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Tuesday briefing: Bung parliament – May's £1bn bill for DUP support
15 hours ago
The Guardian
Unionists walk away smiling from No 10 … White House warns Syria may be preparing another chemical attack … and the Queen's £82m paydayGood morning, it's Warren Murray with the news you need. Continue reading...
Packed lunch: Massive, live 20lb lobster discovered in luggage (PHOTO)
16 hours ago
RT
Transportation security officials in the US are used to finding some weird, wonderful and downright strange items hidden away in passenger luggage. Monday was no different, but the discovery of a 20lb lobster may not be as odd as it sounds. Read Full Article…
'No new bill' on Russia sanctions, Senate violated procedure – White House
16 hours ago
RT
President Donald Trump will disregard the recent Senate bill imposing new sanctions on Russia because it violated the constitutional requirement that revenue legislation originate in the House of Representatives, the White House has said. Read Full Article at…
How to put a stop to North Korea's brazen impunity
16 hours ago
CNN
The death of Otto Warmbier, a 22-year-old student from Ohio imprisoned in North Korea since last year, should be a wake-up call to the international community. Warmbier, who was arrested in January 2016 after attempting to remove a political banner from his ho…
Trump hosts Indian PM Modi to discuss H1-B visas, security & more
16 hours ago
RT
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump are meeting face-to-face for the first time. Paramount in their discussions are the issues of trade, security, energy and immigration, as well as regional issues between India and Pakistan. Rea…
WATCH: Captain says he gave warning before deadly ship crash
16 hours ago
ABC News
The captain of the massive cargo ship stated that he gave warning to the USS Fitzgerald but received no response.
WATCH: Massive search underway for missing people in sinking ferry boat
16 hours ago
ABC News
At least 7 people have died after a 4-story ferry packed with people sank at a popular tourist spot in Colombia.
Neil Gorsuch's early opinions reveal a deeply conservative Supreme Court justice
16 hours ago
Quartz
During a US presidential debate in October, then candidate Donald Trump said he would be looking to appoint Supreme Court justices “in the mold” of…
WATCH: Engine-maker Rolls Royce suggests fan blade broke on Air Asia A330
16 hours ago
ABC News
The spinning engine was left unbalanced; a passenger claimed "it felt like being in a washing machine."
A man who knows all about struggle and pain celebrates JK Rowling's genius in perfect tweets
16 hours ago
Quartz
In a world of Muggles, the best thing you can do to mark the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter book is find your…
Attorney general who stopped Trump's travel ban responds to partial lifting – video
17 hours ago
The Guardian
Hawaii attorney general Doug Chin says he believes in the president's power to protect national security but not when it discriminates against people because of their national origin or religion. The nation's highest court ruled on Monday that a travel ban may…
'We'll need a boat': Heavy rainfall hits Russian capital (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)
17 hours ago
RT
Heavy rain has hit Russia's capital, Moscow, briefly turning streets into turbulent rivers, as well as flooding social media with photos and videos. Read Full Article at RT.com
NASA's Opportunity rover may have uncovered ancient Martian lake
17 hours ago
RT
NASA's Opportunity rover has been busy examining the edge of a crater on the desolate Red Planet that scientists think may have once been the site of an ancient lake. Read Full Article at RT.com
22mn Americans to lose health insurance under Senate Obamacare repeal bill ‒ CBO
17 hours ago
RT
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) assessed the Republican-proposed healthcare bill facing the US Senate will cost 22 million people insurance by 2026, even as the GOP amended the bill to prevent people from gaming the system by letting coverage lapse. Rea…
Russian sub test-fires ICBM across Eurasia
17 hours ago
RT
A Russian submarine has successfully launched a missile from the Barents Sea near Norway to a test site in the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Far East, the Russian Defense Ministry reports. Read Full Article at RT.com
Trump proclaimed June the official month of many things-with one glaring omission
17 hours ago
Quartz
Here’s a list of things that US president Donald Trump has proclaimed June 2017: Great Outdoors Month National Caribbean-American Heritage Month African-American Music Appreciation Month…
Judge orders remains of Salvador Dali to be exhumed for paternity test
18 hours ago
RT
A Madrid judge has ordered the remains of the iconic surrealist painter Salvador Dali to be exhumed to conduct a paternity test for Pilar Abel, who wishes to be recognized as his daughter. It is the third such test to be carried out on her behalf. Read Full A…
'We're very excited': Dutch scientists celebrate 6th meteorite ever to be found in Netherlands
18 hours ago
RT
Dutch scientists are celebrating a 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite which fell in the Netherlands earlier this year, the sixth of its kind ever to be found in the country. The "very special" space rock is also being unveiled to the public. Read Full Article at…
Trump ally & ex-sheriff goes on trial over targeting immigrants
18 hours ago
RT
A federal court in Phoenix, Arizona will decide whether notorious former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, 85, is guilty of a misdemeanor contempt of court for disobeying a federal judge's order to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants. Read Full Article at RT.com
Drone footage shows Mosul's devastation
18 hours ago
CNN
Only a "couple of hundred" ISIS fighters remain in Mosul, as a US-led coalition continues to rid the terror group from Iraq's second-largest city. But as CNN's Nick Paton Walsh explains, civilians remain trapped in the complex battlefield.
