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Blinken: US to counter China's threat to world order

· USA Today · 13h ago · Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the Biden administration aims to lead the international bloc opposed to Russia's invasion of Ukraine into a broader coalition to counter what it sees as a long-term threat to global order from China. (May 26)

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ABC News · May 25, 2022 ·

US calls for vote soon on new UN sanctions on North Korea

· The United States is calling for a vote “in the coming days” on a U.N. resolution that would impose tougher sanctions on North Korea for its recent launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles that can be used to deliver nuclear weapons

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Washington Post · May 25, 2022 ·

US calls for vote soon on new UN sanctions on North Korea

· The United States is calling for a vote “in the coming days” on a U.N. resolution that would impose tougher sanctions on North Korea for its recent launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles that can be used to deliver nuclear weapons

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Eleven newborn babies die in Senegal hospital fire

· CNN · 18h ago · Eleven newborn babies have diedaftera fire that broke out in the neonatal department at the Mame Abdou Aziz Sy Dabakh Hospital in the western Senegalese city of Tivaouane, said the country's president Macky Sall on Thursday.

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Uvalde shooting leads to false conspiracy theory

MSNBC · 7h ago · A completely false theory claiming that the mass shooter in Uvalde, Texas was trans spread rapidly in the hours after the shooting. NBC News reporter Ben Collins explains.

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Washington Post · May 23, 2022 ·

New Justice Dept. policy says agents must intervene if they see abuse

· A new Justice Department policy on when and how federal agents may use force requires them to intervene if they see an officer using excessive force -- a change that comes after the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer in front of other officers.

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Durham prosecutors rest case against Clinton campaign lawyer

CNN · May 25, 2022 · Prosecutors working for special counsel John Durham rested their case Wednesday against Hillary Clinton campaign lawyer Michael Sussmann after seven days of testimony that relitigated some of the most controversial moments of the 2016 presidential race.

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US economy shrank by 1.5% in Q1 but consumers kept spending

· ABC News · 17h ago · The U.S. economy shrank in the first three months of the year even though consumers and businesses kept spending at a solid pace, the government reported Thursday in a slight downgrade of its previous estimate for the January-March quarter

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Christian Science Monitor · May 25, 2022 ·

Texas grieves after the largest school shooting since Sandy Hook

· An 18-year-old gunman killed 19 children and two adults at a Texas elementary school, the largest shooting at a U.S. school since a gunman killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012.


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Father of Texas victim: police didn't act quickly

USA Today · 12h ago · Javier Cazares, whose fourth-grade daughter Jacklyn Cazares, 9, was killed in the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, faulted police for a slow response and doing nothing while parents urged them to go inside. (May 26)

U.S. experiencing range of extreme weather conditions

· CBS News · May 21, 2022 · While parts of the East Coast are experiencing record-breaking heat this weekend, some areas of Colorado are dealing with heavy snowfall amid record cold temperatures. Michael George has more on the extreme weather conditions happening nationwide.

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Yanks, Rays team up for gun violence awareness

· In wake of the mass shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, the New York Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays used their social media feeds to bring attention to gun violence on Thursday night.

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Larry Gatlin Pulls Out of NRA Memorial Day Concert

· Variety · 14h ago · A day after Don McLean pulled out of the NRA’s Memorial Day concert in Houston scheduled for this weekend, Larry Gatlin and Larry Stewart of Restless Heart have pulled out as well.

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BTS Are Headed to the White House

· Band will discuss anti-Asian hate, as well as inclusion and representation during a special conversation with President Joe Biden

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Police: School shooter walked in unimpeded

USA Today · 10h ago · A Texas law enforcement official says the 18-year-old gunman who slaughtered 21 people at an elementary school entered the building "unobstructed' (May 26)

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Actor Ray Liotta dies at 67

CBS News · 6h ago · Actor Ray Liotta died unexpectedly in the Dominican Republic, where he was filming a movie. The "Goodfellas" star was 67. Jamie Yuccas has more.

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‘Goodfellas’ actor Ray Liotta dies at 67

· “Goodfellas” star Ray Liotta died in his sleep while he was in the Dominican Republic filming the movie “Dangerous Waters.” No foul play is suspected.

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More Americans plan to travel over Memorial Day

USA Today · 7h ago · To drive, or not to drive? This Memorial Day weekend, with surging gas prices that are redefining pain at the pump, that is the question for many Americans as a new COVID-19 surge also spreads across the country.

