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Trumplomacy: Has Trump made the world more dangerous?
BBC News
The world has become a more uncertain place since US President Donald Trump issued his "America First" decree in the dark and dystopian language that so alarmed allies and intrigued adversaries. But has it become more dangerous? Not if you look at what ...

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CNNMoney

5 ways the world is pulling apart
CNNMoney
For example, wages paid to workers in Germany increased by 5% between 2000 and 2016, while income from investments and business activities jumped by 30%. All is not lost. Researchers from the World Wealth and Income Database project say that while ...

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New York Times

In Vancouver, a Door to a Parallel Culinary World
New York Times
Every detail at Kissa Tanto, from the lighting to the menus to the purple neon sign high above the pedestrians on the main thoroughfare of this city's Chinatown, conjures an imaginary parallel world. It's a lifelike fantasy, an approach more common ...



Variety

'Kevin Probably Saves The World' Stages an 'Agent Carter' Reunion (EXCLUSIVE)
Variety
In 2015 Tara Butters and Michele Fazekas launched “Agent Carter” on ABC, a Marvel series centering on secret agent Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) in the 1940s. It was a show executive producers Butters and Fazekas call “ahead of its time” for its “strong ...

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World's largest sea turtle could come off 'endangered' list
ABC News
FILE - In this March 12, 2015, file photo, a rare leatherback sea turtle named Yawkey moves off the beach and returns to the the Atlantic Ocean at Isle of Palms, S.C., after it was treated at the South Carolina Aquarium. Federal ocean managers are ...

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Kotaku

World of Warcraft Gets Level Scaling Today
Kotaku
As promised at Blizzcon 2017, today's massive 7.3.5 update for World of Warcraft implements the level scaling introduced in the Legion expansion across the whole game. This allows players to tackle the game's leveling zones in the order of their ...

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Around the World in Books
New York Times
My niece and I have set ourselves a goal: to read at least one book about every country in the world. The books can be in any genre (although I love mysteries) as long as they provide relatively realistic depictions of some aspect of the country. We ...

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Newsweek

The Coldest Village in the World Is Hit by Arctic Snap
Newsweek
The cold snap that has descended across northeast Russia is reportedly so severe that it has broken the public thermometer in the world's coldest village. Oymyakon, in Russia's Yakutia region, has long carried the reputation of recording the lowest ...
Even the Eyelashes Freeze: Russia Sees Minus 88.6 Degrees FU.S. News & World Report
Thermometer in world's coldest village breaks as temperatures plunge to -62CTelegraph.co.uk
Oymyakon: Freezing temperatures breaks thermometer in world's coldest village at -62CThe Independent

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CoinDesk

Most of the World's Biggest Cryptocurrencies Are Down Today
CoinDesk
The drop illustrates the turbulence in cryptocurrency markets today, with bitcoin, the world's largest cryptocurrency by market cap, having fallen by 14 percent in 24 hours, bottoming out at $11,182 before recovering slightly. Indeed, only several of ...

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HuffPost

Why The World Ignores Diseases Of Poverty
HuffPost
More than 1 billion people worldwide are infected with diseases of poverty. These conditions disproportionately afflict the world's poorest, either in the developing world, or in developed countries with extreme inequality. Though well-known conditions ...


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