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Protesters target police in Paris suburb unrest

a shared story    1 week 5 days 11 hours 11 minutes ago
Protesters threw projectiles at police and set cars and rubbish bins ablaze on Saturday in a bleak area of the Paris suburbs where tensions have risen over alleged police brutality in the arrest of a local man. A policeman has been placed under formal investigation for...(more) 

EPA enforcement office may be next on the Trump team’s hit list

a shared story    1 week 5 days 11 hours 13 minutes ago
This story was originally published by the Huffington Post and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The Trump administration is considering closing down the enforcement division of the Environmental Protection Agency, according to a report Wednesday evening from Inside EPA. The...(more) 

Watch the Elaborate Courtship of Three Gray Whales

a shared story    1 week 5 days 11 hours 13 minutes ago
For one, these dark knights help the less fortunate. 

ExxonMobil narrowly avoided catastrophe two years ago, and you never heard about it

a shared story    1 week 5 days 11 hours 13 minutes ago
It’s been nearly two years since Nadia Levine fielded the frantic calls — the first one from her husband, the next from a coworker. Panicked, Levine dialed both her children’s schools as she scrolled down the front page of CNN.com on Feb. 18, 2015. A...(more) 

By 2045, some East Coast cities could flood 3 times a week

a shared story    1 week 5 days 11 hours 13 minutes ago
The lawns of homes purchased this year in vast swaths of coastal America could regularly be underwater before the mortgage has even been paid off, with new research showing high-tide flooding could become nearly incessant in places within 30 years. Such floods could occur several...(more) 

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Live updates: Flyers vs. New York Islanders

a shared story    2 weeks 2 hours 52 minutes ago
Can't get to a TV to watch tonight's Flyers game against the New York Islanders? We've got live updates right here. The puck drops at the Wells Fargo Center just after 7 p.m. 

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Spieth one off pace at weather-hit Pebble Beach

a shared story    2 weeks 6 hours 52 minutes ago
Former world number one Jordan Spieth was one off the pace with two holes to play Thursday when first-round play was suspended in the weather-whipped Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Eighty-one players had yet to complete the opening round when play was halted for the day on...(more) 

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NBA to launch video game league

a shared story    2 weeks 7 hours 52 minutes ago
The NBA is teaming up with Take Two Interactive to launch a professional video game league based on the game publisher's NBA 2K series. The new eSports league will be the biggest collaboration to date between traditional and digital sports, with components mimicking the actual NBA...(more) 

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Kisses unleash chemicals that ease stress levels

a shared story    418 weeks 6 days ago
"Chemistry look what you've done to me," Donna Summer crooned in Science of Love, and so, it seems, she was right. Just in time for Valentine's Day, a panel of scientists examined the mystery of what happens when hearts throb and lips lock. Kissing, it turns...(more) 

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Spitzer Resigns, Citing Personal Failings

a shared story    467 weeks 1 day 15 hours 55 minutes ago
Gov. Eliot Spitzer, reeling from revelations that he had been a client of a prostitution ring, announced his resignation today, becoming the first governor of New York to be forced from office in nearly a century. Mr. Spitzer, appearing somber and with his wife at his side,...(more) 

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Musharraf Declares Emergency in Pakistan

a shared story    485 weeks 5 days 15 hours 29 minutes ago
Gen. Pervez Musharraf declared a state of emergency in Pakistan on Saturday, suspending the constitution, replacing the chief justice before a crucial Supreme Court ruling on his future as president, and cutting communications in the capital. Pakistan's main opposition leader, Benezir Bhutto, flew back to the country...(more) 

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Bacteria found in Siberian mammoth graveyard could boost your sex life and let you live longer

a shared story    419 weeks 15 hours 56 minutes ago
Interesting story, but a warning: Russia is thick with scientists who believe in UFOs and claim dinosaurs still walk the earth, etc. Anyhow, from the story: "Russian scientists working at a 'graveyard' of extinct mammoths and woolly rhinos in Siberia claim to have found a bacterium...(more) 

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