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Amber Heard ends testimony asking Depp to 'leave me alone'

· ABC News · 14h ago · Amber Heard told jurors that a harassment campaign waged against her by ex-husband Johnny Depp has left her humiliated and scared for her life from multiple death threats, and said she just wants Depp to "leave me alone.”

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It's the law: Oklahoma prohibits all abortions, with few exceptions

Christian Science Monitor · 15h ago · Oklahoma has signed into law the nation’s strictest abortion ban prohibiting all abortions except to save the life of a pregnant woman or if the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest that has been reported to law enforcement.

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Police face questions over delays in storming Texas school

· Law enforcement authorities in Texas are facing questions and criticism over how much time elapsed before they stormed an Uvalde elementary school classroom and put a stop to the rampage by a gunman who killed 19 children and two teachers

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Police Under Scrutiny Over Speed of Response to Texas School Shooting

· Uvalde, Texas (AP) -- Law enforcement authorities faced mounting questions and criticism Thursday over how much time elapsed before they stormed a Texas elementary school classroom and put a stop to the rampage by a gunman who killed 19 children and two teachers.

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CNN · May 25, 2022 ·

What to know about the NRA's annual meeting in Houston

· The National Rifle Association is set to hold its 2022 annual meeting in Houston on Friday, bringing together its top brass and several notable conservatives, including former President Donald Trump, for the first time in three years.

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Kevin Spacey charged with sexual assault in UK

USA Today · 13h ago · British prosecutors have charged actor Kevin Spacey with four counts of sexual assault against three men. The charges were announced as Spacey was in a New York courtroom in an unrelated case. (May 26)

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Kevin Spacey charged with 4 counts of sexual assault

· Britain's Crown Prosecution Service charged the Hollywood star with four counts of sexual assault against three men over incidents alleged to have taken place between 2005 and 2013.

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Kevin Spacey Charged With Sexual Assault In UK

· Oscar winner Kevin Spacey has been charged with four counts of sexual assault involving three men in the UK, said Rosemary Ainslie, head of the UK’s Crown Prosecution Service Special Crime Division, in a statement.

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Kevin Spacey Charged With Four Counts of Sexual Assault in U.K.

· Kevin Spacey has been charged with four counts of sexual assault and one count of “causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent.” The decision was unveiled today by the U.K.’s prosecution agency Crown Prosecution Se

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Carnival cruise ship catches fire

CBS News · 14h ago · Social media posts show​ flames spewing from the funnel of the ship and black smoke billowing in the air.

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Astronauts prepare Boeing capsule for return

· USA Today · May 24, 2022 · NASA astronauts prepare Boeing's Starliner capsule for its return to Earth from the International Space Station. Starliner is aiming for a landing in New Mexico Wednesday. (May 24)

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US reels after massacre in fourth-grade classroom leaves 21 dead

The Guardian · May 25, 2022 · America tries to absorb attack on elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, the worst school shooting since Sandy Hook a decade agoAmerica is absorbing the shock of another bloody mass shooting, a day after an 18-year-old man wearing body armour and carryi

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Wall Street Journal · May 25, 2022 ·

No Vacation From Tragedy in Texas

· The school shooting at Robb Elementary came just days before the end of the school year.

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Russian shelling continues near Kharkiv

USA Today · May 25, 2022 · Russian artillery hit the village of Shestakove, east of Kharkiv on Wednesday. Ukrainian forces retook the village two weeks ago in a counteroffensive that pushed Russian troops away from Ukraine's second biggest city.

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ShowBiz Minute: Depp, Duggar, 'Elvis'

USA Today · 19h ago · Johnny Depp retakes witness stand, calls Amber Heard's allegations insane; Reality TV's Josh Duggar gets 12 years in child porn case; Shakira surprise guest at "Elvis" premiere party. (May 26)

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UK hits oil and gas companies with $6 billion windfall tax

· The UK government is introducing a £5 billion ($6.3 billion) tax on the windfall profits of its oil and gas companies, bowing to pressure from campaigners to raise money to help millions of people struggling with the worst cost-of-living crisis in decades.

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Davos gathering overshadowed by global economic worries

· ABC News · May 25, 2022 · The risks to the global economy are leading to an increasingly gloomy view of the months ahead as corporate leaders, government officials and other VIPs gather at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland

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Big tech deals keep coming: Broadcom buys VMware for $61B

· ABC News · 17h ago · Computer chip and software maker Broadcom will spend about $61 billion to acquire the cloud technology company VMware, one of the biggest deals of the year despite rising inflation and some economic uncertainty

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Broadcom to acquire VMware for $61B

· Broadcom has confirmed plans to acquire cloud computing and virtualization tech company VMware in a deal worth $61 billion.

