Monthly Archives: December 2017

Ex-aide: Trump's climate change view may surprise you

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Short-lived White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci on Sunday defended President Donald Trump’s tweet last week on climate change, saying that his actual opinion on the subject might surprise people.
Short-lived White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci on Sunday defended President Donald Trump’s tweet last week on climate change, saying that his actual opinion on the subject might surprise people.
Ex-aide: Trump's climate change view may surprise you

'The fruit of war': Pope Francis prints photo of Nagasaki victims

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Pope Francis is having cards printed and distributed showing a 1945 photo of victims of the nuclear bombing of Nagasaki along with the words “the fruit of war.”
Pope Francis is having cards printed and distributed showing a 1945 photo of victims of the nuclear bombing of Nagasaki along with the words “the fruit of war.”
'The fruit of war': Pope Francis prints photo of Nagasaki victims

Ousted Catalan leader urges Madrid to accept results, negotiate

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The former leader of Catalonia urged Madrid to enter political negotiations following a regional election that gave pro-independence parties a majority in the Catalan parliament.
The former leader of Catalonia urged Madrid to enter political negotiations following a regional election that gave pro-independence parties a majority in the Catalan parliament.
Ousted Catalan leader urges Madrid to accept results, negotiate

9 celebrity feuds of 2017, starring Donald Trump

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Whether you relish President Donald Trump’s combative style or are overcome with anxiety when he tweets, one thing is clear: Trump never backs down in a feud, and he is not likely to start in 2018.
Whether you relish President Donald Trump’s combative style or are overcome with anxiety when he tweets, one thing is clear: Trump never backs down in a feud, and he is not likely to start in 2018.
9 celebrity feuds of 2017, starring Donald Trump

Emails from Weiner's laptop released

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The State Department posted a number of emails belonging to former top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin on Friday after the messages were found on Anthony Weiner’s laptop by the FBI. Several of the released documents were found to contain information classified “confidential,” and were heavily redacted.
The State Department posted a number of emails belonging to former top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin on Friday after the messages were found on Anthony Weiner’s laptop by the FBI. Several of the released documents were found to contain information classified “confidential,” and were heavily redacted.
Emails from Weiner's laptop released

Bronx fire kills at least 12, injures 4 people

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At least 12 people, including a child, were killed in a fire Thursday night at an apartment building in the Bronx, one of New York City’s boroughs, officials said. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.
At least 12 people, including a child, were killed in a fire Thursday night at an apartment building in the Bronx, one of New York City’s boroughs, officials said. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.
Bronx fire kills at least 12, injures 4 people

Trump's 2017, in 17 tweets

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Through a little less than a year in office, President Donald Trump has tweeted more than 2,300 times, using Twitter to attack political opponents, announce policy shifts, rant about the media, spread propaganda and, in frequent pitched outbursts, seek to undermine public confidence in the Russia investigation.
Through a little less than a year in office, President Donald Trump has tweeted more than 2,300 times, using Twitter to attack political opponents, announce policy shifts, rant about the media, spread propaganda and, in frequent pitched outbursts, seek to undermine public confidence in the Russia investigation.
Trump's 2017, in 17 tweets

Saudi-led coalition slams UN statement on Yemen as 'biased'

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The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen says a statement from the United Nations official in charge of delivering aid to the war-torn country is “biased” and “undermines the UN’s credibility.”
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen says a statement from the United Nations official in charge of delivering aid to the war-torn country is “biased” and “undermines the UN’s credibility.”
Saudi-led coalition slams UN statement on Yemen as 'biased'

Trump's stock market cheerleading could be a risky bet

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President Donald Trump seems determined to ignore the small print disclaimer that brokers use to warn investors eying a bumper return — stocks can go down as well as up.
President Donald Trump seems determined to ignore the small print disclaimer that brokers use to warn investors eying a bumper return — stocks can go down as well as up.
Trump's stock market cheerleading could be a risky bet

After 60 years of friendship, they learned they're biological brothers

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Seventy-four-year-old Walter Macfarlane and 72-year-old Alan Robinson have been friends for more than 60 years. Born in Honolulu, they first met in elementary school, played high school football together and joke they could have married the same girl. They sent their children to the same schools they attended and vacationed together as families.
Seventy-four-year-old Walter Macfarlane and 72-year-old Alan Robinson have been friends for more than 60 years. Born in Honolulu, they first met in elementary school, played high school football together and joke they could have married the same girl. They sent their children to the same schools they attended and vacationed…
After 60 years of friendship, they learned they're biological brothers

What buildings can teach architects about sustainability

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Long before foam insulation and concrete tower blocks, humans were finding ingenious ways to address their needs through architecture. Using local materials and inherited construction techniques, societies have ensured that buildings provide protection and comfort.
Long before foam insulation and concrete tower blocks, humans were finding ingenious ways to address their needs through architecture. Using local materials and inherited construction techniques, societies have ensured that buildings provide protection and comfort.
What buildings can teach architects about sustainability

Why China jails activists at Christmas

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The trial of Chinese human rights activist Wu Gan, who was sentenced to eight years in prison on Christmas Day, has again shed light on China’s practice of sentencing high-profile activists during the holiday period in order to avoid international scrutiny.
The trial of Chinese human rights activist Wu Gan, who was sentenced to eight years in prison on Christmas Day, has again shed light on China’s practice of sentencing high-profile activists during the holiday period in order to avoid international scrutiny.
Why China jails activists at Christmas