'Couple of hundred' ISIS fighters left in Mosul
18 hours ago
CNN
Only a "couple of hundred" ISIS fighters remain in Mosul, as a US-led coalition continues to rid the terror group from Iraq's second-largest city, a coalition spokesman said Monday.
Alain Senderens, chef and Nouvelle Cuisine creator, dies aged 77
18 hours ago
The Guardian
Senderens, along with Paul Bocuse and others, was a stalwart of the French culinary movement in the 1960s and 1970sLeading French chef Alain Senderens, one of the founders of the Nouvelle Cuisine movement, has died aged 77, food critic Gilles Pudlowski said. R…
Martin Shkreli leaves court after jury selection for fraud trial – video
18 hours ago
The Guardian
Several potential jurors at the federal securities fraud trial of Martin 'Pharma Bro' Shkreli were excused on Monday after telling the judge they couldn't be impartial toward the flamboyant former pharmaceutical CEO because of his notoriety for raising the cos…
Australia Through American Eyes
18 hours ago
NY Times
A New York Times correspondent who covers race in the United States encounters a young indigenous population defying stereotypes.
Driver plows through 100s of people at 'Go Skate Day' event in Brazil (VIDEOS)
19 hours ago
RT
A driver indiscriminately rammed through crowds of skateboarders who packed the city streets on Sunday at an event in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Read Full Article at RT.com
Every Russia player's World Cup 2014 doping probe negative, despite reports – FIFA
19 hours ago
RT
Every doping probe of Russian national football team players before and during the FIFA 2014 World Cup in Rio was negative, the FIFA press service told TASS on Sunday. Read Full Article at RT.com
Telegram used to execute St. Petersburg terrorist attack – Russian security agency
19 hours ago
RT
Popular messaging app Telegram was used by terrorists to prepare and conduct the April 2017 attack in St. Petersburg, the Federal Security Service (FSB) claims. The messenger will most likely be blocked in Russia. Read Full Article at RT.com
Strip show at notorious South African prison sparks outrage, 13 officers suspended (PHOTOS)
19 hours ago
RT
Inmates at a South African prison were treated to a strip show involving three women, causing outrage across the country which has long been afflicted by high crime rates. Read Full Article at RT.com
Hong Kong: the 20th anniversary of the handover – Q&A
19 hours ago
The Guardian
All you need to know about the the 20th anniversary of Britain handing Hong Kong to ChinaHong Kong is marking 20 years since the territory was handed from Britain to China, bringing an end to more than 150 years of colonial rule. Continue reading...
Media & establishment push for regime change but ignore consequences – Tulsi Gabbard
20 hours ago
RT
Most media outlets and politicians often ignore the deadly consequences of US regime change policy, including the rise of Islamic State, according to Representative Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii). Read Full Article at RT.com
Trump tells Indian PM: 'We are world leaders in social media' – video
20 hours ago
The Guardian
US President Donald Trump has welcomed Indian prime minister Narendra Modi to the White House, saying the pair were 'world leaders in social media' and that the future of their partnership 'has never looked brighter'. Continue reading...
Bikini hiring contest for nuclear plant interns gets toxic reaction
20 hours ago
CNN
It's normal to expect a certain level of scrutiny when a company wants to hire an intern. That scrutiny is not usually based on swimwear.
Tories & the DUP: What does the future hold for Britain's newest government?
20 hours ago
RT
Criticism poured in from all sides after the Conservative Party finally reached a deal with the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) on Monday. Read Full Article at RT.com
No more US weapons for Gulf Arab states until Qatar spat resolved – senator
20 hours ago
RT
Any further US weapons sales to Saudi Arabia or other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states will be on hold until the current dispute with Qatar is resolved, said the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Bob Corker (R-Tennessee). Read Full Arti…
Russians name Stalin 'most outstanding' world figure, Putin ties for second
20 hours ago
RT
Soviet leader Joseph Stalin has once again been named the most oustanding world figure by Russians. Vladimir Putin shared second place with poet Alexander Pushkin. Among non-Russians, Albert Einstein and Isaac Newton made the top 20. Read Full Article at RT.…
China: Vatican gravely concerned for bishop 'forcibly removed' from diocese
20 hours ago
The Guardian
Peter Shao Zhumin has been missing for some time from his diocese in Wenzhou in south-eastern ChinaThe Vatican has expressed "grave concern" for one of its bishops in China, saying he was being held in an unknown location after being "forcibly removed" from hi…
Philando Castile's family awarded $3mn in out-of-court settlement
21 hours ago
RT
The family of Philando Castile, the school cafeteria worker fatally shot by Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez, has reached a $3 million settlement with the city of St. Anthony. Read Full Article at RT.com
£100m from West to clean up Russian nuclear base
21 hours ago
BBC
Western nations are giving Russia nearly £100m to clear up nuclear waste at Andreyeva Bay, a contaminated Cold War submarine base.