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Jodie Foster to Star in ‘True Detective’ Season 4 at HBO

· Jodie Foster is set for one of the lead roles in “True Detective” Season 4 at HBO,Variety has learned. The new season of the anthology crime series was first reported as being in development in March 2022, though no official plot details were confirmed at that time.

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Twitter Agreed To Pay $150 Million In Fines - Was It Enough?

Forbes · 10h ago · The FTC and the Department of Justice (DoJ) claimed that Twitter told its users that it was collecting their telephone numbers and email addresses for account-security purposes, yet had failed to disclose that it also would use that information to help companies send targeted advertisements to co...

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Live updates: Twitter’s shareholder meeting

Washington Post · May 25, 2022 · Elon Musk’s deal to acquire Twitter — and whether it will go through — will be center-stage at the social media giant’s annual shareholder meeting.

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Cancer patients seek damages from Fukushima nuclear plant

ABC News · 17h ago · A Tokyo court has begun hearings in a lawsuit seeking nearly $5 million in damages for six people who were children in Fukushima at the time of its 2011 nuclear power plant disaster and later developed thyroid cancer

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Cancer patients seek damages from Fukushima nuclear plant

· A Tokyo court has begun hearings in a lawsuit seeking nearly $5 million in damages for six people who were children in Fukushima at the time of its 2011 nuclear power plant disaster and later developed thyroid cancer

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ to Premiere Early on Disney+

· Variety · 4h ago · “Obi-Wan Kenobi” is premiering on Disney+ a few hours earlier than planned, the “Star Wars” show announced Thursday night. West Coast viewers will be able to stream the first two episodes of the show, starring Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen, starting at 9 p.m.

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Anthony Anderson Not Returning for ‘Law & Order’ Season 22

Variety · 4h ago · Anthony Anderson will not be returning for Season 22 of “Law & Order,”Varietyhas confirmed. Anderson signed a one-year deal when NBC relaunched the series for its 21st season this year, and has decided not to continue as Detective Kevin Bernard in the procedural drama’s next season.

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Alan White, Drummer for Yes and John Lennon, Dies at 72

· Alan White, longtime drummer of progressive-rock titans Yes who also played with John Lennon and George Harrison, died Thursday at his Seattle home after a short illness, his family and the band reported on social media.

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‘Indiana Jones 5’ Gets June 2023 Release Date

· Harrison Ford appeared Thursday at the Lucasfilm panel at Star Wars Celebration to announce that Indiana Jones 5 will hit theaters on June 30, 2023. Ford returns to star in the latest installment of the franchise.

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Depeche Mode's Andy Fletcher dies at 60

· Andy Fletcher, a keyboardist and founding member of Depeche Mode, has died, the band announced on their official social media channels. He was 60 years old.

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Andy Fletcher, Founding Member of Depeche Mode, Dies at 60

· Andy “Fletch” Fletcher, keyboardist and one of the founding members of iconic British electronic band Depeche Mode, has died. He was 60. The news was announced via Depeche Mode’s official Twitter account, which posted the news Thursday afternoon.

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Warwick Davis' Willow Returns in the First TV Series Trailer

· Image: LucasfilmAs Star Wars Celebration continues in Anaheim, it’s not just Star Wars fans that are getting the scoop. Audiences have just been shown a trailer for Willow, the upcoming series from Disney+ that will be a continuation of the beloved 1988 fantasy movie starring Warwick Davis.

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The Mandalorian Rides Again in Season 3's First Look

Gizmodo · 12h ago · Image: Disney+Season three of The Mandalorian, starring Pedro Pascal as Din Djarin, has been in the works for a while, and after an incredible reveal at the end of season two and some cameo appearances in The Book of Boba Fett, we’re finally getti

‘The Mandalorian’ Season 3 Gets February 2023 Release Date

· Variety · 12h ago · Fresh from their stealth takeover of the final episodes of “The Book of Boba Fett,” Din Djarin, aka Mando (Pedro Pascal), and his adorable companion Grogu are coming back early next year for Season 3 of “The Mandalorian.” Announced at Star Wa

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Jimmy Kimmel on Texas shooting: 'These are our children'

· CNN · 18h ago · Jimmy Kimmel delivered yet another emotional plea to America's lawmakers after a mass shooting in America. The ABC late night host responded to the school shooting this week at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, with tears in his eyes.

