Andy Weir?s ?The Egg?
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A short review of Andy Weir's "The Egg".
Name and Shame Politics in Action
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When public officials or those running for office call out the political donations of people they don't like, what's the goal? Is it merely to shame them? Walter Olson comments....
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(As Presidential Panel on Asset Recovery Rates Corporation High On Accountability, Transparency) The Nigerian National Petroleum Corpor...
Keroche owners charged with tax evasion, lawyers seeking 'favourable' bail terms
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NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 23 – Owners of Keroche Breweries Limited were Friday morning charged with tax evasion and other related offences at the Milimani Law - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
Russia launches floating nuclear reactor in Arctic despite warnings
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Moscow, Russian Federation, Aug 23 - Russia will launch the world's first floating nuclear reactor and send it on an epic journey across the Arctic on - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
American multinational tech conglomerate trains 220 youths on cyber security
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MOMBASA, Kenya, Aug 23 – Some 220 youth in Mombasa have been trained on cyber security, information technology and network engineering by Cisco Systems in - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
Trump has been ‘insulated’ by his wealth to never have to learn from his mistakes: biographer
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President Donald Trump?s inherited wealth has meant he?s never had to learn from his mistakes, Trump biographer Tim O?Brien told MSNBC?s Brian Williams on Thursday. ?Bloomberg Opinion writer and our next guest Tim O’Brien writes today, ?Yes, of course, you need a certain kind of appalling narcissism to be comfy promoting yourself as heaven-sent in [?]
‘Both Putin and Xi will be voting Trump in 2020’: NYT columnist says Russia and China want ‘turmoil and chaos’
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The Russian Federation and the People?s Republic of China are both rooting for President Donald Trump to win re-election in 2020, a New York Times columnist argued on MSNBC on Thursday. Thomas Friedman was interviewed by Lawrence O?Donnell on ?The Last Word.? ?What do we know about how the leaders of other countries see Donald [?]
Trump Wants To Detain Migrant Families Indefinitely. He Can't.
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The plan would require a massive restructuring of the migrant detention system.
 Now, Abhishek Singhvi backs Jairam Ramesh: 'Demonising PM Modi wrong' | India News - Times of India
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India News: Former Union minister Jairam Ramesh had said on Thursday that Modi's governance model was "not a complete negative story". On Friday, another Congress
FATF Asia-Pacific Group puts Pakistan in 'enhanced blacklist': Officials - Times of India
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Pakistan News: The Asia Pacific Group (APG) of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has put Pakistan in the Enhanced Expedited Follow Up List (Blacklist) for its f
 INX media case: 20 questions posed to P Chidambaram by CBI | India News - Times of India
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India News: The CBI on Thursday started questioning former Union finance minister P Chidambaram in connection with the INX Media case. Here's a list of 20 questio
Hawaiian Airlines flight makes emergency landing; 7 injured
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Smoke filled the cargo hold and cabin of Hawaiian Airlines flight HA47 to Honolulu, forcing the plane to make an emergency landing, the company said.
Josh Rosen's stock rises as Dolphins beat Jaguars
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Josh Rosen continued to elevate his stock in the Miami Dolphins quarterback competition with a stellar showing during a preseason win against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
North Korean foreign minister calls Pompeo a 'diehard toxin'
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North Korea's Foreign Minister slammed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday, calling him "a diehard toxin" who is derailing denuclearization talks between the two countries.
Head chef of renown Manhattan restaurant found dead
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New York police said the body of a missing chef has been found.
Attorneys general, telecoms sign plan to combat illegal robocalls
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Twelve of the nation's largest telecommunications companies and attorney generals from all 50 states and D.C. announced an agreement Thursday to combat illegal robocalls.
Trump presses Congress to 'save lives' on mass shootings, but offers no details of a plan
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President Donald Trump pressed Congress to pass "meaningful legislation" to prevent shootings but offered few details to clarify his recent reversals on the issue.
How Emmy-Nominated Writers’ Rooms Keep Politics in Mind
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In a world filled with elections, social movements and national tragedies, how open should the doors of a writers’ room actually be? For some of this year’s Emmy-nominated shows, those doors are wi…
Opinion | Happy Hour Roundup
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Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.
Industry-funded study of the week: Unilever
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A low-fat spread with added plant sterols and fish omega-3 fatty acids lowers serum triglyceride and LDL-cholesterol concentrations in individuals with modest hypercholesterolaemia and hypertriglyc?
