years Britcom about feisty bus-pass recipients sticking two fingers up at pompous types of all ages: a…- 5 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Marco Rubio almost got away with his routine. Then he met Cameron Kasky | Richard Wolffe
    The Florida senator is a talented politician, but he met his match in a 17-year-old who called him out over NRA cashMarco Rubio is a very talented politician. He walked into an arena full of 7,000 Floridians who were determined to heckle him for sidi…- 6 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Man dies in grenade attack on US embassy in Montenegro
    US citizens are warned of ‘active security situation’ at embassy in capital Podgorica after man blows himself up with second deviceAn unknown man threw a grenade at the US embassy in Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro, before blowing himself u…- 6 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • 'Hate-filled' narratives target minorities globally, says Amnesty International
    Human rights group says Rohingya’s experience is emblematic of violent trend against vulnerable groupsThe entrenched “apartheid” of the Rohingya people in Myanmar, which in 2017 erupted into a brutal ethnic cleansing campaign, is emblematic of…- 6 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Zimbabwe and Kenya lead the way in Africa's dash from cash
    Efficiency and safety of mobile money has millions forgoing notes and coins“Drunks love paying by M-Pesa,” the owner of a bar in a low-income area of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, explained drily. “It’s easy to get conned when you have cash.”…- 6 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Ghouta's desperate civilians say they've been abandoned to their fate
    With aid groups denied access to the devastated Syrian enclave, children pay the heaviest price There was a time in Ghouta, amid the planes, bombs and hunger, when ways to ease the suffering remained within reach. Even as the siege closed in, residen…- 6 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • José Antonio Meade: Mexico's common man struggles to connect
    PRI’s presidential candidate faces battle to turn around ruling party’s unpopular imageJosé Antonio Meade, the presidential candidate for Mexico’s ruling party, drives his own Honda Fit rather than being chauffeured in the bulletproof SUVs pre…- 6 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • German court to rule on city bans for heavily polluting diesel cars
    Federal court set to announce whether Stuttgart and Düsseldorf can use vehicle bans to try to improve air qualityOne of Germany’s top courts will rule on Thursday whether heavily polluting vehicles can be banned from the urban centres of Stuttgart…- 6 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Stronger storms mean new 'category six' scale may be needed
    Traditional scale used goes only to five but strength and intensity of storms is increasing, says scientistsThe increasing strength, intensity and duration of tropical cyclones has climate scientists questioning whether a new classification needs to…- 7 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • 'A very scary movie': how China snatched Gui Minhai on the 11.10 train to Beijing
    Revealed: details of the extraordinary detention of the Hong Kong bookseller as he sought help from Swedish diplomats The 11.10am to Beijing left on time, gliding out of Shanghai’s cavernous high-speed rail terminal and darting north through the ch…- 7 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Blue-sky thinking: how China's crackdown on pollution is paying off
    Clear skies above Beijing again – but some fear the problem is just being pushed elsewhereThe photographs on display at Wu Di’s Beijing studio imagine China and Beijing at their dystopian worst.Naked, expectant mothers stare out from the walls, t…- 11 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Apart from the politics, 2018's Brit awards were business as usual | Alexis Petridis
    Damon Albarn was cut off after talking about Brexit, Stormzy attacked Theresa May – but as far as the winners go, there were few surprises. At least Jack Whitehall remembered to be funnyReport: Stormzy and Dua Lipa snatch top prizes at BritsAll the…- 11 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • José Mourinho continues bizarre and divisive power-play over Pogba | Barney Ronay
    United manager’s omission of France midfielder from the starting XI suggests relationship is still subject to turbulenceWell, we got there in the end. Grudgingly, belatedly and against the manager’s better judgment. But with 17 minutes gone in th…- 11 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Perpetrators of domestic abuse more likely to go to jail
    New rules in England and Wales advise punishing emotional or psychological abusePerpetrators of domestic abuse are more likely to be sent to prison – even if they inflict emotional or psychological rather than physical harm alone – under new guid…- 11 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • The drugs do work: antidepressants are effective, study shows
    Doctors hope study will put to rest doubts about the medicine, and help to address global under-treatment of depressionIt’s official: antidepressants are not snake oil or a conspiracyAntidepressants work – some more effectively than others – in…- 12 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Trump's solution to school shootings: arm teachers with guns
    ‘It is the gun, it’s the person behind the gun and it’s about helping people before they ever reach that point,’ said a mother whose son died at Sandy Hook elementary Donald Trump has said he will consider a proposal to arm school teachers in…- 12 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Fred’s free-kick gives Shakhtar Donetsk narrow lead over Roma
    Shakhtar Donetsk came from behind to beat Roma 2-1 in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 meeting thanks to a spectacular winner from the Brazil midfielder Fred.The 24-year-old Fred showed why some of Europe’s top clubs are reportedly s…- 12 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Dan Biggar’s oxygen chamber regime to breathe new life into Wales
    • Fly-half in early return from injury after 10 days in oxygen chamber • Biggar returns to face Ireland in Six Nations Test at DublinDan Biggar has clambered out of an oxygen chamber to try to breathe life into Wales’s Six Nations title challen…- 13 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Crisis actors, deep state, false flag: the rise of conspiracy theory code words
    The idea that mass shooting victims and witnesses are hired performers serving a dark purpose has over the last decade migrated from the farthest margins of conspiracy mediaOn Tuesday on CNN, Parkland survivor David Hogg was asked by Anderson Cooper…- 15 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Suicide is a sector-wide issue, says Bristol university vice-chancellor
    Speaking for first time since seven student suicides in 18 months, Hugh Brady says social media is part of the problemThe vice-chancellor of Bristol University, where seven students have killed themselves in less than 18 months, has blamed social med…- 15 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -
  • Spying row: how Corbyn seized chance to take on the Sun
    Labour used to woo the rightwing press; the age of social media has changed all thatLabour felt it had little choice but to respond with increasing aggression this week to “hallucinogenic” stories about Jeremy Corbyn and cold war records kept abo…- 16 hours ago, Wednesday February 21 -