The robot that can pick up virtually any object
21 hours ago
BBC
Scientists at UC Berkeley have created a robot that has learnt to pick up virtually any object.
CBO: 22 Million Could Lose Insurance Under Senate Plan
21 hours ago
RealClearPolitics
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated Monday that as many as 22 million fewer people could have health insurance in a decade under Senate Republicans’ proposed overhaul of the Affordable Care Act. The estimate, released less than a week …
World's largest organic structure now valued at $42.4bn - Deloitte report
21 hours ago
RT
The Great Barrier Reef, the largest organic structure on the planet, is a A$56bn (US$42.4bn) asset to the Australian economy according to a new report by Deloitte Access Economics. Read Full Article at RT.com
DUP is milder form of Klu Klux Klan – George Galloway
21 hours ago
RT
Northern Ireland's hard-right Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) is a "milder form" of the US-based Klu Klux Klan, which once terrorized and murdered black citizens, Respect Party leader George Galloway says. Read Full Article at RT.com
Lee Rigby murderer branded 'most dangerous' inmate in UK
21 hours ago
RT
Lee Rigby's murderer has been branded "Britain's most dangerous prisoner" amid allegations that he has been "brainwashing" fellow inmates, seeking to convert them to his interpretation of Islam. Read Full Article at RT.com
Families of EU migrants who arrive in Britain before Brexit can stay – Theresa May
21 hours ago
RT
EU citizens granted "settled status" in post-Brexit Britain will be allowed to bring their families to the country, even if they're not already there, UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced. Read Full Article at RT.com
Uninvited Polish soldiers landed on Swedish coast – military spokesman
21 hours ago
RT
A group of Polish soldiers disembarked on the western coast of Sweden without permission from the Swedish government, a Swedish Armed Forces representative told local media outlet Goteborgs-Posten. Read Full Article at RT.com
Reality check
21 hours ago
BBC
The EU argues that the rights of the bloc's citizens should not change as a result of Brexit.
Arkansas prisoner recaptured after 32 years on the lam
21 hours ago
RT
Steven Dishman was serving seven years for burglary and property theft when he escaped from the Cummins Unit in Lincoln County and went on the run in 1985. He was recaptured by Arkansas Police at a home in Springdale, about four and a half hours away. Read Fu…
The Big Lies About Health Care
21 hours ago
RealClearPolitics
WASHINGTON -- To succeed in gutting health coverage for millions of Americans, Senate Republican leaders need to get a series of lies accepted as truth. Journalists and other neutral arbiters must resist the temptation to report these lies as just a point of v…
Crowd catches girl after ride fall
21 hours ago
BBC
A father describes the moment it happened at a Six Flags theme park in New York.
Kosteniuk clinches first World Championship for Russian women's chess team
21 hours ago
RT
Russia's women's chess team has won the FIDE World Championship team title for the first time in its history, overcoming India 3-1 in the final on Saturday, the title-deciding points being won by grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk. Read Full Article at RT.com
$1bn worth of seized narcotics spectacularly burnt by Thailand, Myanmar & Cambodia
21 hours ago
RT
Thailand, Myanmar, and Cambodia have burned nearly $1 billion worth of seized narcotics in a joint campaign marking the UN day against drug abuse and trafficking. Meanwhile, authorities in those countries are struggling to curb a flood of illicit drugs. Rea…
Nigel Farage accused of hypocrisy after claiming Jeremy Corbyn gets too much airtime
21 hours ago
RT
Nigel Farage has been accused of hypocrisy after blasting the BBC for "promoting" Jeremy Corbyn's attendance at the Glastonbury Festival. Read Full Article at RT.com
Democracy 'infection'
22 hours ago
BBC
Twenty years on, we review predictions for Hong Kong made when Britain handed the city over to China.
Man spits at London bus driver in unhinged xenophobic tirade (VIDEO)
22 hours ago
RT
A London bus passenger attacked a bus driver with a tirade of xenophobic verbal abuse following a dispute over a pay-as-you-go Oyster card. Video of the violent outburst shows the man yelling at the man as he vandalizes the bus. Read Full Article at RT.com
Former Archbishop resigns over church 'collusion' in sex abuse
22 hours ago
RT
Lord Carey, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, has resigned from his last remaining formal role in the church after a report found he "colluded" with a disgraced pedophile bishop to prevent him from facing criminal charges. Read Full Article at RT.com
WATCH: Trudeau marches in Toronto Pride
22 hours ago
ABC News
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marched with his wife and two of his children in Toronto's Pride parade.
