December 13, 2018

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 […]

Arrest warrant leak fuels suspicions of far-right link to German police

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From WN The leak of an arrest warrant to far-right groups has heightened widespread suspicions of links between German police and xenophobic demonstrators, The Guardian reports. Authorities have confirmed reports of the leak after the arrest warrant – containing the full name of the main suspect in the murder of a 35-year-old man, which triggered […]

Germany returns 27 sets of colonial-era remains to Namibia

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By PRESS ASSOCIATION From This Is Money UK A Namibian delegation has been handed the remains of 27 countrymen whose bones were taken by German colonial forces more than a century ago for pseudo-scientific racial experiments. At a church ceremony in Berlin, two skulls in glass boxes along with a coffin covered with a Namibian […]

US deports Nazi Labor Camp Guard to Germany

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From WN The United States deported a 95-year-old former Nazi labor camp guard back to Germany on Tuesday after more than a decade of diplomatic fights over his status, according to The Guardian. Jakiw Palij, who lived in Queens, New York City, arrived at Dusseldorf airport on Tuesday morning after his deportation was ordered in 2004 […]