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Florida Shooting Survivor: ‘I Will Fight Every Single Day’ | NYT News

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Billy Graham, Media Pioneer | NYT News

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Meet Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir, Olympic Analysts With Style | NYT - Winter Olympics

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Trump Targets Devices That Make Guns Deadlier | NYT News

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How Hollywood Sidelined Black Actors | NYT

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Are Too Many Teenagers Using Steroids? | The Breakdown Clip
Special guest host John Brown joins Shawn Ray and Tifanny Urrea in this preview clip of The Breakdown. Known for his impressive physique and reinventing posing routines back in the Golden Era of bodybuilding - John Brown gives his thoughts on the cur…
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Nip Slip! Top 5 Most EMBARRASSING Sports Moments Caught on Camera
From booty pickin to boobies slippin, some athletes have unknowingly set themselves up for some pretty humiliating moments they'll probably never be able to live down. Here are the top 5 most embarrassing sports moments!Author: thefumblesportsTags: b…
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First Look | Atlanta’s College Football Hall of Fame & Chick-fil-A Fan Experience | Video
(via stupidDOPE.com) Quickly becoming an epicenter for all things cool, Atlanta boasts attractions for every kind of tourist. Recently, we dropped by the College Football Hall of Fame & Chick-fil-A Fan Experience to get the lowdown on the immortaliz…
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Atlanta Rises to the Occasion with the 8th Annual A-Town Stomp! | Video
(via stupidDOPE.com) If you were lucky enough to catch the 8th annual A-Town Stomp right here in Atlanta, you know just how dope it was to squad up in huge numbers in the way that only the brothers Starnes can muster This year with the help of crafts…
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Keep your Spirits Lit with Iowa Distilling Company’s Liqour Arsenal! | Video
(via stupidDOPE.com) When it comes to whiskey, we here at stupidDOPE are filled with the spirit of good old-fashioned distilleries. While trucking it across the state of Iowa, we were drawn to the small town of Cumming after hearing through the grape…
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Why We Work Better in Coffee Shops
It's not the smell or taste of coffee, but there is something about coffee shops that helps us think.Author: ReadersDigestTags: Posted: 25 May 2017
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  • Camera captures Trump's notes during gun control meeting
    A journalist's camera caught some of what was written on Trump's notecards during a White House listening session with the survivors of gun violence.- 5 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Poll: Most of the country doesn't like Trump as a person
    New poll numbers show Trump's approval ratings has gone down and there's huge support for background checks on guns. We break down the numbers.- 5 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Trump attacks Jeff Sessions (again) over Russia
    As news breaks that Mueller is probing a whether Paul Manafort promised a banker a White House job in exchange for loans, Trump attacks his own attorney general again over the Russia investigation. Our panel reacts- 5 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Dem Sen. Hirono: Hopeful teens can change gun control debate
    The Hawaii Democrat discusses the challenges that lie ahead for lawmakers on Capitol Hill to come together on gun control policy and the role teens protesting nationwide may play.- 6 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Parkland survivor Sam Zeif: We are going to win this fight
    Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Sam Zeif who was a part of a meeting with Pres. Trump on gun control joins to discuss what he learned from the White House's listening session.- 6 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • New right-wing Mike Flynn legal theory grasping at straws
    Chuck Rosenberg, former U.S. attorney, talks with Rachel Maddow about new developments in Robert Mueller's Trump Russia investigation and a new right-wing hobby horse about Mike Flynn's guilty plea.- 7 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Jared Kushner's security clearance is a problem for John Kelly
    Jared Kushner is reportedly resisting giving up his access to classified information after John Kelly issued a memo that would strip White House officials using temporary clearances but is there a "Jared Loophole?" Ned Price and Max Boot join Lawrenc…- 7 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Lawrence: Why arming teachers is a fantasy war game
    Today at a listening session with school shooting survivors and family of victims at the White House, President Donald Trump suggested arming school personnel with handguns. Lawrence O'Donnell breaks down why this an unrealistic solution to school...- 7 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • RNC paying Trump's former bodyguard $15,000 a month
    Trump's former bodyguard, Keith Schiller, now has a private security firm that's being paid $15,000 a month by the RNC to provide "security consultation for the RNC 202 convention site selection process."- 8 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -
  • Sealed document in Manafort Gates case sparks eager speculation
    Rachel Maddow describes a new sealed document in the case of Paul Manafort and Rick Gates and what new development it could portend.- 8 hours ago, Thursday February 22 -

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