Why the supreme court's travel ban ruling may not be a win for Trump
22 hours ago
The Guardian
Analysis: The president celebrated the decision to allow parts of the ban to take effect, but ultimately, 'the president might well lose on this', says a legal expertDonald Trump was quick to proclaim victory when the supreme court decided to allow elements of…
Congress Must Stop Russia's Meddling in Our Elections
1 days ago
RealClearPolitics
President Trump is not interested in the threat Russia poses to our elections, going by anything he says on the subject. After being briefed for nearly a year now on unanimous intelligence reports regarding Russia’s assault on the 2016 campaign, Trump re…
Bridging the Conservative Divide
1 days ago
RealClearPolitics
Donald Trump’s ascent to the presidency precipitated a rift of unprecedented proportions in American conservatism. To prevent a permanent split, conservatives must recover an appreciation of the enduring tensions that constitute their movement. Too few c…
Rome metro excavations unearth 3rd-century 'Pompeii-like scene'
1 days ago
The Guardian
Archaeologists find remains of building and skeleton of a crouching dog that appears to have died in the fire that destroyed itDigging for Rome's new underground network has unearthed the charred ruins of an early 3rd-century building and the 1,800-year-old sk…
'A reckoning for our species': the philosopher prophet of the Anthropocene – podcast
1 days ago
The Guardian
Timothy Morton wants humanity to give up some of its core beliefs, from the fantasy that we can control the planet to the notion that we are 'above' other beings. His ideas might sound weird, but they're catching on• Read the text version hereSubscribe via Aud…
'We don't know what they do behind the wall': Zambian women miss out on help
1 days ago
The Guardian
China is setting up agricultural centres across Africa, but in Zambia – where the majority of farmers are female smallholders – few women get the chance to learnOn the highway heading towards Chongwe, 15km south-east of Lusaka, the red Chinese lettering, high …
'I'm not a bad guy'
1 days ago
BBC
El Hadji Diouf had a reputation for bad behaviour as a player, but tells BBC Sport's Stanley Kwenda this was unfair.
The moment Colombia passenger boat sank
1 days ago
BBC
Several people died when a passenger boat sank on a reservoir near the town of Guatape in north-western Colombia.
Bangladesh upholding the rule of law | Letters
1 days ago
The Guardian
The government will continue to prosecute anyone who attacks citizens, regardless of faith, occupation or lifestyle, writes Nazmul Quaunine, high commissioner of Bangladesh to the UKYour editorial (Bangladesh's vicious politics do a disservice to its people, 1…
Russia denies Sergey Kislyak is leaving US even as plans are made for send-off
1 days ago
The Guardian
US-Russia Business Council confirms farewell dinner for Kislyak, but foreign ministry spokeswoman says it's up to Putin and the process would take monthsThe Russian foreign ministry has denied reports that its ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak, is being rec…
Blood brothers
1 days ago
BBC
A decades-old murder and how a Supreme Court decision means freedom for one man, and life in prison for the other
Abortion rights for Northern Irish women in UK 'must be addressed'
1 days ago
The Guardian
MPs raise fears that Conservative deal with DUP may scupper free terminations in UK for women from Northern Ireland MPs have warned that abortion rights for Northern Irish women travelling to England for a termination must be addressed despite the Conservative…
Reporter's body found in Mexico, marking seventh journalist murder this year
1 days ago
The Guardian
Body of Salvador Adame, abducted 18 May, found in Michoacan stateState has seen horrific levels of violence amid organised crimeThe body of a missing Mexican reporter has been found in the western state of Michoacan, bringing to seven the number of journalists…
Clues to Gorsuch's Ideology Seen in Pairings With Thomas
1 days ago
RealClearPolitics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- To see where Justice Neil Gorsuch might fit on the Supreme Court, watch the company he keeps. Gorsuch has already paired up four times with Justice Clarence Thomas - the court's most conservative member - in separate opinions that dissent fr…
Why Trump Is Earning Latino Support
1 days ago
RealClearPolitics
One of the little-told stories of the 2016 election was Donald Trump’s 28 percent take of the Hispanic vote, besting Mitt Romney’s 2012 showing. We on Team Trump won’t throw parades for winning less than one-third of the Latino vote national…
'Before my brother died, I had dreams': the Kabul attack that unravelled a family | Sune Engel Rasmu…
1 days ago
The Guardian
Once the family breadwinner, Hossein Panahi was among 150 people who died when a bomb ripped through the Afghan capital in May. Now his kin are destitute, adding to the toll of lives wrecked by the country's violenceAs an only son, Hossein Panahi was his famil…
Italy's centre-right wins big in mayoral elections as left crumbles
1 days ago
The Guardian
Cities such as Genoa and L'Aquila, formerly strongholds of the left, were claimed by the right in a pattern repeated across the countryItaly's centre-right parties trounced their centre-left rivals in mayoral elections, official results have showed – putting p…
Swedish man kidnapped by Islamist militants in Mali released after six years
1 days ago
The Guardian
Sweden says Johan Gustafsson, who was kidnapped while on a motorcycle tour, was set free 'a few days ago' but declined to give any details on the negotiations A Swedish man kidnapped by Islamist militants in northern Mali nearly six years ago has been released…
Is the Labor Shortage Here?
