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China's government says it will stick to its promises to curb carbon emissions after President Donald Trump eased U.S. restrictions on fossil fuel use that were meant to control global warming....
From: Fox News | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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President Trump has signed an executive order that would roll back much of President Obama’s Clean Power Plan and generally direct the federal bureaucracy to put its head in the sand with regard to climate change. The Clean Power Plan, which compels...
From: Slate | By: Daniel Gross | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Paramount surprised CinemaCon audiences on Tuesday with 10 minutes of Alexander Payne’s new drama “Downsizing,” a suprprisingly high-concept movie from a filmmaker known for more grounded, down-to-earth moviemaking. How high-concept? Think a Payne-like...
From: The Wrap | By: Beatrice Verhoeven | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Using machine learning to figure out when the president is writing his own tweets
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew McGill | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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What started as unreasonable criticisms of the ACA became unreasonable expectations for the AHCA.
From: Washington Monthly | By: swaldman | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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This will be the Korean smartphone giant's biggest test since the recall of Note 7 last year.
From: Khaleej Times | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The confirmation process has shed little light on the philosophy of President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court or on what kind of justice he will be.
From: The Atlantic | By: Garrett Epps | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Defeat of the Republican health-care bill in Congress has given new momentum to the push to expand Medicaid in several states, including deep-red Kansas.
From: The Atlantic | By: Russell Berman | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Trump's climate order, the GOP agenda, the private sector in government, and more
From: The Atlantic | By: Rosa Inocencio Smith | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Yes, the attack on Obamacare failed and millions will keep their health care. But Trump and the GOP still rule
From: Salon.com | By: Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The Freedom Caucus gets in the way of the Republican health care bill, much to our president's dismay
From: Salon.com | By: Bill Moyers, BillMoyers.com | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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If Neil Gorsuch believes Obergefell v. Hodges is not settled law that's a problem for the LGBT community
From: Salon.com | By: Nico Lang | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Tl;dr: all I want is a place to put savings that will, at a minimum, not steadily lose value to inflation (although actually growing would also be nice). What are my options?All my life the standard financial advice I received was to put money in a Roth...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Cozybee | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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We and our 6 month old baby live in a 1930's built house in AZ, it's a little ramshackle but we like it fine. We've discovered there's exposed lead paint in some areas and are trying to figure out what we want to happen if we're going to continue living...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: permiechickie | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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I have three credit cards, two are fairly maxed but ok and on time. The third is a closed account that has the highest balance and I can't seem to get a handle on it. I'm three months late on that card. The card company is offering me a 45% settlement...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: bright and shiny | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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For his Christmas party in Milan, fashion designer Philipp Plein took his 400 employees to the circus. He donned a red nose and performed magic tricks with Zippo the Clown while staff dined among lions and scantily clad tamers. To see Plein dressed in...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Everything Raf Simons touches turns cool. The Belgian-born fashion designer is a household name among interior designers and sneakerheads alike (not to mention the slim overlap of that sartorial Venn diagram), having collaborated and worked with brands...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Brooks England is a cycling institution. For 150 years, its storied leather saddles have bumped bums with the best of them, earning cult status. Now, to celebrate Brooks' 150th birthday, designer Ron Arad, fashion's Sir Paul Smith and photographer Martin...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Government involvement in healthcare drives prices up.
From: Reason | By: John Stossel | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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A Supreme Court case shows how prosecutors get away with hiding evidence that could help defendants.
From: Reason | By: Jacob Sullum | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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But it will not bring back a lot of coal mining jobs.
From: Reason | By: Ronald Bailey | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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BlackRock is merging many actively managed mutual funds with peers that rely more on algorithms and models to pick stocks.
From: New York Times | By: LANDON THOMAS Jr. | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Getting real-world data involves more risk.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Ajay Agrawal | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Tencent Holdings Ltd. is making a big bet on electric vehicles. According to a filing submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission this morning, the Chinese technology giant has acquired a 5 percent stake in Tesla Inc. for $1.78 billion....
From: Silicon Angle | By: Maria Deutscher | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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While receiving a spam text or email seems the norm in the UAE, companies that share your private data without your permission risk being heavily penalised.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Suddenly, Democrats are in demand.
