Thursday, September 16, 2021

President Trump and first lady test positive for COVID-19

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Oct 01, 2020 10:08 PM By ZEKE MILLER and JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have tested...
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US says it will block palm oil from large Malaysian produce

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Sep 30, 2020 8:14 AM MARGIE MASON AND ROBIN MCDOWELL The United States will detain shipments of palm oil and its products from a major producer...

Trump Gets 3rd Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize

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BY ZACHARY STIEBER September 28, 2020 A group of four Australian law professors have nominated U.S. President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize, the third nomination he’s received...

Palm oil labor abuses linked to world’s top brands, banks

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By MARGIE MASON and ROBIN McDOWELL Associated Press PENINSULAR, Malaysia (AP) — Jum's words tumble out over the phone, his voice growing ever more frantic. Between...

“Ten Global Trends” gives account of progress humanity has made in recent times

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"Ten Global Trends" gives a detailed and articulate account of the incredible—but largely unknown—progress humanity has made in recent times.   It’s not easy being...

The Great Decline in Poverty Over Time

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We must understand the conditions which led to human flourishing and utilize the knowledge and tools at our disposal to encourage its further propagation. By...

Perfectly preserved Ice Age cave bear found in Arctic Russia

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Sep 14, 2020 11:07 AM Reindeer herders in a Russian Arctic archipelago have found an immaculately preserved carcass of an Ice Age cave bear, researchers...

10,000 women march to demand that Belarus president resign

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Sep 12, 2020 12:36 PM By YURAS KARMANAU KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — About 10,000 women marched noisily through the Belarusian capital on Saturday, beating pots and...

Timeline of Julian Assange’s legal battles over past decade

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Sep 07, 2020 6:57 AM Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The extradition hearing of Julian Assange, the founder of anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, opened in London on...
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‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero arrested on terror charges, police say

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KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Paul Rusesabagina, portrayed in the film “Hotel Rwanda” as a hero who saved the lives of more than 1,200 people...