Donald Trump can’t block people on Twitter, judge rules

Donald Trump can’t block people on Twitter, judge rules

NEW YORK – President Donald Trump violates the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment when he blocks critics on Twitter for political speech, a judge ruled Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald in Manhattan stopped short in her written decision of...
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Saint-Louis Journal: ‘Wrath of Coastal Erosion’ Is Devouring a Senegal Fishing Hub

Saint-Louis Journal: ‘Wrath of Coastal Erosion’ Is Devouring a Senegal Fishing Hub

SAINT-LOUIS, Senegal — Houses on the shore seem to have been ripped open by a giant claw. The corner of an abandoned school is gutted, leaving what looks like a gigantic bite mark. All that is left of a nearby...
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WHO: DRC Ebola outbreak on a ‘knife’s edge’ as urban cases rise

WHO: DRC Ebola outbreak on a ‘knife’s edge’ as urban cases rise

An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Democratic Republic of Congo has the clear “potential to expand” as the number of confirmed cases continues to rise, the World Health Organization warned. Health workers’ response is on an “epide...
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Ecuador’s indigenous Waorani launch petition to save the Amazon

Ecuador’s indigenous Waorani launch petition to save the Amazon

Nemonpare, Ecuador – The Amazon rainforest is not an oil block and it is not for sale, says Ecuador’s Waorani community in a new petition.  The indigenous community has been living in and fighting for their jungle territory for thousands...
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‘SPYGATE’: Donald Trump ramps up attacks on FBI and Russia investigation

‘SPYGATE’: Donald Trump ramps up attacks on FBI and Russia investigation

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his efforts to discredit the Russia investigation Wednesday, saying the FBI has been caught in a “MAJOR spy scandal” over its use of a secret informant to determine whether some of Trump’s campaign...
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Brexit: Technology-based customs system ‘could cost £20bn’

Brexit: Technology-based customs system ‘could cost £20bn’

Image copyright Getty Images The post-Brexit customs system favoured by Boris Johnson and other leading Brexiteers could cost businesses up to £20bn a year, officials have suggested. The chief executive of HM Revenue and Customs told MPs firms would have...
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NFL issues strict anthem policy after years of kneeling protests

NFL issues strict anthem policy after years of kneeling protests

The NFL is requiring all players and team personnel to “stand and show respect for the flag and the anthem” or the team will be fined by the league. The league announced the anthem policy Wednesday, following nearly two years...
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Are These Baked Mushroom Sandals the Future of Fashion?

Are These Baked Mushroom Sandals the Future of Fashion?

Over the past three years, the fashion industry has started paying attention to biodegradable and renewable fabrics. Last year, Salvatore Ferragamo used a citrus byproduct material that feels like silk for a collection of shirts, dresses and pants; Philippines...
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Get Schooled on the History of Where ‘Grease’ Was Really Filmed

Get Schooled on the History of Where ‘Grease’ Was Really Filmed

“You’re going to be really surprised by the one I pick,” John Travolta said when I asked him which of his films he’d store in a time capsule. It was 1996, and I was writing about the star of Saturday...
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The Lost Maidens of Berlin

The Lost Maidens of Berlin

In the final months of the 19th century, a German sculptor named Walter Schott began drawing up plans for a massive work he hoped would represent the pinnacle of his 15-year career. Cast in bronze, the Art Nouveau sculpture would...
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