1 days ago
RealClearPolitics
WASHINGTON -- Do we have a worker shortage? Maybe. For months, I've planned to write a column on the future of the U.S. labor market. Stacked on my desk are reports on "the gig economy," "independent workers," "contingent workers," "freelancers" and the like. …
Woman leads UK Changing of the Guard ceremony
1 days ago
ABC News
A Canadian captain made history Monday by becoming the first female infantry officer to lead the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London
Trump travel ban Q&A: what happens next?
1 days ago
The Guardian
The US supreme court has reversed lower court rulings, allowing the immigration order to take partial effect. Here's what that meansA watered-down version of the Trump administration's "travel ban" is to take effect over the summer following a supreme court de…
Former nurse who killed eight elderly people in her care gets life in prison
1 days ago
The Guardian
Elizabeth Wettlaufer pleaded guilty and admitted using insulin in killings14 assaults took place in Ontario care facilities and at a home, officials sayA former nurse convicted of killing eight elderly people in her care has been sentenced to life imprisonment…
Algerians champion traditional dress for Eid al-Fitr
1 days ago
BBC
An online campaign is urging Algerians to promote local fashion to mark the end of Ramadan.
Liu Xiaobo's unbearable fate is stark symbol of where China is heading | Tania Branigan
1 days ago
The Guardian
Treatment of dying Nobel peace prize winner is emblematic of China's iron rule. Tania Branigan on the remarkable man she nearly met – the day he was arrested There was no sign of Liu Xiaobo in the Beijing coffee shop – a confusion over the place or time we had…
Iran nuclear deal must be allowed to thrive | Letters
1 days ago
The Guardian
T Douglas Reilly draws on his experience with the International Atomic Energy Agency to praise the Iran nuclear deal, while David Gleeson wonders why Tehran is so often cast as the villain on the world stageThe Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also …
Former Paris stock exchange to be reborn as major new art museum
1 days ago
The Guardian
François Pinault, the billionaire luxury brand owner, will convert the 19th century Bourse de commerce into art museum with architect Tadao AndoIt is the latest chapter in the art-world rivalry of two of France's richest businessmen: a saga of momentous contem…
WATCH: American tourist robbed, shot in Turks and Caicos is medically evacuated to US
1 days ago
ABC News
An Alabama man remains in serious condition at a Florida hospital after he was robbed at gunpoint and shot early Friday while vacationing with his family in Turks and Caicos, police said.
Blue shark spotted on holiday resort in Majorca
1 days ago
BBC
The shark was reportedly 8ft long and had to be put down after it was caught because of a head injury.
'Political murder': anger after terminally ill Chinese Nobel laureate released from prison
1 days ago
The Guardian
Human rights groups and fellow dissidents react after Liu Xiaobo is transferred to hospital with late-stage liver cancerChina's dissident community has expressed anger, shock and sadness that the country's best-known political prisoner – the democracy activist…
WATCH: At least 6 dead after Colombia tourist boat capsizes
1 days ago
ABC News
At least 6 people died when a boat carrying more than 150 passengers capsized while on a sightseeing tour on a reservoir in northwestern Colombia.
WATCH: Angry driver backs down from road rage incident
1 days ago
ABC News
ABC News' Tom Llamas reports the stories people are buzzing about.
How Alexandria's 'leaning tower' became an emblem of the city's corruption
1 days ago
The Guardian
When the 13-storey tower block toppled it exposed problems at the heart of the construction industry in a country where 400 residential buildings collapse each yearPensioner Madiha Abdel Alim was heading home to her flat in Alexandria when she looked up and no…
Teen saved in fall from New York park ride – video
1 days ago
The Guardian
A teenager fell about seven metres from a stopped gondola ride at an upstate New York amusement park on Saturday night, tumbling into a crowd of park guests and employees gathered below to catch her before she hit the ground. The girl dangled for several minut…
Ottawa in the spotlight: as Canada turns 150, has its capital finally come of age?
1 days ago
The Guardian
With hundreds of thousands of visitors descending on the capital for the 150th Canada Day, this humble and unassuming city is flashing a bit of skinOttawa is not a grand capital city. It lacks the stunning boulevards of Paris, or economic oomph of London. But …
WATCH: Video shows extreme turbulence on AirAsia flight
1 days ago
ABC News
AirAsia said in a statement it is investigating what it called an engine incident that caused turbulence so violent passengers on the Kuala Lumpur-bound flight were asked to pray.
Spain wildfires threaten Donana nature reserve
1 days ago
BBC
About 2,000 people have been evacuated as the fires near the Unesco heritage site.
Nigerian president's Eid speech in Hausa criticised
1 days ago
BBC
Greetings in a regional language have stirred rather than quelled rumours over the president's health.