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BBC ‘Welcomes’ U.K. Government’s Mid-Term Charter Review

Variety · 20h ago · The BBC Board has said it “welcomes” the government’s mid-term charter review, which will examine the governance and regulation of the BBC. The process, which will take 12 months, will be undertaken by “officials” from the Department of Cul

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Saudi Arabia Launches 40% Film Production Rebate

· Variety · May 26, 2022 · The Saudi Film Commission has announced its long gestating incentive for film productions in the kingdom which consists of an up to 40% cash rebate. Ever since it lifted its 35-year-old religion-related ban on cinema in 2017, Saudi has been experienc


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'Resilient' Blues stay alive, rally to jolt Avs in OT

· ESPN · May 25, 2022 · Veteran forward Tyler Bozak's goal at 3:38 of overtime gave the Blues a 5-4 comeback victory over the Colorado Avalanche in Game 5 on Wednesday night, as St. Louis avoided elimination and forced a Game 6 of this second-round series on Friday night.

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5-star Fisher commits to Texas Tech, reclassifies

ESPN · 6h ago · Five-star small forward Elijah Fisher committed to Texas Tech on Thursday, choosing Mark Adams' program over a final list that included Kentucky, Louisville and Memphis. The Canada native also announced he would reclassify into the 2022 class.

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McDaniels mum on Kaepernick workout for Raiders

ABC News · 9h ago · The Las Vegas Raiders concluded organized team practices with all four quarterbacks on the roster participating but the buzz surrounding the franchise was about Colin Kaepernick, who has gotten a workout with the club

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Josh Donaldson apologizes to Jackie Robinson's family

ABC News · 14h ago · Josh Donaldson has apologized to the wife and family of Jackie Robinson for referencing the pioneering Black baseball player in remarks that led to a confrontation with Chicago White Sox star Tim Anderson

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Poker pro indicted in $25M sports betting scheme

· Cory Zeidman, a professional poker player and former WSOP bracelet winner, has been arrested on charges of fraud and money laundering related to a sports betting scheme that brought in more than $25 million from alleged victims.

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Celtics run past Heat 93-80, move a win from NBA Finals

· Jaylen Brown scored 25 points, Jayson Tatum added 22 and the Boston Celtics moved to the brink of a berth in the NBA Finals, running away after halftime to beat the Miami Heat 93-80 and take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference title series

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AP Week in Pictures: Asia

ABC News · 5h ago · May 20-26, 2022This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Asia and Pacific.The gallery was curated by AP photo editor Masayo Yoshida in Tokyo.Follow AP visual journalism:Ins

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6 migrants die, 19 injured in Mexico bus crash

Washington Post · May 25, 2022 · Authorities in northern Mexico say six migrants have died and 19 are injured after a bus they were riding in plunged through a guardrail and down an embankment

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6 migrants die, 19 injured in Mexico bus crash

· Authorities in northern Mexico say six migrants have died and 19 are injured after a bus they were riding in plunged through a guardrail and down an embankment

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US has not been asked to help in probe of reporter's killing

· The State Department says neither Israel nor the Palestinian Authority has formally requested U.S. assistance in the investigation of the killing of a Palestinian-American reporter in the occupied West Bank

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Zimbabwe's court raises age of consent for sex to 18 years

Washington Post · 14h ago · Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court has raised the legal age of consent for sex to 18 from 16, a ruling welcomed by many in a country where rights groups say teen pregnancies are forcing hundreds of girls out of school

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Zimbabwe's court raises age of consent for sex to 18 years

· Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court has raised the legal age of consent for sex to 18 from 16, a ruling welcomed by many in a country where rights groups say teen pregnancies are forcing hundreds of girls out of school

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Lebanese general renews mediation over missing US journalist

· ABC News · May 25, 2022 · The head of a mission that assists hostages says a Lebanese security chief has met U.S. officials in Washington as part of mediation between Washington and Damascus for the release of an American journalist missing in Syria

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Lebanese general renews mediation over missing US journalist

· The head of a mission that assists hostages says a Lebanese security chief has met U.S. officials in Washington as part of mediation between Washington and Damascus for the release of an American journalist missing in Syria

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Powerful earthquake shakes southern Peru

ABC News · 17h ago · The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 7.2 earthquake has shaken southern Peru, though there are no immediate reports of damage or injury

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Powerful earthquake shakes southern Peru

· The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 7.2 earthquake has shaken southern Peru, though there are no immediate reports of damage or injury

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UN official expresses concern on rights in Afghanistan

ABC News · 17h ago · The United Nations’ special rapporteur on human rights in Afghanistan has expressed concern over the deterioration of rights in the country and called on the ruling Taliban to reverse new restrictions on women

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UN official expresses concern on rights in Afghanistan

· The United Nations’ special rapporteur on human rights in Afghanistan has expressed concern over the deterioration of rights in the country and called on the ruling Taliban to reverse new restrictions on women

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Ukraine Slams Idea of Swapping Land for Peace

Wall Street Journal · 20h ago · Russia stepped up its attacks in Ukraine’s east, mounting offensives against the cities of Lysychansk and Severodonetsk as Kyiv dismissed suggestions that it should cede territory to the invading forces.

