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Protesters target police in Paris suburb unrest

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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) 

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

a shared story    1 week 5 days 11 hours 14 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) 

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

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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) 

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

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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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Spitzer Resigns, Citing Personal Failings

a shared story    467 weeks 1 day 15 hours 57 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 31 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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House Passes Bill to Address Threat of Climate Change

a shared story    399 weeks 6 days 9 hours 2 minutes ago
Overcoming deep divisions within its Democratic majority, the House passed legislation on Friday intended to address the threat of global warming and transform the way the United States produces and uses energy. 

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Mumbai terrorist: I was ordered to kill 'until the last breath'

a shared story    429 weeks 3 days 23 hours 47 minutes ago
The sole Mumbai gunman captured alive has told police he was trained in Pakistan and ordered to “kill until the last breath”, according to a leaked account of his interrogation. Azam Amir Kasab, 21, a Pakistani national, claimed the terror strikes, which left nearly 200 dead, were...(more) 

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Organic slum

a shared story    419 weeks 5 days 13 hours 7 minutes ago
Sound and images as poor Kenyans eye green riches 

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Bush ignores reality. Fact Check: Bush on Al Qaida, Iraqis

a shared story    466 weeks 1 day 9 hours 40 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush brought up al-Qaida 14 times Wednesday in a 26-minute speech marking the anniversary of the Iraq war. He wasn't coy about his point: If America stops fighting in Iraq, there could well be new attacks at home by Osama bin Laden's...(more) 

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Car jumps curb in Mission District, badly injuring pedestrian

a shared story    438 weeks 3 days 15 hours 10 minutes ago
A driver was arrested after his car jumped a curb today in San Francisco's Mission District and seriously injured a pedestrian, police said.  

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The GOP: divorced from reality

a shared story    408 weeks 5 days 13 hours 8 minutes ago
If conservatives don't want to be seen as bitter people who cling to their guns and religion and anti-immigrant sentiments, they should stop being bitter and clinging to their guns, religion and anti-immigrant sentiments. It's been a week now, and I still don't know what those "tea...(more) 

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