How we're working with reporters from around America to cover class and inequality
1 days ago
The Guardian
The national media failed to cover large swathes of the US pre-election, while rural voices have been quieted by the decimation of local news. Our On The Ground project aims to remedy these issuesSarah Smarsh is a journalist, but she's not typical, at least no…
Tourist boat sinks in Colombian reservoir – video
1 days ago
The Guardian
A number of people have died and more than 30 remain missing after a ferry sank in Guatape, Colombia on Sunday. Footage of the sinking shows tourist boats rushing to the aid of passengers on the vessel as it disappears below the water lineSix dead and 31 missi…
Court orders Salvador Dali's body be exhumed for paternity test
1 days ago
The Guardian
DNA study necessary to settle long-running claim by woman who says she is surrealist artist's child, says Spanish rulingA Spanish court has ordered the remains of Salvador Dali to be exhumed from his grandiose self-designed last resting place in an attempt to …
Election Meddling; the Cop Conundrum; Conservative Divide; JFK in Berlin
1 days ago
RealClearPolitics
Good morning, it’s Monday, June 26, 2017. Fifty-four years ago today, John F. Kennedy visited West Berlin where he delivered one of the most stirring presidential addresses of the 20th century. I wrote about the “Ich bin ein Berliner” speech …
Move by UK supermarkets threatens to bring Fairtrade crashing down
2 days ago
The Guardian
Tesco is to join Sainsbury's in changing the branding of some 'fairly traded' productsWhen four Sainsbury's executives met farmers from some of Africa's biggest tea-growing co-operatives in a hotel in Nairobi last month it should have been a mutual celebration…
WATCH: Air Asia flight forced to turn around after cabin violently shakes
2 days ago
ABC News
The plane was en route from Australia to Malaysia when the incident occurred and made it back to Australia safely.
'They're sentencing me to death': Medicaid recipients on the Republican healthcare plan
2 days ago
The Guardian
The Guardian interviewed people from across the country who have relied on the coverage for life-saving assistance and what could happen if they lose itAre you protesting against the Republican healthcare bill? Tell us howOn Thursday, Senate Republicans unveil…
Eid al-Fitr around the world – in pictures
2 days ago
The Guardian
Muslims mark the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting Continue reading...
Cambodian female workers in Nike, Asics and Puma factories suffer mass faintings
2 days ago
The Guardian
Sportswear brands review spate of incidents in factories where employees on short-term contracts work 10-hour days in soaring temperaturesWomen working in Cambodian factories supplying some of the world's best-known sportswear brands are suffering from repeate…
Gal Gadot, the Wonder Woman Wowing the Box Office
2 days ago
RealClearPolitics
This month, an exhausted 32-year-old mother of two young children posted a make up-free photo of herself on Instagram with the caption: “Sleepless night, colic 3 months old baby and an early wake up by my 5 year old. Went to the garden to get some fresh …
Destruction of Mosul mosque desecrates history
2 days ago
CNN
Muslims consider mosques to be the houses of God, the bayt Allah. They are places of worship, sanctuaries, and where Muslim communities come together. The first mosque, which was a modest structure built in 622 in Medina, was the house of the Prophet Mohamme…
In pictures
2 days ago
BBC
The Islamic world has begun marking the holiday which ends the Ramadan fast.
Qatar blockade exposes rifts in Trump administration's 'peculiar' foreign policy
3 days ago
The Guardian
While Donald Trump backs the Saudi-led ultimatum, the state and defense departments are openly critical – a mixed message that could worsen the crisisThe crisis created by the ultimatum delivered to Qatar by the Saudi-led Gulf coalition has been deepened by mi…
Will losing health insurance mean more US deaths? Experts say yes
3 days ago
The Guardian
Using government data, doctors and academics have tested whether a lack of healthcare coverage increases the probability of death. Most conclude it doesSenate Republicans release healthcare bill that will affect coverage for millionsThe Republican healthcare b…
The week in patriarchy: essentially unconscious from anger
4 days ago
The Guardian
Senate Republicans proved they could be just as heartless as their House counterparts, targeting the most vulnerable among us with their healthcare bill• Get this newsletter via email – sign upTo say this has been a tough week is the understatement of the cent…
What are the unspoken rules of using public transport in your city?
4 days ago
The Guardian
From 'manspreading' to a public grooming ban, tell us about the dos and don't of your daily commuteCommuting through a city is stressful enough without other people breaking the unwritten codes of public travel and getting in your way. But the rules aren't the…
Rider v rider: how transit etiquette campaigns make you the scapegoat
4 days ago
The Guardian
Toronto is just the latest city to run ads on its transit system telling people to behave – but is the real problem our transport networks themselves?What are the unspoken rules of using public transport in your city?"OMG!," tweeted Lamont Dex in April 2017. "…
In a world ruled by rumour, it is vital that scientists speak with humility and clarity | Sue Desmon…
4 days ago
The Guardian
Facts are the science world's stock-in-trade, but in an era of fake news it is ever more important to build public trust by avoiding exaggerated claims and jargonOne of my most cherished possessions is a handmade cherrywood salad bowl that's never held a leaf …
Why do people still go hungry? – video
4 days ago
The Guardian
There is enough food in the world to go around, yet hundreds of millions of people go to bed each night on an empty stomach. World leaders have promised to end hunger by 2030. But what causes it and how do we prevent it? Actor Dougray Scott explains Continue r…
Would Trump make a good royal?