From: Politico | By: (Bill Scher) | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) singled out PBS' "Independent Lens" docs "The New Black," "Baby Mama High" and "Kumu Hina" as not appropriate for funding....
From: Indiewire | By: Michael Schneider | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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If Jimmy Kimmel is Matt Damon’s “enemy” and Ben Affleck is his best friend, then George Clooney might be his favorite person to work with. At CinemaCon to debut footage from two of his upcoming films, Damon talked to EW about once again reuniting...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Derek Lawrence | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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If you’re a fan of TLC shows, family drama, or just good old reality television, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the the Duggar family. And if you’re not, you’ve probably heard of them anyway, but why? Who is the Duggar Family from 19 Kids and Counting?...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Ruth Kinane | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Warning: This story contains spoilers from the series finale of Bones. Booth and Brennan have finally walked off into the sunset — well, the night. Bones’ series finale left the show’s core characters in a good place: Brennan (Emily Deschanel)...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Kelly Connolly | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The Unethical Appeal may be used to lie, rile, and show contempt for the very reaction it seeks. It longs to drink “Liberal tears.” Recent, though hardly unfamiliar, the Unethical Appeal is the primary rhetorical style of the new administration....
From: The Millions | By: M.C. Mah | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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This article was reported by the Teacher Project at Columbia University School of Journalism with support from ProPublica.
From: Slate | By: Francesca Berardi | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The former chancellor’s new job as editor of The London Evening Standard is not good for either politics or journalism.
From: New York Times | By: ALAN RUSBRIDGER | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Judge Gonzalo Curiel will rule Thursday on whether to let individuals press fraud claims outside Donald Trump's proposed $25 million settlement offer.
From: Politico | By: Josh Gerstein | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Immaculately dressed with his tie worn loosely around his neck, William Eggleston certainly doesn’t fit the image of a typical photographer. His speech is slow and considered and he is seldom seen without an ice cold drink in his hand. Yet despite...
From: Selectism | By: Charlie Haywood | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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[Editors note, March 28: GTM published a contributed article yesterday that contained an error regarding the number of shares eligible for distributions. The corrected verson follows. GTM regrets the error.] *** Solar Yieldco 8point3 Energy Partners...
From: Greentech Media | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Ignoring climate change and the benefits of clean energy only helps a rival.
From: New York Times | By: THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The company, whose corporate parent is Toshiba of Japan, led projects once seen as heralding a nuclear renaissance, but its filing casts a pall over the troubled industry.
From: New York Times | By: DIANE CARDWELL and JONATHAN SOBLE | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Reversing clean power rules may lead to more drilling and pipelines, but economics and state initiatives still favor natural gas and renewable energy.
From: New York Times | By: CLIFFORD KRAUSS and DIANE CARDWELL | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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A biography of Japanese American civil rights activist Fred Korematsu; a delightful introduction to the Jewish holiday Purim starring a quirky chicken; and the true story of Kunkush the cat. who reunited with his Iraqi family after getting lost while...
From: School Library Journal | By: SLJ | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Mountaineering expedition organizers in Nepal say they are sending huge trash bags with climbers on Mount Everest during the Spring season to collect trash that then can be lifted by helicopters back to the base camp....
From: Fox News | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Nepal is urging climbers on Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, to help remove garbage from a camp abandoned two years ago after an earthquake triggered avalanches killing 18 people, as officials prepare to handle a rush of climbers.
From: Times of India | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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For almost two years, Mayor Bill de Blasio has been arguing that Albany should allow New York City to levy a new tax on home sales above $2 million. It hasn’t worked out.
From: New York Times | By: J. DAVID GOODMAN and WILLIAM NEUMAN | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The former “Daily Show” correspondent who now stars in HBO’s “Ballers” has to have tubes of Aquaphor, comic books and his guitar.
From: New York Times | By: NELL McSHANE WULFHART | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Part of Oyster Bay, the area is home to graceful manors and secluded estates.
From: New York Times | By: MARCELLE SUSSMAN FISCHLER | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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