Susan Choi: The Limitation of Perspective
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The author of “Trust Exercise” on her evolving narrative preoccupations and the radical contradictions of adolescence.
Five things to know about the Amazon
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SALVADOR, Aug 23 - The Amazon is the largest tropical forest in the world, covering 5.5 million square kilometers (2.1 million square miles), an - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
Family of missing UK consulate worker rejects 'made-up' report
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BEIJING, Aug 23 - The family of a staffer at the UK consulate in Hong Kong have rejected a "made-up" report by Chinese state media that he was detained in - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
Google says YouTube campaign targeted Hong Kong protests
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SAN FRANSISCO, Aug 23 - Google on Thursday said it disabled a series of YouTube channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence campaign - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
AFP established in tumult of 1944 Paris uprising
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PARIS, Aug 23 - Agence France-Presse was created in the tumult of World War II by a band of journalists who stormed a pro-Nazi newsroom and took over as - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
How technology has changed the way we work | Descrier News
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Technology is at the centre of every modern business, and it is changing how and where we work.
@theRealDonaldTrump is the RealVictim. Again. - Lawyers, Guns & Money
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Dunnekin Don has spent the better part of the week attacking Jewish Americans with a spew of anti-Semitic comments. Of course that fuckhead thinks he?s the real victim. President Trump decided long ago that it would be smart politics for him to yoke his administration to Israel and to try to brand the Democratic Party ?
From the Archives - Lawyers, Guns & Money
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I am currently on a research trip and am spending most of my days in archives. If you want to know what researching the 70s is like though, this is a good image, which I found today. Share
Trump is ‘not a stable genius’: GOP strategist says the president ‘doesn’t remember who and where he is’
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President Donald Trump?s mental fitness is lacking, a top Republican strategist explained on ?The Last Word? with Lawrence O?Donnell. Rick Wilson, the author of the 2018 bestselling book Everything Trump Touches Dies: A Republican Strategist Gets Real About the Worst President Ever, blasted the commander-in-chief. ?Rick Wilson, your assessment of where the president stands as [?]
George Washington Bridge shut down for all traffic as Bomb Squad investigates suspicious device
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Traffic in New York City slowed to gridlock on Friday after authorities shut down the world?s busiest vehicular bridge. ?All traffic on the George Washington Bridge has been closed off due to reports of a suspicious device on the span linking New York and New Jersey,? CBS New York reported Thursday. ?According to police sources, [?]
Maddow walks through existence of a ‘whistleblower’ alleging the IRS is mishandling Trump’s taxes
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MSNBC?s Rachel Maddow reported Thursday on the ?confetti canon? of new filings in the legal battle between the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the House Ways and Means Committee over access to President Donald Trump?s tax returns. Maddow reported on Exhibit QQ in the latest filings, which is a letter from Ways and Means Chairman [?]
Texas governor busted sending racist call-to-arms a day before El Paso attack: ‘take matters into our own hands’
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On Thursday, Gov. Greg Abbott (R-TX) tweeted out a message of unity and promised to work to reduce violence in his state, in the wake of the shooting in El Paso that left 22 dead and dozens more injured: Today we had hearings responding to the tragic shooting in El Paso. We focused on community [?]
Facebook bans far-right website from pro-Trump advertising after they try to skirt transparency rules
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On Thursday, NBC News reported that Facebook has banned the Epoch Times from placing political advertisements, after the right-wing website tried to conceal its multimillion-dollar dark money streams and get around the social network?s political advertising transparency rules in its propaganda supporting President Donald Trump. The Epoch Times had tried to skirt rules by running [?]
Rachel Maddow Predicts The Democratic Primary Is Days Away From A Major Shakeup
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As many as 10 of the Democratic presidential hopefuls could withdraw from the primary race if they don't qualify for the next debate.
While The Amazon Burns, Trump Is Tweeting About Dancing With The Stars
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While the burning Amazon has sparked an international crisis, Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday night to tweet about dancing with the stars.
French President Shows Trump What Leadership Looks Like By Declaring Crisis Over Amazon Fires
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It's time for the United States to have a president who recognizes the harsh realities of climate change and rallies the world to fight it.
Every Member Of The Squad Is More Popular In Swing Districts Than Trump And Mitch McConnell
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Despite their efforts to paint Democrats as out of step with average voters, it is Trump, McConnell and the GOP who are most disliked by middle America.
Democrats Just Got A Break In Their Trump Tax Return Case
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A whistleblower's allegation of interference with the president's IRS audit hints at another way to obtain those tax returns.