4 days ago
CNN
Prince Harry's thinks that nobody should want the crown. But would Trump? Probably, writes Rob Crilly
One girl's mission: can Lakshmi find clean water in Bangalore? – video
6 days ago
The Guardian
Once known as the City of Lakes, urban sprawl has destroyed 85% of Bangalore's fresh water and pollution has ruined much of the rest. Can Lakshmi and her mother find clean water today?This film is a collaboration with UBC's International Reporting Program seri…
Russians build three-car fidget spinner
6 days ago
BBC
Motor enthusiasts attempt a motorised version of the cult toy, and very nearly succeed.
Lima's time bomb: how mudslides threaten the world's great 'self-built' city
7 days ago
The Guardian
Evangelina Chamorro became a symbol of hope after she survived being swept two miles in a mudslide – but her story reveals the city's shaky foundationsThe extraordinary video of a Peruvian woman coated in mud emerging from a brown sea of pallets and wooden pol…
The great American fallout: how small towns came to resent cities
8 days ago
The Guardian
It's no secret Donald Trump benefited from rural voters. But Democrat or Republican, they usually tell Katherine Cramer – who has spent a decade visiting residents of small-town Wisconsin – the same thing: it's the cities that get all the breaks, and then have…
Sabha in the spotlight: the city where migrants are sold as slaves
8 days ago
The Guardian
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The 8 best cycling innovations: from dockless bikes to solid tyres
10 days ago
The Guardian
Smart traffic lights, bike paths in high-rises and paying people to cycle are among the trends that stood out at the recent Velo-City 2017 conferenceBike-sharing has come a long way in the last few years, and we are moving fast into the so-called fifth generat…
Pedal-ins and car burials: what happened to America's forgotten 1970s cycle boom?
11 days ago
The Guardian
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Trump to hold reelection fundraiser in June
26 days ago
Politico
The president will appear at a dinner benefiting his campaign and the Republican National Committee.
Lewandowski's firm quietly inked deal with Venezuela-owned company
more than 30 days ago
Politico
Contract to lobby for Citgo comes amid rising tensions.
The nation's cartoonists on the week in politics
more than 30 days ago
Politico
Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds…
Nerdcast: The bully pulpit
more than 30 days ago
Politico
Inside Orania, South Africa's whites-only town
more than 30 days ago
CNN
Orania is not prime real estate by any stretch of the imagination.
Sanctuary cities stand firm against Trump
more than 30 days ago
Politico
At least 37 cities have reaffirmed their immigration policies despite the president-elect's threat to withhold federal funding.
Nerdcast: The 2016 postmortem
more than 30 days ago
Politico
New Zealand 'Lord of the Rings' volcano heating up
more than 30 days ago
CNN
Hikers in New Zealand are being urged stay away from the crater lake of a volcano featured in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy because of increased activity.
Goodnight, and good luck
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
A valedictory note from Al Jazeera America on what we tried to bring to the online news landscape
The Cabula 12: Brazils police war against the black community
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Brazil's anti-police movement continues to fight for the soul of Cabula, even as death threats intensify
Nevada governor says he doesn't want Supreme Court consideration
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Republican Brian Sandoval, reportedly under consideration by Obama for the nation's top court, says he's not interested
A long road to reintegration for Rwandan ex-combatants
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Despite programs aimed at helping former fighters recover and rebuild, many struggle to find their place in society
Norovirus sickens hundreds at university in Ohio
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
At least 200 students report symptoms of norovirus at Miami University in city of Oxford
The cancer cluster of Piketon, Ohio
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
How the legacy of the Cold War poisons people still
Small businesses for Trump: Just get somebody different in there
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Company owners and executives top donors to Republican billionaire
Ammon Bundy, others plead not guilty in Oregon refuge case
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Sixteen defendants plead not guilty to federal conspiracy charges over armed occupation of wildlife refuge in Oregon
Hotspotting pinpoints low-income areas that need health care the most
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Developers are leading effort in Oakland, California, with a blood pressure clinic in low-income housing
Clock keeps ticking on calendar reform, as another leap year passes by
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Feb. 29 approaches, with advocates pushing hard for long-shot changes
Tourist pot complaints up at Colorado emergency rooms
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Rate of ER visits possibly related to marijuana doubled among out-of-state tourists, according to doctors' review
Elegy for a website where Native voices mattered
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
AJAM reported on tribal communities and offered coverage on Indian Country that few could match
The disabled models of New York Fashion Week
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
A look at the people challenging body type prejudice
US, China draft new N. Korea sanctions
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
UN diplomats said China and US have reached agreement on tougher sanctions, including blacklisting of people, entities
Smugglers work on the dark side of Rwandas plastic bag ban
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Regional environmental leader faces criticism for harsh enforcement strategy, despite clean streets
Poisonous lands: Pennsylvania prison built next to toxic dump
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Prisoners and area residents are hit by toxic fumes that could cause fatal harm
Johnson & Jonson to pay $72M for cancer death linked to talcum powder
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Company accused of failing to warn consumers that its talc-based products could cause cancer
New Orleanians see tourism bias in post-Katrina public transport
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
While 62 percent of transportation has been restored, locals say bus service has been left behind
Inaccurate sentencing condemns prisoners to serve longer than is lawful
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Byzantine penal codes make sentencing an esoteric science and leave inmates with little recourse
New weapons for Panama tribes in old fight to save forests
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
The Wounaan people are deploying drones and using GPS technology to get evidence of logging in their customary lands
Sea cucumbers a fragile, fading source of income for Sierra Leones divers
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Prized in Asia as a luxury food, marine creature numbers could be dwindling
Meet the invisible victims of criminal justice: Children
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
More than 2.5 million children in America have a parent in prison; they told us how they cope.