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Discovery offers starting point for better gene-editing tools

Science Daily · 11h ago · New research has big implications for genomic medicine. Scientists have defined with atomic precision a new genome editing tool that is less than half the size of CRISPR-Cas9 -- currently the most reliable genome editing system.

How to tie-dye cotton with acorns and rust

Science Daily · 11h ago · Tie-dyeing is a fun activity that can spice up clothes with colorful patterns. Although kits are available in stores, nature provides dyes that can be extracted from items found in one's yard -- for example, acorns and rust.

Autonomous underwater imaging: Faster and more accurate

Science Daily · 12h ago · Recently conducted tests used new algorithms to outperform state-of-the-art programming for autonomous underwater sonar imaging, significantly improving the speed and accuracy for identifying objects such as explosive mines, sunken ships, airplane black boxes, pipelines and corrosion on ship hulls.

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Francis Fukuyama Plays Defense

New Yorker · May 25, 2022 · The political theorist’s latest undertaking is to make the case for liberalism amid various accounts of its decline.

Bicycles Have Evolved. Have We?

New Yorker · May 23, 2022 · From the velocipede to the ten-speed, biking innovations brought riders freedom. But in a world built for cars, life behind handlebars is both charmed and dangerous.

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Justin Timberlake Sells Song Catalog

· The ‘SexyBack’ and ‘Cry Me a River’ singer reaches a music-rights deal valued at $100 million.

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May is Oregon Wine Month

Forbes · 5h ago · May is Oregon Wine Month—not that you need an excuse to drink these delicious wines

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Crucial summer for Atlantic City starts with new investments

ABC News · 12h ago · This summer is a crucial one for Atlantic City as it tries to recover lost business during the third year of the coronavirus pandemic, and casinos and non-gambling resorts are putting millions into renovations and new attractions to compete for visitors

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The Ultimate Travel Guide To Hudson, New York

Forbes · 13h ago · Whether you arrive in your electric Porsche or by Amtrak with a backpack, entering the small city of Hudson gives an illusion of stepping onto a movie set — Wes Anderson’s, no less.

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Updates On Flying With A Face Mask

Forbes · 15h ago · This summer has the potential to have as many airline passengers for domestic flights as were seen before the pandemic. Is flying with a mask necessary with so many people in the air again?

ABC News
ABC News

Opinion

Bloomberg
Bloomberg
Bloomberg
Bloomberg
Bloomberg
Bloomberg

Let Not Our Hearts Grow Numb

Wall Street Journal · 7h ago · Democrats should stop their manipulations. Republicans should get serious on guns.

Bloomberg
Bloomberg
Bloomberg
Bloomberg
Bloomberg
Bloomberg
Bloomberg
Bloomberg

Features

Longreads
Longreads

Longform Podcast #488: Sam Knight

Longform · May 25, 2022 · Sam Knight is a London-based staff writer for The New Yorker. His new book is The Premonitions Bureau: A True Account of Death Foretold.“I had a kind of working definition of what a premonition was when I was writing this book, which is: It's not just a feeling.

New Scientist
New Scientist
Longreads
Longreads

The Top 5 Longreads of the Week

Longreads · May 20, 2022 · This week, we're sharing stories from Laurie Penny, Josh McColough, Will Di Novi, Kent Russell, and Christian Wallace.

Longreads
Longreads

Our Braided Bread

Longreads · May 19, 2022 · In my native New York, I don’t feel the need to perfume the air around me with the sweet scent of challah. But here in Iowa, there is a void I need to fill.

New Scientist
New Scientist
Longreads
Longreads
Longreads
Longreads

The Top 5 Longreads of the Week

Longreads · May 13, 2022 · This week, we're sharing stories from Kerry Howley, Suzanne Cope, Micheli Oliver, Jeff Mao, and Rob Brunner.

Longreads
Longreads

Longform Podcast #487: Joe Bernstein

Longform · May 11, 2022 · Joe Bernstein is a senior reporter for BuzzFeed News.“The question of disinformation is almost an attempt to create a new mythology around why people act the way they do.