February 22, 2019

Dr. Dobson condemns NY abortion legislation

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By Dr James Dobson From Family Talk Dear Friends, I write you today to express my great alarm for this nation on many levels, especially related to a bill that was passed by the New York state legislature on January 22nd, the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. The new law is called the “Reproductive […]

iRobot’s robotic lawnmower

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iRobot’s robotic lawnmower was 10 years in the making By Brian Heater From TechCrunch Meet Terra, the latest product line from iRobot destined to be forever known as the “Roomba for lawns.” There are worse names, of course. After all, with the Roomba line, iRobot was able do what countless startups have tried and failed […]

From Asia to Caribbean: UN Security Council gets new members in 2019

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By Sim Sim Wissgott From CGTN Five new member states are joining the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on January 1 as non-permanent members for two years. Who are they and what can we expect from them? Who are they? The new members on the 15-seat council include Germany, South Africa, Indonesia, Belgium and the […]

Who is the celebrity you dislike the most and why? Answer – Justin Bieber

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By Alvaro Burgos III, From Quora IT’S CLEAR THAT childhood fame takes its toll on every young star. However, sometimes it gets to the point where it’s necessary to step back and realize that it is not an excuse for consistently being racist and misogynistic while regularly breaking the law and facing no consequences. There’s […]

The Editor Speaks: Why we remember them

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This holiday weekend and more particularly this Sunday (11), is held each year to remember all those brave souls who fought for us in the two World Wars. Many lost their lives. This year is particularly important as it marks 100 years of the agreement between the Allies and Germany on November 11, 1918, to […]

Private sector news, social media distribution and algorithm change

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FromReuters Institute for the Study of Journalism How have strategies across different news organizations varied? How have publishers responded to the January 2018 changes to Facebook’s algorithm change? The analysis is based on 21 interviews conducted between April and May 2018 with senior editors and managers at a strategic sample of 12 newspapers and commercial […]

12 candidates to replace Nikki Haley at the UN

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By David A. Patten From Newsmax Once considered a posting for politicians trying to revive their fading careers, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations job has become a high-profile springboard to even greater political heights. “She’s made it a very glamorous position,” President Trump said of outgoing UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, “a more important […]

Italy in the maelstrom of the euro

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By Isidoros Karderinis Italy joined the eurozone in 1999, with Prime Minister Massimo d’Alema of the “Democratic Left” party. This fateful participation, which entailed the complete loss of independent monetary policy, is undoubtedly the main cause of the disappointing performance of the Italian economy. The country’s GDP currently stands at EUR 1.75 trillion euro and […]

Destinations of the week

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The 13 best places to visit in October for every type of traveler By Mark Abadi Sfrom Business Insider To find the best places to visit in October 2018, Business Insider looked at climate data, cultural calendars, and peak travel times. October is shoulder season for many top tourism destinations, and savvy travelers are already […]

Destinations of the week

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13 of the World’s Most Bizarre Tourist Destinations By Kristine Solomon From Readers Digest From abandoned ghost towns and macabre museums to extraordinary manmade wonders, here are the weirdest places on Earth you’ve never heard of. The Village of Dolls in Japan doll town japan Roberto Maxwel/lshutterstock What’s the only thing that could make an […]