Obama to proceed with court nominee despite Republican defiance
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
President vows to nominate Supreme Court justice who will possess an 'independent mind'
In Rwanda, female ex-combatants face reintegration challenge
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
At Mutobo camp, former fighters spend three months being rehabiliated after returning from the DRC
In Guatemala, shifts in health care strand communities
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
For decades, not-for-profits have supported the medical system, but a new approach may cut off funding and health care
Judge approves nearly $1B settlement between US and tribes
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Case centered on claims that the government shorted Native Americans on contract costs to manage federal services
As thousands enter Europe, EU flails in anti-smuggling efforts
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Why did Frontex, the EU border agency, abruptly cancel a successful anti-smuggling pilot program in Greece?
Do different generations of immigrants think differently?
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
A new study of London's Bangladeshi community finds that cultural assimilation changes how people engage with the world
The rapid DNA revolution
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Will speedy DNA tests help convict violent offenders or curb privacy?
Ramon Castro, Fidel's older brother, dies at 91
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
A lifelong rancher and farmer, Ramon Castro bore a strong physical resemblance to younger brother Fidel Castro
Welcome to the Jungle in Calais
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Vibrant refugee camp in France with schools, eateries and theaters is scheduled to be partly demolished this week
Sanders surges in West Virginia, as one-time favorite Clinton falters
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Close watchers of the presidential primary say Clinton's ties to Obama hurt her chances to win in the Mountain State
SF declares tent city of homeless is health hazard
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
San Francisco officials give homeless people living on the sidewalk 72 hours to clear out
Bolivian voters nix Morales plan for 4th term
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Voters in Bolivia rejected by a slim margin a constitutional amendment that would have allowed Morales to run again
In DRC, armed groups dwindle but still aggravate troubled region
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Repatriators working to bring Hutus back to Rwanda often find a blurry line between refugee and ex-combatant
Missiles in paradise: Kauai island faces controversial Hawaii defense plan
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Amid North Korea provocations, US could activate Pacific batteries at serene tourist locale
Trump tops Nevada GOP presidential caucuses
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Donald Trumps win in the Silver State gives him three straight victories in the race for the Republican nomination
In Alabama, taxis fill a transportation void
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Taxi drivers say some customers spend $100 a week on fares to and from work
Seared by climate change, Nicaraguas small farmers face food crisis
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Environmental and charitable groups call on Sandinista government to respond to hunger and drought
Public action needed to slow rising seas, experts say
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Reducing carbon emissions could mean difference between 1 and over 4 feet of sea level rise
Prisons of Appalachia: Kentucky town hopes new facility can boost economy
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Many areas struggling with decline of coal industry count on correction projects to increase employment
CDC: 1 in 2 black gay men in US will be diagnosed with HIV
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
New government estimate highlights stark differences between groups afflicted with HIV
Senate Republicans rule out action on Obama high court pick
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
No Supreme Court justice nominee confirmation hearing till next year, says majority leader
Race and justice in Oklahoma: Natives struggle to overcome disparity
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
With high rates of alcoholism and drug abuse, communities try to address profound social ills
Obama announces long-awaited Guantnamo closing plan
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Proposal to Congress makes a financial argument for closing the controversial detention center
Curly-centric hair salon teaches Dominican women to love their pajn
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Miss Rizos uses African and African-American hairstyles to affirm blackness in straight-hair-obsessed country
Black bears of Ohio return to natural habitat
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
In the Buckeye State, the large furry mammals are back, but are humans ready for them?
Security giants earn huge windfalls from surveillance-industrial complex
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
In run-up to 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Panasonic and other multinational corporations find big market for security
Presumed dead, wild Atlantic salmon return to the Connecticut River
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Biologists discover first salmon spawning since Revolutionary War, drawing new attention to canceled restoration program
Justice for Mah-hi-vist Goodblanket: Frustration lingers in Oklahoma
more than 30 days ago
Al Jazeera
Family of Native American man want answers after fatal confrontation with local law enforcement
San Diego homes for sale
more than 30 days ago
CNN
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