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Protesters target police in Paris suburb unrest

a shared story    1 week 5 days 11 hours 7 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 9 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) 




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

a shared story    1 week 5 days 11 hours 9 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) 




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

a shared story    1 week 5 days 11 hours 9 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) 



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Israel denies work visa to Human Rights Watch official

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Israeli authorities have rejected a request from Human Rights Watch to grant a work permit to its regional director, accusing the group of engaging in Palestinian “propaganda,” the group said Friday. 



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Interrogation in a Cambodian death camp

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A former interrogator in a Cambodian death camp tells us why he did what he did, and how he feels now. 



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US changes rules of engagement for Mosul fight in Iraq

a shared story    49 minutes ago
U.S. Army Lt. Col. James Browning juggled phone calls on an overstuffed sofa in a small village south of Mosul. His counterparts in the Iraqi army’s 9th Division were pushing toward western Mosul, just a few miles away and were coming under mortar fire from the...(more) 



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Suicide bomber kills at least five soldiers in Yemen's Zinjibar

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ADEN (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least five soldiers in an attack on a military camp in Yemen's southern city of Zinjibar, the capital of Abyan province, at dawn on Friday, a local official and residents said.  



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VX nerve agent killed North Korean leader's half brother: Malaysian police

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - VX nerve agent, a chemical on a U.N. list of weapons of mass destruction, was used to kill the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in last week's bizarre murder in a busy Kuala Lumpur airport, Malaysian police said...(more) 



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'Grey wall of China': the town at the frontline of a looming ageing crisis

a shared story    1 hour 48 minutes ago
In Rudong, where a third of the population is over 60, a university for older people is one solution to a changing demographic It has been dubbed the “grey wall of China”, a demographic shift so big you can almost see it from space.The world’s most...(more) 



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White House asked FBI to deny reports linking Russia and Trump advisers

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Chief of staff Reince Priebus accused of violating protocols that protect pending investigations from political interferenceDonald Trump’s chief of staff asked the FBI to deny media reports that campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents during the election, a White House official has...(more) 



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Israel denies visa to 'hostile' Human Rights Watch and warns it is assessing other groups

a shared story    1 hour 49 minutes ago
Decision to ban new HRW director from working in Israel is an ‘ominous turn’ and puts country in same league as North Korea says NGOIsrael is refusing to issue visas to the international staff of one of the most prominent international human rights NGOs - Human...(more) 



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